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Bring on the Rabbits

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by eagle_predator, Jul 9, 2006.

  1. eagle_predator

    eagle_predator Active Member

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    With Manlys win over whinging Ricky Stuart 's chooks :lol: its time for the Eagles to step up to another gear and smash the Rabbits . And have no mercy on them :lol: a big win will help our for/against which will put us in good stead before we face the Panthers in rd 20.
     
  2. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Any win over the Rabbits will do me after last year's debacle. It seems weird that we don't play them until Round 19 and then get them twice in a few weeks. Would have been good to get them once whilst they totally stunk!!!
     
  3. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    This will be a game that will show us whether we are contenders ot pretenders. So many games last year we were expected to win, but were beaten. I somehow feel this year is different though.
     
  4. ChuckWood

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    The Homebush Hares played OK today against the Dragons. I'm sure they'll fire up for the Manly game. I have horrible memories of last years corresponding clash at Aussie Stadium when the Rabbitohs gave us a touch up. We were in a corporate boc on the 1/2 way line & all I recall is Ray Martin ( in another corporate box ) waving his scarf around for most of the match. "ugly scenes".

    Will Steven Bell be back for this match ?

    Also heard today on 2GB that Gower (Panthers) will be out for 4 weeks & Tim Smith ( Eels ) out for up to 8 weeks with injuries. 2 of our next 3 opponents.

    It's imperative that Manly win their next 3 games ( Souths , Penrith , Parra ) . These 3 victories followed by the BYE will have us well placed for the Finals Series.
     
  5. PEPSI

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    100% correct Chuck, a genuine semis contender would be expecting three from three here
     
  6. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I think it is imperative for Manly to squeak into the top four and if the other sides knock each other off as likely they will we must get a bit of momentum to get there. Cronulla have a bit of the 'hippy shakes' and it remains to be seen how some of the teams recover from Origin. Often the jadedness comes out a few weeks afterwards. It remains to be seen whether the Cowboys have it this year and whilst Storm are everyone's favourites there is a lot of footy to be played yet.
     

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