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Funny Rumours

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by DVS Matt, May 31, 2007.

  1. DVS Matt

    DVS Matt Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +29 /0
    What are some of the best rumours we have heard of recent years involving players coming to manly.

    * Someone saw Willie Mason at the Mall and assumed that he was in negotiations with Manly.

    * Aaron Moule was a pretty funny story. People almost cried when he backed out.
  2. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

    +514 /6
    When I was living in Brisbane in the mid eighties there were strong rumours that Wally Lewis & Gene Miles were going to Manly in a deal brokered by Kerry Paker due to his friendship with Bob Fulton

    Oops just saw the recent years bit ;)
  3. DVS Matt

    DVS Matt Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +29 /0
    The Joe Williams saga was also pretty amusing.

    I remember people drueling over


    or was it

  4. DVS Matt

    DVS Matt Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +29 /0
    Or that nuff nuff from souths that we were going to get in a court battle over.

    What ever happened to him
  5. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

    +844 /25
    Dallis Rennie, was that him?

    Didnt we dodge a bullet by not signing Williams. Useless gimp he is!!!!
  6. DVS Matt

    DVS Matt Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +29 /0
    it seems that way with a lot of players Garts

    Moule over Lyon/Bell/Matai???
    Williams over Monaghan/Orford???
    J.Monaghan over Lyon/Bell???
  7. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

    +302 /0
    That Lewis Miles one wasnt a rumour, they were pretty well locked in and pulled out at the last minute
  8. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

    +2 /0
    I remember when MSE where deleting every player rumour on there for a while, so I and one other "unnamed" silvertails Icon kept putting up Braith Anasta! and they kept taking it down lol that was hilarious, wasnt it Wheel !! oops.....
  9. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    +9,392 /402
    That Pepsi is in fact a hermaphrodite.
  10. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

    +85 /0
    That Joe Williams one was a beauty.

    Matt Orford Rumours where tops for a a few months prior to him coming to Manly.
  11. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

    +2 /0

    LOL Im lost! :doh:
  12. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,630 /205
    go **** yourself then
  13. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

    +2,757 /88
    :blush: :blush: :blush:
  14. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +3,893 /65
    I remember last year someone saw Asotasi leaving our leagues club in a suit LOL.

    I started one a few years back that Manly were signing Eion Crosson. A few of the natives bought it, and it got deleted from the official site within about 40min :D
  15. mellonhead

    mellonhead Member

    +0 /0
    Lewis broke his signed contract with Manly, he admits this himself at sports luncheons.... he had signed, got a bigger offer then told Manly "I'm not coming so what do you want to do?" they let him go. At least he had the decency to return his signing fee.

    I reckon the best rumour from the last 2 years was that Matabelle was dumping us and becoming an administrator on the Rooters site.
  16. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    Wally Lewis and Gene Miles has signed for Manly for 88 but when Brisbane announced their entry they were allowed to break contract and play with them again.

    A few years late Zinzan Brooke was signed but was allowed to stay an All Black to win the World Cup, by Graham Lowe!!! :lol: :lol:

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