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The Rumours Thread

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by John moz, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. Maddragon99

    Maddragon99 Juniors

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    They can back end some deals if needed we get Norman’s $850k back in 2022.

    That would be a very formidable forward pack :thumbsup:
     
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    The guy is in the upper echelon of grubs. Exactly what we need.

    I saw Maria Hargreaves plant an forearm straight into his head as he was falling with the ball And not once did he complain and sulk like tough guy Nathan Brown from the eels.
     
  3. Gareth67

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    Agree with the above posts , although I never liked his dirty play , I believe that the time has well and truly passed where the Dragons forward pack requires an injection of raw venom and whom better than McGuire to do this .

    Should he move down to the ‘ Gong , then he may be just the man to relight that fire in Tarique Simms that has been missing this season .
     
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  4. redVinme

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    I'm weirdly happy with it. If we had got welch too we'd be Rolling.
     
  5. Phantom V

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    Josh McGuire is a dirty, sneaky, uncompromising, tough no holds barred grub.... it’s a yes from me :blush:
     
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  6. TomRedVRiver

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    He can gauge as many eyeballs as he likes while he's wearing that Red V.
     
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  7. redv13

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    Could you imagine a forward pack of:
    Vaughan
    McGuire
    Ofahengaue
    Hetherington
    De Belin
    T Sims
    Kerr
    Lawrie
    Host
    Ford
    Fuimaono
     
  8. Blood Shot Eyes

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    Im with you on this one.....31 next year....not much available granted but think his best years are behind him....
     
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  9. Maddragon99

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    Look if he’s prepared to put his body on the line & make tackles in the middle then it’s a yes for me. We don’t need him long term only until Hook builds the team he wants. 1 or 2 years
     
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    I shudder at the thought of the 2 worst QLD dickheads together at our club....Norman and Maguire.
    This just about offsets the joy of getting a new and proper coach In Griffin.
     
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    Not sold on him yet either but what is very noticeable with him as with maybe a couple others out there but as soon as he hits the line he slows down and swings around and gets his back into them to make yards and time getting held up...which I’m not a fan of all though it may help him get an easy off load away
    And the next time you see him play will be next year.
     
  12. RedV Resurgence

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    BLM01 - I've watched him since he was getting pushed out of Brisbane as a possible recruit for Dragons. All I can say is he has been extremely average for his whole time up at NQ. To me he looks overweight and slow. His defence is not what it once was at Brisbane - he now waits for thr runner to come to him, when once he would move into the collision.

    I'm with you BLM01, I think there are better options.
     
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    But I will say this I’m still okay to give him an opportunity because guys that have been able to do it in the past and not over the hill can do it again
    it could be that just wasn’t enjoying his time under the coach or whatever the reason but some decent coaches can bring the best out of some players and cant others
    I’m still on the fence as could offer more than we have had and if we sign him I won’t bag him yet.. I’ll give him an opportunity under Griffin so it will be a watch & wait with him
     
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    AFB has been granted a release from Manly to move away from Sydney if fair compensation is reached. Dragons and Warriors mentioned. Saab with some money no problem.
     
  15. Mjab

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    possibly good news
    I know he has had issues but I would take him with our current stockpile
    put some behavour clauses in contract
     
  16. Mjab

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    since he likes Griff and Saints he may be good
    Griff may be able to turn around a few of our underperformers , or at least I hope so

    Green had obviously lost the shed last 2 years and well hannant not going to be able to get the best out the team
     
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    This would be good. Happy with this swap!
     
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    AFB and Maguire = Mongrel

    So yes from me .
     
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    You know what RV i'd normally agree re Korban but the last game he played before his injury he played like a man inspired , particularly on defence. If Griffin can get some intensity & consistency in his game he certainly will be part of our forwards renaissance.
     
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    Josh Hannay not hannant I think you mean Mjab.
     
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