Kieran Foran, worst signing in the history of the game...

Discussion in 'NRL' started by Different kind of Rabbit, Nov 13, 2019.

  1. betcats

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    He wasn't good value for NZ or the eels before the dogs, when did he last finish a season? Not his fault for sure he has a crack when fit, its the dogs fault for paying so much for such an injury prone player IMO.
     
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  2. MrBlack

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    Agree. They should have been more cautious. I'm sure at the time they could have got him a lot cheaper.
     
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  3. betcats

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    I'd like it a lot more if my club didn't sign him to it originally and weren't paying a lot of it next season.
     
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  4. Wizardman

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    To Foran's credit, he absolutely plays the game in the way you want your 5/8th to play. The problem is that it does not result in a very long career. More ways to bring fatigue into the game is an absolute must. You want an even balance in rugby league...big guys win the first 20, little guys win the last 20.
     
  5. bad boy bubby

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    This is actually a fallacy that the media has reported for years, and others have taken as gospel.
    He was signed on a basic contract, i think it was 60K per year. IF he played so many 1st Grade games the 200K kicked in, he didnt play those games and was subsequently let go at the end of his first season.
    Still a dud for 60K though
     
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    myrrh ken First Grade

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    If Foran were a betting man at all, he should know when to fold em.


    But he is absolutely not.
     
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    I've got it!!

    It's Breathe!
     
  8. gerg

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    Are you referring to Adam Blair (Warriors) zero runs for zero metres, or is there another Blair?
     
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  9. Canard

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    He has been complete shit for years.

    Don't sugar coat it
     
  10. firechild

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    So glad my club got the only good years out of Foz. Can't deny his talent, he just doesn't have the body to hold up to how he plays the game. He plays in a similar way to Langer or Toovey but his body hasn't been as kind. Maybe it's the fact that he usually hits the line instead of going through it.
     
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    Danny Wicks to Knights
    Daine Laurie to Panthers
    Taane Milne to Tigers
     
  12. dogslife

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    Greg Inglis to Brisbane.

    0 games.
    0 minutes.
    1 speedboat.
     
  13. Rhino_NQ

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    0 flights
     
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    Packer to the Knights, I saw one photo of him in a Knights Jersey, then he head stomped the guy went to Jail. Knights supported his family while he was inside "rehabilitating" then the merkin signed elsewhere, never played a game for us.
     
  15. Fangs

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    Feel sorry for the guy. Still has plenty of ticker, love the way he plays football. Just not the way he gets injured every 5 seconds.

    If they had some other decent players (Foran paycut...) then they could play him off the bench. Like the Cowboys did with Jason Smith in 2007.
     
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    Who the f**k is that?
     
  17. Stephen 'Stevo' Stevenson

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    How on earth can you have Remi 'The Fantastic Frenchman' Casty on that list.

    Remi was signed on a basic, minimum contract, purely because he wanted to play for the best team in the world and in the best competition in the world.

    Remi was an unmitigated success, he won a world club championship, scored 2 trys, helped the Roosters have the best record during the regular season and almost made the grand final.

    He played so well that he was offered a massive 4 year deal by French glamour club Catalans Dragons to become the face of their franchise.

    Remi's other significant achievements include captaining his country in international football, making the Super League Dream Team (twice) and winning the Challenge Cup Final, as captain.
     
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  18. Silent Knight

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    The same way you can have an asterisk next to the Roosters 2019 premiership. It’s completely plausible.
     
  19. Lambretta

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    Whilst we're on the subject of great Roosters signings, Paul Carter says hi

    Or high...... hard to gauge
     
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  20. 2 weeks

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    I'm gunna miss good old reliable Keiran Foran.

    The great man had the acceleration of a rock.
     
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