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by Thomas
Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 618
Views: 18614

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

I think he's got the prize. I mean, we have our fair share of crazies but he's a real swivel-eyed loon. Would be a genuinely terrifying person to be stuck in a lift or on a long distance bus or train trip with.
by Thomas
Thu Apr 22, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 618
Views: 18614

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

Your head up your arse as usual, moron, along with your neo-Marxist agenda . My guess is you dropped out of school at about age 6 (a generous estimate) judging by the way you talk, so your opinions don't surprise me much. Can you define this neo-Marxist agenda? I always wonder what the righty tight...
by Thomas
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Force v. Reds - Greatest Match of All Time (predicted)
Replies: 23
Views: 289

Re: Force v. Reds - Greatest Match of All Time (predicted)

Zakar wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:12 am Reds starting 2 flankers in the row.

I've seen it work in subbies.

If I'm the Force, I'm trying to beat the shit out of the Reds up front.
That'd be fun to watch. :twisted:
by Thomas
Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales to Grandslam the SH teams this Autumn*
Replies: 46
Views: 1396

Re: Wales to Grandslam the SH teams this Autumn*

Australia is due for another 13 win streak against Wales. Re-establishing the status quo etc etc.
by Thomas
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sometimes you gotta yeet a bobcat
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Sometimes you gotta yeet a bobcat

Some dogs just don't give a shit. They are the scary ones. Even dogs the size of cats are scary when they just don't care. The only time I've ever really kicked a dog was when I was bitten by a fox terrier cross while doing an inspection on a farm. I turned my back and the little bastard chomped on ...
by Thomas
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sometimes you gotta yeet a bobcat
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Sometimes you gotta yeet a bobcat

I saw this earlier. He went from "cheerful good morning" to "Imma gonna shoot dat furker" really quickly, didn't he?

If you watch the top left you can see the "furker" just fangin' it across the road to fuck shit up.
by Thomas
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TJ Perenara to the Roosters
Replies: 41
Views: 2012

Re: TJ Perenara to the Roosters

Didn't TJ wear rainbow laces once in support of same sex marriage?

What an oik.
by Thomas
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TJ Perenara to the Roosters
Replies: 41
Views: 2012

Re: TJ Perenara to the Roosters

He already looks and acts like a league player so it works for all parties really. Dont want such thuggish oiks in our sport He’s one of the more enlightened players in the world. His stance on gay marriage and other social matters is to be commended. Great when sportspeople articulate well for imp...
by Thomas
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Useless Rabble versus Neigh Neighs
Replies: 28
Views: 898

Re: Useless Rabble versus Neigh Neighs

I can't believe people (no one on here, I am sure) were suggesting Wessells get the Wallaby coaching gig.

Guy is a goose.
by Thomas
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Most Appalling Rugby Article You've Read
Replies: 34
Views: 1882

Re: The Most Appalling Rugby Article You've Read

RONAN O’Gara’s relentlessly curious mind has, for the longest time, acted as a vaccine against the virus of a humdrum life. This is one of the greatest sentences ever written. :lol: I'm not even interested in the subject matter but I can't get past the first few sentences without laughing at the ce...
by Thomas
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Most Appalling Rugby Article You've Read
Replies: 34
Views: 1882

Re: The Most Appalling Rugby Article You've Read

RONAN O’Gara’s relentlessly curious mind has, for the longest time, acted as a vaccine against the virus of a humdrum life.
This is one of the greatest sentences ever written. :lol:
by Thomas
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7903

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

We all know Mog knows more than Brad Thorn...

I don't think Petaia is overrated. His performances back that up. It's just that there are also a lot of performances where he tries to do too much and stuffs everything up. He'll be fine.
by Thomas
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7903

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

The Optimist wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:52 am Petaia @ 15. He is horrible under the high ball... no composure at all. I thought you guys watched rugby :x

Watching Jpn League on wknd, Sean McMahon and Kerevi :o Aus Rugby could use them.
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by Thomas
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN
Replies: 63
Views: 1048

Re: Shute Shield - every game - on STAN

The Easts - Sunnybank match was a belter and the coverage was great. The 'bank got up as well!
by Thomas
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7903

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Olo wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:58 pm It’s probably a good time to extend an olive branch to Latu? The Tahs could use him. Maybe send him down to Melbourne to school Uelese in bodily harm?
Latu doesn't need an olive branch. He needs to join AA.
by Thomas
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1882

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

The fact half of them routinely misspell players' names bugs the hell out of me.

There are some genuine idiots posting there. I mean, we have our own idiots but they have some real doozies.
by Thomas
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1882

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

My wife watched the post match stuff and saw the interview with McReight. She was "How old is this kid and why am I now in love?" She watches bugger all rugby apart from the action and was surprised at how coherent he was. Future Wallaby captain material (JOC is my first love though.) Likes a bloke...
by Thomas
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1882

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

McReight has the ability of Pocock with the engine of Hooper. He gets through so much work...it's insane.
by Thomas
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1882

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

My wife watched the post match stuff and saw the interview with McReight. She was "How old is this kid and why am I now in love?" She watches bugger all rugby apart from the action and was surprised at how coherent he was.

