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Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Thu May 10, 2018 6:32 am
Posted by Mrs Barista on Thu May 10, 2018 6:32 am
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Wellsy13 wrote:
This will be a great opportunity for Connor though. We often see young players get given a chance when an established player is injured and this is where they flourish.
If Connor is as good as we say he is (and the amount of MOM performance at half back does tell a lot), Sneyd may struggle to get back in the team.

Connor and Kelly are our most talented players but neither are an organising scrum half witb a controlling kicking game.
Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Thu May 10, 2018 7:23 am
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Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Thu May 10, 2018 8:10 am
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Mrs Barista wrote:
Connor and Kelly are our most talented players but neither are an organising scrum half witb a controlling kicking game.

Houghtons got a decent kicking game, if he can step up on last tackle and control things , might work out
Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Thu May 10, 2018 8:53 am
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the cal train wrote:
As good as Connor is it's Sneyds sniping kicks to touch and tide turning 40/20s we'll get nowhere without. If his season is over, so is ours.


I don't agree, we will miss him, but Sneyd's field kicking hasn't been great this year, we will miss his organisation and game management for sure, as you could see against Cas, but Connor was on his own in that game.

With Kelly and Connor we can still have a good season, but we will have adapt slightly.
Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Thu May 10, 2018 8:58 am
Posted by hull2524 on Thu May 10, 2018 8:58 am
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we are lucky to have connor to slot in the halfs, but for me Kelly and sneyd are our num1 pairing, saying that we have 3 very good halfbacks atm,
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Post Thu May 10, 2018 10:26 am
Posted by Mild mannered Janitor on Thu May 10, 2018 10:26 am
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hull2524 wrote:
we are lucky to have connor to slot in the halfs, but for me Kelly and sneyd are our num1 pairing, saying that we have 3 very good halfbacks atm,


It will be interesting to see how Conner goes, specifically his short kicking game (bombs close to the opposition line and grubbers). He has a 40/20 in him and his goal kicking % is actually better than Sneyds.

I Actually think Sneyd has already upped his game this season and is approaching the line more than he did in previous seasons, so the injury is a real set back for both player and club.
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Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Thu May 10, 2018 11:33 am
Posted by the cal train on Thu May 10, 2018 11:33 am
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Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Thu May 10, 2018 12:31 pm
Posted by knockersbumpMKII on Thu May 10, 2018 12:31 pm
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Actually it might mean we have to focus more on passing the ball and being a bit more skilled/inventive in the red zone and last tackle plays, I wouldn't say that is entirely a bad thing tbh.
His place kicking has being distinctly average this year by comparison but yes he has other kicking attributes that we will miss if whoever is used can't replicate similar.

What it does mean however is that we have one fewer option in the backs as the player covering will need to be used in the halves, and please, after someone mentioned Washbrook/Westerman I hope to the gods that is never, ever a route we go down again.
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Post Sun May 13, 2018 11:08 am
Posted by Darkside Dave on Sun May 13, 2018 11:08 am
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I do think that we lack the fluidity of some of the other teams with our lateral ball movement. How many times this season have we seen the ball moved out wide only to have opposition defenders ready and waiting to shut us down. I think this is partly why Shaul runs into a dead end so often when joining the line.
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Re: Worrying update on Marc Sneyd
Post Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:25 pm
Posted by ccs on Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:25 pm
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I see Sneyd has had another operation, different knee problem apparently.

Not sure if it's a different knee or a different problem. :)
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