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Football => Richmond Rant => Topic started by: one-eyed on May 03, 2011, 09:08:07 PM

Title: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: one-eyed on May 03, 2011, 09:08:07 PM
"I recieved a text earlier via txt-a-star from LIDS & he said he is going to cut @bNason47 dreads off? can you confirm? LOL"

http://twitter.com/Melster8319


It would be funny if Lids did cut Nason's dreads off.
Title: Nason's Mum dreads thought of no hair (Herald-Sun)
Post by: one-eyed on May 04, 2011, 01:50:24 AM
Mum dreads thought of no hair

   Scott Gullan
    From: Herald Sun
    May 04, 2011


WENDY Nason is worried - even though, on a scale of one to 10, it's a minus 50 compared with what she's had to deal with over the past nine months.

The thought of her oldest son, Ben, running out for Richmond against Fremantle on Saturday without his dreadlocks is causing her some concern.

"I've actually always liked them and I can't imagine him without them now," she says.

"He's going to look very, very young."

Wendy is the reason behind the dreadlocks disappearing. More specifically, it's the result of her battle with breast cancer since last July.

"When mum was diagnosed I wanted to cut them off straight away and raise money, but mum didn't want me to," Ben explained.

"But mum's hair is growing back now, so I'm going to cut mine off and grow it back with her."

His last haircut was four years ago and he's had dreadlocks of some description since he was 16.

By Friday they will be gone - at the hands of teammate Brett Deledio.

The event will be televised on the club's website with Tiger fans urged to donate money to the McGrath Foundation.

Ben, who was recruited from Central District in South Australia and played 19 games in his first season with the Tigers, spoke for the first time yesterday about the black cloud that has hung over his family.

"It was pretty hard being so far away from everyone," he said.

"I was always thinking about it and mum definitely inspired me.

"During the pre-season when we were getting flogged I would think about how hard it would be for her to go through that."

Once the initial shock of the diagnosis subsided, Wendy, 42, took up the fight of her life with typical determination.

Just two weeks after having the cancer removed, the mother of three was back running her cleaning business despite having chemotherapy every day for six weeks.

"I went back two weeks after surgery and worked all the way through my chemo and radiation treatment," she said.

"I wanted to keep it as normal as possible."

Ben, 21, wasn't surprised.

"I'm pretty close to mum and I knew she would secretly be emotional about it, but put on a brave face around everyone else because that's just the way she is.

"I wanted to go back and help her, but obviously I couldn't."

Five weeks ago Wendy received the all clear and the family is now looking forward to celebrating Mother's Day on Sunday.

"The family is getting back to normal, which is all I want," she says.

"When you are going through it everything just gets put on hold, now you've got to live life to the fullest.

"You can't say I'll do that tomorrow, you do it now.

"You hear the statistics about cancer and you think to yourself, 'How can there be so many?' "

"When I found out, I was one of four that morning in one clinic and it was only 11am.

"You wonder why they get this number but the thing is you just can't let it beat you."

To make a donation go to www.gofundraise.com.au/page/Nason (http://www.gofundraise.com.au/page/Nason)

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/more-news/mum-dreads-thought-of-no-hair/story-fn7x8me2-1226049435934
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Francois Hackson on May 04, 2011, 08:18:05 AM
Good kid.

Have great respect for anyone trying to raise money for a worthwhile charity like that.

Ill most definitely be donating to the cause.

Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Eat_em_Alive on May 04, 2011, 08:44:30 AM
He's a good kid, and I hope he has a terrific game too  :gotigers
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Rodgerramjet on May 04, 2011, 03:55:14 PM
Now we know the real reason behind his form slump late last year. It's a tough gig living through that, good luck Ben and good luck to your mum wendy.
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Don Fistiki on May 04, 2011, 05:57:15 PM
Good luck to your mum Ben. God Bless.

Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: one-eyed on May 04, 2011, 06:59:38 PM
From Ben Nason's twitter:

"Just wanna say a massive thank you to everyone that has donated and showed support for my mum and breast cancer 2day it's much appreciated!"

http://twitter.com/bNason47
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: one-eyed on May 05, 2011, 04:35:41 PM
Here's the new look Benny Nason ..

(http://desmond.yfrog.com/Himg612/scaled.php?tn=0&server=612&filename=myyqs.jpg&xsize=640&ysize=640)
http://yfrog.com/h0myyqsj

Here's a pic of Lids cutting Nason's dreads off:
(http://c0013754.cdn1.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/x2_5e45074)
http://lockerz.com/s/98848884
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: WilliamPowell on May 05, 2011, 04:55:50 PM
I thought it was supposed to happening FRIDAY  :banghead :banghead
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: 10 FLAGS on May 05, 2011, 05:31:08 PM
Here's the new look Benny Nason ..

(http://desmond.yfrog.com/Himg612/scaled.php?tn=0&server=612&filename=myyqs.jpg&xsize=640&ysize=640)
http://yfrog.com/h0myyqsj

Here's a pic of Lids cutting Nason's dreads off:
(http://c0013754.cdn1.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/x2_5e45074)
http://lockerz.com/s/98848884


He looks like a kid whos just graffitied the Carlton or Collingwood facilities  :lol. Good on him and good luck to him and his mum.
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Oiafi on May 05, 2011, 06:04:08 PM
Don't reckon Rene Kink has much to fear from Lids.
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: RFC_Official on May 05, 2011, 06:21:26 PM
I thought it was supposed to happening FRIDAY  :banghead :banghead

Video is going on the web Friday
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Jackstar is back again on May 05, 2011, 07:18:14 PM
now will need ID to go anywhere :rollin
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Ekto on May 05, 2011, 07:34:27 PM
It looks like Ben needs a haircut - no offence Lids.
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Smokey on May 05, 2011, 08:08:54 PM
Don't reckon Rene Kink has much to fear from Lids.

Funny you mention that O.  Always remember Kink as a real 'pretty boy', loved the look of himself and the hairdresser job suited him perfectly.  I just saw him recently on a TV ad and I'm not sure how widely distributed the ad is but he is now a very much overweight landscape gardener!  Until he introduces himself you would not recognize it as him.  I forget what the ad is for but I'm pretty sure its something to do with health.  Anyone else seen it?
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Jackstar is back again on May 05, 2011, 08:11:02 PM
see Rene around a fair bit, good bloke actually
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: one-eyed on May 05, 2011, 09:05:33 PM
Benny's hair after a bit of a tidy up...

(http://c0013754.cdn1.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/x2_5e4b867)
http://lockerz.com/s/98875495
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Ekto on May 05, 2011, 09:22:48 PM
Racey.
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Don Fistiki on May 05, 2011, 09:41:28 PM
Well done Ben. Good luck to your family. :clapping
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: WilliamPowell on May 05, 2011, 09:47:18 PM
Well done Ben. Good luck to your family. :clapping

What Tucker said  :thumbsup
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: one-eyed on May 06, 2011, 03:16:17 PM
Here's the video of Benny losing his locks.....

http://bigpondvideo.com/RichmondTV/352026/nason-loses-his-locks/ (http://bigpondvideo.com/RichmondTV/352026/nason-loses-his-locks/)
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: mightytiges on May 06, 2011, 10:10:06 PM
Well done Ben. Good luck to your family. :clapping

What Tucker said  :thumbsup
Ditto. Top stuff Benny and all the best to your mum  :thumbsup.
Title: Re: Lids to cut off Nason's dreads
Post by: Tigeritis™©® on May 07, 2011, 12:04:54 AM
Hope he plays better footy now he hasn't got that stupid hair.

All the best to his mum.