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"That's not a forward pass you clown!"

Discussion in 'NRL' started by Grapple, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. Grapple

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  2. edabomb

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    The Storm may have made a lot of payments for catering services rendered last night.
     
  3. Barkley

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    Get these guys on Nein
     
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    Poor Edrick, the bloke couldn't take a trick, drops a ball with no-one in front and takes a legitimate pass called forward with 4 defenders ready to pounce . . . not even given the chance to say "I could have made amends"
     
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    No way! The Kiwi commentators on Sky/Fox are already blatantly one eyed and biased enough as it is! The ones on Nine would be even worse!
     
  6. Rod

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    The call was a shocker but Croker knocked on the Lee pass about a second after the whistle blew so in the end as bad as it was the call was pretty inconsequential.
     
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    So pretty much like every commentator out there? :D
     
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    Anyone got any footage of the pass? I like Austin and wish him well. But, it looked forward to me during the game.
     
  9. LESStar58

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    Nope. The likes of Darryl Halligan are on another level of cringe.
     
  10. Someguy

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    It started backwards passed from a metre behind the line, got to about 3m behind cause it was backward, then sudden wind gust pushed it 4m in front of the line before it was caught
     
  11. nick87

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    Yeah is was just coming here to say this, the players played on not knowing and we herded toward touch and made an error.
     
  12. Raiderdave

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    TJ needed to watch Austins hands
    The ball came out backwards , a gust pushed it well forward. That's what he saw & incorrectly ruled on.

    Wasn't the call that ended the Raiders season necessarily
    There were several others which were equally bewildering. Alan shortal as the pocket referee calling for a penalty when it appeared the Storm player lost the ball with no interference was just a dog of a call. The Storm kicked the penalty & as it turns out

    Won by 2 points !!
     
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    Pass was flat at worse out of the hands.
     
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    Those most frustrating thing is how many actual forward passes, particularly out of dummy half, are let go each week.
     
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    the bloke wearing 9 for the storm in particular..
     
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    I saw Smith throw a few backwards last night that was pretty exciting.
     
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    I cheered when one went backwards
     
  18. _Johnsy

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    I think the call that killed Canberra was when a Melbourne player stuffed the play the ball (called & a scrum packed every other day in the NRL), then Melbourne score that tackle. It was another shocking display by the referees.
     
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    I think you'll find they are called reverse backward passes.
     
  20. Raiderdave

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    Then it's play on then

    But it wasn't flat
    It went 1 metre backward
     

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