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Re: Mitchell Pearce

Post by jirskyr » Mon 04 Dec, 2017 9:16 am

colmcd wrote:
Mon 04 Dec, 2017 8:19 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Fri 01 Dec, 2017 1:17 pm
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Fri 01 Dec, 2017 11:08 am
I imagine there's a great deal of schadenfraude being enjoyed by the old Wests fans here.
I don't follow.
Manly missing out after shedding a player to accommodate him.
When did we do this? Was this why we shedded Hodgo all those years ago?
Did we shed someone to go for Brent Kite? I vaguely remember loosing Keith Galloway around then.
Did we shed someone thinking we would get a Manly player?
No because of the Silvertails history, Manly raiding other clubs for players now not getting their marks despite moving the pieces around.


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Post by westTAHger » Mon 04 Dec, 2017 5:47 pm

It will be very good for Mitchell Pearce to be at Newcastle.
He will be captain, not under as much media scrutiny up here.

can also enjoy the culinary delights.
Like the $7.50 special from Georgetown Fish & Chip Shop.... ;)
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Post by Cultured Bogan » Tue 05 Dec, 2017 8:36 am

colmcd wrote:
Mon 04 Dec, 2017 8:19 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Fri 01 Dec, 2017 1:17 pm
gallagher wrote:
Fri 01 Dec, 2017 12:59 pm
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Fri 01 Dec, 2017 11:08 am
I imagine there's a great deal of schadenfraude being enjoyed by the old Wests fans here.
I don't follow.
Manly missing out after shedding a player to accommodate him.
When did we do this? Was this why we shedded Hodgo all those years ago?
Did we shed someone to go for Brent Kite? I vaguely remember loosing Keith Galloway around then.
Did we shed someone thinking we would get a Manly player?
I meant that the old Magpies fans would have got a bit of joy watching Manly move the players on to accommodate Pearce and thinking they had him only to have him sign elsewhere (harking back to the 70's where Manly pilfered the Maggies.)
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Post by Geo. » Tue 05 Dec, 2017 11:14 am

Manly back then didn't move anyone on..they just bought whoever they wanted..
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Post by Geo. » Tue 05 Dec, 2017 11:18 am

westTAHger wrote:
Mon 04 Dec, 2017 5:47 pm
It will be very good for Mitchell Pearce to be at Newcastle.
He will be captain, not under as much media scrutiny up here.

can also enjoy the culinary delights.
Like the $7.50 special from Georgetown Fish & Chip Shop.... ;)
I can't see the Knights taking the Captaincy of Sione Mata'utia..
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2. The Star of the Team is the Team
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Post by colmcd » Tue 05 Dec, 2017 12:08 pm

Geo. wrote:
Tue 05 Dec, 2017 11:18 am
westTAHger wrote:
Mon 04 Dec, 2017 5:47 pm
It will be very good for Mitchell Pearce to be at Newcastle.
He will be captain, not under as much media scrutiny up here.

can also enjoy the culinary delights.
Like the $7.50 special from Georgetown Fish & Chip Shop.... ;)
I can't see the Knights taking the Captaincy of Sione Mata'utia..
Well it's not clear if Sione is going to be playing for the Knights (let alone captain):
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/leag ... z8u6y.html

It's a big call. Probably the right one OR move him to a Bench/casual player depending on doctors advice.
If the guy is blacking out now, image what he will be doing in 3 years time. I imagine some xray will say his Brain sits dangerously in his head or something. I also get worried about playing people when they are 18... start them at 21 and their bone structure is a little better/no more growth spirts....(unsure how much this effects concussions).

IMHO we probably should have pulled Liam Fulton sooner. If he sues us it's probably a fair case.... Hope we would settle out of court and keep the guy as a Club champion.

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Post by Cultured Bogan » Tue 05 Dec, 2017 1:01 pm

Geo. wrote:
Tue 05 Dec, 2017 11:14 am
Manly back then didn't move anyone on..they just bought whoever they wanted..
I never said they did that in the 70's, just that they pilfered Wests.
It's not cruelty to animals if you inject enough amphetamines.

