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Hayne's new trick

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, May 14, 2011.

  1. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Nothing was said about this by the commentators and no replays shown (unlike Ballin's supposed butt grabbing a few weeks ago), but have a look at the tape of Eels vs Cowboys, when the Cowboys are coming back and Hayne is getting frustrated.

    At least twice when he is returning a kick he does this little stutter and then:

    1. Lifts his elbow into the head of the chasing player.
    2. Leans his upper body back and then strikes forward, almost headbutting the tackler.

    Haynes was brilliant in the first half, could have played himself into an origin jumper. But his second half was the sort of lazy, petulant, selfish rubbish that stains his career.
     
  2. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    There are plenty of stains around Haynes career....mostly in the Channel 9 commentators' underpants. The guy is a myth.
     
  3. susan

    susan Well-Known Member

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    he threw some beautiful balls tonight and looked dangerous but he seems to fade in and out of games.could be a champion but just doesnt have the consistency.give him forans heart and he would be a world beater.will definately be the fullback for NSW for better or for worse.dugans defence tonight finished him and gordon is injured.
     
  4. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    Not a favorite word in Manly circles at the moment ;)
     
  5. ayjay007

    ayjay007 Well-Known Member

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    he's a legend in his own mind
     
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  6. jjai

    jjai Active Member

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    not consistent enough, also the media hype went to his head after 09`s accomplishments... :exclamation:
     

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