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These players can hold their heads up

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, Jul 1, 2005.

  1. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Kite
    Harris
    Bryant
    Alberts

    The rest were a disgrace.

    Witt, Monaghan, Randall and Dunley = A gaggle of clowns.

    We will be lucky to gather two more wins this season. We will be lucky to make the 8 and may not deserve to be there.
     
  2. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

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    Gotta agree. Embarrassing.
     
  3. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    You can probably add Glenn Stewart to that list. 35 tackles in a game of touch football is a reasonable effort.
     
  4. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

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    Yep, common denominator= forwards (apart from Alberts of course, who looks pretty impressive).
     
  5. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

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    yep, Kite and Harris stood up, they needed to. the rest where simply outclassed. I doubt benji and prince, would be getting paid 250K a year combined at this stage.
     
  6. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Brett Stewart went alright as usual
     
  7. KaZa

    KaZa Well-Known Member

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    you guys seem to forget weve won all our games with these 'duds'.

    We had 6 forwards out.. we had a PL forward pack. What do you expect...

    Top of my head....

    Cleal gave away 3 penalties made a few errors
    Moorewood made a few basic errors on our own 20
    Matai was crap.. 3 penalties in like 2 min.. a few errors one resulting to a try.

    when BK Beaver Watty Willow Hecks King return.. these players will go back to PL and we will win a few more and make the Finals.
     
  8. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    hard to disagree.

    was disappoined with Glenn Stewart, but did not realise he made 35 tackles
     
  9. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Maybe Kaza. But if either BK or Beaver get a long term injury we're cactus.
     
  10. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Haig can still put a positive spin on it all :lol:

    http://www.sportsnews.com.au/news.php?extend.2057
     
  11. Blunty

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    All I can say is tonight proved that Witt is not the option in the halves, and that Orford's signing is almost a must now.

    IMO, Manly should go all out for Orford, and sign a couple of young wingers, if worst comes to worst we can put Hicks and Alberts in the centres and guys like Peterson and Taylor on the wings, I don't care, as long as we get Orford.

    In all fairness if Alberts and Hicks were playing outside Orford they would be rep players.

    Alberts is one hell of a good player, and in fact despite people worrying about his defense he is probably one of the better defensive centres in the NRL.
     
  12. sue ridgepipe

    sue ridgepipe Active Member

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    his defence is rock solid.a lot of hurt in his tackles.rocky boy knows the pearl well and he said he got belted by him all game in the qld cup.lot of potential given good service.
     
  13. KaZa

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    if Slater Geyer King and Bell were in the backline.. Witt would be a rep player.
     
  14. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Alberts has been very impressive of what I've seen of him.

    No problems with defence.

    Hasn't been given a chance to shine in attack.

    Well done Crusher :clap:
     
  15. jamesie

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    If I was Des, I would be on the phone to Graham Arnold first thing tomorrow, telling him to get his arse down here all week, as Hicksy will be needing some golkicking tuition.

    Jamesie
     
  16. Chip and Chase

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

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    Isn't it a giggle of clowns ??

    Agree on Harris, he is really coming back into some good form, let's hope he keeps improving. He can get a good ball away at times but needs to be a little more selective. Bryant tried hard and put a good effort in. Kite wasn't the worst, but I still don't see him as being worth what we paid on performances do date. Maybe I expect too much, but I recall him being more effective, or having more impact when he was at Saints.

    Fair dinkum, Monaghan just goes to pieces under pressure. He just lacks the ability to control the ball and the team around him. He has these panic plays that he goes to when the synapses short out, one is a pathethic chip kick and the other is a panicky pass to someone in a horrible position (commonly known as a hospital pass). But fortunately for him he wasn't Robinson Crusoe tonight, Dunley was way below par and Witt was almost non existent.
     
  17. ads

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    I thought Harris looked great.
     
  18. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

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    Monaghs could easily slot into the Pakistan cricket team at about number 5, the way he handles pressure!
     
  19. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    You bokes complain and you saw it for free on telly. I paid $17 for that!!!!
     
  20. Ryan

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    Manly are the laughing stock of the NRL. It's a shame "I" get laughed at for their performances & not them.
     

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