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

  1. jk13

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    I just remember Tim getting owned by us every time we played him. Bog average for a big fella
     
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    Pssst ya wanna buy a jumper??.....signed an all.
     
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    Not in 2021 surely!!!!
     
  4. 84 Baby

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    Tim Simona being “owned” by a team? What are you implying?
     
  5. SneakyEel

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    That contract ended in 2020
     
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    Is Simona even allowed to play NRL anymore?
    Would we have to go to V’Landys and ask them to let him play (like the Folau situation)?
     
  7. Poupou Escobar

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    It's a much smaller sample while he's been stuck in shit teams. It just means he's been chasing the money, not that he's forgotten how to play.
     
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  8. 84 Baby

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    I don’t think you can prove that conclusion based on evidence. Therefore it becomes a subjective measure of his current ability which I, and likely most others, think whatever talent he did have is no longer worth pursuing too riskily, at least not for our squad. Even though we have need of a starting centre and even if he was better than our current options.

    It’d be like signing Ben Roberts all over again.
     
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    Must of missed that premiership.
     
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    If its the Titans I haven't seen him at training yet. Will be well behind the others in fitness.
     
  11. Glenneel

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    Probably the best attacking winger ever, defence meh! They're still raving about him in yawnon where defence not so important as a lot played in forwards particularly in UK.
     
  12. Glenneel

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    Unfortunately stuck behind Gutho unless makes it at centre plus Penisini means we could have 2 juniors as centres hopefully next 2-3 years. However could lose him if chasing fullback money and Gutho still there.
     
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    I've never minded Lafai. It's easy to look bad in a poor side. Especialy in centers. If your defense is always tired and retreating your going to be exposed.
    If your attack isn't pushing them back every centre will look limited in attacking raids...
     
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    Won't suprise if Guth ends up 5/8 down track
     
  15. Poupou Escobar

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    The Storm signed Ben Roberts and made the finals. Everyone looks better in a good team and worse in a bad team, including Tim Lafai. Look at his whole career, not just three seasons. He is 29 not 35.
     
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    Yeah it was months ago. No wonder you don't remember.
     
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    It's a smaller sample size but it's a more recent sample.
     
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    He’s been added to the trial game tomorrow night apparently.
     
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    You reckon Scum thought/decided Roberts was worth gambling to the extent of him being (paid) a starter like you said Lafai would in our team? And subsequently we have decided he is not:
    And my point (Pou, not Gronk) was you can’t use someone’s wildly varying win rate as a marker of whether you should sign them. And even if you did, surely the more recent rate is a better indicator.
     

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