Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 130 | 131 | 132 | 133 | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | 139 | 140 | ... | 354
561 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1582287 28-Jun-2016 19:41
Send private message quote this post

ludez:
JonnyCam:

ludez: Also when I said in that position I meant even in super rugby, even in a struggling super side moala is a key player. I have never rated fekitoa, he is very slack on defense and he was great two years ago as an impact player but now he's not.



edit: (to clarify, this is obviously super rugby)


Funny you should talk about defence,  I was looking at the herald stats page for Fekitoa vs Moala. Fekitoa has had 59 successful tackles (from 82 - 78.1%) where Moala has 37 tackles (from 52 - 77.6%)


allowing for extra game time, Fekitoa tackles once every 16 minutes of game time, and Moala tackles once every 21 minutes of game time. (fekitoa 952 mins, Moala 808 minutes)


It's a lot less tacking than I expected, but I guess there are scrums, lineouts, pens, etc all taking time out of the game



Moala has 15 missed tackles and fekitoa has 23


Yep, just had to take success from total that i had listed.

It's interesting that both centres / 2nd five have similar tackle percentages, I guess it's one of the hardest defensive positions (as opposed to stuff around the ruck etc)

When someone joins the tackle, do they both get credited for a successful tackle? Like wise missed.



Mad Scientist
21329 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1582329 28-Jun-2016 20:22
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

who pays these punters to log every hit every metre run every yard carried every ball kicked ... don't they have other better things to do?





Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


 
 
 
 


903 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  # 1582331 28-Jun-2016 20:23
Send private message quote this post

Damn it li gone to the landers.



21748 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1582366 28-Jun-2016 21:36
Send private message quote this post

joker97:

 

who pays these punters to log every hit every metre run every yard carried every ball kicked ... don't they have other better things to do?

 

 

 

 

You understand it's one of the things that gives us our advantage? Those stat collectors, and the 9 cameras at each game, that someone edits for hansen and co to analyse is part of the reason we are the #1 team in the world. 

 

I certainly hope they don't find something better to do. Stats are AWESOME.


5434 posts

Uber Geek


  # 1582439 29-Jun-2016 09:18
Send private message quote this post

Wait till you see who sign for the Highlanders next ...

 

ludez: Damn it li gone to the landers.





Mike



21748 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1582448 29-Jun-2016 09:40
Send private message quote this post

 

 

Do you have a prediction, or some actual information?

 

MikeAqua:

 

Wait till you see who sign for the Highlanders next ...

 

ludez: Damn it li gone to the landers.

 


903 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  # 1582482 29-Jun-2016 10:26
Send private message quote this post

Tell us more!!!

 
 
 
 




21748 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1582534 29-Jun-2016 11:49
Send private message quote this post

I am anxious about the Chiefs v Crusaders game Friday. 

 

For some reason, the Chiefs seem to have an edge on the Crusaders over the past few years. There have been some thumpings in both directions, but yeah... They seem to get under the Crusaders skin. 

 

I'd have to give the Crusaders the slight edge on form currently. The Chiefs started strongly, but seem a little wobbly, though they did well against Wales (though I honestly think any NZ team could beat Wales on that form).

 

 


561 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1583098 30-Jun-2016 08:08
Send private message quote this post

ludez: Damn it li gone to the landers.

 

 

 

Happy as a landers fan, but not sure where he fits in.

 

Osborne, Faddes, Tongia, Naholo, Baker and now Li

 

 

 

will be interesting to see what happens there.(and who goes) Buckman will be back next year also.


903 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  # 1583129 30-Jun-2016 09:05
Send private message quote this post

Li will push Osborne out I think, he's a fantastic player

561 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1583527 30-Jun-2016 19:08
Send private message quote this post

ludez: Li will push Osborne out I think, he's a fantastic player

 

Osborne is off the Japan, which I thought was only the off-season, as he was signed until end of 2017, but maybe he'll just extend that. Who knows, he might end up with the Sunwolves. I suspect Tongia will be gone, and Baker will get no more opportunities.

 

 




21748 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1583921 1-Jul-2016 10:25
Send private message quote this post

Anyone know who the Crusaders are fielding as a team ? I can't find anything on their social media or in general media. Found the Chiefs.

 

NM Found it. 

 

 




21748 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1584402 1-Jul-2016 21:34
Send private message quote this post

Wow what a poor performance by the Crusaders, worst I can recall in recent memory. Decision making, execution, handling errors. Hopefully it's sorted for next week.

 

Well done Chiefs.

 

 


903 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  # 1584403 1-Jul-2016 21:39
Send private message quote this post

Cheifs!!!

561 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1585541 4-Jul-2016 12:16
Send private message quote this post

Well, lucky the landers were playing a pretty average team. If they put that first half against 80% of the other teams in the comp they'd get punished. Just dropped ball after dropped ball. Had to go watch the game in the lounge as the wife was annoyed at my yelling at the TV in the bedroom :)

 

When the Kings got within 2 points with 63 gone,in their last home game (and farewell for 9 players), I was a bit nervous. If it wasn't for Osborne cleaning up a chargedown bouncing around the in goal millimeters in front of a kings player 2 minutes later the result may have been different

 

The boys managed to get back into the game, and  score 28 unanswered points in the final 15 minutes.

 

Osborne made a difference when he came on, but not as much as Pryor (who came on for concussion to Shane Christie - at halftime?)

 

I guess it wasn't too bad to blood 2 new halfbacks, and a new 1st five (but playing at centre maybe)

 

 

 

Oh well- 5 points which we needed, a lot  to work on before facing that Jags pack who tore the bulls apart. Interesting to see the makeup of that squad with the 4 players flying back to NZ (banks, christie, squire, leinert-brown) and to see how they recover for what looks like an important final round game vs Chiefs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1 | ... | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 130 | 131 | 132 | 133 | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | 139 | 140 | ... | 354
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30


JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59


Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34


NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43


Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06


Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54


AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42


AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32


Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09


Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32


Vodafone 5G service live in four cities
Posted 10-Dec-2019 08:30


Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Dec-2019 00:01


NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted 5-Dec-2019 16:00


New Zealand Rugby Selects AWS-Powered Analytics for Deeper Game Insights
Posted 5-Dec-2019 11:33



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.