Mitchell Pearce

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Re: Mitchell Pearce

Post by TigerTiger » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:01 pm

will1999 wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 2:35 pm
signed with knights 4 years 1mil a year
Some reports suggesting even closer to $1.2m a year. Incredible. And they would say that Cronk is on less (although I bet he gets more).

I did read that they may have bonuses for Pearce at Knights if he helps them win the GF. If he can do that, I reckon they should rename the city after him.
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Post by diedpretty » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:32 pm

Have to laugh at Manly - released Green on the expectation they would get Pearce. Now they only have DCE in the halves.

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Post by TopTiger » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:36 pm

diedpretty wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:32 pm
Have to laugh at Manly - released Green on the expectation they would get Pearce. Now they only have DCE in the halves.
Brock Lamb may ask for a release so Manly could look at him as an option.

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Post by Fade To Black » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:54 pm

will1999 wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 2:35 pm
signed with knights 4 years 1mil a year
Wow that sure does buy some dog biscuits, his next canine love interest is gonna be Livin' Large!

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Post by Earl » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:55 pm

It'll be interesting how Newcastle go next year. They look to have a decent squad with a lot more quality players than what we have. I still think we may go better than them because I think our side will hopefully be tough and have plenty of depth.


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Post by innsaneink » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 5:06 pm

Geo. wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 3:54 pm
magpiecol wrote:
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Pearce to the silvertails.
Is that in Newcastle Col..?
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Post by Harvey » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 5:08 pm

We should chase Jack Cogger

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Post by tigerap » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 5:11 pm

diedpretty wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:32 pm
Have to laugh at Manly - released Green on the expectation they would get Pearce. Now they only have DCE in the halves.
Brooks > Manly

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Post by GNR4LIFE » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 5:35 pm

Cooper Cronk really screwed us over. If he hadn't been so secretive and announced he was playing on and signed with the Roosters back in April, then we could have had a red hot crack at Pearce. Really poorly timed for us.

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Post by Harvey » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:01 pm

Manly are chasing Todd Carney

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Post by coivtny » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:09 pm

Earl wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:55 pm
It'll be interesting how Newcastle go next year. They look to have a decent squad with a lot more quality players than what we have. I still think we may go better than them because I think our side will hopefully be tough and have plenty of depth.
I agree but I do think, with the Pearce signing, Newcastle have bought better than us overall. I don't rate him at SOO level but I believe he's a very good first grade half and will lift Newcastle next year. If they click next year they'll be strong contenders for the top 8.

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Post by coivtny » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:10 pm

Harvey wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 5:08 pm
We should chase Jack Cogger
Is he related to Trevor and John?

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Post by Earl » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:27 pm

coivtny wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:09 pm
Earl wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:55 pm
It'll be interesting how Newcastle go next year. They look to have a decent squad with a lot more quality players than what we have. I still think we may go better than them because I think our side will hopefully be tough and have plenty of depth.
I agree but I do think, with the Pearce signing, Newcastle have bought better than us overall. I don't rate him at SOO level but I believe he's a very good first grade half and will lift Newcastle next year. If they click next year they'll be strong contenders for the top 8.
I think they could be a quality team who could really push for the 8. I'm not confident we will push for the 8. Next year is going to be interesting because there have been a lot of changes.

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Post by Tacky » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:32 pm

Earl wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:27 pm
coivtny wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:09 pm
Earl wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:55 pm
It'll be interesting how Newcastle go next year. They look to have a decent squad with a lot more quality players than what we have. I still think we may go better than them because I think our side will hopefully be tough and have plenty of depth.
I agree but I do think, with the Pearce signing, Newcastle have bought better than us overall. I don't rate him at SOO level but I believe he's a very good first grade half and will lift Newcastle next year. If they click next year they'll be strong contenders for the top 8.
I think they could be a quality team who could really push for the 8. I'm not confident we will push for the 8. Next year is going to be interesting because there have been a lot of changes.
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Post by Spud Murphy » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:39 pm

Earl wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:27 pm
coivtny wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:09 pm
Earl wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 4:55 pm
It'll be interesting how Newcastle go next year. They look to have a decent squad with a lot more quality players than what we have. I still think we may go better than them because I think our side will hopefully be tough and have plenty of depth.
I agree but I do think, with the Pearce signing, Newcastle have bought better than us overall. I don't rate him at SOO level but I believe he's a very good first grade half and will lift Newcastle next year. If they click next year they'll be strong contenders for the top 8.
I think they could be a quality team who could really push for the 8. I'm not confident we will push for the 8. Next year is going to be interesting because there have been a lot of changes.

Not just Pearce now, but Ese Ese, Guerra and Moga are all quality players in their prime and Ponga & Watson are touted for big things. Not that 'potential' always manifests, as we well know, but regardless, I think they have definitely bought better than us.

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Post by Telltails » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:46 pm

Great recruiting by Newcastle. They have certainly strengthened their squad and real smart to go after the Roosters. Its going to be interesting.

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Post by tiger_one » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:53 pm

coivtny wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:10 pm
Harvey wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 5:08 pm
We should chase Jack Cogger
Is he related to Trevor and John?

Son of Trevor, nephew of John.
Good genes, eh!

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Post by coivtny » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 7:00 pm

tiger_one wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:53 pm
coivtny wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 6:10 pm
Harvey wrote:
Thu 30 Nov, 2017 5:08 pm
We should chase Jack Cogger
Is he related to Trevor and John?

Son of Trevor, nephew of John.
Good genes, eh!
Thanks, and yes the genetics are pretty good for him. Used to watch Trevor at Lidcombe Oval. He was a very talented player but possibly a bit of a lair and could have done better with more dedication but he was very loyal to the Magpies and I rate him highly for that. John was an honest toiler.

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