2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Talk about NRL, State of Origin, Tests, Four Nations, World Cup, everything rugby league

Moderator: GH Moderators

User avatar
Botman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 26069
Joined: June 18, 2013, 4:31 pm
Favourite Player: Nick Cotric

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Botman » July 6, 2019, 9:32 pm

Makaveli wrote:
July 6, 2019, 9:16 pm
Tonight we learnt the referee can't stop play if a player is knocked out unless a trainer asks them too. That will go down well in the lawsuit

Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk
Particularly when one official is literally pointing at the heavily concussed player haha

The NRL should look into the NFL's CTE payout and ask themselves if they can afford that. The NFL can.
CREATE PROCEDURE BotMan_Post AS
SELECT * FROM Previous_Post
EXEC quote_post
WHERE UserName = 'Aknalkfgnaa' OR 'Yeah Raiders' OR 'Billy B'
EXEC RAND(good_grief; cheak_notes; uh82cit;)

GO;

gergreg
Steve Walters
Posts: 7323
Joined: June 24, 2008, 4:22 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » July 6, 2019, 10:29 pm

I made a comment on LU about playmakers choosing not to wear headgear and I think the NRL should be strongly encouraging all players who have suffered a concussion to wear headgear in their first few games back, as a minimum. I'm surprised more players don't wear headgear TBH

Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk

Shoving it in your face since 2017

User avatar
greeneyed
Don Furner
Posts: 127877
Joined: January 7, 2005, 4:21 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » July 6, 2019, 10:50 pm

The experts say headgear does nothing but protect you from superficial head wounds.
Image

Cranky Old Man
Chris O'Sullivan
Posts: 966
Joined: February 12, 2013, 11:11 pm
Favourite Player: Sam Backo

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Cranky Old Man » July 6, 2019, 11:36 pm

Those two referees and the Bunker staff should be dropped to U15s for the rest of the year.
Refereeing like that is bringing the game to ridicule.

gergreg
Steve Walters
Posts: 7323
Joined: June 24, 2008, 4:22 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » July 7, 2019, 12:00 am

Cranky Old Man wrote:Those two referees and the Bunker staff should be dropped to U15s for the rest of the year.
Refereeing like that is bringing the game to ridicule.
It's a fairly regular occurrence. The general refereeing standard is simply not good enough. But rather than just whinging about it (not suggesting you are) I'd like to see some initiatives to help them be better. There's too many grey areas in the rules and too much interpretation, too much media pressure and too many coaches pushing the boundaries. They needed to stick to their guns last year with the penalty crackdown. I believe it was starting to improve the game as a whole.

Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk

Shoving it in your face since 2017

User avatar
Botman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 26069
Joined: June 18, 2013, 4:31 pm
Favourite Player: Nick Cotric

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Botman » July 7, 2019, 8:47 am

That’s the problem right now, the noise of this and other forums about how refs treat their teams is just that, noise

The real problem is that the quality of refereeing is bad and seemingly gets worse each year. I think the code makes it’s very hard for them and that combined with general incompetence ends with every team going into a game playing Russian roulette where at any given moment any team can get the bullet

That was a Picasso of ineptitude last night
CREATE PROCEDURE BotMan_Post AS
SELECT * FROM Previous_Post
EXEC quote_post
WHERE UserName = 'Aknalkfgnaa' OR 'Yeah Raiders' OR 'Billy B'
EXEC RAND(good_grief; cheak_notes; uh82cit;)

GO;

The Nickman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 44294
Joined: June 25, 2012, 9:53 am
Favourite Player: Hodgo
Location: Rockhampton, Central Queensland

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by The Nickman » July 7, 2019, 8:55 am

gergreg wrote:
Cranky Old Man wrote:Those two referees and the Bunker staff should be dropped to U15s for the rest of the year.
Refereeing like that is bringing the game to ridicule.
It's a fairly regular occurrence. The general refereeing standard is simply not good enough. But rather than just whinging about it (not suggesting you are) I'd like to see some initiatives to help them be better. There's too many grey areas in the rules and too much interpretation, too much media pressure and too many coaches pushing the boundaries. They needed to stick to their guns last year with the penalty crackdown. I believe it was starting to improve the game as a whole.

Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk
I agree 100%. I loved the refereeing crackdown last year and blowing the pea out of the whistle. I also loved that they stopped “squaring up” the penalty count in games. Like you, I also thought it improved the product out of site

But like anything the NRL does when it comes to rules, they eventually abandoned it after about half a season. That really **** me
Image
2012 Golden Boogs Newbie of the Year
2013 'Nella Awards Best Punter
2013 Boogs Thread of the Year ~ The Betting Thread
2014 Boogs Matthew Elliott Award Winner
2014 Boogs some award with Hanbush

User avatar
gangrenous
Laurie Daley
Posts: 10118
Joined: May 12, 2007, 10:42 pm

2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by gangrenous » July 7, 2019, 9:17 am

One area where we all agree. Then Phil Gould, Andrew Johns and co. ruined it for everybody. Jerks.

gergreg
Steve Walters
Posts: 7323
Joined: June 24, 2008, 4:22 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » July 7, 2019, 9:50 am

gangrenous wrote:One area where we all agree. Then Phil Gould, Andrew Johns and co. ruined it for everybody. Jerks.
And this is why Voss is the best in the business. He was insisting time and time again 'the players just have to adapt' instead the 9 team was whinging non stop. Andrew Johns now whinges about playmakers getting tackled after passing the ball but that is precisely the type of incident that was being tidied up. Now it's completely random if and when a penalty will be blown.
And the players were adapting last year and then they bowed to pressure and we're back to what I consider an inferior product to what it could have been.

Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk

Shoving it in your face since 2017

User avatar
BJ
David Furner
Posts: 3886
Joined: February 2, 2007, 12:14 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by BJ » July 7, 2019, 9:53 am

I agree on the approach to make things easier for the refs.

I think the NRL could implement some minor rule changes to make it easier for the referee to look for the big decisions such as forward passes and defence infringements. It’s hard for refs having to constantly make grey area interpretations, especially in the ruck.

1. The second marker at the play the ball must have his hand on the back of his front marker.

2. Attacking team who does ‘Not’ play the ball properly, steps off the mark etc, results in a simple handover, not a penalty.

3. A player who slows the game for ‘non contact injuries or not foul play injuries’ can not take part in the remainder of the tackle set.

These rules are designed to reduce the impact of some minor indiscretions, simplify decisions for referees, speed up play and reduce time wasting.

The Nickman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 44294
Joined: June 25, 2012, 9:53 am
Favourite Player: Hodgo
Location: Rockhampton, Central Queensland

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by The Nickman » July 7, 2019, 10:10 am

gangrenous wrote:One area where we all agree. Then Phil Gould, Andrew Johns and co. ruined it for everybody. Jerks.
I don’t agree to that
Image
2012 Golden Boogs Newbie of the Year
2013 'Nella Awards Best Punter
2013 Boogs Thread of the Year ~ The Betting Thread
2014 Boogs Matthew Elliott Award Winner
2014 Boogs some award with Hanbush

User avatar
Makaveli
Ruben Wiki
Posts: 5978
Joined: January 16, 2005, 9:49 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Makaveli » July 7, 2019, 4:27 pm

Sharks finally sack Johnson as their goal kicker and Townsend also misses his first two kicks smh

Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk



julian87
Laurie Daley
Posts: 11565
Joined: October 20, 2005, 3:35 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by julian87 » July 7, 2019, 4:34 pm

Gee it’d be good if Brisbane upset them here.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

User avatar
Makaveli
Ruben Wiki
Posts: 5978
Joined: January 16, 2005, 9:49 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Makaveli » July 7, 2019, 4:47 pm

The Sharks are ordinary no wonder New Zealand didn’t care about Johnson he is terrible and Moylan is just as bad

User avatar
Northern Raider
Mal Meninga
Posts: 23454
Joined: June 19, 2007, 8:17 am
Favourite Player: Dean Lance
Location: Greener pastures

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Northern Raider » July 7, 2019, 4:58 pm

julian87 wrote:
July 7, 2019, 4:34 pm
Gee it’d be good if Brisbane upset them here.
Good result for us but I still don't want to see Broncos win. I guess I can take some joy whatever the result.
* The author assumes no responsibility for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of information provided.

The Nickman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 44294
Joined: June 25, 2012, 9:53 am
Favourite Player: Hodgo
Location: Rockhampton, Central Queensland

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by The Nickman » July 7, 2019, 5:01 pm

Northern Raider wrote:
julian87 wrote:
July 7, 2019, 4:34 pm
Gee it’d be good if Brisbane upset them here.
Good result for us but I still don't want to see Broncos win. I guess I can take some joy whatever the result.
Yup, broncos being buried is still a better result for me here too
Image
2012 Golden Boogs Newbie of the Year
2013 'Nella Awards Best Punter
2013 Boogs Thread of the Year ~ The Betting Thread
2014 Boogs Matthew Elliott Award Winner
2014 Boogs some award with Hanbush

User avatar
Makaveli
Ruben Wiki
Posts: 5978
Joined: January 16, 2005, 9:49 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Makaveli » July 7, 2019, 5:23 pm

Townsend 0/4 lol

Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk


TongueFTW
Clinton Schifcofske
Posts: 549
Joined: August 3, 2008, 10:40 am

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by TongueFTW » July 7, 2019, 5:27 pm

I remember Julian and I had a discussion regarding Jack Williams - I still say he will be a decent player. It is hard to believe we lost him and TPJ while Luke Bateman ran out in first grade.

