ROUND 7: Knights v Eels @ Hunter Stadium

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  1. Junior11

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    [TD="align: right"]Newcastle
    KNIGHTS
    POSITION: 5th
    FORM: W W W L L
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    EELS
    POSITION: 13th
    FORM: L L W L L

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    KICK OFF: 4:00 PM
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    Referees: Adam Devcich and David Munro

    Sideline Referees: Brett Suttor and Phil Henderson

    Video Referees: Steve Clark and Luke Phillips

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    LOWER GRADE KNIGHTS GAMES
    BOTH PLAYING AT HUNTER STADIUM

    HOLDEN CUP: Knights v Eels @ 1:45 PM
    NSW CUP: Knights v Magpies @ 11:45 PM

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    1. Kurt GIDLEY (c)
    2. James MCMANUS
    3. Dane GAGAI
    4. Joseph LEILUA
    5. Akuila UATE
    6. Jarrod MULLEN
    7. Tyrone ROBERTS
    8. Kade SNOWDEN
    9. Adam CLYDSDALE
    10.
    Korbin SIMS
    11. Chris HOUSTON
    12. Tariq SIMS
    13. Jeremy SMITH

    14. Tyler RANDELL
    15. David FA'ALOGO
    16. Joseph TAPINE
    17. Jack STOCKWELL
    18. Sione MATA'UTIA



    Eels Line Up:

    1. Will Hopoate

    2. Bureta Faraimo
    3. Ryan Morgan
    4. John Folau
    5. Reece Robinson
    6. Corey Norman
    7. Chris Sandow
    8. Darcy Lussick
    9. Nathan Peats
    10. Tim Mannah (c)
    11. Manu Ma'u
    12. David Gower
    13. Anthony Watmough

    14. Isaac De Gois
    15. Joseph Paulo
    16. Danny Wicks
    17. Peni Terepo
    18. Richie Fa'aoso



    KEY KNIGHTS MILESTONES

    - Kurt Gidley will surpass Andrew Johns for most games as Knights captain

    - Akuila Uate requires 2 tries to surpass Adam MacDougall for most tries at Hunter Stadium


    All discussion on the game in this thread. Pre-match talk and predictions, live score updates & post-match thoughts

     
  2. rhugh89

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    HEAD TO HEAD - OVERALL

    Played - 46

    Knights - 26

    Eels - 19

    Drawn - 1

    HEAD TO HEAD - HUNTER STADIUM

    Played - 23

    Knights - 17

    Eels - 6

    NRL RECORD (1998-PRESENT)

    Played - 31

    Knights - 18

    Eels - 13

    HEAD TO HEAD - THE COACHES

    Games - 0

    Rick Stone - 0

    Brad Arthur - 0

    FACTS AND FIGURES

    * The Knights have won 8 out of their last 10 games against the Eels

    * The Knights have won 11 out of their last 15 games against the Eels

    * The Knights have won their last 7 games straight against the Eels

    * The Knights have have only lost to the Eels 3 times since 2007

    * The Eels last win against the Knights was a 40-8 victory in Round 22, 2009

    * The Knights have won their last 5 games against the Eels at Hunter Stadium

    * The Knights have won 7 out of their last 8 games against the Eels at Hunter Stadium

    * The Knights have won 11 out of their last 14 games against the Eels at Hunter Stadium

    * The Eels have only beaten the Knights 3 times at Hunter Stadium since 2000

    * The Eels last win against the Knights at Hunter Stadium was Round 13, 2009 (20-18)

    * The Knights have won 12 out of their last 17 games


    * Last time these teams met at Hunter Stadium the Knights won 42-12 (Round 25, 2014)

    * The average amount of points scored in games between these 2 teams is 38.91 points per game

    * The average Margin of victory in games between these 2 teams is 14.57 points per game

    PLAYER STATS

    Adam Clydsdale

    * Adam Clydsdale has made 137m in his 6 games this year at an average of 22.83m per game

    * Adam Clydsdale has made 3 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Adam Clydsdale has made 1 line break in his 6 games this year

