I think this is a common symptom of filling a team with ‘name players’ as opposed to developing a squad over several years. Individually and on paper they have a great team but at present no cohesion and not really playing for each other.
Definitely need to be heavily subsidised by the NRL but can you imagine little and big kids delight when their club membership arrives with team sets like this! Surely that would help bolster membership numbers and in turn out more $$ in the clubs pockets.
I think the whole Traders release needs a big change up. It has pretty much been a same release for the last 3-4 years. I have heard TLA are planning a big shake up to the structure and content for 2020.
In terms of value for money, I think Traders is okay. $4 per packet and at least 5 or 6...
So many good choices this week.
Smith was always a front runner, especially if the Storm got up which they did. 400 games (500+ including rep), ultra consistent in the middle of the field, absolute class act.
RTS and Haas were both huge.
Croker, try, try assist,, 2 line breaks, most tries for...
Absolutely. Try and buy any Select high end auto for under $300 and you have a bargain.
A point to consider though is that the 04 Captains cards were /40 x 15 - 600 cards in total.
Black LS & YG are both /40 x 16 so 1280 in total. This is more than double on the market which IMO is a big...
I didn't discuss it with Sonny in any detail. I knew it was advertised at $40 spend to get the Show Card (pre-show). In any case, despite the price hike, I was prepared to spend that to get the card and to hopefully help make Sonny's attendance worthwhile.