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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Budgewoi Eagle, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. Budgewoi Eagle

    Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    anyone know who was there today? I could only recognise Max K, ZtH (ick), and Ron Gibbs of all the faces. To my horror they just looked like a bunch of old blokes, which I guess they are!
    Though, having followed Manly for a good 4 decades, I thought I might recognise a few more.
    Anyone?
     
  2. Under the Sticks

    Under the Sticks Fan of fullbacks Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Totally agree BE. I noticed Wombat and kingy, Danny Moore, beaver and maybe Russell Gartner but after that they all seemed to look like they went to the same barber
     
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  3. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I thought the same.

    I saw Gartner, Bryant, Josh Perry, Joe Galuvao.

    I hate these days the host team never wins.
     
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  4. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Add Cliffy, Beaver, Jack Elsegood, Matt Nable, Magilla, to the above.
     
  5. sheridanstand78

    sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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    It was great to see the legends at the game today. Wow we are a lucky club to have had so many good players over the years. Seeing the Wombat was amazing cause he was my hero when I was a kid.
     
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  6. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Don't forget in almost 70 years there's been a LOT of players.

    A great initiative by Boxy and Teddy to get this up and rolling.
     
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  7. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    They provided an extra incentive to the team. Unfortunately, not our team!
    I'm gutted at such a lacklustre performance in front of our greats at Fortress Brookie in such a vital match against very poor opposition.
    Totally unexplainable.
     
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  8. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Awen Guttenbiel, Nathan Tutt, Michael Robertson, Fatty Vautin, Shannon Nevin, David Hosking, Michael Blake, Craig Hancock, Cliffy Lyons, Daniel Gartner, Danny Moore, Charlie Haggett, Johnny Gibbs, Matt Cross, Russel Gartner, Chad Randall, Alan Thompson, Ian Thomson, John Jones, Josh Perry , Mark Bryant, Terry Hill, David Ronson, Matt Nable, Tony Mestrov.
     
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  9. Pommie Eagle

    Pommie Eagle Active Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Smiled at the 'old boy' Cliffy a day after playing over 35s soccer semi against him. Cliffy probably played 30 mins tops, and was good enough to bag a double for Beacon Hill, including a bullet header!
     
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  10. simon64

    simon64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I looked for Des but couldn't see him.............@:D
     
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  11. ando

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    Look at Newcastle old boys day... They win most games. We were just rubbish
     
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  12. Wombat Legacy

    Wombat Legacy Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  13. Wombat Legacy

    Wombat Legacy Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I applaud the effort of the Golden Eagles. I attended the club before the game, and the Lyons Bar was cordoned off for their official function. No public access...I thought this was dumb! But to my dismay, they barred the public after the game as well. I didn't seek entry, but watched many die hard fans waiting in a queue to get a glimpse of their heroes. Ahh but no, the club blocked the stairs for the private shindig. Obviously some were allowed in but the general consensus from the punters was what a wasted opportunity it was for the regular fans to rub shoulders with the players and old boys. Food for thought in the future Boxy.
     
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  14. Bradza

    Bradza Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Brett Fulton,Emu Rodgers, Alan Thompson with his son whose name I forget but I think he played lower grades around the same time as Leigh Krilich. Freddy Jones leading the way. Dave O'Donnell, Matt Dunford.
     
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  15. eagle66

    eagle66 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    hmmfh, I thought their marketing was to get the supporters to the club to meet the former players. That is a shame
     
  16. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I think it's a great initiative and hopefully will become an annual event. I can understand them cordoning off the area as many of those ex-players may not have seen each other for yonks, might not always be that way in future?
     
  17. Terry Zarsoff

    Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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    I think I recognised Ed Whiley and John Bucknell. Maybe Mick Waller too. And someone who looked suspiciously like Phil Sigsworth. Looked like Wayne Springall was there also. Plus the Beaver. Max Brown was there. Mark Brokenshire. I was hopeful of spotting Goldie Walker and Tarzan Knight, to no avail. It was all happening.

    And there is only one 'L' in Russel Gartner. Don't blame me, blame his parents.
     
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  18. Bradza

    Bradza Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Jason King was there too.
     
  19. Terry Zarsoff

    Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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    Did anyone mention Phil Blake?
     
  20. Under the Sticks

    Under the Sticks Fan of fullbacks Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    These are the players I was eyeing out for - better go to specsavers
     
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