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Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by Goobeeful » May 30, 2018, 5:04 pm

Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

The Canberra Raiders have announced the signing of Wigan Warriors star front row forward Ryan Sutton on a two-year deal commencing in the 2019 season.

"Ryan is a tremendous young talent who I know was looking for an opportunity to test himself in the NRL and we're thrilled to have been able to get him into our squad for the next two seasons," Peter Mulholland said. "He's been in tremendous form for Wigan this season and we're looking forward to him having a big pre-season with the Raiders and making the move into the NRL.

Read more: https://www.raiders.com.au/news/2018/05 ... an-sutton/

Raiders sign Sutton to help fill Paulo and Boyd void

The Canberra Raiders want young Wigan Warriors prop Ryan Sutton to help fill the void left by departing big boppers Shannon Boyd and Junior Paulo. Sutton has signed a two-year contract to join the Green Machine for the 2019 NRL season.

Read more: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/sport/ ... 4zihj.html

Raiders sign Wigan prop Ryan Sutton: https://wwos.nine.com.au/2018/05/30/17/ ... yan-sutton

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Re: Raiders Sign Ryan Sutton

Post by edwahu » May 30, 2018, 5:06 pm

He looks ok. I'd see him as depth or bottom of the prop rotation in a good side. I don't see a starting NRL prop but he might suprise.

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Post by -PJ- » May 30, 2018, 5:20 pm

Another "star".

Welcome to the Raiders Mr Sutton.
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Post by Northern Raider » May 30, 2018, 5:24 pm

Liking this. Pommy props have a good record transitioning to the NRL.

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Re: Raiders Sign Ryan Sutton

Post by BigPapa » May 30, 2018, 5:24 pm

Not sure what to expect from him but I'm happy.

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Re: Raiders Sign Ryan Sutton

Post by Westsydneyraider » May 30, 2018, 5:30 pm

For the age of him he’s got plenty of experience !!
Most front rowers make their debut at his age let alone already having 100 first grade matches under their belts.

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Re: Raiders Sign Ryan Sutton

Post by -TW- » May 30, 2018, 5:32 pm

100 matches in 4 years is pretty handy durability

Hopefully he transitions well

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Post by kiwi raider » May 30, 2018, 5:35 pm

Haven’t seen much of him but he’s only 22 and already has over 100 Games for Wigan, he looks aggressive and seems to have a really good work rate both with and without the ball according to stats. A good signing imo, wouldn’t cost us that much and could turn out very good

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Post by -PJ- » May 30, 2018, 5:36 pm

I bet Hodgo and Whitey have told him to bring his bike.

100 games at the age of 22 is impressive..and in the front row as well.

I wish him all the best.
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Re: Raiders Sign Ryan Sutton

Post by Makaveli » May 30, 2018, 5:36 pm

Warriors star front rower. Turn it up

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Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by LastRaider » May 30, 2018, 5:49 pm

22 years old, still got a long way to go before he matures for a front rower. I hope we have 3 easy opponents in the first 3 games next year. He will be targeted so hopefully he can ease into the NRL

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Post by -PJ- » May 30, 2018, 5:52 pm

LastRaider wrote:
May 30, 2018, 5:49 pm
22 years old, still got a long way to go before he matures for a front rower. I hope we have 3 easy opponents in the first 3 games next year. He will be targeted so hopefully he can ease into the NRL
3 easy opponents..like this year.. :woot:
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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by Crusader » May 30, 2018, 5:56 pm

just watched all his highlights on Youtube........he sure does have a nice left jab and a sweet right hook....lol all his highlights are fights, but he is compared to a tallis, so i will take that,

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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by Hugh Myron » May 30, 2018, 5:57 pm

Crusader wrote:just watched all his highlights on Youtube........he sure does have a nice left jab and a sweet right hook....lol all his highlights are fights, but he is compared to a tallis, so i will take that,
Was just about to post this, I googled him and all that came up were fights hahaha, seems legit.


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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by zim » May 30, 2018, 5:58 pm

LastRaider wrote:
May 30, 2018, 5:49 pm
22 years old, still got a long way to go before he matures for a front rower. I hope we have 3 easy opponents in the first 3 games next year. He will be targeted so hopefully he can ease into the NRL
But it's the start of our new player signings momentum! I thought for sure you were going to be upbeat about that.

I'm looking forward to seeing how he goes. 100 games in the front row at 22 is impressive. The shorter contract means he'll have to hit the ground running too. Won't be able to ease into it in his first of 3 years.

