Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by Caboosegg » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:35 am

jobo wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:27 am
fozzieskem wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:54 am
With due respect to Ash Handley but really do people honestly,hand on heart think he’s international class?

Not sure I do,Marshall,Grace,joe Burgess,josh charnley even Tom lineham all way better than him yet people are getting their panties in a bunch over him not playing
Haven't seen enough of Handley but I've seen a fair bit of Charnley who, imo, should have been a shoe in.
Im surprised he wasn't picked, he had a brilliant season for warrington and out of available wingers hes the one with the ability and experience to play international level.

On this Tour Bennett has either thrown it in protest (he did sign as England coach not GB) or hes done. I wouldnt mind the team choices if the looked like working but they didnt.

Saints fans must be hurting all their best players in the world were average to naff.

I wonder if the rfl would consider Holbrook as a replacement though.
RL's biggest issue is the constant negativity of its own fans.

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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by moto748 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:14 pm

To be fair, Lomax has been one of the very few half-decent performers.

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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by shaunedwardsfanclub » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:30 pm

moto748 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:14 pm
To be fair, Lomax has been one of the very few half-decent performers.
PNG used Wires Wembley tactics, line speed and cutting Walmsley and Thompson off at the knees. Thompson in particular was poor yesterday, he missed several tackles as well. Hopefully, Lam and the rest of SL will learn from this tour.
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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by fozzieskem » Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:58 pm

Dave woods on the money it’s time to stop living in the past with regards to the GB brand,it’s dead Jim let’s leave buried now.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/50446763

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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by moto748 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:42 pm

I just read a piece saying much the same in the Guardian. If the concept was on life-support before, after this disastrous tour...

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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by medlocke » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:19 pm

fozzieskem wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:58 pm
Dave woods on the money it’s time to stop living in the past with regards to the GB brand,it’s dead Jim let’s leave buried now.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/50446763
He states that The British talent pool's not big enough for GB, If that is so then how is it big enough for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales

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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by Firestarter » Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:41 am

I think our lads have been on a holiday and partied too mych
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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by Caboosegg » Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:22 am

medlocke wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:19 pm
fozzieskem wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:58 pm
Dave woods on the money it’s time to stop living in the past with regards to the GB brand,it’s dead Jim let’s leave buried now.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/50446763
He states that The British talent pool's not big enough for GB, If that is so then how is it big enough for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales
How well do Scotland, Ireland and Wales do on the international front?
His point is the player pools from those countries isn't there to add to GB.
RL's biggest issue is the constant negativity of its own fans.

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Re: Brian Carney: Is Wayne Bennett rugby league's Gerald Ratner?

Post by fozzieskem » Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:18 am

medlocke wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:19 pm
fozzieskem wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:58 pm
Dave woods on the money it’s time to stop living in the past with regards to the GB brand,it’s dead Jim let’s leave buried now.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/50446763
He states that The British talent pool's not big enough for GB, If that is so then how is it big enough for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales
Heritage players for the most part I assume

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