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Gordon Tallis' legacy confirmed

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Long term readers of this site will know I have a very low opinion of Tallis.  He first showed himself as a cat when he walked out on a contract (just about started the trend) and spent much of his career over rated. 

    Now he is the most inarticulate nuffy to grace a commentary box (At least Gould can string two words together).

    The main reason I despised him is because I contend under his captaincy Queensland lost its Origin edge and went through its blackest period as a team.

    The only series they won was when they were inspired by Langer's return.  It had nothing to do with Tallis.  The following year Tallis celebrated a drawn series by abusing fans in Sydney.  Selfish twat.

    Now that he has gone Queensland surge back to 3 series wins, all on the back of being the more desperate side in the key games - something they never achieved under Tallis.

    All that to say it makes me absolutley SICK that Tallis gets the plaudits, make the top 30 players list, top 100 players list - all at the expense of Menzies who is twice the player, has more strength of character in his fingernail and has literally graced the fields rather than bought scandal to them.

    On NRL on Fox Tallis commented Menzies was playing before him and is playing four years after him.  He also happens to have scored more than 100 tries more, has better defence, wasn't a sook about injury and even has a better head on him.

    Tallis getting plaudits in the Centenary year ahead of Menzies is one of the games great unspoken scandals. 
     
  2. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Agreed.

    He showed himself up on the post game show on Monday night. Wizz disagreed with him and made valid points, Tallis was literally speechless he sat there looking dumb for about 30 seconds before he came out with this line

    "Yous Kiwis are always whinging"

    Not only was it irrelevant, offensive and racist, he also managed to mumble it.

    He is a mug
     
  3. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Tallis is nothing but then again outside about 15 origin games Wally Lewis didn't do that much either.
     
  4. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Going fishing CW?
     
  5. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Yep but no bites so far!!!
     
  6. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Actually I don't mind Tallis.  I kind of like him as I don't think he takes himself that seriously.
     
  7. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I think he lacks the grey matter to go either way
     
  8. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Agreed Dan but amongst them all he's more tolerable than Gould, Roach, Iken, Johns to name just a few.  He sort of takes the mickey out of himself.  I once saw him try to stuff one of those little footies that they throw to kids up his shorts when Brisbane were flogging the rorters at the SFS.  very funny.
     
  9. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    I just get insulted that someone so obviously dumb and inarticulate gets beamed into my loungeroom.  I want to watch football, not listen to the village ifiot with an IQ of 80. 
     
  10. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Better not watch football then.
     
  11. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Watch it and get more and more pissed off with the deliberate one second delay between ABC commentary and vision.
     
  12. eagle_predator

    eagle_predator Active Member

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    I dont think much of Tallis.
     
  13. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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  14. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Exactly!
     
  15. eggson

    eggson Well-Known Member

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    is it me or did Ikin or Johns comment that this Manly side are a great team...almost, a premiership team?
     
  16. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    In the pre-game and at half-time I wondered if the titans were playing themselves.
     
  17. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I sometimes wonder if Gus is playing with himself??? :)
     
  18. Cameron

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    You know why this was deleted cliffy - Dan
     

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