JOEL THOMPSON TO MANLY?

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  1. Dennis Papaioannou

    Dennis Papaioannou Juniors

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    Just read on the Nine website that a Joel Thompson is about to be traded to Manly.
    If this is true, then what do you think will happen to our well performing pack of forwards.
    Something about this does not make sense.
    Why would we let one of our best forwards go to Manly with one more year to run on his contract?
    Any insight would be appreciated.
    https://wwos.nine.com.au/2017/09/22/14/14/nrl-news-2017-sea-eagles-set-for-shock-signing
     
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  3. Souths Till I Die

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    Manly would be offering him a better contract probably.
     
  4. Cazbah Steeler

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    WTF, he is our best leader we have. Just when you think the club couldn't be even more stupid
     
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  5. TomRedVRiver

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    You say "traded".
    Traded for whom?
     
  6. Brutalitops

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    Not too fussed until we hear the details and how much Manly will pay
     
  7. Dennis Papaioannou

    Dennis Papaioannou Juniors

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    figure of speech - I don't know if there is a swap deal happening.
     
  8. hewi

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    Unless they take McGregor as well and we get Barrett it's a no from me. To me he's like Nightie, bleeds red and white.
     
  9. SGMax

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    Maybe freeing up some money for a top line player. Moylan / RCGillard / Whare....Cronk even???
    This will allow Simms back into 2nd row and allow the many younger backrowers to have an opportunity to be backup.
    Don't think we would want any of Manly's roster.
    Hoping its for RCG and then some backline talent and speed.
    How far can we stretch Thompsons cap funds??
     
  10. Mark D

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    If this is so we should go after Angus Creighton from the bunnies asap
     
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    Take it from a pennies fan RCG is going no where and Whare re-signed with us at the start of the year for 5 years.
     
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  12. SaintElroy

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    Surely the only way we would entertain the fact is that there was something much bigger in play?
     
  13. jak

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    save dollars and gives a young gun a chance to shine such as leilua.
     
  14. jak

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    along with every other club.
     
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  15. Outlaw Pete

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    Maybe Des has someone else lined up:smile::smile:
     
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  16. mobels

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    This is bullshit in the highest order, The Mole's got his second rowers with the last name Thompson wrong.

    Bodene Thompson is the one heading to Manly, not Joel.
     
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  17. Old Kogarah Boy 1

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    Look no further than our board of imbeciles.
    If this goes ahead, it means we get rid of players we want to keep and we keep an impostor of a coach....... work that one out.
    I'm glad my bar at home is open as we speak........... Bartender!
     
  18. to_ddeath

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    Pess off.
     
  19. Vinnie

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    If so then why we signing Latimore ????
    I have no qualms if we bring our young stars forward and give them more than 10mins on the field .... but i ask again why sign Latimore ???
    I'd rather keep thompson for the extra year put Latimore's money towards securing our booming youngsters.
     
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    Milward wants a back up half/hooker. Hastings? :( i can handle it if its freein up cash for another purchase. Host has a higher ceiling anyways
     

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