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

  1. Poupou Escobar

    Poupou Escobar Post Whore

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    I'd say Fifita could have some leadership qualities. He's obviously very young and you wouldn't want him to have to carry a team but he captained his high school team (but probably every NRL player did that) as well as the Junior Kangaroos.

    He's certainly an inspiring orator:

     
  2. Soto

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    They have also signed Tino from the Storm and Ese'ese.
    So good fwd signings. Its a tough one because realistically unless they pay overs no-one will go there.
    Having them 3 will make a huge difference. Plus their front rower Fotuaika is a prospect.
    This may allow them to further attract some quality players..
    I guess they want to change the stigma attached to the club of it being a retirement lounge. Can't be retiring if ur a 20 year old..
    However they are losing Ryan James to the Raiders.
     
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  3. Noise

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    Of course they can but It’s SBWs choice where he plays.
     
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  4. Poupou Escobar

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    Losing Arrow as well. But assuming Proctor is staying they have two very good edge forwards.
     
  5. Noise

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    And Jai Arrow to Souths.
     
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    why don't the nrl say you want to come back play for the warriors
     
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    You'd have to think that on paper they should be now at least middle of the pack and competing every other week.
     
  8. Noise

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    Because the NRL can’t dictate where players play.
     
  9. Glenneel

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    Apparently D Fifita going to Tits. Their pack should be competitive next year with him and Tino wheelbarrow from Storm going there.
     
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    I hate it when I comment on a post nearly 24 hours after it is originally posted and I don't bother reading all the post made since. It makes me look silly that my breaking news has already been discussed for 2 pages.
     
  11. Glenneel

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    About time Parra went to Broncos saying they'll take this forward or that off their hands to free up money so Broncos can buy spine players. Their cap is all screwed up, concentrated in the forwards, so they have no direction from their inexperienced spine players.
     
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  12. Glenneel

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    Doubt he is worth $2m a season, at about 36, the best is probably well past him.
     
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    I heard he was staying at Broncos. Loves the coach and wants to help dig them out of a hole and start a dynasty. Money doesn't matter to him.
     
  14. Soren Lorenson

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    LOL.
     
  15. strider

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    You can never have enought breaking news alerts that are at least 24hrs old .... just watch ch9 news breaks

    ALERT

    BREAKING NEWS
     
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    They could just ban him from playing for anyone else. That's how it works for players breaching contract.
     
  17. Poupou Escobar

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    Milford, Croft and Boyd (signed as a fullback) have all played in grand finals.
     
  18. Noise

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    Which contract is he in breach of?
     
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    I've never forgiven him for walking out on the bulldogs .... play for the dogs muthaf**ker!
     
  20. Poupou Escobar

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    He isn't. The point is they can ban him from playing for any clubs that don't suit the NRL, in a completely arbitrary manner. They did it with Folau and his below-market-value contract. They could do the same here, demanding he only sign for an amount that no other club than the Warriors can afford, due to arbitrary salary cap dispensations they apply due to their players choosing to fly home.
     

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