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Re: Status check

Post by amiafish » August 3, 2019, 11:09 am

Ricky said something interesting in the post-match conference...something along the lines of "I don't need to look at our past few games or the next few games to know where this team is at. I know where this team is at."

If you unpack this, he cannot mean that a poor performance in the next few weeks would confirm his current thinking that we are no-hopers...so clearly he doesn't expect us to be poor. Therefore, the only logical parsing of his words is that he (a) expects us to be good, and that (b) even if we aren't perfect, he expects us to get to the GF. It's good to know that the guy who's in charge has such a high opinion of our prospects...love him or loathe him, Stick knows what a winning side feels like.

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Re: Status check

Post by Seiffert82 » August 3, 2019, 1:41 pm

The Rickman wrote:
August 3, 2019, 9:46 am
I genuinely don’t think we lose another game this year

Still have that next gear to go to
I absolutely agree we have more in us as a team. We saw glimpses of it vs Penrith and the Warriors, but we still have to show we can play 80 against the likes of the Storm and Roosters.

Can't wait until the game vs Roosters on Sunday. Hopefully we get 20k to the ground.

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Re: Status check

Post by Brew » August 3, 2019, 1:52 pm

The Rickman wrote:I genuinely don’t think we lose another game this year

Still have that next gear to go to
Haha wow




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Re: Status check

Post by raiderskater » August 3, 2019, 2:28 pm

Help my excitement is escaping from its container I can't keep it controlled
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Re: Status check

Post by Billy Walker » August 3, 2019, 3:50 pm

Brew wrote:
August 3, 2019, 1:52 pm
The Rickman wrote:I genuinely don’t think we lose another game this year

Still have that next gear to go to
Haha wow

Nah I’m with Rickman on this one. We won’t drop a game from here in


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Post by Sid » August 3, 2019, 4:46 pm

Raiders have the best current win streak of 4 games I think?

Edited to 4
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Re: Status check

Post by dubby » August 3, 2019, 6:52 pm

We'll drop 1.

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Re: Status check

Post by PigRickman » August 4, 2019, 9:54 pm

amiafish wrote:
August 3, 2019, 11:09 am
Ricky said something interesting in the post-match conference...something along the lines of "I don't need to look at our past few games or the next few games to know where this team is at. I know where this team is at."

If you unpack this, he cannot mean that a poor performance in the next few weeks would confirm his current thinking that we are no-hopers...so clearly he doesn't expect us to be poor. Therefore, the only logical parsing of his words is that he (a) expects us to be good, and that (b) even if we aren't perfect, he expects us to get to the GF. It's good to know that the guy who's in charge has such a high opinion of our prospects...love him or loathe him, Stick knows what a winning side feels like.
The coach is sitting on a premiership winner. He knows it and i believe it.
You'd like to take a big scalp like the roostes or storm to continue to help build confidence. But if we lose to them both, there is no reason to believe we cant beat them in the finals. It'll come down to who plays best on the day. I believe that can be us. I beleive it will be us.
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Re: Status check

Post by Brew » August 5, 2019, 5:49 pm

Give me some of what you’re having please....


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Re: Status check

Post by Ultima » August 5, 2019, 6:16 pm

I think one of the big things this year is we are losing the right games. Ignoring that one against the Cowboys and the "my mind is already in Bali" against the Eels (be it they are currently 6th) the only teams we have lost against are the top four (if we weren't there). So while it sucks we have yet to beat the other big teams, at least we aren't randomly losing to the wooden spoon contenders like we have so many years in the past. We can also hope they peaked early and our peak is yet to come.
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Re: Status check

Post by Coastalraider » August 18, 2019, 6:47 pm

It’s good to be alive.

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Re: Status check

Post by The Rickman » August 18, 2019, 7:02 pm

To be perfectly honest, I feel EXACTLY the same about this team’s premiership chances as I did this time last week
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Post by gangrenous » August 18, 2019, 7:33 pm

Contrary to most people, I feel slightly worse than last week. Despite winning I would have taken more from a strategic well-played but unlucky loss.

There’s a lot to be taken from the game with the guts and determination it took to even be in the contest, let alone drag it back to victory. The team will take a lot of confidence out of that. Also executing the strategy to go around the storm rather than through the middle the way they lost the game in round 2 was a good sign from the game plan provided by the coaching staff. It was also phenomenally exciting for the fans

But I can’t help but be a bit unnerved that the team looked impacted by the big game again, and allowed themselves to be shaken and drawn into poor decision making. Maybe I’m wrong and they’ve got it out of their system now, but the stage will only get bigger come finals. Got to make the smart plays to get the cookies. I don’t expect we’ll be seeing the Storm make 11 errors in the finals.

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Re: Status check

Post by Sid » August 18, 2019, 7:50 pm

I feel a lot more comfortable about Raiders nailing down a top 4 position after the results on Saturday.
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Re: Status check

Post by -PJ- » August 18, 2019, 7:51 pm

When the boys are defending I count tackles.

And every single time they successfully kill 6 plays I congratulate them.

This is high stress stuff..

Will my heart handle a prelim ? Or heaven forbid a GF !!!

I don't know..but geez I'm very excited !!!
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Re: Status check

Post by Sid » August 18, 2019, 7:54 pm

-PJ- wrote:
August 18, 2019, 7:51 pm
When the boys are defending I count tackles.

And every single time they successfully kill 6 plays I congratulate them.

This is high stress stuff..

Will my heart handle a prelim ? Or heaven forbid a GF !!!

I don't know..but geez I'm very excited !!!
there's a tackle counter at the bottom of the tv screen PJ
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Re: Status check

Post by raiderskater » August 18, 2019, 8:06 pm

My sister and I booked a free-cancellation hotel room. In Sydney. For the night of the 6th October.

