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News: Rookie to tame Panthers

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    <div class="content-item" /><p>IT’S the good news story that’s almost gone unnoticed. With two losses to start the year and all the off-field drama surrounding the Sea Eagles, the elevation of boom forward Jared Waerea-Hargreaves to first grade has barely rated a mention. </p>

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/Sea-Eagles/rookie-to-tame-panthers.html">Read the full article</a>
     
  2. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    hope he has a cracker!
     
  3. blitzkrieg

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    I saw him on that NRL Rwanda special, he looked a monster of a man.
    Hope he goes well.
     
  4. eagle_predator

    eagle_predator Active Member

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    Jared Waerea-Hargreaves is a big unit let's hope he has a great game and smashes those black cats.
     
  5. reyam

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    I can't believe we still have this bloke off contract,if and when he makes a mark on Monday night his price is going to go through the roof.
     
  6. niccipops

    niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Good luck to the young fella. I hope he has a successful start.
     
  7. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    I believe Jared is the first players from U20s to graduate to NRL at Manly - well done hope he has a blinder
     
  8. eagle_predator

    eagle_predator Active Member

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    I think he is signed for 3 years ?
     
  9. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    could be another cuthbo situation coming here
     
  10. Spuds Bodyguard

    Spuds Bodyguard Active Member

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    I seem to recall he was on a pretty substantial package to lure him from the Tah's. I would like to think he has been on Des's radar for a while now, hence his patience in bringing him into the top grade.
     
  11. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I am sure the club have it all in hand
     
  12. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    yes, last year and this year.
     
  13. gomanly

    gomanly Member

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    He didn't set the world on fire in the under 20's, in saying that I have confidence in our coaching staff, good luck to him.
     
  14. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    Good to see JWH in first grade. He did well in the few games I saw of the Rugby Australian championship or whatever it was called and he was mobile, agressive and enthusiastic. I hope he goes well.
     
  15. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    I recall seeing him play that game also CW. I was impressed.

    A fair bit of talk (leadership) from him also which was good to see.

    The only thing of potential negative I saw was that at stages he roamed a fair bit, which might not suit his introduction to league in a structured team such as ours. But I guess he has time to aclimatise etc.

    A larger Mattai (agressive) type in the making.
     
  16. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    Well I hope he just plays well.
     
  17. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    Yep - to be a flanker in Rugby, especially on the open side you just have to be first to the breakdown and either make the tackle or stay on your feet to pick up the pill - bit simplistic and there are other lines etc. The structured defence of league is constantly demanding, especially when you are positioned in the middle of the ruck. He has had a season in 20s so should be ready.
     
  18. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    He played a few weekends last year in the reggies as well, not instead of the 20's. ie 2 games in one weekend/day
     

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