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Rumoured & Confirmed Signings - Part 5

Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by soc123_au, Jan 4, 2021.

  1. WestyLife

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    It's why everyone just expected us to release him. It's standard to break contracts.
     
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  2. Smug Panther

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    Never happen but im off to the kennel for a laugh
     
  3. Jane Murray

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    Burton must have a clause stipulated in the contract. Granville had his potential release black banned by the Knights.
     
  4. murraymob

    murraymob First Grade

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    The contract has been registered with the nrl he can not .no way the dogs will let him after we have kept him
     
  5. Jane Murray

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    Exactly.
     
  6. Kilkenny

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    Players have any number of clauses inserted in the contracts, too many to list, so it is not beyond the possibility Matt Burton could have a get out clause in his contract, whatever it may be. I’m not suggesting it is a possibility, at the end of the day, we can’t match the money he is likely to be earning from his bulldogs deal and we can’t guarantee him his preferred position so I’m sure he is most likely to be off to the Bulldogs in 2022. However, Billy Burns is being released, who knows the future of Brent Naden going forward, if he were to be released or not re-signed who knows what could play out in the Burton saga.
     
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    Whilst I’ll state that I don’t for a second believe it’s even being talked about, I for one would have no issue with Burton attempting to get out of his contract in order to sign with us.

    The Bulldogs have made it quite clear that they don’t have an issue with players breaking contracts, especially if it’s in the best interest of a young player. So let’s see how they feel when the shoe is on the other foot. I imagine their tune would change.
     
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    As nice as it would be to entertain keeping Burton even for a year or two, we need to be really focussed on holding onto the right guys longer term and letting the peripheral guys walk. I don’t want to laugh it up at the Bulldogs expense and suddenly Kikau or Fish is out the door.
     
  9. Panther2021

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    Interesting in the Tele article it states the swap is only for this season,meaning Burns who is contracted until end of next season will be back for 2022. Upside there...
     
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    Huge upside which is wonderful. Gives the club extra coverage, but without letting a player go whom they have developed. I see it (if it happens) as a win / win.
     
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  12. betcats

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    Re Burton, if he really is considering a back flip Its extremely unlikely the dogs will release him from the contract but it is not impossible.

    Part of his post game comments on thursday:

    "The culture here's unbelievable and just the teammates and all that, we're so close and such a good bond with each other," he said.




    That is not comments made by a young guy who wants to leave and play for a terrible side, he wants to be here.
     
  13. WestyLife

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    It was you who sent that video in to ask Kenty I bet.
     
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  14. Hooked

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    Not I. I don't watch NRL 360 sorry.
     
  15. Blade23

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    As you all know by now Burns out Blacker in.

    The club is keen for Burns to play more FG. Unless injuries and suspensions hit, it won't be much here this year. Loaning him out is in everyone's best interests.

    Although he has a few rough edges (and in my opinion a bit off FG) The club wants to see what Blacker can do under our systems. He gives us a little more depth in the middle. There are a few ahead of him though.
    If a good deal comes up later on we won't rule out bringing in another middle with more experience. We are in a good position.
    The player market is about to have another domino effect soon. It will be interesting to watch what happens. There are some silly trades (not involving us) proposed with other clubs atm. You never know what might happen. Desperate clubs do desperate and dumb things sometimes.

    I hope you all had a nice Easter. Mine was a peach. Nice and quiet spent with family. Started off with a nice win over Manly.
     
  16. betcats

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    If Burns gets a bunch of FG games for them this year its a great deal for us.
     
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    If he's getting first grade games then coming back that's brilliant.
     
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    another brilliant move by front office here. Burns is too good for NSW Cup and hasn't shown it in NRL yet.. So works well
     
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    Completely agree. Burns is to good for nsw cup now and needs nrl time to further develop.

    If its purely a loan im very happy with that deal.
     
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    didnt see him named in any of the NRL/NSW sides this afternoon - assuming announcement imminent?
     

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