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News: EXCLUSIVE: Ox backs mates By Matt Orford

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    <p>KICK-OFF time can’t come quick enough for the Sea Eagles in the season opener on Saturday night against a new-look Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium.
    The media-kicking the club has received in the past week will finally end and, on behalf of the team, I can promise one hell of a defence of the title we won at the same ground 19 weeks ago. </p><p>As team captain I am calling on all our loyal fans to stick with us. We are proud to represent the northern beaches and can’t forget the wonderful reception and euphoria which surrounded our win last October. Essentially we are the same group and because of the current circumstances there are things we want to say, but we simply can’t. </p>

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/Sea-Eagles/exclusive-ox-backs-mates-by-matt-orford.html">Read the full article</a>
     
  2. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    If that was ghost-written then the author should be working for the pm. Great to hear your message Matt, think I'll send an email of support myself!
     
  3. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    How bloody good does that make you feel

    Bring the bastards on !!!
     
  4. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It makes me want to fly down and support them. Come on Manly fans get down there is Grand Final numbers and stick it to the NRL and support our lads!

    Go Manly!
     
  5. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    My thoguhts exactly dan.

    I felt a warmth in my heart with this message.

    LETS GO MANLY!!!
     
  6. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    "We have been slammed as a group in recent days and it has been a strange feeling because a few months ago we were seen as the benchmark in football on and off the field for all codes. We have learned very quickly who our friends are...."

    Dramas like we have experienced the last week can either destroy a club and its morale, or can tighten the bond. Reading this from Orford makes me think that this has galvanised the squad and they will be more than ready tomorrow night. How ironic would it be if the very act that Gallop carried out to punish and disadvantage us, is in fact the catalyst to rid us of any hint of complacency and hones our commitment to a knife edge. I hope we tear the Bulldogs a new one, and I believe that the muppet Gallop will be there to witness it.
     
  7. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    I am going to love to see Matai and Lyon tear up there backline.

    Orford to put up bombs for Lyon and patten to test out his back.
     
  8. KaZa

    KaZa Well-Known Member

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    great stuff from the Ox.

    It just goes to show its tightened the bond.. their a close bunch and Stewart seems like one of the more popular ones.

    Watch out dogs.
     
  9. mcatt

    mcatt Active Member

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    I don't care what anyone ever says, Ox is a great player and a great captain!!

    Brilliant stuff Ox!! Give me a club that stands by it's people rather then throws them to the curb at first sign of trouble any day.
     
  10. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Wonderful words WE ARE MANLY!!
     
  11. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    agree 100%
     
  12. OneEyedEagle

    OneEyedEagle Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I just hope we belt the living daylights out of them tomorrow night. Oh, and on the the scoreboard to. Dare I say 40 - Nil. 8)
     
  13. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Told you guys - Ox = Legend !
    Re-sign - 2 more years please.
     
  14. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

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    Top letter. Certainly uplifting for the start of a new season.
     
  15. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Good letter. I hope that they have been pointed in this forums direction to read what the fans are saying in support of what has been going on.
     
  16. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

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    Fcuk yeah Ox. Got me pumped. Give me a jersey.
     

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