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Re: Adelaide 2013

They get paid what they are worth in reality. Sports stars in general, not betts specifically, by way of the money generates through the sport. I think they get something like 20% of that. But yes I am all for engineers getting paid 500k a year :)

On betts specifically I think it's a great move. The last genuine small forward we had was peter vardy really. Callinan in 2012 was ok but if betts kicks 40 goals and sits at the feet of tex it will be a win. He will also bring forward line pressure which has been sorely lacking at the crows
by bennymacca
Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:53 am
 
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Re: Great to see...

smac wrote:And when he was delisted, he was back to a Centrals aligned player in the sanfl.
wasn't a centrals aligned player until he signed a contract. And he had not signed anywhere yet.
by the joker
Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:46 pm
 
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Re: 2013/14 BIG BASH

Just think. Without T20 would Warner be playing tests? Or Steve Smith? Without ODI cricket would Johnson have been recalled? I reckon Nathan Lyon may well still be sitting on his tractor too.

Time to get off the high horse with limited overs cricket and realise it's paying a lot of the bills. It keeps kids interested in playing cricket and gets people to actually watch domestic cricket. I am 100% a test fan first and foremost but I'm not too proud to enjoy other forms of cricket and realise the importance to the game overall.
by Grahaml
Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:58 pm
 
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Re: Field umpires becoming redundant

No needs for central umpires to ajudge front foot no balls anymore, may help them deciding where the ball has pitched.

Staggers me that the 3rd umpire does not simply check every delivery and alerts the central umpires if there is a doubtful one and he needs time to review, would save the farce at Adelaide Oval where every dismissal was checked, cant blame the central umpires they are obviously told to check and be cautious...
by Dutchy
Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:39 am
 
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JAS

It was about a year ago today that many truly caring, loving people, found out that Jacqueline Ann Schwier (JAS) had passed away.

Despite all the hours of painstaking moderation this Angel gave this site, and others, there are still a few remaining ‘Arseholes’ who should hang their heads in shame.

Those who still love this utterly gorgeous human being will always remember that she only sought to serve, honestly and fairly, just as she had in the ‘Falklands War’. How could anyone treat such a beautiful person so badly? Luckily, there were only a few f**kwits who treated this Angel unfairly. Fortunately, those who chose to ridicule, torture or upset JAS in the year of her death are a pathetic minority, way beyond belief & contempt. Good Aussies, should take a moment to remember this brave and unselfish woman, who, with complete and utter dedication, fought terminal cancer, silently, bravely, and tragically, on her own.

Thank you for just being you JAS.

Good and decent people will always love you and remember you.

I luv you Jax, and always will.
Sabre xox.
by SABRE
Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:47 am
 
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Re: Damn you auto correct.

I once typed out a message for the missus along the lines of "I'm running late, start dinner without me" and autocorrect changed it to "YOU RUINED MY LIFE YOU DIRTY *#$@!". Needless to say I had to camp on the sofa that night. Damn you autocorrect...
by Pseudo
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:57 pm
 
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Re: 2013/14 BIG BASH

why do you dickheads even watch, if all you do is complain?

personally i think its awesome that there has been cricket on almost every night of the summer. sure its not as good as test cricket, not by a long shot, but that doesnt mean you cant enjoy it for what it is.
by bennymacca
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:30 am
 
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Re: Crows 2014

The Sleeping Giant wrote:Who da **** is dmac


stop commenting in the crows threads if you dont know
by bennymacca
Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:46 pm
 
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Re: Hogg Shield Rankings Thread 2014

