- Oct 5, 2011
You don't enquire about another job while you're employed? I do.Yep, it's pretty lame. You wouldn't get away with it in many other industries.
You don't enquire about another job while you're employed? I do.
Why would you place in position of separation by resigning before seeking gainful employment?
It doesn't mean you don't seek to further yourself with your current employer but if google offers to give me a personal tour of their facilities Id would very likely take them up on it.
It not like he marches off with them in the middle of training.
I want dearden to stay but what I really, really want is for him to want to stay. If we can't convince him that this club represents his best future, it us we need to take a critical eye at, not him. That is unless they start talking fiffita money and then he head up north, and we'll use our extra cash to build a more balanced team than either the titans or cowboys in 2022.
Is this in regards to the Staggs stuff? Do you only see things in black and white? This is a bloke that hasn’t got himself in the slightest bit of trouble or put the club into any disrepute whatsoever. Fucking wild that anyone would give him some leniency.
I have seen very little from Dearden to show he is the ‘next bjg thing’ as a halfback.
Maybe he is and if he leaves and dominates, I’ll regret it. But I haven’t seen anything from him yet, to make me get upset if he goes...
Because others understand our recruitment / retention team are inept making our up and coming stars easy marks.lol.
Does anyone want any of the Roosters players?
I don't know anyone...
Why is the wooden spoon team getting the most attention on the transfer market.
I'd agree with that but I'd also map out for him the potential road map of his future here, including the kind of money he can expect on his next contract if he establishes himself. I'd be doing this for every player we sign.Yeah I agree, time to start playing a bit of hard ball here. Say to him, ‘look you want to go? Fine and we’ll be sorry to see you leave but just remember Clifford and what you will be losing here in terms of facilities and how we take care of our own, etc. You go there, it could be better or it could be worse but know this, we want you and halfback is obviously yours if you want it but we aren’t offering you a cent over $350k and you have until Friday to decide. You miss the deadline and while we are definitely not releasing you, we’ll also be forced to push you down the pecking order.’
Lol at his slimy ass manager saying they were transparent with Kevvie and he was fine with it, what is he meant to say?The Shit Factory is reporting Tom Dearden flew to Townsville for a one on one with Cowboys' sweet talker Johnathan Thurston. You know why. Cowboys football-operations chief Micheal Luck spills:
“There is interest in Tom. With Jake Clifford going to Newcastle next year, we have a vacancy at halfback and we are looking at several options and Tom is among them. In a tough year for the Broncos last season, Tom was pretty good and he is one we are looking at. We talked to Tom about how our squad looked. He was impressed with what he saw. Todd (Payten) is very up front in how he talks to his players and how we wants our team to play and what role they have at our club."
“Tom spent his formative years in Mackay and his parents are back in Gatton at the moment. He was actually in our Cowboys Academy at Mackay four or five years ago so he is not foreign to our set up and what we do. This deal won’t be done in the next few days, but I’d like to think he liked what he saw ... we will see how we go.”
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Dearden’s manager Sam Ayoub said:
“We were totally transparent with the Broncos. I contacted ‘Kevvie’ and let him know we were going up to Townsville and he was really good about it. He said he had no problem with Tom talking to the Cowboys because the reality is he is still contracted to the Broncos. It was a positive meet-and-greet. There were no contracts tabled, but the Cowboys wanted to express interest in Tom as he weighs up his options for next season. Johnathan (Thurston) has a huge regard for Tom and has known him for several years. Tom is in no rush. He wants to see how he starts the season at the Broncos and he will weigh things up at the appropriate time.”
While I miss the days of loyalty, it's not like the club has set a great example with regards to this over the years.
Also, if it's okay for the club to wait and see how a player goes before offering a contract, what's wrong with a player waiting to see how a club goes before they sign?
With regards to players scouting out other clubs, I'm sure that the Broncos are still out there scouting for players in positions already filled.
It's also possible that players and managers are concerned about the state of the club and are yet to believe that a new coach and CEO will fix things.