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by the curse
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What Scares the Boks...
Replies: 144
Views: 2975

Re: What Scares the Boks...

what our SA brothers fail to remember is that pre isolation, when they held the slender lead of 21-18, Three tours in 1928, 1949 and 1960 to South Africa excluded Maori players although "honorary whites" were allowed to tour the republic in 1970. and an All Blacks 'second string' side travelled up t...
by the curse
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 100+ capped players per team
Replies: 43
Views: 1258

Re: 100+ capped players per team

Or Mils for Percy. Great idea, make 2 positions worse. those of us old enough to remember will know that for his first 30-40 tests, Model Percy was a turnstile... its only as he got older and went to the NH that he became the player he ended up being. Mils way better then Percy, so B team for Mr Mo...
by the curse
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 500
Views: 8163

Re: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC

Lions won't happen. Play it in GB & I. Tests in London, Cardiff, Embra (or Dublin). A few tour games scattered in. It will likely still be plague-riddled BUT ... the players (Boks and Lions) are mostly going to be plying their trade there or thereabouts anyway. so now the SA based players can go to...
by the curse
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 500
Views: 8163

Re: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC

they couldnt beat us at the world cup and now they know they cant beat us in the 100th test between the two nations, hence the cop out.

I always though that cowboys didnt cry, but I guess I was wrong :lol: :lol:
by the curse
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 3019

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

MOG is Micheal Cheika and I claim my free beer :)
by the curse
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How NZ broke Sanzaar, and could pay in the long term
Replies: 106
Views: 3344

Re: How NZ broke Sanzaar, and could pay in the long term

NZ started their own competition while still contractual obliged to sa and argentina Assuming the Aussies would fall in with them in a new later was the mother of all financial f@#kups sa teams are sponsored by companies for playing superrugby and lost millions because all this so because internati...
by the curse
Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too
Replies: 607
Views: 14755

Re: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too

could all be fake news after the car crash of a debate? perhaps a reason not to debate again?

wouldnt put it pass him.
by the curse
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dean Jones RIP
Replies: 57
Views: 1920

Re: Dean Jones RIP

A terrific character https://www.cricket.com.au/video/tall-tales-true-dean-jones-richard-hadlee-damien-fleming-australia-new-zealand-optus-exclusive/2016-03-16 “He got me out four times and they knighted him”. :lol: thats a great clip.. RIP Dean. great to see the mutual respect, how it should be..
by the curse
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...
Replies: 382
Views: 10156

Re: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...

wow, rugby in November...are they going to introduce mandatory breaks during halves as the weather may be quite warm...player welfare and all shirley?
by the curse
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: North/South: Who are the contenders? Add? Subtract?
Replies: 50
Views: 2770

Re: North/South: Who are the contenders? Add? Subtract?

grouch wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:09 pm
Dark wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:09 pm Does bring up the age old question.

Why does the South Island breed better specimens of pure manlihood than the North.
They don't .
The true strength lies in their world leading poaching system.
yawn... go back to wendyball please... youre stinking up the joint.
by the curse
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Before and after (NSFW-ish)
Replies: 28
Views: 3164

Re: Before and after (NSFW-ish)

dont do ice kids


seriously what a waste, what has been seen cannot be unseen :?
by the curse
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6559
Views: 310563

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Some actual stats on who is killing the cops. Black people disproportionate killers. Is this racism? https://ucr.fbi.gov/leoka/2019/tables/table-42.xls Looks like it's the Yanks who are killing cops. The significant stat is that for 537 cops killed in total in the USA, just 21 were killed in the UK...
by the curse
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Highlanders vs Blues - 3.35pm Sunday 2 August 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 2420

Re: SRA - Highlanders vs Blues - 3.35pm Sunday 2 August 2020

Clarke strong in the tackle and having a good game
by the curse
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Highlanders vs Blues - 3.35pm Sunday 2 August 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 2420

Re: SRA - Highlanders vs Blues - 3.35pm Sunday 2 August 2020

Good strike back after that howler of a call. Geez Caleb Clarke is a powerhouse. the Ginja Ninja is living off on his shoulder in attack :lol: in the pre game telecast they showed him with his dad... he never knew his dad was an AB till he seen his picture in a book apparently.. .says his dad has n...
by the curse
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Highlanders vs Blues - 3.35pm Sunday 2 August 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 2420

Re: SRA - Highlanders vs Blues - 3.35pm Sunday 2 August 2020

Good strike back after that howler of a call. Geez Caleb Clarke is a powerhouse. the Ginja Ninja is living off on his shoulder in attack :lol: in the pre game telecast they showed him with his dad...he never knew his dad was an AB till he seen his picture in a book apparently...says his dad has nev...
by the curse
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 1st August
Replies: 240
Views: 4489

Re: Chiefs vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 1st August

sonic_attack wrote:Think Gatland might have an argument in unleashing a whinge in this one. That knock on try was atrocious and at a pivotal point of the game.
ruined what was shaping as a great last quarter
by the curse
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 1st August
Replies: 240
Views: 4489

Re: Chiefs vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 1st August

MungoMan wrote:
the curse wrote:
MungoMan wrote:
the curse wrote:ridiculous
You.Must.Be.Joking.

