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Sacrafice for a Grand Final

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by manlyfan76, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Elite players sacrifice plenty for their career. They all want to win a GF and all players looking back on their career say that a GF win was the highlight. So what if the entire squad sacraficed 10% of their contract (took a pay cut) freeing up $400k per year to sign another elite player ( im thinking prop) that would really push them into the Gf and a win. I know it might suck if you are a lower paid player but after a Grand Final if you really want to go chasing the cash surely you could ask Souffs for more than what you were on before. Nothing good comes without sacrafice and whats $30,000 compared to winning the big one if your already on $300,000?
     
  2. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    Its a mighty big assumption that the player wants a GF win more than anything. What about the players that have already experienced one?
     
  3. jbb/james

    jbb/james Well-Known Member

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    wouldnt it be better if you and your mates motgaged your houses or sacrificed your pay. Then you can approach a local business, top them up with your own coin and ask them to sponser a high profile player on a 3rd party arrangement

    Same result and you could put your money where your mouth is. Lets start with say 10% of your income

    JUst saying
     
  4. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Would you give up 10% of your salary for Manly to win the premiership. Even if they players did do that there are still no guarantees they would win the premiership.


    You beat me to it jbb
     
  5. jbb/james

    jbb/james Well-Known Member

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    For fans winning a GF is the greatest achievement of all too[hr]
    Beat you bones, you type like an old ladys broomstick lol
     
  6. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I know its a completely different game but it worked for the Lions in the AFL 3 premierships in 3 years.
     
  7. jbb/james

    jbb/james Well-Known Member

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    and the bulldogs when they were over the cap
     
  8. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Its a bit like saying we would win the comp if everybody plays to 100% of their ability every week
     
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  9. jbb/james

    jbb/james Well-Known Member

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    That is so old school bob, todays 100% is 110 , no less will win it, especially if you dont "turn up to play"
     
  10. mosto

    mosto Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    ...especially if you don't play for the whole 80 minutes. But then, that's not even good enough if the game goes to golden point.
     
  11. The Eagle

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  12. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo Premium Member

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    heres a better idea

    Someone like Young Robinson we line him up to start at prop round 25 and at the first opportunity end of Cam Smiths season.

    Granted we may lose the game (playing them with 12 men) and he may cop 8 - 10 weeks but it would be so worth to take those scumbags out
     
  13. Brewski

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    Don't waste Robinson. We may need him at some point. Il run on do the old feet first tackle into the side of his knee and I'll cop the suspension. They can suspend me for life for all I care.
     
  14. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    We could just clock Slater in the GF like Crocker did to Snake in 07? That was a hell of a gameplan from Bellamy - take out our best player at the first opportunity. Typical Scum.

    But that's what makes us better. We don't need to cheat (on or off the field) to win.

    I would be disappointed if we ever sunk to their level.
     
  15. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Use Matt Cross, break Slaters legs and Smiths shoulder then stuff him back in the broom closet for all eternity
     
  16. Bradza

    Bradza Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Wouldn't you only need to raise $360k? The new guy should take a paycut as well........Unless, of course, he was really worth $440k...
     
  17. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Did anyone else think this thread was going to involve a goat or a lamb?
     
  18. Mybludog

    Mybludog Active Member

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    you only get 90% of the goat........comes without an a hole
     
  19. eagles2win

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    it's all well and good for the club to ask player's to take a lesser price but at the end of the day some bloke will end up saying he'll want more
     
  20. anthonyb1965

    anthonyb1965 GO Manly Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Prefer the goat, it's hard to tell where lambs have been!!!
     

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