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Indigenous all-stars team v NRL All Stars

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Preston Campbell © - Gold Coast Titans
    Nathan Merritt - South Sydney Rabbitohs
    Willie Tonga - North Queensalnd Cowboys
    Greg Inglis - South Sydney Rabbitohs
    Jharal Yow Yeh - Brisbane Broncos
    Scott Prince - Gold Coast Titans
    Johnathan Thurston - North Queensland Cowboys
    Tom Learoyd-Lahrs - Canberra Raiders
    Travis Waddell - Canberra Raiders
    George Rose - Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
    Sam Thaiday - Brisbane Broncos
    Jamal Idris - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
    Greg Bird - Gold Coast Titans
    Ben Barba - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
    Jamie Soward - St George-Illawarra Dragons
    Carl Webb - Parramatta Eels
    Cory Paterson - Newcastle Knights
    Joel Thompson - Canberra Raiders
    Ryan James - Gold Coast Titans
    Matt Bowen - North Queensland Cowboys


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    http://www.nrl.com/news/news/newsarticle/tabid/10874/newsid/60882/indigenous-all-stars-team-announced/default.aspx
     
  2. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    Re: Indigenous all-stars team announced

    It was a good game to be at last year. The noise was defening. Although i couldn't help but feel a little racist! I mean, every one white was going for the NRL All Stars and everyone black was going for the Indigenous All Stars.
     
  3. Copa Eagle

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    lets hope george shows us what he can do this time !
     
  4. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Re: Indigenous all-stars team announced

    And not get injured
     
  5. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Re: Indigenous all-stars team announced

    It was George that put that slightly late bump on Sam Burgess that crumpled him pretty quickly in this years game.  Lol.  It was a good welcome to the nrl for him.
     
  6. Rusty

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    Good work George, congrats on the call up. Hopefully he has a blinder and brings some momentum back with him.
     
  7. blitzkrieg

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    No rangas this year I see!
     
  8. eagles2win

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    Was at the game with a few other Manly supporters and we were cheering both teams
     
  9. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

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    Was at the game with a few other Manly supporters and we were cheering both teams
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    I remember going to a test match and cheering when Slater dropped the ball, I had to explain to people that even in the green and gold Slater is still a grub.
     
  10. ayjay007

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    Re: Indigenous all-stars team announced

    Why don't we cut out the racist stuff and name an "AUSTRALIAN" all star team?Oh,that would be the kangaroos!Don't get any media play announcing an AUSTRALIAN team-has to have some left wing "vibe" to it.
     
  11. Brookie

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    Re: Indigenous all-stars team announced

    FFS shut up ayjay you whinging sook!

    waaa waa waa
    this game means a lot to some people!
     
  12. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Settle down guy's all it is a Celebration of Rugby League (that helps a certain part of our community).
    Think of it this way where else could you see the current Australian Captain, the current Kiwi Captain and a few Pom's all playing in the same team nowadays with the salary cap
     
  13. Berkeley_Eagle

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    All Stars shortlist of 64 announced

    NRL.com Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:06:00
    With Stage One of the NRL All Stars public selection process now complete, a shortlist of 64 players has revealed the contenders for Wayne Bennett’s side to take on the ‘Learn. Earn. Legend!’ Indigenous All Stars in the 2011 Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars match, at Skilled Park on the Gold Coast on February 12.

    More than 21,000 Rugby League fans took up the challenge of playing selector and now the public has the tough task of choosing just one player from each of the 16 NRL Clubs to join Kangaroos captain Darren Lockyer and New Zealand captain Benji Marshall in the 20-man squad.

    Fans must now decide between players like Todd Carney, Nate Myles, Braith Anasta and Shaun Kenny -Dowall from the Roosters, Josh Dugan, David Shillington, Bronson Harrison and Jarrod Croker from the Raiders and Feleti Mateo, Simon Mannering, Lance Hohaia and Manu Vatuvei from the Warriors.

    “The second stage of NRL All Stars voting is certainly a challenging task for the fans,” NRL Chief Executive, David Gallop, said today.

    “You only have to look at the players who missed out to realise just how competitive the voting process is.

    “Some of Rugby League’s biggest names have missed out including players like Mark Gasnier, Mitchell Pearce and Michael Ennis.

    “Now the fans have the difficult task of choosing one player from each NRL club and between players such as Nathan Hindmarsh and Jarryd Hayne to represent the Eels and Luke Lewis and Michael Jennings for the Panthers.”

    The following 64 players have been shortlisted for selection in the 2011 NRL All Stars:

    Brisbane Broncos
    Corey Parker, Ben Hannant – Forwards
    Alex Glenn, Ben Hunt - Backs

    Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
    Greg Eastwood, Frank Pritchard - Forwards
    Bryson Goodwin, Ben Roberts - Backs

    Canberra Raiders
    David Shillington, Bronson Harrison - Forwards
    Josh Dugan, Jarrod Croker - Backs

    Cronulla Sharks
    Paul Gallen, Jeremy Smith - Forwards
    Nathan Gardner, Colin Best - Backs

    Gold Coast Titans
    Ashley Harrison, Mark Minichiello - Forwards
    Kevin Gordon, William Zillman - Backs

    Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
    Anthony Watmough, Brent Kite - Forwards
    Jamie Lyon, Tony Williams - Backs


    Melbourne Storm
    Cameron Smith, Adam Blair - Forwards
    Cooper Cronk, Chase Stanley - Backs

