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News: Throw bitter Shark overboard

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    <p />So Paul Gallen wants out of Cronulla. Well I say let him go. Ask him into the office, sit him down and then rip up his lucrative contract. Wish him all the best and send him on his way.


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  2. willstyles

    willstyles Active Member

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    Haha, Brent Read loves a good editorial.

    I agree with quite a few parts of it. Gal used to be a great fella to talk to. Considering the style he plays and the rep he has, he really was a genuinely nice guy and he certainly caught me by surprise with his demeanour.

    I have to admit, I haven't spoken to him since the Sharks incident (or attempted to speak to him), so I can't comment on whether or not he has changed but I would hope not.

    Personally, I've never been the biggest fan of Gallen's on-field efforts (I realise I am quite alone on this one) because I'm more of a quality over quantity person. Give me Mick Crocker's 75 metres and 15 tackles a game over Gallens 190 metres and 35 tackles anyday. That's why I don't want Manly to sign him - not because of any of his off-field stuff.
     
  3. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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      I'm with you.  You forgot to add his niggling temperament that fires up the opposition and his average of 4 incredibly dumb penalties gifted the other side each game.
     

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