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by BJ123
February 26, 2017, 6:17 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Edrick Lee signs two year deal with Sharks
Replies: 465
Views: 23352

Re: Edrick Lee signs two year deal with Sharks

edwahu wrote:I must've read about a dozen training blow ups across the years. It just goes with the territory I think.
Agreed. Usually all clubs will have one or two dust ups a year whether they are premiers or wooden spooners.
by BJ123
February 25, 2017, 3:04 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: St George Illawarra Dragons 2017
Replies: 249
Views: 26081

Re: St George Illawarra Dragons 2017

-PJ- wrote:StGeorge won't give Dugan the $100mil he believes he's worth and I'm hearing he's looking at French Rugby.

I hate this muppet.
Josh was ready to accept $100
Million but he just heard some bloke called Lionel Messi was earning more, so Dugan will have to raise his self imposed pay tag.
by BJ123
February 25, 2017, 11:23 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Shaun Fensom signs with North Queensland Cowboys
Replies: 223
Views: 19344

Re: Shaun Fensom signs with North Queensland Cowboys

I love Fenno, appreciated his effort and commitment and wish him all the best. I'll never forgive Shaun Fensom however, for coming out to the rugby league press about his new technique to slow the play the ball down. As soon as he did that he was targeted by the refs for penalties. Often unfairly an...
by BJ123
February 24, 2017, 9:33 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Brisbane Broncos 2017
Replies: 552
Views: 43957

Re: Brisbane Broncos 2017

Chris Garry tweeting about how great it is that James Roberts isn't at the Broncos season launch because of the alcohol around . Pity Chris Garry wasn't around when I saw James Roberts on the grog the other week, I don't think he would have been so impressed. Mind you CG would have covered it up unl...
by BJ123
February 24, 2017, 8:50 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders season launch
Replies: 16
Views: 1168

Re: Canberra Raiders season launch

Vossy always knows the raiders players names and their strengths and weaknesses. The same can't be said for plenty of other commentators. He also knows good football when it's played. So he will talk up good football when the raiders play it (which they have done of late). He also has a dads bad sen...
by BJ123
February 24, 2017, 8:03 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: The Cricket Thread
Replies: 16536
Views: 596978

Re: The Cricket Thread

simo wrote:Indias plan just to appeal after every delivery?


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Agreed. It's getting a bit ridiculous
by BJ123
February 24, 2017, 6:31 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders season launch
Replies: 16
Views: 1168

Re: Canberra Raiders season launch

Looks like Andrew Voss is the host. Just saw the team go in. Sent from my iPhone using The Greenhouse mobile app powered by Tapatalk I heard it was going to be Rabbits Warren, but he thought they said "season launch for the Kambah Braiders" so he's down at the Hair Salon at Kambah Village. He is ta...
by BJ123
February 24, 2017, 6:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: NRL season launch
Replies: 38
Views: 3901

Re: NRL season launch

The Promo only needs a strippers pole to be even more ridiculous.
by BJ123
February 24, 2017, 12:16 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2017 Rd 1 V Cowboys: Teams and Previews *Updated teams p1*
Replies: 504
Views: 46004

Re: 2017 Rd 1 V Cowboys: Teams and Previews

We almost won a few years ago - Stickys first game as coach I think. Had the lead until the Thurston show started - pretty sure it was a quick tap from mid field that lead to their comeback Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk Mccrone with his back turned And Thurston being allowed to take a quick ...
by BJ123
February 24, 2017, 11:02 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Shaun Fensom signs with North Queensland Cowboys
Replies: 223
Views: 19344

Re: Fensom set to join Cowboys, forced out by cap says Stuar

If you end up without enough depth isn't that bad cap management? I think we are taking the late 2000s Manly approach of trying to get the best eleven or twelve we can afford and fill the remaining spots with the best of what's left. Manly were winning premierships with the worst second tier and ju...
by BJ123
February 23, 2017, 9:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: NRL season launch
Replies: 38
Views: 3901

Re: Jarrod Croker at the NRL season launch

greeneyed wrote:Is it just me, or do teams like the Broncos and Wests Tigers always get double the time the Raiders do in these commercials?
Hey we should be happy we featured. We had a year when we didn't feature at all in the advert or get a single game on free to air.
by BJ123
February 23, 2017, 9:58 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2017 Memberships
Replies: 294
Views: 47857

Re: 2017 Memberships

Unbelievably stupid article in today's CM saying the return of the Hayne Plane was driving record NRL memberships this year. Titans have the lowest number of members and smallest increase by a long margin. :lol: Article went some way to redeeming itself by making special mention of the Raiders doub...
by BJ123
February 19, 2017, 9:29 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2017 Trial V Knights: Teams and Game Day *Teams p1*
Replies: 525
Views: 33708

