General NRL 2022 Round 25 - General Discussion

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NRL 2022 Round 25 - General Discussion

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A thread for all 2022 Round 25 team lists, discussions, news and views. Serves as a team list thread and game day discussion for all games through the week (all games besides the Warriors one of course :) )...
 

Rizzah

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Couple of quality games early this week.
Parra vs Storm (now)
Roosters vs Rabbits (Friday)
 
Storm to take Cows top 4 spot, down 8-0 at HT though.
Negative. What about Canberra sneaking into the 8 and knocking Storm out in Round 1 of the Finals... imagine that!
The Raiders tend to go ok against the Storm and, as matiunz said, the Storm are looking a bit sloppy (missing Pap, gun forwards getting older and recruits not as polished as they've had in the past)!
 
Slightly off topic, but can someone explain to me how Ivan has been allowed to use more than his squad of 30 players for the game this weekend v the Cowboys?

On the team list there are 22 players named for the game. In addition to that there are the 12 players listed in the "outs", ie the rested players (Edwards, To'o, May, etc). Obviously this is 34 players. I realise this all must be above board, but kind of makes a mockery of the squad of 30?
 
Couple of quality games early this week.
Parra vs Storm (now)
Roosters vs Rabbits (Friday)
Could of added Panthers vs Cowboys if the Panthers hadn't rested so many players.

Still think that will be interesting. A test of the Panthers depth, usually the top sides guys slot in and it seems like they have 2 decent sides depth wise. The Cowboys aren't traditionally good travelling side. So they can get another win away from home or they could trip up which could knock their confidence or give Payten a good reason to get them to focus.
 
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I have been really impressed with Koula in the centres for Manly. He cut down the Bulldogs left side several times in the first half with good defensive reads.
He along with Olakau’atu are their danger men but neither are being utilised properly today
 
This new stadium is a site. Especially full.

When we were looking Eden Park for 2011 our media was making out like the old SFS was something we should look to. The Aussies demolish it and build a new one as it was deemed old and run down. Sydney now have CommBank Stadium, this one and the Olympic Stadium is getting worked on as well isn't it?

Then look at Melbourne's upgrade from the old Olympic park to their new ground. We really need to get ourselves sorted out in this country.
 
Slightly off topic, but can someone explain to me how Ivan has been allowed to use more than his squad of 30 players for the game this weekend v the Cowboys?

On the team list there are 22 players named for the game. In addition to that there are the 12 players listed in the "outs", ie the rested players (Edwards, To'o, May, etc). Obviously this is 34 players. I realise this all must be above board, but kind of makes a mockery of the squad of 30?
My understanding is you can go outside your Top 30 from Round 11 onwards without seeking any special exemption.
#16, #18 & #19 for the Panthers are all on Development contracts at the club.
We've named the likes of Jayden Corrigan & Garrett Smith in match squads this year despite no fulltime contracts
 
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Hi Guys - but slightly off topic - interested in Roger Tuivasa-Scheck - how has he beeen faring in the other code - and why is he not playing for the A.Bs, and if he is wasting his time there - would there be any chance for him to come back to the Warriors? - just askin? Thanks
 
Hi Guys - but slightly off topic - interested in Roger Tuivasa-Scheck - how has he beeen faring in the other code - and why is he not playing for the A.Bs, and if he is wasting his time there - would there be any chance for him to come back to the Warriors? - just askin? Thanks
Yes is absolutely wasting his time in rugby. He is behind a number of others that seem to be preferred ahead of him in the centres.
 
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