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Headmix

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Ok, if this is true at least put Avo on the bench. Lewis just cannot be in the 6, or Wakeham.....unless they show Baz massive improvement. In the trials over the 2 games, give 1 half to each player (Avo, Lewis, Wakham and Hoppa). Whoever plays best should get the nod.
If Avo is on the bench for Round 1 I would go with:
1. Allan
2. DWZ
3. Shoupp
4. Cotric
5. Meaney
6. Hoppa
7. Flan
8. Heth
9. Katoa
10. Renouf
11. RFM
12. Elliot
13. Jacko
14. Napa
15. Waddell
16. Ogden
17. Avo
If Avo is on the bench, let him play a Craig Wing role roving around the ruck / support play (defending wider next to Jacko and Katoa or JMK will need to battle it out to be our 80 min hooker. I would much rather Avo at 6, but apparently he's not ready. Take a chance on him Baz!
Yeah a roving Craig wing type would suit him...Avo always looked good coming on to replace Lewis... playing him off the bench will take the pressure of him ... at least use he’s talent and give TBaz time to figure out where he’s best position is.
 

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I would expect at least 2 trials , abit hard to pick teams on one trial unless tb already has his mind made up
The NRL has (so far) only allowed the 1 trial game per team, due to Covid restrictions no doubt.

Go Dogs
 

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By the looks of it Avo isn’t ready for the weekly grunt of 1st grade football he looks like he needs another pre season Lewis will be our starting 6 sorry to say that’s if we don’t land Burton fingers crossed I hope we do
 

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I cant wait for the pre-season Lewis interviews
and his inside balls to props
and 1 type of kick
and his cut out passes to the grandstand
and his dumb, hero plays when we are leading at the death.
I cant wait, i cant wait......
 

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Lewis/Flanagan is some how slower than our previous halves combo lol.
 

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Lewis/Flanagan is some how slower than our previous halves combo lol.
Better to make a break and get run down then NOT make a break at all.

Speed is important only if you get the opportunity.
REMIS apparently so fast? He has only 1 clean break from his time with us.

You will at the storm how fast he is.

Point is lets make a break or break assist then worry about how fast the player is.
 

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Better to make a break and get run down then NOT make a break at all.

Speed is important only if you get the opportunity.
REMIS apparently so fast? He has only 1 clean break from his time with us.

You will at the storm how fast he is.

Point is lets make a break or break assist then worry about how fast the player is.
Are you okay?
 

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My strongest lineup for this year.
1.Allan ( not a huge fan but has experience in big games. Origin , final etc.
2. DWZ
3. Hoppa
4. Cotric
5. Okunbor ( I know he's out for a few weeks) Meany until he returns
6 . Averillo
7. Flannagon
8. Thompson
9.JMK
10. Hethrington
11. RFM
12. Waddel
13. Jackson ( can't play on an edge)

14. Atoni
15. Ogden
16. Doorey
17. Elliot ( To Replace Jackson )

18. S Katoa
19. Shouup
20. Topine
21. Wakeham
Yep love that team
 

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The team i think Barrett will pick for Round 1 is

1. Allen
2. Cotric
3. DWZ
4. Hopoate
5. Meaney
6. Averillo
7. Flanagan
8. Napa
9. JMK
10. Hethrington
11. RFM
12. Jackson
13. Elliott

14. Antoni
15. Ogden
16. Waddell
17. Wakeham
 

xreedmatic

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The team i think Barrett will pick for Round 1 is

1. Allen
2. Cotric
3. DWZ
4. Hopoate
5. Meaney
6. Averillo
7. Flanagan
8. Napa
9. JMK
10. Hethrington
11. RFM
12. Jackson
13. Elliott

14. Antoni
15. Ogden
16. Waddell
17. Wakeham
I think you're on the money and i hope Lewis is nowhere near the 17
 

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The team i think Barrett will pick for Round 1 is

1. Allen
2. Cotric
3. DWZ
4. Hopoate
5. Meaney
6. Averillo
7. Flanagan
8. Napa
9. JMK
10. Hethrington
11. RFM
12. Jackson
13. Elliott

14. Antoni
15. Ogden
16. Waddell
17. Wakeham
Yeah not bad. But Napa is shit as a starting prop but because he is on $600k a season I agree they have to find a spot for him in the 17 until his contract runs out. But he is raping us.

Not a huge fan of Wakeham yet, but can live with him on the bench.

Fingers crossed they get Averillo's defensive issues sorted in the off season.
 
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