2018 Roster: Gains & Losses

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  1. One Warrior

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    Yes a bit of a bugger.
     
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    Albert Vete released by the club, the club has also released Manaia Cherrington & Zac Santo recently.


    Vete to continue career in Australia

    Vodafone Warriors front rower Albert Vete has played his last game for the club after being granted a release today enabling him to continue his career in Australia.

    The 25-year-old former Mate Ma’a Tonga international’s midseason move sees him end his Vodafone Warriors stint with 46 NRL appearances since his debut against Newcastle in round one in 2015.

    “We really appreciate the contribution Albie has made to the club both on the field and off it,” said Vodafone Warriors general manager football Brian Smith.

    “He was among a group of young players who came through the system in 2015 and finishes just short of the 50-game milestone. We wish Albie and his family all the best for the future.”

    Vete joined the club from a rugby union background, captaining the St Kentigern College First XV to the Auckland secondary schools title in 2011.

    He made 37 NYC appearances for the Vodafone Junior Warriors in 2012 and 2013 before joining the club’s wider NRL squad in 2014. As well as 46 NRL games, Vete made 45 appearances for the Vodafone Warriors in the Intrust Super Premiership.

    He also made a key contribution off the field, especially through his support of the Harvey Norman Community Warriors’ CSG League in Libraries programme.

    Fullback Zac Santo and hooker Manaia Cherrington, who joined the Vodafone Warriors on second tier contracts midway through last season, were released recently. Both have returned to Australia.

    Cherrington played 22 times for the ISP team during his term in Auckland while Santo made 15 appearances.

    ALBERT VETE

    Date of Birth: January 24, 1993
    Birthplace: Auckland, NZ
    Junior Club: Mangere East Hawks
    Position: Prop
    Height: 1.88m
    Weight: 112kg
    Rep Honours: Two Tests for Tonga (2015), Junior Kiwis (2013)
    Previous Clubs: Nil
    NRL Debut: v Newcastle, Hunter Stadium, March 7, 2015 (Round 1)
    NRL Career: 46 appearances (2015-2018)
    NRL Points: 16 (4 tries)
    ISP Career: 45 appearances for Vodafone Warriors (2014-2018)
    ISP Points: 40 (10 tries)
    NYC Career: 37 appearances (2012-2013)
    NYC Points: 56 (14 tries)

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        1. Current Squad/year contract expires

          Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2022
          Nathaniel Roache 2020
          Sam Lisone 2020
          Solomone Kata 2019
          Bunty Afoa 2019
          David Fusitua 2019
          Isaiah Papalii 2019
          Shaun Johnson 2019
          James Gavet 2019
          Ligi Sao 2019
          Blake Ayshford 2019
          Charnze Nicole-Klokstad 2019
          Mason Lino 2019
          Lewis Soosemea 2019
          Joe Vuna 2019
          Chris Satae 2019
          Hayze Perham 2019
          Isaac Luke 2018
          Simon Mannering 2018
          Ken Maumalo 2018
          Jazz Tevega 2018
          Junior Pauga 2018
          Patrick Sipley 2018
          Donovan Briggs 2018
          Sam Cook 2018?
          Tevin Arona 2018?

          Losses

          Ryan Hoffman (Melbourne Storm)
          Kieran Foran (Canterbury Bulldogs)
          Ben Matulino (West Tigers)
          Toafofoa Sipley (Manly Sea Eagles)
          Ofahiki Ogden (Canterbury Bulldogs)
          Manu Vatuvei (Salford Red Devils)
          Matt Allwood (Wyynum)
          Bureta Faraimo (Hull FC)
          Jacob Lillyman (Newcastle Knights)
          Bodene Thompson (Leigh Centurions)
          Etene Nanai (Waikato Chiefs)
          Jordan Pinnock (Redcliffe Dolphins ISC)
          Ata Hingano (Canberra Raiders)

