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by greeneyed
June 27, 2022, 7:49 am
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 State of Origin II: Blues V Maroons
Replies: 222
Views: 5626

Re: 2022 State of Origin II: Blues V Maroons

Women's State of Origin: ACT government makes case to keep showpiece after record crowd Canberra rugby league fans helped the ACT government make a compelling case to the NRL for Women's State of Origin to return to the capital next year after Friday's thrilling showdown. ACT Minister for Sport and...
by greeneyed
June 27, 2022, 7:46 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Sam Williams eager to continue NRL career after Raiders departure
Replies: 49
Views: 6437

Re: Sam Williams eager to continue NRL career after Raiders departure



Sam Williams a game day inclusion as Queanbeyan Kangaroos captain on Saturday. He scored a field goal in the final minute.
by greeneyed
June 26, 2022, 11:00 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 State of Origin II: Blues V Maroons
Replies: 222
Views: 5626

Re: 2022 State of Origin II: Blues V Maroons

Liam Martin tragically lost his older brother eight years ago - here's how he played a crucial role in making the NSW Blues enforcer the most hated man in Queensland Liam Martin has been branded a 'massive grub' after footage of his no-holds-barred play in game one of this year's Origin series enra...
by greeneyed
June 26, 2022, 7:21 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2022 Canberra Raiders Cup
Replies: 70
Views: 10650

Re: 2022 Canberra Raiders Cup

by greeneyed
June 26, 2022, 5:54 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 Pacific Test Matches
Replies: 95
Views: 3178

Re: 2022 Pacific Test Matches

It’s been explained to me on here a few times that we have a cap that must be spent and there just aren’t enough good players out there so we end up having to load up big contracts for our old club stalwarts. I can't recall anyone ever saying that. Clubs certainly have to spend 95 per cent of the c...
by greeneyed
June 26, 2022, 3:00 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 Pacific Test Matches
Replies: 95
Views: 3178

Re: 2022 Pacific Test Matches

It’s been explained to me on here a few times that we have a cap that must be spent and there just aren’t enough good players out there so we end up having to load up big contracts for our old club stalwarts. I can't recall anyone ever saying that. Clubs certainly have to spend 95 per cent of the c...
by greeneyed
June 26, 2022, 2:42 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2022
Replies: 636
Views: 59259

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2022

BadnMean wrote: June 26, 2022, 1:11 pm Botman can go empty his tank in the Lime Lounge so far as I am concerned. We should be directing our attention to younger posters with potential, like JoshJacksonHead.
It'll be funny when he gets to Newcastle and finds that indeed, they did salt the earth up there.
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 11:13 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders
Replies: 39
Views: 2573

Re: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders

Botman wrote: June 25, 2022, 11:11 pm
Hong Kong Raider wrote: June 25, 2022, 10:57 pm
Question wrote: June 25, 2022, 10:54 pm Tim sheens went alright.

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Phil Gould as well
Jack Gibson also.
I didn't say it was a perfect rule. I would argue that Gould was actually a playmaker... some forwards were back in the day.
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 10:53 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2022
Replies: 636
Views: 59259

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2022

BJ wrote: June 25, 2022, 10:43 pm If there was a club that I thought Botman would never go to it was Newcastle.
It's a shock move alright.
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 10:48 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders
Replies: 39
Views: 2573

Re: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders

He and Fitzgibbon were the two that struck me as really good coaches not named by askakka that i might take over Stuart at this point But it's very early for both Fitzgibbon perhaps. I think Payten has shown with both the Warriors and Cowboys... and in lower grades, that he can run a team. He is de...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 10:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders
Replies: 39
Views: 2573

Re: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders

Ricky is the best coach we have had in decades. I for one hope he stays around until he retires/wins a premiership. Anyone who doesn't rate him is kidding themselves. There was a time we had Matt Elliot as our head and he brought in a pack a day smoker 2nd rower to play 5/8 and that was one of his ...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 10:42 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders
Replies: 39
Views: 2573

Re: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders

Woolf just turned down the Warriors: https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-premiership/teams/warriors/nrl-2022-kristian-woolf-rejects-nz-warriors-cameron-ciraldo-canterbury-bulldogs-next-coach-shane-flanagan-wests-tigers/news-story/742f55703bc46e2a3f2afe937802647d But I wouldn't be chasing him... Her...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 10:27 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders
Replies: 39
Views: 2573

