Best signings of the decade

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  1. Perth Red

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    Lots of numpties been thrown silly money but who do we consider to have been the most impacting or best value signings during the decade?

    Roosters - Cronk (the missing piece that allowed them to go back to back, something Pearce was never going to deliver)
    Sharks - Lewis (a true leader whose no nonsense approach gave them starch to finally win one)
    Storm - Josh Ado-Carr (the excitement machine that turned the Storm's dour attack into something that could score from anywhere)
    Souths - Sam Burgess (the inspiration they needed to lift them to the top and showed the NRL there was talent to be found in SL)
     
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    Trent Robinson
     
  3. typicalfan

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    Ennis to Sharks.

    Cronk Roosters is an obvious one but also Tedesco.

    SBW to Roosters, John Bateman Raiders, James Graham Bulldogs, Greg Inglis Rabbitohs.
     
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    Josh Hodgson, the Raiders had to choose between Travis Waddell and Glen Buttriss before that.
     
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    He might've overstayed his welcome at the Cowboys but Paul Green was massive in the Cowboys turn around from finalists to premiers.

    He made the correct team selections and totally changed the Cowboys attitude. Henry was making the wrong selections and the Cowboys had a very poor sulky attitude blaming everyone else for their disappointing seasons but Green made much better selections and made them take responsibility for failing. Just 2 short years after massively underachieving in 2013 the Cowboys were on top breaking their premiership duck
     
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    Frank Pritchard turned into a great buy for the 'Dogs when you consider how inconsistent he was at the Panthers. He played his best footy there and was major reason why that pack was dominant between 2012-2015.
     
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    Souths....Sam Burgess 2020-2030 for admin related roles.
     
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    Moses to Parra
     
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    Brock Lamb- Parra
    Gagai- Wabbits
    Hayne- Titans
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    An unwanted Fifita to Sharks in a package deal with Bryce Gibbs as Tiges wanted to keep Matt Groat and make room for Adam Blair.
     
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    I'm biased but surely Hodgson to Raiders.

    Untested hooker from England for crying out loud and ends up being in the top 3 hookers in the game.
     
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    Wayne Bennett - England.
     
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    Wayne Bennett to Newcastle
     
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    SBW Toronto
     
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    F you merkin.
    I'd almost forgot about that.
    I have zero respect for you for a day or 2.
     
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    Chris Sandow to Parra
    Ben Matulino to Tigers
    Remi Casty to Roosters
    Ben Barba to Cowboys
    Darius Boyd to Knights
    Adam Blair and Stephen Kearney to Warriors
    Jack Bird to Donkeys
    Trent Barrett to Manly
    Korbin Sims to Dragons
    Mitch Rein to Titans
    Matt Moylan to Sharks
     
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  18. SpaceMonkey

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    RTS to Warriors. Pretty much got him as a straight swap for Sam Tomkins and he’s 3x the player. Sure the club still haven’t gone great but he’s probably the main reason they’ve avoided the spoon and made the finals on one occasion.
     
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    hope he can hold a pen better than a ball
     
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    Jamie Soward to Penrith... just for 2014 at the very least.
     

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