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Match Thread - Triple Header at Eden Park

Discussion in 'International' started by Burns, Nov 2, 2019.

  1. Coastbloke

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    Have I drunk too much or did we have a Pom ref for GB v NZ and Oz Ref for Kangaroos v Tonga?

    IRL. Just release a statement that the NRL runs the game. Not the IRL. Put us out of our misery. We know it anyway. Just make it official.. :sleepy:
     
  2. kiwileaguefan

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    25,200 crowd
     
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  3. Clarkent

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    This Tongan team is the reason why international rugby league is back! Wow!
     
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    Well,well,well.....lol
     
  5. Springs09

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    This game sees our admins trying to ruin it and say f**k off! We're rugby league!

    Try to give Australia only 2 games a year? f**k you they're gonna lose to Tonga!
     
  6. Force

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    Major upset. Good on ya Tonga.
     
  7. Springs09

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    Only downside to this is Australia wins the Oceania Cup, through for and against.
    There is no point to a comp where all teams finish 1-1.
    Imagine if this counted towards making a final.
     
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  8. Clarkent

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    Mostly everyone criticised the new eligibility rule and look what a massive difference it made!
     
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    Cordner add to his records, first captain of Australia since 1978 to lose to a 2nd tier team.
     
  10. RedVee

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    Oops
     
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  11. Zadar

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    After being the first captain in history to captain back to back origin victories, as well as back to back grand final victories, I think he’ll be ok.

    He’ll also be happy that his leadership skills at the roosters have helped SST captain one of the greatest upsets in rugby league history.
     
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  12. Clarkent

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    If Samoa had all there players too they will be up there as well the only problem is Samoa needs those players to do a Fifita and taumalolo and change there alliance.... And that's a big ask...
     
  13. Panther_Daz

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    I get a feeling SBW will play for Samoa at the 2021 WC as his farewell to professional sport. Maybe his presence will help get few players across the line.

    Papalii is a chance of switching to Samoa too I feel
     
  14. jim_57

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    France were probably still "tier 1" back then, just.
     
  15. yakstorm

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    Great result for Tonga and the International game.

    Crazy that since the 2017 RLWC Australia has a win record of only 50%
     
  16. Clarkent

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    Tbh I don't think SBW will play for us and I don't think he'll be that good anyway once it comes to the world cup... Papali'i is huge chance for us in the world Cup just by looking at the young talent that aussie has coming up... Payne Haas is a beast and no way he's gonna turn he's back on the aussie Jersey he's gonna be the best player in the world in 2 years... RTS is the one player that will turn heads if he plays for samoa and anything can happen at the world Cup in 2 years so finger crossed he does a taumalolo lol
     
  17. Scubby

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    And if the Aussies weren't coming to the UK in 2020, under the Oceania Cup rules Tonga would be relegated for Fiji. WTF?
     
  18. Springs09

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    I won't be surprised if SBW plays for Samoa. The opportunity to play for Samoa is one of the big drawcards of returning to league as he can't do it in union.
     
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    If he plays top level league in 2021 I'll eat my hat. He has been out injured the majority of the last two years.
     
  20. Springs09

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    Super League is hardly top level.
     

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