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Will we see a settled half back pairing at Hull FC in the near future?

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Holdsworth on his way, it looks like.

 

http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/Exclusive-Daniel-Holdsworth-Hull-FC-exit-talks/story-19968647-detail/story.html

 

Personally speaking, I hope Jacob Miller stays, he's a very exciting young player. I just hope we can find somebody who can bring the best out of him and the rest of the team.

 

Has Pearson set his sights on Michael Dobson for 2015?. If so, why not persevere with Holdsworth for next season, it will be almost impossible to bring in someone new who could improve on Holdsworth's efforts, in spite of his injuries and inconsistency, without spending a fortune.

 

Perhaps mentally, he's already on his way back to Oz, no point in standing in his way if so.

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Halves aren't exactly free off the shelf. They are hard to get.

In saying that, Sam Powell and Gareth O'brien are unlikely to play first team footy any time soon, so Mr Pearson should open the chequebook and land a young halves pair that could steer the black and Whites around for the next decade.

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Sam Powell played 16 games for Wigan last season scoring 3 tries and two drop goals.

He will be in the squad next year for sure.

O'Brien now back at Wire will get some gametime surely, Briers in his last season and Myler looking more average by the year. GOB is an excellent goalkicker too, a great replacement for Hodgson.

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Sam Powell played 16 games for Wigan last season scoring 3 tries and two drop goals.He will be in the squad next year for sure.O'Brien now back at Wire will get some gametime surely, Briers in his last season and Myler looking more average by the year. GOB is an excellent goalkicker too, a great replacement for Hodgson.

Yes, but neither are likely to be first choice halves at their clubs any time soon. If Hull Fc came forward with an offer, they wold be mad not to move to an equally big club like Hull where they can establish themselves

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It's World Cup week, who the hell cares about the goings on at Hull FC?

Hull fans? its still a RL forum, maybe we should just ban all talk of everything else rl untill the world cup has finished?

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It's World Cup week, who the hell cares about the goings on at Hull FC?

Obviously you as you decided to read the thread and comment.

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It's World Cup week, who the hell cares about the goings on at Hull FC?

Rovers fans. ;-)

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Forget about the Dulls fans infatuation with Michael Dobson.

He would be mad to sign for Hull. Apart from the hostility he would feel everyday in the city and the fact he would be heartbroken over his love affair with the Robins.....

If he chooses to return to England he will have the choice of all the top clubs ..and for 2015 they can work within their salary cap to pay the best package.

Why would he ever choose Hull, a club in disarray where he would be lumbered in being the man to carry the team, a team that has a pub landlord as coach and sees Pallasena as a top signing.

Daft lad? Probably not that daft or desperate.

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I've missed your quality input Steve, good to see you've still got it.

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Rovers fans. ;-)

Impressive foresight, I'll. grant you that.

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Thought the season ended mid September!

Will be at the home game on Saturday followed by Rovers PNG game Sunday . Any Hull players worth watching out for at these games?

What the hell is going on at Hull? Wembley always was an albatross!

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Rovers fans. ;-)

 

Impressive foresight, I'll. grant you that.

It was indeed.

 

Straight out of the Gypsy Boswell handbook.

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Halves aren't exactly free off the shelf. They are hard to get.

In saying that, Sam Powell and Gareth O'brien are unlikely to play first team footy any time soon, so Mr Pearson should open the chequebook and land a young halves pair that could steer the black and Whites around for the next decade.

 

I would like them to sign Joe Mellor - just for the reaction of VW.

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I would like them to sign Joe Mellor - just for the reaction of VW.

:biggrin: 

 

I was tempted to suggest this but I thought the Samaritans were busy enough.

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Forget about the Dulls fans infatuation with Michael Dobson.

He would be mad to sign for Hull. Apart from the hostility he would feel everyday in the city and the fact he would be heartbroken over his love affair with the Robins.....

If he chooses to return to England he will have the choice of all the top clubs ..and for 2015 they can work within their salary cap to pay the best package.

Why would he ever choose Hull, a club in disarray where he would be lumbered in being the man to carry the team, a team that has a pub landlord as coach and sees Pallasena as a top signing.

Daft lad? Probably not that daft or desperate.

