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I'll never forget when Fifs first came back from surgery where they opened up his belly, was it his appendix? He was young and fit and hit the ball at pace near the line and there was no stopping him. I thought to myself, cripes we have a ridiculously fun weapon here.
 

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I’ve got 4 ahead of him and that is not down playing Andrew by any means ..

Rogers
Miller
Ett
Gal
Gal lacked the game breaking but was consistent as **** and an absolute workhorse. He also was a true leader unlike Fifita who just got an ego boost from the captaincy and then inspired by his efforts (which made for a great fill in captain).

If you were picking either player to play their best game for you it's hands down Fifita although in saying that Gal had some fantastic efforts like when he played 80 minutes in the front row in SOO and got man of the match too
 

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How long did we have a peak Fifita for? Would you say 2014 - 2017ish? Trying to remember how good we had it.
That's an interesting thing to think about... A forwards prime (like, first grade quality prime)
nice set of names but at their peak they couldnt lace fifitas boots
ET could have flashed in and laced Fifita's boots, trimmed his beard and written a message on his wrist strapping and all Fif's would have noticed was a slight breeze
 

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You boys are also forgetting peak Barba in 16... Not many fullbacks were able to do the things he was doing

Defence, ball playing, catching, running, decoys he was legendary
 

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You boys are also forgetting peak Barba in 16... Not many fullbacks were able to do the things he was doing

Defence, ball playing, catching, running, decoys he was legendary
And not his only great season but some forgettable ones in between.
Probably depends on whether you are talking career, block of time, season, single game etc
 
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I think the end point is that people don’t feel that combo will work. It might be our best combo but if it is IMO we are in BIG trouble
 

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I think the end point is that people don’t feel that combo will work. It might be our best combo but if it is IMO we are in BIG trouble
Just need to do so well through the set long kicking doesn’t matter.
EZ
 
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