Freddy calls to sack Widdop.

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by BBTB, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. kit66

    kit66 Juniors

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    I've been saying this for 2 years, his daddy got him a shot in 1st grade and he'll hand him the coaching reins when he can. Soon I'd guess. I also said Mary is not in full control of coaching at the Dragons, you're blind if you think he is. The Young's run the show and there's no-one at the Dragons to stand up to them or get rid of them.
    If D.Young takes the coaching reins ( without going to coach elsewhere for a few years and earning it ) I'll go watch some other sport or follow 2nd grade. I never thought he deserved his shot in 1st grade and he doesn't deserve to coach the greatest footy club in the world off his father's back. I've had a gut-full of both of them.
     
  2. Saint_JimmyG

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    :joy:

    You do realise Norman has been a dud with his precious clubs and has failed to deliver when it’s mattered?
     
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  3. Saint_JimmyG

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    It’s self evident that Ravalawa simply isn’t first grade material.
     
  4. giboz71

    giboz71 First Grade

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    Widdop at FB could have been a good idea if actually wanted to play there. He can play there and be very good as he did in the World Cup when his attitude was in the right place.

    His body language, and his mutterings in the press suggests otherwise. Just doesn't seem interested in the switch and putting his body on the line. Mind seems to be already in England which was always a risk.

    Either move him back to 5/8 or move him on.

    But leaving him at FB in his current state of mind will be a disaster.
     
  5. getsmarty

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    Yeah that will work out well...Fittler and Mary are Mates ???........maybe passing the buck or trying to take the pressure off his "Mate ".
     
  6. True_Believer

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    Actually, I believe it is pretty much the whole of the Brisbane comp. You have one or 2 being covered by other teams (eg Melbourne) but most of them supply Broncos. Just as many of the teams up north support the cowboys. From memory, the Cowboys disperse their team across at least 4 QLD cup teams - they have their 30 playing in Cairns, Townsville, Mackay and Rockhampton. Nice to be able to choose from such a large group of players.
     
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  7. getsmarty

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    Correct...just trying to take some pressure off his mate "Mary "
     
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  8. True_Believer

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    I don't often agree with you Jimmy, but this is spot on. I can't understand the "never delivered when it's mattered" regarding Widdop and then the unadulterated adoration for Norman.
     
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  9. True_Believer

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    The voices in his head.
     
  10. possm

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    Wouldn't be nice if Fitler offered Mary a full time job?
     
  11. Willow

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    He hasn't broken his contract.

    And never delivered?

    You're either trolling or have no idea. Which is it?
     
  12. The calm one

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    :grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::laughing::grinning:
     
  13. Willow

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    Quite possibly. And since when did we start agreeing with Easts supporters?
     
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    Need to send you for a HIA
     
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    There is probably a degree of truth in what you say but we did see him tackle a rampaging JT front on. Two major dislocations and surgery last year would have to be in his mind.
     
  16. Willow

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    Not enough on his mind to tackle JT as you mentioned, plus he put his body on the line to attempt to save that try in Townsville last week.

    Nah, I'm calling bs on this theory. At the very least it's getting overstated.
     
  17. West coast dragon

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    Possum old mate I said it in another thread that we should get rid of him he’s going anyway best we start planning for life after him
     
  18. Frank Facer

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    I said that we should have let Widdop go to England before the season started and created an extra 900K salary cap space. I also said that we should offload Aitken and Lafai before the season started.
     
  19. Willow

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    A recruitment program that tries to put 4 players into 3 positions. A fullback whose contract is extended but gets put on in the last 8-10 minutes. A five-eighth and captain who is delegated to fullback to cover for said mentioned benchie.

    Then we try to blame our best player.

    Quite frankly, we don't deserve Widdop.
     
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  20. ouryears

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    Widdop has been an average first grade half and a no hoper captain.
    That’s my opinion and more on this forum think so as well
    I never expected him to be near Cronk, but being behind Pearce, Maloney, Reynolds, and others says it all.

    Name one year where he was instrumental in us doing well......crickets.....zzzzzz
    How he ever got to be our clubs captain from the purple cheaters is one of the great wonders of the world

    In my opinion, he can F##k off
     

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