Official Toby Rudolf

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I think we can cover Toby ok. I mean we still definitely lose out not having Rudolf there, but we could bring BHU in to start and put Tolman, Fifita, Colquhoun or Hazelton on the bench and we’d still be ok. Could even move Dale up front and start Cam. We’ve got options.
good to have that
 

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AND for the Sharks we have No 8 Toby Rudolf proudly sponsored by Johnson & Johnsons Talc-less baby powder.
He wont be making any RASH decisions .
I like it :)
One of your best mate.
 
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Hopefully he isn't out too long. I was reading he is tackling at 93% effectiveness in a Zero tackle article. If this is true it is a huge improvement!

I would be giving Hunt and BHU more minutes with this guy out if possible. I think it will do them good for the finals to have their fitness up and get a bit more out of them. 40 minutes from each of those two in two different stints would be very handy.

If we are light on in middles I would probably also play Talaki from the bench if he is free to provide some punch off the bench. Even if it is just for a week or two until Toby is back. It is a shame Jack Williams is out as we could do with some bench impact.
 

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There are people reporting 6 weeks. I hope they are wrong. 3 i can live with.
 

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Hopefully he isn't out too long. I was reading he is tackling at 93% effectiveness in a Zero tackle article. If this is true it is a huge improvement!

I would be giving Hunt and BHU more minutes with this guy out if possible. I think it will do them good for the finals to have their fitness up and get a bit more out of them. 40 minutes from each of those two in two different stints would be very handy.

If we are light on in middles I would probably also play Talaki from the bench if he is free to provide some punch off the bench. Even if it is just for a week or two until Toby is back. It is a shame Jack Williams is out as we could do with some bench impact.
I've been sure since the start of the season that Hunt can handle a starting spot and bigger minutes. That'd be my preferred option. We've then got the big dog and enough pups showing they can hold their own to prop up the bench (so to speak).
 

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So essentially if it is Grade 3,
I've been sure since the start of the season that Hunt can handle a starting spot and bigger minutes. That'd be my preferred option. We've then got the big dog and enough pups showing they can hold their own to prop up the bench (so to speak).
His tackle efficiency used to not be great, not sure what it is now to be fair, but I imagine that is why he hasn't usually played big minutes. But if he could maintain the rage for 35-40 minutes we could really use it.
 

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Don't wanna put the Mocca on, but Should start a Poll. I'l go first, -will be 2 weeks out,play last game of season proper.
 

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His tackle efficiency used to not be great, not sure what it is now to be fair, but I imagine that is why he hasn't usually played big minutes. But if he could maintain the rage for 35-40 minutes we could really use it.
He's been burned a couple of times defending on the line, I think twice he's gone to B defender and then A defender has swapped to other side and he hasn't adjusted to close gap enough.

You'll always have a bit of a lack of side to side mobility on big props and unreasonable to expect otherwise.
Overall I'd say I think his D has been up to scratch. NRL have him at 93.7% Fox have him at 88% (fox seem to be harsher one everyone)

Grade 1 tear would be a week or two;
Grade 2 would be 2-4 weeks
Grade 3 would be 4-6 weeks usually.
Certainly could be any but without weight of another player applying extra force my guess would be grade 1, maybe 2.
 

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Don't wanna put the Mocca on, but Should start a Poll. I'l go first, -will be 2 weeks out,play last game of season proper.
My guess for what it's worth. Able to come back for GF but will only be used if absolutely required because not match fit.
 
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He's been burned a couple of times defending on the line, I think twice he's gone to B defender and then A defender has swapped to other side and he hasn't adjusted to close gap enough.

You'll always have a bit of a lack of side to side mobility on big props and unreasonable to expect otherwise.
Overall I'd say I think his D has been up to scratch. NRL have him at 93.7% Fox have him at 88% (fox seem to be harsher one everyone)


Certainly could be any but without weight of another player applying extra force my guess would be grade 1, maybe 2.

My Initial thoughts looking at it was likely to be grade one or two. Scans will confirm the grade. I think we will see him for game one of the finals.
 
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