Joey or Thurston, who is GOAT?

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    El Masri's arms and the ball had no yet hit the turf, plus he was not held up by the players attempting to tackle him = a try.

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    Is Rugby League the only sport that equates a drug cheat to a club breaking the rules?
     
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    In all seriousness I believe semi Radradra to be the true GOAT of the NRL no other player came close to his impact on the football field
     
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    Big Papa
     
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    I would think that every sport would punish both.
     
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    You just have one of those? :rofl:
     
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    What?
     
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    That thing in the middle. It’s called an NRL trophy. Been a while? :wink:
     
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    The LeBron James of the NRL. It was his league for years.... :)
     
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    Eric Grothe sr had as much impact if not more in my opinion.
     
  11. Rhino_NQ

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    Can’t remember any ohtjer winger apart from semi that has run straight over the top of a rep front rower in recent times
     
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    Who was it on? I don’t mean just broke through the tackle of I mean steam rolled over the top of and left them on the ground behind them like semi did to James graham
     
  14. AJB1102

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    Neither. It's Meninga.

    At 90's style training, fitness, recovery etc. he'd humiliate every centre since him and a lot of edge backrowers.

    Dial him up to being the product of today's standard in the areas above and it'd be like Superman was taking the piss on weekends.
     
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    I've seen him go over the top of quite a number of forwards
     
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    Details I believe the man is after.
     
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    Fittler was just a teenage kid when he showed Meninga what-for.

    Freddy was in another class as an adult to even Mal.
     
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    I don't understand why Fittler never gets mentioned in the immortal discussions. Absolutely stupendous career which was in the class of all the other nominees.
     
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    It’s more than a little strange, frankly. He was unquestionably a better footballer than Thurston.
     
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    Fitler - talented, played in team of rep players in a era of much a more free flowing game

    Thurston - talented, carried his team to a higher level in a much tougher stop start game

    TBH they're on par for me I guess
     
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