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by woppadingo
June 19, 2019, 12:22 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Jarrod Croker
Replies: 392
Views: 12935

Re: Jarrod Croker

As good as it is to see Wighton as centre for NSW I'm still gobsmacked that Mitchell was dropped to accommodate him. Well I think it's absolutely fantastic. And honestly, I hope Jack can bounce back pretty quickly from being dropped for Michael Jennings for Game 3 too. I really don't want another C...
by woppadingo
June 17, 2019, 8:11 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 15 V Eels: Teams and Previews
Replies: 76
Views: 5073

Re: 2019 Rd 15 V Eels: Teams and Previews

If Cotric is out I would be moving Whitehead to centre and bringing in Murchie to the bench. Tapine to 11 and Sutton to 13. At this stage, I like Starling over Havilii for the utility. He is fast and adds a little more zip which gives the team attacking options in the last 20 minutes of the game. S...
by woppadingo
June 16, 2019, 10:49 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 Representative Weekend: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 31
Views: 1852

Re: 2019 Representative Weekend: Teams and Game Day

Canberra Raiders Jordan Rapana and Joseph Tapine ruled out of New Zealand Kiwis Test against Tonga Canberra Raiders stars Joe Tapine and Jordan Rapana have been ruled out of the New Zealand Kiwis team to take on Tonga next weekend in the Test match at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium. Read more: https:/...
by woppadingo
June 8, 2019, 1:36 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Jarrod Croker
Replies: 392
Views: 12935

Re: Jarrod Croker

I dont know a centre who is consistently a great defender. On wednesdsy night the both NSW centres were responsible for major defensive lapses. Most notably rushing in, leaving their wingers stranded.
by woppadingo
June 5, 2019, 10:20 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales
Replies: 416
Views: 12098

Re: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales

Jacks pass doesnt compare to mitchells sin bin or tedescos lost ball, or walkers invisibility. If he misses out its only because the injuries that let him in the team have recovered.
Same with Cotric. He's in because other players are injured. If they recover, he'll likely miss out.
by woppadingo
June 5, 2019, 9:35 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales
Replies: 416
Views: 12098

Re: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales

dubby wrote:
June 5, 2019, 9:33 pm
Did Gus put that on Cotric?

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Yes he did and I call BS straight away. That was on Morris
by woppadingo
June 4, 2019, 12:44 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders greatest non-premiership winning players
Replies: 46
Views: 1684

Re: Raiders greatest non-premiership winning players

Ok so I dont think players who were sacked from the team, and who would be very unlikely to be allowed in the team now (even at their best) should be included.
so I can understand Ben Kennedy but no way Id be having Todd Carney in the team.
by woppadingo
June 2, 2019, 11:28 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 12 V Bulldogs: Game Day
Replies: 484
Views: 16930

Re: 2019 Rd 12 V Bulldogs: Game Day

I think it also deserves to be mentioned that the bulldogs must have been desperate for the win. We had 6 players with less than 10 games experience and they played like seasoned veterans.
by woppadingo
May 27, 2019, 12:00 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Game Day
Replies: 632
Views: 17476

Re: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Game Day

So now CNK has 18 games of first grade and we're talking about him not being up to it? I was not sold on him at the start of the season but I have seen now that whenever he gets the ball he seems to look dangerous, has speed to worry the defence and has nade good choices when passing. Add to that he...
by woppadingo
May 26, 2019, 10:09 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Wighton, Papalii selected for Origin II
Replies: 449
Views: 25302

Re: Nick Cotric and Jack Wighton selected for NSW Blues

Im pretty rapped we have rep recognition this yr even if we lose them for a couple of games. Feel a bit sorry for leilua, surely he would have been picked if fit.
by woppadingo
May 26, 2019, 8:30 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Williams or Sezer?
Replies: 1013
Views: 41765

Re: Williams or Sezer?

Ok so here is the thing. So now Williams is apparently the incumbent half at the Raiders. Whenever you see a half getting dropped at any club, is it because the backup playing reggies is playing awesomely? I say no. Almost all the time, a half is dropped because they play poorly. I get why some peop...
by woppadingo
May 24, 2019, 3:02 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 176
Views: 12464

Re: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

A top 4 team wins this game, no matter how
by woppadingo
May 23, 2019, 4:12 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Game Day
Replies: 632
Views: 17476

Re: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Game Day

A top 4 team wins this game.
by woppadingo
May 21, 2019, 1:41 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 176
Views: 12464

Re: 2019 Rd 11 V Cowboys: Teams and Previews

Canberra Raiders closer than past fortnight suggests It was Canberra's second close loss in two weeks, but don’t try and compare this current iteration of the side to the one that made narrow defeats an art form last season. "We've given ourselves opportunities to be in the fight and they're two of...
by woppadingo
May 20, 2019, 9:50 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 10 V Rabbitohs: Game Day
Replies: 628
Views: 18537

Re: 2019 Rd 10 V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Soliola can also play in the centres, and scored a try last time he did, if I remember correctly.
by woppadingo
May 14, 2019, 6:18 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Williams or Sezer?
Replies: 1013
Views: 41765

Re: Williams or Sezer

This is such a circular argument, but I really believe that if Sezer had played every game this season we're sitting EXACTLY on the table where we are now. Only difference is, Sezer might finally be playing with the potential we all know he has considering the whole squad has had an attitude adjust...
by woppadingo
May 12, 2019, 9:13 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 9 V Roosters: Game Day
Replies: 908
Views: 25617

Re: 2019 Rd 9 V Roosters: Game Day

After 9 rounds we're in the top 4. Injuries may cruel our season but in comparison to previous years we are flying. Sezer/Williams will work it out on its own. Cotric to centre, Simonson in for Rapana, we still have a shot at going deep into the finals. Still gotta be happy with the way things are g...
by woppadingo
May 10, 2019, 9:13 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 9 V Roosters: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 230
Views: 16378

