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Players we've missed out on

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by eagles2win, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Noticed the other day that Chris McQueen's dad is a Manly diehard (obviously not when Souths are playing us) and an offer was on the table for Chris to join us in 2008.
     
  2. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    McQueen goes under the radar because his surname isn't Burgess, but he is better than any of the brothers.
     
  3. Blake

    Blake Active Member

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    We made a play for Sam initially, when he was playing alongside Menzies.

    Also, I believe Gallen came quite close to signing with us.
     
  4. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    A bit of royal flavour.....

    The King, Wally Lewis.

    And

    Sir Kev, Kevin Sinfeld.
     
  5. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    There was also a lot of talk about Gene Miles coming to Manly pre Broncos.
     
  6. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Wally and Gene actually signed but got out due to a clause


    Know when Lowey was coach apart from signing Ridge (who oddly signed because he felt he wouldn't be a full All Black - the other bloke signed with a European club) we also signed some bloke named ZinZan Brooke
     
  7. Fluffy

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    big time miss was dallas rennie
     
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    • bob dylan

      bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Zinzan Brook signed but never played.
       
    • SeaEagleRock8

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      Orford played but never signed.
       
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      • Terry Zarsoff

        Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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        The Wynn brothers. Arko could have signed them to a package deal before one headed off to Parra and the other to Saints.
         
      • Peter C

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        We also signed up Billy Moore from Norths in the early nineties, only for him to have a change of heart and Graeme Lowe said he wouldn't hold him to it, no big loss
         
      • bones

        bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Another who signed but never came was Aaron Moule.
         
      • The Insomniac

        The Insomniac Active Member

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        Very funny. That's gold SER8.
         
      • simon64

        simon64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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        .....true.....but he decided to stay with the Sharkies and never win anything instead.
         
      • Moops

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