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Glenn Stewart Released

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by lsz, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    • Budgewoi Eagle

      Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Is it time to stop referring to them as 'Manly legends' and change it to 'those boys from Wollongong'?
      :talking::talking:
      Too soon?
       
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      • Mark from Brisbane

        Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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        Yep, $700k a year and going no where !!
         
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        • Narrabeen Laker

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          Very interesting...
          Especially considering there is a dirty cloud around him and his brother over match fixing.

          Imagine the stress if you threw a game ....
           
        • BOZO

          BOZO Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          There are negotiations going on between the Snake and the Sea eagles club aren't there Mark ?
           
        • Mark from Brisbane

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          So I hear , but you can bet he will dig in for his $700k
           
        • BOZO

          BOZO Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          He is entitled to his money which is fair but it is also fair that he digs in for us on the field as well . What he dished out this year was the most inept performance from any player that I have seen
           
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          • Wombat64

            Wombat64 Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            You forgot the "feathered friend"
             
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            • COMMANDER

              COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL

              Couple of weeks in the front row for Blacktown Workers will see him out.
               
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              • Mark from Brisbane

                Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                Yes I should have expanded on the $700k comment, it's not the $700k he would earn, it's the $35k's worth of effort he put in during 2016 that worries me.

                No doubt he was partly injured, but gee I saw a bunch of players last night, some far from 100% absolutely putting in 110%, all I saw from him during 2016 was total disinterest SO if he's digging his heels in ,and wants his $700k, " then ****ing play like you deserve it, or **** off and retire".
                 
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                • BOZO

                  BOZO Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                  I agree with you there 100% feathered friend !!!
                   
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                  • madmax

                    madmax Well-Known Member

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                    Released from Catalans early due to family reasons!!
                    Still only 32?? Maybe a Manly swansong in 2017? Get Brett back into the groove for a year? Nurture our younger forwards?
                     
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                    • TimmyQ

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                      Well I read he only missed 2 games all year in 2016 so he's fit. And he's leaving for family reasons - maybe the reason is his brother misses him and wants him back in the maroon and white lol I think most of us would be thrilled to see him back for a year or two. Be a nice story.
                       
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                      • Mark from Brisbane

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                        If cheap and it awakened our $700k man it might be worth a shot, but I think the rigours of the NRL are about 500% harder than the ESL so doubt he'd be up to it.
                         
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                        • Ryan

                          Ryan Well-Known Member

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                          When did people stop supporting and backing our true champion? Jeez we can turn on one of our own.
                           
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                          • TimmyQ

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                            I know I know Mark..there I was having a nice little Manly daydream and you had to spoil it with logic and rational thought...
                             
                          • DUFFMAN

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                            Wasn't there talk of Brett seeking a release and joining him over there. If so that won't be happening now.
                            Mixed feelings about it, Brett was one of my favourite players but the last few years have been stained.
                            Brett has missed a lot of games since Glenn left and when he has played it seems like he is just going through the motions. Don't know if he lost the motivation or its from the injuries. Maybe having them play one more season together might bring the best out in both of them before retiring at the end of 2017.
                            The future is the Turbos and they should be priority number one, then maybe sign Glenn on a performance based contract.
                             
                          • bones

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                            Hope so.
                             
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                            • mbe

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                              I would love to see Glenn back. After all he never said anything publicly about Manly after he was forced to leave, not like Watmough and Foran. It would be great to have one last season with our champs- Skivvy, Brett and Glenn. Wouldn't it be lovely if they could contribute one last season to a great season next year and help our young players in the process.
                               
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                              • Nice Beaver

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                                Dragons are after a Manly brothers package deal aren't they?

                                Peter Doust...........I present option B
                                 
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