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by grievous
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27158
Views: 1045302

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

David Speers. :nod: I don't think I've spoken to anyone who watches Insiders regularly, that hasn't noticed an editorial shift since he took the job... He's a good example of the corrosive dilution that has been carried out within the ranks at the ABC. Stack the board with friends of the coalition ...
by grievous
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27158
Views: 1045302

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

kiwigreg369 wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:59 am Well said Farva.
here here
by grievous
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27158
Views: 1045302

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:07 pm You're a f**king pelican, Grievous.
More debating brilliance by Guy
No 14 paragraph quote, disappoint.
by grievous
Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27158
Views: 1045302

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 grievous
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

Towny was asking about why the Tahs are so shit at picking talent Here’s an interesting rant that I happen to agree with https://www.smh.com.au/sport/rugby-union/harrison-ruled-out-for-rest-of-super-rugby-au-season-20210414-p57j1a.html And Sluggy says the Rebels, Force and Brumbies shouldn't exist ...
by grievous
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

Colleagues too, these two teams have always had depth, when I was playing against Colleagues had 10 teams. One team was the Convicts who have split to go their own way
by grievous
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

Not to mention having to run 4 grades and 3 colts. That’s a big ask... Probably only 1-2 who could even contemplate it. Look at the div 1 clubs, its pretty much stayed the same for two decades, some have dropped down, a few disappeared. For me the strongest and with most dept are Colleagues or Drum...
by grievous
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

Would re-instituting prom/relegation from Subbies work? You’d probably have a better feel for that than me, but since there’s clubs in Subbies Div 1 who’d be very competitive in Shute, perhaps there’s reasons why they don’t ask to go back to it. Interestingly, Gus Gould gets all this credit for dev...
by grievous
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

I watched North’s vs Penrith, Penrith are as useless as they have always been, o way they’ll even win a game, they should be playing Subbies. I feel sorry for Penrith Go to a game, see all the talent walking around on the sidelines wearing Panthers jerseys. Panthers can’t possibly have slots for al...
by grievous
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

I watched North’s vs Penrith, Penrith are as useless as they have always been, o way they’ll even win a game, they should be playing Subbies. Give them a break, they have been shafted in 14 different ways by NSWRU, 2nd year back from oblivion...just what are you expecting from them against a top 4 ...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

We watched a bit of the Bond Uni v Norths game. Or, rather, we tried to (one of the Bond players is the son of some friends). The feed was terrible, verging on unwatchable. There will be some glitches. Let's hope they get sorted out bloody quickly. They’re leveraging Australia’s telecommunications ...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7897

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

I’d like to see more of Anstee. Hes clarse. The Rebs have a decent pack but the backs have no penetration at all, due a lot to Matty Toomuas lack of creative ability. No way he can play 10 or 12 for the Wobs if we want to actually win a few games. Toomua perhaps deserves some blame but the Rebels b...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7897

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

I’d like to see more of Anstee. Hes clarse. The Rebs have a decent pack but the backs have no penetration at all, due a lot to Matty Toomuas lack of creative ability. No way he can play 10 or 12 for the Wobs if we want to actually win a few games. Toomua perhaps deserves some blame but the Rebels b...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

shanky wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:03 pm
MungoMan wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:57 pm why am I redcliff and where are my pants
Call 911 mate.

We need you safe.
LAPD might take a while...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27158
Views: 1045302

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 grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Strange. I left Townsville when I was 7 and did most of my schooling in Brisbane. Maybe you need to update your file? Fascinating yet defensive if not insecure. Anyways JOC wont be Wallaby flyhallf, deal with it. Insecure? Do you just write down what you're feeling? I think I want Lolesio as flyhal...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Don't use the 'r' word. Pull your head in. Because you went to the "best" school in Townsville? :lol: Strange. I left Townsville when I was 7 and did most of my schooling in Brisbane. Maybe you need to update your file? Fascinating yet defensive if not insecure. Anyways JOC wont be Wallaby flyhallf...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

