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Rumoured & Confirmed Signings - Part 5

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

  1. Luke Bowden

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    He won’t be in the 17 Rd1
     
  2. Blues Riff

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    Yep, It's not so much what the big fella does, it's what the opposition thinks he might do. The media hype, the mohawk, it all helps our cause.
     
  3. Original Name

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    If the cap's bad enough we have to save enough to fix it. RCG and Waqa's money coming back won't be enough on it's own because the amount of players Gus extended on potential. On the subject I could be wrong but I believe Moses was one of the players who got upgraded to be paid like a good starting prop before Gus left back when Mos hadn't really proved much more than he has potential.

    @Blade23 Please correct me If I'm wrong. I'd love to hear that I'm wrong and Leota isn't on that much.
     
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  4. betcats

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    We all know that Kikau attracts defenders and creates space for the players around him the commentators talk about it every game now but I dont think you are giving Luai enough credit. Our left side didnt struggle the times Kikau was out and Luai played two of his best games without Kikau.
     
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  5. betcats

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    Yep exactly. There is no doubt Kikau creates a lot of space for the players around him but its starting to become a bit like Mansours metres, some people seem to think we cant win without it. If Kikau gets a long injury and Capewell plays left edge that edge with Luai and Critta will still be lethal for sure.
     
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    You are right. Leota is on one of those 'Gould potential contracts' that pay for what you could become in a year or 3. There is a couple still at the club on such deals.
     
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    Agree, we haven't seen the best of Luai yet. Going to be a superstar.
     
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  8. herbert henry1908

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    Well Blake & RCG’s contracts aren’t off our books for two more years, by that time there won’t be anymore Gus Gould contracts on the books.

    Kikau’s current contract ends when those deals come off our cap.
     
  9. herbert henry1908

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    So we’ve still got 5 places to fill for the top 30? We’re leaving things a little late, aren’t we?
     
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    6 if Whare leaves.
    You would think a couple would be juniors, but not all.
    I would assume at least another 2 or 3 new players. A prop, maybe a back for Whare?
     
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    I aint worried. Those not in the 30 will be busting their arse to get in. Also I like to think we've become a fairly desirable club for outsiders and it's not like we can't field a team in rd 1.
    I stopped worrying the day Spencer signed.
     
  12. herbert henry1908

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    I wouldn’t say I’m worried, it just seems a little odd to be leaving things this late. Season starts in 6 weeks.
     
  13. franklin2323

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    Laurie isn't in the squad. He comes in if not part of a trade. Leaves 4
     
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    Rather wait then just spend because we have it
     
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    If the spots are being filled internally then it’s better if we wait. We can have guys training with the first squad and fighting for those spots and if any potential signings were to come up we have room for them.
     
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    I’d rather guys we might use be training in the team environment, using the quality facilities and learning the tactics. I’m funny like that...


    Of course if the 5/6 to come into the squad are all internal upgrades, it’s a moot point. But it seems unlikely they all will be.
     
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    Is there a list of who are top 30 (or 24 atm) are?
     
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    Top 25 including Whare.

    PENRITH PANTHERS
    SPOTS AVAILABLE: 5

    • Billy Burns
    • Matt Burton
    • Kurt Capewell
    • Nathan Cleary
    • Stephen Crichton
    • Dylan Edwards
    • Matt Eisenhuth
    • James Fisher-Harris
    • Robert Jennings
    • Mitch Kenny
    • Viliame Kikau
    • Apisai Koroisau
    • Spencer Leniu
    • Moses Leota
    • Jarome Luai
    • Liam Martin
    • Tyrone May
    • Brent Naden
    • Jaeman Salmon
    • Lindsay Smith
    • Scott Sorensen
    • Charlie Staines
    • Brian To'o
    • Dean Whare
    • Isaah Yeo
    DEVELOPMENT PLAYERS: Shannon Harris, J'Maine Hopgood, Daine Laurie.

    https://www.nospam47.com/au/league/...-extensions-rosters/hcan3rjggycy11wpnpvuje6iz
     
  19. Whino

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    Brisbane has 4 spots left.
    Raiders 0
    Bulldogs 1
    Sharks 2
    Titans 0
    Manly 1
    Storm 3
    Knights 2
    Warriors 0
    Cowboys 1
    Eels 3
    Dragons 3
    Souths 0
    Roosters 1
    Tigers 3
     
  20. Whino

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    Here is the list of players still without a contract.

    BRISBANE BRONCOS
    • Jamil Hopoate
    • Jordan Kahu
    • Richard Kennar
    • Issac Luke
    • Ilikena Vudogo
    CANBERRA RAIDERS
    • Sebastian Kris
    CANTERBURY BULLDOGS
    • Tim Lafai
    CRONULLA SHARKS
    • Bryson Goodwin
    • Kayleb Milne
    GOLD COAST TITANS
    • Nathan Peats
    • Tyrone Roberts
    MANLY SEA EAGLES
    • Brendan Elliot
    • Danny Levi
    • Tony Williams
    MELBOURNE STORM
    • Cameron Smith
    NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
    • Tyronne Roberts-Davis

    NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
    • Daniel Russell
    PARRAMATTA EELS
    • Rhys Davies
    PENRITH PANTHERS
    • Dean Blore
    • Pat Hollis
    • Braydon McGrady
    ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
    • Joe Lovodua
    • Tristan Sailor
    SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
    • Tom Amone
    • Corey Dennis
    • Kurt Dillon
    • Ky Rodwell

    WESTS TIGERS
    • Oliver Clark
    • Dylan Smith
     

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