ORFFA Round 12 Review

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By JC on Jun 28, 2021 at 1:04 PM
  1. JC

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    A week with some monster scores, high-quality matches, including a couple of close ones, but also plenty of dross. So here is this week’s review, aka ‘The good, the bad and the ugly’.

    (Note: some of these are a reach but I had to shoehorn a couple in to fit :))

    Gundagai Grasshoppers 1449 def Waikikamoocow Incorrigibles 1178

    The Hoppers
    The Good: Eight tons and 1449
    The Bad: No tons up fwd
    The Ugly: Cripps (a stretch when you've posted 1400+)

    The Incorrigibles
    The Good: Gov, Titch and Howe
    The Bad: Fyfe’s withdrawal
    The Ugly: Finlayson

    Nareewillock Nuffers 924 def by Wineglass Bay Packers 1023

    The Nuffers
    The Good: Two playing rucks!
    The Bad: Only three scores over 80
    The Ugly: Samson Ryan’s debut (poor kid)

    The Packers
    The Good: The midfield
    The Bad: Played one short
    The Ugly: Five scores under 50

    Gariwerd Cockatoos 1308 def Marble Bar Misfits 1256

    The Cockies
    The Good: Seven tons
    The Bad: The ruck
    The Ugly: A couple scored 50 or less

    The Misfits
    The Good: Whitfield
    The Bad: The forward line
    The Ugly: McCartin’s 29

    Lovely Banks Lilacs 994 def Iron Knob Codpieces 930

    The Lilacs
    The Good: Won despite a bad week
    The Bad: Played one short
    The Ugly: No healthy ruck

    The Cods
    The Good: Macrae and Scrimshaw
    The Bad: The forward line
    The Ugly: Only managed 13 warm bodies

    Larrikin Lagoon Lefties 951 def by Whitsunday Warriors 1001

    The Lefties
    The Good: Simpkin
    The Bad: Only fielded 14
    The Ugly: The forwards (apart from Marshall)

    The Warriors
    The Good: The oldies, Boak and Smith
    The Bad: The forwards (apart from Dixon)
    The Ugly: Six scores under 50

    Venus Bay Vultures 1343 def Charlies Opening Spelunkers 1238

    The Vultures
    The Good: Buddy wound back the clock
    The Bad: Mids were down
    The Ugly: A couple didn’t get to 50

    The Spelunkers
    The Good: Bont and Zerrett
    The Bad: Forwards were average
    The Ugly: A couple didn’t get to 50 (and a couple only just made it)

    Mount Beauty Uglies 1449 def Foul Bay Chickens 1441

    The Uglies
    The Good: 8 tons or beating an opponent who posted 1441
    The Bad: Not much, maybe the two blokes on the IC?
    The Ugly: Josh Bruce

    The Chooks
    The Good: The defensive line, Goldy, posting 1441?
    The Bad: Posting 1441 and getting beaten
    The Ugly: Tim Kelly’s 46 – probably cost your team a win, lad

    Birdsville Battlers 1029 def by Wagga Wagga Wombats 1251

    The Battlers
    The Good: Bailey Smith
    The Bad: Living up to the moniker yet again
    The Ugly: Season 2021

    The Wombats
    The Good: The defensive line
    The Bad: Only fielding 14 (made no difference though!)
    The Ugly: 36 from Cripps

    Cradle Mountain Devils 1561 def Nowhere Else Wanderers 1109

    The Devils
    The Good: Take your pick – 9 tons? Zorko’s 174? Posting a monster score?
    The Bad: Membrey
    The Ugly: There’s nothing ugly after a 1561

    The Wanderers
    The Good: Lyons & Seedsman
    The Bad: Only fielding 14
    The Ugly: What’s happened to Michael Walters?
     
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Discussion in 'ORFFA' started by JC, Jun 28, 2021.

    1. Bandit
      Bandit
      Great write up.. Spelunkers successfully post another 1200+ score and get done
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    2. graeme
      graeme
      Thank you @JC ; pretty predictable loss to the 'hoppers. Neither Fyfe nor Dunkley and bad selection policy (what has changed?) means the cows will be watching the finals from the sidelines. We will be in good company though. :)
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    3. TerryinBangkok
      TerryinBangkok
      Thanks @JC - short, sharp and sweet. And to the point.
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    4. snoz
      snoz
      Cheers @JC !! Doing Clint proud......it’s also amazing how many bad/ugly points were the forwards across the comp!
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    5. HeavyMen
      HeavyMen
      Thanks for the write up JC.
      Wow that was a very close encounter & very happy the Uglies got over the line.
      The Oil’s -King of the Mountain might get a run after reading this :)
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    6. chris88
      chris88
      Well, scored 900+ I guess.

      There's that.
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    7. Len
      Len
      Even uglier, he is my 2nd best fwd, playing as a defender :p

      Grats @anthak and to those who lobbed on the positive side of the ledger
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