Bevan French exploring opportunities elsewhere

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Re: Bevan French exploring opportunities elsewhere

Post by Pawsandclaws » Wed 23 May, 2018 8:53 pm

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What do the Tigers lack at the moment? Yep, several things, but the main commodity missing is speed and French has a lot of it. It's impossible to know what's really going on at Parra. We hear that there's a problem with the culture over there and we can't be surprised with prima donnas like Hayne and Moses or party boys like Norman in their camp... The point is, is that French's lack of form is probably a symptom of the Eels woeful lack of cohesion. He is a talent and, if harnessed properly by Cleary, could become a game breaker for us. At the right price, I would snap him up.
He is quick but his knee may be an issue.


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Post by stevied » Wed 23 May, 2018 8:56 pm

Pawsandclaws wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:53 pm
stevied wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:31 pm
What do the Tigers lack at the moment? Yep, several things, but the main commodity missing is speed and French has a lot of it. It's impossible to know what's really going on at Parra. We hear that there's a problem with the culture over there and we can't be surprised with prima donnas like Hayne and Moses or party boys like Norman in their camp... The point is, is that French's lack of form is probably a symptom of the Eels woeful lack of cohesion. He is a talent and, if harnessed properly by Cleary, could become a game breaker for us. At the right price, I would snap him up.
He is quick but his knee may be an issue.
Not right yet? Gives us more of a discount....

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Post by The Patriot » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:02 pm

hobbo wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:46 pm
GNR4LIFE wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:15 pm
The coach is on the nose. Big time.
You reckon?
I thought it'd be that there's too many flogs in the side ..Norman / Moses / Hayne etc ...!
Who assembled the flogs?
Its an opinion!

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Post by Pawsandclaws » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:05 pm

stevied wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:56 pm
Pawsandclaws wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:53 pm
stevied wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:31 pm
What do the Tigers lack at the moment? Yep, several things, but the main commodity missing is speed and French has a lot of it. It's impossible to know what's really going on at Parra. We hear that there's a problem with the culture over there and we can't be surprised with prima donnas like Hayne and Moses or party boys like Norman in their camp... The point is, is that French's lack of form is probably a symptom of the Eels woeful lack of cohesion. He is a talent and, if harnessed properly by Cleary, could become a game breaker for us. At the right price, I would snap him up.
He is quick but his knee may be an issue.
Not right yet? Gives us more of a discount....
Think Jordan Kahu.

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Post by stevied » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:15 pm

Pawsandclaws wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 9:05 pm
stevied wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:56 pm
Pawsandclaws wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:53 pm
stevied wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:31 pm
What do the Tigers lack at the moment? Yep, several things, but the main commodity missing is speed and French has a lot of it. It's impossible to know what's really going on at Parra. We hear that there's a problem with the culture over there and we can't be surprised with prima donnas like Hayne and Moses or party boys like Norman in their camp... The point is, is that French's lack of form is probably a symptom of the Eels woeful lack of cohesion. He is a talent and, if harnessed properly by Cleary, could become a game breaker for us. At the right price, I would snap him up.
He is quick but his knee may be an issue.
Not right yet? Gives us more of a discount....
Think Jordan Kahu.
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Yep and he got fit only to have his jaw smashed....


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Post by hobbo » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:17 pm

The Patriot wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 9:02 pm
hobbo wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:46 pm
GNR4LIFE wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:15 pm
The coach is on the nose. Big time.
You reckon?
I thought it'd be that there's too many flogs in the side ..Norman / Moses / Hayne etc ...!
Who assembled the flogs?
Benny Elias ?

....but yeah , your right I suppose !
We need mongrel ..
No more plodders !

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Post by Spud Murphy » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:31 pm

hobbo wrote:
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I'm out if we sign a player named Bevan !
We could always get Jazz or Bunty from the Warriors if you prefer :lol:

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Post by hobbo » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:33 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 9:31 pm
hobbo wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 6:19 pm
I'm out if we sign a player named Bevan !
We could always get Jazz or Bunty from the Warriors if you prefer :lol:
Who's Jazz ?

Bunty rocks :lol:

No Bevan's !
We need mongrel ..
No more plodders !

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Post by Spud Murphy » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:39 pm

851 wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:15 pm
The Patriot wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:12 pm
hobbo wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 1:36 pm
A lot of Sooking going on at Parra !
Who would've thought :shock:

:roll
Trust me its not sooking its the coach.

He is off.
Last year the coach was the saviour, Mitch couldn't get over there quick enough to play under a coach who's team will play finals footy every year.
Yeah makes you wonder what could've possibly happened in the off season. Parra were going great guns at the end of last season, made top 4, didn't lose anyone of note over that period, so basically the same team and coach, and looked set to have a good 2018. Now they all hate each other and have flopped dramatically this season - weird.

