Every NRL season has its brilliant buys, but unfortunately some clubs make a few mistakes when it comes to recruitment. In 2016, we reckon these players will prove to be the worst buys in the competition...
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10. Api Koroisau (Sea Eagles) - Manly got rid of Matt Ballin to add spark to their dummy-half play. They got that with Matt Parcell. Korisau simply isn't a step up from what they had. Could potentially spend time at five-eighth.
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9. Joseph Paulo (Sharks) - A decent player but where's he going to fit into the Sharks top 17? Already well stocked in the halves and back-row, Paulo just isn't good enough to crack this team. Will get game time around Origin.
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8. Jeff Lima (Raiders) - A desperation purchase. Lima will provide experience to a young forward rotation, but won't have a major impact otherwise. Hasn't been great in the Super League.
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7. Josh McCrone (Dragons) - This former Country Origin rep got out of Canberra to get more game time. Now, instead of being stuck behind Blake Austin, he's stuck behind Gareth Widdop. Good luck.
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6. Blake Ayshford (Warriors) - Has over 100 NRL games to his name but has done remarkably little in that time. We thought the Warriors had plenty of junior talent coming through for backline depth. Obviously not.
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5. Matt Ballin (Tigers) - More a tactical move to unrest Robbie Farah than an attempt to resurrect the team on the field. The Tigers are building a roster for the future, Ballin simply isn't a player who can turn them round.
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4. Zeb Taia (Titans) - Never made much of an impact in his time with the Knights and Eels. Won't be much better this time around in a severely understrength Titans pack.
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3. Nathan Friend (Titans) - Another ageing hooker coming into a team trying to rebuild. Friendy can be effective behind a dominant forward pack but will be asked to do far too much on the Gold Coast. Will provide experience to an otherwise inexperienced spine however.
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2. Tim Moltzen (Sea Eagles) - A huge risk for the Sea Eagles. Moltzen started his NRL career with plenty of promise but since then he's had a horrendous run of injuries. Will be a huge achievement if he manages to play out a full season.
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1. Josh Hall (Panthers) - Wasn't ever going to be any good in the AFL so he's come to the NRL instead. It's a baffling decision by the Panthers to pick him up, especially considering the young talent already coming through at the foot of the mountains. We reckon this will be the biggest fizzer of them all.