    * Adam Clydsdale has created 1 try assist in his 6 games this year

    * Adam Clydsdale has created 2 line break assists in his 6 games this year

    * Adam Clydsdale has conceded 2 penalties in his 6 games this year

    * Adam Clydsdale is yet to produce an offload in his 6 games this year

    * Adam Clydsdale has made 175 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 29.16 tackles per game

    * Adam Clydsdale has missed 8 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 1.33 missed tackles per game

    * Adam Clydsdale has scored 1 try in his 6 games this year

    * Adam Clydsdale has made 2 errors in his 6 games this year

    David Fa'alogo

    * David Fa'alogo has made 397m in his 6 games this year at an average of 66.16m per game

    * David Fa'alogo has made 3 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * David Fa'alogo is yet to make a line break in his 6 games this year

    * David Fa'alogo has conceded 4 penalties in his 6 games this year

    * David Fa'alogo has produced 1 offload in his 6 games this year

    * David Fa'alogo has made 154 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 25.66 tackles per game

    * David Fa'alogo has missed 6 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 1 missed tackle per game

    * David Fa'alogo has made 2 errors in his 6 games this year

    Dane Gagai

    * Dane Gagai has scored 2 tries in his 5 games against the Eels

    * Dane Gagai has made 850m in his 6 games this year at an average of 141.66m per game

    * Dane Gagai has made 22 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Dane Gagai has made 3 line breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Dane Gagai has created 2 try assists in his 6 games this year

    * Dane Gagai is has created 2 line break assists in his 6 games this year

    * Dane Gagai has conceded 2 penalties in his 6 games this year

    * Dane Gagai has produced 1 offload in his 6 games this year

    * Dane Gagai has made 100 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 16.66 tackles per game

    * Dane Gagai has missed 24 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 4 missed tackles per game

    * Dane Gagai has scored 3 tries in his 6 games this year

    * Dane Gagai has made 6 errors in his 6 games this year

    Kurt Gidley

    * Kurt Gidley has scored 3 tries in his 14 games against the Eels

    * Kurt Gidley has kicked 26 goals in his 14 games against the Eels

    * Kurt Gidley has amassed 64 points in his 14 games against the Eels (4.57 points per game)

    * Kurt Gidley has made 395m in his 5 games this year at an average of 79m per game

    * Kurt Gidley has made 14 tackle breaks in his 5 games this year

    * Kurt Gidley has made 2 line breaks in his 5 games this year

    * Kurt Gidley has created 1 try assist in his 5 games this year

    * Kurt Gidley has created 1 line break assist in his 5 games this year

    * Kurt Gidley has conceded 2 penalties in his 5 games this year

    * Kurt Gidley has produced 1 offload in his 5 games this year

    * Kurt Gidley has made 140 tackles in his 5 games this year at an average of 28 tackles per game

    * Kurt Gidley has missed 2 tackles in his 5 games this year at an average of 0.4 missed tackles per game

    * Kurt Gidley has scored 1 try in his 5 games this year

    * Kurt Gidley has made 7 errors in his 5 games this year

    Chris Houston

    * Chris Houston has made 446m in his 6 games this year at an average of 74.33m per game

    * Chris Houston has made 7 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Chris Houston has made 1 line break in his 6 games this year

    * Chris Houston has conceded 6 penalties in his 6 games this year

    * Chris Houston is yet to produce an offload in his 6 games this year

    * Chris Houston has made 244 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 40.66 tackles per game

    * Chris Houston has missed 13 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 2.16 missed tackles per game

    * Chris Houston has made 1 error in his 6 games this year

    Joseph Leilua

    * Joseph Leilua has scored 4 tries in his 5 games against the Eels

    * Joseph Leilua has made 753m in his 6 games this year at an average of 125.5m per game

    * Joseph Leilua has made 24 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Joseph Leilua has made 3 line breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Joseph Leilua has created 1 try assist in his 6 games this year

    * Joseph Leilua has created 2 line break assists in his 6 games this year

    * Joseph Leilua has conceded 1 penalty in his 6 games this year

    * Joseph Leilua has produced 9 offloads in his 6 games this year

    * Joseph Leilua has made 43 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 7.16 tackles per game

