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News: Rival clubs compete with Manly to lock in another talented Hopoate

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    ANOTHER Hopoate could set the league world alight over the next couple of years, with good judges predicting Jamil Hopoate, the younger brother of Manly winger William, will be every bit as good as the NSW sensation. While the NRL is still digesting Will's shock decision to forgo fame and fortune to undertake a Mormon mission, rival clubs are attempting to prise 16-year-old Jamil from Manly's grasp.
     



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  2. manlyfan76

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

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    What position is he playing?
     
  3. lismore_fan

    lismore_fan Well-Known Member

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    Didn't I read he's already contracted to us?
     
  4. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    a lock apparently
     
  5. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    In the article it says he reckons he is just like his dad.
     
  6. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

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    Yeah it's a concern. Let someone else sign him.
     
  7. jjai

    jjai Active Member

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    I think they are referring to his body shape & his head .. he is a spitting image of the old man..
     
  8. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    There was also talk about how aggressive he was, just like his old man.
     
  9. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    Will he also go on a mormon mission in the middle of his career?
     
  10. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    And his old man says he's a bit hard to handle. Slightly concerning.
     
  11. Ceagle

    Ceagle Well-Known Member

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    He isnt anywhere good as Will, also gets into a bit of trouble apparently
     
  12. chris_niko

    chris_niko Active Member

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    imo he'll be watmoughs replacement when hes done.. on and off the field
     
  13. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    I have heard from a couple of people on here that he may be better than his brother.
     
  14. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    No, no, no...shhhhh guys. He's the best product coming through for decades, and someone would need to pay him $300k per season JUST to get his signature.

    Chooks?
     
  15. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

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    If he joined the Roosters, wouldn't he have to convert to Judaism?
     
  16. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Hopoate should be bought by manly and studded out
     
  17. Ceagle

    Ceagle Well-Known Member

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    No believe me Will is alot better. Jamil is 17 now, this is the same age when Will signed a $200,000 contract
     
  18. chris_niko

    chris_niko Active Member

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    but jamils a forward. give him a few years and hell be a beast
     
  19. Ceagle

    Ceagle Well-Known Member

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    Quote me when i say he wont make the NRL
     
  20. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    Huh?
     

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