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by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 11:17 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident
Replies: 703
Views: 61241

Re: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident

Lui_Bon wrote:
February 17, 2020, 11:13 pm
I just find it really hard not to utterly reject an endorsement from Alan Jones.
Can’t disagree! The important part was the reported expectation of the defence that the charges will be downgraded or dropped.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 10:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident
Replies: 703
Views: 61241

Re: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident

Suggestion from Alan Jones in audio that accompanies the story, that the defence is expecting the charges to be downgraded or dropped. Seems he made those comments Friday. Macedone doesn’t make make any statement about what the video shows, just that it shows the truth of what happened... and also m...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 9:29 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident
Replies: 703
Views: 61241

Re: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident

The latest twist in Curtis Scott’s legal fight to be cleared to start the NRL season Curtis Scott’s new lawyer Sam Macedone wants to set up a meeting with the NRL integrity unit on the Raiders recruit’s Australia Day incident in the hope that “some common sense might prevail”. “Pleas of not guilty ...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 8:16 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 Predictions
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: 2020 Predictions

Simonsson and Guler are not rookies.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 7:28 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 Predictions
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: 2020 Predictions

Raider47 wrote:
February 17, 2020, 7:11 pm
Premiers: Roosters
Didn't much like this prediction!
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 7:27 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident
Replies: 703
Views: 61241

Re: Curtis Scott breaks silence on Australia Day incident

Sorry if my statement was misleading... but he didn't commit to stay off social media for the season. Just that he was staying off it at that time.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL All Stars: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 3
Views: 925

Re: 2020 NRL All Stars: Teams and Game Day

Canberra Raiders back Bailey Simonsson withdraws from Maori All Stars team Canberra Raiders back Bailey Simonsson has withdrawn from the New Zealand Maori All Stars team, with veteran Bryson Goodwin being drafted into the squad to replace him. At this stage, Raiders five eighth Jack Wighton is stil...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 5:18 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery
Replies: 31
Views: 4046

Re: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery

Canberra Raiders visit Cobargo on South Coast tour to offer support for fire-damaged town The Cobargo Hotel was turned into a sea of green on Friday evening when the Canberra Raiders arrived, where they chatted to locals, posed for photos and donated $10,000 to the Cobargo District Emergency Hay Fu...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 4:59 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 407
Views: 17971

Re: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day

Sia Soliola wrapped in cotton wool, but impressed by the Canberra Raiders young talent at the NRL Nines in Perth Sis Soliola was one of the few top-line Canberra players in Perth for the NRL Nines but spent the majority of it wrapped in cotton wool. A host of rookies who did play caught his eye - i...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 3:59 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 407
Views: 17971

Re: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day

Yeah, he seems to be talking out of his bum. The ACT would be a terrible option for the 9s. Take it somewhere regional to promote the code. We're regional... The issue with the Nines is... you need a stadium that can hold at least 20,000... or at least has one decent, large grandstand... and has fa...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 3:29 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Rugby League 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1611

Re: Rugby League 2020

It was over 10,000 on the first day of the Nines and over 16,000 on the second. Frankly, I think they counted tickets sold... not people who entered. Didn't look anything like those numbers to me. They have had good crowds for Origin and real NRL games, however. Perth is a no brainer for mine. Havin...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: The Lime Lounge
Topic: Off topic
Replies: 4171
Views: 206581

Re: Off topic

I stayed at Avoca when we last played at Gosford, have stayed at Terrigal before too. Wasn't as keen on Terrigal but I thought Avoca was pretty nice.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 407
Views: 17971

Re: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day

Greenberg says they are in final stages of negotiations for future host cities, with several local governments, both in regional NSW and Queensland... hopes to settle the venues in the next month or two. Says they've been talking to "Canberra and Newcastle, we've been talking to Queensland, so we've...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 407
Views: 17971

Re: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day

NRL Nines could land in Newcastle and Canberra in 2021 and 2022 Todd Greenberg has declared Nines footy is here to stay - with Newcastle and Canberra the leading host city contenders for 2021 and 2022. "Our [TV audience] high point on Friday night was 200,000 viewers with an average of 160,000," Gr...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 2:50 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Rugby League 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1611

Re: Rugby League 2020

Interesting story in The Sunday Telegraph yesterday saying the NRL will be a 17 team competition with two teams in Brisbane by 2023, in time for the new broadcast deal. It is suggested there will be an extra bye to handle the odd number of teams. Suggests that the NRL isn't interested in a team in P...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 2:29 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery
Replies: 31
Views: 4046

Re: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery

Canberra Raiders on Facebook "Our player cut Nines Jerseys are being sold for $550 each to raise money for our bushfire relief program. Signed by the player who wore the jersey at the #NRL9s Bid now: https://raidersshop.com.au/2020-9s-player-worn-jersey-sale/?fbclid=IwAR3h4hpRIWw63ebRiZ6eg4X8a_8cyxe...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 2:11 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 Trial: Canberra Raiders V Canterbury Bulldogs
Replies: 39
Views: 4116

Re: 2020 Trial: Canberra Raiders V Canterbury Bulldogs

Canberra Raiders trial against Canterbury Bulldogs at Port Macquarie to be live streamed Fans can get an early gauge on pre-season form heading into the 2020 season with NRL.com live-streaming a host of trials - including the Raiders trial against the Bulldogs at Port Macquarie. NRL Account holders...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery
Replies: 31
Views: 4046

Re: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery

VIDEO: Canberra Raiders Bushfire Relief Tour: Over the past week, we've made a number of visits to communities that have been impacted by bushfires over the past few months. The club is proud to support the communities that have supported us over the years: https://www.raiders.com.au/news/2020/02/17...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 1:41 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Who will be Ricky Stuart's pet project 2020?
Replies: 19
Views: 1051

Re: Who will be Ricky Stuart's pet project 2020?

