Tag Archives: James Tedesco

It’s a matter of pride

Forget faith, it’s time for the Warriors to restore some pride.

It’s unlikely the men from Mt Smart will receive the wooden spoon, but it’s hard to argue they aren’t the worst team in the NRL right now. Injuries, suspension and poor performances have left the season in tatters — there’s nothing left to play for but pride. The players, the coaching staff and the fans all need a win, need something to restore a shred of positivity to the club. Yes it’s nice to watch Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and think about what might happen next year, but the last thing anyone needs is an eight-match losing streak hanging over their head in Round 1, 2016. Continue reading It’s a matter of pride

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There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Cat

But the best way, of course, is to FEED THE BEAST!

It wasn’t a vintage performance from The Beast, not from the entire Warriors outfit for that matter, but fortunately the gods smiled on Penrose and the NRL rollercoaster provided enough thrills to keep everyone happy as Manu got both the win and the tries he deserved for his 12 years of passion and commitment. Continue reading There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Cat

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like The Beast

You’d never hear Manu Vatuvei talk like this:

But its becoming harder and harder for the Manu critics to argue against his greatness. Is he the greatest Warrior of all-time? I’ve reached the point where I’m willing to argue that he is. Stats alone make a very strong case, 138 tries from 199 games, but for me they don’t come close to telling the whole story. The impact Big Manu has both on and off the field is hard to quantify with words. The first to put his hand up to bring the ball out of his end in the toughest of situations, the way the young players look up to him and the work he does in the local community — these are the things that make him truly great. Continue reading Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like The Beast