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mt.wellington

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won't happen IMO. I don't think he has the goods to be a decent 6. And until he sorts is defence out he wont be playing first grade either.
Never say never. He wont get a run at centre. Besides being a turnstile on the edge, he's well behind Dane Gagai, Joey Leilua, James McManus, Jake Mamo and even Chanel and Pat Mata’utia who's preferred spot is at centre. What did Timana Tahu end up doing? Did he re-sign or retire? Id even play Beau Scott at centre before Id put Floss out there! My point is that when the Knights have someone like Akuila Uate pushing for a spot on that outside edge then Floss doesnt have a shit show of getting out there.

Halves is where they lack depth. Jarrod Mullen is injury prone and Tyrone Roberts is their only specialist halfback. They had Michael Dobson filling in for Mullen when he was injured but Dobsons gone to Salford now.

For some reasons the Aussies have something about Floss in the halves. The media anyway as they always put him there in the Warriors top 17 for the new season. Probably still hung up on the CT/Shaun Johnson NYC combo...
 
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matiunz

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https://www.weststigers.com.au/news/2016/05/02/elijah_taylor_joins_.html

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce the signing of former New Zealand International Elijah Taylor from the Penrith Panthers.

The 26-year-old has been granted an immediate release from the Panthers and will join Wests Tigers training next week following his commitments with the NSW Residents side.

Taylor, primarily a backrower, will significantly bolster the Club’s forward pack and has signed a contract for the remainder of the 2016 season.

With a total of 106 NRL games experience under his belt, as well as 10 Test matches for New Zealand, Taylor is a superb addition to the Club’s playing roster.

Taylor expressed his excitement in securing a new opportunity with Wests Tigers.

“It’s really good to be here at Wests Tigers,” he said.

“I can’t wait to get into training and meet all of the boys next week.

“There is a good opportunity to play first grade football at the Club.

"I haven’t played a lot of first grade this year so I’m really looking forward to the opportunity.

“It’s a really young squad with a lot of potential here at the Club, you can see that with the natural talent and flair.

“I’m also looking forward to working with experienced players such as Robbie Farah and Aaron Woods, while also playing some good football with Wests Tigers,” he said.

Born in Hawera, New Zealand, Taylor made his NRL debut for the New Zealand Warriors in 2011 and was selected for the Kiwis later that year.

Taylor played 67 games for the Warriors before moving to Penrith at the start of the 2014 season.

Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe said that the addition of Taylor is one that fans should be excited by.

“We are pleased to have a player of Elijah’s calibre join Wests Tigers,” Pascoe said.

“It just shows the positive direction that this Club is heading that we are able to attract a New Zealand International mid-season. It’s a really positive sign for the Club and we are committed to building a really strong roster at Wests Tigers.

“We have initially signed Elijah for the remainder of the 2016 season but we look forward to developing a long-term relationship for him as the year progresses.”

Head Coach Jason Taylor said he is excited to coach the former New Zealand International.

“It’s a real coup for the Club to get Elijah on board,” Taylor said.

“He is a high quality player who can play for 80 minutes in the forwards.

“Elijah’s defence in the middle is as good as any player in the game so he will be a real asset for us and we are all really excited to have him join the Club.

“I’m looking forward to him joining us for training next week once his commitments with the NSW Residents side are completed,” he said.
 
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I couldn't remember posting anything negative about Hitro, went back to the original post and the free money comment was about Andy Platt, so sorry if your father is Hitro, no offense intended, I loved the dude, from his Lion Red Cup Days, however if your old man is Andy Platt I'll stick with my original comment, a shitload of cash for two friggin boxers and fuck all else.
 
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I couldn't remember posting anything negative about Hitro, went back to the original post and the free money comment was about Andy Platt, so sorry if your father is Hitro, no offense intended, I loved the dude, from his Lion Red Cup Days, however if your old man is Andy Platt I'll stick with my original comment, a shitload of cash for two friggin boxers and fuck all else.
I tried to find your post Surfin but couldn't. If she is talking about Andy Platt he was a major beneficiary of the Robson and Monie Santa Claus money scramble. He was the size of a half back yet was signed as a world class front rower. If I recall he came out here with a bad knee and they got it operated on here. The operation didn't go that well and it restricted his playing time. I have nothing against the guy making some money while he could, who wouldn't. However I wouldn't walk into any Warriors supporters function and expect a free beer. He has had enough freebies from down here.