2017/2018 Knights Rumours and Signings

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  1. rhugh89

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    relicorange94 Evan Cochrane

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    They have recently signed to deals that end in 2021 and 2020 so that rules them out.
     
  3. Kenny Powers

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    Not really.. I can't see how it matters much given the ESL culture of player trading for $$$
     
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    88Knight4life Matthew Gidley

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    True,

    Though i wouldnt be happy with a 300k player costing 600k due to a 300k transfer which goes under our cap
     
  5. Kenny Powers

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    Do transfer fee's count towards the cap???
     
  6. Kenny Powers

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    I dont think they do man
     
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    Aidos Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Don't think so.
     
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    ryan.berger.56 Steve Simpson

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    I hope this isn't true. We don't need second tier players we have enough. Let's wait for the superstar to come on the market and pick them up, stop wasting money please !!!
     
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    88Knight4life Matthew Gidley

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    They do,

    Sharks have just had this issue with James Segeyaro with Leeds wanting 427k transfer and the sharks couldnt fit that into there cap while also paying him something as well.

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    Thats because he was coming from another code, Union.
     
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    They do heard it about Segeyaro on the news.


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    That's good news for us--a large portion of a competitor's cap space has been used on a player we did not want to sign
     
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    The policy makes sense. It is designed to stamp out any advantage rich clubs stand to gain by affording huge transfer demands from the ESL, while also killing off any chance of it becoming standard operation in the NRL

    It also teaches star players not to leave the NRL should they have any intention of returning inside of the term of their contract overseas, as it will cost them money from their own pocket

    Pretty sensible well thought through policy from the NRL
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Regardless who the ESL player may be, he would take a couple of months at least to get to the NRL fitness level. And our hard grounds add to the learning curve and leg injuries.

    Anyone play on hard grounds? Boy Guyra Show Ground was tough in Group 15, and Glen Innes not far behind it. Both used for cattle and sheep shows and the ground becomes very compacted.
     
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    Well ryanberger was the only one who believed his 'hot' report. They were never considering it. Ponga will be a much better signing and not that much dearer.
     
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    EASBay17 John Schuster

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    Townson oval and passmore oval i found hard.
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Don't think we are the Sharks competitors after 2016
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Anything with a cricket pitch in the middle
     

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