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Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:02 pm
Posted by homme vaste on Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:02 pm
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Mal Meninga, Wally Lewis, Andrew Johns, Darren Lockyer, Cameron Smith, Billy Slater, Johnathan Thurston and now Tommy Makinson...
Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:41 pm
Posted by ComeOnYouUll on Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:41 pm
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Karen wrote:
And comes across as a spoilt brat in doing so.


Because he disagrees with you?

Fittler is spot on, the Golden Boot Award has been devalued by the pointless rule change. It's ridiculous to award it based only on internationals as there are so few of them.

Makinson is a fine winger but to join a list of winners like Lewis, Kenny, Sterling, Hanley, Johns, Lockyer and Thurston is embarrassing and I would have said the same had Jake Connor had won it.
Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:18 pm
Posted by Ruune Rebellion on Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:18 pm
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ComeOnYouUll wrote:
Because he disagrees with you?

Fittler is spot on, the Golden Boot Award has been devalued by the pointless rule change. It's ridiculous to award it based only on internationals as there are so few of them.

Makinson is a fine winger but to join a list of winners like Lewis, Kenny, Sterling, Hanley, Johns, Lockyer and Thurston is embarrassing and I would have said the same had Jake Connor had won it.


He isn’t spot on. That’s the issue. Just like the salty bitter Wakefield fan above, he has no clue about what the golden boot actually means this year! Fittler, like batsman still thinks it’s rugby league equivalent of the ballon d’or which it clearly isn’t.
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Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:58 pm
Posted by kobashi on Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:58 pm
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To only have international footy as a criteria is ridiculous. We are a sport that plays very little international games.
Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:04 pm
Posted by homme vaste on Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:04 pm
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kobashi wrote:
To only have international footy as a criteria is ridiculous. We are a sport that plays very little international games.


Yep. A player could have one good game and win the golden boot, how ridiculous does that seem?
Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:11 pm
Posted by Call Me God on Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:11 pm
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homme vaste wrote:
Mal Meninga, Wally Lewis, Andrew Johns, Darren Lockyer, Cameron Smith, Billy Slater, Johnathan Thurston and now Tommy Makinson...

nah....not bitter at all :roll:
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:15 pm
Posted by homme vaste on Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:15 pm
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Call Me God wrote:
nah....not bitter at all :roll:


Out of curiosity how on earth does this show me to be bitter? :lol: so I am guessing you put him on the same pedestal as the likes of Wally Lewis?

In all fairness I actually wasn't aware they now base the award solely on international performances... what's the logic in That? As my post states above a player could have 1 good game and win the golden boot, just doesn't make any sense.
Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:29 pm
Posted by Call Me God on Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:29 pm
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homme vaste wrote:
Out of curiosity how on earth does this show me to be bitter? :lol: so I am guessing you put him on the same pedestal as the likes of Wally Lewis?

In all fairness I actually wasn't aware they now base the award solely on international performances... what's the logic in That? As my post states above a player could have 1 good game and win the golden boot, just doesn't make any sense.

nah.....not bitter at all 8)
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:49 pm
Posted by Hopie on Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:49 pm
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If the lack of internationals leads to an "embarrassing" choice, then have more internationals.

Makinson played well at the weekend, and was solid in the other game he played. Two games in a year is a pathetic amount, but there have only been four internationals for England in 2018, with one to go.
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Re: Golden Boot 2018
Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:37 pm
Posted by Psychedelic Casual on Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:37 pm
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
Players who played internationals in 2018 and who are better players than Thomas Makinson:

James Tedesco
Dallin Watene-Zelesniak
Shaun Johnson

It’s not about who’s a better player, it’s about who has put in the most stand-out performances and Makinson has been outstanding in Sunmer and Autumn internationals against the Kiwis.
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