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SMH Quade cooper at 6 for dogs?

Discussion in 'Rumours' started by capt obvious, Apr 14, 2020.

  1. Nexus

    Nexus Why so serious? Staff Member

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    The only clubs willing to sign him in his own sport are in Japan, and you want him to step into a first grade NRL team with no experience?

    Comparing it to the Kimmorley situation is not a good analogy. Kimmorley was a career league player who was still playing in the NRL (the top Rugby League comp).

    This place is so bipolar. People whinge and whinge when we buy average players, whinge when we dont have money to spend, and when we finally do free some cash want to blow it on over the hill Rugby Union players? And why... He ThReW sOmE tRiCkY pAsSeS aT bRonCoS tRaInInG. Then if the dude flops people will whinge again.

    Too much risk for too little reward.

    And the fact is he isnt that good anyway. I doubt there are many here that actually used to watch him play regularly, they have just seen the recent little flick pass vids and think oooh.. something shiny. Dude is a turnstile.

    Any club that signs him would become a laughing stock.
     
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  2. Sancho2020

    Sancho2020 Kennel Immortal Gilded

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    People are desperate and just want a so called but name player. I just want the right players, don't care if it's a 300k or a 1m player, just sign the right ones.
     
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  3. Blueandwhiteblood1968

    Blueandwhiteblood1968 Kennel Enthusiast

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    Too old and past it, as another kenneler said just a money grab.
     
  4. Dannyboi88

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    It’s all good we wouldn’t sign him anyway he’s be keen to be in qld we’d stick with the immortals nephew Lewis ...
    Plus means we’d have to deal with Koda Nasser and he will want top dollar for him and these days can’t stay more then 2 seasons with a club
     
  5. Artybulldog 26

    Artybulldog 26 Previously Arthur Gilded Premium Member

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    If we got him for the right amount then I think that he would be good. League is a lot similar to Rugby but it still has its many differences. I watched Fox Sports and they pointed out that he is a great attacker but would struggle in defence. I then instantly thought Pay is a pretty good defence coach.
     
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  6. Costa84

    Costa84 Kennel Regular

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    Lol Tigers in the hot seat for Cooper
     
  7. boggie23

    boggie23 Kennel Addict

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    I agree with you Arthur. At the moment we are struggling for a sponsor and good publicity. At the end of the day it’s a cameo appearance. He will only play out the season. We are 0/2. Throw him at fullback. He still had athletic ability. Still had speed. Won’t need to tackle. Has a great boot and pass.

    So in my opinion it’s actually low risk for no money. I’m not saying give him a 3 year deal. That’s nuts. But to finish off the season, and get some interest in the brand.

    I don’t even remember the last time a decent rugby name came to league. So people will tune in. Which couldn potential bring 3rd party money. And next year he fucks off back to union and we will have cash for some decent talent that we will miss out on anyways.

    Don’t get people that think it’s a waste of money. We have 2 open roster spots. We have Forans and smiths injury compensation. We have CHN and Okunbours money. Not signing anyone is a waste of money...... that money won’t roll over next year.
     
  8. Sancho2020

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    We aren't getting any money for Smith or Foran...
     
  9. boggie23

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    Didn’t we get cap exemptions for them? Or we lost that as they will be ready before the season is over?
    Either way we deserve Compo as they were injured during a rep game. Bit harsh on the clubs to fund the rehab when it wasn’t a club game.
     
  10. Pity Fool

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    Fark no, go smoke your drugs elsewhere please!
     
  11. Tassie Devil

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    Agreed. It's only for the rest of this season IF we get back started again. In a position we've already got a BIG $$$ signing already playing in.

    Makes absolutely no sense in the slightest.
     
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    He only wants a short term contract so he can return to Jap Rugby.
    Not worth the effort at this stage.
     
  14. Sancho2020

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    They won't be missing many games now because of the virus, we also apparently don't have to fill our roster out now and replace both Okunbor and CHN. If the club get their accounting right and effectively use the space we have now then i'm happy for no one to join us this season if players like Cooper are available, rather focus on 2021 recruits.
     
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  15. Kaz

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    His Japanese team Kintetsu Liners haven't given him permission for the short stint in League.

    So his short NRL career is over before it started.
     
  16. doggieaaron

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    Hell be awful in league will be an absolute turnstile
     

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