          Gains

          Tohu Harris 2021 (Melbourne Storm)
          Leivaha Pulu 2020 (Gold Coast Titans)
          Gerard Beale 2020 (Cronulla Sharks)
          Adam Blair 2020 (Brisbane Broncos)
          Peta Hiku 2020 (Warrington Wolves)
          Matiu Love-Henry 2018 (Brisbane Broncos)
          Agnatius Paasi 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)
          Blake Green 2020 (Manly Sea Eagles)
          Anthony Gelling 2018 (Wigan Warriors)
          Karl Lawton 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)

          Unknown for 2018

          Matthew Sauni

          Losses for 2019

          Zac Santo (Townsville Blackhawks) - Effective immediately.
        2. Albert Vete (Melbourne Storm) - Effective immediately
        3. Manaia Cherrington
        4. Anthony Gelling (Widnes Vikings)
          Anybody who has any further info please advise, thanks.
     
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    Updated with players who have taken the field since Round 1


    Definitely in the 30 Man NRL Squad


    Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2022
    Tohu Harris 2021
    Leivaha Pulu 2020
    Blake Green 2020
    Adam Blair 2020
    Peta Hiku 2020
    Sam Lisone 2020
    Solomone Kata 2019
    Bunty Afoa 2019
    David Fusitua 2019
    Isaiah Papali'i 2019
    Shaun Johnson 2019
    James Gavet 2019
    Ligi Sao 2019
    Isaac Luke 2018
    Ken Maumalo 2018
    Sam Cook 2018
    Agnatius Paasi 2019
    Jazz Tevega 2018
    Mason Lino 2019
    Chris Satae 2019
    Anthony Gelling 2018
    Simon Mannering 2018
    Albert Vete 2019
    Joseph Vuna 2019
    Gerard Beale 2020
    Karl Lawton 2019


    Most likely in the NRL Squad
    (e.g. Have already been named on extended bench but not played)

    Blake Ayshford 2019
    Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2019

    Possibilities for the NRL Squad

    James Bell
    Lewis Soosemea 2019
    Hayze Perham 2019
    Matiu Love-Henry 2018
    Junior Pauga 2018
    Patrick Sipley 2018
    King Vuniyawa
    Chanel Harris-Tavita

    Unsure of Status

    Albert Vete 2019
    Nathaniel Roache 2020
     
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    Albert Vete is gone as of 30 June, signed and played for the Melbourne Storm already, we have been given dispensation for Nathaniel Roache for the year.
     
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    Leeson Ah Mau signing finally confirmed by the club.



    Ah Mau returning home on three-year deal


    Mon 9 Jul 2018, 02:00 PM

    Experienced front rower Leeson Ah Mau is coming back to where his career started after signing a three-year contract with the Vodafone Warriors from next season.

    The 28-year-old Otahuhu Leopards junior, who made his NRL debut with the Vodafone Warriors in 2009, is now in his seventh season with the St George Illawarra Dragons and made his Kiwi debut in the June 23 Test against England at Mile High Stadium in Denver.

    He has been among the Dragons’ best in a campaign in which they have topped the NRL table for most of the season.

    A 16-Test Toa Samoa international, Ah Mau has made a total of 169 NRL appearances, 134 of them for the Dragons following 33 for North Queensland in 2010 and 2011 and two for the Vodafone Warriors.

    “Leeson will be a wonderful addition to our squad from next season,” said Vodafone Warriors head coach Stephen Kearney.

    “He’s a big forward who is consistently one of the Dragons’ best week in, week out. He fits the mould of the type of player we’re building our squad around – tough, durable and with a tremendous attitude in all he does on and off the field.

    “We’ve always had an interest in him as did a number of clubs, so we’re really excited he was keen to come back home and join the club he started with.”

    At 185cm and close to 115kg, Ah Mau provides real size in the middle of the park. In his 15 – all but one off the bench – he has averaged 11 runs and 117 metres including 43 post-contact metres a game (a best of 174 metres in round one) plus 20 tackles (a best of 30) and just four missed tackles all season.

    He was a foundation member of the Vodafone Warriors’ NYC side in 2008 going on make his NRL debut in the club’s first-round clash against Parramatta in 2009.

    He represented Toa Samoa at both the 2013 and 2017 Rugby League World Cups as well as the 2014 Four Nations.




