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daniel3

daniel3

Anthony Mundine ‏@Anthony_MundineWanna say lot of peeps deal with problems differently! All I wanna see is @BenBarba03 back killing it! bra **** all haterz & thosetalkinshitAnthony Mundine ‏@Anthony_MundineNow just let the man get through his problems & comeback to what he does best #runshit keep your head up my man! Stay strong ✊Right into his corner now. Leae him alone Choc. 
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Nancy

Nancy

@bradsm yes that's the risk but he won't be 30 till early next year so if you could get 2 seasons from him it would be worth it. He would want at least 500k. I think he was reported to be on 600k, not that I ever believe the reported amounts for anyone. 
steveswr

steveswr

Corey Thompson for mine is a great player but taking a lead from Houndog he would be comparable to Mr Spigott in the famous Pete & Dud sketch "One Leg Too Few", and that would relate to his height or rather lack thereof. Yes he is probably taller than the great Les Johns was but the overwhelming fact is the fullback has to be fearless under the bomb and so the days of the height challenged full back may be over for the time being at least. Perhaps Des's rabbit may be to play Morris at fullback for the end of this year. Who knows....but terrific player as he is I think Corey Thompson would be limited at fullback. 
Nancy

Nancy

It happens to be the great Les Johns 72nd birthday today! What a player as a young girl he was my idol. Still battling away with his serious illness, pity the young have no idea who he is. 
steveswr

steveswr

Used to go down to Bankstown Oval in the summertime and he was an exciting left handed batsman...could never get enough of the great man. I wasn't aware he had any health problems. Damn..... 
Nancy

Nancy

I used to watch him when he played for Petersham-Marrickville, great cricketer. Something very serious that everyone has kept secret per his request. Will always be my favourite player. 
steveswr

steveswr

Nancy..you wouldn't be confusing him with Graham Hughes cricket wise? Les played for Bankstown...same time as Graham Thomas and later went to Sutherland where in his late 30s set some run scoring records. The old days at Bankstown Oval were great...you could get up close and talk to the players and if lucky get some afternoon tea! All the Test players would regularly play grade in those days as well. 
Nancy

Nancy

@steveswr Sorry he played for Petersham-Marrickville first. Then at Sutherland even at the age of 37, people were calling for him to play for NSW. At Marrickville Oval the ladies would make tea and scones and you would make a donation, great days. 
steveswr

steveswr

I would bet on that...gladly...I may have to find my old autograph book but reckon Bankstown 1966...he actually went on to play for Sutherland till his mid 40s. There is a famous story about the time he was playing for Bankstown and the team was due to play Sydney at Jubilee Oval (Glebe Point) and Les turned up at Jubilee Oval Kogarah....part of the folklore of the Bankstown Cricket Club. 
steveswr

steveswr

Okay have done some research...first played grade cricket for Bankstown then went to Petersham-Marrickville and finished his career with Sutherland. 
bradsm

bradsm

Can't understand why Hasler would drop Inu and keep Drury Low in the side. 
Nancy

Nancy

Inu not named in NSW Cup looks like Morris is still doubtful. Inu had to be dropped. Hurry back Perrett and Stanley please. 
Nancy

Nancy

@steveswr Knew for sure he was at Petersham before Sutherland, too young to remember Bankstown. Funny story about Jubilee. 
Zef.

Zef.

"Operation Bring Them Home"

?!?!?!?!?!?

I told yous didn't I. I knew it, I knew it, I just knew it. Bloke's a f***in' moron. 
BloodyNora

BloodyNora

The Jubilee oval in Glebe was where my team trained when I played in the Balmain juniors. Most training days we had to share it with a senior VFL team. I wouldn't have a clue who they were, it would've been long before the Swans existed.
It was a long time ago & I don't know if that oval is still there, but I do remember the walk from the main road along the canal to get to it & there was an old freight train line along there somewhere too. I think it crossed over Johnson St, Annandale further up. I can't remember much else about that oval or the area, it was so long ago. Very surprised to be reminded of it. 
Zef.

Zef.



Just put the slider to any point in this video and...

...WTF? 
BloodyNora

BloodyNora

quite funny... 
Slinky

Slinky

He must have accidentally tripped walking through the door.
How else would an intelligent adult smash a TV and put a whole through the wall and drop a wine bottle.

It's chowda! 
Bushman

Bushman

Letts not worry any more about Darius , he has now qualified to go to the Rotters and will be heading their. 
bulldogsette

bulldogsette

He's depressed can't follow
Uncle Wayne 
Nancy

Nancy

Bulldogs were never after Boyd some crackpot goes on twitter then everyone believes it is true and starts spreading the rumour as fact. I am sure Hasler has had his fill with managing depressed players such as Barba and Keating and others. 
hounddog

hounddog

I feel sorry for Boyd as he may just be a lonely person without a lot of friends and family and apparently Wayne was a bit of a father figure.
I am not sure if it is true but it is one story doing the rounds.
I don't think we should sign him...... but these issues may be affecting his price.
Then again there is always Canberra, not that that place is a cure for depression. 
hounddog

hounddog

How I meant to say that was if we wants to come back to football ... some club is going to have to take punt on him at some stage.
Probably not at the Dogs, but I hope he gets his act together and gets another chance if we wants it. 
steveswr

steveswr

Hounddog..its not true...the chicken consented. 
Balso

Balso

All that idle chatter about Darius Boyd from the Great Balso can be put down to desperation for a quality fullback . I can now see the error of my ways . 
hounddog

hounddog

@Balso Yes, I was one who originally thought Boyd would be a good idea,...... then I changed my mind.
But after Nancy's post I would like to see him get another chance somewhere.
Perhaps he still has a contract with Newcastle.
Our club has had a lot of issues with "high maintenance" players in the past, generally they are not worth the hassle.
But many footballers seem to have had a tough upbringing, it often seems the most talented ones have the most issues. I think our club has a supportive environment. but from past evidence that has not always worked. 

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