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Rumours (signings, sackings & other stuff)

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

  1. The Silverdale Phantom

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    I might add, we should be in the mix for Blake Green.

    A cheap and cheerful strike player.

    The opposition would hate to see him running on off the interchange at the 30 minute mark.
     
  2. Tiger Ted

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    He’s an unmerited captain.A decision made by the coach that’s baffling.Maguire has employed double standards when he dropped Benji for a mth yet this bum continues to retain his spot in the team.

    Stellar optimum & devastating & dangerous have never been terms befitting of this impostor.The dogs fans r still celebrating at the enormous gift we gave them in luring the massively overpaid nonentity to concord.
     
  3. Tiger Ted

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    No thanks to Green as he’s managed by the grub Isaac moses
     
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    Can't believe Eisenhuth has been dropped after all the work, metres and tackles he has done over the past 6-8 weeks. Should be there instead of Clark who offers absolutely nothing as a prop.
     
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  5. Das Hassler

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    May just be personnel rotation in consideration of the bruising season this is proving to be
     
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    100% it's this. Look at other teams with all the injuries they have they have to put guys in who aren't match fit and match hardened. Now we may lose a game or two because of it but it makes more sense to give guys a shot now rather than to have them sit on the sidelines for 12 weeks then throw them in hoping they can do a job for us, especially when it's the ned of the year and top 8 spots are up for grabs.

    As for other people looking to sign Green, yeah no thanks. We should be looking to lock up Madge now for as long as we can. He is the best coach we've had in years in terms of enforcing and breeding toughness and accountability. He ain't perfect but he's the first good coach we've had since Sheens went mad. So Pacoe and co, don't f**k this up
     
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  7. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Blake Green Good, Paul Green Bad.
     
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    Huth has a knee injury, was not dropped
     
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  9. Das Hassler

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    Peter Green (much) worse....he's dead
     
  10. The Silverdale Phantom

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    There’s an argument that a corpse would be more spritely and pass better than our captain at the moment.

    Certainly improve our goalkicking.
     
  11. Old Time Tiger

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    But could belt out a great tune.
     
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    Agreed. With Bellamy retiring and Seibold a dead man walking, we need to sign him up before a more glamourous club comes along and blows us out of the water.
     
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  13. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Madge is on a whopping $833k a season, Not that he’s struggling.

    He’d be a millionaire many times over.

    He rejected a couple of openings to join us, notably the warriors.

    Richo said that the last few years under Madge was a case of him working the players too hard, losing perspective and they were very ordinary 16 and 17 for the squad dripping with talent.

    If he’s happy and supported, he won’t be demanding the earth

    Consider that Mary gets $800k a season for seven years of failure from successive poor decision making, a once mighty club on its knees. Fans and members leaving in droves. Uncertainty and fear in their hearts that a whole generation has been cashed in for his mindless vanity and their bloodsucking board of incompetent human excrement.

    We don’t want to live through the sgi nightmare. A non lethal infection of co vid is a kinder option for their hard core.

    Madge starts looking like a seconds world bargain find at $833k.
     
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  14. Tigerm

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    Madge signed for 5 years, didn't he?
    This is his second full year, did the fill in for Cleary count as well?
     
  15. The Silverdale Phantom

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    I thought it was 3 years plus the balance of the walking vomit.
     
  16. Tigerm

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    You are correct.
    Michael Maguire joined Wests Tigers as Head Coach ahead of the 2019 season on a three-year contract. After spending his playing career with the Canberra Raiders, "Madge" began his coaching career at the Melbourne Storm under Craig Bellamy in 2009 before becoming a head coach in Super League with Wigan Warriors.
     
  17. The Silverdale Phantom

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    We want to try to keep him at an affordable rate because of the co-vid decline.

    Every year the economy needs to grow a couple of percent to keep a recession at bay and now there are rumours, 10-15 years of growth is being wiped out in a year with perhaps more to come.

    So I’m in favour of a manageable salary and no grotesque partaking of overs.

    There are some pretty good coaches who are unemployed at the moment who would work for beer money to get a look in.

    Griffin, Tooves, Green ( Paul!), Kearney, Pay, Nathan Brown, Henry, Cartwright, Kevvie, all super league, every 2 ic and junior seibold out there. Seibs could come and he’s not a bad coach. Madge would take a pay cut if he thought Seibs was a goer as he thinks seibs stabbed him hard at Souths. No evidence, but I tend to agree with Madge. Are you reading this Pascoe?!!

    They would inherit a side with finals promise.

    Everyone of them would love a go.

    There’s not many nrl jobs out there. It’s a wonderful job. Not even Kevvie can get in. Madge has had his tough years.

    But he’s done a cracking job for us.

    If he offers a “ train away” price ( no more to pay) of $900k I’d be tempted. Beyond that, mmm.

    None of this Latrell nonsense. Other coaches would take $450k, bend over and be passing us the lube
     
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  18. Tigerm

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    I'm good with resigning Madge but how so has "he done a cracking job"?
    Its most noticeable that we don't seem to sign any elite players, maybe not Madge's fault or maybe it is?
    But the fact is, they are not here.
     
  19. The Silverdale Phantom

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    5 good Madge points:

    1. good players are arriving. Blore, Grant turned up, bj and Lucy have been good, stefano, ad is here. More are coming. A couple of halves, backs, we are in business. Can’t work miracles overnight.

    2. The forwards continue to impress. My fave JA, Twal and Packer has lifted 4 gears. Eiso. Nofo is try leader on the wing in the comp. Clark and sey putting their hands up lately. Desire.

    3. All teams need to improve each year, we are much stronger and tougher than last year. Finally having 80 minute games, played great footy against the panthers, didn’t give up v eels like last year. Can get out there and belt other sides. Put the hammer down against broncs. Held them scoreless. Just f**ked them beyond saving. Some great spells in defence this year. Total blockout v panthers under seige for ages. Only happy killed us in an amazing night for him. Tough footy when required.

    4. Whole of squad system to cover for lapses in form, injuries, makes the cruel decisions, talks the boys up, engenders confidence and self belief. the boys turn up. It’s taken awhile, but I sense the hunger.

    5. On paper, we should be 9-12, but we’ve had our dalliances into the top 8. Players are generally brought in when it’s right and sacked when it’s right. Good system below Madge.

    All this with a couple of passengers, beloved rowdy, Steve McQueen and bloody mbye around our necks. The Brooks affair has been tough. MCK, poor kid.

    Let’s avoid our chronic goal kicker issue. That’s a real problem. But ffs, no Esan to bet against.

    Plus his club duties and press conferences, he speaks well, takes responsibility and never talks shit. He’s likeable and approachable.

    So I’m prepared to offer him about 5k more per game than Mary for the hope and promise.

    I’m predicting a few elites by 2022. If Harry comes back, we could be well up there.

    Coaching is about inspiration not just recruitment, he’s lifting the players. Same paging at times. That broncos game, close if not best performance since gf. I don’t know anyone who thinks we haven’t climbed up some rungs this year.

    The sponsors love him. They are pleased. That’s important as they will continue to pump the dough in. A delivery company sponsor during a pandemic Is pretty secure.

    Anyway that’s what’s I think, could well be wrong, fine and happy if folks disagree.

    All that said, the club always comes first. I’m prepared to plot and plan to get our man at an affordable rate. No one is indispensable.
     
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  20. Shredder

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    I dont really get the impression that Madge is a "buy elites" kinda coach.

    He seems to much prefer younger players on the way up. The fact he seemed pretty uninterested in Latrell I think proves this. It was head office pushing this, not the coach.
     

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