That's my status.
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Re: Status check

Post by -PJ- » August 18, 2019, 8:06 pm

Sid wrote:
August 18, 2019, 7:54 pm
-PJ- wrote:
August 18, 2019, 7:51 pm
When the boys are defending I count tackles.

And every single time they successfully kill 6 plays I congratulate them.

This is high stress stuff..

Will my heart handle a prelim ? Or heaven forbid a GF !!!

I don't know..but geez I'm very excited !!!
there's a tackle counter at the bottom of the tv screen PJ
Top left..next to the clock.

So..

With 90 secs to go last night Storm had the ball. They needed to go 70-80mtrs? And I've got my left eye on the clock and my right eye on the play.

I'm screaming at Mrs PJ...Tackle 1..1min15 to go, tackle 2..under a minute now. a few more plays upfield, more valuable time soaked from the clock. Mrs PJ is asking me to keep a lid on it..QUIET WOMAN !!.
Last play..Storm put in a kick. Croker knocks on..I'm up him..IDIOT !! Storm rush to pack the scrum. I look at the clock..16secs. We can't lose from here surely ? Mrs PJ butts in.."The Storm still have a chance"..QUIET WOMAN !!

We win.. I'm hi-5ing absolutely no one..I crack ANOTHER stubby and go outside into a freezing Lak Mac winter, I'm sculling my beer and there's plenty of woooop woooops goin on.
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Re: Status check

Post by PigRickman » August 18, 2019, 8:08 pm

I just think we'll win the comp. I thought it last week, thought it again at halftime, and think it now.
We're going to be alright, gents
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Re: Status check

Post by -PJ- » August 18, 2019, 8:14 pm

raiderskater wrote:
August 18, 2019, 8:06 pm
My sister and I booked a free-cancellation hotel room. In Sydney. For the night of the 5th October.

That's my status.
So..where are you staying on Sunday 6th ?
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Re: Status check

Post by The Rickman » August 18, 2019, 8:17 pm

raiderskater wrote:My sister and I booked a free-cancellation hotel room. In Sydney. For the night of the 5th October.

That's my status.
Yup, we’ve booked one too.
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Re: Status check

Post by Wiki Special » August 18, 2019, 8:19 pm

PigRickman wrote:
August 18, 2019, 8:08 pm
I just think we'll win the comp. I thought it last week, thought it again at halftime, and think it now.
We're going to be alright, gents
I am with you on us winning the comp.

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Re: Status check

Post by raiderskater » August 18, 2019, 8:58 pm

-PJ- wrote:
August 18, 2019, 8:14 pm
raiderskater wrote:
August 18, 2019, 8:06 pm
My sister and I booked a free-cancellation hotel room. In Sydney. For the night of the 5th October.

That's my status.
So..where are you staying on Sunday 6th ?
Oh ****. I meant the night of the 6th.

We're staying out in Bass Hill. It's a nice hotel.
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Re: Status check

Post by Sid » August 18, 2019, 9:53 pm

how do you go about buying a grand final ticket once it's decided who goes though?
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Re: Status check

Post by greeneyed » August 18, 2019, 9:54 pm

You go to Ticketek on line and purchase one.
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Re: Status check

Post by -TW- » August 18, 2019, 9:56 pm

Sid wrote:how do you go about buying a grand final ticket once it's decided who goes though?
There's allocations for club members

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Re: Status check

Post by gangrenous » August 18, 2019, 9:57 pm

You NEEDMEMBERSCODE

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Re: Status check

Post by Sid » August 18, 2019, 9:58 pm

greeneyed wrote:
August 18, 2019, 9:54 pm
You go to Ticketek on line and purchase one.
wouldn't they be sold out by then?
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Re: Status check

Post by gangrenous » August 18, 2019, 10:00 pm

C’mon Sid mate, read the posts

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Re: Status check

Post by Sid » August 18, 2019, 10:03 pm

fine
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Re: Status check

Post by Northern Raider » August 18, 2019, 10:08 pm

raiderskater wrote:
August 18, 2019, 8:58 pm
-PJ- wrote:
August 18, 2019, 8:14 pm
raiderskater wrote:
August 18, 2019, 8:06 pm
My sister and I booked a free-cancellation hotel room. In Sydney. For the night of the 5th October.

That's my status.
So..where are you staying on Sunday 6th ?
Oh ****. I meant the night of the 6th.

We're staying out in Bass Hill. It's a nice hotel.
I have to fly out to the USA on the Monday morning so can't head to Sydney for the GF. :cry:

I might be able to assist if anybody NEEDSMEMBERSCODE.
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Re: Status check

Post by gangrenous » August 18, 2019, 10:14 pm

Sid wrote:fine

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Re: Status check

Post by PigRickman » August 18, 2019, 10:15 pm

gangrenous wrote:
August 18, 2019, 9:57 pm
You NEEDMEMBERSCODE
dont we all.
The List - K.Love, Keno, Zippy's tennis angels, LA Lakers, Noah, Boozer, Lucy's horse tips, Colts, Lucy, Kevin Proctor, Dr Zaius, TR, Tinfoil hatted Gangers and Woody, anyone in Raiders HQ who can point to QBN on a map....

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Re: Status check

Post by -TW- » August 18, 2019, 10:20 pm

gangrenous wrote:You NEEDMEMBERSCODE
I eagerly await 3 1/2 weeks time when the surge of blow ins starts

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Re: Status check

Post by bonehead » August 19, 2019, 5:40 am

and all the heavy lifter's get treated like ass
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