Signing Suggestions & Rumours Discussion

Earl

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I cannot remember which commentator made this comment but it should resonate - Staines' speed allowed him to cover in defence. He really gave it a good go last night and keeps on incrementally improving. That is the type of player we need at WTs.

I like his attitude. He runs it back hard. I hope we do get him. I'm not convinced he is a walk up starter in our team though.

How good is To'o ? He is like a better version of Nofo.
 

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For anyone interested - Jack Welsby tore Leeds to shreds for St. Helens in the SL Grand Final at Old Trafford today. Even the great Jonathon Davies described him as “Outstanding”. And that’s now in three consecutive Grand Final victories where in the first (aged barely 19) he won the game single-handedly in the last two seconds against Wigan and in the second shifted the momentum against a huge Catalans side and sent Saints home champions. Seriously, if you guys are looking for a difference maker - tell your owners to pick up the phone.
 

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For anyone interested - Jack Welsby tore Leeds to shreds for St. Helens in the SL Grand Final at Old Trafford today. Even the great Jonathon Davies described him as “Outstanding”. And that’s now in three consecutive Grand Final victories where in the first (aged barely 19) he won the game single-handedly in the last two seconds against Wigan and in the second shifted the momentum against a huge Catalans side and sent Saints home champions. Seriously, if you guys are looking for a difference maker - tell your owners to pick up the phone.

If only we had owners that were accountable 😂
 

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For anyone interested - Jack Welsby tore Leeds to shreds for St. Helens in the SL Grand Final at Old Trafford today. Even the great Jonathon Davies described him as “Outstanding”. And that’s now in three consecutive Grand Final victories where in the first (aged barely 19) he won the game single-handedly in the last two seconds against Wigan and in the second shifted the momentum against a huge Catalans side and sent Saints home champions. Seriously, if you guys are looking for a difference maker - tell your owners to pick up the phone.
I'm sold.

Let's go!

Welsby > Laurie !
 

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Ch9 is showing highlights of Renouf, Albert, Mullins. Pacey backs that is the key. Staines will walk into our backline.

Renouf is one of my favorite players of all time. Where do you play Staines ? Is he better than Laurie, Ken M or Nofo ?

Ken M and Nofo have their flaws but geez they belt it up for us and score some tries.

Laurie is inconsistent but I'd suggest him and Staines are on par.
 

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You think ?

I've been thinking about this.

As a winger?
Displacing Nofo or Maumalo?

Cannot see Staines being recruited as a NSW Cup / backup player.
If he signs for 3yrs or so you know he will be in the starting plans as he carries into Benji years.

He is a 21yr old good enough to play 35 games over last 2yrs for the best team in the comp.
He walks into our team. His defensive & attack have all improved noticeably this year, in NSW Cup he has been great at fullback making 200+ mtrs/line breaks/covering across the park.

The kid will be a walk up starter for us. He has 1+yr on any other back we used this year.

Maybe Laurie 5/8, AD center, Staines Fullback. Could be why Laurie 5/8th talk is happening.
 

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Would he want to come.

The problem is that Tigers has a bad smell as a club. It reaks off the back of yrars of failure.

This is why we Must get our marquee signings to come next year.

Then we can dream about a Munster or a Latrell.
Agree not sure how but next year would be good
 

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Cannot see Staines being recruited as a NSW Cup / backup player.
If he signs for 3yrs or so you know he will be in the starting plans as he carries into Benji years.

He is a 21yr old good enough to play 35 games over last 2yrs for the best team in the comp.
He walks into our team. His defensive & attack have all improved noticeably this year, in NSW Cup he has been great at fullback making 200+ mtrs/line breaks/covering across the park.

The kid will be a walk up starter for us. He has 1+yr on any other back we used this year.

Maybe Laurie 5/8, AD center, Staines Fullback. Could be why Laurie 5/8th talk is happening.
We extended AJ, Staford and signed Naden - all centres.

We've got Talau reportable coming back, might not play centre, who knows.

And some want AD at centre - which I doubt will happen, personally and will be persisted with at 5/8 (imo)

I also don't think Staines is signing to play backup but yeah, some interesting movement to take place I think.
 

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For anyone interested - Jack Welsby tore Leeds to shreds for St. Helens in the SL Grand Final at Old Trafford today. Even the great Jonathon Davies described him as “Outstanding”. And that’s now in three consecutive Grand Final victories where in the first (aged barely 19) he won the game single-handedly in the last two seconds against Wigan and in the second shifted the momentum against a huge Catalans side and sent Saints home champions. Seriously, if you guys are looking for a difference maker - tell your owners to pick up the phone.
He was good yes but if you’re a regular watcher of super league you’d know the defence is shocking and I mean shocking, standard has dropped over the last few years, Laurie would win man of steel if he was playing for Saints, convincingly. Laurie is only getting better, got his first representative selection and will be looking to build on that next season im sure, we need to look at locking him in.
 

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Yeah Jason Taylor effect on the Tigers. He looked solid without doing anything great. He could of made a good ball playing lock.
sadly he was a useless "ball runner", he never wanted to be tackled, he passed the ball before the tackle like Moltzen! He is exactly the type of player we don't want!
We need aggressive, take no prisoners players like JT or Nathan Brown!
 

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If you are his manager, why don't you contact the Tigers Management and work out a deal... if he is that good!
 
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