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by kiap
Sun Apr 04, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Genetically superior Irish are the best paid workers in the UK
Replies: 58
Views: 1784

Re: Genetically superior Irish are the best paid workers in the UK

My ‘Irish friends’ who grew up here are the children of groundworkers etc, but definitely all my Irish born friends have good professional jobs. Engineers, doctors etc- I think the manual workers all went to Australia this time. I’m not suprised by the salary findings. Think the manual workers have...
by kiap
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Genetically superior Irish are the best paid workers in the UK
Replies: 58
Views: 1784

Re: Genetically superior Irish are the best paid workers in the UK

Most Irish convicts to Australia were political prisoners Freedom fighters for Ireland - aka Team A It was the hairdressers and management consultants who stayed behind. A century ago perhaps. In recent years it is certainly no A team that's been heading down under. Recent years, there's really no ...
by kiap
Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Fri 2nd April
Replies: 216
Views: 4126

Re: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Fri 2nd April

Bin Okeef is such a weak ditherer.
by kiap
Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Fri 2nd April
Replies: 216
Views: 4126

Re: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Fri 2nd April

These match officials are comedy hour.
by kiap
Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WW3 in the offing?
Replies: 133
Views: 4969

Re: WW3 in the offing?

camroc1 wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:07 pm You do know where the Ukraine is ?
That's in Russia, isn't it?
by kiap
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

JOC was voted most handsome rugby player by the Japanese public during the world cup. There is a super awkward interview by a giggling Japanese reporter informing him of this. Once the floppy-haired "Rabbit" wasn't he... more like a proper little thug in a mugshot from Boggo Road these days. ;) htt...
by kiap
Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

The idea that there is some magic way of parachuting assistance into the mystical "Western Suburbs" and somehow competitive rugby clubs will emerge is laughable. Of course there's a way of parachuting in assistance - people willing to fund teams/programs for millions a year, ongoing. Your so-called...
by kiap
Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

According to the Woodies grapevine, John Manenti might be a candidate, but not until after the Olympics. Manenti coached West Harbour before moving to Eastwood. He is definitely not a Mosman chappie. The coach is not the real problem though, is it? Not that there's ever been "a Mosman chappie" as s...
by kiap
Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

According to the Woodies grapevine, John Manenti might be a candidate, but not until after the Olympics. Manenti coached West Harbour before moving to Eastwood. He is definitely not a Mosman chappie. The coach is not the real problem though, is it? Not that there's ever been "a Mosman chappie" as s...
by kiap
Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Probably not in the Rennie's plans anyway, but Latu's been playing up in France ... https://www.foxsports.com.au/rugby/rugby-news-2021-tolu-latu-car-crash-drink-driving-wallabies-stade-francais-french-rugby/news-story/cfc7655a4c764511619f13a7a59db8d3 Was drunk and asleep at the wheel in oz a few ye...
by kiap
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

grievous wrote: Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:04 am Davis is the new Pulver, he must go.
Davis is like more hapless (if that is even possible) spawn of Clyne.

Mind you, CEO Doorn is a waster as well.
by kiap
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

towny wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:22 pm Pretty sure it was Slim. The bastard.
Lemme guess ... were there any ponies being harmed in the making of this movie?
by kiap
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

FairWeather_Aussie wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:12 pm Yeah. Rennie, Penney sound the same, and I posted an embarrassing OP. I can’t work out how to delete it, hopefully it just gets ignored, and it drops out of sight.
I think you an edit the OP and change the title.

i.e. make it a dot "."

....
by kiap
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!
Replies: 92
Views: 3614

Re: Rob Penney GOOONE!!!

Anyway, when Australia gets back online, thoughts about Rob Penney? Was a discussion on the Tahs v Reds thread, but mostly the thought is Penney being hung out to dry. The main problem at the waratahs is the diabolical admin of the organisation. Roger the Dodger Davis and his board need to be throw...
by kiap
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day
Replies: 127
Views: 1597

Re: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day

Matt Henjak wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:07 am Penney gooooooone. Sacked this morning.
Escapy scapey escaped goat
by kiap
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

That must be a mistake..... No BPA, FF or Uelese? Lonergan over FF, surprises a bit. Maybe a kick up the arse? LL seems a good footballer, dunno about test level. Good thrower. Might be a bench option? Mafi shows potential. Kaitu’u, is a strong 2, and BPA is departing. Porecki - I haven't watched h...
by kiap
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why does Alun Wyn Jones not just shave his head?
Replies: 34
Views: 1742

Re: Why does Alun Wyn Jones not just shave his head?

If he looks 58 years old then oppo players are less likely to fondle his cock.

There's your answer.
by kiap
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Revenue per home game: national team
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Re: Revenue per home game: national team

How much does your national team earn in revenue per game on average? Wales at the Principality is £5.625M in 2018/19 season; (similar year before) https://www.statista.com/statistics/581001/welsh-rugby-union-annual-revenues-by-source-in-wales-uk/#:~:text=In%202019%20the%20WRU%20earned,percent%20of...
by kiap
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Jam Slam, the Jampionship and the Triple Clown
Replies: 10
Views: 646

Re: The Jam Slam, the Jampionship and the Triple Clown

Me too; England lost to the home countries, but beat France and Italy. So if that’s a triple clown, we never lost 3 and beat France. But yes, if the simple Triple Clown is lose to the other 3 Lions teams, then we won several in the 90s, and probably 80s too. It would seem Scotland have been triple ...
by kiap
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day
Replies: 127
Views: 1597

Re: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day

Tell me again, how the Reds can have BPA and the Brumbies can have Faingaa, for hooker - both Sydney boys And for our hooker pozzy, we’ve got a choice of 2 club players, one of whom barely cracks 100kg Roger Davis and chums innit... It’s like a living experiment in sustained mediocrity. Makes Cheik...
by kiap
Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day
Replies: 127
Views: 1597

Re: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day

shanky wrote: Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:51 am Tell me again, how the Reds can have BPA and the Brumbies can have Faingaa, for hooker - both Sydney boys

And for our hooker pozzy, we’ve got a choice of 2 club players, one of whom barely cracks 100kg
Roger Davis and chums innit...
by kiap
Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Would the table have been different but for Covidgate?
Replies: 4
Views: 289

Re: Would the table have been different but for Covidgate?

