Munster calls Melbourne Home

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Scooter
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Great news.
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Yep, ss Doliphins and Bennett!
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With the spine locked up and a number of squad players resigned plus some useful additions things are looking good for next year…

Long term, whenever the post CB era begins, whoever gets the big gig should have a decent roster to work with..
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Storm_M_36 wrote: Thu Oct 06, 2022 8:59 pm Yep, ss Doliphins and Bennett!
Sydney media can suck the big one too. They all had him gone.
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Can’t understate how big this is for the club.

I think we can all admit the end of this season was underwhelming particularly with suggestions Bellamy’s going to finish up soon.

But Munster signing on to stay shows a huge investment and faith in the Storm’s future.

It could also potentially hint that he knows about the future coaching structure and Melbourne’s plans moving forward.
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Wonder if he's back in the leadership group or even a co-captain next year?
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Could be Co captain for me. Just no say in short drop outs please 😀
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Wayne Bennett now having a world class hissy fit about Munster not personally calling him to say he's not coming (in other words letting Anasta do the job he's paying him to do 🙄).
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Mattpoet wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 7:56 pm Wayne Bennett now having a world class hissy fit about Munster not personally calling him to say he's not coming (in other words letting Anasta do the job he's paying him to do 🙄).
Ah yes , Wayne Bennett - a man of impeccable morals . Ask his son-in-law Ben Ikin what kind of man Wayne Bennett is.
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Mattpoet wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 7:56 pm Wayne Bennett now having a world class hissy fit about Munster not personally calling him to say he's not coming (in other words letting Anasta do the job he's paying him to do 🙄).
I can’t be alone in thinking this but doesn’t this kind of expose that he was being approached by another club before November 1?
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The real kicker for me is that he's openly talking about approaching latrell Mitchell too but saying 'if he's on the market on November 1' which shows he does know the rules. As usual though, they don't apply to him, just like when he broke covid protocols that he helped write to go to a restaurant mid lockdown.
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riders of the storm wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 9:40 pm
Mattpoet wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 7:56 pm Wayne Bennett now having a world class hissy fit about Munster not personally calling him to say he's not coming (in other words letting Anasta do the job he's paying him to do 🙄).
I can’t be alone in thinking this but doesn’t this kind of expose that he was being approached by another club before November 1?
That's exactly what I thought. Highly hypocritical is our Wayne
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Bullucked wrote: Sat Oct 08, 2022 9:17 am
riders of the storm wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 9:40 pm
Mattpoet wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 7:56 pm Wayne Bennett now having a world class hissy fit about Munster not personally calling him to say he's not coming (in other words letting Anasta do the job he's paying him to do 🙄).
I can’t be alone in thinking this but doesn’t this kind of expose that he was being approached by another club before November 1?
That's exactly what I thought. Highly hypocritical is our Wayne
It is as dumb as it gets but the Dolphins could talk and agree to anything - provided that the talks are not about any years that a player is contracted to another club (unless that player has permission from their current club to do so).

You can agree to money, years etc but can’t sign anything until November 1.

The tampering question is raised if during those talks a player is encouraged by the Dolphins to break their current contract.
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Which he publicly was on multiple occasions but the excuse that the dolphins don't play yet so weren't tampering because of it was used 🙄
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