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George Rose

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Ranger, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. Ranger

    Ranger Armchair Expert

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    ...was just suited up on TV for the Dogs vs. Storm pre-game, saying that he is off contract at the end of this year and moving back to Sydney.

    Was wondering if anyone thought he'd be a more effective forward than some that we have in our stocks at the moment.

    Personally I don't see how he wouldn't be a good bench option, he surely would not be that expensive either.
     
  2. EagleFromMay1967

    EagleFromMay1967 In bed before the room got dark.

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    Yeah, if he agrees to be cheapm and promises to keep off the fast food, why not ?
     
  3. bennyeagle

    bennyeagle Well-Known Member

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  4. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I would take him for sure.
     
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    • bob dylan

      bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Always made ground, wish we could have him next week.
       
    • manlywarringah

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      I'd have George again.

      I know he didn't tow the line last time but I think he'd realise what he'd lost and would love to come back, maybe for a reasonable contract.

      We need some size and experience and George fits the bill. Plus the fans love him and so do the players.

      Come home George!
       
    • torana355

      torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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      He bends the line and has some footwork. I would have him back for sure.
       
    • Utility Player

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      Just wish we had picked up James Graham.
       
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      • niccipops

        niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Yes to Georgie. Come home big guy.
        Maccas right near the home ground.;)
         
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        • IQofalimabean

          IQofalimabean Well-Known Member

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          Yup would add good impact off the bench. Had a good game against Souths in the semi too last year from memory.
           
        • The Wheel

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          Yes please we need a big bopper
           
        • HappilyManly

          HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          No, he refused to train and maintain fitness - wasted his talents :dodgy:
           
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          • manlyfan76

            manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            After this week Bellamy might want him next year.
             
          • The Eagle Has Landed

            The Eagle Has Landed Well-Known Member

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            Bring The Big fella back we bloody need him.
            He was always great off the bench and bent the line.
             
          • simon64

            simon64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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            George had impact.

            I don't understand what the problem was.

            If you look at how overrun our forwards have been in the recent past, we'd do a lot worse than having George out there.

            Bring him home I say.
             
          • Ralphie

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            I'm in, bring back the lovable big fella.
             
          • eagle40

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            Bring him home, that is all !
             
          • RiverEagle

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            I'd be tempted to say say "maybe yes" but this concerns me too.

            And Manly gave Georgie several chances to toe-the-line here.

            I wondered if (in the end) Tooves and co. just got tired of his excuses and too-casual attitude?

            IF that changed; Georgie did his duty like all the other top 25 blokes have to do; and we had enough money to offer him a modest INCENTIVE-based deal for a year, I would say YES.

            That's a lot of "IF's" though.

            And about the 5th or 6th chance he's had (including his time with Melbourne and the Rorters) to stick it out as a pro-footy-player.

            He's also 31 now...And a lot of us blokes know it gets even harder to battle-the-bulge over 30 too.

            @"Big Pete C Eagle" might have an opinion, or interest, in this one, considering Georgie was born in Bathurst!
             
          • HappilyManly

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            I thought that Bellyache was going to beat some sense of responsibility into him. But he tried to walk out of his one year contract about 3 times :s

            Not a Team Player anymore Georgie :(
             
          • mike walker

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            G'day all,Ithink it was more to do with George not fitting the profile of more mobile types that Tooves was in favour of,thinking the game was to become faster but as we now know there still is room for the big guys.I've always stuck up for George because he is a genuine footballer with a lot of ability and I think it would be great to see him back,because if nothing else he's big and can bend the line which as we all know is something we sorely lack at the moment.
            cheers mike
             

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