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Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Gronk, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. Glenneel

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    Heard a rumour signed by Tigers. Bloody hope not, we identify a good player, develop him and bang, forget to sign him! If we lose him we have rocks in our heads. Looks the best prospect forward we've developed since Junior, and we don't seem to develop forwards very often. Can anyone confirm or not?
     
  2. Poupou Escobar

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    I reckon Faingaa is overrated. Good under 20s player but I never tipped him as a first grader.
     
  3. Joshuatheeel

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    Thought we signed him from Wests (could be wrong). So maybe we don't have rocks in our heads!!
     
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  4. Obscene Assassin

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    He was a tigers (or at least a western suburbs magpies junior) and they didn't want him/didn't sign him to a contract. We signed him as a 17 year old. I don't know how long he is signed for but of all the clubs he would sign with why would it be to the one who didn't want him?
     
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    They might be the only ones who want him now. Or at least the ones who want him the mo$t.
     
  6. Gronk

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    I wouldn't be getting a woody over a player who has looked good vs USA & Wales in the RLWC. Good project player but you wouldn't get into a bidding war over him. Let's face it only one or two players from any NYC year get to play NRL and of those bugger all will ever reach 100 games. They are like racehorses and most end up in the knackery.

    #dejavu
    #ConnorBroadhurst

    EDIT: Aaaaand he cant make the Fiji 17 for the big game vs Italy.

    Fiji
    1 Kevin NAIQAMA (c)
    2 Suliasi VUNIVALU
    3 Taane MILNE
    4 Akuila UATE
    5 Marcelo MONTOYA
    6 Jarryd HAYNE
    7 Henry RAIWALUI
    8 Ashton SIMS
    9 Apisai KOROISAU
    10 Eloni VUNAKECE
    11 Viliame KIKAU
    12 Brayden WILIAME
    13 Tui KAMIKAMICA

    14 Joe LOVODUA
    15 Jacob SAIFITI
    16 Junior ROQICA
    17 Ben NAKUBUWAI

    18 James STORER
    19 Salesi FAINGAA
    20 Sitiveni MOCEIDREKE
    21 Pio SOKOBALAVU
     
  7. Joshuatheeel

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    This was posted in the eels site on the 1st November:

    RLWC – Eels named in Round Two team lists http://yi.nzc.am/cW5vW4

    We refer to Faingaa as our NYC cup player.

    This probably indicates he is still signed to us, as Nov 1 is the start of the 17/18 NRL contract. Doubt they would refer to him, if he had left.
     
  8. 84 Baby

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    Meh it is the Eels. Surprised they didn't list Hayne, Tui & Wiliame as Eels players
     
  9. woddy

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    No mention of Faingaa here.

    RLWC - Eels named in Round Three


    Thu 9th November, 11:33AM

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    All the official 21-man line-ups for the third week of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup have been confirmed with Eels players Daniel Alvaro, Nathan Brown, Michael Jennings, Manu Ma’u, Peni Terepo, Brad Takairangi, Frank Pritchard, Suaia Matagi, Mitch Moses and Tim Mannah all set to take part in the third week of the competition.

    Teams will be reduced to 17 an hour before kick-off on game day.

    Fiji v Italy - Canberra Stadium, Friday 7.40pm (AEDT)

    Eels forwards Daniel Alvaro and Nathan Brown have been named in Italy’s starting line up, after their 46-0 victory over USA last week.

    http://www.parraeels.com.au/news/2017/11/09/rlwc_eels_named_in_r.html
     
  10. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    To be fair, Connor Broadhurst didn’t even look good in the under 20s.
     
  12. 84 Baby

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    Just to remind everyone
     
  13. Happy MEel

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    You’re the anti-parraboy
     
  14. TheRon

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    Regarding the Faingaa/Tigers "rumour" during the Fiji game they were talking about Faingaa and Milne, Milne is the player going to the Tigers.
     
  15. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    Still, we shouldn't have let a bloke who was playing with one of our players in a rep game get signed by the Tigers.
     
  16. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    Isn't that coz Salesi wasn't picked for this weekends games?
     
  17. Delboy

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    Faingaa is under contract at the Eels for a further 2 years, he was signed from the Wests Magpies Ball side.
     
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    Awesome news.
     
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  19. Gronk

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    [email protected]
     
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  20. woddy

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    Not sure ,actually I have no idea..
     

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