It wasn't the ref's fault that the Roosters marched 80 mtrs downfield to score the winning try. They did call six again initially and should have stuck with the decision but they didn't hence the uproar. It certainly didn't determine the outcome of the match. Onto next year.
The addition of Fafita to the Souths squad would make them premiership favorites (almost). He'd be crazy not to consider it. There are a lot greener pastures than the train wreck that is occurring at Red Hill atm.
I don't mind Croft but they need a bigger name than him to lead this side around. He reminds me a lot of Nikorima, a good running game and fast but just like Kodi, his kicking game and defensive skills need plenty of work. At least he has got youth on his side.
Shit, you have a lot of faith in Paix. Hasn't played a single NRL game yet you have him in pencilled in for the next decade. Big question marks on Turps, Flegler and Dearden as well. With the constant changing nature of RL, I'd say none of those players are in the lineup in ten years time.
It will be another blowout. NSW Cup is by far and away a stronger comp because most are actually the primary feeder club for an NRL team. Qld ISC is about the same standard as Div 1 footy in England these days.
The club is in a complete shit state but I don't think it'll ever sink low enough to hand Lodge the captaincy. But there isn't exactly a plethora of candidates banging the door down:
Alex Glenn- Has played his last game as a Bronco and is barely first grade standard.
Matt Gillette- Would do a...