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Intercept Tries

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Class of 96, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. Class of 96

    Class of 96 Active Member

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    Is it just me that thinks we concede more intercept tries than any other team when kicking across field to the right-side tryline in late tackle count attacking moves. Seems to being happening too often this season. Perhaps the kicks need to be accompanied by a sliding right-side attack for cover when Lyon and Wolfie are committing to the kick and the pill spills.
     
  2. Brookie

    Brookie Well-Known Member

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    yeah, just you i think mate?
     
  3. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. We have been hurt several times this season.

    I also get nerous when the bomb goes up to Jorge's wing.
     
  4. MissKate

    MissKate Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    most teams have players that easily out jump our players, I don't know why we insist on kicking across field bombs, 9 times out of 10 the result goes against us
     
  5. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    We need Izzy to coach Manly in AFL skills ASAP :p
     
  6. StuBoot

    StuBoot Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    I wouldn't say we concede more than any other team, it depends who you're kicking for - eg if it's a kick intended for Snake it stands to reason that we'll have no-one back in cover so if the opposition get a clean pick-up we can be found wanting. But that kind of goes for most other teams too.
     
  7. MK Eagle

    MK Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Defending opposition kicks has improved big time with Taufua now leaving the ground & getting more protection- obviously addressed at training.
    That sensational try with the Titans winger flying high & twisting to score should never, ever happen. Unsure how defensive teams are not letting the attacking jumper get the ball & smash him in mid air which is totally legal when defending. The odd freakish Inglis/Lyon try will still be scored but majority should be handled better imo.
    Back to the point those runaways are frustrating, recall Cronulla & now Titans let back into the match on the back of these 10 - 12 point plays.
     
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    • Class of 96

      Class of 96 Active Member

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      Think the chooks may have also scored against us in similar circumstances. Also recall it happening too often last year. Aside from the Tits and Tigs, it has also been a case of surrendering massive field position on many occasions.
       
    • Brookvale

      Brookvale Well-Known Member

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      Should just go for the field goal at all times

      Get the point and ball back for another set of 6.
       
    • MK Eagle

      MK Eagle Well-Known Member

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      This is what makes rugby yawnion SO Exciting...
       

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