Shameful and unprofessional decision-making.

I was referring to the decision :nod:
And I was agreeing

:thumbup: 8)
by the curse
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 1st August
Replies: 240
Views: 4489

Re: Chiefs vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 1st August

MungoMan wrote:
the curse wrote:ridiculous
You.Must.Be.Joking.

Shameful and unprofessional decision-making.

I was referring to the decision :nod:
by the curse
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tsarnaev to die by lethal injection
Replies: 50
Views: 2689

Re: Tsarnaev to die by lethal injection

Really surprised at how many posters are against this sentence. Still I suppose it is easy to be so liberal if it was NOT one of your loved ones or friends or acquaintances that was blown to bits or maimed. My view is that if such a sentence puts off just one bomber and saves lives or the quality o...
by the curse
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs
Replies: 131
Views: 2838

Re: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs

the curse wrote:love the trophy in the OP.. shame we dont get to see it properly because of the friggin ads :x

I can only see Barrett creeping sideways all day and limiting the space of his outsides. just my opinion mind.
first 10 mins in and he's proven me wrong so far :lol: :lol: :lol:
by the curse
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs
Replies: 131
Views: 2838

Re: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs

Enzedder wrote:
the curse wrote:love the trophy in the OP.. shame we dont get to see it properly because of the friggin ads :x

Easy to see here :P https://www.notplanetrugby.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=263
thank you sir.

such a thing of beauty :thumbup:
by the curse
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs
Replies: 131
Views: 2838

Re: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs

love the trophy in the OP.. shame we dont get to see it properly because of the friggin ads :x

I can only see Barrett creeping sideways all day and limiting the space of his outsides. just my opinion mind.
by the curse
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July
Replies: 182
Views: 3454

Re: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July

RMo bought it back in a big way and could rightly claim motm. It’s quite impressive considering he was quite iffy in the first half. Agree with that. That was a game of inches and many times in the first half with some of his stupid kicking of what the f... was that Ritchie. Where as with Codie Tay...
by the curse
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July
Replies: 182
Views: 3454

Re: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July

19-15 the bad guys
by the curse
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July
Replies: 182
Views: 3454

Re: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July

15-9 Blues


got a very lucky call and capitalised.
by the curse
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July
Replies: 182
Views: 3454

Re: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July

7-3 to the good guys
by the curse
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July
Replies: 182
Views: 3454

Re: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July

Fat Old Git wrote:Score updates please gents. I have ended up at a place with great beer and food but no rugby. :(
7-0 Blues.. 25 min mark
by the curse
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27665
Views: 708620

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://i.ibb.co/YDvJRBW/Screen-Shot-2020-07-04-at-11-44-16-am.png is there any consistency in time of infection to time of death? (an average of say 3 weeks?. 3 days?) I would hazard a guess that if so, then the death rate is just catching the infection rate before the second surge starts, and I h...
by the curse
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Burnley condemns white lives matter
Replies: 1377
Views: 19434

Re: Burnley condemns white lives matter

Genuine question: Does anyone here feel guilt due to their skin colour? Not particularly. I do occasionally feel varying degrees of disquiet when I'm made aware of despicable things done 'by' or in the name of my country, race, culture, etc etc, but I can rationalise the extent to which I as an ind...
by the curse
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: All Blacks vs Kangaroos - Let's get ready to rumble
Replies: 116
Views: 2795

Re: All Blacks vs Kangaroos - Let's get ready to rumble

so we saved the ARU in the 70s, now we have to bail out their league game? :D

this is a terrible idea imo.
by the curse
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Burnley condemns white lives matter
Replies: 1377
Views: 19434

Re: Burnley condemns white lives matter

Your point about environment is right, but then what about school, friends, work etc? This is a pervasive issue - it needs more than parents telling kids not to be racist . I was more on the parents actual behaviour. Kids mimic a lot of what they see. it is a pervasive issue, and it encompasses a c...
by the curse
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Burnley condemns white lives matter
Replies: 1377
Views: 19434

Re: Burnley condemns white lives matter

Clogs wrote:

His silence on the issue condemns him. If he is not with us then he is against us #Mercedesmustfall #Forza

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by the curse
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Burnley condemns white lives matter
Replies: 1377
Views: 19434

Re: Burnley condemns white lives matter

Clogs wrote:


:thumbup: As was mine. It just serves to highlight how silly things can get.
it really has. Sadly racist attitudes and profiling will always remain. To me it starts and ends in the home, as kids learn so much from their environment.
by the curse
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Burnley condemns white lives matter
Replies: 1377
Views: 19434

Re: Burnley condemns white lives matter

I imagine Lewis Hamilton is unaware that Mercedes used slave labour during WWII? maybe he should resign from their racing team and align himself with more noble teams? good to see his philanthropic work, but the air of hypocrisy remains. What has he said that makes driving for Mercedes hypocritical...