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    Post by surmo13 on Sat Aug 27, 2016 5:25 pm

    @Pieman wrote:

    nah, when a bloke is holding it out there in one hand loosely and someone knocks it out of his hand, it not a strip. Its a loose carry and zero ball security and therefore not a strip

    you're playing the ball when its in his possession. It's a strip and will blown as a penalty 100 times out of 100, If you think he's going to drop the ball so easily, knock his arm and he'll lose it by himself.
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    Post by Random on Sat Aug 27, 2016 6:57 pm

    Really pulling for the Titans to win this one, this is an almost must win game.
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    Post by Guest on Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:07 pm

    @Random wrote:Really pulling for the Titans to win this one, this is an almost must win game.

    Yeah all QLD teams in the top 8 would be great.
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    Post by Random on Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:08 pm

    ^ That would be great.

    Also this game has been awful from a technical standpoint but between what is on the line and the crowd. Like god damn I am invested in this match.
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    Post by Random on Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:15 pm

    Didn't know Ryan James played soccer when he was younger.
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    Post by Random on Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:36 pm

    That game disappointed me so much... At least it means the Cows vs Titans match will be massive.
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    Post by SI on Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:55 pm

    ACL for Tauks apparently, bloke has been awesome the last couple of years and always gives his all, terrible stuff.
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    Post by Guest on Sat Aug 27, 2016 8:06 pm

    @SI wrote:ACL for Tauks apparently, bloke has been awesome the last couple of years and always gives his all, terrible stuff.

    Don't wish that injury upon anyone. Damn. Bloke is just a beast and a joy to watch - when he is on, he is ON!
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    Post by SI on Sat Aug 27, 2016 8:36 pm

    Fucking hate the wanker but great awareness by Ferguson to try to knock that field goal out, and he has been great as fullback since going back there again.
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    Post by Milchy on Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:02 pm

    Bren wrote:

    Don't wish that injury upon anyone. Damn. Bloke is just a beast and a joy to watch - when he is on, he is ON!

    On the plus side, if you are going to do it, now is the best time. Towards the end of a season where he'll miss the finals. Gives him a whole off-season to get surgery and try and get himself right
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    Post by Guest on Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:13 pm

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    On the plus side, if you are going to do it, now is the best time. Towards the end of a season where he'll miss the finals. Gives him a whole off-season to get surgery and try and get himself right
    He misses out on playing for NZ though.
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    Post by No Worries on Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:55 am

    How good is Ryan James going. Broke Tedesco's jaw and 2 weeks later breaks Reagan Campbell-Gillard's back. But there was nothing in it if the ref had have called held he wouldn't have been 3rd man Thaiday in and if the judiciary had of done its job Campbell-Gillard would have walked home.

    Not his go.
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    Post by Pieman on Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:30 am

    Milchcow wrote:

    On the plus side, if you are going to do it, now is the best time. Towards the end of a season where he'll miss the finals. Gives him a whole off-season to get surgery and try and get himself right

    These days most players are right to go by about 10 months after an ACL rupture - but even then they can take a whole season to get the confidence and footy strength back into their leg. It wouldnt surprise me if he misses most of next season, or at least half of it.
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    Post by Pieman on Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:33 am

    @SI wrote:Fucking hate the wanker but great awareness by Ferguson to try to knock that field goal out, and he has been great as fullback since going back there again.

    Yeah he has been great.
    Still has a few lapses of concentration in him but he has been really really good there. Will be interesting to see what they do with him and Mitchell next year. Mitchell is prob the sides best ball runner yet he doesnt get much good ball from the wing.

    Also, why the fuck did they sign Keary? Watson is better than him and prob costs 1/10 of the price tag.
    Im guessing next year Keary starts at 6 with Watson at 14.

    Matterson and Hastings finding new homes. Would happily take either at newcastle at the right price
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    Post by Pieman on Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:34 am

    @surmo13 wrote:

    you're playing the ball when its in his possession. It's a strip and will blown as a penalty 100 times out of 100, If you think he's going to drop the ball so easily, knock his arm and he'll lose it by himself.

    That is actually what happened, he had lost it then the ref penalised them.
    IMO the ball carrier needs to have some control over the ball and if a slap can knock the ball out he deserves to lose it - Loose carry.
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    Post by Pieman on Sun Aug 28, 2016 11:59 am

    @No Worries wrote:How good is Ryan James going. Broke Tedesco's jaw and 2 weeks later breaks Reagan Campbell-Gillard's back.  But there was nothing in it if the ref had have called held he wouldn't have been 3rd man Thaiday in and if the judiciary had of done its job Campbell-Gillard would have walked home.

    Not his go.

    There was nothing what so ever in the RCG tackle
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    Post by Guest on Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:39 pm

    @Pieman wrote:

    There was nothing what so ever in the RCG tackle
    Nothing in the Barba one either.
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    Post by SI on Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:00 pm

    For all the errors and shit reffing that was one of the most exciting halves of footy I've sen in a while.
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    Post by No Worries on Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:56 pm

    @Pieman wrote:

    There was nothing what so ever in the RCG tackle

    Or the Tedesco one
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    Post by Pieman on Sun Aug 28, 2016 4:36 pm

    @No Worries wrote:

    Or the Tedesco one

    except it was high?

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