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Brumbies 2020

Discussion in 'Rugby Discussion' started by RugbyReg, May 9, 2019.

  1. RugbyReg Phil Waugh (73)

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    Signings are happening, might as well get this going.

    I am sure there are ones I have missed. Let me know and we can keep it updated.

    Squad as it stands:

    Squad as it stands:

    Hooker:
    Connal McInerney (2020)
    Folau Faingaa (2020)

    Prop:
    Allan Alaalatoa (2023)
    James Slipper (2020)
    Scott Sio (2022)

    Lock:
    Blake Enever (2020)
    Murray Douglas (2020)
    Nick Frost (2021)
    Darcy Swain (2022)

    Backrow:
    Tom Cusack (2021)
    Peter Samu (2020)
    Rob Valetini (2021)

    Scrumhalf:
    Joe Powell (2020)
    Ryan Lonergan (2020)

    Flyhalf:
    Reesjan Pasitoa (2020)

    Centre:
    Tom Wright (2020)
    Noah Lolesio (2022)
    Len Ikitau (2021)

    Wing:

    Toni Pulu (202)

    Fullback:
    Tom Banks (2022)


    Wider Training Squad:


    Un-signed:
    Josh Mann-Rea (2019)
    Les Makin (2019)
    Vunipola Fafita (2019)
    David Pocock (2019)
    Ben Hyne (2019)
    Lachlan McCaffrey (2019)
    Matt Lucas (2019)
    Tevita Kuridrani (2019)
    Christian Lealiifano (2019)
    Jordan Jackson-Hope (2019)
    Irae Simone (2019)
    Lausii Tailiauli (2019)
    Henry Speight (2019)
    Andy Muirhead (2019??)
    Chance Peni(2019??)
    Mack Hansen (2019??)
    Bayley Kuenzle (2019)
    Tom Ross (2019)


    CONFIRMED GONE:
    Rory Arnold (Toulouse)
    Sam Carter (Ulster)

    Wharenui Hawera (Kubota Spears)

    RUMOURED GONE:
  2. Brumby Runner Nick Farr-Jones (63)

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    Reg, you have both Pulu and Lolesio listed as unsigned but with the existing contract expiring in 2020. I don't know their respective statuses, but they might have to be relocated to the squad list.

    There have been a couple of recent announcements regarding U20s who have been signed. Will look them up and get back.
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  3. Brumby Runner Nick Farr-Jones (63)

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    Sorry Reg, have searched but can't find the relevant articles. From memory, I think there were two signings, a No 10 and perhaps a No 7. Both might have been out of schoolboys, can't remember the specifics.

    Interesting to note that McKellar, Fisher and Hewat have all re-signed.
  4. RugbyReg Phil Waugh (73)

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    Yeah Pasiaota from Nudgee. Will track it down.
  5. Braveheart81 Rocky Elsom (76)

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  6. Slim 293 Jason Little (69)

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    He comes down next year....

  7. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    https://www.canberratimes.com.au/st...o-leave-lealiifano-weighs-up-brumbies-future/
  8. Brumby Runner Nick Farr-Jones (63)

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    If Nic is back at the Brumbies, and both Joe and Ryan Lonergan are on the books for next year, wouldn't Matt Lucas be superfluous?
  9. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    Source: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/st...tars-of-the-future-to-bolster-squad/?cs=14280
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  10. Brumby Jack Andrew Slack (58)

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    Could be a few other announcements regarding the makeup of the squad shortly.
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  11. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    Sadly, BR, yes. However, it is looking more and more likely that he will be back in 2021, so next year we should still have Joe, Ryan, and Matt.

    Interesting that we have no dates on the Lolesio and Ikitau contracts. Also questionable that Lolesio is the flyhalf of the future when we are bringing in guys like Pasitoa.
  12. Brumby Runner Nick Farr-Jones (63)

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    Thanks Roffy. Can't bring myself to like your post though.

    Lolesio is looking the goods at U20s level, but in rugby terms he is another "midget", like Robbie Coleman and JJH. I seriously doubt that such a smaller player can be a long term success at Super level these days.

    I really do like the looks of Len Ikitau though.
  13. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    I feel like we have a good core of youngsters here, which, if retained, can be the backbone of the Brumbies for the next five to ten years. Guys around 20-24 who are already good enough to play a role in the squad, and seem to only be getting better.
  14. Brumby Runner Nick Farr-Jones (63)

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    Ikitau signed until end of 2021 and Lolesio to 2022.
  15. Rugby Supporter 14 Frank Row (1)

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    Brumby Runner are you serious, "Midget", you need to do your homework more, as a number of Super Rugby clubs wanted this Midget! But thank God he stayed with us at the Brumbies..His skills, defence and running ability will go well with the new recruits.
  16. Derpus John Hipwell (52)

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    If Lilo goes, who's the 10 next year? Hawera? that leaves a little to be desired.
  17. Rugby Supporter 14 Frank Row (1)

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    Ikitau has signed until the end of 2021 whilst Lolesio will be with the Brumbies until 2022.
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  18. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    Hawera isn't committed beyond this year, it seems. Our options would be Bayley Kuenzle and Reesjan Pasitoa, the former being a good prospect and the latter exciting many people north of the Tweed.
  19. Derpus John Hipwell (52)

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    So two debutants?
  20. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    Yep. Our last signing straight out of school (Toomua) did pretty well for himself.

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