How quickly things change

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Tamworth Tiger
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How quickly things change

Post by Tamworth Tiger » 18 Nov 2021, 20:54

I was just flicking through the last couple of Rugby League World magazines before lockdown put it on hold
The first team of the month for the 2020 season has two Cas players, Olpherts and Blair in it,and Olpherts appeared again the following month.
What happened, did they get worse or is it the case that they now get worse press than they deserve?

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Post by Fumper27 » 18 Nov 2021, 21:08

Don’t allude to Blair having not just a good game, but a good month. You’ll be black marked by most on here!!!

He started the 2020 really well. Scored a few tries I think and was very strong in defence.

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Post by Tamworth Tiger » 18 Nov 2021, 21:31

Fumper27 wrote: 18 Nov 2021, 21:08 Don’t allude to Blair having not just a good game, but a good month. You’ll be black marked by most on here!!!

He started the 2020 really well. Scored a few tries I think and was very strong in defence.
😂

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Post by derbystiger » 18 Nov 2021, 23:52

I thought Blair looked very good right up until lockdown in 2020. The best couple of months he’s had whilst he’s been here. Let’s hope he gets out the blocks the same next season.

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Post by Blackbulltiger » 19 Nov 2021, 00:16

Tamworth Tiger wrote: 18 Nov 2021, 21:31
Fumper27 wrote: 18 Nov 2021, 21:08 Don’t allude to Blair having not just a good game, but a good month. You’ll be black marked by most on here!!!

He started the 2020 really well. Scored a few tries I think and was very strong in defence.
😂
am sure some body on here his Blairs agent :D :D :D :D :D :D :D he's being total waist off money we not paid him all that money and will be one off top earners to have one good month. If people think that's good value hope your not managing a business.

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Re: How quickly things change

Post by Tamworth Tiger » 19 Nov 2021, 01:09

Blackbulltiger wrote: 19 Nov 2021, 00:16
Tamworth Tiger wrote: 18 Nov 2021, 21:31
Fumper27 wrote: 18 Nov 2021, 21:08 Don’t allude to Blair having not just a good game, but a good month. You’ll be black marked by most on here!!!

He started the 2020 really well. Scored a few tries I think and was very strong in defence.
😂
am sure some body on here his Blairs agent :D :D :D :D :D :D :D he's being total waist off money we not paid him all that money and will be one off top earners to have one good month. If people think that's good value hope your not managing a business.
Just sharing what I read today. Nothing more nothing less

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Re: How quickly things change

Post by Fumper27 » 19 Nov 2021, 06:19

Tamworth Tiger wrote: 19 Nov 2021, 01:09
Blackbulltiger wrote: 19 Nov 2021, 00:16
Tamworth Tiger wrote: 18 Nov 2021, 21:31
Fumper27 wrote: 18 Nov 2021, 21:08 Don’t allude to Blair having not just a good game, but a good month. You’ll be black marked by most on here!!!

He started the 2020 really well. Scored a few tries I think and was very strong in defence.
😂
am sure some body on here his Blairs agent :D :D :D :D :D :D :D he's being total waist off money we not paid him all that money and will be one off top earners to have one good month. If people think that's good value hope your not managing a business.
Just sharing what I read today. Nothing more nothing less
Thanks for sharing TT. Whoever posted that Blair has been “good value” must be on my Foe list as I missed that one.

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Re: How quickly things change

Post by Burratha » 19 Nov 2021, 09:29

There's a huge difference between someone playing well and being considered good value. I agree that he was excellent at times in defence - as an example, anyone remember that game last season at Saints when he stopped a certain try when he stopped Walmsley 1-on-1 right next to our line..?

As for value for money, I agree he hasn't been. I understand Jon Wells was instrumental in his recruitment, and if so, he didn't do particularly well with that piece of business.

Like it or not, he has another year to prove himself. He also faces some competition for back row places - let's see what 2022 brings

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Re: How quickly things change

Post by tigerfeat » 19 Nov 2021, 09:33

He's played well a few games start of 2020 must do better would have been on his school report card
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