Squad succession

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  1. Poupou Escobar

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    Junior Burger improves our attack but makes our defence worse. A fair trade, IMO, given what we’ve shown this year:

    2018
    Utility: Gutherson, Hayne (30), Salmon, Smith, Takairangi
    Fullback: French
    W/C: Aukafolau (21), Auva'a (26), Davis (23), Hoffman, G.Jennings (25), M.Jennings, Leleisiuao (21)
    Half: Moses, Norman
    Hooker: King (27), Mahoney (20), K. Pritchard (24)
    Edge forward: Gower (33), Ma'u, Moeroa, Niukore (22), Scott (34), Stone (21), Williams (30)
    Tight forward: Alvaro, Brown, Evans, Mannah, Matagi (30), Terepo (27), Vave (29)

    2019
    Utility: Gutherson (25), Salmon, Smith, Takairangi (30)
    Fullback: French (23)
    W/C: Hoffman (31), M.Jennings (31)
    Half: Moses (25), Norman (28)
    Hooker: -
    Edge forward: Ma'u (31), Moeroa (24)
    Tight forward: Alvaro (26), Brown, Evans, Mannah (31), Paulo

    2020
    Utility: Salmon (21), Smith (28)
    Fullback: -
    W/C: -
    Half: -
    Hooker: -
    Edge forward: -
    Tight forward: Brown, Evans (28), Paulo

    2021
    Utility: -
    Fullback: -
    W/C: -
    Half: -
    Hooker: -
    Edge forward: -
    Tight forward: Brown (28), Paulo

    2022
    Utility: -
    Fullback: -
    W/C: -
    Half: -
    Hooker: -
    Edge forward: -
    Tight forward: Paulo (29)

    So we (officially) have at least 16 merkins in next year's squad.
     
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    Interestingly we already have seven top 17 forwards contracted for next year, eight including Takairangi.
     
  3. Gazzamatta

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    And no hookers?
     
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    I assume Mahoney is contracted next year. Maybe top 30.
     
  5. Chipmunk

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    I told you to call me when we signed some better middle forwards.
     
  6. Gary Gutful

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    You also shit canned all of us.

    Consequently, we didn’t call you. It might tell you something.
     
  7. JohnStoppafarty

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    Yeah, Chip he has a point. I mean all these other merkins deserved it but you could have said everyone except me.
     
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    Hope we get one good one, rather than a few that are all unreliable in performing...
     
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    I don't think we'll be looking at too many more forwards for our top 17:

    8. Alvaro
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    10. Paulo
    11. Ma'u
    12. Moeroa
    13. Brown
    14.
    15. Takairangi
    16. Evans
    17. Mannah

    Though Arthur does seem to like having more than 17 top 17 players, iykwimaityd.
     
  10. Joshuatheeel

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    Taka might remain at centre as apart from Jennings we don’t have any other real centre options signed.
     
  11. Poupou Escobar

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    There is Gutherson.
     
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    You'll have to be more specific than that. If I'm at X, where is Clintherson?
     
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    If you are at X, Gutho is at Y
     
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    Wherever he's needed.
     
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    Depends where X is.
     
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    Tonight's the night I go to all the farties down my street.
     
  19. Gary Gutful

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    I think I saw Gutherson.
     
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