    Newcastle Knights
    Neville Costigan, Zeb Taia - Forwards
    Akuila Uate, Kurt Gidley - Backs

    North Queensland Cowboys
    Dallas Johnson, Matthew Scott - Forwards
    Antonio Winterstein, Ashley Graham - Backs

    Parramatta Eels
    Nathan Hindmarsh, Tim Mannah - Forwards
    Jarryd Hayne, Luke Burt - Backs

    Penrith Panthers
    Luke Lewis, Petero Civoniceva - Forwards
    Michael Jennings, Michael Gordon - Backs

    St George Illawarra Dragons
    Ben Creagh, Dean Young - Forwards
    Darius Boyd, Brett Morris - Backs

    South Sydney Rabbitohs
    Dave Taylor, Roy Asotasi - Forwards
    Fetuli Talanoa, Junior Vaivai - Backs

    Sydney Roosters
    Nate Myles, Braith Anasta - Forwards
    Todd Carney, Shaun Kenny-Dowall - Backs

    New Zealand Warriors
    Feleti Mateo, Simon Mannering - Forwards
    Lance Hohaia, Manu Vatuvei - Backs

    Wests Tigers
    Gareth Ellis, Robbie Farah - Forwards
    Lote Tuqiri, Chris Lawrence - Backs

    Please note: Sam Burgess and Billy Slater were both withdrawn from the voting process due to injury.

    The next stage of voting will see NRL All Stars coach Wayne Bennett guide fans by placing the 64 shortlisted players into positions he wants them to be considered for as well as outlining the make-up of the bench positions he wants covered.

    Bennett’s positions will be released on January 2, 2011, with Stage Two voting opening at Midday AEDT (11:00am Queensland time) on January 3 at
    www.nrl.com/allstars
    and continuing until 11:59pm AEDT on January 27.

    At the end of Stage One, the top 10 voted players for the NRL All Stars are:

    1. Nathan Hindmarsh, Parramatta Eels
    2. Josh Dugan, Canberra Raiders
    3. Sam Burgess*, South Sydney Rabbitohs
    4. Todd Carney, Sydney Roosters
    5. Jarryd Hayne, Parramatta Eels
    6. Anthony Watmough, Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
    7. Fetuli Talanoa, South Sydney Rabbitohs
    8. Alex Glenn, Brisbane Broncos
    9. Luke Lewis, Penrith Panthers
    10. Michael Jennings, Penrith Panthers

    * Withdrawn from voting due to injury.

    Overview of NRL All Stars voting:

    - The first player to be chosen in the NRL All Stars team will be the player who scores the highest number of overall votes in a position.
    - Once a player from one club is placed in the team, no other player from that club can be chosen.
    - If a player withdraws from the team due to injury, he will be replaced by someone from the bench.
    - The open bench spot will then be replaced by someone from the injured player’s club, with the new player having recorded the second highest number of votes from that club, either as a forward, back or utility, depending on the position needed for the bench.

    The NRL All Stars will play the Indigenous All Stars in the 2011 Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars at Skilled Park on the Gold Coast on Saturday, February 12.

    The Indigenous All Stars line-up was announced in November by coach Laurie Daley and features: Preston Campbell (c), Nathan Merritt, Willie Tonga, Greg Inglis, Jharal Yow Yeh, Scott Prince, Johnathan Thurston, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs, Travis Waddell, George Rose, Sam Thaiday, Jamal Idris, Greg Bird, Ben Barba, Jamie Soward, Carl Webb, Cory Paterson, Joel Thompson, Ryan James and Matt Bowen.

    Less than 2000 tickets remain for the match. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketek outlets, by calling 132 849 or online at www.ticketek.com.au or click here.

    New Zealand customers can call 0800 842 538 or +61 132 849.
     
  14. Chip and Chase

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

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    I'm surprised that many Parra fans know how to use the internet
     
  15. Darren

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    amazing how Inglis's racist situation got "forgotten" about, or swept under the carpet!! Quite interesting to see no meetings, programs put in place  ::)
    Only white people are racist
     
  16. The Wheel

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    Hopefully Tony Williams gets our spot, dont want Choc, Kitey or Killer hurt in this meangingless/feel good game
     
  17. King

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    [quote author=Fonz link=topic=185954.msg306147#msg306147 date=1289872456]
    I went to the game with a mate and I was sitting next to a couple of brothers. Everytime gorgeous got the ball I was up cheering him on and everytime Gidley got smashed I was up cheering. They were so confused!!!
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    Sorry, haven't mastered the iPhone for posting yet.
     
  18. Ryan

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    I'm actually dusting our first three games if he's playing centres as losses. Surely Will Hopoate, Michael Oldfield or Dean Whare (if fit) would be much better choices? Forwards like:-

    01. Brett Stewart
    02. Michael Robertson
    03. William Hopoate / Dean Whare
    04. Jamie Lyon
    05. David Williams
    06. Keiran Foran
    07. Daly Cherry-Evans
    08. Jason King
    09. Matt Ballin
    10. Brent Kite
    11. Anthony Watmough
    12. Shane Rodney
    13. Glenn Stewart

    14. Terrence Seu Seu / Liam Foran
    15. George Rose
    16. Joe Galuvao
    17. Tony Williams
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    All Kiwi bench - LoL
     
  19. The Eagle

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    An aboriginal Kiwi hey?
     
  20. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Except Big George
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    Timana Tahu? 
     

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