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Estelles
TimperleySaint (IP Logged)
26 November, 2017 18:01
Due to unforseen circumstances I was not in Manchester in the one weekend saints came to town so missed the match.

From reading the posts it seems saints played well enough but were undone by yellow cards (deserved?) and a decision not to go for the points at the end.

A lot of us have called for Estelles to play so just wondering how he got on? Attack? Defence?

 
saintsnuttall
Re: Estelles
saintsnuttall (IP Logged)
26 November, 2017 20:14
i think he should have been playing from the start of the season has the skill and desire to do well week in week out

 
Saint For Life
Re: Estelles
Saint For Life (IP Logged)
26 November, 2017 21:10
Estelles played ok BUT imho not a performance to guarantee selection next week . More impressed in the backs with TS .

 
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Re: Estelles
Robby Richmond (IP Logged)
26 November, 2017 21:10
I'm sorry to say that that Yarde had him on toast and botched 2 tries against him.

 
Deesaint
Re: Estelles
Deesaint (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 08:04
I remember the pedestal James Wilson was placed on when he couldnít get into the first team
When he did eventually get in his performances didnít match the hype
I donít think the coaches are that bad ( Dickens will be having a big say on who is selected in the backs) that they are missing a great talent

 
tboullem
Re: Estelles
Mobbs (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 08:35
I suspect Estelles could benefit hugely from a run of games......whether he is ever likely to get that is another matter completely.

 
Deesaint
Re: Estelles
Deesaint (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 08:40
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Mobbs
I suspect Estelles could benefit hugely from a run of games......whether he is ever likely to get that is another matter completely.

In fairness that would probably apply to a good number of saints players

 
nottsaint
Re: Estelles
nottsaint (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 09:46
he did ok, he got his hands on the ball a fair amount, and didn't do anything "great" with it.
equally, he didn't do much bad....

 
twsaint
Re: Estelles
twsaint (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 09:51
Unfortunately he did spill a high ball when under no pressure. Fortunately the ref ruled that it went backwards and the Sale players were so far away that we recovered. However it was very wet and cold out there, something that made handling tricky all night.

 
Duckonstilts
Re: Estelles
Duckonstilts (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 09:58
We have the perfect opportunity to find out what he can do. North is injured and leaving anyway. Our only nailed on winger is Tom Collins. We know enough about Ken, Jamie is injured. So stick with Estelles for a few weeks and give him a shot. He has a great step, pivots out of contact well and is fast.

 
Walks11
Re: Estelles
Walks11 (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 11:23
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saintsnuttall
i think he should have been playing from the start of the season has the skill and desire to do well week in week out

Really? You would have picked him ahead of TC who was on fire at the start of the season or marquee british lion

 
Eif Jones
Re: Estelles
Eif Jones (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 11:41
If the Saints were restricted to a fixed number of non-English qualified players then having a player such as Estelles would be a waste of that regulation. So many of the Saints non-English recruitment have been much like Estelles, bit part players, where they should be signed to help the Saints conquer the League.

 
Whiston Saint
Re: Estelles
Whiston Saint (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 13:19
Some things in life can be relied on ........you being one of them Eif.

How have the Harlem Globetrotters aka Wales been doing in the Autumn Internationals?

 
Saint Ted
Re: Estelles
Saint Ted (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 15:24
Eif actually maybe making a good point, do Argentinians come under the Kolpak ruling, if not then we are limited to who he can be in the team with, Rob Horne for example is classed as a 'Foreign Player', the samoan boys aren't but not sure about the boys from Fiji

 
tedge
Re: Estelles
tedge (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 16:04
All Pacific Islanders, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga etc would be Kolpak; Argentinians definitely not as are not Aussies and Kiwis. South Africans are, not sure about Georgians.

 
Saint Ted
Re: Estelles
Saint Ted (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 16:18
That being the case then Tedge, the only two 'foreign' players we have are Horne and Estelles

I've looked it up and you can have two 'foreign' players on the pitch at the same time

So we don't have an issue there

 
SaintsDuncan
Re: Estelles
SaintsDuncan (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 20:46
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Saint Ted
That being the case then Tedge, the only two 'foreign' players we have are Horne and Estelles
I've looked it up and you can have two 'foreign' players on the pitch at the same time

So we don't have an issue there

Ma'afu

 
HungryLikeTheWolf
Re: Estelles
Wilson Pickett (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 21:01
Quote:
SaintsDuncan
Quote:
Saint Ted
That being the case then Tedge, the only two 'foreign' players we have are Horne and Estelles
I've looked it up and you can have two 'foreign' players on the pitch at the same time

So we don't have an issue there

Ma'afu


Heís Fijian, mate. Kolpak.

 
Longers
Re: Estelles
Longers (IP Logged)
28 November, 2017 07:37
Quote:
HungryLikeTheWolf
Quote:
SaintsDuncan
Quote:
Saint Ted
That being the case then Tedge, the only two 'foreign' players we have are Horne and Estelles
I've looked it up and you can have two 'foreign' players on the pitch at the same time

So we don't have an issue there

Ma'afu


Heís Fijian, mate. Kolpak.

Is he still with us? What a waste of money.

 
SaintsDuncan
Re: Estelles
SaintsDuncan (IP Logged)
28 November, 2017 18:33
Quote:
HungryLikeTheWolf
Quote:
SaintsDuncan
Quote:
Saint Ted
That being the case then Tedge, the only two 'foreign' players we have are Horne and Estelles
I've looked it up and you can have two 'foreign' players on the pitch at the same time

So we don't have an issue there

Ma'afu


Heís Fijian, mate. Kolpak.

PLays for Fiji, but born in Aus. Which passport does he hold?


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