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George or Kitey?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Brookie, Feb 27, 2013.

who do you want to stay?

  1. George

    19 vote(s)
    31.1%
  2. Kitey

    42 vote(s)
    68.9%
  1. Brookie

    Brookie Well-Known Member

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    if we have to offload one to keep snake, who would you prefer to see stay?
     
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    • EagleFromMay1967

      EagleFromMay1967 Sky Punching : send them High as the Clouds

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      Its really pathetic that we are IN this position in the first place.
      But really, who has the most 'future' in him ? George.
      Who has the most consistent game, work ethic ? Brent.
      Who is more likely to turn a game ? George.
      Who is more likely to intimidate the opposition, ? George.

      Its GR 3 to 1.
       
    • Mark from Brisbane

      Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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      Hard choice, both great club men but both (sadly so) not absolute must haves.

      Kitey has been good for a long time and is one of the nicest most approachable players (from a fans perspective) that we have and big George is almost like a cult hero for many.

      I hope both can stay BUT if we had to lose one I'd say Kitey, purely on an age and how much more we would get out of him basis.
       
    • Brookie

      Brookie Well-Known Member

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      i voted Kitey, more with my heart than head as he is a mate of mine.
      but yeah Georgey boy has more game time left in him and is a cult figure!
       
    • Stevo

      Stevo Well-Known Member

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      The only way George is going to turn a game is by missing tackles.

      I'll stick with Tooves on this one. George can go.
       
    • COMMANDER

      COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL

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      Give me Kitey any day. Don't know what the hype about Rose is other than his personality; he's not that good.
       
    • Mals

      Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Kite would be on more $$ than George surely?? Would offloading George free up enough space for Snake's contract to be registered??
       
    • MWSE

      MWSE Well-Known Member

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      I dont think either player has a future with Manly after this season anyhow. In saying that, Kite is a more proven player, with a better track record, and offers more consistency to our team.

      Bye Bye Gorgeous George.
       
    • Stevo

      Stevo Well-Known Member

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      Kite has been a starting front rower at this club for 8 years.

      Rose is a benchy who sat out almost half of last season.

      Kite is a Churchill medalist, Origin player and Kangaroo player.

      Rose has managed to play for the Aboriginal all stars.

      Kite for me every day
       
    • tookey

      tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      I believe that wests tigers want George due to a few of their front rowers being injured

      Tooves didn't give George much of a go last year so I think that says who will go first if one has to leave
       
    • IQofalimabean

      IQofalimabean Well-Known Member

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      There may not be a choice in the matter because they may be on different pay, the answer could come back to who ever provides enough cap space so Stewart can play round 1.
       
    • manlyfan76

      manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Kite has had a fabulous career at Manly but is closer the end then the middle of his career.
      George has potential and media personality but that doesn't win comps.
      I couldn't vote because I love them both.
       
    • ERNIE FOR NO7

      ERNIE FOR NO7 Active Member

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      George's salary alone is not enough to fit Snake.
       
    • bones

      bones Bones Knows

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      Easy. Keep Kite. He is the better player.
       
    • The Eagle Has Landed

      The Eagle Has Landed Well-Known Member

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      I'd rather Kite. On his day he is awesome and he is battle hardened.
      Rose is Macca's hardened
       
    • Disco

      Disco Well-Known Member

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      Its no contest, Kite to stay, Georgie to go

      Not that i want either to go
       
    • niccipops

      niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      If I were running things I'd call all my top 25 in, including Snake, and ask them all to unite in shaving a small percentage off their 2013 salary to keep both George and Kitey.
      I would want my team mates to do that for me. I know this is probably not a real world scenario in the NRL but what a great positive headline a story like this would be for Manly.
       
    • silvertail

      silvertail Well-Known Member Premium Member

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      Keep both and Snake. We shouldn't be posting these types of polls.
       
    • EagleRock40

      EagleRock40 Well-Known Member

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      Hate to see either go, but i voted for George to stay purely because it frees up more cap space if Kitey leaves. Yes, George could leave and we could scrape Brett in this year, but then this same subject will more than likely pop up again in 2014. Also, the club has just used George in the membership campaign and you can imagine the criticism the club would recieve if he was shown the door.
       
    • Kevinward777

      Kevinward777 Well-Known Member

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      Gee whiz we've lost some size in our forwards.
      T Rex
      Darcy
      Vic
      (Rose or Kite)

      And with Buhrer, Choc, Horo, and Gifty it's not like we have size in the back row to cover losing 3 props and a huge second rower. Compare our fwds to the Bunnies, Dogs, Cows and even the Roosters and Titans, it's hard to see us dominating the physical battles. Our pack has been an intimidating force for years-it would seem that is now over.
       
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