Rumour: Knights chasing Josh Papalii

Discussion in 'Knights Signings, Rumours & Player Movement' started by Billy, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Papa was by far the Raiders best forward last night.

    Though id never offer him over 500-550k a yr.
     
  2. danknights

    danknights Sean Rudder

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    I agree he was the best for the raiders but that is lower scale for him.
     
  3. Frank McWilliams

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    Not so much a matter of what he costs as "is he what we need and want" not convinced he is and definitely not in the 800k bracket.
     
  4. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I just had a good laugh and that's after a Kangaroo hit my car on the way back home from the bush today!

    Tell him his dreaming.
     
  5. josh2010

    josh2010 Up The Knights!!!!! Staff Member Moderator

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    Well he is dropped this week
     
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    BargeArse Gary Wurth

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    Raiders are a mess. Stuart and the coaching staff need to have a good look at themselves. On paper, even without Hodgson, they’ve got a strong squad. Why aren’t they performing up to their potential? That’s a question Stuart needs to ask himself. What’s he doing? Looks like a typical Stuart team. After a couple of seasons, they fall off a cliff and severely underperform. It’s like his message grows stale and he’s got no other way to get through to the players.
     
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    Defender1 Steve Simpson

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    Well... I'll start with problem 1; their coach blames everyone he can for their problems, except himself... if he's not accountable for the team's performances, why should the players feel accountable for their performances? If you're not accountable the outcome doesn't matter as much.
     
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  8. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    So far this year he's taken aim at Samoa for making his team fat, the NRL, the refs and now his players are soft.

    Whatever they are paying for the spoon get on it.
     
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  9. mozza

    mozza Game on broheim

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    Offer him 600k and a years worth of KFC vouchers and he’s ours.
     
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  10. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Offer him 500k and a dietician with bonuses for effort on and off the field.
    Take it or leave it offer
     
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  11. mozza

    mozza Game on broheim

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    We’ve got all this money this year and nobody to spend it on. Why not front load his contract and then offer half a million for the next 2 or 3?
     
  12. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Cause his a lazy overpaid dumbarse.

    His not worth 500k imo, though i know at his best he's worth 650k.
    So offer the 500k with incentives where he could earn 650k+
     
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  13. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    He knocked back 650k at the Raiders and he'll sign for us for 500k?
     
  14. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I dont care what he knocked back, i care about what he's actual worth is to us.

    Imo he aint worth 650k, im sure every nrl club will think he aint worth 650k.

    Heck i think im worth a billion dollars yet my wife wouldnt throw 100k down to keep me lol.
     
  15. slotmachine

    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    His current one does.
     
  16. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Yep yet put him in reggies.
    Id be filthy if we gave him 650k or more.
     
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    BargeArse Gary Wurth

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    Didn’t see their game last week, but Papalii was second to only Wighton in run metres and was one of only two forwards to run for over 100m. He also had 0 missed tackles (33 for the team) and just 1 error to his name (12 for the team), yet gets dropped this week. Maybe there’s more to it. Maybe it’s attitude or effort which doesn’t show up on the stat sheet. Or maybe Sticky has completely lost the plot. I’m already thinking the latter tbh.
     
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  18. Chief Longhorn

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    Yours must really like you!
    I'd be lucky to get 2 bob!
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Well 88 I think she would.

    A good divorce lawyer would cost more than that and better the devil you know!
     
  20. Jaybro

    Jaybro Shane Mackley

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    Papali always looks lazy to me and I'm often shocked to see his numbers are fairly decent

    For me It's a no for his asking price, our need of another edge back rower and I just don't think he is the right guy and I doubt Brown sees him either.
     

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