He has been a big pain for the club since we got rid of Mary. He should never be involved or make any comments about the business of another club. He is an interfering bastard of the highest order. How can he be in the media and say all the negative things and be part of the Bulldogs. I don't see any other person like Webb etc making derogatory remarks about another club and speaking to other coaches saying things like - don't join the Dragons. My god.Would Gould Approve of those? Seems like he is talking people out of joining the club now.
There will always be stumbling blocks at the Dragons. It really beggars belief that the club would have any restrictive points in their wants of a new coach other than putting in some performance and results clauses, not the he cannot have full control clause.
You may get your wish I am hearing St George Bank are not the only sponsor that has had enough, many that have private boxes at Kogarah dont use them for every game. St George Bank's announcement today could flush out a few more withdrawals over the following few days.I hope all the sponsored leave us and we are left in ruins , that’s the only way anything at the club will change
Who knows? May have been the last straw, but I can't imagine it being the only factor. I would imagine poor on-field performance with no turnaround in sight would have been a bigger factor, but that's only conjecture on my part.
If it was as you say that could wait util season end just in case we did something positive in the back end of the season.Who knows? May have been the last straw, but I can't imagine it being the only factor. I would imagine poor on-field performance with no turnaround in sight would have been a bigger factor, but that's only conjecture on my part.
Just as bad, that jack brady bloke who was absolutely dogshit with our media said that young was selfish etc... Literally NOBODY likes AlbertI think Craig Young's letter in support of Brett Finch on official letterhead destroyed any chance of the bank signing a new sponsorship agreement
Agree TS. If we could sign Des, we would at least get some credibility back. He also isn’t the type of coach who would take shit from the board which is why I think they are avoiding him at all costs.He is exactly what this Club needs.
However, I feel that ship has sailed. I hope Im wrong, as the immediate alternatives appear to be Young and / or Hornby.
I agree DD, in that I don’t want anything more to do with Ryles. I can’t blame him for taking the Melbourne deal, but I’ll never forget. However, I still think if they had let him run the show the way he wanted, then we would have seen results in time.No, I think Jason had always been uncertain and that is why he checked things out with other coaches and former players and that sort of helped him to get back to the Storm to see what they would offer him and they quickly jumped at the chance to get him back and have already confirmed him and his family moving from Wollongong and going back to Melbourne to live. They didn't muck around. Not like us.
We just cannot do anything without procrastinating and then its too late, the horse has bolted and I don't want to see Ryles' face ever again. He would not have had any success with us so it is a blessing in disguise as far as I am concerned.
We are further embarrassed by St George Bank coming out to say that they will no longer be sponsoring the club. How bad is everything. Just yesterday it looked promising and now it is diabolical and disastrous as I think that we will not get over all of this in a hurry.
Our game at Penrith on Sunday I hope the players lift and win the game. If we do, Carr will get the gig.
In quick succession we had:If it was as you say that could wait util season end just in case we did something positive in the back end of the season.
For this announcement to come so quickly and mid season I sense something more at play.
As I said a little while ago the revelations and language used in the testimony were alarming and the fact that the majority of banking is probably done by women and the executive of St George ban are 65% women I think that JDB being captain has some real bearing on the decision.
So true DD. In my opinion, the board didn’t really put itself in the position to negotiate in their favour after the Mary and Hook debacles. If this were medieval times we’d be lining up with pitch forks outside the club!There will always be stumbling blocks at the Dragons. It really beggars belief that the club would have any restrictive points in their wants of a new coach other than putting in some performance and results clauses, not the he cannot have full control clause.
To be effective, the head coach needs to be able to take full control on so many aspects of running the football department and any restrictions will hamper positive progress. "We want you to get us into finals footy every year but you cannot take control as we still want you to be fully accountable to us because we like to throw our weight around".
If it's an ex premiership winner please be either Hasler or Flanagan
Hard no to Maguire