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WWOS MOLE Bulldogs sign Sione Katoa from Panthers

Discussion in 'Rumour Archive' started by cyborg66, Sep 16, 2019.

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  1. Baby Blues

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    Maybe he’s just a NSW Cup signing? Probably better than Marschke
     
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  2. craigo

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    If he can grubber kick out of dummy half than it’s a yes from me
     
  3. Prison Mike

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    Well he's a run of the mill hooker and not a threat, most panthers fans are happy he's leaving... if JMK is going to start how on earth is this guy going to provide any impact ? Someone like Havilli would have been better.
     
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    Hopefully that's where he plays
     
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    People on here clearly don't realise that we don't have the luxury of just getting whoever the fuck we want AT THE MOMENT, we couldn't even get Api ramien or ese, so right now we might have to resort to some cheap options with first grade experience
     
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  6. Prison Mike

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    Fucking puss signing...
    Brittain, Havilli, Levi, Lussick (super league) Grant would have been better than this dud who won't provide any impact from the bench
     
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    Doesn’t his brother play for us? If so makes sense why we brought him in. Most likely on the cheap.

    But like others have said. It’s not really an upgrade of what we have. Doubt he will be our starting 9 next year so a bit of a strange signing. Fits into the nu brown category. Hope he proves a few of us wrong though
     
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    Crap signing. Lichaa has better basics than this guy. If you sign guys just for depth for cc , than promote kids and give them plenty of experience in cc. Even at 80k he is useless. Just wait for Nov there will be a few players on the market.
     
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    Apparently Penrith gave him an offer to stay
     
  10. bradyk

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    Yeah for 2021. We needed a Hooker for 2020.
     
  11. bradyk

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    4th choice Hooker.
    2nd choice Hooker if he joins us. Hopefully not after 2020 tho.
     
  12. _G-Dog_

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    Dud signing... Nu Brown category..
     
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  13. _G-Dog_

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    But the amount of money we have under the salary cap does not guarentee us signing great players..
     
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    We need some depth at #9, I'm personally pleased Lichaa didn't wiggle his way back into another contract. Like all new signings we make I'll judge him on performance. If reputations made NRL careers Lichaa would be a regular starter in every rep team of the last 5 years.

    Despite Katoa not being on everyone's wishlist he may do ok. At 24 and having played as a backup for a while. He's probably someone that knows that he's got to work hard to cement a spot. I don't necessarily expect a lot from him. But hopefully we are pleasantly surprised.
     
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    Is a definite upgrade on Lichaa. All depends on how much he signed for
     
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  18. bullanth

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    Welcome
     
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    Of course, but we don't need to be purchasing players that we don't need either
     
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    I was hoping it was the Sharks Sione Katoa, but oh well.
    He was progressing well until Cleary took over. Hopefully he rips in over preseason and develops into a solid 1st grader.
     
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