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Re: O'Brian
Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:30 am
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Is Brierley still at Toronto ? He seems to have disappeared during the season.
Re: O'Brian
Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:37 am
Posted by vastman on Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:37 am
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musson wrote:
I like him
If he was available he'd improve us

Can't see him leaving the wolf pack though


How?
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Re: O'Brian
Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:46 am
Posted by charlie on Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:46 am
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He's got a decent boot on him, but I don't think he would improve us. I remember him getting sat on his backside after a TJ side step a couple of years back.
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Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:39 pm
Posted by Outwood Trinity on Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:39 pm
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To be fair, TJ has left several defenders on their backsides over the past few years.

Wouldn't really class him though as championship standard like some have. He made his debut in around 2011, and has played in super league up until only earlier this year, and to a reasonable standard.

Could he have just been sold off by Salford to ease their cash flow problems when Marwan left, and Toronto came in with a bigger offer than anyone else.
Re: O'Brian
Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:59 pm
Posted by metallicat on Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:59 pm
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Ok player but only really a championship standard like say Reynolds? Oh hold on.
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Re: O'Brian
Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:54 pm
Posted by bren2k on Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:54 pm
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He wouldn't improve us one iota - and to suggest that it's worth talking about because of "all the negativity" about our fb's is just daft; the only negativity has been from a few people on here.
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Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:09 pm
Posted by musson on Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:09 pm
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vastman wrote:
How?


I could give you a thousand reasons, not that I need to justify my opinions to such as you

However,

Last year we missed the play offs by a drop goal in the Hull match
He would have kicked that drop goal, he is exceptional under pressure

Had we not missed that drop goal would have made the play offs

This year we lost marginally multiple times
He would have made the difference
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Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:33 pm
Posted by homme vaste on Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:33 pm
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Not too sure how you can rubbish O'Brien* he has been highly regarded since he came through at Wire and I can see why, I think he is a good super league player and would improve us a lot in our current set up from next season. Toronto went on record at the time of signing him saying they had beaten 9 Super league clubs to his signature, probably through just the money they offered Salford and the player, so that is 9 super league coaches that apparently were jumping at the chance of signing a championship standard player?

On the back of this is anyone hearing the same rumours surrounding Grix not been with the club next season? I heard it a few months ago and thought nothing of it, but the rumour just wont go away.
Re: O'Brian
Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:45 pm
Posted by REDWHITEANDBLUE on Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:45 pm
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musson wrote:
I could give you a thousand reasons, not that I need to justify my opinions to such as you

However,

Last year we missed the play offs by a drop goal in the Hull match
He MAY have kicked that drop goal, he is exceptional under pressure

Had we not missed that drop goal would have made the play offs

This year we lost marginally multiple times
He MAY have made the difference


Edited for accuracy :wink:
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Post Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:47 pm
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homme vaste wrote:
Not too sure how you can rubbish O'Brien* he has been highly regarded since he came through at Wire and I can see why, I think he is a good super league player and would improve us a lot in our current set up from next season. Toronto went on record at the time of signing him saying they had beaten 9 Super league clubs to his signature, probably through just the money they offered Salford and the player, so that is 9 super league coaches that apparently were jumping at the chance of signing a championship standard player?

On the back of this is anyone hearing the same rumours surrounding Grix not been with the club next season? I heard it a few months ago and thought nothing of it, but the rumour just wont go away.


Check the Hudds board out on their contracts thread.
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