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Greg Eden - Actually starting to look like the next Billy Slater


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#21 Ant

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 04:15 PM

Given the number 2 team in the league preferred Grix to Eden, what's to laugh at?

#22 RSN

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 04:18 PM

Ha, ha, apart from the obvious 3 or 4 youre aving a larf surely, Scott Grix, you nearly had me there.

Huddersfield must be having a laugh as they may the same choice I did.

Edit: didn't see Ants post but the point stands

Edited by barrowraiderskid, 25 June 2013 - 04:19 PM.


#23 Ant

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 04:39 PM

That said, most of your list is also a bit of laugh ;)

Eden is undoubted quality in attack, sensational when on form...it's his defensive lapses that he needs to iron out. If he can do that he is outstanding

#24 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 05:51 PM

Lets hope Eden doesn't break his leg like Owen did.


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#25 oldrover

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 07:31 PM

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#26 HKR AWAY DAYS

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 08:39 PM

Greg Eden has been excellent and it is no surprise that this has coincided with our best winning period this season. He is one of those attacking full backs, really elusive, great support game and can finish off a good move. He also sets up a lot of tries. Greg also chances his arm and does things no other player in our squad (maybe with the exception of Craig Hall) can do. He has a little of everything really. I don't like all this Billy Slater comparison rubbish, that isn't fair on him. He is coming along very nicely and I think Sandercock is doing a grand job with him. The local papers today are all about Eden proving his doubters wrong. I've only ever supported him and think he is turning into a very good player. Plenty of time yet though.



#27 Old Frightful

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:42 PM

On a dark night, in a cave, during a power cut and with your eyes shut.

         SL Steve Prescott Man of Steel 2016 - Danny Houghton                 SL Top Gun 2016 - Marc Sneyd (83% goal success)

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#28 hindle xiii

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 06:59 AM

On a dark night, in a cave, during a power cut and with your eyes shut.

Thanks, I've now got the theme tune to Funnybones stuck in my head.


If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#29 Steve May

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 08:19 AM

Ha, ha, apart from the obvious 3 or 4 youre aving a larf surely, Scott Grix, you nearly had me there.

 

 

Having watched a lot of Grix and Eden at full back in the last few years, I'd pick Grix.

 

He does a lot of little things very well, works hard for the team and is an outstanding defensive organiser.    He's by no means the best FB in the league, but he's a key player for Huddersfield and that's good enough for me.

 

Eden plays for himself.  He's very exciting to watch, but unless he matures into a more rounded player he'll remain one of the those who never fulfils their potential, leaving fans (but not coaches) wondering why he never gets picked for higher honours or transferred to a better team.


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#30 Brigg Rover

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 09:33 AM

On a dark night, in a cave, during a power cut and with your eyes shut.

You can still smell the horrible black and white fans! :tongue:



#31 hindle xiii

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 09:40 AM

You can still smell the horrible black and white fans! :tongue:

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#32 HKR AWAY DAYS

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 10:13 AM

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HAHA - very good!!



#33 Ullman

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 11:21 AM

On a dark night, in a cave, during a power cut and with your eyes shut.

It's the last time Batman asks you to do the rewiring.


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#34 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 12:08 PM

The only way Greg Eden will start to look like the next Billy Slater is if he has plastic surgery.


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#35 Viking Warrior

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 05:43 PM

You can still smell the horrible black and white fans! :tongue:



why pick on widnes??
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#36 RSN

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 05:52 PM

why pick on widnes??


Logical choice really.