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You didn't hit a nerve at all. In fact, you're making a much bigger deal out of this than I originally did. I posted a one paragraph passing comment that I'm still not happy with our commercial. What I didn't do a) is blame the board - in fact I've posted a comment elsewhere in this blog, saying a board can't be held accountable for short-term financials. b) I've also said elsewhere that it's reasonable to give the CEO 12 months grace, because he did inherit a badly damaged brand.
I've also made the point that NRL clubs - and this gets back to their history of being backed by Leagues Club - as a whole are very poorly run businesses (and indeed many would say the same of the governing body). None, of which means I can't hold the club to higher expectations. If you use the Wanderers and Giants as benchmarks, we should be doing much, much better.
Fair enough, it seems that we are agreeing.....your response was an exclamation of "rubbish" and I believed it needed to be better understood by readers, that boards don't do the things that some readers on here think they do.
Your explanatory post did say that but I think your first post was contextually misleading.
The people on this site will react to this with whatever agenda they carry.
Most would not have a clue when it comes to financial management.
The insurance policy that is the leagues club is exactly that....we would not exist without it, but the fact is it is ours and our strength.
We have performed well since the disasters of 2016 with probably the strongest management in the NRL...including the NRL itself (I would love to see Max tear that apart!).
WE need to be positive go forward and just emphasise that we are the club of now and the future with everything going for us.
Patience is something I note we don't have a lot of.....we have been waiting over 30 years for a premiership.....but I'm waiting for the day we are an automatic top 4 and every year is a quest from there!
The management process is there, lets support it and stay strong......"be your best".
Well said. We are moving in the right direction. No major sponsor yet is not a big surprise after the mess the club was in. That being said, they must have one on board before next season, or that is a fail. Max is doing a great job, and will continue to until he gets his reforms across the line.
I think this year we will still make a loss. probably more around the $5mil mark which would be a great success. I dont think we will get back on track for a few more years yet but we are definitely headed in the right direction
Sounds like Piggy and his cronies Chief.