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Who would you add/swap?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by eagle66, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. eagle66

    eagle66 Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    A couple of weeks ago, whilst painting, I was listening the Manly podcasts and they posed two questions.

    One is, given the squad as you know it, which one player currently playing in the NRL would you add to your 2016 roster?

    The second was, consider Manly's history as you know it, which 3 players from the past would you add to the squad for this season. Consider the strengths and weaknesses of the current squad.

    I have thought of Cliffy and Beaver plus Kennedy, or Bozo, Gillespie & Menzies maybe Mal Reilly, John O'Neill & Terry Randall?
    The player for next year's squad could be Thurston or Matt Scott or James Graham.
     
  2. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    I think we need a Josh Jackson type. A tough 80 minute player of rep standard with his best footy ahead of him.
     
  3. malroon

    malroon Active Member

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  4. NewwyEagle

    NewwyEagle I sleep in a racing car

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    I would add Jason toumalolo, spudd carroll and bozo.
     
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    • Eagleman

      Eagleman Active Member

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      Next years roster - Jason Taumalolo
      3 Past Players - Cliff Lyons, Steve Menzies, Ian Roberts.
       
    • Shells Eagles

      Shells Eagles Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Next year - Michael Morgan
      From the past -Kevin Ward,Beaver & Snoz
       
    • Mal Cochrane

      Mal Cochrane I'm not really Mal Cochrane...

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      That's tough, i can't decide on the 3, and plus the decision sways on the fact we need forwards!
       
    • anthonyb1965

      anthonyb1965 GO Manly Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    • SilverSkier

      SilverSkier Active Member

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      From the past Ben Kennedy( geez what an impact for 2 years). Beaver(need I say more).
      Cliffy(hell yeah)
      From the present-
       
    • SilverSkier

      SilverSkier Active Member

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      From the present
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    • HoldenV8

      HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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      Cliff first. Foran is leaving so Cliffy can replace him. We need his genius.

      Spud. We need a tough nut up front.

      Beaver. A try scorer and class defender. Would also do a better job of plugging the centres when Killer or Skivy get injured.

      We don't need a fullback, but if we did I would add Matthew Ridge for his goal kicking.
       
    • ShakeySeaEagle

      ShakeySeaEagle Active Member

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      Ben Matulino - Offloading meter eating prop
      Cliffy - 5/8 to replace Foran
      Beaver - 2nd Row we need a hole running forward
      Ben Kennedy - revive us like he did
       
    • Budgewoi Eagle

      Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    • mosto

      mosto Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Can't believe there's no mention of Fulton. I'm too young to have seen him play live, but have all Manly's premierships on DVD. Watching him win the '73 GF single handed was impressive.
       
    • Killer03

      Killer03 Well-Known Member

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      BK - he's exactly what is needed now. A forward that Jake and LIgi etc can look up to and run into battle behind.

      Current - Blake Austin.
       
    • Ralphie

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    • tookey

      tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Swap hasson with Jason Taumalolo.

      The cowboys would probably also have to give us some cash as well to balance the swap.
       
    • The Who

      The Who Well-Known Member

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