Offical: Manly Sign Uate for 2 years

Discussion in 'Knights Signings, Rumours & Player Movement' started by relicorange94, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Defender1

    Defender1 Steve Simpson

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    I think Mataora has a fair bit of development in him and will be get better over the next couple of years. He's just starting to find his feet.
     
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    slotmachine Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Yeah exactly, straight swap for Smith
     
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    Defender1 Steve Simpson

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    Just fixed the grammatical error I made too haha.
     
  4. Beatell

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    Hopefully restrains himself if we get him


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  5. 88Knight4life

    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    the reason i put Bird on the edge is his D, hole running and offload.
    he will stop points down one side, and create a lot of chances.

    Korbs is a bigger body and has great leg speed. can be very damaging as a lock where he can pick and choose where to run, middle or left or right edges.
     
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    Beatell Paul Marquet

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    Guess you have to look at it as where he will improve the team the most, depends who else we sign and the best balance of playing who where to aid the team the most. For example if we were to get Vaughan that changes the whole dynamics to what we have.


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  7. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Unlike Korbin who his already better value than and peaked.
     
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    Defender1 Steve Simpson

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    I'm still 50 / 50 on Korbin. I'm happy for him to have another year to live up to all the hype. He has the ability if he wants it bad enough.
     
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    Aidos Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Korbin is a real worry. He should be filthy with his performances this year.

    Needs to lift big time next season.
     
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    member 2299 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    For mine, like Tariq, Korbin is too relaxed with the coin and not the effort so he can go too.
     
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    danknights Steve Simpson

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    It's like they go through life thinking they have to make grade to get the sufficient pay day then relax. Korbin n taz that is.
     
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    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    He seriously has 2 maybe 3 big runs a match and that's it. Work rate is dreadful, shame as if he lifted his fitness he'd be a genuine first grader.

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    Korbin on $400k would be an ideal swap for someone like Douglass who we'd get for about $300k on a 3 year deal. I am sure Dragons would happily grab Korbin as well.
     
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    I don't care if Korbin stays or goes but Mataora should be in front of him in the team because he outplayed him all year as did D. Saifiti .
     
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    danknights Steve Simpson

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    Oh for sure Ethan. Korbin was doing lots of pointing and talking the end of last year.
     
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    Tma1990 Peter Malcolm

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    yeh he does need to work on fitness , needs to play atleast 40 solid minutes either in the middle or out wide , can't have blokes playing 20 with the interchange , and at the moment that's all his good for. Hopefully our boys have a big pre-season

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    I'd leave Sione in the back row , the way the game is played now is that centres have the least in involvement on the field out of everyone , i think he can be a massive player for us in the backrow
     
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    danknights Steve Simpson

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    That's all we can hope for. I like the size of the bloke but for me he is an impact prop. Good leg drive and sneaky offload.
     
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    Uate to Catalans Dragons is the latest rumour.
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Doesn't want to go overseas apparently.
     
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    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Would probably get great money and a longer career, but hey well thought out AKU!
     
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    88Knight4life Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Well his has earned roughly 4mil in ten yrs, dont think his to worried about the money in England when he will earn 485k in Australia next yr no matter what.
     

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