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Ratu to leave at the end of the season
Post Tue May 19, 2020 9:02 am
Posted by ComeOnYouUll on Tue May 19, 2020 9:02 am
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Posted by al283 on Tue May 19, 2020 9:40 am
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Real shame but sure we got him for peanuts & he is entitled to a substantial contract, we do have too many wingers though ( when fit ). BUT he is the only one who regularly busts the line from deep & has the pace to go all the way, really exciting player with plenty of improvement still in him.

Best of luck for the future, although brief you have been a rare chink of brightness in an otherwise drab, clueless attack !!
Posted by hull2524 on Tue May 19, 2020 9:45 am
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Gutted but as said not surprised. Good luck to the lad and he sure has given us some good memories.
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Re: Ratu to leave at the end of the season
Post Tue May 19, 2020 10:01 am
Posted by Riderofthepalehorse on Tue May 19, 2020 10:01 am
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Well I’m gutted, Ratu is absolutely breathtaking in his short spell with us, power and pace as good as any playing here. Some questions about his positional sense, but when he gets it right he smashes the bejesus out of his opponent’s. What a find by Radders, an exciting missile powered player, and contrary to the not surprising departure narrative, one wonders if Wigan Saints or Leeds would have succumbed.

Good luck Ratu on your hopefully return this season, and with a heavy heart wishing you all the best in the RFU.
Re: Ratu to leave at the end of the season
Post Tue May 19, 2020 10:54 am
Posted by hull2524 on Tue May 19, 2020 10:54 am
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yes i think there would, hes a union man whos still employed by the army, he would have been offered a big contract by union i would have thought, hes 30 next year and could be his last big paycheck, one i doubt any in league could match, so again no real suprise and good luck Ratu
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Re: Ratu to leave at the end of the season
Post Tue May 19, 2020 11:28 am
Posted by Riderofthepalehorse on Tue May 19, 2020 11:28 am
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hull2524 wrote:
yes i think there would, hes a union man whos still employed by the army, he would have been offered a big contract by union i would have thought, hes 30 next year and could be his last big paycheck, one i doubt any in league could match, so again no real suprise and good luck Ratu


Hull offered Ratu an extension of his contract, but it seems it wasn’t tempting enough, all those who were privileged to watch him live, will be saddened at his departure, speed and power, valuable assets.
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Post Tue May 19, 2020 12:29 pm
Posted by Chris71 on Tue May 19, 2020 12:29 pm
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Sadly inevitable and not unexpected and will indeed go on with the best wishes of all the Hull fans I'm sure. Sadly League just can not compete with the money on offer in Union and also he states its to be back closer to his family & friends.
He'll be a big miss no doubt but we all knew this would happen at some point.
Best of luck to the guy
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Re: Ratu to leave at the end of the season
Post Tue May 19, 2020 12:34 pm
Posted by Riderofthepalehorse on Tue May 19, 2020 12:34 pm
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:DEPRESSED: He’s signed with Bristol
Posted by hull2524 on Tue May 19, 2020 1:22 pm
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up and coming team ,top flight, big money no doubt dont see why not, anyway hes gone next year, but i hope for the rest of this year he continues the form he has shown,
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Posted by Windy winger on Tue May 19, 2020 1:42 pm
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We lose ratu wire sign ingliss . How do they keep under the cap !
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