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Rumours (signings, sackings & other stuff)

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

  1. Tiger05

    Tiger05 First Grade

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    I agree. All this idea that the younger generation are soft is BS. I have two teenagers and they are both hard little merkins.

    My kids don't get trophies for competing and myself and my wife are nowhere near as wealthy as our parents were so our kids get a lot less than what we did.
     
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    gordsy Juniors

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    I find it hard to believe Benji had no part in that story being leaked about his manager calling the club etc etc. We should put in nda's for all contracts from now all, you or the manager talk (for players and board people) you are sacked immediately with no payout and exposed as being a dog. Leaks would dry up rather quickly methinks.
     
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  3. Tiger05

    Tiger05 First Grade

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    Who knows ? I'm not going to have a go at Benji because he has been great for us and the reality is we don't know who leaked that info. Nofo said it great that it was wrong to leak it.

    I read on another forum that Benji and his manager probably caused this problem. They wanted another years contract and pushed it. Madge and the club consulted on it and let him know it's not happening the next day. Benji wants to play on and hence the drama. He could have done what Lawrence did and simply retired.

    None of that means Benji leaked the players discussion to the media.
     
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    Old Time Tiger Juniors

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  6. Tigerm

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    Well, with Benji leaving $300k and Chris at $350k (?), plus I think I read we had something $300k and a few more to go, the war chest is looking good to secure a few good recruits.
    For me, a quick back, a hard head forward & a GK would be first choices.
     
  7. The Charlatan

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    Should have made McQueen stay out his contract. Was happy to take the money when it worked for him, now asks the club to release him when it works for him. The club should have told him he should stay here and finish his 3 year gardening leave when it expired on 31st October.
     
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  8. Tigerm

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    See Todd Payten got the Cowboys gig for 3 years.
     
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  9. benched tiger

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    Really are they thanking McQueen for his services or for f##k##g off ?
    We have had some terrible buys at the WT, but ten games in three seasons says a lot about how good of a signing he was, thanks JT.
     
  10. Old Time Tiger

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    Yeah, good on him, he scored a try in GF against them and now has a job to turn them into a top 8 team again. I think he’ll get there b4 the Tigers do.
     
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  11. Tiger05

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    f**king off. Let's hope we get some more of these releases.
     
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  13. The Charlatan

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    Why? We've covered 2 years and 10 months of his 3 year contract. This would have been "freaken awesome" last year.
     
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    The last laugh of Jason Failure.

    Idris, Ballin and Mcqueen - the trifecta of worst signings in any club history
     
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    Haha. I often think about how things might have been different for our club had Taylor not been signed. I think his appointment cost the club a golden generation with Tedesco Woods, Moses and Brooks.

    https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/sep/29/wests-tigers-appoint-jason-taylor-as-new-coach

    The other contenders were not standouts and it would have been very early for Todd Payten. However, Payten is managed my Isaac Moses which might have made an impact.
     
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    Mario chalmers Juniors

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    Tristan Sailor

    https://test.triplem.com.au/story/s...n-sailor-from-joining-the-wests-tigers-164639

    we must be pretty keen on him.

    We've got to look to guys like this among the juniors and the fringes.

    Josh Schuster from Manly is another. Re-signed for one year at the Eagles last summer and will debut for them on Sunday if the mail is on.

    Its really not hard to get recruitment right. We make it look so difficult :(
     
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    Hmm must be close, how about Chris Walker, Carl Webb & Justin Poore for the Eels.
     
  20. BrotherJim05

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    Payten would have been better than Taylor for sure. If he was able to keep the "big 4" then just that alone would have been monsterous for us
     

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