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by Nieghorn
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The new James Bond is......
Replies: 66
Views: 1831

Re: The new James Bond is......

Sean Bean. " 'Ee Moneypenny, Mek us a Cuppa,Theres a good Lass! ( Smacks her on Arse) Walks into Posh Hotel up to Bar. " Ah M'sieu Bond, Dry Martini, Shaken not Stirred?" " Shekken!, What dost tha mean Shekken?, I,ll have a Pint of Bloody Tetleys, and mek sure tha puts a proper fookin head o'nt!" H...
by Nieghorn
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1798
Views: 88589

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Saw a job posting yesterday I thought the regulars to this thread would 'enjoy'... private school in Vancouver looking for a Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, paying 90-100k a year. School only has about 500 students. I've no issue with having a hard look at school policies and the curric...
by Nieghorn
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Novak Djokovic kicked out of US open
Replies: 78
Views: 1984

Re: Novak Djokovic kicked out of US open

EverReady wrote: Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:33 pm She made a meal of that, then had desert, a snooze and got up for a delicious buffet breakfast
Let me give you a light tap on the front of your neck with the side of my hand.
by Nieghorn
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1798
Views: 88589

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

USC Professor placed on leave for saying AN N-word that sounds like THE N-word but isn't in fact THE N-word in a lecture. Counselling is available for the affected students. https://www.nationalreview.com/news/usc-communications-professor-placed-on-leave-after-using-chinese-word-that-sounds-like-ra...
by Nieghorn
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?
Replies: 54
Views: 1624

Re: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?

There's an official ABs youtube clip from a while back with their S&C guy saying, as mentioned above, the balance is important in rugby. He said they don't want a player, essentially, carrying the equivalent of a backpack full of bricks around the pitch if it's not necessary for their positional dem...
by Nieghorn
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the fullback at fault here? (League)
Replies: 18
Views: 612

Re: Is the fullback at fault here? (League)

This happens to FBs all the time. Sometimes it's poor tracking and totally their fault. Others - especially during sudden linebreaks - it's a potential damned if you do / don't scenario ... chase hard and risk being stepped / track slower and risk getting beat for pace. I see their defensive role a ...
by Nieghorn
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Young refs
Replies: 47
Views: 1157

Re: Young refs

Speaking of young nerdlinger refs, there's a nice blocker line by Maxwell-Keys for Wuss' first try.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6vgVAVAAhU
by Nieghorn
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58392
Views: 6935573

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

Can we go back to making referees wear blazers, and if you served, it must be full uniform!?

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by Nieghorn
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)
Replies: 4966
Views: 908552

Re: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)

I feel dirty having to agree with Mog on something, but Sweden was definitely nearer the bottom than the top of the eye-candy stakes in Europe. Right next door in Norway was at the top (though it was mentioned that a lot of young Swedes go to Norway to work, so it is possible all that talent was ac...
by Nieghorn
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Young refs
Replies: 47
Views: 1157

Re: Young refs

No decent rugby supporter anywhere in the sane world calls the greatest game in the world rugger... Ahh, so THAT's why the US continues to lag behind! Seems like MOST of them use that term... https://morrisrugby.teamsnapsites.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/406/2018/04/Rent-A-Rugger-Flyer-2018-232x300...
by Nieghorn
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Young refs
Replies: 47
Views: 1157

Re: Young refs

Mullet 2 wrote:Nah give me an eccentric old coot anyday.

That's real rugger.
Until they cost your team the game by still being around the 10m line when your winger has dove in, but by the time he's waddled there, the chaser has burrowed underneath and is claiming held up, which he's agreed with!
by Nieghorn
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Young refs
Replies: 47
Views: 1157

Re: Young refs

Most Refs nowadays seem to be retired Scrum-halves. Generally shit as well. They need more retired locks as refs. I've never thought of this ... giving the gobby shortarse who himself gobbed off to more refs in his day than the entire team a whistle? It's either going to be redemption time or still...
by Nieghorn
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Play this at my funeral - not a dry eye in the house
Replies: 56
Views: 2268

Re: Play this at my funeral - not a dry eye in the house

Live band, Will Farrell lookalike banging on a cowbell ... not a dry eye because everyone will be laughing their butts off! Most of my friends have a dark sense of humour, so they'll be laughing at least.

