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by Boomercm
September 14, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Game Day
Replies: 1014
Views: 44186

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Game Day

It felt like an hour passed between Bateman putting it down and getting the green light. What a great night!
by Boomercm
September 14, 2019, 10:47 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks
Replies: 685
Views: 38877

Re: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks

We all agree there was dangerous contact to the face, right? So all we're missing is whether there was contact with the eye in that... https://i.imgur.com/cfgvoXk.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ExYXlMX.jpg I mean you guys can believe that this action had no contact with the eye that if you want, but i'm n...
by Boomercm
September 14, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks
Replies: 685
Views: 38877

Re: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks

Boomercm, look at those photos in this thread. What is Young doing wth his right hand? look at the Cameron Smith photo's from last round. Was he pulling ears? Again, classic visual bias. And all everyone got at first was the vision and commentators going off in a frenzy. So everyone formed their op...
by Boomercm
September 14, 2019, 10:24 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Game Day
Replies: 1014
Views: 44186

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Game Day

I know this has been said ad nauseum this week, but we have to start so well in this game. A repeat of last time we played and we’ll be done by halftime. The Storm are very, very hard to run down from a halftime lead, but to do it twice in a row and in such a big game is nigh on impossible. agree w...
by Boomercm
September 13, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks
Replies: 685
Views: 38877

Re: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks

Boomercm, look at those photos in this thread. What is Young doing wth his right hand? look at the Cameron Smith photo's from last round. Was he pulling ears? Again, classic visual bias. And all everyone got at first was the vision and commentators going off in a frenzy. So everyone formed their op...
by Boomercm
September 13, 2019, 8:45 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks
Replies: 685
Views: 38877

Re: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks

I agree with the notion that Young's actions were unnecessary but I think the outcome was a result of media hysteria and a poor judicial system. There is no denying that. This is just another example of why the system needs an overhaul. There is actually plenty of denying that actually [emoji38] Th...
by Boomercm
September 13, 2019, 6:20 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks
Replies: 685
Views: 38877

Re: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks

I agree with the notion that Young's actions were unnecessary but I think the outcome was a result of media hysteria and a poor judicial system. There is no denying that. This is just another example of why the system needs an overhaul. There is actually plenty of denying that actually :lol: The ou...
by Boomercm
September 12, 2019, 9:33 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks
Replies: 685
Views: 38877

Re: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks

Can't believe he only got 8 weeks. Whether or not you believe it was unintentional is largely irrelevant. The guy is an idiot for going anywhere near Pompey's eyes. It looked really, really ordinary on replay. people are paying way too much attention to the way it looked (and their feelings/reactio...
by Boomercm
September 12, 2019, 9:24 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks
Replies: 685
Views: 38877

Re: Hudson Young suspended for eight weeks

I have no issues with the conviction; it was obvious he did it. I was surprised at the penalty; 8 weeks is lighter than I expected. I am massively uncomfortable with the chair of the judiciary effectively calling Pompey a liar out of "player loyalty", particularly when earlier this year, Munster re...
by Boomercm
September 11, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

It might help if someone carefully explained to Joey what "controlled aggression" is. Maybe then he would change his style just a little.
by Boomercm
September 10, 2019, 8:34 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

I suspect this week Tapine will play short minutes in Havili's running role. Big red or Sutton will start.

I think you could play Havili and simo on the bench if Tarps was match fit and could play big minutes in the middle. Then you could leave out Sutton (though I don't think Stuart would do that).
by Boomercm
September 10, 2019, 7:02 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

I am seriously worried about Vunivalu vs. Cotric. Vuni invariably gives him a bath. Cotric seems to have a distaste for the Fijian's love of contact (to be fair, he is quite brutal for a winger). I'd favour Simmo on that aspect. However, as others have rightly pointed out Croker/Cotric work better a...
by Boomercm
September 10, 2019, 6:59 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Once again some of our fans are underestimating our opposition. That's a damn good Storm side on paper. Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk It is a damn good side, but not as good as the Roosters side on paper. Not close imo. So if I had to choose to play one of those sides twice, I would choose t...
by Boomercm
September 10, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Looking at all the final sides - has anyone switched camps and now happier to be playing the Storm, rather than the Roosters? I was already in that camp, but the named teams have confirmed it for me.
by Boomercm
September 9, 2019, 8:34 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews

Nothing short of playing our best game of the year, or something close to it, will get the job done on Saturday. If we can make it all click, we will have a GF qualifier at home. Despite our yips at GIO, there is no greater opportunity to play in the big dance than that. I feel like there is a lot ...
by Boomercm
September 9, 2019, 8:30 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 vs Storm: Teams and Previews

I would have said BJ wasn’t coming back this year if Cotric hadn’t play like a total spud at centre. Simmonsen tried too hard today and overplayed his hand a bit but hard not to like what he’s throwing up. I wouldn’t be outraged if he started on a wing but it would be a huge call. That game won't h...
by Boomercm
September 8, 2019, 8:49 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews

The issue with Hodgson is that the bigger the match, the more he seems to overplay his hand. He needs to give early ball and pick his moments when it comes to holding up the markers with his ball playing. This could just be because our other playmakers go missing! I've always believed Sezer stinks ...
by Boomercm
September 8, 2019, 8:45 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Finals Week 1 V Storm: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 341
Views: 25411