    LEESON AH MAU

    Date of Birth: December 20, 1989
    Birthplace: Auckland, NZ
    Junior Club: Otahuhu Leopards
    Position: Prop
    Height: 1.86m
    Weight: 113kg
    Rep Honours: 1 Test for Kiwis (2018), 16 Tests for Toa Samoa (2013-2017)
    Previous Clubs: Vodafone Warriors (2009), North Queensland (2010-2011)
    NRL Debut: Vodafone Warriors v Parramatta, Mount Smart Stadium, March 14, 2009 (Round 1)
    NRL Career: 166 appearances (2009-2018):
    2 appearances for Vodafone Warriors (2009)
    33 appearances for North Queensland (2010-2011)
    134 appearances for St George Illawarra (2012-2018)
    NRL Points: 22 (5 tries, 1 goal)
    https://www.warriors.kiwi/news/2018/07/09/ah-mau-returning-home-in-three-year-deal/
     
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    1. Current Squad/year contract expires

      Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2022
      Nathaniel Roache 2020
      Sam Lisone 2020
      Solomone Kata 2019
      Bunty Afoa 2019
      David Fusitua 2019
      Isaiah Papalii 2019
      Shaun Johnson 2019
      James Gavet 2019
      Ligi Sao 2019
      Blake Ayshford 2019
      Charnze Nicole-Klokstad 2019
      Mason Lino 2019
      Lewis Soosemea 2019
      Joe Vuna 2019
      Chris Satae 2019
      Hayze Perham 2019
      Isaac Luke 2018
      Simon Mannering 2018
      Ken Maumalo 2018
      Jazz Tevega 2018
      Junior Pauga 2018
      Patrick Sipley 2018
      Donovan Briggs 2018
      Sam Cook 2018?
      Tevin Arona 2018?

      Losses

      Ryan Hoffman (Melbourne Storm)
      Kieran Foran (Canterbury Bulldogs)
      Ben Matulino (West Tigers)
      Toafofoa Sipley (Manly Sea Eagles)
      Ofahiki Ogden (Canterbury Bulldogs)
      Manu Vatuvei (Salford Red Devils)
      Matt Allwood (Wyynum)
      Bureta Faraimo (Hull FC)
      Jacob Lillyman (Newcastle Knights)
      Bodene Thompson (Leigh Centurions)
      Etene Nanai (Waikato Chiefs)
      Jordan Pinnock (Redcliffe Dolphins ISC)
      Ata Hingano (Canberra Raiders)

      Gains

      Tohu Harris 2021 (Melbourne Storm)
      Leivaha Pulu 2020 (Gold Coast Titans)
      Gerard Beale 2020 (Cronulla Sharks)
      Adam Blair 2020 (Brisbane Broncos)
      Peta Hiku 2020 (Warrington Wolves)
      Matiu Love-Henry 2018 (Brisbane Broncos)
      Agnatius Paasi 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)
      Blake Green 2020 (Manly Sea Eagles)
      Anthony Gelling 2018 (Wigan Warriors)
      Karl Lawton 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)

      Unknown for 2018

      Matthew Sauni

      Losses for 2019

      Zac Santo (Townsville Blackhawks) - Effective immediately.
    2. Albert Vete (Melbourne Storm) - Effective immediately
    3. Manaia Cherrington - Effective immediately
    4. Anthony Gelling (Widnes Vikings)Gains for 2019
    Gains for 2019

    Leeson Ah Mau 2021(Melbourne Storm)

    Anybody who has any further info please advise, thanks.
     
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    Wasn't sure how it worked with Vete given he has already taken the field. I assumed that he counts as one of our 30 given he has played. Good news on Roache though.

    Regardless, not much room left to select guys for first grade without seeking dispensation.

    *edit I'm thinking in terms of who can actually be selected in the 30 before asking for dispensation in regards to Vete, rather than him still being part of our squad. e.g. can we still select someone else or is that a spot which is lost now.
     
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    Club announce re-signing of Chris Satae until the end of 2021.


    Vodafone Warriors secure Satae until 2021

    Front rower Chris Satae has re-signed with the Vodafone Warriors until the end of the 2021 NRL season.

    The 191cm, 114kg prop has established himself on the NRL side’s interchange recently, set to make his seventh straight appearance – and the 11th of his career – when the Vodafone Warriors face Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.