    * Joseph Leilua has missed 15 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 2.5 missed tackles per game

    * Joseph Leilua has scored 2 tries in his 6 games this year

    * Joseph Leilua has made 9 errors in his 6 games this year

    Sione Mata'utia

    * Sione Mata'utia has scored 2 tries in his 1 game against the Eels

    * Sione Mata'utia has made 862m in his 6 games this year at an average of 143.66m per game

    * Sione Mata'utia has made 8 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Sione Mata'utia is yet to make a line break in his 6 games this year

    * Sione Mata'utia is yet to create a try assist in his 6 games this year

    * Sione Mata'utia is yet to create a line break assist in his 6 games this year

    * Sione Mata'utia has conceded 4 penalties in his 6 games this year

    * Sione Mata'utia has produced 3 offloads in his 6 games this year

    * Sione Mata'utia has made 30 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 5 tackles per game

    * Sione Mata'utia has missed 7 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 1.16 missed tackles per game

    * Sione Mata'utia is yet to score a try in his 6 games this year

    * Sione Mata'utia has made 4 errors in his 6 games this year

    James McManus

    * James McManus has scored 5 tries in his 9 games against the Eels

    * James McManus has made 589m in his 5 games this year at an average of 117.8m per game

    * James McManus has made 7 tackle breaks in his 5 games this year

    * James McManus has made 2 line breaks in his 5 games this year

    * James McManus is yet to create a try assist in his 5 games this year

    * James McManus is yet to create a line break assist assist in his 5 games this year

    * James McManus is yet to concede a penalty in his 5 games this year

    * James McManus has produced 2 offloads in his 5 games this year

    * James McManus has made 11 tackles in his 5 games this year at an average of 2.2 tackles per game

    * James McManus has missed 4 tackles in his 5 games this year at an average of 0.8 missed tackle per game

    * James McManus is yet to score a try in his 5 games this year

    * James McMauns has made 2 errors in his 5 games this year

    Jarrod Mullen

    * Jarrod Mullen has made 426m in his 6 games this year at an average of 71m per game

    * Jarrod Mullen has made 8 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Jarrod Mullen has made 2 line breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Jarrod Mullen has created 1 try assist in his 6 games this year

    * Jarrod Mullen has created 2 line break assists in his 6 games this year

    * Jarrod Mullen has made 57 kicks in his 6 games this year at an average of 9.5 kicks per game

    * Jarrod Mullen has made 1,647 kick metres in his 6 games this year at an average of 274.5 kick metres per game

    * Jarrod Mullen has conceded 1 penalty in his 6 games this year

    * Jarrod Mullen has produced 9 offloads in his 6 games this year

    * Jarrod Mullen has made 98 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 16.33 tackles per game

    * Jarrod Mullen has missed 20 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 3.33 missed tackles per game

    * Jarrod Mullen is yet to score a try in his 6 games this year

    * Jarrod Mullen has made 3 errors in his 6 games this year

    Tyler Randell

    * Tyler Randell has made 86m in his 3 games this year at an average of 28.66m per game

    * Tyler Randell has made 2 tackle breaks in his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell made 1 line break in his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell is yet to create a try assist in his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell is yet to create a line break assist assist in his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell has conceded 2 penalties in his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell is yet to produce an offload in his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell has made 66 tackles in his 3 games this year at an average of 22 tackles per game

    * Tyler Randell has missed 2 tackles his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell has scored 1 try in his 3 games this year

    * Tyler Randell has made 1 error in his 3 games this year

    Tyrone Roberts

    * Tyrone Roberts has made 168m in his 6 games this year at an average of 28m per game

    * Tyrone Roberts has made 8 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts has made 1 line break in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts is yet to create a try assist in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts has created 1 line break assist in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts has conceded 2 penalties in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts has produced 1 offload in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts has made 33 kicks in his 6 games this year at an average of 5.5 kicks per game

    * Tyrone Roberts has made 868 kick metres in his 6 games this year at an average of 144.66 kick metres per game

    * Tyrone Roberts has made 92 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 15.33 tackles per game

    * Tyrone Roberts has missed 15 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 2.5 missed tackles per game

