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Melbourne Storm

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Ryan, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    +5,706 / 264
    There was a segment on NRL of Fox last night with Matt King / Billy Slater. They were talking about attitude through the club. One thing that made me raise an eyebrow:-

    The players this year SELF imposed a no alcohol situation, to give them every chance of taking the Premiership.

    That lead me to thinking about Jason King / Steve matai type incidents this year.

    Peoples thoughts? Does or would it really give The Storm an advantage at all?
  2. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

    +667 / 18
    It was probably a self imposed booze ban like Ricko said the Roosters had a few years back, lol.

    I am sure if it would help to a certain extent, however not a great deal. We seem to be fitter than Melbourne!!!

    If our players were going out drinking a few nights a week I would be concerned but if it is just the occasional drinking session I am not concerned.
  3. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +531 / 8
    A man is not a machine. The mind needs a bit of a reward for effort.
  4. DVS Matt

    DVS Matt Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +25 / 0
    the storm were in this exact same position last year at this time - and they had alcohol.

    That ain't the problem.
  5. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

    +466 / 6
    Physically it gives them an advantage.

    Psycholigically maybe a disadvantage.

    It depends what their normal consumption levels are.
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    +0 / 0
    If they start shaking and dropping a lot of balls then they will need to go and have a few beers to calm the withdrawal symptoms down.

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