    “Chris has made big strides this season and has really settled into his role with the NRL side lately,” said Vodafone Warriors recruitment manager Peter O’Sullivan.

    “He attracted interest from other clubs, but we were committed to ensuring he stayed with us.

    “This is just reward for the work he has put in since coming into our system, developing his game in the Intrust Super Premiership side and taking it up to the next level in the NRL. What we really like about Chris is that there’s still plenty of improvement in him.”

    A St Paul’s College old boy, Satae broke into the club’s ISP side in the opening round last season, going on to play 19 times and also earning his NRL debut against the North Queensland Cowboys in round 20.

    “I’m really excited knowing I’m going to be here for another three seasons,” said Satae.

    “I’m enjoying my time with the players and the coaching staff and I’m really grateful to everyone for the way they’ve helped me.”

    In his seven appearances off the bench so far this season, Satae has averaged 23 minutes, almost five carries, 45 metres and 17 tackles a game. Used in 10 ISP matches, he averages 54 minutes, 14 runs, 147 metres and 26 tackles.

    Meanwhile, Vodafone Warriors centre Anthony Gelling will return to the Super League at the end of the season after realising his dream of playing in the NRL this year.

    Gelling, signed on a one-year deal in January, made his first-grade debut at the age of 27 in the fourth-round victory over the Sydney Roosters.

    After more than 110 games for the Wigan Warriors from 2012-2017, he has gone on to make six NRL appearances for the Vodafone Warriors so far this season.

    Gelling has been signed to resume his Super League career with the Widnes Vikings next season.

    “We’ve really enjoyed having Anthony in our squad this season,” said Vodafone Warriors general manager football Brian Smith.

    “It’s been great seeing him achieve his goal of playing in the NRL. He has added to our depth and given us experience but now has the chance to return to the Super League.

    “He’ll leave with our best wishes and thanks for his contribution but there’s still a lot of football ahead of him this season before he finishes up.”

    Gelling has scored two tries in his six NRL games while he has also played six times for the club’s Intrust Super Premiership side.

    CHRIS SATAE

    Date of birth: October 22, 1992
    Birthplace: Tofoa, Tonga
    Junior Clubs: Glenora Bears, Point Chevalier Pirates
    Position: Prop
    Height: 191cm
    Weight: 114kg
    Rep Honours: NZ Residents (2016)
    Club & FG Debut: v North Queensland, 1300SMILES Stadium, Townsville, 22/07/2017 (Rd 20)
    Club No: 219
    NRL Career: 10 appearances for Vodafone Warriors (2017-2018)
    NRL Points: 0
    ISP Career: 29 appearances for Vodafone Warriors (2017-2018)
    ISP Points: 16 (4 tries)

    https://www.warriors.kiwi/news/2018/07/12/vodafone-warriors-secure-satae-until-2021/
     
  10. One Warrior

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    Current Squad/year contract expires

    Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2022
    Chris Satae 2021
    Nathaniel Roache 2020
    Sam Lisone 2020
    Solomone Kata 2019
    Bunty Afoa 2019
    David Fusitua 2019
    Isaiah Papalii 2019
    Shaun Johnson 2019
    James Gavet 2019
    Ligi Sao 2019
    Blake Ayshford 2019
    Charnze Nicole-Klokstad 2019
    Mason Lino 2019
    Lewis Soosemea 2019
    Joe Vuna 2019
    Hayze Perham 2019
    Isaac Luke 2018
    Simon Mannering 2018
    Ken Maumalo 2018
    Jazz Tevega 2018
    Junior Pauga 2018
    Patrick Sipley 2018
    Donovan Briggs 2018
    Sam Cook 2018?
    Tevin Arona 2018?

