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Crusaders v Reds SR R6 2020 Friday 4:05PM (Q)

Discussion in 'Rugby Matches' started by dru, Mar 3, 2020.

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  1. dru Mark Ella (57)

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    Shit kick off time. Knock off early or plug the PC in at work.

    Head says Crew by heaps. Heart says wtf, time to kick butt boys.
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  2. Roberts Rugby Bob Loudon (25)

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    If JOC is injured I would roll with;

    1. Smith
    2. Mafi
    3. Tupou
    4. Rodda
    5. LSL
    6. ASY
    7. Wright
    8. Wilson
    9. McDermott
    10. Hegarty (Kicker)
    11. Speight
    12. Stewart
    13. Paisami
    14. CFS
    15. Campbell

    16. Craig (BPA if back from injury)
    17. Hoopert
    18. Nasser
    19. Hockings
    20. McReight
    21. Malolua
    22. Lucas
    23. Daugunu

    If JOC in (flyhalf) then move Hegarty to fullback, Campbell to bench and drop Lucas. Stewart can always move to flyhalf if needed.
    Hoopert needs a bit more confidence after his neck injury last year but I have faith that will come sooner than later.
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  3. Brumby Jack Steve Williams (59)

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    1. JP Smith – GPS
    2. Alex Mafi – Bond University
    3. Taniela Tupou – Brothers
    4. Lukhan Salakaia-Loto – Souths
    5. Harry Hockings – University of Queensland
    6. Angus Scott-Young – University of Queensland
    7. Liam Wright © – Easts
    8. Harry Wilson – Brothers
    9. Scott Malolua – GPS
    10. Isaac Lucas – Sunnybank
    11. Henry Speight – Bond University
    12. Hamish Stewart – Brothers
    13. Hunter Paisami – Wests
    14. Chris Feauai-Sautia – Souths
    15. Jock Campbell – University of Queensland

    16. Ed Craig – TBC
    17. Dane Zander – Norths
    18. Josh Nasser – University of Queensland
    19. Angus Blyth – Bond University
    20. Fraser McReight – Brothers
    21. Tate McDermott – University of Queensland
    22. Bryce Hegarty – GPS
    23. Filipo Daugunu – Wests
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  4. Bobby Sands Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Hoopert deserves to be dropped, but otherwise this is a strange team. Almost like we are conceding. Hope we pull something from deep down.
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  5. Braveheart81 Rocky Elsom (76)

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    JOC injured, Rodda with a niggle and given the week off, absence of JOC has led to rotating McDermott out (and Thorn was apparently very happy with Maloula last week).
  6. Finsbury Girl Vay Wilson (31)

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    Looks strong. QLD by 30.
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  7. Silverado Trevor Allan (34)

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    Big call to have Lucas given his chance v Crusaders with Hegharty on the bench. Looks like the starting props will be getting a lot of minutes again
  8. dru Mark Ella (57)

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    Yowsers. Like seeing Lucas - Stewart, but I would have been happy to wait somewhat longer though.

    Like to see Daugunu get a few more minutes this time.
  9. Beer Baron Vay Wilson (31)

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    Wonder how much lineout and driving maul training both teams have been doing. One offensively, the other defensively.
    Fair to say this has been the biggest killer this season would it not? - overtaking the usual shit exits whinge we all have
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  10. PhilClinton Darby Loudon (17)

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    I feel like this team is halfway to being a real chance of surprising the Crusaders. If Thorn had started McReight (for ASY) and maybe Daugunnu (for either winger) then I feel like this team is unknown enough to cause an upset. Or go completely the other way and get flogged.
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  11. Tex Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Hope the Reds prove me wrong but I reckon they're in for a bit of an arse-tearing
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  12. Bobby Sands Ken Catchpole (46)

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    I’d like Brad to play a few games, and teach the boys how to defend a maul.
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  13. Bobby Sands Ken Catchpole (46)

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    ASY was immense last week, think he adds plenty.

    McReight is good enough to start - but I don’t mind the hardened bodies doing the early grunt.
  14. RedsHappy Tony Shaw (54)

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    Whatever else, this will be a serious test of the 'young and developing' squad model vs probably the very best 2020 Super squad in the business.

    Whatever the size of the gap come the end of play - let's hope it's small - we'll know more about this model as a work in progress and what kind of competitive growth track it's on.
  15. molman Phil Hardcastle (33)

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    Maybe the Crusaders will go all Brumbies and just mess with the Reds by not mauling :)

    I agree. I liked the look of ASY last week. I think you give him another run. McReight will have his time.
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  16. Dctarget John Thornett (49)

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    Christ on a bike we're in for a spanking
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  17. molman Phil Hardcastle (33)

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    I like seeing Lucas too. I think if he's your 2nd 10 you have to play him. I'm just not sure I wouldn't have slipped Hegarty in there somewhere.

    Also, some real defeatist talk in here.
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  18. Brumby Runner Rod McCall (65)

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    Reds starting front row should see early dominance, or par at least, again. Replacements are not really up to scratch Saders should run away with the game at the end.

    McDermott on the bench could be the result of being absolutely bullied by the Sharks last week. Expect more of the same from the Saders at breakdown time. Tate has some strong points, but also apparently is weak behind a pack going backwards. ASY one of the Reds best last week and deserves his spot.
  19. waiopehu oldboy Tim Horan (67)

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    Crusaders: George Bridge, Sevu Reece, Jack Goodhue, Dallas McLeod, Leicester Faingaanuku, Richie Mo'unga, Ere Enari, Tom Sanders, Tom Christie, Cullen Grace, Mitchell Dunshea, Scott Barrett (c). Michael Alaalatoa, Codie Taylor, Joe Moody. Reserves: Brodie McAlister, George Bower, Oliver Jager, Luke Romano, Sione Havili, Mitchell Drummond, Brett Cameron, Manasa Mataele.

    Rasta man has the whistle.
  20. Dctarget John Thornett (49)

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    Lot of new names in there.
    What's the news on Enari, McLeod & Faingaanuku?
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