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Waratahs 2024

Tazzmania

Charlie Fox (21)
We will get him on a long deal I reckon, up to next WC. Using a debt strategy, they'll spend well over the next coupl eyears securing talent, with a clear picture of the windfalls from 2025 AND 2027.

It's the old spend money to make money - but in this case it's borrow money to make money (or at least survive until you make money!)
If my memory serves me correctly RA already borrowed $40m in 2021 against the Lions tour, take into account the disasterous two years since they have probably already wasted a chunk of the so called "windfall" , interest rates have also spiralled world wide since then, making borrowing a lot more costly
 

Pfitzy

George Gregan (70)
If my memory serves me correctly Rugby Australia already borrowed $40m in 2021 against the Lions tour, take into account the disasterous two years since they have probably already wasted a chunk of the so called "windfall" , interest rates have also spiralled world wide since then, making borrowing a lot more costly

We need more Billionaires...
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upthereds#!

Ken Catchpole (46)
If my memory serves me correctly Rugby Australia already borrowed $40m in 2021 against the Lions tour, take into account the disasterous two years since they have probably already wasted a chunk of the so called "windfall" , interest rates have also spiralled world wide since then, making borrowing a lot more costly
Oh this is not a defense of their financial dealings - I just believe they will sign Marky Mark (Nawaqanitawase) and not miss out because 'they can't afford it'.
 

Highlander35

Andrew Slack (58)
I literally have no memory of this bloke playing for Edinburgh o_O Games must've mostly come during international windows.

No shame in that though, Jamie Ritchie, Mish Watson and Bill Mata are a group many would be stuck behind, and that's before your other Scottish Internationals like Crosbie, Barclay, Bradbury etc. who where all around during parts of the 19-20, 20-21 and 21-22 seasons.
 

shanky

Darby Loudon (17)
This is insane.

Nawaqanitawase was a starter in the under 20s team in 2019 and has been a full time professional player with the Waratahs from age 19.

He very clearly was identified as a talented player through the pathways system and received significant opportunities from it from an early age.
Clearly, my recollection of Mark N (Nawaqanitawase)’s pathway progress isn’t as reliable as I thought it was.

:)
 

Dctarget

John Eales (66)
Hey Sensitive Waratah Social media team,

Nice video on the Pre Season on Instagram.

Contents been good.

Rebels and Force have been putting up quite a bit as well.
The videographer was chosen to be the Wallabies one too for 2023, one of the few shining lights of that campaign.
 
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