    Losses

    Ryan Hoffman (Melbourne Storm)
    Kieran Foran (Canterbury Bulldogs)
    Ben Matulino (West Tigers)
    Toafofoa Sipley (Manly Sea Eagles)
    Ofahiki Ogden (Canterbury Bulldogs)
    Manu Vatuvei (Salford Red Devils)
    Matt Allwood (Wyynum)
    Bureta Faraimo (Hull FC)
    Jacob Lillyman (Newcastle Knights)
    Bodene Thompson (Leigh Centurions)
    Etene Nanai (Waikato Chiefs)
    Jordan Pinnock (Redcliffe Dolphins ISC)
    Ata Hingano (Canberra Raiders)
    Matthew Sauni ( Christchurch club football)

    Gains

    Tohu Harris 2021 (Melbourne Storm)
    Leivaha Pulu 2020 (Gold Coast Titans)
    Gerard Beale 2020 (Cronulla Sharks)
    Adam Blair 2020 (Brisbane Broncos)
    Peta Hiku 2020 (Warrington Wolves)
    Matiu Love-Henry 2018 (Brisbane Broncos)
    Agnatius Paasi 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)
    Blake Green 2020 (Manly Sea Eagles)
    Anthony Gelling 2018 (Wigan Warriors)
    Karl Lawton 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)

    Losses for 2019

    Zac Santo (Townsville Blackhawks) - Effective immediately.
    Albert Vete (Melbourne Storm) - Effective immediately
    Manaia Cherrington - Effective immediately
    Anthony Gelling (Widnes Vikings)

    Gains for 2019

    Leeson Ah Mau 2021(Melbourne Storm)

    Anybody who has any further info please advise, thanks.
     
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    Based on the above the club needs to move to re-sign Maumalo fast, hopefully it is already a done deal and just hasn't been announced yet, like the Ah Mau signing was held until this week to announce. Luke also is essential to re-sign, maybe on a year by year basis, we are a much better side with him in the team and we can't go into next year relying on Nate Roache as our first choice hooker, when he's coming back from an injury as serious as he is, as good a player as he is, at one time it was being mentioned as a career ending injury. We also need to know what Mannering is intending to do, as if he is intending on retiring we need to find a replacement for him
     
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    Matt Sauni is playing club footy in CHCH
     
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    Thanks for that.
     
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    When did Manaia Cherrington leave? I must have missed that.
     
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    Somewhere during May or June, heard about it after the fact, wasn't announced at the time.
     
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    A Legend retires:


    Mannering to retire at end of season

    Record-holding Vodafone Warriors stalwart Simon Mannering has today announced the 2018 NRL campaign will mark the end of his 14-season career with the club.

    The 31-year-old’s decision follows his announcement five weeks ago that he had retired from international football after 45 Tests for the Kiwis from 2006-2017.

    Nelson-raised Mannering said he had wrestled with his decision for several weeks.

    “It has taken a while to reach this point but I’m now comfortable with the decision I’ve finally made,” he said.

    “It hasn’t been easy that’s for sure. There has been a lot to think about. I’ve really enjoyed this season and that was one of the factors that was playing on my mind.

    “I’m really grateful to the Vodafone Warriors for giving me the time I needed. It’s a big call when you consider retirement, even more so having played my whole career for this great club.

    “It’s not over yet, though. There are still a lot of games to be played and I want to do all I can to help the team and the coaching staff in our bid to finish this season as well as we possibly can.”

    Mannering was 18 when he made his Vodafone Warriors debut off the bench in the 30-18 10th anniversary clash against Brisbane at Mount Smart Stadium on June 26, 2005.

    On Sunday he’ll make his 294th appearance when the club marks its Michael Moore Trophy match against Melbourne with “The Greatest Vodafone Warriors Charity Day”. It leaves him on track to become the first player to make 300 appearances for the club and only the second New Zealander to join the 300-club after former Canberra and Vodafone Warriors great Ruben Wiki.

    Vodafone Warriors head coach Stephen Kearney said Mannering’s decision marked a sad day for the club.

    “I’d love Simon to play on forever but sadly the time comes when players have to make the call to finish,” he said.

    “I know how difficult this would have been for him. He loves playing footy and he loves this club so it’s a really significant day for him and for all of us.

    “Being the type of person he is Simon doesn’t want any fuss made about it. That’s not his style but he deserves all the accolades and attention he’ll receive.”

    Vodafone Warriors CEO Cameron George paid tribute to Mannering for his contribution to the club.

