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nice write up re Jason Annear

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by castle eagle, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. castle eagle

    castle eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Jason Annear: A life too short

    JASON Annear was a young footballer going places until tragedy struck. James Hooper explains why he will never be forgotten at the Sea Eagles

    AT the end of each day, a grieving father says “good night’’ under his breath to his son, Manly Sea Eagle
    No. 543, Jason Annear.

    James Hooper
    The Sunday Telegraph
    January 27, 2013 12:00AM
    http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/jason-annear-a-life-too-short/story-e6frexnr-1226562621540
     
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    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      I certainly will bear Jason in mind each game I attend as the spiritual 19th man :heart:

      Hope that he will inspire those on the field that may feel like they have no more energy left in a game.
      May they channel Jason and forge ahead inspite of the pain:angel:

      Congratulations to the inaugral Jason Annear 7's Tournament 2013 - Manly :)
       
    • The Wheel

      The Wheel Well-Known Member

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      Yes I a nice write up
       
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      • MWSE

        MWSE Well-Known Member

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        Was a really touching article. Well written and dignified. How is this guy a colleague of Rothfield?
         
      • niccipops

        niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        An awesome read.
         
      • Ryan

        Ryan Well-Known Member

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        What a tragedy. Truly, truly sad :(
         
      • Darren

        Darren Well-Known Member

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        Alcohol is such a dangerous thing. Everyday someone dies due to alcohol related incidents. That poor 21 year girl who fell from the balcony last week at Cronulla, the boy blinded by alcohol poisoning in Bali. This, no wonder it was called the devil's drink. I lost 2 mates who drove into a wall not seeing the corner bend when I was 19.
        Today's Telegraph mentions teenage drinking is epidemic and destroying hospitals. Let's hope it goes the way of the tobacco industry. Jason was a real talent and reading his Dad it is heartbreaking.
         
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        • master blaster

          master blaster Well-Known Member

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          That is a great story,I feel the sadness and pain,and that was a great thing that the club did
           
        • Mals

          Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          A great story from Jimmy Hooper, he is by far DTs best League writer.

          Nice to hear that Jason's Dad is still involved with our club, It sounds like it is helping him deal with the terrible loss of Jason.
           
        • Berkeley_Eagle

          Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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          BTW not sure if anyone noticed in our team list that we did not have a player in the #18 jersey
          #18JasonAnnear
          [hr]
          14 Ritchie Fa'aoso
          15 Joe Galuvao
          16 David Gower
          17 Jesse Sene-Lefao
          19 Peter Hiku
          22 George Rose
           
        • MWSE

          MWSE Well-Known Member

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          That is a really classy touch. Well done Manly-Warringah
           
        • HappilyManly

          HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          Hope that we have #18 JA all 2013 :angel:

          Puts games into perspective and reminds us to enjoy every day
           
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          • mickqld

            mickqld Sack Greenslime 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            I hope so too. A fitting club tribute to a sad loss.
             
          • globaleagle

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

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            It must have been even tougher for the family once footy season rolled around.

            Again, nice touch by the club.
             
          • swoop

            swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            This is the Manly spirit. Family always comes first and I'm proud to be a member of the club who has helped one of it's own through what must be the most devestating time in a parents' life.

            I can tell you the article brought a tear to my eye. RIP Jason.
             
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