WT Squad Prediction 2023

ancient_magpie

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Any idea when we get the first version of the top 30 for 2023 .Also has anybody verified the 3 year extention for Brandon Tumeth .Wouldnt it be great if we could our own version of LETS GO BRANDON.
 

Nadz4483

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Not sure if there is already a thread, couldn’t find one, but this is what I would like as next years round 1 squad if current rumours turn out to be correct…

1. Staines
2. Nofo
3. Naden
4. Doueihi
5. Maumolo
6. Laurie
7. Hastings
8. Stefano
9. Api k
10. Pole
11. Papalii
12. Frizell
13. Joffa

14. Musgrove
15. Twal
16. Matamua
17. Kautoga

Not the best, but better then this years side, and a couple of young fellas in there to get some first grade experience under there belts…

Let me know what you guys reckon, and what your line up would be… cheers..
 

Halbrowne61

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Not sure if there is already a thread, couldn’t find one, but this is what I would like as next years round 1 squad if current rumours turn out to be correct…

1. Staines
2. Nofo
3. Naden
4. Doueihi
5. Maumolo
6. Laurie
7. Hastings
8. Stefano
9. Api k
10. Pole
11. Papalii
12. Frizell
13. Joffa

14. Musgrove
15. Twal
16. Matamua
17. Kautoga

Not the best, but better then this years side, and a couple of young fellas in there to get some first grade experience under there belts…

Let me know what you guys reckon, and what your line up would be… cheers..
Well I’ve seen a lot worse WT teams recently.
Would be interesting to see how they perform.
I guess the major variable, as you mentioned, is who is actually coming/going.
 

Nadz4483

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Well I’ve seen a lot worse WT teams recently.
Would be interesting to see how they perform.
I guess the major variable, as you mentioned, is who is actually coming/going.
Still plenty to play out, this line up could be way off by the time round 1 comes around…
 

Stevec

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You've made the big call knights swap Frizelle for Brooks . They definitely want Brooks but does Tyson want to come to Concord ? Maybe ?
I like you are not persisting with our 2nd rate centers of this year . Can Laurie play pivot ? Well we've got whole pre season to teach him . I like Laurie because when rest of team displayed such lack of effort he seemed to be only one trying his guts out albeit in vain . Yet to be convinced that Staines is a regular 1ST grade standard he wasnt at Penrith although that is a very high bar
Apart from that not bad .Pole needs a bit more muscle mass
I'm still hoping we could land one more top class forward or two if Papalii renigs
 

Nadz4483

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You've made the big call knights swap Frizelle for Brooks . They definitely want Brooks but does Tyson want to come to Concord ? Maybe ?
I like you are not persisting with our 2nd rate centers of this year . Can Laurie play pivot ? Well we've got whole pre season to teach him . I like Laurie because when rest of team displayed such lack of effort he seemed to be only one trying his guts out albeit in vain . Yet to be convinced that Staines is a regular 1ST grade standard he wasnt at Penrith although that is a very high bar
Apart from that not bad .Pole needs a bit more muscle mass
I'm still hoping we could land one more top class forward or two if Papalii renigs
Like I said, based on some rumblings (and wishful thinking)…

Frizell I could see here if a deal was to be done..

Laurie I believe is a halve that we are playing in the fullback position, Phil Gould seems to think he is a better half then fullback, give him the offseason to prove it…

Staines I’m willing to give a fair crack, as he is still young and has plenty of pace, can still learn a lot and cement his spot at the back…

Pole I reckon is a weapon already at his smaller stature, put a couple of kegs on him and he will be a real weapon…

Cross fingers papalii sticks with his deal, and we manage to snag another decent forward as well…
 

TigerLouis

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1. Staines
2. Nofo
3. Naden
4. Doueihi
5. Maumolo
6. Laurie
7. Brooks
8. Stefano
9. Koroisau
10. Ofahengaue
11. Papalii
12. Frizell
13. Hastings (c)

14. Ngatikaura
15. Blore
16. Pole
17. Musgrove
 

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1. Staines
2. Nofo
3. Naden
4. Doueihi
5. Maumolo
6. Laurie
7. Brooks
8. Stefano
9. Koroisau
10. Ofahengaue
11. Papalii
12. Frizell
13. Hastings (c)

14. Ngatikaura
15. Blore
16. Pole
17. Musgrove
Is their more on Stains that I've missed, is he signing?
 

BirchgroveTigers

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this team below is purely of players already signed. On the bench I’ve gone with two props, one back rower who can cover centre and one utility on the bench purely as that is what we’ve gone with most of the time. With Hastings at lock though, I’d personally ditch the utility.

1. Laurie
2. Nofo
3. Naden
4. Toa/Tupou
5. Ken
6. Douiehi
7. Brooks
8. Joffa
9. Api
10. Stefano
11. Blore
12. Papiili
13. Hastings

14. Brown (not sure if signed yet)
15. Twal
16. Musgrove/pole
17. Talau

Starting prop to partner joffa and another second rower main priorities. Right centre not far behind imo.
 

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No idea mate, I'd assume it would be round the same time as preseason kicks off, around November 1st
 
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