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Wooden Spoon

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

  1. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +3,866 /65
    Was i correct in thinking our club had never picked up a wooden spoon in any of the top 3 grades ?

    Sadly we have picked up 2 this season
  2. ads

    ads Well-Known Member

    +29 /1
    Meh first grade is what matters.
  3. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

    +273 /0
    We have in the lower grades. Max Krilich coached the 1991 reserve grade team which never won a game. I'm sure there were others.

    Never 'won a wooden spoon' at first grade level, which is a wonderful achievement. Parramatta on the other hand have 11 first grade spoons to their name!
  4. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member

    +631 /12
    Yep nothing new there kiwi.
    As long as there's one or two good 20's to go into the reggies, you can wipe the rest & pick again from the local comp.

    Narraweena won the premiership today under cliffy so a couple of them will be in the sea eagles next year.
  5. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +3,866 /65
    Ok my bad fellas, was sure I heard a few years back that through the grades we hadn't won it

    As long as the top side never do I will be happy
  6. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +8,021 /174
    Parras 11 is the most in the NRL.
  7. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

    +976 /0
    Definitely first grade although from memory we didn't win a spoon in any grade til the 90s which is an awesome effort when you think about it. When I say any grade, that doesn't extend to junior teams.
  8. Simmo

    Simmo Member

    +4 /0
    As much as I would have loved Parra to pick up another one, it is good to see the Titans gone from the list of Clubs never to have won the wooden spoon.

    Only the Broncos (since 1988), Warriors (1995) and the two mergers, Dragons (1999) and Tigers (2000) share our feat and we of course go back to 1947.
  9. eelcatcher

    eelcatcher Active Member

    +115 /0
    Yeah it kinda sucks that 2 out of our 3 feeders have gotten the wooden spoon and our 3rd feeder club Parramatta narrowly avoided their wooden spoon. I wonder all this effort to get the premiership this year, are we paying the price by picking out the bets players from our 3 feeder clubs and leaving our future in jeopardy?

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