Re: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders

The club, should it extend Ricky Stuart's contract, which I expect they will, should also be considering the transition to the next coach at the same time. Where do they see the club heading? What sort of club do they want to be building? Cameron Ciraldo has turned down the Tigers and it doesn't loo...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 10:23 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2022
Replies: 671
Views: 22546

Re: The Politics Thread 2022

Probably cause even deeper problems by causing exodus from states with draconian laws, leaving them in the hands of the republicans for presidential elections… The people who this affects most probably don't have that option. Minorities, those who simply can't even afford a trip to a State that has...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 9:52 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 16 V Dragons: Teams and Previews
Replies: 97
Views: 6507

Re: 2022 Rd 16 V Dragons: Teams and Previews

Dragons to sweat on young half after stray knee in Tongan loss St George Illawarra Dragons young gun Talatau Amone will have to pass through concussion protocols if he is to join his teammates after the NRL's representative round next Sunday against the Canberra Raiders. Amone, who played for Tonga...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 9:10 pm
Forum: The Lime Lounge
Topic: The Eye of the Tornado
Replies: 54
Views: 1725

Re: The Eye of the Tornado

Harsh on PJ, that was a harsh comment but uncharacteristicly harsh. We all have mistakes in us, a very good bloke.
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 9:08 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 Pacific Test Matches
Replies: 95
Views: 3178

Re: 2022 Pacific Test Matches

Toviii wrote: June 25, 2022, 9:07 pm Is Luke Page still around?
Retired.
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 8:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Sam Williams eager to continue NRL career after Raiders departure
Replies: 49
Views: 6437

Re: Sam Williams eager to continue NRL career after Raiders departure

The selfless decision that ended Sam Williams' playing career at the Canberra Raiders Sam Williams was a crowd favourite: small in stature, but with a heart the size of Phar Lap. He put his body on the line time and time again. He was also incredibly articulate and a dedicated player. “Ricky and I ...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 7:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders
Replies: 39
Views: 2573

Re: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders

The story says discussions with Raiders Group CEO Simon Hawkins and Raiders CEO Don Furner will take place soon, at an appropriate time, he’s never gone into a season with only a year left on his contact (currently expires end 2023).
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 7:07 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders
Replies: 39
Views: 2573

Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders

Ricky Stuart says he’ll never again coach against the Canberra Raiders Ricky Stuart has shut down media speculation of a possible move to a premiership rival. “I have no interest in coaching anywhere else,” he said. “I started at the Raiders as a player and I’ll finish here as a coach. There’s only...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 6:50 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2022 Canberra Raiders Cup
Replies: 70
Views: 10650

Re: 2022 Canberra Raiders Cup

Queanbeyan Blues' Mathew Parsons destined for higher level, says Terry Campese Queanbeyan Blues custodian Parsons scored a Canberra Raiders Cup hat-trick in a 26-16 win over the Woden Valley Rams at Seiffert Oval on Saturday. "He's a little weapon, isn't he? He is always around the ball. He sh...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 6:38 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2022 Canberra Raiders Junior Representatives
Replies: 405
Views: 41189

Re: 2022 Canberra Raiders Junior Representatives

Canberra Raiders set up development pathway in Perth Western Australia's young rugby league players hope the sun hasn't set on the state's prospect of joining the national competition, as the state prepares to host the sport's biggest event on Sunday night. For developing players such as Philip Sau...
by greeneyed
June 25, 2022, 6:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: NZRL include Wiki and Pongia in Legends of League
Replies: 1
Views: 250

NZRL include Wiki and Pongia in Legends of League

New Zealand Rugby League include Wiki and Pongia in Legends of League New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) has inducted, for the first time in its history, four Kiwi Ferns to its prestigious Legends of League. Congratulations to Kiwi Fern legends, Luisa Avaiki, Nadene Conlon, Trish Hina and Leah Witehir...
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 9:00 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: A new Canberra Stadium?
Replies: 689
Views: 82894

Re: A new Canberra Stadium?

