Tigers Movements

Discussion in 'Wests Tigers' started by madunit, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. leaguelegend21

    leaguelegend21 Juniors

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    I'd love to buy Glenn.

    I think people here really underestimate the talent for Lolohea. I think he and Packer will be our best next year and I can't wait to see it.
     
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  2. The Charlatan

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    Lolohea has had a reasonable showing in his limited time here. He's a talented kid. Needs to lose the spare tyre though and a good pre-season at fullback. Maybe he'll shine with a guaranteed spot to start the season.
     
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  3. benched tiger

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    The players we have purchased are better than players in our current squad.
     
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  4. Clifferd

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    Ab-sof**king-lutely.

    Apart from Tedesco (who is a big loss) every purchase we have made is a significant upgrade
     
  5. The Charlatan

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    Ballin retires, effective immediately.
     
  6. Trollhammaren

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    Thanks for the memories Matty! It's been wild.
     
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  7. King hit

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    A good career comes to an end. I really rated Ballin in his day he was good player for Manly and even played Origin and did well in it from memory.
     
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  8. The Charlatan

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    You blokes watch, after other clubs getting career ending payouts cleared, we'll get f**ked over.
     
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  9. Fangs

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    Disappointed for Ballin. Was a big career move for him when he signed with the Tigers. Farah was on the outer and things could have been very different had Ballin stayed fit.

    Good luck to him.
     
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  10. BrotherJim05

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    The decision to recruit Ballin was a powerplay from Taylor that backfired immensely. If he had stayed fit things could have worked out well.
     
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  11. leaguelegend21

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    Ballin is the worst signing in our history easy. We sold a Taupau in his prime for this absolute oxygen thief. Sickening.
     
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  12. Clifferd

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    On a more positive note Watson looks to be a done deal

    Fullback for next year with depth for the halves
     
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  13. madunit

    madunit Super Moderator Staff Member

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    that's harsh.

    It looked pretty clear that Ballin was signed to justify pushing Farah out the door. Taupau was rumoured to be on the wrong side of some of the players. It would've looked (to the people running the club at the time) to be a swap that ticked all the boxes.
    I was opposed to it all along because Ballin was a pawn, he was signed not because of his ability but to get Farah out of the NRL side.

    It backfired and we ended up paying around/over a million dollars for two hookers for each of the last three years with one injured and the other being forced to lower grades and out of the club.

    In my opinion anyway
     
  14. axl rose

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    Guaranteed
     
  15. leaguelegend21

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    Agreed its the circumstances associated with Ballin that makes me dislike him so much. He represents the worst time in our clubs history and it leaves a very sour taste.
     

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