You're such a clown. Youre a retard, as Shanky said, going full special on any criticism of the Reds, Im glad to see them win. Queenslanders have pulled back Oz rugby since day 1, you are a classic example of that this, inbred banjo plucking amongst the mangrove stuff you are known for. Don't use t...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Thought Berry was fine tbh, reffed a game that flowed well. JOC should be wobblies FH for sure, the guy just has everything to his game, even at this age. His kicks were brilliant, got the Reds back in it when Brumbies were crushing them in contact. And then he falls apart at test level Fly half is...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Thought Berry was fine tbh, reffed a game that flowed well. JOC should be wobblies FH for sure, the guy just has everything to his game, even at this age. His kicks were brilliant, got the Reds back in it when Brumbies were crushing them in contact. And then he falls apart at test level Fly half is...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Thought Berry was fine tbh, reffed a game that flowed well. JOC should be wobblies FH for sure, the guy just has everything to his game, even at this age. His kicks were brilliant, got the Reds back in it when Brumbies were crushing them in contact. And then he falls apart at test level Fly half is...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Berry lost it No Greivy, the Reds took it from the Brumbies. Great game from both sides. Excellent discipline at the end from the Reds and JOC showed why he has to be the Wobs 10. He signalled advantage, both sides stopped playing That’s a clanger, regardless my point happy Reds got a home win
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Berry lost it
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Brumbs come right back, they cant be beaten
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

awesome try
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Paisami being out is a right bugger The fact that Horan is saying that they’re missing ‘big’ centre Paisami (he’s 5’8”) just shows what an absolute fvcking weapon that man is. Absolutely. One thing I saw from an earlier scrum was the supposedly 1m cubed Thor looked taller than Slipper? Maybe Tupou ...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Beibs is behind in the battle of the Wallaby 10 so far, thats pass that led to a try exposes him
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 884

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

UQ are playing some great, expansive Rugby against Brothers. UQ 19-0 Brothers. I don’t know who I hate more - uni or the filth. I have no affiliation to either team. I tried to do the right thing by Rugby and watch the game, but after 15 minutes I couldn't do it any longer - it looks like it's bein...
by grievous
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby in Australia ...
Replies: 34
Views: 768

Re: Rugby in Australia ...

Not exactly a try fest was it? So what...I find this a real issue with fans expectations in this country...sure a game to 30 points with all kicks like in the NH but they appreciate a good low scoring battle with no tries. Why does it have to be multiple toys, that is not a good sign for an Oz derb...
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread
Replies: 341
Views: 6203

Re: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread

So, to recap.. You haven’t been to Xingjiang but you’re 100% sure that everyone’s is fine and dandy there and that the BBC, the UN and the rest of the world is completely wrong about what is happening there? Who said fine and dandy? There has been a serious insurgency for years. YOu can see some of...
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread
Replies: 341
Views: 6203

Re: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread

China colonising the South China Sea isn’t the same as anyone else colonising it. :lol: Chinese genocide isn’t like western genocide, I’m also guessing? What genocide? You do realise by throwing around words like genocide you devalue the weight of the word. Genocide is serious and using the word wh...
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread
Replies: 341
Views: 6203

Re: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread

China colonising the South China Sea isn’t the same as anyone else colonising it. :lol: Chinese genocide isn’t like western genocide, I’m also guessing? What genocide? You do realise by throwing around words like genocide you devalue the weight of the word. Genocide is serious and using the word wh...
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread
Replies: 341
Views: 6203

Re: China vs Taiwan Official Match thread

shanky wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:52 am China colonising the South China Sea isn’t the same as anyone else colonising it.

:lol:

Getting your weekly shirts done every Monday cant be underestimated.
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27158
Views: 1045302

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

How good are these travel bubbles
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4685

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Again, if you are going to overcrowded and polluted beaches you are going to the wrong places. I'm glad we're agreed that the Mediterranean is generally not a great place to find a nice beach. San Sebastian is the best "city" beach Im aware of, lovely large horseshoe shape and clean. Wine by the ga...
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1874

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Reds should be getting 20k plus for this.
by grievous
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4685

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Again, if you are going to overcrowded and polluted beaches you are going to the wrong places. I'm glad we're agreed that the Mediterranean is generally not a great place to find a nice beach. San Sebastian is the best "city" beach Im aware of, lovely large horseshoe shape and clean. Wine by the ga...
by grievous
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

Last year my son's school played a friendly against Nudgee College in pre-season. My son's team (U13) and the U14 team (admittedly gash) played a half each against a Nudgee U12 team. They were beaten comprehensively in both halves. The First XV played a match against the Nudgee 5ths (I think) and w...
by grievous
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

For whatever the reason, these schools are producing copious amounts of talent. Australian junior rugby has never been that strong in the clubs from ages 13-17. We are fortunate that schools’ egos have led to big investments in player development as otherwise we would be truly farked. What hard evi...
by grievous
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

CHS system needs a reboot, when I hear about high schools that "once" played rugby I wince.
Outside GPS; SBHS who cant compete in their own comp, are there any rugby state schools anymore in Sydney?