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Coronavirus and NRL

Discussion in 'NRL' started by Knight76, Mar 2, 2020.

  1. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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  2. Xcalibre

    Xcalibre Juniors

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    Channel 9 people have an amazing knack of self-aggrandizing. Most of them are blithering wankers. The trash on that channel is infinite and Stan? ...Never heard of the f**ker.
     
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  3. Perth Red

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    Leviticus is bat sht crazy, even for religion. they should have stuck with it for giggles lol.

    Some of my favourites:
    No eating shellfish
    No mixing fabric materials
    No letting your hair get messy
    No eating fruit from a tree less than 4 years old
    No Sleeping with another man’s slave (“Due punishment,” but not death, just a ram for sacrifice.)
    No making your dtr prostitute herself (ok thats probably a good one!)
     
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  4. RL The greatest game

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    No not a AFL club a AR club
     
  5. Babyface O'reilly

    Babyface O'reilly First Grade

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    Valheru First Grade

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    Reading between the lines there may not have been a comp if they implemented it because the players via the RLPA backed the 4 players concerned. I think it's probable a lot more than 4 are of the same viewpoint.

    I tend to agree with you in that I see no good reason for them not to get it given the precarious nature of the competition and the similarity in symptoms. I find religion a ridiculous reason to not get and it is quite selfish not to in the current environment.

    This is more commentary on society in general, i just don't think we should be going to a place where adults are forced to get something via exclusion. Keep in mind players play week in week out with the flu and have shots to get through it and no one bats an eye lid.

    If the government has data suggesting that mandatory flu vaccination would benefit public health then by all means, legislate it.
     
  7. Perth Red

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    How does it put others at risk if they have all had the flu jab?
     
  8. TheVelourFog

    TheVelourFog First Grade

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    the concern is that contracting flu makes them more susceptible to Covid19
     
  9. typicalfan

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    Its just if they get flu symptoms they will have to sit out and obviously get tested for COVID-19. Plus there may be players that can't have the shot.
     
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  10. typicalfan

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    When NRL is playing while every other sport sits in envy I think people will be searching for a different word to describe the people that run the game.
     
  11. The Great Dane

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    All religion is anti-science.
     
  12. shear_joy9

    shear_joy9 First Grade

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    It's a f**king embarrassment.

    Ricky and Don jr should stand them down until they either find some common sense or their contracts expire
     
  13. Xcalibre

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    Afaik JWs don’t believe in any medical interventions. They believe it’s up to God. That may not be true or only true for devout JWs. I’m not sure.

    Edit: From a brief google, it’s mainly blood transfusions they refuse, some even refuse transfusing their own blood and some accept plasma. This would prevent some receiving surgery which is probably what I was thinking. The only other thing I found to do with the topic, was the refusal to take mind-altering drugs e.g: narcotics.
     
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    Yeh fair point but if it’s not the media influencing decision-making, it’s the clubs or the players or players’ wives...
     
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    https://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/faq/jehovahs-witnesses-medical-treatment/

    Yes, Jehovah’s Witnesses accept medicine and medical treatment. While we try to take care of our bodies and maintain good health, we sometimes “need a doctor.” (Luke 5:31, Easy-to-Read Version) In fact, as was the first-century Christian Luke, some of Jehovah’s Witnesses are physicians.—Colossians 4:14.

    Some treatments conflict with Bible principles, though, and we reject these. For example, we don’t accept blood transfusions because the Bible forbids taking in blood to sustain the body. (Acts 15:20) Likewise, the Bible prohibits health treatments or procedures that include occult practices.—Galatians 5:19-21.

    However, the vast majority of medical treatments do not conflict with Bible principles. Therefore, personal choice is involved. One Witness might decide to accept a particular medicine or treatment, while another Witness might reject that same treatment.—Galatians 6:5.

    there is nothing but anti science bullshit going on. They should either take the vaccine or not play. You can’t be endangering others because you’re a moron.
     
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    I think no job on play. For the religious players, they certainly play on the sabbath don't they. so they can't be that strict.
    For anti vaxers I think the clubs should rejoice at the opportunity to get rid of an idiot. Imagine the Titans they had a free ticket to get rid of cartwright and blew it
     
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    And another thing that shits me to tears is seeing all these players saying it’s your right to choose or refuse a vaccine, like it only affects the individual. Ah no, it affects the whole of society you selfish morons.
     
  18. shear_joy9

    shear_joy9 First Grade

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    yep. They don't understand that the reason their kids don't catch diseases like measles is because everyone else is vaccinated from it
     
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    It should be no jab, no play...

    Nobody would be forcing anyone to have the vaccine, they are giving them a choice;

    - Have the jab, and earn a living playing NRL

    - Don’t have the jab, earn a living elsewhere

    Bryce is probably scared of the needle.
     
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  20. Valheru

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    Then legislate it.
     

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