And to be honest that last try was pure BS - I still don’t think it was a try, I think Murray was offside, and 26-16 is a more fair reflection of the match.
Posts made by jirskyr
RE: NSW SOO 1 Team - 2019
I see a lot of incumbency in that side. It’s exactly the same starting pack as Game 3 2018, with the major changes happening on the bench due to form or suspension - De Bellend, T Sims and Peachey out.
Same with backs, Tommy Turbo unavailable replaced by Cotric (who 18th or 19th man last year anyway?), Jimmy Jet as good as unavailable replaced by Josh Morris. Although I would have chosen Ramien ahead of Morris - J Mo can tackle but man he is on old legs nowadays.
Cody Walker in for Jimmy Maloney, then Keary and Adam Reynolds going down (latter an unknown quantity) removes any other questions about the halves.
RE: Maguire confirms good news regarding Lawrence's injury
I saw the presser, Rowdy looks different. Might be swelling and bruising as much as anything, but it looks like his teeth have been put back together.
Feel for the bloke. One thing to break your arm, another thing entirely to have your face smashed in.
RE: The story behind Wests Tigers Indigenous jersey
i thought we were all equal, but it appears not, seems we must have a special round, think this just continues the divide among-st the rest of us so call Aussies. happy to see every one get a go in what ever u want to do, but keep donging this just divides us. my view only.
When will people realise that recognising something or some group doesn’t mean you are simultaneously not recognising someone else. It’s like talking to my children, who think that complimenting one child is indicting the other.
Also there’s a massive difference between equal under the law and equal privilege. Poor people, for example, can do whatever they want in life, but they don’t have the leg-up that rich people have to start with.
RE: Corey Thompson
Don’t fret peeps this is just part of the negotiation process.
If you think about it, funny that a respectable but definitely non-elite player, who isn’t truly guaranteed a FG spot every week, gets in the paper for his next contract negotiation. He’s also 29 not some emerging 21 y.o. talent.
Sure every club would love a Corey Thompson-type player who just turns up every week and doesn’t command much salary cap. But if that same player is talking to the media about his contract situation, well obviously he’s trying to command a bit more salary cap than he used to.
And if so, then rightly he becomes a different cost-benefit proposition. You don’t need to rush into re-signing a guy like Corey Thompson.
Personally I like the guy a lot, for all the reasons people have said. But you also have to ask yourself is he a key pillar in a tilt for the title? Most teams carry a Fitzhenry-type somewhere in the roster, but we’d also replace Corey if a bigger and faster winger was reasonably available.
All being said however, I would not be surprised at all if a 2-year deal is worked out soon enough. No inside goss, just how it looks from the outside and similar to how it played out when we extended him last year.
RE: Nathan Cleary should be dropped by Penrith coach and dad Ivan, says Gorden Tallis
@851 VERY easy to criticise when you’ve never been there yourself. I can’t entirely cop blokes like Kent or Pooper putting the boot in, because they have no idea what it means to play or coach NRL. Very easy to criticise sports, a meal or a film if you’ve never done it yourself.
Having said that, Ivan doesn’t deserve any protection either.
To have a differing opinion from others gets you branded a “hater”.
Nobody hates Mbye, just questioning his performance. He is bog average in attack and gets a pass mark for his defence.
I’m sorry to say he is just a slightly better Lolohea.
I think we’re forgetting how truly awful Tui was.
Agree, Lolohea was bitterly disappointing.
Lolohea… was a quite a piece of work… he sucked
Don’t you mean Sloslohea
Any truth he and Andrew Fifita own a KFC store now
Really was Owen Craigie Mk II - so much talent and just couldn’t keep turning up.
RE: Signing Suggestions & Rumours
Interestingly I’ve read a lot of posts this week of needing more pace and size in our backs (which I agree with).
However, DWZ becomes available who has both of those attributes and no one wants him. I’d take him in a heartbeat.
Don’t know if you read my other post but he is already having that regenerative knee therapy
That is a bad sign for a bloke who is 24 from memory
Also, if the bottom-placed side is trying to move players on mid-season, you certainly need to be cautious. Doesn’t matter what you think you’ve seen on-field in recent seasons, you have to ask why this guy and why now?
It’s not like it’s the Roosters trying to offload Tedesco, because from the outside looking in, DWZ should be a key part of a Panthers resurrection, not a scapegoat.
RE: Signing Suggestions & Rumours
@TYGA lad what barber shop are you going to where people talk about Elijah Taylor? What other rumours did you hear at the barber? Sounds like an interesting place to get a haircut.
In the golden west today not my usual spot. Got to see a dozen Panthers home videos. My word they have problems.
I’d actually totally forgotten about that. It wouldn’t surprise anyone that the two clubs most heavily exposed in the sex tapes scandal (Napa-Bulldogs and May-Panthers) are currently running last and third-last?
It doesn’t take much to tip the applecart.