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by Zakar
Thu May 13, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clan v. Reds
Replies: 31
Views: 687

Re: Clan v. Reds

FairWeather_Aussie wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:57 pm Is Kalani Thomas the young scrum half who came on in the second half of the Force match? If so, he looked way out of his depth in that game. He’ll get eaten alive by Aaron Smith.
Yeah he's got huge wraps, but I much prefer Sorovi.
by Zakar
Thu May 13, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May
Replies: 93
Views: 2672

Re: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May

I think the first XV matches them, but our bench is much weaker. Crusaders to pull away in the final 20mins to win by 15.
by Zakar
Thu May 13, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Nzru turn down Springboks request for a warm-up test
Replies: 39
Views: 1009

Re: Nzru turn down Springboks request for a warm-up test

Nzru refused due to their strict quaranteen of 14 days they wouldn't be able to be ready for their next fixture. Link below: https://rugby365.com/countries/new-zealand/report-all-blacks-turn-down-exhibition-test-against-springboks/ The Springboks haven't honoured a single commitment since the 2019 ...
by Zakar
Thu May 13, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cadbury Old Gold Wallabies
Replies: 68
Views: 1083

Re: Cadbury Old Gold Wallabies

New forwards coach looks to have settled in nicely... https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200306083710-gene-wilder-willy-wonka-large-169.jpg Considering the background of the oompa loompas in the source material, your idea that the coach is a white guy surrounded by people from a certain tribe i...
by Zakar
Thu May 13, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cadbury Old Gold Wallabies
Replies: 68
Views: 1083

Re: Cadbury Old Gold Wallabies

shanky wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:56 am I'm going to go out on a limb here, and surmise that Whitakers is a New Zealand chocolate brand?
fudge me, really out of character for kiwis to be banging on about their home grown products. An abberation surely.
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?
Replies: 80
Views: 2413

Re: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?

Agreed it's a huge improvement but the collar is shit. You'd think they'd get the message the the fans like the traditional ones and just go balls to the wall old-school like the scots and saffers have done on occassion in recent years. It would sell like crazy but it seems these people who are pro...
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?
Replies: 80
Views: 2413

Re: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?

Agreed it's a huge improvement but the collar is shit. You'd think they'd get the message the the fans like the traditional ones and just go balls to the wall old-school like the scots and saffers have done on occassion in recent years. It would sell like crazy but it seems these people who are pro...
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?
Replies: 80
Views: 2413

Re: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?

Agreed it's a huge improvement but the collar is shit. You'd think they'd get the message the the fans like the traditional ones and just go balls to the wall old-school like the scots and saffers have done on occassion in recent years. It would sell like crazy but it seems these people who are pro...
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?
Replies: 80
Views: 2413

Re: What colour should the Wallabies jersey be?

And here it is (obviously the middle one)... https://static.ffx.io/images/$zoom_0.208%2C$multiply_0.3541%2C$ratio_1.776846%2C$width_1059%2C$x_0%2C$y_0/t_crop_custom/q_86%2Cf_auto/62b3ada8ed44240dfee14e28f80b1fa2842756e6 https://www.smh.com.au/sport/rugby-union/gold-standard-first-look-at-the-new-pe...
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Force vs. Chiefs (the Aldi thread)
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Force vs. Chiefs (the Aldi thread)

The day might be helpful.
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Line of Duty (TV) Apologies if RR
Replies: 57
Views: 1519

Re: Line of Duty (TV) Apologies if RR

I’ve literally only just come across this show recently, and then binged 3 series of it... Holy shit. I’m not sure if I even like it. Is every single cop bent or seriously flawed? How are they so incompetent? In the first3 series, at least 12 people were murdered, including 8 cops, but not one sing...
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Battle of the Spooners. Waratahs V Hurricanes
Replies: 25
Views: 536

Re: Battle of the Spooners. Waratahs V Hurricanes

WARATAHS (1-15): Angus Bell, David Porecki, Harry Johnson-Holmes, Hugh Sinclair, Max Douglas, Lachie Swinton, Charlie Gamble, Will Harris, Jake Gordon (c), Ben Donaldson, Mark Nawaqanitawase, Lalakai Foketi, Izaia Perese, Alex Newsome, Jack Maddocks Reserves: Joe Cotton, Tetera Faulkner, Darcy Breen...
by Zakar
Wed May 12, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: fudge YOU MICROSOFT!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 1047

Re: fudge YOU MICROSOFT!!!

