Is Ricky Stuart the most overrated coach ever?

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  1. Nightward

    Nightward Juniors

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    I dunno that Griffin is all that bad, really. The problem is that we've come off having the best coach in the game's history for 20-odd years straight and then the retirement of legends like Webcke, Civoniceva, and Lockyer. We look a bit shaky by comparison, but aside from a few hiccups in development (McCullough needs to learn to play 80 minutes or GTFO) and retention (why the hell did we let Baptiste go?), neither of which are exactly unique to the Broncos we're not doing that much differently to other clubs in the 5-10 bracket.
     
  2. newman

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    He's a nasty human being. Long after he left Cronulla; despite doing so on very good financial terms, he was sniping and undermining the individual's responsible for his demise with no apparent understanding of the reason for his termination, ie he had lost the playing group* He takes no responsibility for his poor performance, despite demanding 100% accountability from his players and staff, and sees all failures as someone else's fault.

    I am simply astonished that any club would take him on after the disgraceful way he handled the cull at Parra this year. Sure the dead wood needed to be cut but the manner he went about it, and the message it sent that he had essentially given up on the year, is the exact opposite of how a good manager goes about motivating a group.

    * An example of this is Kade Snowdens origin debut. This was Stuarts selection. He was nowhere near ready or capable but his Cronulla contract had a $70k clause for origin selection in it. The selection was purely made to piss off D Irvine and the Cronulla board because Stuart knew they were on the bare bones of their arse (and it worked mind you). Don't worry about the origin team, just get some revenge on your ex employers eh?
     
  3. Kiwi

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    I dunno, Griffin is rebuilding after Henjak, which well, was never going to be easy. He is certainly assembling a pretty decent side and in the next few years we could see the Broncos lift the trophy again.

    Yes Griffin's Broncos missed the 8 this year, but unlike Henjak who did squat, Griffin has ditched Wallace, Prince and Norman and recruited Kennedy, Vidot, Barba and Milford. People can laugh all they want to hide what they know, that is the Broncos are on the way back up, and fast.
     
  4. herbert henry1908

    herbert henry1908 Coach

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    Im with you on the coaching bit to call his playing ability shit is pretty bloody stupid.
     
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  5. Bruce123

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    Lol raiderwhocops69ersfromblokes, f$ck u, the bloke is soft in mind as a coach & was even worse as a player, no heart......
     
  6. Bruce123

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    Sorry but Dickface speward was & is the most over raped player/coach in the history of rugby league. The useless f$ck.....well is useless
     
  7. Walt Flanigan

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    Embarrassing stuff mate :lol:
     
  8. Bruce123

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    Walt, go back to licking your own balls...u r a f$ckwit
     
  9. I Bleed Maroon

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  10. Bruce123

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    This
     
  11. Big Pete

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    Of course he isn't the worst coach ever but it's amazing to see the same ol' familiar excuses trotted out and him absolutely absolved of any responsibility at Parramatta.
     
  12. Bruce123

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    There is no excuse for his useless coaching, he's the worst in the history of rugby league by a country mile.
     
  13. Jason Maher

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    Wayne Bennett and Jack Gibson working in tandem wouldn't be able to do anything much with the 2013 Eels side. We never got to see the outcome of Stuart's broom through the first grade squad for next year. I think his ability as a coach has been overrated by a lot of people, while in typical LU contrarian fashion, there is an underrating of his ability in here.
     
  14. Walt Flanigan

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    It's mainly QLDers who feel the need to bring up Stuart.

    He did some Grade-A trolling during his few years as NSW coach and Queenslanders bit hard........and are still biting 2 years on. You'd think they lost those 2 series.

    The Eels resentment is understandable. The Queenslander's is just funny
     
  15. BunniesMan

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    Ricky Stuart is the only coach more overrated than Tim Sheens. Parramatta have no idea but him walking out like the dog he is was the best thing that could have happened to them.
     
  16. Jason Maher

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    Well, there it is. Proof positive that Stuart can coach!
     
  17. God-King Dean

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    Sheens winning the World Cup hasn't done Stuart any favours on this forum lol.
     
  18. Raider_69

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    Deep burn. Please stop it, i cant bare another verbal thrashing :lol:
     
  19. hineyrulz

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    Well thats it, i'm out. I agree with BunniesMong i think it's time to cash my chips in and end it all :crazy:
     
  20. attila_the_gorilla

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    Stephen Kearney? Someone must rate him, otherwise he'd be unemployed.
     

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