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Round 1

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Nutzcraw, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. Nutzcraw

    Nutzcraw Active Member

    +4 /0
    Do we still think the loss to Canberra was a travesty, given the teams they have knocked off this year and how they are travelling??
  2. SilentBob

    SilentBob Well-Known Member

    +4 /0
    Yes. Should never have lost to them, at Brookvale especially. Look at who else they have beaten...


    So they have beaten the four bottom teams, the Bulldogs missing their forwards and the Cowboys in the middle of their losing streak, three days after origin and coming off a bye.
  3. Nutzcraw

    Nutzcraw Active Member

    +4 /0
    I'm not saying it wasn't a travest i'm just asking... i'll give my thoughts further down the track when i get a few more reactions
  4. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    We didn't play that well in that game and have lifted ever since. I think we expected to win without building the platform. They are capable of playing well but are inconsistent. Remember the 70 or so points that Newcastle put on them a week later!
  5. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

    +844 /25
    I expected to win that game but it was our first game and Canberra ambushed us. No point dwelling on it.

    Since that game we have been in the hunt at the end of all games we have lost, well apart from Brisbane. Good to see we have shown improvement.
  6. willstyles

    willstyles Active Member

    +4 /0
    I reckon that it showed to Manly that we have to compete in every single game - a lesson that we learnt very early, and that we have taken into every game since. I don't think we have taken any teams lightly since.

    Obviously the two points would have been nice, because we'd be one step out of the sh*tfight for top 8 spots that we are currently right in the middle of.
  7. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

    +85 /0
    I guess it was one of those things that happen. It was an ordinary loss but so far it's the only one so I guess I can handle that. Well done Dessie for making the team highly competitive :)

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