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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by simo » September 3, 2015, 11:30 am

Followed by a whole off season of "burgess laughs at offer to join raiders, says "no way ill play for them". Nrl to use war chest to return burgess to struggling south sydney"

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raidernation » September 3, 2015, 11:41 am

So lets assume South Sydney and the Roosters say we want him because the Raiders made a play and there may be some interest from him coming back. Lets just say they both make inquiries at 1.2-1.5? Maybe this means a Kane Evans becomes destabilized because his spot will be taken by Sam and cap restrictions means he and others have to leave. If i'm the Raiders I would already be talking to him and whoever looks good in the forwards for the Rabbits and Panthers as they will all make a play.

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by simo » September 3, 2015, 11:46 am

All hinges on the desire of burgess to come back. Did he make the england rugby squad?

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raidernation » September 3, 2015, 12:02 pm

I think he did make the squad. Looks like he just wanted to play a world cup and not have to deal with the intensity of Madge. I would think while Madge is there Souths would be long shots, which is good because I don't rate their forwards. This would put the chooks in the prime position which is good because I do rate their forwards. TAP up the next tier players now and maneuver Burgess to Roosters might get us a couple of good players. Better than sitting on our hands complaining about a lack of forwards on the market!

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raidersrawesome » September 3, 2015, 3:13 pm

@Gus10Gould where is docker heading next year? Why don't panthers want him?


Phil Gould AM ‏@Gus10Gould 6m6 minutes ago
Adam hasn't decided what he wants to do regarding his football future Melissa. Your second question is inaccurate
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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by bleedgreen99 » September 4, 2015, 11:47 am

simo wrote:All hinges on the desire of burgess to come back. Did he make the england rugby squad?

he's played a few matches for england but been shuffled between backs and forwards. league wise he's up there with sonny bill but he's not the allround athlete $onny is and even he took a couple seasons to settle in. i can't see burgess making the WC squad in his first season and even if he does can still come back for 2016.
we have a good solid crack and worst case we get the flow on raidernation detailed. win/win!

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Notaroboticfish » September 4, 2015, 3:03 pm

Lurker is saying he's back in 2017.

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Post by Sid » September 4, 2015, 3:06 pm

Hello123 wrote:Lurker is saying he's back in 2017.
Of course he does
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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by -GD- » September 6, 2015, 8:12 am

Warriors looking to offload prop Sione Lousi

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by julian87 » September 6, 2015, 8:37 am

From memory he's pretty ordinary.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Post by kiwi raider » September 6, 2015, 8:52 am

julian87 wrote:From memory he's pretty ordinary.
Yup average at best, would be ok for depth though, if he ever figured out he's the size of house and decided to use it he'd go good, I'd prefer Seb Ikahihifo who is also leaving(was offered an extension but wants to leave) , has errors in him but I reckon if you got rid of them he'd be a good nrl quality prop, has good leg speed and footwork and is more of a mobile lock/prop, hits harder than Lousi too with and without the ball

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by simo » September 6, 2015, 9:27 am

Nope, hes a lousi player. Best not to get at all

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Matt » September 6, 2015, 10:13 am

http://www.zerotackle.com/nrl/jamal-on- ... IlgxQDq.97" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I think i know the answer, BUT, Idris anyone???

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by greeneyed » September 6, 2015, 10:17 am

No.
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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raiders666 » September 6, 2015, 10:39 am

I'm hear hearing we have signed Tolman on a 3 yr contract

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raiders666 » September 6, 2015, 10:46 am

It was on facebook...it must be true

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Pigman » September 6, 2015, 11:02 am

Tolman would be a fantastic signing. I really hope that's true
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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raiders666 » September 6, 2015, 11:04 am

My source is some guy off facebook

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by VictorTheViking » September 6, 2015, 11:10 am

Seen the same thing...it is Facebook tho

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Matt » September 6, 2015, 11:25 am

Like i said in thr other thread, if true, its s good get. However, can we have Tolman, Fensom and Bateman in the same side??? All 3 have the same playing style.

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raiders666 » September 6, 2015, 11:39 am

No room for Bateman

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raiders666 » September 6, 2015, 11:43 am

Tolman>Fensom>Bateman

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Post by VictorTheViking » September 6, 2015, 1:26 pm

Unless your turning one of bateman and or fensom into a prop then it doesn't work

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Post by Green_Hammock » September 6, 2015, 1:55 pm

Tolman is a very good prop, would be great if true. Is he actually off contract?
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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Raidersrawesome » September 6, 2015, 2:03 pm

No. Came out not long ago and said he was happy at the Dogs. Basically knocking on the head of the Knights rumours
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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by julian87 » September 6, 2015, 3:42 pm

If we've signed Tolman we can just piss FPN off all year because Aiden will play 80.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by Green_Hammock » September 6, 2015, 4:42 pm

I hope we sign anyone but Heighington. He is so slow.
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Post by VictorTheViking » September 6, 2015, 4:44 pm

Heighnington re-signed with the sharks didn't he?? Thank god

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Post by Raidersrawesome » September 6, 2015, 5:16 pm

yes
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Post by Seiffert82 » September 6, 2015, 8:51 pm

Raiders666 wrote:I'm hear hearing we have signed Tolman on a 3 yr contract
Firstly, that would be awesome for the club. Tolman is exactly what we need, with Boyd and (to a lesser extent) FPN providing impact.

Secondly, I don't believe that Facebook source for a second.

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Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2015

Post by julian87 » September 6, 2015, 9:14 pm

I believe the facebook source more than FPN providing impact.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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julian87 wrote:I believe the facebook source more than FPN providing impact.
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Post by El_Capitano » September 6, 2015, 9:30 pm

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Post by Seiffert82 » September 6, 2015, 9:30 pm

julian87 wrote:I believe the facebook source more than FPN providing impact.
Yeah, I said that with considerable reservation.

Tolman would just about be my first choice front row pick out of anyone remotely available, given someone like Sam Burgess is a pipedrem.

In saying that, we'd have an absolute stack of cash available with Shillo, Edwards and Nicholls leaving.

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Post by julian87 » September 6, 2015, 9:31 pm

And I don't believe the fb source fwiw :p
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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