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News: Preston Campbell says nothing wrong with Matt Orford tackle

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Rex, May 26, 2009.

  1. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

    +2,376 /60
    <cite></cite>Gold Coast Titans fullback Preston Campbell has admitted Manly captain Matt Orford did not take him out, but that still didn't stop the NRL from defending embattled referee Matt Cecchin over his controversial decision which decided Sunday's game between the two clubs.

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/3921-preston-campbell-says-nothing-wrong-with-matt-orford-tackle.html">Read the full article</a>
  2. niccipops

    niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +6,355 /56
    Good on you Preston. You're a little guy with big knackers.
  3. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

    +1,476 /8
    Rhymes with Crackers !
  4. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

    +2,376 /60
    Respect for Campbell enhanced, respect for Cartwright plummeted.  To call that a 50/50 call is transparently and outrightly sycophantic.  Who's the referee's pet then?
  5. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    Finch is the one who has lost credibility in saying that the decision was right. Blind Freddy plus all the Titan players interviewed after the game agreed it was wrong and a hollow win.

    I think the referee ranks are close to being in crisis!
  6. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

    +516 /0
    Campbell regularly pulls penalties.  This time he's admitted it and good for him.  There needs to be a broom put through the top of the NRL.  These guys have been around for a long time and are atrophied in their views.  And of course all of them support each other.  It's the way of old white men.
  7. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    +9,393 /402
    Who are the most penalised teams this year?
    Who was the most penalised team last year?
  8. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

    +516 /0
    I give in.
  9. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

    +1,109 /54
    Newcastle last year.
  10. Brookvale

    Brookvale Well-Known Member

    +155 /1
    I saw preston and a few others at the titanium bar after the game. He didn't look like some one that had won important game. Noramlly playersa re all siles after a win, but I guess it was out of their control and the titans plaed hard to stick with us.

    Friggen Ref!!!

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