Bernard Sutton admits Roosters dudded thrice during Grand Final - according to Weidler

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  1. Lambretta

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    I recently watched the 1985 Challenge Cup Final. Long held up as one of the great games of all time. Its on You Tube

    A few minutes in, a knock on, ref blows a penalty for laying in the ruck.

    Today we'd get an inquest from people screaming that the game has been destroyed. Then, the commentator said "ref has blown a penalty which is quickly taken and Hull are on the attack"

    The callers called. They didn't give a million opinions on why the game was being ruined. It was a joy to watch.

    I do boxing every week. After 30 minutes simple combinations become really hard. Fatigue plays a part. Mistakes will occur. Referees are not immune to this and nor should they be. We shouldn't expect it of them.

    Its easy to criticise sitting at home. If people want to throw f**king barbs they should get out there and do. If they can't they can shut the f**k up.
     
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  2. Haynetrain

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    Too bad these Roosters players couldn't overcome the adversity against Tonga aye

    Tonga 1
    James Tedesco 0
    Latrell Mitchell 0
    Boyd Cordner 0
     
  3. Vee

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    Thank you for your service.
     
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  4. Valheru

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    It's 1-1

    There was a game last year.
     
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  5. Vee

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    You're only as good as your last game.
     
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    The overall negative culture to the sport really does start and end with the media. If you could put a media blackout on an average fan and make them watch a round of games without commentary, you'd cut out over half of their criticisms over how the games went.

    The refs are the easy target and cop it about as bad as anyone, and it affects their performance. I've seen uni grads start their careers under similar (but way less) pressure, and come up with mistakes you couldn't dream of - because they were so fixated on not making mistakes they had previously been called out on, to the point that they couldn't function in the role.
     
  7. Valheru

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    Which has nothing to do with what was said.
     
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    I actually agree with the sentiment, but Roosters fans don't get to decide when people should stop talking about it.

    Especially when it's the Roosters and their media buddies who keep kicking the story along.
     
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  9. TheDalek079

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    Let it go, bro. It's been a month now
     
  10. Canard

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    Tell that to Roosters fans like Weidler.
     
  11. Ikuvalu fan

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    The fact we got the ball off the scrum feed after it hit the trainer was 100% according to the rules, it would've been a bigger travesty had the refs decided to ignore the rules and award the feed to Canberra. The argument Whitehead would've scored is null and void as they would've checked the late contact on Keary from Soliola. Both teams had calls for and against them, as is the same in any game of professional sport and all sport for that matter. The better team definitely won and anyone who claims we didn't deserve it is jealous and has bias clouding their judgement
     
  12. Ikuvalu fan

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    Set of 6 in the red zone had been the Raiders strength all year? Didn't we score that set, from a set of 6 in the red zone?
     
  13. Ikuvalu fan

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    I don't think popularity is as high on our agenda as you think it is mate. We prioritise success, and I'm glad we do
     
  14. Ikuvalu fan

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    Yet Souths could barely manage 10k for their opening home game, admittedly against the Titans. The Dragons would have to be members and fans alike voting with their feet, that club is a shadow of what it used to be
     
  15. AlwaysGreen

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    The only way people will move on from this salty butt hurt meltdown is if Uncle Nick gives everyone a free car, aka the Sutton/Cummins special.
     
  16. Valheru

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    Why would he give raiders or neutral fans a free car?
     
  17. AlwaysGreen

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    Why not?
     
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    He might give Raiders fans one of these...
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  19. Lambretta

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    SST..... Rooster.... Tonga
    Roosters win
     
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    The article is claiming the Roosters were hard done by because they didn’t receive a penalty

    Robbo is now officially the biggest whinger in the game because they got the ball back anyway and scored shortly after, so why the f**k is he even crying about that after he just won a premiership
     

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