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  1. hindy111

    hindy111 Referee

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    We have had 3 wins all year
    A golden point against penrith -A fight back from a sharks side who turned off- And we beat manly minus a lot of first graders.... We have been lucky to win 3 IMO and other than the dragon game there hasnt been many game we should of won or could of like last year.We have never looked a chance in most games.
     
  2. Poupou Escobar

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    You could also say we've been unlucky to lose so many, especially with all the games missed by Hayne and certain key edge defenders.
     
  3. Wise Old Eel

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    Mark, do we know if anyone is actually standing against these guys in the upcoming elections? For all we know, the board, etc may all be re-elected unopposed. I would have thought there would have been some newspaper talk about perspective candidates by now.

    WOE
     
  4. Wise Old Eel

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    As much as what you say about missing players is accurate, other teams have had similar issues but are way ahead of us on the table. 9 from 41. It must be getting difficult for you to keep supporting this gumby by now, surely?

    WOE
     
  5. Parra

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    Spagnolo would not be missed.
     
  6. MarkInTheStands

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    If I was a strategist for the election on an opposition ticket to the board, I would be keeping my power dry for the remainder of the playing season.
    1) you can spin it as not wanting to distract the boys from their job
    2) if the side does rebound and doesn't finish with the spoon you have avoided making a goose of yourself with any comment.

    3) it is a 5 month lead time till the election, better a short sharp burst like the election 4 years ago of less than a month of real saturated media coverage.

    In answer to your other question, will there be an opposition ticket, I am quite sure there will be some opposition, I don't know if it will be a full ticket.
     
  7. Eels Dude

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    Always enjoy reading your posts WOE. I think people conveniently forget other clubs have injury woes too. Some a lot worse than ours.
     
  8. lingard

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    I was happy with the re-signing. (He was actually re-signed in late 2009, not 2010.) But I became very unhappy half-way through 2010 that he was not dropped to reserve grade in favour of a better-performing player (Tom Humble) at that time. And then perservering with him into 2011 made me angry. What`s your point?
     
  9. lingard

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    That`s total nonsense. He had the ability to compete, alright - he was a great competitor; he just lacked a football brain, a skill-set, and his defence was dreadful. He laso lacked speed. With all of that, if he`d had another yard of pace OR a football brain, he still could have been alright.
     
  10. Poupou Escobar

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    Like who?
     
  11. Poupou Escobar

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    Which club has had worse injuries than us this year?
     
  12. hineyrulz

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    Kearney won his first game as a coach and his last one, how many coaches can say that???? ;-)

    #Genius
     
  13. Noise

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    Manly: B. Stewart, G. Stewart, T-Rex, Watmough, Matai, Lyon, Foran

    and that's just their rep players who have missed games this year. I'm sure there are probably other average players who have missed games too.
     
  14. Poupou Escobar

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    Fair point. They defintely have better quality of players missing, but that's because they have much better players across the board. And they have quality players to replace them.

    In relative terms their injuries are no worse than ours. Ben Smith's defence last night showed how much we've missed him. That was only his fifth game this year, and we just don't have edge forwards to cover him in defence.

    Willie Tonga's defence showed again why he's an Origin player. Our next best defensive centre (Morgan) doesn't even come close.
     
  15. strider

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    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    there's always a "BUT"
     
  16. Poupou Escobar

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    That's because things are never as simple as you'd like them to be.
     
  17. strider

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    OR they are BUT some people don't want to be wrong :lol:
     
  18. Poupou Escobar

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    I asked a question about who had worse injuries than us this year. How can I be wrong asking a question?

    Given his importance to us, Hayne's injury is bigger than any injury at any other club. Likewise with our defensive woes, Ben Smith is a massive loss, though obviously not as big as the loss of Hayne.

    I think your obsession with proving me wrong is clouding your judgement.
     
  19. strider

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    because you were directly questioning someone else who pointed out we aren't the only team with injuries by asking who was worse

    but its ok pou - i will let u win cos i really couldn't be bothered arguing forever about it

    hayne is a massive loss .... its a shame we are virtually a 1 man team
     
  20. Parra

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    Hayne is that good Strider.

    We are hardly a one man team. But he makes a significant difference to any team he is in.
     

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