User avatar
Makaveli
Ruben Wiki
Posts: 5978
Joined: January 16, 2005, 9:49 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Makaveli » July 7, 2019, 5:41 pm

Who actually was talking about Townsend for a chance at Origin such a plodder

Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk


User avatar
The Greenhouse
Don Furner
Posts: 3670
Joined: July 11, 2018, 6:57 am

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by The Greenhouse » July 7, 2019, 5:58 pm

Depleted Broncos kick clear of wayward Sharks



An inexperienced Brisbane line-up has edged a sloppy Cronulla 24-22 on Sunday afternoon with the Sharks losing despite scoring more tries than their opponents for a third straight week.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/07/07/dep ... rd-sharks/



The Greenhouse score update service

User avatar
Botman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 26069
Joined: June 18, 2013, 4:31 pm
Favourite Player: Nick Cotric

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Botman » July 7, 2019, 6:03 pm

gangrenous wrote:
July 7, 2019, 9:17 am
One area where we all agree. Then Phil Gould, Andrew Johns and co. ruined it for everybody. Jerks.
100%
Absolute **** *****
I hate them

We all do now
CREATE PROCEDURE BotMan_Post AS
SELECT * FROM Previous_Post
EXEC quote_post
WHERE UserName = 'Aknalkfgnaa' OR 'Yeah Raiders' OR 'Billy B'
EXEC RAND(good_grief; cheak_notes; uh82cit;)

GO;

User avatar
Botman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 26069
Joined: June 18, 2013, 4:31 pm
Favourite Player: Nick Cotric

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Botman » July 7, 2019, 6:05 pm

Northern Raider wrote:
July 7, 2019, 4:58 pm
julian87 wrote:
July 7, 2019, 4:34 pm
Gee it’d be good if Brisbane upset them here.
Good result for us but I still don't want to see Broncos win. I guess I can take some joy whatever the result.
They’re so **** terrible I had no issues cheering them on

They’re a classic villain for me. Couldn’t care less or give a **** about them unless they are in someway threatening
What an indictment for that club. So irrelevant that neutral fans can cheer them on
CREATE PROCEDURE BotMan_Post AS
SELECT * FROM Previous_Post
EXEC quote_post
WHERE UserName = 'Aknalkfgnaa' OR 'Yeah Raiders' OR 'Billy B'
EXEC RAND(good_grief; cheak_notes; uh82cit;)

GO;

User avatar
Botman
Mal Meninga
Posts: 26069
Joined: June 18, 2013, 4:31 pm
Favourite Player: Nick Cotric

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Botman » July 7, 2019, 6:09 pm

FWIW that sort of performance is why I’d gamble on TPJ
Wasn’t close to his best and still impacted the game in ways few forwards can
CREATE PROCEDURE BotMan_Post AS
SELECT * FROM Previous_Post
EXEC quote_post
WHERE UserName = 'Aknalkfgnaa' OR 'Yeah Raiders' OR 'Billy B'
EXEC RAND(good_grief; cheak_notes; uh82cit;)

GO;

gergreg
Steve Walters
Posts: 7323
Joined: June 24, 2008, 4:22 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » July 7, 2019, 6:14 pm

For those three posters whinging about Croker. Sharks have lost the past 3 games because they don't have a decent goal kicker - outside of Flanagan.

Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk

Shoving it in your face since 2017

User avatar
Toviii
Laurie Daley
Posts: 10406
Joined: March 10, 2012, 8:11 am
Favourite Player: Rapana

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Toviii » July 7, 2019, 6:19 pm

Good round of results for us with the Knights and Sharks both having losses


Sent from my iPhone using The Greenhouse mobile app powered by Tapatalk
'I've got 17 blokes in that dressing room that are hurting'

magoo
David Grant
Posts: 737
Joined: March 9, 2015, 12:19 pm
Favourite Player: Elliott Whitehead
Location: maroochydore

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by magoo » July 7, 2019, 8:54 pm

greeneyed wrote:
July 6, 2019, 10:50 pm
The experts say headgear does nothing but protect you from superficial head wounds.
This is correct. Concussions result from the brain moving inside the skull, headgear won't help in this regard.

