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Re: Tigers set to part ways with Cleary and seal Bennett deal

Post by The Patriot » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:39 pm

Good to hear.

As i said the other day, its not in this clubs best interest to be dictated to by Wayne Bennett. Either he wants to coach or us he doesnt. The job starts in 2019, thats the job.

Ive just read 6 pages of people expressing their reasoning for not buying membership, getting to as many games or simply losing a bit of interest. We can see the damage the dramas of the last few years have done. I doubt those running the club could want it to continue. We need stability and we need it in 2019.

If Bennett wants to be that man it sounds like he has a few days to change his mind or we simply sign a very good Plan B in Michael Maguire.

Its a win win.
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Post by momo&medo » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:40 pm

AnnandaleTiger wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:09 pm
Shame...
Yes I think Bennett would have been a better choice.
Hope Maguire does the job required. Not an upgrade ..... only in my opinion.
Very happy about Brooks however.
At least it will be settled now.

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Post by Geo. » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:43 pm

Brooks good to see people see it as a positive... who'd of thought...
Wests Tigers don't need a Coach.. The playing group has taken over..
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Post by Abraham » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:44 pm

Great news re Brooks.

Hope Bennett changes his mind about 2019, but not holding my breath though.

Just hope we don't look back in 2-3 years and say if only we got Wayne Bennett on board when we had the chance...
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Post by Spud Murphy » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:48 pm

momo&medo wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:40 pm
AnnandaleTiger wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:09 pm
Shame...
Yes I think Bennett would have been a better choice.
Hope Maguire does the job required. Not an upgrade ..... only in my opinion.
Very happy about Brooks however.
At least it will be settled now.
Yep with you on all counts there. Gotta give Madge a chance I suppose, but it sucks to miss out on a coach like Bennett- so close, yet so far.


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Post by GNR4LIFE » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:03 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:36 pm
gallagher wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 3:58 pm
GNR4LIFE wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 3:44 pm
gallagher wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 3:39 pm

No good for us, no. But he wants out now, and it looks like we are upgrading so I couldn't care less.
It may be no good, but he'd still be honouring his contract, the same way the other 2 did. Wouldn't mean the hate for him would be anymore justified.
I dont hate any of them. Slimey fart is another matter.
Me neither! The hate word gets bandied around a lot by bitter souls. I’d be happy if Ivan saw out his contract with us then moved onto Penrith in 2021. I’m sure he’s professional enough to do the job that’s in front of him. Equally as happy to have Bennett as a replacement coach if Cleary wants to move on now.

There’s way worse things going on in the world to be pissed off about than coaches or players wanting to change NRL teams.
Let it go Flip. You’ve chased me around for 12 months chastising me for my opinion on this. I didn’t bring them up to have another rant about them, I was using them as an example as to why I can understand the bitterness towards Cleary. I don’t feel the same, but I know sometimes supporters are irrational. That’s what passion drives you to sometimes.

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Post by GNR4LIFE » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:05 pm

As others have said, great news re Brooks. I think he genuinely loves the club. That’s obvious given he would be in a pretty good position to field offers from much more attractive clubs.

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Post by The Patriot » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:10 pm

Not just great news for Brooks but great news for the whole playing squad that this will be sorted very soon. They deserve so much better than the rubbish this club has been through the last few years and didnt deserve another year full of speculation and media beat ups.

They might actually start to perform if we can give them a healthy functioning environment.
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Post by Newtown » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:11 pm

Wests Tigers all set to go for 2019. Only question remaining is whether Maguire will, for 2019, fill the two CAP spaces available.

