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NO PUNCHING EDICT - FROM NRL

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by WESTIE, Jun 27, 2013.

  1. WESTIE

    WESTIE Well-Known Member

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    Was it just me , or did there appear to be more of the smart ar$e patting on the head by opposition players when a mistake was made , in last night's game ?? The QLDers were guilty of it IMO. Is this what we are going to see more of now, in the NRL ?? Player knocks on , opposition player now expecting no punches to be thrown , comes in and starts patting the guy in an attempt to rile him up ?? What is the player that knocks on supposed to do - pat him back , or slap him back ?? More than likely a push and shove eventuates , or we worse still , start having the AFL chest bumping , mele style shirt grabbing dance offs ?? What has the game comes to ???
     
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    • globaleagle

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

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      Yup, saw a fair bit of that going on too.

      I'd suggest dropping to the ground ala reynolds style and claim you were punched!
       
    • Jatz Crackers

      Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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      The bin is just another rule. No harm in breaking it once in a while. Knock him out & accept the punishment. Simple.
       
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      • WESTIE

        WESTIE Well-Known Member

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        its open season for the niggly type players now
         
      • MissKate

        MissKate Well-Known Member Premium Member

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        the latest "darkest day in rugby league?"
         
      • lsz

        lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        Hodges did it every time
         
      • manlyfan76

        manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        Slater did it to Pearce.
         
      • Chip and Chase

        Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        There's your answer ....Slater and Hodges...two of the biggest ****s to ever play rugby league. Now that they know that they won't get punched this pair of cowards will be at it every game.
         
      • Fluffy

        Fluffy Well-Known Member

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        cats are being rewarded as C&C said
         
      • The Eagle Has Landed

        The Eagle Has Landed Well-Known Member

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        He always does it cause he's a grub. He's one of the reasons why I was spewing the no punch rule come in.
        I wanted to see someone knock him out.
         
      • wombatgc

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        Fifita was close near the end, and I reckon Hodges knew it, and went back to baiting Jennings.
        Expect Hodges' best mate Ennis to find a new low in antagonizing opposition players.
         
      • Brissie Kid

        Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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        So did the Welsh NRL boss enjoy the Six Nations last weekend? Punching went on in all 3 games. But don't worry Origin will be great without the odd stink. Sure.

         
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      • globaleagle

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

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        I think this is what the no punching rule will lead to, soon.

        Choke!

        [video=youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiv4EEH79cA[/video]
         
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        • EagleFromMay1967

          EagleFromMay1967 Sky Punching : send them High as the Clouds

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          the guy on top is a Bronco's player ? and the guy underneath is Shayne Pain ?
          I can easily see how no punching lead to this. Certainty.
           
        • Pablo

          Pablo Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          That's how real men sort out their differences.......

          Attempted murder is a much better thing for the kiddies to see rather than 2 blokes throwing wayward punches at mostly air.
           
        • Dan

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          Fact of life is that sometimes, some people need to be punched in the head, and the sporting field is one of the better places for this in my opinion
           
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