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#1 haven4ever

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 08:39 AM

has signed a one year deal with Whitehaven,seems to be a solid player from reports


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#2 Andy Knight

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:12 AM

Got to be honest he did ok, great attacking player, defensively....terrible.
Good goal kicker tho.
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#3 Simon Hall

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:29 AM

Got to be honest he did ok, great attacking player, defensively....terrible.
Good goal kicker tho.

 

 

Started the season well in attack and was very impressive, later on every move seemed to die with him running around like a headless chicken, possibly because he took it upon himself to try to do everything. Some ridiculous brain farts too. Best of luck to the lad at Whitehaven, but I'd rather have a fit James Haynes any day of the week.


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#4 topladtownie

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 01:08 PM


later on every move seemed to die with him running around like a headless chicken, possibly because he took it upon himself to try to do everything. Some ridiculous brain farts too. 

 

Should fit in well at Haven then.  ;)

 

Even in his first chat to local rag, he's moaning about the travel in store!


Edited by topladtownie, 06 November 2013 - 01:09 PM.


#5 Andy Knight

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 03:22 PM

Never wanted to get tackled that was my hate with him, time and time again he throw out stupid passes simply because he didn't want to get hit....decent player, young, but way off the finished article.
His one on one defense is truly shocking, never stays on his feet always try to fly tackle instead of standing a player up, but he is a good support player always following the ball.

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#6 jt

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 09:33 PM

Funny how people see players different when they leave

Check thread stand out players so far earlier in the year and it looks like Tom Carr is a good one

#7 donald

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 09:50 PM

wow haven have picked up a dud with a back 5 of 1 tom carr 2 craig calvert 3 scott mcavoy 4 jessie joe parker 5 shaun ainscough were gonna proper struggle next year lol haha name me a better back 5 in the champ



#8 abu

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 10:02 PM

Well Donald 2 decent centres  but if you think the rest are the best in the camp WELL?



#9 donald

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 10:28 PM

Well Donald 2 decent centres  but if you think the rest are the best in the camp WELL?

come on abu me old townie marra craig calvert consistently scores 20+ tries every season shaun ainscough will probably do as good if not better and well tom carrs the weak link if you listen to the last couple of posters



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Posted 10 November 2013 - 10:37 PM

You've got a good un in Tom , decent lad aswell , always wants to play & if asked would play anywhere ! The amount of times he played injured when he should have come off is a testament to the kid , no one could question his commitment! As someone said its funny how people opinion changes when players leave , truth is he didn't want to leave York but Havens offer was big & it's a short career , especially for the semi pro boys
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#11 donald

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 10:44 PM

You've got a good un in Tom , decent lad aswell , always wants to play & if asked would play anywhere ! The amount of times he played injured when he should have come off is a testament to the kid , no one could question his commitment! As someone said its funny how people opinion changes when players leave , truth is he didn't want to leave York but Havens offer was big & it's a short career , especially for the semi pro boys

good luck next year marra bit of luck you,ll get promoted back first shot i like me weekends in york 



#12 shades2

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 07:59 AM

You've got a good un in Tom , decent lad aswell , always wants to play & if asked would play anywhere ! The amount of times he played injured when he should have come off is a testament to the kid , no one could question his commitment! As someone said its funny how people opinion changes when players leave , truth is he didn't want to leave York but Havens offer was big & it's a short career , especially for the semi pro boys

 

Spot on there - when the team was playing well, Tom could easily have got MOM

every week. As already said, sometimes tried to hard to influence a game when the

team was struggling


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#13 pontyknight

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 08:42 AM

well said there was games where he was the only one trying something with brown not been playing another senior player in ford not playing much it was a lot to ask off a player in his first year

Spot on there - when the team was playing well, Tom could easily have got MOM
every week. As already said, sometimes tried to hard to influence a game when the we
team was struggling


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