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Watmough, no more alcohol for season 2011 please

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by silvertail, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. silvertail

    silvertail Well-Known Member

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    The response from our club was fair enough. Importantly, we needed to take strong enough action in the eyes of the NRL. We lost the moral high ground with this incident, so the swift action Manly was appropriate.

    I despise the NRL so we did well to keep them from intervening.

    Watmough needs to wake up. He is on the outer in the rep scene and that has nothing to do with his ability. We all want him to be at Manly for the rest of his career but not at any cost.

    If he quit drinking until grand final day, I bet he would drop less balls on the field and be the gun NRL second rower.

    Maybe his next goal could after the grand final could be to learn to drink in moderation and learn how to have a good time without getting to the point where stupid decisions are made.

    Grow up Choc, you are not a kid anymore.

    Also .... Would be a good time to test Buhrer at hooker.
     
  2. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    Roosters tried an alcohol ban. Didnt work there and wont work here.

    Nor it should, anyway.
     
  3. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Bring Beaver back to organise poker nights. The wasn't much trouble when he was around.

    Steve Menzies is a legend something Watmough will never be.
     
  4. eggson

    eggson Well-Known Member

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    Someone get Kennedy to give Choc a call.

    I know a lot of us are laying into those guys and whilst others here like to say that it's something that people do and not a big thing or whatnot, it's still a sign that the players have done something to hurt the fans and the club. 

    And since pretty much every media outlet has covered this (after the speeding incident how could they not?), it's really not a good thing for the club.  Is this the first off field 'incident' since kick off?
     
  5. MissKate

    MissKate Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I don't think it is just the alcohol, when he got busted for speeding he hadn't been drinking.  Just needs to grow up and step down off the pedestal.
     
  6. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo Premium Member

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    [quote author=swoop link=topic=187310.msg330584#msg330584 date=1301921099]
    Bring Beaver back to organise poker nights. The wasn't much trouble when he was around.

    Steve Menzies is a legend something Watmough will never be.
    [/quotewat did he do swoop
    refuse an autograph or something you have way way to much venom towards the bloke

    he ****ed up hes been punished and hes on his last warning isnt that enough
     
  7. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I agree that a club imposed alcohol ban wouldn't work, but I would love nothing more than to see Choc see the enormous benefits that giving up the drink for the season could provide to both himself and the club and make the decision himself.

    If he's so drunk at 9:30pm on a Sunday night that he thinks it is a good idea to take a piss in the Corso then it shouldn't surprise anyone that his motor skills aren't strong enough to enable him to catch the footy on a regular basis.

    I think we all know Choc is a gun player, and in my view he has been performing pretty well for us this year.  But he could be a superstar like he was a few years ago if he was willing to put in the effort and make the sacrifices which are required to be a champion.

    He needs to ask himself whether he wants to be the best forward in the game and possibly win another premiership (or more), or whether he would prefer to get pissed up at the Corso.  At the moment the answer seems to be the latter.
     
  8. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    How many times has he ****ed up Cambo? And how long does it take him to learn anything?

    He had the girlfriend dramma, the season launch where he had a go at one of our sponsors, doing 50kph over the limit on p-plates and now pissing on shopfronts.

    If it were his 1st offence it wouldn't bother me, but I'm not the only one on his case, the club and even Dessie are saying if he ****s up again he's gone.

    And since his upgraded contract we haven't seen the form he was in after he played the SOO match.
     
  9. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    No more Alcohol...unless self imposed ain't going to work.

    What Choc needs to do is start acting like a senior member of the squad, when he does that the other part will fall into line.
     
  10. MPC75

    MPC75 Well-Known Member

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    I hate to say it guys, but I don't know if choc will ever be able to grow up. He is not alone though, you only have to look at guys like Thurston and Todd Carney. They should never get on the piss, as they simply can't act like a grown up when they are on it.

    I'm sure we have all got one of those mates that you dread getting on this piss with, you know that they are going to make an arse of themselves. These guys are those types, they will never learn. 
     
  11. Sooty Fan

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    Maybe he should ring Andrew Symonds for his thoughts! :)
     
  12. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    If Choc agrees to stay off the drink until GF day, then I will too.
     
  13. Cameron

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    dont let the facts get in the way of good carve you clown

    hes been in solid form this year and has lowered the errors after rd1
     
  14. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Drinking is fine - in moderation. I've seen players out VERY late round these parts early in the morning before a game. Alcohol is the culture round the club.

    Not that I care though. We look ok. Just saying the lads "enjoy" a solid drinking session.

    I'm talking about most too.
     
  15. Phantar

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    As someone else mentioned, the Roosters would take him in a flash. He could compete with the rest of the Roosters playing roster in becoming the first player to be totally covered in indecipherable east Asian hieroglyphics (which generally translate to something like '**** you, Gweilo Sucker), Celtic barbed wire and Polynesian gewgaws from head to foot, which of course will have merged into an amorphous ink blob by the time the lucky ex-player has hit 35.

    I understand there is a considerable bonus written into the contracts of each Roosters player for just such an eventuality.

    They also have a fulltime tattoo 'artiste' on the coaching staff, for those lay-offs between training sessions, Cock and Bull boozefests (with a section of the pub's external wall reserved for loaded Roosters players to take a public leak- right up Anthony's urinary tract) and skinny chai lattes (with an extra shot) down at the Lamrock Cafe.
     
  16. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    dont let the facts get in the way of good carve you clown

    hes been in solid form this year and has lowered the errors after rd1
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    thats why eveyone still bags him for his handling errors around here and calls him dropmough ! everyone knows he cant catch are you in denial ?

    ps he is in my fantasy team lol if he cut his error rate down he would do even better for me


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    From NRL stats

    Watmough has made 3 errors this season, 2 v Melbourne, 1 v Newcastle and was error free v Souths and the Roosters
     
  17. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo Premium Member

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    dont let the facts get in the way of good carve you clown

    hes been in solid form this year and has lowered the errors after rd1
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    thats why eveyone still bags him for his handling errors around here and calls him dropmough ! everyone knows he cant catch are you in denial ?

    ps he is in my fantasy team lol if he cut his error rate down he would do even better for me


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    From NRL stats

    Watmough has made 3 errors this season, 2 v Melbourne, 1 v Newcastle and was error free v Souths and the Roosters
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    your full of it ke he drops 6 balls a game :p
     
  18. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Interestingly Cambo the man who made the most errors in that Roosters game was our man of the match with 3 in the match
     
  19. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    No they don't, that is why they have different stats line

    Either way, a penalty is not the dropped ball you were refering too bud ;)
     
  20. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Also I suggest a few of those penalties were unwarranted as well.

    Anyone who seriously thinks that we'd be better off without Watmough has to have their rugby league acumen questioned.
     

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