Why new Shark Seumanufagai left the Tigers

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Re: Why new Shark Seumanufagai left the Tigers

Post by Nelson » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 11:44 am

He's a decent bench prop but no great loss. Lacks any dimension to his attack. The Sharks needed prop depth more than we did and they'll get good use out of him with his ability to play good minutes. I'm not going to hold his dopey comments against him, he's probably following a club script to crap on about "winning culture".


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Post by Harvey » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 2:30 pm

He is as slow as a wet week. Hit ups lacked bite and plenty of missed tackles.

What these players are basically saying is that they are bog average, and need to be in a team of superstars to carry them to the finals.

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Post by barra » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 2:42 pm

Another who never seemed to realise potential. At times he looked great but that was few and far between... his "big minutes" are far from being quality minutes most of the time.
Twal is a much better player so its worked out well IMO.

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Post by innsaneink » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 3:32 pm

ava wrote:"You get a lot tighter as you go through adversity.
Yeah, but only at your new club...not your old one?
Fullacrap..p off

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Post by innsaneink » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 3:32 pm

ava wrote:"You get a lot tighter as you go through adversity.
Yeah, but only at your new club...not your old one?
Fullacrap..p off


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Post by 851 » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 3:33 pm

barra wrote:
Sat 16 Dec, 2017 2:42 pm
Another who never seemed to realise potential. At times he looked great but that was few and far between... his "big minutes" are far from being quality minutes most of the time.
Twal is a much better player so its worked out well IMO.
This is probably the reason he was only offered minimal coin.
Go hard or go home

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Post by Harvey » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 3:36 pm

Didn't Ivan dump him a couple of times after complete brainsnaps? Being honest, I do not think he was wanted.

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Post by Fade To Black » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 3:47 pm

"To go from wooden spooners to winning a premiership in a few years means they have a great culture" could quite possibly be the most moronic statement to have ever come out of a RL players mouth, and that is saying something. It was the DRUGS Ava, the DRUGS! That is why drug cheats take drugs, to be successful. The Sharks achieved that aim.
Ava sounds like an imbecile, would probably struggle to pass the HIA assessment even before copping a knock to the melon. Will fit in well at the Sharks with fellow rocket-scientists such as Fifita, Gallen, Dugan, Flanagan, Wade Graham etc

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Post by tigeress » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 6:02 pm

sheer64 wrote:
Fri 15 Dec, 2017 8:26 pm
Munk wrote:
Fri 15 Dec, 2017 7:54 pm
Yet another player publicaly stating that they left to play finals footy.
Maybe if he had pulled his finger out he may have!
Not only Ava playing well, but the whole team, and then we may have got ourselves into a final :brick:

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Post by bathursttiger » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 6:10 pm

willow wrote:
Sat 16 Dec, 2017 5:30 am
No point getting annoyed or personal over him leaving. He wanted a change because he wants to play finals football, so be it. Personally I think Cronulla will slide a little further down the ladder next season. Losing guys like Bird and Maloney hurts them and Gallen and Lewis are not going to get any better at their age.
Once Moylan starts cut grass in the Shire they might slip quicker than you think.

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Post by TripleB » Sat 16 Dec, 2017 11:52 pm

If he had come out and said that I left because I got a better offer from the Sharks then I think most people would have accepted that, but to come out with these comments makes me agree with the above comments around the thinking that he somehow thinks that it was everyone else's fault that we didn't win the comp.

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Post by mightymagpie » Sun 17 Dec, 2017 2:04 am

I was initially going to put the boot into Ava but I think his situation is much different to that of the Big 3.
He’s a bench prop who’s on lesser coin and gets the call from a premiership winning coach saying he’s wanted at a club that should be playing finals if not challenging for the title next year.
He wanted the change and got the opportunity. So good luck to him. Only thing I didn’t like is the ‘winning culture’ rubbish. Of course we know how they got the winning culture.
In saying that of course who knows what might happen. Hopefully the Sharpies will slide and miss the finals and we somehow sneak in.

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Post by GNR4LIFE » Sun 17 Dec, 2017 7:22 am

Hope our players are taking all of this on board that their teammates left because they thought that they were not good enough to play finals so had to go elsewhere. You'd hope it would fire them up. Though with the matey culture that exists with players these days, they probably wouldn't care, which is sad.

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Post by happy tiger » Sun 17 Dec, 2017 8:13 am

Ancient history ladies and gents , most clubs turnover around 20 percent of their roster each season

Your on the bus or you will soon be under it

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Post by Cultured Bogan » Mon 18 Dec, 2017 8:04 am

Munk wrote:
Fri 15 Dec, 2017 7:54 pm
Yet another player publicaly stating that they left to play finals footy.
Yet another player parachuting into a club with continued success rather than establishing that success at Wests.

Good luck to him, he left pretty graciously so he's not a patch on the other three tossers.
And she's turning cold, at fifteen years old,
Taken too much slow, minds gone out to sea on the P&O,
Don't know what to do, rotten shade of blue,
Another case of "stupid is as stupid does..."

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Post by fergiefurr » Mon 18 Dec, 2017 9:58 am

seems like a pretty standard 'player joins new club' interview to me. not fussed.

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Post by Balmain Boy » Mon 18 Dec, 2017 10:40 am

I'd rather he had come out and said "football's a short career so i need to look after my family and this deal gave me greater financial security".

At least be honest about it if he's going to go into detail.

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Post by Nucky Thompson » Mon 18 Dec, 2017 1:06 pm

he was playing reserve grade end of last year.

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