Thoughts on 2017/2018

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  1. gordsy

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    Thought the review was from Man On The Hill when I first read the title. Pity it isn't , I miss his pearls of wisdom.
     
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  2. StadiumXIII

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    Not too impressed with the signings for next year.. Ben Matulino and Russell Packer should form an interesting partnership in the front row, will be interesting to see what they do with Reynolds maybe play him at hooker starting 17 could be.
    1.Lolohea
    2.Naiqama
    3.Suli
    4.Fonua/Chee Kam
    5.Nofoaluma
    6.Marshall
    7.Brooks
    8.Packer
    9.Reynolds
    10.Matulino
    11.Masters
    12.McQueen
    13.Taylor
    14.Aloai
    15.Twal
    16.Eisenhuth
    17.Sue
     
  3. Vic Mackey

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    Can we please ban the next poster that has Reynolds as a starting 9 next year?
     
  4. Ned Kelly

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    For fear of being banned I won't suggest Reynolds as hooker but ever since I first heard it mentioned it has got me thinking. He is a classic organizer and isn't that what a number 9 is? ( I feel like I'm skating on thin ice saying that.)

    I better change the subject before I'm thrown out.

    I'm tipping Gamble at halfback around mid season.
     
  5. Tiger Ted

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    We desperately need someone like Gamble to shine & take ownership of the halfback position coz Brooks isn't capable & belongs in state cup.Hence no other team has a void for a classy player like Moylan who can play in a no. of positions in the spine than us !
     
  6. Tiger05

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    Brooks might turn into that key playmaker but truthfully I think our best half on our roster for next season is Benji.
     
  7. Vic Mackey

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    I get why people are saying it. But we haven't spent $700-$800kpa to play a guy in a position he hasn't played for 7 years
     
  8. Tiger Ted

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    I agree only if Benji steers clear of the palace hotel Mortlake & devotes himself to making season '18 a dignified Swansong @ tigertown.However my strong hunch is he will succumb to the temptations on offer re old habits & will revert to the lazy useless Benji of his final 2 yrs('12 & '13) with us !!
     
  9. BrotherJim05

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    Agree. This whole Reynolds to Hooker nonsense needs to stop. He has been signed to play 5/8. He's played his entire first grade career as 5/8, won a State of Origin series and played in two Grand Finals in this position. He may be erratic at times but having an experienced half will do wonders for Brooks.

    Maybe if injuries call for it then he could be moved to hooker but it is a massive gamble and one that should only be considered if we desperately need it.
     
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  10. Ron's_Mate

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    Let's call it - The Sheens Legacy.
     
  11. gordsy

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    Agreed we have MM and Liddle and I'm sure Reynolds would only need to play hooker for a game or two until we could sign another hooker as cover. It's not like we could grab someone from Q cup etc for a hell of lot less than the 800k we are paying Reynolds to play in the halves.
     

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