Kicking duties?

Kicking duties?

John O 17 Dec 2017 06:00 am said..

Why is 36 our primary place kicker still?
Although he is doing a reasonable job, I thought BB was now fit? Even when Owen Williams came on, 36 continued with the place kicks.
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Re: Kicking duties?

Simmo468 17 Dec 2017 07:26 am said..

BTT is 91.4% from 22 kicks BB is 92% from 12.
Only person above them is Flood on 100% from 6.
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Biffo 17 Dec 2017 08:06 am said..

I think it must be to keep BB's mindset focussed on fly half duties.
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stevieb 17 Dec 2017 08:34 am said..

And if you can score 11 tries the place kicker becomes somewhat irrelevant :D
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Simmo468 17 Dec 2017 08:42 am said..

Unless your Wasps and give 10 away to score 11 :D
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smithy 17 Dec 2017 08:48 am said..

I believe in the past kicking duties were given to the player that performed best during training in the week leading up to the game. I'm not sure if this still applies.
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Ken Burney 17 Dec 2017 08:51 am said..

BB's left leg is still heavily strapped. I suspect that is the main reason that he is not kicking for goal.
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Oldprop 17 Dec 2017 09:29 am said..

smithy wrote:I believe in the past kicking duties were given to the player that performed best during training in the week leading up to the game. I'm not sure if this still applies.

I'm sure that was confirmed recently.
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SwindonGlos 17 Dec 2017 09:37 am said..

Those stats are pretty impressive Simmo.

Williams must surely be first choice though, if only for the minerals he proved he had knocking that conversion over v Bath.
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster and treat those two impostors just the same.
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Simmo468 17 Dec 2017 09:59 am said..

OW is at 33.3% from 6 admittedly not had many chances after his first game shocker to bring his stats up.

BB last season was the 3rd most accurate kicker in the league with 86.1% from 31 both who are above Kicked a lot less goals for higher numbers.
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