Post Match NRL 2018 - Round 20 - Titans vs Warriors Post Match Discussion

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Fearmuss

Fearmuss

Injuries just tricked Kearney into selecting a heavy bench initially. Now he selects his son Jazz Gallen to cockblock the rest of the team.
 
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BiggerD

BiggerD

Punter looses $ 30 K on the Warriors & gets trolled on facebook for being stupid.

Potting money on the most inconsistent side in the NRL amazes me
Watch this week as they beat the Dragons as big outsiders..:rolleyes:

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12098006

According to the Australian TAB website, the bet was placed during the match at odds of $1.65. It is unknown exactly when the bet was placed, though likely when the Warriors led 12-8 at halftime.

But as the Titans turned it on in a five-try second half, the Warriors' were decisively defeated in a humiliating 36-12 NRL loss that saw a missed opportunity to cement their place in the top eight and $30,000 down the drain.

The unknown punter has since been slammed by social media users as an "amateur" for betting the two most "unpredictable teams".
 
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Off The Bench

Off The Bench

Beale was pretty bad as well, that right edge was a turnstyle

The comms mentioned Fusitua hasnt scored for a long time, somethings not right there. Top try scorer in the comp and then cant find a try. Hiku was able to draw defenders and pass, Beale tries hot stepping and going himself, if people dont like Kata they shouldnt like Beale

It isn't Hiku that Fusitua is missing itTohu Harris .
He was the one setting Fusitua up
Don't worry he's back now .
 
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MurrayTD

MurrayTD

Most of the time when u go long they still catch it inside your half and by the time they're tackled they're around the 30 meter mark anyway so not much to lose there.
I've been a supporter of the short kick offs for years- the reward well out weighs the risk imo.
I strongly agree. There is very limited opportunities to contest possesion nowadays, this is a genuine opportunity. Defencelessly teams are preparing for the longer restart, coupled with momentum forward to leap for the ball it makes sense.

The Walker brothers have used this tactic to great effect with the Ipswich Jets.
 
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wallacenz

wallacenz

It isn't Hiku that Fusitua is missing itTohu Harris .
He was the one setting Fusitua up
Don't worry he's back now .
He may have contributed but Hiku was the one putting Fusitua in space on the edge, he was able to draw in 2 defenders and get the pass away, Beale tends to step inside instead. Hiku brings what Ropati did when he was going well. Ropati would step to the outside, straighten, draw the wing and centre, then put Vatuvei into space on the edge
 
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jonno

jonno

Hiku is great at going into contact while getting the ball away. Draw and pass.

Kata is great at going into contact and dying with the ball. Draw and hold. He's created a new way to be average.
 
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warriors4eva

i know im a couple of days late but that was absolute bollocks

even at 12-8 i thought, yip warriors 13+

and no i wasnt the guy putting 30k on the warriors hahahaha

im not that stupid, but i have supported them since 95 LOL
 
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jonno

jonno

I love it how Kata draws in all those defenders, so that they are away from his team mates, and then he just smashes into them and takes the tackle.

It gets better every time.


Oh no. I'm becoming like Danpatmac. :bag:
 
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matiunz

matiunz

This year yet?
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A few days later I’m hoping this was a loss we needed to show there are no “easy wins” in this comp.
On NRL 360 they had both Luke Lewis and Ivan Cleary talking about how sometimes when a player is out or a team is struggling a team will take it a bit easier and get ambushed. Big test going forward to be up mentally consistently
 
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¿N. ig-mah¿

¿N. ig-mah¿

A few days later I’m hoping this was a loss we needed to show there are no “easy wins” in this comp.
On NRL 360 they had both Luke Lewis and Ivan Cleary talking about how sometimes when a player is out or a team is struggling a team will take it a bit easier and get ambushed. Big test going forward to be up mentally consistently
Be nice if it was the lesson we need. But we should have learned that lesson many years ago. The last 6 years should have given these guys enough lessons to start a school.
 
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SJ's on Fire

SJ's on Fire

A quick snippet from this article- how easy these so called pundits turn on a team after a few sloppy performances. Prior to the start of the season we're given no chance by these 'experts'- some predicting a first wooden spoon (with the addition of Harris, Blair and Green, yeah bloody right!). Win the first 5 on the trot and suddenly they jump on the wagon so soon after bagging us. Now after a few losses and we're back to being the underachievers and no chance to do well in the finals. Yeah the boys had a shocker and didn't turn up against the Panthers and Titans but surely cut out the garbage that we can't win in Australia. Shows how much knowledge this little agro man Soward has. Pretty sure we're around 7 and 3 on the road mate.

