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Truth Session

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Turbo, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. Turbo

    Turbo Well-Known Member

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    Manly players have had a truth session as they search for ways to save their season
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    • Source: The Daily Telegraph

    FRESH after their fifth straight loss, Manly players have had a truth session as they search for ways to save their ailing NRL season.

    Of foremost concern for Sea Eagles players is their knack for switching off at times during matches.

    They led Penrith by 20 points on Sunday before losing by seven, and the back end of the match also marked the fifth time this season they have conceded three tries in a 10-minute period.

    “We had a lockdown (on Monday) and the boys said some tough things to each other,” interchange prop Siosaia Vave said.

    “A bit of tough love was sent around the group.

    “The boys are saying we have 20-minute lapses in our games ... it’s kind of hard but we’ve got to find a way to fix it.”

    The five consecutive losses has seen pressure mount at the club, with chairman Scott Penn giving coach Trent Barrett his short-term support this week.

    And players are aware their positions could be under scrutiny.

    “I think you’d be lying if everyone here didn’t say they were feeling the pressure a bit,” forward Darcy Lussick said.

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    Manly players have had a truth session as they search for ways to save their season. pic Mark EvansSource: News Corp Australia
    “We’re in a results-driven business and if we don’t perform they will get someone in who can. It has to start pretty soon — hopefully this weekend.” Manly go into Monday night’s clash with Gold Coast without halfback Daly Cherry-Evans and prop Nate Myles, while veteran centre Steve Matai is also out for the season.

    They have also dealt with injuries to Jamie Lyon, while one-time NSW Origin representative Jamie Buhrer is another player to have spent time on the sidelines.

    But Buhrer said the team would not use such absences as an excuse for their 4-9 record.

    “There’s plenty of ready-made excuses if we were to go to the well but we’re not willing to do that,” he said.

    “We believe we built a pretty deep squad this year of players. In the last games that we’ve gone into minus those players we’ve still been more than capable of winning, and we haven’t.”
     
  2. Harvies elbow

    Harvies elbow Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Ferris believes we have a good squad. I believed at seasons start we had assembled a top 4 squad. Only they can do it and if they believe they can then they CAN. I hope so but " results driven business" the hierarchy said so if they cant make the finals the coaches should go.
     
  3. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Manly were so great in defense against the Rabbids, so great in attack against the Riff - for 60 minutes in both games :clap:

    Just paste the two game plans together - simples :nod:
     
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    • Ranger

      Ranger Armchair Expert

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      Well I hope something comes of it.
       
    • NewwyEagle

      NewwyEagle I sleep in a racing car

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      I would hope this isn't the first time this season that they've been told how **** they've been.
       
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      • EagleFlys

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        I had a truth session with my 5 year old about pocket money.

        I probably need to talk to Manly as well.
         
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        • Stuey Davis Socks

          Stuey Davis Socks Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          If that was a truth session wtf have the previous team sessions been?
           
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          • Wombat Legacy

            Wombat Legacy Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            Honestly, what goes on at this joint. Year after year of controversy and in fighting...what utter rubbish
             
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            • EaglesDontTweet

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              Hopefully this is that Truth Session you have between Defence Session #1 and Defence Sessions #2 and #3.
               
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              • HappilyManly

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                Manly just need a read of the Game Day Thread - after a loss.
                Then we'll see if Manly can handle the raw truth :rock:
                 
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                • Aussie Battler

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                  “There’s plenty of ready-made excuses if we were to go to the well but we’re not willing to do that,”
                  The well is dry because management have already used it up. Everything they put out at the start of the season was negative. The draw and 5 day turnarounds, Warringah council and leaving Brookvale, Auckland nines etc. The season hadn't even started and we were gone.
                   
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                  • Ron E. Gibbs

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                    The truth is we're not very good at the moment. We might even struggle to be average. We'll get there eventually, but it'll probably take more than a truth session or two before we see any results.
                     
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                    • Wombat64

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                      cuddles
                       
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                      • niccipops

                        niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                        Truth - guys you suck.
                        Dare - grow some balls and win.
                         
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                        • PONTIAN SEA EAGLE

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                          What games to throw.
                           
                        • Wombat64

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                          "The truth. You can't handle the truth!!!"
                           
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                          • Jerry1

                            Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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                            Oh FFS, what a crock of sheite...
                            Trent - Fark of with you soft cock management.
                            Chew some arse - drop a few - do something...

                            Chit chat over biscuits & orange aid makes me puke.

                            Grow some balls... Perhaps that's what you've been looking for in your TV interviews knob juggling...

                            FFS....

                            :)
                             
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                            • Jerry1

                              Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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                              The Manly culture is gone... Bring back Des & rip some doors off...
                               
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                              • niccipops

                                niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                                I loved the door ripping off moment.
                                 
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                                • Jerry1

                                  Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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                                  It was Manly culture. Passion, Pride, commitment. Everything that is lacking in what we have now. Yeah nah just ain't the same.
                                   
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