Jump to content


RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD MAGAZINE (ISSUE 397 - MAY 2014): Available to download now. Get the app from Apple Newsstand or GooglePlay, or click here to read it online now at Pocketmags.com - Print edition in shops from Friday, or click here to get it delivered by post in the UK or worldwide.

Rugby League World - April 2014
League Express

Podcast

Photo
- - - - -

Losing the Toss


  • Please log in to reply
34 replies to this topic

#21 Griff

Griff
  • Coach
  • 7,359 posts

Posted 10 June 2013 - 07:54 PM

Pity the referees don't.

"We'll sell you a seat .... but you'll only need the edge of it!"
 


#22 hindle xiii

hindle xiii
  • Coach
  • 20,756 posts

Posted 10 June 2013 - 07:59 PM

Pity the referees don't.

Nice Mr. T paraphrase.


2826856.jpg?type=articleLandscape

 

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#23 chuffer

chuffer
  • Coach
  • 3,166 posts

Posted 10 June 2013 - 10:01 PM

Not a single mention of soggy biscuit.....

#24 Just Browny

Just Browny
  • Coach
  • 11,394 posts

Posted 11 June 2013 - 06:42 AM

Griff comes across as an accomplished tosser in this thread.
  • Amber Avenger and chuffer like this

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#25 Donny Saint

Donny Saint
  • Coach
  • 179 posts

Posted 11 June 2013 - 06:37 PM

talk about k/os.Did the RFL change the rule whereby the scoring side k/off some seasons ago.Then changed back of course.Thought i ought to say that. lol

Edited by Donny Saint, 11 June 2013 - 06:42 PM.


#26 statties

statties
  • Coach
  • 273 posts

Posted 11 June 2013 - 06:41 PM

yes they did. Sometime in the early years of Super League



#27 distantdog

distantdog
  • Coach
  • 2,273 posts

Posted 11 June 2013 - 07:27 PM


Again, not what was asked.

Actually l thought l had answered the question. The winner of the toss chooses to receive, inevitably plays uphill and the kickers, as they lost the toss are obligated to kick, invariably downhill.

Edited by distantdog, 11 June 2013 - 07:28 PM.


#28 Griff

Griff
  • Coach
  • 7,359 posts

Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:34 PM

No, the question was ......

You lose the toss, your opponents choose ends ... you have to kick off, don't you ?

You don't get to choose whether to kick or receive.


"We'll sell you a seat .... but you'll only need the edge of it!"
 


#29 Griff

Griff
  • Coach
  • 7,359 posts

Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:21 PM

Actually l thought l had answered the question. The winner of the toss chooses to receive, inevitably plays uphill...

You can't choose to receive, specifically. You can choose to choose ends or you can choose to kick-off.

Edited by Griff, 11 June 2013 - 09:21 PM.

"We'll sell you a seat .... but you'll only need the edge of it!"
 


#30 Bomballey

Bomballey
  • Coach
  • 544 posts

Posted 11 June 2013 - 10:50 PM

christopher will be along shortly to tell us how Kevin Sinfield has got the highest toss win ratio of any captain in the history of the game.


That would look nice engraved on that great big statue when it's built.....

#31 distantdog

distantdog
  • Coach
  • 2,273 posts

Posted 12 June 2013 - 05:40 AM

You can't choose to receive, specifically. You can choose to choose ends or you can choose to kick-off.


By choosing which end though, aren't you by implication, choosing to receive?

#32 Griff

Griff
  • Coach
  • 7,359 posts

Posted 12 June 2013 - 08:40 PM

By choosing which end though, aren't you by implication, choosing to receive?

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm no - it's a consequence of choosing ends. You can't choose ends and then choose to kick-off. It's not a choice - you're stuck with receiving, albeit that's what you might want to do.

But we're splitting hairs................

"We'll sell you a seat .... but you'll only need the edge of it!"
 


#33 Just Browny

Just Browny
  • Coach
  • 11,394 posts

Posted 12 June 2013 - 08:43 PM

By choosing which end though, aren't you by implication, choosing to receive?

 

This sort of misogynistic thinking was past its sell-by-date in the 70s.


  • Larry the Leit likes this

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#34 hindle xiii

hindle xiii
  • Coach
  • 20,756 posts

Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:34 AM

This sort of misogynistic thinking was past its sell-by-date in the 70s.

Ooh... you are awful


2826856.jpg?type=articleLandscape

 

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#35 chuffer

chuffer
  • Coach
  • 3,166 posts

Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:41 AM

Griff comes across as an accomplished tosser in this thread.


He's certainly seems experienced in this matter.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users