November 1 - targets for 2021 and beyond

Discussion in 'Knights Signings, Rumours & Player Movement' started by Wobbles, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Wobbles

    Wobbles Leo Dynevor

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  2. luke46

    luke46 Tony Townsend

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    Broncos have an interesting situation with bird, Boyd, and Milford taking up similar cap space to Cronk, keary and tedesco. Wouldn't want to get into a bidding war for someone like fafita but if we could have some luck with someone like staggs or flegler it would be nice.

    I had a look at the list of off-contract players. Wouldn't mind feldt or vunivalu.

    So I guess I'd love:
    In: staggs, feldt, vunivalu, flegler,
    Out: Guerra, sione, Barnett, Mann, moga, maybe Lee.

    1. Ponga
    2. Feldt
    3. Staggs
    4. Hunt
    5. Vunivalu
    6. Fogarty
    7. Pearce
    8. Klemmer
    9. Brailey
    10. Dsaf
    11. Fitz
    12. Fermor/Jones
    13. Glasby

    14. Watson
    15. Jsaf
    16. Ese Ese
    17. Flegler
     
  3. knightime

    knightime Tim Maddison

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    For mine, I'd say yes to Staggs but realistically, that'd probably be all from that list that we'd have space for. I'd be happy to let Moga and Mann go if they can find better deals elsewhere, but I doubt another club would take on either at this point. Moga has a long history of injuries and for Mann, they'd have to offer him at least a 2-year deal to be worth his while seeking a release from us.

    My lineup (if we picked up Staggs - which I doubt we will) would be:

    1. The Pong
    2. Lee/Hoy
    3. Best
    4. Staggs
    5. Hunt/Starford
    6. Lino/Crossland
    7. Pearce
    8. Klem
    9. Brailey
    10. DSaf
    11. Fitz/Fermor/Jones
    12. Barnett
    13. Herman

    14. Watson
    15. Glasby
    16. JSaf
    17. Saulo

    Reserves:

    18. Guerra
    19. Sione
    20. Mann
    21. Moga
     
  4. danknights

    danknights Ben Kennedy

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    Sorry man but your team would run pretty close to the bottom 8. Kyle Feldt......for Lee LOL
     
  5. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    If our coach is any good he won't need to buy players that other clubs release.
    As always, the trick is to not pay overs so you get value out of the salary cap.
    The only reason to buy players is if we have a real shortage in a position.

    Looking across the grades, we have a million forwards, we have hookers in all grades that play for NSW, we have some quality halves, we have fullbacks for the next 10 years.
    The only area we seem to be struggling, if you don't count Best and Toa, is outside backs. No wingers really stand out at all.

    If O'Brien looks across the grades and looks at where he needs to bolster the ranks, I'd say he should be looking for the best young wingers going around.
     
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    Ethan Ben Kennedy

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    If im right next season is Moga's last , if he stays fit expect him to have a big season . He will need it for his next contract where ever that may be , not here i'd bet.
     
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    cowboyman Ben Kennedy

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    Feldt sh*ts on Lee from a great height.
     
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    mozza Game on broheim

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    Still staggered that people don’t rate Barnett. In what way is Fitzgibbon a better player?
     
  9. luke46

    luke46 Tony Townsend

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    Maybe it's just the side of the field he plays but love those attacking sets down the left side off ponga and the lines he runs.
     
  10. luke46

    luke46 Tony Townsend

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    That's what I reckon.
     
  11. mozza

    mozza Game on broheim

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    Not a lot of it in 2019 sadly. Barnett had it over him in attack and that’s without Ponga feeding him the ball.
     
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  12. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Did you watch Lee early year for us, and his last couple at the Sharks? His been killing it.

    That being said Yes Feldt is better but not by the margin your suggesting.
     
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    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Fitzy was mediocre this year. Get the feeling now the opponents no to watch out for his line running he doesn't have anything else to offer in attack.

    Barney is great people are kidding themselves, and is our only forward that can ever lift the team with a big run or hit.
     
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    Owey Adrian Bubb

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    Interview with Joey Manu yesterday saying he would go to the open market to test his worth, but that doesn't mean he will leave the Roosters. He'd be awesome for us, but if not him, if his price bumps up a bit it might shake someone loose like a Nat Butcher. Hopefully Obi has made a big impression there and some of those guys would like to play for him in the future.

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    Owey Adrian Bubb

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    I can't be critical of either of them. I think Fitz made a conscious effort to up his workrate, which might have come at the expense of a dulled attack. I think he made a lot more runs coming out of our end though. Barnett at times suffered from the shamozolle that was taking place out side of him. Overall, our left side operated a lot better than our right side, but Barnett's efforts were very good. I think they both give Obi something to work with.

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    cowboyman Ben Kennedy

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    Agree to disagree. Feldt is a far superior player in my opinion.
     
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    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Reportedly looking at getting $550k for the Roosters I'd suggest it would take $700k for him too at us, is he really worth $700k to us?
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    cowboyman Ben Kennedy

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    In my opinion yes he would be. Top top class centre who can attack and defend.
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Think spending 700k on a centre is a luxury we can't afford. Centres have the least impact on the game of any position these days, unless they are flat out bad.

    Someone like Hunt gives you 75% of Manu for a third of the price.
     

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