Hearing Luke Bateman could miss the first couple of months of the season. Knee problem turned out to be a fracture.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders help deliver League Stars Inspire program
Replies: 0
Views: 176

Canberra Raiders help deliver League Stars Inspire program

Canberra Raiders help deliver League Stars Inspire program https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200217/36edc9928d3d72549998b99671735002.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200217/f40914cf707efe8ffd4006edc133967c.jpg The Canberra Raiders NRL Squad has spent Monday morning in Canberra visiting 24 sc...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 11:56 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2020 Canberra Raiders juniors
Replies: 77
Views: 5114

Re: 2020 Canberra Raiders juniors

Hearing Clay Webb out with meniscus injury... might cost his season. Costly for SG Ball.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 11:53 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2020 Canberra Raiders juniors
Replies: 77
Views: 5114

Re: 2020 Canberra Raiders juniors

Canberra Raiders on winner’s list After their Round 1 defeat to Parramatta at Belconnen, the Canberra Raiders UNE Harold Matthews Cup side have made a strong turnaround with a 12-point win over the St George Dragons. The men in in green were under pressure early as St George winger Issac Petrus cro...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 10:16 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: $7.7m Triple treat: Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric set to re-sign with Canberra Raiders
Replies: 55
Views: 4687

Re: $7.7m Triple treat: Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric set to re-sign with Canberra Raiders

IBG wrote:
February 17, 2020, 10:09 am
Croker 4 year extension?!

:shock:
That’d take him to 34 years of age... not that old these days. If one year is somehow conditional on appearances, say, not a big risk.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 10:13 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 407
Views: 17971

Re: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day

The kids are alright! Six young stars who put their names up in lights at the Nines Canberra may not have progressed past the pool stages, but they still showed they had plenty of young talent in their ranks. One such talent is Matt Timoko, who scored a double in his first game against Gold Coast u...
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: $7.7m Triple treat: Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric set to re-sign with Canberra Raiders
Replies: 55
Views: 4687

Re: $7.7m Triple treat: Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric set to re-sign with Canberra Raiders

Croker talks well advanced. Ayoub still to open talks on Cotric. But both players want to stay, despite enquires from other clubs. Furner wants to finalise both before the start of the season. Wighton deal is estimated at $3.2 million... which is where the $7.7 million figure comes from.
by greeneyed
February 17, 2020, 9:46 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: $7.7m Triple treat: Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric set to re-sign with Canberra Raiders
Replies: 55
Views: 4687

Re: $7.7m Triple treat: Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric set to re-sign with Canberra Raiders

$7.7m Triple treat: Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric set to re-sign with Canberra Raiders following Jack Wighton’s retention Canberra is now readying to nail down star outside backs Jarrod Croker and Nick Cotric to long-term deals worth a combined $4.5m. Canberra hope to be in a position to announce C...
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 10:45 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Television Thread
Replies: 3466
Views: 177272

Re: The Television Thread

RedRaider wrote:
February 14, 2020, 11:41 pm
Spoiler Alert: I was not expecting such a fate for Vikings Bjorn Ironside. Hopefully it will be re-written as a dream and a different future awaits him.
:o :cry:

That can’t be the end!
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 10:14 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Television Thread
Replies: 3466
Views: 177272

Re: The Television Thread

That’s awful.
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 9:35 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Television Thread
Replies: 3466
Views: 177272

Re: The Television Thread

Double episode of Love Island UK. What a show! What a choice for poor Luke!

Still time to watch Vikings I guess!
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 7:46 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Peter Mulholland's cancer battle and the life lesson you need to hear
Replies: 28
Views: 3631

Re: Peter Mulholland diagnosed with AITL

Canberra Raiders family helping their own in time of need As two of their own face tough times, the Raiders' hearts are bleeding lime green and reaching out to offer a helping hand where they can. At the moment that means helping Quentin Pongia and Peter Mulholland, who are each facing cancer battl...
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 7:40 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2020 Canberra Raiders Jersey Flegg
Replies: 57
Views: 7990

Re: 2020 Canberra Raiders Jersey Flegg

Understand there are two more Jersey Flegg trials... one against the Roosters at Camden Saturday next week (22 March) and against the Bulldogs at Aubrey Keech Reserve (29 March).
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 6:42 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery
Replies: 31
Views: 4046

Re: Canberra Raiders supporting bushfire recovery

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by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 6:20 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 407
Views: 17971

Re: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day

I’d rather see an NRL touch tournament. Each team pulls together their top 12 touch players. Benji, Papenhuyzen, Moses, Ponga etc all running a muck. Less injury risk, better participation of the most entertaining players. Touch would be more like the nrl game so you wouldn't need to change your pl...
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Matt Frawley elevated to Canberra Raiders top 30
Replies: 109
Views: 8799

Re: Matt Frawley elevated to Canberra Raiders top 30

First the contract now the Canberra Raiders debut for Matt Frawley He's expecting George Williams to be back, but half Matt Frawley is also expecting he'll get the opportunity to make his Canberra Raiders debut this season after being elevated to the top 30 squad. "George Williams has had a bit of ...
by greeneyed
February 16, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 407
Views: 17971

Re: 2020 NRL Nines: Teams and Game Day

I posted yesterday the team was on the bus to the airport. Incorrect. They are spending this afternoon at a beach in Perth.