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In Topic: Piggate

01 October 2015 - 03:01 AM

This story has reached the USA.  There is a little amazement that people in the UK are generally OK with it.

In Topic: Jeremy Corbyn & the Labour Party

28 September 2015 - 10:37 PM

I would be surprised if many politicians in Northern Ireland had very clean hands in relation to the troubles.


But they were there living in the thick of it, reacting to some terrible events, while Corbyn and McDonnell weren't, and had far fewer excuses for their behaviour.

You do realize that killing Catholics technically counts as murder in the same way as killing Protestants does?  I know you find this pedantic, but it is worth bearing in mind.

In Topic: Jarryd Hayne in the NFL (merged threads)

28 September 2015 - 06:26 PM

An update from California.....


This weekend, the 49er's were incredibly poor.  My colleagues had Hayne down as 49er's only reasonable player in the game. 


The 49er's have been very careful in making it clear that he is from rugby league rather than rugby union.  However, as most Americans do not know what rugby is, let alone rugby league or rugby union, it does not translate.


Regarding those who think this will be a huge boost for rugby league in the USA, consider how many RL fans started following gaelic football because of Brain Carney (i.e. close to none).  It is a boost, but a minor one.

In Topic: Piggate

28 September 2015 - 01:58 PM

Outside the media and Class War types, I don't think that anyone is remotely upset or disturbed by it. I reckon that most men will reckon they did things just as off-the-wall in their own student or apprenticeship days.

I think this is true.  I would not go as far as to say that it is normal, but these types of student societies to get up to that sort of thing.  In the spirit of anti-class war, I am pretty much in favour of giving him as pass as it is normal for upper class students.

The timing, is amusing, as "Corbyn is evil" was the standard newspaper headline.  As a Telegraph reader, reading it wriggle with the coverage is amusing.

In Topic: Sweden XIII v Denmark XIII on September 26th

27 September 2015 - 06:45 PM

The Sydney version are helping them out.