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A nice find

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Technical Coach, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Technical Coach

    Technical Coach Well-Known Member

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    Manly Vs Souths 1987 great to see two of my favourite oldschool ball players Lyons and Coleman thought some might enjoy the link.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2v5EEVWf3F8
     
  2. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Great to watch, some interesting points are clear from it

    1 - Referreeing was as bad then as it is now and only made worse by video
    2 - Commentators were better then, they called the game, was that Moose calling the game?
    4 - The game is much better to look at now than it was then.
    5 - The game was tougher then
     
  3. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    20 min is the close to the best try you will ever see from a second rower
     
  4. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    It was Moose, and I think the other commentator is Graeme Hughes.
     
  5. eagleE

    eagleE Active Member

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    Gibbs was actually a second rower. Was that Ian Roberts that was chasing him for the try.
     
  6. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    yes it was, didn't they say gibbs was a centre-come-forward?

    As for Moose, there was none of the fluff and carry on that goes on now. They called the game as they saw it and didn't try to impose their knowledge and opinion on anyone, he was fair in his assessment of the officiating as he saw it.

    Manly were robbed of two tries by that ref
     
  7. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    They didn't try to impose betting odds ad nauseum either.
     
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    • Dan

      Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Not having Gus talk **** constantly was good too
       
    • Stevo

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      I actually prefer to listen to AFL commentary atm!
       
    • Dan

      Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      I think Andrew Moore is one of the best commentators currently and prefer the continuous call team to the TV, it's just a shame that the TV and Radio don't sync up exactly anymore
       
    • Technical Coach

      Technical Coach Well-Known Member

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      There are times i can't stand Graeme Hughes opinions other times i fully agree with him but as a Rugby League caller i loved his work on 10.

      On a side note i loved the music during the replay of every try(a few were used)-----i use to go in the back yard and replay the moves in slow motion with ball in hand singing the tune out loud and commentating on my brilliance also lol.
       
    • Stevo

      Stevo Well-Known Member

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      Grass roots!
       
    • Dan

      Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      So do animals
       
    • Stevo

      Stevo Well-Known Member

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      And yourself obviously!
       
    • SeaEagleRock8

      SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      The human side of TC is slowly showing itself.
       
    • Dan

      Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Immaculate conception....not because we didn't have sex, just because the sex we had was flawless
       
    • Fluffy

      Fluffy Well-Known Member

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      And the world record quickest conception.

      at least you made your birthday count.

      Welcome to marriage.
       
    • Dan

      Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Before marriage it's about quantity, after marriage is quality
       
    • wombatgc

      wombatgc Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Rex giving it to Mavo for his try celebration...if only Mavo could have forseen his monumental ****-ups coming in the prelim final later in the year...he may well have taken Rexs' advice
       
    • The Gronk

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      and after a baby its about celibacy
       

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