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    Honeysett
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    Round One

    Post by Honeysett on Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:02 pm

    I’m baaaack and better than eveerrrr, got a knack of making things bettteeerrrr



    Wow what an off season I’ve had, had an awesome time bumping coke with Benny Barba and had a few winning bets with my-my-my-my Simonaaa.

    The NRL has had some amazing twists and turns, lots of club hopping and some great signings and some rather obscure ones. Benji Marshall to the once all powerful Broncos, oh how the mighty have fallen. The fuck is Benji going to do? Benji Marshall attempting to play Rugby League in 2017 is the equivalent to trying to fuck a dying man’s handshake.

    Round 1 gets underway with Prime Time Football and not surprisingly the Ponies are front and centre, we couldn’t have a nice prime time game without the NRLs favourite - keep giving them a leg up, seems like they need it. Ten years and no premiership win. The last time the Broncos won a premiership the world was yet to know what an iPhone was. The world was just getting to know Borat and Justin Timberlake was providing me with music to grind up on girls to. I was bringing SexyBack the last time the Broncos tasted ultimate victory… basically. Suck shit you over-rated fucks.

    The Sharks are back in action after winning their maiden premiership, which upset me greatly. Not because I hate the Sharks oh no no, it’s because I cannot stand that cunt Buzz Rothfield. If Buzz Rothfield was on fire and I’d been drinking all night and dying for a piss, was queuing up for the urinal and he was laying in the trough I would piss in the sink. Prick has a head like a dogs chew toy, absolute parasite. We’re possibly heading into Gallen’s last year and with Greg Bird fucked off to ESL we’re going to have to cherish that shit cunt victim attitude of his. When Gallen retires I can see a career for him being a Social Justice Warrior being triggered by every little fucking thing on Facebook. We’ll look back on his whinging with rose coloured colours, the same way we would about having food poisoning and shitting through the eye of a needle and getting finger blasted by that weird uncle.

    Anyway I’m fucking excited for the season ladies and gentlemen, let’s get mental, down a bottle of something and pull some sluts hair while you’re at it! BRING ON 2017!
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    Re: Round One

    Post by Spectre on Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:58 am

    Accidental thumbs down No
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    Re: Round One

    Post by Honeysett on Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:53 am

    All is forgiven.
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    Re: Round One

    Post by Krump on Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:33 am

    Excellent!
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    Re: Round One

    Post by No Worries on Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:27 am

    I see your Eric and raise you a Vince.

    How it feels to have the footy back


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    Re: Round One

    Post by Dip on Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:02 pm

    At first when I saw that I thought Virat Kohli had bulked up.
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    Re: Round One

    Post by Honeysett on Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:17 pm

    My excitement is at a fever pitch for the season to start, cannot wait!
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    Re: Round One

    Post by code delta on Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:05 pm

    @Honeysett wrote:My excitement is at a fever pitch ...


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    Re: Round One

    Post by leaguegod on Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:28 am

    tips anyone?

    Broncs 1-12 - sharks to struggle early in the year imo, no ennis is huge and beale at fullback for tonight won't be a success, wouldn't be surprised to see them jump out early but broncs to get them at end. i'm also not buying the talk of the broncos demise this year, they'll be contenders

    Dogs 1-12 - if i can't be optimistic before round 1, when can i be?? lol but i honestly give us a bigger chance then all the experts have been, storm are the one team we've match up well with recently, storm seem to always win round 1, so it'll be tough but our grinding style will keep us in, figures to be a rather dull 16-12 type of game imo

    Souths 1-12 - would have been 13+ if arey was fit but luke kelly in the 7 makes this a toss up for me. GI looks fit tho and surgess got back to his best late last year, should be to much for the tigers

    Penny 1-12 - dragons will fight hard, defend well but never rally be in this contest

    Cows 1-12 - i would have tipped the raiders if it was canberra, game of the round, home ground advantage sways me here

    Roosters 13+ - i think both the titans good year and roosters bad year last year were both flukes

    Warriors 13+ - probs the only tip i'm 100% comfortable with

    Manly 1-12 - hard game to tip, went with manly mainly based on being at home


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    Re: Round One

    Post by Dip on Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:19 am

    @leaguegod wrote:tips anyone?

    Broncs 1-12 - sharks to struggle early in the year imo, no ennis is huge and beale at fullback for tonight won't be a success, wouldn't be surprised to see them jump out early but broncs to get them at end. i'm also not buying the talk of the broncos demise this year, they'll be contenders

    Dogs 1-12 - if i can't be optimistic before round 1, when can i be?? lol but i honestly give us a bigger chance then all the experts have been, storm are the one team we've match up well with recently, storm seem to always win round 1, so it'll be tough but our grinding style will keep us in, figures to be a rather dull 16-12 type of game imo

    Souths 1-12 - would have been 13+ if arey was fit but luke kelly in the 7 makes this a toss up for me. GI looks fit tho and surgess got back to his best late last year, should be to much for the tigers

    Penny 1-12 - dragons will fight hard, defend well but never rally be in this contest

    Cows 1-12 - i would have tipped the raiders if it was canberra, game of the round, home ground advantage sways me here

    Roosters 13+ - i think both the titans good year and roosters bad year last year were both flukes

    Warriors 13+ - probs the only tip i'm 100% comfortable with

    Manly 1-12 - hard game to tip, went with manly mainly based on being at home


    Can you ever really be comfortable tipping the Warriors in Round 1 (or anytime not over the origin period for that matter)?

