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by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 67
Views: 2025

Re: Current best player in the world

towny wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:14 am Kiwis in 2021 - it’s impossible to have a single player as the best in the world as each position is so different

Also kiwis in 2021 - Richie McCaw is undoubtedly the best player of all time.
:lol:
by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 67
Views: 2025

Re: Current best player in the world

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by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 67
Views: 2025

Re: Current best player in the world

Farva wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:27 am Looking at the stats, we didn't lose a scrum, but won a few against you.
One day we'll have a player who, in Guy's eyes, can be deemed one of the best in the world.

One day...
by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 67
Views: 2025

Re: Current best player in the world

mrbrownstone wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:13 am In a World XV, Furlong starts with Tupou providing the ultimate impact off the bench. He absolutely deserves to be in the conversation.
:nod:

That'd be pretty sweet to see.
by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 67
Views: 2025

Re: Current best player in the world

Wagons circling :lol: :? So someone puts forward a name and you go "lol he isn't good lol he ain't never did good against da mighty ABs" and then when someone points out you're wrong, go "lol look at you losers..." That's a bit weird. I mean, we know he's Australian and could score 6 tries in a mat...
by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 67
Views: 2025

Re: Current best player in the world

Bloody hell. Guy says he doesnt perform against the All Blacks. Farva posts videos of him scoring the winning try in the most recent Bledisloe and demolishing the All Black scrum. Guy: its not that good because reasons. You couldn't make this up. No, but you could have predicted it. I certainly did...
by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 67
Views: 2025

Re: Current best player in the world

I'm not seeing Taniela Tupou in that list.

Pretty shit list btw.
by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clapping the opposition
Replies: 24
Views: 926

Re: Clapping the opposition

I watch junior rugby pretty much every weekend for half a year. The overwhelming majority of spectators applaud every try and every good tackle or pass . There have been a few instances where parents have applauded an opposition kid knocking a ball on which is a bit shit but most of those people co...
by Thomas
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 39
Views: 852

Re: Limits to Growth

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by Thomas
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Respected Irish journo: "Marcus Smith has an oompa-loompa tan"
Replies: 203
Views: 7995

Re: Respected Irish journo: "Marcus Smith has an oompa-loompa tan"

If you’ve taken the time to look at Smiths hair, you’ve also seen his face. There’s no ambiguity. Bigot gets busted on the podcast, forgot he wasn’t holding court with the lads down the club sinking pints where porndog & co could smooth it over. “Ah here lads, he’s practically orange- nobody could ...
by Thomas
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clapping the opposition
Replies: 24
Views: 926

Re: Clapping the opposition

I watch junior rugby pretty much every weekend for half a year. The overwhelming majority of spectators applaud every try and every good tackle or pass. There have been a few instances where parents have applauded an opposition kid knocking a ball on which is a bit shit but most of those people come...
by Thomas
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Hillsong church
Replies: 33
Views: 1085

Re: Aussies - Hillsong church

I’ve been past their temple place in baulkham hills. It’s a vast expansive campus-like property. I get the feeling they’d call the police if homeless people in cars rocked up in their car park. Their whole thing seems to be, "blessed are the rich". It's a wonderful business model. It's prosperity g...
by Thomas
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2432
Views: 38553

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

See how the Poms feel about it if one of the Lions gets wrongly red carded in the next few weeks. It's pretty easy to sit there and pontificate about the state of play in the southern hemisphere when you don't have a dog in the fight. MK was sent off, wrongly, and his team had to play with 14 men. ...
by Thomas
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Hillsong church
Replies: 33
Views: 1085

Re: Aussies - Hillsong church

I’ve had the misfortune of attending the gold coast hillsong church a few years back and more recently the large Glow church due to extended family commitments I couldn’t escape. My memory of Hillsong was the long and overly enthusiastic tithing pitch and the terrible loud musical performances and ...
by Thomas
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Hillsong church
Replies: 33
Views: 1085

Re: Aussies - Hillsong church

Some of you might recall me talking about my Dad re-marrying after my mum passed on and how his new wife was deep in with a Pentecostal church. Well, we've done some digging and it turns out her first husband was the son of the guy that started these kind of churches in Australia. He sold out/partne...
by Thomas
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane 2032 Olympics
Replies: 86
Views: 2383

Re: Brisbane 2032 Olympics

Enzedder wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:10 am
Thomas wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:58 am I'm a 10 minute walk from QE2! 2032 baby!
It'll be a 30 minute shuffle by then
I'm assuming we'll have hover-scooters by then.
by Thomas
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane 2032 Olympics
Replies: 86
Views: 2383

Re: Brisbane 2032 Olympics

I'm a 10 minute walk from QE2! 2032 baby!
by Thomas
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28106
Views: 1141169

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

God, he's such a cunt.
by Thomas
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.
Replies: 70
Views: 2241

Re: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.

shanky wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:27 am
Thomas wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:24 am
shanky wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:22 am Rabs and Tino FOWMA-SILLY always makes me smile

:thumbup:
Billy Slater having a crack at Polynesian names was amusing in a cute, racist way.
Billy struggles with the white boys names as well, tbf

“Troy-boyo-vccchh”
Sometimes there are too many vowels for Billy. Sometimes, not enough.
by Thomas
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.
Replies: 70
Views: 2241

Re: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.

shanky wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:22 am Rabs and Tino FOWMA-SILLY always makes me smile

:thumbup:
Billy Slater having a crack at Polynesian names was amusing in a cute, racist way.
by Thomas
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.
Replies: 47
Views: 1092

Re: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.

