Player Watch #26: Tarryn Thomas - Round 12 Rising Star Nominee - Contract extension until end 2022

Waussie

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You did say that. You said thats what sparked your interest, checked it out cause it sounded suss, then found it wasn't suss. That is saying that. How could it be anything else? Have i misread it?
If you read again, I was repeating what I was told. As I said he lives with an indigenous kid, so clearly it is not culture based.
 

king of the road

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If you read again, I was repeating what I was told. As I said he lives with an indigenous kid, so clearly it is not culture based.
In fairness to Waussie - posts have generally been on the money, has a good history over a while and seems to have good connections with Kyron and others.
Not everyone has to love everything everyone posts. Take it or leave it.
I for one prefer people who have a history and some connections to be inclined to post rather than shouted down by a vocal few.
But that’s just me. Play on.
 

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LuvtheKangas

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Ok, after reading this stuff which is not that rare in a footy club, I thought I would make a couple of calls ( sorry no names to be mentioned) as the story went from the Tigers guy, fact. No surprise there, but what sparked my interest is that JZ seems to have a problem with other young indigenous players, and the core group are getting sick of it. I hope the coaches are on this or it could be a disruption we don't need.
Wrong on both accounts. I have no reason to spread bullshit, in fact that's why I actually did some checks. Now if your not happy with what you read so be it. BTW I never said he has a problem with indigenous kids, he shares a house with one, it just happens that others of that culture have copped it from him.
My mates aren't dickheads.
Snake, why do you resort to this aggressive crap when someone says something you don't want to hear, if you don't like it scroll on.
You did say that. You said thats what sparked your interest, checked it out cause it sounded suss, then found it wasn't suss. That is saying that. How could it be anything else? Have i misread it?
It's what I read as well. I suppose what it all means is that JZ has had conflict with some indigenous players, but not on the basis of them being indigenous. But it's certainly open to misinterpretation the way the first post was worded.

I'm still of the view that this sort of thing happens in any football club, but it would only be a problem if there was ongoing conflict among a group of players due to a senior person discriminating on the basis of race. The first post implies that to be the case, the second one refutes it. I'm still a little confused.

PS - I also strongly agree that we shouldn't give any more oxygen to the Richmond oxygen thief. Mea culpa on that.
 

DesertRoo

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I do recall ( hazy I admit) that TT was a little 'loose' and had a done a few things that raised an eyebrow or two. Now I'm not suggesting it was anything other than what most 16-17 yr old's get up to.

Maybe Jack just wants him to be the very best footballer he can be?
I seem to remember grubby Allen was around the club at the same time devising a strategy to pay as little for TT as possible.
I thought those two things were linked.
 

King Corey

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If you read again, I was repeating what I was told. As I said he lives with an indigenous kid, so clearly it is not culture based.
Assuming your info is genuine (and I have no reason to suspect otherwise) it might've been better to state Jack has had issues with more than 1 young player.

The mention of the kid's background gave it a certain concerning interpretation that you've since dismissed.
 

Waussie

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Assuming your info is genuine (and I have no reason to suspect otherwise) it might've been better to state Jack has had issues with more than 1 young player.

The mention of the kid's background gave it a certain concerning interpretation that you've since dismissed.
My apologise, I just quoted as said. I don't believe it's a cultural thing either.
 

Event Horizon

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"North Melbourne - finding a way to invent problems where there aren't any since 1869."

If it's not the Carey Saga, it's a senior coach having an issue with footy department over playing his son, or the rubber chicken or sacking a popular CEO or some rape allegations, or the captain allegedly having issues with indigenous kids. FFS, what's next? Huddle accused of running a porn site on the eve of round 1?
 
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Kangaroos4eva

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"North Melbourne - finding a way to invent problems where there aren't any since 1869."

If it's not the Carey Saga, it's a senior coach having an issue with footy department over playing his son, or the rubber chicken or sacking a popular CEO or some rape allegations, or the captain allegedly having issues with indigenous kids. FFS, what's next? Huddle accused of running a porn site on the even of round 1?
The Huddle, no, the North mods, yes.
 

Snake_Baker

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I'm still of the view that this sort of thing happens in any football club.........
Of course it does.


......but it would only be a problem if there was ongoing conflict among a group of players due to a senior person discriminating on the basis of race. The first post implies that to be the case, the second one refutes it. I'm still a little confused.
Which is of course, absurd.

I don't believe this stuff relating to TT for one minute, as he has comes across as a very grounded and humble kid from all that I have seen. Nor do I believe that any of our other indigenous kids are whining soft cocks, far from it. They present as the complete opposite.

If there hypothetically was some kid that received a rocket and then started getting involved in back biting cliquey behavior because of it, then they need to be taken aside and given an even bigger rocket.

JZ has every right to be driving home uncompromising standards. We are an unfulfilled list and the clock is ticking for several blokes who have put their lives in to North. This years premiership is there for the taking!!!

 

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7577969919

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"North Melbourne - finding a way to invent problems where there aren't any since 1869."

If it's not the Carey Saga, it's a senior coach having an issue with footy department over playing his son, or the rubber chicken or sacking a popular CEO or some rape allegations, or the captain allegedly having issues with indigenous kids. FFS, what's next? Huddle accused of running a porn site on the even of round 1?
Would running a porn site be wrong? Asking for a friend....
 

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