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Parra Try

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by smcgarrigle, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. smcgarrigle

    smcgarrigle New Member

    +9 /0
    Was it only me or did others see 2 manly defenders taken out (by Ben Smith I think) in the try scored by Ryan Morgan. Even if there wasn't an obstruction why did the referee not have a look at it. Seemed to me he couldn't wait to award the try and further why was wasn't it scrutinised more thoroughly by Fox.
    Am I just getting paranoid about the dodgy refereeing against Manly this year?
  2. MK Eagle

    MK Eagle Well-Known Member

    +247 /0
    I recognise crap calls every game - partly paranoid, partly because we usually get the rough end of the pineapple.
    However, i have come to a conclusion , rather than harping on about it i prefer to see how the players respond because the Seaeagles when playing with the right attitude just get on with the game & overcome bad decisions, bounce of the ball ect & come out on top.
    Imo to dwell on things going against us is looking for an excuse & this is from someone who agrees with you that at times the refs s#*k big time.
    The best way to win over a whistleblower is too get on with the game - the decision wont change but the rest of the game can.
  3. Dan

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

    +7,734 /120
    I saw that too but it was a bad defensive read by Sea Eagles rather than an obstruction, they were a mile away from the try scorer and it clearly had no effect, hence not being looked at
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    • The Wheel

      The Wheel Well-Known Member

      +2,756 /88
      I agree that we would not have stop the trying being scored but under the rules I reckon it was a questionable try as he took one of our guys out.

      Anyway fish and chip paper now
    • Shoe1

      Shoe1 Well-Known Member

      +7,204 /105
      What about parras last try, I swear the tryscorer was in front of the kicker. I blew up at the time.
    • Mybludog

      Mybludog Active Member

      +57 /0
      I thought that to when it happened but if that was us we'd of blown up big time if it wasn't awarded
    • wombatgc

      wombatgc Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +4,511 /73
      (off topic)....Deb and yourself got some nice airtime Rus ...'bout time they showed more of the MWTS!:)
    • MadMarcus

      MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +8,378 /74
      Did the video ref set a new record for looking at the footage of a try when he reviewed that one by Matai?

      I was starting to think I wouldn't get out of Parra before midnight if he kept up at that rate...
    • WAMF

      WAMF Well-Known Member

      +408 /0
      Forget the try, we turned in our worst 1st half performance of the season. The real issue I have is the penalty count. Hindmarsh broke from the scrum early on every occasion we had the feed. The penalty count should have been closer to 6-5 to Manly at half time. How the refs keep turning a blind eye baffles me. Do you get concessions for being a dinosaur with your best years well behind you? Seems that way.

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