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Who is the greatest winger in in the world playing in 2018

1. Valentine Holmes
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2. Thomas Makinson
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22%
3. Jermaine McGillvary
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4. Ryan Hall
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22%
5. Jordan Rapana
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6. Kenneth Maumalo
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7. David Fusitua
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8. Dallin Watene-Zelesniak
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9. Thomas Johnstone
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10. Dane Gagai
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11. Daniel Tupou
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12. another player
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22%
 
Total votes : 9

Re: Greatest winger in the world
Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:50 pm
Posted by MorePlaymakersNeeded on Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:50 pm
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Phuzzy wrote:
I think you might need to check Offiah's stats. More than a try a game across an entire career!

If were going to delve into history, then Brian Bevan outscores Offiah in number of tries scored and average tries per game.
However, it's difficult to compare one against the other as its apples and pears. Safe to say they were the best of their particular era.
Harder to say who the best winger currently is though.
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Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:09 pm
Posted by Pemps on Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:09 pm
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nottinghamtiger wrote:
Greg Eden has 48 tries in 43 appearances for Castleford.
Is there (or has there been) anyone in the NRL or SL with a better tries:games ratio?

Denny Solomona?
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Adam Blair flew over yesterday and has been training the deal is going to be signed this week

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Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:17 pm
Posted by Towns88 on Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:17 pm
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Pemps wrote:
Denny Solomona?




Yes him and Justin carney had similar records at Cas.
"I'm sorry, but I would hope that we would beat Cas with a 1 day turnaround."

An arrogant Wigan fan a few days before we stuffed them 18-4 at the JJB.
Re: Greatest winger in the world
Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:21 pm
Posted by MorePlaymakersNeeded on Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:21 pm
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nottinghamtiger wrote:
Not in SL or the NRL though (ie the modern game).
Undoubtedly the best winger of all time in my opinion though.

You win only based solely on the criteria of 43 games. However, that doesn't justify the title of the greatest winger of all time.
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Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:30 pm
Posted by Willzay on Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:30 pm
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Re: Greatest winger in the world
Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:32 pm
Posted by Trainman on Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:32 pm
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I thought Holmes was a full back for the sharks who plays wing for Australia so as he’s not a winger then by default he can’t be the best in the world.
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Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:38 pm
Posted by nottinghamtiger on Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:38 pm
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Towns88 wrote:
Yes him and Justin carney had similar records at Cas.


Carney isn’t far off with 63 tries in 62 games. Not quite as good in terms of games:tries ratio though.
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Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:39 pm
Posted by nottinghamtiger on Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:39 pm
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MorePlaymakersNeeded wrote:
You win only based solely on the criteria of 43 games. However, that doesn't justify the title of the greatest winger of all time.


Sorry wasn’t clear. I think Offiah is the best winger of all time.
Re: Greatest winger in the world
Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:04 pm
Posted by shinymcshine on Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:04 pm
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nottinghamtiger wrote:
Sorry wasn’t clear. I think Offiah is the best winger of all time.


740 tries in 620 games whilst at Warrington would suggest fans of Brian Bevan might disagree.
Re: Greatest winger in the world
Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:10 pm
Posted by nkpom on Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:10 pm
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Brian Beavn 796 tries in total in his career. Original inductee in the Rugby League Hall of Fame, and named in the Aussie Team of the Century in 2008 despite having played the vast majority of his career over here. A toothless bald spindly heavily bandaged ghost that destroyed defences week after week. THE greatest winger of all time.
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