    * Tyrone Roberts is yet to score a try in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts has kicked 15 goals from 17 attempts (88.23%) in his 6 games this year

    * Tyrone Roberts has made 10 errors in his 6 games this year

    Robbie Rochow

    * Robbie Rochow has made 352m in his 3 games this year at an average of 117.33m per game

    * Robbie Rochow has made 2 tackle breaks in his 3 games this year

    * Robbie Rochow has made 1 line break in his 32 games this year

    * Robbie Rochow has produced 1 try assist in his 3 games this year

    * Robbie Rochow has produced 2 line break assists in his 3 games this year

    * Robbie Rochow is yet to concede a penalty in his 3 games this year

    * Robbie Rochow has made 74 tackles in his 3 games this year at an average of 24.66 tackles per game

    * Robbie Rochow has missed 5 tackles in his 3 games this year at an average of 1.66 missed tackle per game

    * Robbie Rochow has scored 1 try in his 3 games this year

    Beau Scott

    * Beau Scott has made 258m in his 5 games this year at an average of 51.6m per game

    * Beau Scott has made 10 tackle breaks his 5 games this year

    * Beau Scott has made 2 line breaks in his 5 games this year

    * Beau Scott has conceded 3 penalties in his 5 games this year

    * Beau Scott has produced 7 offloads in his 5 games this year

    * Beau Scott has made 151 tackles in his 5 games this year at an average of 30.2 tackles per game

    * Beau Scott has missed 12 tackles in his 5 games this year at an average of 2.4 missed tackles per game

    * Beau Scott has scored 1 try in his 5 games this year

    * Beau Scott has made 3 errors in his 5 games this year

    Korbin Sims

    * Korbin Sims has made 384m in his 4 games this year at an average of 96m per game

    * Korbin Sims has made 3 tackle breaks in his 4 games this year

    * Korbin Sims is yet to make a line break in his 4 games this year

    * Korbin Sims has conceded 5 penalties in his 4 games this year

    * Korbin Sims has produced 1 offload in his 4 games this year

    * Korbin Sims has made 108 tackles in his 4 games this year at an average of 27 tackles per game

    * Korbin Sims has missed 12 tackles in his 4 games this year at an average of 3 missed tackles per game

    * Korbin Sims is yet to score a try in his 4 games this year

    * Korbin Sims has made 3 errors in his 4 games this year

    Tariq Sims

    * Tariq Sims has made 234m in his 2 games this year at an average of 117m per game

    * Tariq Sims is yet to make a tackle break in his 2 games this year

    * Tariq Sims is yet to make a line break in his 2 games this year

    * Tariq Sims has conceded 2 penalties in his 2 games this year

    * Tariq Sims is yet to produce an offload in his 2 games this year

    * Tariq Sims has made 81 tackles in his 2 games this year at an average of 40.5 tackles per game

    * Tariq Sims has missed 1 tackle in his 2 games this year at an average of 0.5 missed tackle per game

    * Tariq Sims is yet to score a try in his 2 games this year

    * Tariq Sims has made 1 error in his 2 games this year

    Jeremy Smith

    * Jeremy Smith has made 512m in his 6 games this year at an average of 85.33m per game

    * Jeremy Smith has made 7 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Jeremy Smith has made 1 line break in his 6 games this year

    * Jeremy Smith has conceded 2 penalties in his in his 6 games this year

    * Jeremy Smith has produced 2 offloads in his 6 games this year

    * Jeremy Smith has made 183 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 30.5 tackles per game

    * Jeremy Smith has missed 8 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 1.33 missed tackle per game

    * Jeremy Smith has scored 1 try in his 6 games this year

    * Jeremy Smith has made 1 error in his 6 games this year

    Kade Snowden

    * Kade Snowden has made 819m in his 6 games this year at an average of 136.5m per game

    * Kade Snowden has made 8 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Kade Snowden has made 1 line break in his 6 games this year

    * Kade Snowden has conceded 3 penalties in his 6 games this year

    * Kade Snowden has produced 8 offloads in his 6 games this year

    * Kade Snowden has made 214 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 35.66 tackles per game

