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by BlackMac
Mon May 10, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6634
Views: 376874

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Lisa Howard, who witnessed the incident, told the jury that after Atkinson fell to the floor her view was partially obscured by a parked car, but she could see his legs. She said both officers knelt around Atkinson, who other witnesses have said was apparently motionless. Howard said she heard the ...
by BlackMac
Mon May 10, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anybody into Crypto
Replies: 563
Views: 23515

Re: Anybody into Crypto

I've been reading about mining and also buying crypto. The mining bit sounds interesting but i couldn't afford the kit . As for buying, I'm not a risk taker. I don't have the money to lose, so will sit it out. A local garage owner I know told me that one of his mechanics got him into Crypto mining ...
by BlackMac
Tue May 04, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats
Replies: 44
Views: 2085

Re: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats

I can pretty much assure you that about 30% of the population don't even have sheets, never mind wash the things. To be fair they dont wash anything, including themselves.
by BlackMac
Thu Apr 22, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ohio Police shoot dead 15 year old black female stabber.
Replies: 91
Views: 3940

Re: Ohio Police shoot dead 15 year old black female stabber.

Noooice chumming of the waters, you will catch a few neck beards and SJWs :thumbup: I do wonder why a taser couldn't be used tbh. Because tasers don't work half the time. You use a taser when there's not an imminent threat to life. If I'm about to get stabbed and there were armed officers on the sc...
by BlackMac
Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3702
Views: 233103

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

Surely Pidcock's got that.
by BlackMac
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 618
Views: 20792

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

Understand the passion and sentiment but important to note that the prosecution isn’t suggesting that “ALL HIS WEIGHT IS FORCED DOWN ON THAT KNEE”. They use “most” or “mostly” because part of the medical case is that the right knee also compressed Floyd’s side and compromised his ability to expand ...
by BlackMac
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 618
Views: 20792

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

Understand the passion and sentiment but important to note that the prosecution isn’t suggesting that “ALL HIS WEIGHT IS FORCED DOWN ON THAT KNEE”. They use “most” or “mostly” because part of the medical case is that the right knee also compressed Floyd’s side and compromised his ability to expand ...
by BlackMac
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RIP Massimo Cuttitta
Replies: 37
Views: 1540

Re: RIP Massimo Cuttitta

Such a shame. Part of a fearsome front row and as a coach probably instrumental in starting Scotland's journey from a joke to a respectable scrummaging unit. RIP
by BlackMac
Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bulldog Memorial Cup: Masters 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 1840

Re: Bulldog Memorial Cup: Masters 2021

USA - Thomas, Justin
GB&I - Westwood, Lee
Europe - Rahm, Jon
Africa - Oosthuizen, Louis
Aus/NZ - Smith, Cameron
RoW - Niemann, Joaquin
Wildcard - Poulter, Ian
by BlackMac
Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3702
Views: 233103

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

Unreal finish to see MvdP sit up in the sprint. Would have bet my house on him.
by BlackMac
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3702
Views: 233103

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/56552228 This (and the Richard Freeman story) looks really dodgy. I wonder if there is now a ? over all of British Cycling's success for the last 10 years. Is there any risk of British cyclists being banned as a group (a bit like Russian Athletes)? I take it you ...
by BlackMac
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3702
Views: 233103

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/56552228 This (and the Richard Freeman story) looks really dodgy. I wonder if there is now a ? over all of British Cycling's success for the last 10 years. Is there any risk of British cyclists being banned as a group (a bit like Russian Athletes)? I take it you ...
by BlackMac
Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3702
Views: 233103

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/ukad-failed-cycling-by-bungling-its-handling-of-a-historic-doping-allegation-denied-by-shane-sutton/ Slowly, the ugly face of doping is overshadowing the history of UK cycling success. You have to wonder whether the sport will ever manage to get rid of this. Who...
by BlackMac
Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N Rd.4 - Scotland v Ireland, Sun Mar 14th KO @ 3pm
Replies: 990
Views: 15692

Re: 6N Rd.4 - Scotland v Ireland, Sun Mar 14th KO @ 3pm

Well done Ireland, you might think you have your worries, but you have enough players that are just better, stronger, harder and most importantly smarter than we are. i) in some positions, yes. I’d take most of your backline over ours right now. ii) we probably have the edge here. iii) I’d love to ...
by BlackMac
Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N Rd.4 - Scotland v Ireland, Sun Mar 14th KO @ 3pm
Replies: 990
Views: 15692

