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Round 18 vs excuses

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by Michaeldragonslife25, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Michaeldragonslife25

    Michaeldragonslife25 Juniors

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    Have your pick at which excuse mcgregor will use tonight?
    Just a bit of fun hope I’m made to eat my words but the excuse I’m going with is...
    We had to rest our half from origin duties
     
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    Gareth67 First Grade

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    Or on the other hand he may come up with something entirely original such as -

    “ The teams performance is muck “ or “ the coaches game plan was misconceived “ and to put the icing on the cake say “ it’s because the Joint Venture has the air of decay about it “ .
     
  3. JohnnoMcJohnno

    JohnnoMcJohnno Juniors

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    "5 day turnaround, and that's always hard when we've had key players backing up after origin"
     
  4. Coffs dragon

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    I'm actually tipping we might jag a win tonight and Mary will use the old reverse excuse card & deflect blame:-

    "You blokes in the media have been giving it to my players & coaching staff this week. We are a tight knit group and have a lot of self believe. We only need to string a few consecutive wins together & we'll be up there in the eight. The team we beat tonight is a quality team that are in the eight and we had to do it without our Halfback and still missing some quality players.
    I hope yous can lay off now and let us concentrate on our path to the semi's"
     
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    Michaeldragonslife25 Juniors

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    I hope your right haha
     
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    Coffs dragon Bench

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    Probably not.....but it was worth a hopeful punt!
     
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    Michaeldragonslife25 Juniors

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    Prob why iv been losing money this year always bet on the dragons haha
    Only put 20 on them tonight not putting the usually money of them haha
     
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  8. Crush

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    I agree they'll jag a win
    "We showed tonight that we are a quality footy team coming up against a panthers side that have won 6 on the trot. Panthers were only one win away from being one win away from a grand final last year so they are no pushovers.
    We've done the maths and after tonight's win we should only need 2 more wins this season to get into the finals.
    I'm still confident we can win the comp this year"
     
  9. TruSaint

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    Reporter : " Mary what went wrong today, you started well ? ".

    Mary : " We went toe to toe for 40 minutes, with the form side of the comp who have won 6 on the trot. If you look at the 5 tries they scored in the 2nd half, 3 were from kicks.. We only won the penalty count 8-5, and it was f**king cold out there... Even Bupa said so ".
     
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    Penrith have been winning but far from impressive .
    We will get them.
     
  11. Old Kogarah Boy 1

    Old Kogarah Boy 1 First Grade

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    An old friend came by from out of town?

    My bar fridge was running low on coldies?

    The players still think we can win the GF...... and by a big score?

     
  12. Dragons 09

    Dragons 09 Juniors

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    Depends if we win or lose. But no doubt he has 2 pre-written scripts in his top pocket as we speak.
     
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    Unfortunately i think you may be right.The board will then breath a sigh of relief and the media will laud the players for "doing it for Mary ""
     
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    He's already making a big deal about the 5 day turn around to get in early. If there was ever a week where they needed to get back out there as quick as possible it is after that embarrassment last week. If the coach is already making excuses like this, no wonder the players are losing everything.
     
  15. Dragons22

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    You know that controversial To’o try really was a turning point...
    The possession overflow to Penrith really tired our boys out...
    Ya know, we didn’t have our halfback!
    De Belin!
     
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    rednwhites Juniors

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    "I have a sore tummy too"
     
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    brokendigit Juniors

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    The nighttime dew in Western Sydney is different to that in Wollongong or Kogarah.
     
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    “Panthers had heaps of possession in the first 20 minutes of each the first and second half. You know, that takes a lot of energy away from our boys. I thought we were good in the last 20 of the first half. We were good in patches.”
     
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    brokendigit Juniors

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    He can read?
     
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    Forster Dragon Juniors

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    We are a very poor footy team
     
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