Re: 2019 Finals Week 1 vs Storm: Teams and Previews

I would have said BJ wasn’t coming back this year if Cotric hadn’t play like a total spud at centre. Simmonsen tried too hard today and overplayed his hand a bit but hard not to like what he’s throwing up. I wouldn’t be outraged if he started on a wing but it would be a huge call. That game won't h...
by Boomercm
September 6, 2019, 10:31 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 25 V Warriors: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 328
Views: 21957

Re: 2019 Rd 25 V Warriors: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

yes I believe playing the roosters would be the better option but regardless we should just focus on winning and forget about everything else Exactly. You don’t take the foot off the accelerator at this stage of the season. Especially not now. Do you guys mean the guys that take the field? Or are y...
by Boomercm
September 5, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 25 V Warriors: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 328
Views: 21957

Re: 2019 Rd 25 V Warriors: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Whoever pulls on the jersey needs to apply the team ethos in every game. If people are playing to not get injured they should not be pulling on the jersey that week. I'm happy we are resting some blokes though. Unlike Roosters and Storm, we haven't been able to manage the players workload through th...
by Boomercm
September 3, 2019, 1:49 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 25 V Warriors: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 328
Views: 21957

Re: 2019 Rd 25 V Warriors: Teams and Previews

I'd rather play the Storm as I would love to think that the Roosters then lose before they play us... I don't think you want to have to beat the Roosters twice.

But most important thing is to win week 1 of the finals, irrespective of who we play.
by Boomercm
September 1, 2019, 8:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Game Day
Replies: 891
Views: 31037

Re: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Game Day

Not sure JC made a bad read for the first try, or was just following our defensive structure. I suspect the latter and that Simmo should have followed him in. JC should have wrapped the ball up later when he made good initial contact - that try was definitely on him. Overall JC is going good. Sort o...
by Boomercm
September 1, 2019, 6:38 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Game Day
Replies: 891
Views: 31037

Re: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Game Day

When Tapine and BJ come back I think Sutton should drop out of the squad. His hands are bad It’s going to be very interesting what Ricky does. Cotric finally found his mojo. Do you stuff him around yet again just to suit BJ who is short of a gallop and did his ill discipline rep no favours last wee...
by Boomercm
September 1, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Game Day
Replies: 891
Views: 31037

Re: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Game Day

Tell you what. I thought Croker was quicker than that. He was in sand there. One complaint about our side - we lack genuine speed. Sent from my SM-G960F using The Greenhouse mobile app powered by Tapatalk pretty clear watching us that we have trained quite seriously for 20-30m of power. Once past t...
by Boomercm
September 1, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 216
Views: 16830

Re: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

given other results we've nothing to play for relative to the sharks. A good test of our team values. We are playing for third position. If that doesn’t motivate the team then nothing will! Personally I think the boys will be on for this game and some early points takes the emotion out of it for th...
by Boomercm
September 1, 2019, 10:58 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 216
Views: 16830

Re: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

given other results we've nothing to play for relative to the sharks. A good test of our team values.
by Boomercm
August 30, 2019, 11:14 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 216
Views: 16830

Re: 2019 Rd 24 V Sharks: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

If Manly and Souths win and Raider lose we go to 5th. Last round Souths host Roosters, Eels host Manly and Raiders host Warriors. Yup, so provided Souths lose to the roosters and we beat the warriors, we finish in the top 4 Also, if manly lose to the Storm this weekend and we beat the warriors we f...
by Boomercm
August 29, 2019, 10:20 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Through green eyes 2019
Replies: 530
Views: 54386

Re: Through green eyes 2019

Great wrap up of last week.

But I think you are wrong about this week. We are like a Group 1 horse dropping back in grade. Take us 13+
by Boomercm
August 25, 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 827
Views: 32001

Re: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

Bj copping a pasting. He's clearly short of a gallop and bothered to chase Garrick all the way. I was sort of impressed. If only he didn't finish the play by stumbling like a fat kid down a hill - all it needed was benny hill music. I'm still not sure it was the brain explosion that people are makin...
by Boomercm
August 25, 2019, 6:27 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 827
Views: 32001

Re: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

Looking at the draw I think we definitely run top 4. Manly could lose or win both, and Souths will probably win 1. Hard to guarantee 4th, we just have to try and win both I guess. I suspect we end up 3rd.
by Boomercm
August 25, 2019, 5:46 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 827
Views: 32001

Re: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

Yew!! Maybe we will get the lesson and still get the win
by Boomercm
August 25, 2019, 5:46 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 827
Views: 32001

Re: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

Good lesson this and better to get it this week. We really want to run 4th anyway - which we still should even if we lose.
by Boomercm
August 25, 2019, 5:38 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 827
Views: 32001

Re: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

We need to get better at handling the offside rushing on the fringe to turn us back inside. That is what we are going to get week in week out from now. Kicking for the centre on the angle back in is the play - not sure why we are not using it.
by Boomercm
August 25, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 827
Views: 32001

Re: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

I actually think BJ doesn’t put the team first. Bit harsh. I think Rapana has been responsible mores for the dumb offloads today. Joey's def a bit off the pace in fitness, and when you play like him the result can look a bit stupid. His hit ups coming out of trouble have been good (but that is afte...
by Boomercm
August 25, 2019, 5:29 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day
Replies: 827
Views: 32001

Re: 2019 Rd 23 V Sea Eagles: Game Day

I actually think BJ doesn’t put the team first. Bit harsh. I think Rapana has been responsible mores for the dumb offloads today. Joey's def a bit off the pace in fitness, and when you play like him the result can look a bit stupid. His hit ups coming out of trouble have been good (but that is afte...