Official Addin Fonua-Blake

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100% agree mate.

I’d be offering 525k a year on a 2 year deal. For me that’s what he’s worth currently.
Gotta remember that 500k is the equivalent of what 300k was 5 years ago or so. I think he's still worth more than that on the cap. I'd be okay with 600 over two years, but if the third is the deal breaker, he'd have to come down a bit.

Either way, doesn't come close to the nz offer.
 
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Just putting my hopeful hat on. Saints and Warriors both want BHU. Warriors don't want to risk losing him as there isnt much left on the market. So we say we'll release him this year but only if he goes to NZ. AFB comes to us in exchange and BHU gets a serious pay rise a year early.
 

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Just putting my hopeful hat on. Saints and Warriors both want BHU. Warriors don't want to risk losing him as there isnt much left on the market. So we say we'll release him this year but only if he goes to NZ. AFB comes to us in exchange and BHU gets a serious pay rise a year early.
That, or warriors are dead in the water come trade deadline probably the only shouts
 
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AFB aint coming early 100%
And I think I like it this way. If AFB comes this year and we stink it up, the alarm bells will be ringing and the boys will be desperate. I don’t want this to happen, even if it’s only a hypothetical.

If AFB comes when he is supposed to, our young squad is another year older and experienced to compliment him. If we have a good year, the belief in the boys will be huge.

Two different scenarios but two that would affect our team massively in different ways
 
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And I think I like it this way. If AFB comes this year and we stink it up, the alarm bells will be ringing and the boys will be desperate. I don’t want this to happen, even if it’s only a hypothetical.

If AFB comes when he is supposed to, our young squad is another year older and experienced to compliment him. If we have a good year, the belief in the boys will be huge.

Two different scenarios but two that would affect our team massively in different ways

Yeah was thinking I’d rather wait for one of the best props in the game to come a year later
 
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It’s an absolute no brainer you get him here early if you can. I have held out hope ever since we signed him but not looking likely at this point. Him not being able to be here for next season is actually one of the things that worries me about the signing.
 

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On the plus side, getting him here early, even if we do stink it up. We’ve got enough players off contract to know who’s worth keeping and who isn’t.
@Tiger Shark you sort ur inbox messsges out yet bro?
 
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