Tigers interested in RTS

User avatar
Cairnstigers
Member
Member
Posts: 540
Joined: Wed 07 Feb, 2018 10:00 pm

Re: Tigers interested in RTS

Post by Cairnstigers » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:11 pm

Yossarian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 12:59 pm
Well what do you mean? Is there a suggestion he's an option? Is he even available?

It's pointless speculating about a kid with zero interest in swapping codes. If he's any good you'd think the rah rah brigade have him locked up.
Everyone has their price
Is he available I don't know
But we have already seen enough players jump ship this year Who were still contracted to other club's
Anything is possible these days


User avatar
Milky
Member
Member
Posts: 5292
Joined: Fri 29 Mar, 2013 7:08 pm

Post by Milky » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:21 pm

Yossarian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:02 pm
Milky wrote:
Sat 10 Feb, 2018 8:16 pm
Ahh if we could manage to nab Cleary and RTS for 19’

1. RTS
6. Reynolds
7. Cleary
9. Brooks/Liddle
I don't think it's just a pipe dream. This could actually happen.
Would be insane haha. We would finally have something to look forward to

User avatar
Yossarian
Member
Member
Posts: 9322
Joined: Sat 11 Jul, 2009 7:46 pm
Location: Central Coast

Post by Yossarian » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 2:24 pm

Cairnstigers wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:11 pm
Yossarian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 12:59 pm
Well what do you mean? Is there a suggestion he's an option? Is he even available?

It's pointless speculating about a kid with zero interest in swapping codes. If he's any good you'd think the rah rah brigade have him locked up.
Everyone has their price
Is he available I don't know
But we have already seen enough players jump ship this year Who were still contracted to other club's
Anything is possible these days
Plenty of NRL players. I haven't seen any contracted union players do it. Sure he's got a price but we probably can't afford it.

rottie
Posts: 14
Joined: Fri 09 Feb, 2018 5:15 pm

Post by rottie » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 3:49 pm

Milky wrote:
Sat 10 Feb, 2018 8:16 pm
Ahh if we could manage to nab Cleary and RTS for 19’

1. RTS
6. Reynolds
7. Cleary
9. Brooks/Liddle
Would be massive for us as a club if we managed to pull those two signings off. Here's hoping we do it!

Balmainian
Member
Member
Posts: 233
Joined: Mon 27 Nov, 2017 11:07 pm

Post by Balmainian » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 3:58 pm

Milky wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:21 pm
Yossarian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:02 pm
Milky wrote:
Sat 10 Feb, 2018 8:16 pm
Ahh if we could manage to nab Cleary and RTS for 19’

1. RTS
6. Reynolds
7. Cleary
9. Brooks/Liddle
I don't think it's just a pipe dream. This could actually happen.
Would be insane haha. We would finally have something to look forward to
with a spine like that we would be genuine contenders


Seantice
Member
Member
Posts: 1364
Joined: Mon 13 Mar, 2017 9:00 pm

Post by Seantice » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 4:19 pm

Balmainian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 3:58 pm
Milky wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:21 pm
Yossarian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:02 pm
Milky wrote:
Sat 10 Feb, 2018 8:16 pm
Ahh if we could manage to nab Cleary and RTS for 19’

1. RTS
6. Reynolds
7. Cleary
9. Brooks/Liddle
I don't think it's just a pipe dream. This could actually happen.
Would be insane haha. We would finally have something to look forward to
with a spine like that we would be genuine contenders
Wed be in the top 8 at least. Thats something. It would just be great to have a decent goalkicker for a change.

Russell
Member
Member
Posts: 4095
Joined: Sat 10 Dec, 2011 6:46 pm

Post by Russell » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 4:52 pm

Brooks to hooker - Nooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!

Not a good enough defender.

What is wrong with Liddle??????

Balmainian
Member
Member
Posts: 233
Joined: Mon 27 Nov, 2017 11:07 pm

Post by Balmainian » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 5:04 pm

Seantice wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 4:19 pm
Balmainian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 3:58 pm
Milky wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:21 pm
Yossarian wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:02 pm


I don't think it's just a pipe dream. This could actually happen.
Would be insane haha. We would finally have something to look forward to
with a spine like that we would be genuine contenders
Wed be in the top 8 at least. Thats something. It would just be great to have a decent goalkicker for a change.
i miss Patty Richards

User avatar
teddy23
Member
Member
Posts: 929
Joined: Tue 03 Feb, 2015 10:46 am

Post by teddy23 » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 5:11 pm

Brooks would have to go I can’t see him being a 9....

Unless you put Reynolds at 9, and play Brooks at 6 as like a running 5/8 who takes the line on and allow Cleary to steer the ship.

1. RTS
6. Brooks
7. Cleary
9. Reynolds/Liddle

will1999
Member
Member
Posts: 550
Joined: Wed 16 Nov, 2016 2:52 am

Post by will1999 » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 5:37 pm

1. RTS
6. Lolahea
7. Cleary
9. Reynolds

goldcoast tiger
Member
Member
Posts: 5747
Joined: Sat 12 Apr, 2014 5:42 pm

Post by goldcoast tiger » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 5:44 pm

teddy23 wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 5:11 pm
Brooks would have to go I can’t see him being a 9....

