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Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:28 pm
Posted by NickyKiss on Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:28 pm
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Bigredwarrior wrote:
Removing salary cap wouldn’t help unless the chairmen of all clubs were willing to pay big bucks for the best players. The cap in Oz is fives times higher than ours so raising it by a million pounds a year won’t stop the drain. We’d still only have the same pool of players to choose from, they’d just be earning more money. However it still wouldn’t be as much as they can earn in the NRL.


It would benefit Warrington massively but nobody else and it would turn in to a one team league. Their owner is wedged and he would buy them a 1-17 of top class players (plus some back up).
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:40 pm
Posted by Bigredwarrior on Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:40 pm
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CobraCraig wrote:
The NRL cap is 5.35m next season and ours is 2.1 plus we have the marquee ruling, factor in the cost of living being considerably more I think upping our cap by a million would help a lot.



It would just result in the same pool of players available but they be paid more. The marquee rule is meaningless if ymthe clubs are not prepared to spend the money.
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:49 pm
Posted by KingRoss11 on Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:49 pm
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Sarginson to Salford done deal
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:56 pm
Posted by Azul on Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:56 pm
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Is Salford closer to London, than Wigan?
Shame. We shouldn’t be letting him go.
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:20 pm
Posted by Bigredwarrior on Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:20 pm
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Azul wrote:
Is Salford closer to London, than Wigan?
Shame. We shouldn’t be letting him go.


His form has improved massively the last few weeks and he’s a good squad player. That said, if it means Hastings coming the other way, I’m ok with it.
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:38 pm
Posted by jonh on Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:38 pm
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NickyKiss wrote:
It would benefit Warrington massively but nobody else and it would turn in to a one team league. Their owner is wedged and he would buy them a 1-17 of top class players (plus some back up).



Salary cap should be directly proportional to a clubs accounts in the previous year.

You may see teams actually investing in growth and top quality administrators if that were the case.
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Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:00 am
Posted by MadDogg on Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:00 am
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From the recent highlights Bibby looks a good finisher but a disaster in defence.
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:59 am
Posted by CobraCraig on Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:59 am
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MadDogg wrote:
From the recent highlights Bibby looks a good finisher but a disaster in defence.


He’s got a good try scoring record this season but that can easily be deceiving when judging a player.
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:23 am
Posted by Wigg'n on Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:23 am
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Bigredwarrior wrote:
His form has improved massively the last few weeks and he’s a good squad player. That said, if it means Hastings coming the other way, I’m ok with it.


Putting himself in the shop window.
Re: Rumours and signings v9
Post Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:32 am
Posted by Last Son of Wigan on Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:32 am
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Hastings might be the best realistic half we can sign. There's rumours of Panthers letting James Maloney go, but even at his age he'd surely have other NRL clubs interested, he's starting for NSW in origin game 2, this shows he's still considered a top talent over there. Those on here concerned with signing Maloney at his age shouldn't be, I'd predict he'd be the best player in SL if he did come over (which I can't see unless he has a burning desire to play SL and see some of Europe before he calls it a day).

I've also heard we're looking/looked at Aidan Sezer, he's a good player, but IMO, not as good as Hastings.
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