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Noah Balta - Welcome to Tigerland

St Kevin

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Only bloke out there to win his first flag.

What an exciting season for him to build upon. Could be anything.
 
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craig

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Aug 19, 2004
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Congratulations Noah on your Premiership medal.

May you get one next year also and be able to really savour a Tiger Flag in Melbourne before the Army at the G !!
 
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craig

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Being groomed in the best defence by the some of the best.

Will be his backline in a few years time and he will rule it well.
 
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Scoop

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Just a pup. 75% improvement in him.

Terrifying. Could turn into peak Kouta.
 
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TigerPort

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Being groomed in the best defence by the some of the best.

Will be his backline in a few years time and he will rule it well.
Or we find someone else to be king of the backline and release Balta to be an oversized ruck rover
 
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leon

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Or we find someone else to be king of the backline and release Balta to be an oversized ruck rover
Yes, magnificent game from the 21 year old Noah. I advocate such too; he is an offensive weapon. Too limiting to confine him to minding an opponent.
 
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Mantikorr

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Yes, magnificent game from the 21 year old Noah. I advocate such too; he is an offensive weapon. Too limiting to confine him to minding an opponent.
Agreed. Has been brilliant in defence this year, when we really needed him. Great development year for him. Has been good in the ruck too, his presence around the ground was really important. He's the ultimate utility player, plug and play anywhere he's needed. He'll only get better at it all the more games he plays.

Hopefully Miller can be that key back we need and Nank and Balta can take the ruck next season while Soldo and CCJ are out
 
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jb03

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Going to be facsinating watching his career unfold and what position(s) he will play in the future
 
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NZtiger

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Just goes about being great. Not many teenagers cement their place in a premiership team and play such an important role.

Hawkins who? Congratulations lad.

Such a high ceiling, he’s just getting started. Look out once he gets his eyes sorted!
 
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daniel30

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We're is the love for this bloke mind you were back to square once after yesterday we're he plays.
 
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Brodders17

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Going to be facsinating watching his career unfold and what position(s) he will play in the future
he has established himself as a very good defender all ready with an even higher ceiling. does he get moved to see if he can reach those heights elsewhere?
might come down to team needs, if we have all our defenders back on board next year, and keep the likes of Markov, maybe he gets the chance to play forward and back up ruck?
 
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Scoop

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On a third watch, chucking him in the ruck really did change things. Helped create more pace and explosiveness from the contest. Helped create our helter skelter pace that Geelong couldn’t go with. Played like a extra mid when the ball hit the deck as well. Underrated Balta fact, he keeps his feet, rarely goes to ground.
 
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