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Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 9:44 am  

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Ellam wrote:
Another signing hung out to dry before he's even pulled the shirt on.

Read what saints fans think about him.
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 9:47 am  
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ccs wrote:
The problem with union is the top clubs have more money to throw at players than the NRL.


‘‘Tis true ccs, but as we are seeing now in the NRL eventually the cash cow becomes very selective of who it retains, and good young and older players are becoming available, perhaps we won’t get the very best, but as Mini and Sika proved they don’t have to be.
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 10:03 am  
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Agree, Swift is average and as I mentioned in a previous post we have enough cover on the wing. Worrying if true if that's the standard we are signing. If, hopefully Kelly stays the signings should only be quality forwards not squad players as we have enough of them already.
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 10:09 am  
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Jake the Peg wrote:
Read what saints fans think about him.


Where can we read it Jake.?
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 10:16 am  
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Jake the Peg wrote:
Read what saints fans think about him.


We’d more than happily keep Swift, and a year ago it was a close run race between him and Grace. But Grace has really kicked on in the last year and Swift has rejected our reduced contract offer since he’s now backup.

He’s good enough for first team rugby in SL, just not ahead of Makinson or Grace
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Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 10:19 am  
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Magic Superbeetle wrote:
We’d more than happily keep Swift, and a year ago it was a close run race between him and Grace. But Grace has really kicked on in the last year and Swift has rejected our reduced contract offer since he’s now backup.

He’s good enough for first team rugby in SL, just not ahead of Makinson or Grace


Cheers Magic Superbeetle :D
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 10:23 am  

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Magic Superbeetle wrote:
We’d more than happily keep Swift, and a year ago it was a close run race between him and Grace. But Grace has really kicked on in the last year and Swift has rejected our reduced contract offer since he’s now backup.

He’s good enough for first team rugby in SL, just not ahead of Makinson or Grace

Good insight, thank you :D
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 10:26 am  

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Ellam wrote:
Another signing hung out to dry before he's even pulled the shirt on.

Many were ambivalent about Radford signing Jake Connor don't forget.
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 10:38 am  
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I may have spoken to soon! If you go on The St Helens Red Vee forum their fans rate him and would be sorry if he leaves.

It doesn't changed my view that it's an unnecessary signing unless someone leaves.

If he does sign like any new player (apart from Ben Cockayne, of course) he will get my backing.
Re: Recruitment 2020 Wed May 15, 2019 11:11 am  
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In Radford we trust :wink:

Ive doubted many of our signings when announced (Mini, Westerman, Fonua, Michaels) only to be proven hopelessly wrong.
I’ve had enough of humble pie, so I’m just keeping quiet from now on.
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