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Des - 'We are the underdogs'

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    MANLY coach Des Hasler stayed true to form yesterday by declaring Brisbane would start Friday night's preliminary final as favourite to qualify for the premiership decider - with or without injured captain Darren Lockyer.


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  2. lismore_fan

    lismore_fan Well-Known Member

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    WTF difference?

    Des always seems to relish the idea that his team is the underdog!
    So what?
    Is it just another smurfy to talk to the press without talking about his team?
     
  3. torana355

    torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Its because we thrive on not being given a chance. Under the Radar/ Underdogs, it all works in our favor and Des knows it. ;)
     
  4. Dan

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

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    Everyone loves an underdog in Australia.

    it's just keeping the pressure off of us. Just one of those "keep the attention on them and the pressure on them to beat us, give us motivation to win it"

    Especially with Manly whenever we go in clear favourites we often struggle, this way we have more to play for
     

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