The off contract thread 2019

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  1. Poupou Escobar

    Poupou Escobar Post Whore

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    This was the state of the 2018 off contract thread in August:
    It appears Niukore was either re-signed without an announcement, or his initial contract had an extra year in there (perhaps an option?) which was likewise never announced. Leleisiuao, Mahoney and Stone were also already contracted for next year.

    Anyway, there's a new list of off contract merkins (i.e. they are uncontracted for 2020). That list looks like this (age next year in parentheses):

    Alvaro (26)
    Davey (28)
    French (23)
    Gower (34)
    Gutherson (25)
    Hoffman (31)
    Kaufusi (20) (although his contract length was never announced)
    Mahoney (21) (although his contract length was never announced)
    Mennings (31)
    Leleisiuao (22) (although his contract length was never announced)
    Ma'u (31)
    Mannah (31)
    Moeroa (24)
    Moses (25)
    Niukore (23)
    Norman (28)
    Pritchard (25)
    Stone (22) (although his contract length was never announced)
    Takairangi (30)

    On top of that, all these junior merkins are possibly off contract as well, though it's less likely for the 19 year olds:

    Brown (19)
    Dunster (20)
    Faingaa (21)
    Parry (20)
    Schneider (19)
    Futoikamanu (20)
    Sutoikamanu (19)
     
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  2. Gary Gutful

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    I don't want to build it up too much, but this thread promises to be an absolute ball tearer.
     
  3. Gazzamatta

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    Some are stating Mennings has 2 years remaining. Get on it Poo.
     
  4. Poupou Escobar

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    I'll go with the initial announcement. It has been accurate for every merkin bar Niukore.
     
  5. Noise

    Noise First Grade

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    I wouldn’t care if we didn’t re-sign any merkin from that first list.
     
  6. Chipmunk

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    I think an exception can be made for Alvaro and Gutherson at the right price.

    Niukore and Mahoney are probably worth minimum wage deals, but their value could increase with a decent season.

    Kafusi, GL and Stone you probably need to see how their going to go next season before making a decision.

    The rest should already have their locker cleaned out.
     
  7. I'm a loser baby...

    I'm a loser baby... Referee

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    Keep Moeroa too. He's not even at his peak yet. Seems like a fairly intelligent bloke and isn't a dickhead. Could even be a future leader.
     
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  8. lingard

    lingard First Grade

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    Next year is an absolute crossroads year for Moses.
     
  9. Avenger

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    Players in bold are priorities for me. The rest can go.
     
  10. Avenger

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    Absolutely. I remember when players like Pauli Pauli and Tanginoa were rated above him.
     
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  11. chiefy1

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    Utoikamanu is signed until the end of 2020
     
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  12. Gary Gutful

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    Which one? Filia or Stefano?
     
  13. chiefy1

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    Stefano
     
  14. Poupou Escobar

    Poupou Escobar Post Whore

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    Maybe true, but your sources are gash. I'll wait for something official.
     
  15. hindy111

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    This thread is a fizzer.
    Shut it down.
     
  16. Poupou Escobar

    Poupou Escobar Post Whore

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    It’s not supposed to be interesting, it’s informative. It should be stickied.
     
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  17. Gronk

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    I’ll take that as a comment.
     
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  18. TheParraboy

    TheParraboy Moderator Staff Member

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    What happening with the squad succession thread?

    that's where its at
     
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  19. Poupou Escobar

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    Yeah sticky that too
     
  20. hindy111

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    This is the same thing rehased. It would be like be creating a best soups when its cold thread.
     

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