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One thing the Test has shown

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by The Who, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    You only need one referee.
     
  2. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    and a touchie to overrule him:p
     
  3. bennyeagle

    bennyeagle Well-Known Member

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    I did notice than Johnson fits the kiwi outfit better than foran !
     
  4. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    ARLC would be kicking themselves for allowing the players union to have a break at the end of this year
     
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    • eagleE

      eagleE Active Member

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      It is great to have neutral referee.
      Slater sin binned. Smith penalised for working the guy on the ground around the 50th minute. If a player needs to be penalised to have the balls to blow the whistle and not be scared of Bellamy and his dickhead team.
       
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      • Dan

        Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Felt bad for DCE sat on the bench for 80 minutes. WTF was that
         
      • Phantar

        Phantar Well-Known Member

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        Maybe Australia was coached by Des Hasler in a Tim Sheens disguise?
         
      • Dan

        Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        DCE was my man of the match not one error the whole time
         
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        • Eagles2nv

          Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          It was nice to see some quality reffing. Its been a while.
           
        • globaleagle

          globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          .....was that test matches don't get shown on nine.
           
        • Masked Eagle

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          I thougth the ref was rubbish. He got about half a dozen calls wrong in the ruck and penalised defenders when the attacker just dropped it cold. I hate pommie refs.
           
        • Kratos37

          Kratos37 New Member

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          All representative games are rubbish. Who cares. Get rid of them. The only thing that matters is club. They are a gimmick, how many times have you seen players get injured sometimes seriously playing these sideshow games. International league is a joke, three decent teams how f'ing boring. Then they have the hide to call it a world cup!
           
        • eagles2win

          eagles2win Well-Known Member

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          The players are insured if they get injured.
           
        • PONTIAN SEA EAGLE

          PONTIAN SEA EAGLE Well-Known Member

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          This.
           
        • Andrew..

          Andrew.. Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          We can't be so selfish and insular for the sake of our own club. I'm sure plenty of players aspire to play representative footie for their state and country, it's been a part of the game since it's inception.

          I understand as supporters we don't want to see our players injured but the club is always bigger than the player and game should always be bigger than the club.
           
        • SeaEagleRock8

          SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          The way he's going, our Georgie may become the first exception to this rule.
           
        • ManlyBacker

          ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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          Every rep game brings out calls to scrap them, only the Premiership and Manly matters, injury concerns etc. I could watch a game like last night EVERY weekend. Absolutely brilliant. That was up with SOO intensity, massive hits, stunning forward runs. The fact that it was so close, low scoring, and mostly defensive is testament to the quality of the players. If you didn't enjoy that then imo you don't love the game.
           
        • The Who

          The Who Well-Known Member

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          ... and TWO Australian refs don't make mistake?
          The game flowed much better than NRL matches. The point of the post is that the NRL should return to one ref. There is absolutely no evidence that two refs are better than one. I believe it is the opposite.
           
        • MadMarcus

          MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          Don't you mean Jonathan Thurston to overrule a touchie to overrule the ref?
           
        • eagles2win

          eagles2win Well-Known Member

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          These people who say this aren't going to like this apparently someone has leaked out that NZ Origin (Auckland vs The Rest)will be happening in the not to distant future
           

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