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And also everyone trying to filter through a tight turn 1.
You’d think those on the dirty side of the grid would be try…(more)
Damn those contractual obligations to the other 22 tracks! We could have been in a position to have a bit of a shake up …(more)
An awesome track in Portimao to race on. May not be many obvious overtaking opportunities but it’s so g…(more)
There’s also a difference between the starting tyre compounds across the top three drivers too, which I’ll confirm a lit…(more)
A question on everyone’s mind ahead of lights out has been the difference between the clean side of the grid and the dir…(more)
It is great again to see another new circuit on the F1 schedule this year. Of course this is due to the mass changes tha…(more)
No change in the grid overnight with any penalties.
——— GRID ———
1 – 44. Lewis Hamilton
2 – 77. Valtteri Bottas
3 – 33. Max Verstappen
4 – 16….(more)
Good evening everyone and welcome to this live blog on The Roar of the Portuguese Grand Prix!
A pleasure to have your …(more)
Well, if you are only looking at one aspect, and then in the extreme, then so be it.
You have had your domestic tournam…(more)
Looking at the circumstances Argentina should not be in Australia at all as they are not ready. Australia and New Zealan…(more)
As I said on another thread Corne you’re usually right but here I think you’ve got it wrong. All the unions are going br…(more)
Yes, good point. I always react mentally in the moment that it is a league mindset, just looking for the maximum metres….(more)
They often appear to be just minutes away from massive heart failure, these blokes, yet soon after this sort of wild ang…(more)
He couldn’t move towards Yeo and therefore attempt to tackle or to the kick because Capewell was there for a period.
Congratulations to Storm, the better team on the night won. They had a lot of luck go their way in the first half. But i…(more)
There was a period towards the end of the first half, Storm must have been up 20-0. Panthers went right and …(more)
Thank you, Renegade. Respect.
Hughes is a strong little bugger as well.
Don’t you wish the players in your own club put in the same amount of energy and effort into every single play with th…(more)
Phil Gould wrote an article 5 months ago predicting Melbourne were done.
The headline was something along the lines of …(more)
Munster ? Not even slightly inconvenienced by that chain of events. He stood in a barren plot of space with his hands in…(more)
Munster definitely has not been himself and looks to be struggling with the knee injury. Hughes really stood up big time…(more)
Just 1 year under Craig and journeyman Brenko Lee makes the Origin squad…although Craig did take his time with Paps wh…(more)
Munster was clearly prevented from being able to get to Yeo before he kicked because Capewell was in between them.
If Bellyache goes after next year 2023 is the year you might finally see that slide.
Huge amount of pressure on Nathan Cleary and he wasn’t himself for most of the game which is a great pity.
The Storm have had some pretty monumental premiership wins…the first one in 99, the “comeback” titl…(more)
Definitely not the Storms best game. Coach was livid with all the aimless running in the second half while they were har…(more)
The Penrith player stopped just before the line on the opposite side to where the ball was kicked and the bunker clearly…(more)
Yeah, I felt for Nicho. If the Panthers hadn’t been coming back so strongly at the end, I am sure he would have got a ru…(more)
Reckon Gould will now say that he always predicted the Storm to win the comp?
The bunker awarded a try to Penrith that was a clear obstruction and denied a try based off a non existent instruction
Be good to talk about the game instead of Origin…
I thought Melbourne was scrappy in the 2nd half with too many poor passes. It was probably their worst half this season….(more)
He’s shred the last remaining vestiges of his credibility tonight.
He’s not even that blinkered during roosters games
I agree, the refs had a reasonable night. I could add the try the Panthers were awarded even though there was an obstruc…(more)
Although they lost tonight, great season for Penrith, they will start favourites for next year. No doubt.
Just ran out the clock in the end for the win. Paps deserved CC medalist, what a player! Hughes also stood up when it co…(more)
Agree with your call there, Joe. I think Penrith’s spine was very quiet in the first half. More a reflection of Bellamy’…(more)
Looked fair to me. The first Penrith try, on the other hand… not so much.
I love the Storm. We finished equal first in 2018 and first in 2019 and got knocked out, so I’ll take the win tonight. …(more)
PS – I don’t find the cuts to Bellamy swearing, screaming and spitting entertaining. I think it’s actually pretty e…(more)
Papenhuyzen’s athleticism to keep the ball in play from the kick for touch was incredible but the best thing about it …(more)
Gould was pretty embarrassing, wasn’t he?
Yes, Storm fan. Yes, happy about result. But seriously, that call. So biased. Normally, able to distance self from comme…(more)
Don’t forget that Gus thought they were dominating the game when behind 14 Nil!!
