Most boring/mundane NRL player sightings

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  1. The Vaulting Violinist

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    It’s a tragic tale...poor bastard haha
     
  2. Bring back John Fifita

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    So this thread has turned from who you've seen just now to who you've seen/met in the past?

    Made me recount the players/coaches I've encountered in all different kinds of scenarios all time. List of the top of my head - and I'm happy to recount the scenarios on request. Ie I've met them in social situations, not just seen crossing the road or getting an autograph at a game etc. But against the thread topic, none were boring or mundane...

    Craig Young (and son Dean, was a baby at the time)
    Steve Morris
    Michael "Weaponhead" Porter
    Trevor Kissell
    Barry Russell
    Robert Stone
    John Simon
    Mark Carroll
    Nathan Brown (along with "Big Kev"....i'm excited....)
    Ricky Walford
    Colin Saukuru
    Jimmy Smith
    Nathan Cayless
    Luke Bailey
    Scott Prince
    Steve Edmed
    Lee Hookey
    Johnathan Thurston
    Paul Rauhihi
    Wayne Bennett
    Garrett Crossman
    Nate Myles
    Craig Fitzgibbon
    Steve Price (the ex Dragons Coach, not Bulldogs Captain)
    Corey Pearson
    Jarrod Saffy
    Willie Mason
    Mick Luibinskas
    Neil Pringle
    Phil Sigsworth
    Richard Villisanti


    The standouts for me were Wayne Bennett and (maybe surprisingly) Michael Weaponhead Porter.

    With Weaponhead, I was at the King Wan Chinese after a sharks game my neighbours took me to when I was a ten-year-old-kid. He walked in with a few mates when my sharkies fan hosts called out to him. He came up to our table as I was munching on some dim sims or whatever and said gday to us all. I was singled out by my neighbours as "the dragons fan" at the table but he came up to me, shook my hand, and singled me out for some chat for the next few minutes. Yeah I was a starry-eyed ten-year-old kid at the time but it always stuck with me how sincere, courteous and impressive he was. He didnt convert me to following the sharks but he was always my favourite player after that.

    (apart from John Fifita of course..... who sadly I've not yet met...)

    It always makes me wonder what impressions the current NRL players leave on kids these days.
     
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    Real estate signs around Camden with Shannon McDonnell's face on it.
     
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    Hopefully he handles housing auctions better than bombs.
     
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    Wayne bartrim drinking piss at the workers camp in darwin. Lives a few rooms from me
     
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    haha saw his mug on the back of a bus on Narellan Road one day.
     
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    That’s the saddest post I’ve ever seen
     
  8. Life's Good

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    Bump.

    Saw Luke O’Donnell at my local cafe this morning. He was sporting one hell of a black eye.
    Still has the physique of a chiseled Adonis.
     
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    I hope its not the last you see of LOD. I fear he is heading to prison at this rate. I hope I am wrong.
     
  10. Artiste

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    Saw Cooper Cronk wandering around Crows Nest...he live in the area?
     
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    I also once saw this bloke in rushcutters bay park walking towards me f**king blowing the hell out of his nose, into his hand f**king snot all over him. Seriously f**king disgusting. I was like who's this filthy merkin, get the f**k away from me.
    As he walks past I realised it was Freddy Fittler. I said how's it going Freddy ya sick f'ck..he just looked at me seriously and said "morning" ..went back to blowing f**king snot everywhere again hahaha
    F'ck it was grose!!!
     
  12. The Vaulting Violinist

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    Yeh fella has issues unfortunately
     
  13. The Vaulting Violinist

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    Blow me down
     
  14. Cheese sandwich

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    I seen mark gasnier at the shell servo at brighton buying chips one night after a sharks game. He'd been at the ground working for fox.

    Exciting stuff
     
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    Ivan Henjak at Coles last weekend, checking out the ice creams.
     
  16. The Vaulting Violinist

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    Which ones??
     
  17. DeeJ

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    You should tell the Courier Mail. They did an article on him a few years ago about how he went to coach some Sunshine Coast team, then disappeared and was never heard of again.
     

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