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Rumours (signings, sackings & other stuff)

Discussion in 'Wests Tigers' started by madunit, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. Perth Tiger

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    I have been looking for it as well but can’t find anything that isn’t paywalled
     
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  2. Tigerm

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    Bugger, it will turn up eventually
     
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  3. Tigerm

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    Apparently Panthers and Manly are worried Barret is going to raid their playing groups.

    Surely he wouldn't stoop that low would he?:D:D:D

    Karma can be a bitch.
     
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    Sorry about the formating

    NRL’s rich list 100-51, per The Daily Telegraph:

    100- Josh Addo-Carr
    1. Aidan Guerra
    1. Blake Ferguson
    1. Michael Jennings
    1. Kodi Nikorima
    1. Kevin Proctor
    1. Tyrone Peachey
    1. Apisai Koroisau
    1. Joe Ofahengau
    1. Ryan Matterson
    1. Victor Radley
    1. Dylan Brown
    1. Chad Townsend
    1. David Fusitu’a
    1. Maika Sivo
    1. Coen Hess
    1. Nelson Asofa-Solomona
    1. Waqa Blake
    1. Joseph Tapine
    1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
    1. Nathan Peats
    1. Dale Finucane
    1. Corey Oates
    1. James Roberts
    1. Jack de Belin
    1. Adding Fonua-Blake
    1. Andrew McCullough
    1. Jarrod Croker
    1. Aaron Woods
    1. Luke Brooks
    1. Elliot Whitehead
    1. Adam Doueihi
    1. Adam Blair
    1. Matt Lodge
    1. Jarrod Wallace
    1. Shannon Boyd
    1. Dane Gagai
    1. Junior Paulo
    1. Paul Vaughan
    1. Tyson Frizell
    1. Josh Hodgson
    1. Josh McGuire
    1. Dylan Napa
    1. Tevita Pangai Jr
    1. Josh Papalii
    1. Viliame Kikau
    1. Blake Green
    1. Felise Kaufusi
    1. Sio Siua Taukeiaho
    51- Luke Keary
     
  5. Perth Tiger

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    Only 2 tigers in that list and both play in spine positions. Assume Reynolds, Packer and Mbye will be in the top 50.

    That must mean we have some spare space in the cap when you look at teams like Parra that have 5 of their starting backline in that list and I assume the other 2 (Moses and Gutho) will be in the top 50, and that is before even considering a number of their forwards on that list
     
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  6. Tigerm

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    Cheers Axl
     
  7. WA Tiger

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  8. Tigerm

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    I reckon the players will be asking there managers about this, could create a shit storm.
     
  9. WA Tiger

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    He hates his manager/ex manager ..Thats one of the main reasons for the delay ..Fifita didn’t want him getting a cut ..
     
  10. axl rose

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    Shannon Boyd will probably be in the top 10, to late.
     
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    Fair dinkum there is some plod in that list.
     
  12. gordsy

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    Roosters kid looks ok so far, highlight reels are like a reference from a mate, it's supposed to make you look good. Looks like he is what what are missing a big tall back with some pace and size.

    I say sign the Souths bloke with the strapping on, how quick was he.
     
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    I feel like Madges philosophy is just sign up all the promising talent and create a culture where all these kids love playing for Tigers. Eventually these kids will get us into top 8 and then the big name players will start signing up to take us to a grand final
     
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    Of course the other thing is.....we sign these promising kids develop them to a high NRL standard and the Chooks and other clubs pick the eyes out of them when their contract is up
     
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    Looks like Momo is injured.

    From the NRL physio

    - Paul Momirovski will have surgery on a torn finger tendon & be out for up to 12 weeks. Tendon injuries in fingers often require lengthy recoveries, shows how lucky the likes of CNK was to avoid tendon damage with finger dislocation
     
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    PM, poor bugger can’t take a trick atm, I still rather have him back in the centres than Mbye who is only a shandy better than Darius Boyd.
     
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    We are getting jipped off badly if our potential strike centre comes back with a bad injury and we have to hand over young Harry.

    The purple merkins were supposed to look after momo and they’ve breached their side of the deal.

    Sorry bellyache, you’re stuck with him and we will just have to keep Harry.

    Otherwise, I’m still hopeful his royal highness will get annoyed when Harry returns and head to Leichhardt. We can throw in mbye as a freebie.
     
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  18. Phil Gould

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    What ever happened to M'bye? He used to be a gun player. Lost his spark, like so many other "young guns" once they get that big contract, even though he wasn't even really that young.
     
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    I think he has the classic utility curse that so many others have (Wing, Peachy, Berrigan etc). He is first grade quality in a number of positions but struggles to progress to a high or elite standard in a single position.
     
  20. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Mbye has been decidedly low tech for a couple of years now.

    I think we may need to bench him to ignite some spice and speed back into his game. It’s worked for a few of our other blokes. There’s not meant to be any protected species under Madge who is a “whole of squad” coach.

    He’s a very decent guy and is worthy of the captaincy on character and club grounds. But back in the day, captains should be one of the best players, consistently etc.

    Certainly there is stability with him and he has gifts, but we rarely see them.

    Only the most delusional of us would think he is playing anywhere near his stellar optimum.

    I would have thought the new rules would have suited the players with a known turn of speed and ball skills, but he’s been well and truly shown up by our lessor lights and a freak junior.

    A few years ago, he was nothing short of devastating and one of the most dangerous players in the comp. Now the defence yawn when he has the ball, comfortable in the belief that he is the player least likely to pose any kind of genuine threat. He lines up for a kick, and sadly, he’s odds on to miss it.

    It may come as an emotional blow to him, but we need to tweak his tail. I would do it in games we are not expected to win to contain the damage.

    There’s a chance it could really hurt him, but if he has resilience and courage aka Benji and Brooksy, he will recover and ....vastly improve.

    Realistically, we are a few performances away from Madge’s top 4 berth. But a willing and freshly motivated mbye would greatly assist us in that noble ambition.
     
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