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

  1. I'm a loser baby...

    I'm a loser baby... Referee

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    Maybe Moses doesn't realise he's on a development contract, or doesn't know the rules regarding them. Or maybe he knows something we don't.
     
  2. 84 Baby

    84 Baby Coach

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    He’s actually signed on as a trainer to run on and physically push Moses/Drown into position if they’re not playing good
     
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  3. Chipmunk

    Chipmunk Coach

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    So it's a flat $60k and that's it?
     
  4. Spooner

    Spooner Juniors

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    Plus $10k TEA - tertiary education allowance
     
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  5. Joshuatheeel

    Joshuatheeel Moderator Staff Member

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    If we have injuries, and no cover in the halves/hooker, good chance NRL will let them play.
     
  6. Joshuatheeel

    Joshuatheeel Moderator Staff Member

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    We normally keep one top 30 spot free, why waste it now, better to wait and see how Lamb / Davis go and what position we need to cover before promoting either into the top 30.
     
  7. Obscene Assassin

    Obscene Assassin First Grade

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    I think we're currently at 27 in the top 30 and 4 in the development squad
     
  8. hindy111

    hindy111 Immortal

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    I still expect 2 more signings. Most likely a forward and either r a hooker or back. Project players.
     
  9. I'm a loser baby...

    I'm a loser baby... Referee

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    They might but if they do it just because one player gets injured then it's a farce.
     
  10. Noise

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    We have used the following as a hooker in the past:
    Gutho
    Brown
    Stone
    Will Smith
    And in the halves:
    Salmon
    Gutho
    Taka
    Smith
    I reckon the NRL will make us exhaust all these options before thinking about granting special exemptions.
     
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  11. Stagger eel

    Stagger eel Moderator Staff Member

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    Or we don’t sign anymore players and promote within? ....we’ll have 6 development players and around a dozen 2nd tier players to choose from...
     
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  12. Delboy

    Delboy First Grade

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    Maybe Hollis is next man up up in NRL, or even Stefano. There could be a play as clubs juggle rosters, they have until early next year to name 29.
     
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  13. Poupou Escobar

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    Well I know that's the maximum. The minimum might be lower.

    Back when they had second tier players there was a minimum they had to pay full time trainers, though it was less than $50k
     
  14. Happy MEel

    Happy MEel First Grade

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    Probably provides an opportunity to re-sign Hoffman though. I’d take The Hoff over Smith every day of the week and twice on Sundays.
     
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  15. parra pete

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    Jesus saves, the Pope invests....Israel hoards....
     
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  16. parra pete

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    Is Israel the 'second coming'? Seems to think he is.....
     
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  17. oldmancraigy

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    Yeah - but it's even riskier playing Will Smith in first grade in any position whatsoever.
    We will have made a great comeback, from 16-2 down to be leading 18-16 with 2 minutes to go. Moses has had the ball on a string with his kicking game. Last tackle, 35m out from our own line, Will Smith will overrule the dummy half, jump in there and ignore Moses, preferring to kick it out on the full himself.
    He's a terrible decision maker and should never ever set foot in FG. He's not a depth signing because he over-rates his own ability and sees himself as the go-to guy, and the one who is allowed to back himself.

    Better off playing a rookie who knows his limitations, and can catch bombs.
     
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  18. T.S Quint

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    If Jesus is going to have a second coming you’d think it would have to be soon.

    I mean l normally have to wait a little while for my second coming, but he’s leaving it a bit long.
     
  19. Poupou Escobar

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    Anyone is capable of a bad decision or bad execution. Judging it more harshly in light of the final result is classic hindsight bias.
     
  20. Gazzamatta

    Gazzamatta First Grade

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    Im pretty sure W Smith was re signed prior to the introduction of our Recruitment and Retention Committee. We appear to be making less bad recruitment decisions and lots of good ones since our decisions are committee based.
     
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