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News: Beaver seeks new club

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    <p>Super League's oldest player, Steve Menzies, is looking for a new club for next season after admitting he is unlikely to remain with Bradford.</p>

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/5053-beaver-seeks-new-club.html">Read the full article</a>
  2. Brookie

    Brookie Well-Known Member

    +237 /4
    if he only wants one more season, we should call him up!
    i reckon he'd play for minimum wage
  3. ayjay007

    ayjay007 Well-Known Member

    +83 /0
    Worked for "bobble head" at St Choke
  4. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    There is zero chance Beaver would play for minimum wage. Outside of his love of the game and avoidance of settling down to a 'decent' job he would have a giant loan over half the property on the northern beaches he has to service. :)
  5. kingyfan

    kingyfan Member

    +5 /0
    Make him our CEO next year.  Might help attract sponsorship.

    The club could also employ him as a lobbyist to try and get us funding for brookie from the federal government. 
  6. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +8,375 /74
    Sounds like he's taking after his old partner in crime Cliffy Lyons - He might play until he's 50!
  7. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +8,375 /74
    Beaver is an absolute champion, a legend and an asset to the club - no question - but CEO of the Sea Eagles is far too important a role to give to a business novice.

    I suggest he run for Prime Minister instead.
  8. kurri eagle

    kurri eagle Active Member

    +22 /1
    If Beaver is looking for a new club then there is only one option . Its time to bring the Beaver home ! I would love to see the Beaver back for another year , he would'nt even have to play every week .
  9. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo

    +669 /35
    Bring Him home
    Imagine what it would do for the crowds at brookie
    he would bring in an extra 1000 a game easy.

    Surely off the bench he would be a better option than Bailey

    Ive got half a mongeral just thinking about the beaver ;)
  10. Jonesyv2

    Jonesyv2 Active Member

    +59 /0
    I would love to see Beaver playin for us immensley.... But he had the best send off ever 40-0 and a try in the GF Vs the cheating scum.....

    He will be back to manly soon but imho not as a player.
  11. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

    +7,245 /173
    I would love Beaver to return. There is now dispensation in the cap for long-term players. One more game would put him in the outright lead for most first grade games played in the NRL (with only Lockyer a chance to overtake him in a couple of years). He would be an inspiration both on and off the field.
    Yes, make the call Des/Graham. We want him back!
  12. eagleE

    eagleE Active Member

    +92 /0
    Bring back Beaver. Agree with kurri eagle on not needing to play every game. He can take over from Bailey. Be a utility and play 15-20 mins a game.
    Lockyer will break the games record though.
  13. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +3,866 /65
    The send off he got can't be bettered imo, I think it is best we leave the chapter closed there
  14. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    +45 /0
    There was talk of dispensation for long serving players, they went with upping the marquee player fee instead I think, the long serving player thing is still better but not by as much as some people thought it would be.

    And as to him playing at Leeds.... NOOOOOO No No No No
  15. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

    +494 /0
    One a ESL forum it has been mentioned Leeds as a possible new home for him.

    But I see here he might end up at either Huddersfield, Wakefield or 'Quins.
    Out of those three I think Huddersfield would be the best option.

    The Bradford fan's are deadset filthy about this
  16. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    +45 /0
    Does anyone know why? Is it his choice or the club?

    If he is wanting to move on then not a good sign for Bradford as they have then offended two players, Beaver and Ox.
  17. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

    +494 /0
    Club's from my understanding. New coach coming in Mick Potter
  18. brookiegreg

    brookiegreg Active Member

    +66 /0
    Beaver is a smart customer when it comes to investments Manly Backer and also has some very savvy mates around him in Menzies Financial Services here in Brookie.

    Having attended a couple of the MFS seminars in 09, my uneducated guess would be that out of all the footie players in recent years, Beaver might be up the top of those who are well set up for life with sound investments - I'm sure we'd all hope he is at least.

    Sure, a solid portfolio has to be fed cash to keep going.....but lets hope the impossible happens and Beaver doesn't need big cash and comes back as centre/forward/fiveeighth/mr spakfilla etc

    Hooroo, BG
  19. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

    +1,468 /8
    Vote 1 Beaver.

    Vote 1 a new YART with Beaver in it.
  20. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,615 /203
    Best i can offer is a FART

    1. B Stewart
    2. M Robertson
    3. S Matai
    4. J Lyon
    5. D Williams
    6 K. Foran
    7. D Chery-Evans
    8. J King
    9. M Ballin
    10. B Kite
    11. A Watmough
    12. S Rosdney
    13. G Stewart

    14. J Gulavao
    15. S Menzies
    16. G Rose
    17 T Williams

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