Round 1: Newcastle Knights vs Cronulla Sharks

Discussion in 'Newcastle Knights Discussion' started by rhugh89, Dec 19, 2018.

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What is your prediction for this game ??

Poll closed Mar 14, 2019.
  1. Knights 1-12

    19 vote(s)
    54.3%
  2. Knights 13+

    11 vote(s)
    31.4%
  3. Draw

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Sharks 13+

    1 vote(s)
    2.9%
  5. Sharks 1-12

    4 vote(s)
    11.4%
  1. rhugh89

    rhugh89 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    FRIDAY 15TH MARCH, 2019 @ 6:00PM
    MCDONALD JONES STADIUM, NEWCASTLE


    OFFICIALS


    REFEREES: PETER GOUGH AND PHIL HENDERSON
    SIDELINE OFFICIALS: RICKEY MACFARLANE AND DREW OULTRUM
    VIDEO REFEREES: BRYAN NORRIE AND ASHLEY KLEIN


    LOWER GRADES

    ISP: NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS VS NEWTOWN JETS
    MCDONALD JONES STADIUM, NEWCASTLE
    FRIDAY MARCH 15TH, 2019 @ 2:45PM

    JERSEY FLEGG: KNIGHTS HAVE THE BYE

    KNIGHTS TEAM

    1. CONNOR WATSON
    2. EDRICK LEE
    3. HYMEL HUNT
    4. JESSE RAMIEN
    5. SHAUN KENNY DOWALL
    6. KALYN PONGA
    7. MITCHELL PEARCE (C)
    8. DAVID KLEMMER
    9. DANNY LEVI
    10. JAMES GAVET
    11. LACHLAN FITZGIBBON
    12. SIONE MATA'UTIA
    13. TIM GLASBY

    14. KURT MANN
    15. AIDAN GUERRA
    16. MITCH BARNETT
    17. DANIEL SAIFITI

    18. JAMIE BUHRER
    19. HERMAN ESE'ESE
    20. JOSH KING
    21. BRODIE JONES

    STATS

    PLAYER AND TEAM STATS
    MATCH STATS
    HISTORICAL STATS



    UPCOMING MILESTONES

    - JACOB SAIFITI REQUIRES 3 MORE GAMES TO REACH 50 NRL GAMES
    - EDRICK LEE REQUIRES 3 MORE TRIES TO REACH 50 CAREER TRIES
    - HYMEL HUNT REQUIRES 3 MORE GAMES TO REACH 50 NRL GAMES

     
  2. rhugh89

    rhugh89 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    Less than 3 months away...Can't wait !!
     
  3. Defender1

    Defender1 Steve Simpson

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    Interesting to see how the Sharks will fair after today's events... their off season is now in tatters.
     
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    mozza Game on broheim

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    Us by 200.
     
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  5. Joel

    Joel Touche...

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    I would love to see Ponga sidestep Gallen into oblivion and we never hear about him again. Their premiership window is pretty much goneski which would make beating them even sweeter after his sh*t talking.
     
  6. Wobbles

    Wobbles Darren Treacy

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    Ramien and Lee have got to be cheering they avoided this drama!
     
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    knightime Max Chapman

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    Couldn't agree more. For mine, I've always thought our losses to the Sharks were the ones where we were most disrespected by the other team. Gallen has said a few times that he didn't think many of our players were up to first-grade standard (in fairness, a lot of them weren't at the time), and then the separate comments regarding Pearce and, later, Brown. It'd be a great start to next year to get a win over the Sharks in particular.
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Take what Gallen says with a grain of salt. He is an admitted drug cheat.
     
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    Wobbles Darren Treacy

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    I hope they've uncovered evidence of correspondence between Flannagan and Gallen during his suspension, as their captain I'd be surprised if there wasn't.

    Knowing that it was forbidden, if Gallen was complicient in the breach it'd be some sweet justice to see him face some sanctions.
     
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    cowboyman Ben Kennedy

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    Their whole premiership should have one big massive astrix next to it now as well.
     
  11. R_A

    R_A Adam Woolnough

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    From my understanding there were serious doubts they were cap compliant in 2015 and 2017. Give me a break that they were in 2016 as well then. Can't believe Buzz is still leading the brigade for the NRL to not be too harsh on Flanagan, Throw the freaking book at him. Throw the freaking book at the Sharks. It's getting up there with the Storm deliberately rorting the cap for a number of years.
    Flanagan basically rendered his suspension mute by his alleged contact with the Sharks during the season. Which means the Sharks basically got an unfair advantage that shouldn't have happened, which absolutely influenced how they went later on.

    Even Sharks fans are pissed off and turned on him.

    Anyway on the topic of the game, I actually haven't bothered to look at the draw much but they are starting at 5 on Fridays now?
     
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    krustykraz Shane O'Grady

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    danknights Steve Simpson

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    I hope we towel them up to be honest. Gal can eat humble pie. Wanchor
     
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  14. Ethan

    Ethan Steve Simpson

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    It should be as good a time as any to leave Gallen with a lasting memory of Newcastle. Id like to leave Gallen with a lasting memory of the front end of my 4x4 .
     
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    Kurriboy Sean Rudder

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    Wait what? 5pm Friday starts?

    Geez talk about giving me a heart attack. It is 6pm.

    I just put in my roster preferences covering that day to leave early to get there for 6.
     
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    R_A Adam Woolnough

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    Oh I just noticed the original post had 5pm, maybe that's when gates open or whatever, my bad lol
     
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    R_A Adam Woolnough

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    Agreed. Can't wait to prove him wrong in round 1. Well we have already proven him wrong actually haha. He said it would take 2-3 years to be a consistent top 8 side. We are already there no less then 12 months later.

    With the coach certainly to be suspended and deregistered I am nearly at the point where I will be disappointed if we lose. With the players we have lost, and Gallen actually being a liability on the field these days losing won't be acceptable.
     
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    R_A Adam Woolnough

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    Also Gallen keeps crapping on about there being no more resilient club in Australian Sport then the Sharks, lmao, give me a break
     
  19. Battler

    Battler Steve Southern

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    Shut up Paul.
     
  20. danknights

    danknights Steve Simpson

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    Haha the blokes a grub. They've had to be because they put themselves in that position to start with. His brain has copped too many knocks.
     

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