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I think McInnes, kaufusi, Hunt and Hazelton is prob a touch big. And Willams instead of Hunt or Hazelton adds something a bit different if available. I do think though that we should have two props on the bench. One worker and one for impact.
Potentially.
It forces McInnes to be your cover player in case of injury. He has to go to edge if one is injured or if one of them needs to shift to centre. You do get Wade/Williams if there has been two HIAs though.

In a game that goes to plan with substitutions we can certainly get away with something like McInnes Kaufusi Hunt Williams/Graham expecting which ever of the last is chosen to not play a massive role but can bring something a bit different. Between the other forwards named you can still easily cover the minutes. And either of them would be a bit better on edge than Cam - Wade can do 6 too.
 

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Think he would be better coming off the bench either side of the half.
Don’t think he has that strength anymore to match the opening stages of the game.
Would really stop those defensive falls we have either side of halftime.
 

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Finucane and McInnes need to be on the field at the same time for at least 30 minutes. For me they shouldn’t be replaced with one another.
 

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Bring the intensity and energy
Think they'll compliment one another and bring the rest of the team up to their level
I love the concept but it is appears pretty hard to juggle both on at same for more than around 15-20 as it pushes Finucane into prop rotation which is already taken up by 4 players, and you can't really do it at first interchange (for more than 5 minutes or so) as Finucane has already played around 20 at that point, and he's probably not up for 50+ straight regularly anymore.
You don't want to keep McInnes off until Finucane's second stint either, so by virtue of one starting on and one starting off they get kind of hard to match up for 30 minutes.

Other option of course would be just to start Finucane at prop and McInnes at 13 but I kind of like the legspeed element McInnes brings off the bench.
 

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I love the concept but it is appears pretty hard to juggle both on at same for more than around 15-20 as it pushes Finucane into prop rotation which is already taken up by 4 players, and you can't really do it at first interchange (for more than 5 minutes or so) as Finucane has already played around 20 at that point, and he's probably not up for 50+ straight regularly anymore.
You don't want to keep McInnes off until Finucane's second stint either, so by virtue of one starting on and one starting off they get kind of hard to match up for 30 minutes.

Other option of course would be just to start Finucane at prop and McInnes at 13 but I kind of like the legspeed element McInnes brings off the bench.
Or you can start McInnes at 9
Bring Brailey off the bench - use his (alleged) speed around the ruck after 30mins, moving Cam to 13 when Finucane needs his first spell
 

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The Tigers didn't chase this guy because they didn't want to give him 4 years.

They may have got something right.
 
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Well, Wade is back against the Roosters. Have to put him in the 13 I would think. Unless it's McInnes and Wade on the bench.

Despite his **** form, does Wade at least have more of that "call to arms" cry that is needed at the moment?
Imagine we finally see Wade at 13 and he kills it. Has he ever played lock for us?
 

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Well, Wade is back against the Roosters. Have to put him in the 13 I would think. Unless it's McInnes and Wade on the bench.

Despite his **** form, does Wade at least have more of that "call to arms" cry that is needed at the moment?
Didn't he try that last game?
 

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The problem is the Roosters will be coming straight through the front door - like they always do and unfortunately Cam would get owned starting in the #13.

I suspect we may see Williams start there - with a bench of Kafusi / Hunt / Wade / Cam and how we then get Wade AND Cam into the game is a good question …
 

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The problem is the Roosters will be coming straight through the front door - like they always do and unfortunately Cam would get owned starting in the #13.

I suspect we may see Williams start there - with a bench of Kafusi / Hunt / Wade / Cam and how we then get Wade AND Cam into the game is a good question …
Leave Cam out and put Hazelton instead?
 
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