Rumoured and Confirmed Signings and Even More Crap XII

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  1. lingard

    lingard First Grade

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    Hoppoate can play wing; and very well. There's no doubt about that. But he's also an extremely good centre. Played for NSW at centre. Played very well, too. I'd prefer to see Loko on the left wing, outside Hoppoate. Either Morgan or Tonga the other centre. The right wing could then be Morgan or someone else. See, Hoppoate can actually make breaks from the centre position because he's very fast and very skilful. Morgan can too. I'd like to see two dangerous attacking centres for a change.
     
  2. lingard

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    I reckon Loko could be a pretty good winger, though.
     
  3. lingard

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    No offence, Joshuatheeel, but I reckon that's rubbish.
     
  4. lingard

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    Morgan makes far more clean breaks than Loko.
     
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    I agree with your optimism for next year. I think Luke Kelly has shown sufficient reason to be re-signed as well - he might at least keep Sandow honest. I actually think we'll easily make the finals next year.
     
  6. Djay

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    Whoever thinks Kelly will get the job done at halfback is kidding themselves.
     
  7. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    I'm kidding myself.
     
  8. Chipmunk

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    Apparently Everingham is off contract at Souths. Although he is unlikely to leave from what I read, we could certainly do alot worse.
     
  9. Poupou Escobar

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    I do too, at least in attack. But you just know every team will have great success kicking behind him, a la Eric Grothe Jr.
     
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    This is the same crowd of people that were calling Kelly shit during the first half of the season.
     
  11. Joely01

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    Why?
     
  12. Djay

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    Nah not really I thought he and Sandow would do well, and if you recall sandow started the season very well and Kelly was the one who fell away.

    Anyways, his a good organiser, his kicking game at times is good and then for example at a key point in the match on Saturday he puts a bomb 20 metres over the dead ball line, key plays like that is the last thing we need. His solid at best, but unfortunately that doesn't cut it especially for a team as shit as ours. Who knows how Kelly and Norman could go in the halves together, but I'd much prefer seeing Sandow and Norman together. Sandow has been mediocre at best, but his show glimpsesn, if by round 10 or so next year with a solid spine around him of Hayne, Norman and Peats his still struggling then it's time to look elsewhere, but I really can't see Kelly getting us outta this rut we've been stuck in for the past 5-6 years.
     
  13. T.S Quint

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    Based on what?

    Sure he would be great on kick returns, but apart from that what tells you that he would be a good winger?
    He hasn't had much chance to finish off some tries, but he has bombed a couple this year. Who know how he would go under the high ball or positioning himself in defence.

    He might very well be a good winger, but so far I haven't seen anything that would suggest this.
     
  14. Delboy

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    Loko will be playing as an edge forward next year. cant say who I spoke to, as obviously no one in the club speaks to nuffies who wander about :)
     
  15. Chipmunk

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    We could also do worse than Nathan Fien. He is a better option at the moment than what we have playing 6, 7 or 9.
     
  16. Poupou Escobar

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    Maybe for the same reason Manu Vatuvei is a good winger.
     
  17. Poupou Escobar

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    Worst kept secret in the club, mate.

    If Loko was intended to play centre next year we wouldn't have signed/re-signed so many centres.
     
  18. Joshuatheeel

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    Why? It's not like he has a lot of competition for it
     
  19. Delboy

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    Agreed, was reacting to all the posts suggesting he will play wing or centre, as you say, not his intended role next year
     
  20. Mr Pmatta

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    Agreed, very average footballer, though with this mob looks like a world beater, and sucked most people in.
     
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