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TRAINING: Friday 12th August 2022


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13 minutes ago, kev martin said:

Looks like a captains run at Gosch's. 

They have two food/coffee trucks and the people are mingling, as we wait for the players to arrive.

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Kev, I understand security have been alerted owing to the presence of one fanatical, but rather deranged supporter. As a word of warning, do not at any time stand between this supporter and Langers - you are likely to get mauled. 

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10 minutes ago, Neil Crompton said:

Kev, I understand security have been alerted owing to the presence of one fanatical, but rather deranged supporter. As a word of warning, do not at any time stand between this supporter and Langers - you are likely to get mauled. 

WCW ?

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35 minutes ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Good on you, Kev. I've just read the team selection thread which raises the possibility that Pickett may miss due to a knee concern. You know what we need you to look for...

Kossie is with them.

As is, Tomlinson, Laurie, JVR and Harmes. 

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Drills seemed to be focusing on, shimmy, quick direction changes and handballing.

Match sims (opponents being the coaches), was about backline structure and working the intercept, then using short kicks to spread, create overlap and to get the ball deep to the forwards. 

I thought Jackson will be used more as a forward given the line squads.

Forwards working on getting front and centre.

Good atmosphere, felt like plenty of seriousness mixed with joviality. Their voice was loud and determined. 

BBB didn't have strapping on and did not participate in the long runs. He practiced plenty of goal kicking with supervision.

An old coach, Macca visited them,  long talks with Goody and a few of the players were happy to see him. 

The informal goal kicking had too many trying the miracle kick, (inside out banana) from the boundary. I guess they had 'fun'.

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Was at training, as were a lot of the player sponsors. 
 

I know it’s only training but everything seemed very low effort, not much concentration and intensity. 
 

JVR has one of the worst kicking techniques I’ve seen looks so stiff, not sure I watched him kick one. Tracc’s kicking for goal was very good as was melksham. 

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1 minute ago, Daily Dose of Demons said:

Was at training, as were a lot of the player sponsors. 
 

I know it’s only training but everything seemed very low effort, not much concentration and intensity. 

Pretty normal stuff then the day before the game. I’d be concerned if it was a high intensity training session.

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3 minutes ago, Daily Dose of Demons said:

Was at training, as were a lot of the player sponsors. 
 

I know it’s only training but everything seemed very low effort, not much concentration and intensity. 

Captains run mate, really just stretching their legs. 

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12 minutes ago, Megatron said:

Pretty normal stuff then the day before the game. I’d be concerned if it was a high intensity training session.

Yeah understand that, just didn’t seem serious enough in my opinion given the position we are in. Lots of players moving really slow and sore. 

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10 minutes ago, binman said:

Binman hoping harmes comes in.

 

Me too. i reckon we need to really think about using Harmes in the tagging role for the rest of the year. the interesting thing is when he's tagging his output generally is very very similar to when he's not, so why not shut out a good player?

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15 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

We're carrying a lot of that this year, especially compared to our run last year, it seems.

Yes, I believe it builds ‘resilience’ according to some nonsense that got regurgitated on here.

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40 minutes ago, Dwight Schrute said:

Me too. i reckon we need to really think about using Harmes in the tagging role for the rest of the year. the interesting thing is when he's tagging his output generally is very very similar to when he's not, so why not shut out a good player?

Especially neale next week

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25 minutes ago, rpfc said:

Yes, I believe it builds ‘resilience’ according to some nonsense that got regurgitated on here.

That was a big Burgess motto and it worked great last year, but feels like maybe this year the injuries/soreness have been worse and maybe it's not had the same effect.

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