Official: Knights sign Connor Watson on a 3 year deal

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  1. Ven

    Ven George Mann

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    Simon Templar Tony Kemp

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    Well that ends the have we or haven't we speculation, now how do we make the most of him
     
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    Tubby Jeff Doyle

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    Out of all the signings so far (apart from Ponga), this one has got me the most excited
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    He starts at 6.
     
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    Nickwpearce Darren Albert

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    With lamb/cogger/trent fighting for 7?
     
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    Are you discounting Maloney altogether ?
     
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    Tubby Jeff Doyle

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    Yep, Brown said he wants a running 6 to play outside a ball playing 7
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Yep, unless Maloney comes.
     
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    Maloney would be great but the need for him is no longer as critical as it was, I don't believe we will get Maloney, love to be wrong
     
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    It's all dependant on what Cronk does. If he keeps playing and signs with Cronulla Maloney is ours.
     
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    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I tried to find Connor Watson on twitter to see if he is saying anything about the signing.
    All I found was a facebook account, and I notice he is facebook friends with some of our central coast juniors about his age - Jack Cogger, Dan and Jake Saifiti, and Brodie Jones. Not a bad group that.
     
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    mullenmagic Clinton O'Brien

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    He used to play with both Saifiti's and is very close mates with Tom Starling. Safe to say he won't struggle fitting in.
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Fantastic signing! He and Ponga are what I'm most excited about heading into next season.
     
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    member 2299 Andrew 'Joey' Johns

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    And Matty add Phythian to that mix. I see Watson 7 and Phythian 6 building into a dynamic combination.
     
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    I see them both as running halves member. I'd love to see fiffo slot into the 9 role with levi. Definitely has all the skills.
     
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    member 2299 Andrew 'Joey' Johns

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    For mine Dan I would run him at 6 first. That 40/20 he booted in Round One was brilliant. He has a big boot on him.

    Developing the Buhrer/Levi combination looks good at this stage.
     
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    Hopefully that's the case, the last I read the South's were also interested...

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    As long as it is a big experienced Prop.

    The current crop of young local forwards have shown promise just lack direction and application which comes with experience.

    The Hooker position can easily be covered by the surplus of promising young halves , a dominant half will supply all the over calls required to maximise momentum shifts and spot weaknesses.
     

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