    * Kade Snowden has missed 14 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 2.33 missed tackles per game

    * Kade Snowden is yet to score a try in his 6 games this year

    * Kade Snowden has made 3 errors in his 6 games this year

    Jack Stockwell

    * Jack Stockwell has made 496m in his 6 games this year at an average of 82.66m per game

    * Jack Stockwell has made 5 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Jack Stockwell is yet to make a line break in his 6 games this year

    * Jack Stockwell is yet to concede a penalty in his 6 games this year

    * Jack Stockwell has produced 3 offloads in his 6 games this year

    * Jack Stockwell has made 160 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 26.66 tackles per game

    * Jack Stockwell has missed 5 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 0.83 missed tackle per game

    * Jack Stockwell is yet to score a try in in his 6 games this year

    * Jack Stockwell has made 6 errors in his 6 games this year

    Joseph Tapine

    * Joseph Tapine has made 89m in his 2 games this year at an average of 44.5m per game

    * Joseph Tapine has made 1 tackle break in his 2 games this year

    * Joseph Tapine is yet to make a line break in his 2 games this year

    * Joseph Tapine is yet to concede a penalty in his 2 games this year

    * Joseph Tapine has made 34 tackles in his 2 games this year at an average of 17 tackles per game

    * Joseph Tapine has is yet to miss a tackle in his 2 games this year

    * Joseph Tapine is yet to score a try in his 2 games this year

    * Joseph Tapine is yet to make an error in his 2 games this year

    Akuila Uate

    * Akuila Uate has scored 5 tries in his 8 games against the Eels

    * Akuila Uate has made 891m in his 6 games this year at an average of 148.5m per game

    * Akuila Uate has made 22 tackle breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Akuila Uate has made 5 line breaks in his 6 games this year

    * Akuila Uate has created 1 try assist in his 6 games this year

    * Akuila Uate has created 1 line break assist in his 6 games this year

    * Akuila Uate is yet to concede a penalty in his 6 games this year

    * Akuila Uate has produced 4 offloads in his 6 games this year

    * Akuila Uate has made 18 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 3 tackles per game

    * Akuila Uate has missed 10 tackles in his 6 games this year at an average of 1.66 missed tackles per game

    * Akuila Uate has scored 3 tries in his 6 games this year

    * Akuila Uate has made 10 errors in his 6 games this year

    Pat Vaivai

    * Pat Vaivai has made 61m in his 1 game this year

    * Pat Vaivai is yet to make a tackle break in his 1 game this year

    * Pat Vaivai is yet to make a line break in his 1 game this year

    * Pat Vaivai is yet to concede a penalty in his 1 game this year

    * Pat Vaivai has made 14 tackles in his 1 game this year at an average of 14 tackles per game

    * Pat Vaivai has is yet to miss a tackle in his 1 game this year

    * Pat Vaivai is yet to score a try in his 1 game this year

    * Pat Vaivai is yet to make an error in his 1 game this year


    2015 SEASON STATS

    **NRL Ranking in brackets, Red is negative Green is positive**

    Position

    Knights - 5th

    Eels - 13th

    Points Scored

    Knights - 92 (13th)

    Eels - 121 (7th)

    Points Conceded

    Knights - 95 (14th)

    Eels - 149 (1st)

    Tries Scored

    Knights - 15 (Equal 6th)

    Eels - 22 (Equal 3rd)

    Tries Conceded

    Knights - 16 (Equal 14th)

    Eels - 27 (1st)

    Metres Gained

    Knights - 9,207 (10th)

    Eels - 8,651 (12th)

    Linebreaks

    Knights - 22 (Equal 7th)

    Eels - 23 (6th)

    Tackle Breaks

    Knights - 175 (2nd)

    Eels - 124 (15th)

    Errors

    Knights - 72 (5th)

    Eels - 67 (Equal 8th)

    Kick Metres

    Knights - 2,522 (14th)

    Eels - 2,320 (16th)

    40/20's

    Knights - 0 (Equal 16th)

    Eels - 0 (Equal 16th)

    Offloads

    Knights - 58 (Equal 8th)

    Eels - 56 (9th)

