2017/2018 Knights Rumours and Signings

Discussion in 'Newcastle Knights Discussion' started by Billy, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. Beaumont

    Beaumont Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Mate I'm the worst loser on the Planet. I've found more positives in catching the tip of my slug in my zipper as a teenager than I have in being a Knight's fan the last couple of years.
     
  2. daverene

    daverene Adam Cuthbertson

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    cool, just another 10 years of wooden spoons. Will be able to make a good salad by then.
     
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  3. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Matthew Gidley

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    Did lol hard just now :cry:
     
  4. Tubby

    Tubby George Mann

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    Life isn't fair
     
  5. Jaybro

    Jaybro Adrian Brunker

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    I said it in a previous thread I can't see us landing a big name. So far out big name recruitment targets have been

    Greg Bird
    Napa
    Scott
    Finucane
    Jack Bird
    Matt prior
    Foran

    Now I guess we all pin our hopes on Graham ?

    Look I agree we should be trying to get these big guys, but whilst we were waiting for Scott or Bird or Foran to make a decision there have been plenty of good young guys looking for a chance who would improve our squad right now and in the future that we've missed out on.

    I feel we are still a year away ( and some good results ) from any high profile players wanting to come here.

    Another point have we not gone hard enough for these guys ? Surely if Broncos are paying Bird 1 mil we could have offered him 1.2 ? With the cap rise it seems the other sides have adjusted what they believe a player is worth and maybe we haven't ?
     
  6. relicorange94

    relicorange94 Evan Cochrane

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    The club will be defunct by then.
     
  7. daverene

    daverene Adam Cuthbertson

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    yes the kmart spoon collection will be worth more then the knights
     
  8. Tasgirl

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    Ooohh...touchy aren't we.:p
     
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    Kim1ill Michael McKeirnan

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    So general consensus is... we need forwards AND a new champion half / decent playmaker.

    But we aren't going to entice a new half to come here UNTIL we sign a few decent forwards for them to play behind. because playing behind a substandard pack could be career suicide. Right?

    we're all kind of arguing the same point in different ways.

    Browny has said it himself, the first signing appears to be the toughest to secure. but with the dogs/roosters spending big players need to move on and the cards will start falling. I think there'll be some good news within the next couple of weeks for us.
     
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    Tasgirl Tasgirl

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    THIS.
     
  11. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Matthew Gidley

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    Reports saying Gagai being offered big deal at west tigers...
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Well they have plenty of money. He could play FB there too.
     
  13. Left Foot

    Left Foot Joseph 'BJ' Leilua

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    Bad decision unless Gagai has already told Browny he won't be here next year.
    Sione will probably be captain one day but it's way too soon.
     
  14. Quinny

    Quinny Evan Cochrane

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    Can't see Gagai leaving us for the Tigers considering he will be captain here with Hodko out, he enjoys living here and his ond scent corn already. He seems to love the club too and be a fan of what brown is doing, he was offered the chance to leave last season and knocked it back and if he was to leave it will be to go to a good club not the Tigers.
     
  15. Ven

    Ven David Thorne

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    Can't see gagai going to tigers either. I'd imagine he would only go somewhere where they are a genuine chance of winning a premiership.

    having said that, stranger things have happened, will feel better if/when he resigns!
     
  16. Left Foot

    Left Foot Joseph 'BJ' Leilua

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    Sione is captain this week.
     
  17. Beaumont

    Beaumont Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    1 thing with Sione is we won't be questioning his desire. Gagai being chased by St George.
     
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    Quinny Evan Cochrane

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    Yea that got announced like 2 mins after that post haha. Still don't see Gagai leaving us for a club that's not on the verge of winning a Comp. Dragons chasing him is a bit odd when they still don't have a fullback or 5/8 signed up for next year yet.
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I'd actually be so gutted if Gags leaves, he's starting to find some great form and he'd be the last of the decent experienced players we have. I'd rather stay at Newcastle than go to the Tigers if it were me. If he really wanted to go he would've went back to Brisbane but he knocked them back which was surprising.
     
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  20. Lockwire211

    Lockwire211 Adam Cuthbertson

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    Centre is one of the positions the dragons have some good players in. Milne, aitken, lafai (so far). Unless dragons were wanting him for fullback seems abit of a waste going there.
     

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