THE RUMOUR MILL - Player Movement

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methinks you luring me to do a disproving graph . Yep errors generally Burgess, hands, lateral movement, positioning ,etc , just dumb sort of stuff and limited multiple 1st grade strings to his bow. He's solid at times, at absolute best, but that's not how he usually plays imho. Back up first drop -sure. And if he's relegated to that, id prefer a project player like Hazelton.
Not at all.

I agree that there are gaps. He has a few positives though. Ptb speed, work rate, etc. are better than most middles, and he can play back row somewhat competently. He does have that tendency to go like a bull at a gate for 15-20 and then make a lazy play though. For the most part I think that can be managed by limiting his minutes, which Fitz seems to have a handle on for most middles.

The graphs I do when someone says something that sounds like it could be right, but nobody actually knows.... so I check to see if it really does actually work like that. I'm not looking to disprove anyone. I genuinely want to know the answer for myself. E.g. "tired players miss more tackles", "we win more games when Toby comes off the bench", "Talakai is a great defender in the middle", etc.

I'm not asserting a position with any graph. In fact usually I'm surprised by the answer. E.g. I thought Toby was shithouse when playing more than half a game (and posted this many times) but it turns out he is great until about the 55-60 minute mark. It's only after that he struggles.
 

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Sharks should look at getting Adam Keighran, lots of potential to be a good 5-8 if given the chance to play there regularly. Has played hooker and also centre which he had good season there last season, also a decent goal kicker
 

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Sharks should look at getting Adam Keighran, lots of potential to be a good 5-8 if given the chance to play there regularly. Has played hooker and also centre which he had good season there last season, also a decent goal kicker
I wouldn't mind him as a player for outside our top 17. Versatile and has some good skills but doesn't beat any of our starters currently.
If he did secure a spot his goal kicking would come in handy
 

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Sharks should look at getting Adam Keighran, lots of potential to be a good 5-8 if given the chance to play there regularly. Has played hooker and also centre which he had good season there last season, also a decent goal kicker
Welcome to the forum Adam ;)

I agree with bort. Good squad player.
 

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Sharks should look at getting Adam Keighran, lots of potential to be a good 5-8 if given the chance to play there regularly. Has played hooker and also centre which he had good season there last season, also a decent goal kicker
Did his old man end up being able to keep that house near the airport?
 

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Only Adam would know the answer to this... nice one GF78 ;)
Adam Keighran..

All I saw in my minds eye when I read that name, was young matey in the opening scene from the Castle.

“My name's Dale Kerrigan, and this is my story.”

Too loose? Fair enough.
 

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Adam Keighran..

All I saw in my minds eye when I read that name, was young matey in the opening scene from the Castle.

“My name's Dale Kerrigan, and this is my story.”

Too loose? Fair enough.
“Robbo reckoned that centre was 10% brain and 95% muscle, and the rest was just good luck”
 

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Sharks should look at getting Adam Keighran, lots of potential to be a good 5-8 if given the chance to play there regularly. Has played hooker and also centre which he had good season there last season, also a decent goal kicker
Mate what for / we have the almighty Moylan for the next 2 years
 

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Mate what for / we have the almighty Moylan for the next 2 years
Don't mind Moylan and makes sense to sign him on after the season he's having. But if he gets injured then next in line is Trindall. Trindall has potential but he's still a long way with maturing and confidence for top grade. Keighran would add depth and a player that's played full top grade games, aswell as covering different positions, handy utility.
 

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Don't mind Moylan and makes sense to sign him on after the season he's having. But if he gets injured then next in line is Trindall. Trindall has potential but he's still a long way with maturing and confidence for top grade. Keighran would add depth and a player that's played full top grade games, aswell as covering different positions, handy utility.
Yeah, but can he play lock?
 
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