2017 Pre-Season

Discussion in 'Newcastle Knights Discussion' started by Billy, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Kurriboy

    Kurriboy Dairi Kovae

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    I was thinking the same. We had our set backs pre season, but once the 1st round started I thought we had a good run with injuries also.

    The thing with our squad is we get a few injuries and we don't have the depth to cover them. The players starting for us in most cases, are supposed to be the backup players in case of injuries.
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Remember, best pre-season ever for Hodko.
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    The problem really was, and is, our backs are well below NRL standard as a group with our halves being a rookie kid and a busted old war horse.

    On the other hand our forwards are plodders consistently making 50-60 metres a game, other than Burher.

    We did not have 'depth' in the first seventeen, let alone elsewhere. See how well our reggies are doing. We have a long, long way to go and in such a competitive market place any reasonable signing may well see his career sinking fast here alas.

    Maybe 2019/20 if I can hang on to this perch that long.
     
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    88Knight4life Matthew Gidley

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    Cup is in the 7th position after 7rds.

    Had 3 great wins in a row.
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Give 'em time buddy give 'em time. With the line up and so much NRL/ESL experienced players we should be better than 7th.

    Obviously Feeney is an outstanding NRL player, ask beau (lol).
     
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