    Missed Tackles

    Knights - 174 (Equal 3rd)

    Eels - 174 (Equal 3rd)

    * Tries Conceded, Points Conceded, Missed Tackles and Errors are negatives so the lower your ranked the better

    Example 1 - The Knights are ranked 14th for points conceded, This means they concede the 3rd least amount of points in the NRL

    Example 2 - The Knights are ranked 14th for tries conceded, This means they concede the 3rd least amount of tries in the NRL


    PREDICTIONS AND PENDING MILESTONES

    Prediction


    Knights - 34
    Eels - 16
    FTS - Akuila Uate
    LTS - Dane Gagai
    MOTM - Dane Gagai

    Key Milestones

    - Kurt Gidley requires 18 points to reach 1,200 career points

    - Kurt Gidley (106 games) requires 1 more game to surpass Andrew Johns (106 games) for most games as captain

    - Akuila Uate (55 tries) requires 2 more tries to surpass Adam MacDougall (56 tries) for most tries at Hunter Stadium

     
  3. blacksnake

    blacksnake Jacob Saifiti

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    not sure about this game........ definitely not confident after the last 2 performances
    will b gutted if Houston starts again !!
     
  4. 2MickyBro

    2MickyBro Danny Levi

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    if tariq and robbie ok all will be fine , Im gutted everytime he in the 17 lol
     
  5. Theknightsrule7

    Theknightsrule7 Matthew Gidley

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    Boys need to bounce back here.

    3 loses in a row will not be good leading into a tough home game against the cowboys.

    We have had some good results against the eels in the past 2 years at home, lets hope that continues.

    Knights 32 Eels 10 Crowd FTS Uate, LTS Leilua 18,897
     
  6. Kenny Powers

    Kenny Powers Banned

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    I get the feeling we will be hard to beat here. We love playing during the day at home and we enjoy doing it against the Eels

    I get the feeling that we may see Gidley play halfback this weekend too, which would be exactly what the team needs imo
     
  7. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    need this one because the cows have pulled their finger out and we will be 4/4 with a loss.
     
  8. JOJO82

    JOJO82 Lee Jackson

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    If our attack doesn't sharpen up the eels will blow us off the park. We haven't even looked like scoring points the past few weeks.

    Also our defence seems to have gotten worse and the boys just look plain lazy.
     
  9. Insomniac

    Insomniac Robbie McCormack

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    If it's a clear day we'll be absolutely fine. Our attack is much better in good conditions.

    If it's wet again I'll be worried.
     
  10. rhugh89

    rhugh89 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Just updated the stats to include rankings, Here are some interesting points

    - The Knights are ranked 13th for points scored, We have only scored 92 points in 6 games at an average of 15.33 points per game

    - In contrast the Eels have scored 121 points in 6 games at an average of 20.16 points per game

    - The Knights have conceded the 3rd least amount of points in the NRL, We have conceded 95 points in 6 games at 15.83 points per game

    - The Eels have conceded more points than any other team, They have conceded 149 points in 6 games at 24.83 points per game

    - The Knights have conceded the third least amount of tries in the NRL, We have conceded 15 tries in our 6 games at 2.5 tries per game

    - The Eels on the other hand have conceded more tries than any other team, They have conceded 27 tries in 6 games at 4.5 tries per game

    - The Knights have made the second most tackle breaks in the NRL with 175 at an average of 29.16 tackle breaks per game

    - Both teams rank in the bottom 3 for Kick Metres

    - These 2 teams have the third highest count for missed tackles in the NRL with 174 each, That's an average of 29 missed tackles a game
     
  11. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I honestly have zero idea how we'll go, I hope we'll bounce back though.
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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  13. relicorange94

    relicorange94 Steve Walters

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    If Mullen's out then Randell at five eighth?
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    gids to the halves and randall on the bench
     
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    NRL early mail Round Seven


    • STAFF WRITERS
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    • APRIL 14, 2015 11:46AM

    KNIGHTS v EELSSunday, 4pm AEDT at Hunter Stadium

    Knights:

    Tariq Sims and Jarrod Mullen will both have tests on shoulder injuries to see if they’re fit for this weekend, with Nathan Ross, Chanel Mata’utia and Robbie Rochow all good chances of being ready for selection.