Why has ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr suddenly turned his back on a Civic Stadium? ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr's sudden backflip on a Civic Stadium has a lot of Canberrans scratching their heads. For years he's extolled the virtues of a city venue and the vibrancy it can bring back to the capit...
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Lime Lounge
Topic: Off topic
Replies: 5673
Views: 431104

Re: Off topic

bonehead wrote: June 24, 2022, 6:58 pm Tough one Fui, if it were me I'd say yes but also make it clear that it's not what you want to do

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Bonehead has the answer… team player but explain your concerns in a positive way.
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 6:03 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 State of Origin II: Blues V Maroons
Replies: 222
Views: 5626

Re: 2022 State of Origin II: Blues V Maroons

Queensland Maroons Josh Papalii seeks Perth State of Origin revenge over NSW Blues Josh Papalii remembers the last time he went to Perth. And he doesn't like it. It's why he's determined to help wrap up the State of Origin series on Sunday night. "We lost to NSW last time we went to Perth - I ...
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 5:10 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2022 Canberra Raiders Cup
Replies: 70
Views: 10650

Re: 2022 Canberra Raiders Cup

Canberra Raiders Cup: Former Manly Sea Eagle Zac Saddler leads Tuggeranong Bushrangers to top When the Manly Sea Eagles did not offer 23 year old Zac Saddler a new contract last year, he moved south and is now chipping away as a carpenter. He’s also captain of the ladder leading Tuggeranong Bushran...
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 3:13 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 16 V Dragons: Game Day
Replies: 0
Views: 412

2022 Rd 16 V Dragons: Game Day

2022 Rd 16 V Dragons: Game Day https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220624/ead940c7fc5bc7eaf123eb935ecc82d3.jpg Canberra Raiders V St George Illawarra Dragons Sunday 3 July, 4:05pm Wollongong Stadium Tickets: Click here TV coverage: Nine, Fox League Channel 502 Radio: ABC, Mix 106.3, 2CC Weather: Sca...
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 2:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Elliott Whitehead
Replies: 47
Views: 2746

Re: Elliott Whitehead

CHN is not playing NRL as he's playing poorly. Last week in NSW Cup he made five runs for 29 metres, six post contact metres. He made one offload and one tackle break. He made 21 tackles, for an effective tackle rate of 81 per cent. He missed three tackles, two ineffective. He conceded two penalties...
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 12:48 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 NRL Round 16: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 0
Views: 44

2022 NRL Round 16: Teams and Game Day

2022 NRL Round 16: Teams and Game Day Thursday, June 30 Sea Eagles v Storm Brookvale Oval (Nine/Fox) 7:50pm Friday, July 1 Knights v Titans Hunter Stadium (Fox) 6:00pm Panthers v Roosters Panthers Stadium (Nine/Fox) 7:55pm Saturday, July 2 Bulldogs v Sharks Western Sydney Stadium (Fox) 3:00pm Cowbo...
by greeneyed
June 24, 2022, 10:06 am
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 State of Origin II: Blues V Maroons
Replies: 222
Views: 5626

Re: 2022 Under 19s State of Origin: Blues V Maroons

Women's State of Origin crowd record looms at Canberra Stadium A crowd of more than 10,000 is expected tonight at Canberra Stadium for the Women’s Origin and there "may well be more than 12,000 eventually". The current crowd record for Women's Origin was 10,515 from the 2019 clash at Nort...
by greeneyed
June 23, 2022, 10:01 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Your predicted finish for the Canberra Raiders in 2022
Replies: 34
Views: 1405

Re: Your predicted finish for the Canberra Raiders in 2022

We've got a nice run home, we should win a lot of games from here on in. But our style is going to leave us extremely vunerable to losing any football game against anyone, and we'll undoubtably drop a few to teams we should beat. 9-11th sounds about right. Being honest, I dont think we've got a top...
by greeneyed
June 23, 2022, 9:14 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 Under 19s State of Origin: Blues V Maroons
Replies: 101
Views: 3269

Re: 2022 Under 19s State of Origin: Blues V Maroons

The Penrith Panthers have a lot to answer for, in terms of poor behaviour on field.
by greeneyed
June 23, 2022, 8:58 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 Under 19s State of Origin: Blues V Maroons
Replies: 101
Views: 3269

Re: 2022 Under 19s State of Origin: Blues V Maroons

Canberra Milk wrote: June 23, 2022, 8:57 pm Why are the Raiders playing Mooney on the edge... He looks every bit the middle, doesn't fit the edge mould at all
Joel Carbone recently explained they’re aiming to expand his versatility. And presumably his passing game.
by greeneyed
June 23, 2022, 8:56 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 Under 19s State of Origin: Blues V Maroons
Replies: 101
Views: 3269

Re: 2022 Under 19s State of Origin: Blues V Maroons

Botman wrote: June 23, 2022, 8:55 pm Carroll is legitmately one of the worst colour commentators i've ever heard :lol:
And Brenton Speed one of the worst ever commentators. Listening is agony.