Commentator Cliches

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  1. roofromoz

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    'And the [Team] will be playing from in front tonight.'
     
  2. Walt Flanigan

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    The captain obvious stuff like "that's not what they wanted on the first set after points"
     
  3. PARRA_FAN

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    Ch 9 commentators after he pulls a big hit "Thats an Origin play"
     
  4. mongoose

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    Blocker has been saying the Raiders have "big forwards" all year. We actually have one of the smaller packs this season.
     
  5. kdalymc

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    I'm positive Fittler once said "the team with the most points will win this game"
    Wtf
     
  6. yobbo84

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    Drinking game - take a swig any time these commentators say one of the following:

    Warren Smith: "room service bounce!"
    Brenton Speed: "touch pass"
    Corey Parker: "eyes up footy"
    Dan Ginnane: "hello!" / "goodbye!"
    Phil Gould: "that's not a penalty"
    Ray Warren: "if memory serves me correctly [states interesting fact handed to him by statistician on a piece of paper]"
    Peter Sterling: [during a video referral] "what are we checking for?"
    Brad Fittler/Andrew Johns: [blank stare] "Ahh sdgsnn iyseb ahana!"
     
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    myrrh ken First Grade

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    I hate it when commentators say a team has "totally ambushed" the opposition.

    Like what, they didn't expect the other team to play hard and score points?
     
  8. King hit

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    Darren Lockyer constantly offering excuses and defending Boyd all year. Wonder what he had to say yesterday
    That was Daley
     
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    Ray Hadley - “centre/wing three quarter”
     
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  10. YoHadrian

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    Blocker has no other point of reference for anything in Rugby League or for anything that occurs anywhere on planet Earth. It's all about forwards.
     
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    Laurie Daley: "they jam in" (thank god he's been banished to god knows where)
     
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    Speedy always letting us know his ability to multiply by 6 suggesting a late first half field goal. Always.
     
  14. TonyT6

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    Anasta when a team is down by 20 with 5 to go - “its really important they are next to score”
    Everyone - “its not his go”
     
  15. roofromoz

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    Brenton Speed: "IF YOU DON'T MIND"
     
  16. titoelcolombiano

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    ''Shut the gate''
    ''Put down the glasses''
    ''They won't catch him''
    ''Dead set, in the fair dinkum department''

    Classic Rabs (actually the last one is classic Billy Birmingham)
     
  17. Bring back John Fifita

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    I miss the good old days of commentary cliches... when they were good. Sadly you don’t here gems like this anymore..

    On the burst
    A big “don’t argue”
    jinking run
    Face massage (although it has had an innocuous recent resurgence)
    Copybook tackle
    Bell-ringer
    Biffo
    Turn of speed
    Squirrel grip
     
  18. maccattack

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    "He's on fire" - Andrew Johns. Every game without fail.
     
  19. juro

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    NO NO NO NO NO!!!
     
  20. veggiepatch1959

    veggiepatch1959 First Grade

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    Not a vowel to be seen.....
     

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