Scoop: Evidence that M Monaghan is about to be offloaded

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, Feb 27, 2006.



Share This Page

  1. Matabele

    By:MatabeleFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    23,080
    Likes Received:
    457
    Likes Given:
    63
    I was just perusing the official Manly web-site when I came across this:

    http://www.manlyseaeagles.com.au/product-detail.asp?p=47

    Given they're discounted by 50% and we've spent the last 12 months treating Monaghan with these, I can only assume we're having a clearance because we're not going to be needing them for much longer.

    You heard it here first!
     
  2. Dan

    By:DanFeb 27, 2006
    Kim Jong Dan
    Staff Member Administrator 2018 Tipping Competitor

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    34,318
    Likes Received:
    4,425
    Likes Given:
    1,465
    I thought the team lifted enormously when monas went into hooker. I much prefer him there than in 5/8

    If we have monas, orford and a 5/8 in place we have 3 times the play making options we have previously had
     
  3. Matabele

    By:MatabeleFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    23,080
    Likes Received:
    457
    Likes Given:
    63
    3 times zero is infinity?
     
  4. Fluffy

    By:FluffyFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2004
    Messages:
    20,075
    Likes Received:
    1,809
    Likes Given:
    24
    YAMBT
     
  5. Matabele

    By:MatabeleFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    23,080
    Likes Received:
    457
    Likes Given:
    63
    YAMBST
     
  6. Canteen Worker

    By:Canteen WorkerFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    13,244
    Likes Received:
    187
    Likes Given:
    100
    To be fair Monaghan made a good contribution on Saturday and played well at hooker. He looked good and his defensive work in the ruck was very good. Dummy half work was also smart.
     
  7. Dan

    By:DanFeb 27, 2006
    Kim Jong Dan
    Staff Member Administrator 2018 Tipping Competitor

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    34,318
    Likes Received:
    4,425
    Likes Given:
    1,465
    yup. If he is to play anywhere I say hooker is the best spot, like the club has been chiming for a while. He got in orfords way a bit and sometimes the players weren't sure who to pass to
     
  8. KaZa

    By:KaZaFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2004
    Messages:
    2,136
    Likes Received:
    196
    Likes Given:
    19
    i know most of you think he will make a good hooker.. but i think Ballin would be wasted in PL.

    Monas can play 5/8 with Orford.. yeah he got in his way but by all reports most players did... give them a few games to play in the halves if Monas is chosen at 5/8.

    I think defensively we will be better off with Monas in the halves and Ballin at hooker. Burns/Witt will struggle to defend at 5/8. Orford aint that great of a defender so Monas will probably cover it better.. Like Mata has said.. Id even prefer Willow than Burns or Witt... but Monas first option and Ballin at hooker.
     
  9. toovs

    By:toovsFeb 27, 2006
    Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2006
    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    0
    Likes Given:
    0
    ballin needs to be no.9 i don.t htink it will help us where ever they put m.monaghan :bdh:
     
  10. Stevie

    By:StevieFeb 27, 2006
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2004
    Messages:
    905
    Likes Received:
    57
    Likes Given:
    12
    Orford Played at 5/8 on a few occaisons on Sat , Theres only 1 person who would be Behind that Dessie , for me Monas @ 6 , Ballin @ 9 , Dunners @ Bench , Witt @ ESL
     
  11. Matabele

    By:MatabeleFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    23,080
    Likes Received:
    457
    Likes Given:
    63
    Monaghan CAN"t play in 6 as he will just stuff up Orford's game.

    And Ballin deserves selection in the side ahead of Monaghan.

    He is a $240,000 per year millstone around our neck.
     
  12. toovs

    By:toovsFeb 27, 2006
    Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2006
    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    0
    Likes Given:
    0
    good to see some one agree thanks matabele
     
  13. Ryan

    By:RyanFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2004
    Messages:
    16,695
    Likes Received:
    3,892
    Likes Given:
    678
    I think Monaghan has played very well in both trials....in all positions he has played....He has also continued to be a leader on the field.

    I think this Millstone, is more like a Grindstone....and doing some good hard work this year.
     
  14. PJ

    By:PJFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2004
    Messages:
    2,801
    Likes Received:
    30
    Likes Given:
    105
    Everytime I wizz pass this thread title it fills me with false hope!
     
  15. Jatz Crackers

    By:Jatz CrackersFeb 27, 2006
    Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2005
    Messages:
    9,342
    Likes Received:
    1,213
    Likes Given:
    1
    Look, i think a particlar point about the MM issue just aint gettin air.

    And that is that while it might be argued one way or another about whether Monas SHOULD be in the team the simple practicality is that maybe he HAS to be in the team.

    I mean, maybe he CANT be unloaded. There is the minor matter of there being a contract in place.

    And if he HAS to be in the team then he should be utilised to the teams best advantage and not be a $240k millstone. So that brings us back to what position & and this point i decline to enter into that debate just yet.

    I will leave on the note that maybe its healthier for us all to accept that he is playing for Manly in 2006 and move on to either applauding his contributions or critique them as the case may be.
     
  16. Fro

    By:FroFeb 27, 2006
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    8,427
    Likes Received:
    188
    Likes Given:
    201
    Good to see Matas eldest offspring is using his computer skills :)
     
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
Top