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Gorgeous on 'The Back Page'

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Killer03, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. Killer03

    Killer03 Well-Known Member

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    Big Gorgeous on The Back Page. I must say it is really sad when they asked him about leaving Manly, you can tell he loves the place and doesn't want to go.

    We love you Gorgeous, you will be missed. Good luck in the future!
     
  2. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Been a great clubman, all the best George
     
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    • ManlyArmy

      ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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      Hopefully he can land an advertising role with Mrs Macs.
       
    • the mauler

      the mauler Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Even if your comment is tongue in cheek, it's a bit disrespectful. George deserves better than that sort of stuff. Has given the club great service and shows that he loves the joint. Sad to see the big fella go.
       
    • ManlyArmy

      ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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      Meant to add that bit on. Yes great clubman, and especially great guy to have the courage to come back after a sickening leg break.
       
    • DSM5

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      Is there a reason, besides the obligatory 'cap space' that we are letting him go? Seems to me that he's a handy big guy to make the yards when required. He'd be reasonably inexpensive. Seems a pity the club is not re-signing him and I'd like an explanation, or is that presumptuous.
       
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      • Mark from Brisbane

        Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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        Maybe they need the space to keep Jake T
         
      • marga

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        Not nice. I will be sad to see George leave, he has been a wonderful Club man and is one of the really nice guys. Wishing him all the best wherever and whatever he does next. Pleased I will be at Brookvale for his, Joe's and Brent's farewell.
         
      • Oliver

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        Kinda stupid to let him go but I guess they made that decision a while ago. I hope the new forwards we got are just as good depth players as George, because he's one of the best going IMO. Deserves a top 17 spot at most other clubs.

        Top bloke, good luck to him after Manly.
         
      • DSM5

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        I wrote on another thread, I'd hope that we'd punt Farrar to keep George. Surely there's some deader wood than George, who makes metres.
         
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        • CAMBO

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          Hey moron.
          Why don't you go try and organise some more phantom marches you douche.
          Have some respect to a bloke who has always given his best for our club. You disrespectful toad.
           
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          • dowdz

            dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            Best of luck to George. He has been great for our club. Sad to see him go.
             
          • Garts

            Garts Well-Known Member

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            Love George and has been great for the club. Wish he could stay but I dare say we are not signing him as we have Jake T, Sao plus another couple of prop signings. We are investing in the future. The recruitment team rarely lets us down, they know what they are doing.
             
          • Budgewoi Eagle

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

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            I'll miss Georgie but not sure that Tooves is a big fan. Has seemed reluctant to have him in the 17 for much of the time. Only injuries to Kingy and Joe got him a regular spot back. Am I wrong?
             
          • cherry_poppins

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          • Mals

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            I watched the Back Page & it sounded like George doesn't know the answer to that question yet. I felt sad for the big fella, he's been a loyal clubman & played some great games for us over the years. He'll be missed next year :(
             
          • ManlyArmy

            ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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            It was a joke, I wrote below how I truly grateful I am of George. Sorry if you guys took it the wrong way.

            I'll delete it.
             
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            • Pepi

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              One of those players you will never forget. Glad he leaves with a premiership ring, hopefully 2.
              Worked damn hard to come back from an injury that was supposed to end his career.
               
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              • silvertail

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                Always happy when he is selected to play, albeit for limited minutes, because he will always shift the momentum if needed with good hard metres. Will miss his belly flop squashing tackles. Love big George.

                Is there a chance he can stay on match payments with a third party deal?
                 
              • KaZa

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                He will be 31 next year. He hasnt had the greatest season.. lots of mistakes (probably trying too hard) and gets minimal minutes even when he does come on.

                I dont think Toovey rates him.

                All in all he has been a good servant and i wish him all the best but i support Toovey in thinking its time for young fresh blood to come through now. Starling.. Trabojevic Sao etc will be coming through next season.

                I would imagine all 3 will be fighting for the 4th bench spot alongside King (if he isnt retiring) Lawrence and Ritchie.
                 

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