-NEWS- All the way (out) with TPJ

What should the club do with TPJ

  • Sack him!

    Votes: 21 31.3%
  • Give another chance - on current contract

    Votes: 9 13.4%
  • Give another chance - on reduced 1 yr deal, with behaviour clauses

    Votes: 37 55.2%

  • Total voters
    67

Dexter

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Shouldn't make any difference according to some. Great halves make the team and coach look like superstars.
 

pagey

NRL Captain
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What bugs me the most, is i watched a highlight reel of Milf before he left Canberra, and i would have paid a million a season for that guy too.
I wouldn't pay over 500k for Broncos Milford.
Sorry but this sort of statement bugs me !
So many players that have quick feet and pace with talent, will always RIP it up in their first year. So many players have done this for only to be targeted the following year's, it's because they are an unknown.
Watch teams swarm the million dollar Fifita next year, teams will have a plan for him I'm sure.
 

The Don

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Sorry but this sort of statement bugs me !
So many players that have quick feet and pace with talent, will always RIP it up in their first year. So many players have done this for only to be targeted the following year's, it's because they are an unknown.
Watch teams swarm the million dollar Fifita next year, teams will have a plan for him I'm sure.
Obviously it won't be as easy to see Fifita's impact if this is the case, but in order to swarm a second rower, you got to either leave space on the inside or outside. Regardless, not saying it is a certainty yet with the Titans but any halves worth their salt would be able to find him a 1 on 1 a few times a game. Either way it opens up the game for our backs with him as an added threat. If I see teams focussing heavily on Fifita I am putting money on Brimson and Kelly making linebreaks etc. all night.

Also I won't quote the post as there is a few surrounding it but, Milford not performing as well because the team lacks go forward, I couldn't agree more with. It is why I have felt bad for Taylor throughout. He has literally been expected to create everything for us in attack for years. You can still see sometimes they just pass to him in poor positions and expect a miracle. I am sure next year, he will improve out of sight with the weapons he has around him. The only half that you can probably say has shone in recent times in a subjectively poor squad is Morgan in that 2017 Cowboys team. You could tell the GF was as far as they were getting but it was still bloody impressive. In saying that he had also played for both QLD and Aus before this and was a lot more experienced than either Milford or Taylor.
 

pagey

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Obviously it won't be as easy to see Fifita's impact if this is the case, but in order to swarm a second rower, you got to either leave space on the inside or outside. Regardless, not saying it is a certainty yet with the Titans but any halves worth their salt would be able to find him a 1 on 1 a few times a game. Either way it opens up the game for our backs with him as an added threat. If I see teams focussing heavily on Fifita I am putting money on Brimson and Kelly making linebreaks etc. all night.

Also I won't quote the post as there is a few surrounding it but, Milford not performing as well because the team lacks go forward, I couldn't agree more with. It is why I have felt bad for Taylor throughout. He has literally been expected to create everything for us in attack for years. You can still see sometimes they just pass to him in poor positions and expect a miracle. I am sure next year, he will improve out of sight with the weapons he has around him. The only half that you can probably say has shone in recent times in a subjectively poor squad is Morgan in that 2017 Cowboys team. You could tell the GF was as far as they were getting but it was still bloody impressive. In saying that he had also played for both QLD and Aus before this and was a lot more experienced than either Milford or Taylor.
I agree to a certain extent but teams get a better read on players after the spotlight is shone on them, it's only the real good players who continue on the steep upward trajectory.
I don't know about David Fifita yet he could go either way, but he has only shown flashes of brilliance. This may because of youth but it's early days , and do the titans have the players to use him correctly I'm not to sure.
I was a huge Taylor fan but even I admit he's been a bust and he's running out of time, Milford over the past two seasons is probably on par.
 

mrslong

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All of these amazing plays - Milford is trim, agile, fast and super interested.
We don't have that same player these days, for whatever reasons. Can he get that fire back? I don't know, but that player has all the potential in the world.
The thing that stands out to me is he is smiling. When was the last time we saw him smile?
 

winslow_wong

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I will remember that try off the kickoff against Souffs forever!

It takes me back to the Renouf GF try........ahhhh those were the days.
That try against Souths is my 2nd favourite broncos try of all time. First being the berrigan try against the bulldogs.
 
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Midean

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I agree to a certain extent but teams get a better read on players after the spotlight is shone on them, it's only the real good players who continue on the steep upward trajectory.
I don't know about David Fifita yet he could go either way, but he has only shown flashes of brilliance. This may because of youth but it's early days , and do the titans have the players to use him correctly I'm not to sure.
I was a huge Taylor fan but even I admit he's been a bust and he's running out of time, Milford over the past two seasons is probably on par.
And its those good players who deserve the million dollar paychecks.
Not the ones who get exposed.

I have not once said Milford was lacking potential, i also had high hopes for him when we signed him. But it has been a massive failure.
The kid wasn't worth what was paid, Broncos took a gamble, and lost.

Kudos to Milford though, he got that cash when it was ripe for the taking, and kudos to his manager for securing it.
I mean really, would any of you sign this Milford we have for a million a season?
 
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Midean

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Sorry but this sort of statement bugs me !
So many players that have quick feet and pace with talent, will always RIP it up in their first year. So many players have done this for only to be targeted the following year's, it's because they are an unknown.
Watch teams swarm the million dollar Fifita next year, teams will have a plan for him I'm sure.
I mean sure? I guess? Then you have other players who kill it regardless, like Smith, Slater, JT, Locky, and the list go's on and on.
Those are your million dollar players.
Not a young Canberra kid with loads of unproven potential. Again, it comes back to taking a risk and hoping that very expensive risk pays off.
 

Foordy

International Captain
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the club have decided what industry TPJ has to work in while on his COVID suspension ... it will be a manual labourer job
 

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