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Roosters finally bitten by cap

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by fLIP, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. fLIP

    fLIP UFO Hunter

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    Roger Tuivasa-sheck is off to the warriors for 3 years.

    800k per season.

    Tomkins has been granted a release on compassionate grounds. Heading back to the Super League.
     
  2. Frogz

    Frogz Don't mess with the goat, he has photos. Premium Member

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    No way. It will free up salary cap space at the Rorters to buy more players, you watch.
     
  3. NewwyEagle

    NewwyEagle I sleep in a racing car

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    What's upsetting is that all the roosters fans are wondering why tpa's couldn't cover the difference to keep him.
    The difference was allegedly over 400k.
     
  4. Loobs

    Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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    Yeah well isn't Blake Fergusons contract for the minimum? There is also a rumour they are now in on Alex Johnston
     
  5. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    • bob dylan

      bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Carney is about to be signed by them by all reports.
       
    • tookey

      tookey Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Should free up enough funds for them to sign Alex Johnston, Tommy Turbo, Gutherson and foran
       
    • EagleFlys

      EagleFlys Well-Known Member

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      Roosters only offered Foran 890k including the TPAs.
      SLime offered 1.2m

      Whats best for his football is 1.2m > premierships
       
    • sheridanstand78

      sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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      Easts have cover for that position anyways. Its a blow for them as that boy is a sensational player.
       
    • Andrew..

      Andrew.. Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      I was about to say it's good to see the salary cap finally effecting the roosters but I think you guys are right, they'll e probably shed him and spend another cool million somewhere else. Hardly a level playing field....they have a Brookie oval salary cap.
       
    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      RogerRamjet will have his Snake to Bondi thread back then @:cool:
      Would be funny if Foran reneged on Parra and went to Bondi :p
       
    • Remi

      Remi Active Member

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      No they won't they have already taken some of ours to cover for the players rumored to be leaving
       
    • Disco

      Disco Well-Known Member

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      Latrell Mitchell is mean't to be the next superstar!

      Even without him they could put Ferguson at fullback, SKD back at centre and Nene Mcdonald to the wing
       
    • Snake

      Snake Doing The Eagle Rock!

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      Yeah, I was thinking exactly this; they have high hopes for McDonald. I do think the cap is the reason though, because I don't believe for one second they were happy to let him walk.

      Gus did mention they had Latrell Mitchell in the lower grades during last Sunday's telegraph. I dare say he already knew that RTS was halfway out the door.
       
    • Kevinward777

      Kevinward777 Well-Known Member

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      IMO the Dogs are bigger cap rorters than the Roosters. There is talk they are going to sign Vidot before June 30. I mean fair dinkum when does it stop? They upgrade everyone on their books and continue signing any players they want. It's a dead set joke.
       
    • Shoe1

      Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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      We had a junior player last year called Latrell Schaumkel.

      What are the odds of 2 people playing league called Latrell? For that matter I'm surprised there are 2 people in the world called Latrell.
       
    • Ron E. Gibbs

      Ron E. Gibbs Well-Known Member

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      Probably named after Latrell Sprewell, a former US basketball player best known for choking his coach.
       
    • Garts

      Garts Well-Known Member

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      His brothers name is Shaq so I assumed the parents are basketball fans. I figured Latrell was some American sportspersons name.
       
    • HoldenV8

      HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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      So the Rorters lose Mini and RTS in consecutive years.

      I hate to say it but watch them go after Turbo Tom or Gutho.
       
    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Word is the Souths wonder kid Johnstone
       

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