Owen Farrell

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buttmonkey2 wrote: Sun Nov 12, 2023 9:33 pm Didn't play in today's match against Newcastle Falcons...........
I wouldn't read anything into it. They rested a few other players who played in the world cup. Newcastle are cannon fodder
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Blackpool_Pie wrote: Sun Nov 12, 2023 11:40 pm
buttmonkey2 wrote: Sun Nov 12, 2023 9:33 pm Didn't play in today's match against Newcastle Falcons...........
I wouldn't read anything into it. They rested a few other players who played in the world cup. Newcastle are cannon fodder
That's how I saw it too seems they could have sent a kids team up there and got a similar result
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Talking of union converts, I see England wing Henry Arundell is being "linked" with a move to rugby league (specifically the NRL) in today's papers.

I'm sure it is all just a manufactured rumour to try and prompt the RFU / Premiership clubs in to making him an offer or integrating him back into the England set up when his short term contract in France is up but if he is genuinely interested he is someone to keep tabs on. Very quick and strong with an eye for the spectacular (albeit with a lot of "work ons" like any young player).
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DaiJones wrote: Thu Nov 16, 2023 12:05 pm Talking of union converts, I see England wing Henry Arundell is being "linked" with a move to rugby league (specifically the NRL) in today's papers.

I'm sure it is all just a manufactured rumour to try and prompt the RFU / Premiership clubs in to making him an offer or integrating him back into the England set up when his short term contract in France is up but if he is genuinely interested he is someone to keep tabs on. Very quick and strong with an eye for the spectacular (albeit with a lot of "work ons" like any young player).
He's a great talent but as you say, huge amount of work ons. If he played SL next season he would get found out massively in defence and in other aspects of the game.

I don't see why he would want to join SL with the amount of money possible to be made in union. He's only a kid and will be earning probably more than 95% of SL players at Racing
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Agreed. This story looks very much like an agent ploy to alert RU clubs and England
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Saw this story suggesting that due to new salary cap regs in union Saracens are having to massively cut Maro Itoje’s wage so they can keep Farrell:

https://www.planetrugby.com/news/400k-p ... ell-report
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I notice Farrell played today I rather think this one is done now and he's staying put
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I’m sick of this thread now🥴
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It seems like Owen Farrell is to be the Sarries marquee player and Itoje is off so it looks like this rumour is dead. Oh well.
I would love us (and all Super League clubs) to be making use of the rugby union market. There is a lot of talent there and we should be able to offer a viable career option for those who don’t become regular test stars
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DaiJones wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 11:09 pm It seems like Owen Farrell is to be the Sarries marquee player and Itoje is off so it looks like this rumour is dead. Oh well.
I would love us (and all Super League clubs) to be making use of the rugby union market. There is a lot of talent there and we should be able to offer a viable career option for those who don’t become regular test stars
England are in absolute disarray as well currently losing teams left right and centre, losing players to France. I can only think of a handful of players realistically who would be top players in SL.
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