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by BJ
June 17, 2019, 8:53 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart calls on Andrew Barr to build new Canberra stadium
Replies: 163
Views: 8967

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart calls on Andrew Barr to build new Canberra stadium

I for one am extremely happy with the network, as I live on a rapid route I couldn't care less about the changes Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk And I live on the light rail but that doesn't mean I'm a blind moron who can't see how garbage the changes have been. I’m also in a suburb on the Rapi...
by BJ
June 17, 2019, 4:35 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2019
Replies: 1579
Views: 129493

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2019

Flanagan to Chooks. Could have been useful It’s on a development promise that he can learn from Cronk before taking over his position. So I don’t think other clubs were really in with a shot. Mind you, Roosters will dump Flanagan the second a better half comes on the market who considers the Rooste...
by BJ
June 17, 2019, 12:28 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: The Cricket Thread
Replies: 17028
Views: 624182

Re: The Cricket Thread

julian87 wrote:Marsh is better in every aspect bar slogging from the very start than Stoinis imo. Marsh in for him. Shaun dropped and Lyon in for a seamer is our only chance imo.
Mitchell Marsh is not better than any cricketer on the measure “delivering on his talent when required on the field “.
by BJ
June 16, 2019, 9:40 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart calls on Andrew Barr to build new Canberra stadium
Replies: 163
Views: 8967

Re: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart calls on Andrew Barr to build new Canberra stadium

Mr Barr says he has to prioritise Public Transport? Tell that to the people of Tuggeranong who had their bus routes taken away a few weeks ago.

It’s embarrassing that someone can be so sincerely insincere.
by BJ
June 16, 2019, 8:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Huawei re-signs as Canberra Raiders major sponsor
Replies: 43
Views: 2604

Re: Huawei re-signs as Canberra Raiders major sponsor

I’m still annoyed we didn’t go with Sun Doo Chinese restaurant Duffy or the excellent Jordos Chop Shop Wanniassa.
by BJ
June 15, 2019, 2:53 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Are we premiership contenders?
Replies: 89
Views: 2972

Re: Are we premiership contenders?

I agree with the experts that we are a notch below the top 3 teams. I think we will miss BJ’s X factor in the big finals.

I still give us a chance, but we will have to improve in a few areas. 1 in 12 chance of winning the title.
by BJ
June 15, 2019, 11:20 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: So this is what it feels like to be a Bronco!
Replies: 11
Views: 899

So this is what it feels like to be a Bronco!

I love it, especially after a win.

But I do think it makes you switch off from the other games a bit. I don’t think it’s a good thing for the code as a whole to have the Broncos on most Thursday or Friday nights.
by BJ
June 14, 2019, 3:51 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NBA Thread
Replies: 781
Views: 66368

Re: NBA Thread

Great news. I love to see the lesser teams get up in the big competitions of their sport.

Cowboys GF win much better than a Roosters or Storm win.
by BJ
June 14, 2019, 1:15 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 15 V Eels: Teams and Previews
Replies: 71
Views: 4349

Re: 2019 Rd 15 V Eels: Teams and Previews

Confirmed no charge for Bateman https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/06/14/round-14-charges-fifita-charged-may-miss-test/ Very lucky on that one similar tackles to Bateman’s happen each round without a charge. Player backed into him, but he probably could have released earlier. Fifita’s was definitely wor...
by BJ
June 14, 2019, 1:06 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 14 V Sharks: Game Day
Replies: 803
Views: 21914

Re: 2019 Rd 14 V Sharks: Game Day

Certainly inconsistency in when the refs decided to let the game flow and when they decided to intervene (helped us a couple times as well). Cronulla had some really clear cases of leaving in defence before the ball was played. Sports ears showed a lot of examples where the main ref overruled his as...
by BJ
June 14, 2019, 12:12 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Ex Raiders... where are they now?
Replies: 2383
Views: 263087

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

Title: How to lose friends and be under the influence with people.
by BJ
June 14, 2019, 12:20 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Williams or Sezer?
Replies: 1011
Views: 41509

Re: Williams or Sezer?

Sezer was good with the first try, a few good kicks and some key defensive shutdowns.

