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by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WALLABIES v SPRINGBOKS — 2016 Mandela Plate I
Replies: 861
Views: 30684

Re: WALLABIES v SPRINGBOKS — 2016 Mandela Plate I

Question for refs re: that disallowed prop try. Firstly, the fact the Aussie commentators are still banging on about 'hands on the ball' as meaning the ruck is over is kind of revealing. World Rugby: When a scrum half attempts to retrieve the ball from a ruck, the ball is not out until that player ...
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth
Replies: 96
Views: 4799

Re: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth

Needs more illustration of the outrageous double standards
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth
Replies: 96
Views: 4799

Re: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth

BBB wrote::lol: The double standards are hilarious.
John Cleese levels of hilarious?
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth
Replies: 96
Views: 4799

Re: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth

Twas a butt of the head Etzebeth was dishing out many, many forearm facials all game Ref and TMO missed it all so kinda washes hands I guess. Wasn't exactly a wind-up headbutt with force, nor Etzebeth doing more than the standard Bok Lock Welcome :lol: so now it's ebbs and flows. Yeah.Pretty funny ...
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Well Done Australia!
Replies: 17
Views: 1230

Re: Well Done Australia!

Thanks fella's

Atm we're all scrambling for 2nd-4th, and I don't see why such events can't be good rugby to watch. Looking forward to the return leg :thumbup:
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wilt Chamberlain
Replies: 33
Views: 2116

Re: Wilt Chamberlain

Quality player Dominant big, either hand, Russell was a phenomenal player but definitely had the better teams One thing always overlooked for Chamberlain was how smart a basketballer he was. Once Goodrich and West (dynamic backcourt) joined the Lakers, he reinvented himself into a high-post passing...
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wilt Chamberlain
Replies: 33
Views: 2116

Re: Wilt Chamberlain

How many titles did he get, 2? Bill Russell owned him in the finals. Shagged an awful lot of women though by all accounts. Yup. Always thought his claim to true greatness across all sport was destroyed by Russell's Celtics. Not sure, but didn't Magic have a big hand in his second title ? Great stat...
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wilt Chamberlain
Replies: 33
Views: 2116

Re: Wilt Chamberlain

Quality player Dominant big, either hand, Russell was a phenomenal player but definitely had the better teams One thing always overlooked for Chamberlain was how smart a basketballer he was. Once Goodrich and West (dynamic backcourt) joined the Lakers, he reinvented himself into a high-post passing ...
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth
Replies: 96
Views: 4799

Re: The Unpunished Alaalatoa Headbutt On Etzebeth

Twas a butt of the head

Etzebeth was dishing out many, many forearm facials all game

Ref and TMO missed it all so kinda washes hands I guess. Wasn't exactly a wind-up headbutt with force, nor Etzebeth doing more than the standard Bok Lock Welcome
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 11, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WALLABIES v SPRINGBOKS — 2016 Mandela Plate I
Replies: 861
Views: 30684

Re: WALLABIES v SPRINGBOKS — 2016 Mandela Plate I

A wins a win Of note, for the Boks raking on Faf, he took a solid rip-tickler early on and never looked right after that. He's also playing to a gameplan that is not utilising his skills well Personally I really like Faf, and think he's your 9 of the future. He and Jantes are a great halves combo th...
by kearnstar
Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Many Weeks For Franks?
Replies: 1181
Views: 60086

Re: How Many Weeks For Franks?

So anyway, back to the topic, we agree 8 weeks would have been reasonable, downgraded to perhaps 4 to 6 given a clean record? No, we don't. We are surprised he wasn't cited but that's mainly because of the amount of bleating the citing officer must have felt a lot of pressure. Still we haven't hear...
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Re: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

A helpful fair and balanced guide to help you make your decision. Saracens - Bought their success with dubious krugerrands and an intensely dislikable form of rugby. Part owned by the worst human being since Pol Pot went west, their ground is a plastic-fantastic half empty prefab somewhere you'd ne...
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Re: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

Saracens are 30-3 up after 60mins up despite not playing particularly well. You might want to rethink this. :uhoh: By birthright I barrack for St Kilda in the AFL I tend to take a team as obligated rather than bandwagoning a good one, no biggie :thumbup: By all fairness I could be an All Black and ...
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Re: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

