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Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by jeffdragon, Feb 20, 2021.

  1. goldiesaintz

    goldiesaintz Juniors

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    l just wish we could have a start to a season without any side issues and distractions.
    How long has it been ?
     
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  2. Disillusioned Tiger

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    What is the likelihood that Norman doesn’t go straight back to 6 in Round 2?
     
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  3. Walpole

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    Hopefully we win the first game, Sullivan has a blinder and keeps the 6 jumper for the rest of the season.
     
  4. Dragonslayer

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    I think the CS will determine who takes the #6.

    Clune would have to play poorly to not be the front runner for game 1.
    Bud has has 2 good games in the trials, however, the CS will roll out most of both teams top 17 and if Bud plays it would be 3 games in 2 weeks.
     
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  5. possm

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    Yes, and that is a possibility. So why not sack Norman and use the extra cap to buy an edge forward?
     
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  6. BLM01

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    Agree re the governing body and consistency..what consistency!!!
    Fair?...for me fine sufficient but...but..but..
    If that was all, the club may have suspended him for a game anyway as they just got back earlier that day from a tough boot camp
    Happy for Clune...I think Sullivan has got the game and the vision to be a great half but needs bit more time practising timing etc..he will get his chance this year
     
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    Good on you. Punishment imposed sufficient!!!!
     
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    Provocation, Corey stepped up for mate being vilified because of race wasn’t it?

    If so, be should be given the f**king captaincy.

    If so, I stand with him and I’d support a player strike in his honour.
     
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  9. Dragon David

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    Depends on how we go in Round 1. If we win, then he won't be the 6 but if we lose, Hook might put Norman in so that the Broncos combo is in place.
     
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    I still think Wiliame is a step above Aitken. At least he can pass.
     
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  11. This Year?

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    None of us know what happened before the footage started and although I can't stand the bloke, I think the punishment is fair.
    Cody Walker got 2 weeks and a suspended $15k fine in a comparable incident.
    Maybe whenever he goes out in future, he goes with more than 1 friend and takes a taxi/uber home which I guess is the norm for most people in this day and age.
     
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    How is what Norman done worse than Naden? Wow. Defending a mate is worse than taking drugs apparently.

    Anyway, big chance for Sullivan to get a crack in the halves. Or Clune but Sullivan really looks the goods so far. I hope he gets first crack.
     
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    I'm not a fan of his but he should not face time on the sidelines for this incident

    How long did Haas get for threatening a cop?
     
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    Tut , tut possum ! You know there are times when I think that you don’t like the chap ?

    But whatever - he has 2 weeks off and if he needs any further inducement that he has a very short life-span in the top grade then this is it . He must perform or he will be playing in the lower grades .

    On the other hand perhaps there maybe someone in the hierarchy that has enough nouse to say to him “ Here’s a cheque for $500k Corey - have an early end to the season “ . The Dragons would be saving themselves $350k (?) to take up possum’s suggestion - worth a try ?
     
  16. ALSGI

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    Hope you’re right mate, but Norman still gets to play CS next week so who knows how Hook will play him an Sullivan?
     
  17. goldiesaintz

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    With all the different indiscretions by players across the clubs, is it just me or do the Dragons always seem to get the raw end of the deal.

    We always seem to be hit hardest, cop the fine or suspension when players from other clubs either gain an immediate relief or reprieve, no fine or little to no suspension for a similar scenario.

    We Dragons we seem to have our players made an example of.

    I try to keep a balanced and fair view on the trails & tribulations but keep arriving at the assumption that always seem to be getting shafted.

    Your thoughts?
     
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    Yep, like Frizell touching a ref- seen it in other games and nothing happened!
     
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    Hook won’t risk the youngsters round 1.

    bird 6
    Hunt 7
     
  20. Como Connection

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    Correct, Clune must be next in line.
    CC
     
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