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Post by upthetigers » Wed 21 Feb, 2018 8:53 am

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Going to be a few years before we have a marquee player signing on the dotted line, said it a million times, the so called top players are lured to a club for more than money.
So how did Newcastle manage to land his signature? Sure they've recruited well, but so have we. Our coach is more competent as well.

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Post by supercoach » Wed 21 Feb, 2018 10:42 am

upthetigers wrote:
Wed 21 Feb, 2018 8:53 am
supercoach wrote:
Tue 21 Nov, 2017 3:07 am
Going to be a few years before we have a marquee player signing on the dotted line, said it a million times, the so called top players are lured to a club for more than money.
So how did Newcastle manage to land his signature? Sure they've recruited well, but so have we. Our coach is more competent as well.
Pearce went to Newcastle for a few reasons. First to get out of the Sydney media spotlight, like Joey Johns you can sail under the radar up there. Second, most clubs had already spent most of there cap, so there was not a flood of offers and lastly, he was joining a lot of x team mates. Pretty simple choice in the end

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Post by jirskyr » Wed 21 Feb, 2018 11:24 am

upthetigers wrote:
Wed 21 Feb, 2018 8:53 am
supercoach wrote:
Tue 21 Nov, 2017 3:07 am
Going to be a few years before we have a marquee player signing on the dotted line, said it a million times, the so called top players are lured to a club for more than money.
So how did Newcastle manage to land his signature? Sure they've recruited well, but so have we. Our coach is more competent as well.
Because Newcastle spent to a lower salary cap limit $9.1M and did not complete their recruitment drive when Pearce became available. Despite the noise about Cronk and Pearce all year, Tigers made it clear we had a time limit before we were going to move on what was truly available in the market, not what we hoped might be available. There was a high chance Cronk was going to retire.

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Post by PrattenParkMagpie » Wed 21 Feb, 2018 1:35 pm

There was zero chance Cronk was going to retire, the Roosters deal was as good as done as far back as April 2017.
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Post by Tiger Watto » Wed 21 Feb, 2018 1:56 pm

upthetigers wrote:
Wed 21 Feb, 2018 8:53 am
supercoach wrote:
Tue 21 Nov, 2017 3:07 am
Going to be a few years before we have a marquee player signing on the dotted line, said it a million times, the so called top players are lured to a club for more than money.
So how did Newcastle manage to land his signature? Sure they've recruited well, but so have we. Our coach is more competent as well.
Thats a bit of a furphy...

Nathan Brown - 9 Final Series & a 59.6% success rate as Coach
Ivan Cleary - 5 Final Series & a 46.6% success rate as Coach

Pearce chose the better Coach!
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Post by Russell » Wed 21 Feb, 2018 2:16 pm

Tiger Watto wrote:
Wed 21 Feb, 2018 1:56 pm
upthetigers wrote:
Wed 21 Feb, 2018 8:53 am
supercoach wrote:
Tue 21 Nov, 2017 3:07 am
Going to be a few years before we have a marquee player signing on the dotted line, said it a million times, the so called top players are lured to a club for more than money.
So how did Newcastle manage to land his signature? Sure they've recruited well, but so have we. Our coach is more competent as well.
Thats a bit of a furphy...

Nathan Brown - 9 Final Series & a 59.6% success rate as Coach
Ivan Cleary - 5 Final Series & a 46.6% success rate as Coach

Pearce chose the better Coach!
Well then, he chose the coach.

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Post by upthetigers » Wed 21 Feb, 2018 3:13 pm

Tiger Watto wrote:
Wed 21 Feb, 2018 1:56 pm
upthetigers wrote:
Wed 21 Feb, 2018 8:53 am
supercoach wrote:
Tue 21 Nov, 2017 3:07 am
Going to be a few years before we have a marquee player signing on the dotted line, said it a million times, the so called top players are lured to a club for more than money.
So how did Newcastle manage to land his signature? Sure they've recruited well, but so have we. Our coach is more competent as well.
Thats a bit of a furphy...

Nathan Brown - 9 Final Series & a 59.6% success rate as Coach
Ivan Cleary - 5 Final Series & a 46.6% success rate as Coach

Pearce chose the better Coach!
I guess we will see how they go this year. Both with teams that needed a rebuild. Brown has coached some very good teams. St. George was full of rep players.

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