" Longevity and number of years played not important "
Are toughness and resilience not important as well? Heart and determination?
I am a devout Freddy Jones fan...admired his contribution for years while most here never saw him play. The guy was tough as teak, resilient and a FAR more...
If you think the "6 again" rule gassed players and artificially created momentum...wait to see what the "turnover for ball or player into touch" rule does.
Big guys will become a liability unless they have a huge motor.
I hope you are paying attention Des...this time.
Devel contracted players are allowed to play FG after july 1 as well as the major injury clause... except in 2020 where devel players were allowed to play FG any time after the covid interruption. Maybe it will be the same in 2021 and the Aiders have made a shrewd move if he is signed on a devel...
The "accusers" names were suppressed through the whole debacle and there is zero information that they suffered any punishment.
This is a HUGE problem in such cases that there is no deterrent for making false claims against someone. Ok you didn't make a ****load of money, bad luck, carry on.
He was sensationally underwhelming. No defence, no speed, no desire. I hope some club pays far too much money for him but I doubt they will and i'm ecstatic the Hopoate name will no longer be associated with MWSE.
Not really. If he doesn't have an NRL ratified contract then he is not stood down and is just at the mercy of the legal system.. If a club wants to sign him up the the NRL can just choose to not validate that proposal due to his legal status.
What a mess.
I'm happy with the Tuipolotu signing. I can't recall either Funa or Garrick ever being regarded as "a talent". Although I wanted him included and was happy to see Funa do ok, that's all he honestly did...ok, not great for me and I will be VERY surprised if he kicks on to higher things. To each...
What REAL choices does she have with his child in her? It is numbingly sad she is virtually forced into such a crap choice.
Him being PROVEN guilty may go some way to financially helping her and it would definitely make a hell of a lot of other people "feel better", including me.