Squad Changes 2013-2014 Season & Transfer Rumours Thread

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Re: Squad Changes 2013-2014 Season & Transfer Rumours Thread

Post by The Boy Dave » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:32 pm

Convert Niall Morris. Worth a go, maybe!
Too FH btw!
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Re: Squad Changes 2013-2014 Season & Transfer Rumours Thread

Post by sapajo » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:34 pm

The Boy Dave wrote:Convert Niall Morris. Worth a go, maybe!

Logo would be a better bet :smt002
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Post by The Boy Dave » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:46 pm

Logo would be a better bet
Yeah against Barf!
Logo v Ford!
Score prediction, 56-40 with five tries apiece for the two 10's. Logo from five metres out and Ford from his own 22. Logo blew it though, missed eight conversions!
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Re: Squad Changes 2013-2014 Season & Transfer Rumours Thread

Post by sapajo » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:54 pm

The Boy Dave wrote:
Logo would be a better bet
Yeah against Barf!
Logo v Ford!
Score prediction, 56-40 with five tries apiece for the two 10's. Logo from five metres out and Ford from his own 22. Logo blew it though, missed eight conversions!
Nice one :smt023
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Post by G.K » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:43 pm

Yes but 8 missed was still better than Ford yes? :smt002
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Post by The Boy Dave » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:50 pm

Yes but 8 missed was still better than Ford yes?
Vesty took the conversions as he had a higher percentage of success!

By the way just joking, having a bit of fun otherwise you can go mad.
I do like Ford and hope he overcomes the pressure of kicking in front of a big crowd although he will have to wait a long while before he plays in front of a big crowd when he leaves us. I'm sure he will get better!
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Post by Isambard » Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:12 pm

Glad that Myler isn't coming. I think he is quite ordinary and predictable, in a competent sort of way.

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Post by Loob19 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:30 pm

You have to love him or you hate him but could Berrick Barnes be turned into something like Nick Evans? If he could be tempted over here he would then be available year round and, on his day, would probably surpass Flood but not sure about consistancy.

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Post by sam16111986 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:47 pm

. I don't believe he can be the marquee player. I thought the rule was that the marquee player couldn't be a current player but had to be a new signing.
Then how did Castro become the marquee signing? As far as I'm aware the only rule on the marquee thing is you can't use it to sign a player from another AP club.

Rob Miller and a 7 please! Though I liked what I saw of Oliver in the LV Cup, he did more in 10 mins than Thorpe did in 50.

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Post by BG01 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:09 pm

sam16111986 wrote:
. I don't believe he can be the marquee player. I thought the rule was that the marquee player couldn't be a current player but had to be a new signing.
Then how did Castro become the marquee signing? As far as I'm aware the only rule on the marquee thing is you can't use it to sign a player from another AP club.

Rob Miller and a 7 please! Though I liked what I saw of Oliver in the LV Cup, he did more in 10 mins than Thorpe did in 50.

A Marquee player has to either be (a) NEW but from OUTSIDE the Prem or (b) have been playing for the club for two or more years.
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Post by PM76 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:56 pm

BG01 wrote:
A Marquee player has to either be (a) NEW but from OUTSIDE the Prem or (b) have been playing for the club for two or more years.
That was my impression too BG01, so Cole will be fine to become marquee player.

Another transfer rumour is that Tigers are interested in Joel Koffi, a flanker who plays for Carcassone and has apparently impressed in Pro D2 this season. The rumour is on twitter with Midi Olympique being cited as the original source. Looks like he has been a regular in Pro D2 for a while:

http://www.lnr.fr/joel-koffi,474-2012-2013.html

Presumably this is Ged Glynn's knowledge of French rugby coming through, think Kayser, Dupuy, Stankovich, Goneva, Mele, etc.

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Post by rocktop51 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:10 pm

Will S wrote:Rugby Paper also commented that we have lost out on Myler as he is staying at Saints.
Thank heavens for that :smt027
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Re: Squad Changes 2013-2014 Season & Transfer Rumours Thread

Post by sapajo » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:18 pm

PM76 wrote:
BG01 wrote:
A Marquee player has to either be (a) NEW but from OUTSIDE the Prem or (b) have been playing for the club for two or more years.
That was my impression too BG01, so Cole will be fine to become marquee player.

Another transfer rumour is that Tigers are interested in Joel Koffi, a flanker who plays for Carcassone and has apparently impressed in Pro D2 this season. The rumour is on twitter with Midi Olympique being cited as the original source. Looks like he has been a regular in Pro D2 for a while:

http://www.lnr.fr/joel-koffi,474-2012-2013.html

Presumably this is Ged Glynn's knowledge of French rugby coming through, think Kayser, Dupuy, Stankovich, Goneva, Mele, etc.
Ah just thinking more next best thing french forward signings ala Rob Andrew :smt003
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Re: Squad Changes 2013-2014 Season & Transfer Rumours Thread

Post by old one eye » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:43 pm

rocktop51 wrote:
Will S wrote:Rugby Paper also commented that we have lost out on Myler as he is staying at Saints.
Thank heavens for that :smt027

Here, Here.

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Re: Squad Changes 2013-2014 Season & Transfer Rumours Thread

Post by sapajo » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:54 pm

These last 2 seasons or so we have lost some high quality indeed legendary Tigers and this season will be no different. The problem for Tigers like any other premiership club is to replace and maintain at the very least an equilibrium in the quality of the squad.

I worry that whilst it is the Tigers way to develop players rather than sign star names,their development takes time and this leaves us undercooked in the meantime.
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