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Who will Be the First Big Signing Post June 30 ? (all Teams)

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Stevie, Jul 3, 2006.

  1. Stevie

    Stevie Active Member

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    Asotasi
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    Im saying Asotasi ----------- Bunnies
     
  2. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Gould said an announcement on Asotasi could be expected today. I assume that means he's going to the Rorters.
     
  3. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    was still quiet on the asotasi front when i looked 20 min ago
     
  4. Disco

    Disco Well-Known Member

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    I hear Asotasi 4 years > Souths

    to be announced later today
     
  5. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

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    Lyon Manly
    Asotasi Roosters
    Miles Manly
     
  6. Downie

    Downie Active Member

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    Asotasi has officially signed with the Rabbits now.

    With Burns re-signed, do you think that the club knows we can't get Lyon? Or, are they unrelated and they're looking to play Lyon in the centres?
     
  7. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    yep 2nd option, Lyon is one of the best centres in the world, ill go for that option
     
  8. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    440k per year for Asotasi. Talk about paying overs!
     
  9. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

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    i reckon thats close to an extra 100K per year just to play at the rabbits, good luck to him!
     
  10. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    is $100k extra enough to play for the rabbits? I dont think it is.
     
  11. Stevie

    Stevie Active Member

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    I win !! :D
     
  12. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    I'd love to see us sign both of Jamie Lyon and Steve Simpson in the next few days.

    Lyon's manager mentioned it would only be 48 hours, 48 hours ago. The longer we wait, the worse it gets for us I reckon.
     
  13. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    If I read that we sign Lyon whilst at work I wont be able to leave my office for a good hr or so.
     
  14. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Garts - a question - who would be the more lethal combination?

    Lyon and Bell
    Cooper and Gasnier

    I tip Lyon Bell to be best centre partnership in the NRL unless King / Inglis team up for Melbourne. Man, look at their respective wingers in Geyer / Quinn. It's just scary.

    Hicks and Robertson are ok I suppose. No nonsense type players. Not really explosive though.

    I'd love to see Robertson find the line a bit more. That said, next to Lyon, I'd say he will.

    Again though, if we have Bell and Lyon in the centres, one would think we will have Matai and Hicks on the wings. I'm much more confident with that combination:-

    01. Brett Stewart
    02. Steve Matai
    03. Jamie Lyon
    04. Steven Bell
    05. Chris Hicks

    I don't see ANY flaws there whatsoever except maybe Matai under the high ball, but then again, we haven't seen how he goes there, have we.
     
  15. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    Hard to say as I havent seen Lyon play in the NRL for 3 seasons but going on past form I would just rate them better than Gaz and Coops.

    Matai is not a winger imo, he is barely a centre. But I guess Steppa is a better winger than centre so could work.
     
  16. ChuckWood

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    Bell & Lyon are both (right) centres. It's not as easy as some of you guys think to make the adjustment. I'm very happy that Manly have re-signed Travis Burns. Having been away for 2 weeks , I only just watched the replay of the Manly/Knights game & Burns was sorely missed.

    I hate to pinpoint 1 player in the Manly team , but Steve Matai is an absolute liability in defence. Newcastle & in particular Johns exploited him & he was ordinary. Matai & Steppa are only in the team because there's no-one better. A sad state of affairs , I say.

    I'm still hopeful that Lyon will sign by the end of the week.
    I'm also interested to hear where Craig Wing will end up , knowing that he is very unhappy at the Roosters.
     
  17. earl

    earl Active Member

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    Craig Wing- Who cares????? Over-rated imo.
     
  18. webby66

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    Cannot afford Wing and there is a reason he is not popular at the Rorters amongst most of the team.....
     
  19. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Wing to Wests Tigers
     
  20. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

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    what would that reason be?
     

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