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Hodkinson

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by Turk, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. Totaldragonfan

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    I heard a rumour that the Dragons have tabled a sizeable offer to Ashley Taylor. Interesting if true.
     
  2. JohnnoMcJohnno

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    Wayne Bennett certainly did give credit. He made a point of saying the club and team were doing many things right. He also brought in his own conditioner and support team, Jeremy Smith, Neville Costigan, and of course Darius Boyd. He starched up the defence and got Jamie Soward playing like a champion. For the first time in many years the team were playing solid football for a full 80 minutes from round 1. It's a bit fatuous to say Brownie deserves a lot of the credit because we wouldn't have won in 2010 if Brownie was still in charge.

    As for Hodko, he has done his best work when paired with Josh Reynolds, a more random less structured type of player. For that reason I don't see him working out with Widdop at 5/8. Put Benji at 5/8 with Hodko at half and you might have something. I can't comment on his knee problems. Presume the club is doing their due diligence on his medical records.
     
  3. rainman44

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    I hope it is the kitchen sink like Bird you can see a star a mile away.
     
  4. Forster Dragon

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    Browny is a good coach and team builder.He is a proud ex Dragon and would be welcome back at the club anytime.I have no idea why any supporter would bag him.In my eyes one of the best.
     
  5. roach_83

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    He's the half I'd be going for, they should just hand him the check book and tell him to write his own price
     
  6. blacksafake

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    More pie in the sky stuff probably but let's hope it's true.
    Can't see him leaving though.
     
  7. rainman44

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    100%
     
  8. Como Connection

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    "Cheque book"
     
  9. SBD82

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    To be fair, there's no organisation with modern operating structures that would ever use a cheque book these days...

    Oh... Wait..: never mind.
     
  10. Ronnie Dobbs

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    Haha.
     
  11. CronullaSaint

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    If Ash Taylor is a possibility for next year I don't understand why we would of been after Keary in the first place.
     
  12. Dragsters

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    I don't get it either.

    Taylor is the most naturally gifted young half I have seen in the top grade for a while.

    If we end up getting Taylor, I will buy keary a beer!
     
  13. 2010

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    I'll buy Doust a beer if we get him
     
  14. SBD82

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    To be honest I haven't seen much of him. What are his strengths/weaknesses?
     
  15. Dragsters

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    Can kick well, reads the play very well, has got great timing and is quick.

    I think his strength is his footy brain.

    Earlier in the season, prior to getting injured he did some silky things with the ball and from memory won a few games for the tits with a clutch pressure play.

    Not bad for a kid who was asked to step up last minute to cover injury.

    Has a big future.
     
  16. coast_dragons

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    Imo he will head back to the Broncos and Hunt will get the boot.
     
  17. Dragsters

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    Probably the likely scenario.
     
  18. mw10371

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    Better than anything we have at the moment....
     
  19. St Tangles

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    I was thinking the same.
    Will be back at the Broncos 2018.
     
  20. SaintPauli

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    Taylor Should be priority signing.
    Love to build a team around this talent
     
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