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2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » September 4, 2018, 5:50 pm

2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

(2) Melbourne Storm v (3) South Sydney Rabbitohs
Qualifying Final: 7.40pm Friday, September 7 at AAMI Park

Storm: 1. Billy Slater 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Cheyse Blair 4. Curtis Scott 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Tim Glasby 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Joe Stimson 13. Dale Finucane

Interchange: 14. Brandon Smith 15. Christian Welch 16. Tui Kamikamica 17. Kenneath Bromwich
Reserves: 18. Ryan Hoffman 19. Brodie Croft 20. Sam Kasiano 21. Sandor Earl

Rabbitohs: 1. Alex Johnston 2. Campbell Graham 3. Greg Inglis 4. Dane Gagai 5. Robert Jennings 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. George Burgess 11. John Sutton 12. Angus Crichton 13. Sam Burgess

Interchange: 14. Hymel Hunt 15. Cameron Murray 16. Jason Clark 17. Dean Britt
Reserves: 18. Braidon Burns 19. Tyrell Fuimaono 20. Tevita Tatola 21. Matt McIlwrick

(5) Penrith Panthers v (8) New Zealand Warriors
Elimination Final: 5.30pm Saturday, September 8, at ANZ Stadium

Panthers: 1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 2. Josh Mansour 3. Waqa Blake 4. Tyrone Peachey 5. Christian Crichton 6. James Maloney (c) 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Trent Merrin 9. Sione Katoa 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Isaah Yeo 13. James Fisher-Harris

Interchange: 14. Tyrone May 15. Moses Leota 16. Corey Harawira-Naera 17. James Tamou
Reserves: 18. Wayde Egan 19. Jack Hetherington 20. Tyrone Phillips 21. Kaide Ellis

Warriors: 1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (c) 2. David Fusitu’a 3. Peta Hiku 4. Solomone Kata 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Blake Green 7. Shaun Johnson 8. James Gavet 9. Issac Luke 10. Agnatius Paasi 11. Adam Blair 12. Tohu Harris 13. Simon Mannering

Interchange: 14. Jazz Tevaga 15. Isaiah Papali’i 16. Bunty Afoa 17. Gerard Beale
Reserves: 18. Leivaha Pulu 20. Mason Lino 21. Chris Satae 22. Karl Lawton

(1) Sydney Roosters v (4) Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Qualifying Final: 7.40pm Saturday, September 8 at Allianz Stadium

Roosters: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Joseph Manu 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Luke Keary 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend (c) 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner (c) 12. Isaac Liu 13. Victor Radley.

Interchange: 14. Lindsay Collins 15. Zane Tetevano 16. Mitchell Aubusson 17. Ryan Matterson
Reserves: 18. Nat Butcher 19. Sean O’Sullivan 20. Matt Ikuvalu 21. Kurt Baptiste

Sharks: 1. Valentine Holmes 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Josh Dugan 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Edrick Lee 6. Matt Moylan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Luke Lewis 12. Wade Graham 13. Paul Gallen

Interchange: 14. Kurt Capewell 15. James Segeyaro 16. Aaron Woods 17. Jason Bukuya
Reserves: 18. Scott Sorensen 19. Ava Seumanufagai 20. Joseph Paulo 21. Jesse Ramien

(6) Brisbane Broncos v (7) St George Illawarra Dragons
Elimination Final 4pm: Sunday, September 9 at Suncorp Stadium

Broncos: 1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Jordan Kahu 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Anthony Milford 7. Kodi Nikorima 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Sam Thaiday 11. Alex Glenn 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Josh Mcguire

Interchange: 14. Patrick Mago 15. Joe Ofahengaue 16. Korbin Sims 17. David Fifita
Reserves: 18. Kotoni Staggs 19. Sam Tagataese 20. Gehamat Shibasaki 21. Troy Dargan

Dragons: 1. Matthew Dufty 2. Nene Macdonald 3. Zac Lomax 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Jordan Pereira 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Ben Hunt 8. James Graham 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Leeson Ah Mau 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. Jack De Belin

Interchange: 14. Jeremy Latimore 15. Kurt Mann 16. Blake Lawrie 17. Luciano Leilua
Reserves: 18. Jason Nightingale 19. Euan Aitken 20. Jacob Host 21. Hame Sele
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by Sid » September 4, 2018, 5:59 pm

Team list Tuesday just isn’t the same without a Raiders team listed.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » September 4, 2018, 6:10 pm

Sid wrote:
September 4, 2018, 5:59 pm
Team list Tuesday just isn’t the same without a Raiders team listed.
No, it's not.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » September 4, 2018, 6:12 pm

Chris Sutton appointed for the Broncos game. Why didn't they just get both Sutton boys to referee the Broncos?
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by Sid » September 4, 2018, 7:05 pm

Money for Sutton, Broncos Penalties for free
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Post by gergreg » September 4, 2018, 7:49 pm

The games in a really bad state if they seriously consider either Sutton in the top 8 referees in the game.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by Woodgers » September 6, 2018, 12:35 pm

Souths, Penrith, Roosters, Broncos?
We continue to **** about with blokes that are part of some fraternity. It's infuriating.

