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JT to Dogs ?????WTF?????

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by quickster, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. quickster

    quickster Member

    +18 /0
    I am hearing the JT has all but agreed to terms with the Dogs.
    Panthers is just a tool to bump up final contract.
    My question is, how on this earth can the Bulldogs afford him??????

    Me thinks in brown paper bags????
  2. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

    +976 /0
    Spending salary cap money they don't have yet. Also doing massive amount of juggling in the cap with front & back loading contracts. There could be an odd player or 2 who can be pinched from them quite easily now. Question is, who would you want that's available?

    According to zerotackle they have the following players off contract who are on decent dollars, Tolman, Eastwood, Keating, Pritchard & Turner. They also have Reynolds, although he wouldn't be on big dollars atm, but if they are after JT he could be on the way out. I can't see the club going all out to keep Pritchard as I predict he and T-Rex will be a terrible backrow combination in 2013 so he is possibly on the way out as well.
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    • Disco

      Disco Well-Known Member

      +1,778 /48
      Is say pritchard, tolman and eastwood will all be elsewhere in 2014 with taupu, Jackson and klemmer stepping into there roles.

      Also if thurston arrives keating will go
    • zambuck

      zambuck Active Member

      +112 /1
      so what who gives a stuff as long as we are ok why worry not our problem let them all get caught
      manly to win 2013
    • manlyfan76

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

      +8,057 /174
      Trent Dogkinson is going to develop an inferiorority complex thats to De$ always signing other better halfbacks.
    • lsz

      lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +4,849 /102
      Look at their squad, then look at ours

      Whose would you prefer? Who do you think is stronger?


      So if we are under the cap so are they
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      • swoop

        swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

        +1,543 /26
        Who gives a rats what the dogs do?
      • Ralphie

        Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member

        +2,953 /287
        All of the above and don't forget Kieran Foran was a done deal and Glenn Stewart was a near certainty to go there as well.........blah blah blah
      • The Who

        The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

        +7,252 /173
        Thurston? Pffft! He's not as good as Cronk, and certainly not as good as DCE. Let them waste their money on that ageing hyena.
      • Eagles2nv

        Eagles2nv Sea you in the finals 2017 Tipping Competitor

        +2,103 /49
        If it is true i dont see renolyds staying put. The dogs would be paying through their teeth to sign thurston, and with guys like barba and t rex on good coin there probably isnt much room for him.

        He is probably after 500K contract which im sure someone like the panthers or titans are willing to pay.
      • bones

        bones Bones Knows

        +9,037 /102
        Fast forward five years and the dogs will be trying to sort out the back ended contract dramas Des leaves behind.
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        • Jono

          Jono Well-Known Member

          +176 /5
          Reynolds will go to the Dragons to replace Soward and the Dogs will get rid of Hodgkinson, Pritchard, Tolman and Eastwood. That'd be enough to afford Thurston.
        • manlyfan76

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

          +8,057 /174
          JT's off to the Dogs? Break a leg JT.
        • MWSE

          MWSE Well-Known Member

          +335 /2
          I wouldn't be so sure. With increases to the cap, the opportunity for a solid chance to win a premiership, and the chance to play alongside JT, I think he stays for sure. He will still get paid a substantial sum.

          Plus he actually comes across as being fiercely loyal to the Berries.
        • firechild

          firechild Active Member

          +65 /0
          JT won't be switching back to #7 and Reynolds certainly isn't a 7 so how will De$ fit them both into a fully fit squad?
        • ManlyArmy

          ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

          +997 /26
          I'm just sitting back and laughing at how Todd Greenburg is Des's bitch.

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