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I hear alot of people saying he is a lock/five eight and can't play the halfback position at all. IMO he would be best suited to play lock when he is 30+ when he can play the ball playing back rower ala Braith Anasta. Right now I can definatley see him playing halfback. He just needs a full off-season of realizing to utilize his perfect passing game more often than run the ball which he is also very good at. Leave AK in the no.6 jersey to come up with the busting through the line and what not.

I could really see these two turning into a Pearce/Carney combo. Both have the potential. We just need to use them right.

I hear alot of people saying he is a lock/five eight and can't play the halfback position at all. IMO he would be best suited to play lock when he is 30+ when he can play the ball playing back rower ala Braith Anasta. Right now I can definatley see him playing halfback. He just needs a full off-season of realizing to utilize his perfect passing game more often than run the ball which he is also very good at. Leave AK in the no.6 jersey to come up with the busting through the line and what not.

I could really see these two turning into a Pearce/Carney combo. Both have the potential. We just need to use them right.
 
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I watched the whole game literally up until the set where Wade scored. Was it a good one?

It was good in that it was the kind of try I wouldn't have expected him to score. He chased a kick very well and got his hand in the right spot to ground it. Was very level headed about it too.

When he comes on the field he just injects himself in the game but always seems to keep calm and do his job. He really plays beyond his years. Our recruitment is certainly short in numbers but this guy and Smith I think can really make a difference.

I think he has to be a half back. He just looks good when he's allowed to lead.
 

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I thought he went good in a side that struggled with injuries . He will be good for us i hope we play him at half next year .As for 5/8 i have no idea :drunk
 

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It was good in that it was the kind of try I wouldn't have expected him to score. He chased a kick very well and got his hand in the right spot to ground it. Was very level headed about it too.

When he comes on the field he just injects himself in the game but always seems to keep calm and do his job. He really plays beyond his years. Our recruitment is certainly short in numbers but this guy and Smith I think can really make a difference.

I think he has to be a half back. He just looks good when he's allowed to lead.

Great to hear. I too see him as a 7. He is a great leader for what being 19 years old and he possess a brilliant passing game. Directs the other Penny players well when he has played 7.
 

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Great to hear. I too see him as a 7. He is a great leader for what being 19 years old and he possess a brilliant passing game. Directs the other Penny players well when he has played 7.

I'm not saying he doesn't, but what exactly has convinced you of this?
 

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Great to hear. I too see him as a 7. He is a great leader for what being 19 years old and he possess a brilliant passing game. Directs the other Penny players well when he has played 7.

He struggled throwing a spiral pass while running, right to left (at least I think it was right to left).

Anyway I am still not so sure. He really hasnt shown much in the way of deft kicking.
 

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Seems to have a somewhat unconventional passing technique to me. We'll see.
 

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I do see your point. I hope working with Baz in the off-season with smooth that out. But there is a reason why Brad Fittler and co are calling Wade Graham the next Brad Fittler.
 

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He struggled throwing a spiral pass runnning right to left (at least I think it was right to left).

Anyway I am still not so sure. He really hasnt shown much in the way of deft kicking.

Blix you may be right with what you say but , he is all we have after all he is way better than Smith , Porter , or Kelly . If not lets play GAL at half he thinks he is a front rower , back rower , half and five eight anyway
Sorry mate i am :drunk and as i said he [graham] is our best option
 
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