2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

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Raiders 13+
7
33%
Raiders 1-12
9
43%
Rabbitohs 1-12
4
19%
Rabbitohs 13+
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5%
 
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Coastalraider » September 27, 2019, 5:13 am

Yyyyyyyyyyyyyueeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwewe!!!!!!!!!!!

Game Day!!

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Post by Dusty » September 27, 2019, 5:37 am

Speculation on Twitter (Danny Weidler, CH9) that G. Burgess will be omitted from the 17


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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Kryptonite » September 27, 2019, 5:56 am

Game Day, 80 minutes and we have a shot at glory fir the first time in 25 years! No worries!
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Green_Hammock » September 27, 2019, 6:03 am

I got very little sleep! Come on Raiders!!

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by -PJ- » September 27, 2019, 6:25 am

It's 13+hrs till kick off, it's going to be a long day..

Get plenty or rest, relax, keep hydrated..

And get excited..BIG KEV style..
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by RaiderSpark » September 27, 2019, 6:43 am

heard something on tv about Cotric, is he playing after boot to face?
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by LastRaider » September 27, 2019, 6:55 am

Game Day!

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by TongueFTW » September 27, 2019, 7:08 am

I’ve said the same thing about 5 times in 3 different threads, but we win this on the back of physicality and intensity in defence. Kick to the corners and absolutely batter their back 3, tiring their forwards and preventing momentum for Cook. In attack - stay somewhat conservative to start with and play with a high completion, as they will tire quicker than we do. I also think it would be silly not to try the Bateman-> CNK -> Rapana (with Leilua running a decoy) move on their left side, as whoever is defending there (Gagai or Lowe) won’t be accustomed to defending there and will go for BJ.

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Green thumbs » September 27, 2019, 7:19 am

Game day!!
Perfect day here in the capital, sun shining, light breeze. Heading for a cool still evening - absolutely perfect for footy. There’ll be a chill in the air that might make those Bunnies wish they were in their burrow.
It’s going to be a very long day. Go Raiders! Bring it home!
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by -PJ- » September 27, 2019, 7:26 am

Well..

I've told everyone at work who'll listen the Raiders are going the whole way.

I'm confident and calm.

And whatever happens tonight..a win of course..we can be proud of the boys in 2019.
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Coastalraider » September 27, 2019, 7:26 am

What time is the meetup at Fergus’ house??

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Post by -PJ- » September 27, 2019, 7:28 am

8am start at the palace.

The helicopter pad is clear.
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Coastalraider » September 27, 2019, 7:29 am

And what about is poor folk that are driving - how do we access the valet?

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Roger Kenworthy » September 27, 2019, 7:51 am

RaiderSpark wrote:
September 27, 2019, 6:43 am
heard something on tv about Cotric, is he playing after boot to face?
He's playing from everything I have read.

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by raiderskater » September 27, 2019, 7:55 am

Game day!

I did well. I made it to 6:45 before my brain zapped me awake. I've been a nervous bundle of energy ever since - lord knows how I'll make it through the day at work.

Off to pick up some green donuts on the way in!
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Butters » September 27, 2019, 7:55 am

Green_Hammock wrote:I got very little sleep! Come on Raiders!!

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Boomercm » September 27, 2019, 8:02 am

Just. Can't. Focus. Thank god I will be busy once the day gets rolling. PUMPED!

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Junior » September 27, 2019, 8:05 am

So pumped. Can't focus at work.
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Ilanraiders » September 27, 2019, 8:14 am

Junior wrote:
September 27, 2019, 8:05 am
So pumped. Can't focus at work.
Any tips?

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Post by Mickey_Raider » September 27, 2019, 8:17 am

Wearing the 1990 raiders jersey in neutral bay...already been stopped twice to wish me luck for the game 😎

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by raiderskater » September 27, 2019, 8:49 am

Green donuts were not ready, so I have to leave sans donuts :(
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Azza » September 27, 2019, 8:52 am

We've had so much bad luck and so many years of failure in the last 20 years. So I say - why not us? It's our turn.

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Billy Walker » September 27, 2019, 8:55 am

Been seeing a few of the bunnies lads getting around town. Figure they are at the Crown. Cook, Walker and a couple of others were wandering across into the city. Looked focused and nervous I’d say. Not much banter or smiling going on between them.

