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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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    Yes, it is an fascinating stat.

    My count is that he’s axed more than half the squad since he started. At this rate on the average, as a player you have a 25% chance of being shafted per year.

    I’m not sure if other coaches have the same turnover, I’m guessing, but it must be one of the highest.

    Some of those retiring of course, so probably shouldn’t count them.

    When I get some time, I might do a comparison and see where we stand v other clubs.

    My hypothesis is that clubs is the finals shed less players, although we know they lose players in time as they get noticed.

    So I see big Jim as very critical over the next few years. If he can stimulate our pack out there, even if he’s not as powerful as his hey day, that’s a very big deal and a godsend to the halves etc.

    We have our problems, but so do a lot of sides out of the 8. Plus I don’t think I’ve seen such massive change in the game for many a year. Everyone’s still learning. Even Lying Ivan couldn’t keep up appearances for the gf, after a historic run.
     
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  2. stryker

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    Why are people pushing for Allan?
    He was the clear weak link for the bunnies in the finals.
    Very slow, zero evasion skills, died with the ball constantly, barely first grade standard.
     
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    He was also the bloke who was left grasping at thin air at fullback when MCK ran away for our last-ditch win over the Bunnies in 2019. Would be another textbook Wests Tigers signing, FMD.
     
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  4. The Silverdale Phantom

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    With respect, I disagree re Allen.

    He’s come a long way.

    Besides I’ve seen Robbie grasp at thin air too many times to remember.

    If he can squeeze into a Souths finals team, he can’t be too bad.
     
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  6. The Rosco

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    One for rhyno . . . .
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Seems we won’t release nofo or Tommy for jac and $500k.

    I agree, while Tommy is on the cusp of good things.

    We might get Mansour apparently. 2 years at $300 might swing me, He’s a strange player. Gets the frights sometimes. Has a slightly psychopathic game. But powerful and I don’t mind him.

    But I’d prefer Allen.
     
  8. BrotherJim05

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    I like Talau but if it was honestly a decision between JAC and Talau I think we may have made the wrong one.

    Nevertheless, if it's a decision between JAC in 2022 instead of 2021 and we keep Talau then we've made the right choice
     
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    We should sign Jack DeBelin. Anyone who isn't putting in a pre season gets to dress up as a woman and spend the night with him.....
     
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    Only if Penrith are paying full freight for at least the first year. Our winger depth isn't great, but I'd prefer to have younger, faster blokes on our other wing.
     
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    Are you meaning pay his full contract weight and you guys add in nothing. If that's your thinking I'm sure Matt Cameron and co will leave him here at Penrith...


    His contract finishes November 2021.
     
  12. The Rosco

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    Well Alice . . . the way WE see it is that IC owes us big time for screwing us over. So us asking for a decent player and you guys paying 100% is not out of the realm of possibility. Our realm, at least . . . .
     
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    Plus GST
     
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    Interesting insight from Latrell about why he chose Souffs over Tigers
    https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/i-...l-mitchell-benched-blues-20201104-p56be3.html

     
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    So the cash compensation, which I'm told Ivan paid out of his own pocket wasn't good enough for you.

    This is beginning to sound more than a bit like blackmail.

    Interesting thought.

    I think you might be dreaming if you think it will happen. I understand Sauce is fine within the Penrith cap for 2021. By being upfront (instead of reading it in the media, like what happened to Benji) Sauce has time to source and secure a longer deal into the future.

    As a member I'm very sorry to see Sauce move on, even after moving on he will remain a Panther at heart like many others before him have.
     
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    I'm cool with Latrell stating that. I think it's a pretty abnormal attitude in the world today but it's fine. It's basically something you'd expect but typically money can sway the decision.
     
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  18. The Rosco

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    . . . and I even used Helvetica Sarcastic font, and all . . .
     
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    Lee Hagipantelis on Vossy's show today,

    https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=753464

    He was asked about JAC, he stated that he is contracted to the Storm and will stay there until they release him. He then went on to say that if the Storm were to release JAC that Tigers fans should stand by for some exiting news.
     
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  20. The Silverdale Phantom

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    2 players in front of him, he chugs down tens of thousands of panther pesos every game he stays at home drinking beers wishing he was staines.

    Had to be done, but ffs Ivan, Helvetica TEXT him goodbye like you did our lot, you miserable lying creep.
     

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