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    Cronk/Pearce Watch

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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by No Worries on Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:16 am

    Stop over analyzing it @Dip got it right Pearce =Widdop
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Pain on Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:53 pm

    @Ice wrote:

    Why would playing for the Broncos improve his Origin performances? I may be mistaken but haven't the Roosters won more Premierships, Minor Premierships and played in more GFs than Brisbane over the last 10 seasons?  To that end,  I think your right,of Pearce had been with the Broncos they may have won more of each and certainly they'd better with him. Next. Year.

    Put Pearce in the Aus team and I don't think his Origin game is going to improve.

    Yes the roosters have club success recently. Club footy is not in question when it comes to pearce.


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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Ice on Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:49 pm

    @Pain wrote:

    Yes the roosters have club success recently. Club footy is not in question when it comes to pearce.


    I understand that. I was just wondering why you thought his Origin ability would somehow be enhanced at the Broncos?
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Pieman on Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:44 pm

    @Moose wrote:Although we can't afford 
    Woah.. Just noticed this.
    Bronco fan admitting they couldnt afford to add another top level salary to their books...

    What the fk is going on
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Pain on Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:55 pm

    @Ice wrote:

    I understand that. I was just wondering why you thought his Origin ability would somehow be enhanced at the Broncos?


    Playing at suncorp more often, more exposure to qld FOGS. Living in qld he'd be exposed to origin culture, both from players and public. Might just light that fire he's missed.
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by SI on Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:00 pm

    @Pieman wrote:
    @Moose wrote:Although we can't afford 
    Woah.. Just noticed this.
    Bronco fan admitting they couldnt afford to add another top level salary to their books...

    What the fk is going on

    I too found it perplexing!
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Moose on Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:06 pm


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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Dip on Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:26 pm

    @Pieman wrote:
    Woah.. Just noticed this.
    Bronco fan admitting they couldnt afford to add another top level salary to their books...

    What the fk is going on

    I’m surprised too. If the talk of Cutting Jaydon Nikorima saving $370k to keep Pearce is true then surely cutting Kodi would allow us to buy the good half of the Melbourne Storm team.
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Pieman on Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:36 pm

    @Pain wrote:
     

    Playing at suncorp more often, more exposure to qld FOGS. Living in qld he'd be exposed to origin culture, both from players and public. Might just light that fire he's missed.
    Would any of that improve his kicking game and game management? And ability to perform against other big name players?

    Passion isnt his problem IMO.. its his ability to control himself in pressure situations

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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Dip on Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:39 pm

    @Pieman wrote:
    Would any of that improve his kicking game and game management? And ability to perform against other big name players?

    Passion isnt his problem IMO.. its his ability to control himself in pressure situations

    I doubt it’d help either. Though I guess you could argue regularly playing in front of a 5 figure crowd might help.

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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Ice on Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:35 pm

    @Pain wrote:
     

    Playing at suncorp more often, more exposure to qld FOGS. Living in qld he'd be exposed to origin culture, both from players and public. Might just light that fire he's missed.

    Unlikely

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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Dip on Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:06 pm

    Realistically, being coached by Bennett & Walters would be about the only thing that would make Pearce a better Origin player if he was at Brisbane compared to another club.

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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Ice on Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:28 am

    @Dip wrote:Realistically, being coached by Bennett & Walters would be about the only thing that would make Pearce a better Origin player if he was at Brisbane compared to another club.

    The only thing that would make Pearce a better Origin player would be if Smith, Thurston and Slater were New South Welshman
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by No Worries on Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:50 pm

    Cronk passed his medical at the Rorters.

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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by leaguegod on Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:34 pm

    a top 4 team buying a top 3 fullback and halfback in the same off season is a pretty frightening prospect.



    looks like a clear cut top 3 for me next year (storm, cows and chooks), roosters look the best of those 3 on paper which isn't everything obviously but geez they look strong
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by surmo13 on Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:48 pm

    Transparency of player salaries ala NFL needs to be brought in asap, i know it won't change anything in regards to scoping out possible breaches - clubs won't show the public anything that they won't show the NRL Integrity Unit - but maybe fans get a level of understanding of how the NRL can allow a team to jettison a handful of players that no punter would believe to be on anymore than average-to-below-average money and sign 2 of the best players going around to million-dollar-per-year deals without sending investigators to confiscate anything that looks remotely like it could hold paper in it.

    say what you want about the Broncos, but we've never done anything this egregious.

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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Oz Sport Mad on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:17 pm

    @surmo13 wrote:Transparency of player salaries ala NFL needs to be brought in asap, i know it won't change anything in regards to scoping out possible breaches - clubs won't show the public anything that they won't show the NRL Integrity Unit - but maybe fans get a level of understanding of how the NRL can allow a team to jettison a handful of players that no punter would believe to be on anymore than average-to-below-average money and sign 2 of the best players going around to million-dollar-per-year deals without sending investigators to confiscate anything that looks remotely like it could hold paper in it.

    say what you want about the Broncos, but we've never done anything this egregious.

    The only benefit I could see is that it might slightly stifle the inane discussions from punters (purely based on speculation) about Player X being on $xxxk and Player Y being on $xxxk........

    On the other hand I can see it would increase just as annoying discussions based on poor maths and idiocy but involving actual salaries....

    Plus, we wouldn't get any published info of TPA's and this would then make those discussions even worse.
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Krump on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:21 pm

    @Oz Sport Mad wrote:

    The only benefit I could see is that it might slightly stifle the inane discussions from punters (purely based on speculation) about Player X being on $xxxk and Player Y being on $xxxk........

    On the other hand I can see it would increase just as annoying discussions based on poor maths and idiocy but involving actual salaries....

    Plus, we wouldn't get any published info of TPA's and this would then make those discussions even worse.

    I'd rather TPA info then club paid salaries. TPA's are where the major discrepancies in roster strength come from.
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Mighty Fishes on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:42 pm

    So..

    Teddy
    Gordon
    Fergy
    Mitchell
    Tupou
    Keary
    Cronk
    JWH
    Friend
    Nappa
    Cordiner
    Aubbs
    Liu

    Pearce
    Matterson
    Taukeiaho
    Tetevano

    Seems legit..
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    Re: Cronk/Pearce Watch

    Post by Honeysett on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:48 pm

    Come on Browny let's ramp up the Pearce talks and get him in Newcastle colours asap

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