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by The Nickman » September 27, 2019, 8:57 am

Morning *****!! Getting ready to head to the airport, so **** excited, can’t stop humming!! My whole bag is raiders merch, gonna be a green weekend!
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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Greenmachine91 » September 27, 2019, 9:09 am

Good morning!
My Name is Mark, long time reader, first time commenter. I am 28 years of age and I have missed most, if not all of the Raiders Glory days.
I only have little memories of 2000-2005 onwards but became a proper die hard fan from 2006 onwards. All I remember from my first game was Raiders v Bulldogs and Lesley Vainikolo scored a try, and I told a young bulldogs fan that he sucked...
Many many years of heartbreak and frustration and this is the closest raiders team capable of winning a GF I've ever experienced
Very proud to be a raiders fan and I am very proud of the boys win or lose (better win)

I am driving down with my partner (who I've converted from a bulldogs fan to raiders fan), sister and best mate (who is a rabbits fan)
Working until 2pm then driving down at 3pm, 3 hour drive. Been pumped all week! I just had to comment

Let's do this! :)

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Billy Walker » September 27, 2019, 9:13 am

The Rickman wrote:
September 27, 2019, 8:57 am
Morning ****!! Getting ready to head to the airport, so **** excited, can’t stop humming!! My whole bag is raiders merch, gonna be a green weekend!
Turned on a cracker of a day for you. Sun is out and not a breath of wind so far.

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Billy Walker » September 27, 2019, 9:17 am

Greenmachine91 wrote:
September 27, 2019, 9:09 am
Good morning!
My Name is Mark, long time reader, first time commenter. I am 28 years of age and I have missed most, if not all of the Raiders Glory days.
I only have little memories of 2000-2005 onwards but became a proper die hard fan from 2006 onwards. All I remember from my first game was Raiders v Bulldogs and Lesley Vainikolo scored a try, and I told a young bulldogs fan that he sucked...
Many many years of heartbreak and frustration and this is the closest raiders team capable of winning a GF I've ever experienced
Very proud to be a raiders fan and I am very proud of the boys win or lose (better win)

I am driving down with my partner (who I've converted from a bulldogs fan to raiders fan), sister and best mate (who is a rabbits fan)
Working until 2pm then driving down at 3pm, 3 hour drive. Been pumped all week! I just had to comment

Let's do this! :)
Good on you Mark! Drive carefully mate and if your rabbit supporter friend truly is a best mate he’ll eventually see the funny side and forgive you if you leave him at the servo at Marulan.... 👹

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Coastalraider » September 27, 2019, 9:47 am

Billy Walker wrote:
September 27, 2019, 9:13 am
The Rickman wrote:
September 27, 2019, 8:57 am
Morning ****!! Getting ready to head to the airport, so **** excited, can’t stop humming!! My whole bag is raiders merch, gonna be a green weekend!
Turned on a cracker of a day for you. Sun is out and not a breath of wind so far.
My road trip has begun - let’s do this!!

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by yeh raiders » September 27, 2019, 9:50 am

Billy Walker wrote:
September 27, 2019, 9:13 am
The Rickman wrote:
September 27, 2019, 8:57 am
Morning ****!! Getting ready to head to the airport, so **** excited, can’t stop humming!! My whole bag is raiders merch, gonna be a green weekend!
Turned on a cracker of a day for you. Sun is out and not a breath of wind so far.
Make sure you two get a photo together with that tray of beers !

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by GreenMachine » September 27, 2019, 9:53 am

Busy as hell today until kick off thankfully!
Got my signed No.6 1994 Grand Final Jersey ready for this evenings festivities.
I hope were all back on here later tonight celebrating!

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by cat » September 27, 2019, 9:54 am

For all those driving down, reminder to be careful of the cops checking for speeding around Goulburn.
They will be there , its fun for the acedemy kids

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Coastalraider » September 27, 2019, 9:56 am

Thanks cat.

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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by The Nickman » September 27, 2019, 10:14 am

yeh raiders wrote:
Billy Walker wrote:
September 27, 2019, 9:13 am
The Rickman wrote:
September 27, 2019, 8:57 am
Morning ****!! Getting ready to head to the airport, so **** excited, can’t stop humming!! My whole bag is raiders merch, gonna be a green weekend!
Turned on a cracker of a day for you. Sun is out and not a breath of wind so far.
Make sure you two get a photo together with that tray of beers !
Haha it’s just going to be me and a tray of beers, isn’t it?? :(
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2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by Elcaptcroker » September 27, 2019, 10:16 am

So nervous


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Re: 2019 Preliminary Final V Rabbitohs: Game Day

Post by yeh raiders » September 27, 2019, 10:20 am

The Rickman wrote:
September 27, 2019, 10:14 am
yeh raiders wrote:
Billy Walker wrote:
September 27, 2019, 9:13 am
The Rickman wrote:
September 27, 2019, 8:57 am
Morning ****!! Getting ready to head to the airport, so **** excited, can’t stop humming!! My whole bag is raiders merch, gonna be a green weekend!
Turned on a cracker of a day for you. Sun is out and not a breath of wind so far.
Make sure you two get a photo together with that tray of beers !
Haha it’s just going to be me and a tray of beers, isn’t it?? :(
Surely you’ll have company though? It might not be Billy Walker himself, but with the promise of complimentary beers, you’ll have dozens of “Billy Walker’s” lining up to say hi

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