Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: andywilliams1992 (IP Logged)
Date: 17 April, 2017 15:26

Does anybody have news about Perenara and Crotty? I rarely read this forum and get my BRFC news from the Post and have missed all updates about these two Bristol signings.

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: Big Dave (IP Logged)
Date: 17 April, 2017 15:33

I was gobsmacked at the time.

I would be uber gobsmacked now.

Can't see it.

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: shhandy (IP Logged)
Date: 17 April, 2017 15:46

I think that was during the silly season when Nonu, Carter and many others were riding to relieve Bristol. A mixture of wind ups by mischevious posters and froth.

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: TimothyQ (IP Logged)
Date: 17 April, 2017 15:59

Kiwi media has suggested that Crotty could be heading somewhere but I doubt it will be to Bris and I've never read anything to support the Paranara rumour. Maybe these sorts of signings will be on the cards next Feb for the 18/19 season, but I'd be stunned to see any more big names join us in advance of a year in the Championship.

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: RJC (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 15:31

Steve Cotton has said recently that they were serious offers being taken very seriously by the players.

But that was then, and this is now.
Also think either of them would only move abroad for two seasons, then back to NZ to get back into contention for the 2019 RWC.
So the next potential batch are player out of contract at the end of 2019 (who ever they maybe?)

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: Standardprocedure (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 15:56

Perfect timing to re-build after our next relegation then

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: T J (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 20:06

Putting yourself in their shoes, would you sign for us?

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: Bris nut (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 20:20

I might for 650 k !

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: Rich. (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 20:26

I've turned down 500k already (don't want to work weekends)

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: JamboBris (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 23:25

Would expect were still looking for a top 9 but would be pleasantly astonished of either of these signed!

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: Ernie Ball (IP Logged)
Date: 19 April, 2017 08:37

I doubt if any more 'top' signings will be announced until around Xmas, with them arriving June 2018. We already have the coach in place and a few major signings that should attract the additions we will need.

Re: Perenara and Crotty
Posted by: Graham_U (IP Logged)
Date: 19 April, 2017 13:21

Good point about going back for the next RWC that is now significant after our failure this year. We need to be bringing in players that are going to be here for more than 2 years, else we could be in a worst position in 2 years time when our options will be more limited as RWC draws all those with aspirations home to be consider for selection, and most likely we will be a struggling prem side. This could be the major problem caused by returning to the Champ even if only for a season.



Graham

C'mon Bris,

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