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Offline Boxer

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on: 27 Nov 2007, 12:05:59 am
Does any one have any views on how good this kid is and is he / do we have any chance of signing him.

He does seem to be a standout player in his age group scoring a shed load of trys for fun. 



Offline haven lad 06

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Reply #1 on: 27 Nov 2007, 01:39:44 am
he is nothing special scores alot of tries at his age because quite frankly there arent that many good players at his age
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Reply #2 on: 27 Nov 2007, 03:44:20 pm
agreed look at him last year against the kells u16s now at u18s he was nothing special i belive haven have got the best 16-17 year old around in gregg mcnally i rate him more than donaldson


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Reply #3 on: 27 Nov 2007, 06:23:25 pm
agreed look at him last year against the kells u16s now at u18s he was nothing special i belive haven have got the best 16-17 year old around in gregg mcnally i rate him more than donaldson
karl is still in the u16's


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Reply #4 on: 27 Nov 2007, 09:40:40 pm
glenn riley of wath brow and keiren glenn of egremont are the stand outs


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Reply #5 on: 28 Nov 2007, 09:19:13 am
Gregg Mcnally is the best player round here for his age group.If you watch the kells 18s games and seen how many trys hes got and set upthis year.


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Reply #6 on: 28 Nov 2007, 10:37:59 am
karl has been on fire this season
got in the national squad aswel

gainos deserves to be in contention hes good enough


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Reply #7 on: 28 Nov 2007, 01:45:38 pm
good enough for haven? to be honest i think we should leave signing amateur players until they have played open age there is a massive difference between under 16/18s and open age and then its another big step up to play for a pro club
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Reply #8 on: 28 Nov 2007, 01:48:52 pm
ive already mentioned a few names on here playing open age rugby who we should target

kyle amor - hensingham
micheal maxwell - wath brow
ben walker,richard farrar - egremont
shaun flanagan,tony burns,ashley mcdonald - kells

i think all of those lads would do a job in are academy and most if not all could play first team in a few years.  we missed out on 1 outstanding amatuer player around here in tyrone dalton when town snapped him up dont let town take these lads aswell


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Reply #9 on: 06 Dec 2007, 09:54:15 pm
Karl has a long way to go to prove himself,he has been playing in a league where frankly he has come across no-one keen to tackle him.
as for the others the only one to show any class at present is the kid from Kells mcnally