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Paul Kent you are a sad c..t

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

    +2,125 /14
    Obstruction decision in 2011 NRL grand final means Manly conspiracy theories continue

    Paul Kent The Daily Telegraph October 03, 2011 12:00AM

    IT wouldn't be a Manly finals moment without a conspiracy theory.

    A seven-tackle try on the way to one premiership (Greg Hartley, 1978), the tackle that wasn't a tackle (Matthew Ridge, 1996) that broke open another and, yesterday, the obstruction that wasn't an obstruction, and the try that came off the back of it.

    Did Daly Cherry-Evans obstruct Aaron Heremaia on the way to his try a play later, when he collided with Michael Robertson?

    They will debate it until Zorba wins Miss World but what is certain is that whatever chance the Warriors had of pulling back Manly took a fatal blow six seconds from halftime when the Sea Eagles went ahead 12-2.

    New Zealand weren't playing well enough to overcome it. Manly were playing too well to surrender it.

    All that is certain is that the controversy, in the Ray Warren sense, will be another chapter in the Manly Book of Controversies, which is about as thick as a house brick by now.And while some old demons were awoken last night, others were added to. The Stewart brothers were dangerous and brilliant and, it appears, will use this to finally exorcise the demons that restricted their enjoyment since their last premiership in 2008.

    At least that's how the PR went.

    And Des Hasler suggested as much when Stewart rushed to embrace him.

    "He has had a tough couple of years, so it's fantastic," Hasler said. "I think he has finally got closure."

    Most famously, Stewart fell out with the NRL hierarchy after he was stood down four weeks and canned from the game's advertising campaign after the club's season launch.

    The wound still bleeds. It appears the Stewart brothers' words to Gallop on the dais were less conciliatory than Manly had us believe.

    It makes it hard to like Manly.

    Hate is a funny word in sport. It almost always means everything but hate in the proper sense.

    That's why we can say we hate Manly because, in truth, what is at the heart of it but a nod to their superiority, and their regularity at it?

    To hate Manly doesn't mean you hate Jamie Lyon or Daly Cherry-Evans or Kieran Foran. Or even the Stewart brothers. That is the argument the small-minded cling to.

    But as a club, they could whinge for Australia. There's something to dislike about that.

    Was it an obstruction? The history books now say no, and who can argue with that? Boo the decision? You'd be disappointed if they didn't. It's not like Manly could give a hoot - they have the trophy.

    They were the better side for 65 minutes, the Warriors only getting close when the Sea Eagles tired and the Kiwis began throwing speculators from all points of the compass.

    By then Manly had ground them away. They went to work in the first minutes and earned it.

    While New Zealand had the better of field position for the opening 20 minutes, the real game was being seen in glimpses.

    In the 10th minute, Brett Stewart ran a block play down Manly's left edge and so easily, too easily, found himself in space.

    The Warriors read the play poorly and Stewart stabbed through, only to knock on as he tried to find Michael Robertson slipping inside. Right there the Warriors saw their future.

    Two minutes later the Sea Eagles attacked the right edge and nearly busted the Warriors open again.

    This time the Jamie Lyon pass to an open Will Hopoate was called forward. Then four minutes later the Sea Eagles again attacked down their right edge, only to see Shaun Johnson stick out a paw to spoil the play, if not pull in the intercept.

    But each raid should have come with a warning bell.

    Despite their superior field position, New Zealand's edge defence - the great concern before the game - was taking on water.

    The greater damage was being done on the fringes, and that is where Manly took the game away.

    The night was one for demons. Glenn Stewart called it "the final chapter, and everything is back to where it was. Moving on".

    When Brett took his premiership ring, many waited to see how he, also, would address Gallop, if indeed at all.

    They exchanged words, but rather than a moving on, it appeared more of the same.

    The NRL's only official statement was that Gallop would not be going into the Manly sheds
  2. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +10,527 /214
    "The NRL's only official statement was that Gallop would not be going into the Manly sheds"
    Why didn't he go? Did he go to the Warriors sheds?
  3. Ian Martin tragic

    Ian Martin tragic Well-Known Member

    +186 /0
    He's being a bit ironic, no? Kind of anticipating the whingers. As he says, it ultimatly wasn't the reason for the victory or loss.

