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Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 8:51 am  

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Warrington are favourites according to the Canberra Times apparently. I don’t think they have any evidence of that from what I read and it seems like they jumped on the back of the comments of Wire being interested from the NRL show on Aussie tv.


That's probably just the usual asumption. Decent level half going to Super League, wire usually sign them.

Granted in this case he isn't over 35 and past it.
Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 9:01 am  

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You want to steer clear of Napa (past it) and Tolman (an average workhorse). Woods is still decent.
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Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 10:28 am  

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You want to steer clear of Napa (past it) and Tolman (an average workhorse). Woods is still decent.


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Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 10:43 am  

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Wigan said they have first refusal on Williams if he comes back - does anyone know what this actually means in practice?


I'm hoping it means that we still hold his UK registration, with an agreement that if we match any other offer, he would come to us?
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Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 10:56 am  

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Is it like the Iestyn Harris situation where Wire would need to pay us a transfer fee if they wanted him?
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Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 11:39 am  

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More like John Bateman, presumably? Love to see George back.
Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 11:40 am  

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I don’t think this first refusal thing is anymore than a handshake between the player and Rads tbh but could be wrong.

I’m confident he’ll come back here but we’ll see.
Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 12:11 pm  

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never has been


Always makes ground and has a decent offload. He'd go ok if he was committed.

Let's face it nobody better is likely to come over here!
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Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 12:13 pm  

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Lazy Aussie media I reckon. They probably aren’t aware of where he’s from and who his former club is. Do they even know the difference between Wigan and Warrington?

Warrington will be on the top of their tongue as Widdop has been ringing every NRL club each year trying to get back.

If he comes back I’ll be surprised it’s not with us.
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Re: George Williams Fri May 07, 2021 1:58 pm  

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NickyKiss wrote:
I don’t think this first refusal thing is anymore than a handshake between the player and Rads tbh but could be wrong.

I’m confident he’ll come back here but we’ll see.

No way would a professional sports club like Wigan do important business via nothing more than a...... oh, never mind.
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