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Tom Trbojevic vs Tafua

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Beaver boy, May 20, 2015.

  1. Beaver boy

    Beaver boy Well-Known Member

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    Now that Tafua is back and playing some good footy, catching high balls and making good metres out of our red zone, Tooves is faced with a dilemma. Does he drop Jorge for Tom ?

    If Foran is out, which is highly likely then surely they both stay on the wing, Lyon goes to 5/8 and Hiku to centre. However if all backline players are fit what are your thoughts ?

    I believe with Tom T greatness is staring at us in the face. You cannot hold him back ...... He is ready !
     
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    • Fibro Eagle

      Fibro Eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      i'd keep Jorge in he has only had a few games back and will keep improving Tom T only when injuries occur bring him on slowly
       
    • Beer buzzard

      Beer buzzard Only tipsy on gamedays

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      Keep tafua there. Have Tom tapping him on the shoulder. Tafua has to lift a little
       
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      • cherry_poppins

        cherry_poppins Well-Known Member

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        The real question is Hiku vs Tom T
         
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        • Terry Zarsoff

          Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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          That's like comparing a Massey-Ferguson with a Porsche Carrera.
           
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          • Beaver boy

            Beaver boy Well-Known Member

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            Hiku is a starting international who outplayed Inglis at FB and Chambers at centre in last two Tests. Tom T will be better than both of them put together soon but I would not be dropping Hiku ATM.

            The game Hiku played on the wing in the semi vs Dogs behind a depleted team last year was one to behold.
             
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            • Ryan

              Ryan Well-Known Member

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              Taufuas play the balls and all round passion levels are hopeless.

              The usual polynesian look at the ground, shoulders slumped look.

              Coming out of our end, he takes the ball up, gets tackled after making his customary 6 or 7 metres. He takes around 20 seconds to play the ball while the opposition defensive line gets set.

              He's a lump, and needs an injection of effort and passion. Hes a smaller, less effective Tony Williams.
               
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              • bennyeagle

                bennyeagle Well-Known Member

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                Headaches all around next year when gutherson is fit! Taufua, hiku, lyon, Matai, gutherson, Tom t, wolf, Blair, williame
                 
              • highlandeagle

                highlandeagle Still hating Gallop

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                I'd have both.
                1)Snake
                2)Jorge
                3)Lyon
                4)Matai
                5)Tom
                6)Hiku
                7)DCE
                 
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                • Menzies11

                  Menzies11 Well-Known Member

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                  For real, Blair and Williame? You must be taken the piss.
                   
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                  • anthonyb1965

                    anthonyb1965 GO Manly Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                    He is averaging over 100m per game?
                     
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                    • cherry_poppins

                      cherry_poppins Well-Known Member

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                      I don't know what that first thing is but turbo would be the porsche
                       
                    • Andrew..

                      Andrew.. Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                      A tractor or a piece of heavy machinery.
                       
                    • Ryan

                      Ryan Well-Known Member

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                      Means nothing if we are as a team running against a set defense coming out of our own 20.

                      He makes Daniel Heckenbergs old play the balls look like Speedy Gonzalez on speed.

                      Hiku and Mateo are lazy in the ruck on attack as well.

                      Check the Storm and Chooks. They pride on really, really quick play the balls. Sets the other team on the back foot.

                      Apart from our forwards all playing like crap, they are also playing against set defenses.

                      This is why our metre gainage is leagues worst.

                      I hate that polynesian look these players get. Thankfully, Matai didnt inherit the laziness.
                       
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                      • anthonyb1965

                        anthonyb1965 GO Manly Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                        Just so I am clear, Tafua's 14+ runs per game are lazy?
                         
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                        • Chip and Chase

                          Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                          I thought Horhays efforts on Monday were a sign he is returning to his 2013 form (forget last year it was an aberration due to injury) . At his best Jorge is an asset. Tommy Turbo will no doubt be a superstar, but for mine a fully fit and firing Horhay has him covered at the moment.

                          Read this article and cast your mind back 18months

                          http://www.nrl.com/how-good-is-jorge-taufua/tabid/10874/newsid/75676/default.aspx
                           
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                          • Beer buzzard

                            Beer buzzard Only tipsy on gamedays

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                            All wingers average 100m per game
                             
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                            • cherry_poppins

                              cherry_poppins Well-Known Member

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                              I still believe in Jorge

                              Hiku seems a meh to me tho
                               
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                              • bones

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                                I'd agree with this post if it was describing the 2014 version of Taufua. I think he's been strong this year though.
                                 
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