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Post by bleedgreen99 » May 30, 2018, 6:15 pm

100 game prop at 22 with a healthy dose of mongrel looks a good prospect at a good price, but at current doesn’t start for Wigan so i wouldn’t be looking to him for anything close to what Boyd/Paulo do for us. There has to be more coming

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Post by scotchberry » May 30, 2018, 6:33 pm

If he can move laterally, not give away stupid ruck penalties and averages at least 40 minutes he is already an upgrade for our team - good stuff

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Do we have any stats? Minutes per game, meters per game etc


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Post by edwahu » May 30, 2018, 7:08 pm

He is a bit faster version of Knight. Hits the line hard but drops like a sack of spuds. Good involvement and aggression though.

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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by -PJ- » May 30, 2018, 7:11 pm

El_Capitano wrote:
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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

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-PJ- wrote:
El_Capitano wrote:
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Post by MrPosh » May 30, 2018, 7:17 pm

He's not in the top group of props in SL and probably not in the second group, either.

Although the same would have been said about Hodgson and hookers when he left and that turned out OK.

Sutton certainly has all the tools and has age on his side. Wigan like their props big - so he'll undoubtedly drops a few kgs during his toughest preseason ever (see, I'm getting the hang of this cynicism) and that should improve his game no end.

He's big, tough and will be incredibly cheap. Even if he doesn't make it, you won't have wasted a lot and if he does, you've replaced Shannon Boyd and saved $400k a year.

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Post by kiwi raider » May 30, 2018, 7:19 pm

El_Capitano wrote:
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Do we have any stats? Minutes per game, meters per game etc


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Post by gergreg » May 30, 2018, 7:22 pm

We'll have a team full of soap dodgers the way we're going. Not such a bad thing judging from the other two. Hope it works out.
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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by edwahu » May 30, 2018, 7:22 pm

kiwi raider wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:19 pm
El_Capitano wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:07 pm
Do we have any stats? Minutes per game, meters per game etc


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Avg Tackles 24
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Avg Meters 90
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Post by El_Capitano » May 30, 2018, 7:24 pm

edwahu wrote:
kiwi raider wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:19 pm
El_Capitano wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:07 pm
Do we have any stats? Minutes per game, meters per game etc


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To summarise

Avg Tackles 24
Avg Missed 1.4
Avg Tackle Breaks 0.9
Avg Hit Ups 13
Avg Meters 90
Avg Gain 6.8
Tries 4
Linbreaks 2
Offloads 3
Penalties 6
Errors 6
Thanks!
I couldn’t find minutes though has anyone got that?


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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by edwahu » May 30, 2018, 7:26 pm

Don't think it's published. Based on the game I watched he played between 40 and 50. He plays long minutes after the first 20.

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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by kiwi raider » May 30, 2018, 7:32 pm

edwahu wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:22 pm
kiwi raider wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:19 pm
El_Capitano wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:07 pm
Do we have any stats? Minutes per game, meters per game etc


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To summarise

Avg Tackles 24
Avg Missed 1.4
Avg Tackle Breaks 0.9
Avg Hit Ups 13
Avg Meters 90
Avg Gain 6.8
Tries 4
Linbreaks 2
Offloads 3
Penalties 6
Errors 6
Yea closer to 100m per game than 90 but close enough, low error/penalty rate too and also fairly good tackle efficiency. He seems to be at worst a solid footballer you can work with. Reading the Wigan forums it sounds as if he’s having his best season so should be only getting better and on an upward trajectory

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Re: Canberra Raiders sign Ryan Sutton

Post by -PJ- » May 30, 2018, 7:34 pm

El_Capitano wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:13 pm
-PJ- wrote:
El_Capitano wrote:
May 30, 2018, 7:07 pm
Do we have any stats? Minutes per game, meters per game etc


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Hope this helps.
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Post by -GD- » May 30, 2018, 7:43 pm

As long as he empties the tank weekly I’ll be happy.

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Post by SeeBee101 » May 30, 2018, 7:50 pm

Pretty poor metres per carry...

Sounds like he is in the mould of a Graham not G.Burgress. High Minutes/work rate over metres per run.

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Post by Pigman » May 30, 2018, 7:54 pm

bleedgreen99 wrote:
May 30, 2018, 6:15 pm
100 game prop at 22 with a healthy dose of mongrel looks a good prospect at a good price, but at current doesn’t start for Wigan so i wouldn’t be looking to him for anything close to what Boyd/Paulo do for us. There has to be more coming
That's where im at too
No idea if he can play at an NRL level, but a 22 year old middle who's seasoned already as a professional, week in, week out footy player, and has some serious aggression is the type of bet i like taking.

Happy with this. Hopefully he's as good as Smelly and Hodgo. Stuart and Mulholland have a pretty good ESL track record too. Good job by them
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Post by Blues87 » May 30, 2018, 8:02 pm

can he tackle?

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Post by raiderskater » May 30, 2018, 8:04 pm

Didn't this guy come recommended by Whitehead? Or was that the other guy?
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Other guy - John Bateman

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