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Cam Smith retires from representative football

Post by -TW- » May 15, 2018, 12:19 pm

Effective immediately, to be announced at 1pm

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Cam Smith to retire from rep footy

Post by BJ » May 15, 2018, 12:22 pm

Surely he’s pulling our legs!

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Re: Cam Smith to retire from rep footy

Post by T_R » May 15, 2018, 12:44 pm

So who's going to referee Origin now?

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Post by edwahu » May 15, 2018, 1:04 pm

I'm smelling a game 3 SOS.

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Post by yeh raiders » May 15, 2018, 1:05 pm

Couldn’t handle being penalised and suspended for more grubby cheating....

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Re: Cam Smith to retire from rep footy

Post by Beejay » May 15, 2018, 1:13 pm

Last year's Origin series win was really high up there as an achievement. QLD should not have won, NSW had the better side, but it was up to Smith and Cronk to manufacture it. Yet again they found a way, and I just think it was a much bigger achievement than they will get credit for.
I think this year it would have been an even bigger ask, and it's a good time to go.This would have been his last year anyway, and QLD really need to renew the side as they will be chasing the Blues for a few years now.

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Re: Cam Smith to retire from rep footy

Post by Manbush » May 15, 2018, 1:21 pm

Wasn’t long ago Qlders said NSW had no spirit, that you’d never see a Qlder retire from rep footy while still playing NRL, this year there’s now what JT, Smith and Cronk?

Not sure if it’s a good or bad thing for NSW, JT and Smith have been nowhere near their usual standards.
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Re: Cam Smith to retire from rep footy

Post by Manbush » May 15, 2018, 1:22 pm

T_R wrote:
May 15, 2018, 12:44 pm
So who's going to referee Origin now?

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Yep no JT and now no Smith, not sure the NRL refs will be up to the task.
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Post by Brew » May 15, 2018, 1:24 pm

Never heard of her.
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Post by Schifty » May 15, 2018, 1:29 pm

Poor Queensland will be scrambling to name a chief grub.

Fortunately they have plenty of worthy candidates.

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Post by Sid » May 15, 2018, 1:32 pm

hard to believe he never completed a full origin series whitewash
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Post by scotchberry » May 15, 2018, 2:14 pm

Sam Thaiday for QLD number 9 ?

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Post by Sossman » May 15, 2018, 2:27 pm

scotchberry wrote:Sam Thaiday for QLD number 9 ?
He's more of a dunny half.

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Post by scotchberry » May 15, 2018, 2:41 pm

:lol:
Sossman wrote:
May 15, 2018, 2:27 pm
scotchberry wrote:Sam Thaiday for QLD number 9 ?
He's more of a dunny half.

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Post by Manbush » May 15, 2018, 3:05 pm

Sossman wrote:
May 15, 2018, 2:27 pm
scotchberry wrote:Sam Thaiday for QLD number 9 ?
He's more of a dunny half.

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Re: Cam Smith retires from representative football

Post by dubby » May 15, 2018, 3:36 pm

Manbush wrote:
May 15, 2018, 3:05 pm
Sossman wrote:
May 15, 2018, 2:27 pm
scotchberry wrote:Sam Thaiday for QLD number 9 ?
He's more of a dunny half.

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Nah a dunny third.
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Post by KingDynamite » May 15, 2018, 7:29 pm

Congratulations to Josh Hodgson on becoming the best representative dummy half in the game!
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Post by Dr Zaius » May 15, 2018, 8:50 pm

RIP Greenbits: 2007-2014

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Post by RedRaider » May 16, 2018, 7:48 am

One of the finest players ever to lace up a boot and NSW won't get the opportunity to give him a send off. No Cronk, No JT, No Smith this year for Qld. Freddy Fittler in his first year in the SOO coaching role must believe in the adage 'timing is everything'.

Congratulations on a fine Rep career Cameron Smith. (Yes I am a Blue Through and Through New South Welshman.)

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Post by -PJ- » May 16, 2018, 8:02 am

I haven't forgiven him for dropping the knees into our already busted Capt Croker and never will.

You can cover the bloke fairy dust.

He's a grub..

Just like Paul Gallen and Sam Burgess and Sam"3rd man"Thaiday.
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Re: Cam Smith retires from representative football

Post by Northern Raider » May 16, 2018, 10:30 pm

Replacement will be interesting. Most saying McCullough. Personally I would go for Jake Friend.
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Post by Finchy » May 17, 2018, 1:12 am

Northern Raider wrote:
May 16, 2018, 10:30 pm
Replacement will be interesting. Most saying McCullough. Personally I would go for Jake Friend.
Because you are a NSW supporter and Jake Friend sucks? That's the only reason I'd pick him. His own fans are booing him off the field he's that bad

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Post by Woodgers » May 17, 2018, 2:37 pm

Finchy wrote:
May 17, 2018, 1:12 am
Northern Raider wrote:
May 16, 2018, 10:30 pm
Replacement will be interesting. Most saying McCullough. Personally I would go for Jake Friend.
Because you are a NSW supporter and Jake Friend sucks? That's the only reason I'd pick him. His own fans are booing him off the field he's that bad
That came back to bite them though Finchy, turns out the bloke was playing through a cracked sternum for a few weeks because the Roosters were having a mini-injury crisis and he played when most other blokes wouldn't.

Don't get me wrong, I don't love the bloke but he's been consistent for them for a long time and he is tough as anything.
We continue to **** about with blokes that are part of some fraternity. It's infuriating.

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Re: Cam Smith retires from representative football

Post by Pigman » May 17, 2018, 3:26 pm

Anyone who's got a problem with Jake Friend, has a problem with me
St Jake as he is now known in circles around the gambling world prove his worth in this game

http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org/seaso ... mmary.html

With about 20 seconds left in the game, ball in hand, Roosters up 18-14, he could simply take a tackle and win a game... instead he kicked what seemed like a meaningless FG to put the roosters up 19-14.

Meaningless, except for those of us on the Roosters -4.5. St Jake is a greatest human being that has ever lived and im willing to die defending his honour.

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Re: Cam Smith retires from representative football

Post by Finchy » May 17, 2018, 3:31 pm

Haha, I'll bite. I have a problem with Jake Friend. He's bog average. No running game, poor kicks. A poor man's Robbie Farah, who can't even make first grade these days.

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Re: Cam Smith retires from representative football

Post by -TW- » May 17, 2018, 11:52 pm

Jake Friend stinks, he was good maybe 3 years ago

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