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Cobarcats

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Staines isnt a fullback..just a quick finishing winger.....worth nothing like 550k..Been passed over for May so unproven in nrl
And Creighton very over rated..a weak link in Panthers and nsw backline that blind Freddie cld see..almost
Cleary will punt both
There are a few panthers players that look better than they are because they play in a very good team, a team that doesn't have glaring holes or weaknesses. A team that is balanced, well coached and every player buys in.
However now that they are missing some key players those holes are beginning to appear.
If Staines were to come to WT right now, he would be eposed as an average footballer with some toe, nothing special.
Our main recruiting goal atm is to shore up a couple of quality back rowers that can play great footy in any team they play in and that usually equates to a representative player.
 

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Clubs that start dropping off the race are open slather.
Currently B Hunt is stating , if Saints keep A GRIF as the coach , it will go a long way in him deciding to stay. You guys think we have problems, just sit back at relax, WT Tim is prowling.
 

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With Sheens and Benji as coaches are we likely to see a quicker than expected transition of Laurie from 1 to 6? Meaning that we'll need a 1. Not sure where that leaves Doeuhi, maybe as the 1? There is quite a bit of spinal flux occurring at the WT at the moment. (yes - I think I just made that term up).
 

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I like Staines. I didn't watch the game last night but he is quick and runs it back hard. There is no way he is worth 500k though. That is Nofo money.
Agree and Nofo is not worth more than $300k.. he has dudded us
 

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With Sheens and Benji as coaches are we likely to see a quicker than expected transition of Laurie from 1 to 6? Meaning that we'll need a 1. Not sure where that leaves Doeuhi, maybe as the 1? There is quite a bit of spinal flux occurring at the WT at the moment. (yes - I think I just made that term up).
I wouldn’t mind seeing Laurie have a go at playing 7 , even though that’s highly unlikely
 

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I like Staines. I didn't watch the game last night but he is quick and runs it back hard. There is no way he is worth 500k though. That is Nofo money.

Said a few weeks ago he's looking for big money - is already on way more than he should be...
Not even worth discussing - Literally adds nothing.

- It's been a long, long time since I have heard the term The "Forbes Ferrari"
 

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With Sheens and Benji as coaches are we likely to see a quicker than expected transition of Laurie from 1 to 6? Meaning that we'll need a 1. Not sure where that leaves Doeuhi, maybe as the 1? There is quite a bit of spinal flux occurring at the WT at the moment. (yes - I think I just made that term up).
I think Doeuhi has to be in front line at 3, coz he can make breaks, I thought maybe Maumolo/ Naden could get a run at fb. Both carry the ball up well and can link. Defence ? something to work on.
If Maumalo injured then try Naden. Might surprise us.
Just hope they give it a try before season end.
 

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I don't see Laurie being an effective 6. He's too light to defend on the front line, almost all his short kicks are ineffective and he doesn't have much deception in his game.

Fullback or nothing IMO.
Yeah if I had to agree on a scenario, but worth a crack.
 

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I think Doeuhi has to be in front line at 3, coz he can make breaks, I thought maybe Maumolo/ Naden could get a run at fb. Both carry the ball up well and can link. Defence ? something to work on.
If Maumalo injured then try Naden. Might surprise us.
Just hope they give it a try before season end.
Big Kenny seems too shy and quiet to direct the defence from the back. I'm not sure about Naden though. You need someone who is not afraid to position players where they are needed. I do agree about Doeuhi as a centre though - I also think that in a few years, if his body holds up, he might make a good second rower, a bit like Timmins from the Dragons (I think his name was. Was a centre, then went into the pack).
 

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Big Kenny seems too shy and quiet to direct the defence from the back. I'm not sure about Naden though. You need someone who is not afraid to position players where they are needed. I do agree about Doeuhi as a centre though - I also think that in a few years, if his body holds up, he might make a good second rower, a bit like Timmins from the Dragons (I think his name was. Was a centre, then went into the pack).
Timmins was one of the best I’ve seen, in any jersey.
 

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Big Kenny seems too shy and quiet to direct the defence from the back. I'm not sure about Naden though. You need someone who is not afraid to position players where they are needed. I do agree about Doeuhi as a centre though - I also think that in a few years, if his body holds up, he might make a good second rower, a bit like Timmins from the Dragons (I think his name was. Was a centre, then went into the pack).
Kenny has the turning circle of the QE2
 
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