Nearly all the Storm key players turned up tonight whereas the Panthers either didn’t or turned up late. Hughes was good…(more)
Excellent report on the game. Very objective and fair summary of what actually happened.
I thought Ray Warren sounded totally disinterested once Storm took the lead, while Gus was just an embarrassment with hi…(more)
Thankfully I only have to listen to Ch9’s dribble for 1 premiership game a year.
Gould’s one-eyed commentary was ordin…(more)
The Cameron Smith try was clearly not a try and I’m amazed I didn’t hear more about it.
The big lump didn’t play th…(more)
The 5th talking point (if you didn’t watch the game and could only listen to the ch9 commentary)…
• Penrith produ…(more)
Storm deserved this win, showing much greater composure and tactical nous but Penrith fans can look forward to next year…(more)
Thank you for sense and rationality on the ‘controversy’ of Melbourne being gifted the match. All the Storm’s ’5…(more)
Exactly how many decisions did Storm get in the last 20 minutes??
5th talking point:
Was that the worst commentary effort by channel 9, ever?
I think the highlight was listening to Pau…(more)
There are legal issues here to Sheek. You can’t stop an islander from earning the income they can by declaring their loy…(more)
he was solid broad but short played a ripper, reckon our backline was sensational to recover from losing vlaustin, certa…(more)
Never mind, Leigh. Broad played a ripper, too.
Congrats on the win Walter … your team did you proud tonight
Look I agree with whatever it is you are whinging about – we can never have enough intrusion by rule makers and complian…(more)
The most active buyers of apartments along Hastings Street Noosa in the ’80s were Victorians who routinely populated the…(more)
Its up to the rest of the comp to match the level set by the Storm and the Roosters Taree. I don’t think the Panthers, R…(more)
Give it a rest Walter. You win the comp – your boys have been living in luxury in 5 star accommodation in paradise – and…(more)
You went to a mates place – quick call the police — oh wait, your not in Melbourne are you ?
Golden handcuffs are still confining.
House arrest in a mansion still deprives you of what is really important – your …(more)
Last comment – absolutely correct if you can pick out a decision that went to Storm in last 20 minutes – Farce
yeah without their families in a different state. Give that a go.
Hope you enjoyed the game – it was bit of a weird one – all the Storm for 60 minutes and then they coughed and spluttere…(more)
Speaking from the objective seat it was a very poor Grand Final riddled by errors. I feel sorry for the Panthers that th…(more)
I watched the game at a mates place so was a bit busy to comment
Pretty enjoyable game… I just needed a JAC try to g…(more)
You’re resting your case on 2 professional fouls? Way to ruin a good rant.
Especially the top of his head – the comb over is starting to struggle a bit – particularly in the wet
Pretty difficult for New Zealand with a population of only 5 million where rugby is the number one sport. Domestically t…(more)
What makes you think he gets “preferential treatment”? He has nevr played for Australia. He has only stepped away when h…(more)
But only one of these players has repeatedly stepped away from professional cricket when close to being considered for s…(more)
Enjoy the victory, it hurt us catters. Get you next time.
gheers yatz, tried to reply in more detail twice but cant post it somehow.. leave it that .. btw not including u amongst…(more)
cheers yatz & great effort by your boys, unfortunately for them cats didnt put enough on the scoreboard when they we…(more)
Sven, congrats for last night. Tigers and Dusty fixed us up. I would have dropped the line last night but I was really o…(more)
tell u who’s real quiet too, the self appointed “experts” on this site usually keen to expound their insightful theories…(more)
Happy for Paps, he just seems genuinely shocked by the win and the position that he is in after debuting last year. Was …(more)
Tonight’s commentary was seriously the perfect ad for Fox or Kayo. Honestly kind of dreading having to listen to those g…(more)
Last year on the Roar. If I recall correctly the comment attracted zero reaction.
All of it affects the season but as we have found out the winner is entirely valid as I was sure it would be.
To be honest I don’t have him as the goat but it’s such a subjective thing.
Tonight definitely didn’t solve it if anyon…(more)
guess jack can donate one to his cuz
reckon if u dont improve youre going backwards as the comp gets harder every year, as neil stated cats will be up there …(more)
This one’s for you, Brendon. Cheers Maaaaaaate!
Aah…so Nick Riewoldt becomes a premiership player after all…
He never had a chance to get to Isaah before he kicked.
Please enlighten me Double Agent how this wasn’t a obstruction… when players run around another player they fall on …(more)
AFL aren’t really a big presence in Western NSW. Also after the Adam Goodes situation Many indigenous people are not h…(more)
That was strangely specific….
No doubt you’ve had many free agents and mature age recruits. No question. That’s the basis of my argument. They often g…(more)
Tough but not as durable. Maybe not as smart or the invincible pills cost Joe on the durability score.
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