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So we got neither

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by winnyason, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. winnyason

    winnyason Well-Known Member

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    How inept is the CEO really, this was our future. Losing 1 ok both unacceptable.
    What the **** is going on
     
  2. sheridanstand78

    sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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    Collective failure and dysfunction from the club and the ultimate betrayal from 2 guys who owe their existence as footballers to this club.

    Now we need to learn the lessons from this whole fiasco and get on with life.
     
  3. manlyfan76

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

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    Perry would have secured Dce months ago and love or hate either of them we would be in a massively stronger position then we are now.
     
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    • winnyason

      winnyason Well-Known Member

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      So now thats ferris left from the boom 20s crusher produced. Whats the point really may as well be like the dogs, roosters and just pick the eyes of out other teams. No benefit in bring players through 20s.
      Nrl is happy to have parra full of manly juniors, dogs with no or little and have us making a marquee player play for a out and out souths icon in souths. Sorry but smith has lost the plot.
       
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      • Ryan

        Ryan Well-Known Member

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        I just hope DCE and Forans mercenary behaviour doesn't rub off on the rest of the playing group.

        I have a fear guys like Gutherson, Trbojevic, Buhrer and co. will be looking at this as the example now.

        That's the worst part.
         
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        COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL

        Kelly's first and foremost and only task was to get one or both on board. I think Foran was always going to go and they made a complete meal of the DCE talks.

        Massive fail.
         
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        • Fluffy

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          I was wondering when someone was going to start a thread on this
           
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          • Shoe1

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            Agree with you. But the next 20s crop is on its way
             
          • Loobs

            Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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            Meh for the money sayonara. We have been successful because thesr two HAVENT been our highest earners. The money was spent in the pack. We still need to do that. And for 1.2 for Foz and 1 or whatever for DCE - no thanks. Keary and Reynolds dont cost that combined.
             
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            • winnyason

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              Yes but where do we start plenty of rumours we are offering overs for hodgkinson i shudder to think about life with him in 7.
               
            • Loobs

              Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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              I'm sure if they weren't willing to go over a very reasonable amount for Chez then overs for Hogdko probably isn't in play. Maybe a ruse to get the Dogs to pay more.

              Maloney is the interesting one. They don't need him because of Hastings and there is little talk coming from his camp. This would be a good result for him.
               
            • sheridanstand78

              sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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              Glad its over. Now lets sign all our good kids first. Give Toovey the backing he deserves and get a team together that wants to be here and is totally committed.

              Players like DCE and Foz as great as they are now have shown their true colours.

              Let's move on.
               
            • Mark from Brisbane

              Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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              Kieran who????
               
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              • sean1976

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                Yep, they screwed up big time by backing Foran. If he had as much integrity as everyone says he would have told them he was going and the could have upped the offer to DCE. Instead, they basically showed him the door by withdrawing their initial reduced offer! Madness. I think this episode will go down as the most inept In our clubs history.
                 
              • winnyason

                winnyason Well-Known Member

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                Yes but is it me or are we the only club to have there boom 20s riped apart, i suppose warriors have it. But if you look at quality first graders
                Jwh, buhrer, oldfield. Foran, dce, hopoate, lussick all gone bar ferris.
                Only one by choice oldfield (going great guns at catalans) rest poached its depressing.
                The ceo answer sign i overly expensive englishman thats is souths legend already, but really he seems to have no ****ing idea.
                 
              • HappilyManly

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                Next Manly Star is waiting to be unveiled :inlove:
                 
              • Loobs

                Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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                Well we are also the only club to have ten years of finals footy and that comes at a cost. Melbourne have constantly lost guys too in order to keep their vet core together.
                 
              • JenEagle

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                It's absolutely insane to think that most of the fans here on the forum knew that Foran had made a decision to go to the eels 6 months ago but the club admin and new CEO seemed to have no idea and wasted so much time negotiating with him.
                 
              • lsz

                lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                I wonder why some people are happy to blame the management and not the players?

                I can guess if we had signed up one of the two at an inflated rate (paying over what parra and the NRL Titans did) the impact of would have when we need to extend the turbo brothers? Maybe they made the lo g term sustainable decision?
                 
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                • Mark from Brisbane

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                  Manly WILL prevail, we WILL rebuild, and we WILL win another Premiership within 5 years ( as we have to keep up the at least one every decade).

                  This is just a hiccup in the process!!
                   

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