NSW Cup Trial - Armidale

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  1. Ms.Nobody

    Ms.Nobody Banned

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    NSW Cup kick off trials

    http://www.newcastleknights.com.au/news-display/NSW-Cup-kick-off-trials/67715

    Anyone attending? Would love some updates etc

    Also, asked the Knights if they could give us some squad names and they said they will get back to me.
     
  2. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    If the weather is nice i might go
     
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    Not too exciting but Parramatta have named their squad for anyone who's going:

    Ricky Stuart has named the squad that will play the Newcastle Knights this Saturday, February 2 in Armidale.
    Here is the Eels team:

    1. Jerome Mckenzie
    2. Vai Toutai
    3. Brayden Willieme
    4. Dylon Gilbert
    5. Semi Radradra
    6. Luke Kelly
    7. Api Pewhairangi
    8. Taulima Toutai
    9. Nathan Smith
    10. Taniela Lasalo
    11. Reni Maitua
    12. Daniel Harrison
    13. Ken Edwards

    Our extended squad is as follows:
    14. Pat OHanlon
    15. Kelepi Tanginoa
    16. Pauli Pauli
    17. Frazer Masinamua
    18. Lorenzo Ma'afu
    19. Dean Prata
    20. Jason Seage
    21. Jon Pepa
    22. Jason Wehbe
    23. Limoni Kamuta
     
  4. Junior11

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    We should flog them if we play all our NSW Cup boys

    They're fielding a pretty good forward pack though

    - - - Updated - - -

    Our squad will be announced tomorrow according to the Knights
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Pretty surprised to seem Maitua in a pretty average Parramatta squad. Isn't he rated highly by Stuart?
     
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    I think he has to play in the NSW Cup trial since he's banned to play in the first grade trials after his high shot on Miller in round 26

    Could be wrong though. Maybe he's just there for experience.
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Ah, that could be right.

    Never heard he got banned. I guess there needs to be some experience. But I'm confident our NSW Cup boys will come away with a win.
     
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    NSW Cup coach Rick Stone will take a 21-man squad to Armidale on Saturday for the Newcastle Knights first trial match against the Parramatta Eels.
    Making his long awaited return from injury is Peter Mata’utia, who will take over full back duties for this weekend’s game.

    Mata’utia will line up alongside younger brother Chanel, who graduated from the under 20’s this year and has been named on the wing for Saturday’s game.

    Former Knights NYC players Tyler Randell, Chad Redman, Nathan Clarke and Kailem Perkins will play their first NSW Cup game and will be joined by a number of local league players.

    1. Peter Mata’utia
    2. Josh Mantellato
    3. Dale Clacherty
    4. Michael Mate
    5. Chanel Mata’utia
    6. Tyler Randell
    7. Adrian Davis
    8. Dylan Smith
    9. Chad Redman
    10. Ben Tupou
    11. Nathan Clarke
    12. Kailem Perkins
    13. Dylan Hartin

    Interchange

    14. Simon Allen
    15. Patrick Murphy
    16. Thomas Lidden
    17. Jacob Sinclair
    18. Luke Turner
    19. Brenton Horwood
    20. Daniel Phillips
    21. James Coote
     
  10. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    1. Peter Mata’utia - coming back from injury - well above this level
    2. Josh Mantellato - also well above this level
    3. Dale Clacherty - hasn't done a thing since he got the Carlsen medal and played for NSW 4 years ago
    4. Michael Mate - had a reasonable season with us last year
    5. Chanel Mata’utia - the star back of our NYC last year if you don't count defence
    6. Tyler Randell - needs to find a spot and stick to it.
    7. Adrian Davis - could be the guy to lead the team this year
    8. Dylan Smith - big prop who played the back end of last year with us - didn't look fit - but looked really good. former cowboys NYC player from memory
    9. Chad Redman will work his guts out, but needs a burst of improvement - former Aus schoolboys hooker - so was once rated the best 18 year old hooker in the country.
    10. Ben Tupou - great to see Ben getting a run. He played in the trials last year and looked fantastic to me - like a bigger version of Anthony.
    11. Nathan Clarke - despite playing 3 years of NYC, he's too small
    12. Kailem Perkins - he couldn't even get more than a few runs in NYC last year - mostly played for the scorps after coming down from Mackay to play for us - might have needed a year to get used to the place.
    13. Dylan Hartin - don't know him

    Interchange

    14. Simon Allen - last of the 2006 NYC boys
    15. Patrick Murphy
    16. Thomas Lidden
    17. Jacob Sinclair
    18. Luke Turner
    19. Brenton Horwood
    20. Daniel Phillips
    21. James Coote
     
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    footin mouth Tony Kemp

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    Billy, I heard that Mantellato has not got the final Doctor's clearance for his arm, therefore he will not be playing tomorrow.
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    If everyone at the club is fit 1 (maybe 2) of those guys gets a start in NSW Cup.
     
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    Most of the other NSW Cup squad must be playing in the NRL trial

    Where the hell is Stig?
     
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    I don't think Stig's been given clearance to play again, yet.
     
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    I don't even think Stig has been training has he?

    We have named a no name side really, which surprises me although there are two more trial games for NSW Cup so I'd say players will get cut.

    Tyler Randell (Sullivan) has had a weird career to date. Started in the halves for Matt's & Ball then went to hooker, lock and now back into the halves.

    Seems they can't figure out where to have him.
     
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    I've seen him training with everyone else in the photos but he mustn't be cleared to actually play, as James said

    I think Randell is best suited at lock. He just needs more size to him
     
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    Xiconia James Goulding

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    Hey guys!! HEading to the game the ground is about 500m from my house

    Anyone know the exact main game kick off time???

    The net says 5pm but my ticket says there an under 16 and under 18 match on before so unless there powering through the matches think it might be a little later than that!
     
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    So josh mantalato is out with a broken toe. Rick stone asked pete matautia if he wanted to play fullback to fill in. But pete will play in coffs. No top 30 members were ment to play in armidale. Inside word
     
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    jamesgould Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    Thanks for the info Rednblue! Any news like that is always really appreciated, it's so hard to find out sometimes.

    Bad news for Mantellato, hope it doesn't keep him out for too long.
     

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