But it’s the bad passes and bad kicks that negate the positive aspects. But we have won three in a row since he came back and he deserves to retain his spot.
by BJ
June 14, 2019, 12:15 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 14 V Sharks: Fans' Choice Player of the Year
Replies: 35
Views: 1163

Re: 2019 Rd 14 V Sharks: Fans' Choice Player of the Year

2 Papa
2 wighton
1 simonsen
1 Sezer
by BJ
June 13, 2019, 3:00 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 14 V Sharks: Game Day
Replies: 803
Views: 21914

Re: 2019 Rd 14 V Sharks: Game Day

Ezy wrote:Top of the comp in offloads, the Sharks. That second phase is kryptonite to strong defensive lines.

From all accounts Fatfita has dropped a couple of kilos - should mean it's easier to wrap him up. Please do so Raiders.
“Dropped a couple of Kilos” of EDIT with Dugan.
by BJ
June 13, 2019, 2:58 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Huawei re-signs as Canberra Raiders major sponsor
Replies: 43
Views: 2604

Re: Huawei re-signs as Canberra Raiders major sponsor

"Additionally, their product inclusions in our new CDRL Centre allow us to be at the forefront of the newest and best technology". At least an NRL club doesn't have any secrets China would consider worth stealing. :lol: I don't think it was a coincidence Chinese Warships arrived in Sydney Harbour t...
by BJ
June 11, 2019, 12:52 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Rugby League 2019
Replies: 292
Views: 11964

Re: Rugby League 2019

Just watching 100% Footy. Ruan Sims really should not be on television. She is just awful. Paul Gallen shouldn't be either. He's a drug cheat. Ruan’s a cheat too. She was doing Dally M voting without watching the game! But strangely still more accurate in her Dally M point decisions than News Corp ...
by BJ
June 10, 2019, 9:48 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Dally M voting
Replies: 87
Views: 5164

Re: 2019 Dally M voting

Dally M goes behind closed doors in round 12, but behind closed minds in round 1.

Surely the worst designed player of the year award in professional sport.
by BJ
June 10, 2019, 6:48 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2019
Replies: 1579
Views: 129493

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2019

Yeah, there is no doubt the decision to go with Boyd and Paulo over Vaughan were mistakes, but the recruitment this year and the shape the pack has taken now eases that blow considerably. As we know it had nothing to do with actual rugby league though. Yeah I don’t think it the time line was a clea...
by BJ
June 9, 2019, 10:23 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders forward Hudson Young takes early plea, will miss five matches
Replies: 256
Views: 11831

Re: Canberra Raiders forward Hudson Young takes early plea, will miss five matches

We only ask for something that resembles consistency from the charging committee. I don’t expect perfection.

I’m more concerned this year about the people doing the gradings than the actual judiciary committee.
by BJ
June 9, 2019, 9:48 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Dear Raiders Management, please buy a half before June 30
Replies: 85
Views: 3602

Re: Dear Raiders Management, please buy a half before June 30

ESL is great for attacking, tackle beating ball runners.

NRL has far fewer weak tacklers than ESL. England is definitely suited for Blake Austin style players.
by BJ
June 9, 2019, 6:20 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 4818
Views: 352233

Re: The Music Thread

Great new song and film clip from the over the top German band Rammstein.

by BJ
June 8, 2019, 1:19 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Williams or Sezer?
Replies: 1011
Views: 41509

Re: Williams or Sezer?

Good pass from Sezer to Bateman in the lead up to Rapana getting pushed into touch. Sezer was a 7/10 for mine.

But good performances from almost the whole team.
by BJ
June 8, 2019, 12:56 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Dear Raiders Management, please buy a half before June 30
Replies: 85
Views: 3602

Re: Dear Raiders Management, please buy a half before June 30

Forgetting about last night for a second, who would you even suggest we buy before June 30? Do you think quality halves are just sitting there waiting to be purchased. There is a lack of quality halves in the NRL, let alone ones available to purchase. Sent from my iPhone using The Greenhouse I saw ...
by BJ
June 8, 2019, 11:19 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Game Day
Replies: 484
Views: 16344

