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11 minutes ago, Nicko said:

Nathan jones inherited the No. 2 from Steven Armstrong!……hmmmm

Premiership player.

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Harrison Petty. Dunno why. I like the idea of a big bloke in #2, it’s been smaller players my whole life.

On that note it’s weird to think, I’m nearly 40 and there’s only been four #2s in my life and only three I can actually remember - Tingay, Armstrong and Jones, and Flower who I never saw play.

Not in favour of retiring numbers.

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15 minutes ago, Fork 'em said:

Premiership player.

The last premiership player that wore number 2 for the Dees was Alan Rowarth I think…played 70 games for us between ‘58 - ‘63

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I am well aware why players get attached to their number or would like certain numbers but that is where it ends for me.

I simply have no interest in who  gets which or why. We just won the premiership what number a player was wearing means close to zero to me. But enjoy the topic guys and girls.

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4 hours ago, Webber said:

Or Stephen Tingay for me. Three great no. 2’s of my lifetime. 

Stinga was an all time favourite of mine. Pre truck, Gawn an Oliver.

I think the number has to be rested for a bit until we are absolutely sure the next player to wear it is a gun.

Maybe Laurie might but let him play some proper VFL first and earn it.

 

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5 hours ago, Mazer Rackham said:

Put it straight back into the rotation. The longer it's semi-retired, the more pressure it puts on the next holder to "live up to the number 2". No-one who saw Robbie or Nathan will forget its significance, no matter who ends up with it.

Agree.

I can't stand it when players "move up" in the numbers as if moving from 42 to 27 is some sort of promotion.

I'm firmly of the view that you show up to the club, you're given a number, and that's your number. Make it yours.

Our first draft pick can be given number 2, with no fuss, and we move on.

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6 hours ago, monoccular said:

I personally would give it a break.

Sparrow has done #32 proud and I am sure Vagg would agree.

Barry Vagg was a great player.

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14 hours ago, Dwight Schrute said:

I actually chatted to a mate about this today, i'd like to see the number go to a player who shows the Nathan Jones Heart, Loyalty and courage. 

So i'd like to see Angus Brayshaw run out in the number 2, his selfless season, and performance in the Grand final make him worthy of 2

Agree that he's worthy but hes currently locker mates with Gawny, don't think he'd want to change that to Mayzie and Salem. 

Don't mind the idea of Rivers. Keep the backline together.

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But would you want a new number after having won the Premiership? (The Premiership. Still can’t quite believe it.) Wouldn’t you want to retain the number you were wearing while you won THE PREMIERSHIP? ❤️💙

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