Cleary coached teams miss the finals as often as they make it, should have a coaching gig somewhere but nothing would convince me he is a better option then des
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@leaguegod wrote:i would say us making the finals the last 2 years is more because of the comp having 10-11 bad teams both years rather then us actually ever performing all that well but ultimately i am one of the few dogs fan who do think getting rid of him is an error, whoever they choose to replace him is going to be a lesser coach so i don't get the point
getting rid of cleal (who was hasler left hand man for recruitment/retention) was a good move because we have made to many blunders there for changes not to be made but Dessie is proven quality footy coach and sacking him is the wrong move
@Oz Sport Mad wrote:
I would disagree with the bolded statement LG.
Your team has performed really well the last 2 seasons and I can only assume this sentiment that they haven't performed well, which appears to exist, is based on their form towards the end of this season??
Not sure about the blunders in recruitment either.
Only real blunder I can think of is Hoppa and even then it is only because of the T's & C's he was able to negotiate.
Reading the comments by Mortimer, his and others issue appears to be Dessie not having a grasp on Dogs culture, hence why they are throwing the name of Dean Pay around; but to me that just seems like a really old fashioned (not to mention moronic) 'he was never one of us' type decisions.
@Pieman wrote:Letting ennis go for leichaa is a massive blunder, it was a punt that 100% failed.
Tony william's recruitment, he was fucking horrible. (Will sign with cronulla apparently).
Letting Finucane go.
Curtis Rona is gone now too.
As you mentioned, letting Hoppa not play on sundays.
They are looking like they will be thin on outside backs next year - No Perrett or Rona.
He is right IMP but its more of a mixture of them being good there being a lot of terrible teams in the league over the past few years
Standard has an Issue wrote:Dafuq has this mob of "athletes" done in the last few years? Except keep some lucky company in business producing riot gear?
It was during my Mad Monday after going Back To Back To Back with the Soft Cock Award. I was a loose cannon that day.@Revraiser wrote:Standard has an Issue wrote:Dafuq has this mob of "athletes" done in the last few years? Except keep some lucky company in business producing riot gear?
Don't mind this
I think you're in good hands there with those 4, but yeah, Browne is a loss-silent achiever.@leaguegod wrote:tim Browne is off to penny sadly
even our strength (our pack) need some players to improve next year, i think we need atleast 2 of fualolo/elliot/RFM/perret to take big steps, all have shown the potential and done well in lower grades but need a couple of them to take the next step
@No Worries wrote:So Bulldogs are $100-$160K over the cap next season. Self reported likely not to lose points just fined the amount they are over.
flasSId* wrote:Agreed, how hard could it be? If the blokes all truly believed in their club maybe all of them could hand back 5 or 10k each? There has to be something stopping them in the rules you would think.
Hopoate could forego his salary for the 5 or 6 games he won't play. No-one could ask him to do it I guess, but even if he gave back half or whatever.