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How long will Foran last?

  • 1 month

    Votes: 10 13.5%
  • 2months

    Votes: 9 12.2%
  • 3months

    Votes: 7 9.5%
  • 4months

    Votes: 3 4.1%
  • 5months

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 6months

    Votes: 3 4.1%
  • Has the best season since 2011

    Votes: 42 56.8%

  • Total voters
    74
  • Poll closed .
Bencher
If he stays we'll need to find a decent replacement for DCE when he retires.

Latu Fainu can replace Foran but who replaces DCE?

Schuster has been a real disappointment over the last 18 months, very few good performances.
 
The Incomparable Immortal Bob Fulton
If he stays we'll need to find a decent replacement for DCE when he retires.
We have plenty of time before he retires feathered friend

Our Dependable , Dynamic and Durable fearless leader will be playing for us well in his 40's
 
Bencher
We have plenty of time before he retires feathered friend

Our Dependable , Dynamic and Durable fearless leader will be playing for us well in his 40's
I hope not. He has the skills but his body won't hold out that long. I'd be surprised if he makes it past 37.
 
Reserve Grader
Just the thought of Foz sticking around has got me so excited, almost unreasonably so. If Foz is in fact leaving, can you imagine how far back we go especially during Origin period, or injuries etc? How in the world does our club let him go in the first instance considering what little he's asking?? Almost unforgivable
 
Reserve Grader
As much as I want foz to stay, if he does the chances of schuster going are high. We can’t lose a 21yr old who is determined to play 5/8 for a 32yr old who has 1/2 years left.
Yes this seems to be the issue at hand. But if a 21 year old, no matter how talented, puts unreasonable demands on an entire club after such little experience, then this spells trouble for the long run. Why won't he be happy playing a vital edge forward role for the time being? Because the value of his manager's commodity may not be worth as much compared with the number 6 on his jersey. If he really would leave so easily for this, honestly, then so be it. The next 2 years with Foz could more realistically bring us a premiership than with an injury-prone and inexperienced Schuster. We can all see that DCE needs a Foz style 6, the chemistry between Schu and Chez would most likely result in chaos. At the end of the day, we still need Foz's maturity and guidance for a little while longer, until our junior playmakers are ready. This is crucial
 
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Bencher
Premium Member
Cooling off period has long gone hasn 't it or been significantly curtailed . Then Manly would presumably have to do a cap adjustment let alone the Schuster issue and matching the Titans two year contract duration even if Foz was prepared to stay for a little less . Very likely Foz would prefer to stay but can 't imagine the Titans being too accommodating after the D C E saga , Could be more then just speculation but not much more .
 
Tragic
Premium Member
I expect Foran may have expressed reservations about going but we can't afford to keep him let alone compensate the Titans. Not going to happen in my view. That train has left the station.
 
Reserve Grader
if he does end up staying he could potentially take walkers bench spot, he can come on play hooker and halves if needed, similar role to what benji played for souths last year.
 
Bencher
We need a foz style player in the side and only Humphris looks to be in the same kind of mould. But I’ve see; very little so there is some assumption. His direction and leadership has been top shelf, especially this season. He just straightens up the attack and sulI last year as well as Harper recently and oku have looked heaps better outside of him

IMO , from what I’ve seen , cherry, schuster and latu are sillier styles that need complimenting with a steady hand

if we keep foz, and Tom returns we look strong. Fingers crossed
 
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Not his greatest game but one classic moment from Foz - with Manly under the pump getting smashed, that kick 5m out from our line to an unmarked Harper was a piece of real magic!
Great player - tough as... wish he was staying next year but yes not his best game last night. That was a great kick though and yes wish Saab was out there instead.
 
Bencher
Great player - tough as... wish he was staying next year but yes not his best game last night. That was a great kick though and yes wish Saab was out there instead.
Probably wouldn’t of happened if Saab was out there, a) it was Saab who missed the pass that put Foz under pressure and b) Harper was the one who called the kick, would Saab of called that kick if he was out there? I think not, but I get your point, try time.
Well done Foz for seeing it and playing the call, perfect kick, but hardly a play they would attempt under normal circumstances.
Saab had chances last night, I know he can run like the wind in top gear, but he has to do some work at reaching top gear, it’s cost him multiple times this year and again last night, also the connection he and Harper had last year just doesn’t seem to be the same, Harper provided good ball for Saab last year, this year Harper seems more intent on making meters for himself, rather than setting Saab into space or providing him with opportunity, just my observation.
 
Probably wouldn’t of happened if Saab was out there, a) it was Saab who missed the pass that put Foz under pressure and b) Harper was the one who called the kick, would Saab of called that kick if he was out there? I think not, but I get your point, try time.
Well done Foz for seeing it and playing the call, perfect kick, but hardly a play they would attempt under normal circumstances.
Saab had chances last night, I know he can run like the wind in top gear, but he has to do some work at reaching top gear, it’s cost him multiple times this year and again last night, also the connection he and Harper had last year just doesn’t seem to be the same, Harper provided good ball for Saab last year, this year Harper seems more intent on making meters for himself, rather than setting Saab into space or providing him with opportunity, just my observation.
yes I thought the same re Saab and Harper... they don't seem to be on the same page or Harper doesn't know how to draw the man and pass but yes Saab never gets clear ball down that side.
 

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