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2017 Holden Cup Thread

Discussion in 'NSW Cup / Juniors Archive' started by Mitch Connor, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. Mitch Connor

    Mitch Connor Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Bit of an odd choice. Kid is tiny.
     
  2. diddly

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    I Only saw about 8 or 9 NYC Games this year - he played a few games late last year after going ok in SGBall - Clarke is good worker but as you alluded to very small frame for a forward, seems to lack the speed to be a back. Cant think of a standout in this grade this year.
     
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  4. Mr Invisible

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    I'm suprised he didn't win "Loose Canon of the Year" as well.

    There's a lot to like about Joey Tramontana... decent player with the sort of mongrel Joel Romelo had.
     
  5. vegny

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    Thanks mitch.
    Curious to see if we are keeping strickland or not.
     
  6. diddly

    diddly Forum Regular Gilded x2 Premium Member Gilded

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    After watching the Manly Sharks Holden Cup match -amazing how well former dogs players who were at best ordinary, thrive in a different development system - both Bilal Maabahni (spelling ???) and Jade Anderson such better players now.Suppose dogs have a system other clubs hav development systems
     
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  7. Mitch Connor

    Mitch Connor Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Some player profiles have been removed from the club site:

    Ben Cassell
    James Clark
    Jayden El-Jahlk
    Ofa Finau
    Jack Gibbons
    Adam Keighran
    Lopeti Mafi
    Joseph Tramontana

    Remaining profiles as of 1/11

    Hayden Ashcroft
    Morgan Harper (2018)
    Kiko Manu
    Alvin Maungaati
    Jayden Okunbor (2019)
    Giordan Patea
    Samuel Radovu
    Dalton Smith (2018)
    Luis Strickland (2017)
    Reuben Te Kani-Taylor (2018)
     
  8. ALX25

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    Harper should also nab a development spot.
     
  9. Mr Invisible

    Mr Invisible Super Mod Staff Member Premium Member Gilded

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    Keighran possibly removed because if Cleeland is promoted to first grade, then Keighran and Lewis will be in NSW Cup alongside Frawley.
     
  10. Natboy

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    Is Joey Tramontana still with the club?
    He’s a nut but didn’t back down to Jarhead Hayne last night
     
  11. Mr Invisible

    Mr Invisible Super Mod Staff Member Premium Member Gilded

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    Lol was it him that almost punched on with Hayne?
     
  12. Natboy

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    Haha yeah mate he was still trying to fight him in the tunnel
     
  13. Baseball Furies

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    Keighran has signed with the Panthers.
     
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    Wakeham and Ashcroft coming through to take his spot?
     
  15. MasterP

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    Keep your out for Wakeham next year at halfback, great ball skills with a very smart kicking game. Ashcroft is a lock forward, workhorse with skill.
     
  16. Dogna88

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    I can't find his profile. How old is he? Prospect for next year?
     
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    Agree re Wakeham Ashcroft seems to be in the Tolman mold. Zac Saddler (believe it was him) I only saw for half a trial game last season before injuring his knee and missing the season - he stood out everytime he was involved. The club has kept him and had him training with the fg squad as well.
     
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    Zerotackle.com are mentioning some of the clubs development squad players now!
     
  19. The Dominator

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    Zac Saddler is very highly rated. Only 18 and retained in the top squad. The youngest in that squad and he has good size about him too.
     
  20. The Dominator

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    Wakeham is very small and will need plenty of time in lower grades.
     

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