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Rumoured Signings and Even More Crap X

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Twizzle, May 3, 2013.

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  1. Jake the snake

    Jake the snake Coach

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    Anyone but Keating an Ennis, Anyone!!!!
     
  2. Eels Dude

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    We should sign old head premiership winners like Paul Whatuira, Reni Maitua, and Casey Maguire to intill a winning belief in our current mob.
     
  3. Parraren

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    nice generalisation.

    Whatuira, McGuire & Reni were on the scrap heap when we signed them.

    Crocker, Johnson & Fien are still playing NRL and still playing well for top 8 sides.
     
  4. Casper The Ghost

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    You left out SOO winners like Carl Webb!
     
  5. Parraren

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    Don't forget Chris Walker
     
  6. Eels Dude

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    Mick Crocker has been playing for North Sydney in NSW Cup for the past 6 weeks champ!
     
  7. natheel

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    Nathan Friend would be a handy pick up. Good defender and gives good service from dummy half. Massive upgrade on Keating.
     
  8. Poupou Escobar

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    Don't forget Willie Tonga - another premiership winner and current Origin and international when we signed him. Kearney also knew what was required to win a premiership.

    Let's face it; premiership winners just don't fit into our culture. McGuire, Maitua, Whatuira, Kearney and Tonga did nothing to change our mentality.

    Hopefully premiership winning player and coach Ricky Stuart is the man.
     
  9. Pazza

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    I'd still take Crock for 12 months . Can't fault that guys commitment .
     
  11. The Colonel

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    His knees and his back on the other hand can very well be.
     
  12. Parraren

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    Point taken.

    But I ask you this; how many players from our starting backrow would crack it in the Souths side right now?

    They wouldn't even make the bench mate.

    Our side is in desperate need of some leaders, especially ones that can bloody tackle, and the reality is we can't be choosy. We had to go to the ESL just to buy a couple of decent forwards because no forwards want to come here. The 2 poms were not our first choice. We missed out on Tamou, Scott and Papali who were just the recent ones.

    I'm not putting up with another year of Smith, Keating, Paulo, Ryan etc.

    It's now a case of picking up the best of what's left in the market
     
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    And that should make us competitive with RS.

    I'd be looking for a decent hooker, and another forward.
     
  14. Pazza

    Pazza First Grade

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    Our back row for 2014 looks to be Maitua, Hock, Mossop and Tanginoa which is pretty much all we need for the top 17. Paulo and Smith in nsw cup for back ups, I think we are set except for depth signings.
     
  15. Stagger eel

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    I think you'll find mossop is a central forward, I think we need another backrower and I'd much rather it be an established first grader rather than a fringy... I also think we need one genuine speedster as we're lacking a real greyhound at the back... I really don't think that would be difficult!

    Obviously 9 would also be good but optimistic that Kelly and Pritchard can fulfill that roll for 1 season before we gun for a genuine star in that position
     
  16. I bleed blue & gold

    I bleed blue & gold First Grade

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    Matt Srama would be a GREAT pickup for 2015.
     
  17. Pazza

    Pazza First Grade

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    Definitely, mossop will play that hindmarsh role that Smith and Paulo have failed at for us!
     
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    Anyone know if the Wigan game this week is televised?
     
  19. Avenger

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    I would take David Williams. He is off contract.
     
  20. Pazza

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    I think he is retiring!

    My backline for 2014

    Hayne
    Morgan
    Loko
    Hopoate
    Tautai
     
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