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Happy Birthday Rugby League

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by HoldenV8, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. HoldenV8

    HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if anyone realises that yesterday (29 August 2014) was the 119th birthday of Rugby League?

    It was on 29 August 1895 that representatives of 22 rugby clubs met at the George Hotel in Huddersfield, England, and voted to break away from the Rugby Football Union to form their own Northern Union which evolved into Rugby League.

    If not for events that English day, we might not have the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles that we know and love.
     
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  2. niccipops

    niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Do we get cake?
     
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  3. rifraff

    rifraff Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Happy birthday rugby league.

    You don't look as good as you did all those years ago

    Not as quick at making those snap decisions and some of them have me shaking my head in wonder

    I still love you though

    xoxo
     
  4. Lord Eagleton

    Lord Eagleton Well-Known Member

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    Are you sure it is the 29th?
    Its probably best we refer it to Toddy Fartberg and the other idiots running the game. It may need to then be referred to another official, maybe a video ref too, and they will still come back with the wrong fk'ing answer.
     
  5. Jethro

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

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    You want cake? Here, have some of mine.
     
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  6. niccipops

    niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Very cute @Jethro . Not sharing with that little fella though. The best bits are all over his face.:D
     
  7. Snake

    Snake Doing The Eagle Rock!

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    Rugby League passed away years ago. A hybrid of League and WWE is all that remains.
     
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  8. EaglesDontTweet

    EaglesDontTweet Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    And I could see the NRL getting Sonny Bill Williams and Sam Burgess to carry the cake in.:dodgy:
     
  9. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    Remember when SBW walked out of the NRL and Gallop sent a letter to the IRB having a big sook and wanting their help.

    I miss Dave.
     
  10. niccipops

    niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    George Rose to fly up from Melbourne and eat all of it.:p
    We miss you big George.;)
     
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