Parramatta Eels Juniors

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  1. Twizzle

    Twizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    not a good sign for retention if true

    I wonder of some halves pissed off as their route to NRL footy is pretty much blocked for some time
     
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    Any good ones leave? I'd assume only the best would be poached.
     
  3. hindy111

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    As a club our focus should be on boom 2nd rowers and backs. I don't mind letting halves go. We have that sorted at NRL level for up to 8yrs.
    We should be poaching other teams best juniors.
    Without sounding like a broken record why don't Panthers ever lose good jnrs?
    They all seem to stick around atleast till play NRL.
     
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  4. Delboy

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    So,you don't recognise the number of Riff juniors playing at other clubs. Could be that Penrith is too far to travel, but never change your love of the Riff, they do no wrong and are a beacon of professionalism .
     
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    I reckon they over rate their juniors tbh.
     
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  6. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    Nah, I reckon it is more efficient to watch em play wherever they are till they're late 16 early 17, work out the top 6 and throw money at them. Frig the rest in terms of worrying about longer term futures, they're just a distraction.
     
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  7. Eelementary

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    I think we all do, to an extent.
     
  8. hindy111

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    Yes but we don't sign them to 5yr deal then let them go mid contract.

    Moylan, Carwright, Blake, RCG

    It's good having juniors. But need to keep things realistic also.
     
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  9. Eelementary

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    That's true.
     
  10. Mitchsu Danger

    Mitchsu Danger Juniors

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    Likely mentioned here already but Tigers look to have picked up Tyler Field, Salesi Fainga'a and William Kei alongside Taipari and Etu Lui?
     
  11. Obscene Assassin

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    Correct. Taipari is now the best half at their club
     
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  12. Poupou Escobar

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    At least we still have Jakob Arthur's
     
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  13. rugby league fan

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    Plus a few others to the Tigers and a few others to other clubs..
     
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    Can't keep them all, thank god we locked up Will Smith.
     
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    The bloke stars in reserve grade while none of them even star in Jersey Flegg. I know which one is a better backup for first grade.
     
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  16. hindy111

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    What is the point keeping Taipari?
    We have 3 good young halves and most likely will lose one. I dont see point on developing another for atleast 5yrs.
    Salesi is a poor mans Pauli Pauli
     
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    What a guys like Smith or Salmon would do in 20s....Step up is huge.
    I'd be more concerned if let go a good centre or 2md roe
     
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    Salmon and Taipari are the same age too. Dylan Brown is a year younger than both. Why would we possibly want to keep Taipari?
     
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    We want players in positions where needed. The spines set. But if a good fullback come along we could put Guth to centre.
    You always will find room for Props and 2nd rowers as plenty of spots.
     
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    Luke Kelly???
     

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