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    As if Holbrook would leave before the end of the year. Literally no c hence.

    And Coote isnít going anywhere either. Donít see any NRL teams crying out for him and heís got it pretty much made here


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    Quote Originally Posted by The Yellow Giraffe View Post
    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 wouldnít mind us giving Ian Watson a shot at it personally.
    Iím no expert but the idea that Watson would even be considered for Saints is IMO awful. To me he is a coach who can keep a poor team from relegation. I canít see anything in him that tells me he can coach a team with star players that demand success every year. TBH I canít think of any British coach who would be good enough at the moment. But itís just an opinion.
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    Mirror states Eamonn McManus has said Holbrook will see out his contract.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 49er View Post
    I’m no expert but the idea that Watson would even be considered for Saints is IMO awful. To me he is a coach who can keep a poor team from relegation. I can’t see anything in him that tells me he can coach a team with star players that demand success every year. TBH I can’t think of any British coach who would be good enough at the moment. But it’s just an opinion.
    I’ve seen a lot of people suggest Watson and I don’t understand why either. He’s done a decent job at Salford with limited resources but he’s done nothing, yet, to warrant the job a top club. I’d be very disappointed if we were to appoint him. There isn’t a single super league coach that is currently good enough which is why we’re supposedly going down the NRL assistant route again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SaintH517 View Post
    I’ve seen a lot of people suggest Watson and I don’t understand why either. He’s done a decent job at Salford with limited resources but he’s done nothing, yet, to warrant the job a top club. I’d be very disappointed if we were to appoint him. There isn’t a single super league coach that is currently good enough which is why we’re supposedly going down the NRL assistant route again.
    I wouldn't say not good enough, I'd prefer to say not suited at this moment in time

    I think there are some very good coaches, but I dont believe they fit into our journey, maybe Danny ward? But think it's to soon for him

    I like Marshal, and I like Wellens, think they are as good as any other SL combo

    But our best approach would be to look abroad for a Holbrook mold

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    The problem with the internet is that someone asks a question, which is then translated into an opinion, which then becomes a statement and ends up as a statement of fact.

    Justin is expected to take up his role at Gold Coast at the end of our season

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/49156636

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    Quote Originally Posted by SaintH517 View Post
    I’ve seen a lot of people suggest Watson and I don’t understand why either. He’s done a decent job at Salford with limited resources but he’s done nothing, yet, to warrant the job a top club. I’d be very disappointed if we were to appoint him. There isn’t a single super league coach that is currently good enough which is why we’re supposedly going down the NRL assistant route again.
    You're probably correct unfortunately regarding British coaches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 49er View Post
    I’m no expert but the idea that Watson would even be considered for Saints is IMO awful. To me he is a coach who can keep a poor team from relegation. I can’t see anything in him that tells me he can coach a team with star players that demand success every year. TBH I can’t think of any British coach who would be good enough at the moment. But it’s just an opinion.
    Quote Originally Posted by SaintH517 View Post
    I’ve seen a lot of people suggest Watson and I don’t understand why either. He’s done a decent job at Salford with limited resources but he’s done nothing, yet, to warrant the job a top club. I’d be very disappointed if we were to appoint him. There isn’t a single super league coach that is currently good enough which is why we’re supposedly going down the NRL assistant route again.

    Ian Millward was in charge of a 2nd division team and a relative unknown and we hired him
    Ellery Hanley another individual with little to no coaching record
    Justin Morgan in charge of the juniors in the NRL but little head coach experience

    Ian Watson may not be the man, but his experience and level of success is far in excess of those coaches before they took the reigns

    Not sure about Daniel Anderson - but he certainly did not have much joy after leaving Saints.

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    And somebody must see something in him with him being selected to be part of the GB set up.
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    Not looking back through the thread , has anyone mentioned Brian McDermott ?.
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    Quote Originally Posted by roy litherland View Post
    Not looking back through the thread , has anyone mentioned Brian McDermott ?.
    Yes I believe earlier in the thread, but donít think it was anything to do with Holbrook leaving, someone had just saw him at Saints ground signing some documents or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mancunian Saint View Post
    Just had a Wigan fan and a Castleford fan message me on Facebook saying our season is now going to collapse like a house of cards now holbrook is leaving,,,, they obviously have a good sense of humour
    That wasn't the result for Wigan last year

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    Quote Originally Posted by The.Reverand View Post
    Yes I believe earlier in the thread, but don’t think it was anything to do with Holbrook leaving, someone had just saw him at Saints ground signing some documents or something.
    Yes he jumped out of a taxi and Holbrook jumped into it , with Mc Dermott saying thanks mate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 49er View Post
    Mirror states Eamonn McManus has said Holbrook will see out his contract.
    Mirror stated Eamonn McManus said Barba would see out his contract

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    Quote Originally Posted by forward ref View Post
    Mirror stated Eamonn McManus said Barba would see out his contract
    Yeah but Barba had over a year left on his contract. Holbrook doesn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Upside View Post
    That wasn't the result for Wigan last year
    Quite a different situation though. Wane had been in a coaching position at Wigan for about 15 years. The majority of those players had been with him for a long time. Also there were three players leaving. The Saints players will want to win, but I don't think Holdbrook leaving will be their main motivation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogues Gallery View Post
    Quite a different situation though. Wane had been in a coaching position at Wigan for about 15 years. The majority of those players had been with him for a long time. Also there were three players leaving. The Saints players will want to win, but I don't think Holdbrook leaving will be their main motivation.
    It worked with Nathan Brown

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogues Gallery View Post
    Quite a different situation though. Wane had been in a coaching position at Wigan for about 15 years. The majority of those players had been with him for a long time. Also there were three players leaving. The Saints players will want to win, but I don't think Holdbrook leaving will be their main motivation.
    Agreed it is different but my post was n response to one saying our season will collapse, I dont think it will and could have used several examples

    I don't think Holbrook leaving will be their only or main motivation, but it won't have the opposite affect and ensure we collapse

    We will win or lose regardless

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    Jason Demetriou is being touted as our next Coach

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    Jason Demetriou is being touted as our next Coach
    By whom?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dux View Post
    By whom?
    I can't find anything online that even mentions him

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    In the official announcement Eamonn said "We will immediately commence the search for a top class replacement." That doesn't give the impression they've got very far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magic superbeetle View Post
    It worked with Nathan Brown
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