Round 8: Newcastle Knights vs North Queensland Cowboys

Discussion in 'Newcastle Knights Discussion' started by rhugh89, Apr 16, 2017.

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What is your prediction for this game ??

Poll closed Apr 22, 2017.
  1. Knights 13+

    2 vote(s)
    9.5%
  2. Knights 1-12

    6 vote(s)
    28.6%
  3. Draw

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Cowboys 1-12

    5 vote(s)
    23.8%
  5. Cowboys 13+

    8 vote(s)
    38.1%
  1. packo

    packo :) (:

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    God damn we would have to be breaking records for playing under the cap.
     
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  2. Aidos

    Aidos Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    and we wouldn't with Hodko out there?
     
  3. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I don't think they'll move Lamb. He has been training and playing with Gagai and Sio for 3 months, so why move him?
     
  4. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Keep pushing that barrow champ.

    Having a bloke out there who is physically capable of putting in a 5th tackle kick will be a nice change.
     
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  5. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Matthew Johns

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    Thats been my point all along Aidos....
    If our pack of puppies are being mauled by wolves then no halfs can help us.
     
  6. packo

    packo :) (:

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    Our pack has matched it with a lot of teams and have been let down by poor execution. Bulldogs is one game.
     
  7. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Matthew Johns

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    Sorry mate but u are 100% wrong
    We have averaged 300m less per game then the team we played against and our backs have made most of the meters.
    Just a fact for u.
     
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  8. danknights

    danknights Clint Newton

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    How do people not understand basic football! For me the workload should be something like 70% forwards 30% backs. They NEED to lay a good platform for halves and backs to do their thing. We have to stop running forwards on 4th and 5th tackles. Its killing us.
     
  9. packo

    packo :) (:

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    We go into that dogs game at half time up by 12 points its a different story.
     
  10. Beatell

    Beatell Matt White

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    I can't agree with this our backs have done a lot of the hit ups this year


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  11. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Matthew Johns

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    Agree there 100% slots.

    As ive said all along im not here to keep hodko... though our pack has to step up massively
     
  12. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Mate we're all backwards. The backs take the tough hitups in yardage and barnett gets the ball on the last in the attacking 20 thanks to hodko the superstar.
     
  13. Aidos

    Aidos Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Sorry, I was a little slow there. My bad lol

    I can definitely point out 2 maybe 3 games where the packs been completely dominated but on a whole our direction and execution in games has cost us the most.
     
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    packo :) (:

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    When I say match it I don't mean destroy packs. They have held their own and will never beat a Bulldogs outfit if we can't score points when we have the chance.
     
  15. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Does Feeney usually play on the left?
     
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  16. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Matthew Johns

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    Mate again... "matched" means being competitive against the opposite team.

    Put it this way, we have not made 1500m in any game this yr... last week v the Roosters we made 1499m 757m of that was the back 5.
    The roosters made 1860m

    I put a post up just the other day showing each game this yr for meters gained vs meters against and we have been 300m behind every week.
     
  17. packo

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    We've been competitive in all our games bar one and in a position to win a few of them. I'm saying our execution has let us down also. Big mental defeat if you can't score down the other end.
     
  18. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    He has been this year.
    Last year I have a feeling he was mostly on the right.
     
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  19. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    That's good, they won't need to swap lamb
     
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  20. Left Foot

    Left Foot Mark Sargent

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    I swear Browny must read my posts.
    Now just need to confirm Gagai is captain this week lol
     

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