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by Thomas
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kiwis and Aussies: Sam Harris - thoughts?
Replies: 16
Views: 281

Re: Kiwis and Aussies: Sam Harris - thoughts?

Zakar wrote: Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:09 am There were two sportsmen my friends worshipped in highschool. Menzies and Mortlock :thumbup:
I don't know how anyone could hate Beaver. Bloke was the epitome of a great club man. 477 matches of first class rugby league...in the forwards. Farrrrk.
by Thomas
Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kiwis and Aussies: Sam Harris - thoughts?
Replies: 16
Views: 281

Re: Kiwis and Aussies: Sam Harris - thoughts?

Here's an article on Sam that might give you some material Beaver is mentioned at No.6 https://www.todaystale.com/northernbeachessportstribune/samharris-a__DB1c/holyhybridsamharrisssuperxv-s__fuNq?fbclid=IwAR2_LFwGSMuyN0eSHg0yC3uXNlcm2KTezEyvYD1GQGJjCYlzacKrDpDFFOo That was a great read! :thumbup:
by Thomas
Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If I wanted to watch Rugby League, I'd watch Rugby League
Replies: 51
Views: 1099

Re: If I wanted to watch Rugby League, I'd watch Rugby League

Apparently, in France, the TH prop is the highest paid player! How about that? A value system designed by and for, fat slow pricks. Speedy plum licking at a per-the-minute and micro-nutrient-controlled recovery-lolly rather than our plum eating a blessed by-the-far-off-gaze-of-a-lettuce-leaf kebab,...
by Thomas
Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If I wanted to watch Rugby League, I'd watch Rugby League
Replies: 51
Views: 1099

Re: If I wanted to watch Rugby League, I'd watch Rugby League

I always think James O' Connor is a pretty good representative of the bigger picture of Australia rugby. Mercurial. In JOC we trust. https://live-production.wcms.abc-cdn.net.au/cff8e87be3fe5840ae854b05105b122a?impolicy=wcms_crop_resize&cropH=1663&cropW=2495&xPos=102&yPos=77&width=862&height=575
by Thomas
Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 1393
Views: 35328

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

NSW’s daily coronavirus numbers are in. The state recorded 18 locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday. Of those 18 cases, we already knew about 13. In addition, six new cases were detected overnight. This means NSW has technically recorded 11 new cases. Those numbers are...
by Thomas
Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1024
Views: 29359

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

9. McDermott 10. Lolesio 11. Koroibete 12. Paisami 13. Ikitau 14. Wright 15. Banks The future is now... :thumbup: :thumbup: Good backline IMO. Hopefully Banks has one of his on days. You don't need a big centre if Rob Valetini is there every now and then to hurt people. I mean, Kerevi would be nice...
by Thomas
Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If I wanted to watch Rugby League, I'd watch Rugby League
Replies: 51
Views: 1099

Re: If I wanted to watch Rugby League, I'd watch Rugby League

ALL HAIL THE HAMMER!

Don't really care for the drop out but the 50/22 is a good one. There's only been something like 1 every 3 games though.

The 20 minute red card is the one rule I really like, especially with the laws being, sometimes, adhered to by refs.
by Thomas
Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

kiap wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:58 am
Ali's Choice wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:53 amNZR should go it alone, and look at PI or Japanese options.
Absolutely
Indeed.

Personally, I can't wait to see the Mt Maunganui Maulers play the Osaka She-Devils in the Super Happy Fun Time Silver Lake Champion Tournament in 2024.
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

I think both countries need to go their own way for a season or two just to let things calm down. I'm happy with the SRAU...bring the Drua in as well. SRNZ can do whatever they do and we'll rehash in a few years. While we're at it...bring back rugby tours. I want to see international teams touring t...
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

:evil: Interesting that crickets not that popular over here at the moment either… I bet in NZ there's wall to wall coverage when England plays South Africa in cricket, right? Why would cricket be in the news here? I heard some scores on the radio this morning from the match in England. That's prett...
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

Interesting that crickets not that popular over here at the moment either… I bet in NZ there's wall to wall coverage when England plays South Africa in cricket, right? Why would cricket be in the news here? I heard some scores on the radio this morning from the match in England. That's pretty much ...
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

So we’re back to where we were last year - both unions are attempting to make decisions that are best for their country. Makes sense. I have strong doubts about the quality of pasific or Fiji team- but to be fair the Force were good value as third best Aus team. The Drua would be good value if they...
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post your 419s here
Replies: 29
Views: 1862

Re: Post your 419s here

Kinda keen to see these montages tbh.