Yeah looking like Quins Thanks all Out of curiosity, what would Covent Garden be? London Irish? CG is right in town. There are no rugby teams around there really. Quins and Saracens are the two closest. Scottish are SW London as are Richmond and Welsh. There were about 4 good teams all based in Old...
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Re: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

Yeah looking like Quins Thanks all Out of curiosity, what would Covent Garden be? London Irish? CG is right in town. There are no rugby teams around there really. Quins and Saracens are the two closest. Scottish are SW London as are Richmond and Welsh. There were about 4 good teams all based in Old...
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Re: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

Chuckles1188 wrote:
kearnstar wrote:
Out of curiosity, what would Covent Garden be? London Irish?
Scottish I think, according to Wikipedia they were originally based in Blackfriars
Lost me there :?:
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: London Double Header about to start
Replies: 141
Views: 4543

Re: London Double Header about to start

Not bad viewing :thumbup:

Is this like round 1 or 2? Lots of handling mistakes / knock ons which would be expected. Good rugby though, I could get right behind this 8)
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Re: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

Yeah looking like Quins
Thanks all

Out of curiosity, what would Covent Garden be? London Irish?
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Re: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

Which Team is which area, going by the 3 you have given?
If nothing else, fonder memories of the 3 areas will dictate my decision
by kearnstar
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice
Replies: 35
Views: 872

Aviva Premiership Team Choice advice

So it turns out Foxtel (payTV in Australia) is now showing the Aviva Premiership, which is awesome! Rugby around the clock, woo! But I need to pick myself a team. I have no idea where each team is situated/represents so I'm asking the bored for guidance (it took me an hour long to figure out from my...
by kearnstar
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: An Open Letter to New Zealand, from Australia
Replies: 5
Views: 981

An Open Letter to New Zealand, from Australia

On behalf of all Australian Rugby supporters, its players, coaching staff, management, board members, and of course, the Chairman, we apologise for raising the niggle level to unacceptable after the 7 minute mark of the second Bledisloe Cup match played on Saturday, the 27th August, in Wellington. W...
by kearnstar
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Many Weeks For Franks?
Replies: 1181
Views: 60086

Re: How Many Weeks For Franks?

So in summary, no referral as no case to answer, no case according to the alleged victim and no apology according to the outraged Aussie fans? Why no similar outrage over the shitty performances? The next national meeting for Outrage Over Things Most Of Us Don't Give A Shit About But Our Precious D...
by kearnstar
Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Many Weeks For Franks?
Replies: 1181
Views: 60086

Re: How Many Weeks For Franks?

So in summary, no referral as no case to answer, no case according to the alleged victim and no apology according to the outraged Aussie fans? Why no similar outrage over the shitty performances? The next national meeting for Outrage Over Things Most Of Us Don't Give A Shit About But Our Precious D...
by kearnstar
Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ref Levels Garces a Disgrace Franks episode also.
Replies: 69
Views: 4033

Re: Ref Levels Garces a Disgrace Franks episode also.

Enzedder wrote:I love how some fans think that the games have to be played to their standards. Who died and made you King of the World? :twisted:
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well played
by kearnstar
Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Adam Coleman
Replies: 124
Views: 5093

Re: Adam Coleman

Yourmother, jdgscoop and the native

It's just been a quality week so far from you lads
by kearnstar
Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Many Weeks For Franks?
Replies: 1181
Views: 60086

Re: How Many Weeks For Franks?

Farva wrote:
Toro wrote:
He is known as the dirty Franks now.
Yeah we got it, that's about the 20th reminder.
Yeah. Ive probably overdone iit a bit.
I have bee enjoying it though.
Too subtle for some I guess :lol: :thumbup:
by kearnstar
Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cheika "Oh F**k off, f**k off you cheating c**t!"
Replies: 65
Views: 4140

Re: Cheika "Oh F**k off, f**k off you cheating c**t!"

Well Cheika probably did think he would get it all handed to him on a platter after the result in Sydney last year vs the All Blacks. Barnes let Pocock and Hooper basically do whatever they wanted and they did exactly that. Notice how Pocock is still doing all his hands on the ground bridging crap ...
by kearnstar
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cheika "Oh F**k off, f**k off you cheating c**t!"
Replies: 65
Views: 4140

Re: Cheika "Oh F**k off, f**k off you cheating c**t!"

