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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Top End Eagle, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. Top End Eagle

    Top End Eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,062 /136
    This Hadley stuff is unbearable. I dont really know if there is a force in the world that can negate Vossy's 'Vossness' but man he is bad.

    Like he is explaining rugby league to invading aliens... Or Victorians who just know it as RUgby.

    I have called channel nine a couple of times and the poor intern is at her wit's end with complaints. She hadn't even heard of Vossy until tonight. But there have been a few complaints.

    The best was the start of the rabs broncs game where Hadley took the advice of not over calling it on board and said nothing.

    Lockyer terrible also.
  2. AshfieldBazza

    AshfieldBazza Active Member

    +57 /0
    Yeah he belongs on radio i think, just doesn't sound good for tv at all. Talks like he's at the racetrack instead of the footy park
  3. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member

    +2,936 /287
    Anyone but that fool Voss
  4. Top End Eagle

    Top End Eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,062 /136
    It makes you wonder about the days when I listened to his calls pre- foxtel/austar I just heard him call a player through a gap who basically stepped the marker.

    There is no involvement from other commentators when you would expect it. Like a one man show. It's just poor. So ducking poor.

    Vossy should never have said that JUnee Rabs statue was sh...
  5. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

    +494 /0
    Top End Eagle people in the northern hemisphere actually refer to league as rugby as well even where they invented the game.

    So it's just victorians under a delusion they are in England
  6. Top End Eagle

    Top End Eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,062 /136
    Like Eddie macguire calls it.

    65:57 'He's away they won't catch him'

    Seven yellow broncos around a half break rabbit.

    Bolts people can see what you are calling.

    Changes everything.
  7. Clay

    Clay Well-Known Member

    +1,532 /66
    When I listen to Hadley I actually miss Voss. Thats a huge statement but the truth. He goes for patches where nothing is said. He is describing the game as if I cant see whats happening, there is no discussion on the football. And you can tell who he is barracking to win.

    He is terrible, I would complain to NBN but I deal with complaints at my Job and I promised myself I would never be one of those people.
  8. Top End Eagle

    Top End Eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,062 /136
    It makes voss look like a genius.

    I liked boots and all and the roast was he'd and shoulders above the Sunday footy show but Hadley is posted with wally and locky who are like chuch mice. Loved how he cut Tim Gilbert off when he was speaking to Elias.

    But the most embarrassing part is when he calls a player 'past the forty' when the footage shows him tackled five metres befote that indicative line.

    Parra PAnthers on now (thanks Imparja) Sterling such a pro.
  9. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

    +976 /0
    Not sure why people are anti Voss. I like the way he calls games. Brings in his co-commentators well and doesn't seem to make the real obvious mistakes some other commentators make.
  10. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    Hadley is an embarrassment. He is nothing more than an ex-Taxi driver. Voss is a genius compared to him.
  11. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

    +7,247 /173
    Yes, I prefer Vossy.
    One thing I object to is Channel Nein thinking if you are a good footballer or cricketer you make a good commentator. Lockyer is hopeless; I would have thought that an important requisite to commentating was to have a voice, not a rasp. Andrew Johns is also hopeless. In the cricket Mark Taylor is ordinary, and Tony Greig has always been hopeless.
    These guys are doing professionals out of work.
  12. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

    +480 /0
    I DESPISE VOSS,anything is an improvement

    Wish we could get James Earl Jones to do the calling
  13. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +6,440 /192

    JEJ is too old but man he would sound good.
  14. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

    +480 /0
    Isaac LUKE,i am your commentator
  15. globaleagle

    globaleagle Je saisis mon chapeau. Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +13,311 /117
    ^^ lol.

    Kerry packer once said, don't describe what the people can already see.

    Maybe hadley should listen to that advice and tone it down a bit.

    I dunno, I'm obv not the oracle of game calling but:

    Hadley I thought was good on radio.
    I didn't mind vossy (but I may be biased as he always responds to my emails.)

    Even the rabs v gus is ok, but gus is plugging penriff stuff too much(ff).

    As long as it's not vautin yelling qld'er every 30 secs I'm pretty happy.

    Though as I said before, I usually mentally tune the commentary out.

    Peace, and lollypops to you all.
  16. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +1,541 /26
    Hadley is so frigging annoying, I have to mute the TV. Please get rid of him, worst commentator ever.
  17. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    Hadley calls it like he is on radio, trying to inject excitement in every play and naming every player involved. I wouldn't have a problem with that if it was on radio. But it ain't.

    At the beginning of the match he sounded like he was screeching about Gillard in one of his far-right-wing rants but it was actually about whether the video ref was going to give a try. I started to seethe, but he actually toned it down after that. He needs to modify the whole way he presents a tv game.
  18. Clint

    Clint . Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,172 /34
    I like Hadley on the radio but tv is just not his medium.
    I don't mind Voss. What's the G-O?
    What happened to him?
    Why isn't he on anymore?
  19. Top End Eagle

    Top End Eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,062 /136
    Hadley blew up about Vossy's comments on the RAy warren statue. It came out that Hadley was still seething Voss left 2ue to call tv games for nine possibly jealousy at the time but nine would not have wanted Hadley and rabs two established callers seemingly competing for games.

    Rabs is getting on a bit now so maybe think Hadley has popularity due to his radio show and could slip into the role. Voss has possibly pigeon holed himself as a second fiddle.

    Problem for nine is Hadley doesn't go to air in QLD in the mornings and the pensioners who listen to his show in Sydney are all asleep by the time the second game comes around.
  20. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +1,541 /26
    How can they sleep with that racket coming from the tv?

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