Unless you put Reynolds at 9, and play Brooks at 6 as like a running 5/8 who takes the line on and allow Cleary to steer the ship.

1. RTS
6. Brooks
7. Cleary
9. Reynolds/Liddle
Simple ; put Reynolds on the bench. He can’t have brain farts if he’s not on the field :)

southerntiger
Member
Member
Posts: 4369
Joined: Sun 12 Jul, 2009 6:24 pm
Location: Sydney

Post by southerntiger » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:07 pm

Russell wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 4:52 pm
Brooks to hooker - Nooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!

Not a good enough defender.

What is wrong with Liddle??????
I don't see the point of Brooks at hooker but this is an interesting one, re his defence. My view, possibly controversial, is that it is generally easier to defend in the guts as you big men on both sides of you and it is very hard for the attacking team to isolate you. Even when they do, at least there is only one option ... run straight at you.

Brooks defensive problems come from when he makes the wrong call and then as his body in the wrong position to bear the attackers weight. I doubt you would see that problem in the middle of the park.

But yes, like you I would much prefer seeing Liddle as our 9 for the foreseeable future.

User avatar
wmlmaster
Member
Member
Posts: 214
Joined: Sun 17 Jul, 2016 9:37 pm

Post by wmlmaster » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:20 pm

It’s simple and some obvious hard decisions have to be made, I believe to secure Cleary Jnr and RTS would probably cost the Tigers approximately 1.8 million between the pair. Correct me if I’m wrong but with Suli’s exit we could have an estimate of 1.2 million to spend. In 2019 I’m led to believe Benji won’t be there (1 year contract only and may stay on part of the coaching team) that will free up $100-150k and with Cleary Jnr hopefully coming Brooks is moved on and whatever we save out of his departure to balance out (we may require a TPA or 2 to subsidies)

ps all figure made are just guestimates

TYGA
Member
Member
Posts: 1866
Joined: Sat 23 May, 2015 11:17 pm

Post by TYGA » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:35 pm

If NC makes it clear he wants to play for his father and Brooks has a good year its more than likely a player swap would be the best option for both clubs if he signs at the end of next year. Otherwise you let Brooks walk.

User avatar
wmlmaster
Member
Member
Posts: 214
Joined: Sun 17 Jul, 2016 9:37 pm

Post by wmlmaster » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:41 pm

We could just buy 2 solid first graders to complete this years team and forward pay others from this years team to give us more movement on the 2019 salary cap

User avatar
Sabre
Member
Member
Posts: 6841
Joined: Fri 10 Jul, 2009 9:06 pm
Location: Tiger Town

Post by Sabre » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:45 pm

rottie wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 3:49 pm
Milky wrote:
Sat 10 Feb, 2018 8:16 pm
Ahh if we could manage to nab Cleary and RTS for 19’

1. RTS
6. Reynolds
7. Cleary
9. Brooks/Liddle
Would be massive for us as a club if we managed to pull those two signings off. Here's hoping we do it!
I'd be happy with just one, let alone both.

gallagher
Member
Member
Posts: 4508
Joined: Mon 13 Jul, 2009 1:18 pm

Post by gallagher » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:50 pm

southerntiger wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:07 pm
Russell wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 4:52 pm
Brooks to hooker - Nooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!

Not a good enough defender.

What is wrong with Liddle??????
I don't see the point of Brooks at hooker but this is an interesting one, re his defence. My view, possibly controversial, is that it is generally easier to defend in the guts as you big men on both sides of you and it is very hard for the attacking team to isolate you. Even when they do, at least there is only one option ... run straight at you.

Brooks defensive problems come from when he makes the wrong call and then as his body in the wrong position to bear the attackers weight. I doubt you would see that problem in the middle of the park.

But yes, like you I would much prefer seeing Liddle as our 9 for the foreseeable future.
Absolutely Brooks could handle defending in the middle. Just as well as any small hooker. I wouldn't suggest playing him in front of Liddle either but think he may have to move positions to continue his career.

TYGA
Member
Member
Posts: 1866
Joined: Sat 23 May, 2015 11:17 pm

Post by TYGA » Sun 11 Feb, 2018 7:29 pm

gallagher wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:50 pm
southerntiger wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 6:07 pm
Russell wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 4:52 pm
Brooks to hooker - Nooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!

Not a good enough defender.

What is wrong with Liddle??????
I don't see the point of Brooks at hooker but this is an interesting one, re his defence. My view, possibly controversial, is that it is generally easier to defend in the guts as you big men on both sides of you and it is very hard for the attacking team to isolate you. Even when they do, at least there is only one option ... run straight at you.

Brooks defensive problems come from when he makes the wrong call and then as his body in the wrong position to bear the attackers weight. I doubt you would see that problem in the middle of the park.

But yes, like you I would much prefer seeing Liddle as our 9 for the foreseeable future.
Absolutely Brooks could handle defending in the middle. Just as well as any small hooker. I wouldn't suggest playing him in front of Liddle either but think he may have to move positions to continue his career.
He is a nugget with good speed also tackles well front on. Liddle was the best junior hooker coming through he has to be the future. You need a specialist these days I don’t think Brooks has the toughness for the 9 jersey.

Locked