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Big bopper and 30 June deadline

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by silvertail, May 11, 2013.

  1. silvertail

    silvertail Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Joe gone for the year and worrying reports on King.

    Perhaps our new young recruits are not quite ready to step up to nrl standard.

    Perhaps we should be be looking for a big bopper to sign on a cheap deal from Oz or England before 30 June?
     
  2. Disco

    Disco Well-Known Member

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    I'm happy to stick with Hasson, Gower and Sao at this stage
     
  3. silvertail

    silvertail Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    They are good prospects by may not be key contributors this year.

    Think we should be on the hunt for:

    115kg plus
    25 years plus
    6 foot 3 plus
    No-nonsense battering ram giant
     
  4. dceagle

    dceagle Active Member

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    I agree , losing Joe and possibly King for the season leaves a hole too big to fill with who we have atm .
     
  5. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    LOL anyone in paticular match those stats
     
  6. silvertail

    silvertail Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Dogs season turned last year with last minute signings before June 30. Other clubs have benefited as well. Now that we know where our injuries lie, we should bolster squad accordingly.
    [hr]
    Hoping someone smarter than me would know.
     
  7. KOMORI

    KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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    Big George fits the bill..... There's obviously a fair amount of doubt from Tooves though...
     
  8. BOZO

    BOZO Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    We are short on props so this is Big George's chance and he should take it with both hands just like he takes a big mac
     
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    • Berkeley_Eagle

      Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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      nope george misses out
      189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
      Weight 113 kg
       
    • Shoe1

      Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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      108 kg or so would do.
       
    • BOZO

      BOZO Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      As long as he has a big heart like Matai 108 kg is more than enough
       
    • Darren

      Darren Well-Known Member

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      but no high tackling/throwing techniques or he won't be playing.
       
    • Sheikheagle

      Sheikheagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Lame comment!
       
    • TokyoEagle

      TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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      Are you saying you don't like the way Matai plays, @[Darren] ?
       
    • Darren

      Darren Well-Known Member

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      No, love the way Stevie plays but we don't want the suspensions and visits to NRL. He is too valuable and must stay on the field.
       
    • north coast eagle

      north coast eagle Active Member

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      How does the salary cap work with Joe being out for the season? Do we get to replace him under the cap or do we need to sign someone for minimum wage so as not to go over the cap?
       
    • RL Gronk

      RL Gronk New Member

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      Shackleton is stuck in nsw cup
       
    • winnyason

      winnyason Well-Known Member

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      Lopini paea or remy casty would fit the bill.
       
    • Pepi

      Pepi Well-Known Member

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      Stromquist just killed it for Wyong against a big vulcans pack. Over 200 metres gained I am surprised we got rid of him.
      Surely Ligi Sao should get a go soon.
       
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      • Clint

        Clint . Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        I am
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        and would do anything to have a run in a Manly jersey - CHECK
        but would go to water at the sight of any NRL player running at me. - :s
         

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