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Manly Indigenous players

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Fibro Eagle, Aug 7, 2015.

Who is your Manly favourite Indigenous player ?

  1. Cliff Lyons

    52 vote(s)
    85.2%
  2. George Rose

    4 vote(s)
    6.6%
  3. Dale Shearer

    2 vote(s)
    3.3%
  4. Mal Cochrane

    2 vote(s)
    3.3%
  5. Ron Gibbs

    8 vote(s)
    13.1%
  6. Paul Shaw

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Frank Stokes

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Andrew Walker

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
  9. Alf Duncan

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
  10. Aaron Cannings

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Albert Torrens

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Fibro Eagle

    Fibro Eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    With NRL Indigenous round this weekend
    Who is your Manly favourite Indigenous player ?
    OR
    " After Cliffy who is your next favourite".

    Seeing that there have been some suggestions about the the poll and Cliffy's popularity
    I've added that you have 2 votes 1 for Cliffy and 1 for your next I suggest if Cliffy isn't in your Vote just vote for 1

    ( I may have left some out but i can add more if required )
     
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  2. Fibro Eagle

    Fibro Eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Cliffy is mine
     
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    • Fluffy

      Fluffy Well-Known Member

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      Probably should just give it to Cliffy now and ask who is your second favourite

      I always liked watching Frankie stokes come on and dart around
       
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      • The '47ers

        The '47ers Notorious NRL

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        Gorgeous George
         
      • Mark from Brisbane

        Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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        I think you should change the question to " after Cliffy who is your next favourite".

        Almost meaningless otherwise!!
         
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        • Fibro Eagle

          Fibro Eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          I'll wait till i see a few more votes but i did think it probably would be a lopsided vote
           
        • master blaster

          master blaster Well-Known Member

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          Cliffy for me too
           
        • HappilyManly

          HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          Cliffy, then Shearer and Mal Cochrane - but all were great to watch :)
           
        • HoldenV8

          HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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          I don't mean to rock the boat so to speak.....but isn't every player who was born in Australia indigenous to the country regardless?

          Otherwise it was a choice of 2 for me. Cliffy or Rowdy. I can't go past Cliffy. Beside the Beaver and Snake he is my favourite all time Sea Eagle.
           
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          • HappilyManly

            HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            No, we are transplanted from other indigenous stock.

            Aboriginal bloodlines have been great for the Manly Culture though :)
             
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            • HoldenV8

              HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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              And where do you think the Aboriginals originally came from?

              SE Asia via PNG.

              But I'm not going to get into this here or turn it into something it doesn't need to be. For the purposes of this I'll agree that indigenous means players of Aboriginal descent.
               
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              • malroon

                malroon Active Member

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                Although Cliffy and Rambo will always be my top picks , will always have a spot for little pauly shaw . and franky stokes with his ginormous thighs , both never lets us down and always gave 100% when coming on as a replacements....
                 
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                • Freagle

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                  Rambo Ronny Gibbs...what a player he was. Feed a slice of that aggression to some of our current bunch and see how high up the table we'd be now...
                   
                • Mark from Brisbane

                  Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                  Such a pity that Ronny destroyed his career by heading to the Gold Coast Chargers in 1988.

                  His and Kevin Wards influence in the 87 GF was immeasurable!
                   
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                  • Shoe1

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                    I can't decide, love em all. Such great players
                     
                  • Shoe1

                    Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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                    Albert Torrens played a lot of games for us too
                     
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                    • Real Deal

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                      Cliffy obviously, but after that Mal Cochrane and Rowdy Shearer. Special mention to big Georgie and Alf Duncan.
                       
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                      • Real Deal

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                        Oh, and Ronnie Gibbs. There are so many great ones
                         
                      • hozza

                        hozza Well-Known Member

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                        God Cliffy was a bloody genius wasn't he?
                        Poetry in motion with a ciggy in his mouth. Just a genius!!
                         
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                        • Toddgothammered

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                          obviously Cliffy but Dale Shearer was pretty electric at fullback in 87 scoring heaps of tries -practically every game home game is how i remember it - so much talent! Ronny Gibbs could hit fkn hard too and chip and chase!! shame he pulled a foran and left for the dosh.
                          most underrated would be a toss up between frankie stokes and paul shaw
                           
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