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Reds 2020

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

  1. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    Will try to update squad lists but this is what I have very quickly from the top of my head. Let me know what needs updating and changing:

    CONTRACTED:

    Hookers:

    Alex Mafi -2022
    Brandon Paenga-Amosa - 2021

    Props:

    Ruan Smith - 2020
    Taniela Tupou - 2023
    JP Smith - 2020
    Feao Fotuaika - 2021
    Harry Hoopert - 2022

    Locks:

    Lukhan Salakaia-Loto- 2020
    Angus Blythe - 2023
    Izack Rodda - 2023
    Harry Hockings - 2020

    Backrow:

    Harry Wilson - 2023
    Fraser McReight - 2023
    Liam Wright - 2021
    Angus Scott-Young - 2021
    Seru Uru - 2021

    Scrumhalf:

    Moses Sorovi -2020
    Tate McDermott - 2023
    Scott Maloula - 2020

    Flyhalf:

    Bryce Hegarty - 2021
    Hamish Stewart - 2022

    Centres:

    James O'Connor - 2021
    Jordan Petaia - 2022
    Chris Feauai-Sautia - 2020

    Wings:

    Filipo Daugunu - 2020
    Jock Campbell - 2020
    Henry Speight - 2021

    Fullback:

    Jack Hardy - 2020
    Isaac Lucas - 2020?

    Reds Wider Training Squad:

    Carter Gordon - 2020
    Sean Farrell - 2020?
    Tom Kibble - 2020
    Josh Nasser - 2020?
    Michael Wood - 2020?

    Reds Development Squad:

    Wilson Blythe - 2022

    GONE:
    Duncan Paia'aua - Toulon
    Sefa Naivalu - Stade Francais
    Scott Higginbotham - Bordeaux
    Samu Kerevi - Suntory
    Caleb Timu - Montpellier
    James Tuttle - REBELS
    Aidan Toua - Honda Heat
    Matt McGahan - ??
    Efi Ma'afu -
    Gavin Luka - (2019)
    Adam Korczyk - (2019)
    Teti Tela - (2019)
    Will Eadie - (2019)
  2. The torpedo Chilla Wilson (44)

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    Isn't Hegarty also rumoured to be leaving?
  3. Troy Jim Clark (26)

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    Didn't Hegarty just sign for another year?
  4. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    haven't heard either of those rumours
  5. TSR Peter Fenwicke (45)

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    I know it is heavily rumoured, but has Kerevi’s departure definitely been confirmed?

    Edit: Yes, I am desperately hoping he has a change of heart and hasn’t actually signed
  6. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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  7. TSR Peter Fenwicke (45)

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    Won’t let me access it Reg.

    But I assume it isn’t good news.
  8. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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  9. SouthernX Arch Winning (36)

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    in this order
    McDermott
    Combo of 2 from 3 Hookers (BPA, Mafi, Ma’ufu)
    Stewart
    CFS
    Wright
    Hoopert
    Gordon
    ASY


    That would be my priority list of who to try to retain.

    I’m not sold on Hegarty long term. Think Thorn didn’t want Cooper, was happy to get Hegarty but will look elsewhere in 2020.. If he comes back. So be it. His good but not fantastic!

    Adam Korczyk has got to go. It’s a real shame he is wasting a spot at the Reds when there’s more worthy players slugging it out in Qld Premier Rugby
  10. bloodred Fred Wood (13)

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    No Isaac Lucas..you've got to be kidding!!
  11. bloodred Fred Wood (13)

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  12. Bobby Sands Alan Cameron (40)

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    Hegarty is great. I’d hate to lose him.
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  13. eastman Fred Wood (13)

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    ^Replace great with serviceable/ average
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  14. SouthernX Arch Winning (36)

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    You are more then welcome to write your own 2020 target list.
  15. bloodred Fred Wood (13)

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    So you would be happy to let him go? He's not a priority to you?
  16. SouthernX Arch Winning (36)

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    He is young, he is versatile but he probably would not feature in my Reds 23 (that’s a fully healthy red squad mind you)

    The Reds are going thru a major injury crisis with outside backs and Lucas has been forced into the spotlight. I just recall young Lucas being a NRC qld country substitution and not an actual starting XV player. That may change this year with the post World Cup departures.
  17. SouthernX Arch Winning (36)

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    The fact that the Warratahs were willing to part with him in the Karmichael swap had me skeptical. He has exceeded my expectations but I’d like to upgrade at the position.
  18. bloodred Fred Wood (13)

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    I hear what you are saying but I think you have your wires crossed. I think you will find that it was his brother Tom in the Qld Country line up. He came back from Aussie7's. I'll check up on this. I have heard young Isaac was player of the tournament in the U20's here on the Gold Coast. I watched 2 games and he went very well
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  19. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    Isaac starred for Brisbane City in the URC (the U19 NRC) and didn't play NRC.

    Tom Lucas played, occasionally, for QLD Country in the NRC
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  20. SouthernX Arch Winning (36)

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    What’s Tom Lucas doing these days? Wasn’t he the 7s player who wanted to try 15s? did he go back to 7s???

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