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Brisbane City - NRC Team Official Thread

Discussion in 'National Rugby Championship (NRC)' started by RugbyReg, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    I don't think the Reds have ever neglected signings from the NRC. They've been one of the big players in it.

    Is Isi Australian eligible? Would impact what type of contract he could get
  2. RebelYell Jim Clark (26)

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    I've heard a whisper he's off to WA at the end of the NRC
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  3. TOCC Guest

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    That's what was reported in the news a few days ago, there are a few contracts still out there available for NRC stars
  4. Jets Tony Shaw (54)

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    So the talk is Mick Heenan is taking over the reins for this season. Has this been confirmed anywhere? It's interesting as he's never done a lot of stuff outside of UQ Prems. I guess as the coach of the dominant team for a while it's great he's stepping up.
  5. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    yeah, apparently he put his hat in the ring for the Force job last year and apparently there has been some Super Rugby interest SOMEWHERE for next year.

    Nothing confirmed for NRC, but I look forward to seeing how he goes.
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  6. Jets Tony Shaw (54)

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    Heard the same thing Reg. Maybe he thought NRC experience would help in a Super role.
  7. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    In fairness, it may have been you I heard it from
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  8. amirite Chilla Wilson (44)

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    Haha, I feel in the rugby community this is how a lot of rumours tee off.
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  9. Getwithme Alex Ross (28)

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    I wonder what has changed because I swear he's been offered NRC roles before but turned them down. Apparently was happy with his job and just coaching UQ. Who knows
  10. Jets Tony Shaw (54)

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    No I was told on the weekend and haven't seen you since. I got it from a pretty good source so I'd be inclined to believe it.
  11. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    Brisbane City

    Markus Vanzati
    Sam Talakai

    Laione Mulikihaamea
    Salesi Manu
    Feao Fotuaika
    Tonga Ma’afu
    Andrew Ready
    Maile Ngauamo
    Kane Douglas
    Lukhan Tui
    Daniel Gorman
    Michael Richards
    Adam Korczyk
    Michael Gunn
    Reece Hewat
    Jeremiah Lynch
    Mitch King
    Pat Morrey
    Jack De Guingand
    Nick Frisby
    Moses Sorovi
    Issak Fines-Leleiwasa
    Quade Cooper (Wallabies allocated player)
    James Dalgleish
    AJ Alatimu
    Alex Horan
    Henry Taefu
    Samu Kerevi
    Karmichael Hunt (Wallabies allocated player)
    Maalonga Konelio
    Chris Kuridrani
    Jayden Ngamanu
    Lachlan Maranta
    Ed Fidow

    Junior Laloifi

    2017 McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City Team Staff
    Head Coach: Mick Heenan (University of Queensland)
    Assistant Coach: Elwee Prinsloo (GPS)
    Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kieran Maguire (GPS)
    Physiotherapist: Kylie Baldwin (Wests)
    Team Doctor: Martin Smith (Easts)
    Video Analyst: Teale Pyne
    Team Manager: Michael O'Reilley (University of Queensland)
    Media Manager: Thomas Lobban (QRU)
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  12. Jimmy_Crouch Jim Clark (26)

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    Salesi Manu. 4 years ago I thought that bloke was going to be a Wallaby. I have only seen Bond play once this season and he wasnt there. How has he been going?
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  13. Brumby Runner Phil Kearns (64)

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    Kerevi would also be a Wallaby Allocation, surely?
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  14. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    agreed. I'm not sure if I've seen his name either.

    There's a very strong WA touch to these sides.
  15. upthereds#! John Solomon (38)

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    He's been in Italy then Japan - he was a monster when i used to watched him for Force (Manu)
  16. Jimmy_Crouch Jim Clark (26)

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    Yeah the season he had in the NPC he ripped it up. Hopefully he goes well and a Super team pick him up.
  17. upthereds#! John Solomon (38)

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    hopefully! Tahs said they will need a prop, but that will probably happen through a team folding, so hopefully we can find space. He would be better hten Vanzati imo for example.
  18. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    Manu is more a THP though right?

    Vanzati (who I think has plenty of potential) is LHP.
  19. upthereds#! John Solomon (38)

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    I thought I recalled him playing in #1 for Force. Perhaps it's both. Perhaps I'm just wrong. I just liked the cut of his jib and remember being disappointed when he left because he was scummaging properly and was a weapon ball in hand
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  20. TOCC Guest

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    Assuming Hunt and Kerevi won't be included due to Wallabies call-up, and i think players like De Guingand and King need to be rewarded for their QPR form:

    1. Vanzati
    2. Ready
    3. Talakai
    4. Douglas
    5. Tui
    6. Korczyk
    7. De Guingand
    8. King
    9. Frisby
    10. Cooper
    11. Fidow
    12. Taefu
    13. Maranta
    14. Kuridrani
    15. Laloifi

    16. Manu
    17. Fotuaika
    18. Ma'afu
    19. Richards
    20. Hewat
    21. Sorovi
    22. Alatimu
    23. Ngamanu

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