User avatar
The Greenhouse
Don Furner
Posts: 3670
Joined: July 11, 2018, 6:57 am

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by The Greenhouse » July 7, 2019, 10:40 pm

The Greenhouse score update service

User avatar
-PJ-
Laurie Daley
Posts: 18182
Joined: May 8, 2010, 1:58 pm
Favourite Player: Joseph Tapine
Location: 416.9 km from GIO Stadium

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by -PJ- » July 8, 2019, 7:39 am

Poor old Crapnulla..

Scored more tries than us...lost
Scored more tries than Broncos...lost.

If they Johnson/Townsend could kick goals they'd be 2nd not 8th.
3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment..Old Faithful
#emptythetank :shock:
I am not an alcoholic, I'm a binge drinker lacking opportunity..

User avatar
Sid
Steve Walters
Posts: 7139
Joined: May 15, 2015, 8:47 pm
Favourite Player: Shannon Boyd
Location: Darwin, N.T.

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Sid » July 8, 2019, 8:26 am

-PJ- wrote:
July 8, 2019, 7:39 am
Poor old Crapnulla..

Scored more tries than us...lost
Scored more tries than Broncos...lost.

If they Johnson/Townsend could kick goals they'd be 2nd not 8th.
scored more tries against bulldogs and lost in between that too

how good is it to have Croker in our team
Would have won Boogs - 2016, 2017, 2018

1 part green, 1 part machine

User avatar
Coastalraider
John Ferguson
Posts: 2182
Joined: May 31, 2015, 7:25 am
Favourite Player: Dean Lance

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Coastalraider » July 8, 2019, 3:30 pm

magoo wrote:
July 7, 2019, 8:54 pm
greeneyed wrote:
July 6, 2019, 10:50 pm
The experts say headgear does nothing but protect you from superficial head wounds.
This is correct. Concussions result from the brain moving inside the skull, headgear won't help in this regard.
Spot on.

Sending players off for swinging arms to the head would help though. Thanks NRL.....

User avatar
Northern Raider
Mal Meninga
Posts: 23454
Joined: June 19, 2007, 8:17 am
Favourite Player: Dean Lance
Location: Greener pastures

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by Northern Raider » July 8, 2019, 5:15 pm

Kyle Flanagan gets a Grade 1 Dangerous Contact charge. Will be free to play this week with an early guilty plea. Mind boggles how they came up with such a low level charge for putting the knee into a guy's head while he's on the ground. That type of act deserves suspension. Similarly Lodge needed to get some kind of contrary conduct charge for his reaction in kicking the legs out afterwards. MRC has gone soft this week.
* The author assumes no responsibility for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of information provided.

gergreg
Steve Walters
Posts: 7323
Joined: June 24, 2008, 4:22 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by gergreg » July 8, 2019, 8:35 pm

This organisation is just so ridiculous.

Sent from my SM-G570F using Tapatalk


Shoving it in your face since 2017

User avatar
greeneyed
Don Furner
Posts: 127877
Joined: January 7, 2005, 4:21 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » July 8, 2019, 8:52 pm

Northern Raider wrote:
July 8, 2019, 5:15 pm
Kyle Flanagan gets a Grade 1 Dangerous Contact charge. Will be free to play this week with an early guilty plea. Mind boggles how they came up with such a low level charge for putting the knee into a guy's head while he's on the ground. That type of act deserves suspension. Similarly Lodge needed to get some kind of contrary conduct charge for his reaction in kicking the legs out afterwards. MRC has gone soft this week.
I've just seen this tonight. Absolutely ridiculous. How is it possible that the Sharks and Broncos players get away with stuff like this?
Image

User avatar
BJ
David Furner
Posts: 3886
Joined: February 2, 2007, 12:14 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by BJ » July 8, 2019, 9:10 pm

The match review committee inconsistently jumps between light charges and heavy charges depending on the View of the public and media.

They cop it for going to light on someone and then come out with a hefty charge the next week. And then vice versa the next week.

User avatar
greeneyed
Don Furner
Posts: 127877
Joined: January 7, 2005, 4:21 pm

Re: 2019 NRL Round 16 - Teams and Game Day

Post by greeneyed » July 8, 2019, 9:14 pm

They bend like the wind those people.
Image

Post Reply