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The Roar's top 50 NRL players

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The Roar's top 50 NRL players
Tim Gore

50. Nelson Asofa-Solomona
49. Josh McGuire
48. Chad Townsend
47. Tevita Pangai Junior
46. Valentine Holmes
45. Paul Vaughan
44. Ryan Papenhuyzen
43. Cameron McInnes
42. Josh Jackson
41. Cody Walker
40. Andrew Fifita
39. Adam Reynolds
38. Josh Addo-Carr
37. Jai Arrow
36. Joseph Manu
35. Michael Morgan
34. Mitchell Pearce
33. Blake Ferguson
32. David Fifita
31. Dale Finucane
30. Tyson Frizell
29. Nathan Cleary
28. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
27. Clint Gutherson
26. Martin Taupau
25. Sio Siua Taukeiaho
24. Mitchell Moses
23. Viliame Kikau
22. Payne Haas
21. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
20. Latrell Mitchell
19. David Klemmer
18. Cameron Murray
17. Jack Wighton
16. John Bateman

15. Boyd Cordner
14. Kalyn Ponga
13. Josh Papalii
12. Wade Graham
11. Daly Cherry-Evans
10. Luke Keary
9. Damien Cook
8. Josh Hodgson
7. Tom Trbojevic
6. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
5. Jake Trbojevic
4. Cameron Munster
3. Jason Taumalolo
2. Cameron Smith
1. James Tedesco

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Pretty accurate at a Raiders perspective.

Although Jake Trbojevic is rated too highly. Would put several players plus Papalii ahead of him.

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I'm not sure Taumalolo is in the top five either any more. Wade Graham in front of Papalii is a travesty.
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I reckon after the first say top 20 the rest are plucked...

I mean..how much thought, research or homework goes into deciding Josh Maguire #49 is ranked one spot higher than the Kuta brawler #50.

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-PJ- wrote:
March 6, 2020, 3:20 pm
I reckon after the first say top 20 the rest are plucked...

I mean..how much thought, research or homework goes into deciding Josh Maguire #49 is ranked one spot higher than the Kuta brawler #50.

It's all bull..
It was a panel of people who voted and the list is a composite of their ordering. So it has the benefit of averaging opinion, at least.
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Opinion..

That's where we are at with this list.

They have Boyd Cordner ranked higher than Nathan Cleary and Michael Morgan..explain ?

And Ryan Papenhuyzen after 1 full season? in 1st grade...cmon.
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Cleary and Morgan were pretty ordinary last year, compared to their usual standard.

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Papa should be in top 10
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Four players in the top twenty is an amazing turnaround in the talent of our squad from when Stuart arrived.

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Daly Cherry-Evans at 11???
Who wrote this garbage?

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Roy Rover wrote:
March 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Daly Cherry-Evans at 11???
Who wrote this garbage?
Mrs Cherry-Evans.
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Roy Rover wrote:
March 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Daly Cherry-Evans at 11???
Who wrote this garbage?
Someone called Tim Gore.
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I thought DCE was pretty amazing last season. He certainly showed us up.

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Papalii is top 5 and I would argue top 3. To have him below Jake T is ridiculous. He is heavily underrated.

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Massive jump up for CNK
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greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2020, 10:28 pm
Roy Rover wrote:
March 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Daly Cherry-Evans at 11???
Who wrote this garbage?
Someone called Tim Gore.
Never heard of him

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I think you could make a case for at least a few more of our players e.g. Cotric, Tapine, Croker in the bottom half of that list but the glaring omission for mine is Whitehead. No way in the world are there 50 players ahead of him.

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edwahu wrote:
March 7, 2020, 10:49 am
Papalii is top 5 and I would argue top 3. To have him below Jake T is ridiculous. He is heavily underrated.
Could say top 10 but top 3 is stretching it a little too far. He's still getting great recognition as the no1 prop ahead of the likes of Klemmer, JWH and Haas.
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I'd struggle to name a more influential player last year. Tedesco is a given as the best but then it would only be previous seasons that get players like Lolo ans Smith ahead of him.

You'd have to agree he should be well clear of Jake T and Wade Graham. The only forward who could go with him when it mattered was JWH.

As far as rankings after that I think it comes down to how much you value forwards and middles in particular.

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DarkRaider wrote:I think you could make a case for at least a few more of our players e.g. Cotric, Tapine, Croker in the bottom half of that list but the glaring omission for mine is Whitehead. No way in the world are there 50 players ahead of him.
Based on last year's form I can't agree with Cotric, Tapine and Croker in the top 50 but I'm totally with you on Whitehead.

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Roy Rover wrote:
March 7, 2020, 12:42 pm
greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2020, 10:28 pm
Roy Rover wrote:
March 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Daly Cherry-Evans at 11???
Who wrote this garbage?
Someone called Tim Gore.
Never heard of him
He's a Raiders fan and a member of this forum, Gorski O'Pork if memory serves. He's also an ABC Radio commentator.

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Very good pickup on the omission of EWhitehead in the top 50.

He's probably ranked 50-100 somewhere with Chris McQueen one place higher.
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On average each side should have around 3 players in the top 50 each, Raiders certainly acknowledged having 5 in the top 30
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-PJ- wrote:
March 8, 2020, 5:32 am
Very good pickup on the omission of EWhitehead in the top 50.

He's probably ranked 50-100 somewhere with Chris McQueen one place higher.
56th, down from 50th last year.
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Lui_Bon wrote:
March 8, 2020, 10:51 am
-PJ- wrote:
March 8, 2020, 5:32 am
Very good pickup on the omission of EWhitehead in the top 50.

He's probably ranked 50-100 somewhere with Chris McQueen one place higher.
56th, down from 50th last year.
Yeah 56th.

I call bulldust.

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Seiffert82 wrote:
Roy Rover wrote:
March 7, 2020, 12:42 pm
greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2020, 10:28 pm
Roy Rover wrote:
March 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Daly Cherry-Evans at 11???
Who wrote this garbage?
Someone called Tim Gore.
Never heard of him
He's a Raiders fan and a member of this forum, Gorski O'Pork if memory serves. He's also an ABC Radio commentator.
Also hosts a podcast. Have you heard of it Roy?...

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gangrenous wrote:
March 8, 2020, 11:53 am
Seiffert82 wrote:
Roy Rover wrote:
March 7, 2020, 12:42 pm
greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2020, 10:28 pm
Roy Rover wrote:
March 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Daly Cherry-Evans at 11???
Who wrote this garbage?
Someone called Tim Gore.
Never heard of him
He's a Raiders fan and a member of this forum, Gorski O'Pork if memory serves. He's also an ABC Radio commentator.
Also hosts a podcast. Have you heard of it Roy?...
Ahhh, obviously I've missed something here. 🙂

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