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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #105 on: May 13, 2019, 08:41:17 AM »
He will be a Grundy-like ruckman in a couple of years.

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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #106 on: May 13, 2019, 10:46:38 AM »
He will be a Grundy-like ruckman in a couple of years.

Na too short, but the name Kouta comes to mind


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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #107 on: May 13, 2019, 10:59:33 AM »
He will be a Grundy-like ruckman in a couple of years.

Na too short, but the name Kouta comes to mind
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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #108 on: May 13, 2019, 01:49:25 PM »
Roved his own taps like Stynes in his prime... :shh

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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #109 on: May 13, 2019, 05:39:42 PM »
Let’s hope he doesn’t get seduced by a godfather deal by another club
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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #110 on: May 13, 2019, 05:48:41 PM »
There's a few circling.... :shh
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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #111 on: May 13, 2019, 06:08:35 PM »
Looks like a majestic gazelle when running at full pelt.

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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #112 on: May 13, 2019, 06:19:05 PM »
Seeing him burn Fyfe was truly great

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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #113 on: May 17, 2019, 01:31:06 PM »
Balta rucks with no shin-pad.


Hardwick said Balta had pulled up well after playing extended minutes, although the youngster is still missing one piece of critical ruck equipment.

"He's a beast, he's incredibly athletic. I thought he was terrific for a young kid in really his first year of footy, to say, 'listen, you've got 80 per cent of the ruck duties'," Hardwick said.

"I'd actually be happy if he got a shin guard at some stage. He hasn't got one, he seems to think it's a sign of weakness, but we'll let him keep continuing to do what he does."


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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #114 on: May 17, 2019, 01:52:19 PM »
Balta thinks shin pads are a sign of weakness

This kid keeps getting better

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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #115 on: May 18, 2019, 08:28:33 AM »
For such a big unit to be so athletic is awesome.  Injuries aside, it has been great seeing the new guys come through.
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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #116 on: May 19, 2019, 06:31:19 PM »
It's going to be scary for opposition sides when Balta finds that consistency over 4 quarters. He's freakish and pretty much can play anywhere with is height and athleticism. A 19 year old getting 10 contested possies, 6 marks of which 3 were contested, 3 clearances, 3 tackles, 6 hitouts, 4 inside 50s, 5 running bounces, plus a goal and an assist  :o.
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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #117 on: May 19, 2019, 06:34:36 PM »
He is only gonna get better and it's scary, the dudes a beast.
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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #118 on: May 19, 2019, 08:21:21 PM »
Gee he is fun to watch :gotigers
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Re: Noah Balta [merged]
« Reply #119 on: May 19, 2019, 09:04:02 PM »
Loved the mark coming in from the side in the 3rd.
Reminded me of Royce.