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Journalist Sacked After One Brookvale Match

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by bob dylan, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    From todays Telegraph, 27 October 2012.

    I could not find the article but retiring Greyhound writer Jeff Collerson said he was relieved of his rugby league duties forever after reporting on a match at Brookvale after giving his Best and Fairest 3-2-1 points all to Manly players.

    That would of been fine but St George won the match 16-4.

    I have always liked Jeff. Great career, well done.
     
  2. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The game of rugby league was the winner on the day.

    Any idea what year this was Bob?
     
  3. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I was of the impression in was in the 60's so a check of the records shows 25 July 1965 St George beat us 16-7 at Brookvale.
     
  4. Moondog

    Moondog Grey-beard loon Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Is Jeff by any chance a Manly supporter?
     
  5. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I've read the post over and over again...... But I still can't see what the guy did wrong.
     
  6. manlywarringah

    manlywarringah Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Yes he is.

    He is also the one who said he was throwing in him membership and never going to another Manly game after they sacked Peter Peters!
     
  7. Moondog

    Moondog Grey-beard loon Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Maybe he's sobered up now......
     
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  8. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

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    Haven't we all?
     
  9. Moondog

    Moondog Grey-beard loon Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Not really...
     
  10. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    News Ltd have always had it in for us.
     
  11. eagle66

    eagle66 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The Sydney Morning Herald's 3-2-1 for this match was
    3- E Rassmussen
    2- F Jones
    1- B James

    Also included the Herald's write up. Wish I could find the Tele's write up!
     
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