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What we did last year

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Rambo1987, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

    +241 /2
    I remember last year we were being linked to Shannon McDonnell, Shannon Gallant from the Tigers and Brent Crisp from the Bulldogs and Former Newcastle player David Seage.

    I wonder if we going to do the same this year.

    McDonnell we were close to signing but we signed Farrar instead - and I was happy with that signing but if Hoppa Jnr doesnt get a shot maybe we should look at another signing of a fullback with 1st grade experience.

    Also can anyone give us some details on Dennis Sandow - is he any good.
  2. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,623 /204
    sandow has a qld cup premiership to his name
  3. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

    +494 /0
    Watched David Seage play for the local team Wynnum and he had a good game. And he also plays centre.
  4. Dan

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

    +7,736 /120
    Sandow is ok, scores some tries etc but I have seen him caught out of position a few times for kicks etc.

    His wingers sometimes leave him with a lot of cleanup work too.

    I will be trying to get to the Sunshine coast game tomorrow and if I get there I will watch him run around and let you know.

    The info I was given is he is a cherberg boy and a relation to the South Player. Cherberg is a fairly fertile hub for decent footy players
  5. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

    +516 /14
    and criminals.
  6. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +8,599 /80
    Sammut has virtually been shown the door at Penrith, maybe with some spelling lessons he might be a good stop gap for the season.

    Just out of interest, does the NRL have a salary cap allowance/discount for long term injuries or do you just have to suck it up ? They have something like this in the AFL from memory but not sure on the mechanics of it.
  7. Bradza

    Bradza Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +790 /9
    There is no allowance for long term injured players. You can only use the cap space if you release the player. I heard a CEO or coach talking about this recently but can't remember which one.
  8. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member

    +631 /12
    We don't need to buy anyone in. We have the squad to win the comp, even without Snake & Wolfy for a while. Des just has to pick the right team from that squad.
  9. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

    +516 /0
    You're right Duff, and the outsiders people are talking about are mostly crap.  Sammit is rubbish.
  10. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

    +241 /2
    He is going to O/S either Catalan or Celtic

    Crisp has moved to the bush
  11. niccipops

    niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +6,355 /56
    Very positive line of thinking. Anything can happen at this stage of the comp. It's anybody's. All teams are equal, though some are more equal than others. Go Manly.

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