Re: 2017 Trial V Knights: Teams and Game Day *Teams p1*

:D Steaks just an under an inch-thick from Jordo's at the Wanniassa shops. Cape Herb & Spice Texan Steakhouse Rub on the steaks beforehand and left in the fridge. Even as little as an hour makes a noticeable difference. Cooked medium rare with a Fat Yak to wash it down. Next time, I'll have the bre...
by BJ123
February 18, 2017, 6:19 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2017 Trial V Knights: Teams and Game Day *Teams p1*
Replies: 525
Views: 33708

Re: 2017 Trial V Knights: Teams and Game Day *Teams p1*

I hope we didn't buy Izzard for his defence.
by BJ123
February 18, 2017, 10:52 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Stuart and Croker on Canberra Grandstand after 11am
Replies: 23
Views: 4255

Re: Stuart and Croker on Canberra Grandstand after 11am

Stop Press ---- I have the inside scoop on why David Taylor not playing tonight!!!!! The Coal Train has been blocked from playing for the Raiders because of Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury's 100% renewable energy target for canberra. Dave 'Coal Train' Taylor will be renamed the 'Ethanol Light Rail' and ...
by BJ123
February 16, 2017, 6:59 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Croker out injured, Hodgson stand in captain
Replies: 294
Views: 21913

Re: Croker out injured

Lee doesn't get kicked the ball anymore, I think it's clear who we need at wing. zwbn_K-tSJQ (Since i'm new i'll point out this is 100% tongue in cheek) Just how dodgy was that penalty given for holding back on the inside. Absolutely nothing in it. It amazes me how many of these penalties the Bronc...
by BJ123
February 14, 2017, 8:16 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Croker out injured, Hodgson stand in captain
Replies: 294
Views: 21913

Re: Croker out injured

Can not overstate how crazy the notion of moving Wighton to centre to fill a gap is. I mean that is probably the very worst option I could come up with going on what's in front of us. We've just named a 32 man squad for the trial on the weekend with only Ottio missing out due to injury IIRC. In no ...
by BJ123
February 13, 2017, 4:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Final Anzac Test to be held at Canberra Stadium
Replies: 10
Views: 2373

Re: Final Anzac Test to be held at Canberra Stadium

I'm in As long as the players and NRL put on a better spectacle this time.

That game and the atmosphere was worse than a 2009 raiders game with 4000 in attendance. The 5 minute Mexican wave by a bored crowd was the only thing approaching a highlight.
by BJ123
February 11, 2017, 10:42 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: How many Raiders fans are there?
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: How many Raiders fans are there?

117k identified supporters (ie fill out surveys, have memberships etc) there'd be heaps more that don't but still support the club The Nielsen survey, as I understand it, is a sample population survey, which is the extrapolated to the Australian population as a whole. People have issues with the qu...
by BJ123
February 11, 2017, 9:05 am
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Newcastle Knights 2017
Replies: 262
Views: 28280

Re: Newcastle Knights 2017

zim wrote:In a boost for the knights I thought Gagai was on fire tonight. I've been very critical of him in the past but he showed some real ticker.
Looks like he has added a few kilograms of muscle to his frame as well. I also thought Ferguson looked the fittest I've seen him in years.
by BJ123
February 11, 2017, 9:01 am
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Manly Sea Eagles 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 11377

Re: Manly Sea Eagles 2017

Good on the NRL for making a stand. Just who do Manly think they are trying to get away with something like that?
The Broncos!
by BJ123
February 11, 2017, 8:57 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Shillington gives thumbs up to Canberra Raiders stars
Replies: 23
Views: 2361

Re: Shillington gives thumbs up to Canberra Raiders stars

Shillo was probably the only player to fully give it privately and publicly to Dugan and Ferguson.

He always had the best interest of the club in mind and was our best prop for five years.

Good luck in retirement and he deserves congratulations on a fine career.
by BJ123
February 10, 2017, 8:50 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Hodgson praises new Raider Turner
Replies: 56
Views: 6289

Re: Hodgson praises new Raider Turner

CJ42 wrote:What's win news on about? Hodgson is happy at Canberra despite contract ending at the end of this year?


