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Additional Player

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by King, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. King

    King Active Member

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    Just wondering which player you would add to Manly's 2011 squad if you could and why.

    I would probably pick Cooper Cronk because we don't have an established halfback and I like the way he conducts himself on and off the field.

    My second choice would be David Shillington. Is the NRL's premier front row forward and is still young.
     
  2. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    A Quality working Prop forward
     
  3. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Dave Taylor.  If you had seen Taylor playing for St Brendans college (and even earlier) than you will know that he hasn't shown the nrl even half of his talent.  He can chip and regather, goal kick and has excellent ball handling skills.  He was 115kg in high school and played the game like a number 6.  He has good speed to boot.  The best thing to happen to Dave was in origin when O'donnel put that little poke on his chin.  Dave was ****ting bricks before the tap landed, but now he knows he is not made of glass, watch his aggro grow.
     
  4. jbb/james

    jbb/james Well-Known Member

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    since we are dreaming ill say
    Tommy raudonikis or peter sterling
     
  5. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    This.

    So someone like Shillington, McKendry, Douglas, Snowden, Graham
     
  6. Moondog

    Moondog Grey-beard loon Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Usain Bolt would give us some speed.
     
  7. Mybludog

    Mybludog Active Member

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    I think we'll find we'll be making a play for 1 of those young props over the next year or 2.

    Kitey, Robbo, Joe, Wolfie, maybe even George & Kingy will all go and free up some $$$

    Expect someone like Shillington, Leroyd-Lars etc to get big $$$ thrown at them
     
  8. willstyles

    willstyles Active Member

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    Would be more than happy to accomodate Sam Burgess or Gareth Ellis. You can never have too many hard working big units. Same goes for Shillo and TLL too.
     
  9. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Young Grant from Penrith
     
  10. blitzkrieg

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    Speed is more at home in Newcastle
     
  11. COMMANDER

    COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Paul Gallen is the easiest and best choice.
     
  12. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

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    Matt Scott for me.
     
  13. ALinda

    ALinda Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    No thanks...wouldn't have Gallen even if he was free.  But I would have Shillington, he'd definitely suit us.
     
  14. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Funny you say Gallen I read somewhere he was very close to signing with us as he wasn't happy with the Sharks
     
  15. Dancing zorba

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  16. Pride

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    Maybe wait for Lama Tasi to have a good year at the rorters and offer him double to what we could of kept him for this year  :(
     
  17. manlyforever08

    manlyforever08 Active Member

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  18. WAMF

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    Gallen plays like BK and is all passion. I know he's not popular and some considder him a grub ect but if I could choose any player in the NRL to join Manly, he would definitely be my choice.
     
  19. ayjay007

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    Graham Eadie and Terry Randall.They could still pull on the boot and would give 120% for the Sea Eagles.
     
  20. The Eagle

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