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Friday night crowd

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, May 12, 2007.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    It was absolutely sensational. One of the best atmospheres I have ever been to despite the dour struggle. Where were all the eels supporters lining up to give it to Lyon? Lucky if they had 1500 as they were almost nowhere to be seen. Great stuff by the locals coming out to watch the team.
     
  2. fLIP

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  3. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

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    Yep top crowd. Seemed very quiet in the first half though.

    I didn't see any Eels supporters giving it to Lyon.
     
  4. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    On telly the crowd looked all Manly. Who's coming to Slime Stadium for the return match later in the year??? :lol:
     
  5. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    One additional award goes to the group who started this chant at the end of the game.

    TOP OF THE TABLE :clap: :clap: - :clap: :clap:
    TOP OF THE TABLE :clap: :clap: - :clap: :clap:

    Picked up by the majority of the crowd and Mata would have been very proud!
     
  6. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

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    I loved the chant PARRA - doesn't - MATTA around me, also the one about your sister and your mother, all good. The crowd was overwhelminly eagles supporters. The parramatta army is totally defeated and doesn't travel. We'll be at Parra to see the sequel, eagles 45 slime 10..
     
  7. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    Seems you were standing close to us since the parra doesnt matta chant was duff, unless someone else got on board but i didnt hear it. It was a good atmosphere and im glad you enjoyed a slightly different view MB
     
  8. Dan

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

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    I thought it was kind of quiet to be honest
    picked up as manly started to score but before that the game and the crowd were quiet and boring
     
  9. CliffyIsGod

    CliffyIsGod Well-Known Member

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    Who is that peroxided knob that stands near the rockers in his panthers attire?
     
  10. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    if its the guy i think your talking about he is the anit-manly fan.

    Rocks up in a few different teams gear if he has it, if not its the panfers jersey. He turns up to more games than most on this site.
     
  11. Nutzcraw

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    Top crowd. Biggest for the weekend.

    Good stuff all that got to go there.. i envy you.
     
  12. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Crowd predictions for this Friday night?

    Wish we could get 20,000 like circa 2007...

    Weather forecast is sunny, I'm going with 15,258.
     
  13. Peter C

    Peter C Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    What is against us is that a lot of Tigers supporters may see this as a Manly win, due to their form and injury run, so they may elect to just stay home and watch it on TV.
     
  14. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    12k at most - its freezing in Sydney, with gusty winds.

    Friday Night hardly allows for the workers to get across the bridge. :(

    So long as the Manly Team turn up this week :exclamation:
     
  15. Clint

    Clint . Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    and they would be correct. ;)
     
  16. ManlyArmy

    ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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  17. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I think it will be around 17,000. There are more Tigpie supporters than East fans willing to attend Brookie, and we reached that crowd figure on a Friday night a couple of weeks ago.
     
  18. Eagles Nest 08

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    It is a winter sport – that not an excuse & tomorrow's weather is all fine.

    We should get a crowd … a minimum of over 15,000, or we have a problem drawing a decent crowd with such a high quality team (ours) in such an incredible good era (being such a consistent top 4 team for the last 5+ years). The Tigers' away support should be good, so really no excuses not getting a crowd like the Roosters game 17,000 or better !!
     
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    • sheridanstand78

      sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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      I would expect that we get a crowd of at least 17K. In the old days Manly v Tigers drew 25K to brooky on 2 occasions in the 1970s and 80s.
       
    • ManlyArmy

      ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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      Looking at tickets sales, they are nowhere near the amount that was reached for the Chooks game. Still a few reserved seats left. Hopefully there is a last minute flurry of ticket sale
       

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