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Plaudits for Dowson
tedge (IP Logged)
13 January, 2018 11:32

 
Saintsteward
Re: Plaudits for Dowson
Saintsteward (IP Logged)
13 January, 2018 11:41
I think Dows will develop into a very good coach. He has always been a leader. I could realistically see him being our DOR in a few years, maybe with Dylan as forwards coach.

 
JohnI
Re: Plaudits for Dowson
JohnI (IP Logged)
13 January, 2018 12:46
Defence has definitely been a problem throughout the season but it canít all be put down to just that. We have given away stupid tries all season immediately after giving the opposition the opportunity through self destruct actions.
Not keeping the pressure on them when in their 22; coming away from an attacking position inside their 22 with nothing to show for it; making lots of yards upfield only to see the ball ripped out from a ruck or maul because we have been too slow to back up the man going in with the ball. In defence we have fallen off tackles or given away too many penalties which then allow the opposition to gain field position and put us back under pressure.

Iíve always thought Dowson was a good player for us and it was always him when captain in AW games that you could see who was in charge on the field and I reckon he will be a good coach for us as well but defence is only one part of the game and itís a team effort that wins games not just the backs or forwards.

 
Longers
Re: Plaudits for Dowson
Longers (IP Logged)
13 January, 2018 16:26
An interesting piece that unfortunately must raise some questions about Mark Hopley's ability to get the message across.

But well done to PD for getting some progress.


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