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Discussion in 'Knights Signings, Rumours & Player Movement' started by Thornborough92, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. Joshhh

    Joshhh OnARampageFuelledByGod

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    Would have been the Hodkinson signing all over again.
     
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    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    I was just thinking the other week we could really use his Hodko’s goal kicking and game management right now with Pearce injured, maybe we let the wrong halfback leave early ?
     
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    Joshhh OnARampageFuelledByGod

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    He's a good player, just wants to play footy & wants to win. But he's a bit-part player that should work off the back of other players, not worthy of being a main playmaker or on big money. For those reasons, the Broncos have a dud.
     
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    Joshhh OnARampageFuelledByGod

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    And he's on like a 4-year contract? I didn't even have to see him play this year to think there's no way he'll make it to the end of that contract. The Dogs are stuffed.
     
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    R_A Todd Bates

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    I think so, 4 years is obsurd. The dogs literally have to moneyball their roster for a few years since they are going to have so much dead money over the next few years. They best hope Foran is medically retired or if they release him take the cap hit early.

    It was a bit of a three way race for worst buy of the year between him, Moylan and Cronk but Moylan has picked up his game a tad. I think if he stayed at the sharks for less money it wouldnt have looked as bad.
     
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    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    So after looking through the off confract options I've identified the following SQUAD PLAYERS we should target imo

    Jamanye Isaako
    Justin Olam
    Tui Kamacamicka
    Jack Hetherington
    Kaide Ellis
    Peni Terepo
    Shaun Lane

    Wouldn't break the bank on these guys but I think they would give the squad good depth and compete for first grade spots

    Isaako would obviously need a decent offer but the rest would probably come for marjet value for first grade opportunities. Hetherington is another guy I would consider offering a bit more to get up here, he has great line speed something we lack.
     
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    R_A Todd Bates

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    Courier mail think there is more to the Bellamy/Bennett coaching story which maybe affect Pangais and other players' decisions to re-sign but why not announce it already if they are so sure to stay
     
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    Doubt he'd move from Sydney but if we needed more backs Hopoate could be an option.
     
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    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    I think TPJ and co would be happy enough to play under Bellamy, considering his standing in the game
     
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    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    He still carries a fairly decent salary, but he would be a great man to have in the squad. Good person good role model and very reliable
     
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    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Id play for any coach or club for 700k.
    Though when multiple clubs are offering roughly the same, id choose the one thats most likely to help my game and career with rep/titles etc
     
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    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    Which is Broncos
     
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    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Yeah maybe,
    See how we look in 2yrs and things mite be different.
     
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    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    Broncos always a chance to win the comp despite not winning one for a while, the grand plan is for us to become like them but I don’t think anyone can stay up the top like for so long except the Storm and Broncos.

    As for rep honours playing for Tonga he’ll get picked playing anywhere
     
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    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Storm will be a mess in 2yrs time.
    No more smith, cronk, slater, bellemy.
     
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    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    Maybe - probably

    But looking at the last 20 years they’re the two outstanding sides
     
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    Wobbles Mike McLean

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    I'd be astounded if Smith doesn't slot straight into a coaching role, maybe after a year off.

    It's a call I stand by, if he wanted it I reckon the Storm would hand him the keys as soon as he wanted them.

    Can't stand the guy, but he has 1st grade coach written all over him
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Two words: Keegan Hipgrave.

    He’s the nasty big bastard we need.
     
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    Knightsobsessed Darren Forward

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    unfortunately i am pretty sure the Titans just extended his contract
     
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    Did they? I thought I heard a rumour recently that Sharks are targeting him to be Gal’s replacement.
     

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