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See ya Slater

Discussion in 'NRL' started by The Vaulting Violinist, Sep 21, 2018.

  1. johnny plath

    johnny plath Juniors

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    Well the fact the judiciary seemed to ignore the final instructions from bellew regarding what had to be considered in making their decision suggests the panel did their own thing and acted on emotion not the game rules. If that's how a panel of ex players act it's time to f**k them off.
     
  2. typicalfan

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    Bellows didnt say to find him guilty as far as I know. So no that isnt a fact. The facts are Slater is playing this weekend and he isn't the first player to fight a shoulder charge ruling and win at the judiciary. As if heads would roll for that.
     
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  3. Eelectrica

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    Adopt the NFL system of fines instead. Save suspensions for off field/drug use related incidents. King hit/spear tackles should be still suspensionable since something like that is pretty much assault.

    We don't jail people for going 65 in a 60 zone, fines are handed out.

    In the Slater thing, he'd cop a fine, would grumble about it, but pay anyway. Case closed.
    Same with future incidents which their will be.

    The NRL is in the entertainment business which means putting the best talent available on display.
     
  4. STORM.99/07

    STORM.99/07 Juniors

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    ennis got off a shoulder charge in 2016 to be able to play in the finals.
     
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  5. Jordan

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    I agree. If anything they're punishing the fans by making the games less of a spectacle. Players shouldn't be missing grand finals for instances like Slater's hit. I'm glad the panel went their own direction in this one even though it was an incorrect ruling by the letter of the law per se.
     
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  6. Morehead St

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    It was indeed bad news - for the game and for the NRL admin. He is still guilty. Being let off because of media pressure does not make him innocent.
    BTW I have some banking products that would be perfect for someone with your excellent lifestyle. Contact me via this post for a once in a lifetime opportunity to do you and yours a wonderful favour. Help me to help you.
    He is still guilty.
     
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  7. Morehead St

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    Still waiting for your explanation. Your say-so is clearly not solid enough.
    Then again, maybe that is all you have since no evidence to support your original view exists.
     
  8. Morehead St

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    A very honest and heart-felt explanation. I support Souths, but I know they did not deserve to be in the GF after the shut-out from the Roosters.
    But I fully agree with what you have said. It is almost as though a script has been written that needs to be acted out to max ratings and ticket sales.
    Good luck with your fine club next year.
     
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  9. TheVelourFog

    TheVelourFog First Grade

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    You want evidence of my opinion? I just gave it to you

    See ya slater
     
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  10. Perth Red

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    Totally agree, well said. What business sidelines its greatest assets? Scale of fines unless serious injury invoking foul play. And make the players pay the fine, not the club.
     
  11. Perth Red

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    Except if that was true the script would surely have Eels v Bulldogs in the GF to maximise sales and tv audience?
     
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  12. carcharias

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    I suppose you are suddenly going for the storm again?
     
  13. Storm80

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    http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-...nnis-escapes-shoulder-charge-sanction/7813016

    What’s this Michael Ennis got off a blatant shoulder charge, no attempt to use arms or hands, in 2016??? OMG Blake Green didn’t have the ball, and was knocked on ass for several minutes.... now let’s apply the NRL judiciary criteria used on Slater to Ennis in 2016.

    "1. Was there forceful contact with the shoulder or upper arm? Yes

    "If you answer yes (to question 1) you need to consider:

    2. Was the forceful contact made without Ennis using or attempting to use both his arms including his hands to tackle or otherwise take hold of the opposing player? Yes

    "3. Was Ennis’ conduct careless? Yes, as green did not have the ball, was blind sided by the contact and Ennis had no right to pick him off in the line without the ball”.

    Well we’ll well.... Now I gotta carry on like an absolute muppet that hates rugby league now and crap on like a conspiracy nut job about how corrupt the NRL is...

    How’s this for starters...

    The NRL didn’t charge Ennis cause they wanted sharks to win a first flag. If sharks don’t have Ennis in week 1 of the finals, Raiders beat Sharks (they only lost 16-14) and probably go on to win the Cup - or at least play off against the storm in GF. NRL is so pro Sydney teams. It’s all a hangover from ARL and NSWRL days. What a f**king rort!

    NRL screwed the raiders and storm out of a title. Storm should be going for a 3peat this year... That’s how a rugby league hater rant goes yeah??
     
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  14. Storm80

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    Has a transcript of the NRL judiciary’s ruling been released? My understanding is that the judiciary members deliberate their decision, call all parties back into the hearing room and then literally say their verdict (i.e. guilty or not guilty).

    It was slater and his lawyer that said he make first contact with his right hand and hit with a pec. I don’t think the judiciary elaborated on their reasons for reaching a decision.
     
  15. Willie Ray

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    What the f**k is a flag?
     
  16. Storm80

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    It wasn’t a shoulder charge though. Don’t be saying “I know it, you know it”... I know under NRL rules it was not a shoulder charge. And I know the shoulder charge rule was never brought in for east west shoulder to shoulder contact
     
  17. firechild

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    I know there's been some talk by fans of moving the Sharks to Perth but I don't think the NRL ever really wanted to move the Sharks to the AFL.
     
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    The game isn’t professional nor is it perfect but it’s a terrific product to watch. They’ve got the rules wrong and it’s highlighted tenfold when said rules get magnified by the fact one of the best players in the history of the game can be ruled out for coming up with a try saving tackle in a preliminary final in which the opposing player wasn’t even hurt in the slightest.

    They broke the rules for slater and I’m glad they did, everyone but the roosters can enjoy the fact he’ll be there.
     
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    Vicderp alert

    flag lol
     
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