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GDR

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Probably a closed trial or whatever they're called.
I think they call them 'oppossed session'.. I think we had one with the tigers last year, behind closed doors..
 

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Give as a run down of whats said pls PH :grinning:
Here it is Wendog...
  1. Recruiting character to build culture
  2. Admits he was raw at Manly...reading between the lines he was Ted Lasso
  3. Building team around KF (mentioned Waddell and Hetherington specifically and interestingly)
  4. Allan recruited to address lack of FB quality
  5. Cotric was the catalyst for other signings
  6. Fox and Burton will complete puzzle next year
Pumped!
 

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Here it is Wendog...
  1. Recruiting character to build culture
  2. Admits he was raw at Manly...reading between the lines he was Ted Lasso
  3. Building team around KF (mentioned Waddell and Hetherington specifically and interestingly)
  4. Allan recruited to address lack of FB quality
  5. Cotric was the catalyst for other signings
  6. Fox and Burton will complete puzzle next year
Pumped!
Also mentioned that he knew exactly what types of players he wants and that he's not interested in any short term fixes.
 

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Here it is Wendog...
  1. Recruiting character to build culture
  2. Admits he was raw at Manly...reading between the lines he was Ted Lasso
  3. Building team around KF (mentioned Waddell and Hetherington specifically and interestingly)
  4. Allan recruited to address lack of FB quality
  5. Cotric was the catalyst for other signings
  6. Fox and Burton will complete puzzle next year
Pumped!
For some fucked up reason I thought you meant " building the team around Kieran Foran"
Thought i was stuck in 2018 for a second
 

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For some fucked up reason I thought you meant " building the team around Kieran Foran"
Thought i was stuck in 2018 for a second
unfortunately for foran his body is fucked. But if you actually had the opportunity to analyse his game he was unbelievable for us. He had a leggless 6 outside him in lewis, he took everything on in attack, so all teams had to do was double team him and we were fucked.
injury free and with DCE , i reckon they will kill it. It just all depends if his body holds up.
 

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Really its been longer than 3 years.

I actually felt more depressed with the last few years of Des. We had better players then but they still stood around like robots in the red zone or dropped it or kicked it out on the full.

With Pay it was terrible but we all knew the sub par roster was a big factor.

Just as frustrating but not as soul destroying as Des last years where there was no excuse.

Anyway all good now. We should not have too high an expectation but it looks like the team is in good professoonal hands.
4 years of pain and suffering. Remember how excited I got when we played some exciting footy when we beat the dragons and cost them a finals spot. Can't wait to see us play some exciting attacking footy again.
 

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Here it is Wendog...
  1. Recruiting character to build culture
  2. Admits he was raw at Manly...reading between the lines he was Ted Lasso
  3. Building team around KF (mentioned Waddell and Hetherington specifically and interestingly)
  4. Allan recruited to address lack of FB quality
  5. Cotric was the catalyst for other signings
  6. Fox and Burton will complete puzzle next year
Pumped!
Still need a hooker please!
 
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Here it is Wendog...
  1. Recruiting character to build culture
  2. Admits he was raw at Manly...reading between the lines he was Ted Lasso
  3. Building team around KF (mentioned Waddell and Hetherington specifically and interestingly)
  4. Allan recruited to address lack of FB quality
  5. Cotric was the catalyst for other signings
  6. Fox and Burton will complete puzzle next year
Pumped!
Cheers PH!
 

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Here it is Wendog...
  1. Recruiting character to build culture
  2. Admits he was raw at Manly...reading between the lines he was Ted Lasso
  3. Building team around KF (mentioned Waddell and Hetherington specifically and interestingly)
  4. Allan recruited to address lack of FB quality
  5. Cotric was the catalyst for other signings
  6. Fox and Burton will complete puzzle next year
Pumped!
The puzzle isn't complete until we have a good hooker. I think Barrett should know this from his time with the Panthers and the affect Koroisau had on the Panthers. We've done enough to have a team that just misses the eight (next year with JAC and Burton), but I think we need a good hooker to push into the eight.
 

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Heard Meaneys been practicing the pre season at center. Maybe Cotric on the wing with Meany inside him?
 

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The team all looked very lean today. Will be interesting how that unfolds during the season. Not sure if being lean is good or bad.
 
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The team all looked very lean today. Will be interesting how that unfolds during the season. Not sure if being lean is good or bad.
I thought they looked really fit. Obviously Tbaz is taking into consideration the pace of the game and having them super fit and quick. I’m getting quite confident the closer we get to the season.
 
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The team all looked very lean today. Will be interesting how that unfolds during the season. Not sure if being lean is good or bad.
With the speed of the game it has to be good...big boppers are sadly departing the modern game...more like touch footy speed wise some games
 
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I cant believe elliott is a forward,looks small
 
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