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Snake's 'record' attempt

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Phantar, May 4, 2013.

  1. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

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    The way this was written would indicate that the reporter thinks that Bob Fulton still holds the tryscoring record.

    Good luck to Snake on Monday night - here's hoping for a double, both converted, to make Soward's challenge of kicking at least 13 field goals for a Dragons victory an extremely difficult one.

    http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/northern-beaches/sea-eagles-star-brett-stewart-in-bid-to-break-manly-tries-record/story-fngr8iii-1226634856513
     
  2. ManlyArmy

    ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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    Clearly hasn't done his research:

    Menzies 151
    Fulton 129
    Stewart 128
     
  3. EagleHaus

    EagleHaus Member

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    must be slow nws day and he though he'd just take the article of menzies 'about to break bozos record' (which he no doubt must have had) and replace name with brett stewart LOL - knob jock
     
  4. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    Menzies 151
    Stewart 129*
    Fulton 129

    * - adjusted for Horsehead.
     
  5. cherry_poppins

    cherry_poppins Well-Known Member

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    That Middleton douche would have you believe that Steve Menzies scored a few tries for the Northern Eagles which do not count as Sea Eagles tries

    Remember Menzies didn't play 349 for Manly
     
  6. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    It is anal retentive of Middleton. Statististician by profession, anal-retentive by nature?

    Myopia. Caught in detail, he can't see the forest for the trees.

    He's faced with the situations of StGI and Wests Tigers. eg Do you merge all stats of Wests and Balmain together?

    But if he's going to be anal retentive like this, then following his logic, all records prior to the NRL should be similarly expunged as being in a different competition.

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    IMO the NRL should take this decision out of individual statistician's hands. They should state that for players records purposes, games played for source teams count as playing for their joint venture and vice versa. No solution is perfect, but this gives a much more logical result.
     
  7. The Eagle Has Landed

    The Eagle Has Landed Well-Known Member

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    I love to see Snake score a few more try's he's been really quiet in that department.
     
  8. EagleHaus

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    151 are legit Manly tries, he had another 29 for Northern Eagles - that woulld be 180 tries
     
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    • Brissie Kid

      Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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      This NE & Manly records thing was in the Sea Eagles News I think when Beaver broke a record before. Peter Peters quoted league historian Sean Fagan who wrote the club's history on the Manly website. He said the club could do as it liked with its own records & it wasn't for the NRL or any statistician to decide.

      He pointed out unlike the other JVs the Manly club existed before, as part of & after the JV. So Manly has always said Beaver scored 180 tries for Manly, including 29 when Manly was part of the Northern Eagles. Nothing wrong with that & the NRL & its experts can leave Manly's own records alone.
       
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      • manlyfan76

        manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        For me if you don't count games for the NE then you don't count any merge team or any super league team.
         
      • Andy 1972

        Andy 1972 Active Member

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        I would love to see Snake score a few more tries this year. But I have noticed he is setting up plenty. He just has the gift to sniff them out and be there to either score them or set them up. What a player!!

        Andy1972
        Manly Forever.
         
      • Brissie Kid

        Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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        Man in his prime Snake was something when he ran flat out. Would love to see a highlights reel of his runs & tries.
         
      • Kiwi Eagle

        Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        If I was working for Manly when Beaver left, I would have made a DVD of all his tries, chucked on a little interview with him where he talked you through his favorite handful of tries etc, could have had a bonus feature of his 10 biggest hits or something like that, sell it for $25-30 and I'm sure the fans would have snapped them up

        Could do something similar for Brett when he finishes his career
         
      • Oliver

        Oliver Active Member

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        I'd buy it.
         

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