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by Zakar
Mon Jul 26, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

As a great segue, a friend of mine is on the Central Coast and there is a boycott of a local business after the proprietor went to the city to protest lockdowns and vaccines. They own a Cafe called Modern Organic, definelty not the right wing sky news extremists AC is painting all the protesters to...
by Zakar
Mon Jul 26, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

As a great segue, a friend of mine is on the Central Coast and there is a boycott of a local business after the proprietor went to the city to protest lockdowns and vaccines. They own a Cafe called Modern Organic, definelty not the right wing sky news extremists AC is painting all the protesters to ...
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1196
Views: 34311

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

I didn’t know that the Brums were sponsored by AIG? We need penetration in the mid field, preferably at 13. Both Kerevi and Petaia can provide it. Having Kerevi at 13 with Petaia at 15 would be even better and give us more line breaking ability. Paisami and Ikitau were well contained by the young F...
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

The truth is out there... https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c7/Brisbane_Bears.png https://www.northsydneybears.com.au/web/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/bearslogo.png Might as well take the Sunshine Coast while we're at it, Eastern Suburbs have been colonising Noosa for a while now already.
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

guy smiley wrote: Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:56 pm Typical Sydney centric thinking, you've already got the Central Coast, now you want the entire northern coastline. May as well just call Brisbane the new North Sydney.
:lol:

Just camping out.
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

The news just gets worse every day.... https://preview.redd.it/aizpzldpr9d71.png?width=725&auto=webp&s=4838ad97a054ceccd068c74c92c33213a9989d00 Wow, that is some broken logic :lol: If you're ramrodding in Geelong to Melbourne, surely Wollongong and Newcastle get included in Sydney as well. Its more...
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)
Replies: 1529
Views: 29655

Re: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)

Where: Tokyo, Japan https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b2/Skyscrapers_of_Shinjuku_2009_January.jpg/258px-Skyscrapers_of_Shinjuku_2009_January.jpg https://www.traveller.com.au/content/dam/images/h/1/l/q/4/7/image.related.articleLeadwide.620x349.h1lovi.png/1581901083316.jpg When (...
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

The protestors have not had their freedom of speech restricted, only their freedom of assembly, temporarily, and for very good reason. I disagree with them breaking the law. I disagree with them resorting to violence against fellow citizens and police. I have a suspicion that a lot of them are anti...
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1196
Views: 34311

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Olo wrote: Sun Jul 25, 2021 4:05 am But JOC still in the squad. Ditto Petaia and Kaitu’u.

Are they injured or available? I see that Vunivalu has been omitted. Looking a little thin on the wings.
JOC is looking like the 2nd bled is his best bet.

Petaia available, not sure re Kaitu'u
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SA worst world champions
Replies: 35
Views: 1904

Re: SA worst world champions

Fat Old Git wrote: Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:59 am 2 long years without a victory. 3 since they last managed to beat the All Blacks.

:P
Its been 3 weeks since their last victory.
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1196
Views: 34311

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Aparently he was already in Brisbane training. Gives us another 10/12 whilst JOC is injured.
by Zakar
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 1196
Views: 34311

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Squad has been named

Duncan Paia'aua, Rodda, Frost and Robertson added.

White, Petaia and Neville confirmed recovered from injury.
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Sydney's lockdown is set to remain until mass COVID-19 vaccination, and now the Australian government is considering military assistance to enforce it. A senior minister told the Telegraph that the state should look to the use of the army as a more effective measure of controlling the spread of the...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

The NH isn't exclusive in having players of Pacific Island origin playing for them. IMO the issues are largely funding. I've long felt the PIs aren't supported enough, supported with infrastructure and not given as much elite test matches as they deserve. I don't think their image has been maximize...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3296
Views: 73757

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

What is happening in Australia right now is mental and you lot are just sitting here talking shit, swallowing the BS and enabling the tyranny. The footage of the police just beating old ladies and all sorts. Society doesn't just clam down, go back under house arrest and in time let it pass. The tru...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

WR are definitely asleep at the wheel with regards to PI rugby. As long as NH clubs fill their rosters with them and Fiji make a WC quarters game every tournament there's no issue as far as they are concerned The NH isn't exclusive in having players of Pacific Island origin playing for them. IMO th...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

IRB/World Rugby have poured millions of pounds in to PI Rugby, probably far more than they have given to most other smaller nations. I highly doubt the league equivalent (well the one one band and the website :o) has invested even the quarter of the money. Anyone can have laughable eligibility rule...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

IRB/World Rugby have poured millions of pounds in to PI Rugby, probably far more than they have given to most other smaller nations. I highly doubt the league equivalent (well the one one band and the website :o) has invested even the quarter of the money. Anyone can have laughable eligibility rule...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

WR are definitely asleep at the wheel with regards to PI rugby. As long as NH clubs fill their rosters with them and Fiji make a WC quarters game every tournament there's no issue as far as they are concerned The NH isn't exclusive in having players of Pacific Island origin playing for them. IMO th...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

Rugby League greatly enhanced and elevated their international game by changing eligibility rules. They allowed Pasifika players who had previously represented NZ or Australia to represent a Pacific Island team. Jason Taumalolo changed from NZ to Tonga and then a flood of NRL players declared for T...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

Ireland might have a chance (if their poaching is good enough). Sure they are a mathematical chance of winning the next RWC. But their track record in RWC tournaments hardly inspires confidence. There are 5 teams that can realistically win the next RWC and four teams that could win the Rugby League...
by Zakar
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)
Replies: 1529
Views: 29655

Re: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)

