Mahe Fonua

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Mahe Fonua

Unread post by moeytiger91 » Thu 04 May, 2017 2:00 pm

Just saw an article saying that mahe fonua is leaving super league to come to nrl next year and the tigers are favourites to get him, what's everyone's thoughts?


https://www.zerotackle.com/mahe-fonua-l ... NRL+Gossip


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Unread post by Yossarian » Thu 04 May, 2017 2:10 pm

Can't say I've seen much of him in the ESL. He was big and fast enough before he left. If he was cheap sure.

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Unread post by willow » Thu 04 May, 2017 2:13 pm

He'll be a very handy signing if we get him.

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Unread post by wtbus » Thu 04 May, 2017 2:14 pm

Bigger than when he was at the storm. Would be like having two props on the wing the way he and nofo run the ball back

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Unread post by jirskyr » Thu 04 May, 2017 2:21 pm

See signings rumour thread
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Unread post by Balmain Boy » Thu 04 May, 2017 2:55 pm

We don't need another Nofo, we need a quick winger. How quick is he?

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Unread post by supercoach » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:05 pm

Always a little weary of a player who comes out of the Storm system, especially a outside back. They have a lot of quality balls put on their chest by the inside men and not many tackles are ever missed by the men inside them

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Unread post by TopTiger » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:09 pm

wtbus wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 2:14 pm
Bigger than when he was at the storm. Would be like having two props on the wing the way he and nofo run the ball back
Also throw in Suli, Idris/Milne all big bodies running the ball back!!

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Unread post by Earl » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:10 pm

I'd love another Nofo or even better another 3 Nofos.

1. Nofo
2. Nofo
3. Nofo
4. Suli
5, Nofo

Make it happen Pascoe.

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Unread post by Balmain Boy » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:17 pm

TopTiger wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:09 pm
wtbus wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 2:14 pm
Bigger than when he was at the storm. Would be like having two props on the wing the way he and nofo run the ball back
Also throw in Suli, Idris/Milne all big bodies running the ball back!!
But if the opposition make a break we'll have buckleys chance of catching them. Big and quick is ideal, otherwise some big, some quick. A squad which compliments one another is what we're after.

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Unread post by fergiefurr » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:18 pm

hes more of a center then a winger imo, id prefer Milne but he wouldnt be a bad signing

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Unread post by Pawsandclaws » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:25 pm

Balmain Boy wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 2:55 pm
We don't need another Nofo, we need a quick winger. How quick is he?
NSW Cup standard and slow.

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Unread post by smoking gun » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:39 pm

This would not be a good signing if true. Which I haven't heard anything about. plenty of better backs on the market here

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Unread post by tiger05premier » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:43 pm

smoking gun wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:39 pm
This would not be a good signing if true. Which I haven't heard anything about. plenty of better backs on the market here
Totally agree but maybe we've had a crack at the better backs and they said no. Was hoping for milne edwards lolohea etc

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Unread post by smoking gun » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:45 pm

tiger05premier wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:43 pm
smoking gun wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:39 pm
This would not be a good signing if true. Which I haven't heard anything about. plenty of better backs on the market here
Totally agree but maybe we've had a crack at the better backs and they said no. Was hoping for milne edwards lolohea etc
Pretty confident lolohea will be signed and playing at tigers by next week. Fonua is really nothing special. ESL is similar quality to reserve grade here.

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Unread post by wtbus » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:47 pm

Earl wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:10 pm
I'd love another Nofo or even better another 3 Nofos.

1. Nofo
2. Nofo
3. Nofo
4. Suli
5, Nofo

Make it happen Pascoe.
Can nofo play prop? We need a few of them...

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Unread post by avocadoontoast » Thu 04 May, 2017 3:49 pm

smoking gun wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:45 pm
tiger05premier wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:43 pm
smoking gun wrote:
Thu 04 May, 2017 3:39 pm
This would not be a good signing if true. Which I haven't heard anything about. plenty of better backs on the market here
Totally agree but maybe we've had a crack at the better backs and they said no. Was hoping for milne edwards lolohea etc
Pretty confident lolohea will be signed and playing at tigers by next week. Fonua is really nothing special. ESL is similar quality to reserve grade here.
Good news re: Lolohea. Do you know if we are having any discussions with Hopoate SG?

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