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#81 Viking Warrior

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 01:19 PM

Ok, so why do RL commentators have to be funny.
 
Are there any other sports that has had so many comedy characters commentating?


have you ever listened to stuart barnes? he cracks me up with trying to make out yawnion is the superior sport....
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#82 Griff9of13

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 01:23 PM

Don't forget we've had Vossy for the majority of the games almost on a daily basis over the last couple of weeks. Can you imagine listening to Eddie and Stevo for the same amount of time over the same period? 


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#83 scrape_goose

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 01:39 PM

Don't forget we've had Vossy for the majority of the games almost on a daily basis over the last couple of weeks. Can you imagine listening to Eddie and Stevo for the same amount of time over the same period? 

Stevo would be all one linered out after one game, how many times can you stay "second stanza" and "TRY for mine"



#84 Ant

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 03:02 PM

I can't stand Stevo or a whole game, never mind a dozen in a week

Unlike Voss who is still on the money with his commentary

#85 scrape_goose

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 03:22 PM

Can someone send Vossy a Stevo Bingo card and ask him to get them into a game.



#86 Gary Coyle

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 05:10 PM

Love this one from last night when 2 french players screwed up a certain try "Le poop happens"



#87 Banbury Wolf

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 12:13 AM

Vossy was at one point going from one thing to the next (approximate transcript from me):

 

"France only got into the sport of rugby league in the year ...

... imagine if they'd got into it in the middle ages - it'd be the world game by now ...

... we would have seen players coming on here (the pitch) with axes tonight ...

... now that would have been interesting!"



#88 westlondonfan

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 12:40 PM

Vossy was at one point going from one thing to the next (approximate transcript from me):
 
"France only got into the sport of rugby league in the year ...
... imagine if they'd got into it in the middle ages - it'd be the world game by now ...
... we would have seen players coming on here (the pitch) with axes tonight ...
... now that would have been interesting!"

Samoa are going to try and put a axe through the heart of France now..

Hilarious!

#89 Tonka

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 01:44 PM

Vossy was at one point going from one thing to the next (approximate transcript from me):

 

"France only got into the sport of rugby league in the year ...

... imagine if they'd got into it in the middle ages - it'd be the world game by now ...

... we would have seen players coming on here (the pitch) with axes tonight ...

... now that would have been interesting!"

Yeah it was funny that one.  I think it began "Perpignan was founded in 10-something or other..."



#90 Garvers

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 05:13 PM

There's a world of difference between making a joke during commentary, and making the sport look like a joke with your commentary.  Voss does the former, Eddie & Stevo the latter.

 

I think Voss has certainly added to the feel-good factor during the world cup - his unbridled enthusiasm and almost total absence of negativity has been a fantastic antidote to the tedium of Sky's robotic coverage.   Maybe if we had to listen to him twice a week like E&S we might tire of him, but my guess is he's capable of being produced in a way E&S aren't, and would happily tone it down or ramp it up depending on what was required.  If Sky actually grew a pair, cleared out E&S, moved Neville Smith aside (the real culprit), and brought in some fresh producers and ideas, I'm sure he's more than capable of doing a fantastic job - and would probably bring out the best in Brian, Phil etc, who at the moment have to play an embarrassing second-fiddle to the two know-nothing clowns.  



#91 Padge

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 05:24 PM

Vossy was at one point going from one thing to the next (approximate transcript from me):

 

"France only got into the sport of rugby league in the year ...

... imagine if they'd got into it in the middle ages - it'd be the world game by now ...

... we would have seen players coming on here (the pitch) with axes tonight ...

... now that would have been interesting!"

 

Didn't he also add, 'they may have needed a few more interchanges'



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#92 Donny Saint

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 07:41 PM

sometime ago i was watching an Aussie match [i think it was Vossy not sure now]but the commentary went like this "he gets the ball & makes a length of the field run the ref blows the whistle the player carries on he has not heard the whistle & Vossy says will someone tell the player the refs blown up".I was waiting for a bleeping sound but he mananged to say it without it as both was in hysterics over it.The ref was on the oppo's 10mtr line.It had me doubled up:):)it was a repeat.



#93 ChrisGS

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 08:17 PM

Vossy is great but there are a lot of similar Aussie commentators from what I've heard as for as positivity/enjoying themselves and the game is concerned. Maybe not as much wit as him (although some of them have their moments)

 

 

Look at this, i know the picture is awful but can you ever imagine a British commentator having a good a time as this? The Aussies have a knack for not being negative where there's illegal play, blowouts, etc. Stevo and co would be apoligising saying how bad it is for the sport

 


Edited by ChrisGS, 14 November 2013 - 08:18 PM.


#94 dibbley

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 08:43 PM

Yeah I don't get the two clowns off Sky?  Everyone loves the biff apart from those two doughnuts!



#95 sgt pepper

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 09:44 PM

I Hope he is doing Scotland v kiwis if it is going to be a drubbing he will at least keep it interesting

#96 scrape_goose

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 09:45 AM

Vossy is great but there are a lot of similar Aussie commentators from what I've heard as for as positivity/enjoying themselves and the game is concerned. Maybe not as much wit as him (although some of them have their moments)

 

This is the difference for me, not just his wit, but the fact that he is enjoying himself, enjoying what is in front of him and been positive about the game. All Eddie and Stevo seem to do is moan and bicker. And when Stevo says about biff "we don't want to see this in our game" Yes we do, we love to see the odd fight. Are they taking notes on Vossy's style,  I doubt it, Sky coverage is going to seem very drab and beige after this.



#97 dibbley

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 10:02 PM

On form again tonight.  "I've seen milk turn quicker than Manu"



#98 Saintslass

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 10:04 PM

Another one, after the Scotland try: "Burst out the bagpipes, throw another haggis on the barbie!"



#99 dibbley

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 10:14 PM

"I walked into the Casino in Monte Carlo went up to the desk and said the name's Voss"



#100 Lounge Room Lizard

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 10:27 PM

Something like " Most players want to get an opponents shirt this guy wants his head"! after a high tackle






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