The Rumours Thread

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by John moz, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. Saints111

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    Your talking a million dollar coach with superstars in his team compared to a coach on 300k a year with nobody's
     
  2. Bests Golden Boots

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    That's the point we are all trying to make.
    The start was brilliant, then the cracks started to appear and there wasn't even an attempt to paper over them, it just was the same players and tactics week after week that no longer worked.

    The mental preparation was never addressed so they kept losing to teams who we should have beaten easily, players all knew they were safe, no one ever got dropped for a bad game.
    McCrones kicking was diabolical all year, yet the next week there was still taking kicks, no instructions for Widdop to take charge on the 5th tackle, McCrone still there the next week.

    It was failure after failure with no changes ever made.
     
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  3. grouch

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    Sure, kid. When you come back to this post, please fix the grammar and spelling too
     
  4. Saints111

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    yes coach!
     
  5. grouch

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    Hang on... I thought Dugan was the reason du jour for our failure?? I'm confused now. You're saying it was actually Widdop's injury. You mean to tell me the THREE WHOLE GAMES Widdop missed caused our season to fall apart? Paul McGregor really has quite some imagination if these are the excuses he's able to convince his minions to spout for him. I wonder if, in McGregor's vivid imagination, he can explain how the North Queensland Cowboys managed an entire season without their two best players but still managed to make and win a finals game? That's 1 more finals victory than McGregor has managed in his entire glittering career to date.

    I'm willing to wait for Mary's answer on that one
     
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  6. Saints111

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    He
     
  7. Life's Good

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    Give it up.

    You say Dugan was poison(and I am not sticking up for him) and then proceed to say the players did not put in(or words to that effect). That would mean - collectively the players don't respect what the coach has to say, should be dropped for poor attitude or both.

    As for teaching the players and game plan I will say again that the players themselves don't select the bench nor manage the rotation during a game. The players don't instruct Nene to fly in off his wing in defence or Lafai to pop a miracle ball.

    If the premise of your post was that Dugan had a poor attitude(and they may well be the case)then you should have just left it there because your subsequent posts make very little sense.
     
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  8. Old Timer

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    If Dugan was the toxic poison you say he is and the playing group hated him and he made the coach and captains job difficult all the more reason to sack the coach
    We should be praising Dugan for highlighting the week arsed people running the joint
    I've never heard such a pathetic explanation of why we yet again failed
    You need someone strong to weed out the weaklings so stop bagging Duges and get on the "sack the coaching staff bus"
    Maybe that's the real reason Duges missed the bus because he didn't want to sit next to dribblers and soft cocks?
     
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  9. Saints111

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    Nah because the dog had a late night bender and was late, 2 weeks in a row. Great player he is. McGregor will be good next year, u can beat on that. He isn't going anywhere so forget the new coach thread
     
  10. Old Timer

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    You are correct he is going nowhere and neither are we.
    We are wedded to an impotent adolescent coach who couldn't bar up even with viagra.
    By the way no doubt you are just a former poster re invented under another name using all the same old methodologies to ramp up support for the club and the coach.
    You have no idea about anything if you truly believe Mc Fookknuckle will ever be any good let alone next year and if by chance you are a troll just looking for some fun be careful you don't bruise your knuckles under the desk while you jerk off.
     
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    After our start to the season there is no way we should have missed the top 4 let alone the 8.When the side was in freefall changes should have been made to freshen up the players & put them on notice.As stated elsewhere Bennett sent Hunt back to reserves to sharpen him up & Robinson did the same with Mitchell.Griffin hooked Merrin the other night near the end for a very poor pass which put his side under pressure.You could even go back to last season when Flannagan dropped Townsend 2 weeks out from the semis to wake him up.Our bloke just rewards them week after week.
     
  12. FlameThrower

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    Agreed he let poor performances go unchecked, yet was quick to drop Mann or Host. It's all academic now anyway ..
     
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  13. Alec's-saints

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    hopefully it's true
     

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  14. Bests Golden Boots

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    But that's the wing Nene loafs around on doing bugger all, what's he going to do now?
     
  15. dragonssamy61

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    Tom more than likely phillips as coast said.
     
  16. Alec's-saints

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    watch his highlight video on YouTube wow
     
  17. dragonssamy61

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    Have made inquiries but there is a long way off .
    Being successful.
    Still in with a chance
     
  18. Alec's-saints

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    comes in 3s mate. hunt graham now this speedster
     
  19. Alec's-saints

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    millward has also proved everyone wrong thus far.
     
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  20. dragonssamy61

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    It true that dugan attitude especially in the last few months pissed of all the player especially some of the senior players.
    But mary being unable to pick the correct players in correct positions and not dropping players when they sould have been dropped.
    Also complet incompetence in his usage of the bench was the main reasons for us not doing as well as we sould.
    Mary is not a nrl quality coach thats is the problem.
     
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