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We came 4th. Dragons 5th in 2011. Last premiers before that were us in fifth.

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Top End Eagle, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. Top End Eagle

    Top End Eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Discuss.

    See you early Feb.
     
  2. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Make it March.
     
  3. Jono

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    Ummm I might be a bit slow on the uptake here but I don't get what you are trying to get at here.

    For example, this is where we came:

    2007: 2nd (Runner up)
    2008: 2nd (Premiers)
    2009: 5th (Out first round)
    2010: 8th (Out first round)
    2011: 2nd (Premiers)
    2012: 4th (Out week 3)

    The premiers came from the following positions:

    2007: 1st
    2008: 2nd
    2009: 4th
    2010: 1st
    2011: 2nd
    2012: 2nd

    Finally, where did the Premiers come the next year:

    2007: (Brisbane) 8th
    2008: (Melbourne) 1st
    2009: (Manly) 5th
    2010: (Melbourne) 16th
    2011: (Dragons) 5th
    2012: (Manly) 4th

    The only point I see you trying to make is that Melbourne didn't win in 2009 and therefore, because they knocked us out, we should have been premiers (from 5th place). This is completely incorrect as we don't know what would have happened if things were different.
     
  4. castle eagle

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    pretty impressive for 2 o'clock in the morning!
     
  5. Chip and Chase

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    Over to you Ryan.
     
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    • Arko-admirer

      Arko-admirer Active Member

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      Ummm... didn't we come 1st in 2008?
       
    • SeaEagleRock8

      SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      I seem to recall it was 40 nil, pretty sure we won that one.
       
    • Jono

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      Not at the end of the regular season. We haven't won the minor premiership since 1997.
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      Had drunk a bit too
       
    • mickqld

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      Technically seeing as how we lost the prelim final to the eventual premiers this year we came 3rd, Souffs came 4th.
       
    • castle eagle

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      makes it all the more impressive,or is that how you were able to understand the original post?
       
    • eagles2win

      eagles2win Well-Known Member

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      Well here's one to look forward to if history's right : the beaten grand finalists don't make the 8 the year after.
      2010 - roosters
      2011 - warriors
      Both failed to make the 8 the year after there gf appearance
       
    • AshfieldBazza

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      Same with Parra in 2009 as losing finalists missing the 8 the next year, so hopefully 4 in a row for the losing finalists!!
       
    • mmmdl

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      I think the point was, as defending premiers, we finished 4th this season. The last defending premiers finished 5th.

      In fact, we were the best placed defending premiers since Penrith in 2004 (legal anyway)............and showing just how hard it is to back up the following season after winning a comp (legally anyway).
       
    • SeaEagleRock8

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      My post from early August
       

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