ULTIMATE GUIDE: State of Origin Recreation II
“The most effective rep groups I ever performed in was with Buderus and Wing, I have been fairly vocal about that.
“You’ve got obtained the one-two punch the place you begin with Api and his trickery across the ruck, the best way he brings the forwards into play, after which you are going to have the pace of Prepare dinner. (Prepare dinner) could be dissatisfied that he is not beginning, however it’s team-first.”
Regardless of the Blues being criticised for being “too Pantherised” by Phil Gould following the game one loss, the inclusion of Koroisau makes it seven representatives from the reigning premiers within the Blues’ game two line-up.
Nonetheless, Johns downplayed considerations that the team might fall into the identical issues from game one.
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“The assault was a reduce and print of what Penrith does,” he stated of the game one efficiency.
“If in case you have a take a look at the best way New South Wales attacked, it was very very similar to a membership team that could be very profitable whereas Queensland performed loads out of dummy half they usually had their halves on the benefit line who have been dominant, we had Isaah Yeo being the dominant participant.
“With the introduction of Koroisau and Prepare dinner, the assault will change. They’re going to nonetheless have these formations with Isaah Yeo linking with the Penrith boys, however I feel it adjustments with the dummy-halves, which actually fits Origin.”