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James Roberts 1 week suspension.

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by The Eagle Eye, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. The Eagle Eye

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    This NRL judiciary system is a joke and an embarrassment to Rugby League.

    Unintentional kick by non Broncos player - 2 weeks

    Intentional kick by Broncos player - 1 week

    They are constantly inconsistent, NRL really want Broncos to win do they...
     
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    • Pablo

      Pablo Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      And don't forget that he only got a week because of priors
       
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      • Harry Smith

        Harry Smith I think I'm actually a bloody sea eagle

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        He missed the kick and got 2, Roberts delivered got 1, this is ridiculous there's gotta be an investigation! ;)
         
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        • Budgewoi Eagle

          Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          And Parker not charged for headbutt. Goodo!
           
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          • Batty

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            Read zero tackle do we...
             
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            • Dan

              Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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              They want a Broncos v sharks final with maybe a storm raiders backup with Broncos to win, that's just how the script is written. Broncos lost last year and they need redemption, how else do you fulfill a drama filled script, throw in Bennett and my god it's a good story.

              Anyway it's been sharks v Broncos since about round 7 in the NRL book
               
            • Budgewoi Eagle

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              Have they mentioned this to Bellamy?
               
            • Bradza

              Bradza Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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              Well Dan, it ain't gonna be a Broncs v Sharks GF this year because the winner of Broncs v Nth Qld will play Sharks to get in the GF.
               
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              • wedgetail eagle

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                When Bennett was asked in the Presser about Roberts being charged he said, "I doubt that, I saw what he did, it's never going to be a charge, that "
                Haha :)
                 
              • nightster

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                Jeez Dan probably hasn't watched the games yet .... D'OH!!
                 
              • Bradza

                Bradza Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                You do know that there on at the same time over there that they are here.
                 
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                • nightster

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                  really .... modern communications, so you're talking about the wireless then?
                   
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                  • globaleagle

                    globaleagle Le ver vert va vers le verre vert! Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                  • Loobs

                    Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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                    Don't worry - if history has taught us anything it's that these idiots will offend again. It's only a matter of time and we still have a bunch of weekends before the season starts. Just hope no innocent people get hurt...
                     
                  • globaleagle

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                    True

                    The annoying thing is....because the city of brisbane protect their own 'up there' the article says the club in question wont release the footage which can mean the implication is that the evidence is not so flattering for Roberts.

                    However, instead of the nrl going...ok well with no video, you're suspended for 4 weeks, they simply wring their hands and say there's nothing they can do (and breathe a sigh of relief.)

                    It's gutless.

                    But, as @Mark from Brisbane says :NRL = No Real Leadership
                     
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                    • Snake

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                      James Roberts seems to be a rare case like Todd Carney where it simply does not matter how many times they stuff up and how many chances they get, they cannot avoid trouble.
                       
                    • Sea Eagle 4 Life

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                      If he was an average player he would be out of the game by now. Just ask Steve Irwin - Todd Carney's mate at the Raiders who was Carney's fall-guy & sacked in 2007.
                       
                    • mickqld

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                      You know if you go to any Bunnings in SEQld you just can't find any whitewash fence paint.
                       
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                      • Under the Sticks

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                        Plenty of carpet and brooms though
                         

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