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Brisbane Tigers make their bid to be 18th team

Wb1234

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Sharks have been given grants, early payments on TV rights deals, Super League payments, even cashed in on their own development of Shark Park.
Seriously it sounds like asking your Boss for an advance on your wage.
You only have to Google Sharks financial woes and pages upon pages come up.







 
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Sharks have been given grants, early payments on TV rights deals, Super League payments, even cashed in on their own development of Shark Park.
Seriously it sounds like asking your Boss for an advance on your wage.
You only have to Google Sharks financial woes and pages upon pages come up.
And yet you still have to lie and say that the NRL have bailed them out.
It's never happened. Prove where the NRL have, you won't be able to find it because it has never happened.
Bears on the other hand were gifted $8m and f**ked it up royally and got booted because they were useless.
That's a fact.
 

Centy Coast

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And yet you still have to lie and say that the NRL have bailed them out.
It's never happened. Prove where the NRL have, you won't be able to find it because it has never happened.
Bears on the other hand were gifted $8m and f**ked it up royally and got booted because they were useless.
That's a fact.
I wasn't going to lay the boot in, but you should stick to the facts. The Sharks were propped up by the NSWRL, and received handouts from the ARL and SL as well.

  • In 1983, after the Sharks had run into debt, the NSWRL stepped in and provided a loan.
  • In 1993, Cronulla went into receivership, with the ARL bailing them out.
  • In 1995, the lure of dollars saw them jump ship and join Super League.
  • In 2004, former coach John Lang declared, "The Sharks have no influence and no money. They have spent half their history staving off bankruptcy... some seasons have been a success just to exist."
And let's not talk about Geoffrey Edelsten... actually, let's talk about that, the day club officials tried to sell the team to a media portrayed snake oil salesman.

In 1986, medico-gad-about-town Geoffrey Edelsten and his blonde sidekick Leanne tried to buy the Sharks. The club rolled out the red carpet, only to be blocked by the NSWRL.

And they cheated the cap the year they won their first Premiership but it had not bearing on the victory, huh ?.

 
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Wb1234

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I wasn't going to lay the boot in, but you should stick to the facts. The Sharks were propped up by the NSWRL, and received handouts from the ARL and SL as well.

  • In 1983, after the Sharks had run into debt, the NSWRL stepped in and provided a loan.
  • In 1993, Cronulla went into receivership, with the ARL bailing them out.
  • In 1995, the lure of dollars saw them jump ship and join Super League.
  • In 2004, former coach John Lang declared, "The Sharks have no influence and no money. They have spent half their history staving off bankruptcy... some seasons have been a success just to exist."
And let's not talk about Geoffrey Edelsten... actually, let's talk about that, the day club officials tried to sell the team to a media portrayed snake oil salesman.

In 1986, medico-gad-about-town Geoffrey Edelsten and his blonde sidekick Leanne tried to buy the Sharks. The club rolled out the red carpet, only to be blocked by the NSWRL.

And they cheated the cap the year they won their first Premiership but it had not bearing on the victory, huh ?.

Didn’t know about edelsteim and the sharks

that would’ve made two dud Sydney clubs he owned

et with the shorts up his arse would’ve been a much bigger selling feature than capper

even the whole McGraw family would approve
 
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I wasn't going to lay the boot in, but you should stick to the facts. The Sharks were propped up by the NSWRL, and received handouts from the ARL and SL as well.

  • In 1983, after the Sharks had run into debt, the NSWRL stepped in and provided a loan.
  • In 1993, Cronulla went into receivership, with the ARL bailing them out.
  • In 1995, the lure of dollars saw them jump ship and join Super League.
  • In 2004, former coach John Lang declared, "The Sharks have no influence and no money. They have spent half their history staving off bankruptcy... some seasons have been a success just to exist."
And let's not talk about Geoffrey Edelsten... actually, let's talk about that, the day club officials tried to sell the team to a media portrayed snake oil salesman.

In 1986, medico-gad-about-town Geoffrey Edelsten and his blonde sidekick Leanne tried to buy the Sharks. The club rolled out the red carpet, only to be blocked by the NSWRL.

And they cheated the cap the year they won their first Premiership but it had not bearing on the victory, huh ?.

Oi. You have continuously said "NRL" .
I freely admitted that Cronulla got help from the NSWRL back in the 80's, and some off the ARL.
But you kept on insisting the NRL gave them handouts. You were wrong, they have never received extra funding off the NRL. Newcastle, Gold Coast, Wests Tigers and St.George/Illawarra have all received a helping hand by the NRL, and Norths got their $8m waste of cash.
The NRL is a different corporation to the NSWRL and the ARL.
I can't help it if you don't know the difference, and you just kept digging your own hole in ignorance.
So maybe, just maybe you should be more aware of what you type, because you've had no "boot" to spruik because you've been naming the wrong entity.
 

Centy Coast

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Oi. You have continuously said "NRL" .
I freely admitted that Cronulla got help from the NSWRL back in the 80's, and some off the ARL.
But you kept on insisting the NRL gave them handouts. You were wrong, they have never received extra funding off the NRL. Newcastle, Gold Coast, Wests Tigers and St.George/Illawarra have all received a helping hand by the NRL, and Norths got their $8m waste of cash.
The NRL is a different corporation to the NSWRL and the ARL.
I can't help it if you don't know the difference, and you just kept digging your own hole in ignorance.
So maybe, just maybe you should be more aware of what you type, because you've had no "boot" to spruik because you've been naming the wrong entity.
Does it matter where you get your handouts hahaha now your just struggling like your club, year after year after year with handout after handout after handout after handout.
How come you rorters kept your Premierships and Melbourne didn’t ?.
Geez talk about being looked after.
 

Centy Coast

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It’s funny watching bears fans trying to heap sht on Cronulla. As sht as sharks have been they aren’t anywhere near as sht as the bears lol.
M8 not heaping shit on Sharks fans just proving they are the biggest hypocrites on these boards saying that the Bears were failures when the Sharks have been getting handouts for over two decades.
You’ll be in a Perth Bears jersey soon, can’t wait to see that.
 

Canard

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M8 not heaping shit on Sharks fans just proving they are the biggest hypocrites on these boards saying that the Bears were failures when the Sharks have been getting handouts for over two decades.
You’ll be in a Perth Bears jersey soon, can’t wait to see that.
Whilst not ideal, it's still a great outcome in comparison to the brain fart that was PNG.

Just imagine how big the Bears brand could have become, if they were even moderately successful.
 

flippikat

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The Bears had already relocated to the Central Coast just after the Super League War, looking back I wish the Bears had gone to Super League.
If they had, Super League could've had Sydney teams to the North (Bears), West (Panthers), South (Sharks) & central-ish (Bulldogs) - and probably not have bothered setting up the Rams which I understand was to make up an even number of teams.
 
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Sharks have been getting handouts for over two decades
No extra funding since 97 SL. Thats a good 27 years ago.
So you should be saying "Sharks haven't had a hand out for over two decades"
Your comprehension and writing skills are the equivalent of Norths Directors not being able to read the contract they signed with Manly. ie: non-existent.
 
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