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Jamie Lyon legend

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by mickqld, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Just watched the replay of last weekends game again. I have to say with an unblemished record of heterosexuality that I love Jamie Lyon. What a legend, what a champion, what an inspiration on and off the field.I wish he could play forever for us. He's up there with Wombat,Bozo,Igor and Beaver as the all time best Manly players for me.
     
  2. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I just watched the 2011 Grand Final and that last try we scored made a tear come to the eye they way Jamie slammed down that ball over the line.

    Beautiful stuff indeed.
     
  3. DYEagle

    DYEagle Active Member

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    He is our best!
     
  4. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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    I'm struggling to think of a centre in the last 30 years who is consistently able to have an influence on the outcome of games as he does. Sure some centres might have scored more tries, but in terms of the overall package he is just all class on both sides of the ball. I think he's done enough to knock Snoz out of our greatest ever team.
     
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    1947 Active Member

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  6. MissKate

    MissKate Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Have loved watching Jamie play since he joined us, so obvious he was born to play footy
     
  7. bazeagle

    bazeagle Well-Known Member

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    Jamie Lyon = An Immortal
     
  8. Frank

    Frank Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    That's a big call but I won't argue with it. Super league turncoat and outstanding goalkicker aside, snoz still wasn't the complete package that Jamie is.
     
  9. KOMORI

    KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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    Best centre in the game. Period.
     
  10. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I think he is overrated. We should let him go and sign Matt Cooper.











    KIDDING! He's right up there in my book with his uncle Cliff Lyon!
     
  11. Townsville Eagle

    Townsville Eagle Active Member

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    Today easily. All time : Bob Fulton
     
  12. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The truth is that if Jamie had played all representative games he should have he would eventually be an immortal.

    Without more representative honours he will sadly miss out on that honour.
     
  13. Utility Player

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    From all I have seen and heard about him the word "Class" best sums him up, both on and off the field.
     
  14. TWO DOGS

    TWO DOGS Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    If Meninga is being mentioned as a possible immortal, Lyon would have to be a chance. Lyon is a far better player than Meninga.
     
  15. Frank

    Frank Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I shake my head every time Meninga's name is raised in relation to becoming an immortal. He was basically a big mother who could break the line.

    If that is all you need to do then T-Rex will be an immortal by the end of the season. He'll also be a dog.
     
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    • zabble

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      I have said several times before on this forum and will say it again...

      Jamie Lyon is a rugby league colossus.

      Even his rare mistakes are brilliant.

      I love the man (not that i know him) and, as far as i am concerned, he is amongst the games all time elite
       
    • mickqld

      mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      The best thing is he just gets better as the season goes on. By September he is unstoppable. His class and football brain just shine through at finals time. He is truely a September man.
       
    • Utility Player

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      I would prefer him to be an October man :p
       
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      • Mals

        Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Yep I agree. Honourable mentions to Snoz & Tezza.
         
      • Rex

        Rex Well-Known Member

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        If that bitter turncoat Mal "what has Rugby League ever given me" Meninga was ever seriously considered for immortal status, then all credibility of the title would disappear in an instant.
         

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