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Best recruit this season

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  1. hindy111

    hindy111 Immortal

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    This is tough. But who has it been?

    Jnr Paulo
    M.Sivo
    B.Ferguson
    S.Lane

    W.Blake has come a little to late in the piece but could be the pick of the bunch by mid next season.

    I'd love peoples opinions.
     
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  2. Joshuatheeel

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    Mick Potter ......
     
  3. Eelementary

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    Really hard question, hindy:

    Sivo, and Ferguson have been immense at starting our sets off, and finishing chances

    Paulo has been huge in making tough runs

    For me, Shaun Lane has been our best signing. He has been absolutely immense all season, and he has also had to defend next to a rookie all year (OK, Dylan Brown is a great defender, but still!).

    Shaun Lane for Buy Of The Year.
     
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    Ferguson (and his contract seems pretty good value), apart from his ability on the field, I reckon he probably brings a fair bit of “self belief” to the players of the field too.
     
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  5. Suitman

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    All of the above.
     
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  6. Eelogical

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    Sivo. Been the most consistent, injury free, bargain purchase who has also shown ability to improve with experience.
     
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    Agree. The exciting thing is that we will add some quality to the roster and have a terrific young spine that will be even better next year.
     
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  8. Eelogical

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    Is that a paling or wrought iron fence that you guys are sitting on?
     
  9. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    Sivo
     
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    Sivo.

    They've all been excellent IMO so I need to split them somehow, and Sivo is IMO the best value player in the NRL.
     
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  12. Suitman

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    Probably agree.
    Ferguson was already good.
    Lane is a worker.
    Paulo has history.
     
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  13. Eelogical

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    It's OK to make a decision, mate. Take your time.
     
  14. Suitman

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    I just did.
     
  15. Eelogical

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    Probably isn't definitive. Just sayin'.
     
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    Sivo.
     
  17. hindy111

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    I'd argue Jnr.
    My reasons are he is not replaceable in our squad in any way. His charges and offloads are what creates space and most our attack comes from him.

    Sivo and Fergo have been excellent but when out both are replaceable. A drop off yes but Taka for example has done perhaps 85% of what Fergo would.
    Lane wouldn't look out of place in an origin jersey. Form wise he has been awesome and perhaps the pick but I cant go past Jnr due to what he brings to the side. Worth every cent.
     
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    They've all been good but Sivo is a standout simply because of his value for money.
     
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    Andrew Davey.
     
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    I'd argue Fergo simply because of his attitude and experience.
     

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