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    NRL Fantasy 2020 Part 90 - Tumbleweed edition

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    Post by StormTrooper96 Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:06 am

    Lots of changes to the QLD side.

    Holmes to wing, Allan to FB, B.Lee to Ctr, Capewell to 2RF, Sua to bench, Lui drops out of squad and E.Lee on standby if Coates doesn’t pass the captains run. Munster declared fit to play.
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    Post by robelgordo Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:10 am

    I’ve got a team with $0 ITB on my first attempt. So I’m locked in
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    Post by No Worries Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:21 pm

    Anyone have a link for the 2 for 1 origin tickets ?
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    Post by my tv broke Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:35 pm

    @No Worries wrote:Anyone have a link for the 2 for 1 origin tickets ?

    Was in an NRL email, the "password" to use on ticketek site is "ORIGIN".
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    Post by mrbrownstone Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:34 pm

    (C)ook
    Papa
    Crichton Kaufusi
    Munster
    Capewell
    Teddy Allan

    0k

    Happy enough with that. Tossing up whether Collins/Jurbo is better than Papa/Kaufusi.
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    Post by Honeysett Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:04 pm

    @my tv broke wrote:

    Was in an NRL email, the "password" to use on ticketek site is "ORIGIN".

    May as well have just done Password1
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    Post by Chewie Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:00 pm

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    Yeo, Tino
    Cleary (C)
    Capewell
    Teddy, Lee
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    Post by Khany Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:06 pm

    Coates out, Eddy in.
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    Post by Dttragic2016 Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:15 pm

    Loved reading MTB and Milchs thoughts on origin. As someone whos only become a full time league fan over the decade it was super interesting to get your views on it. Hopefully its a cracking game tomorrow! Tipping nsw 13 plus.
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    Post by danseels1985 Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:08 pm

    Cook
    Collins
    Tino Crichton
    Walker
    Capewell
    Teddy Allan
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    Post by Jumping Marlin Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:43 pm

    NRL site reporting Aloiai asked for release and reportedly texted Tigers management : "I have no desire to represent the Wests Tigers organisation or put a Wests Tigers jersey on again”

    Something not right at Tigers. Too much of this kind of crap.
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    Post by WT Winfield Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:11 pm

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    Post by code delta Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:41 pm

    @danseels1985 wrote:Cook
    Collins
    Tino Crichton
    Walker
    Capewell
    Teddy Allan

    Snap.
    Same and CPT is?
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    Post by danseels1985 Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:07 pm

    @code delta wrote:

    Snap.
    Same and CPT is?

    Still undecided haha. Thinking Teddy,you?
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    Post by code delta Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:29 pm

    @danseels1985 wrote:

    Still undecided haha. Thinking Teddy,you?
    Yeah, probably Teddy. Cook the only other choice here.
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    Post by Honeysett Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:32 am

    Josh Aloiai has posted in Twitter a meme of his head on someone else's body moving the grass and says "I'll make it a super fast track boys"

    What the fuck is going on at the Tigers?!
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    Post by my tv broke Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:03 am

    @Honeysett wrote:Josh Aloiai has posted in Twitter a meme of his head on someone else's body moving the grass and says "I'll make it a super fast track boys"

    What the fuck is going on at the Tigers?!

    I feel like there are two sides of the story here and the truth is somewhere in the middle (typical of most rugby league stories I guess), admittedly I have only seen a few bytes of info about it.

    It was only recently he was proclaiming his commitment to the club?

    I feel like the club is trying to be more business smart about contracts, but they're getting walked on by player managers and are just not handling the negotiations well.

    EDIT - i think this is at the core of the problem

    "Aloiai's manager Tyran Smith had asked for more than $600,000 a season, well above the $450,000-a-season extension the Tigers offered for 2022 and 2023."
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    Post by Milchcow Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:20 am


    When Matterson wanted out. Tigers said they'd only let him go if they got something out of it.

    End result: Matterson left and Tigers got 0 in return

    They've said they'll only let Aloiai go if they get something out of it. I suspect he'll walk away to Manly and we'll be kept short.

    Honestly I hope they don't release him. Make him sit the year out if he doesn't want to play for us. Fuck these players that want to shop themselves around mid-contract.

    But if it keeps happening, then would you sign any young player to a long term dea, without paying massive oversl. If they perform well they'll likely try and leave for more money, contract or not.
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    Post by Milchcow Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:22 am

    @my tv broke wrote:
    EDIT - i think this is at the core of the problem

    "Aloiai's manager Tyran Smith had asked for more than $600,000 a season, well above the $450,000-a-season extension the Tigers offered for 2022 and 2023."

    The key part here is "for 2022 and 2023"

    If Aloiai wants to go for more money once his contract is up, then that's his business
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    Post by StormTrooper96 Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:25 am

    If you haven’t already, do yourself a favour and watch the Denan Kemp (Bloke In A Bar) Podcast with Brandon Smith… It is a great watch and a great insight into the Storm culture. Goes for 90 minutes and worth every single one.

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