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gangrenous » September 6, 2018, 5:50 pm

What are teams gangers hates?

I’ll take NRL puns for 800 thanks Alex.

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » September 7, 2018, 4:03 pm

Such an open finals series this year and some great games this weekend. I just hope *gulp* that the refs don't completely **** it up. I hope the Rabbitohs and Warriors do well as they have both been enjoyable to watch this year, Rabbits in particular. Some really slick backline play with them standing and playing so deep. Sure beats watching the Storm and Roosters wrestle the opposition out of the game. Broncos have been playing some decent ball too but I just can't cheer them on with the amount of blatant leg ups they've received this year. There was about 4 or 5 games they were gifted early in the season and without those wins they would not have made the finals because their confidence would have been shot.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by Sid » September 7, 2018, 4:11 pm

I'm going for teams left in this order

Warriors
Dragons
Panthers

Rabbits/Roosters
Sharks

Storm
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » September 7, 2018, 4:54 pm

I have to say, I can barely muster the enthusiasm to even watch. So many horrible teams.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by RTW » September 7, 2018, 5:05 pm

Sid wrote:I'm going for teams left in this order

Warriors
Dragons
Panthers

Rabbits/Roosters
Sharks

Storm
Dragons
Panthers
Rabbits
Warriors
Roosters
Storm
Sharks
Broncos

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » September 7, 2018, 8:01 pm

Disgraceful arm lock applied on Inglis.

Edit - looked almost like a 'key lock.
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Post by greeneyed » September 7, 2018, 8:46 pm

I wish Alexander and Ennis would stop barracking for the Rabbitohs.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » September 7, 2018, 9:27 pm

That's a really tough penalty on Curtis Scott.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by Northern Raider » September 7, 2018, 9:28 pm

gergreg wrote:
September 7, 2018, 9:27 pm
That's a really tough penalty on Curtis Scott.
Ridiculous really. Critical call in the end
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Post by gangrenous » September 7, 2018, 9:31 pm

Yep, horrid call. The NRL wants bunnies to win do they?

But you know, it’s just our bias because we love the Raiders so much... refs are fine

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Post by gangrenous » September 7, 2018, 9:34 pm

Sid wrote:I'm going for teams left in this order

Warriors
Dragons
Panthers

Rabbits/Roosters
Sharks

Storm
I’m going for teams in this order:

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » September 7, 2018, 9:37 pm

Another howler.
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Post by Northern Raider » September 7, 2018, 9:37 pm

Not sure how they thought that was forward.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by Northern Raider » September 7, 2018, 9:38 pm

Bunnies getting some very dodgy calls their way at the moment. It’s like watching Broncos at Lang Park.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by edwahu » September 7, 2018, 9:40 pm

That pass call was as bad as they come.

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » September 7, 2018, 9:40 pm

Northern Raider wrote:
September 7, 2018, 9:38 pm
Bunnies getting some very dodgy calls their way at the moment. It’s like watching Broncos at Lang Park.
Nah. Not quite that bad but its put a sour note on an otherwise fantastic game.
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Post by gangrenous » September 7, 2018, 9:40 pm

Refs to go straight through to the prelim

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Post by BJ » September 7, 2018, 9:40 pm

Northern Raider wrote:Not sure how they thought that was forward.
A tiny bit of justice for Austin being called forward (on a pass that went clearly backwards) in the 2016 major semifinal against Storm in Melbourne 2016.

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » September 7, 2018, 9:41 pm

gangrenous wrote:
September 7, 2018, 9:40 pm
Refs to go straight through to the prelim
Sutton/s - hold my beer.
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Post by Northern Raider » September 7, 2018, 9:42 pm

Wow, simply amazing try if he’s onside
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by edwahu » September 7, 2018, 9:42 pm

Great game dodge calls aside.

Not really semi final defense though.
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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » September 7, 2018, 9:43 pm

What a try for the Storm! Stunning!
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Post by Northern Raider » September 7, 2018, 9:44 pm

edwahu wrote:
September 7, 2018, 9:42 pm
Great game dodge calls aside.

Not really semi final defenseman though.
Been some cracking plays
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2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by gangrenous » September 7, 2018, 9:45 pm

Great try! What a kick

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Post by Green eyed Mick » September 7, 2018, 9:45 pm

The Storm have had some big decisions go their way as well.

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » September 7, 2018, 9:46 pm

Munster kicks the field goal!
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Post by gangrenous » September 7, 2018, 9:46 pm

Another great kick!

Imagine if we had someone kick a field goal like that!

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Re: 2018 Finals Week 1: Teams and Game Day

Post by Northern Raider » September 7, 2018, 9:46 pm

Hope Bunnies get a field goal now. Don’t want this game to end
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