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News Connelly Lemuelu signs with Cowbys

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  1. 2144superman

    2144superman Kennel Enthusiast

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    COWBOYS SNATCH BULLDOGS PROSPECT
    The Cowboys have signed one of the Bulldogs' best up-and-comers in 21-year-old utility back Connelly Lemuelu.

    Lemuelu has followed a similar path to Benji Marshall - he is a Kiwi who went to Benji's old school Keebra Park on the Gold Coast before joining the Tigers.

    He then signed with the Bulldogs and looked a fine prospect in the Canterbury Cup this year.

    Able to play five-eighth, centre and fullback, he could prove a bargain buy for the Cowboys.


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    Vunivalu may be forced out of Storm, Moylan linked to Wests Tigers

    Rival clubs are hovering around the Storm's Fijian flyer Suliasi Vunivalu - and the minor premiers may let him go for next season.

    The Storm have salary cap problems for next season after upgrading and extending several players, most notably glamour boy Cameron Munster.

    The club now has salary cap issues that need to be resolved before the 2020 kick-off, with offloading Vunivalu one scenario.


    The Storm have lost promising utility Billy Walters to the Tigers and won't be re-signing former Warriors prop Albert Vete.

    But both were on modest contracts and Storm officials know they need to offload a 'big fish' to be salary cap compliant.


    Vunivalu has had his leanest season since bursting into the NRL with 23 tries in 2016. He matched that tally the following year, bagged 15 tries in 2018 but has managed just 10 this year and some errors have crept into his game.

    But he remains a player capable of turning a match - as the interest from rival clubs shows.
     
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  2. boggie23

    boggie23 Kennel Addict

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    I’d take vunivalu. Size, speed and strength. Ultimate athlete.

    Might not possess great skills as a football player, but in terms of athleticism not many would come close.
     
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  3. 2144superman

    2144superman Kennel Enthusiast

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    How much could he even be worth? I don't see clubs having to break the bank to sign him ..
     
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  4. Wahesh

    Wahesh The Forefather of The Kennel

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    He'll walk into any team.

    If he does get release, then mark my words... the Cocks will get him and use Cooper Cronks departure as the salary cap space excuse :tonguewink:
     
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  5. doggieaaron

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    Vunivalu certainly needs a club change has gone flat there
     
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  6. JackDog

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    So much for using our developed talent...we develop them for others to buy?
     
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  7. Scoooby

    Scoooby Kennel Addict Premium Member Gilded

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    Yup take vunivalu indeed. Would be a good inclusion.. but as always just another pipe dream .. as for the cows taking our player!! I hope it’s not another one that leaves an becomes a huge talent for them. It’s happend once before.
     
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    Did anyone think much of this guy we lost? Don’t remember seeing any great comments about the guy...
     
  9. ouwet

    ouwet Bulldogs 4 Life

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    LOL We didn't develop him, he came from the Tigers over the summer LMFAO.

    Secondly he is no big loss.
     
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  10. _G-Dog_

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    But but but I thought we were meant to become a development club holding onto our brightest prospects..
     
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  11. _G-Dog_

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    So the salary cap effects the top teams like Storm having to shed players and buy bargain deals.. meanwhile the Rorters keep their roster intact and sign the best players off contract and best young talent in the game..
     
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  12. Lil Ms Fabulous

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    So, what can we expect from this kid? Cheers
     
  13. Natboy II

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    Exactly. The club can’t win. Sign or keep someone they are shit, release someone they are world beaters. It’s hilarious
     
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  14. Spoonman84

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    He would have been nice to keep but he certainly isn't someone that you would slit your wrists over losing.

    He is a solid versatile player who had his moments in CCup but he isn't some emerging superstar.
     
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    Solid player that can play pretty much every position in the back line.

    He was a good player in CCup but not sure if he is up to NRL.
     
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    Vunivalu lol. Do people just want us to sign anyone for the sake of it?
     
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  17. GrogDog

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    Wasn't this old news? Didn't we know this ages ago?
     
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  18. Doginator

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    Journo must have found his notes from July, that’s how old this news is!
     
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