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Re: Kallum Watkins.
Post Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:04 pm
Posted by moving on... on Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:04 pm
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ratticusfinch wrote:
Sorry - just realised you were quoting some miserable bugger!


Miserable how? because I'm suggesting that with Goodwin and Atkins leaving next season; a union player may find it hard to adapt straight away and that a proven out and out centre, who has been released, may be worth a punt?

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Re: Kallum Watkins.
Post Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:31 pm
Posted by clutch on Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:31 pm
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I'm lookin forward to watching Burrell. He's a unit and if there is a draw and pass to his game...that makes Charnley favourite for top try scorer in 2020.
I don't see him playing left side and I think Toby is good to switch.


Not sure this draw and pass element is true. I’ve watched him for a whole season and he was a big,strong,quick lump who panicked in open spaces. He’s improved since then, he was young when at Sale but he’s an Atkins replacement with similar strengths and weaknesses.

Incidentally King seems to be struggling to draw and pass properly of late. Pretty often he passes too early. Was guilty of it again against Catalans. That seemed to be his big strength when he first emerged a few seasons ago.

I don’t see enough to suggest he’s going to make it, so another centre wouldn’t be a bad thing. Wouldn’t be spending it on Watkins though.
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Post Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:35 pm
Posted by Or thane on Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:35 pm
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Off to the Gold cost Titans, lets see how he gets on.
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Post Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:55 pm
Posted by karetaker on Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:55 pm
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Off to the Gold cost Titans, lets see how he gets on.


On current form he will have no chance in the NRL.
Re: Kallum Watkins.
Post Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:45 am
Posted by Jack Napier on Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:45 am
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I feel like this will be the end of him. He needed to find a club that will play him week in, week out.

He'll be at a lower level SL club soon enough.
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Post Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:23 am
Posted by wire-flyer on Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:23 am
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I feel like this will be the end of him. He needed to find a club that will play him week in, week out.

He'll be at a lower level SL club soon enough.


Back to Leeds then? :lol:
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Post Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:20 am
Posted by sally cinnamon on Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:20 am
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moving on... wrote:
Miserable how? because I'm suggesting that with Goodwin and Atkins leaving next season; a union player may find it hard to adapt straight away and that a proven out and out centre, who has been released, may be worth a punt?

Can't even breathe on here sometimes.


When guys like Bateman, Davies, Devereux and Gibbs came over, how long did they take to adapt? My memory might be hazy but I seem to remember these guys being signed in a blaze of publicity and put in the team in the next week, and it was an era where there was less protection from refs where you had Drummond tackling people with his head and so on, so they would have got tested early on. I can't remember them taking that long to settle.
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Post Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:54 am
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sally cinnamon wrote:
When guys like Bateman, Davies, Devereux and Gibbs came over, how long did they take to adapt? My memory might be hazy but I seem to remember these guys being signed in a blaze of publicity and put in the team in the next week, and it was an era where there was less protection from refs where you had Drummond tackling people with his head and so on, so they would have got tested early on. I can't remember them taking that long to settle.

I can remember when we signed John Bevan. He played the week we signed him. On his first attacking run, he released the ball as you would in rugby union. He did go on to score a try.
Re: Kallum Watkins.
Post Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:04 am
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Watkins. His best days are long gone. Let him be somebody else's worry.

Burrell. Come Christmas, he'll be 32, and getting no younger. On a similar vein to Sally's above post. This fella NEEDS to hit the ground running, pretty quickly. After all, it's RL. There can't be too much to learn. He's not stripping down the Space Shuttle. The only (potential) worry I have for him, is fitness levels. I remember a quote from the great Davies, after his first games of RL "I was sh*gged out".

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Post Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:15 am
Posted by morrisseyisawire on Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:15 am
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Watkins days as a top line centre are gone, that injury plus whatever rehab he has had has robbed him of pace, strength and confidence. He's been reduced to an average second row. Still, plodding around the Gold Coast sure beats Leeds.

As for Burrell he hsd played RL before so has an advantage wise. Get him fit, maybe a game at Rochdale then lets see what he can do.

As has been alluded to earlier, Allan Bateman had an A team game, made a break with his first touch and it was clear then that even if he had to learb the game under the scrutiny of the first team, he'd succeed.
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