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Was Gift a grub tonight?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by mosto, Aug 7, 2015.

Was Gift a grub tonight?

  1. Yes

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    77.5%
  2. No

    16 vote(s)
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  1. mosto

    mosto Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Don't get me wrong, Gift is one of my all-time favourite players, and was always going to go in hard tonight. But did he cross into grub territory tonight?

    The obvious one was the high shot on Skivvy, which he should get a couple of weeks for. But even before that, I was disappointed at the deliberate step on DCE's foot. It was brushed off by commentators as an old team mate being a bit cheeky, but it could easily have broken a toe / foot and he's gone for the season.

    If it had been someone like Josh Reynolds or Cameron Smith who perpetrated the above incidents, we'd be baying for blood. Was Gift any different to those grubs tonight?
     
  2. Killer03

    Killer03 Well-Known Member

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    I thought he was. I said on another thread I'd cheer for gift after the game as I loved him as a manly player. I was disappointed in him tonight. I thought there was a lot of unnecessary niggle in him tonight.
     
  3. Eagles2nv

    Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Gift plays rough football. That shot on matai looked like a tackle gone wrong.

    Look he isnt the cleanest of players, but not a grub.
     
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  4. Chip and Chase

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

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    He was pretty much the same when he played for us, you just notice it more when it's an opposition player
     
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  5. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Sadly i think he was a BIT grubby tonight.
     
  6. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    He was a head hunter again.
    The knees to Chez at the end was mild compared to his attacking Skivi:mad:
     
  7. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    That move on DCE was filth

    My uncle has always said to me that he is 1 of the grabbiest players in the game but I've always seen him as a tough player

    He has had a few brain explosions though

    The dislike between DCE and Glenn seemed extremely clear after the match
     
  8. EagleFromMay1967

    EagleFromMay1967 In bed before the room got dark.

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    He's fitting right in. Praps he's angry, and is expressing it, tapping into it on the field?
     
  9. weev

    weev Well-Known Member

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    He was full of niggle and spite.

    I think Souffs have made him a grub. Just as Parramatta made Wotnow an idiot. Hang on...
     
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  10. Fibro Eagle

    Fibro Eagle Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I'll forgive tonight played with a lot emotion first time back
    Kissed and made up with skivvy so all good for me
    Plus he knew he was heading for cold showers after the game
     
  11. Boxley

    Boxley Well-Known Member

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    Still like him more than Watmough
     
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  12. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I hope so. He was for us for about 11 years.

    Take off the maroon and white glasses people.

    I suppose some you think Matai is a cleanskin too.
     
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  13. Shoe1

    Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think he was a grub tonight at all. Played in a beaten pack and got penalized a bit. Will miss a week or two for breaking matai's nose.
     
  14. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I thought the shot on Matai was accidental. A lot of niggle in his game though, and it affected his game adversely.
     
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  15. Jerry1

    Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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    Grubby as tonight... Still one of my fave players...
     
  16. KOMORI

    KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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    He is/was always a bit of a grub, but we could forgive him because he was OUR grub.. Now??
     
  17. SeaEagle007

    SeaEagle007 Well-Known Member

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    After the game you can see the hate he has for DCE... Oh well he should get over it seriously...
     
  18. Mal Cochrane

    Mal Cochrane I'm not really Mal Cochrane...

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    i didn't think he said anything bad to DCE, shook his hand, and appeared to say something which DCE replied thanks.
     
  19. JenEagle

    JenEagle Well-Known Member

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    I love gift but yep he was pretty dirty tonight.

    I would love him back. Cmon bozo give him a year in 2017
     
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  20. Bird of Prey

    Bird of Prey Active Member

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    Didnt seem to friendly towards Foran at the end of the game . Played like he had a few issues with some players but thats footy we won sucks to be a wabbit!!!!!!!
     

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