Re: 2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Game Day

Jason Croker with a try according to the commentators! I was at work during the game listening through ABC Granstand. Johnny Gibbs kept calling..Josh Bateman !!! His co-commentators didn't even correct him..all night this went on ! John Gibbs was really anti Raiders all night. He had a real bee in ...
by BJ
June 7, 2019, 11:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Dear Raiders Management, please buy a half before June 30
Replies: 85
Views: 3602

Re: Dear Raiders Management, please buy a halve before June 30

-TW- wrote:
-GD- wrote:Imagine the kind of threads we would be seeing if we were losing.....
Dear Raiders management, please buy a half tomorrow

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Yeah swap Williams or Sezer for Munster, I’m sure other clubs are always willing to swap or release high quality for next to no money.
by BJ
June 7, 2019, 11:39 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Game Day
Replies: 484
Views: 16344

2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Game Day

Tigers setup to attack on our left side after watching the Bulldogs last week. But our defence moved up so fast and hit so well, the Tigers kept putting their ball runners under pressure. A good spine knows when to re-direct their attack if it’s not working, but Tigers couldn’t shift from their pre ...
by BJ
June 7, 2019, 11:38 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Game Day
Replies: 484
Views: 16344

Re: 2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Game Day

Tigers setup to attack on our left side after watching the Bulldogs last week. But our defence moved up so fast and hit so well, the Tigers kept putting their ball runners under pressure. A good spine knows when to re-direct their attack, but Tigers couldn’t shift from their game plan. Also Great de...
by BJ
June 7, 2019, 9:56 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Fans' Choice Player of the Year
Replies: 52
Views: 1820

Re: 2019 Rd 13 V Tigers: Fans' Choice Player of the Year

I’m gonna go three lesser lights who really put in.

2. Sutton
2. Sezer
2. Lui
by BJ
June 7, 2019, 1:03 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders fight off rivals to pinch electric sprint champ Xavier Savage from the Roosters
Replies: 30
Views: 2797

Re: Raiders fight off rivals to pinch electric sprint champ Xavier Savage from the Roosters

Timbo wrote:I’m always wary of these signings. Fast does not equal good (see: Joven Clarke, Nathan Gardner, et al).
Sean Fensom, Dane Tilse.
by BJ
June 5, 2019, 10:16 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales
Replies: 416
Views: 12087

Re: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales

I love Jack Wighton. But he deserves flack for that terrible pass. That wasn’t acceptable at Origin level.
by BJ
June 5, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales
Replies: 416
Views: 12087

Re: 2019 State of Origin I: Queensland V New South Wales

This is a new level of high quality rugby league.
by BJ
June 4, 2019, 12:29 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders forward Hudson Young takes early plea, will miss five matches
Replies: 256
Views: 11831

Re: Canberra Raiders forward Hudson Young takes early plea, will miss five matches

I hope all this commotion we are experiencing with our squad peters out and we can hit the ground running after the Origin period and push hard for a finals spot..preferably Top 4. Injury, suspension, and Origin duty has us fielding a spare parts team. It will be great to get them all back on deck ...
by BJ
June 4, 2019, 12:25 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2019 Rd 12 V Bulldogs: Game Day
Replies: 484
Views: 16920

Re: 2019 Rd 12 V Bulldogs: Game Day

Interestingly Refs will occasionally tell the teams not to push in the scrum.

You will hear the Ref say on the TV coverage “Don’t push here fellas”.
by BJ
June 3, 2019, 9:54 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Jarrod Croker
Replies: 370
Views: 12006

Re: Jarrod Croker

Leilua been very suspect in defence too. Some horrendous reads. Our right side has been the one leaking points in recent seasons. Combined with some terrible on field discipline there were plenty of 'sack BJ' calls as well. He worked through those issues and been very good up until his injury. Show...
by BJ
June 3, 2019, 9:52 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders forward Hudson Young takes early plea, will miss five matches
Replies: 256
Views: 11831

Re: Canberra Raiders forward Hudson Young takes early plea, will miss five matches

While it sucks Young will miss 5 weeks compared to the soft decision to fine McGuire I have to say I think it is a positive for our club that he has taken the early guilty plea. Shows we aren't playing the victim and that all the players are accountable for their individual actions in a team enviro...