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News: Big man's favourites meet, so it's a special occasion

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    <p>IT was 40 years ago that English star Malcolm Reilly first stepped on to Brookvale Oval after the Sea Eagles had paid a then record $30,000 transfer fee for the most exciting forward in the world.</p>

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  2. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I watched this bloke play at Brookvale Oval several times (refer the old farts thread). Zorba does not exaggerate. I've never seen a better forward in the time I've watched league. During his time at Manly he was at his peak. A bad knee curtailed his dominance prematurely but he continued for years at top level playing on one leg. One of my all-time faves.
  3. Moondog

    Moondog Grey-beard loon Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    Hervey Bay
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    He was tough all right. We had a great pack in those days!

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