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Re: Other player

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Dan2266 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:10 pm
Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:58 am
Tricky Dicky1 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:21 am So im hearing we have signed Jake Wardle.

Yo ucan say im getting warm if you like, but it is what ive heard.
Hope so…… i rate him highly…… hopefully keep bibby as well
I've been told that Bibby has signed for Huddersfield, that's not came from my usual Wigan connection though.
Is this other connection reliable Dan?
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Re: Other player

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Barney841 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:59 pm
Dan2266 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:10 pm
Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:58 am

Hope so…… i rate him highly…… hopefully keep bibby as well
I've been told that Bibby has signed for Huddersfield, that's not came from my usual Wigan connection though.
Is this other connection reliable Dan?
Without name dropping, very well known journalist, so yes.
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I speak to Jake before or after every game & always say the same thing to him "I wish you were staying here!” He replies with the same or similar answer, "So do I, so do I!"

So I’m assuming Giant's have made a much better offer than Wigan, with the comments also coming from Watson! ☹️
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Re: Other player

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Dan2266 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:00 pm
Barney841 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:59 pm
Dan2266 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:10 pm

I've been told that Bibby has signed for Huddersfield, that's not came from my usual Wigan connection though.
Is this other connection reliable Dan?
Without name dropping, very well known journalist, so yes.
That’ll do me then👍
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Re: Other player

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Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:58 am
Tricky Dicky1 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:21 am So im hearing we have signed Jake Wardle.

Yo ucan say im getting warm if you like, but it is what ive heard.
Hope so…… i rate him highly…… hopefully keep bibby as well
Let's keep this discussion short because this thread is about rumours/signings but what do some of you see in Jake Bibby?

He is a passenger in attack because he's not athletic enough to be an "X factor" [short & slow] & plays more like a winger than centre. And in defence, we have all seen him cost us games by jumping out of the line for no apparent reason on numerous occassions.

Nothing personal against the guy & I'm glad he's got a big contract at Huddersfield but where is the appeal?
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wgwr1999 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:35 pm
Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:58 am
Tricky Dicky1 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:21 am So im hearing we have signed Jake Wardle.

Yo ucan say im getting warm if you like, but it is what ive heard.
Hope so…… i rate him highly…… hopefully keep bibby as well
Let's keep this discussion short because this thread is about rumours/signings but what do some of you see in Jake Bibby?

He is a passenger in attack because he's not athletic enough to be an "X factor" [short & slow] & plays more like a winger than centre. And in defence, we have all seen him cost us games by jumping out of the line for no apparent reason on numerous occassions.

Nothing personal against the guy & I'm glad he's got a big contract at Huddersfield but where is the appeal?
I dont think hes anything special tbh….. ise rather have a FIT thornley…… but there lies the problem
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Re: Other player

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Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:37 pm
wgwr1999 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:35 pm
Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:58 am

Hope so…… i rate him highly…… hopefully keep bibby as well
Let's keep this discussion short because this thread is about rumours/signings but what do some of you see in Jake Bibby?

He is a passenger in attack because he's not athletic enough to be an "X factor" [short & slow] & plays more like a winger than centre. And in defence, we have all seen him cost us games by jumping out of the line for no apparent reason on numerous occassions.

Nothing personal against the guy & I'm glad he's got a big contract at Huddersfield but where is the appeal?
I dont think hes anything special tbh….. ise rather have a FIT thornley…… but there lies the problem
Hopefully Halsall has finally earned Matty's trust. Him & Wardle would be excellent centres next year.

KPP obviously an option but think we'll either cash in or use him in the pack.
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Bibby signed months ago, I’m sure it was in the press at the time as a strong rumour.

When a coach comes out and says they are still pursuing and actually names a player like Watson has Bibby recently you know it’s a done deal.

Bibby has taken a big pay increase to go to Wigan, I think we wanted to keep him but simply wouldn’t compete with the offer.

I like him and I think he is a good squad player but not one worth breaking the bank for.

Centre is clearly an issue at Wigan bringing in Wardle solved one issue for probably the next 10 years, Halsall needs to show he can be the other option or probably move on after 2023 for his own benefit.
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Re: Other player

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wgwr1999 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:35 pm
Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:58 am
Tricky Dicky1 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:21 am So im hearing we have signed Jake Wardle.

Yo ucan say im getting warm if you like, but it is what ive heard.
Hope so…… i rate him highly…… hopefully keep bibby as well
Let's keep this discussion short because this thread is about rumours/signings but what do some of you see in Jake Bibby?

He is a passenger in attack because he's not athletic enough to be an "X factor" [short & slow] & plays more like a winger than centre. And in defence, we have all seen him cost us games by jumping out of the line for no apparent reason on numerous occassions.

Nothing personal against the guy & I'm glad he's got a big contract at Huddersfield but where is the appeal?
Load of twaddle. He isn't slow and your over stating his defence, I remember last year he got grief after a match for that and it had been his centre jamming in to soon that caused it and not Bibby.

He's so average that his previous coach who is now in a position to spend money and to all accounts has a title contenting side this year has pulled out the stops to sign him.

I stand by my previous comments that if he was an ex NRL player and had turned in the performances he has for us no one would complain but because he's was the 'cheap' option from Salford we see stuff like this all the time.
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Re: Other player

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Caboosegg wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:54 pm
wgwr1999 wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:35 pm
Firestarter wrote: Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:58 am

Hope so…… i rate him highly…… hopefully keep bibby as well
Let's keep this discussion short because this thread is about rumours/signings but what do some of you see in Jake Bibby?

He is a passenger in attack because he's not athletic enough to be an "X factor" [short & slow] & plays more like a winger than centre. And in defence, we have all seen him cost us games by jumping out of the line for no apparent reason on numerous occassions.

Nothing personal against the guy & I'm glad he's got a big contract at Huddersfield but where is the appeal?
Load of twaddle. He isn't slow and your over stating his defence, I remember last year he got grief after a match for that and it had been his centre jamming in to soon that caused it and not Bibby.

He's so average that his previous coach who is now in a position to spend money and to all accounts has a title contenting side this year has pulled out the stops to sign him.

I stand by my previous comments that if he was an ex NRL player and had turned in the performances he has for us no one would complain but because he's was the 'cheap' option from Salford we see stuff like this all the time.
"Slow" -- him being "slow" is not subjective when you compare him to his teammates. You watch Halsall & KPP who are both taller than him move much better & offer much more of an attacking threat.

"Defence" -- there's no way you watch him & don't see him jumping the line on a scarily regular basis. It has nothing to do with his teammates, I'm not blaming him for when the structure breaks down.

"Watson" -- plenty of top coaches have personal favourites usually due to work ethic which I'm not doubting Jake's. Also Huddersfield are absolutely nowhere near a title contending side, not sure where that's come from, but they are also going into next season with Leroy Cudjoe as their only centre.

"Cheap" -- the whole "cheap" option doesn't really apply when I'm excited for the signing of Jake Wardle. They would pretty much be the exact same caliber of "signing" -- not player quality but age, experience, former club, etc.

But like I said, just my opinion & curious as to why he's so highly rated by some but not even the club itself.
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