Isaiah Papalii

  1. bruce
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    bruce Warriors 1st Grader Contributor

    Taumalolo was still a work in progress with attitude issues.
     

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    mt.wellington ABOVE THE LINE

    Im a huge fan of Isaiah but I must admit even Im blown away by has rapid rise. 18 years old and could possibly debut this Sunday. He didnt look fazed during the trials. Really excited about his progress and development. Best junior I have seen since Sonny Fai...
     
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    Looks like he will be debuting this weekend as he hasn't been named in either of the NSWarriors or U20s squads. I've heard that if Thompson is cleared to play, either Clark or Afoa will drop out of the 17.

    Very impressed with this young man!!!!!
     
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    Defence 1st Grade Fringe

    Yeah I've noticed u talking him up for a while and he looks like delivering.
    Better than SJ tho?
     
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    Best forward sorry. Shaun Johnson is in his own league alongside Stacey Jones as far as juniors go...
     
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    He does look like a great prospect. Just hope we don't ask too much of him too early.
     
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    If Clark drops out does that mean Bully for 80? Can't see anyone else filling in at 9.
     
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    Keep Clarke , drop Hoffman lol
     
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    mt.wellington ABOVE THE LINE

    Just been told Isaiah Papalii will definitely debut and Afoa will drop out IF Bodene Thompson is cleared...
     
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    After reading through this thread I'm even more excited to see him debut.
    Agree with Mt. Wellington, he looked unfazed and very comfortable in the last trial.
    Obviously early days but he could well be one of those rare gems just meant to play at the top from the get go.
    Good luck son!
     
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    fizurg 1st Grade Fringe

    Does anyone know how big he is? If he was between 94kg and 105kg as a 15 year old he must have a pretty solid frame.
     
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    Read on NRL.com that he's definitely debuting... incredible rise for the kid. Interested in seeing what he can do off the bench, and what his role is going to be and going into the future... especially with Tohus arrival next year. Call me crazy, but when I look at his frame, I see a devastating centre there. Going to be interesting watching him develop.
     
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    One News are doing a section on him debuting in their sports section in the next few minutes.
     
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    tajhay On Titanic.

    He is a confirmed starter - See Kearney's comments in the team list thread.
     
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    Sup42 "Dave"

    Power lifters like this boy and,Hurrell just go to prove that body building for strength and ripped up bodies is bullshit.

    Power Lifting is compound exercise (works every Muscle in your body with one lift) instead of Bodybuilding Is isolation exercise ( Body sculpture, makes you look pretty and big).

    Power versus cosmetic strength.

    Hoping the Warriors find a weight trainer who ignores weight and size, ignores body building gym bunny bullshit, and trains weight use for Power and speed.
     
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    Jaka Warriors Bench Player

    Really proud of the grass roots warriors organision.So much talent in such a short time.We have some great years to come supporters.Its great to finally feel like we need dont need aussies to piggyback this club.
     
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    Lord Gnome of Howick MBE Warriors 1st Grader

    This kids profile page needs updating if he's a first grader now?
     
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    eric 1st Grade Fringe

    is it pronounced -

    Pa-pah-lee
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    Papa-lee-ee?

    Spelt the same as Josh Papalii but the commentators were saying it differently.
     
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    Sup42 "Dave"

    You have to be special to make grade game one in a Kearney pack.

    Kearney usually puts noobs on cotton wool.

    This is a rare move by Kearney.

    I hope Isiah keeps it simple and does his jobs without error...
     
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    mt.wellington ABOVE THE LINE

    Pah-pah-lee-e...
     
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