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He was awesome last night.

Maybe @bort, @burgess1978 or someone who can analyse the game more technically can shed a light on this but it seemd to me like we are trying to take advantage of Ronnie's jumping skills. There were a few times last night we had a high ball and ronnie jumped up to tap the ball backwards. On those occasions, support was not there and we missed the ball but one time Nikora got it and scored a try. It looks like we are trying tocome up with different ways of attacking.

I, for one, would like to see more of that next year as it creates a lot fo chaos.
 

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He was awesome last night.

Maybe @bort, @burgess1978 or someone who can analyse the game more technically can shed a light on this but it seemd to me like we are trying to take advantage of Ronnie's jumping skills. There were a few times last night we had a high ball and ronnie jumped up to tap the ball backwards. On those occasions, support was not there and we missed the ball but one time Nikora got it and scored a try. It looks like we are trying tocome up with different ways of attacking.

I, for one, would like to see more of that next year as it creates a lot fo chaos.
Yes definite deliberate tactic, even with Ronnie a bit more infield to give space to play out tap back out wide.

You won’t consistently hit on those but you won’t consistently hit on anything. Looks like Ronnie is a good target.
 

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Definitely a deliberate ploy, unfortunately each kick was a few metres short of its intended target area.
 

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This guy has been an absolute shining light this season , his first full season as a starter in the hardest position . His learning curve has been huge but he has accepted every challenge full on , he has deficiencies and he has worked hard to improve them , how good will he be with this season and another off season . He needs someone alongside him to share the load , but even then he just steps up and does what needs to be done .
With him and Fitz at the club the future is bright , now time to build the team around him .
He another that is all class .
 
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Is he an option at centre next year? He trained there last off season.

Who would we put at wing if we do ? Iro, Ika (when fit), Miller if he trains there all off season. Stonestreet is not ready but should be full time for the Jets next year.
 

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This guy has been an absolute shining light this season , his first full season as a starter in the hardest position . His learning curve has been huge but he has accepted every challenge full on , he has deficiencies and he has worked hard to improve them , how good will he be with this season and another off season . He needs someone alongside him to share the load , but even then he just steps up and does what needs to be done .
With him and Fitz at the club the future is bright , now time to build the team around him .
He another that is all class .
Sorry this should have been in the Hynes thread .
 

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Really starting to shine is Ronnie. Didn't rate him as one of the comps premier wingers until the back end of the season.

Now I do.

So glad we've wrapped him up for a few more.
 
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Yep definitely one of the best wingers in the comp. Katoa not too far behind either.
 

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I thought Ronnie was a bit harshly criticised last year. He was very well round but lacked an elite characteristic, except had a bit to much niggle.
This season he seems to have a bit better self control and is flirting with moving into elite aerial status
 

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Ronnie has come so far this year. Stronger, faster, more agile and evasive and my word he has gotten unbelievable in the air which is something the Sharks haven't had for a while. He has gotten quite clever and skillful with the ball from hands and foot.

Best athlete in our team and been one of our best footy players this season
Our best player against Souths
 

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Is he an option at centre next year? He trained there last off season.

Who would we put at wing if we do ? Iro, Ika (when fit), Miller if he trains there all off season. Stonestreet is not ready but should be full time for the Jets next year.
perhaps, but he is one of the best wingers in the game now

i dont see the need to rob peter to feed paul when we still have talakai and ramien, or give iro a debut and a genuine shot at rookie of the year in his favoured position
 

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Is he an option at centre next year? He trained there last off season.

Who would we put at wing if we do ? Iro, Ika (when fit), Miller if he trains there all off season. Stonestreet is not ready but should be full time for the Jets next year.
Why would we move him? LOL. Why fiddle with what isnt broken? Ronnies going great on the wing, fucking leave him there.
 

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Why would we move him? LOL. Why fiddle with what isnt broken? Ronnies going great on the wing, fucking leave him there.
i get the notion, and i would happily do it if we had a winger like him to replace him

we dont

but we have a good centre rotation

leave ronnie be for the time being

that said, i named him at fullback for us next year whilst fucking around on a podcast
 

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i get the notion, and i would happily do it if we had a winger like him to replace him

we dont

but we have a good centre rotation

leave ronnie be for the time being

that said, i named him at fullback for us next year whilst fucking around on a podcast
Absolutely love Ronnie on the wing, but I must admit I reckon he would be good at Fullback as well. He runs the ball back well, takes the high ball well, and is a fairly good defender. Would just need some time positioning himself properly, but I reckon he could nail it. Dykes could fill in for one of the Half spots if Moylan or Nicho is injured or loses form
 
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