    Haven't seen a good replay of it yet, but it seemed an accidental bump from the player running the ball into his own player. so it couldn't be a penalty, just an accident of physics as can happen.
  4. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

    +2,756 /88
    Paul Kunt complains about whinging but his endless whining about Manly is boarding upon being dillullusional.

    I bet the lowlife guts where churning as Jamie lifted the trophy and our boys collected the premiership rings.

    Stick that up your arse Kunt
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    • Moondog

      Moondog What's up Darth? Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +5,240 /51
      Don't worry about him, he's just a ****ing kent.
    • KOMORI

      KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

      +3,716 /62
      Haters gonna hate lol ;)
    • Ian Martin tragic

      Ian Martin tragic Well-Known Member

      +186 /0
      'dillullusional': can I use that wheel?
    • WAMF

      WAMF Well-Known Member

      +408 /0
      Paul Kent has the goat photos at the DT.
    • manlyfan76

      manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +8,019 /174
      Cherry was running behind Robbo as was the defender who was trying to catch up. It is not and never has been obstruction. Keep hating Haters, we'll keep lifting trophys.
    • torana355

      torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

      +2,093 /36
      Hahahaha suck a big one Paul kunt.
    • MadMarcus

      MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +8,375 /74
      This big point is that "Manly are whingers". He makes this point by whinging about some allegedly questionable decisions in three grand finals we have won, the oldest one being more than 30 years ago.

      Manly have developed this reputation as "whingers". This article is exhibit A in the argument that it is actually the haters who are the whingers.

      What a loser.
    • ads

      ads Well-Known Member

      +29 /1
      Players running in support have never been called for obstruction.
    • torana355

      torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

      +2,093 /36
      Also mr Paul kunt, what about the BS no try to foran. You inbred murkin.
    • jbb/james

      jbb/james Well-Known Member Premium Member

      +1,492 /35
      Paul kent should be writing for womans weekly or some trashy mag where his mostly incorrect ,axe grinding opinion pieces would be more at home. He has small man syndrome and obviously believes he who yells loudest is more cerdible

      He will never leave a positive mark on his chosen profession and will be a constant embarrasment to his family name. He will stain his name his reputation and any sporting publication desperate enough to give him air

      Sad really as he has enough intelligence to be so much more. He is the todd carney of journalism really

      PONTIAN SEA EAGLE Well-Known Member

      +1,520 /114
      To smashed to read the main thread i gather kent doesn't like us.
    • AshfieldBazza

      AshfieldBazza Active Member

      +57 /0
      He mentions the decision's that favoured Manly in grand finals but what about the questionable decision's which have gone against us?? Try on 7th tackle and forward pass Bulldogs try in 95, MacDougall stomping Toovey's head in 97 and tackle that knocked Brett Stewart out of 07 GF. Conveniently doesn't mention any of those does he? only mention's incidents favouring us, biased reporting from DT and Paul Kent as usual !! No balance at all but should we expect any better?? It is after all Paul Kent
    • Jethro

      Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +2,307 /13
      Hey Kent,

      We won ! ! !

      Get over it and stop your own whinging ! ! !
    • The Who

      The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

      +7,245 /173
      Surprised he didn't mention how lucky we were to beat Melbourne 40-nil.
      Surely there must have been some contentious decisions that day.

      This biased reporting is sooooo tiresome. And, simply, poor journalism, where you were once taught to report both sides of the story without fear or favour. At least, that's what used to happen when I was a journo in the 70s. Zorba was in the same newspaper - and look how unbiased his reporting is . . .
    • kingoftherodeo

      kingoftherodeo Active Member

      +72 /8
      Ignore the fool, he's payed to be one. He ignores critical facts to push his own points. Who cares about him, we won, we won, we won. And he remains a wa$&er! Led him rile up other uneducated supporters of other clubs and we'll do it all again next year. Loving this!!!
    • Ceagle

      Ceagle Well-Known Member

      +252 /4
      This guy hates us through and through.

      I would of loved to see his face once we won that game.

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