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News: Perry's lucky break

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    <p>MANLY front-rower Josh Perry has vowed to be back for the finals despite suffering a freakish leg dislocation in the Sea Eagles' courageous 26-6 victory over Melbourne.</p>

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/5039-perrys-lucky-break.html">Read the full article</a>
  2. Dan

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

    +7,735 /120
    That is a truly bizarre injury.

    I have never heard of anyone doing that before...
  3. ads

    ads Well-Known Member

    +29 /1
    Sounds painful still though!
  4. abnc

    abnc Member

    +2 /0
    Look, it has to be said. Didn't our forward pack lot a whole lot better with Perry off the ground? Kite had a blinder, and should be starting for the rest of the year, even if Perry does come back.

    I never like seeing our players injured, but we looked more balanced with Kite in early.
  5. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,617 /203
    Also got better value out of Joe
  6. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +10,547 /214
    If he can come back it would be amazing, and a great boost to our depth. No guarantees we aren't going to lose anyone else, so the more available the better.
  7. Dancing zorba

    Dancing zorba Member

    +0 /0
    we won't lose much with cross coming into the side but don't forget Perry isn't an international player for no reason!
  8. Liueli of Brookvale

    Liueli of Brookvale Member

    +2 /0
    It was bad seeing Perry go out that way. I know there's talks about him making a come back before the end of the season, but is it such a bad thing?

    Perry's been playing well below his best, it's like his mind is many miles away. Many, many, many miles away. AND without him on Saturday night, we weren't penalised for lazy defense (he's good for a penalty or two in the first 10 min).

    I think BIG Joe, BIG George and the not so BIG Kite can step up to the plate and put in work. C'mon boys!
  9. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +1,079 /12
    Agreed. Love watching Big Joe always runs hard
  10. Jonesyv2

    Jonesyv2 Active Member

    +59 /0
    I think if he does make it back he would have had a lot of time to think about not being here next year, this will hopefully bring the best out of him to go for another title to leave the NRL on a massive high note.
  11. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    +9,386 /402
    Lucky for Perry, not so lucky for us. Go back to Newcastle where your heart is mate. Thanks for the memories, you gave us one fantastic year, when Brian Smith dumped you.

    Cheers mate.

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