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#1 Come on you Saints

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:30 PM

What would be your ideal 13 in the modern game? A ball handler, someone who can make the hard yards, or someone who can run out wide with the centres?

#2 LordCharles

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:47 PM

Simple answer is Kevin Sinfield...................the complete player and 13.

#3 Ant

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:55 PM

Depends on the style of play

In Sinfields case Leeds is built around him and his style

Certainly a dynamic runner who can pass reasonably well and has a kicking dimension

#4 Old Frightful

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:59 PM

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#5 1976PMJwires

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:07 PM

Ball playing forward, end of...... Not many at present, lockers, sinny and westerman...... Wires badly need one for me, but that's another topic.


I'm glad westerman has started the season well, he's a good youngster IMHO

#6 stimpo-and-kat

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 06:08 PM

Best 13 at the min is Paul gallen

#7 marklaspalmas

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 06:23 PM

I'm glad westerman has started the season well, he's a good youngster IMHO


He's 23 and has been playing SL for six years!

 

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#8 1976PMJwires

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 06:27 PM

He's 23 and has been playing SL for six years!


So he's old then?? Near the end of his career??


#9 1976PMJwires

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 06:28 PM

Best 13 at the min is Paul gallen


A wonderful player, can pay many different positions, one of my favourites in the last decade

Edited by 1976PMJwires, 02 March 2013 - 06:28 PM.


#10 marklaspalmas

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:06 PM

So he's old then?? Near the end of his career??


He's no youngster. After six years in the game should be delivering on a regular basis rather than being talked of as a youngster with future potential......

 

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#11 Matt J

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:17 PM

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#12 joe elliot

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:21 PM

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#13 1976PMJwires

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:24 PM

He's no youngster. After six years in the game should be delivering on a regular basis rather than being talked of as a youngster with future potential......


To be fair, if he played for a top club he'd be elevated in stature. 23 is still young and 12 years to continue on playing


Again joes had a few injuries and we've not seen the best of him.

#14 steef

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:24 PM

Sinfield has been a stand off for the last two seasons. Loose forwards can be an extra half back or an extra prop depending on what the coach wants I guess. Best loose forwards I saw at oldham were Bob Lidner and Mike kuiti who were very different players. Lidner was probably the best player I've seen play for Oldham, seemed unstopable at times.
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#15 giwildgo

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:29 PM

Happy with Lockers to be honest, strong in defence, runs hard with good lines, offloads and can pick a pass.

Edited by giwildgo, 02 March 2013 - 07:30 PM.


#16 marklaspalmas

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:35 PM

Again joes had a few injuries and we've not seen the best of him.


Quite. Westerman still has potential.

Perhaps it's a criticism of the general british mentality rather than of Joe personally the way we regard players of his age & experience as 'youngsters'.

 

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#17 1976PMJwires

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:42 PM

Quite. Westerman still has potential.

Perhaps it's a criticism of the general british mentality rather than of Joe personally the way we regard players of his age & experience as 'youngsters'.


Agree, he may not be everyone's cup of tea, but he's proved he's got ability, maybe a bigger club would be better for him?

#18 Ant

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:54 PM

Yeah, he should move to Huddersfield :P

#19 1976PMJwires

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 08:02 PM

Yeah, he should move to Huddersfield :P


Big season early pace setters *, doesn't mean your a big club :P

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#20 chuffer

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 08:19 PM

Happy with Lockers to be honest, strong in defence, runs hard with good lines, offloads and can pick a pass.


yep - to me, lockers is the LF of the modern game........they used to have a little more flair but in the modern game he is prob as good as it gets