Re: 2019 Rd 9 V Roosters: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

New Civic Stadium would enhance Canberra's Magic Round chances ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says he’s open to the idea of hosting a Magic Round, but the main focus is on supporting the Green Machine. "While the magic round is an interesting idea, let's see how it goes," Barr said. "Our preference...
by woppadingo
May 3, 2019, 8:35 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 NRL Round 8 - Teams and Game Day
Replies: 164
Views: 4232

Re: 2019 NRL Round 8 - Teams and Game Day

Lol @ Dugan the superstar fullback drops a simple bomb Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk I love seeing Dugan fail You would almost feel sorry for him given how putrid he has been this year if he wasn't such a **** Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk YEP I mean, **** with that stupid mullet? Is ...
by woppadingo
May 3, 2019, 8:29 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 NRL Round 8 - Teams and Game Day
Replies: 164
Views: 4232

Re: 2019 NRL Round 8 - Teams and Game Day

Makaveli wrote:
May 3, 2019, 8:23 pm
woppadingo wrote:
Makaveli wrote:
May 3, 2019, 8:20 pm
Lol @ Dugan the superstar fullback drops a simple bomb

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I love seeing Dugan fail
You would almost feel sorry for him given how putrid he has been this year if he wasn't such a ****

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YEP
by woppadingo
May 3, 2019, 8:28 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 768
Views: 17653

Re: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

I would say game management could improve but my focus is not the 2 at all. I think the try is clearly the correct play and every team is taking that option. A try there is pretty much the game. What they aren't producing off the back of that decision is a really poor panic end of set (Hodgson). Th...
by woppadingo
May 3, 2019, 8:22 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 NRL Round 8 - Teams and Game Day
Replies: 164
Views: 4232

Re: 2019 NRL Round 8 - Teams and Game Day

Makaveli wrote:
May 3, 2019, 8:20 pm
Lol @ Dugan the superstar fullback drops a simple bomb

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I love seeing Dugan fail
by woppadingo
May 2, 2019, 4:00 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Williams or Sezer?
Replies: 1013
Views: 41765

Re: Williams or Sezer

Im now back in the Sezer camp.
Better defender.
Just realised that maybe the reason Hodgson is not using the backline enough is because Williams isnt demanding the ball?
by woppadingo
May 2, 2019, 3:54 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 8 V Panthers: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 167
Views: 12216

Re: 2019 Rd 8 V Panthers: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Gotta say Im happy for the team to be 5 and 2 after 7 rounds. Puts us in a much better position than previous years. After reading about our disadvantages re: the short turnarounds, I have even greater admiration for them. I Expect the turnaround situation to even itself out through the season. It w...
by woppadingo
April 30, 2019, 6:47 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ex Raiders... where are they now?
Replies: 2383
Views: 263160

Re: Ex Raiders... where are they now?

Former Canberra Raiders forward Joel Thompson set to head to Leeds Leeds has emerged as the most likely destination for off-contract Manly forward Joel Thompson. League Weekly reports that the Rhinos are keen to sign the 30-year-old and will tempt him to the club with a long contract offer. Read mo...
by woppadingo
April 29, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders, Panthers deny Dylan Edwards switch
Replies: 98
Views: 8438

Re: Raiders, Panthers deny Dylan Edwards switch

To play where? I can't imagine they are keen to move Ponga again. yeah that's a very strange move... im very high on Edwards and i think probably long term, we might be better off with him over Klok because im super concerned about Klok developing the ball playing which is such a vital role... but ...
by woppadingo
April 29, 2019, 5:56 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 768
Views: 17653

Re: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

I've read a fair bit of analysis on here and elsewhere about what went wrong but mostly I think people have overcomplicated a lot of the issues we experienced yesterday. If you look back to the Broncos match last week, at 16 all we were gone. Absolutely out on our feet and sitting ducks and probabl...
by woppadingo
April 28, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 768
Views: 17653

Re: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

Still a decent start to the season. We are in the 4? Still. Better than the past 3 years where we have spent the season playing catchup.
by woppadingo
April 28, 2019, 3:46 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 768
Views: 17653

Re: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

Timbo wrote:
April 28, 2019, 3:44 pm
I don’t give a flying **** how nice Sam Williams is, I want Sezer back next week. His job was to shut this down and he failed spectacularly.
Too late
by woppadingo
April 23, 2019, 11:40 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 241
Views: 17732

Re: 2019 Rd 7 V Sea Eagles: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Cant help but feel that the team might be letting up a bit this week. They achieved quite a bit to get to 1 and 5 so far and you can see the effort is starting to take its toll. The bench will have to play significant minutes this week to keep the energy levels up. Worried we might lose this one, an...
by woppadingo
April 22, 2019, 8:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 6 V Broncos: Game Day
Replies: 663
Views: 19305

Re: 2019 Rd 6 V Broncos: Game Day

couple of things about yesterdays game.. Penalty for shepherding about 18 minutes in, the Broncos defenders made a decision to go in and it should not have been a penalty. The the penalty for interfering with Bird in the play of the ball, he steps off the mark and falls over himself, should never ha...
by woppadingo
April 22, 2019, 8:33 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Josh Hodgson
Replies: 184
Views: 9980

Re: Josh Hodgson

Thats the part of our game that has plenty of improvement in it.
by woppadingo
April 22, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: John Bateman signs with Canberra Raiders
Replies: 367
Views: 34563

Re: John Bateman signs with Canberra Raiders

He has excellent footwork, great balance.
I thinks that's what gives him an edge, apart from just being as hard as nails.