Bevan French

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Re: Bevan French

Post by wall_of_voodoo » Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:06 pm

Wes wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:58 am
He’d be the fastest player in super league and he’s only in lower league sure to guthertson taking his spot, it’s a yes from me.
If it's just down to signing the fastest players then why not recruit the 100m sprint champions?

If we want a stand off then bloody sign one and not go around pretending that just because French is quick that it will make him a natural stand off
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Re: Bevan French

Post by wall_of_voodoo » Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:11 pm

DaveO wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:24 pm
Fujiman wrote:Wasn't Frano converted to a good no 6?
He was a fly half in RU before he switched to league. So he was a half back before he ever got to league.
Exactly

When Botica started out for us he played wing. He never played stand off though with an inexperienced half back partner or crap pack. That is the difference to bringing a winger/fullback into a key position and simply expecting it to work because he is quick enough to be able to play there

You could argue he could play prop and we would have the fastest prop in SL :roll:
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Re: Bevan French

Post by pedro » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:12 pm

wall_of_voodoo wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:06 pm
Wes wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:58 am
He’d be the fastest player in super league and he’s only in lower league sure to guthertson taking his spot, it’s a yes from me.
If it's just down to signing the fastest players then why not recruit the 100m sprint champions?

If we want a stand off then bloody sign one and not go around pretending that just because French is quick that it will make him a natural stand off
because they cant play rugby as dwain chambers showed
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Re: Bevan French

Post by nathan_rugby » Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:09 am

Can’t believe people are getting so excited about a 23 year old who hasn’t played NRL this year despite playing a number of games the previous few years.

I also cannot believe people are comparing him to great players who switched positions. I may as well throw Darren Lockyers name in who converted from 1 to 6 very successfully.
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Re: Bevan French

Post by Firestarter » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:46 am

Also cant believe hes being critised before hes played( for us) or even signed
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Re: Bevan French

Post by wall_of_voodoo » Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:36 pm

Firestarter wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:46 am
Also cant believe hes being critised before hes played( for us) or even signed
He isn't though is he?

If he signs then we will have signed probably one of the fastest wingers in SL. Might even make a really good full back. The issue I have (and to be fair so do others) is that he is being talked of as a half back for Wigan

Do you personally think that would make sense?

Do you think if we want props then we as a club should sign props? Do you think if we need another half back to partner Jackson Hastings that we should perhaps sign a half back?

What is it with fans obsessing over playing players out of position just because they think in their opinion it would be a good idea?

We are struggling to bring players in under the guise of the salary cap yet when we as a club spend the money it is to potentially recruit someone to play out of his natural position.

https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-pr ... b1e0eeccda
PARRAMATTA could lose Bevan French, with the exciting young talent willing to leave the club in order to play fullback.
French is currently playing on the wing for the Eels, but he wants to add to his tally of 25 NRL games he’s featured in the custodian role.

With the 22-year-old stuck behind Clint Gutherson in the fullback pecking order and Blake Ferguson joining the club in 2019, it could force his hand when he’s able to start negotiating with rival clubs from November 1.

“I’ve had a little chat with my manager and come the end of the year we’ll have a sit down and have a chat about that and chat with the club and see where I sit,” French told The Daily Telegraph.

“A lot of people’s opinion is that I’m a better winger than fullback but I’d be pretty disappointed if I spent my whole career out on the wing.
So he will quit Parramatta and join us to not play full back here :roll:
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Because I don't "Boo"!!!

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Re: Bevan French

Post by jobo » Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:11 pm

wall_of_voodoo wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:36 pm
Firestarter wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:46 am
Also cant believe hes being critised before hes played( for us) or even signed
He isn't though is he?

If he signs then we will have signed probably one of the fastest wingers in SL. Might even make a really good full back. The issue I have (and to be fair so do others) is that he is being talked of as a half back for Wigan

Do you personally think that would make sense?

Do you think if we want props then we as a club should sign props? Do you think if we need another half back to partner Jackson Hastings that we should perhaps sign a half back?

What is it with fans obsessing over playing players out of position just because they think in their opinion it would be a good idea?

We are struggling to bring players in under the guise of the salary cap yet when we as a club spend the money it is to potentially recruit someone to play out of his natural position.

https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-pr ... b1e0eeccda
PARRAMATTA could lose Bevan French, with the exciting young talent willing to leave the club in order to play fullback.
French is currently playing on the wing for the Eels, but he wants to add to his tally of 25 NRL games he’s featured in the custodian role.

With the 22-year-old stuck behind Clint Gutherson in the fullback pecking order and Blake Ferguson joining the club in 2019, it could force his hand when he’s able to start negotiating with rival clubs from November 1.

“I’ve had a little chat with my manager and come the end of the year we’ll have a sit down and have a chat about that and chat with the club and see where I sit,” French told The Daily Telegraph.

“A lot of people’s opinion is that I’m a better winger than fullback but I’d be pretty disappointed if I spent my whole career out on the wing.
So he will quit Parramatta and join us to not play full back here :roll:
😅😅

In defence of all the supposition, he only says he doesn't want to spend his career on the wing. He might be open to playing in the halfs but I'd suggest if that's a position suited to his game, the Aussies would have definitely known and given him a good go at it.

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Re: Bevan French

Post by Tricky Dicky1 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:55 pm

In Lam we trust.

He knows the Aussie players abilities

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Re: Bevan French

Post by fozzieskem » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:16 pm

Firestarter wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:46 am
Also cant believe hes being critised before hes played( for us) or even signed
People have got themselves in a tizzy with this fella no sign that he’s signed but let’s discect him before anyone has seen him play

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Re: Bevan French

Post by Firestarter » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:47 pm

fozzieskem wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:16 pm
Firestarter wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:46 am
Also cant believe hes being critised before hes played( for us) or even signed
People have got themselves in a tizzy with this fella no sign that he’s signed but let’s discect him before anyone has seen him play
thats correct....... also when has lam stated he wants him as a half back?
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