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Super Rugby AU Round 5 Brumbies v Reds Saturday 7.15 GIO Stadium

Discussion in 'Rugby Matches' started by TSR, Jul 29, 2020.

  1. TSR Jim Lenehan (48)

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    Hopefully we’ll see the same starting team for the Reds as their last game.

    Brumbies firm favourites, Reds need to start winning games like this to move from being a team with potential.
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  2. RugbyReg George Smith (75)

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    Unfortunately I haven't seen a whole lot as yet to suggest they can get over the Brumbies.
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  3. The Nomad Vay Wilson (31)

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    There's been talk of Blyth back at lock with ASY to 6, Wright at 7 and Fraser to the bench.

    Could make sense , with ASY out there early for the grind and bring Fraser on later in the game when things open up a little.
  4. Adam84 Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Jordan Petaia might come off the bench as well reportedly.. good news to see the young fella back out there
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  5. Dan54 Andrew Slack (58)

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    C'mon Reds, as TSR says, it well past time boys, no more potential shit, just do the business!
  6. Brumby Jack Steve Williams (59)

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    One change for the Brumbies, Darcy Swain back in for Murray Douglas

    1. Scott Sio

    2. Folau Fainga'a

    3. Allan Alaalatoa (c)

    4. Darcy Swain

    5. Nick Frost

    6. Rob Valetini

    7. Will Miller

    8. Pete Samu

    9. Joe Powell

    10. Bayley Kuenzle

    11. Tom Wright

    12. Irae Simone

    13. Tevita Kuridrani

    14. Solomone Kata

    15. Tom Banks


    16. Connal McInerney

    17. James Slipper

    18. Tom Ross

    19. Tom Cusack

    20. Lachlan McCaffrey

    21. Issak Fines

    22. Mack Hansen

    23. Andy Muirhead
  7. whitefalcon Allen Oxlade (6)

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    It makes me a little nervous the Brumbies not having a lock replacement. It worked for us last week but still, seems a little dangerous.

    I assume Samu would be considered the lock replacement?
  8. Jets Mark Loane (55)

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    1. Dane Zander
    2. Brandon Paenga-Amosa
    3. Taniela Tupou
    4. Angus Blyth
    5. Lukhan Salakaia-Loto
    6. Angus Scott-Young
    7. Liam Wright
    8. Harry Wilson
    9. Scott Malolua
    10. James O'Connor
    11. Filipo Daugunu
    12. Hamish Stewart
    13. Hunter Paisami
    14. Chris Feauai-Sautia
    15. Jock Campbell
    16. Alex Mafi
    17. Feao Fotuaika
    18. Jack Straker
    19. Ryan Smith
    20. Fraser McReight
    21. Tate McDermott
    22. Bryce Hegarty
    23. Jordan Petaia

    Good to see Jordie back
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  9. The Nomad Vay Wilson (31)

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    Good to see Feao back as well.

    Is Smith injured?

    McDermott and McReight on the bench will make for an up tempo finish, plus whatever Petaia can bring.

    Looking forward to it!
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  10. Brumby Jack Steve Williams (59)

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    Valetini did it in round 1
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  11. Brumby Runner John Eales (66)

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    This will be tough. Shame McDermott won't be going head to head with Powell early in the game.
  12. Slim 293 George Gregan (70)

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    Surprised not to see Douglas on the bench...

    Not having a bench lock was a disaster against the Tahs.
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  13. Beer Baron Bill McLean (32)

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    Brumbies $1.34 favourites. Unfortunately that's probably correct..
    This would be a big upset. Brumbies very strong across the park - esp. the backline. Reds forwards need to have a blinder
  14. Up the Guts Paul McLean (56)

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    The Reds certainly have the firepower to get the job done. $1.34 is not great value on the Brumbies imo.

    Folau Faiingaa is paying $1.90 for anytime tryscorer, has a hooker ever been lower?
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  15. dru Simon Poidevin (60)

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    Great opportunity here for the Reds. Definitely need to front this challenge. Really looking forward to it.
  16. Brumby Runner John Eales (66)

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    Brumbies game to lose. Will have one of their strongest lineouts with Swain and Frost in the second row. Scrum battle could be evened up a bit with Hoopert out. For all the talk about the strength of the Reds backrow, it has been there that the Brumbies have set themselves up for victory in earlier games. Valetini has been outstanding, along with Wilson they are the in-form backrowers in the comp, and Pete Samu just had a cracker last week.

    Brumbies backline looks to be playing with more teamwork and purpose than the Reds, with Powell, Simone, Wright and TK outstanding, Banks coming good after injury and Kuenzle fitting in nicely in place of Lolesio. Kata on the wing can do anything with the ball in hand.

    Should be a fittingly good game between the top two sides.
  17. RugbyReg George Smith (75)

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    Agree. Brumbies by 30+.

    Darcy Swain & Joe Powell co-MOMs
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  18. qwerty51 George Gregan (70)

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    Yes, Folau Faingaa at 1.30 vs Sunwolves
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  19. liquor box Ken Catchpole (46)

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    i got on Thor at $4.50 to score at any time which seems pretty good to me.

    Fainga is $5 to score twice
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  20. liquor box Ken Catchpole (46)

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    You can get Reds at $1.36 with a 14.5 point start
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