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Post by WT2K » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:12 pm

Newtown wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:11 pm
Wests Tigers all set to go for 2019. Only question remaining is whether Maguire will, for 2019, fill the two CAP spaces available.
Some in the squad may be told to leave too, cant rule that out.
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Post by andrew 474 » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:22 pm

Thanks Pom
Good news with Luke and I don't mind if we get Madge for 3 or 4 years , least we will be settled , any word on the 2 players we were looking at as when I emailed Pascoe he said we were looking at 2 , that was last week

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Post by momo&medo » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:25 pm

WT2K wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:12 pm
Newtown wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:11 pm
Wests Tigers all set to go for 2019. Only question remaining is whether Maguire will, for 2019, fill the two CAP spaces available.
Some in the squad may be told to leave too, cant rule that out.
Yes contracts mean very little nowadays.
There are number of reasons why we could expect to be changes to the current 28 contracted squad players list.
Interesting to see how it all works out over the summer months.

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Post by Roar Power » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:36 pm

WT2K wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:12 pm
Newtown wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:11 pm
Wests Tigers all set to go for 2019. Only question remaining is whether Maguire will, for 2019, fill the two CAP spaces available.
Some in the squad may be told to leave too, cant rule that out.
Didn’t Maguire coach McQueen for a while there? Wonder how that one turns out....

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Post by TigerTone » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:43 pm

I can see it now...Maguire (as its stated above) will (hopefully) sign
a 4 year contract with Wests Tigers. Cleary will be off to panthers.
These two moves will settle all this crap talk about the coaching fiasco between
Wests Tigers and Panthers.
But , what it will do , is create a new fiasco between the Broncos and Souths.

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Post by WT2K » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:45 pm

Roar Power wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:36 pm
WT2K wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:12 pm
Newtown wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:11 pm
Wests Tigers all set to go for 2019. Only question remaining is whether Maguire will, for 2019, fill the two CAP spaces available.
Some in the squad may be told to leave too, cant rule that out.
Didn’t Maguire coach McQueen for a while there? Wonder how that one turns out....
I think so... also Im pretty sure rochow was coached by Maguire.. I could be wrong on that.. Someone can correct me if so.
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Post by Madge » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:47 pm

Damit I wanted the Wayne train as my username instead of Madge :(

P.s super excited with the news about brooks!!

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Post by bp tiger » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:47 pm

TigerTone wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:43 pm
I can see it now...Maguire (as its stated above) will (hopefully) sign
a 4 year contract with Wests Tigers. Cleary will be off to panthers.
These two moves will settle all this crap talk about the coaching fiasco between
Wests Tigers and Panthers.
But , what it will do , is create a new fiasco between the Broncos and Souths.
THE ONLY THING I SEE WRONG WITH MAGUIRE, is i dont see him bringing any players our way, hes only coached at souths and i cant see any of them coming are way. so it looks like we have to start all over again, it just never ends.

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Post by Spud Murphy » Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:50 pm

GNR4LIFE wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 5:03 pm
Spud Murphy wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 4:36 pm
gallagher wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 3:58 pm
GNR4LIFE wrote:
Tue 16 Oct, 2018 3:44 pm

It may be no good, but he'd still be honouring his contract, the same way the other 2 did. Wouldn't mean the hate for him would be anymore justified.
I dont hate any of them. Slimey fart is another matter.
Me neither! The hate word gets bandied around a lot by bitter souls. I’d be happy if Ivan saw out his contract with us then moved onto Penrith in 2021. I’m sure he’s professional enough to do the job that’s in front of him. Equally as happy to have Bennett as a replacement coach if Cleary wants to move on now.

There’s way worse things going on in the world to be pissed off about than coaches or players wanting to change NRL teams.
Let it go Flip. You’ve chased me around for 12 months chastising me for my opinion on this. I didn’t bring them up to have another rant about them, I was using them as an example as to why I can understand the bitterness towards Cleary. I don’t feel the same, but I know sometimes supporters are irrational. That’s what passion drives you to sometimes.
Firstly it’s you that needs to let it go! You’re the one who keeps bringing them up every chance you get - much like that fellow that somehow used to bring Robbie Farah into just about every comment he made.

Secondly what the hell is Flip? Are you swearing at me nicely? Using the alternative word for the swear word beginning with F?

Thirdly yes passion does make people irrational at times. Like I said there are far more important things in life to get mad over.

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