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Re: Status check

Post by -PJ- » August 19, 2019, 7:05 am

I bet my boss hopes Canberra don't win the Grand Final..

He has been warned.
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Re: Status check

Post by Beejay » August 19, 2019, 8:11 am

It wasn’t until I saw the win against Melbourne that I realised I really needed to see it.
There’s been plenty of times over the years I’ve had blind faith. Even at the beginning of this year I strongly believed we had a top 4 squad with the right coach.

Every time we have come up against the top teams we’ve been in the game. When the rabbits were the benchmark, we dropped the ball over the line to win. Both games against the Roosters we were so close to winning. We had every chance.
But as close as you may be, there’s something about not winning these games that leaves the doubt.
I believed. But I didn’t realise I could believe more, if that makes sense.

That win against Melbourne should be good for everyone. Supporters will go crazy now. But the players can enter the final 10mins of the big games knowing they can do it from experience.

This is going to be one hell of a ride.

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Re: Status check

Post by GreenMachine » August 19, 2019, 10:44 am

I think the game this weekend against Manly is huge.
Win and we lock up a top 4 spot as well as exorcise any demons about beating top teams at home.

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Re: Status check

Post by Coastalraider » September 1, 2019, 9:13 pm

Top 4 ladies and gents.

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Re: Status check

Post by PigRickman » September 1, 2019, 9:33 pm

Our last 6 games:

@ Panthers: Coming off a 7 game winning streak. We beat them like a drum.
@ Warriors: 5 day turnaround, travelling OS, after a huge season defining win. Back it up and then some.
vs Roosters: Jack Wighton and Aiden Sezer both pulled down in the dying minutes INCHES short of potential game winning tries
@ Storm: came from 18-0 down, having played with 12 men for 20 minutes of the game. Big win.
vs Manly: Strong performance, that required an 8 point try from a player offside... this team just lost Tom T for the year
@Cronulla: Gallen's fairwell, sold out crowd, backs against the wall, down 12-0 at halftime.

THat's as tough a period of footy as i think anyone this season has played and we were an inch and call away from 6-0.
I dont know if we will win the comp (i've made my thoughts clear that i think we will but i dont know that), but anyone saying we cant win it is a damn fool.
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Re: Status check

Post by Northern Raider » September 1, 2019, 9:41 pm

PigRickman wrote:
September 1, 2019, 9:33 pm
Our last 6 games:

@ Panthers: Coming off a 7 game winning streak. We beat them like a drum.
@ Warriors: 5 day turnaround, travelling OS, after a huge season defining win. Back it up and then some.
vs Roosters: Jack Wighton and Aiden Sezer both pulled down in the dying minutes INCHES short of potential game winning tries
@ Storm: came from 18-0 down, having played with 12 men for 20 minutes of the game. Big win.
vs Manly: Strong performance, that required an 8 point try from a player offside... this team just lost Tom T for the year
@Cronulla: Gallen's fairwell, sold out crowd, backs against the wall, down 12-0 at halftime.

THat's as tough a period of footy as i think anyone this season has played and we were an inch and call away from 6-0.
I dont know if we will win the comp (i've made my thoughts clear that i think we will but i dont know that), but anyone saying we cant win it is a damn fool.
Nah, Raiders are just making up the numbers in the finals. Melbourne blew an 18 point lead against us so they can't win either. Roosters were a bee's from losing to us so rules them out too. Manly only won because of the 8 point try that should have been disallowed so they're gone. The more you think about it we can only conclude that no team will win the premiership this year. Be the first time that's happened since 2009.
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Re: Status check

Post by Billy Walker » September 1, 2019, 9:58 pm

PigRickman wrote:
September 1, 2019, 9:33 pm
Our last 6 games:

@ Panthers: Coming off a 7 game winning streak. We beat them like a drum.
@ Warriors: 5 day turnaround, travelling OS, after a huge season defining win. Back it up and then some.
vs Roosters: Jack Wighton and Aiden Sezer both pulled down in the dying minutes INCHES short of potential game winning tries
@ Storm: came from 18-0 down, having played with 12 men for 20 minutes of the game. Big win.
vs Manly: Strong performance, that required an 8 point try from a player offside... this team just lost Tom T for the year
@Cronulla: Gallen's fairwell, sold out crowd, backs against the wall, down 12-0 at halftime.

THat's as tough a period of footy as i think anyone this season has played and we were an inch and call away from 6-0.
I dont know if we will win the comp (i've made my thoughts clear that i think we will but i dont know that), but anyone saying we cant win it is a damn fool.
It’s funny how we call for the team to show composure but when we go 8 points down in a game the team is called pretenders and written off for all time. It’s been a brilliant season that has built steadily and we are as well placed as anyone. I wouldn’t bet my house on is winning but I wouldn’t bet against us either! Big big chance here.

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Re: Status check

Post by raiderskater » September 1, 2019, 10:16 pm

Status: deceased from heart attack.
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Re: Status check

Post by Lucky » September 1, 2019, 10:55 pm

raiderskater wrote:
September 1, 2019, 10:16 pm
Status: deceased from heart attack.
:lol:

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Re: Status check

Post by Begbie » September 1, 2019, 11:08 pm

Over the past month have back from three tries down to win, twice, against good opposition - away from home in hostile enviroments.

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Re: Status check

Post by Seiffert82 » September 2, 2019, 4:06 am

Yeah, we are right in this comp.

The coach just needs to tell Hodgo that there are 12 other perfectly capable players out there that he can rely on. Especially in the first 20 minutes of the game.

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