Our most underated players in WT history

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Our most underated players in WT history

Post by Goose » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 2:26 pm

Given the summer time lull...

I was thinking of underated players and thought to differentiate those under rated by non tigers fans and those under rated by our own fans.

A number of club legends seem to be unappreciated by the RL community at large.
Mark O'Neil
Ben Galea
Skando
Lafrenchi only got is plaudits once he left us
Heino in the early years was very under rated, he actually got wraps when he wasn't playing as good as he was 2005-2008

I think most in the club love those blokes. But I reckon there have been players that even us fans under valued.

Paul Whatuiara was amazing the year we won the comp, he was brilliant defensively and was very capable in attack, never seems to get wraps. Success followed him, and I reckon it was more than coincidence.

Terry Hill- In the early years we signed some duds, and his name is included with them. I think he was very good for us and was the one shining light in the early years, I think his contribution is lost within the mire of the early shockers.

It is more the second group Im interested in who you guys think is underated by our fans.


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Post by innsaneink » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 2:29 pm

Cherry Mescia
Corey Pearson
Willie Manu

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Post by GNR4LIFE » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 2:40 pm

John Wilson

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Post by InBenjiWeTrust » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 2:49 pm

Lafrenchi
O'Neil
Galea
Fulton

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Post by innsaneink » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 2:54 pm

Laffranchi


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Post by Fraze23 » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 3:05 pm

John Carlaw

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Post by Marshall_magic » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 3:06 pm

Ben Galea

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Post by Cultured Bogan » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 3:08 pm

Ben Galea was far from underrated by Tigers fans. We all knew he was a great player.
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Post by LaT » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 3:28 pm

"It is more the second group Im interested in who you guys think is underated by our fans."

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Post by Yossarian » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 3:47 pm

Daniel Fitzhenry. No player this side of Greg Smith could be as bad as some of our fans made him out to be!

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Post by sheer64 » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 4:04 pm

Tim Moltzen - will prove his worth in 2013.
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Post by westTAHger » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 4:54 pm

Shane Elford & John Morris.
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Post by steve-o » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 5:09 pm

westTAHger wrote:Shane Elford & John Morris.
i don't rate either of those two, particularly elford. i look back on that game where gasnier beat him 5 times and can do nothing but laugh
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Post by tigermaniac » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 5:10 pm

Fraze23 wrote:John Carlaw
I do agree on your choice.


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Post by king sirro » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 5:39 pm

Shane Walker
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Post by tig_prmz » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 5:44 pm

lawrence is really under rated by a lot of non tigers fans, though i can see their point as well.

by our fans, i think ayshford in the current team.
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Post by tigermaniac » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 5:57 pm

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Post by Tigersmurf » Wed 02 Jan, 2013 6:20 pm

king sirro wrote:Shane Walker
Absolutely agree king sirro! He was hard and tough.

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