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Manly in RLW today

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by bob dylan, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Just back from the newsagent where I picked up todays Rugby League Week to read the poll and got a few pleasant surprises.

    1. Article on Will Hopoate

    2. Manly poster (photo taken in the new Kaspesky jerseys)

    3. 2 page Q & A with Terry Randall, my favourite all time player.

    BTW who would of thought only 49% of players nominated the Storm as the dirtiest team.
     
  2. Captain of the Gate

    Captain of the Gate Active Member

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    They also said we were 2nd dirtiest...

    According to the poll we have:
    3rd best coach
    2nd favs to win the comp
    3rd best fullback
    3rd best centre
    2nd best 5/8
    3rd best haflback
     
  3. Central Coast Eagle

    Central Coast Eagle Active Member

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    Wow that's a huge wrap for dce!
     
  4. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    But how wrong they are about our Fullback, Coach and Centre!
     
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  5. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    A poster of some of the team. No Tony Williams, Glenn Stewart, William Hopoate or Anthony Watmough in the shot.
     
  6. firechild

    firechild Active Member

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    I could cop Stewart being rated at #2. I think almost all Manly fans would rate him at 1 but Slater is very good (despite being a grub).
    Interestingly in another poll I read recently, not one of the Manly players polled rated Des as the #1 coach.
    As for centre, Lyon is bloody good but it is difficult to split some of the better ones going round, there are plenty of good ones.

    Agree that it is a huge wrap for DCE, no doubt he fell behind Thurston and Cronk. Oh, hangon, didn't Stuart rate Pearce as the best in the game?
     
  7. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    Presumably the rules exclude self, teammates & own coach from options you can select?
     
  8. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Usually does.
     
  9. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Cooper and Lyon are the two best centres going around. Lyon would shade Cooper defensively. Cooper is the only Goons player I rate. Stewart is better defensively than Slater and is a consistently better scorer of tries, and Des is the best coach in the comp. How many times have we been in the top eight over the past number of years since he inherited a basket case? and he's done it without cheating. And I would reject the dirty tag. There's a heap of teams that are grubbier. The Tigers and Parra would be up there.
     
  10. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    Proof positive that the poll was rigged by that same cheating club from melbourne.
     
  11. master blaster

    master blaster Well-Known Member

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    I cant believ Inglis is part of the dream team of the year,he hasnt set the world on fire this year to date
     
  12. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    On the field this year he has day dreamed a fair bit.
     
  13. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry about too many missing players. We'll get another team photo when they do the Grand Final teams!
     
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  14. Brookie

    Brookie Well-Known Member

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    didn't like reading that hoppa said he may not end up back at manly after his mission.

    also matai is a better centre than cooper
     
  15. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I'll concede that Brookie.
     
  16. EagleRock40

    EagleRock40 Well-Known Member

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    Brookie, I havnt read the RLW, but there was article somewhere today suggesting Manly are close to securing him a contract when he completes his mission. I think other clubs may be hesitant in signing him after 2 years out of the game - personally i think he'll come back a more complete player.
     
  17. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    How will he do that after not playing for 2 years?[hr]
    I'll have forgotten his name by then!
     
  18. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    Because God will be playing inside him.
     
  19. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    Id rather he came back with some of the devil in him! Maybe he should just hang around Matai for a while?
     
  20. jbb/james

    jbb/james Well-Known Member

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    if stewie can come back after his 2 years than hoppa will too. Just hope the money isnt over the top
     

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