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by Nieghorn
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Young refs
Replies: 47
Views: 1157

Re: Young refs

I'm all for people giving back in another way - ref, coach, admin, etc - if playing full contact isn't for them or if life puts you in a position where you can't risk it (coached quite a few lads whose job required them to be on their feet and benefits were crap). My only issue with 'young refs' is ...
by Nieghorn
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

earl the beaver wrote:Big fan of the 2003 Brumbies shirt
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:thumbup:

Liked the addition of the ACT crest as well!
by Nieghorn
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

Nieghorn have you no alterations near you? I have had a few shirts taken in I actually have access to a sewing machine and have taken in most of mine that were much too big. The problem with the London Irish shirt was the side stripes. Altering would have almost took them away completely. Figured s...
by Nieghorn
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Tim_Rodber.jpg Every time I see that one (or similar) and the previously posted Leicester shirt on ebay, they often start small ... and the bids come in fast and furious! One I didn't get outbid on ... payed maybe 5 quid for this, in perfect condi...
by Nieghorn
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

Speaking of LIR, there was cotton(ish) version of this shirt with a collar that I wanted so bad, but wasn't willing to pay full price for. When the end of season sales came, they didn't have my size. :( https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/264725123824_/ISC-London-Irish-LV-Cup-Rugby-Shirt-Season....
by Nieghorn
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

But this was the best they've worn since the early 90s or 80s, I reckon. I think Nike only had a few hundred that were for sale and were all gone within a day or thereabouts? https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2010/02/06/article-1249004-082E2B8A000005DC-225_306x423.jpg I don't even think the off-brand...
by Nieghorn
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

Irish https://www.irishtimes.com/polopoly_fs/1.2971215!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_620/image.jpg This is the wrong answer. The greatest rugby jersey of all time is the LI Kooga jersey with white black and red stripes down the sides, no sponsor on the front and the pint on the back. I...
by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

Speaking of vintage, England had an away kit around 2014 that had the potential to be sharp. Women wore it in the World Cup ... https://i.ytimg.com/vi/7zN4BaG1jQ0/hqdefault.jpg I wonder if it was based on Lancashire? THIS is a proper old school rugby shirt! https://i1.wp.com/anthemionauction.com/wp-...
by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

You put one more collarless monstrosity on my thread and we're having a straightener :lol: ... the last two have collars! I'm sure that Wasps change shirt has a proper one, but it's just folded in the action? Or maybe the game shirt had the 'grandad collar' and not a proper one? But this does. http...
by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: An opportunity for MLR to expand in Canada?
Replies: 9
Views: 371

Re: An opportunity for MLR to expand in Canada?

Chicago is not New York as far as "you must have a team there if you want to be a pro league", but no teams in the Midwest sticks out as a giant hole in the league's footprint. It also makes the league a 2 coasts league instead of something national. Surprising that Hawaii seems to have priority? A...
by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

I have this Bath shirt (1997).

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by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

Wasps https://i2-prod.coventrytelegraph.net/incoming/article8294838.ece/ALTERNATES/s615/74200832.jpg If not that year, on the shoulder of, the change (I know you don't want them!) strip was one of their best since I've been a fan ... https://ssl.c.photoshelter.com/img-get2/I0000xqgH6WHfde8/fit=1000...
by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Artists you discovered during Covid-19 lockdown
Replies: 6
Views: 392

Re: Artists you discovered during Covid-19 lockdown

Chicks singing rock ... Eliza and the Delusionals (Aussie indie rock) Best Coast (verging on surf rock?) Ellis (mellow, almost 90s guitar sound?) All the Damn Vampires (80s synth revival) Beyries (piano and strings) And with dudes at the helm ... Four Year Strong (two singer pop punk) Shade (little ...
by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team
Replies: 157
Views: 3163

Re: Mullet's 100% Accurate Best Jersey for each team

Stade Toulouse https://www.classicrugbyshirts.com/ekmps/shops/adrianstapley/images/1993-1994-stade-toulousain-l-s-rugby-union-shirt-medium-15190-1-p[ekm]500x375[ekm].jpg Now that's a jersey That's not showing for me, but is the Nike shirt with wide black / red hoops, white collar? If so, solid trad...
by Nieghorn
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Don't know if RR but can't be bothered to check.
Replies: 52
Views: 1180

Re: Don't know if RR but can't be bothered to check.