Re: 6N Rd.4 - Scotland v Ireland, Sun Mar 14th KO @ 3pm

Well done Ireland, you might think you have your worries, but you have enough players that are just better, stronger, harder and most importantly smarter than we are.
by BlackMac
Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan vs the Queen
Replies: 1339
Views: 35128

Re: Meghan vs the Queen

I think the most amusingly resonant item in this whole mess is that she went to see the Head of HR, who told her they couldn’t help her and so please fvck off back to your desk. Sound familiar? HR people are like insurance loss-adjusters and camp guards. There’s just no nice way to spin it. :lol: M...
by BlackMac
Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan vs the Queen
Replies: 1339
Views: 35128

Re: Meghan vs the Queen

So, since the interview the following has been easily established. Despite her passport getting confiscated, Meghan took 13 private, non royal associated trips after she got engaged to Harry. They clearly did not get married prior to the official wedding as such a ceremony would have been illegal u...
by BlackMac
Sat Mar 13, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan vs the Queen
Replies: 1339
Views: 35128

Re: Meghan vs the Queen

If Harry is Hewitt's son and Charles didn't adopt him, it seems to me that Harry is not in the royal lineage. Wonder if that little conundrum will ever raise its head. I think it has been firmly established that the Hewitt connection is an urban myth and Diana hadn't even met him till Harry was two...
by BlackMac
Sat Mar 13, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan vs the Queen
Replies: 1339
Views: 35128

Re: Meghan vs the Queen

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-13372026 The pre-1997 vets never got an equal pension. About 25,000 Gurkhas who retired before 1997 still get only about a third of the amount of pension received by their British and Commonwealth former comrades, despite winning the right to live in Britai...
by BlackMac
Sat Mar 13, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan vs the Queen
Replies: 1339
Views: 35128

Re: Meghan vs the Queen

If Harry is Hewitt's son and Charles didn't adopt him, it seems to me that Harry is not in the royal lineage. Wonder if that little conundrum will ever raise its head. I think it has been firmly established that the Hewitt connection is an urban myth and Diana hadn't even met him till Harry was two...
by BlackMac
Sat Mar 13, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan vs the Queen
Replies: 1339
Views: 35128

Re: Meghan vs the Queen

So, since the interview the following has been easily established. Despite her passport getting confiscated, Meghan took 13 private, non royal associated trips after she got engaged to Harry. They clearly did not get married prior to the official wedding as such a ceremony would have been illegal un...
by BlackMac
Tue Mar 09, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Red card tally
Replies: 125
Views: 5286

Re: Red card tally

Now that was a red every day and twice on Sunday. https://twitter.com/media_steven/status/1367950962053242888?s=20 Looks awful in slo mo. Need to see it at normal speed for severity but yeah no way you can't card that. That's stone cold red, I'm wanting to know what it looks like in real time befor...
by BlackMac
Sun Mar 07, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3702
Views: 233103

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

MvdP is just incredible. Alaphilippe really helped make a race of it, and Bernal was impressive too, but vdP picked his moments, made the big attacks, and none could hold him. He is so strong! What a rider. Like a more complete Sagan! A mix of Sagan, Alaphilippe and Van Aert. You wonder how long he...
by BlackMac
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault
Replies: 48
Views: 2770

Re: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault

Jesus. What a legend he was in that 91 side. Beast. I dont know why you would doubt it Towny? So many of those kids at Joeys and other Catholic schools were abused through that period and earlier. So Sad. At least the pedo priest was charged and punished. It’s nowhere near enough but at least its s...
by BlackMac
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pierre Schoeman - fourth South African to debut for Scotland in one season?
Replies: 21
Views: 1296

Re: Pierre Schoeman - fourth South African to debut for Scotland in one season?

