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Moylan for all his faults , and there are a few , just seems to have clicked with Hynes as a halves partnership , yesterday he looked completely lost for most of the game with Trindall as his partner . It just works , a lot of supporters didn't want a bar of him but he clicks with Hynes , but everything just looked clunky yesterday . And as others have said , Trindall looked a bit lost as to what his role was in that menage a trois .
Perhaps it shows how important Kennedy really is to this team , and it's not so easy to just put a very good player into another position .
It sucks being the third bloke in a manage a trois. All the good jobs are already taken.
 

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I mentioned this in maybe the game day thread but after watching how Trindall played pretty well when he came on and appeared to straighten our attack what's everyone's thoughts of maybe playing Trindall / Hynes for a few weeks?

Reason being:

1. Two kickers
2. Hynes likes running the ball later in the takle count so this could free him up to do so.
3. Freshen Hynes up a bit (doesn't have to have the whole world on his shoulders)
4. Reset the opposition's tactics against us (they all seem to shut us down now)

Thoughts?
 

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I don't think the halves are really the problem. Even though I do wish Moylan could kick more. Finucane, BHU and Toby are our three most important members of our forward pack and 2 of 3 are out. Getting them back will make a huuuuge difference for us.
 

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I mentioned this in maybe the game day thread but after watching how Trindall played pretty well when he came on and appeared to straighten our attack what's everyone's thoughts of maybe playing Trindall / Hynes for a few weeks?

Reason being:

1. Two kickers
2. Hynes likes running the ball later in the takle count so this could free him up to do so.
3. Freshen Hynes up a bit (doesn't have to have the whole world on his shoulders)
4. Reset the opposition's tactics against us (they all seem to shut us down now)

Thoughts?
My thoughts are it’s round 11 and Trindall just now getting talked about.
If he’s the answer he should have put a better effort into showing it all the other weeks (yes, in various roles).
String a few more performances together and coach might start to consider it.
 

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I don't think the halves are really the problem. Even though I do wish Moylan could kick more. Finucane, BHU and Toby are our three most important members of our forward pack and 2 of 3 are out. Getting them back will make a huuuuge difference for us.
Our halves are good enough to take advantage if our forwards are dominating but can't seem to dig us out of trouble.

I think we all thought our forwards had improved but it seems it was only the addition of better cattle (as Burgos charts show us) that made them look better
 

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Our halves are good enough to take advantage if our forwards are dominating but can't seem to dig us out of trouble.

I think we all thought our forwards had improved but it seems it was only the addition of better cattle (as Burgos charts show us) that made them look better
I would like to know the defensive stats such as post contact metres conceded and offloads conceded. I thinks that's where our forwards are getting rolled.
 

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Our halves are good enough to take advantage if our forwards are dominating but can't seem to dig us out of trouble.

I think we all thought our forwards had improved but it seems it was only the addition of better cattle (as Burgos charts show us) that made them look better

I think Rudolf, Fifita and Hunt have all improved this season and are continuing to show that despite some injuries to other key personnel

BHU has also improved but obviously haven't seen him lately
 

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I think Rudolf, Fifita and Hunt have all improved this season and are continuing to show that despite some injuries to other key personnel

BHU has also improved but obviously haven't seen him lately
Yep, missing BHU big time
 

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My thoughts are it’s round 11 and Trindall just now getting talked about.
If he’s the answer he should have put a better effort into showing it all the other weeks (yes, in various roles).
String a few more performances together and coach might start to consider it.
Thanks coach.

In all seriousness Trindalls game/skill set suits Hynes game but it’s a shame we haven’t been allowed to see it happen in game, I wouldn’t mind Moylan going away for a few games and us trialing it out
 
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Our halves are good enough to take advantage if our forwards are dominating but can't seem to dig us out of trouble.
I don't know about that, we've had a few games now with plenty of ball in the oppositions 20 without a lot to show. We look rudferless at times.
 

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I don't know about that, we've had a few games now with plenty of ball in the oppositions 20 without a lot to show. We look rudferless at times.
Yeah, that's fair. The wheels have definitely fallen off lately.
 

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We will struggle against the top sides with 4 or 5 of our top 17 missing - we can cover it for the lesser teams but not the big guns .
 

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We will struggle against the top sides with 4 or 5 of our top 17 missing - we can cover it for the lesser teams but not the big guns .
Roosters are too good a side to be missing BHU and Finucane and Ramien vs then missing Radley (and Verills I guess but may as well count Graham too in that case).

We played not great but lost in the middle again and Teddy absolutely shredded us off the back of it. He had a great game
 

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Roosters are too good a side to be missing BHU and Finucane and Ramien vs then missing Radley (and Verills I guess but may as well count Graham too in that case).

We played not great but lost in the middle again and Teddy absolutely shredded us off the back of it. He had a great game
Again, we had plenty of ball in their red zone to score tries, nothing to do with the ruck and no excuses there
 

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Again, we had plenty of ball in their red zone to score tries, nothing to do with the ruck and no excuses there
Having a middle who can ball play (Finucane) makes a big difference when attacking inside 20. McInnes just isn’t on the same level.
 
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