Who would you want to convert

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by dundeesmiffy, May 11, 2008.

  1. dundeesmiffy

    dundeesmiffy Guest

    What players would you like to see / do you think would strive if they changed football codes?

    I'd like to see Danny Brough, it's unlikely I think but he's done some fantastic things at Wakefield, I just think he'd be a great addition to the Scottish international side, god knows the Scottish league team will go f***ing nowhere unless they have Scottish players and some money gets put into it.
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  3. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    I'd love to see James Roby have a crack at Union, his linebreaking, sidestep and distribution would make him a brilliant running 13.

    Going the other way I reckon Ben Cohen, with his size, pace, handling and unbreakable defensive work would dominate the Superleague.

    There's also that Wigan fullback who would make himself a pretty useful union winger, forget his name right now...
  4. BLR

    BLR Guest

    Jonathon Thurston would be pretty interesting..from what I have seen of him he looks quality...
  5. nick_w

    nick_w Guest

    Perhaps Dwain Chambers should make a switch? Think he'd bring a lot to the water boy position.

    As for the other way, possibly Tuilaga. I'm a big fan of Samoan rugby anyway, but I think he'd be a good addition for a number of Super League teams. Possibly Cueto a few years back.
  6. Charles

    Charles Guest


    Also obviously Weepu Nonu and Lauaki could all play league without problems I think.
  7. dundeesmiffy

    dundeesmiffy Guest

    Aye, the Gold Coast Titans were sniffing around Nonu last year.
  8. stormmaster1

    stormmaster1 Guest

    the older tuilagi did well for Saints and Halifax, and i expect most of that family would do well. I would like to have seen Neil Back play League before he retired as he would have made a great hooker.
  9. Dmx#1

    Dmx#1 Guest

    I would like to see Willie mason convert so I could watch him get smashed.

  10. Yea hes a tosser.

    Is it Penney? plays for Wakefield, hes got jet shoes ;)
  11. nam97

    nam97 Guest

    I know it's already going around a bit, but I'd love to see Sonny Bill play center. He'd be near unstoppable if he can do what I think he can do, know what I mean? He'd be bigger than any other center by a lot and you'd have to back him making a break or an offload whilst drawing 3 guys towards him every play. Not the fastest but wouldn't matter.
  12. Gavin

    Gavin Guest

    It would have been great to see how Jonah Lomu would have stood up against league defenders. Could have also shown what a great rugby player, in general, he was and might still be *Here's me hoping*
  13. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    Well, I would love to see Sebastien Chabal try American Football. Would be pretty entertaining i reckon. He He.
  14. sanzar

    sanzar Guest

    SBW would be a devastating centre in Union... but he'd never switch because League still suits his style of game a lot more and making the All Blacks is a crap load harder than making the Kiwis.
    Personally I'd love to see Greg Inglis give Union a go maybe as a fullback (if he got his kicking in order), that man in space is just so devastiting...
  15. Charles

    Charles Guest

    Yeah definitely. Plus his stamina wouldn't be a problem at all.
  16. Caledfwlch

    Caledfwlch Guest

    Sonny Bill Williams and Benji Marshall
  17. Nat

    Nat Guest

    Willie Mason is too pussy to have a go at union..come on guys he won't play prop in league cuz theres too much contact..he wants to hang in the centres to smash though 80kg dudes. Rupeni Cau Cau would make a great league winger if you can get him off the hooter!
  18. gingergenius

    gingergenius Guest

    It seems that the only guys who really make a success of League-->Union switches are wingers/ fullbacks, cos the job specification is quite similar.

    Kyle Eastmond of St Helens should be poached straightaway, young enough to learn Union and is the next Jason Robinson.
  19. Charles

    Charles Guest

    Vincent Clerc would be awesome in league...Maybe Michalak wouldn't do bad as well.

    And I'd like to see Jonathan Thurston tried out in Union as as #10, and maybe Greg Inglis ?

    Edit: how could I forget ? Jerry Collins of course...
  20. jawmalawm24

    jawmalawm24 Guest

    League can have Tasesa Lavea back because he sucks and I think Steve Price would make a good blindside or maybe no.8 in ruggers.
  21. Fa'atau82

    Fa'atau82 Guest

    I think i saw this guy scoring a try for St.Helens a few weeks ago. Not the one in the clip though. He has massive pace, and some good endurance by the look of his try, he just burned everyone in sight. I agree, he reminds you of Jason Robinson.

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