Ted I heard you hate Microsoft as the name reminds you of your penis.
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

You look at the Australian sporting market and shake your head at the thought of not riding the tribal rivalry horse with the fist of an angry god, really. Yes - but so often that is intra city, not inter city. Or at least, people from the rest of the country may dislike Sydney, but Sydney people n...
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Joe Marler and the Lions
Replies: 12
Views: 1288

Re: Joe Marler and the Lions

Gavin Duffy wrote: Tue May 11, 2021 8:46 pm Sounds like a shit 1950s honky rock band.
Clearly Reggae
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bill Gates divorces Melinda.
Replies: 32
Views: 2374

Re: Bill Gates divorces Melinda.

Mick Mannock wrote: Tue May 11, 2021 4:10 pm
Zakar wrote: Tue May 11, 2021 6:42 am The Guardian is reporting the divorce may be as a result of Bill having a friendship with Epstein :uhoh:
Image
Wrong Bill.
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging
Replies: 16
Views: 630

Re: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging

The only fake is the article. How can people not get it into their thick skulls that Chinese people are all over the world with many many many of them liking their government. That doesn't count people in African, ME nations etc.. who have been shat on by western governments and just like anyone wh...
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

Issue from the Australian perspective is that the kiwi teams don't have much name value for the casual fan, other than the crusaders. Its why I think for Australian viewers I would put the city or region in front of the nickname, even if it ruffles feathers a bit. Still, either option A and NZ plus ...
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bill Gates divorces Melinda.
Replies: 32
Views: 2374

Re: Bill Gates divorces Melinda.

The Guardian is reporting the divorce may be as a result of Bill having a friendship with Epstein :uhoh: This does beg the question, Epstein constantly integrated himself with the rich, famous and powerful. While I'm sure some of them knew nothing about his foul behaviours, I'm sure plenty did and ...
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sort your shit out SANZAAR!
Replies: 65
Views: 2060

Re: Sort your shit out SANZAAR!

I would rather watch a three match North vs South series than a series against local PI based players, which would be very lopsided. How would a Australian Indigenous vs NZ Maori match work? Are their 23 indigenous senior Rugby players in Australia to select? Just about, assuming you get all the pr...
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sort your shit out SANZAAR!
Replies: 65
Views: 2060

Re: Sort your shit out SANZAAR!

I would rather watch a three match North vs South series than a series against local PI based players, which would be very lopsided. How would a Australian Indigenous vs NZ Maori match work? Are their 23 indigenous senior Rugby players in Australia to select? Just about, assuming you get all the pr...
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 6:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bill Gates divorces Melinda.
Replies: 32
Views: 2374

Re: Bill Gates divorces Melinda.

The Guardian is reporting the divorce may be as a result of Bill having a friendship with Epstein :uhoh:
by Zakar
Tue May 11, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is there still no Trans-Tasman comp in place?
Replies: 81
Views: 2910

Re: Is there still no Trans-Tasman comp in place?

Holy $hit those odds are insane. Highlanders $1.31 - Reds $3.25 9.5 point spread :thumbdown: More related to weight of money than what the real odds are? Looks like an opportunity to me. Take the 3.25 and hope the reds start fast out of the blocks and the the 'landers blow out a little. You now hav...
by Zakar
Mon May 10, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May
Replies: 93
Views: 2672

Re: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May

Dan54. wrote: Mon May 10, 2021 9:49 pm TAB is taking the piss, I know the Brumbies got some injuries etc, but that many to have a blow out?
I've emptied my sportsbet account on Brumbies at +19.5

Could be doing myself out of a six pack of domestic beers here. :uhoh:
by Zakar
Mon May 10, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 31
Views: 1296

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

Will the chiefs be recovered from their hangover in time to play the Force?
by Zakar
Mon May 10, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Captains Challenge and Golden Point - Gooooone
Replies: 28
Views: 1216

Re: Captains Challenge and Golden Point - Gooooone

Yeah captains challenge seems to have been frought with controversy.

