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What is out cap like -- squeeze in a Storm player or two?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by CliffyIsGod, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. CliffyIsGod

    CliffyIsGod Well-Known Member

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    Talk seems to be only Newcastle, NZ and Sharks have cap space.

    Do we? Any players we could pick up?
     
  2. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    According to the Courier Mail Proctor is on $100k.  He'd be a steal at that price and would beef up our pack.
     
  3. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    Trouble is this scandal has a long way to go yet & until Deloittes finalise their forensic audit how would anyone be sure they arnt picking up a storm player who has knowingly received rorted cap funds.

    Might be better to keep distant.
     
  4. blitzkrieg

    blitzkrieg Active Member

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    We could use the returned Storm money to buy him!! ;D ;)
     
  5. chrisos

    chrisos Active Member

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    We could use the returned Storm money to buy him!! ;D ;)
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    LOL,good call!
    imagine seeing the Grub Billy slater running around in the maroon and white next year Fark! i hope to god NOT. :-*
     
  6. Dan

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

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    I hate Billy Slater but if he had played for Manly I would have seen things differently he truly is a good footballer
     
  7. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

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    Dan, Dan, Dan.  I know you're better than that.  There are some places we shouldn't go.  The Eagles don't need any more players.  We have the team to take the silverware this year and next.   
     
  8. court83

    court83 Active Member

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    Hmm,my idiot mate who hates manly and knows I think slater is a filthy grub just smsd me saying "hahahahah first mention of somone going from storm and its slater to manly"...anyone heard anything
     
  9. Dan

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

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    I am not saying we should buy him. I am just saying that he is a bloody good player, grub or not, and any team that have him in their lineup are lucky
     
  10. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    my guess is the storm will offload more of the mid range players.

    Reasoning is that no one will be able to afford to match the contracts for the top echelon, and therefore storm would still pay under the cap.

    Bottom echelon no good either as they still have to have 25 players paid at least min pay.
     
  11. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    We were linked to the Willymeister at one stage so we could have some room. 
     
  12. Dan

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

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    Middle will be just as hard as well given they will just have to replace them with some bottom tier under twenties
     
  13. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    Melbourne have three of the best players in the game in Inglis, Slater and Smith. Add Cronk, Hoffman and White to that and you have more than half a team's salary cap. They will have to lose some of that lot to stay afloat. To think they had Falou, King and a few others in addition is unbelievable.

    Brisbane have had similar rosters and yet seem to escape scrutiny.
     
  14. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Maroon with an eagle on the front.

    As to the other one, well I hope it is all hunky dory and 'sweet as a nut'. Yep, that's what I hope.
     
  15. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    Only Storm players wanting a legit premiership tat need apply.
     
  16. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    Middle will be just as hard as well given they will just have to replace them with some bottom tier under twenties
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    Cant say i follow, Melbourne will be f*cked no matter what so they will need to offload the players that have the highest likelyhood of getting another deal in full. Surely they have more chance in the middle tier
     
  17. Liueli of Brookvale

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    HAHA!  ;D 

    It's a good thing they haven't renewed Josh Perry's contract..
     

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