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by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 10:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans

As I mentioned above, at no stage did the referees call held in the Wighton incident. The interpretation requires that the referees call held as a signal to the third man not to come in. They didn’t do that. As per your own post explaining the details of it (which is super useful btw, thanks) Regar...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 10:12 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans



Here's the full interview this afternoon. The maladministration is astoundingly revealed over and over.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 10:09 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day
Replies: 700
Views: 15103

Re: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day

Ennis saying on Big League Wrap that the difference between the Papalii and Su'A incidents is not 3-5 weeks versus a fine.

Incidentally, the NRL only recently brought IN fines to ensure that players did not miss matches for "minor" incidents.

And now...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 9:46 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans

As I mentioned above, at no stage did the referees call held in the Wighton incident. The interpretation requires that the referees call held as a signal to the third man not to come in. They didn’t do that.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 8:41 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews
Replies: 75
Views: 2313

Re: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews

People expecting Papalii to be suspended for quarter of a season for that shot are watching a different game to me. Deserved a penalty and probably a sin-bin. The send off was a clear result of policy-on-the-run by the NRL. 3 games seems reasonable. Who was expecting that? Umm, the people expecting...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 8:39 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews
Replies: 75
Views: 2313

Re: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews

Seiffert82 wrote: May 16, 2021, 8:33 pm People expecting Papalii to be suspended for quarter of a season for that shot are watching a different game to me.

Deserved a penalty and probably a sin-bin. The send off was a clear result of policy-on-the-run by the NRL. 3 games seems reasonable.
Who was expecting that?
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 8:05 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

reptar wrote: May 16, 2021, 7:54 pm
greeneyed wrote:
gergreg wrote: May 16, 2021, 7:16 pm TBF I think the officials have been pretty consistent for a change. I hope it continues.
This can't continue. It won't continue either. The broadcasters will jack up.
I suspect we’ll run out of fit players anyway.
Might well do reptar! How are you going anyway!?
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 8:05 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

That'll do me. That's a downright ridiculous decision from the bunker. I hate this "taking away tries". Honestly, downright ridiculous.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 7:30 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans

NRL playing a dangerous game, let the boys play says Canberra Raiders hooker Tom Starling Canberra Raiders hooker Tom Starling says the NRL's playing a dangerous game that could see the best players watching on from the stands due to the crackdown on high contact. "It's a contact sport," ...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 7:19 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

gergreg wrote: May 16, 2021, 7:16 pm TBF I think the officials have been pretty consistent for a change. I hope it continues.
This can't continue. It won't continue either. The broadcasters will jack up.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 7:14 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

Panthers 30-0 at half time. Exciting isn't it!
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 7:11 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

Ese'Ese sent off. And the Panthers are already leading 24-0. It could be 70-0 by the end.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 7:05 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2021 Canberra Raiders Cup
Replies: 116
Views: 7514

Re: 2021 Canberra Raiders Cup

City men turn it on against Country City halves Zac Greene and Kamren Cryer have helped orchestrate a 38-12 win over Country in the Men’s Open Age match at Collegians Sporting Complex in Wollongong today. Greene scored a try and set up another in the first half to help set up a 22-0 lead at halftim...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 7:02 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

For those who have not been following what I've been saying... I believe the blowouts have increased since the introduction of the new rules to speed the ruck and the pace of the game more generally, as the balance has shifted in rewarding momentum and points. Momentum comes on top of momentum, and ...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 6:46 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews
Replies: 75
Views: 2313

Re: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews

Did hodgson get thompsons fingers in his eye slightly prior to the chicken wing? Looked like it live but havent seen a replay but could be a mitigating factor? It's kind of irrelevant. You can't say "I intentionally did a chicken wing because he poked me in the eye" as a defence anyway On...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 6:40 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2021 NSW Cup
Replies: 576
Views: 30707

Re: 2021 NSW Cup

2020 Round 11 NSW Cup: Canberra Raiders V Western Suburbs Magpies https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210308/9ab1026ed012981d7285bfd2482aa1bb.jpg Canberra Raiders V Western Suburbs Magpies Saturday 22 May 3:45pm Lidcombe Oval Canberra Raiders TBA Western Suburbs Magpies TBA AT A GLANCE: Last round: ...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 6:07 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

Another exciting blow out... but this next one should be close!
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 5:37 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 131
Views: 2493

Re: 2021 NRL Round 10: Teams and Game Day

Hip drop from Sims. No action. That was a classic case of a hip drop.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 5:35 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2021
Replies: 777
Views: 37815

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2021

Yes to Nicho.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 5:25 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans

The issue I have is that a sin bin is a very serious penalty in itself. A team left short a player for 10 minutes can quite easily concede a few tries... in a world of set restarts etc etc it is much, much easier. So far we have seen 15 sin bins and two players sent off in this round, and there thre...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 5:08 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans

That cracked down on tackles like jack’s a few years ago Think they called it a prowler or something Whatever it’s called, that tackle is considered dangerous and illegal in our game And rightly so A "prowler" is a hit to the exposed back of an attacking player being held by two other def...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 4:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2021
Replies: 777
Views: 37815

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2021

There's going to be an awful lot of players sent off this year at this rate. Of course, the NRL won't keep on with the policy.
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 1:20 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans

It hurts but those charges are all very fair imo Not Jacks. He hits above the knee. What’s the issue with that a good slip down leg tackle? On knee or below it yes but clearly he was above knee. Plus papa already missed part of a match cause of send off so that should count. With Hodgson he was goi...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 12:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans

Canberra Raiders Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton and Josh Hodgson face bans The Canberra Raiders have suffered a huge blow, after judiciary charges were laid against three of their star players. Josh Papalii has been issued with a grade three high tackle charge, after being sent off in yesterday's clash...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 11:44 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day
Replies: 700
Views: 15103

Re: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day

Seb Kris delivers for Canberra Raiders in season that almost never was Barely 18 months ago, Sebastian Kris was a Canberra courier driver. On Saturday Kris delivered again, only this time it was a match winning try for NRL club the Raiders. "That was a gutsy win considering we were down two me...
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 9:41 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Fans' Choice Player of the Year
Replies: 28
Views: 687

Re: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Fans' Choice Player of the Year

2 Caleb Aekins
1 Curtis Scott
1 George Williams
1 Tom Starling
1 Josh Hodgson
by greeneyed
May 16, 2021, 9:04 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Through green eyes 2021
Replies: 109
Views: 14447

Re: Through green eyes 2021

Through green eyes: As I saw it https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191214/50669ce94dba7cef798504af2b9cd797.jpg "I was just happy for the players. It was a very difficult day, ugly day. Happy that they got a little bit of relief from the past five weeks. Josh Papalii definitely hit him high, bu...
by greeneyed
May 15, 2021, 10:53 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: This is not rugby league
Replies: 89
Views: 3745

Re: This is not rugby league

T_R wrote: May 15, 2021, 9:55 pm Can anyone think of a sport that consistently changes rules midseason other than the NRL? It's bloody weird.
It’s not weird. It’s maladministration.
by greeneyed
May 15, 2021, 10:52 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews
Replies: 75
Views: 2313

Re: 2021 Rd 11 V Storm: Teams and Previews

rayden83 wrote: May 15, 2021, 10:43 pm S Williams is injured isnt he? Missed last two games of reggies..

I’d like to see Frawley on the left and G Williams on the right with Hodgson playing first receiver.
Held as a reserve for first grade.
by greeneyed
May 15, 2021, 9:28 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: This is not rugby league
Replies: 89
Views: 3745

Re: This is not rugby league

papabear wrote: May 15, 2021, 9:26 pm Great move and I hope they stick to it, any head contact should be a penalty.
A penalty is quite different to being sin binned or sent off, however. There are accidents in a contact sport.
by greeneyed
May 15, 2021, 9:18 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: This is not rugby league
Replies: 89
Views: 3745

Re: This is not rugby league

I’ve actually got to say I’m a supporter of most of the rule changes last year and this year. I especially agree with the harsher penalties for any head knocks caused accidentally or purposely. The game needs to be safer for the long term future. The game isn’t attracting juniors any more especiall...
by greeneyed
May 15, 2021, 9:16 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders Pathways
Topic: 2021 Canberra Raiders Cup
Replies: 116
Views: 7514

Re: 2021 Canberra Raiders Cup

ALX22 wrote: May 15, 2021, 8:43 pm The City vs Country U16/U18 criteria in selecting the teams will need some further work if this fixture continues in the future. Junior clubs should be a factor not which HM/SG Ball side they represent.
Maybe they need some Origin rules.
by greeneyed
May 15, 2021, 8:56 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day
Replies: 700
Views: 15103

Re: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day

I think the sin bins and send offs were pretty consistent with previous games. The players (and fans) will get used to it It's not the previous games I'm worried about. It's the next games when the NRL inevitably loses their spine under the complaints from the media and this sort of thing goes back...
by greeneyed
May 15, 2021, 8:51 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day
Replies: 700
Views: 15103

Re: 2021 Rd 10 V Bulldogs: Game Day

I don’t mind the Papalli send off...if it’s consistent. You just know we will be the only team to cop the brunt of V’landys brain fart this weekend and therein lies the problem for me... There has been 3 games and 10 send off/sin bins The other sides have already copped the brunt Send offs apart fr...