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Sharks = no hopers

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ads, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. ads

    ads Well-Known Member

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    You can write the Sharks premiership hopes off with that performance. They dominated everything (possession, metres, refs were helping them etc.) for 60 minutes and almost lost.
     
  2. Sheikheagle

    Sheikheagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Wtf they won didn't they give them some credit no one expects them to win the premiership!
     
  3. Manly To Win!

    Manly To Win! Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    They deserve plenty of praise, they well and truly outplayed us in the 1st half.
     
  4. Phoenix

    Phoenix Active Member

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    Dumb!! They won.



    Award for the stupidest topic created right here!!
     
  5. Sheikheagle

    Sheikheagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Yep I will second that
     
  6. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    You have to remember the Sharks always step up against us. They should of beat us last year as well. They played very well in the 1st half and deserved to win. Still hated seeing them with a trophy though.
     
  7. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Their forwards totally dominated that game for sixty minutes..

    I don't think even their most diehard fans would think they could do much more than scrape into the 8.

    Credit to them, they outplayed and beat the premiers convincingly.

    Good luck to them.
     
  8. lloydy

    lloydy Active Member

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    They were good mate, credit where its due. But they still got nothing in their trophy cabinet.
     
  9. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    I can't begrudge them that win, they were dominant in the first half, and though a couple of decisions favoured them I think they deserved it, especially after last year. We'll get them next time.

    Anyhow, a reality check won't do our millionaire champions any harm at this time of year.
     
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    • Matabele

      Matabele Well-Known Member

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      I'd written them off before the season started. Nothing has changed.
       
    • Berkeley_Eagle

      Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    • Masked Eagle

      Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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      The Sharks aren't too bad. They should have been 2-0 heading into this game. Robbed by the Refs in round 1 (it can happen to other sides, not just us) and should have destroyed the Knights last week if the last passs would have stuck.

      Carney will be much better for them at five eight and they have pretty good pack. I think the Sharks can scrape into the bottom half of the 8.
       
    • COMMANDER

      COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL

      dumbest post eva. we must be worse than no hopers
       
    • Stevo

      Stevo Well-Known Member

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      I think the point he's trying to make is that they led by 17, had all the posession, all the field position and all the dominance, yet still managed to almost lose the game. They were very lucky we were off our game.
       
    • ads

      ads Well-Known Member

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      Exactly my point thanks Stevo.
       
    • niccipops

      niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      The sharkies had their fair share of luck but we gave the ball back to them plenty of times.
      They deserved their win and did well. Not really good form to call them no hopers as they just beat us.
      Anyway they're coming to Brookie later in the year and we'll even it up.
       
    • Phantar

      Phantar Well-Known Member

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      44 tackles in our 20 - 17 points after 80 minutes.
      Manly were tackled six times in their 20, for14 points after 80 minutes.

      One of those 'ones that got away' stories.
       
    • Jono

      Jono Well-Known Member

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      The big difference was the plays they made stuck: catching the ball, staying on tackles (not slipping off). It was like Souths when they are on. There are those games where everything you do just sticks. Unfortunately for Manly we've never been able to win those games.

      Eventually though we catch the opposition on these games but leave it too late to actually win the game. We did it against Souths in Round 4 last year at Gosford, and we did it again last night.

      Doesn't mean the Sharks are a good team and doesn't mean we have problems. We have a little (or big) problem now with 3 of our rep players out and coming up against the Dragons. Time to bring out that Round 2 2011 passion again I think boys!!!
       
    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      The Steve Rogers Memorial Trophy should now be in their Trophy cabinet.

      Manly played dumb and the Sharks attacked the newbies on our left = Win.

      Good wishes to their much maligned Supporters - 1 out of 10 win ratio. Something we at Manly never had to endure. :)
       
    • torana355

      torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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      You are right, i work with a Cronulla supporter and he said just getting in the top 8 would be like winning a GF for them this year lol.
       

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