    Carlos Tuimavave scored a double in the NSW Cup over the weekend and is a possible replacement if Mullen is unavailable.

    Unavailable:

    Beau Scott (ankle, round 8-9), James Elias (ankle, round 12)

    Eels:

    No new injuries this week for Parra — but it’s not like they need them considering their already long list.

    Brad Takairangi and Semi Radradra are both chances of playing this weekend.

    Unavailable:

    Semi Radradra (knee, round 10), Pauli Pauli (knee, round 8), Beau Champion (knee, season), Brad Takairangi (knee, round 8), Junior Paulo (disciplinary, round 11), Vai Toutai (ankle, round 12), Kenny Edwards (knee, season), Kaysa Pritchard (pectoral, indefinite)


    http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sp...s-for-canterbury/story-fni3g0bn-1227303004318
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Please Rick not Gids to halves. Tried that last year. Give Carlos a shot. On the bright side may make Tyrone step up.
     
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    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Time for Carlos to step up.
    He seems back to fitness and he is the guy who trained in the off season to cover for Mullo.
    Roberts would need to be the senior playmaker, and he has stepped up a few times to do that.
    Kurt and Randell will do a bit of playmaking too, which gives us plenty of options - maybe too many.
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I doubt Carlos is anywhere near getting a run.

    If Mullen is out Gidley will go to six, and you all know that. At least we won't be subjected to the mid-game spine shuffle in that case.
     
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    Knights step up for Eels

    Tue 14th April, 02:57PM

    The Newcastle Knights may be experiencing a lull in the winning streak that kick-started the season, but coach Rick Stone believes it’s still early days and there’s plenty of time to reignite the side's strong form.

    “I’ve been really disappointed in the way we’ve played the last couple of weeks, that’s fair to say, but at the same time, I know you’re not going to just cruise along and win consistently,” Stone told the media on Tuesday.

    “It’s the up and down nature of the competition."

    After invoking four determined victories to start of the season, the Knights have recently fallen to the St George Illawarra Dragons and Cronulla Sharks in trying playing conditions.

    “Generally you see in sides that need to win the most are the teams that are winning the games that people have not expected them to win,” Stone added.

    “Look at the Sharks and Saints a couple of weeks ago and look at the Cowboys who were zero and three to start the season and look at the desperation that losing brings.

    “It gradually builds up. Just like every win makes you a little bit softer in the head, every loss makes you a little bit hungrier to see who can do a bit better next week.

    “We aren’t the only team in the NRL who have had a couple of losses in the last few weeks.

    “It’s a tough competition and you have to believe in yourself and your principles and have to dust yourself off and go the next week.”

    As the Knights prepare for their next encounter against the Parramatta Eels on Sunday, Stone assures the side is aware of the improvements that need to be made.

    “I’d like to think we’d get a response. We haven’t really played well enough in attack to give ourselves a chance and haven’t had 50 per cent of the ball in any of our six games, which makes it hard,” he said.

    “Considering we are still sort of ranked third on the table as far as points conceded this year, that’s a credible effort.

    “Unless we ask more questions and challenge the opposition defence we are not going to win enough games. It’s all about hard work.

    “We haven’t played well in the last two weeks and haven’t given ourselves a chance with the way we’ve played in attack and the amount of possession we’ve given away.

    “I thought we tries pretty hard in the second half, but when you only get 36 per cent of the possession in the first half, your energy levels are down and it’s hard to come back form that stat."

    Stone confirmed five-eighth Jarrod Mullen and Tariq Sims were rested from training on Tuesday due to grade one AC injuries.

    “Generally they will settle down later in the week and you’d expect to see them back out on the training paddock by Thursday," he said.

    Second rower Robbie Rochow will miss this Sunday’s match after being referred back to a specialist for a back injury.


    http://www.newcastleknights.com.au/news/2015/04/14/knights_step_up_for_.html




     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Oh look, Rochow hasn't responded to treatment and will need surgery after all. Couldn't have seen that happening a few weeks ago.
     

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