Tag Archives: Simon Mannering

A Matter of Missed Opportunties

As we watched Captain Mannering lead the boys through the tunnel to the sound of the drummers, we wanted to reminisce, not re-live that meeting with the Broncos from 20 years earlier. But with Alfie Langer in attendance, we should have known Brisbane was out to spoil the big occasion once again. Continue reading A Matter of Missed Opportunties

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It’s Not That Easy Being Green

I have to admit, I didn’t expect Canberra to put up that much of a fight. I know it was away from home. I know we gave up a second-half lead in Round One against the Knights. Maybe recent memories of thumping the Raiders by 50 got the better of me, but I expected to sit back, relax and enjoy the try-fest. Continue reading It’s Not That Easy Being Green

This Could Be The Start Of Something Big

ROUND ONE IS FINALLY HERE!!!!!!!!

As you may have guessed by the excess of exclamation marks, I’ve been waiting for this week for what feels like a long, long time.

The start of every season is like the start of a new relationship, where everything is fresh and exciting, and you start having these crazy, beautiful dreams every time you close your eyes. Wedding bells, premiership rings, Clive Churchill medals — anything is possible. Continue reading This Could Be The Start Of Something Big