Kalyn Ponga

Discussion in 'Newcastle Knights Discussion' started by Lockwire211, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. Matty23

    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Hence the whole reason as to why we're interested in Graham, Matulino, and everyone else that's already signed elsewhere.
     
  2. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Paul the Chief Harragon

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    Yeah I miss his input always good when visitors stop in.
     
  3. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Ben Kennedy

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    Maybe his doing a coffee run before stopping in? Lol

    U would be bored as truck if cows didnt call in for a chat
     
  4. cowboyman

    cowboyman Adam Woolnough

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    To be fair I thought I posted after the tigers loss and again last night. I don't live on the east side of the country and rarely seen any games due to work and time difference. But of course I'm around when the Knights seem to lose. Not very often they have won these last 2 seasons :/
     
  5. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Ben Kennedy

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    Im actually really worried about next week,

    The cowboys will dominate us up the middle like every team does, Ponga will carve us up.

    And everyone will gloat about how good ponga will be for us next yr.

    If he brought Teaumalolo and hess with him id agree
     
  6. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Paul the Chief Harragon

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    Yeah no two ways we ****.
     
  7. Kurriboy

    Kurriboy Adam Muir

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    Still time to improve our forwards for next year 88. Your being very defeatist on that front.

    Plus, we have the two best props in the game in the making, within two years they will be without peer and then, we will have the forward pack you dream of. :)
     
  8. not_perverse

    not_perverse Con Mika

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    They have a lot to prove before they are that. No leg drive, no aggression, no pace - all they have is large frames that they lumber into the defensive line - which was great last year when they were doing it in quantity at least. Without the quantity they have been very disappointing and have a lot of work to do to just catch up with where they were last year.

    Putting the house on the Saifitis is a dangerous gamble. They haven't kicked on this year at all.
     
  9. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Ben Kennedy

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    Exactly mate,
    U need to post more often champ :thumbsup:

    The twins got a free pass last yr cause no one really knew who they were.... this yr they are a target in our team! Stop them and we got no meters in us from the forwards. Simple task.

    This is why i think having both of them on together with pauli at lock would be more affective for us... containing 1 at a time is easy.... containing 3 is hard going.
     
  10. Kurriboy

    Kurriboy Adam Muir

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    Yep, exactly, I called them out after the roosters loss and was advised they will be the games two best props in 2 years lol. That post above was sarcasm.

    My actual opinion is they are a disappointment, and I posted I don't think they will ever amount to what we expect of them.
     
  11. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Repeat that for basically any junior that comes through. Our development has been dire, and I see sg ball didn't make the finals
     
  12. Kurriboy

    Kurriboy Adam Muir

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    Ponga having a very good game in a (likely) beaten team tonight.
     
  13. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Ben Kennedy

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    Kid seems to be holding his own more and more each nrl game he plays!!

    Man i hope some cards fall in our lap to provide this kid the room to inflick brilliance
     
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    Quinny Shane O'Grady

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    His stats in a well beaten side were very impressive
    12 runs
    132m( third most in the game and most of any cowboys player)
    10 tackle busts
    1 line break

    His still maturing too and growing into his body baring injury the sky really is the limit for him. That step he put on semi in the Ingoal was unbelievable.
     
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    Kim1ill Cory Denniss

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    The commentators were talking about how the cowboys can keep him in the team once coote is back. Personally I hope they rest him for a bit- he limped last night after big plays and looks like he could do with some recovery. We've been watching that happen to young players here for the past two seasons and it feels like he's only a game or two away from an injury....
     
  16. Matty23

    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Even in a losing and struggling side he's starting to look quite comfortable at the back. Any chance the Cowboys had to score last night Ponga would've been the catalyst for but they just couldn't execute their plays enough or give him that early ball. Here's hoping he can continue to get a look in a different stages of the season once Coote is back because he's starting to hit his straps.
     
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    Very good offensively but our defensive line has been a shambles without Coote at the back barking orders. If Ponga was to stay in the line-up when Coote is back it has to be at the expense of Feldt.
     
  18. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Ben Kennedy

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    Feldt has had a awful yr to date... gone from being safe as to utterly average!
     
  19. Hughburt6

    Hughburt6 Ben Rogers

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    I enjoy watching the cowboys games at the moment for 2 reasons
    1 Ponga obviously
    2 they are very poor all around
     
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    Hughburt6 Ben Rogers

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    Back to NYC with Coote back
     

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