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Waratahs 2020

Discussion in 'Rugby Discussion' started by RugbyReg, May 9, 2019.

  1. Adam84 Chilla Wilson (44)

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    Reckon the new coach will be asking for dispensation to recruit kiwis, that’s probably the worst Tahs squad I’ve seen in super rugby
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  2. Derpus Andrew Slack (58)

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    Maddocks is the most overhyped player in Australia.

    It's criminal he's ahead of Banks in the outside backs pecking order at Wallaby level.
  3. Jamie Fred Wood (13)

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    i said this before but we really need to be working on recruitment NOW, with Gibson gone there needs to be a plan in place so we are not last on the ladder next season, the squad at the moment looks very weak and based on what J Maddocks showed in the later part of the season he really needs to lift his game.

    We need forward that can bend the line and a solid number 8, speed on the wings and someone with a bit of size, some people are talking about A Kellaway coming back, nothing against him but the last thing we already have Clark and Newsome who are pretty much the same player
  4. Dctarget John Thornett (49)

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    When he's in sky blue and scoring buckets of tries for you guys, I will remind you of this comment in years to come :)
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  5. Jamie Fred Wood (13)

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    I personally don't doubt his ability and talent but again his last few games have been poor, also no use having a good backline if we have a soft forward pack, bring on 2020
  6. Adam84 Chilla Wilson (44)

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    He has very good attacking instinct and a physique to support it, but his issue is everything he does off the ball, he looks like he has no idea what to do when it comes to rucks or supporting the ball runner, his defensive reads are quite poor as well. I personally don't think he has been coached very well outside of finding the try-line in touch football.
  7. Derpus Andrew Slack (58)

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    He's a winger, he'll always score tries. But just like Newsome and Clarke, he's not exceptional in any particular way.
  8. Tomikin Mark Loane (55)

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    Could the Tah's be aiming at Maddocks to play 10 ..
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  9. upthereds#! Dick Tooth (41)

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    tahs need the players they killed it with in 2014 - they are all still playing and doing a better job then the 2020 replacements

    TPN, Kepu, Skelton, Poitgetier, AAC, Naiyavoro.
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  10. Braveheart81 Rocky Elsom (76)

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    I reckon that is incredibly unlikely. Talk of him eventually playing 10 seem like nothing more than that. There's nothing I've seen to suggest he'd be up to it.
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  11. Hardtackle Billy Sheehan (19)

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    none of them would be in my wallaby first 15. two on the bench at most.
  12. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Anyone saying Maddocks isn't worth having is nuts - the guy is young, fast, skilful, and can finish. Plus, he's pretty tall, and might fill out a bit more. A lot of potential. Trying to think if we have missed some good finishers - hmmmmm, sounds like something familiar, no, wait, it'll come to me...
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  13. Derpus Andrew Slack (58)

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    To be fair i didnt say he wasnt worth having, just that hes over valued at the moment.
  14. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    What is the going price? I haven't seen a number.
  15. Silverado Nev Cottrell (35)

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    If he wears sky blue the majority of GAGR will come over to Derpus' way o thinking
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  16. Sully John Eales (66)

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    I've heard his defence is average.
  17. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    It needs work. Bit like Banks in that regard. Given these 2 seem to get bracketed a lot, as a direct comparison, Banks is travelling a bit better. But both have a lot of upside. I think both could be very good players going forward.
  18. Blackadder Colin Windon (37)

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    Hopefully the Tahs will make some decent signings soon.
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  19. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    If they have a HC in mind, they might want to wait until they're installed before chasing cattle, or at least get some preferences from "whoever". Obviously they may not have the luxury of time and need to buy while there's stock on the shelf.
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  20. LearningCurve Larry Dwyer (12)

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    I wonder if Cron has an out clause in his Japan contract now that Gibson has pulled the plug, unless the Tahs had someone else lined up. Maybe they want Cheika back post WC.

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