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#1 Just Browny

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:32 AM

There'll be a few moans about this being on here, but I think it's relevant for the World Cup.

 

Real tough game early doors, Newcastle leading 6-4 at the moment. The thing England need to be aware of is the dirty tricks that players like Smith, Slater and Cronk get away with. We've already seen Slater staying down to win a penalty, and all three players ranting and raving at the referee. Time for McNamara to start thinking about how to intimidate the officials, as Australia will already have their plan written. Throw in the unpleasant Thurston and we'll be fighting against 14 men again, like in 2011.


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.


#2 Jarv

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:34 AM

Havent seen any of the game yet all I can see is seagulls



#3 DiH68

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:34 AM

Cracking game so far. Come on Storm!

#4 boxhead

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:36 AM

There'll be a few moans about this being on here, but I think it's relevant for the World Cup.

 

Real tough game early doors, Newcastle leading 6-4 at the moment. The thing England need to be aware of is the dirty tricks that players like Smith, Slater and Cronk get away with. We've already seen Slater staying down to win a penalty, and all three players ranting and raving at the referee. Time for McNamara to start thinking about how to intimidate the officials, as Australia will already have their plan written. Throw in the unpleasant Thurston and we'll be fighting against 14 men again, like in 2011.

 

 

Give it up Mate.

I guess no English players whine at the Ref?

I could name a few that never stop whining.

 

Newcastle came out of the blocks fast and deserve to be ahead, this should go down to the wire.


Edited by AndyCapp, 21 September 2013 - 10:38 AM.


#5 archibald

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:43 AM

There'll be a few moans about this being on here, but I think it's relevant for the World Cup.

 

Real tough game early doors, Newcastle leading 6-4 at the moment. The thing England need to be aware of is the dirty tricks that players like Smith, Slater and Cronk get away with. We've already seen Slater staying down to win a penalty, and all three players ranting and raving at the referee. Time for McNamara to start thinking about how to intimidate the officials, as Australia will already have their plan written. Throw in the unpleasant Thurston and we'll be fighting against 14 men again, like in 2011.

It's like they're pre-programmed.



#6 archibald

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:44 AM

Good to see Danny Buderus running the show, 35, ex Leeds. Looked up to Sinfield, the best player in the world.



#7 boxhead

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:48 AM

Good to see Danny Buderus running the show, 35, ex Leeds. Looked up to Sinfield, the best player in the world.

Thats it.

King Kev is what added the finishing touch to Buderus game,  ;)



#8 Johnoco

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:49 AM

Commentators not impressed with the penalty against Slater.

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

7 Seconds -Walk Together, Rock Together


#9 Just Browny

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:56 AM

This Slater lad's no good under the high ball.


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.


#10 Johnoco

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:09 AM

Great Melbourne try.
Slater looking a bit iffy with his knee

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

7 Seconds -Walk Together, Rock Together


#11 Johnoco

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:16 AM

Melbourne just making too many errors, very unlike them.

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

7 Seconds -Walk Together, Rock Together


#12 RSN

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:18 AM

This Slater lad's no good under the high ball.


Shush he's in the NRL he catches everything

#13 DiH68

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:26 AM

Storm have been rubbish in the last few weeks....very much out of form. Even if they somehow win this I think they'll get smashed next week. And I'm a storm fan!

#14 Johnoco

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:29 AM

2 points in it now......

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

7 Seconds -Walk Together, Rock Together


#15 Jarv

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:31 AM

From an England point of view another week for Melbourne meens another week for Gareth Widdop to show some form



#16 boxhead

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:33 AM

Slater has been past his best for 2 or 3 years, still good but has lost his edge and acceleration that made him so dangerous in broken play.

I wish him well but I am not worried if  he is not the Kangaroo Fullback.


Edited by AndyCapp, 21 September 2013 - 11:33 AM.


#17 RSN

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:35 AM

Slater has been past his best for 2 or 3 years, still good but has lost his edge and acceleration that made him so dangerous in broken play.
I wish him well but I am not worried if he is not the Kangaroo Fullback.


With Cronk and Slater though the fact he times his run perfectly gives him that half a second edge over the defence which is vital.

With Cronk and Smith playing I'd go for Slater, Cherry Evans playing instead of Cronk I'd maybe look elsewhere.

#18 Just Browny

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:37 AM

Feel like I've spent three hours watching Melbourne players on the floor. They should sign Steve Matai; he'd fit in well.


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.


#19 archibald

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:39 AM

They should give Slater a radio mic direct to the refs, save him running over after every decision



#20 Johnoco

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:43 AM

Great game this

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

7 Seconds -Walk Together, Rock Together





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