Another must-win game. 6pm time slot is dreadful, but i will still be able to make it thankfully. This is an extremely important game in the context of our season. If we win, we will be back to 8-8. It really will let us start over in a sense. If you win more games than you lose, generally you make finals.
There is a decent chance Cleary won’t play tonight, which could put a lot of pressure on Jimmy who is backing up from origin.
I’m very nervous for this one, particular with us coming up against former Panthers players.
We need to start well, and kick long. Make sure that the Titans don’t get an early sniff.
like Luai, he plays instinctively. Not a try for the purists perhaps,
but the Titans weren’t sure what he was doing on the Edwards touchdown.
It was a long time coming however, we need to take our chances.
i think its fair to start off by saying the Titans are a terrible football team and little wonder Brennan is under plenty of pressure
Which leads me to us…they threw nothing at us last night and our hesitation/confusion call it what you will in the red zone when we are on attack is concerning
We had them covered every which way last night except for putting them to the sword…so much so i saw players laughing with each other in breaks during the game
Maloney did well to back up but many players have said over the years its better to back up quickly rather then say backing up on Sunday but he did well and SHF his goal line kick was masterful although Brennan would have to argue why his winger wasn’t on the sideline to come to the ball rather then being infield…like i said Titans are terrible
I noted Kikau had a rest so hope he is OK and Edwards was outstanding and returning to how we know he can play
I am not sure about Luai and i am sure other good teams will work out his “step” and clean him up but gees i wish he would run straight but he has something.
It was great to get the points and i believe we have a few in a row now at home which should help recovery and getting ready for games.
and we have beaten all teams ahead of us on the ladder except for Storm
agree with you SHF…whod a thunk it!
It was a win…not pretty or even well executed but it was a win
steamboat, I say let Luai play his natural game.
We already have a Maloney ‘clone’ in NC and
once Jimmy decides to move on or hang up his
boots, the variety will be delicious. Aren’t two try
assists sufficient for you?
you just said it all…let Luai play his natural game
The key word is “his” and since its a team game i am sure we can accommodate “his” game but you need everyone else to figure out “his” game
I don’t see anyone except for Edwards who has in our team.
Its fun while it lasts but a bit like a shooting star…gone as quickly as we see it
Luai has something…just maybe its not fully understood by us all yet and i personally don’t share your view NC is a Maloney clone…for one Cleary can defend and has more options in attack, just we haven’t seen the latter as yet IMO
Now if you said Luai was a Munster clone…then i would be excited because that kids does have the magic and knows what to do with it.
Not saying Luai will not be like him but i haven’t see how Luai fits into a “team” effort just yet.
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