Botha Boy wrote: Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:57 am Every team now needs a plan to deal with a Red Card ...
Don't elbow blokes in the froat?

Either way, just ban for 4-8 games and upward. Maybe also, in the case of Scots, tax the hip pocket?
by kiap
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farce v Brumbies
Replies: 52
Views: 819

Re: Farce v Brumbies

Olo wrote: Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:02 am That 7 Thompson had an excellent game as well before being injured. We just seemed to have a knack of producing quality 7s.
Do you mean Brown? He's a kiwi.
by kiap
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Woodward: "I genuinely believe the Premiership is the strongest league in the world."
Replies: 117
Views: 4007

Re: Woodward: "I genuinely believe the Premiership is the strongest league in the world."

Interesting overview on the Premiership's structure by Mark Evans (ex quins/storm/force boss) toward the end of this pod from around the 1hr 38' mark (it's a long audio). Revenue keeps powering ahead, as I'm sure UK peeps already know, and attracting in better players. Although it's not all roses wi...
by kiap
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:11 am It's a patronising stance to take at the very least. It's inappropriate and for what it's worth in this place, unprofessional.

You can make or break your own arguments without needing to drag others in to have them support your points.
You know what, you're right. I apologise.
by kiap
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Bindi wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:47 am Good to see the thread back on the rails......the tween catfight was unbecoming.
Good point.
by kiap
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:35 am I wrote a post.

You've conflated that into being my opinion.
Sards defence it is, then. :nod:
by kiap
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Sensible Stephen wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:35 am So what I get from this is GS loathes AC with a passion. :shock:
It's like a troubled romance. Blows hot and cold. ;)
by kiap
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I'd rather other posters didn't try and use me to back their own agenda up, thanks Kiap. It shows, 4 days back, the sort of contributions on this thread. You quoted me, then said you'd like to speak for yourself. And lo, you did. This shouldn't be a hard thing to comprehend. You've decided to make ...
by kiap
Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:46 am I'd rather other posters didn't try and use me to back their own agenda up, thanks Kiap.
It shows, 4 days back, the sort of contributions on this thread.

You quoted me, then said you'd like to speak for yourself.

And lo, you did.
by kiap
Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Posters I do rate, such as Smiley :) ... when it comes down to it ... don't rate you either, btw. I'll speak for myself, thanks all the same. Your mindreading skills aren't what you seem to think they are. How about my post-reading skills? Seems clear enough.... It seems some posters want Albanese ...
by kiap
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Sounds like something Kim Philby would say. Each to their own. Reads like Ali's Choice's mentor. He needs one to follow. Each to their own. I really think this type of ad hominem nonsense shows you have nothing of value to argue. AC hasn't been involved in this segment of argument - yet you bring h...
by kiap
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Surely this move only comes after some internal polling of the voting public? These reprobates are that stupid it's the only thing that might offer them a form of guidance. Indeed, based on numbers. Were always bad on that nasty piece of work. The reshuffle does have to cover over more than Porter ...
by kiap
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Surely this move only comes after some internal polling of the voting public? These reprobates are that stupid it's the only thing that might offer them a form of guidance. Indeed, based on numbers. Were always bad on that nasty piece of work. The reshuffle does have to cover over more than Porter ...
by kiap
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

You have been a vocal supporter of the Coalition for many years on this forum, so I just found it strange that you haven't commented much on any of the daily scandals that are currently enveloping your preferred government. The reason you're a clown is your posts are fantasies. Prison rape, reach-a...
by kiap
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Kiap et al, have all been very quiet recently. Actual contributors are sadly thinner on the ground these days, AC. Many of the best have left the bored. Posters I do rate, such as Smiley :) ... when it comes down to it ... don't rate you either, btw. Normally they'd have been gleefully trolling lef...
by kiap
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Surely this move only comes after some internal polling of the voting public? These reprobates are that stupid it's the only thing that might offer them a form of guidance. Indeed, based on numbers. Were always bad on that nasty piece of work. The reshuffle does have to cover over more than Porter ...
by kiap
Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046057

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Slim 293 wrote: Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:18 am And Porter set to be dumped as AG as Blomo shuffles his part time ministers...
Yup, this move has been in pipeline a while, awaiting the press of the flush button.
by kiap
Tue Mar 23, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4119

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

unless oz ramp up the islander passports its not happening Ahh, no. The more likely route is via a New Zealand passport. That's all that's required. As a result of the last 30 years or so, there's more Pasifika people here now than in Samoa. Māori are not included in that count. Either way, it does...
by kiap
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4119

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

You do know that our immigration intake every year is the best part of 200k, do you? And has been for many years. Join the dots. I posted this on another forum (re: population, past and projected). Was more in terms of the associated economic effects than population itself but, still, it does tell ...