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Post Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:25 am
Posted by Crosfielder on Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:25 am
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Rumours regarding Toronto. Be good to see him at the HJ again but would prefer to see him in a Wire shirt this time.
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Post Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:04 am
Posted by rubber duckie on Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:04 am
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He's 35 already.
Utter pro athlete but he peaked several years ago.
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Post Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:16 am
Posted by Lord Tony Smith on Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:16 am
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He's 35 already.
Utter pro athlete but he peaked several years ago.

He'll still do well over here. Fantastic for Super League also. Looking forward to watching him play over here if this happens.
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Post Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:08 am
Posted by rubber duckie on Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:08 am
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Lord Tony Smith wrote:
He'll still do well over here. Fantastic for Super League also. Looking forward to watching him play over here if this happens.

No question but I feel what you'd get from him would be little more than what Salford got from Moz.
Great publicity but tiring effectively.
He's played a long RU club stint at arguably much lessor demanding than the NRL.
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Post Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:49 am
Posted by MorePlaymakersNeeded on Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:49 am
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I cannot get the moment where he slipped over and went out of play, instead of simply putting the ball down at the HJS, out of my mind.
One great whimsical memory, for me.
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Post Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:22 am
Posted by Smiffy27 on Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:22 am
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Sonny Bill is one of the best off-loaders (with one hand). He won't lose that with age but his pace must have declined.
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Post Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:39 pm
Posted by sally cinnamon on Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:39 pm
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Even if Sonny Bill is approaching the end of his career and is going to be on an exorbitantly high salary, I get the feeling he will give any team that signs him some value. He isn't the type to loaf about on his past successes, he will be driven and set standards for his teammates. It would be like signing Zlatan in football.
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Post Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:17 am
Posted by rubber duckie on Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:17 am
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....while paying for Messe
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Post Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:48 pm
Posted by BIAW! on Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:48 pm
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sally cinnamon wrote:
Even if Sonny Bill is approaching the end of his career and is going to be on an exorbitantly high salary, I get the feeling he will give any team that signs him some value. He isn't the type to loaf about on his past successes, he will be driven and set standards for his teammates. It would be like signing Zlatan in football.


My main worry is if he does get the salary banded about, is this going to set a precedent for others in future contract negotiations. They'll see one getting it and want a piece of the action. Don't get me wrong if it was offered to me I'd snap their hand off for it.
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Post Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:22 pm
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My main worry is if he does get the salary banded about, is this going to set a precedent for others in future contract negotiations. They'll see one getting it and want a piece of the action. Don't get me wrong if it was offered to me I'd snap their hand off for it.

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