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Hull chasing RU winger Tom Biggs from Bath

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According to HDM Hull are in negotiations with Bath to sign winger Tom Biggs as a replacement for Briscoe. With Powell moving to Wigan is RL seen as an attractive option for RU players again.

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Er, I don't know if it is for the top string. Powell is definitely a fading star and whilst I think he can do a job for wigan over the next couple of years, I think he might have done it more for the challenge of something new. Tom Biggs never set the world on fire in union from what I see on Wiki. Solid enough for Bath when I saw him play though.

 

I think there are always going to be guys playing Union who are better suited to League and vice versa. Both codes can recognise it, and rather than every cross-code signing being a sign of something, it might just be some realignment to the code better suited to your skills.

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has tom briscoe decided where he's going yet? cronulla?,salford?,wigan?,leeds?...

As long as he stays in rugby league I don't really care, but from an England perspective it would be good if he tried hs hand at the NRL.

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Er, I don't know if it is for the top string. Powell is definitely a fading star and whilst I think he can do a job for wigan over the next couple of years, I think he might have done it more for the challenge of something new. Tom Biggs never set the world on fire in union from what I see on Wiki. Solid enough for Bath when I saw him play though.

 

I think there are always going to be guys playing Union who are better suited to League and vice versa. Both codes can recognise it, and rather than every cross-code signing being a sign of something, it might just be some realignment to the code better suited to your skills.

Spot on. No need for any fuss, unless a top, current star makes the switch.

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I think there are always going to be guys playing Union who are better suited to League and vice versa. Both codes can recognise it, and rather than every cross-code signing being a sign of something, it might just be some realignment to the code better suited to your skills.

Great post. It can only do the game good if there's a free gangway between the codes in which professional players are going both ways. The less Union and League are isolated from each other the better for us IMHO.

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Yes that's him he does come from Hull so I could see it coming off.

Just seen the 'FC to bring Biggs home' headline on the back page of today's Hull Daily Mail.

 

My initial reaction was 'Blimey, is he still in Brazil?'

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Just seen the 'FC to bring Biggs home' headline on the back page of today's Hull Daily Mail.

 

My initial reaction was 'Blimey, is he still in Brazil?'

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Presumably he has a league background if he comes from Hull?

If so its no surprise that he's switching codes?

Went to Hymers so probably all union, but is a big Hull fan so you'd expect him to know the game fairly well even if he's not played much before.

Just heard on Humberside that Bath's coach has called it rubbish and it's just paper talk.

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has tom briscoe decided where he's going yet? cronulla?,salford?,wigan?,leeds?...

 

Suprised nobody has mentioned it but in the interview with Mike Ford at Bath he said the rumours are because Hull are losing Tom Briscoe "who is going to Castleford Tigers"

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Suprised nobody has mentioned it but in the interview with Mike Ford at Bath he said the rumours are because Hull are losing Tom Briscoe "who is going to Castleford Tigers"

Surely nonsense.

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