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Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:39 pm

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Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:31 am
Alex Johnston being reportedly squeezed out of Rabbitohs due to salary cap. Do we look at him as a replacement for Foxx and Suli? Or do you think his price tag would be too expensive?
I would really prefer us not to have another sub-90kg winger that is ineffective in getting our sets off to a good start. I can't see us getting value out of Johnston.
I agree in principle, but with the way the game is moving at the moment, smaller faster guys may have more of a role to play. I thought Fox was too small to make an impact on hitups through the middle but he really punches above his weight in that regard. I think Johnston could be useful but I can't remember the last time we bought an already-developed winger who went on to have sustained success in our setup.
Johnston is having a heck of a game tonight . Scored a hat trick - 2 from intercepts .
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Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:32 am

Based off last might Johnson would be a great replacement if we lose Suli and Fox
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Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:55 am

Last night storm tweeted this

UPDATE | Reports tonight linking Storm to signing NQ centre Tom Opacic are incorrect. Storm has not been in any discussions regarding Tom and his contract situation.

Now I’ve never even heard this rumour to start with so I’m not sure what to make of the tweet to be honest
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Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:56 am

Yea Storm having a bad week when it comes to opinions and reports from Pete Badel.
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Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:38 pm

Ricky Leutele reported as a potential Storm signing for the remainder of 2020.
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Ricky Leutele reported as a potential Storm signing for the remainder of 2020.
Sounds like a done deal, great pick up and went under the radar.
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Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:00 pm

Yep, that is an exceptional pick up. Essentially a “freebie” experienced centre, on the eve of finals.
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Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:07 pm

Storm have officially announced the signing of Ricky Leutele for the rest of the season.
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Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:39 pm

Tom Eisenhuth just signed a new 2 year deal till 22
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Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:06 pm

Now can we play him ahead of Kaufusi?
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Tom Eisenhuth just signed a new 2 year deal till 22
Solid player.

A proper footballer.

Can see why CB plays him whenever possible.
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Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:49 am

Also Ricky leuete is on his way
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Storm Spirit wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:28 pm
sallymay wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:39 pm
Tom Eisenhuth just signed a new 2 year deal till 22
Solid player.

A proper footballer.

Can see why CB plays him whenever possible.
I'd be happy to see Craig let him settle into centre.
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Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:12 pm

TC wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:13 pm
Storm Spirit wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:28 pm
sallymay wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:39 pm
Tom Eisenhuth just signed a new 2 year deal till 22
Solid player.

A proper footballer.

Can see why CB plays him whenever possible.
I'd be happy to see Craig let him settle into centre.
Really? I like him as a back-rower/interchange player, but I thought he was very average last week at centre. I'll be very surprised if he's not exposed vs Roosters this week.
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Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:33 pm

Agree, hopefully Brenko Lee plays
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