Nepotism Thread: Players who only got a go because of their father

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  1. coolumsharkie

    coolumsharkie Referee

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    I remeber the great Jack Gibson saying "Scott Fulton got some help didnt he?" At the height of the Super League fiasco.
     
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  2. thorson1987

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    Holy shit how could I forget him. Grew up playing with and against him and was always one of the better players in our comp but never imagined he would play first grade.
     
  3. Marshall_magic

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    Spoke volumes that at about 23 he left the club and no other NRL clubs wanted a bar of him. Also spoke volumes that fans were adamant that Beau f**king Ryan was a much better winger.
     
  4. Sans Souci Sainter

    Sans Souci Sainter Coach

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    Lol. Looks like the poor kid has had a stroke.
     
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    Nathan Cleary
    Kane Cleal
    Jared Anderson
     
  6. Wild Wilbur

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    Scott Sattler
     
  7. jiorl

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    i've heard Scott Fulton is a real jerk
     
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  8. T-Boon

    T-Boon First Grade

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    Jason Taumololo and his dad Allan Langer
     
  9. KeepingTheFaith

    KeepingTheFaith Referee

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    Shane Endacott for sure.

    The Goodwin brothers probably have a case too.

    Honorary mention to Blake Lazarus and uncle Glenn.
     
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  10. AJB1102

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    Nnnn-na na, yeh! Ddddnad jnust sna sna snays ta rnun hnard!
     
  11. President Trump

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    Jarrad Anderson definitely - worst centre to ever play for Cronulla.
     
  12. alexwilliams_66692007

    alexwilliams_66692007 First Grade

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    Not his Dad but Matt Minto had big shoes to fill in his GOAT uncle Scott
     
  13. Cockadoodledoo

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    Not disputing that he was crap but after leaving the Tigers, he went to the Knights and played 29 First Grade games there.
     
  14. Cockadoodledoo

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    Kind of reverse nepotism in this case. The Panthers wouldn't have gone near Ivan again if it wasn't for Nathan.
     
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  15. BM1979

    BM1979 Juniors

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    Freddy could have only got a job at channel nine because of Phillip Ronald Gould. (Although I am not sure Phillip is his father or a wannabe lover) I need 27 beers to have a clue WTF Freddy is saying.

    Surely Hodges dad has to work at Fox Sports somewhere aswell
     
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  16. Hawkins

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    huh, I thought he was just the water boy!
     
  17. Peet

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    Gibson said that after Scott Fulton received the largest ARL 'loyalty payment' out of ANY Manly player. What a joke that was!
     
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  18. Peet

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    No. Luke & Bryson Goodwin were naturally gifted players. Maybe Bronx got a few bucks extra due to his name.
     
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  19. myrrh ken

    myrrh ken First Grade

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    After the weekends results, maybe i spoke too soon.
     
  20. Whip Whitaker

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    Regrettably nepotism is all throughout our game. I know back in Townsville, it is important young guys play for Brothers (or to a lesser extent Centrals). If you don't play for Brothers, you can kiss (junior) representative selection and Cowboys scholarships good bye.
     

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