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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by fLIP, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. fLIP

    fLIP UFO Hunter

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    My girlfriend and I were in the local shopping center yesterday when we were approached by a young boy all of about 6 or 7, he was selling raffle tickets for his footy club. He was a very polite young lad and while filling out the ticket we asked him who he supported in the NRL.

    He said he was a Manly fan and we had a little talk about the eagles after which his eyes welled and he said, "but my dad says our season is over because of the bloody storm..."

    Do you think the NRL has any idea just how much value it takes out of its own game with this stupid ****ing circus it wants to run? Nearly broke my heart seeing the little fella so upset that the game he loved so much all year was ruined to sell newspapers.
     
  2. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Dads obviously a jerk.
     
  3. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Tell the young fella next time you see him to never give up on your dreams and never let anyone else tell you to believe in something different from what you truely believe in.
     
  4. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member

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    onya Dad, blame somebody else
     
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    • ayjay007

      ayjay007 Well-Known Member

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      Have to say,it's instinct to run in and help,but.......we were primed for an absolute grandstand finish.We can still do it,but,gee,it was looking a lot easier than it is now.The dad's wrong!
       
    • fLIP

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      I told him Glen would be back for the Grand Final when we can get revenge on the storm.

      From the discussion bob i gather his fathers also an eagle.
       
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      • BOZO

        BOZO Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        we should not be sad , we should be happy we smashed the storm and that we are heading for glory.
         
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        • Ceagle

          Ceagle Well-Known Member

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          We are at as much fault as the Storm for what happened.
           
        • fLIP

          fLIP UFO Hunter

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          No little bloke should lose hope or be upset by what happened last friday night.

          Storm or Manly, what an over reaction thats ruined the season and a time when lots of little blokes are hanging on with baited breath for the finals.

          If us or melbourne struggle in the finals due to suspensions the NRL has ruined 2011 for itself.
           
        • bob dylan

          bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          Ok, I had him pegged as another bitter Eels supporter.
           
        • tookey

          tookey Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          Obviously David Gallops son
           
        • Frank

          Frank Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          You couldn't be further from the truth. If it were true he wouldn't have blamed the Storm. It would have been because snake had got on the turps two years ago.
           
        • Chip and Chase

          Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          I hope you bought a full book of raffle tickets
           
        • The Eagle

          The Eagle Well-Known Member

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          It must be Ryan,he has been deathriding all year :p
           
        • Volley

          Volley Well-Known Member

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          Meh, he'll be right. Least he's not growing up with the Northern Eagles debacle.
           

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