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Manly unimpressed over Storm rematch

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    Manly officials are bitterly disappointed by the scheduling of their Brookvale Oval clash with fierce rivals Melbourne, but are confident avoiding a "financial disaster" by packing the stands for the round 15 NRL game.
    The Sea Eagles will host the ladder-leading Storm on a Monday night in arguably the season's most highly-anticipated match-up - their first meeting since the 'Battle of Brookvale' in round 25 last season that erupted in a vicious all-in brawl.




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    • Manly1973

      Manly1973 Member

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      What an absolute joke that the league doesn’t see this as the match of the round,

      Give yourselves a triple upper cut who ever done this scheduling.

      I am gob smacked.
       
    • The Who

      The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

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      Channel Nine is to blame. I wish Perry hadn't added the words " we respect their decision" because it is complete crap.
      We are disgusted by the decision!
       
    • bones

      bones Bones Knows

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      Which means the League are to blame for letting channel nine dictate terms.
       
    • Dan

      Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      The only saving grace is that oz tag is no longer on Monday nights after 3 weeks so I won't be up until midnight waiting for it
       
    • DSM5

      DSM5 Well-Known Member

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      I'd be worried if this continues under the new contract. Probably will if Gallop is near the negotiations.
       
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      • Clint

        Clint . Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        I'm as pissed about this as anyone but who is to blame here.
        Nine chose their two games based on ratings and their belief that Dogs v Dragons will rate better than Manly v Storm. Fair call in my book.
        Fox then had no choice really but to chose Manly v Storm and who could blame them for that.

        all that said "change it to sunday arvo you bastards"....
         

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