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Retention. It’s time for the cowboys to come clean.

Prince Ernst of Hanover

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Enough secrecy.

It is time for the cowboys to say who has been accountable for player retention over the last five to six years. Judging by the list of players below, the issue is not a one-off.

Publish a story in the Bully. The club should openly explain the losses of:

* Jahrome Hughes.
* Jimmy T. (International)
* Curtis Rona (Rugby Union international who was great for us)
* Felisi Kaufusi (International)
* Cowboy KP: (Queensland player)
* Leesen Ah Mau: (International).
* Viliame Kikau (International – Fiji)
* Braden Uele
* Corey Horsburgh
 

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Haha, You've got nothing if not a good sense of humour FFS.

The last two just gave it the punchline it needed.
 

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It's a bit like Trumps' tax returns, you will never see it.
 

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I'm just gutted they let Greenshields get away.
 

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Yes our recruitment/retention has been a joke. The tipping point for me was when we failed to secure the services of KFC Cranbrook sponsored athlete Michael Parker Walshe.
 

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Can’t believe we ever let Welsh dual international Jonathan Davies go
 

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Jimmy Tamou left because his wife had been demanding to move back to sydney for years. He said at the time he didn't want to leave us but after we'd won the comp he thought it best to give in to his wife. Look at his first 2 years at Penrith. He wasn't playing great, never looked happy either. I'm certain he'd still be here if his wife had been happy up here.

I would also like to know what happened with the other players you mentioned, but this club will never tell us.
 

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With the release of player contact years, I think I now understand why Tuala is getting selected and not Taulagi as this is the final year that he has to prove he is worth resigning. The jury is out on GM, the team needs speed in the back three, which at present we are seriously lacking. Dunnie is a done deal.
 

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Enari Tuala2019
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Scott Bolton2019
Javid Bowen 2019
Gavin Cooper 2019
Mitchell Dunn2019
Ben Hampton2019
Corey Jensen2019
Jordan Kahu2019
Te Maire Martin2019
Gideon Mosby2019
Matt Scott2019
I'd like to see Te Maire stay. Good depth and tries his guts out. That's a good attitude to have
 

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With the release of player contact years, I think I now understand why Tuala is getting selected and not Taulagi as this is the final year that he has to prove he is worth resigning. The jury is out on GM, the team needs speed in the back three, which at present we are seriously lacking. Dunnie is a done deal.
Murray has been injured a lot this year, I'd say that has more to do with it. He missed the first 4-5 weeks and I think he's injured again.
 
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