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by Ellafan
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Andrew Peacock gone!!!!! Really is the closing chapter on that period of history, with Hawke already passed. At least we have ScoMo. :(( Andrew Peacock is an incredibly unfortunate name. Yeah, but he rooted Shirley McLaine. You ever cracked anything that good? And his wife left him for Robert Sangs...
by Ellafan
Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Andrew Peacock gone!!!!! Really is the closing chapter on that period of history, with Hawke already passed. At least we have ScoMo. :(( Andrew Peacock is an incredibly unfortunate name. Yeah, but he rooted Shirley McLaine. You ever cracked anything that good? Ah Sluggy. Do you truly respect women ...
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Farva wrote: Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:08 am
Bindi wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:57 pm Andrew Peacock gone!!!!! Really is the closing chapter on that period of history, with Hawke already passed.

At least we have ScoMo. :((
Andrew Peacock is an incredibly unfortunate name.
Yeah, but he rooted Shirley McLaine. You ever cracked anything that good?
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Paul Bongiorno ... Well, you must be very pleased AC - looks like Albo is in - the next election is apparently un-losable for the ALP. ;) I doubt Labor will ever win another Federal election, such is the closeness and inter-connectedness of Federal Coalition and the big media organisations. People ...
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Paul Bongiorno ... Well, you must be very pleased AC - looks like Albo is in - the next election is apparently un-losable for the ALP. ;) I doubt Labor will ever win another Federal election, such is the closeness and inter-connectedness of Federal Coalition and the big media organisations. People ...
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Ali's Choice wrote: Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:26 am Paul Bongiorno ...
Well, you must be very pleased AC - looks like Albo is in - the next election is apparently un-losable for the ALP. ;)
by Ellafan
Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7882

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

I'm a little torn atm - on one hand i want established centre pairings at SR level to then kick on to test, much like Nonu and Smith did for so long. Eg Simone/Ikitau and Paisami/Petaia. On the other hand, we have 3 shit hot options who all seem to want to play 13, which is also not bad as competit...
by Ellafan
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

What a surprise! The nursing home run by the Greek Orthodox church in Melbourne, the one that had the biggest number of deaths during Melbourne's Covid crisis, has been caught funneling $20 million dollars of Taxpayer money to fund it's Patriarch's lavish lifestyle. Shocked, utterly shocked! :| Per...
by Ellafan
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Forgive my ignorance, donkry vote is just numbering 1 to xxx straight down the page and does count, whereas informal vote is either a blank vote or an incorrectly numbered vote that doesnt count. Surely the best way to manage donkey votes is to have the order of the candidates randomly generated on...
by Ellafan
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I'd love someone like Sluggy to actually come onto this forum, and argue passionately in favour of Christine Holgate's sacking, Anthony Albanese said at the time she had to go, you numpty. :lol: And he had no idea about what had gone on behind the scenes. This is a govt run business. Your beloved P...
by Ellafan
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Ali's Choice wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:31 pm

I'd love someone like Sluggy to actually come onto this forum, and argue passionately in favour of Christine Holgate's sacking,
Anthony Albanese said at the time she had to go, you numpty. :lol:
by Ellafan
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Yada yada yada
by Ellafan
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

And the lefty shoutist chamber echoes onward into the dustbin of history. Really lame post given that the government you voted for is now without dispute the most corrupt and incompetent in Australian history. Your beloved ScoMo makes Abbott look competent. But keep yelling at "lefties" mate :thumb...
by Ellafan
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7882

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Kerevi did occasionally blow an opportunity, Which he only got occasionally.
by Ellafan
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

And the lefty shoutist chamber echoes onward into the dustbin of history.
by Ellafan
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7882

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

shanky wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:04 pm One of the reasons that we’re even talking about the Reds outside back scoring tries, is because Kerevi isn’t there anymore, dying with the ball.
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by Ellafan
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

The Federal Govt is on the offensive this afternoon on Sky News, with Liberal MP Julian Simmonds blaming the ALP for undermining the public's confidence in vaccinations https://www.skynews.com.au/details/_6248473374001 I'm keen to hear from the many Coalition voters on this forum who seems to have ...
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Very good article by Laura Tingle. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-04-10/governments-credentials-managing-covid-turning-to-dust-vaccine/100059282?utm_source=abc_news_web&utm_medium=content_shared&utm_content=twitter&utm_campaign=abc_news_web Your ruler's husband has passed away and all you can do ...
by Ellafan
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

In sydney, the three school associations that value rugby are GPS, CAS and ISA They each have their own championship comp. In which the same 2-3 teams win it for decades at a time. They refuse to combine, citing tradition... :roll: However, they have very recently agreed to play ‘friendlies’ agains...
by Ellafan
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

What a disgrace. The govt's delivery on their vaccine promises have been abject failure.Greg Hunt has proven himself another talking sock puppet, full of BS promises. Australia's vaccine performance. is piss poor when compared to other developed countries... if not the worst. Aussie politicians tal...
by Ellafan
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:47 am
Ellafan wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:45 am That was the other favoured possibility, but I thought Craig Wing attended SBHS, not Newington.
I didn't go to Newington.

