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#21 boxhead

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 12:10 PM

QUOTE (Griff9of13 @ Sep 17 2010, 01:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If a half back is not ****ing of his opponants, he's not doing his job properly.


Maybe in the Andy Gregory era.
Smart arses usually get sorted quickly in the modern era.


#22 1976PMJwires

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 12:20 PM

QUOTE (Griff9of13 @ Sep 17 2010, 12:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Martin Offiah managed it in 1988. tongue.gif


In his first season of RL..... do you not think that helped ??

plus a number of FULL length tries, not walk in from 2 or 3 yards... just a thought. wink.gif

#23 Dave T

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 12:45 PM

QUOTE (Hannibal @ Sep 17 2010, 06:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Richards.

I have no idea how Morley even gets a nomination.

He has been a good player in his time, but he hasn't done anything special this year.

The MOS award is fast becoming the vehicle for a sentimental send off for RL AOP's.

I'm surprised Cunningham isn't in there as well.
Whilst I think this post is slightly OTT, as IMHO Morley has been excellent again this year, I do agree with your point to an extent.

IMO Morley hasn't actually been our best player, with Westwood sweeping the board at the club awards ceremony.

Not interested in scoring cheap points through digs, I would be happy for any of these three to win, and would not argue with it at all.


#24 philipw

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 01:43 PM

QUOTE (Griff9of13 @ Sep 17 2010, 01:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If a half back is not ****ing of his opponants, he's not doing his job properly.



Yeah, fair one wink.gif

#25 Hannibal

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 03:44 PM

QUOTE (joe elliot @ Sep 17 2010, 08:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Adrian Morley he should of got last year, so he must get it this yr.

Adrian Lam should have won it in 2002, so he has to get it this year.

#26 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 03:52 PM

Offiah was a legend and a privilege to watch. He terrified the Aussies as well. I had forgotten about him. Clearly, Richards is not fit to lace his boots. On Robygate, which is the one time I was v cross, I actually felt that a number of players, including but by no means a certainty, Barrett had far greater claims. It is hard to argue with the claims of any of these, which itself is a testament to how far these Wigan players have come. That in itself reflects well on the club.
Morley has been and continues to be a legend, and has done wonderful things for club and country and as an ambassador of our game Down Under when our reputation was rock bottom. It would be churlish to jib should he win.

#27 my missus

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 04:14 PM

a masterclass from richards tonight should swing it for him, and a dismal defeat for wire against hudds should see off morley biggrin.gif

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#28 Loiner

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 05:44 PM

QUOTE (Hannibal @ Sep 17 2010, 06:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Richards.

I have no idea how Morley even gets a nomination.

He has been a good player in his time, but he hasn't done anything special this year.

The MOS award is fast becoming the vehicle for a sentimental send off for RL AOP's.

I'm surprised Cunningham isn't in there as well.

Without a doubt richards is the man,head & shoulders above the rest.
Can anyone explain how they arrive at the three nominees ???
Morley's done no better than westwood imo.

#29 1976PMJwires

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 05:52 PM

QUOTE (Loiner @ Sep 17 2010, 06:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Without a doubt richards is the man,head & shoulders above the rest.
Can anyone explain how they arrive at the three nominees ???
Morley's done no better than westwood imo.




Players vote, no one else.

#30 1976PMJwires

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 05:55 PM

QUOTE (Hannibal @ Sep 17 2010, 04:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Adrian Lam should have won it in 2002, so he has to get it this year.



stuart fielden shoud have won it in 2006 but it wouldn't have looked right wink.gif would it. tongue.gif

Get over yourself, its a players vote nothing to do with us.



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#31 Simon Templar

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 06:10 PM


I'm no psychologist,but I would imagine that since nearly every forward in SL has a go at "improving" Sam Tomkins looks when on the field, they would hardly be moved to vote for him as MOS.
Now that his cheating in the play-off game has been broadcast to the RL loving public, I think it puts him 3rd in the list.

FWIW Morley should have got it last year, so I'd be happy to see him get it this time around.

#32 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 09:12 PM

QUOTE (Simon Templar @ Sep 17 2010, 07:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm no psychologist,but I would imagine that since nearly every forward in SL has a go at "improving" Sam Tomkins looks when on the field, they would hardly be moved to vote for him as MOS.
Now that his cheating in the play-off game has been broadcast to the RL loving public, I think it puts him 3rd in the list.

FWIW Morley should have got it last year, so I'd be happy to see him get it this time around.


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#33 adelwire

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 10:02 PM

Think Tomkins played very well tonight.

Would be interested to see if Wigan players vote (if as suggested they cant vote for their own).

#34 Hannibal

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Posted 18 September 2010 - 02:42 PM

QUOTE (1976PMJwires @ Sep 17 2010, 06:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Get over yourself, its a players vote nothing to do with us.[/i]

It only became a players vote recently.

#35 Bitofaboogie

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Posted 18 September 2010 - 03:31 PM

QUOTE (philipw @ Sep 16 2010, 01:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Adrain Morley
Sam Tomkins
Pat Richards

Discuss?

Interesting nominations don't you think?

Nominating two Wiganners means that the whole Wigan playing staff will have to give their 1st preference vote to Adrian Morley and are barred from casting any votes at all for Sam and Pat, if I understand the rules correctly. Can anyone confirm this?

Wonder if it is allowed to abstain?

If Richards doesn't win it will be the biggest injustice since Trent Barrett was robbed in the name of a substitute.



#36 amh

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Posted 18 September 2010 - 03:35 PM

QUOTE (Bitofaboogie @ Sep 18 2010, 04:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Interesting nominations don't you think?

Nominating two Wiganners means that the whole Wigan playing staff will have to give their 1st preference vote to Adrian Morley and are barred from casting any votes at all for Sam and Pat, if I understand the rules correctly. Can anyone confirm this?

Wonder if it is allowed to abstain?

If Richards doesn't win it will be the biggest injustice since Trent Barrett was robbed in the name of a substitute.


I know it's very sinister - I bet if they were all Wigan players they would find some way of declaring it void and giving it to another teams player rolleyes.gif

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#37 Bitofaboogie

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Posted 18 September 2010 - 03:39 PM

QUOTE (amh @ Sep 18 2010, 04:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I know it's very sinister - I bet if they were all Wigan players they would find some way of declaring it void and giving it to another teams player rolleyes.gif

Nice to see that you are prepared to concede that it is rather convenient.


#38 amh

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Posted 18 September 2010 - 03:41 PM

QUOTE (Bitofaboogie @ Sep 18 2010, 04:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nice to see that you are prepared to concede that it is rather convenient.


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#39 Viking Warrior

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Posted 18 September 2010 - 10:20 PM

sam tomkins for me, one of the best halfbacks we have produced since alexander the great, already up there with some of the british greats of the past 40 years.........
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#40 1976PMJwires

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Posted 19 September 2010 - 07:16 AM

QUOTE (my missus @ Sep 17 2010, 05:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
a masterclass from richards tonight should swing it for him, and a dismal defeat for wire against hudds should see off morley biggrin.gif




I read that and thought i hope not.

did you have any money on that call wink.gif laugh.gif


Richards will now be the MoS and good luck to him.

On Mozza i saw him kick out early in the game and it totaly ****ed me off, yeah he's a wire, but it is not acceptable.




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