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Are the NRL staring down the barrel

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by eagles2win, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Of this:
    A rivalry based on pure hatred like ours is going to be based with the Scumterberry.
    And hoping it persists. I really can't see the Melbourne lasting once the big three retire and Bellamy moves on
     
  2. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    They'll just buy the next big 3 and hire the next Bellamy. So many elite juniors go through their system. Their funding is guaranteed at least for another 5 years, I think. And the media rights holder will want to keep a team in Melbourne. My guess, anyway.
     
  3. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Of what?
    Every game is a rivalry based on hatred.

    I can't see the **** with the dogs lasting more than a couple of years either.

    As long as we all maintain a bit of perspective and realise that every other team are scum and every supporter of every other team deserves watever pain, torture and discomfort that awaits them, we'll be ok.

    Illegal immigrants next week & dopey rednecks the week after. We can't treat Canterbury as anything special. They're not us, as much as they want to be.
     
  4. Normie

    Normie Well-Known Member

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    Oh FFS, our traditional rival has been the Slimey Eels! I will consider them to be our rivals until eternity....... If you had been around in the 80's, you would too!
     
  5. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Well yeah, i'm pretty much the exact age of one who has that rivalry. But i've realised it's silly. I just want them all gone.

    To be honest, i'd be happy if rugby league ended tomorrow. We'd be the eternal winners, the ultimate champions. It would have served it's purpose.
     

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