Is Ricky Stuart the most overrated coach ever?

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  1. Pete Cash

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    If i had to be critical it seems like he coaches us to grind for "big" matches. When we just arent a grinding footy team. Too many loose maniacs in the side. Bj, rapana and paulo look to promote the football at almost any cost.

    Id rather he let us play our natural game. Sure sometimes we will play really stupid but we can only challenge for the comp playing a power footy game and using the ball. We wont wrestle our way to the top imo.
     
  2. AlwaysGreen

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    Loose maniacs, I like it.

    I've said it in game threads but it looks like these blokes don't train together through the week.

    Austin just seems to do his own thing and no one has got a clue when, where or what he's going to kick.
    Sezer just runs around like a blind man popping passes willy nilly.
    Then there's the maniacs, Jack, Rapana, BJ, Paulo, Sia who can be a million bucks or literally laughable.
    Then there's a bloke like boyd who you want to be a maniac but has turned into a placid workhorse who only plays 35 minutes a game while Clay Priest gets pummelled by halfbacks.

    We might make the 8.
     
  3. Life's Good

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    You're being too harsh. Plenty of upside will see you make the 8 for sure.
     
  4. Sphagnum

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    He's taken a genuine top 4 team and made them middle of the pack or worse. They don't play like a team at all which is pretty much the Ricky polish.
     
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  5. some11

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    Who bumped this lol.

    They will be top four again this year, tough start to the year and either team was going to be 1-3 after last night.

    Don't know what Ricky said to Rapana though, maybe "don't do a Ben Hunt".
     
  6. carcharias

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    Has Ricky eve been rated?
     
  7. Walt Flanigan

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    Lol who made them a top 4 team?
     
  8. Chief_Chujo

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    Just bumping for El Diablo because he seems to have forgotten this week. How was the press conference bro?
     
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  9. El Diablo

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    haven't seen it

    i'm sure he whinged about something though
     
  10. Mr Angry

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    Yep, great coach and man.

    Did us well.

    He is an angry man....hence I love the guy.

    Great player and coach.

    Pisses people off, just like me.
     
  11. Red Bear

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    He's really got Canberra to love the Raiders again which is a good achievement post-Carney/Dugan eras.

    He came and spoke at my work last year, though I didn't get a chance to get to it, from all reports he was quite good.

    He's still angry, but he also seems more content in Canberra than the 5 years or so previous, and it seems to reflect in the side he has built.
     
  12. nick87

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    Haha bullshit. No one buys that and you shouldn't be selling it. I'm sure you donned the gimp mask and had your boyfriend choke you whilst watching it as always
     
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  13. El Diablo

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    you Ricky groupies are a funny bunch
     
  14. Bobby DIGital

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    We hold the ball, we win the comp. That's all Ricky has to get these guys to do.
     
  15. ed-grimley

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    What did Ricky think about seeing first-hand what he helped create at the Eels?
     
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  16. Chief_Chujo

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    Ricky saved Arthur the hardwork of gutting the deadwood from your club. Not his fault you decided to rort the cap buying a couple of Manly duds.
     
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  17. Paullyboy

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    Good old Parra fans, it's always someone else's fault.
     
  18. legend

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    The only thing that can beat Canberra is Canberra....and maybe Melbourne. I am confident we can beat any other team in the comp. Like someone else said, we hold the ball, we win the comp.
     
  19. El Diablo

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    the NRL said they were rorting the cap when Ricky was coach and got the spoon
     
  20. Walt Flanigan

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    I'm sure sacking all those players was a major contribution to the problem.
     

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