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Mary's excuse book

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by grouch, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. grouch

    grouch First Grade

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    I found it amusing that the self-proclaimed straight shooter referenced an "excuse book" in his presser last night, when throughout his short and embarrassing tenure in the head coach role he has proven to be the excuse king. He's on Ricky Stuart's level when it comes to deflecting pressure away from himself.

    Figured we could use this thread as a compilation of his excuse making.

    First up:

    Blaming the players for our woeful game plan last night:

    http://www.theage.com.au/rugby-leag...-winless-start-to-season-20150316-1m0mym.html

    Here blaming our focus on "D" for our poor attack, even though all the press through the off-season was about how we'd focused on attack.

    http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/...-15-years-20150317-1m0pna.html?skin=text-only
     
  2. Miller was a legend

    Miller was a legend Coach

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    It's not his fault. He was understudy to Price after all
     
  3. hazzbeen

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    Bottom line is we dont have the team to be a real threat......and dont have a coach that can over achieve with the players we have........
     
  4. grouch

    grouch First Grade

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    It's becoming apparent that he is actually worse than Price
     
  5. Miller was a legend

    Miller was a legend Coach

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    Don't write them off just yet.
     
  6. BennyV

    BennyV Coach

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    Honestly, I dont believe that. We have some good players in our team. Guys like Friz and Thompson COULD be weapons. Put that team inder Hasler, Madge or Cleary and we have won the last 2 games easily.
     
  7. hazzbeen

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    Benny you are probably right..... that was going to be my next question how would this team go say under Maguire......?
     
  8. Hutty1986

    Hutty1986 Immortal

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    Who, the Sharkies?
     
  9. The Commissioner

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    Thompson's handbrake looks like its working again.
     
  10. God-King Dean

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    "Moving Dugan to centre was a bad idea, eh?"
     
  11. Nealo 12

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    He talks a lot about the "D" there is your problem right there ...taking short cuts must transform to training.
     
  12. The Nick

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    Perhaps you could rename this thread "Grouch's Mary thread" and just repeat yourself over and over in here?
     
  13. BradMackay

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    Sometimes late at night in the depths of despair I cry out Where are you Brian Smith
     
  14. Gomarchin

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    the guy struggled as a Premier League coach and then as an assistant coach to Price last year. Why is anyone surprised by the way the team are performing? I hope the imposter continues to get exposed for the fraud he is.
     
  15. grouch

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    Attempting to deflect attention away from the coach and onto something else. Mary would be surprised to know people can actually learn something from him
     
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    I think he already is exposed. All off season to orginise our attack too only look worse then when we had Price. Disgrace.
     
  17. God-King Dean

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    I'd take B Smith in a heartbeat.
     
  18. Puff

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    I would take phil economedies over this crap
     
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    i think this thread is ridiculous. basically we should all post 'excuses' Mary's made. it's absolutely unproductive and has no conversation whatsoever. Maybe we can talk about things Mary could've done differently, or where the players could improve, but just a crap-on-the-coach thread is poitnless and goes nowehere. just a bunch of grown men [email protected] each other off
     
  20. Miller was a legend

    Miller was a legend Coach

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    Maybe Mary is a master behind the scenes.

    I suspect he has suggested that Flanno use Bird at 5/8. Master stroke. Through the kid to the Wolves. (If rumour is to be believed)

    Seriously, between us we have Mary, Flanno and Price (Larry, Curly and Moe)
     

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