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Brett Kimmorley takes aim at Monday Night Football and predicts a bright future for rugby league on the Gold Coast in the latest edition of Set of Six. Cheap Air Force 1 .Benjis NRL career grinding to a halt?After watching him in action on Thursday night, I think we are seeing the end of Benji Marshalls NRL career. I think he made some critical decisions in Wollongong and was pretty poor; there was too much east-west running and not enough north-south - which is what the modern day game requires.As much as hes been an outstanding player for a long, long time, and we know hes playing for a contract; I would certainly think that this is going to be a business decision by the Dragons and they wont be investing in him going forward.In the wet, as it was on Thursday night, its all about playing field position; its all about short passes; youll never run around the Broncos - you have to run through the Broncos. I just think the Benji that was so good in 2005 and all that excitement and brilliance that he has created for a number of years, he just doesnt have that play in him anymore.The game has passed him by.Eels continue to defy the odds in horror seasonParramatta again showed amazing resilience on Friday night. News that Brad Arthur has re-signed for three years on top of his current deal is just what the club needed.The Eels are going through enormous turmoil; they missed out on the prized signing of Jarryd Hayne though that was for the right reasons.While there is great uncertainty around the direction of the club, at least there is some stability with Arthur as coach. He has done an amazing job this year with a roster that has been ripped apart by the salary cap woes and off-field incidents.No matter what seems to fall their way, the Eels just seem to keep on fighting and that has to be applauded. They had nothing to play for on Friday night, but somehow they managed to put a performance together and come away with a one-point win.That might just be it for the Sea Eagles, too.Good riddance to Monday Night FootballMonday Night Football is an absolute killer, Im glad its going at the end of the year. The Sharks were brave but they were largely horrendous; they had no preparation ahead of their clash with the Raiders. Canberra were very good while it was a similar story for the Titans on Sunday; they looked sluggish after having to back up from Monday night.The Warriors certainly deserved to win on the Gold Coast but the Titans tried to play with lots of energy and it looked like they eventually just ran out of puff. It was probably an emotional week for the Titans as well on the back of Jarryd Haynes signing; there will be a lot more expectation on them now and a lot more media scrutiny.But I just think Monday night is an absolute killer for sides having to back up and play again the following weekend. Its just totally unfair and the fact that Titans-Sharks game went 90 minutes, not 80, it was a major reason why both sides struggled to compete. Im thrilled that Monday Night Football will be gone next year.Smith, Cronk show why theyre paid the big bucksCameron Smith and Cooper Cronk are the two best big-moment players in the world; when the game is on the line I want those two blokes in my side. Theyve done it in Origin and theyve done it for the Storm for a number of years. Souths were very, very good and obviously it was the first time they had close to their No.1 roster on the field.The Bunnies were probably entitled to win the football game, but just the game-management of Smith and Cronk and their ability to come up with the big plays when the game is on the line was the difference.The Storm were under the pump at halftime but they just hung in the contest and when they get to the part of the field where Cronk becomes the field goal option, Cameron Smith takes it on himself and slots the match-winner. They got one chance and Smith nailed it.Their ability to handle pressure and scramble a victory when theyre just a little bit off is a big reason why theyre leading the competition. Youve got to be pretty cool when the game is on the line like that and thats why Cronk and Smith are two of the best players in the world.Hayne starts with loss but Titans on the upIt was all about Jarryd Hayne on the Gold Coast and what a great crowd it was at Cbus Super Stadium. The Warriors have a big fanbase on the Gold Coast, but there was great Titans support as well; the locals responded to what the Gold Coast did against the Sharks last Monday night and Hayne only added to that.So you end up with 20-odd thousand people going to a game of football on the Gold Coast where that club a few years ago would struggle to get 5,000 people to a game. Lets hope that the Titans can become a club that is run properly off the field and one that can have success on it as well.That didnt happen on the field on Sunday as the Warriors were too good, but as I mentioned earlier, having to back up from Monday night wont have helped the Titans. The Gold Coast seems to be the only place where weve continually got it wrong with rugby league; they have never been able to make it work.But lets hope the Titans are on the right path now and Hayne looms as a key part of that.Grinding Tigers building some consistencyWhat a great win it was for the Tigers on Sunday afternoon at Leichhardt. Theyre in the top eight now and we can probably say that its down to a race in nine, given how badly the Dragons have played recently. The Tigers just outmuscled the Cowboys and played a very simple game plan; they ran hard and kicked well.Mitchell Moses had another strong game and there was a great atmosphere at Leichhardt Oval. Johnathan Thurston obviously played for the Cowboys which probably had a lot of people thinking that would be enough for the defending premiers. So that must give the Tigers a lot of confidence; they know that not only can they compete with the best in competition, but they can also grind to a win.Theyre not shooting themselves in the foot, which they had done a little bit over the last few years, and they are developing into a more consistent football side. And the more close games you play, the better you learn to handle adversity and pressure. I thought the Tigers were superb on Sunday and thoroughly deserve to still be alive in this competition.And as for Leichhardt Oval, it was another reminder that traditional suburban grounds still have a place in our game. Cheap Air Force 1 Shoes Wholesale . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. Cheap Air Force Ones For Sale . Ronaldo produced a spectacular individual performance on Tuesday, scoring all three goals and guiding Portugal into the next years World Cup in Brazil with a 3-2 victory in Sweden. The Real Madrid forward has scored 66 goals in 2013, but the last three may be the boost he needs to upstage Messi after FIFA unexpectedly extended the voting period for the Ballon dOr to Nov. . The 17-year-old native of Marystown, N.L., pulled out of Skate Canada International last month in Saint John, N.B., with the same problem. Former Alabama?quarterback Blake Barnett has committed to Arizona State.He revealed his choice Monday night in a tweet accompanied by a photo with Sun Devils head coach Todd Graham, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Chip Lindsey and receivers coach Jay Norvell.In September, Barnett became the fourth quarterback to transfer from Alabama since 2014.Barnett, a former five-star product from California, started Alabamas season-opening game against USC before he was pulled in favor of?Jalen Hurts.Barnett appeared inn three games and completed 11 of 19 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns versus the Trojans. Nike Air Force 1 Cheap Outlet. Arizona State went 5-7 overall and 2-7 the Pac-12 this season, led by sophomore quarterback?Manny Wilkins. Wilkins finished his first year as the starter with 2,329 passing yards, 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions.?Information from ESPNs Alex Scarborough was used in this report. 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