 

Get him back to spearhead a new merged side in a brave new franchised Super League.

 

He would jump at it.

 

The fans deserve it.

 

Lots of you will scoff but this could very easily happen, and it most certainly should. I for one would be delighted if it did.

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Get him back to spearhead a new merged side in a brave new franchised Super League.

 

He would jump at it.

 

The fans deserve it.

 

Lots of you will scoff but this could very easily happen, and it most certainly should. I for one would be delighted if it did.

Great idea.

We have got our own ground ...Craven Park, no more rents to the KC and Hull return to their roots east of the river

We have got an experienced top 8 coach...Craig Sandercock, the pub landlord can be his assistant

We can get rid of some deadwood ie Ellis Miller Paea most of the rest have already gone or are going

We can have a Chairman who actually loves his club, goodbye Mr Pearson

We can merge with the Allams Hull City and their money to form a Sporting Club

We have the obvious merged name HULL ....KINGSTON ROVERS

Dreamland!

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There is a wall going spare over here if anyone wants to bang their head against it for a bit.

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I agree that it seemsan odd time to be thinking about this, given that all of Hull must surely be queuing to attend the World Cup matches there (its being a r l mad city after all), but I agree with whoever suggested Powell or O'Brien. I think these are both going to be excellent players - old fashioned organisers - and wonder where they are in the pecking order at their clubs. A few years ago Powell would be destined to step into Smith/Green's shoes the year after next, but Hampshire and Williams are so good that may never happen. He is good enough now to be playing every week.

I like O'Brien nearly as much. A similar proposition, a proper league half back. I am guessing that they have ear marked him to play alongside Myler, and I think that could work. Myler has some very great strengths but he isn't an organiser and I think frankly never will be. Outside an organiser, with a crafty half back he could still cause a lot of damage.

If I were Hull, I would break the bank for Powell.

They'll sign Brady Nomark from Penrith reserves regardless.

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I agree that it seemsan odd time to be thinking about this, given that all of Hull must surely be queuing to attend the World Cup matches there (its being a r l mad city after all), but I agree with whoever suggested Powell or O'Brien. I think these are both going to be excellent players - old fashioned organisers - and wonder where they are in the pecking order at their clubs. A few years ago Powell would be destined to step into Smith/Green's shoes the year after next, but Hampshire and Williams are so good that may never happen. He is good enough now to be playing every week.

I like O'Brien nearly as much. A similar proposition, a proper league half back. I am guessing that they have ear marked him to play alongside Myler, and I think that could work. Myler has some very great strengths but he isn't an organiser and I think frankly never will be. Outside an organiser, with a crafty half back he could still cause a lot of damage.

If I were Hull, I would break the bank for Powell.

They'll sign Brady Nomark from Penrith reserves regardless.

This 'don't you know there's a World Cup on?' stuff sounds like Hodges off Dad's Army.

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Great idea.

We have got our own ground ...Craven Park, no more rents to the KC and Hull return to their roots east of the river

We have got an experienced top 8 coach...Craig Sandercock, the pub landlord can be his assistant

We can get rid of some deadwood ie Ellis Miller Paea most of the rest have already gone or are going

We can have a Chairman who actually loves his club, goodbye Mr Pearson

We can merge with the Allams Hull City and their money to form a Sporting Club

We have the obvious merged name HULL ....KINGSTON ROVERS

Dreamland!

I have to pick you up on that, Steve. Hull's roots are very much west of the River Hull, as are Hull KR's of course.

 

The rest of it I just couldn't fault.

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Get him back to spearhead a new merged side in a brave new franchised Super League.

He would jump at it.

The fans deserve it.

Lots of you will scoff but this could very easily happen, and it most certainly should. I for one would be delighted if it did.

Seriously, do we have to put up with this on every thread that mentions Hull or Hull KR?

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I have to pick you up on that, Steve. Hull's roots are very much west of the River Hull, as are Hull KR's of course.

The rest of it I just couldn't fault.

Dave, Hull FC were an East Hull team when they were formed. Don't you remember TC's talk?

But if we're turning back the clock, it took KR a long time to join the Northern Union. Perhaps they'd like to return to the dark side of rugby union? ;-)

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