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Rd13: Parra v Sharks GAME DAY thread (9/8/20)

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by TheParraboy, Aug 9, 2020.

  1. Bandwagon

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    If our eyes are unreliable, what makes the blokes eyes that compile those stats moreso?

    Anyways I've no interest in seeing Ponga fail, I don't dislike the knights, and would actually love for the bloke to live up to the hype.( unless he ends up in Brisbane or Melbourne, or Belmore, or Manly )
     
  2. Gary Gutful

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    I don't mind Ponga either. Good on him if he is able to get the coin that he did.

    He seems fairly humble and down to earth. Far less of a shit eater than someone like DCE.
     
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    Yeah DCE is very unlikeable. However I think he's probably the best player in the game. He's certainly up there with Tedesco and Shaun Johnson. There's probably a couple of forwards in that category as well.
     
  4. Gary Gutful

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    He's definitely not a shit player. Just a shit eater.
     
  5. I'm a loser baby...

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    Yeah I've got a brother who has a couple of non alcoholic beers and spends the next hour telling me that DCE is f**ken shit. Although, Johnson?!
     
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    Spent his career playing for shit clubs but he is an awesome player.
     
  7. I'm a loser baby...

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    I don't think he is. I don't like the downhill skier thing but there's some truth to it. He's rocks and diamonds. Hayne spent his career playing for shit clubs.
     
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    Hayne was also an awesome player. Johnson was excellent against us apart from his goalkicking. He was hardly skiing downhill in that game. In fact, given the teams he's been stuck in, he has spent most of his career skiing uphill.
     
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    Says a lot about the standard of halves when DCE is one of the elite ones. Not threatening enough with ball in hand compared to great halves who came before him.
     
  10. Poupou Escobar

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    Well he's no Thurston, but if he'd played for the Storm or Roosters he would've achieved as much as Cronk did.
     
  11. Gary Gutful

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    Depends. What would he be eating for breakfast?
     
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    Shit, he’s a shit eating merkin remember???
     
  13. TheParraboy

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    I find him very likeable

    Speaks well, and generally no bitching or moaning or kicking stones after a loss. Quite humble and articulate in why Manly lost or had chances to win, rather than blaming others and coming across as a tool (eg like a Ricky)

    Lot of hate for the guy when he backflipped on the Titans deal, instigated by the relentless media and cane toads mainly. Where guys like Tedesco and others have done the same thing with minimal fan fare.

    Best player in the game? he would be up there in the top 5 or so most years, but wouldn't say the best.
     
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    I find him likeable too, when he’s doing an interview or whatever. But in the heat of the game if something doesn’t go his way he can become the biggest f**kwit in the comp
     
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  15. I'm a loser baby...

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    And he has beady little eyes.
     
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    This is the main reason.
     
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    His giraffe neck is somewhat off putting.
     
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    There was plenty of outrage when he backflipped on the Titans, and only a little bit when Tedesco backflipped on the Raiders.
    Anyone remember any outrage when Papalii backflipped on the Eels? Of course you wouldn’t...because there wasn’t any. I reckon there wouldn’t be many people who would even remember it happened.
     
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    I agree - I quite like Cherry-Evans.
     
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    I was furious at that - bloody Sticky...
     

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