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Obstruction rule

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Rex, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    Harrigan admitted on the Game Show there were bad stuff ups. But he said that had all been sorted out, and now all the referees are on the same page with the obstruction rule.

    Can someone please refer me to the page?
     
  2. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    Rex, if you believe Harrigan you would believe in the tooth fairy.
    Just because he says something, does not make it so.
    When does he get sacked, i am sure bobby still has him lined up if that is not forthcoming.
     
  3. Normie

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    There was another crap ruling tonight! Jamie and the rest of the team blew up about it but ref said he called play on. Even Gus agreed with Manly!
     
  4. KOMORI

    KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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    Obstruction Rule(s)??
     
  5. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    We just need to go back to the old shepherd rule.
     
  6. MWSE

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  7. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    No real progress will be made until Bill is dumped.

    Until then we're left with the situation of two referees, two linesmen, one video ref, and none of them have any idea of what is now an obstruction under Bill's regime.
     
  8. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    I sat next to Bill at a Rugby Dinner tonight. He admitted he was copping a hard time. He left at one point and came back saying that there had been a wrong call on an obstruction call tonight but that it hadn't been a try.

    Had some interesting things to say, one of them that the refs had spent a lot of time discussing and trying to clarify the rule.

    Found out he was a bunny supporter as a kid, though had grown up in the South West. Not a bad bloke one-on-one and was entertaining as an after-dinner speaker.
     
  9. eagle-rock08

    eagle-rock08 Active Member

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    Where is the cement truck?
     
  10. globaleagle

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

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    In the post match interview tooves said "And it's good the obstruction rule has been cleared up!"

    Possibly also hinting that some journo coulda asked that question.
     
  11. Chip and Chase

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

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    If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck................

    More here on Billy's future

    http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/pressure-on-harrigan-raper-in-run-home-20120824-24rqg.html
     
  12. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Obviously that article although with today's date, was written prior to last night's game as there was no mention of the bungle that Archer made.
     
  13. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    The ultimate insult to the wronged Tigers -

    http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/wests-tigers-cant-take-a-trick-with-benji-marshall-fined-500-while-farah-fumes-over-harrigan/story-e6frexnr-1226457986858

    Harrigan is kidding, this puts to bed any facade of impartiality IMO :mad:
     
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