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Vave to the Eels

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Nuts, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. Nuts

    Nuts Member

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    Can someone please explain how Manly have let go of Vave to the Eels on a two year deal? He is one of our best forwards this year and they can’t match Parra’s offer. Bloody joke. He offers more than any other front rower in our club other than Lussick at the moment.
     
  2. Clay

    Clay Well-Known Member

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    I would argue he offers more then Lussick on current form but has this been confirmed or still rumours?
     
  3. CBreeagles

    CBreeagles Well-Known Member

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    He is not a player that a club should break the bank over, I think with the emergence of Meehan, Knight and AFB the club thought they could make do. I would've liked to keep him though.
     
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    • KeithSheldon

      KeithSheldon Well-Known Member

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      Parramatta offered him more or less double what we are offering.
       
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      • tookey

        tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        You can pay what you want for players when you don't adhere to a salary cap.

        Probably a TPA from the schnitzel shop at parramatta
         
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        • Loobs

          Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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          Even though he lives out that way, they had to pay him double to want to go there :rofl::rofl::rofl:

          Anyway, he's good bench depth but he's nothing special.
           
        • R3

          R3 Bird gang affiliate Premium Member

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          As @Clay said though, has it been made official? I'd love to keep him but I don't know if I should move on..
          Are they just 'loud rumours'?
           
        • Keffola

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          Vave has been good for us, but AFB can fill a similar role, but is younger and has more potential.

          Hopefully the eels don't ruin another manly players career.
           
        • Nice Beaver

          Nice Beaver Well-Known Member

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          He must have balls the size of watermelons to be the next Manly player to sign on with that rabble.

          I'd go anywhere else solely due to the curse.

          Would be good to keep him, but if he has gone I actually applaud the club for not paying overs for who is essentially, a handy bench player with limited scope.

          Cannot deny his passion, but paying overs for fringe players is a slippery slope to dare I say it.......being run like Parramatta.......
           
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          • Mr Manly 007

            Mr Manly 007 Active Member

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            More was in a brown paper bag in car park:
            Less on his official NRL SquEELS contract.
             
          • HappilyManly

            HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          • the mauler

            the mauler Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            That's standard for that low joint. Why would anyone go there otherwise. Footy graveyard.
             
          • Shoe1

            Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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            He has been good, but won't make 1st grade next year ahead of knight, afb and meehan. Good choice to take the $$ from parra
             
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            • Turbo

              Turbo Well-Known Member

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              He is 28

              Knight 21
              Meehan 22
              AFB 20

              That's why he didn't get re signed
               
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              • Turbo

                Turbo Well-Known Member

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                We are going to have one of the best packs soon if we can keep them together and it will lead us to another premiership, unfortunately vaves isn't needed as now we have Meehan to do his role.
                 
              • Moondog

                Moondog Amazing Blue Footed Boobie 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                I hear Parra contracts now come in three ply, the softness you want with the strength you need.
                 
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                • Woodsie

                  Woodsie played strong, done good.

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                  And easy to flush if the tax man cometh.
                   
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                  • Clay

                    Clay Well-Known Member

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                    He lives in Parra so I can understand his decision
                     
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                    • The Who

                      The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

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                      So, you can guarantee that we won't have any injuries to our forwards next season - unlike the past two seasons, eh?
                      If youth is the criteria, why did we sign Mr Plod?
                       
                    • Woodsie

                      Woodsie played strong, done good.

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                      And Knight, Meehan and AFB are all still on their"L" plates
                       
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