The weekly Paul Carige award

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  1. kdalymc

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    Yep. This guys done more damage to qld in 2 games than Hunt could ever do
     
  2. mxlegend99

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    Well he was part of QLD winning the series last year. But only a small part
     
  3. SBD82

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    You've resigned yourself to the fact that we will be top 4?

    Be more positive. There's still plenty of time for us to shit the bed.
     
  4. simmo05

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    Thread needs to change to the weekly Ben Hunt award.
     
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    Brad Arthur
     
  7. AJB1102

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    Not convinced he's a shit coach but I think he's spent where he is. Played all his cards in 16/17 getting through the drama then carrying it through for a great 2017. Where he goes next will benefit from that experience
     
  8. McLovin

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    Will Smith's kick did so much for both teams. Dragons never looked back... Eels morale disolved.
     
  9. mxlegend99

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    Paul Cariage was nowhere near as consistent as Will Smith at f**king up
     
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  10. Bring back John Fifita

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    Latrell Mitchell - straight to hours of goalkicking practice down the local oval this weekend I'd suggest..

    Shanked it like my 3-wood off the first tee
     
  11. Fangs

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    Paul Carige/Will Smith award goes to Cooper Cronk for looking like a ghost with the game on the line.
     
  12. McLovin

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    Has this award ever been given to a player on a winning team? Munster was close
     
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  13. DeeJ

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    Didn't the Eels win the Carige game in the end?
     
  14. coolsteve

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    who hits a 3 wood off the 1st tee ?
     
  15. El Diablo

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    no

    18-2 with 11 to go and it finished 18 all at full time

    they then played 10 minutes each way and lost 32-20

    f**king Carige
     
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  16. DeeJ

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    Rugby league was the winner.
     
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  17. Bring back John Fifita

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    The muppet writing this reply to you...
     
  18. wibble

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    Carige was a very average first grader, but was not consistently poor. Even in the game that earned his fame and this thread he was ok most the game.

    He earns this award in his honour though, if you ever watch the game you'll see why.

    Trying his best, through stupidity and terrible execution, he single handedly turned the momentum against his team in a big game with a series of gob smackingly terrible plays over a sustained 15 minute period.

    It would be hard to recreate that each week. Little things like missing an easy conversion or dropping a ball (Even in a grand final) are not really in the league of a Carige effort, but I guess they will have to do
     
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  19. El Diablo

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    Carige actually payed a MOTM effort against Brisbane in that same finals series and somehow stopped Hancock from scoring when close to the line with a brilliant tackle
     
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    Yes, not really a rocks and diamonds player.

    The special period of play that earned his rugby league immortality was out of character for the team, and for him, in the context of the year, the finals series, and the first 70 of that game.

    Just part of what made it so special.
     

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