Off season discussion - best ever Storm spine

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Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:10 pm

So, for a bit of off season discussion, here's a question for you all. What was the best spine 1-6-7-9, that we have ever fielded?

For mine it's Slater, Cronk and Smith plus one of the following five eighths:
Hill, Inglis, Finch, Widdop, Munster.

Based off results, I'd argue Munster.
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:27 pm

Slater, Inglis, Cronk, Smith. 3 of them are almost certain to become immortals
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:12 am

We won comps with Munster, Widdop, Finch and Inglis. Out of all those I think the 2017 was the most dominant so would have to go with Munster.
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:18 pm

Slater Finch Cronk Smith


But you can’t go past ..Drinkwater Munster Croft Smith
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Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:17 pm

I think we won a game with Hampton, M.Blair, Roberts, Hinchcliffe a few years back
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I remember a game against the Roosters at Aami Park in 2011 during the origin period. So all the big names were not playing We had Widdop, and M. Blair in the halves, and Hinchcliffe at 9 and we won 21-4. Our halves we brilliant that night. I can't remember who was at fullback. If anyone knows let me know.

I have also tried to find a copy of this game and I can't.
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glennb wrote:I remember a game against the Roosters at Aami Park in 2011 during the origin period. So all the big names were not playing We had Widdop, and M. Blair in the halves, and Hinchcliffe at 9 and we won 21-4. Our halves we brilliant that night. I can't remember who was at fullback. If anyone knows let me know.

I have also tried to find a copy of this game and I can't.
Justin O’Neill played fullback.
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Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:13 pm

Slater, Geyer, Orford and Smith.

I only said that because that was the spine the club had when I started watching them.

... and because I love Boofa.
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Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:37 pm

O'Neill scored twice, so he must have played alright at fullback
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Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:39 pm

Was switching with Duffie I think
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Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:44 am

I don't think Munster makes the all time greatest spine. He has had 2 seasons at 5/8 which were not as consistent Whiddop, Finch, or Inglis.

He will be in it eventually but based on performances to date we are dreaming lol
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Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:09 pm

I would take Inglis - MAYBE Finch (right now), but I think Munster has done more than enough to pass Widdop.
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Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:57 pm

Man, Widdop and Munster are almost mirror image of each other statistically. Not sure who I'd take out of the two.
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