A draw can stay as a draw.
by Zakar
Mon May 10, 2021 3:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

Spidercam footage showing grassy knoll that robbed the Brumbies https://www.smh.com.au/sport/rugby-union/the-spidercam-vision-which-left-shattered-brumbies-seething-20210509-p57qa1.html Inconclusive at best. Brumbies fans are the Kiwi fans of Super Rugby AU. Some really horrible shit said about Ber...
by Zakar
Sun May 09, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May
Replies: 93
Views: 2672

Re: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May

Helpful of you to include the Cape Town times, in case our saffa friends want to watch some real rugby.
by Zakar
Sun May 09, 2021 12:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May
Replies: 93
Views: 2672

Re: Trans Tasman SR: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May

Brumbies have to hope the crusaders have been celebrating a bit hard and are off their game after winning the arty final.
by Zakar
Sun May 09, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

I am genuinely surprised as to how much that title meant to me. If you had told me 2 years ago that I wouldn't given a rat's arse about being the champion oz team I would have thrown cyber ice at you. Maybe it's just been a really bad year.... I don't talk about it and rarely even think about it al...
by Zakar
Sat May 08, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

Can't have been decent Mezcal then! It was bought in a Mexican wall mart and came with a free bottle of offbrand Solo duct taped to it. :lol: 40 pesos? Probably less :lol: I'm watching the coverage with the sound off, and it looked like we just witnessed JOC on a shit date with Roz Kelly Jesus...no...
by Zakar
Sat May 08, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

f**king shit.

But yeah ok legit great game. Real finals rugby.
by Zakar
Sat May 08, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

Sitting down for my first beer (grapefruit mezcal sour - interesting). Good luck for the game. Two of the biggest nights of my life on Mezcal. Its like drinking tequila out of an ashtray. Can't have been decent Mezcal then! It was bought in a Mexican wall mart and came with a free bottle of offbran...
by Zakar
Sat May 08, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

Sitting down for my first beer (grapefruit mezcal sour - interesting). Good luck for the game. Two of the biggest nights of my life on Mezcal. Its like drinking tequila out of an ashtray. Can't have been decent Mezcal then! It was bought in a Mexican wall mart and came with a free bottle of offbran...
by Zakar
Sat May 08, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies
Replies: 222
Views: 5590

Re: OFFICIAL Super Rugby AU Grand Final! Reds v. Brumbies

Bindi wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:45 am Sitting down for my first beer (grapefruit mezcal sour - interesting).

Good luck for the game.
Two of the biggest nights of my life on Mezcal. Its like drinking tequila out of an ashtray.
by Zakar
Fri May 07, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 1317
Views: 30327

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Australia and NZ are the perfect combination of compliant with low density living. Dunno, mate. I'm working with some locals as non-compliant as Dixieland and good enough to moan for England. Refusal to scan QR codes themselves while whinging about Johnny Foreigner roaming free spreading the pestil...
by Zakar
Fri May 07, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 1317
Views: 30327

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

What I find interesting is that Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne have all had local cases in the past 5 months and none of them have spread much. How come in the UK, USA and Europe this virus spread like wildfire but here in Australia it barely seems to spread at all, notwithstanding the Victo...
by Zakar
Fri May 07, 2021 4:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 1317
Views: 30327

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

As some wag on Twitter has pointed out… Not sure where this bloke has got his Covid from, but he’s got an enviable lifestyle. Lunching and dining at nice restaurants 20x a week :lol: Yep, the Coalition will direct ire at the poor areas but we all know its the plastic toffs in the Eastern and Northe...
by Zakar
Fri May 07, 2021 3:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is there still no Trans-Tasman comp in place?
Replies: 81
Views: 2910

Re: Is there still no Trans-Tasman comp in place?

shanky wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:30 am
Zakar wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 1:45 am
Bindi wrote: Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:44 am With all the arrogance I can muster, I am going to go out on a limb and predict the Tahds will defeat at least 1 Kiwi team.
Taranaki under 7s?
Who’d want to be the Kiwi team that loses to the Tahs FFS

The shame of it…
They wouldn't be able to show their faces at the playground.
by Zakar
Fri May 07, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 1317
Views: 30327

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

shanky wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:22 am No new cases today either.

Oh my.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

AC will be along shortly to accuse you of murdering Queensland cruise going pensioners.