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#1 Bomballey

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:06 PM

Don't miss Ray going out in his last commentary with the flurry oooohs, aaaaahs, errrrrs, errrrmms, wrong names and wonderful meanderings....

Classic. All the best Ray. Take care.

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:15 PM

Don't miss Ray going out in his last commentary with the flurry oooohs, aaaaahs, errrrrs, errrrmms, wrong names and wonderful meanderings....

Classic. All the best Ray. Take care.

He was asked at half time in the Oz game for his worst moment commentating. I reckoned calling Fev Feather-STONE in the 1983 final was one of them, but Ray saw it differently

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#3 Bomballey

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:20 PM

He was asked at half time in the Oz game for his worst moment commentating. I reckoned calling Fev Feather-STONE in the 1983 final was one of them, but Ray saw it differently


Titter. There are so many how could he ever answer that one. He is brilliant at commentating when seemingly oblivious to the fact that there are people listening.

It's like he's just chatting to Nobby in the Blue Bell in Darrington and its on TV in the background. Magic

#4 Bomballey

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:23 PM

Is there a TV in there...?

Edited by Bomballey, 26 October 2013 - 04:25 PM.


#5 Johnoco

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:52 PM

Ooh its looking good. ...oh no its not.

#6 timtum

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 05:06 PM

Wasn't too sure where to put it.  Jon Wells on the radio is absolutely first class, much better than his shouty man Sky persona.  Informative, serious but not overly and runs rings around George Riley.

 

A big thank you to Ray French for his years commentating.  Great memories.


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 07:45 PM

SIR ray French surely a new years honour


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#8 Leaguesaint

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 09:11 AM

Happy retirement to Ray. My favourite moment yesterday was when he almost called Italy Australia. He managed to turn it into Autaly.

#9 Jim from Oz

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 09:20 AM

As I've said elsewhere on this forum, i thought his commentating was excrutiating

 

Why wasn't he pensioned off years ago?

 

Andrew Voss in the first game was a total professional by comparison; very knowledgable and with plenty of RLWC facts and history.



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Posted 27 October 2013 - 09:51 AM

30 years and as bad as ever. clouseu


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#11 Jill Halfpenny fan

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 10:33 PM

Is he not doing one of the semi's?


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