Joey or Thurston, who is GOAT?

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  1. Saintsified

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    For me it's Wally Lewis :)
     
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  2. gUt

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    The contest of who is the greatest player of all time is a close run thing between Lockyer, Lewis and Langer.

    In the end it's obviously that bloke what plays for my club.
     
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    Freddy.
     
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    How many players have captained Australia to two World Cup victories?
     
  5. Generalzod

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    I love GOAT...
     
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    Don Price.
     
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    Billy Slater?
     
  8. Crazyperpman

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    Between Joey and Thurston and considering defence and attack, Joey was better. They both had all the skills in attack but Joey defended like a backrower, where as Thurston was a speedbump.

    Full credit to Thurston though, he was always in the frame, always backing up and always chasing down breaks he influenced games as much as anyone I have ever seen thru pure desire and effort and that is how I will remember him but not GOAT.
     
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    Brad Fittler did it not that long ago. Smith has been the only Australian captain since the World Cup was fixed in the current 4-year cycle.
     
  10. Eion

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    Joey.
     
  11. Frailty

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    Neither are the GOAT.
     
  12. JJ

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    Not sure either are the GOAT - although JT looks more like a goat, especially his legs, goats don't get as chunky as Joey

    Johns pretty obviously the more complete player of those two
     
  13. Storms Light Fire

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    Joey was a better defender than Thurston

    Thurston was a better attacker than Joey.

    Pick your poison.
     
  14. bull rider

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    Locky is so far in front of both of these merkins its ridiculous
     
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    Where’s the ‘Josh Dugan’ option?
     
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  17. Billythekid

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    Johns was better IMO. The question is who was the best player of this generation, smith or Thurston. I go with Smith but I'm biased obviously.
     
  18. AlwaysGreen

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    GOAT - more seppo bullshit.

    Johns never needed Michael Morgan to get him off the hook.
     
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    Johns was so much better than Thurston. He is the greatest player I’ve seen.
     
  20. Fangs

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    NRL will have you believe its Thursto. The 'little champ' from the great underdog state of Queensland.

    In reality its Andrew Johns. Even Thursto knows that.
     

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