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Declining depth

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How do we tackle this?

No Bateman, Soliola, Horsburgh, Guler, released L Bateman, Collins and Murchie.

That is 7 players we had last year that we do not now.

Do we sign someone urgently? Who?

Or do we have any youngsters we can debut?

I'm worried :nooo
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I’ve been looking forward to seeing Kai O’Donnell so there is one
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Give that tank second rower out of flegg a run.

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Pretty sure we'll sign a first grade middle within a couple of weeks.
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Our middle looks skinny now.

Tapine playing 5-6 games in a row without injury or suspension is imperative.

At least we have Lui coming back in. He's a pretty decent 5th prop to be coming in. FG standard.

The other saving grace is Sutton seems to be a "give me more minutes" guy. As in if we had to carry Scott on the bench and someone in the middle do 70-80 mins, I actually think Sutton would enjoy it and grow into it, rather than lose output.

I agree it is a big issue and we are short, I just see one way we can cope if things stay as they are.
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Looking at the footage, Guler may have done a syndesmosis.
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Need to get someone in mid season, definitely.

To think that Sutton couldn't get a look in at the back end of last year and at the start of this one.
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Raider47 wrote: July 3, 2020, 9:01 pm Looking at the footage, Guler may have done a syndesmosis.
Ugh, I thought that too. I was hoping I was just way off.
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We’re going to be seriously tested.
Is Murchie a full time Warrior or can we call him back?
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GreenMachine wrote:We’re going to be seriously tested.
Is Murchie a full time Warrior or can we call him back?
Signed on with them for two years, I believe.

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T_R wrote: July 3, 2020, 9:57 pm
GreenMachine wrote:We’re going to be seriously tested.
Is Murchie a full time Warrior or can we call him back?
Signed on with them for two years, I believe.

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Only signed for the rest of 2020 originally...

But their contract list has him signed to end 2022: https://www.nrl.com/news/2020/01/23/202 ... /#warriors
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We be in real trouble if we lose one or two more.
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edwahu wrote: July 3, 2020, 8:57 pm Pretty sure we'll sign a first grade middle within a couple of weeks.
Yep. There will be plenty of guys training and not getting a game.
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There's plenty of talent in the state competitions

I'd start by bringing in Lachlan Timm

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Makaveli wrote:There's plenty of talent in the state competitions

I'd start by bringing in Lachlan Timm

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It is hard to know what to make of Timm, was in the Storm set up and moved on. I can only assume he saw a better opportunity to play first grade at the dragons.

By all reports was one of the best forwards in the NSW cup and despite the dragons forwards struggling and being out of the finals race late last year still wasn’t given a run in first grade.

Moves back to QLD and trains with the Broncos over the off season but not given a development contract.

I haven’t seen him play enough footy to comment on him but it is surprising that he didn’t get a squad position somewhere off his NSW cup stats alone.


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-TW- wrote:Give that tank second rower out of flegg a run.

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Esera?

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Royce Hunt playing well for Cronulla at the moment


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Makaveli wrote:There's plenty of talent in the state competitions

I'd start by bringing in Lachlan Timm

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Like say... Ricky Stuart?
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Would we consider offering Shannon a 6month contract- hopefully titans pay most of it?
He would have something to play for to motivate him to shape up?
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cat wrote:Would we consider offering Shannon a 6month contract- hopefully titans pay most of it?
He would have something to play for to motivate him to shape up?
I think that's the best option

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bonehead wrote:
cat wrote:Would we consider offering Shannon a 6month contract- hopefully titans pay most of it?
He would have something to play for to motivate him to shape up?
I think that's the best option

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Just looked at our draw and we have an away game against the cowboys in a few weeks.
Will our antivaxers be able to travel north?
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Give Shaun fensom an sos call, todays game is for him! Tapine back up front n fensom to lock
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simo wrote:Just looked at our draw and we have an away game against the cowboys in a few weeks.
Will our antivaxers be able to travel north?
Borders are more relaxed now, so I don't see why not.

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What about Brett White? He would only want 6months and looks fit!

Knows the system and plays, could really mentor the boys
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Luke PAGE?
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An NRL standard middle pretty much had to be signed this week really.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.
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julian87 wrote:An NRL standard middle pretty much had to be signed this week really.
I agree. However, I don’t think it’ll happen. We don’t seem in a rush when it comes to signings.


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cat wrote:What about Brett White? He would only want 6months and looks fit!

Knows the system and plays, could really mentor the boys
The bloke is 38 Image


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Danaman137 wrote: July 5, 2020, 1:19 pm
cat wrote:What about Brett White? He would only want 6months and looks fit!

Knows the system and plays, could really mentor the boys
The bloke is 38 Image


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6months contract- not 2 years :roflmao

Menzies was 45 or something like that!

Bench spot, 15min per half with a licence to kill
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cat wrote: July 5, 2020, 1:49 pm
Danaman137 wrote: July 5, 2020, 1:19 pm
cat wrote:What about Brett White? He would only want 6months and looks fit!

Knows the system and plays, could really mentor the boys
The bloke is 38 Image


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6months contract- not 2 years :roflmao

Menzies was 45 or something like that!

Bench spot, 15min per half with a licence to kill
Menzies was a good player to start with though.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.
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cat wrote: July 5, 2020, 9:52 am What about Brett White? He would only want 6months and looks fit!

Knows the system and plays, could really mentor the boys
I saw BW on the sideline the other night and let me tell ya he needs a bigger shirt..
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