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Should the Cowboys call up Michael Parker Walshe for Saturday night v. Wests Tigers?

Should the Cowboys call up Michael Parker Walshe for Saturday night v. Wests Tigers?

  • Yes - rush through the contractual paperwork

    Votes: 18 60.0%
  • No - let's go with a makeshift half to partner Thompson

    Votes: 9 30.0%
  • I don't know

    Votes: 3 10.0%

  • Total voters
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Napoli

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Thurston and Morgan are playing Origin. Lui is most likely out with injury. This leaves us very skinny in the halves. Thompson will get the call up but who will play alongside him? It's very hard to win at NRL level without specialist halves. Makeshift options are unpalatable. Should Michael Parker Walshe get the call up?

I think now is the time to investigate the possibility of MPW making his NRL debut on Saturday night. Would be a great story.
 
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Let's hope qld go with 4 forwards. Inglis can cover halves. gillett centre. mcquire hooker
 

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Greeny to lace the boots up again. He can do no wrong :thumbsup:
 

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I think we're more likely to see Ray and Rory or Ray and Asiata.
 

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I would be very reluctant to move Coote from fullback to 5/8. He is playing so well there.
 

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A Kostjasyn-Thompson halves pairing makes me cringe. We will be lucky to score 10 points.

MPW is an attacking player who can score tries. He would complement Ray's defensive style.
 

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DCE is out.
If he was under an injury cloud I would expect Morgan or another half to be named as 18th man.

As they weren't I don't expect Morgan to play.

It will be Morgan Thompson on the weekend.
 

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He is expected to be ruled out with morgo on standby. Think they are making the call tomorrow
 

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The Cowboys' team announcement will be very interesting this afternoon. Not expecting MPW to get the call up but it wouldn't shock me given his quality and form.
 

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Can you name someone who isn't contracted? What ever happened to the third tier salary cap? Was it scrapped
 

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Can you name someone who isn't contracted? What ever happened to the third tier salary cap? Was it scrapped
Not sure. However, I don't see why it would be a problem if all paperwork was in order before the game.
 

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DCE is out.
It probably just means if DCE is out , Mal is going with four forwards and 18th man Napa plays . Lets face it smith plays 80 so any game time DCE gets is as a middle forward , it's an unusual tactic , it lightens our pack when he is on the field and can be like too many cooks etc. He's been doing since Berrigan , if it was such a good tactic someone in the NRL would have copied it by now , but it's getting a bit old for me now .
 

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MPW is injured, not expected back for another 3 weeks
 

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Michael Parker Walshe commenting on him and the NRL in a Townsville Bulletin article on 14/12/2014:

“If something were to come up in future than yes, I guess it’s something I would have to look at it,” Parker-Walshe said.
 
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MPW is injured, not expected back for another 3 weeks
Oh no Napoli's head just exploded!!!

:) :) :)

LC who would be the next in line (regardless if MPW was injured or not)?
 

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He may go coote/Thompson and put wright to fullback. Cam Cullen played two games in pre season trials as well
 
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