Why are the panthers all of a sudden so good?

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  1. myrrh ken

    myrrh ken First Grade

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    Don't worry come kick-off time, every one will be on the panthers wagon. Just like in 2003. I was amazed at the support for the sharks in 2016.

    Luai has exploded for you guys after being a part timer last year and cleary, yeo and kikau have really stepped up.

    But anyway let us sulk until then
     
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  2. nick87

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    "We want to wish Jack the best, he deserves to win it," Panthers chairman Dave O'Neill said. "It's disappointing from our club that Nathan, in the busiest week of his career, had to travel from Penrith to Artarmon and sit there at the Dally M knowing that he's not going to win it.

    Source: https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/wi...-daily-telegraph-blunder-20201019-p566j7.html

    This is how kissed on the dick Penrith have been with travel this year. Their f**king chairman is complaining about Cleary having to make a trip from Penrith to Artarmon! :D

    Though in fairness, that's 65km 50 minute drive is probably about the 3rd longest trip he's had to make this year so i can see O'Neill's point
     
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  3. Smug Panther

    Smug Panther Juniors

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    On a serious note it was pretty silly to have Nathan sitting there with players from other sides before the GF. No way I trust footy players to stay in a bubble after getting knocked out of the comp
     
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  4. GongPanther

    GongPanther Referee

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    Congrats to Jack for winning it. That better? So STFU and get on the Panthers GF bandwagon. :)
     
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  5. nick87

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    Oh the whole thing was ridiculous... you could just zoom in for interviews, provide them a sexy/fancy looking background, and keep everyone safe... like Jacky Boi isnt bubbling... imagine if he got the Rona and gave it to Cleary days out from the big one :D
     
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  6. Bazal

    Bazal Post Whore

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    Could we then give him a second Dally M?
     
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  7. forby

    forby Juniors

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    Nick87 - can’t you just accept that they are a very good football team without having to always bring up ‘reasons’ why?
     
  8. Apey

    Apey Moderator Staff Member

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    According to Gus 2016 and 2017 were soft comps. Of course the two years following, when his 2nd favourite team won, weren't. God he talks some shit.
     
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  9. franklin2323

    franklin2323 Referee

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    The frustrating thing is a lot of the players are great guys and come from poverty etc. Throw in coming from no where to make the GF... just strange because Gus once worked here that it brings so much salt
     
  10. SBD82

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    You might wanna check the thread title mate.
     
  11. Chimp

    Chimp Juniors

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    They just don’t get it - nobody has said they’re not a very good football team. They’re getting their knickers in a twist just because it’s being pointed out that whilst they are a very good football team, they’ve also benefited from a number if factors this year. They’re still a very good team, and would no doubt still be Premiership contenders, but they’ve absolutely benefited from teams like the Roosters, Storm and Raiders facing added adversity.
     
  12. franklin2323

    franklin2323 Referee

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    Every team that gets this far has luck with injuries etc though. There wouldn't be a Sydney team that wouldn't have less travel than say Storm or Broncos.. they get other benefits that Sydney teams don't.
     
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    Have Storm had luck with injuries etc?
     
  14. franklin2323

    franklin2323 Referee

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    Hasn't Cameron Smith missed only like a few games through injury across his career? I can't remember Cronk ever getting injuried. Keep your key guys fit and you will go well
     
  15. betcats

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    Its stating a fact to say the storm are favourites how hard is that to understand?
     
  16. AlwaysGreen

    AlwaysGreen Immortal

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    Losing after winning17 games straight will be no big thing then.

    Obviously panthers are playing the long game.
     
  17. myrrh ken

    myrrh ken First Grade

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    I'd say its a lot to do with Cleary Jr. Was a protected species in Origin. Then looking like an idiot on Tik Tok and lying about it. Might just comes across as a doorknob.
     
  18. betcats

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    What are you going on about? I think you have lost the plot. All I said is the storm are favourites and speculated on a few reasons why, all of which are pretty obvious if you're not a dumb f**k.
     
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  19. franklin2323

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    Possibly but every side has those overhyped players. It is a strange one really how people think but each to their own
     
  20. Tiger5150

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    Fruit doesn't fall far from the tree when it come to lying
     
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