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Trial Game - Player and Game Thoughts

  1. Talagi - had an alright game, a decent one considering it was his first ever game playing fullback. You have to give him time before just giving up on the plan to move him to fullback. Had a couple of good moments. If Gutho goes down immediately, he

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40 Replies · Reply by TKBK Feb 19
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Rookies 2024

So now the NRL season is officially over, now comes the speculatoin point of the season, quite frankly the worst part of the year. The month of October is the worst as November is when training starts and can start to get an idea of the team structur

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28 Replies · Reply by Nightmare Off-Season Oct 6, 2023
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Adapt or Die Part Two

Back in August I dissected many of the issues surrounding Parramatta's style of play that led to their lacklustre 2023 season. Now I'm here to offer some solutions and, at least, some reasoning as to why that occurred.

Let's get the obvious out of th

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37 Replies · Reply by Poppa Oct 1, 2023
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1 Eyed Eel Member's MVP

As you may recall I opened a poll recently asking for nominations of the most popular member on 1 Eyed Eel.

Members both voted and emailed me regarding their favourites.

Honourable mentions go to Wiz, Prof Daz and BEM.

We actually ended up with a tie

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46 Replies · Reply by Poppa Sep 18, 2023
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Eels Jersey Flegg and Game Day Blog

The eels will play Panthers in week 1 of the finals at 11am on Saturday. The game will be streamed on NSWRL TV so I encourage everyone to watch to have an insight to our future stars. Even though we just scraped through to the finals, at full strengt

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163 Replies · Reply by EA Sep 16, 2023
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Adapt or die part one

In Moneyball, Oakland A's GM Billy Beane introduces the concept of using statistics to identify players who can "get on base" so they can make up for the loss of Giambi. 

He gets push back from his scouts who like to use the "eye test". In a confront

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41 Replies · Reply by EeLmatiC Aug 25, 2023
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A Small Handful

Ladies and Gentlemen, like all of you, I'm still too emotionally raw to dissect and analyse this season, our annus horribilis, or player performances. Yet I had to look for some positives in a small handful of players, for putting in more consistentl

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62 Replies · Reply by don robinson Aug 22, 2023
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More stuff to read

Randy Handlinger replied to Cumberland Eel's discussion Leniu Calls Mam a Monkey
"That depends Tad. Am I smacking Leniu or Mam in the chops?
I ask as i feel there would be differing repurcussions
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3 minutes ago
Randy Handlinger replied to Cumberland Eel's discussion Leniu Calls Mam a Monkey
"I have seen Aus reporting on this a lot
I have seen english reporting on this a little
I have seen NO American reporting. Zero fucks given about the whole shebang
We are drinking our own koolaid
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9 minutes ago
Randy Handlinger replied to Cumberland Eel's discussion Leniu Calls Mam a Monkey
"Some cowards would call him a coward if he did nothing?
FTFY Tad"
11 minutes ago
Randy Handlinger replied to Cumberland Eel's discussion Leniu Calls Mam a Monkey
"David, the biggest thing holding Skippy back (we are not going down at a rate of knots you fucking panty buncher) is the twats like you being dragged kicking, screaming and whining into the 21st century, determined to stoke division along the way
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13 minutes ago
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