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lowca

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on: 30 Apr 2007, 09:06:57 am

 Dave Rotherham has not rotated Aaron Smith once since coming back from injury.

 He used the rotation of hookers as a smoke screen to get Aaron Smith back in the
 team when Sicey and Matty were both playing well at the start of the season.

 Sicey and Matty get very limited game time compared with Smith.

 Smith approx. 55 mins. at hooker.
 Sicey approx. 25 mins. at hooker.
 Matty approx. 20 mins. second row.

 Come on Mr Rotherham play fair with the local hookers give them game time playing at hooker.


Offline southy

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Reply #1 on: 30 Apr 2007, 01:31:41 pm
In my opinion Aaron Smith is the best starting hooker we have, the team looses alot of direction when he goes off. Sice is the perfect impact player and is most deadly off the bench. Matty is young and will get his chances.



popularsider

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Reply #2 on: 30 Apr 2007, 01:53:01 pm
for me it should be matty 9 smith 13 sice bench

aaron smiths defence is awesome as is his passing and directional play


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Reply #3 on: 30 Apr 2007, 04:47:13 pm
aaron smith is amazing player one the best we have. sice is beter off the bench and matty is covering a shortage in the 2nd row and doing it very well. i think if there is a way to get they all on the pitch then it should be done and that swat dave is doing.


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Reply #4 on: 30 Apr 2007, 04:58:09 pm
i think DR is doing the right thing smith is the best all round hooker best passing etc sicey and matty IMO are both great impact players
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Reply #5 on: 30 Apr 2007, 06:09:48 pm

 Dave Rotherham has not rotated Aaron Smith once since coming back from injury.

 He used the rotation of hookers as a smoke screen to get Aaron Smith back in the
 team when Sicey and Matty were both playing well at the start of the season.

 Sicey and Matty get very limited game time compared with Smith.

 Smith approx. 55 mins. at hooker.
 Sicey approx. 25 mins. at hooker.
 Matty approx. 20 mins. second row.

 Come on Mr Rotherham play fair with the local hookers give them game time playing at hooker.

Yesterday when Smith went off after 20 minutes we went to pieces. Smith is one of our best players there's no doubt about that. We cannot afford to rotate him basically because he's one of our best players and we need him to stay if we're to stand a chance in this division. Rotheram seems to be doing his best to make Sice into a average player, while Mattie hasn't impressed at all this season and i think he's lucky to even get a look in at the moment.


lowca

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Reply #6 on: 30 Apr 2007, 06:28:13 pm


 Smith went off after 30 minutes when the score was 18-12.

 Sicey and Matty are going to look average as they are not
 getting enough game time.


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Reply #7 on: 30 Apr 2007, 09:14:02 pm
For me smith is our starting number 9 and sice off the bench, matty isn't a good hooker and lester should be at 13 he was 1 of our best players against batley creating most of our tries so who ever says he shouldn't play or should be in the under 21s is out of their mind.