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iajanus
Aug 17, 2004

#GOAT


Jono C posted:

Hopefully he can find somewhere that he won't be persecuted for being an anti vaxxer.

Hopefully it's somewhere without NRL teams

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Smorgasbord
Jun 18, 2004

Our review identified changes needed to be made and, in Stephen, we have a coach who has a reputation for demanding the highest standards.


Speaking of anti-vaxxers, Addin Fonua Blake wants out of Sydney for family reasons and Manly have given permission for him to negotiate with the Queensland Clubs and the Warriors. Warriors rumoured to be the frontrunners with a 3 year $2.5k deal and potentially Bunty Afoa (who was reportedly told he's free to look elsewhere a few weeks back) going over to Manly.

iajanus
Aug 17, 2004

#GOAT


Lachlan Lewis won't be remembering tonight's game

Antitonic
Sep 24, 2011

Invented By Gandhi

Had half a bottle of water on me because I came straight from work, and had to chuck it out. Three sets of drums for Bulldogs supporters though.

MiniSune
Sep 16, 2003

Smart like Dodo!

Brisbane spoon dream lives.

Jono C
Mar 28, 2007

Adam is a wonderful example of how a player should go about his business in the NRL


MiniSune posted:

Brisbane spoon dream lives.

Abalone Malone
Jul 26, 2002

...

Cartright to the Sharks
they are the only club that can get him to overcome his fear of the jab.

Shirkelton
Apr 6, 2009

I'm not loyal to anything, General... except the dream.


MiniSune posted:

Brisbane spoon dream lives.

It's happening.

iajanus
Aug 17, 2004

#GOAT


Shirkelton posted:

It's happening.

Have you looked at the games next week for the dogs and Broncos?

aejix
Sep 18, 2007

It's about finding that next group of core players we can win with in the next 6, 8, 10 years. Let's face it, it's hard for 20-, 21-, 22-year-olds to lead an NHL team. Look at the playoffs.

That quote is from fucking 2018. Fuck you Jim


Pillbug

I pretty much exclusively listen to ABC grandstand these days for the footy and watching this eels / Broncos game on tv has reminded me how loving awful the whole channel 9 team is. Gould is just a polyp in a suit who thinks he's the smartest prick in the room, fittler is a white noise generator (I am well positioned to recognise that when I see it in the mirror) and half the time rabs is awkwardly grasping at fading memories from tackles past, feebly clawing at them through the fog of age

Smorgasbord
Jun 18, 2004

Our review identified changes needed to be made and, in Stephen, we have a coach who has a reputation for demanding the highest standards.


aejix posted:

I pretty much exclusively listen to ABC grandstand these days for the footy and watching this eels / Broncos game on tv has reminded me how loving awful the whole channel 9 team is. Gould is just a polyp in a suit who thinks he's the smartest prick in the room, fittler is a white noise generator (I am well positioned to recognise that when I see it in the mirror) and half the time rabs is awkwardly grasping at fading memories from tackles past, feebly clawing at them through the fog of age

I am blissfully free of Channel 9 these days, in NZ we get the Fox team for every game which is generally tolerable-to-good except Blocker Roach.

aejix
Sep 18, 2007

It's about finding that next group of core players we can win with in the next 6, 8, 10 years. Let's face it, it's hard for 20-, 21-, 22-year-olds to lead an NHL team. Look at the playoffs.

That quote is from fucking 2018. Fuck you Jim


Pillbug

No channel 9 commentary, Jacinda ardern, no covid, can you guys save some of the good stuff for the rest of us please

Saul Goode
Feb 20, 2011

Great, now I'm gonna have that stuck in my head all day

aejix posted:

I pretty much exclusively listen to ABC grandstand these days for the footy and watching this eels / Broncos game on tv has reminded me how loving awful the whole channel 9 team is. Gould is just a polyp in a suit who thinks he's the smartest prick in the room, fittler is a white noise generator (I am well positioned to recognise that when I see it in the mirror) and half the time rabs is awkwardly grasping at fading memories from tackles past, feebly clawing at them through the fog of age

I don't know of many other sports where the commentators spend as much time actively making GBS threads on the legitimate rules of the game than NRL's Channel 9 idiot squad.

aejix
Sep 18, 2007

It's about finding that next group of core players we can win with in the next 6, 8, 10 years. Let's face it, it's hard for 20-, 21-, 22-year-olds to lead an NHL team. Look at the playoffs.

That quote is from fucking 2018. Fuck you Jim


Pillbug

Like I know radio callers have a different job compared to TV but at no stage of listening to channel 9 do I feel like I have actually learned something deeper about the game. or learned anything of any significance whatsoever. I have learned however that Fittler calls the freeway between Sydney and Newcastle the "highway to hell" ho ho ho loving epic bantz there Freddy!!!!! And rabs saw a galah die as a kid in the country

aejix
Sep 18, 2007

It's about finding that next group of core players we can win with in the next 6, 8, 10 years. Let's face it, it's hard for 20-, 21-, 22-year-olds to lead an NHL team. Look at the playoffs.

That quote is from fucking 2018. Fuck you Jim


Pillbug

Regan Campbell-Gillard has a loving stupid name but an incredible moustache

iajanus
Aug 17, 2004

#GOAT


The only time I ever hear anything from 9 is the GF or origin

It's too much

Smorgasbord
Jun 18, 2004

Our review identified changes needed to be made and, in Stephen, we have a coach who has a reputation for demanding the highest standards.


iajanus posted:

The only time I ever hear anything from 9 is the GF or origin

It's too much

I enjoy those games less than an average first grade game because of the coverage.

MiniSune
Sep 16, 2003

Smart like Dodo!

Smorgasbord posted:

I am blissfully free of Channel 9 these days, in NZ we get the Fox team for every game which is generally tolerable-to-good except Blocker Roach.

When you knock off "Dugan is a dumb gently caress" as the name for the Discord, you know you are shite.

MiniSune fucked around with this message at 01:12 on Sep 19, 2020

Shirkelton
Apr 6, 2009

I'm not loyal to anything, General... except the dream.


iajanus posted:

Have you looked at the games next week for the dogs and Broncos?

Panthers will rest every single player they have and the Broncos are worse on for and against, you just got to believe.

iajanus
Aug 17, 2004

#GOAT


Shirkelton
Apr 6, 2009

I'm not loyal to anything, General... except the dream.


The power of belief is real. Thank god for the North Queensland Cowboys.

MiniSune
Sep 16, 2003

Smart like Dodo!


A Good Season.

Today is going to be great when QLD join our office hookup.

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iajanus
Aug 17, 2004

#GOAT


Ok I'm at the 40 on the side opposite the cameras so if you see an idiot wearing a NSW jersey hey

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