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Manly's Greatest Ever 2nd Rowers

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Canteen Worker, Jul 15, 2006.

  1. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    We have had many fine 2nd Rowers in the Eagles colours:

    I can think of Menzies and Daniel Gartner, that dominant set in the 90s, Crusher Cleal, Goldie Walker and then going back there have been great players such as Terry Randall, Les Boyd, Rex Mossop just to mention a few.

    Even narrowing down a list for inclusion in the 60 Year Dream Team on this site is virtually impossible.

    Who else would you include??

    Myself - I would probably include Beaver and Randall as the two best but to leave the others out is just incredibly hard.
     
  2. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    absolutly the toughest call of the lot.

    I think i would have to agree with your choice although i havnt seen much of Terry Randall what i have seen and read leaves no option
     
  3. mellonhead

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    Fluffy, if you missed out on Randell, that's a real shame. He was fantastic. I reckon there's *&^%load of players who wished they had never been tackled by him or tried to tackle him. If you wanted to do a training film on how a second rower should play, just run replays of his games.

    Beaver the other choice no questions. Wasn't Rex Messup a prop?
     
  4. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    If you reckon Beaver and Morley hit hard you should have seen Randall - he was a hammer and did it forty or more times each game. Won the RLW poll every year for the player who hit hardest. Never shirked the heavy stuff either.
     
  5. Corso_Pete

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    Not that I would vote for him over Randall & Menzies I would think Phil Lowe should be offered as an option.

    Pleased to see that Mal Reilly currently has a comfortable lead in the lock forward poll.
     
  6. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    I think (only from what I have been told about the respective players:-

    11. Terry Randall
    12. Noel Cleal
    13. Steve Menzies
     

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