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Dunno why you bought Tim Zoehrer into it but most WA playing cricketers know why he didn’t get picked. If you knew you …(more)
You said they shouldn’t even be considered. Considering picking your best players is not ‘special treatment’.
There is no ‘double standard’. There are just people who disagree with the selectors and some of them grumble a lot.
What does that last sentence mean?
I agree with you Pete that leaguies, used to playing in a more physically demanding , faster game with many less breaks …(more)
He will be lucky to make the AB,s starting side always injured and a typical ex leaguie a 40 min player… sorry Sonny t…(more)
Come back to the Roosters Sonny Bill , we’ve still got a bit of room under the cap for ya
Haha thank god for that. Thought your blue and white goggles had turned you delusional for a moment there Haha
The reigning best player in the league is the 14th best player in the league?
Enjoyable article James. Halloway was probably up there with the St George dynasty players, Ron Coote and Glen Lazarus a…(more)
Good stuff here James.
Stormers: 15 Damian Willemse, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 SP Marais, 10 Jean-Luc du Ples…(more)
15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Courtnall Skosan, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Ruan Combrinck, 10 Elton Jantjies…(more)
Sharks: 15 Aphelele Fassi, 14 Sbu Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Robert du Preez, …(more)
Best way by a mile is to have to score a try to win in extra time and you lose a player from the field at regular interv…(more)
I think- and literally no-one agrees with me, that golden conversion would be good. Eg: score a try, ok, up by 4, but co…(more)
Happy to call it a draw after 80 minutes but your suggestion is better than the status quo.
So I think the Rabbitohs will win and here’s why
2 years before the Rabbitohs won I. 2014
You have left out the most important stat of all Tim. Only one team will have the Viking Clapping
rogue to show them …(more)
Relax mate, the only people that wouldn’t what that gf are non Cowboys and Rabbits fans just like every other gf
He’d probably be ecstatic knowing it’s a win/win situation.
Don’t remember any protests marches in Qld, normally protesters are bashed and locked up, so probably nothing has chan…(more)
“You would swear that the refs wanted the Chooks to win.”
That sounds very familiar. Is that you “Angry Eagle”…(more)
It’s good to see that humour has found it’s way to QLD at long last. There wasn’t much in evidence when I lived there fo…(more)
I’m not a huge fan of conspiracy theories PS to be honest but you see some games and it’s hard to explain what’s going o…(more)
Geez I didn’t think about the unwanted consequences of that GF Drew!
If that is the case and IF there are no salary cap irregularities behind the premiers in that following year th…(more)
But the Panthers weren’t over the salary cap in 2003.
But the Panthers were under the cap in 2003.
Three marquee players signed in the same year (SBW, Jennings, Maloney) and…(more)
I did some research a while back and found that the bottom 4 in any given year ( I went back a fair way , maybe to 2000)…(more)
No and I don’t intend to
I can’t disagree. Had they moved Boyd to 5/8 at the same time in his career that they moved Lockyer he would have done w…(more)
Oi! I’m from Qld, you southerners are so far behind the pace you actually think your in front. You’re being lapped a…(more)
@ Surf. Right now I got that reference, ha ha
@ Don. I wonder how BigJ would react to a Cowboys v Rabbits gf. Supports both teams, that would be interesting
Boyd is done. Has been for a while now.
Storm – “Best coach in the game” ?? No doubt he’s got great skills in developing a squad, but the jury is out…(more)
…which they would need more $ to do, hence sitting 50% of their salary outside the cap. Forcing draftees to go to…(more)
Lol I’m not saying that at all. I’m saying that in roughly 50% of Carlton’s home games against lower ranked sides they …(more)
AD, club stating that he got a knock to the knee and the reason he was taken off was simply precautionary.
Macca, I saw on 9News (from memory) that Marc Murphy has injured himself in the scratch match, or that there were concer…(more)
Yeah I saw that Col, if those 4 put in those sort of performances week in week out we will win more games than last year…(more)
How many has that been?
And how’s that working out so far? Do you think Lynch is getting more money at the Tigers than he could have earned at t…(more)
I assume you won’t be watching tommorow night.
Clearly the “northern and overseas markets” line wasn’t cutting through so now we have to frame it as for the younger ge…(more)
It isn’t a refreshing look, it is a cheap gimmick.
Yes it definetely is but…
We all need to realize that AFLX is never going to take over the real game.
