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by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 6:51 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 76
Views: 8417

Re: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day

Warriors score. Funa with the defensive equivalent of an air swing on Hiku.
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 6:46 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 76
Views: 8417

Re: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day

Canberra Milk wrote:
August 7, 2020, 6:40 pm
No commentators mentioned it either, odd
You could see it live. Replay confirmed it. Bunker oblivious
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 6:39 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 76
Views: 8417

Re: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day

Bunker is seriously hopeless
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 76
Views: 8417

Re: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day

Warriors player blatantly tackled in the air yet bunker couldn't see it
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 6:28 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 4846
Views: 368802

Re: The Music Thread

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
August 7, 2020, 6:00 pm
Northern Raider wrote:
-PJ- wrote:
August 7, 2020, 8:37 am
The Oils are back with brand new music.

This is awesome news for us hard rockin Oils fans.
18yrs since Capricornia.

THEIR BACK !!!
*They're
He might have been referring to their backs, but forgot to finish the sentence.

Their back... is hairy?
I did consider that. An incomplete sentence.
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 4:57 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Brisbane Broncos 2020
Replies: 152
Views: 20726

Re: Brisbane Broncos 2020

I couldn't believe that the CEO of a major competitor was a shareholder.
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Croker crowned most under-rated player of modern era
Replies: 73
Views: 9710

Re: Croker crowned most under-rated player of modern era

He out played Manu in the GF last year imo. I dont think it's fair to say they're in different worlds. He's a good player, damn good, one of the best 5-10 centres in the league and has been for years. Unfortunately for him at rep level guys like Tommy T and Jack W need to get shoe horned into the s...
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 12:46 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 203
Views: 35477

Re: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*

cat wrote:
August 6, 2020, 6:46 pm
raiderskater wrote:
August 6, 2020, 6:36 pm
cat wrote:
August 6, 2020, 6:00 pm
Those on here living/working around Penrith if you happen to see a panthers player out and about a photo in social media will be helpful 😇
Bonus points if it's Cleary.
How funny would that be!
He'll manage to do it himself.
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 12:43 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Croker crowned most under-rated player of modern era
Replies: 73
Views: 9710

Re: Croker crowned most under-rated player of modern era

Ricky Stuart. Pre-injury in 1993 he as was not only the best halfback in the game, he was arguably the most skillful halfback of all time (since eclipsed by Johns). The spiral passes off both sides, the torpedo punts, the flick passes inside, the chips over the top for the FB...he had everything mo...
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 10:11 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Concerns NRL bubble might not burst until 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 3374

Re: Concerns NRL bubble might not burst until 2021

Yeah NSW has done an amazing job so far under the circumstances. Yeah they have kept things largely under control. Of course it could get worse, but it seems they are doing very well tracing every case at the moment. I don’t think the community will accept restrictions for the whole summer, let alo...
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 10:03 am
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 4846
Views: 368802

Re: The Music Thread

-PJ- wrote:
August 7, 2020, 8:37 am
The Oils are back with brand new music.

This is awesome news for us hard rockin Oils fans.
18yrs since Capricornia.

THEIR BACK !!!
*They're
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: New Zealand Warriors 2020
Replies: 49
Views: 8105

Re: New Zealand Warriors 2020

Brown got a reputation as a good rebuilder after getting the Knights back on track after being gutted by Bennett and Tinkler. Once he built a strong squad he then enhanced his reputation and being a 2nd rate coach. Couldn't really compete at the next level. Warriors definitely need the former right ...
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 8:48 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders boss wants Sonny Bill Williams cost exemptions for all NRL clubs
Replies: 29
Views: 7042

Re: Canberra Raiders boss wants Sonny Bill Williams cost exemptions for all NRL clubs

Some quotes from Donny which interest me greatly. “That actually opens the floodgates because the figure for clubs has always been capped at $10,000. If a player comes from England, you could spend up to $10,000, and it was up to the club if you spend that money on flights, accommodation or even re...
by Northern Raider
August 7, 2020, 8:28 am
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Brisbane Broncos 2020
Replies: 152
Views: 20726

Re: Brisbane Broncos 2020

"To clear things up I met Nick Politis a couple of years ago and we have stayed in touch,” Pangai wrote.

