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    Default New Coach for 2020

    Not officially announced yet but it looks like Justin is leaving us this season to sign for Gold Coast. (good luck Justin)

    Question: Who is available and who would you like?

    Richard Marshall, Wello & Ian Talbot are all assistants this season could they step up?

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    Too soon for a thread like this, surely.
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    No harm in the thread really. The ideal candidate for me would be Jason Demetriou. He looks to have the most impressive CV out of all the NRL assistants and is highly rated. Don’t get to be assistant to Wayne Bennett if you aren’t a good coach either. Not guaranteed he would come though. If not him I’d be going for Fairleigh or, even though very unrealistic, try and tempt Mal Meninga over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    Not officially announced yet but it looks like Justin is leaving us this season to sign for Gold Coast. (good luck Justin)

    Question: Who is available and who would you like?

    Richard Marshall, Wello & Ian Talbot are all assistants this season could they step up?
    On a scale of 1-10 how would you rate your own stupidity? 10 being taking a bath with a toaster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Dave View Post
    On a scale of 1-10 how would you rate your own stupidity? 10 being taking a bath with a toaster.
    What has he/she said that’s stupid?
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    I think the club will try and replicate what they did with Holbrook and try and find an up and coming assistant coach from the NRL.

    Closer to home I wouldn’t mind us giving Ian Watson a shot at it personally.
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    I'd like to see us give Watson a go. I also wouldn't mind a old head (for example, Tony Smith) giving Marshall/Wellens a few more years to develop.

    Personally, I think we'll go down the Aussie assistant route again.

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    I have no idea why i keep thinking it and i have no inside info but Tony Smith keeps coming to mind.

    Maybe because Marshall has come in and he only signed a 6 month contract at Hull KR?

    Who ever comes in, they need to build on what Justin has done and keep the momentum. This team could dominate for the next 3 or 4 years if it stays together with the right coach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Yellow Giraffe View Post
    What has he/she said that’s stupid?
    Talking about a new coach before it's announced. I'm not sure why you don't see the stupidity in that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Dave View Post
    Talking about a new coach before it's announced. I'm not sure why you don't see the stupidity in that.
    Ooh is this playing up to your angry part of your name? Should we all be scared? You deliberately try and argue with anyone. Grow up.

    Its pretty much cut and dried that hes going so for the sake of a day, people are suggesting replacements. Whats wrong with that?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Dave View Post
    Talking about a new coach before it's announced. I'm not sure why you don't see the stupidity in that.
    It’s been clear for a while now that he’s leaving and today it’s been all but confirmed with it making it as far as the official NRL site. It’s a fans forum, hardly any harm in starting a thread a day early.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Dave View Post
    Talking about a new coach before it's announced. I'm not sure why you don't see the stupidity in that.
    It’s inevitable now that Holbrook is going unfortunately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Dave View Post
    Talking about a new coach before it's announced. I'm not sure why you don't see the stupidity in that.
    You do know this is a forum, don't you?

    And do you know the definition of a forum?

    'a meeting or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged'

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    Craig Fitzgibbon, Dave Fairleigh and Demitriou have all served long apprenticeships plus Shane Flanagan might be an option.
    I'm not sure I'd go for Tony Smith or Watson but I'm sure the club will consider lots of options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saintsmerrrt View Post
    You do know this is a forum, don't you?

    And do you know the definition of a forum?

    'a meeting or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged'
    I would add 'politely' to that.

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    Fairleigh....all day....but im biased cos i beat him in a pool comp and he bought me 3 pints !

    Awesome and decent man with big wraps as an up and coming coach

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reacher View Post
    Ooh is this playing up to your “angry” part of your name? Should we all be scared? You deliberately try and argue with anyone. Grow up.

    It’s pretty much cut and dried that he’s going so for the sake of a day, people are suggesting replacements. What’s wrong with that?


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    Quote Originally Posted by The Yellow Giraffe View Post
    It’s inevitable now that Holbrook is going unfortunately.
    Aye, you're most likely right, and yes, it's annoyed me but I don't blame him either.

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    I'm a bit gutted he's going. Feel quite sad about it.

    I might listen to a bit of Enya when I get home
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralph Fridge View Post
    I'm a bit gutted he's going. Feel quite sad about it.

    I might listen to a bit of Enya when I get home
    Are you sad or suicidal?

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    Dare I say it Shaun Wane

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    Dare I say it Shaun Wane
    Not unless were looking to reduce our attendances by a third

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    Quote Originally Posted by SaintH517 View Post
    No harm in the thread really. The ideal candidate for me would be Jason Demetriou. He looks to have the most impressive CV out of all the NRL assistants and is highly rated. Don’t get to be assistant to Wayne Bennett if you aren’t a good coach either. Not guaranteed he would come though. If not him I’d be going for Fairleigh or, even though very unrealistic, try and tempt Mal Meninga over.
    I thought about Demetriou before we got Holbrook. He has a good record in lower grades in Australia, but his last two jobs have been assistant to Bennett. There is no doubting Bennett's record, but I would be a bit hesitant to appoint someone who may follow Bennet's style. EG. Second rows playing centre. He would need to know that our fans expect us to play to win rather than to not lose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Dave View Post
    On a scale of 1-10 how would you rate your own stupidity? 10 being taking a bath with a toaster.
    This Angry Dave chap makes this place a little less enjoyable by the day.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Dave View Post
    Talking about a new coach before it's announced. I'm not sure why you don't see the stupidity in that.
    Not all that different from guessing the team a day or so before it's announced IMO. I don't really bother with it myself, but I don't think it's stupid.

    For what it's worth, I don't think his successor has been found yet, so you'd better get used to the speculation!

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