What Cheika has insinuated brings the game into disrepute. Does he honestly believe the ref that handed him the English game in the world cup on a platter has since turned into a vitriol cheat? So wait, refs can be bent, just (going by kiwi supporters' bored postings over the years) never in the Al...
by kearnstar
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th Aug
Replies: 1666
Views: 56973

Re: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th

There's another long winded post on the Green n Gold forum suggesting NZs dominance over the last few years is due to a Russian style doping programme.They aren't taking the piss either. :lol: Post it dude! G&G is an interesting forum to visit because it always gives an Aussie perspective. But the ...
by kearnstar
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cheika "Oh F**k off, f**k off you cheating c**t!"
Replies: 65
Views: 4140

Re: Cheika "Oh F**k off, f**k off you cheating c**t!"

The glory covering on PR is immense

You'd hope 90% of the posters doing so well in the dickhead stakes are bored multi's :uhoh:
by kearnstar
Mon Aug 29, 2016 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallaby Post Mortem
Replies: 807
Views: 36634

Re: Wallaby Post Mortem

Why play advantage from a not releasing? The advantage is getting the ball. Poite was about to give a PK for not releasing but the ball popped out to Australia - therefore they got the ball. A ruck then formed, NZ won that contest and then Moore was offside. Looked ugly as hell but I understand the...
by kearnstar
Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th Aug
Replies: 1666
Views: 56973

Re: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th

Went to the game and found that Poite let the game become incredibly slow, felt like we watched about 15 minutes of scrum resets at the end of the game. At this stage it also felt like the wobs were just killing the clock to keep the score down. Watching the ABs hand speed live as they shifted the ...
by kearnstar
Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th Aug
Replies: 1666
Views: 56973

Re: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th

What the fudge is a Kinell

Does he post here often, or is he yet another multi?
by kearnstar
Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Many Weeks For Franks?
Replies: 1181
Views: 60086

Re: How Many Weeks For Franks?

This seems to happen a helluva lot on this bored Match thread between Aussie and kiwi's ends up being a shitfest between self-rightous <insert nation here*> and kiwi's stamping their feet like a 5 year old girl wanting to be noticed and told how awesome she is Meanwhile the Aussies have sidestepped ...
by kearnstar
Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th Aug
Replies: 1666
Views: 56973

Re: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th

Its the posters like you three clowns that lack any semblance of humility that cause the kiwi fans to be the most disliked in world rugby. Pull your heads in. You make it sound as though you were actually on the field winning the Bled. Oh Yeah? Have you seen your mob on The Green and Gold? Those co...
by kearnstar
Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th Aug
Replies: 1666
Views: 56973

Re: Bledisloe II: All Blacks vs Wallabies:MATCH THREAD: 27th

Its the posters like you three clowns that lack any semblance of humility that cause the kiwi fans to be the most disliked in world rugby. Pull your heads in. You make it sound as though you were actually on the field winning the Bled. Anybody who dislikes an entire nation of fans because of three ...
by kearnstar
Sun Aug 28, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reece Hodge to 15?
Replies: 8
Views: 584

Re: Reece Hodge to 15?

Kuridrani to 12 Reece is a bit like the guy he replaced in June extended squad for the tests against england, Mike Harris Quade is crap, I have known that for 8 years subbed off early for tevita... Butler to 8, move pocock to 7, hooper to 6 I ignored the wall of text initially, then thought I shoul...
by kearnstar
Sun Aug 28, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reece Hodge to 15?
Replies: 8
Views: 584

Re: Reece Hodge to 15?

I think he should be left to play 12. Dicked around something fierce at the Rebels position-wise. Needs to be given time to settle, and actually learn a position. Yeah. Like 13 Or Kellaway at 13. I'd be happy with either of those guys, they both have the right instincts on attack and _generally_ ar...
by kearnstar
Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reece Hodge to 15?
Replies: 8
Views: 584

Re: Reece Hodge to 15?

wamberal wrote:Has Hodge ever played 15?
Ye. Soup level anyway

Personally I reckon he should be learning 13. But that's me
by kearnstar
Sat Aug 27, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cheika out!
Replies: 149
Views: 5354

Re: Cheika out!

Well not really, because there's no one else, but his coaching has been garbage. Phipps on all match? WTF? Selected time after time? Moore obviously not up to captaining. Selected anyway. Disastrous for rugby in Australia IMO. We could seriously not win a game this year if the Argies play OK. No ch...