Rumours and Stuff

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

  1. Eelogical

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    Maybe that's part of the long term strategy. Sign more nuffies, struggle through the season, put enough pressure on BA to justify signing an as yet unidentified replacement.
     
  2. lingard

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    Yes, it is. Seems you were the last to know.
     
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  3. Matty Bhoy

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    To be fair one of his DUI’s was sleeping in the car out the front, I believe. Not excusing it, it’s still very stupid. Perhaps not as stupid as trying a shifty in one of the most surveilled buildings in the country :D If he pulls his head in, he’d be a decent acquisition.
     
  4. lingard

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    I've got an idea. Why don't we pick the team on stats alone next year? That would be exciting. Could you name us a team based on stats alone, Pou?
     
  5. Poupou Escobar

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    Probably true but if it was as easy as just signing all the players you need before each season we would've won more premierships.
     
  6. Poupou Escobar

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    The best players have the best stats and the worst players have the worst stats. In between there is some nuance.

    Obviously people like yourself think there are only two categories of player: the best ones and the worst ones. So you obviously don't believe in nuance.

    As for Michael Oldfield, I don't think it would be a good sign if he played 20+ games for us next year but he'd be a lot better for ten games than most reasonably priced alternatives. And with Mennings still on the cap we will only be looking at reasonably priced options. Welcome to reality.
     
  7. lingard

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    We've already got two back-up centres Haze Dunster and Waqa Blake). What we need now is a couple of good ones - not sign another back-up one just because we can. Something will become available if we wait a little.
     
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  8. Avenger

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    Mate, I can't say I know much about him other than some of the things I've read. I know he applied for the Titans job.
     
  9. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    Oldfield can also play fullback without embarrassing himself or the team. I can't see a problem in his signing. Just depends who else you've signed. I'm hoping for either Super Morgs or Steve Mavin.
     
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  10. Poupou Escobar

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    Waqa Blake has won 65 NRL games. He's definitely a first grader.
     
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  11. Soren Lorenson

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    Oldfield is not even signed. It was a rumour. From the Raiders media though.
     
  12. I'm a loser baby...

    I'm a loser baby... Immortal

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    Faaark... now he knows we're a bunch of merkins he'll go elsewhere!
     
  13. Eelogical

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    How many has he lost?
     
  14. strider

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    68% wins with us ... he is clearlymaking the eels great again
     
  15. hineyrulz

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    25% in finals but.
     
  16. hindy111

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    30 yld with no upside
     
  17. Poupou Escobar

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    Unless you're Cameron Smith, finals are a tiny sample. They're irrelevant.
     
  18. hindy111

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    I rated opacic when first come into NRL. He just didn't kick on.
     
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  19. hindy111

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    when do we get MJ Z results
     
  20. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    It's difficult when you don't have a knee.
     

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