    “It’s difficult to put into words just how much Simon has done for the Vodafone Warriors on and off the field and what he means to us and to members and fans alike,” he said.

    “Above all he’s a champion player and a champion person who epitomises what a Vodafone Warrior is all about.

    “It’s a tough day for all of us knowing this will be Simon’s last season, more so because of the loyalty he has shown by being one of that select group of players who have been with just one club their whole career.

    “This Sunday gives everyone a great opportunity to be at Mount Smart Stadium to show their appreciation for Simon.”

    While Mannering is not a man for stats, the numbers emphasise the magnitude of his efforts across 14 seasons. He has been on the field almost 22,000 minutes – or close to 370 hours – while carrying the ball more than 27,000 metres (an average of 95 metres a game) and making more than 9300 tackles (an average of about 32 tackles a game).

    https://www.warriors.kiwi/news/2018/07/18/mannering-to-retire-at-end-of-season/
     
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    Current Squad/year contract expires

    Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2022
    Chris Satae 2021
    Nathaniel Roache 2020
    Sam Lisone 2020
    Solomone Kata 2019
    Bunty Afoa 2019
    David Fusitua 2019
    Isaiah Papalii 2019
    Shaun Johnson 2019
    James Gavet 2019
    Ligi Sao 2019
    Blake Ayshford 2019
    Charnze Nicole-Klokstad 2019
    Mason Lino 2019
    Lewis Soosemea 2019
    Joe Vuna 2019
    Hayze Perham 2019
    Isaac Luke 2018
    Simon Mannering 2018
    Ken Maumalo 2018
    Jazz Tevega 2018
    Junior Pauga 2018
    Patrick Sipley 2018
    Donovan Briggs 2018
    Sam Cook 2018?
    Tevin Arona 2018?

    Losses

    Ryan Hoffman (Melbourne Storm)
    Kieran Foran (Canterbury Bulldogs)
    Ben Matulino (West Tigers)
    Toafofoa Sipley (Manly Sea Eagles)
    Ofahiki Ogden (Canterbury Bulldogs)
    Manu Vatuvei (Salford Red Devils)
    Matt Allwood (Wyynum)
    Bureta Faraimo (Hull FC)
    Jacob Lillyman (Newcastle Knights)
    Bodene Thompson (Leigh Centurions)
    Etene Nanai (Waikato Chiefs)
    Jordan Pinnock (Redcliffe Dolphins ISC)
    Ata Hingano (Canberra Raiders)
    Matthew Sauni ( Christchurch club football)

    Gains

    Tohu Harris 2021 (Melbourne Storm)
    Leivaha Pulu 2020 (Gold Coast Titans)
    Gerard Beale 2020 (Cronulla Sharks)
    Adam Blair 2020 (Brisbane Broncos)
    Peta Hiku 2020 (Warrington Wolves)
    Matiu Love-Henry 2018 (Brisbane Broncos)
    Agnatius Paasi 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)
    Blake Green 2020 (Manly Sea Eagles)
    Anthony Gelling 2018 (Wigan Warriors)
    Karl Lawton 2019 (Gold Coast Titans)

    Losses for 2019

    Zac Santo (Townsville Blackhawks) - Effective immediately.
    Albert Vete (Melbourne Storm) - Effective immediately
    Manaia Cherrington - Effective immediately
    Anthony Gelling (Widnes Vikings)
    Simon Mannering (Retirement)

    Gains for 2019

    Leeson Ah Mau 2021(Melbourne Storm)

    Anybody who has any further info please advise, thanks.
     
  18. Leber

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    So we have lost/are losing: Vete, Santo, Cherrington, Gelling, Mannering

    And have gained: Ah Mau

    Lose 5, gain 1. Are we even looking for anyone else? Or is there no money after we upgrade Luke?

    If there is any extra in the Kitty, we need to look for a cheap as chips second rower/prop.
     
  19. Rich102

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    If we want to progress from here we need to upgrade our props.
    What we have just doesn't do the job.
     
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    With the experience Ah Mau is bringing, and Paasi and Afoa gaining more experience we aren't too far off. We just need one Fafita/Bromwich/Burgess big body type as a point of difference.
     

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