Kalyn Ponga

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  1. Joshhh

    Joshhh OnARampageFuelledByGod

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    It's not that farfetch'd mate. He's a dominant playmaker at NYC level, coming into a side lead by Thurston, he's a support player to the main guy. As he gets more confident, in time he should be one of our main playmakers calling for the ball rather than sitting around waiting for it like tonight.
     
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    Chief Longhorn Graham Settree

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    He is always hovering and always ready in attack! He isn't complete yet, and I wanted him this year! But the more I see and with the lessons he learns this year, I think we get a much better footballer in 2018!
     
  3. Joshhh

    Joshhh OnARampageFuelledByGod

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    Now the initial hype of his signing has died off, I'm happy watching him learn his trade not at our expense. He should get plenty of game time & lessons this year, hold him in good stead.
     
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    88Knight4life Adam MacDougall

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    Yeah i copped plenty for thinking it was great to have him up there this yr..... a simple sorry u were right is fine guys :lol:
     
  5. The Artist Formerly Known as Aku'd

    The Artist Formerly Known as Aku'd Steve Southern

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    Also better to learn in a competitive team and not one that loses every week (competitively of course)
     
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    cowboyman Steve Simpson

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    Not the only one. Apparently I was just butthurt he was leaving. It's a no brainer you'd be better off having him next year after being with JT and Morgan for another season.
     
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    Nickwpearce Steve Simpson

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    Yeah he just kind of sis ont he left hand side, i loved how composed he was after making those errors.. Also the team didn't play that well, it wasnt only him making mistakes, the Knights are much better off with him playing with JT, Trent can't help him or show him anything as he is one of the most underperming players in our team.

    All this backlash is just people dirty he is coming to Newcastle.
     
  8. Hughburt6

    Hughburt6 Tea Ropati

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    Ponga ran for 197m in a game where cowboys struggled....
     
  9. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Adam MacDougall

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    Yes he did... 1 run of 70m included.
    He also had 9 tackle breaks 5 in that 70m run.

    No one can doubt his skill set including myself.

    Though as ive said from day dot, he is young and will need at least 2yrs from when we signed him to be a fully competent fullback.

    He had 1 handling error and 2 very poor reads in D on the goal line that ended in a try... those errors outway those meters unfortunately.

    Lucky for us thise errors are on the cowboys clock not ours which is a win for us
     
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    Nickwpearce Steve Simpson

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    Looking lost tonight without JT, needs to go looking for the ball, more support of his forwards hips...

    Cowboys look defeated before kick off to be honest they are not playing well so far not much ball...

    Forwards are struggling for the cowboys
     
  11. Kurriboy

    Kurriboy John Morris

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    They've had ball they keep dropping it.

    Their defence looks like ours last year!
     
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    Nickwpearce Steve Simpson

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    These errors will be ours next season, its going to take hima while and Coote will be back soon so he won't get many more games at #1
     
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    Kurriboy John Morris

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    Woopsy daisy!
     
  14. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Well the cows are getting ready for life without JT and Scott. I will be filled with grief for them. Nice to see Morgan leading by example. Obviously Ponga even though a baby new there were screwed and was taking the first life boat out of there. The other JT must be on suicide watch as well with his 10 year deal.

    Don't worry Ponga we'll take care of ya.
     
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    Nickwpearce Steve Simpson

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    Almost made a break but dropped it, he is dangerous does not need much space.
     
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    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Well their missing 1 forward to be honest with you good to see what the others effort will be without Thurston cracking the whip
     
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    Nickwpearce Steve Simpson

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    Yeah maybe that was one of the reasons he left besides the $ kinda like the storm once cronk and slater and smith are gone, they will not be the same team for a while and the cowboys will have to rebuild as well.

    Coming to newcastle he is at a team thats been rebuilding for a while so better chance of playing finals/winning something.
     
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    Nickwpearce Steve Simpson

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    They are getting monstered without Scott... or is it just a mentality thing... JT isn't here too hard for us to win...
     
  19. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Yep but no one can ever take away the fact they won a comp so credit to the the Cowboys.
     
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    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Mate they know they cant win without JT and dont bother trying. Sad for such a proud area.
     

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