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will he won't he sign

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Post by pip14 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:44 am

already in rumours section :wink:
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Post by Rob6 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:29 am

I think there might be something to this, cause thats 3 different sources in the last couple of days have reported it......heres to hoping!!!!!
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Post by Rooster » Sat Apr 17, 2010 8:18 am

Rob6 wrote:I think there might be something to this, cause thats 3 different sources in the last couple of days have reported it......heres to hoping!!!!!
Either that or they are just picking up on the old rumour of him coming which started months ago, UTV are a real hotbed of rugby news, as for Matt Williams would you believe everything he said, especially after the "going home for family reasons" ?
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Post by browner » Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:13 am

Gysie Pienaar says his son Ruan won’t be leaving the Sharks for Ulster at the end of the Super 14.

From late January, British media have speculated that Pienaar was on the verge of signing a deal with the Irish club. Ulster secured Johann Muller’s signature before the Super 14 after their director of rugby David Humphreys had visited the Sharks lock in Durban, where he also reportedly spoke to Pienaar.

Muller and Pienaar are represented by the same agency, and Humphreys was reported to be intent on signing the Bok utility back for the ambitious Irish club, which provides the backdrop for the rumours.

Irish media have reported that the Pienaar deal is as good as done, but Pienaar senior denied the move would take place at this stage of his son’s career.

‘I know nothing about that,’ Gysie told keo.co.za. ‘I wouldn’t know why they would be saying that.

‘Ruan’s Sharks contract runs until the end of next year and he wouldn’t want to leave now. Maybe after the World Cup he’d look at going overseas, but not now.’

At the time of Muller confirming his Irish deal, Sharks CEO Brian van Zyl stated they would not grant Pienaar an early exit from his contract at this stage of his career. The Sharks No 9 also signed a deal with SA Rugby for the remainder of this year, and although the strength of the pound allows many northern clubs the opportunity to snaffle southern hemisphere talent, Pienaar’s financial demands are reported to be too hefty.

Ulster are losing New Zealand-born scrumhalf Isaac Boss to Leinster next season, which led them to trying to lure Mike Blair to Belfast. When the deal with the Scottish scrumhalf fell through, Pienaar came back onto their radar again.

Pienaar was understandably a dejected figure due to the treatment he received from his respective coaching staffs in recent times, which hasn’t allowed him to settle in one position. However, this year Pienaar has started the last seven matches for his franchise in the No 9 jersey, his preferred position.

With an extended run in one position, his rugby has flourished as a result, and he’s also been solid when moving to flyhalf in the latter stages of encounters.

Pienaar following his good mate Frans Steyn and heading overseas would have been understandable at the end of last year, but after a settled start to 2010, the move seems unlikely.

Pienaar also told SA Rugby magazine at the start of this year that heading north was a distant option at this stage of his career. He said he would possible leave when the time is right, but that time isn’t now.

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Post by Big-al » Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:11 am

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Thats us fecked next season as well then

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Post by Rooster » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:00 am

Never thought he would sign and the recent speculation looks like UTV, Williams etc were just catching up on old news.
Kofi's thoughts about Justin Marshall are far more realistic at this stage.
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Post by Freddie Benson » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:09 am

Marshall's going back to work for Sky New Zealand.
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Post by WhiteKnightoftheWeld » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:14 am

Freddie Benson wrote:Justin Marshall
u don't want a scrum half who won't come over to the terrace side of the pitch, prefering instead to hide over in front of the main stand all evening...
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Re: will he won't he sign

Post by Freddie Benson » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:15 am

that's right.........I don't.
Haven't and wouldn't advocate signing Marshall.
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Re: will he won't he sign

Post by Snipe Watson » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:36 am

Marshall be 37 before next season starts. He may be as fit as a butchers dog, but......37
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Post by prawnsarnies » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:42 am

He's still better than what we've got and his experience along with Rush at 8 would be great considering we look like a ship without a captain at the minute...
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Post by Snipe Watson » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:12 am

Is he worth a NIQ contract?
I think no!
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Post by cheese » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:31 am

heard from a very reliable source that stringer has signed and will be unvieled on Thursday to the press

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Post by prawnsarnies » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:36 am

cheese wrote:heard from a very reliable source that stringer has signed and will be unvieled on Thursday to the press
nooooooooooooooooooooooo
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