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Rugby League - Ben Flower = nutter

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by sir humphrey, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. sir humphrey

    sir humphrey Friend of Leo's

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    Not sure how many League fans there are on the forum, but bit of fun and games in the Grand Final. Punching a man when he's already out cold - class act from Ben Flower. Expect Plod to be waiting for him outside Old Trafford.

     
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    Testosterone 1 - 0 Brains
     
  3. Mid Life Crisis

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    Bloody hell fire. What a thug. He could've taken that guy's eye out.
     
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    He must be trying to get in the National Hockey League over here in the States.
     
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    That's up there with Kermit Washington sucker punching Rudy Tomjanovich.
     
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    That sort of stuff should go to a criminal court just like any other violence.

    Kinda reinforces my opinion of League I'm sorry, at least as practised down here in the Southern hemisphere. Now rugby on the other hand is a gentleman's game :p
     
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    What game is that? Ultimate Fighting Crowd?
     
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    Look at the very first seconds.... the white player, Hohaia runs through and stiff arms Flower to head (bad move)... then Flower reacts... rather badly.... maybe it wasn't the first time in the game Hohaia had done it?...

    you don't go smashing big blokes in the head and expect a powder puff reply... it's not a game for pansys...

    certainly over the top/assault in this case..... those 2 may have had bad blood through the season?... square up time?....

    over here.. any punch, even half thrown, gets you 10 mins in the bin and a judiciary hearing/suspension pending.... you don't see any/many punches thrown in our NRL....

    I haven't watched any UK games this year... don't know what the thuggery is like over there these days...

    We had two pommy front rowers in our NRL grand final... first tackle.. one bloke breaks the cheek bone of the other with a leading head in a tackle....

    he plays on through the game to win man of the match.. with a depressed cheek fracture... the full 80 mins..... tough lads those Poms... ;)
     
  9. sir humphrey

    sir humphrey Friend of Leo's

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    The first punch was naughty, but retaliation. The second punch, when the guy is spark out, was cowardly - and pretty dangerous if they guy was already concussed.

    Cost his side the final, so expect he's hurting the most now.
     
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    What's the saying, cricket is a gentleman's game played by gentlemen; soccer is a gentleman's game played by thugs; rugby union is a thugs game played by gentlemen and rugby league is thugs game played by thugs?
     
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    Nasty rumour Russell Crowe issued telephones to the Rabbitohs players. Just in case...
     
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    You'd think the buggers would learn but how many spear tackles do you still see? I doub't very much that he'll learn from this either.
    On the other hand "Go the Bunnies!"
     
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    It's OK, he's apologised

    :rolleyes:
     
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