Midweek Game - Wed 09 Sep Away to Wasps

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Re: Midweek Game - Wed 09 Sep Away to Wasps

Post by TigerFeetSteve » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:56 pm

jgriffin wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:03 am
Tiglon wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:24 am
When players are under pressure - that's when you learn the most about them.

Barbeary was brilliant against us, but did the Wasps coaches learn anything new about him?

I think we've learnt a lot about which youngsters might make it and which almost certainly won't.
Yep, in matches that mean nothing essentially, a sifting that might otherwise have taken a couple of seasons. We have confirmed Henry as a good 10 and now know we have to find another. Potter and Williams look promising, Porter- jury out. Henderson, Martin, Lewis all good, Kerr jury out etc etc.
And yes, LTTV confirmed a couple of times SB has final say on selection, out of a committee of 5 (GM, JM, AW and one other I can't remember if Devel Manager).
Porter for me is a yes, I think his defence needs work, but so does the team's defence as a whole. This weekend I think against Saints with him surrounded by experience in Scott, Nadolo & Murimurivalu his organisation in defence will hopefully be better, plus with those guys there there's opportunity to shine going forward too
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Re: Midweek Game - Wed 09 Sep Away to Wasps

Post by BFG » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:11 pm

Tiglon wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:24 am
When players are under pressure - that's when you learn the most about them.

Barbeary was brilliant against us, but did the Wasps coaches learn anything new about him?

I think we've learnt a lot about which youngsters might make it and which almost certainly won't.
Wasps are already certain about Barbeary.
They know what they are doing.

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Re: Midweek Game - Wed 09 Sep Away to Wasps

Post by JP14 » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:22 pm

I think Porter has looked really good on the ball, in terms of defence he is raw, for me it’s technique which I believe is a workable add-on.
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Re: Midweek Game - Wed 09 Sep Away to Wasps

Post by Wayne Richardson Fan Club » Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:35 pm

Finally got round to watching the game, we were pretty shambolic, the slower we play the worse we are, but our performance wasn't as bad as "Sirs", he was reffing a different game.

Some little positives in all the tripe.
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Re: Midweek Game - Wed 09 Sep Away to Wasps

Post by fentiger » Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:56 pm

Wayne Richardson Fan Club wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:35 pm
the slower we play the worse we are, but our performance wasn't as bad as "Sirs", he was reffing a different game.
This above all is very disappointing, Karl Dickson was one of the better refs. He has, I think, gone backwards!

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Re: Midweek Game - Wed 09 Sep Away to Wasps

Post by tigerssteve » Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:09 am

fentiger wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:56 pm
Wayne Richardson Fan Club wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:35 pm
the slower we play the worse we are, but our performance wasn't as bad as "Sirs", he was reffing a different game.
This above all is very disappointing, Karl Dickson was one of the better refs. He has, I think, gone backwards!
I feel all refs have gone backwards and I believe it's the TMO constantly in their ears which stops them reffing the game themselves. The TMO is in charge now which is wrong IMO.

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