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Discussion in 'Newcastle Knights' started by Coby, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. Yosh

    Yosh First Grade

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    Isn't 180k the minimum contract these days? I hope he stays. I'd rather keep Hunt than SKD. I'm quite a bug SKD fan but he too slow now. Probably even slower next year
     
  2. Sushemi

    Sushemi Juniors

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    If Newcastle lose Ese'ese to get Arrow I'd be freakin' filthy. It's about time Newcastle used Herman as the wrecking machine he is. The dude should be playing #13 for big minutes, imo.
     
  3. perverse

    perverse Referee

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    His dad died at the start of the year and he has defended horribly when given chances at times. At his best, there's no doubt he's a weapon... but this year was not his year by a long shot. we've seen very few glimpses of his best footy.

    You'll get plenty who will agree with you that he's been dudded, but I think Herman needs to write the year off and start fresh. I don't think anyone with a straight face could claim he's been anywhere near the player he was last year.

    I'm his biggest fan when he's playing at his best, though.
     
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  4. Coby

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    If he could tackle he probably would be.
     
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  5. Sushemi

    Sushemi Juniors

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    I understand there's been some issues in defence and that stats don't indicate some of the crucial tackles missed. DSaf, Barney and Josh King all have similar (or worse) 'tackling efficiencies' according to NRL stats. I just think we are a better side with Herman on the park for more than 30 mins.
     
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  6. Bring it home Knights

    Bring it home Knights First Grade

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    I was under the impression that the minimum was was around the 100K mark.

    When you have a team with high earning players such as Klemmer, Pearce, Ponga etc who are on 2 or 3 times the earnings of the avg NRL then you need to look to pay other players less. I guess I haven't been overly impressed with hunt. He's had a solid and consistent season in a team of under performers.

    If the avg salary is around the 300K mark, I would prefer to let him go and either look to replace him with another player on the market or with a player coming through.
     
  7. perverse

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    We have a couple coming through, and they'll probably get there too... but I don't think we should be in the business of just handing out jerseys again either. It also strips us for depth in the position.

    Here's the centres (or blokes who can play there) available for next year. I don't see much value.

    Javid Bowen, Aaron Gray, Hymel Hunt, Michael Jennings, Richie Kennar, Sebastian Kris, Chris Lawrence, Brenko Lee, Nene Macdonald, Brad Parker, Brad Takairangi, Joel Thompson, Enari Tuala, Dylan Walker
     
  8. aqua_duck

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    Brad 'the goat' Parker
     
  9. mozza91

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    That’s a pretty crook list to be honest. Maybe bringing back Ramien is the best choice. It’s a tough one.
     
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  10. Sydney Knight

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    I saw an article about the Tigers considering trying to move Marsters on to sign Ramien. Not sure if true but I'd prefer Marsters given how Ramien has already worked out for us.


     
  11. Knight Vision

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    to even contemplate bringing Ramien back is embarrassing.
     
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  12. ryana87

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    Didn't know where else to put this

    SKD gone to ESL

    what Wingers are on the market?
     
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  13. Spot On

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    Congrats to Skiddsy.

    Did his job for us.

    Probably time he moved on.
     
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  14. AusKnightRKO

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    Thanks for the wonderful service whilst he was here, did his job going through the hard times.
     
  15. alexwilliams_66692007

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    Wow that was very out of the blue.. Thanks for the memories Skids!
     
  16. alexwilliams_66692007

    alexwilliams_66692007 First Grade

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    I didn't realise he was out of the game on Sunday??
     
  17. slotmachine

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    They'll go with Toa
     
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  18. Knight Vision

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    Gave his all and one of our best in the time he was at the Knights. Lost a fair bit of speed but his stats were still good.

    Excited to see a young fella step up.
     
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    Very happy with his contributions since he got here. Does a great deal of the hard dummy half runs as any winger worth his salt should. Wish him well. Worth every cent.

    By the same token, it will be nice if we can have a flanker who can get into open space and be quicker than current-day Royce Simmons.
     
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    He was good for us, wholehearted player, capable of mistakes but also of some great work both in attack and defence, assume it is all on his terms. Will he play Sunday to finish with us.
     

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