Jnr Development Signings

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Re: Jnr Development Signings

Post by Harvey » Wed 10 Oct, 2018 4:47 pm

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We sign the best batch of youngsters the club has had for years and still some people complain? None of them are even in our top 30, it's just building the talent across the club. If they're good enough they'll play first grade in the next few years.
I think Mikaele will be in our round one lineup and Smith will be in on the wing by the end of the year. Talau and Cini will be pushing for first grade by the end of next year too
Am sure that they will lead us to a premiership like those other outstanding junior rep players like Felise, Tatola, Liolavave, Seve, Milone, Nofa, Moses, Brooks, Woods and Tedesco.

Building the roster on potential has worked out so well for us in the past.


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Post by Pawsandclaws » Wed 10 Oct, 2018 5:00 pm

Balmain Boy wrote:
Wed 10 Oct, 2018 11:14 am
We sign the best batch of youngsters the club has had for years and still some people complain? None of them are even in our top 30, it's just building the talent across the club. If they're good enough they'll play first grade in the next few years.
I think Mikaele will be in our round one lineup and Smith will be in on the wing by the end of the year. Talau and Cini will be pushing for first grade by the end of next year too
Slater, Smith, Cronk and co were all promoted from the lower grades at the Storm. The talent was identified early and they were nurtured through to the NRL. There is no reason we cannot and history records that we do this very well. Last year there numerous forum members complaining about the results in our lower grades. Our recruitment staff have done exceptionally well.

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Post by innsaneink » Wed 10 Oct, 2018 5:07 pm

Hah!
Time will tell...juniors are part of the bigger picture, no ones complaining about these signings, its the lack of quality experienced NRL recruits needed to guide them...so get off the high horses

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Post by jirskyr » Wed 10 Oct, 2018 6:19 pm

Harvey wrote:
Wed 10 Oct, 2018 4:47 pm
Balmain Boy wrote:
Wed 10 Oct, 2018 11:14 am
We sign the best batch of youngsters the club has had for years and still some people complain? None of them are even in our top 30, it's just building the talent across the club. If they're good enough they'll play first grade in the next few years.
I think Mikaele will be in our round one lineup and Smith will be in on the wing by the end of the year. Talau and Cini will be pushing for first grade by the end of next year too
Am sure that they will lead us to a premiership like those other outstanding junior rep players like Felise, Tatola, Liolavave, Seve, Milone, Nofa, Moses, Brooks, Woods and Tedesco.

Building the roster on potential has worked out so well for us in the past.
Benji, Farah, Fulton, Laffranchi, Skandalis, Harrison, Halatau, Benny G, Gibbs, Fitzhenry, Heighington, Buckets

You know full well it has worked in the past, it's just about getting the right players to peak at the right time, supported by experienced footballers.

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Post by Geo. » Thu 11 Oct, 2018 5:25 am

If I could turn back time if I could find a way..id take back those words that hurt you and you'd stay...if i could reach the stars I'd give them all to you....

Sorry got all sentimental for '04...
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Post by tiger_one » Thu 11 Oct, 2018 7:31 am

Geo. wrote:
Thu 11 Oct, 2018 5:25 am
If I could turn back time if I could find a way..id take back those words that hurt you and you'd stay...if i could reach the stars I'd give them all to you....

Sorry got all sentimental for '04...

I got you babe...................

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Post by TonyTiger » Thu 11 Oct, 2018 12:45 pm

jirskyr wrote:
Wed 10 Oct, 2018 6:19 pm
Harvey wrote:
Wed 10 Oct, 2018 4:47 pm
Balmain Boy wrote:
Wed 10 Oct, 2018 11:14 am
We sign the best batch of youngsters the club has had for years and still some people complain? None of them are even in our top 30, it's just building the talent across the club. If they're good enough they'll play first grade in the next few years.
I think Mikaele will be in our round one lineup and Smith will be in on the wing by the end of the year. Talau and Cini will be pushing for first grade by the end of next year too
Am sure that they will lead us to a premiership like those other outstanding junior rep players like Felise, Tatola, Liolavave, Seve, Milone, Nofa, Moses, Brooks, Woods and Tedesco.

Building the roster on potential has worked out so well for us in the past.
Benji, Farah, Fulton, Laffranchi, Skandalis, Harrison, Halatau, Benny G, Gibbs, Fitzhenry, Heighington, Buckets

You know full well it has worked in the past, it's just about getting the right players to peak at the right time, supported by experienced footballers.
Fitzhenry ? 🤭

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Post by WT2K » Tue 20 Nov, 2018 2:45 pm

No more plodders!
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Post by Needaname » Tue 20 Nov, 2018 5:16 pm

Can someone Tweet WT and advise them they haven’t included any of the Development players in our official squad list...

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Post by Needaname » Tue 20 Nov, 2018 5:17 pm

1sts, ISP or Flegg only Cini is mentioned.

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Post by Balmain Boy » Tue 20 Nov, 2018 6:29 pm

If anyone wants to watch our Aussie schoolboy players you can get a free stream of all their UK matches by downloading the 'Our League' app from the App store or Google Play.

Talau looks a lump of a 5/8 or backrower!

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Post by Pawsandclaws » Tue 20 Nov, 2018 6:47 pm

Big 5/8. Second row forwards are easily located, but big ball playing 5/8s who can defence are not.

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Post by willow » Tue 20 Nov, 2018 7:13 pm

Balmain Boy wrote:
Tue 20 Nov, 2018 6:29 pm
If anyone wants to watch our Aussie schoolboy players you can get a free stream of all their UK matches by downloading the 'Our League' app from the App store or Google Play.

Talau looks a lump of a 5/8 or backrower!
Talau definitely has a powerful build, hoping he will develop very well for us.

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Post by Balmain Boy » Tue 20 Nov, 2018 9:39 pm

Pawsandclaws wrote:
Tue 20 Nov, 2018 6:47 pm
Big 5/8. Second row forwards are easily located, but big ball playing 5/8s who can defence are not.
Yet it's taken us 6 years to locate a second rower after Ellis left

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Post by jirskyr » Wed 21 Nov, 2018 9:46 am

Anyone able to comment on the ability of our Schoolboys development players? Madden, Talau and Cini.

On face value seems a good crop of signings, based on reputation, but I haven't seen the kids play yet.

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Post by formerguest » Wed 21 Nov, 2018 12:13 pm

jirskyr wrote:
Wed 21 Nov, 2018 9:46 am
Anyone able to comment on the ability of our Schoolboys development players? Madden, Talau and Cini.

On face value seems a good crop of signings, based on reputation, but I haven't seen the kids play yet.
Have read a few posts from some on here, including PawsandClaws, that keep an eye on the junior competition and they have waxed lyrical about the quality of our signings, with getting them a real coup. They have me really looking forward to seeing them prosper.

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Post by fergiefurr » Wed 21 Nov, 2018 12:19 pm

Needaname wrote:
Tue 20 Nov, 2018 5:17 pm
1sts, ISP or Flegg only Cini is mentioned.
I could be wrong however I believe Cini signed a 3 year deal.

Year 1 - Jersey Flegg
Year 2 - Development
Year 3 - NRL squad

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