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by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

Our easiest option is Japan. You do know that the Force -- I'm talking the Indo-Pacific-Rugby era team (basically NRC level) -- beat Robbie Deans's much vaunted Panasonic championship-winning team? You're dreamin' if you think Japan's teams will be sharply competitive. Even your hated Rebels would ...
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

NZR needs to take a big breath and go chase a bigger market. lolz. You guys don't have a choice. It's either that or drown trying to hold you guys up. These other markets, where would they be? Would it require heaps of travel and time zones, because we know that doesn't work, would they be anywhere...
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

Interesting that crickets not that popular over here at the moment either… I bet in NZ there's wall to wall coverage when England plays South Africa in cricket, right? Why would cricket be in the news here? I heard some scores on the radio this morning from the match in England. That's pretty much ...
by Thomas
Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 387
Views: 16807

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

guy smiley wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:19 am
NZR needs to take a big breath and go chase a bigger market.
lolz.

You guys don't have a choice.
by Thomas
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Winless Waratahs post $3 million profit
Replies: 50
Views: 1845

Re: Winless Waratahs post $3 million profit

Watching Louis Lynagh play on the weekend, and how we made Semi Radraga look like a bitch, id try and throw a bit of cash at bringing him to Aus to play Fullback for the Tahs. His younger brother will be moving to QLD shortly. He has signed with the Reds through to 2023 and will be moving to Brisba...
by Thomas
Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Winless Waratahs post $3 million profit
Replies: 50
Views: 1845

Re: Winless Waratahs post $3 million profit

Watching Louis Lynagh play on the weekend, and how we made Semi Radraga look like a bitch, id try and throw a bit of cash at bringing him to Aus to play Fullback for the Tahs. His younger brother will be moving to QLD shortly. He has signed with the Reds through to 2023 and will be moving to Brisba...
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies & Cantabs - what are you doing this Saturday evening?
Replies: 67
Views: 1849

Re: Aussies - what are you doing this Saturday evening?

Probably mosey on down to the rugby club and watch the young blokes run around. Have a couple of tins and come home and fire up the fire pit. Gonna grill some steaks as big as my head on the coals. Good idea How do you reckon the best way to get the fire pit going is? Do you go softwood first? Or s...
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bonehead Swinton gets off. What a joke
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: Bonehead Swinton gets off. What a joke

Bloke should have copped 6 weeks and then another couple of weeks for his smooshed up face.

Was Lomax cited for his shoulder charge to the head of a player?
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies & Cantabs - what are you doing this Saturday evening?
Replies: 67
Views: 1849

Re: Aussies - what are you doing this Saturday evening?

It's character building. Plus, they have a dog who attacks shadows and palm trees.
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies & Cantabs - what are you doing this Saturday evening?
Replies: 67
Views: 1849

Re: Aussies - what are you doing this Saturday evening?

Probably mosey on down to the rugby club and watch the young blokes run around. Have a couple of tins and come home and fire up the fire pit. Gonna grill some steaks as big as my head on the coals. Good idea How do you reckon the best way to get the fire pit going is? Do you go softwood first? Or s...
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies & Cantabs - what are you doing this Saturday evening?
Replies: 67
Views: 1849

Re: Aussies - what are you doing this Saturday evening?

Probably mosey on down to the rugby club and watch the young blokes run around. Have a couple of tins and come home and fire up the fire pit. Gonna grill some steaks as big as my head on the coals. Good idea How do you reckon the best way to get the fire pit going is? Do you go softwood first? Or s...
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies & Cantabs - what are you doing this Saturday evening?
Replies: 67
Views: 1849

Re: Aussies - what are you doing this Saturday evening?

