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Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:58 am
Posted by Father Ted on Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:58 am
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Beware Super League clubs. A quality player no question but the article shows the injury problems he's had throughout his career.
A 3 year deal then he only plays 40 games would be a nightmare for any club.
Super League clubs have, I suspect, realised that they are Rugby Clubs not Australian Offshore Pension Providers.
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Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:12 am
Posted by SomersetSaint on Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:12 am
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Not sure if this has been mentioned, but Nobby appears to be chasing Carmont...
http://www.wigantoday.net/warriors/Carm ... 5730935.jp
Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:26 am
Posted by Odem on Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:26 am
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2012. As good a player he is, it'll be too late if Thornley maintains his progress.


Do you think he is ready for the odd game in the first team next season?

I would love to see him play in the challenge cup.
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Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:35 am
Posted by Rogues Gallery on Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:35 am
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Odemwingie wrote:
Do you think he is ready for the odd game in the first team next season?

I would love to see him play in the challenge cup.


I like Thornley but have been more impressed with Marsh and Charnley this year.
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Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:41 am
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Rogues Gallery wrote:
I like Thornley but have been more impressed with Marsh and Charnley this year.


I agree.

Stefan Marsh has always stood out for me. I think Thornley is a good player, but has been slightly over-hyped IMO, which is obviously no fault of his.
Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:15 am
Posted by Madderzahatter on Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:15 am
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Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 12:04 pm
Posted by Mr.Side on Wed Oct 14, 2009 12:04 pm
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SomersetSaint wrote:
Not sure if this has been mentioned, but Nobby appears to be chasing Carmont...
http://www.wigantoday.net/warriors/Carm ... 5730935.jp


Be a belting signing for Celtic if it came off.. even better if Fielden went aswel.
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Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:25 pm
Posted by bazdev on Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:25 pm
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Has Carmont been announced as signing a new deal, because the rumours from where I live are that Saints have offered more than Wigan and he has asked for a week to think it over.

Hope this is not true
Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:43 pm
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bazdev wrote:
Has Carmont been announced as signing a new deal, because the rumours from where I live are that Saints have offered more than Wigan and he has asked for a week to think it over.

Hope this is not true


I'd be very surprised if Saints offered Carmont a deal. They already have seven players over the age of 30 in their probable starting 17 next year.

From what I have heard Wigan have offered Carmont a one year deal, but he wants two which Celtic may offer.

Good luck to George if he goes he has done a great job for Wigan in his time here.
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Post Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:47 pm
Posted by Steve Ella's Beard on Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:47 pm
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Rogues Gallery wrote:
I'd be very surprised if Saints offered Carmont a deal. They already have seven players over the age of 30 in their probable starting 17 next year.

From what I have heard Wigan have offered Carmont a one year deal, but he wants two which Celtic may offer.

Good luck to Gearge if he goes he has done a great job for Wigan in his time here.


Heartily second that, whatever George decides good luck to the guy he's been great for us, but I feel a 1 year deal is the best we can offer him.
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