    For the record I've gone the same as you except Storm 1-12 over the dogs, Panthers 13+, and Warriors 1-12 (I reckon the Knights will be much better this year).

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    Re: Round One

    Post by leaguegod on Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:23 am

    probably shouldn't but the closer we get to the season, the more i think maybe this is the year they put it together

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    Re: Round One

    Post by Oz Sport Mad on Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:59 am

    @Dip wrote:

    Can you ever really be comfortable tipping the Warriors in Round 1 (or anytime not over the origin period for that matter)?

    For the record I've gone the same as you except Storm 1-12 over the dogs, Panthers 13+, and Warriors 1-12 (I reckon the Knights will be much better this year).

    Gone the exact same as you Dippa but am seriously tossing up changing to Knights 1-12.

    Warriors don't fill me with confidence early and it's Rd 1 so the Knights haven't been demoralised yet by any significant drubbings.
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    Re: Round One

    Post by Honeysett on Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:17 pm

    Broncos 1-12. Sharks will struggle for combos early in the season without Ennis and Barba.

    Storm 1-12. I just don't rate the Bulldogs, although I think they'll be leading for most of the game but I still see Cronk and Smith combining well enough to get them over the line.

    Rabbits 1-12. Farah will score a try tonight against the Tigers and will go over the top with the celebration.

    Panthers 13+ The Panthers need to score three tries and the game is theirs. They'll run away with it.

    Cowboys 1-12 I like the Raiders this year but it will be a tough start against the Cowboys up in that heat.

    Roosters 13+ A Pearce masterclass will tear down the Titans. He wins the Dally M this year.

    Knights 1-12 While I believe the early season wows of the Warriors are greatly exaggerated I think they'll start playing when Foran gets into the squad. The team is known to sit back and wait for someone else to get the job done and I reckon the Knights surprise them. More a hopeful pick than anything.

    Eels 1-12 Manly are rubbish and the Eels can play for a finals spot this year - I think they win with French scoring a brace.
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    Re: Round One

    Post by Revraiser on Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:37 am

    Gud write up HS. One game a week is a gud idea

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    Re: Round One

    Post by Dip on Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:19 am

    What genius decided that having games being telecast live with a 5pm Friday kick-off Queensland Time was a good idea?

    If they are hell bent on having two Friday night games that don't overlap, surely for the next 4 weeks while DLS is on having a game in Sydney kicking off 7pm local and 6pm QLD, and a QLD game kicking off 8pm local & 9pm NSW was a better way to go about it. Instead you'll get people struggling to get to the game live at 6pm, and struggling to watch the game at 5pm live.
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    Re: Round One

    Post by Krump on Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:26 am

    @Dip wrote:What genius decided that having games being telecast live with a 5pm Friday kick-off Queensland Time was a good idea?

    If they are hell bent on having two Friday night games that don't overlap, surely for the next 4 weeks while DLS is on having a game in Sydney kicking off 7pm local and 6pm QLD, and a QLD game kicking off 8pm local & 9pm NSW was a better way to go about it. Instead you'll get people struggling to get to the game live at 6pm, and struggling to watch the game at 5pm live.
    Why should the majority of footy fans have to stay up till 11 to watch the game just because the backwards 2 heads are worried about their curtains fading?

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    Re: Round One

    Post by Dip on Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:35 am

    @Krump wrote:
    Why should the majority of footy fans have to stay up till 11 to watch the game just because the backwards 2 heads are worried about their curtains fading?

    If you're suggesting QLD should have DLS, I totally agree. I'd expect the number of viewers you'd lose between 10 & 11 in NSW would be less than the number of viewers you'd gain in QLD though. I'd also expect the crowd numbers would be bigger in NSW if kickoff was pushed from 6pm to 7pm, though with some home supporter bases cough Roosters cough, it probably doesn't matter whether the game is 7pm Friday, 3am Tuesday or 11am Monday.

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    Re: Round One

    Post by leaguegod on Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:49 am

    to be honest, the 6pm friday slot is the most ridiculous thing ever regardless of how it affects the backwards state

    i didn't think they could get worse then thursday/monday time slots but they found a way, they always find a way
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    Re: Round One

    Post by B/L on Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:57 pm

    Agreed, im leaving work early today just to get home for the 5pm kick off in qld.

    If they were hell bent on scrapping Monday night football they should of taken a leaf out of the AFL's book and played a 6pm twilight game Sunday Arvo.

    The ratings and the crowds for these games will be horrible.

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    Re: Round One

    Post by leaguegod on Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:11 pm

    @B/L wrote:Agreed, im leaving work early today just to get home for the 5pm kick off in qld.

    If they were hell bent on scrapping Monday night football they should of taken a leaf out of the AFL's book and played a 6pm twilight game Sunday Arvo.

    The ratings and the crowds for these games will be horrible.

    agree completely, sunday night(7pm at the absolute latest) is the best compromise between making the games easy enough to attend/watch and still having all 8 games in different slots


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