Staggs had a poor game against the cowboys so will want a big game on Saturday. Although he is on a steep learning curve I think Berry will go alright!
Cowboys put the bigger body of Taulagi on Staggs. That tactic and Cobbo having a mare shut that side down.

Taking time away from Cobbo is going to be Montoya's main assignment. Cobbo looked suspect under pressure.

Arthurs should know Farnsworth's game inside out but it'll be a tough assignment physically. Farnsworth is 11kgs heavier than Arthurs and looks faster. Oates is slow like Pompey.
 
Revised team.

1 R Walsh
2 E Kosi / J Ratuva ?
3 J Arthars
4 E Aitkin
5 M Montoya
6 C H Tavita
7 🙄
8 A F Blake
9 W Egan
10 M Lodge
11 J Curren
12 A Pene
13 J Tavaga

14 T Otukolo
15 B Afoa
16 B M Masila
17 B Sironen

Katoa to bench for siro if eye hasn't recovered.
Do you carry a hooker on the bench when you've got Tevaga who can move there and Sironen can cover at worst? I'd like to see Murchie given a run. He's been good in the few opportunities he got last season.
 
Looka here now, I know it says Farnsworth is 106kg on "Wiki" it also says Lattrell Mitchel is 102kg 😂😂
Herbie ain't that much bigger than Arthars.
That was from NRL.com but yeah it did seem strange. Farnworth doesn't look 106kgs to me. He has been one of the Broncos best though, 4 trys in the last 2 game and he's notably faster this year.

Latrell's spare tyres weigh 102kgs on their own.
 
With Adam Cook, is there any timeframe we have to wait to be able to play him since he's not in 1st grade? Would much rather see him over Kodi if the half injuries drag on, he doesn't look like he gives a flying F when he's out there
Hi mate, you can call up players from your development squad after round 11. I don’t think Cook is in our development squad at the moment though, although we do have a couple of spots open there
 
Forget the distribution problems, Aitken is the only center we have in our squad who can do a job defensively against Katoni Staggs.

I saw the Dolphins game, nobody impressed enough to force their way into the side but Pompey played so badly and was so lost defensively you wouldn't lose anything by replacing him with Kosi who atleast managed 18 runs for 180 metres against the Devils.
 
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If the teams been training well all year.. then stick with the same starters I suppose but add in Shaun or Ash if fit..

It would not surprise me if Ash Taylor has played his last game of rugby league.

It says a Rnd 4 return on the NRL's casualty ward info, but he had the big question mark last year on whether his chronic hip issues were career-ending, and in the presser Brown seemed to think he was in pretty bad shape. who knows, I just have a gut feeling he is done, but he could end up suiting up this week!

I think we rolled the dice and lost there, but it was a low-risk move.

As far as this week's team, put me in the 'move Aitken back to centre' camp.
 
It would not surprise me if Ash Taylor has played his last game of rugby league.

It says a Rnd 4 return on the NRL's casualty ward info, but he had the big question mark last year on whether his chronic hip issues were career-ending, and in the presser Brown seemed to think he was in pretty bad shape. who knows, I just have a gut feeling he is done, but he could end up suiting up this week!

I think we rolled the dice and lost there, but it was a low-risk move.

As far as this week's team, put me in the 'move Aitken back to centre' camp.
Finding unanimous agreement on this site is not common but in terms of moving Aitken back to centre I think nearly everyone is on board. Will it happen? I don't think so!