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Discussion in 'Rumours' started by Dog 2195, Feb 4, 2020.

  1. Sancho2020

    Sancho2020 Kennel Immortal Gilded

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    I'd argue Canberra would be better positioned to win with a nkre skilled half/fb during the GF, they had plenty of chances with the ball but we're to reliant on the likes of Hodgson and the Roosters took advantage of that.

    I'd agree with you and say hooker, DWZ does a lot of good things at the back and it's entirely possible he improves other aspects of his game moves into that second tier of fullbacks. JMK and Katoa really don't impress me and our halves well we all know what I think of them, but we at least have Wakeham, Averillo and BBO coming through so there's some upside there.

    But really I'd continually look at all those positions and keep our options open, any experienced player with proper footy nous or a genuine ball runner would improve our spine, because right now none of them have performed well enough to be a genuine point of attack we can work off week in week out.
     
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  2. wendog33

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    Mate as they say. Always was: always will be.
     
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  3. BELMORE

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    We should go for pat herbert
     
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  4. Howard Moon

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    I like him... good in defence as well which is super rare for a Warriors player
     
  5. BELMORE

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    He’s only been a warriors player for a year hasn’t he? He was at drags before
     
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    ah right, that a little more sense then... probably not much better than what we have though if truth be told
     
  7. speedy2460

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    It would be lovely to finally sign an attacking centre. I think the other position are OK.
     
  8. Dannyboi88

    Dannyboi88 Kennel Regular

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    It’s pretty simple always haven’t been able to do anything till now ..this year they will be recruiting for 21 have to see who we can sign now this space will determine how well the current board will be measured this recruitment period will tell got a few more players that need to go
     
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  9. David holland

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    Good 1 mate who else is coming
     
  10. doggieaaron

    doggieaaron Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I think the club will give say 6-10 games to see how remis goes at centre and if any of our 3 young halves step up if not thats what they will be targeting recruitment wise,it makes sense to give the players we have a chance to step up first
     
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  11. Isaac

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    They will sign
    Josh ado Carr
    Resign Wakeham
    David Fifita is close
     
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  12. doggieaaron

    doggieaaron Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sources?
     
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  13. Dog 2195

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    Don’t need sources you have people here who now with in the kennel
     
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  14. Dog 2195

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    Also eyes on couple centres one in England the other one from the sharks
     
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  15. doggieaaron

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    In the know or guesses big difference
     
  16. Noeasyday

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    2021 Squad 19 players signed.
    Backs - Averillo, Crighton, Hopoate, DWZ, Meaney, Okunbur, R Smith,
    Middle Forward - Britt, Napa, Ogden, C Smith, Thompson, To'omaga
    Edge Forwards - CHN, Stimson, Jackson
    Hookers - Katoa, JMK
    Halves - Lewis
    2020 Squad Off contract 11 players
    Backs - Harper, Holland, Montoya, Tass
    Middles - RFM, Elliott, Sue, Tolman
    Halves - Cogger, Foran, Wakeham

    The obvious weaknesses in the 2021 squad is in the halves and hooker.
    Obviously a lot will depend on how players develop this year in terms of retention and who we look to bring in.
    In terms of retention, I'd want to keep Harper, Tass, RFM, Cogger and Wakeham.
    That leaves 6 players which we'd need to bring in.
    2 backs, 2 middle forwards, Half and Hooker.
    Some of the off contract players for 2021 as per nrl.com:
    Backs - Nick Cotric, Ilikena Vudogo, Sione Katoa, Josh Addo Carr, Nicho Hynes, Ethan Parry
    Middles - Toby Rudolph, Christian Welch, Hermen Ese ese, Lachlan Burr, Sam Lisone, Francis Molo,
    Half - Brayden Trindall, Jack Bird, Jake Clifford, Tristan Sailor, Blake Green
    Hooker - Nathan Peats, Connor Watson, Reed Mahoney
    Not much in terms of halves or hooker, but for hooker I'd go Connor Watson as a 9 and utility. He looked really good in a handful of games at 9 last year and would provide utility value off the bench.
    Halves is slim pickings but Blake Green might be a stop gap for a year or two until someone better comes to market. At 34 he's a massive risk which brings Clifford and Sailor into consideration. I'd take a punt on Clifford, seems to be a genuine half.
    Middles, Christan Welch and Sam Lisone with about 80 games each would give us a fearsome and experienced forward rotation. Thompson, Napa, To'omaga, RFM, Welch and Lisone, take your pick.
    Backs, centre is the position we most need some class, I'd want Cotric as a priority to play centre. Vudogo looks like he could be a gun centre or winger and we need a fijian to replace the loss of Marcelo 'the flying fijian' Montoya.
     
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  17. DogsOfWar1704

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    Out of them I’d rather jack bird(only if he stays fit) can play centre or 5/8
    And reed Mahoney. Mahoney is a way better hooker than Watson. Watson is a utility.
     
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  18. DogsOfWar1704

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    And of coarse addo carr!
     
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  19. Dog 2195

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    No guessing here the dogs are on the recruitment drive 2021 plenty in the cap , Dogs are in the building stage to become top 4 contenders
     
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  20. GDR

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    Xerri looks to be a future rep player and an amazing athlete... I hope you are right about that one..
     
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