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Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by Dragons2020, Jun 7, 2020.

  1. Dragons2020

    Dragons2020 Juniors

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    Give Brownie the job again he put together a good team at Newcastle he has a lot of experience now. I would like to see him bring his mate Tallis with him as a forwards advisor/motivator
     
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  2. redv13

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    You do realise Tallis hates our guts??
     
  3. Coffs dragon

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    Feelings mutual!
     
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    muzby Village Idiot Staff Member

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    Apparently if you eat two special brownies, Mary looks like a good coach.
     
  5. Dragonslayer

    Dragonslayer First Grade

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    Mmm no. His boat has sailed as a first grade coach imo. Make a great transitions coach though.
     
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  6. Dragons2020

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    I heard him on radio not so long ago saying he loved his time at the Dragons
     
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    Been there done that .could not make a grand final with the squad we had 04/05/06 .had his chance .move on
     
  8. Dragons2020

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    I guess they would need to find out the details of while the knights sharfted him
     
  9. redv13

    redv13 Juniors

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    Fair enough but haven’t heard him say anything positive about the club since 1995. He’s a dribbler who always talks down to Saints
     
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  10. Eatons Hill Dragon

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    It’s scary to think Mary has been coach longer than Brownie.
    At least we did play some attractive footy under Brownie compared to the dribbles of shit we have to painfully watch the past 18 months.
    Also Brownie had a set of balls and would drop inderperformers, promote juniors and of course perform some inspirational body language (face slaps) for motivation. Shit he even basically gave the team a free license to bash the Storm whenever we played them again.
    Mary on the other hand blames everybody except looking into the mirror (zero accountability) and if u listen to him in interviews he would put a vampire to sleep during the night with his boring, monotone communication.
    At the end of the day Brownie shits all over Mary however we need an experienced head coach with a strong proven record so both are a no from me.
     
  11. redv13

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    Besides 1999 ( team was great to watch ) I think Browny had the team humming along attack wise which was great to watch under his coaching. I put more blame on tampon Baz not getting the side across the line in some big games not Browny.
     
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    Nathan was given his first grade coach way too early. Not his fault.
    I have a lot of respect for him, but its hard coaching your "mates".

    Whats happened since is the club has so woven itself into the " old boys" mentality, that EVEN if he was suitable, he wouldnt get the job. I truly believe that. Farah / Brown / Price / Mary ... Nathan is better than the other 3 by some margin.

    Where I disagree with you is Tallis. His legacy will be a QLD great, and also a dog who stood down for a season whilst our club was in crisis. Dont care what he says now, beacuse he talks crap. Did it to Bennett as well. Great player, but a greater prick.
     
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  13. Dragons2020

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    Yeah fair enough but I like Tallis his hard mental attitude to forward play and just felt like he would work well with Brownie. But agree he is probably no chance anyway of being involved in coaching. But Brownie definitely a big YES for me as head coach
     
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  14. TruSaint

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    I respect your post. I am a fan of Nathans. As a player, coach and human.
    Tallis can be the Gladiator for all I care, but he means zero to me.
     
  15. Dragon Revival

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    Brown had many chances and blew them all!
     
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  16. TruSaint

    TruSaint Coach

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    He was also one of the youngest coaches ever in the NRL.
    Yes, he had a good squad. Yes, we could have won a title, but as I said it was beyond him then.
     
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    What....regularly made the semis and left the club in a wonderful position, that even Wayne Bennett acknowledged Brownies structures. (Except McGregor)
     
  18. TruSaint

    TruSaint Coach

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    Spot on.

    He was fricken 29 when he was coach for us...

    Players are now still on the field in the mid 30's...


    His win ratio with us and in the UK is worthy. He took over at the KNights after Tinkler's disaster.

    He wont be our coach because of the Old Dog stigma. But he will be back coaching.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathan_Brown_(rugby_league,_born_1973)
     
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  19. CronullaSaint

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    Brownie would be a great replacement for Millward
     
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    No need. the players are telling the story right at this minute
     

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