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Re: O'Brian
Post Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:02 pm
Posted by newgroundb4cas on Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:02 pm
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Shifty Cat wrote:
This. To my knowledge NGBC hasn't rated one FB we've had in all the years I've been on here, going back to Blaymire.


True I haven't . Ryan Tongia who we had for 3 games looked amazing at full back.
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Post Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:52 pm
Posted by vastman on Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:52 pm
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newgroundb4cas wrote:
True I haven't . Ryan Tongia who we had for 3 games looked amazing at full back.


He did, now tell us what happened next magpie.
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Re: O'Brian
Post Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:38 pm
Posted by newgroundb4cas on Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:38 pm
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vastman wrote:
He did, now tell us what happened next magpie.

Think he went to the states. Was only a short term fix. Probably Ted messed it up as per usual
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Re: O'Brian
Post Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:19 pm
Posted by REDWHITEANDBLUE on Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:19 pm
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newgroundb4cas wrote:
Think he went to the states. Was only a short term fix. Probably Ted messed it up as per usual


Absolutely wrong!
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Post Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:32 pm
Posted by vastman on Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:32 pm
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REDWHITEANDBLUE wrote:
Absolutely wrong!


Yep it is but magpies love things that shine even if they have no real value.

He never played first class RL again as far as I recall - ended up in second string RU and nobody good ends up there.

It was Kear who binned him and as usual was proved right whilst certain fans as ever got hoodwinked by a flashy try in a nothing game.
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Post Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:04 pm
Posted by Shifty Cat on Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:04 pm
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vastman wrote:
Yep it is but magpies love things that shine even if they have no real value.

He never played first class RL again as far as I recall - ended up in second string RU and nobody good ends up there.

It was Kear who binned him and as usual was proved right whilst certain fans as ever got hoodwinked by a flashy try in a nothing game.


Your right he didn't play RL again. Couldn't get a team back in Aus and took a chance to play RU sevens in a comp called the Noosa International Sevens tournament in 2013, after that he got a gig playing for Hawke's Bay. the best he's achieved in that code is 4 games for the Highlanders in Super Rugby in 2015/16. Funnily enough, he scored a couple of tries for them on his debut but didn't play that much after that.

Also I don't know if Kear had a hand in it but they left at the same time didn' they. Bradford 2011 was both their last game at the end of that season.
Re: O'Brian
Post Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:56 pm
Posted by metallicat on Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:56 pm
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Short on tactical nuance, three drop goals, just three, and Toronto would be in SL.

Very good point. Richardson has it. Though his 3 DGs ultimately didn't win the game for Sts.
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Re: O'Brian
Post Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:38 pm
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As per I'm correct again
Tongia best I've seen at fb - correct
O Brian miles better than what we have - correct
New fullback -may push us up the league. Correct
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Post Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:42 pm
Posted by PopTart on Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:42 pm
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newgroundb4cas wrote:
As per I'm correct again
Tongia best I've seen at fb - correct
O Brian miles better than what we have - correct
New fullback -may push us up the league. Correct


I accept he may be the best you've seen....... Just not the best we've seen.
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Re: O'Brian
Post Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:18 pm
Posted by vastman on Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:18 pm
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newgroundb4cas wrote:
As per I'm correct again
Tongia best I've seen at fb - correct
O Brian miles better than what we have - correct
New fullback -may push us up the league. Correct


Tongia the best FB you’ve seen!, then we have to assume you’ve only seen three games of RL in your life.
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