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Hasler love affair - Not

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by delz, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. delz

    delz Active Member

    +148 /6
    I heard nearly everyone in the media this week talking Hasler up and what a fantastic coach he is. This apparent love affair is in complete contrast to last year where Hasler was no where near as popular.It just seems that the media love putting their boot into Manly and it also seems some key Manly officials want to buy into it (ala Peter Peters who obvioulsy has a mans crush on this guy !!) Frankly I am quite sick of it and seems to be a huge distraction for the side and unfortunately it shows with some of the results this season. Lets get over Hasler he decided to leave this great club on his own accord and is now a Bulldog !! People like Peter Peters or others who obviously worship him should go as well. I do also greatly feel for Toovey who constantly seems to be living in this man's shadows. By the way on Peters I was sitting near the VIP box in the Jane Try Stand on Friday and it was obvious there is a division in the ranks especially when you see Peters deliberately walking out with the Penn family and other supporters snickering and wispering. As a supporter it was very disconcerting and uncomfortable to see.
  2. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    Is that you lovefooty :) joking.
  3. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +19,033 /368
    Did you enjoy our boos in the JT Stand when the Dogs Coach was read out by Goldie :p
  4. Koudini

    Koudini Member

    +2 /0
    So what if there is a love-in with Hasler. He rebuilt Manly from nothing to semi finalists in 2005 to contenders by 2007 to premiers in 2008 and backed it up with another premiership in 2011 all the while making the finals every season since 2005. He has now gone to Canterbury and with an okay but not outstanding squad has them premiership favourites and top of the table. The guy deserves all the accolades he receives. Not the crap that he cops from certain sections. He's the best coach in the NRL bar none, even when he was at Manly.

    It's much better and more deserving that Hasler gets the praise than someone like Tim Sheens who has been coaching for a thousand years, won a premiership with a squad that was basically the Australian side (Canberra 1990), and another premiership in 2005 when it was basically a touch football comp and the way the game was played at the time suited the West Tigers to the ground.
  5. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

    +803 /2
  6. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +5,250 /109
    Ohh FFS if there is one more thread about that person i am going to puke. Get over it he's gone, he's in the same class as Bellamy,Bennett,Smith, etc. He's the canterbury coach I don't give a **** about him or what he is doing. I am sick to death of seeing **** about these people. They have nothing to do with our club so **** em. Please merge all the Hasler/Greensnot threads into one and drop them into the nearest **** pile where they belong.
  7. weev

    weev Well-Known Member

    +849 /22
    The proof will be Coach of the Year. Des never got a sniff in while bellyache had his name etched on it permanently.

    I bet this year hasler wins it.
  8. fLIP

    fLIP UFO Hunter

    +1,324 /37
    Take a look at what the dogs have des doing. Shaving his hair for charity, better answers in press conferences. Go to the bulldogs website there's a weekly does video talking football.

    I have no doubt the dogs have some serious PR behind their entire club and does in particular. Green burg might be a weezel but he's a clever one.

    Compare what our club does for the PR of the board/staff/team.

    There's your answer why he seems so well liked. Effort.
  9. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

    +1,476 /8
    Des Hasler.

    There...I said it !
  10. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,307 /13
    Well mick, if you want to trawl through all of the threads and find the ones about Des and Greenturd, and then provide us with the links, one of us might be in a generous mood and merge them all for you :)
  11. lovefooty

    lovefooty Well-Known Member

    +471 /16
    It has got a lot better here since Perry has come and Zorba has left media.
    As time goes perry and his team will work with 2v a lot better .
    I have noticed that 2v is a lot more open than des ever was.
    Its amazing what change has done for des and for manly P R wise.
  12. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

    +273 /0
    Yes Mick, by the level of vitriol levelled at Hasler in your post, you are clearly over him.

  13. conanu

    conanu Well-Known Member

    +2,445 /46
    I used to complain to people regularly that Des was never considered for coach of the year. They all laughed and said i was biased cause of Manly. Now Des is bigger than Jesus, Bennett and Bellamy. I cant believe he could win the coach of the year award and be held in such high regard with the big name coaches over the last few years, legends like Kevin Moore!! Oh wait what happened to Kevin again??

    To be fair to all of us, i dont think any Manly fan is willing to say he is a crap coach, unfortunately we knew long before these clowns just how smart an operator Des was. Thats why it hurt when he F$&@ed us after the GF and joined the worst club possible. Would we be as annoyed if he joined the Raiders or Penrith??? I seriously doubt it.

    PONTIAN SEA EAGLE Well-Known Member

    +1,521 /114
    Agree 100% no more des threads we've thanked him a thousand times case closed.
  15. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +1,652 /39
    Well said. Being a Penriff junior I don't think any of us would have begrudged Des moving there.
  16. SeaEagle007

    SeaEagle007 Well-Known Member

    +337 /15
    Remember when he was here and he was injecting the players with calfs blood to help with injury, well apparently the latest craze is beetroot jouice

    What you guys think?
    Maybe tooves should get a batch
  17. globaleagle

    globaleagle Je saisis mon chapeau. Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +13,353 /117
    I'd rather drink calves blood.
  18. YOD

    YOD New Member

    +0 /0
    so you don't think he's a great coach? the basket case which is Manly, which you allude to, is the reason he left when will you nutters get this through your heads? Des did everything for Manly and to the people that matter it didn't go unnoticed at all. The board didn't look after him and quite simply should have but instead of the fans appreciating him for all that he did at the Club people want to bag him like angsty teenagers. Get over it! he did a great job. He continues to do a great job so if you NEED someone to blame look within.At the Board.Their incompetence seems to escape any and all vitriol when quite clearly they are to blame. Staggering really.
  19. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +5,250 /109
    Like you'd know. Go back to your flea ridden kennel. See if you can fleece some more money from society's have nots.
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    • Earnie the Eagle

      Earnie the Eagle Well-Known Member

      +359 /16
      You need to work on your grammar, far too many errors Yoda!

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