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Re: [No Source] Tony Smith

Post by orrsome » 24 Apr 2022, 16:23

Fumper27 wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 11:38 Really? The 2016 SL Dream Team says otherwise.
Yes, and Blair was a starting centre at Melbourne before he came to us.
Means nowt.

Fonua may have been quick enough to get away with poor centre play in 2016 but not now.

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Post by Fumper27 » 24 Apr 2022, 16:44

orrsome wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 16:23
Fumper27 wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 11:38 Really? The 2016 SL Dream Team says otherwise.
Yes, and Blair was a starting centre at Melbourne before he came to us.
Means nowt.

Fonua may have been quick enough to get away with poor centre play in 2016 but not now.
Erm, it means he plays centre. Fonua’s game was never about pace, always about power. Bit like Jake Webster when he played for us.

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Post by Mucky1978 » 24 Apr 2022, 16:52

Fonua ok for this transition season but I wouldn’t offer him another deal.

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Post by orrsome » 24 Apr 2022, 18:18

Mucky1978 wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 16:52 Fonua ok for this transition season but I wouldn’t offer him another deal.
Agreed, but don’t tell Fumper.
Fonua is not up to it nowadays but some people would argue with their shadow🙄

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Re: [No Source] Tony Smith

Post by Fumper27 » 24 Apr 2022, 18:20

orrsome wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 18:18
Mucky1978 wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 16:52 Fonua ok for this transition season but I wouldn’t offer him another deal.
Agreed, but don’t tell Fumper.
Fonua is not up to it nowadays but some people would argue with their shadow🙄
I agree with Mucky.

I think with those off Contract should enable us to bring in a younger centre or two from overseas to replace Fonua and Turner

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Re: [No Source] Tony Smith

Post by Mysterio » 25 Apr 2022, 10:55

Completely agree Fonua is a glaring weak link in our team. Especially in defence. If I was in charge I would look to replace him as soon as possible. I doubt anyone who knows RL would really want him in their squad in super League.

Thank God he's on a one year deal with options in the club's favour.

Getting back to LR, the same applies. I just know he's not the man to cultivate the kind of culture stu Raper and Daryl were able to.

Tony Smith would be absolutely and utterly perfect for our club, and if it was at all possible I think we should move mountains to right the wrongs and bring him in. Even if we couldn't bring him in immediately as a coach, he could come in under a different role until we can release Lee.

None of this will happen, nobody will dare make it.
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Re: [No Source] Tony Smith

Post by FIat Capper » 25 Apr 2022, 12:12

There's no way Lee Radford would work alongside another coach with equal or even more powers.

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Post by Fumper27 » 25 Apr 2022, 14:08

Mysterio wrote: 25 Apr 2022, 10:55 Even if we couldn't bring him in immediately as a coach, he could come in under a different role until we can release Lee.
OMG. Are you for real? You don’t think that would leave the club open to an expensive Constructive Dismissial case?

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Re: [No Source] Tony Smith

Post by steadygetyerboots-on » 25 Apr 2022, 14:20

Tamworth Tiger wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 09:53 That try he got wasn’t hard and straight. At least three sidesteps. It was a great try
Good, if he can do it once against a couple of kids he should have no problem doing at least another 20 by the end of the season then!
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Re: [No Source] Tony Smith

Post by Tamworth Tiger » 25 Apr 2022, 15:37

steadygetyerboots-on wrote: 25 Apr 2022, 14:20
Tamworth Tiger wrote: 24 Apr 2022, 09:53 That try he got wasn’t hard and straight. At least three sidesteps. It was a great try
Good, if he can do it once against a couple of kids he should have no problem doing at least another 20 by the end of the season then!
No idea whether he will or won’t. Just saying what I saw. I’m sure we will both be pleased if he does.

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