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What happened to forward passe?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Dan, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Are only one team allowed to be pulled up for them. Deadset they way were throwing them like gridiron all night
     
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  2. robbiea

    robbiea Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Yeah ,noticed a couple of certainties go against us tonight..
     
  3. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The one from quarterback Isacc Luke to Sam Burgess late in the second half was insane. As Tooves said in the presser, what is the role of the touch judges anymore?..what do they actually do?
     
  4. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I would love to someone watch it again and give us a tally.

    I reckon Souths threw around 20 and we got away with about 6.
     
  5. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    What happened to losing the ball and being called to play it :huh:
    Luke clearly dropped the ball in the fitst half near the tryline. Pinko didn't call it even though the Manly Players were yelling about it. Rabbids scored a try in the ensuing play :mad:
     
  6. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    What do you expect from the NRL after nearly 11 months after last year's grand final atrocity? Improvement?

    And that alleged forward pass from TRed to Ferris that would've been a Manly try was thrown backwards out of the hands too.
     
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  7. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The NRL is a laughing stock. For a professional sport it looks like amateur hour. The refs are going backwards.
     
  8. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    HAHA as if anyone would want to watch it again
     
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  9. sheridanstand78

    sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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    This is blight on the game.

    The forward pass is popping up more and more and it was in evidence last night when vermin burgess burst onto a blatant pass from Luke.

    I do not understand why the video refs cant pick that up yet they can invent knock ons ect.
     
  10. StuBoot

    StuBoot Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It's the simple ones from dummy half that do the damage.
    I can't believe how many Luke threw last night, the touchies and refs aren't even looking.
    I reckon Bob's tally would be about right.
     
  11. ABTK

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    It was almost like watching Cameron Smith wearing red and green...
     
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  12. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    Look the problem is simple. The referees see forward passes from dummy half & walking off the mark as minor infringements that don't mean much. But everyone who really knows the game understands in 2014 that gaining an edge from these little things is where the game is ultimately won and lost. The referees and the NRL have no concept of the game. The crusher penalty and charge put on Starling and the so called Foz shoulder charge on Hurrell are all the proof anyone needs.
     
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  13. Chip and Chase

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

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    Ruling on forward passes is passe it seems.
     
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  14. Eagles2nv

    Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It simple, they amended the rule a few years ago to allow souffs to be exempt to forward passes.
     
  15. HoldenV8

    HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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    Its very rare that Issac Luke doesn't throw a forward pass from dummy half, and more often than not its Sam Burgess on the receiving end of those forward passes. Yet game after game they are let go by the refs.

    There are 4 officials in pink out there. Two on the field and the two touchies. You would think at least one of them would be watching the ruck and resulting pass from dummy half and can see if its gone forward or not.

    Regardless that its seen as a minor incident, a forward pass is still a forward pass and its an infringement on the rules that should either be called a penalty for deliberate or it should result in a scrum to the defending team at the time (or a handover if its on the last tackle).

    Luke and Scam Smith are the worst offenders in the NRL for forward passes from dummy half, yet they are allowed to get away with it. But while Smith seems to often disguise his by throwing them more flat than forward which are harder for refs to pick up (they have enough trouble seeing as it is), Luke's are often so blatantly forward that they should draw a penalty.
     
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  16. Eagleheart

    Eagleheart Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Well said HoldenV8, totally agree with you.

    The forward pass out of dummy half hitting the ball runner is just a joke. Issac Luke is a serial offender and has been doing this for years.

    A forward pass is indeed an infringement on the rules so what is the NRL doing about it........????

    :mad:
     
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  17. simon64

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    I know I'm not 18 anymore and my eyes aren't what they used to be but the pass from whoever to Sam Burgess to make that break......

    It was short and still looked a yard forward.

    Tell me I'm not going blind.
     
  18. Ramrod

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    Gee. I thought I was seeing things.
    Glad I wasn't the only to spot them.
    Bunch of cheats.
     
  19. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I guess forward passes are not yet passé
     
  20. RiverEagle

    RiverEagle New Member

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    When was the last time a touchie intervened to flag a forward pass...?

    Anyone??

    Since the intro of the 2nd on-field ref, it's clearly a directive to stay out of it (for touch-judges).

    The single best change they could make is for the vidiots to be able to rule on them.

    They are called on for everything else (including offside from kicks) so why they can't check for forward passes is ... ridiculous.
     

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