Ken Maumalo

  1. Gizzyfan
    Posts:
    3,454
    Likes:
    6,892
    Join:
    Jan 2, 2013

    Gizzyfan Warriors 1st Grader

    I see him as a Bench option for 2nd row using his speed and power against the slower players in the middle to create half gaps and offloads in shortish minutes. He has a good attitude which should see him able to defend OK with a preseason training there. The bonus is his versatility in covering out wide in case of injury.
     
  2. flying coconut
    Posts:
    830
    Likes:
    2,673
    Join:
    Jul 21, 2012

    flying coconut 1st Grade Fringe

    He just isn't a winger. He is not good in the air, has terrible hands, slow reactions. All he has going for him is his size and his hit ups which he can make off the bench as a forward. If Kearney continues to play him on the wing then he really has learnt nothing this year. The amount of tries the bloke lets in is unforgivable.
     
  3. matiunz
    Posts:
    5,119
    Likes:
    7,452
    Join:
    Jul 15, 2013

    matiunz Warriors 1st Grader Contributor

    Would be interesting to see where Maumalo himself actually wants to play.
    From the outside it looks like the club kinda threw a second rower on the wing to try and recreate Manu, can’t blame Maumalo in that situation.
    I have no problem with Maumalo as an athlete he’s just not a winger which is painfully obvious and I’d like to think we have far better options now
     
  4. bruce
    Posts:
    10,186
    Likes:
    12,666
    Join:
    Sep 1, 2015

    bruce Warriors 1st Grader Contributor

    I thought so until Angus Crighton put him on his arse in the Souths game. He is no Brent Todd who would have leaped straight to his feet, played the ball and then taken the next carry to Crighton again. Ken isn't a forward either.
     
  5. playdaball
    Posts:
    615
    Likes:
    1,112
    Join:
    Apr 23, 2012

    playdaball Heritage Member

    In what minute will Big Ken spill a bomb, leading to a try?

    I've got 26 min.
     
  6. Tragic
    Posts:
    1,965
    Likes:
    2,493
    Join:
    Apr 27, 2016

    Tragic 1st Grade Fringe

    Rabbits wont get close enough to put up a bomb coz our band of 2nd rowers will be knockin them over before the advantage line. Chee Hoo keep da faith!
     
  7. AlexM
    Posts:
    1,262
    Likes:
    2,632
    Join:
    Feb 19, 2017

    AlexM 1st Grade Fringe

    First bomb he tries to handle , then he will be solid rest of the match.
     
  8. SJ's on Fire
    Posts:
    71
    Likes:
    223
    Join:
    Nov 1, 2016

    SJ's on Fire Warriors Bench Player

    5 Minutes to go, the boys are up by 2. It's tackle 5, the rabbits are in our 20. Greg Inglis snaps at the field goal, rebounds of the post and big Kenny M goes for it. Goes straight through the bread basket and Alex Johnston scores in the corner :banghead:
     
  9. tajhay
    Posts:
    7,345
    Likes:
    10,767
    Join:
    Mar 30, 2012

    tajhay Warriors 5th Grader

    8th minute. SJ bombs to manu err Maumalo. Goes through his hands but amazingly travels backwards. Kata picks up the spill and draws in cover and passes inside to RTS to score.

    Yeah who am i kidding. Kata would never pass.
     
  10. Sup42
    Posts:
    14,174
    Likes:
    24,838
    Join:
    May 7, 2012

    Sup42 "Dave"

    Ken drops nothing in Perth....

    Entirely inspired by a strong desire to give the Foum a fk u from Ken.

    Every other round he kills off his career by dropping it every game.
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2018
  11. Ref
    Posts:
    420
    Likes:
    937
    Join:
    May 19, 2012

    Ref 1st Grade Fringe

    Depends.
    Two possible scenarios.

    Drops cold under minimal pressure.
    Drops with plenty of heat on him and players challenging for the ball.
     
  12. Diesel
    Posts:
    1,293
    Likes:
    1,572
    Join:
    Nov 7, 2014

    Diesel 1st Grade Fringe

    11th minute
     
  13. matiunz
    Posts:
    5,119
    Likes:
    7,452
    Join:
    Jul 15, 2013

    matiunz Warriors 1st Grader Contributor

    5th minute; OR has a one off amazing game that leads to Kearney picking him for the foreseeable future
     
  14. Defence
    Posts:
    4,725
    Likes:
    11,090
    Join:
    May 9, 2012

    Defence 1st Grade Fringe

    I'm not gonna death ride the guy- no doubt Reynolds will target him but Im gonna back him to swallow every one of them.
     
  15. eric
    Posts:
    1,019
    Likes:
    1,713
    Join:
    May 27, 2015

    eric 1st Grade Fringe

    Ken’s one of the players I’m least worried about.

    No Shit. He’s gonna be solid this year
     
  16. Warrior482
    Posts:
    329
    Likes:
    636
    Join:
    Oct 12, 2012

    Warrior482 1st Grade Fringe

    NO DROPS
     
  17. Swanley
    Posts:
    2,043
    Likes:
    2,944
    Join:
    Apr 13, 2012

    Swanley 1st Grade Fringe

    In the warm up before hand...
     
  18. Defence
    Posts:
    4,725
    Likes:
    11,090
    Join:
    May 9, 2012

    Defence 1st Grade Fringe

    Round 2 or 3?
     
  19. AlexM
    Posts:
    1,262
    Likes:
    2,632
    Join:
    Feb 19, 2017

    AlexM 1st Grade Fringe

    He dropped one. His second , not sure of the time though
     
  20. Rick O'Shay
    Posts:
    2,179
    Likes:
    2,626
    Join:
    May 1, 2013

    Rick O'Shay 1st Grade Fringe

    We're not exactly sure he did drop it. Refs called it from 50m away and we never got a replay which is always suspect