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Where the hell was Gifty?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by simon_eagle, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. simon_eagle

    simon_eagle Well-Known Member

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    Was there a reason he wasn't at the Grand Final during the Retiring Players send-off thingy?
     
  2. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  3. Brookie Brawler

    Brookie Brawler Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    He's not retiring, just heading to France. No Kitey though???
     
  4. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Probably had too much pride to be paraded around the ground in such lame fashion.
     
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    • Terry Zarsoff

      Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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      Perhaps his self-effacing nature, combined with a degree of embarrassment / disgust that he should parade around in front of a Souths banner had something to do with it.

      Nigel Plum wasn't there either. Is that Todd's fault too?
       
    • mozgrame

      mozgrame Well-Known Member

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      This stinks of the big fat Greek bloke. No, not that one....the other one. Con Spiracy!
       
    • brad

      brad Well-Known Member

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      Still trying to get his ar.. out of the burrow.
       
    • SeaEagleRock8

      SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      I'm a little surprised Foran and Gutho weren't invited. Going to the Eels is similar to retiring, in some ways.
       
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      • MadMarcus

        MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Was Gifty there last year when he really retired?
         
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        • GoldenEagle41

          GoldenEagle41 Active Member

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          or horo, or pat richards, or dave taylor. wtf why have a presentation if half the players are missing
           
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          • mozgrame

            mozgrame Well-Known Member

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            Why wasn't Toovey given a lap of honour around the field in a Bugatti Veyron?? Cheap arsed bunch of pricks there at the NRL HQ!
             
          • simon_eagle

            simon_eagle Well-Known Member

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            It's for retiring NRL players, so Gifty could have been there (if he wanted to attend). Perhaps @SeaEagleRock8 is right - these Gifty and Kite have to much class to attend such a pathetic show piece event.
             
          • Jerry1

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            Nothing to be embarrassed for.. He was shafted by Manly. Good on him for continuing his career. All power to him. He was another manly legend.
             
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            • mozgrame

              mozgrame Well-Known Member

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              Apparently Dave Taylor was invited, but he turned up yesterday in Melbourne. Still confused, he then flew to Brisbane and just tweeted from Suncorp Stadium, "Where the hell is everyone?" It's not all bad news for Dave however, he now has 3 followers on Twitter. 2 gnarly grounds keepers, and a very trendy seagull named Seages.
               
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              • Budgewoi Eagle

                Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                I wondered about that. I also thought that the banners they parade in front of should include ALL the clubs they've played for and the one with the most games, biggest and central.
                 
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                • MissKate

                  MissKate Well-Known Member Premium Member

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                  I wondered what the criteria was for the players selected. Some of them were questionable, falogo & Newton had already retired from the nrl and played in super league then returned to the nrl but still got another send off today. Nrl playing favourites again I guess
                   
                • SeaEagle21

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                  Pat Richards is already in France and my money is Gifty, Horo etc would also be there
                   
                • Loobs

                  Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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                  That was a sad ass group of players. Gift is miles above all of them.
                   
                • manlywarringah

                  manlywarringah Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                  Maybe Gifty hasn't ruled out coming back if an offer was there from a good club?
                   
                • HoldenV8

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                  Why do I get the feeling that when he finally retires, Nein will want to include Ray Warren in the pre-GF lap of honour?
                   

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