'Just diabolical' - Fading Warriors copping it from NRL pundits
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12099699

Recently retired State of Origin playmaker (big wraps on the little man;)) Jamie Soward, in his nrl.com power rankings, described the Warriors as "just diabolical" against the Titans in the last round.
"I don't want to be too harsh but certainly, there's some worrying signs there," he said.

"It looks like it's going to be a quick finals series for them if they can't win in Australia. "(They) can't afford to just limp into the finals...face a big game this week against the Dragons."
 
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matiunz

matiunz

This year yet?
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A quick snippet from this article- how easy these so called pundits turn on a team after a few sloppy performances. Prior to the start of the season we're given no chance by these 'experts'- some predicting a first wooden spoon (with the addition of Harris, Blair and Green, yeah bloody right!). Win the first 5 on the trot and suddenly they jump on the wagon so soon after bagging us. Now after a few losses and we're back to being the underachievers and no chance to do well in the finals. Yeah the boys had a shocker and didn't turn up against the Panthers and Titans but surely cut out the garbage that we can't win in Australia. Shows how much knowledge this little agro man Soward has. Pretty sure we're around 7 and 3 on the road mate.

'Just diabolical' - Fading Warriors copping it from NRL pundits
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12099699

Recently retired State of Origin playmaker (big wraps on the little man;)) Jamie Soward, in his nrl.com power rankings, described the Warriors as "just diabolical" against the Titans in the last round.
"I don't want to be too harsh but certainly, there's some worrying signs there," he said.

"It looks like it's going to be a quick finals series for them if they can't win in Australia. "(They) can't afford to just limp into the finals...face a big game this week against the Dragons."

Mr Punchable face has been death riding us all year in his power rankings
 
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Lance155

Lance155

A quick snippet from this article- how easy these so called pundits turn on a team after a few sloppy performances. Prior to the start of the season we're given no chance by these 'experts'- some predicting a first wooden spoon (with the addition of Harris, Blair and Green, yeah bloody right!). Win the first 5 on the trot and suddenly they jump on the wagon so soon after bagging us. Now after a few losses and we're back to being the underachievers and no chance to do well in the finals. Yeah the boys had a shocker and didn't turn up against the Panthers and Titans but surely cut out the garbage that we can't win in Australia. Shows how much knowledge this little agro man Soward has. Pretty sure we're around 7 and 3 on the road mate.

'Just diabolical' - Fading Warriors copping it from NRL pundits
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12099699

Recently retired State of Origin playmaker (big wraps on the little man;)) Jamie Soward, in his nrl.com power rankings, described the Warriors as "just diabolical" against the Titans in the last round.
"I don't want to be too harsh but certainly, there's some worrying signs there," he said.

"It looks like it's going to be a quick finals series for them if they can't win in Australia. "(They) can't afford to just limp into the finals...face a big game this week against the Dragons."

Mate the 'experts' never really jumped on the bandwagon. All the shows/articles I read during the year said yes we are going well but the wheels will fall off. If anything they are actually being proven right as much as I hate to say it.
 
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Ever Hopeful

Ever Hopeful

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A quick snippet from this article- how easy these so called pundits turn on a team after a few sloppy performances. Prior to the start of the season we're given no chance by these 'experts'- some predicting a first wooden spoon (with the addition of Harris, Blair and Green, yeah bloody right!). Win the first 5 on the trot and suddenly they jump on the wagon so soon after bagging us. Now after a few losses and we're back to being the underachievers and no chance to do well in the finals. Yeah the boys had a shocker and didn't turn up against the Panthers and Titans but surely cut out the garbage that we can't win in Australia. Shows how much knowledge this little agro man Soward has. Pretty sure we're around 7 and 3 on the road mate.

'Just diabolical' - Fading Warriors copping it from NRL pundits
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12099699

Recently retired State of Origin playmaker (big wraps on the little man;)) Jamie Soward, in his nrl.com power rankings, described the Warriors as "just diabolical" against the Titans in the last round.
"I don't want to be too harsh but certainly, there's some worrying signs there," he said.

"It looks like it's going to be a quick finals series for them if they can't win in Australia. "(They) can't afford to just limp into the finals...face a big game this week against the Dragons."

What is there to disagree with?? As an ardent fan I found that game diabolical and a team who has copped 5 30 point hidings in a season is unlikely to progress far in the finals. From the outside looking in, he has every right to cast doubts over our ability to proceed.

Okay, he got the winning in Australia part wrong, but let's not be precious.

And....good on the TV network for giving a special needs kid like Soward a job.... Who says that equality is dead in Ostraarlia?
 
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