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    I haven't hibernated for the close season but I missed where Saints had let big Jack go. I only realised when I looked at the Huddersfield squad. My opinion is we have let one slip the net here as he has his best years to come.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notawiginfan View Post
    I haven't hibernated for the close season but I missed where Saints had let big Jack go. I only realised when I looked at the Huddersfield squad. My opinion is we have let one slip the net here as he has his best years to come.
    We released him at the end of the 2020 season so its been a couple of years now, he's spent a lot of that on loan. Think the club made the right decision when you compare what we have/coming through.
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    Quote Originally Posted by notawiginfan View Post
    I haven't hibernated for the close season but I missed where Saints had let big Jack go. I only realised when I looked at the Huddersfield squad. My opinion is we have let one slip the net here as he has his best years to come.
    Had a habit of going missing when the going got tough, when he eventually toughened up he gave too many penalties away. There was a question about his temperament and the club lost patience with him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notawiginfan View Post
    I haven't hibernated for the close season but I missed where Saints had let big Jack go. I only realised when I looked at the Huddersfield squad. My opinion is we have let one slip the net here as he has his best years to come.
    Heís been gone 2 years and done ēēēē all in that time other than get loaned out to the likes of Leigh and Featherstone. His squad number for this year has gone down to 27 from 18 when he first signed if thatís any indication of how much they value him. Expect to see another loan heavy season with a move to the championship when his contract runs out at the end of the year. Maybe Woolf could have made a player out of him if heíd stayed, certainly had the raw attributes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by notawiginfan View Post
    I haven't hibernated for the close season but I missed where Saints had let big Jack go. I only realised when I looked at the Huddersfield squad. My opinion is we have let one slip the net here as he has his best years to come.
    I don’t want to speculate but I think there may have been off the field issues not conducive with the clubs culture and that’s good enough for me. Our recent success has been built upon it and Saints don’t get it wrong often when releasing a player.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saintsaregods View Post
    I don’t want to speculate but I think there may have been off the field issues not conducive with the clubs culture and that’s good enough for me. Our recent success has been built upon it and Saints don’t get it wrong often when releasing a player.
    I think that was the end of the road for him at Saints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Belgian Saint View Post
    I think that was the end of the road for him at Saints.
    And rightly so, weíve done pretty well without him. I did think he had real potential though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saintsaregods View Post
    I donít want to speculate but I think there may have been off the field issues not conducive with the clubs culture and thatís good enough for me. Our recent success has been built upon it and Saints donít get it wrong often when releasing a player.
    Ö be a few more missing if it was simply down to that

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    Well it looks like I've hibernated for longer than 1 close season, aĺ I can put it down to is my age. I completely got him mixed up with Jake Wingfield, so apologies for a useless post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saintsaregods View Post
    I don’t want to speculate but I think there may have been off the field issues not conducive with the clubs culture and that’s good enough for me. Our recent success has been built upon it and Saints don’t get it wrong often when releasing a player.
    How to speculate without speculating.

    In reality, the lad was 25 when we let him go and wanted to start earning a decent wedge. He was obviously offered more of a starters salary elsewhere, than we were prepared to offer him as a squad player.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnythesaint View Post
    How to speculate without speculating.

    In reality, the lad was 25 when we let him go and wanted to start earning a decent wedge. He was obviously offered more of a starters salary elsewhere, than we were prepared to offer him as a squad player.
    Itís not exactly speculating. He was arrested and charged with criminal damage to his girlfriends house in 2020. He pleaded guilty to this at Court so itís all in the public domain.

    Iíd say thatís conducive to a culture that the club didnít want to be associated with.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Reacher View Post
    Itís not exactly speculating. He was arrested and charged with criminal damage to his girlfriends house in 2020. He pleaded guilty to this at Court so itís all in the public domain.

    Iíd say thatís conducive to a culture that the club didnít want to be associated with.


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    I didnít know he had been charged or been to court. Someone told me at the time it involved domestic violence but due to my not knowing of his conviction, I was reluctant to post anything that may have reflected badly on myself or the forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickles Forearm View Post
    … be a few more missing if it was simply down to that
    You clearly have greater knowledge than myself Nickles Forearm.

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    I remember him having an absolute blinder at Warrington, but itball went downhill from there

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saintsaregods View Post
    I didn’t know he had been charged or been to court. Someone told me at the time it involved domestic violence but due to my not knowing of his conviction, I was reluctant to post anything that may have reflected badly on myself or the forum.
    At the time I think the Crown Prosecution Service had enough evidence to charge him allow him bail and face a court judge, don't know what the outcome was. Think the club gave up on him from that point Ashworth and Lees were the future prospects but only Lees had the right temperament to stay in the saints culture.

    As the OP got mixed up with Jake Wingfield, I think this player will make it OK if he gets a fair run of games without picking up those niggly knocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notawiginfan View Post
    I haven't hibernated for the close season but I missed where Saints had let big Jack go. I only realised when I looked at the Huddersfield squad. My opinion is we have let one slip the net here as he has his best years to come.
    The fact you haven't noticed we haven't had him for a couple of years probably tells you everything.

    EDIT: just seen your other comment re. Jake Wingfield!
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