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Rumoured and Confirmed signings - Part 4

Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by herbert henry1908, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. Dave's mate

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    Yeo outgrew his ability to play centre 2 years ago
     
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  2. hindy111

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    Well we won the Spoon. Perhaps we would of drafted Haas or Fafita or D.Brown of all of then put hands up as ready for NRL.

    I am just sick of getting them to NRL ready to just lose the.
     
  3. hindy111

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    Brandon Burns impressed me. Would he be an option to return?
     
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    I would love that but I doubt Souths will let him go.
     
  5. franklin2323

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    which means we have one proven centre
     
  6. Crashtest

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    If he turns up at the Panthers with the same attitude and effort that he had at the Rosters, I'm sure that the younger players will judge him on that like the Roosters players did, and the New Zealand test players did, rather than his past.

    The Roosters paid for him to go on their overseas end of season team trip with them even though his contract has run out and he wont be there next year. They didn't even take Mitchell, and he is still officially signed with them for next season.

    And Trent Robinson gave him his premiership ring after leaving him out of the grand final to fit Friend in. Plus the Roosters are very quick to cut players for off field issues or bad attitudes, so that's also a good indication he has been free of any incidents since he started playing with them.

    PS: I am in no way condoning what he did in the past, and I agree with the NRL's new zero tolerance policy to DV. And if he f**ks up again then ban him for life. But back then players were allowed to keep playing, and by all accounts he seems to have reformed and turned his life around. His story could even be a good cautionary tale to our younger players, especially since the whole sex tape incidents.
     
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  7. OldPanther

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    Yeah I could do up some highlights or something when finished my current project for our new guys.
     
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  8. MugaB

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    Pay them better, and stop winning spoons, pretty simple stuff.

    Nah actually keep winning spoons whats it upto now 14, 15?
     
  9. Crashtest

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    But you already had the next Haas, with Utoikamanu. But the Eels still managed to stuff it up and lose him to the Tigers.

    I thought your new management would of learnt from the past of letting their best juniors go elsewhere. But this year seams to be one of the worst for Eels in terms of losing highly rated junior players to other clubs.
     
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    I think part of that is they have what would be a pretty expensive back line and Moses would be on reasonable money.
     
  11. hindy111

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    I am curious to see how good he goes. I saw him in NSW cup 3 or 4 times and Mannah outplayed him by a fair margin in every game.
    Tepai Moera,Pauli Pauli,Tanginoa where all just as hyped and mounted to nothing.

    I am sure Cartwright and Latu leaving at time seemed terrible but looking now at the way their careers have gone.

    Only time will tell.
     
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    Moses signed for around 750k. I reckon if signed him at end of year he get closer to 1 million. Superb season.

    Sivo and MJ wouldn't be on a heap.
    Gutherson average for a fullback
    Fergo 500k which is fair for him
    Blake I heard Panthers are chipping in but I doubt a lot. He would of had interest from a few clubs.
     
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    The ARM state makes sense when you look at what we did last year. ie. March downfield and camp in the 20m zone, fail to score, hand the ball back.When you think about it, if when you get down the other end of the field you don't score, you won't get to run the ball back from the kick off and add more metres to your sets. ARM also includes metres from our backline which was so slow if they got in the clear, you had time to queue for a hot-dog out the back of the Western Stand, put on mustard and ketchup, walk back to your seat and see them in the final 20m heading for the try line. Or not. I remember Wighton mowing down Blake, our fastest back, who was running like he was tied to the back fence by a piece of elastic.

    I think the PCT stat just highlights that we weren't fit enough. It's hard to break tackles if you are unfit. It wasn't a problem in 2018, we were third for tackle breaks and 5th for PCT and ARM.

    Incidentally, with all these great videos about the fitness staff we can see that they are at least scientific in their approach. With the new academy only a year old, they may not have had enough data to apply the principles they want to and experiment to get the right mix in training. Let's hope they have learned from last year and they use the data to take them to another level. If they do that, we might see our tackle break stats improve significantly.

    I don't live in Penrith any more, but you locals can call it out if Pie Face closes down. A sure sign we have changed our fitness regime.........
     
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    I agree a lot of hyped younger players don't make it in first grade, the Panthers have bus loads of them. But I think Utoikamanu will be one the Eels definitely regret losing though. But at least you will have RCG for the next 5 years to make up for it!
     
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    Time will tell. I actually reckon RCG will have a big season. From all reports he is ripping in big time.
    He made over 120mtrs - 5 times in his last 8 games with average of 40mins.
    And average 24 tackles. It certainly is far from terrible.
     
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    Didn't he have to have surgery ? Is so he wouldn't be back to full training yet surely?
     
  17. Crashtest

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    It will depend on his head space. As soon as he talked about changing his running style to avoid further injury, he has never seemed the same player than before he broke his jaw.
     
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    According to news reports he was due to have minor elbow surgery a week or so ago.

    Whether he gets back to re broken jaws form who knows. He could be another Joel Clinton.
     
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    f**k Tetevano. That's all I have to say.
     
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    Rugby league is a combat type of sport,the more aggression the better the team goes,so Iam happy with Tetevano signing.
    Iam sure JFH and Leota will appreciate another tough nut in the middle and hopefully Hetherington can add some more pain to opposition teams..The team will do much better then last year 100%..
     
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