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1998 Jersey flegg grand final teams

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Guest, Oct 9, 2006.

  1. Guest

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    Interesting to see how many of these 2 teams progressed to first grade. The sucess rate is very low.

    Norths
    1. Wes Tillot
    2. Nick Bradley
    3. Scott McLean
    4. Wade Kelly (c)
    5. Erin Wignell
    6. Mark Miller
    7. Joel Penny
    8. Grant Schubert
    9. Ho Kei Lau
    10. Mark O'Meley
    11. Kurt Hancock
    12. Jason Stubbs
    13. Jamie Fitzgerald

    14. James King
    15. Shane Ward
    16. Adam Tippett
    17. Liam Cassidy
    18. John Griffin
    19. Adam Moore
    20. Dane Morgan
    21. Ryan Gregory
    22. Steven Hales
    23. Corey Jaeger
    24. Mathew Pink
    25. Murray Dell

    Coach: Keiren Dempsey

    Parramatta
    1. Colum Halpenny
    2. Ben Hill
    3. Lenny Beckett
    4. Luke Burt
    5. Nathan Cross
    6. Gavin Wardle
    7. Anthony Maroun
    8. Scott Geddes
    9. Wade Le Strange
    10. Adam Wheeler (c)
    11. Wes Maas
    12. Mitchell Sargent
    13. Jay Bandy

    14. Lee Grant
    15. Brett Sargent
    16. Jason Cayless
    17. Jason Power
    18. Tony Robinson
    19. Chad Robinson
    20. James Zahra

    Coach: Shane Flanagan


    North Sydney 28 (Shane Ward 2, Mark O'Meley, Erin Wignall, Wes Tillott tries; Scott McLean 4 goals) defeated Parramatta 12.
     
  2. Nutzcraw

    Nutzcraw Active Member

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    Nice observation
     
  3. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It just goes to show how few people from the lower grades make the grade. All those people dissing Crusher take note. O'Meley is the player of note, two other regular first graders here, and a few journeyman lower graders and the rest - who?????
     
  4. Guest

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    My point exactly.

    You could put up any flegg or PL team over the past 100 years and there wouldn't be more than a couple of players from each team who have actually gone on the make a name for themselves in first grade.

    Even young players who play for NSW rarely go on to make first grade. I think manly has had a few of these over the years and where are they now? Wasn't Jordon macey one of these? Meaney is another one.
     
  5. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Jye Mullane played State schools or U17/19s and wasn't he a star for us???
     
  6. Darren

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    what an interesting post!!

    the best flegg teams and except for omeley hardly any of them set the world on fire

    i kept manly juniors sg ball matts finals from 2003 and 2004 and will post in in a new thread for all to see!! some big surprises
     
  7. willstyles

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    Looking at the Parra side, Luke Burt, Geddes, Chad Robinson on the bench are all 100+ gamers, so that's not a bad start.

    And I can't believe everyone is overlooking the best player from those two teams - Jason Cayless! I mean, is it a different player? Or are you all just not recognising his name.
     
  8. Guest

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    And Cayless and Robinson were on the bench for Parra.

    I wonder if it is the same mitchell sargent that just signed with the knights?

    Some famous names from the northern eagles days - Bradley. McLean, Penny
     
  9. molly

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    interesting reading looks a bit like the nrl 2005 winners west tigers . how many of their players cant make state of origin or australian teams. Just because your team wins the comp it doesnt make you the best players.
    would be interesting to know where todays nrl players have come from if they havent come through jersey flegg/ pl
     
  10. Disco

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    Yes it is

    for mine i'd list the sucessful players as

    Cayless
    O'Meley
    Burt
    Robinson
    Geddes
    Sargent
     
  11. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    It's great on BOTH sides of the fence isn't it Canteen. Easier I guess to subtly push your agenda's. LoL
     
  12. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It's great on BOTH sides of the fence isn't it Canteen. Easier I guess to subtly push your agenda's. LoL
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    Not sure what you mean Ryan - my posts are consistent and I have no set agendas, preferring to call it as I see it. I do think that whilst BK is a big loss it is better to wait for the right player than to cast doom and gloom all over the countryside. (No Premiers one day - wooden spooners the next from me!)

    My point and that of the original poster is that identifying talent and seeing it to first grade is not easy, is very hit and miss and it takes time. If it was easy we would do it. You don't get a CEO by picking first year cadets and promoting them straight away.

    Patience my friend.
     

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