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Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:17 am
Posted by Levrier on Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:17 am
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Has he done enough to earn a new contract yet? The reports from Swinton are excellent but in the Bradford game, which is on youtube, he still looked sluggish in defence.
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Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:31 pm
Posted by goobervision on Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:31 pm
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dr_feelgood wrote:
Been Swinton MOM in last two matches. Looking at the two RL papers he was playing second row yesterday.

Think dropping down to championship level will do wonders for his game and getting knocked about a bit by big blokes will bring out the aggression he so rarely displays. He was coasting at U19s level, relying on his size rather than his undoubted skills.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKdOLAjQFMQ


That link hardly shows anything, about 6mins. An easy try, a tackle after a penalty made and late cover defense with Bradford scoring.
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Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:04 pm
Posted by dr_feelgood on Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:04 pm
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goobervision wrote:
That link hardly shows anything, about 6mins. An easy try, a tackle after a penalty made and late cover defense with Bradford scoring.


Full match now on YouTube.

MOM again according to RL papers this morning.
Re: Kibula
Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:18 pm
Posted by NickyKiss on Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:18 pm
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I really hope he stays at Wigan for at least another season. It would be a real shame to lose a player like him just as the reserves is coming back in place, because it’s ideal for that type of player. He looks to be going along quite nicely at the minute.
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Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:22 pm
Posted by Father Ted on Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:22 pm
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In today's League Express they name Kibula as Swinton's MOM for the Barrow game.
Surely that's got to say something about his current form?
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Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:18 pm
Posted by hengirl on Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:18 pm
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Father Ted wrote:
In today's League Express they name Kibula as Swinton's MOM for the Barrow game.
Surely that's got to say something about his current form?

it says league express's reporter thought he had a good gamin the grand scheme of things meaningless thought doubt he will leave the club this season if I'm honest, these loans seem to be doing some good, but he was a long way from the finished article when I was watching him in the 19's.
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Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:52 pm
Posted by Egg Chasing on Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:52 pm
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He will stay definitely and will get a shot in the reserves
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Post Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:23 am
Posted by Father Ted on Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:23 am
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It would be wrong to let him go at this stage. With the reserves next year that is the ideal step up.
Loan/dr is one thing but the reserves is really what's been needed for years. Give him a shot in the reserves and also see how he goes in the first team before we start releasing him or any other young player from now on.
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Post Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:30 am
Posted by NSW on Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:30 am
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Really hope he stays and we give him a chance, loads of talent.
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Post Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:42 am
Posted by Father Ted on Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:42 am
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What appeared to be was the odd thing that he's not been considered for the first team.
Havard went from U19s to the 1st team for the Wakey game which was his debut.
So why wasn't Kibula considered? Is it because Lam and the coaching staff watch the U19s at Robin Pk are impressed with Havard and select him. However, Kibula should be further up the pecking order but he's on loan at Swinton. So who from the coaching team is watching Swinton? Anyone, no one? Do they just rely on the Swinton coach reporting back to them? Kibula has won MOM in his last three games for Swinton which suggests he's in the best form of his career given the level he's playing at.He isn't on the radar for 1st team. Seems odd to me.
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