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The untouchable Tim Sheens

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by simon_eagle, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. simon_eagle

    simon_eagle Well-Known Member

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    Wests Tigers have only made the top 8 once since they won the competition in 2005. This was in 2011.

    3 times they finished in 9th position.

    Any other coach would have been on his bike years ago, yet Sheens is untouchable. They refer to his record of four premierships as a coach - but only 1 of them was in the 21st century. He has been coaching since the 1980s, so really, four premierships is pretty lean.
     
  2. Frogz

    Frogz Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Brian Smith would take that record....lol
     
  3. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    Sheens built his rep with a star studded Raiders team that even Brian Smith could have won a premiership with.

    The game has gone past him now.
     
  4. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Tim Sheens gives me the impression that he would believe he is not even worthy to touch himself. It would be a belittling experience for him to have to bathe himself. He is a God, after all.
     
  5. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    I really liked him in the West Wing.
     
  6. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    HAHA! How's his son going?
     
  7. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Would suggest the issue is with the board / management of the tigers not sheens himself
     
  8. Disco

    Disco Well-Known Member

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    In his last 15 years coaching he has made the finals 3 times!!!

    Tigers need to bite the bullet, punt him and bring in Anderson, Dymock or Stone
     
  9. simon_eagle

    simon_eagle Well-Known Member

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    I believe that Benji is a big fan of his, so I would imagine that is the biggest reason why the Tigers board don't punt him. It would upset poor Benji..
     
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    • Av8r

      Av8r Active Member Premium Member

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      The Tigers made the finals in 2010. That was the year of that epic extra time finals match with the Roosters.
       
    • Jatz Crackers

      Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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      I would prefer Sheens stays right where he is and keep on doing what he hes been doing.
       
    • barrack o barba

      barrack o barba Active Member

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      The man is a legend of the game , think of how many of his ex players are now coaches , but think his best NRL years are behind him .
       
    • Pablo

      Pablo Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Can't blame sheens for everything. Benji is a major contributor to their failings.
      All skill and no brains.
      Gives me the ****s watching them play. They look like an under 6's team most of the time with players standing in a group flat footed waiting their turn for a short hit up and off load.
       
    • conanu

      conanu Well-Known Member Premium Member

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      Barba is the new Benji!!!. Wont be long before the magic stops and the pressure increases. I for one cannot wait.
       
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      • The Who

        The Who Well-Known Member

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        Why did the Tigers buy Anasta? I can understand reports they they are chasing Kite; they need to tighten up their defence. But Anasta?
        They erred massively with Blair and got rid of a couple of reasonable front rowers to Cronulla. Their recruitment is puzzling. Parra also picked up some good Balmain juniors in Ryan and the fullback, Mullaney (sic).
         
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        • DYEagle

          DYEagle Active Member

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          I want him to stay with the Wests Tigers, because while he is there it makes them weaker!
           
        • barrack o barba

          barrack o barba Active Member

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          Benji is still a good player , go Benny
           
        • Supernintendo Chalmers

          Supernintendo Chalmers Well-Known Member

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          well brian smith just became the latest coach to get the arse.
           
        • Phantar

          Phantar Well-Known Member

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          Which one? Charlie Sheens or Timilio Estevez?
           
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          • COMMANDER

            COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL 2016 Tipping Competitor

            He's a hack. Sad thing is he's the National coach.

            I think his all time winning percentage is 49%. Hope the Tigers keep him.
             

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