Manu Vatuvei considering shock NRL return

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Manu Vatuvei considering shock NRL return

Post by Tiger_Fan18 » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 1:35 pm

Ben Cotton - September 6, 2018 - 1:19 pm
https://www.zerotackle.com/manu-vatuvei ... urn-36339/

Former Warrior Manu Vatuvei is interested in returning to the NRL, as reported by the NZ Herald.

The 32-year old played 226 games for the Warriors between 2004-17 before heading to the Super League’s Salford last August.

However, after suffering an achilles tendon injury during the pre-season, Vatuvei had his contract terminated by the English club.

The New Zealand international recently returned to Auckland to complete his rehab.

“The body is good, it’s just my achilles,” Vatuvei told the NZ Herald.

“So I’ll see how that goes and find out from there, when I start running. After that I will decide if I do a comeback and return to playing, or hang up the boots.” “I’ll like to go back to the Warriors, if I ever come back here, back to the NRL but I’ll see how things go. There’s a lot to get back there.”

Vatuvei’s preference is to play for the Warriors, but is open to rival offers, conceding it would be “very weird” to play against his old side.

“I have to earn that jersey to play on that wing,” Vatuvei said.

“Dave and Ken have been playing outstanding for the Warriors so I would never take that away from anyone else, just because of who I am. I would want to earn the jersey and make sure I deserve it, to represent the boys.”


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Post by jadtiger » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 1:43 pm

Before anyone asks NO

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Post by matchball » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 1:43 pm

Fit right in at the retirement tiger village.

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Post by Harvey » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 4:31 pm

In the same Cleary coached warriors side as Matulino, Packer and Godinet. Are we reaching out?

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Post by Bula » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 7:08 pm

Harvey wrote:
Thu 06 Sep, 2018 4:31 pm
In the same Cleary coached warriors side as Matulino, Packer and Godinet. Are we reaching out?
Retching more than reaching.


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Post by Donald Trump » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 7:41 pm

Achilles problem - what could go wrong with signing him
Let's make the Tigers great again!

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Post by tigerbenji » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:10 pm

No thanks.

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Post by happy tiger » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:20 pm

Donald Trump wrote:
Thu 06 Sep, 2018 7:41 pm
Achilles problem - what could go wrong with signing him
Weird injuring an Achilles , it goes the pain isn't that bad but try getting up and then the pain kicks in , worse than an ACL

No thanks , let the Warriors have him , but I love the blokes attitude to the game

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Post by GNR4LIFE » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:24 pm

God no

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Post by kingbrooks » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:26 pm

Not what we need for many reasons.

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Post by GNR4LIFE » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:38 pm

He’ll be 33 next year

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Post by diedpretty » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:44 pm

He wouldn't see much ball - we have usually dropped it before it gets to the wing.

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Post by sheer64 » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:17 pm

diedpretty wrote:
Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:44 pm
He wouldn't see much ball - we have usually dropped it before it gets to the wing.
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Post by Nucky Thompson » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:20 pm

Yes

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Post by will1999 » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:23 pm

yes

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Post by WT2K » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 10:56 pm

diedpretty wrote:
Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:44 pm
He wouldn't see much ball - we have usually dropped it before it gets to the wing.
:lol:
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Post by Harvey » Fri 07 Sep, 2018 6:38 am

Would be good to have some young talent coming through behind Robbie & Benji

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Post by Demps » Fri 07 Sep, 2018 7:57 am

Make him play second row....

...in the one game before he gets a season ending injury.
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