Team of 20 Years

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby bula » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:45 pm

mattstormy wrote:What about this team of 20 years... premiership team right here lol

1. Junior Langi
2. Dustin Cooper
3. Ian Sibbit
4. Joseph Tomane
5. Fifita Moala
6. Ben Roberts
7. James Aubusson
8. John Lomax
9. Russell Aitken
10. George Rose (C)
11. Wayne Evans
12. Hep Cahill
13. Jamie Feeney
14. Ben Anderson
15. Ian Donnelly
16. Siosaia Vave
17. Keith Mason

Coach - Mark Murray


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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby TC » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:51 pm

mattstormy wrote:
Storm B (no limit to amount of games)
1. Matt Duffie (had no other options really since we’ve only had two fullbacks)

Umm, not heard of a bloke called Munster?
I guess he only played one and a half seasons there...
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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby TC » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:56 pm

Mattpoet wrote:You could do worse than Tomane, Moala and Evans surely.

Clifford Manua, Willie Isa and Joel Romelo all spring to mind.

For value to the club, Chris Walker and Willie Leyshon.
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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby mattstormy » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:09 pm

yourhero wrote:Did Finucane run over your dog or something?

Lol what was I thinking replacing Finucane with Lowrie. My apologies.

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby mattstormy » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:10 pm

TC wrote:
mattstormy wrote:
Storm B (no limit to amount of games)
1. Matt Duffie (had no other options really since we’ve only had two fullbacks)

Umm, not heard of a bloke called Munster?
I guess he only played one and a half seasons there...

Another error. Munster would be a definite starter here

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby Cameron » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:13 pm

Matt Duffie was a tease.

Mainly injured.

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby mattstormy » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:52 pm

mattstormy wrote:Storm B (no limit to amount of games)
1. Matt Duffie (had no other options really since we’ve only had two fullbacks)
2. Suliasi Vunivalu
3. Matt King
4. Anthony Quinn
5. Josh Addo-Carr
6. Gareth Widdop
7. Matt Orford (GK)
8. Glenn Lazarus (C)
9. Rory Kostjasyn (same as fullback scenario)
10. Jason Ryles
11. Kevin Proctor
12. Michael Crocker
13. Todd Lowrie

Bench (Must consist of 1 utility #14, 1 back row #15, and 2 front row #16 & #17)
14. Ben Hampton
15. Jeremy Smith
16. Peter Robinson
17. Ben Roarty

Coach: Mark “Muppet” Murray


Updated team

Storm B (no limit to amount of games)
1. Cameron Munster
2. Suliasi Vunivalu
3. Matt King
4. Anthony Quinn
5. Josh Addo-Carr
6. Gareth Widdop
7. Matt Orford (GK)
8. Glenn Lazarus (C)
9. Rory Kostjasyn
10. Jason Ryles
11. Kevin Proctor
12. Michael Crocker
13. Dale Finucane

Bench (Must consist of 1 utility #14, 1 back row #15, and 2 front row #16 & #17)
14. Ben Hampton
15. Jeremy Smith
16. Peter Robinson
17. Ben Roarty

Coach: Mark “Muppet” Murray
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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby mattstormy » Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:08 pm

Players who missed out in the B team were:

Aaron Moule (had to pick Quinny somewhere. Moule was a brilliant attacking player but that's about it. Quinny knew how to lay a tackle though and could score a try too).
Glen Turner (almost made a bench spot as a utility but Hampton was a better choice)
Tony Martin (good player, but just couldn't fit him in the team. The Fox and Suli were better options)
Blake Green (you can't say he doesn't deserve a spot, just Widdop was around longer and won a premiership in the #6)
Antonio Kaufusi (had potential for a spot on the bench, but was just too injury prone)
Matt Rua (just couldn't fit him in)
Kirk Reynoldson (Jeremy Smith was a better option on the bench)

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby TC » Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:42 pm

mattstormy wrote:Another error. Munster would be a definite starter here

All good, everyone makes the odd mistake.
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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:46 pm

Interesting, i had rua in my a team and you have him out of your b team, says a lot about the depth available.

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby yourhero » Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:06 am

I was wondering when the team was to be unveiled... Not until Friday 2nd March 2018 at a 20 Year celebration dinner. One week before Round 1.

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby Mattpoet » Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:37 am

Be interested to see how close we all were

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby yourhero » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:11 am

I think starting 13 we should be on the money. Even in here where everyone has different opinions/views we are all pretty much in alignment. Lock may be contentious. Maybe Lazarus still jags a starting prop jersey due to helping us get on the map. Bench will be the really interesting area.

1. Slater
2. Geyer
3. Chambers
4. Inglis
5. Bai
6. Hill
7. Cronk
8. J.Bromwich
9. C.Smith
10. Kearns
11. Kearney
12. Hoffman
13. Nikau/Johnson

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby Cameron » Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:26 pm

There are a few who will get in based on the people who vote and being favourites. You have longevity vrs short term success, you have got those who have overachieved against those who are superstars of the game that only played one or two seasons with the Storm. It is a fun game. But most of all; it is about us. For a Club born of perversity, in a foresight town, with all the hate from the Northern; yet we have prospered and grown and become the best team of our generation. It is a celebration of us. It is a celebration of what make the Melbourne Storm "special". And not Shane Watson special; we mean Shane Warne special. For all you Ashesloving cricketing buffs.

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Re: Team of 20 Years

Postby Mattpoet » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:44 pm

Official nominees out today:

Fullback - Slater, Ross, Munster
Wing - Bai, Geyer, Folau, Vunivalu, S.Turner
Centre - Inglis, Chambers, King, Folau
Five Eighth - Hill, Inglis, Widdop
Halfback - Cronk, Kimmorley, Orford
Hooker - Cam Smith, Swain
Prop - J.Bromwich, Kearns, Lazarus, Howe, Lima, White
Second Row - Kearney, Hoffman, Kidwell, Harris, Crocker, Proctor, Williams
Lock - Johnson, Nikau, Finucane, Hinchcliffe


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