1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Friday night crowd

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, May 12, 2007.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    11,596
    843
    Ratings:
    +971 / 7
    It was absolutely sensational. One of the best atmospheres I have ever been to despite the dour struggle. Where were all the eels supporters lining up to give it to Lyon? Lucky if they had 1500 as they were almost nowhere to be seen. Great stuff by the locals coming out to watch the team.
     
  2. fLIP

    fLIP UFO Hunter

    6,779
    351
    Brisbane
    Ratings:
    +790 / 15
  3. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

    9,609
    83
    Ratings:
    +83 / 0
    Yep top crowd. Seemed very quiet in the first half though.

    I didn't see any Eels supporters giving it to Lyon.
     
  4. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    13,234
    186
    Ratings:
    +212 / 5
    On telly the crowd looked all Manly. Who's coming to Slime Stadium for the return match later in the year??? :lol:
     
  5. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    11,596
    843
    Ratings:
    +971 / 7
    One additional award goes to the group who started this chant at the end of the game.

    TOP OF THE TABLE :clap: :clap: - :clap: :clap:
    TOP OF THE TABLE :clap: :clap: - :clap: :clap:

    Picked up by the majority of the crowd and Mata would have been very proud!
     
  6. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    9,997
    516
    Ratings:
    +516 / 0
    I loved the chant PARRA - doesn't - MATTA around me, also the one about your sister and your mother, all good. The crowd was overwhelminly eagles supporters. The parramatta army is totally defeated and doesn't travel. We'll be at Parra to see the sequel, eagles 45 slime 10..
     
  7. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    17,768
    1,417
    Ratings:
    +3,624 / 132
    Seems you were standing close to us since the parra doesnt matta chant was duff, unless someone else got on board but i didnt hear it. It was a good atmosphere and im glad you enjoyed a slightly different view MB
     
  8. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

    32,370
    3,610
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ratings:
    +5,463 / 74
    I thought it was kind of quiet to be honest
    picked up as manly started to score but before that the game and the crowd were quiet and boring
     
  9. CliffyIsGod

    CliffyIsGod Well-Known Member

    1,469
    16
    Ratings:
    +17 / 0
    Who is that peroxided knob that stands near the rockers in his panthers attire?
     
  10. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    17,768
    1,417
    Ratings:
    +3,624 / 132
    if its the guy i think your talking about he is the anit-manly fan.

    Rocks up in a few different teams gear if he has it, if not its the panfers jersey. He turns up to more games than most on this site.
     
  11. Nutzcraw

    Nutzcraw Active Member

    4,827
    4
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0
    Top crowd. Biggest for the weekend.

    Good stuff all that got to go there.. i envy you.
     
  12. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    3,142
    812
    Pennant Hills
    Ratings:
    +1,480 / 35
    Crowd predictions for this Friday night?

    Wish we could get 20,000 like circa 2007...

    Weather forecast is sunny, I'm going with 15,258.
     
  13. Peter C

    Peter C Well-Known Member

    1,375
    376
    Sydney
    Ratings:
    +742 / 16
    What is against us is that a lot of Tigers supporters may see this as a Manly win, due to their form and injury run, so they may elect to just stay home and watch it on TV.
     
  14. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    14,788
    5,735
    Freshwater
    Ratings:
    +11,498 / 254
    12k at most - its freezing in Sydney, with gusty winds.

    Friday Night hardly allows for the workers to get across the bridge. :(

    So long as the Manly Team turn up this week :exclamation:
     
  15. Clint

    Clint . Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    3,731
    1,252
    Ratings:
    +1,654 / 14
    and they would be correct. ;)
     
  16. ManlyArmy

    ManlyArmy Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    1,269
    455
    Ratings:
    +939 / 23
  17. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

    7,291
    2,227
    Mona Vale
    Ratings:
    +4,840 / 103
    I think it will be around 17,000. There are more Tigpie supporters than East fans willing to attend Brookie, and we reached that crowd figure on a Friday night a couple of weeks ago.
     
  18. Eagles Nest 08

    Eagles Nest 08 Active Member

    254
    44
    Ratings:
    +44 / 0
    It is a winter sport – that not an excuse & tomorrow's weather is all fine.

    We should get a crowd … a minimum of over 15,000, or we have a problem drawing a decent crowd with such a high quality team (ours) in such an incredible good era (being such a consistent top 4 team for the last 5+ years). The Tigers' away support should be good, so really no excuses not getting a crowd like the Roosters game 17,000 or better !!
     
    • Like Like x 1
  19. sheridanstand78

    sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

    2,940
    1,485
    Ratings:
    +3,308 / 51
    I would expect that we get a crowd of at least 17K. In the old days Manly v Tigers drew 25K to brooky on 2 occasions in the 1970s and 80s.
     
  20. ManlyArmy

    ManlyArmy Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    1,269
    455
    Ratings:
    +939 / 23
    Looking at tickets sales, they are nowhere near the amount that was reached for the Chooks game. Still a few reserved seats left. Hopefully there is a last minute flurry of ticket sale
     

Share This Page