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John Bateman

Discussion in 'Rumours' started by Jarrad El Hickey, May 8, 2020.

  1. s-704

    s-704 Kennel Immortal

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    I am pumped for this signing but I won't get too excited until its offically announced by the dogs themselves.
     
  2. Sancho2020

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    Just heard our management has offered Bateman a 3 year deal worth $580k+$1 per season. He has also been told that he is not a guaranteed starter and is behind Stimson and Britt to try and keep him on his feet.
     
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  3. Rothanaa

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    Would be a good replacement for CHN. CHN + Tolman’s salary should be enough to entice him. We need a hooker and centre ASAP.

    I would look at extending Foran’s contract if he can stay fit for the rest of season.
     
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  4. Thegoldtoothrat

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    Moga is a good centre we should buy him he scored 9 tries in the broncos season and set up a few too. Injury free with some matches under his belt he will perform
     
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  5. Thegoldtoothrat

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    We need to pay overs for a few players to get them here then others will snoball. Hes an international player who can score tries. He scored a try of a chip and chase and they say his work ethic at training is 100% everytime. Thats what wins you premireships. James graham was bought for the same reason. Throw some coin at him.
     
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  6. JUNKYARD DOGS

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    Or we could let them take Bateman and we sign Watson and Ponga. Think we’d come out on top.
     
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  7. s-704

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    Heard your mate Reynolds is coming back next year and the club will pay most of the salary.
     
  8. Hansta

    Hansta Im Bain's Boss!

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    Am I the only one that thinks Bateman would be ineffective with the current squad we have. I dont know why we are focusing on forwards when our spine and centres the main issue.
     
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  9. Como Dog

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    Agree if we can't get a decent spine or grow one what is the point of spending more money on forwards.
     
  10. Prison Mike

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    Yeah either or lol just want some big names
     
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  11. JUNKYARD DOGS

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    Agree mate.
     
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  12. EB18

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    Yes your the only one that thinks that.
     
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  13. EB18

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    Left edge of foran/Averillo Bateman Smith addo carr. Yes please. Speed to burn.
     
  14. surfdog

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    Pretty clear he is going to leave given in his words the Raiders are tight in 21 and have nothing for him in 22. Whilst a quality hooker is our most pressing issue, would be happy to get Bateman, would make us a much better team
     
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    Hooker, fullback and outside backs are massive needs for sure but at the same time, despite having a tonne of forwards we have no one that has the skill and game changing ability of Bateman.. Especially after releasing CHN..

    He creates so many opportunites every time he has the ball that he'll make ordinary halves look better than they are.
     
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    For the millionth time, that's not how the Cap works, the NRL assumes the maximum possible contract value. Whether the player actually gets paid that is irrelevant.

    Go Dogs
     
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  17. El Padrino

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    I cant wait til we get John Bateman at over inflated price to the dogs so the board and Pay apologists can say I told you so....even though the spine is not being addressed...
     
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    Especially that frequently banned one with the "egg face" avatar
     
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    I’ll send tissues to you and the mafia wannabe to wipe the egg off your faces. It would be horrible having nothing to cry about every post
     
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  20. The_Chimpster

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    Cool, look forward to it nutboy

    Try not to get banned again champ
     
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