Thing is,we let Oldham play at 100 mph.When we had the ball the ruck speed was so slow.Laying on in the tackle constantly.What makes you laugh is Georgy boy was so quick to blow his whistle when he did penalise for laying on.Rest of the time was a total joke.At the end of the day Oldham were worthy winners.No doubt about that.Nice to see Usian Bolt a couple of times in the Oldham ranks.That interception try was embarassing.Dummy half to 1st receiver and its interecepted and not offside.Yeah right.Physically impossible.Pat smith did it,last time out and got pinged for it.So its onto next week and the hawkies will be well up for it.Players need to take a look at thereselves after today and ask if they really want that grand final berth and promotion.On todays evidence,didnt look like it to me.
Oldham came with the intention of slowing down the play the ball, going 2 and 3 men into the tackle and turning the player onto his back and peeling off slowly, and they had the big lads to do it. it meant that their defence was set at every play, and they had great line speed all game. with ball in hand they were very good with lots of powerful running. what did disappoint me was the lack of leadership by the knights, someone needed to step up and take control, organise, cajole and try and change things. no one did.
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