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Who's Next?

Discussion in 'Newcastle Knights' started by PhilGould, Aug 20, 2019.

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Who do you want to see replace Brown?

  1. Geoff Toovey

    3 vote(s)
    9.1%
  2. Adam O'Brien

    16 vote(s)
    48.5%
  3. Anthony Griffin

    1 vote(s)
    3.0%
  4. Craig Fitzgibbon

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    0.0%
  5. Kevin Walters

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    0.0%
  6. Trent Barrett

    1 vote(s)
    3.0%
  7. Shaun Wane

    4 vote(s)
    12.1%
  8. Kristian Woolf

    1 vote(s)
    3.0%
  9. Garth Brennan

    1 vote(s)
    3.0%
  10. Jason Ryles

    2 vote(s)
    6.1%
  11. Shane Flanagan

    4 vote(s)
    12.1%
  1. Knight Vision

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    why? too young? not enough potential ?
     
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    this is very true but having said that Brown also didnt run out and sign just any players he kept the powder dry and waited for the right ones came onto the market for the right price and filled in with short term cheap solutions in the meantime.- perhaps it was just a matter of timing.
     
  3. Knight76

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    Brown found several hookers, kostjacyn didnt even get on the field for us and Griffin was going ok in the role but blew his knee out.

    Either of those worked out for us and he had hooker solved, interchange with levi or Watson.

    Its 5/8 that was the biggest thorn in his side.
     
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    very true, given the nature of our half back it's crucial. I really do believe the side will come alive with a good sidekick for Pearce.

    Where do we find one and do we have the money to afford them?
     
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    Not seen anything to suggest he is ready.
     
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    So Lino is the best option we have at the moment ? If so that means we need to recruit someone.

    Crossland seemed to have some class in the highlights I've seen of him. Good short kicking game and passing game.
     
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    Whole heartedly disagree.
    I wouldn't be disheartened at all to see
    6. Crossland
    7. Pearce
    In round 1.
    And I'd suggest it's not unlikely either.
     
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    He's playing in a team coming second last but guys like Hodko and Lamb dominated that level. He's not dominating.

    The difference between Lino's best and worst is an issue. If he was somewhere near his best every game without a doubt the best option. Gun goalkicker too obviously.

    No money for a 5/8 next year apparently. Watson and Lino are off contract though so the new guy might go shopping for 2021 if Crossland or someone else doesn't come through.

    Everyone looks good in the highlights.
     
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    playing in a team running second last isnt easy to dominate. He was going well enough to be chosen for the junior SOO team ?
     
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    Was 20th man for SOO but a few dropped out including the kid who debuted for the Panthers the other week.
     
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    "Those close to him say he’s closer to the Bellamy side of the spectrum than the Robinson end in regards to his intensity and coaching style.

    A coach who relates well to his players, but isn’t afraid to play the disciplinarian when the situation calls for it. Some good old-fashioned tough love."

    Perfect.
     
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    Hoy is a better player than Crossland imo. He’s going to be a First Grader.

    What position he’ll play I’m not so sure about.
     
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    Interesting Ponga was happy when he heard the news Brown was sacked.
    Must have been a pretty good thick shake.
    Nathan Ross on Triple M also said Browny wasn’t good man manager and the only good thing he did for the club was recruit a couple of big names.
    It’s hard to argue that tbch.
     
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    Sounds like two very strong contenders applying for the role. O'Brien and Wane.

    Reading those articles I'd be happy with either.
     
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    Pearcey with the mum comment LMAO

    Put her in the thread poll, she would be a better candidate than Barrett or Walters.
     
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    wonder why? he sounds good to me. No nonsense hard ass and a successful head coach from England- it worked before.

    Has this other bloke O'brien ever had any coaching experience other than assistant ? Jeez I'm nervous.
     
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    With a new coach, it is quite possible (maybe likely) players will be selected to play in a position - and actually play in that position for a while.
     

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