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Matt Cecchin

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Seriously, has there been a worse referee than Matt Cecchin? I dread the team lists coming out because I've almost reached the conclusion we can't win under him. Thankfully it's noticeable we rarely get him because every time we have him we lose via a howler.

    I reckon his ratio of howlers to games leads the NRL, and now it becomes apparent he has the uncanny knack of running backwards into players regularly. What keeps him in the game? Token status and/or South African style positive affirmation?
     
  2. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Look up James Child from the ESL makes Cecchin look like the greatest ref in the world
     
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    • Dan

      Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      He is by far and away the worst referee in the game, makes horrible horrible costly mistakes and the previous regime let him get away with it. It is clear to me he should be dropped a level
       
    • Moondog

      Moondog Amazing Blue Footed Boobie Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Barry Gomersall would have to be up there with the worst!
       
    • ads

      ads Well-Known Member

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      I remember Cecchin as a touchie... mainly cause he was rubbish then too.
       
    • Utility Player

      Utility Player Well-Known Member

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      Bad referee or not it does not excuse that dirty Queensland grub Thurston from shoulder charging him, he should miss at least 6 games.:p
       
    • nodd

      nodd Well-Known Member

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      Thurston was a Sunnybank junior UP, what else would You expect? ;)
       
    • Utility Player

      Utility Player Well-Known Member

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      Mate he didn't learn that from us, must have picked it up when he played against Carina :)
       
    • Phantar

      Phantar Well-Known Member

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      Not to mention one of the ugliest creatures on two legs. Was he actually human or the victim of an experiment gone wrong, at some laboratory (read Bob Brown's hideaway) deep in the darkest recesses of the Tasmanian wilderness, and then embedded in Queensland at a very early age?
       
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      • The Eagle

        The Eagle Well-Known Member

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        Lol Matabele is a QLDER,him being bad is no excuse for running him over
         
      • fLIP

        fLIP UFO Hunter

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        Russel Smith takes the cake for mine.

        "In 10 games, English NRL official Russell Smith has taken a painstaking 60 minutes and 30 seconds to adjudicate on video decisions."

        "In three instances, Smith has added almost 10 minutes to a match"
         
      • Matabele

        Matabele Well-Known Member

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        Both Russel Smith and Cecchin are examples of the ineptitude of Gallop's administration. They encouraged Smith to immigrate here, then found he was useless, but instead of cutting him loose they hide him in the video box where he is out of his depth as well. Cecchin is some kind of sop to the prevailing demographic in felafel land (Eddie McGuire term).
         
      • fLIP

        fLIP UFO Hunter

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        Not just the refs box mata.


        The brilliant russell smith is now an nrl refs coach. They can all be as good as him.
         

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