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Todd Carney – Terminated

By johnboy 7 August 2008 51

Word coming through that Todd Carney’s contract has been terminated.

Lock up your daughters and watch your backs, he’s got nothing to lose now.

UPDATE: In a press conference Todd has blamed us in the media (that includes all of you lot) and the club for treating him unfairly.

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The Public Watchdog 8:06 am 10 Aug 08

He’s an idiot.

What you reap, is what you sow.

He should have been sacked last year

johnboy 3:35 pm 08 Aug 08

Yes I was thinking much the same myself.

tylersmayhem 3:29 pm 08 Aug 08

If he goes over to France he’ll be representing all Australians! Egad!

Somehow I don’t think the French will put up with his sh*t for very long!

fnaah 2:04 pm 08 Aug 08

I’d heard that the NFL was having serious problems with off-field behaviour in the 90’s, and decided to require new recruits to reach a certain grade point average before being signed up to a team – can anyone substantiate this or provide more info?

Sounds like a great idea to me. Instead of telling youngsters “you don’t have to do well at school, there’s always a career in sports”, cut that off too so a good education is the only way to go.

Joe Canberran 12:59 pm 08 Aug 08

tylersmayhem said :

Unfortunately, losers like Carney are also role models (like it or not) for younger league players and fans, and they also represent Canberra. I for one, even though I don’t even follw the sport, don’t want a wanker like him representing Canberra, or setting such a crap example to the kids of this fine town.

If he goes over to France he’ll be representing all Australians! Egad!

Deadmandrinking 12:51 pm 08 Aug 08

Maybe the news should stop worrying about the prat. I’m sure there’s more important things than what twats get up to at the ABN.

johnboy 12:50 pm 08 Aug 08

I think the point is that the Raiders and the NRL have a huge financial interest in presenting their players as role models to wider society.

The thoughtful fan base that wants to expand the game would also want a piece of the viral marketing this opens up.

Todd was getting in the way of this lucrative opportunity.

There was always a trade off between what he brought the team and what he subtracted from it, and he just kept stacking things on the wrong side of the balance.

p1 12:45 pm 08 Aug 08

He might play Rugby League well (I wouldn’t know, i don’t watch it), but I think that the NRL has a duty to the wider community (that done give a $hit about league) to make sure he isn’t on out TV or news papers for being a twat.

Deadmandrinking 12:41 pm 08 Aug 08

But he plays good footy, isn’t that what you people want to watch?

tylersmayhem 12:19 pm 08 Aug 08

And he’s a f**kwit, really!

Deadmandrinking 12:12 pm 08 Aug 08

What’s with the whole barking at women thing? Is Carney telling them he’s a dog?

I think it’s more a problem with people holding sport in too high regards. It shouldn’t be a moral representative of society. It’s entertainment, really.

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