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I'm surprised Canberra Nine news isn't reporting Harold Holt missing and new Parliament House finally built.
by BJ123
February 10, 2017, 8:36 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: All Stars 2017: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 488
Views: 41684

Re: All Stars 2017: Teams and Game Day

Stupid Stupid game. The NRL needs to compensate teams who suffer injuries in games like the All Stars and 9s.
by BJ123
February 10, 2017, 8:23 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: All Stars 2017: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 488
Views: 41684

Re: All Stars 2017: Teams and Game Day

gangrenous wrote:I think that's a good decision [emoji106]probably short, but you don't overturn probably
They did last year when they overturned a Blake Austin awarded try.
by BJ123
February 10, 2017, 6:54 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: All Stars 2017: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 488
Views: 41684

Re: All Stars 2017: Teams and Game Day

Another channel 9 rugby league promo with the raiders the "least featured" team. Great Rabbs Warren thanks for only showing us Wighton getting sent to the sin bin and a crying Blake Austin.

Why not some footage of Leipana or the great Josh Hodgson.
by BJ123
February 10, 2017, 6:21 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Fastest players in the NRL
Replies: 15
Views: 1739

Re: Fastest players in the NRL

Tedesco definitely has the best running action. All his potential speed is realised by not wasting his stride. Dugan on the other hand is atrocious, he loses so much potential speed by wasting energy with sideways arm and partly sideways leg action. Watch Tedesco in comparison and his stride is long...
by BJ123
February 10, 2017, 5:59 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Manly Sea Eagles 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 11377

Re: Manly Sea Eagles 2017

Manly Sea Eagles apply for medical retirement clearances for Brett Stewart and Steve Matai MANLY have all but brought the curtain down on the champion careers of Brett Stewart and Steve Matai, but they face an uphill battle in getting their salaries excluded from the 2017 salary cap. Read more: htt...
by BJ123
February 9, 2017, 7:40 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Dave Taylor deal registered by NRL
Replies: 399
Views: 51131

Re: Taylor strikes deal

I don't think Dave Taylor has had too many issues being physically fit on the training paddock. It's the game day mental toughness that he hasn't been able to properly execute. He needs to be able to do the little extra chases from the inside and the hit ups when the team is struggling and someone n...
by BJ123
February 8, 2017, 2:11 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: St George Illawarra Dragons 2017
Replies: 249
Views: 26081

Re: St George Illawarra Dragons 2017

McCrone is the kind of guy you want at your Mounties or Cutters, call him up to fill in for injuries and suspensions. But he won't win you a premiership if he is your starting spine player. I imagine Dragons won a bigger percentage of their games last season with Mccrone playing than Benji or someon...
by BJ123
February 8, 2017, 8:57 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Jordan Rapana remains with Raiders to end 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 3799

Jordan Rapana remains with Raiders to end 2019

Reports from Fox Sports that Jordan Rapana has agreed to terms with Raiders on a contract extension and just waiting on paperwork. Canberra Raiders winger Jordan Rapana agrees to extend with Green Machine to end 2019 Canberra have had a major win as they move to keep the core of their squad together...
by BJ123
February 7, 2017, 4:24 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Rugby League 2017
Replies: 406
Views: 45955

Re: Rugby League 2017

I think not checking the 40/20 is pretty stupid. You could easily do a quick check during a restart. It's a huge change in the game if you get it wrong. Problem is they are getting it wrong anyway. We had a clear 40/20 live at the ground that wasn't awarded by the bunker. That's not a reason to not...
by BJ123
February 7, 2017, 4:03 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Rugby League 2017
Replies: 406
Views: 45955

Re: Rugby League 2017

I think not checking the 40/20 is pretty stupid. You could easily do a quick check during a restart. It's a huge change in the game if you get it wrong. Problem is they are getting it wrong anyway. We had a clear 40/20 live at the ground that wasn't awarded by the bunker. Actually josh mccrone got ...
by BJ123
February 7, 2017, 3:44 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Rugby League 2017
Replies: 406
Views: 45955

Re: Rugby League 2017

zim wrote:I think not checking the 40/20 is pretty stupid. You could easily do a quick check during a restart. It's a huge change in the game if you get it wrong.
Problem is they are getting it wrong anyway. We had a clear 40/20 live at the ground that wasn't awarded by the bunker.
by BJ123
February 5, 2017, 11:56 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2017 Auckland Nines: Teams and Game Day *Teams p1*
Replies: 901
Views: 72900

Re: 2017 Auckland Nines: Teams and Game Day *Teams p1*

Cotric was quite good in that first game. But fair dinkum we dont have much talent coming through and lima looked like a bit of a bludger. aiono and our edges against the roosters were lit up. Agree with that other than Lima, my guess is he had more tackles and hit ups than any other raiders player...