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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Canteen Worker, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +212 / 5
    Over the past 10 years Manly have been close to unbeatable at Brookvale. Even in a good years, we have only won about half our away games, apart from the very top seasons. Last season was built on 9 out of 10 wins at Brookie, the only loss being to Melbourne by a point (after leading 20 nil at half time!!)

    We have only had two home games this year, unless you count playing Canberra at Albury a home game. in those two games we have beaten Melbourne at Brookie and should have beaten the dogs, but for totally dismal goal kicking, shots being missed in front.

    Get some troops back on the paddock, (Boy we are missing our starting front rowers in defence!!) and we should get enough wins to be competitive, given that we will have a lot of home games after Round 8. The other bonus is that we won't be missing too many players for Origin this year with DCE the only chance at this point.
    I hope I am not being too optimistic in stating that it is not yet time to start getting ready for the spoon.
  2. sheridanstand78

    sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

    +3,302 / 51
    I agree, the Newcastle game is to me the start of our revival. This is when hopefully we will have a good chunk of our injured guys back. We must have no wriggle room under the cap because there has been no sign of bringing in any replacements, yet the Vermin have signed 2 players to cope with their injuries. Strange!
  3. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    Pennant Hills
    +1,454 / 35
    All our remaining home games this season must be played at Brookvale Oval. No more taking home games to a neutral venue. We need every advantage we can get to climb off the bottom of the ladder. Opposition teams & supporters hate going to Brookie :)
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  4. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

    +12,050 / 238
    Agree 100%, only chance of not winning the spoon is to win most of them at home.
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    PONTIAN SEA EAGLE Well-Known Member

    +936 / 77
    I'm sorry but thats a disgrace no wonder we're last.We've played one game at brookie in 7 weeks.Hows the draw been worked out this way.
  6. davohan123

    davohan123 Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +971 / 55
    We have actually played twice at Brookvale - storm and dogs

    We play all our remaining home games at Brookvale except the Broncos game which I think we will take up to Gosford

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