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JWH

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by The '47ers, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. The '47ers

    The '47ers Notorious NRL

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    Geez it still annoys me we let him go, he's a beast. Him and Jake up front would've been real nice!
     
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  2. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Agree. Should have kept Tasi, Lussick, JWH and added them to Trbojevic, Buhrer & Symonds.
     
  3. Lyonstomenzies

    Lyonstomenzies Well-Known Member

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    He certainly gave it to the doggies tonight. Would love to have some of his runs mimicked by our boys.
     
  4. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    One good game in a blue moon. Plenty of mediocrity and suspensions and stupid penalties over all those years as well. He'd be handy to have now but we haven't really missed him over the last 5 years, rather Kitey, Nood, and King dog to be honest
     
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  5. KOMORI

    KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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    F*cken OATH mate. That would be a formidable front row.
     
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  6. JenEagle

    JenEagle Well-Known Member

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    He was always going to be a gun however Des and Crusher went with kitey, nood and kingy and it won us a comp and got us to a GF in 2013 so you have to say it was the right call as the roosters offered him a fortune

    On the flip side though if he was playing for us in 2013 instead of the roosters we may have got home.
     
  7. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    Agree on the penalties & suspensions but mediocrity ? Its a no brainer to see that without those transgressions he is a prop we could have well benefited from in recent times.

    The reason he left us, however, is that he was a mercenary. He used this club as his stepping stone, so stuff him, he does not have that Eagles spirit.
     
  8. JenEagle

    JenEagle Well-Known Member

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    Looking at that Roosters side particularly their pigs even with our clean out and new signings I am still not sure we will be at their level next year. I hope we will be of course and u never know but they are very very good.
     
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  9. Ben

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    I don't think we wanted to let him go. From memory Crusher was devastated that he left. Pretty sure the Roosters just put an offer on the table he couldn't refuse.
     
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  10. Simonmyers11

    Simonmyers11 Well-Known Member

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    JWH wasn't let go. He was signed under our noses. Dessie was livid if i recall.
     
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  11. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    He went from big to massive in one short offseason. Amazing how he got so big so quick.
     
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  12. Brooke

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    An offer under the table too perhaps. It was all done very quietly.
     
  13. Brooke

    Brooke Well-Known Member

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    The same with James Tamou you have to wonder??
     
  14. BOZO

    BOZO Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    From what I can recall JWH went to the highest bidder
     
  15. simon64

    simon64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Vitamin S.
     
  16. Killer03

    Killer03 Well-Known Member

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    JWH is an odd one for me, sometimes I think 'if only we kept him' and then other times I have thought we have too many livewires in the team (this is more when Watmough was here and Matai was knocking people out) and we didn't need another. Plus he seemed to have a propensity for giving away stupid penalties, something Watmough did for us.

    But when he's good he is very good, and we could certainly do with that this year. But to be honest, when we lost him and for a year or two I wasn't really concerned.

    I did hope tonight though he would knock out Kasiano, god that bloke annoys me.
     
  17. Brooke

    Brooke Well-Known Member

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    Very special ones I would think.
     
  18. sheridanstand78

    sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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    He left after 2009 when the Rorters waved their dollars at him, I suppose at that time we had a pretty good pack but Doggler might have got that one wrong letting him go.
     
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