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Jaiden Tarrant

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by bones, Jul 3, 2014.

  1. bones

    bones Bones Knows

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    Map Sports are thrilled to announce that Jaiden Tarrant has agreed to terms with the Manly Sea Eagles until the end of the 2018 season. The Newcastle junior, who stands 185cm and weighs in at 100kg caught the eye of several NRL clubs with his barnstorming displays for the North Sydney Bears in this years Harold Matthews competition. The rugged front rower was rewarded with a call up to the prestigious NSW U16's trials and proved a real handful against his more fancied opponents.

    Winning the race to Tarrant's signature will prove a real bonus to the Manly club who were on the lookout for a front rower but hadn't settled on anyone until Tarrant came into the picture. When quizzed on what was the deciding factor, recrutiment manager David Warwick said, "Once we went over the footage from Map Sports it was clear we needed to sit down with Jaiden and his family and see if there was a fit there. He and his father Ben visited the Narrabeen complex and presented as a very level headed young man so we pursued the opportunity. He actually trialled with us last week and it gave the rest of the coaching staff some idea of his raw power and potential. We are looking forward to working with Jaiden over the next 4 1/2 years."

    When asked what the attraction was at Manly, Tarrant said, "I am very happy to be joining a strong, tight knit club like Manly until 2018. They are a club that have always been successful and I cant wait to get out onto the training paddock and begin preparing for 2015."
     
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    • manlyfan76

      manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Damn. I hate North Sydney.
       
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      • bones

        bones Bones Knows

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        I wonder which nickname he will get.
         
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        • voicefromthehill

          voicefromthehill Well-Known Member Premium Member

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          Manfred
           
        • Lord Eagleton

          Lord Eagleton Well-Known Member

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          Okay he may be an exciting prospect on the field but can he piss in his own mouth after 10 schooners
           
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          • MadMarcus

            MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            This comment should be enough to start speculation that he's off to the Dogs/Roosters/Broncos/Nepal Donkeys after 2018.
             
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            • Darren

              Darren Well-Known Member

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              Nice, we are stockpiling some big kids for future years.
               
            • voicefromthehill

              voicefromthehill Well-Known Member Premium Member

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              Why haven't we re-signed him yet?
               
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              • bones

                bones Bones Knows

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                Because our COO is still on his 'L' plates. :p
                 
              • Stevo

                Stevo Well-Known Member

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                Haha it's funny how things change. Haven't seen a thread about Perry for ages. He must be doing a good job.
                 
              • tookey

                tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                The next Donny Mckinnon
                 
              • mickqld

                mickqld Sack Greenslime 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                My mail is he was seen having a coffee with Des yesterday. Then again the mail was from Matt Johns.
                 
              • whereeaglesdare

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                Watched this kid at the NSW possibles v probables and several HM games, Tarrant is a 16yr old South Newcastle junior, still very raw but hits hard in defense and has a big work rate, one for the future and great pickup.

                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7dV2VTAzbc
                 
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                • Fluffy

                  Fluffy Well-Known Member

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                  With choc and gift out now is the perfect time to get him into first grade
                   
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                  • bones

                    bones Bones Knows

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                    Play him at fullback and drop snake to NSW cup.
                     
                  • Shoe1

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                    Nah, Move snake to lock.
                     
                  • simon64

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                    Is he going to water Lang Park ?
                     
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                    • Bird Up

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                      Is he any relation to AFL player Chris Tarrant?
                       

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