Staff Jim Doyle

We have four NRL capable halves for next year. Two of them are still learning the trade. If we had only two we would be in deep trouble.

Jim Doyle and the coaching staff must feel comfortable with the halves they have on the books which I suppose speaks volumes about the level of talent they believe we have in that area, either that or their extremely short sighted.

I have concerns about Shaun Johnson getting injured of course but as we've seen this year just because you have a young halves paring doesn't necessarily mean you can't go on and have a strong season, it looks like they're going to roll the dice on either Ata or Tui which is great for our home grown talent if unproven at Nrl level.
 
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bruce

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personally, I'm of the opinion Tui doesn't know the trade yet. He has too many holes in his game. Hope he proves me wrong though.

Shaun Johnson is far from complete too IMO.

If you ask me, we're going into 2017 with at least two of our spine with glaring holes in their game for their positions. And that's a risk.
Tui played at test level and Shaun Johnson doesn't know his trade? Ask any other club if they want to risk him while he learns it.
 

bruce

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Interesting and makes sense. Last night on NRL 360 Geoff Toovey was high in his praise of the Warriors and Mark Gasnier said if they keep defending like this we might go a long way this season. Toovey is not one to use 10 words if a grunt will do so I was impressed by his attitude.

It was Billy Moore who spoke about the Warriors defence. Toovey spoke highly of the team as well but also said he thinks Inglis will have a field day against us.
 
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i hope we sign another experienced NRL half that costs the value of at least the combined TL, Tui and Robson salaries.

Make it happen Jim, get us someone good to go round one 2017.

Keep Ata, the option of Luke or Roger Tuivasa-Sheck as back up makeshift half * you laugh I give you Jarryd Hayne versus Robson and bad TL....you can't do much worse than using a talented fb that can pass...or a talented hooker that can really pass and kick as backup to an import.
 
Dont agree with this line. At the end of the day your reign will be remembered for either winning a Premiership or not. The rest is just filler...
Well sort of.
The Sharks haven't got one in over forty years of trying yet the Shire like the Warriors enjoys a loyal fan base and some epic memories in their history.

There is a one in sixteen chance of winning in a capped system in a defencive comp while Warriors produce offernsive players. while Warriors are fifteenth or sixteenth preferred team to coach or play for in the case of players.

They really are the bottom of a sixteen layer barrell....i dont know why Warriors fans dont get this fact.

Even shit players or old dogs like Frank Pritchard would rather go to the ESL than accept a Warriors offer.

We are a laughing stock among ex pat Kiwi players....and yet fans talk about premierships as a minimum measure of worth.

I don't doubt one day we will do it...but it wont surprise me if it takes another twenty years....success for me would be twenty years of pride....top four.....one of the best in comp...worth my sky fees......more wins than losses Warriors.

It Took Fiji a century to win a medal, tonight in Suva it was worth the wait....there is no way winning the comp is the only measure of success.
 
Well sort of.
The Sharks haven't got one in over forty years of trying yet the Shire like the Warriors enjoys a loyal fan base and some epic memories in their history.

There is a one in sixteen chance of winning in a capped system in a defencive comp while Warriors produce offernsive players. while Warriors are fifteenth or sixteenth preferred team to coach or play for in the case of players.

Actually dude it's a 1 in 256 chance (16 square) meaning cool, if comp remains same for next couple of hundred years this club should of won a premiership by year 2251. By that time we will be playing our first grand final on Mars ! We do, I just hope that three titty woman from movie Total Recall is there ! Ah man what am I saying ? I am such a nerd ...

;)
 
Actually dude it's a 1 in 256 chance (16 square) meaning cool, if comp remains same for next couple of hundred years this club should of won a premiership by year 2251. By that time we will be playing our first grand final on Mars ! We do, I just hope that three titty woman from movie Total Recall is there ! Ah man what am I saying ? I am such a nerd ...

;)
The key meddling with your calculation is assuming the competition remains the same.

In reality it does not.

At the start of the season one team out of sixteen can win the thing meaning each team has a theoretical one in sixteen opportunity to be winners.
 

mt.wellington

Warriors Orange Peeler
Even shit players or old dogs like Frank Pritchard would rather go to the ESL than accept a Warriors offer.
Wrong there. Frank Pritchard approached the Warriors himself to sign up. The Warriors mulled over it for too long and Frank secured his future by signing to ESL. By the time the Warriors got the right offer together he was already signed and was going to keep his word. Frank came to us before we went to him.

So your whole argument dies right there Im afraid. Especially seeing as Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Luke came on board just last year.

As for the winning of a Premiership it is still the only yardstick that a club can truly gauge success. No one cares about also rans. Winning a Premiership is what every single team aim for every year and what every fan dreams of. To say otherwise is only bullshit...
 
Wrong there. Frank Pritchard approached the Warriors himself to sign up. The Warriors mulled over it for too long and Frank secured his future by signing to ESL. By the time the Warriors got the right offer together he was already signed and was going to keep his word. Frank came to us before we went to him.

So your whole argument dies right there Im afraid. Especially seeing as RTS and Luke came on board just last year.

As for the winning of a Premiership it is still the only yardstick that a club can truly gauge success. No one cares about also rans. Winning a Premiership is what every single team aim for every year and what every fan dreams of. To say otherwise is only bullshit...
Didn't realise that was the series of events with Pritchard. A bit of a lesson for our recruitment guys there as a lot of the time you need to make a decision quickly and move on it. Recruitment is an ever changing market place; especially at that time of the year and with a player who needs a decision made to tie up his future. Understandably the club needs to asses it's cap situation and other offers on the table but you need to be able to move depending on how the market goes.

On winning a premiership as a yard stick etc. Look how hard everyone works for 26 rounds and the minor premiership besides being mentioned during the finals is quickly forgotten.



Overall Doyle is doing a good job with the club. The old saying get your front office sorted and the rest takes care of itself. Well we have our front office quite stable now. The results on the field are going alright now but we have followed the trend of recent years of starting shit and building. A finals place :) followed by the best pre season ever :rolleyes: followed by a solid start to 2017 and we can talk.:cool:

The reason I say he's doing a good job is he was doing a lot better last year when he was signing superstars and giving us hope on our roster for the following year.:p Come on gym get the cheque book out.:greedy:
 

bruce

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Overall Doyle is doing a good job with the club.
Geez you are tough, a good job?o_O. He has secured us our home stadium for the medium future, we are probably going to make the top 8 after a terrible start, ok I know I know, he isn't the coach, nothing to do with him. Our club has more respect from Aussie commentators since I can't remember. The guy walks on water, what's that only Hey Xeus can walk on water. wrong, JD walks on water too.
 
Geez you are tough, a good job?o_O. He has secured us our home stadium for the medium future, we are probably going to make the top 8 after a terrible start, ok I know I know, he isn't the coach, nothing to do with him. Our club has more respect from Aussie commentators since I can't remember. The guy walks on water, what's that only Hey Xeus can walk on water. wrong, JD walks on water too.
That was more tongue in cheek. Everyone needs to improve even if it is just a little bit.;)
 
Does JD have what it takes to make us a real top-4/championship contender?

Or will he fold like a wet sack of shit, like all who've come before him?

I'm pretty sure he knows the winning ways. But has he got the balls to demand the club follows them?

This is the pivotal moment IMO.
 

mt.wellington

Warriors Orange Peeler
Does JD have what it takes to make us a real top-4/championship contender?

Or will he fold like a wet sack of shit, like all who've come before him?

I'm pretty sure he knows the winning ways. But has he got the balls to demand the club follows them?

This is the pivotal moment IMO.
Still answerable to the top dog. Thats where your question should be directed...