It said Canada, but a three way tie with Norway and Denmark as well. Seems like a lot of y'all are headed to one of those two, so I'll pack my x-country skis and head to Norge!
by Nieghorn
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do we want the NPR deserters back?
Replies: 46
Views: 2270

Re: Do we want the NPR deserters back?

koroke hangareka wrote:The soccer blokes have actually put together quite a decent forum. Just remember to stay the hell away from the rugby sub-forum.
It's about as busy as our Planet Rugby subforum was back in the day.
by Nieghorn
Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Travel in a post-Covid world - discuss
Replies: 57
Views: 1285

Re: Travel in a post-Covid world - discuss

People I know are already exploring more of their local region and posting pics with "Who knew it was so beautiful around here?" Hopefully local businesses will see more traffic over the coming years as people decide not to go abroad.
by Nieghorn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Remember that Andy Powell incident?
Replies: 7
Views: 917

Re: Remember that Andy Powell incident?

Cheers for the translation! I didn't get much of it either. :D
by Nieghorn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Remember that Andy Powell incident?
Replies: 7
Views: 917

Remember that Andy Powell incident?

This kid's dad does and is keeping it alive! :lol:

https://twitter.com/jemmadmountcomp/sta ... 24096?s=20
by Nieghorn
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Military History/Pics Thread.
Replies: 2270
Views: 265949

Re: The Military History/Pics Thread.

Crashed YAK (maybe?) in Finland https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/117231672_1203760653314945_1251172672731446686_o.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_sid=dd9801&_nc_ohc=_w4Khokw38MAX9Bv3ZR&_nc_ht=scontent-yyz1-1.xx&oh=1c460febf3d7c3d173f89a5dd4bfa212&oe=5F58B0FE ... that dog (puppy) looks extra tiny!
by Nieghorn
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58392
Views: 6935573

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/enhanced/webdr03/2013/5/2/10/enhanced-buzz-2241-1367503928-11.jpg?downsize=600:*&output-format=auto&output-quality=auto https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/enhanced/webdr02/2013/5/2/10/enhanced-buzz-19207-1367505962-1.jpg?downsize=600:*&ou...
by Nieghorn
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Law trials. What law trialing?
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: SRA - Law trials. What law trialing?

Shame they didn't adopt the 50:22 trial because that's been going great in Australia ... :roll:
by Nieghorn
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player stabbing spree after Mungo-League match
Replies: 35
Views: 1304

Re: Player stabbing spree after Mungo-League match

I don't know what rugby you watch, but all front rowers are expected to be passing these days to shift the point of attack. Take some time and do two* things: 1. Count how many times this actually happens and 2a. How many times they just carry straight into contact / 2b. How many times that is for ...
by Nieghorn
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)
Replies: 4966
Views: 908552

Re: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)

I've been re-watching The Orville ... forgot about this moment: https://miro.medium.com/max/960/1*-LDU1SYOndAKuQvAAxMKdg.gif https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/orville/images/b/ba/EnsignTurco.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20171209165746 More: https://64.media.tumblr.com/02885015c8bceffcea02846c9c05071c/tu...
by Nieghorn
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 86890
Views: 4328708

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

People on twitter suggesting crowd funding to keep England's team on the circuit as is ... but is 7s REALLY even that popular?

A mate who's even less of a fan of it than me says that World Rugby has to bankroll the series to keep it afloat.
by Nieghorn
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player stabbing spree after Mungo-League match
Replies: 35
Views: 1304

Re: Player stabbing spree after Mungo-League match

Watched the last couple Warriors games. What's this set restart bullshit? I watched the roosters march upfield with about 15 straight tackles. :lol: I don't quite get it either, but then again, I'm happy to admit I don't quite get league. How does it work? Any infringement at the "ruck" is now a ne...