Cowboys have flopped dramatically also, but for different reasons. They at least still like each other, just can't crack good form.

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Post by Spud Murphy » Wed 23 May, 2018 9:42 pm

hobbo wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 9:33 pm
Spud Murphy wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 9:31 pm
hobbo wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 6:19 pm
I'm out if we sign a player named Bevan !
We could always get Jazz or Bunty from the Warriors if you prefer :lol:
Who's Jazz ?

Bunty rocks :lol:

No Bevan's !
Jazz Tevaga - hooker off the bench.

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Post by willow » Wed 23 May, 2018 10:45 pm

stevied wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:51 pm
Russell wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:48 pm
Mbye is a better FB than French.

Wouldn't worry me if we missed either.

If you just want speed - buy a greyhound.
He has more than just speed. He has excellent footwork and I saw a miraculous kick and chase on a least one occasion. Look at what Ado Carr has added to the Storm.
French is about 1/10 of the footballer JAC is.

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Post by happy tiger » Wed 23 May, 2018 11:34 pm

willow wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 6:02 pm
No way in the world. Can't tackle and hardly a game breaker at fullback. Good for depth only and nothing more.
If we buy French I will personally hunt down Egan and Pascoe

Not even if he came as a package deal with Pascoe by some twist of fate should we be interested

I'm :evil: his name even came up , seriously , please , not even remotely funny :crazy

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Post by Demps » Thu 24 May, 2018 10:20 am

willow wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 10:45 pm
stevied wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:51 pm
Russell wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:48 pm
Mbye is a better FB than French.

Wouldn't worry me if we missed either.

If you just want speed - buy a greyhound.
He has more than just speed. He has excellent footwork and I saw a miraculous kick and chase on a least one occasion. Look at what Ado Carr has added to the Storm.
French is about 1/10 of the footballer JAC is.
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Post by Spartan117 » Thu 24 May, 2018 10:51 am

Make no mistake

French is NO marquee Signing and should not be treated as such.

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Post by jadtiger » Thu 24 May, 2018 10:56 am

Spartan117 wrote:
Thu 24 May, 2018 10:51 am
Make no mistake

French is NO marquee Signing and should not be treated as such.
x2

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Post by Russell » Thu 24 May, 2018 12:36 pm

jadtiger wrote:
Thu 24 May, 2018 10:56 am
Spartan117 wrote:
Thu 24 May, 2018 10:51 am
Make no mistake

French is NO marquee Signing and should not be treated as such.
x2
X3

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Post by Tigerdon » Thu 24 May, 2018 1:16 pm

happy tiger wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 11:34 pm
willow wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 6:02 pm
No way in the world. Can't tackle and hardly a game breaker at fullback. Good for depth only and nothing more.
If we buy French I will personally hunt down Egan and Pascoe

Not even if he came as a package deal with Pascoe by some twist of fate should we be interested

I'm :evil: his name even came up , seriously , please , not even remotely funny :crazy
LOL :roll

you're not a French fan Happy?
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Post by colmcd » Thu 24 May, 2018 1:28 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 9:39 pm
851 wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:15 pm
The Patriot wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 8:12 pm
hobbo wrote:
Wed 23 May, 2018 1:36 pm
A lot of Sooking going on at Parra !
Who would've thought :shock:

:roll
Trust me its not sooking its the coach.

He is off.
Last year the coach was the saviour, Mitch couldn't get over there quick enough to play under a coach who's team will play finals footy every year.
Yeah makes you wonder what could've possibly happened in the off season. Parra were going great guns at the end of last season, made top 4, didn't lose anyone of note over that period, so basically the same team and coach, and looked set to have a good 2018. Now they all hate each other and have flopped dramatically this season - weird.

Cowboys have flopped dramatically also, but for different reasons. They at least still like each other, just can't crack good form.
It's a good question isn't it. Semi trailer/Radradua had a HUGE difference.
I think that guy scored a try a game at one stage. But teams playing Parra started to get onto him and defend heavily on his wing. Jarred Hayne should be having a similiarish impact, if not in scoring the tries in at least making the defense watch him.

Otherwise it's the same team. What's happened?

I have wondered if Mitch is tanking the team. Honestly his playing went from excellent to crap. No idea why he is halfback and Norman is 5/8. For those not rating Brad Arthur, considering the crap that guy has had to put up with he deserves a medal. Maybe not a super-coach, clearly involved with making Manly as hard as they were a fair few years ago.

Unless Moses and his uncle are playing silly. Which they may be. Something has clearly happened. Sure their front row is a year older, and Beau Scott should go to the glue factory. But most of their forwards should be able to go forward like they used too.

Honestly Parra probably are just tired. They made the quarter finals with a lot of energy and they have lost that. That can be a very hard thing to recover from.

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