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Was he as bad as they say ?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Mrs Eagles Nest, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Mrs Eagles Nest

    Mrs Eagles Nest New Member

    +0 /0
  2. tookey

    tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +5,789 /186
    They should get rid of our ground announcer as well.
  3. Captain of the Gate

    Captain of the Gate Active Member

    +33 /0
    Our ground announcer is a punish. I'll cheer when I want to, not when I am told to.

    As for the Penrith guy. Jabs like that aren't uncommon in Park football from the announcers but it doesn't really have a place in NRL announcing.
  4. NYEagle

    NYEagle Well-Known Member

    +1,400 /84
    I hate when the ground announders speak during games..

    For years, the ground announcer would only speak during the game when there was exactly 5 minutes to go to tell everyone not to run on to the field and I used to hate that because it would disctract me in close games and was like a warning bell that made me even more nervous if time was running out and Manly were behind.

    Now every time I hear them its like the teams will be walking off the ground in 5 minutes!!. hate it!!
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    • The Who

      The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

      +7,247 /173
      On the hill at Brookie you can't make out what is said anyway by our new bloke. But I could always make out what Goldie said.
      I'd be happy to get rid of them completely. I really don;t need to know that Jamie Lyon is sponsored by Mrs Needham's laundry business etc.
    • tookey

      tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +5,789 /186
      Do we really need ground announcers at all?
    • Rusty

      Rusty Well-Known Member

      +45 /0
      I am sure that Mrs Needhams Laundry Business sees some value in having you know that they sponsor Jamie Lyon.
    • eggson

      eggson Well-Known Member

      +305 /2
      I remember being young and the only time i'd hear the announcer was when he was telling us the scores from the other matches (no doubt he said other things but i never listened)... good times.
    • Phantar

      Phantar Well-Known Member

      +273 /0
      IN the days of the man with the ABC announcer's voice:

      "Try scored for Manly-Warringah by Number 1, Graham Eadie. Manly-Warringah 48, Parramatta nil".

      Yes - if only today's clowns could hear that man's golden tonsils behind the microphone!

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