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Manly sign Sao

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Eagle1188, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Eagle1188

    Eagle1188 Active Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Manly have signed Ligi Sao on a 3 year deal.This kid is huge and runs straight and hard with a good of load.


    http://manly-daily.whereilive.com.au/sport/story/nrl-sao-is-snapped-up/
     
  2. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

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    He will go well in the rain. Noone will want to go near a soggy sao...
     
  3. The Wheel

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    Great news, I am excited even though I have never seen him play, in fact Ihave never heard of him.

    Kiwi Eagle could probably give us a bit of a hint on this guy. KE?
     
  4. globaleagle

    globaleagle Deux bourbons s'il vous plait Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Great /disturbed minds think alike!
     
  5. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    Warriors v North Queensland Cowboys
    Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose NZ
    Sunday 1 July 2012, kickoff 11:45am (1:45pm NZ local time)
    Live TV: FOX Sports 2 / 2HD

    named as starting prop
     
  6. Briza

    Briza Maroon and White - Born and Bred

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    Some fine talent there that's for sure, my only concern is our back row is covered for a few years yet.
    And If Stewart re-signs for 3 years, how much patience does Gutherson have?

    Jake and Ligi being front rowers will get there chance with a bench spot at some period.

    A healthy position to be in none the less.
     
  7. Cameron

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    Looks like we ate going to Do a Melbourne and sign kids and journey men to work with our very talented core of experience players. Smart move.
     
  8. AshfieldBazza

    AshfieldBazza Active Member

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    Good that we are getting some youngsters in forward pack. Have never heard of him though cause the only TC i ever watch every so often would be the Sea Eagles. But good to sign a youngster whose got big reps on him and hopefully fulfills them and been a Kiwi won't miss time for Origin if he gets to that level which is a bonus too
     
  9. lloydy

    lloydy Active Member

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    I remember seeing him a few weeks ago and thinking how good he looked. good stuff!!
     
  10. Cameron

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    Sao's a fresh signing I'm a bit concerned Sao could crumble under Preasure.
     
  11. Supernintendo Chalmers

    Supernintendo Chalmers Well-Known Member

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    Seen a fair bit of this guy in action, still has a way to go (obviously at his age), but really could be anything with a big off season under his belt and learning from some of the best. Picking up some real good young guns, exciting times.
     
  12. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Sao survived a Shark bite the other week - so should fit in well with the Mighty Manly Men of the Peninsular:D

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knri3ks-ep8

    'You can't beat a Sao - that's a fact!' - banner is ready made for the kiddie when he rocks out in Manly colours :D
     
  13. Nthn NSW

    Nthn NSW Active Member

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    Yes Sharks are known to like sao's in NZ
     
  14. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Sounds very promising. Great work by all involved.
     
  15. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

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    Banner: Come* on Sao!!

    *typo.

    ;-)
     
  16. Cameron

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    The more I think about it the more I think this signing of Sao is a CRACKER.

    It will add some flavour to our attack.
    Put some STARCH in our go foward.
    Put some bite in to our pack.
     
  17. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    Sao didn't want to leave Warriors but Manly buttered him up
     
  18. Cameron

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    Just got a text from Darren's mate jace

    "piss poor signing the blokes injury prone!!! Sao is too brittle for the NRL"
     
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    • bones

      bones Bones Knows

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      You guys Arnotts! Those jokes are crumby.
       
    • Phantar

      Phantar Well-Known Member

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      Which is really what we've been doing for about a decade.:)
       

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