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[Resurrected] DCE... Myth or legend?

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But if you could get foran on say 500k?

Dogs would probably jump at itcto get him offbthe books.
 

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But if you could get foran on say 500k?

Dogs would probably jump at itcto get him offbthe books.
Could be even lower than that once he's off contract. If he gets 500k it'll be from a desperate side. Reckon he owes Des for getting him his payday, 2 years at 400k per isn't out of the realms of possibility. As long as it doesn't cost us Schuster.
 

Bring back the.... Biff?

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Could be even lower than that once he's off contract. If he gets 500k it'll be from a desperate side. Reckon he owes Des for getting him his payday, 2 years at 400k per isn't out of the realms of possibility. As long as it doesn't cost us Schuster.
Yes 400k-450k sounds about right.. how much is Thompson on? That will free up some cash for a 5/8th

Who else would go for him? Dogs need him unless they buy someone better but who? There young halves are crap..
Im sure Des is thinking about it or has at some stage.
 

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S'funny

I'm sure Des isn't. But unless Des speaks I guess we wont know. Actually if Des speaks we still wont know. lol

Certainly carved up those tigers in their 34-6 loss didn't he?

But played 80 mins. Wont be long until his next 3 month injury lay off.

Maybe Wally Lewis? Cliffy? Someone a trophy is named after. They must be pretty good !
 

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S'funny

I'm sure Des isn't. But unless Des speaks I guess we wont know. Actually if Des speaks we still wont know. lol

Certainly carved up those tigers in their 34-6 loss didn't he?

But played 80 mins. Wont be long until his next 3 month injury lay off.

Maybe Wally Lewis? Cliffy? Someone a trophy is named after. They must be pretty good !
To be fair DCE has a much better team than Foran around him and we got flogged by the sharks.. nothing would change if DCE was there instead of Foran.. could be worse
 

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DCE can grubber really well when he decides to do it early and before he runs those extra steps into traffic and then trying those tricky inside kicks into the opposition legs. He needs to play with more patience and composure. He needs another good half in the side.
 

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get yer teeth into this one then....




Don't be surprised if rugby league's best 'Mr Fix-it' - James Maloney - makes a return to the NRL in 2021.

Maloney's NRL career looked to be over when he jetted out to France with his family to join Catalans on a three-year Super League contract late last year.

But just four games into Maloney's new deal, COVID-19 shut down Super League and its future remains clouded.
 

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oh and....

WARRIORS, BULLDOGS EYE OFF HASTINGS
Jackson Hastings has the next 24 hours to decide whether he will invoke a get-out clause and return to the NRL in 2021.

Wigan want to keep the halfback - who was on fire in Super League before COVID-19 -but will allow him to return home on compassionate grounds next season if he so desires.

Wigan need to know his plans ASAP, however so they can make contingency moves, and have told Hastings they would like an answer before June 30 in the UK.

The New Zealand Warriors are making a huge play for Hastings, but he wants to return to family in Sydney, with the Bulldogs the early favourites to get his signature.
 

Bring back the.... Biff?

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get yer teeth into this one then....




Don't be surprised if rugby league's best 'Mr Fix-it' - James Maloney - makes a return to the NRL in 2021.

Maloney's NRL career looked to be over when he jetted out to France with his family to join Catalans on a three-year Super League contract late last year.

But just four games into Maloney's new deal, COVID-19 shut down Super League and its future remains clouded.
Ok.. out of Maloney green and foran id like Maloney. He's a little **** we'd fall in love with and he's a winner.
Warriors GF
Roosters GF
Sharks GF
Manly... GF?

Edit. I havent been informed Maloney is 35 so scratch that haha

Blake green not wanted by warriors. Foran off contract. Panthers have young halfback Burton and same with broncs in Dearden. Maybe Des will stick with walker.. if fainu gets off and plays next year then we can manage with walks and dce in the halves
 
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Until we play better up tempo football, faster play the balls, off loads and get a decent hooker cannot see too much changing.

some interesting articles coming up today about Api being one of the big reasons why Nathan Cleary is playing a lot better, because Api takes the pressure off by holding up the defence, attracting markers, and giving Nathan much more time to attack. Plus their middles are getting quick play the balls.

Cleary, speed and seven crucial minutes: Breaking down the rise of the Panthers
 

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Api wasn't utilized well under Des, Brookie being a generally slow slippery track doesn't help his up tempo engage the markers play either.

I mentioned last year that Api will do well at the Panthers with a coach that believes in him and playing on faster tracks away from Brookie more often.

In saying that his slow loopy ball service out of dummy half shortens up the lateral game a fair bit if there is no space around the markers to exploit, giving the halves less time and space when the team is not going forward.

Our main issue(for a few years now) is a lack of power explosive straightness in our sets, too much looking for second phase play instead of just hitting the line at pace with numbers in support to take the pressure off the lead runner and keep the defence honest.

As much as we love the numbers of AFB and Marty etc sometimes their numbers are ineffective numbers and generate slow play the balls(being held upright but reasonably contained adding a few more metres) or second phase play that sometimes is over valued and doesn't amount to much(other than the hope it fatigues the defensive line eventually in an accumulative way)
 

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Api wasn't utilized well under Des, Brookie being a generally slow slippery track doesn't help his up tempo engage the markers play either.

I mentioned last year that Api will do well at the Panthers with a coach that believes in him and playing on faster tracks away from Brookie more often.

In saying that his slow loopy ball service out of dummy half shortens up the lateral game a fair bit if there is no space around the markers to exploit, giving the halves less time and space when the team is not going forward.

Our main issue(for a few years now) is a lack of power explosive straightness in our sets, too much looking for second phase play instead of just hitting the line at pace with numbers in support to take the pressure off the lead runner and keep the defence honest.

As much as we love the numbers of AFB and Marty etc sometimes their numbers are ineffective numbers and generate slow play the balls(being held upright but reasonably contained adding a few more metres) or second phase play that sometimes is over valued and doesn't amount to much(other than the hope it fatigues the defensive line eventually in an accumulative way)
. Most of Manly's attack came off the forwards rolling forward through the middle last year. Manly were ranked number one in this department. Marty and AFB rarely get taken to the ground either and usually take 3 defenders to stop them. Problem this year is a hooker which has no footy smarts. Can throw a ok flat pass but that is really ineffective today's game, need to engage defence first. Also feel we are missing impact off the bench, Jetski and Paeska really offering not much, and missing the impact of Faniu off the bench too. Surprised not too see a sipley type get a go
 

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