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Buhrer's belief boosts NRL premiers

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  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    Manly supersub Jamie Buhrer has re-signed with the premiers on a three-year contract.

    In a clear vote of confidence in new coach Geoff Toovey, Buhrer will stay at Brookvale until the end of 2014. "It's the best club for a young backrower to be at in terms of learning the game,'' Buhrer said. ''I've got guys like Anthony Watmough, Glenn Stewart and Joe Galuvao to learn from. I always supported the club growing up and it was a big thing to get my start here. We've had a lot of success and we've got a lot of good young blokes in the team."

    Buhrer is one of the club's rising stars and has been earmarked as a first-grade captain by new assistant coach David Penna. The 22-year-old was part of the grand final-winning side against the Warriors. "We're really excited Jamie's re-signed with us," Toovey said. ''It's great that he'll be part of our plans for the long term."

    Manly CFO David Perry added: "The whole club is excited to have someone of Jamie's calibre agree to terms for a further three seasons. "Jamie is a critical part of the Sea Eagles' future success and to secure him is a real boost for us.''

    Meanwhile, Jake Friend yesterday signed a three-year extension to his Roosters contract.

    Adrian Proszenko
     
  2. lismore_fan

    lismore_fan Well-Known Member

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    Wow!
    Only getting 10-15 minutes of a game last year under Des, Jamie must be really confident of some real game time.

    Good on him!
     
  3. anthonyb1965

    anthonyb1965 GO Manly Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Great news!!! Good one Ferris!!!
     
  4. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Well done Jamie. Great to see him staying with us. I do hope he gets more time on the field.
     
  5. arty

    arty Active Member

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    Does every Manly captain need to be named Jamie?
     
  6. Phoenix

    Phoenix Active Member

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    Does every manly player have to be ear marked as "captain"!!!

    But great news!!!
     
  7. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Great asset and even greater potential.

    Hopefully we see more on the field in 2012 :)
     
  8. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    1. I didn't realise Jamie is 22.

    2. Notice that the Telecrap isn't running with this good news Manly story.
     
  9. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Buhrer (and Lussick) will be big improvers for us this year and Jamie will definitely play a much larger role than last year, which is probably why Rodney has left.
     
  10. tookey

    tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    When are Lussick and Foran going to annouce extensions of their contracts?
     
  11. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Funny hey..now Des has actually gone ALL we get is good news stories..and this is another one.
     
  12. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Congrats Jamie! He'll have a huge 2012! Must be an awesome feeling playing for the club who have supported all your life :D
     
  13. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Why have you stopped submitting these as articles?
     
  14. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    Can't do it via the iPhone, I would if I could
     
  15. Clint

    Clint . Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Great Stuff. Good on ya Jamie.
     
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    • Masked Eagle

      Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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      Excellent news ... but I actually thought it was a done deal ages ago?
       
    • MK Eagle

      MK Eagle Well-Known Member

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      Awesome news - things are going from good to great. This guy played with super impact in 2011 yet has plenty of improvement. After adding a few more kg's to his frame & retaining pace will be explosive over the next few years. ;)
       
    • BOZO

      BOZO Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Great morale boost for our back to back business .
       
    • Hamster Huey

      Hamster Huey Space Invader Premium Member

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      Pretty sure the article is wrong. The deal is a 3-year extension to the contract he was on, that was due to finish after 2012. So he's now wrapped up until 2015.

      More news here.

      http://rouse-hill-times.whereilive.com.au/news/story/jamie-buhrers-parents-thrilled/
       
    • bones

      bones Bones Knows

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      I thought this was news a few weeks back.
       

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