“He is a good man and I was giving it to him about selling his Broncos shares, nothing more.”

:woot:
by Northern Raider
August 6, 2020, 8:17 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 76
Views: 8417

Re: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day

gergreg wrote:
August 6, 2020, 8:10 pm
That's almost worthy of a sinbin for Friend. Late and high on a kicker.
These days the sin bin is only used for marginal contact with a kick chaser. Late high shots on the kicker are OK it seems.
by Northern Raider
August 6, 2020, 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: St George Illawarra Dragons 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 4270

Re: St George Illawarra Dragons 2020

I don't understand how Bennett can say the protocols are "changing all the time". The basic rules on this were liberalised once... and then it was made very clear that they had been tightened again, to the original rules. Not eating in cafes and restaurants was a key difference. Can you remember th...
by Northern Raider
August 6, 2020, 3:18 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: St George Illawarra Dragons 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 4270

Re: St George Illawarra Dragons 2020

Paul Vaughan admits to the mistake and apologises saying everybody is well aware of the rules and he didn't follow them.

Wayne Bennet gets caught for the same act and says "I'm allowed to eat aren't I?" while claiming the rules are confusing.
by Northern Raider
August 6, 2020, 2:56 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2020
Replies: 1451
Views: 223541

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2020

Put me in the 'No' camp for TPJ. Agree with afgtlkszk that we've got cover in those positions and if the money was available it's best directed elsewhere i.e. numbers 1-5
by Northern Raider
August 6, 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders boss wants Sonny Bill Williams cost exemptions for all NRL clubs
Replies: 29
Views: 7042

Re: Canberra Raiders boss wants Sonny Bill Williams cost exemptions for all NRL clubs

BJ wrote:
August 6, 2020, 2:50 pm
Northern Raider wrote:I've lost confidence in BJ Mole. Let me down far too often. :(
Would you believe McCrone can stay at the Tent embassy and access toys from the green shed.
Such reports are not enhancing your reputation
by Northern Raider
August 6, 2020, 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 76
Views: 8417

Re: 2020 NRL Round 13: Teams and Game Day

zim wrote:
August 6, 2020, 11:39 am
Dragons, you're absolutely useless, but this is a big game for us and the roosters have a lot of players out. Do us a solid and just get the win so we can move into the 4.
I concur. Massive Dragons fan tonight.
by Northern Raider
August 6, 2020, 11:28 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders boss wants Sonny Bill Williams cost exemptions for all NRL clubs
Replies: 29
Views: 7042

Re: Canberra Raiders boss wants Sonny Bill Williams cost exemptions for all NRL clubs

$BW should have been told "Warriors or forget it". Their current situation is terrible, players on loan just to fill the team sheet. And $BW strolls back into Bondi..it stinks !! But then again..it's the Roosters..a pungent reek of chook ****. I'm on board with that. If SBW had been allowed back in...
by Northern Raider
August 5, 2020, 5:24 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Zimply the best
Replies: 127
Views: 21055

Re: Zimply the best

The traditional, position by position: 1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Josh Mansour 3. Jarrod Croker/Brent Naden 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Nick Cotric 6. Jack Wighton 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Josh Papalii 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. John Bateman 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Issah Yeo 14. Tom ...
by Northern Raider
August 5, 2020, 8:56 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2020
Replies: 1451
Views: 223541

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2020

Widdop is a good player, probably ideally a 5/8th though. He used to be able to play fullback, but i dont know that he could do that anymore. That would be the only reason we'd be interested. I doubt we will be interested, and i dont think he'd be interested here. Whilst I won't say he's been poor,...
by Northern Raider
August 5, 2020, 8:52 am
Forum: The Lime Lounge
Topic: Drinking...
Replies: 394
Views: 20525

Re: Drinking...