Its just a bit …(more)
I find it disconcerting that the head of the AFLPA is the one bing paid to spruik the AFL party line while players vote …(more)
Aussie rules isn’t quick and exciting?
Also I agree, I think O’Conner seems have grown in more ways than one Europe and I would like to see him given another …(more)
Fair article Nick on Cooper but I reserve judgement until he meets kiwi sides who know how to rattle him and they will g…(more)
When Hayman left, he was the unthreatened incumbent. I don’t remember any of the others being unchallenged first choices…(more)
Why am I not entitled to my opinion to rubbish it then?
Again all you have are baseless assertions.
If for example someone on roar said he thinks Ruru will perform better for Rebels than Genia does,we both know thats a l…(more)
Highlanders came out strong early last week, real strong and then the Chiefs got going in the middle section. Got ’em in…(more)
Big agile centres, reckon we’ll see plenty of work from them in the centre of the park rather than just going wide. And …(more)
Because our bus got lost somewhere in Benoni. Had to wear whatever they had lying around in the bus.
Akira is my soul brother.
Aaron Smith is our most penetrative back.
It’s all a really unfunny joke; the Stormers.
Icemem melt sometimes.
Other teams, Chook?? FFS, & here was I thinking that the Landers were a one team competition!!! LOL.
BBBBB still in the somnambulence.
Somnambulance is a hard habit to crack.
You don’t love the Highlighters Highlanders strip, Chookman?!? 😆
No, that’s certainly true, Ken. You did, as it turns out, do quite well.
But you did base tips on which animal was bigg…(more)
G’day RT and TM, I too backed the Blues at home to make them Sadies from the South feel all blue, but your boys lost the…(more)
The reds will have a much different approach to other AUS teams this year,this is just my opinion ,I could be wrong.
Can’t believe all those tipping the brumbies with three out through injury. I think chiefs by plenty
The Ella Hawker O’Connor combo was just magical. Arguably the greatest in Australia ever.
Whoa, high praise indeed!
Why would he reveal in the press his intent this far out? That would be stupid.
Hi David, I understand that S.Johnson and M.O’Connor will not just rubber stamp whatever M.Cheika wants but to be honest…(more)
Love it. I played from hooker to fullback, excluding the halves. I now understand on your comments. if you have stuck yo…(more)
Actually when people stop complaining about the way rugby is being run in Australia, that is when many will just give up…(more)
Why indeed I was!
Played my highest levels of rugby as an openside breakaway, then migrated through at least one season…(more)
Can I ask what position you played?
Not to be cheeky but were you a forward?
I agree in the perfect wor…(more)
Okay, here are my thoughts. When I first started contributing to The Roar way back in 2007, it was a small o…(more)
Yeah I thought what you, Fionn and I were talking about with that was what would be described as constructive discussion…(more)
MJ, to your point “They announce changes with Johnson and O’Connor (not official) and one comment was “they …(more)
Correlation does not mean causation.
You have decided lack of interest in rugby is some stand, or public distain of RA….(more)
Frustration leads to anger and anger creates bad judgement.
What has been the cause of the frustration & anger?
Yeah you could, but that would mean you don’t understand what anon is saying.
“Australia’s stiffest competition is likely to come from Colombia.
Aussie sporting rivals South Africa, New Zealand …(more)
Don’t like the fact that this is another “ExCo” vote. Smells like a bad idea. What’s the problem with an open vo…(more)
“What should the ARLC be focusing on right now?”
Two words… Gender equality. No, on second thoughts that’s b…(more)
I reserve judgement until he meets kiwi sides who know how to rattle him and they will go after him like a wolf pack – o…(more)
The elephant in the room is Williamson’s conservative captaincy style. He reminds me a lot of Vettori, who I felt was to…(more)
We weren’t in the conversations they must have had and it is certain it was nothing elite sports people talk about…(more)
Did that include striking at 70 or something?
Yes i want to touch him. I want to squeeze the dis-generosity out of him.
Not necessarily. I’ve figured it’s likely a browser dependent thing, that there’s a format compatibility issue with, at…(more)
(By the way, I’m assuming you’re a City fan because of your profile picture) Why wouldn’t you want Fornaroli to leave? H…(more)
I don’t like the sounds of this LOLz 🙁
You’re probably right on the first part, but what good is an option executable on agreement by both parties?
Geez, that will string things out. I don’t believe that kind of tension does anyone any good.
I flew in to dear old Dubbo – it got hot, fast. Went to Melbourne, it got hot a week later, went back to Dubbo and nearl…(more)
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