Soooo...exactly the same thing that happened to Kerevi in the RWC then. In that case the kiwi TMO was baying for a card but Poite only penalised him. The thing with kiwi refs you have to understand, is that they’re just kiwis. Deep down we all know they probably lurk on FB, waiting to comment in ba...
by Thomas
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.
Replies: 70
Views: 2241

Re: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.

jdogscoop wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:18 pm No commentator pronounces any player's name better than Sean Maloney's unbridled, joyful call when Len Ikitau gets the ball in a bit of space.
Greg Clark with the LUKHAN SALA-KAYA-LOTO is up there.
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I think most of us on PR are going to hell. Which of the 7 deadly sins will be your downfall
Replies: 23
Views: 694

Re: I think most of us on PR are going to hell. Which of the 7 deadly sins will be your downfall

I reckon you're not a man unless you can tick all of the boxes before you shuffle off this mortal coil.
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.
Replies: 47
Views: 1092

Re: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.

guy smiley wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:31 pm
Thomas wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:13 pm Soooo...exactly the same thing that happened to Kerevi in the RWC then. In that case the kiwi TMO was baying for a card but Poite only penalised him.
Rent free.

In your head.

Feeding your dog so it will come to us at the park.
No.
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1182
Views: 33840

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

... Rennie has ticked off the Lonergan box, but must know he's not an international 2 now. It's why he's often been named on bench at the Brumubies. I think its premature to write a 20 year old player off based on one performance. That's partly the point. A guy that age isn't a test player in the f...
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.
Replies: 47
Views: 1092

Re: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.

Soooo...exactly the same thing that happened to Kerevi in the RWC then. In that case the kiwi TMO was baying for a card but Poite only penalised him.
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts
Replies: 184
Views: 3999

Re: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts

Dozy wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:29 am It doesn't bother me in the slightest.
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I hardly post here.
Viewing profile - Dozy: 10.59 posts per day
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.
Replies: 47
Views: 1092

Re: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.

Kerevi, but I think it was just a penalty. https://www.odds.com.au/news/watch-was-the-referee-right-to-penalise-samu-kerevi/ Ben Skeen (lol) tried his hardest to force Poite into a card. You could almost see the disgust on Poite's face as they spoke. Basically, his hands were tied the moment Skeen ...
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crap music at games...OUT.
Replies: 69
Views: 1730

Re: Crap music at games...OUT.

GOOD LORD!

Bloody hell. That album kills me. My parents would have these cranking parties in the mining towns I grew up in. I'd have to go to bed at 9 and I still recall lying in my bed as Hot August Nights just fucking cranked.
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crap music at games...OUT.
Replies: 69
Views: 1730

Re: Crap music at games...OUT.

As founding member and treasurer of the Brisbane Chapter of the Australian Neil Diamond Fan Club, I don't have a problem with music being blared at matches, unless it isn't Neil Diamond...which it always is.
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.
Replies: 47
Views: 1092

Re: Attention refs: Couilloud's try vs McDermott.

Kerevi, but I think it was just a penalty. https://www.odds.com.au/news/watch-was-the-referee-right-to-penalise-samu-kerevi/ Ben Skeen (lol) tried his hardest to force Poite into a card. You could almost see the disgust on Poite's face as they spoke. Basically, his hands were tied the moment Skeen ...
by Thomas
Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1182
Views: 33840

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Happy with Lonergan to be a project player. He'll be sent to the buffet in the off season for sure. Kid has wheels too which is always ace as a hooker. BPA has been outstanding this series and will be missed when he goes to France.
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts
Replies: 184
Views: 3999

Re: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts

guy smiley wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:56 pm You’re taking a n absolute pounding here D’ohXi… you must feel a bit like an Uighur in XingXiang hey?
:o
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2432
Views: 38553

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

shanky wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:06 pm Galthie refused to answer the question, twice.
Unlike the French to, dare I say it, be a little cowardly.

Maybe he was so ashamed of his captain's behaviour that he felt ill even thinking about it.
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2432
Views: 38553

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Ahh well, it's just good to know you're right, hey?

Feels pretty neat.
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 2937
Views: 67308

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

I'm heady to Woody Point in a few months with my old rugby mates as part of our annual head check and mental health assessment holiday. Can't wait. Drinking and talking about our feelings around a fire.
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2432
Views: 38553

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

After reading the arguments... it's a red card. Cop it and stop whinging. This is, whether you like it, agree with it or just don't understand it, the way the game is being reffed now and has been for a couple of years. What GS said. Given how well some of us know the rules you’d like to think MK k...
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 2937
Views: 67308

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

And Byron bay becomes an exclusion zone The anti vaxx capital of the world? I think Mullumbimby edges it out per capita. This excerpt from an older SMH piece gives a bit of background. Mullum is where all the Byron locals live who can't afford to live in Byron. It's such a weird place, the northern...
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 2937
Views: 67308

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:01 am
Thomas wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:16 am

Mullum is a real hippy shit hole though. I also happen to look like an undercover cop so everyone gives me the side eye.
The hunt for Deano continues?
They'll never find him.
by Thomas
Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28106
Views: 1141169

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

This is my pup. She can open doors now which is a little annoying. Not with her nose or anything...with her paws...like the velociraptors in Jurassic Park.

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