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Poll: Hull FC v Wigan Warriors (13 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Hull FC (1 votes [7.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

  2. Wigan (11 votes [84.62%])

    Percentage of vote: 84.62%

  3. Draw (1 votes [7.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

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#61 Dave T

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 02:32 PM

QUOTE (sam @ Jul 24 2010, 03:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
myler isn't creative enough.

I think that is an unfair criticism which is often thrown at Myler, and tbh he has impressed me in that area as I believed the same before I watched him regularly. I was worried when Briers was injured for this reason, yet we continued to play well, and he has 10 assists to his name.

Secondly, whilst he may not be the most creative, if he is in a team with Tomkins at 1, Eastmond and 6 and O'Loughlin at 13, with Sinfield at 9, then I would have him in simply for his finishing ability and his pace around the middle of the park. We would have real pace in the key attacking positions, and that would make a nice change.

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 02:37 PM

QUOTE (Dave T @ Jul 24 2010, 04:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that is an unfair criticism which is often thrown at Myler, and tbh he has impressed me in that area as I believed the same before I watched him regularly. I was worried when Briers was injured for this reason, yet we continued to play well, and he has 10 assists to his name.

Secondly, whilst he may not be the most creative, if he is in a team with Tomkins at 1, Eastmond and 6 and O'Loughlin at 13, with Sinfield at 9, then I would have him in simply for his finishing ability and his pace around the middle of the park. We would have real pace in the key attacking positions, and that would make a nice change.


as a finisher he's brilliant, excellent pace and just has that knack of being in the right place at the right time. if you want someone to be able to open the aussies up with something a little bit different, tomkins is the bloke.

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#63 1976PMJwires

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 02:39 PM

QUOTE (Dave T @ Jul 24 2010, 03:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that is an unfair criticism which is often thrown at Myler, and tbh he has impressed me in that area as I believed the same before I watched him regularly. I was worried when Briers was injured for this reason, yet we continued to play well, and he has 10 assists to his name.

Secondly, whilst he may not be the most creative, if he is in a team with Tomkins at 1, Eastmond and 6 and O'Loughlin at 13, with Sinfield at 9, then I would have him in simply for his finishing ability and his pace around the middle of the park. We would have real pace in the key attacking positions, and that would make a nice change.


DaveT, Don't raise to it, he goes a few games, listens to his dad and he then knows everything.

Myler is a great "young" player, we missed him when he wasn't playing, he will be a "great" in time.

Myler scores tries for fun, gets around the park and only time will tell HOW good he'll be.

Myler, Tomkins, Eastmond are all the Future, where they play or in fact if they play together is for the coach to worry about.

#64 Dave T

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 02:39 PM

QUOTE (sam @ Jul 24 2010, 03:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
as a finisher he's brilliant, excellent pace and just has that knack of being in the right place at the right time. if you want someone to be able to open the aussies up with something a little bit different, tomkins is the bloke.

Yep, you won't get me arguing with that. Despite him being quiet for much of last week's game, Tomkins still popped up at a crucial time to set up the early 2nd half try.

I haven't seen enough of him at 1 to really make a judgement on this one, although I do hope he doesn't get moved around too much like Pryce did and he really makes a position his own, whether that is 6,7 or 1. The team should be built around him.

#65 giwildgo

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 02:47 PM

QUOTE (Dave T @ Jul 24 2010, 03:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Secondly, whilst he may not be the most creative, if he is in a team with Tomkins at 1, Eastmond and 6 and O'Loughlin at 13, with Sinfield at 9, then I would have him in simply for his finishing ability and his pace around the middle of the park. We would have real pace in the key attacking positions, and that would make a nice change.

That is exactly the starting line-up I was thinking of - an embarassment of riches in terms of playmaking and attacking options all over the field. I'd also have Pryce on the bench to mix it up when necessary.

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#66 GIANTSTRIDES

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 04:05 PM

Tompkins was excellent last night, and if that's going to be his regular position, then why not for England as well, Last night was a B Hodgson style of performance as i have said, and it was good to watch, If he's going to play there week in week out for Wigan, dont consider anyone else, Take the Fullback off the list and concentrate on the halves, he can't play both positions at once , Lets have people playing in their best places , we have had enough of playing people all over the field just to get them in.
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#67 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 10:54 PM

Incidentally, having watched the game again (a couple of times, shame on me) I think Sam was playing 6 for a fair bit of the game last night, when Piggy was off the pitch. The comparison with Hodgson (last year's vintage) is a fair one.




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