Dane Gagai

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  1. TomRedVRiver

    TomRedVRiver Juniors

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    I know, just what we need, another speculation thread.
    Apparently the club is circling Dane Gagai. Why? If they're looking at a Dugan replacement for fullback Gagai is not the answer. Unreal player but he's a centre.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Old Timer

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    Funny how plenty are slagging off at others for trying to poach our players but think it is ok to chase poor old Knights best player
    FMD we aren't overly rich and are already having issues with the cap and retaining our existing jewels
    Anyone that thinks Gagai would come cheap has rocks in their head
    Just swapping problem A for problem B
     
  3. muzby

    muzby Village Idiot Staff Member

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    Cover incase packer leaves
     
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  4. ALSGI

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    Jai Field would cover Packer, just needs a few months at Sharks and Knights to bulk up.
     
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  5. mobels

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    If true this pretty much is the confirmation that Lafai isn't in our plans for the future. They'd want Gagai at centre if we can't keep Dugan and Field is 100% going to be fullback next year.

    Gagai is a centre or a winger only and not a fullback at all - especially when they've tried him there before and he didnt work so they've since played - Feeney, Pythian, Matautia and Elliot there instead.
     
  6. possm

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    We've got plenty of centres. We are about to lose Milne. No need for Gagai.
     
  7. possm

    possm First Grade

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    Yep, we don't need him.
     
  8. KogarahWarrior

    KogarahWarrior Juniors

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    Wouldn't understand Field to FB. Sure, he's faster and has better ball playing skills than Dufty, but his defense isn't as good as Dufty's. And defense is important as a fullback in our case. How many tries has Duges saved at the back as our fullback? Many.
     
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  9. Old Timer

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    Dufty or Field would only be about half as good as Duges in defence so maybe we can play them both while we defend and then use either or in attack?
     
  10. dragon thomo

    dragon thomo Juniors

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    He is a quality player and would be good at our club. But l would rather keep Dugan and Mann if possible.
     
  11. dangerousdave

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    One of the best centres in the game. Likely mind games to put pressure on Dugan though.

    Hypothetically, if we did nab him for "centre money", it would mean we could go hard after Dugan OR Widdop, with Jai Field slotting in to the vacant spot.
     
  12. dragonssamy61

    dragonssamy61 Juniors

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    Mybe there looking at replacing Lafai.
     
  13. dragonssamy61

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    Muzby
    I sould have thought of that.
    Lol
     
  14. thebigredv

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    I'd take Gagai for Lafai. Both potentially excellent yet not overly consistent in years gone by.
     
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  15. Minh

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    I wouldn't write him off as a fullback as he's a real talent but would rather we keep the Dugan....
     
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