Semi Radradra

Discussion in 'Knights Signings, Rumours & Player Movement' started by josh2010, Dec 8, 2017.

  1. BargeArse

    BargeArse Gary Wurth

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    Not sure how you could get him and play him anywhere besides the wing. He’s easily a top 3-5 winger in the game and on his day, arguably the best. Yes he’s a physical freak, but he’s an unknown at centre.
     
  2. cowboyman

    cowboyman Mark Hughes

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    No way in the world he has the skills for fullback and I highly doubt he would make a good fist of it at centre. He is just an out and out quality winger.
     
  3. Ethan

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    That's rubbish mate he has all the skills needed go and watch him play a bit because I have ...
     
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    cowboyman Mark Hughes

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    2 sides of the game and I've got no doubt in my mind his positioning and defence organisation would be the worst in the comp of any fullback.

    Plus in my opinion he doesn't even have half the quality needed in attack for a modern day fullback.

    I suggest you open your eyes when he is playing. A very good winger, the best in the comp on his day. But fullback or even centre he is not.
     
  5. BargeArse

    BargeArse Gary Wurth

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    I’d play him on the wing as he’s one of the best there, but he could very likely play centre or fullback at a high level. Dugan made a living playing fullback purely being a big, strong, damaging ball runner. He couldn’t ball play to save his life. Now he’s moved into the centres. Same sort of thing for him out there, only he’s proven to be a lockdown defender which is so important, something that’s not a given Semi could become.
     
  6. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Semi can wear the number 7 if he wants.
    Just give him the ball and watch the fun is all you have to do.
     
  7. Thornborough92

    Thornborough92 James Goulding

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    if semi had a lighter skin tone would you think he maybe could transition into a good fullback? the way you're describing him is like you think he is without a brain.
    dumb dumb catch ball, dumb dumb run ball.
     
  8. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    He is taking up league as an adult - converting from rugby 7s. He has picked up the game far better than just about anyone else converting as an adult, but there has to be limits to how much he can pick up.
     
  9. Thornborough92

    Thornborough92 James Goulding

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    but as the player last season before he left, he'd be a more then capable fullback.
    has no problem at all under the high ball, is lightning fast and arguably the hardest bloke to tackle in the entire competition. Yes his positioning and talk from the back would be pretty ordinary but those things come with time and experience...
     
  10. Aidos

    Aidos Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    That's really unnecessary. Stick to the debate not the man.
     
  11. Left Foot

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    Why are you even debating with Ethan?
    This is the guy that wanted to sign Dave Taylor and Trex to play centres.

    Semi would never make it as a fullback.
    He might be good for a year in the centres but he will be eventually found out.
     
  12. Aidos

    Aidos Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Nowadays if you're not a ball-player from the back you don't really make it in the NRL. Michael Gordon is just about the only ball-running fullback that's NRL quality and even then I think it's a big disadvantage. Dugan got found at fullback because he can't pass.
     
  13. Left Foot

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    It’s not even just that with Semi.
    He’s a big unit and will struggle big time with the fitnesss side of things at fullback.
    He will always be just a ball runner but a bloody good one.
    Leave him on the wing but I’m not against him playing him in the centres for a year before he gets found out.
     
  14. daverene

    daverene Tony Kemp

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    I want a big semi....:cheer:
     
  15. Ethan

    Ethan Sean Rudder

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    Trex has played centre and 5/8 for that matter mate and if I remember right didn't Trex play centre for Australia at one time ...
     
  16. Ethan

    Ethan Sean Rudder

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    I didn't want Semi at f/b I just said he could play there but if he wants to come here to play centre then give him the centre spot 1 Ponga 2 Ross 3 Moga 4 Semi 5 Skd That's a backline that would really worry most other teams in the comp ....
     
  17. Ethan

    Ethan Sean Rudder

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    Oh and didn't Brown come out and say he wanted bigger centre's
     
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    Ethan Sean Rudder

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    cowboyman Mark Hughes

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    Yep you got me that's exactly my thought process...

    Go give yourself and uppercut.
     
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