Future Wallaby captain material (JOC is my first love though.)
by Thomas
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1882

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

Watched the match again last night and noted that Tate's pass is really shit. Almost every second pass to JOC put him on the back foot because he had to stop and gather the ball in. He really needs to work on that. The pass before JOC's kick in the lead up to the Flook try is a prime example. I've b...
by Thomas
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7903

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Is Petaia playing 13 tonight? Hope he can bring his game back to where it was last year. Ikatau has been excellent but it would be nice to have a bit more size at 13. Hamish Stewart at 12, Paisami at 13. Petaia on the flank. Did anyone read Nic Bishop's piece in The Roar? Basically said Stewart is ...
by Thomas
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1882

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

MungoMan wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:42 am
Thomas wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:25 pm
grievous wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:03 am Reds should be getting 20k plus for this.
Maybe. This time last week we were just coming out of a snap lockdown. Masks are still mandatory.
Should have been mandatory for you forever, horrorhead

I can't retort this.
by Thomas
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6:2 split
Replies: 33
Views: 1325

Re: 6:2 split

Its a gamble, but hopefully its data driven. I'm also seeing 9s play on the wing late in games to open up the 6-2 opportunity. This year I've seen Frank Lomani, Isaac Fines and Tate McDermott spend time on the wing. Tate McDermott is more than handy on the wing. He's quick, can tackle and can pop u...
by Thomas
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do the Irish feel shame about WW2?
Replies: 24
Views: 1129

Re: Do the Irish feel shame about WW2?

Anonymous 1 wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:55 pm These threads are killing this forum.. i apologize for playing my part :( :(
Apology accepted.

Almost tempted to go on a mass post deletion spree.
by Thomas
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds v. Brumbies battle.
Replies: 207
Views: 1882

Re: Reds v. Brumbies battle.

grievous wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:03 am Reds should be getting 20k plus for this.
Maybe. This time last week we were just coming out of a snap lockdown. Masks are still mandatory.
by Thomas
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Legit try?
Replies: 16
Views: 1305

Re: Legit try?

NZ refs in yet another shocker.
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Speaking of which, while we were up on the Sunshine Coast we visited Australia Zoo. It's more of a shrine to the Irwin family than a zoo though and has this super weird cult vibe. While waiting for the croc show they put on a 15 minute presentation of Bindi Irwin's wedding and when all the handlers...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Nah, not really. Certainly not at Currumbin which is on the Gold Coast. There are salties in on the coast at the Whitsundays but not out at Whitehaven. Also, the water is gin clear so you'd see them coming. The only nasties in the Whitsundays are jelly fish that will sting you to death and sharks t...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Haha good one. Gympie Gympie trees. What next? Drop bears? You should lick one! https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/%C2%A9-le-mirior-2009-screen-grab-dm-leaf.jpg Even the slightest touch of a gympie gympie leaf can cause excruciating pain. An intense stinging, burning...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Sea snakes are actually pretty harmless. Whilst they might looks scary and be highly venomous, they are shy creatures that are terrified of humans. Fatalities from sea snake bites are virtually unheard of. Oh yes, that's correct. They aren't very aggressive and people rarely encounter them in the w...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Sea snakes are actually pretty harmless. Whilst they might looks scary and be highly venomous, they are shy creatures that are terrified of humans. Fatalities from sea snake bites are virtually unheard of. Oh yes, that's correct. They aren't very aggressive and people rarely encounter them in the w...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Sea snakes are actually pretty harmless. Whilst they might looks scary and be highly venomous, they are shy creatures that are terrified of humans. Fatalities from sea snake bites are virtually unheard of. Oh yes, that's correct. They aren't very aggressive and people rarely encounter them in the w...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Nah, not really. Certainly not at Currumbin which is on the Gold Coast. There are salties in on the coast at the Whitsundays but not out at Whitehaven. Also, the water is gin clear so you'd see them coming. The only nasties in the Whitsundays are jelly fish that will sting you to death and sharks t...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

On beaches I’d probably good with most are just wonderful to be on - just nice to get on the beach and feel the sun/water/wind. I actually can’t think of a bad beach I’ve been to. I spent last week at Moffat Beach on the Sunshine Coast. Every morning and afternoon I walked my dog and sat on the san...
by Thomas
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Nah, not really. Certainly not at Currumbin which is on the Gold Coast. There are salties in on the coast at the Whitsundays but not out at Whitehaven. Also, the water is gin clear so you'd see them coming. The only nasties in the Whitsundays are jelly fish that will sting you to death and sharks t...
by Thomas
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Nah, not really. Certainly not at Currumbin which is on the Gold Coast. There are salties in on the coast at the Whitsundays but not out at Whitehaven. Also, the water is gin clear so you'd see them coming. The only nasties in the Whitsundays are jelly fish that will sting you to death and sharks t...
by Thomas
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Nah, not really. Certainly not at Currumbin which is on the Gold Coast. There are salties in on the coast at the Whitsundays but not out at Whitehaven. Also, the water is gin clear so you'd see them coming. The only nasties in the Whitsundays are jelly fish that will sting you to death and sharks t...
by Thomas
Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4694

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Hard to go past Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island in North QLD. Can be a bit hard to get to though. My personal favourite is Currumbin Beach. I grew up visiting both of these spots. My Dad built a 20ft trailer sailor boat and we spent every holiday cruising around the Whitsunday Islands from the...
by Thomas
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

kiap wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:13 am
Thomas wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:20 pm In QLD there is a huge disparity between the GPS schools and others. I'd love to see how the top TAS schools would go against the GPS schools.
The answer as it stands is they'd still lose. It's largely down to 'sportingships'.
Oh, for sure.
by Thomas
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:20 pm
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 we...