OFFICIAL 2023 Ins and Outs

KingRobbie

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Confirmed Squad as of November 23, 2022

This post will be updated with changes as they come.

2023 Roster - 28/30
1. Adam Doueihi
2. Alex Seyfarth
3. Alex Twal
4. Apisai Koroisau
5. Apisalome Saukuru
6. Asu Kepaoa
7. Brandon Tumeth
8. Brent Naden
9. Charlie Staines
10. Daine Laurie
11. David Klemmer
12. David Nofoaluma
13. Fonua Pole
14. Isaiah Papali'i
15. Jake Simpkin
16. Joe Ofahengaue
17. Junior Tupou
18. Justin Matamua
19. Ken Maumalo
20. Luke Brooks
21. Rua Ngatikaura
22. Shawn Blore
23. Sione Fainu
24. Starford To'a
25. Stefano Utoikamanu
26. Tommy Talau
27. Triston Reilly
28. Tukimihia Simpkins

INS
- Apisai Koroisau (Penrith)
- Apisalome Saukuru (Upgraded)
- Brandon Tumeth (Upgraded)
- Charlie Staines (Penrith)
- David Klemmer (Newcastle)
- Fonua Pole (Upgraded)
- Isaiah Papali'i (Parramatta)
- Justin Matamua (Upgraded)
- Rua Ngatikaura (Upgraded)
- Triston Reilly (Upgraded)

OUTS
- Henry O'Kane (Cronulla)
- Jackson Hastings (Newcastle)
- Jacob Liddle (St. George Illawarra)
- James Roberts (Retired)
- James Tamou (North Queensland)
- Jock Madden (Brisbane)
- Kelma Tuilagi (Manly)
- Luke Garner (Penrith)
- Oliver Gildart (Redcliffe)
- Tyrone Peachey (Penrith)
- William Kei (Presume retired/park footy)
- Zane Musgrove (St. George Illawarra)
 

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Thanks King. I still think the back row (11-13) is still incredibly light. We are only an injury away from exposing some guys not up to it. We have Papali, Blore and Bateman (maybe). If one of them go down we are looking at:

Saukuru and Tuki (couldn't get a run in 2022 when everyone did)
Seyfarth. - depth player

And I guess other option is to turn Ofahangue, Twal or Doueihi to 13 , or Talau to 12
 

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Thanks King. I still think the back row (11-13) is still incredibly light. We are only an injury away from exposing some guys not up to it. We have Papali, Blore and Bateman (maybe). If one of them go down we are looking at:

Saukuru and Tuki (couldn't get a run in 2022 when everyone did)
Seyfarth. - depth player

And I guess other option is to turn Ofahangue, Twal or Doueihi to 13 , or Talau to 12
Don’t be surprised sheens doesn’t come up with something left field like naden or toa
 

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Thanks King. I still think the back row (11-13) is still incredibly light. We are only an injury away from exposing some guys not up to it. We have Papali, Blore and Bateman (maybe). If one of them go down we are looking at:

Saukuru and Tuki (couldn't get a run in 2022 when everyone did)
Seyfarth. - depth player

And I guess other option is to turn Ofahangue, Twal or Doueihi to 13 , or Talau to 12
Hear what you’re saying but don’t forget young Matamua, I feel he is going to be a good player with some more experience.
 

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There was some suggestion a couple of weeks ago that sheens has faith in resurrecting Tukimihia Simpkins in the NRL.
I just don't see it.
Will he be someone who will get the chop or improve for solid depth of the squad?
 

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There was some suggestion a couple of weeks ago that sheens has faith in resurrecting Tukimihia Simpkins in the NRL.
I just don't see it.
Will he be someone who will get the chop or improve for solid depth of the squad?
After speaking with Benji last week, he stated Sheens is very keen to work with Tuki.
Sheens and Benji will bring out the best of Tuki next season after having a good pre-season.
Where Tuki fits in the 17, bit early to tell at the moment, however we'll definitely see him.
 

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After speaking with Benji last week, he stated Sheens is very keen to work with Tuki.
Sheens and Benji will bring out the best of Tuki next season after having a good pre-season.
Where Tuki fits in the 17, bit early to tell at the moment, however we'll definitely see him.
Thanks TF, that's where I heard it 👍
I'd like him to be that rangy type of player, hard to bring down and to offload.
We can't just hit the ball up and lose the wrestle.
Must get quick play the balls or offload.
I reckon offloads under pressure will be something Sheens will be rehearsing in the preseason.
We can't just keep using AD's bombs as our 5th tackle option.
Have we fogotten the 40/20?
Tuki is a big body and reasonably quick, has to utilise this if he wants to be in the NRL.
 

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Thanks TF, that's where I heard it 👍
I'd like him to be that rangy type of player, hard to bring down and to offload.
We can't just hit the ball up and lose the wrestle.
Must get quick play the balls or offload.
I reckon offloads under pressure will be something Sheens will be rehearsing in the preseason.
We can't just keep using AD's bombs as our 5th tackle option.
Have we fogotten the 40/20?
Tuki is a big body and reasonably quick, has to utilise this if he wants to be in the NRL.
Tuki can kick a good 40/20 😂
 
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