Btw the preferred acronym is 'SHS'
Someone told me you went to Newington.
by Ellafan
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:36 am
Ellafan wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:34 am
Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:31 am
Ellafan wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:27 am
Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:19 am ... he went on to play ...a dozen international Rugby tests,
For which country?
Try and guess?
Either the Wobblies or Italy?
Nope. Japan.
That was the other favoured possibility, but I thought Craig Wing attended SBHS, not Newington.
by Ellafan
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:31 am
Ellafan wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:27 am
Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:19 am ... he went on to play ...a dozen international Rugby tests,
For which country?
Try and guess?
Either the Wobblies or Italy?
by Ellafan
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:19 am ... he went on to play ...a dozen international Rugby tests,
For which country?
by Ellafan
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

The Optimist wrote: Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:52 am



Aus of almost exclusively gone with AZ vaccine, of course it is the vaccine with the blood clot problems.
I'm lined up fpr the Pfizer one, aren't you?
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

We'll see the real state of Australian rugby when they play the NZ teams. :nod: Thread Kiwied. Shit post Les. I know you're just indulging in a bit of chest beating, but whether or not they win a single game is not determinative. it is a component factor, but there are others that are much more imp...
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Waratahs vs Brumbies (uncontested mauls)
Replies: 11
Views: 323

Re: Waratahs vs Brumbies (uncontested mauls)

Mog, Shanky is correct. Justin Harrison correctly stated the laws being applied. Timing is of the essence. Law 16.2: [A maul] consists of a ball-carrier and at least one player from each team, bound together and on their feet The ref has to determine if the ball is shifted too early, or the front ma...
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

We'll see the real state of Australian rugby when they play the NZ teams. :nod: Thread Kiwied. Shit post Les. I know you're just indulging in a bit of chest beating, but whether or not they win a single game is not determinative. it is a component factor, but there are others that are much more imp...
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

wamberal wrote: Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:51 am
The Camperdown Corporation is a self-centred, complacent, blight on the game. 8)

Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that. – Oliver Stone
by Ellafan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

Sydney University is now actually more powerful and influential than any of the genuine district clubs. Fixing that might achieve something. I was wondering when your obsession with Uni-hate would emerge. It is actually a great example of the sort of entrenched parochialism that is retarding the pr...
by Ellafan
Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is there a Super Rugby AU game on tonight?
Replies: 24
Views: 415

Re: Is there a Super Rugby AU game on tonight?

You might want to look at the blatant offsides by your mob.
by Ellafan
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is there a Super Rugby AU game on tonight?
Replies: 24
Views: 415

Re: Is there a Super Rugby AU game on tonight?

Waratahs would have won that if the cynical play by the ponies had been referred properly.

At one stage the ref said 'next offside is a yellow' - and then seemed to promptly forget that for the next penalty in the 22. Even in the final seconds the brumbies 7 blatantly cheated.
by Ellafan
Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 135kg schoolboy prop - with a sidestep
Replies: 138
Views: 9287

Re: 135kg schoolboy prop - with a sidestep

Maybe it's my tall poppy syndrome kicking in but I can see this fizzing out poorly. Super hyped up by the world's media at high school, gets some questionable advice by some opportunist agent type, gets found out at senior level for being too big and not good enough at the tight stuff, retires from...
by Ellafan
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day
Replies: 127
Views: 1597

Re: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day

Ali's Choice wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:59 am Penney sacked. Whether you agree or disagree with that decision it's easier to sack the coach than sack all your players. Who would want the Waratahs job right now?
How much are they paying?
by Ellafan
Thu Mar 25, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day
Replies: 127
Views: 1597

Re: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day

Not the match of the round though, according to the 'toota podcast.

https://cms.megaphone.fm/channel/DMN4451178257
by Ellafan
Thu Mar 25, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Two PI teams is Super Rugby?
Replies: 29
Views: 984

Re: Two PI teams is Super Rugby?

So, is the Samoan team being based in southern Auckland, and the Fijian team in western Sydney?
by Ellafan
Fri Mar 19, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 789
Views: 25440

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

[Chinese said] it was hypocritical of the US to complain about China’s human rights record and ... given the history of racism against African-Americans. So, if USA has a history of doing something (which is now outlawed by the thought police there), that makes it alright for the CCP to impose raci...
by Ellafan
Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault
Replies: 48
Views: 2692

Re: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault

Yeah, but you only think that because of your stroke. Well look at that. This is trolling at almost Guy Smiley or Kiwias levels of grubbiness. The Kiwi hit squad occasional post-swarm are picking on silly old Townsy. Maybe you should have some respect for the subject matter of this thread. You, kor...
by Ellafan
Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Cotton is a sustainable, renewable, carbon-neutral, natural fibre. Most of its GM, so it uses hardly any insecticides any more. We should be a nation of cotton growers. I spit upon oil-based polyesters. Hemp :nod: I've run the numbers on this. Hemp is water hungry ... but only 3% of the earth's liq...
by Ellafan
Mon Mar 08, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27132
Views: 1044308

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Cotton is a sustainable, renewable, carbon-neutral, natural fibre. Most of its GM, so it uses hardly any insecticides any more. We should be a nation of cotton growers. I spit upon oil-based polyesters. Hemp :nod: I've run the numbers on this. Hemp is water hungry ... but only 3% of the earth's liq...