Farva wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:45 am
Thomas wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:26 am Probably mosey on down to the rugby club and watch the young blokes run around. Have a couple of tins and come home and fire up the fire pit. Gonna grill some steaks as big as my head on the coals.
:shock:

And you have a big head!
You know it. :nod:
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies & Cantabs - what are you doing this Saturday evening?
Replies: 67
Views: 1849

Re: Aussies - what are you doing this Saturday evening?

Probably mosey on down to the rugby club and watch the young blokes run around. Have a couple of tins and come home and fire up the fire pit. Gonna grill some steaks as big as my head on the coals.
by Thomas
Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blake Ferguson to the Force?
Replies: 18
Views: 475

Re: Blake Ferguson to the Force?

Ferguson is a grub and convicted sexual assaulter Plus, he’s washed up with no league contract What a waste of fcking time going after him. All IMO I agree with all of this. Really not sure why they are chasing him and not someone like Kerevi. NRL players are only useful if they come over while the...
by Thomas
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 449
Views: 16969

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

What a thread! :lol:
by Thomas
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Concussions Thread
Replies: 70
Views: 16429

Re: Concussions Thread

Saw a kid get knocked unconscious in an U10s match the other week. Was running down the sideline at pace and stepped in field right into my son's team's best defender who was sprinting across in cover. Quite easily the best textbook tackle I've ever seen but the kid was out before he hit the ground...
by Thomas
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Concussions Thread
Replies: 70
Views: 16429

Re: Concussions Thread

Saw a kid get knocked unconscious in an U10s match the other week. Was running down the sideline at pace and stepped in field right into my son's team's best defender who was sprinting across in cover. Quite easily the best textbook tackle I've ever seen but the kid was out before he hit the ground....
by Thomas
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: add “you piece of sh1t” to any famous movie line
Replies: 123
Views: 5011

Re: add “you piece of sh1t” to any famous movie line

"Say hello to my little piece of shit"
by Thomas
Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1024
Views: 29359

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

The Pooper only worked because it caught teams by surprise. We won a match against the ABs because they were all "WTF" and we won that match against England in the RWC because they were certain they'd bash us up and didn't count on our pack playing the best match of their lives. After that teams wor...
by Thomas
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1024
Views: 29359

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Farva wrote: Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:27 pm I do recall one of our worst performances was when we picked Ben McCalman at 7 and had no dedicated fetcher.
Ah.

The Robbie Deans Sleeper Cell.
by Thomas
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Waratahs vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sat 12th June
Replies: 132
Views: 1404

Re: Waratahs vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sat 12th June

shanky wrote: Sat Jun 12, 2021 2:41 pm
Crikey

2.3m per carry.

Stop the presses
But he has a great angry face. Grr.
by Thomas
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Waratahs vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sat 12th June
Replies: 132
Views: 1404

Re: Waratahs vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sat 12th June

Swinton has been outplayed by every opposite number in every game this season. His only skill is making scary faces and getting carded.
by Thomas
Sat Jun 12, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Waratahs vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sat 12th June
Replies: 132
Views: 1404

Re: Waratahs vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sat 12th June

Tell me again why Swinton should be a Wallaby.
by Thomas
Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hurricanes v Reds.
Replies: 254
Views: 3035

Re: Hurricanes v Reds.

I don't ever want to use the word cheating when describing a ref so I won't. I'll just say he doesn't seem up to this level. :?
by Thomas
Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hurricanes v Reds.
Replies: 254
Views: 3035

Re: Hurricanes v Reds.

This is embarrassing.

Feel like shit, just want Egon Seconds back.
by Thomas
Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crunch SRTT: Highlanders v Brumbies
Replies: 86
Views: 1104

Re: Crunch SRTT: Highlanders v Brumbies

Zakar wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:39 am Its going to be real f**king cold.

Kunzle is pretty raw but is coming along.

If we can establish forward dominance we're in with a shot.
I like him. There's something about his style I like. Can tackle, can kick...is large.
by Thomas
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1024
Views: 29359

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

shanky wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:21 am Agreed.

He’s more versatile than Ant Faingaa and I am fairly probably sure that DD loved that bloke

Squad utility back ftw
Hey Dumbledore he's raggin' on you again!