Eddie Blacker ...one to watch

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  1. Forbes Creek Dragons

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    I doubt it at this stage we will call for his head. We all should be aware that we have a new coach coming and should reserve judgement until then.
     
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  2. possm

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    Blacker should be retained as I believe he will come good under Griffin as coach. No doubt Blacker and Kerr will spend time in CC if they don't get fit and improve their intensity. But they would be on base salary and at that price are worth keeping. Griffin will know what he can get out of Ellis and will decide accordingly.

    But there is no doubt we need to bring in two top grade, hard nosed props and a first grade edge forward for 2021. If we can afford it, I'd bring in 3 of these props and let go Ellis.
     
  3. KogarahWarrior

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    Timm was good. But we missed that chance.
     
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    That bus was missed through bad coaching
     
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  5. TomRedVRiver

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    Right now, Eddie Blacker is very average.

    That's not to say he won't be a good player in the future, but right now he's a plodder at best.
     
  6. redandwhite4evr

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    Yes- admittedly I only saw him once and he really struggled- a lot of hype around him- very little to back it up.
     
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  7. rasaint

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    Interesting posts.

    The 1st time I saw Timm play I thought ‘ this guy is hard and has that toughness about him’. In fact I thought he would be 1st up NRL selection. It never happened. Some posters said he was slow in defence etc. Speculation that he upset someone. Tell you what I liked what I saw and about 110kg from memory.

    Anyway, for whatever reason he never got a shot.
     
  8. Wittenberg

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    Has Timm been given a shot anywhere?
     
  9. Mjab

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    Where is Timm now I heard he was playing in QLD
     
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    Timm playing with the red cliff dolphins in Qld cup

    is he any good I haven’t actually seen him play
     
  11. Forbes Creek Dragons

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    He was but he’s not knocking on the FG door anywhere else either so there must be something.
     
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    Shannon wakeman was the same.
     
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    Like Eddie but bad time trying to crack it. Hangin there Eddie he is huge
     
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    Did Timm play NRL This year? Honest question, I don’t remember him in any NRL team list in 2020?
     
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    No last played for the storm then released playing in the QRL
     
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    Gordon's are big thorn
    In our side.... Need to be gone.. ASAP.
     
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  17. possm

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    It is all the Illawarra Steeler's fault!
    • Spit from St George to from their own Club and failed miserably despite having one of the best nurseries in the competition.
    • Joined with St George to save their bacon.
    • Failed to meet their financial responsibilities and so, was bailed out by WIN/Gordons who now base much of their decisions on the wants of Illawarra power brokers.
    I'm hoping that with Webb and Griffin on board, positive change will occur and decisions will be made in the best interests of the club rather than the whims of people who only have self interest in mind.
     
  18. BBTB

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    Yes, we need get those Gordon's out of our Great St George club......
    They have bad intention's.
    Have not spent a dollar.
    Split ASAP....
     
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  19. George Sancti

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    Possm, I agree with all of your points.

    However, I see the day when small local area teams (Souths and Easts included) will be replaced by larger regional teams as was the Super League concept. Keeping the Illawarra ensures St George’s survival well into the future.
     
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    I agree
     
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