Pretty hard to find decent drops under $15 these days. Cost of production and distribution prohibits most of the smaller wineries providing anything decent in that range. The larger commercial operations can do it with some sort of consistency. Ones like Barwang and Wirra Wirra Church Block do the j...
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: New Zealand Warriors 2020
Replies: 49
Views: 8105

Re: New Zealand Warriors 2020

It's a timely pick up for the Knights as it means Mann can shift to hooker. Green is better suited as 2IC playmaker as well.

Warriors weren't planning on him coming back next year and this season is a wash for them. So they are comfortable offloading early.
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 3:22 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 203
Views: 35477

Re: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews

I always enjoy watching Manly get screwed royally and so I enjoyed the referees performance the other night. I just hope we don't cop the same treatment! That Yeo try was ridiculous. Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk How so? Genuine question as I wasn't sure what to make of it. He was held up ov...
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 3:19 pm
Forum: The Lime Lounge
Topic: Drinking...
Replies: 394
Views: 20525

Re: Drinking...

bonehead wrote:
August 4, 2020, 1:55 pm
[emoji1787] as if TR buys wine retail

Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
Does it count if he has his people purchase on his behalf?
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Croker crowned most under-rated player of modern era
Replies: 73
Views: 9710

Re: Is a Canberra Raider the most under-rated player of the modern era?

I feel that topics like this need to be broken up between fans of the club the players played for, and everyone else (media, neutral fans) who I'll brand as neutrals. E.g. in no way is Jarrod Croker underrated by the Raiders fan base - to me he has been very overrated by Raiders fans, exemplified b...
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 1:47 pm
Forum: The Lime Lounge
Topic: Drinking...
Replies: 394
Views: 20525

Re: Drinking...

T_R wrote:
August 4, 2020, 1:39 pm
Northern Raider wrote:
August 4, 2020, 12:13 pm
Wow, I didn't even know this thread existed.

Unfortunately we can't take advantage of Aldi specials in QLD due to licensing laws. :(
I just came on to whine about that.
Pretty sure Bonehead specifically excluded you from the discussion anyway. :thumbsdown
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 1:18 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 203
Views: 35477

Re: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews

I always enjoy watching Manly get screwed royally and so I enjoyed the referees performance the other night. I just hope we don't cop the same treatment! That Yeo try was ridiculous. Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk How so? Genuine question as I wasn't sure what to make of it. He was held up ov...
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Raiders player signing speculation 2020
Replies: 1451
Views: 223541

Re: Raiders player signing speculation 2020

Isn't he from Newcastle? I guess they do need a hooker, and he will be stuck behind Hodgson... look I like him but he hasn't shown himself to be a playmaker yet, I can try to console myself with that if he leaves Don't see him going to Newcastle if he wants to compete for first grade. Jayden Braile...
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 12:13 pm
Forum: The Lime Lounge
Topic: Drinking...
Replies: 394
Views: 20525

Re: Drinking...

Wow, I didn't even know this thread existed.

Unfortunately we can't take advantage of Aldi specials in QLD due to licensing laws. :(
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 11:48 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews *Teams p1*
Replies: 203
Views: 35477

Re: 2020 Rd 13 V Panthers: Teams and Previews

I would say Penrith's best strength is their ability to create and take advantage of overlaps. Eg we had one on the weekend where Rapana threw a cutout to Croker, who dropped the ball. We had massive space and should have scored easily. Compare that to the beautiful ball from Tyrone May to put Nade...
by Northern Raider
August 4, 2020, 9:18 am
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Canberra Raiders centre Curtis Scott denies he is heading to Canterbury Bulldogs
Replies: 294
Views: 43906

Re: Canberra Raiders centre Curtis Scott denies he is heading to Canterbury Bulldogs

Also, im loathe to say this since i hate their **** guts but that dude is no ordinary rookie... Nick Cotric towelled everyone in front of him, good, bad and indifferent, in his rookie year too. Bradman Best looks as legit as they come. :( Yep. If you're comparing someone against Best it's pretty mu...