We’ve already had the Springjocks jokes, but what do they eat? Kiltong. (Yes, I know that every country is as bad as each other really, :lol: ) Scotland surely one of the worst now? Swear half their squad is either English or South African. South Africa and Argentina don't have many, if at all, I d...
by BlackMac
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hastings banned
Replies: 41
Views: 1804

Re: Hastings banned

He went to the air to take a catch. Leinster tackler pulled out, but as Hastings came down he over balanced backwards a bit, his foot came up forward and caught the Leinster player in the face. What used to be called a rugby incident, but under current laws it is red. Nah, he intentionally raised t...
by BlackMac
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Krankie goes to Holyrood
Replies: 283
Views: 13980

Re: Krankie goes to Holyrood

Salmond has now provided two statements. One from a former SNP MSP and one from the former SNP communications director. Both confirm that the "chance" and brief meeting with Salmonds chief of staff on the 29th March was agreed in advance and Sturgeon was told of the allegations. They have also confi...
by BlackMac
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449040
Views: 17536737

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Never seen that before. Unlucky, card will only get given if you hit the guy. But it was dangerous I guess. about 10 years ago Scotland v wales Scottish player got sent off for the same. Its a deliberate ploy to try and milk the penalty or protect yourself in the air. High risk high reward tactic. ...
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England
Replies: 909
Views: 28095

Re: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England

YOYO wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:06 pm
Bogbunny wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:58 pm
YOYO wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:57 pm Who is the annoying interviewer on ITV?
BBC Sonia McLaughlin
Crikey. Owen Farrell handled that interview excellently. What a bitch.
I don't know how she gets the job. She is just an antagonising twat.
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: When is a knock on, in slo mo not a knock on?
Replies: 117
Views: 4037

Re: When is a knock on, in slo mo not a knock on?

Over the last few years it has been quite common to see refs allow players to fumble a pass and as the ball drops they kick it forward. This seems to be an extreme version of that.
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Krankie goes to Holyrood
Replies: 283
Views: 13980

Re: Krankie goes to Holyrood

Watching this from England (I don't know if this is how the media are playing it). I would be very worried if I was Scottish. If this is how the SNP act with devolution I wonder how they will act with independence with no safety net of Westminster to step in if needed. Interference with the Crown O...
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England
Replies: 909
Views: 28095

Re: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England

We have seen players fumble a ball forward plenty of times and then kick it before it hits the ground. Can't really see much difference in that. No, if you knock it on and kick it's a knock-on. Often not pinged though. In the lead up to a try, reviewed by the tmo?! C'est la vie. :lol: :lol: I would...
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England
Replies: 909
Views: 28095

Re: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England

RodneyRegis wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:29 pm
BlackMac wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:28 pm We have seen players fumble a ball forward plenty of times and then kick it before it hits the ground. Can't really see much difference in that.
No, if you knock it on and kick it's a knock-on.
Often not pinged though.
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England
Replies: 909
Views: 28095

Re: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England

We have seen players fumble a ball forward plenty of times and then kick it before it hits the ground. Can't really see much difference in that.
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England
Replies: 909
Views: 28095

Re: 6 Nations R3 - Wales vs England

Never thought I would have sympathy with an opinion of Owen Farrell.
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Italy 🇮🇹 Vs Ireland 🇮🇪 6N OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 593
Views: 7744

Re: Italy 🇮🇹 Vs Ireland 🇮🇪 6N OFFICIAL thread

Ball deliberately slapped forward by Keenan into the Italian. Just how do they miss that. What? He deliberately hit it back. That's allowed. In the chase for the bouncing ball after the line break. Slightly behind the Italian player and reached around and slapped the ball forward in the next advanc...
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Italy 🇮🇹 Vs Ireland 🇮🇪 6N OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 593
Views: 7744

Re: Italy 🇮🇹 Vs Ireland 🇮🇪 6N OFFICIAL thread

Ball deliberately slapped forward by Keenan into the Italian. Just how do they miss that.
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Krankie goes to Holyrood
Replies: 283
Views: 13980

Re: Krankie goes to Holyrood

'We' 'Grant' The shoneen Scots like BlackMac must be so proud of themselves You have no idea what my ultimate view on independence is, what my issue is seeing large parts of the government processes and judicial system failing on such a massive level. As Salmond said he is all for independence but ...
by BlackMac
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Krankie goes to Holyrood
Replies: 283
Views: 13980

Re: Krankie goes to Holyrood

No one up here has the guts to hold Sturgeon to the standards she has previously expected of others. She will continue to deny. Her husband and a couple of civil servants will get thrown under the bus and after the upcoming elections she will continue to reign supreme. Sturgeon has taken on an almos...
by BlackMac
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N in tatters?
Replies: 235
Views: 14736

Re: 6N in tatters?

That latest positive test has all worked out rather well for France. :roll: