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by Botman
August 19, 2022, 10:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Good thing none of us are being paid many hundreds of thousands of dollars to be the current coach. Tell me CRad... have you ever been critical of a politican? any sporting coach? a teacher? a doctor? an architect? any athlete of any kind? Any professional that you're not absolutely qualified to do ...
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 10:16 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

julian87 wrote: August 19, 2022, 10:06 pm I pretty much never bet on Canberra. But had a feeling early week and put a multi on that will now land me 1200 after the first 3 results if we win 13+

The odds are almost not worth hedging but I extra don't know if I can do Sunday now 🤣
well now we're ****

Thanks 'mate'
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 10:08 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 45
Views: 1189

Re: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day

greeneyed wrote: August 19, 2022, 9:56 pm Should have been 60-6 as well.
And if not for two inexplicable brain explosions from players who should know better. 60-0
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 9:42 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 45
Views: 1189

Re: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day

need them to kick this goal and rule out the broncos from a premiership
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 9:33 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 45
Views: 1189

Re: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day

That's not a try... i get they're getting blown out and who gives a ****, but F/A might really matter in this thing down the stretch
that's not a try based on that footage i saw
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 9:27 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ryan Sutton signs three year deal with Bulldogs from 2023
Replies: 131
Views: 10840

Re: Ryan Sutton signs three year deal with Bulldogs from 2023

We will miss him 100% Absolute solid player who’s full contribution most likely won’t be noticed until he is no longer here. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I think if this posts proves to be true, it will be because the guys like Hors, Mooney, Ata, Guler, Hola etc all fail to step up to fill th...
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 8:18 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL Thread
Replies: 11953
Views: 628370

Re: NFL Thread

Fantasy leagues. I haven't played in years and would like to get back into it. Any suggestions? I love them... re-draft, dynasty, empire, IDP, SuperFlex, vampire, guilotine, best ball, TE premium, auction... there is no league type that im not in :lol: I reckon if you want to dip the toes back in, ...
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 8:08 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 45
Views: 1189

Re: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day

Gee the cows are flat track bullies. They were spanked by East's last week, but they haven't beaten a top 8 team since the Broncos around origin time. I was just thinking how i'd love to put a bet on that they dont win a finals game. I could be wrong, i very often am about these things but to me th...
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 1:17 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ryan Sutton signs three year deal with Bulldogs from 2023
Replies: 131
Views: 10840

Ryan Sutton season ending injury

That’s a shame
He’s been a good solid player for us. It’s a shame for it to end this way but I thank him for his time and efforts at the club, and wish him all the best
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 10:33 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL Thread
Replies: 11953
Views: 628370

Re: NFL Thread

Yeah i dont think they'll go down the Jimmy G route He's just good enough that if they're 8-3, it could be a messy situation... where as Brissett is a career back up and no one will even think about a QB controversy if he performs well Think they'll take their medicine, try have a very quiet everyon...
by Botman
August 19, 2022, 8:11 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: SURVIVOR POLL IX: Top ten greatest ever Raiders
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: SURVIVOR POLL IX: Top ten greatest ever Raiders

For me this is pretty straight forward from here
Badge is the next to go. I think it will and should go exactly as it did last time
by Botman
August 18, 2022, 9:48 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 45
Views: 1189

Re: 2022 NRL Round 23: Teams and Game Day

The panthers are a very impressive football team.
by Botman
August 18, 2022, 6:20 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Maybe more players will take a leaf out of Kris's book and realise there are a LOT of helpful options available to get you through difficult times and it doesn't have to cost you your career to take some time off. He has handled himself well and really deserves credit for that, and the way he conti...
by Botman
August 18, 2022, 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Newcastle Knights 2022
Replies: 71
Views: 3035

Re: Newcastle Knights 2022

I didn't even mention the Roosters you total gimp. You should have gone with "the NRL has set the radar on drug testing ..." Sent from my SM-G975F using Tapatalk It's not just the Raiders, pal. Undoubtably this policy tightens things up It’s won’t just affect the Titans, “mate”. I really ...
by Botman
August 18, 2022, 8:21 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

It’s deeply concerning that a 20 year first grade coach only comes up with new attacking strategies and ideas while watching the game from his couch like a bum, and couldn’t come up with any attacking improvements when reviewing thousands of games and running training and review sessions week to we...
by Botman
August 17, 2022, 8:07 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Xavier Savage re-signs to end 2025
Replies: 55
Views: 4395

Re: Xavier Savage re-signs to end 2025

Raiders expected to announce this officially tomorrow, according to The Canberra Times. Awesome. Really interested to see how he goes in 2023 with a full off season and that fullback position his own from day 1. He's still young and raw, that there is really no telling where the ceiling is. His big...
by Botman
August 17, 2022, 7:17 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Coaching issues
Replies: 1810
Views: 95263

Re: Coaching issues

Yeah that's the thing savage provides and why he's already making huge improvements to our attack... if he gets on your outside shoulder, you're cooked, he's too quick, he'll beat you for speed, which means the centre has to come in. Now that's the overlap created. If he ever develops a cut out ball...
by Botman
August 17, 2022, 2:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Coaching issues
Replies: 1810
Views: 95263

Re: Coaching issues

Spot on Rog The reason we look much better in attack on that side when CHN is on the field is because he doesn't need to be coached how to run a line. He knows it intuitively. It's been a feature of his game since his debut at the panthers. The lines he runs put defenders into conflict. They have to...
by Botman
August 17, 2022, 11:31 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

I love that GE edited my segment so its colour scheme didnt match official GH posts :lol: :D
by Botman
August 17, 2022, 9:12 am
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Newcastle Knights 2022
Replies: 71
Views: 3035

Re: Newcastle Knights 2022

Read a story the NRL looking to introduce hair follicle testing as it can pick up cocaine months after it was taken. Rosters will be decimated. The NRL would be well advised to do that on the downlow so they can walk it back when they are inevitably horrified with the results. Sent from my SM-G975F...
by Botman
August 17, 2022, 8:58 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ex Raiders... where are they now?
Replies: 3211
Views: 446629

Re: Ex Raiders... where are they now?

I don't say this glibly, but i wonder if he'll even see out this year. He's had a lot well publicised mental health battles and this is the kind of thing that gets you ostracised (quite rightly i would add) by even the closest of friends and family. I would think he's at a very high risk of suicide ...
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 9:16 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Do we really need to play Tapine? Why not give him an extra week, for what is a more important game against Manly? Sent from my SM-G975F using Tapatalk I think if he is fit, play him. If we lose this weekend who cares about the Manly game. Agreed. We dont have the luxary of resting players. We have...
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 8:41 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL Thread
Replies: 11953
Views: 628370

Re: NFL Thread

It's always the bad raiders seasons that have me itching for NFL more
Doing a ton of fantasy drafts at the moment and I am at a fever pitch for NFL season.
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 8:22 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Coaching issues
Replies: 1810
Views: 95263

Re: Coaching issues

Dogs after securing Cameron Ciraldo are now looking to sign Michael Maguire to be his assistant coach. All while having someone like Gus Gould overseeing things. Did anyone see the press conference with Brett White after the game? I have always had my doubts about his credentials as a coach but giv...
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 7:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

**** i miss segments... back when preview threads were fun and before the narks shut the laughs down
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 7:10 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

Who the **** is this ****?!? Well, the fans spoke and we listened. Welcome back to the channel and welcome back to WTFITC... Back by popular demand. This week on WTFITC we have but one vitial question to ask regarding the crutial Round 23 clash between the Raiders and Knights. Krystian Mapapalangi ...
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 4:58 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

:lol: it’s really not that hard
But it’s his name, if he wants it “Kot-Rick” then that’s his call I guess
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 2:44 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ex Raiders... where are they now?
Replies: 3211
Views: 446629

Re: Ex Raiders... where are they now?

When it's the optional restart it can just be a punt can't it? Pretty sure his was a punt out on the full, it'd be pretty radical to go for it with a droppie. I remember always thinking that aspect of the rule being weird. Yeah i remember it being a punt too? But it was so long ago it might have be...
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 2:42 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ex Raiders... where are they now?
Replies: 3211
Views: 446629

Re: Ex Raiders... where are they now?

Yeah, i think the 20 metre tap is still optional. Though they might have changed it now with the quick tap situation... hard to imagine no halfback has thought to grab the ball, rush up and kick for touch for easy territory) But back then you had the option to kick and if the ball landed in the fiel...
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 2:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ex Raiders... where are they now?
Replies: 3211
Views: 446629

Re: Ex Raiders... where are they now?

Let history record it that my scumbag filter for this guy was absolutely 100% correct and accurate
by Botman
August 16, 2022, 2:11 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Newcastle Knights 2022
Replies: 71
Views: 3035

Re: Newcastle Knights 2022

God i love the 2022 Knights
An absolute **** show on and off the park

Long may it reign
by Botman
August 15, 2022, 10:29 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rich list
Replies: 47
Views: 2341

Re: 2022 Rich list

Thirdly, you aren’t forced to spend your full cap allocation. And you certainly aren’t forced to mess up your future cap situation on terrible long term deals. Nothing specifically related to the Whitehead contract but the full allocation? No. But you are forced to spend 95% of it, and the 5% unspe...
by Botman
August 15, 2022, 10:10 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 22 V Dragons: Game Day
Replies: 593
Views: 19731

Re: 2022 Rd 22 V Dragons: Game Day

I’d have more faith in the Bunker making the most game deciding decision than making the correct decision. Lucky the Dragons blew their challenge on a ridiculous call. I can’t say I’d be confident the bunker would have made the right call either, if it had gone to a challenge. I dont think there is...
by Botman
August 15, 2022, 8:28 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 22 V Dragons: Game Day
Replies: 593
Views: 19731

Re: 2022 Rd 22 V Dragons: Game Day

Don’t get me wrong. I think the right call was made. But that line of reasoning is baffling. Is he saying even if a penalty were justified, because he drops the ball the game instantly ends and they can’t give the penalty? If so that’s ludicrous. He basically said this: - The official time keeper c...
by Botman
August 15, 2022, 1:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 215
Views: 13294

Re: 2022 Rd 23 V Knights: Teams and Previews

We're also not paying Cotric 600k, we are paying him significantly less than that.