Where: Tokyo, Japan https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b2/Skyscrapers_of_Shinjuku_2009_January.jpg/258px-Skyscrapers_of_Shinjuku_2009_January.jpg https://www.traveller.com.au/content/dam/images/h/1/l/q/4/7/image.related.articleLeadwide.620x349.h1lovi.png/1581901083316.jpg When (...
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

Very interesting news. I've had a look at the Welsh squad and with New Zealand and Australia out I think Wales have it in them to go all the way to the final and lose by 70 points to England. Exciting times ahead. Only is Samoa and Tonga also boycott. Which they will. I keep forgetting Tongan leagu...
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions furious that first test to have bent Saffer TMO
Replies: 88
Views: 3612

Re: Lions furious that first test to have bent Saffer TMO

They should have appointed Egon Seconds.
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38994

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Why was that post mistaken? I've not forgotten it and stand by it. Claim I was calling for 1 card for ejection and not replaced. Flat wrong. So you don't believe players committing egregious fouls should be ejected and not replaced? That was my very first point, that I thought that we should have t...
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 811
Views: 19933

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

Australian legislator Frank Pangallo has proposed COVID-19 vaccine passports for everyone over the age of 18 as a way of providing a restriction to those who refuse the injection. The strict proposal comes as the country handles new waves of infections that are still much, much lower than in other ...
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38994

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

kiap wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:18 am
Zakar wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:51 am Wtf are you on about.
Your post here. Sadly mistaken, quickly forgotten.
Why was that post mistaken? I've not forgotten it and stand by it.
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38994

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

kiap wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:17 am Pffft ...

Scenario 1 - 1 card for 10mins off
Scenario 2 - 1 card for 20mins off and replaced.
̶Scenario 3 - 1̶ ̶c̶a̶r̶d̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶e̶j̶e̶c̶t̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶n̶o̶t̶ ̶r̶e̶p̶l̶a̶c̶e̶d̶.̶ ̶

You've quietly, and rightly, discarded scenario 3.

NEXT !
Wtf are you on about.
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38994

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Whether you call it a card or rejection is irrelevant, a point you seem to be unable to grasp. I guess you got tripped up by the word 'effectively' I geddit now. So you're a barrister! :shock: ;) :nod: Arguing for stuff you know just isn't true. :thumbup: Scenario 1 - Ref holds up black card. Playe...
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38994

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Not sure I agree. Clear and egregious foul play should always result in a player leaving the field. In what I wrote, it should do that. You've quoted me a couple times now in recent days ... ... seemingly not quite having read the text. :thumbup: So you're effectively calling for what the most of u...
by Zakar
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38994

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Not sure I agree. Clear and egregious foul play should always result in a player leaving the field. In what I wrote, it should do that. You've quoted me a couple times now in recent days ... ... seemingly not quite having read the text. :thumbup: So you're effectively calling for what the most of u...
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38994

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Kicking someone in the face is not the same as a clumsy tackle or mistimed kick chase. As weird as it may sound, the 'clumsy' tip tackle or 'mistimed' high-ball contest would generate more damaging injuries in rugby than deliberate kicks to the face. OK, for a kick to the head or blatant eye gouge,...
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 811
Views: 19933

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

Australian legislator Frank Pangallo has proposed COVID-19 vaccine passports for everyone over the age of 18 as a way of providing a restriction to those who refuse the injection. The strict proposal comes as the country handles new waves of infections that are still much, much lower than in other ...
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 140
Views: 3859

Re: League World Cup Gone*

Michael Cheikas Lebanon team may have a chance at winning it :lol:
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.
Replies: 70
Views: 2250

Re: Koroibete Cleared - Red Card reversed.

It was a good hard tackle, I'd accept it being a pen or yellow at most just to discourage tackles at that height. Glad the red was overturned and the Aussies won in spite of it. The simulation from the French 8 was embarrassing. Is where I am at too. That's also more or less what Nigel Owens said a...
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane 2032 Olympics
Replies: 86
Views: 2400

Re: Brisbane 2032 Olympics

Australia must be winning the per capita amount of times held the Olympics (we'll exclude Greece because the first one in the 19C that re-kicked things off barely counted)? Fvck you Oz, per capita was our thing, now you're stealing it like Phar Lap and Pavlova. Phar Lap? Is that some sort of swimmi...
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pacific Islanders GooooOOOOOOOONE
Replies: 44
Views: 1906

Re: Pacific Islanders GooooOOOOOOOONE

Bit of a non issue I think. Its pretty easy to tell the difference between Samoans/Tongans/Fijians, or Melanesians and Polynesians. Its not like the sky is falling or her hair is on fire... Its easy to tell the difference between Tongans and Samoans just by looking at them? It isn't. Not by looking...
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pacific Islanders GooooOOOOOOOONE
Replies: 44
Views: 1906

Re: Pacific Islanders GooooOOOOOOOONE

I mean are we supposed to just tell what ethnic background people are from by just looking at them? Seems overly precious to me. It's a general context, like "europeans" "africans" etc. Someone needs a hug I think. Bit of a non issue I think. Its pretty easy to tell the difference between Samoans/T...
by Zakar
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pacific Islanders GooooOOOOOOOONE
Replies: 44
Views: 1906

Re: Pacific Islanders GooooOOOOOOOONE

I mean are we supposed to just tell what ethnic background people are from by just looking at them? Seems overly precious to me. It's a general context, like "europeans" "africans" etc. Someone needs a hug I think. Bit of a non issue I think. Its pretty easy to tell the difference between Samoans/T...
by Zakar
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Patrick Tuipulotu takes a sabbatical in 2022
Replies: 62
Views: 1861

Re: Patrick Tuipulotu takes a sabbatical in 2022

Poccock took a sabbatical to work with Rhinos and shit.

PT has negotiated a break in his contract to work elsewhere for more money.