2023 NRL Round 4 Cronulla Sutherland Sharks vs. St George Illawarra Dragons @ Jubilee Stadium Sunday 26th March @ 6:15pm

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If we lose, and Tigers and Para win, we are coming equal last.
 
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Lol this can either be a close one that we win, or a blow out which we lose.

Considering our sub par performances, the latter seems the likely.
 
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The Dragons will fire up for this one, they will be dirty on blowing the game against the Broncos with only 10 mins to go.

They have some strong forwards who make metres, Kerr, the Molo boys, Bird and BMM when he doesn't have brain explosions.

Hunt will have them fired up and in their backline they do have players that can hurt us if they are on their game.

If we do have Nicho and he fires, then we should win but nothing is guaranteed.
 

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Dragons look OK, but they also let some super soft tries in.

Last couple of years have shown our game doesn't work against Canberra, but generally does against the Dragons, hopefully that continues.

Would be a good game to have Trindall bombing Sloan and Ravalawa.
 
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Thoughts on this team:

Kennedy
Katoa
Ramien
Mulitalo
Stonestreet
Trindall
Hynes
BHU
Brailey (reluctantly)
Hunt
Nikora
Wilton
Finucane

Talakai
Rudolf
McInnes
Kafusi

Williams 18th man.
 

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there is no reason to drop rudolf is my first though and hunt has done nothing for the promotion
Presumably even in this arrangement they'd play about the same minutes as Rudolf start, Hunt of bench.
I would consider swapping Hunt to start with BHU if we started Cam at hooker but otherwise I'd stick with Rudolf starting.

Thoughts on this team:

Kennedy
Katoa
Ramien
Mulitalo
Stonestreet
Trindall
Hynes
BHU
Brailey (reluctantly)
Hunt
Nikora
Wilton
Finucane

Talakai
Rudolf
McInnes
Kafusi

Williams 18th man.
I just don't really see what problem it fixes (ignoring the Moylan v Trindall argument).

Talakai Ronaldo is not an issue offensively and I'm not convinced they are specifically an issue defensively.
Your basically saying 80 minutes of Stonestreet + 10-30 from Talakai will be notably better than 80 minutes of Talakai and 10-20 from Williams.

I personally don't know if that is true and it is a hell of a reshuffled to end up being wrong about.

Conversation becomes more viable if Stonestreet came in for a few rounds due to injury. At this stage we don't even know if Fitz would pick him if it came up.
 

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I can't see a rookie winger and a guy who's never really played centre at nrl level on one side together ending well defensively
Sounds like the plan would be for Trindall to make all their tackles for them
 

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Geez some of this forum gonna blow if Moylan and Trindall named together, in the 17 this week.
Well, yeah, I think a lot of people would be pretty disappointed if our marquee man doesn't play again
 
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