Team Rankings Round 2

1 FNQ Trotters 4654
2 Zedforce 4607
3 Adelaide Crows 4584
4 The Planeteers 4555
5 Has Been 4519
6 Jims TigerRoos 4517
7 Summer of George 4484
8 Underdogs 4467
9 Blighty Teasdale 4466
10 Darksiders SCE 4453
11 Les's Men 4439
12 Pidgeridoo 4428
13 Go Tiges 4426
14 Cork in the Ocean 4408
15 Hondo SCC 4404
16 Pool Swimmers 4403
17 Captain Who? 4396
18 Squeakeroos DTC 4369
19 IF ManBearPigs 4353
20 Hips Don't Lie 4352
21 Cossi's Carnts 4351
22 Sampi Turtle 4342
23 Heres to Your Mrs 4341
24 Boongas Bulldogs 4331
25 Honey Badgers 4323
26 The Crack of Trust 4302
27 Ecky's Fevolas 4288
28 Shark Week 4283
29 Wacky Tigers 4280
30 Jays Jocks 4271
31 Delicious 4271
32 Hawkers 4267
33 Ben Roflsurgers 4263
34 Q Before You 4263
35 Ben Roflsburgers 4263
36 Cowboys 4259
37 Edna Mode 4252
38 Chelsea FC 4238
39 The Far Callers 4238
40 destiny's uncles 4232
41 Nutkickers 4219
42 Daisy's Duds 4215
43 Harrynutts 4213
44 SHARKS 4212
45 MILLER MOSQUITOES 4211
46 Richo Richo Man 4208
47 Razor Cats 4202
48 Hodges Heroes 4202
49 cyrilanddayleshow 4191
50 eddieslittleindians 4187
51 Poon Army 4187
52 Spuds 4184
53 REBCats 4178
54 Adrian's Assassins 4173
55 Raging Hooligans 4167
56 red cans 4162
57 The Ginger Ninjas 4160
58 Such if Fyfe 4148
59 hairy Hobbits 4140
60 Buddy Franklin 4129
61 Snot 4127
62 Professor Crow 4124
63 Duromine Dependent 4122
64 Bruest Rovers FC 4119
65 RustyCage 4116
66 Honda's Heroes 4093
67 Isotopes 4087
68 Longwood Lions 4084
69 FOOTYLEDGENS 4084
70 JJs Jrunks 4084
71 onegameatatimers 4081
72 The Willies 4078
73 Trader 4066
74 thekickingkangaroo 4062
75 Killer Wombats 4062
76 Scros swimmers 4061
77 Wigg Brothers 4052
78 Spud Factory FC 4043
79 Carpe Diem 4040
80 OneWinWonders 4033
81 Crack Foxes 4025
82 Brown Boys 4017
83 Kiwi Krappers 4014
84 TEAM_FISH 4012
85 Hawkeye 4003
86 Tongue of Fury 3990
87 cdfcdevils 3971
88 Crawf's SuperSquad 3966
89 Denver Crows 3900
90 Moneybrawl 3896
91 DA HEAT 3887
92 Some Cant 3865
93 Brendamage 3850
94 Toolman 3838
95 Leisas Lovlies 3828
96 Woolballs 3828
97 Power Failure 3807
98 Greedy Guns 3800
99 4 Finger Supper 3796
100 FoxInSox 3757
101 St Brays Saints 3757
102 Holland's Heroes 3756
103 thewonderelephants 3718
104 Big Als Balls 3697
105 chardy socialists 3689
106 Backyarders 3661
107 The Hotshots 3636
108 Loose Husseys 3595
109 Failed Creation 3580
110 Sturt B Team 3540
111 gfc_firm 3459
112 Brodlach Bombers 3445
113 Izshi 18 3442
114 Play4RedTins 3386
115 Cellar Dwellers 3329
116 iSwiTch 3296
117 brettsrazorbacks 3242
118 tyler&jacobsstars 3235
119 cobras 3182
120 LetMeBackInWedgie! 3144
121 Thiele Cows 2876
122 MightyEaglesXVIII 2536
123 Dutchys Dodos 2524
124 Evil Penguins 2476
125 Mustangs 2208

In a low scoring round teams like FNQ Trotters, Zedforce, Adelaide Crows and the Planeteers all took advantage as the Hogg Elite, Premier and Champions sides missed the boat. I might have to call home more often for some much needed SC advice as the Trotters is my old lady. It is a bit embarrassing when your Mum beats you at SuperCoach but it's not so bad when she's beating the rest of the Hogg as well. :D

regards,

REB
by Rik E Boy
Sun Mar 30, 2014 11:35 pm
 
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Re: Pure SANFL ladder

All you Port and Crows boys and girls, instead of whinging and whining, how about just don't read the thread. You know it's about. I have no interest in the AFL. Do you see me in that forum making flaming posts?

You whine on about how every thread is hijacked by the anti afl mob but most of the crap that starts drags a topic down is posted by one of your lot.

If you truly think this ladder and the thread associated to it is valid, worthy of discussion and worth more than a pinch of shit I'll stay right away.

Then again, if you think it's pretty childish and has no real bearing on anything at all, other than another form of whinging I'd say we agree. ;)
by Booney
Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:49 am
 
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North v Norwood - Anzac Day - Post Game

North shot out of the blocks but Norwood dominated the 2nd and 3rd quarter before the better team who plays real football came home in the last.

NORTH 3.2 4.3 7.4 14.7 (91)
NORWOOD 1.2 5.7 7.12 9.16 (70)

BEST – North: Shannon, Miles, Amato, Mitchell, Campbell, Ryswyk, Thiele.
Norwood: Baulderstone, Panos, Jefferies, Murphy, Webber, Allan.

GOALS – North: Mitchell 4, Miles 3, Burton 2, Campbell, Amato, M. Thring, Shannon, Thiele.
Norwood: Roocke 2, Newton, Bartlett, Bampton, M. Evans, Murphy, Donohue, Phillips.

CROWD – 10,014 at Adelaide Oval.

BOB QUINN MEDAL – Jay Shannon (North

Well done to the Norwood supporters today that made it, I honestly don't think I could watch that style for more than 1 or 2 games a year. You're a credit to your club!

What a freaking amazing banner by the North fans, the best in Australia still.


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by Wedgie
Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:12 pm
 
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Re: Matt Rendell - Racist or Realist?

Plenty of non-aboriginal players have done the same.
Just like plenty of both aboriginal and non-aboriginal players have managed to adjust to what is required to play top level footy.
by Mr Beefy
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:38 pm
 
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Re: Matt Rendell - Racist or Realist?

Probably both. Crows should have hung tough against the AFL's wishes and kept him.
by JK
Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:01 pm
 
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REB's Birthday

Ladies and Gents,

The great man celebrates his birthday today I think we can all agree he does an outstanding job on the Fantasy Footy front so Happy Birthday REB may the Cats get over Freo in the west for you!
by carey
Wed May 14, 2014 3:40 pm
 
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Your Fantasy/Supercoach situation

Similar thread on another website had some very funny posts.
In pictures/videos explain to us your current situation.
To start us off.

This is my season so far
by Groover
Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:10 pm
 
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Re: 2013/14 BIG BASH

No matter what people say about it compared to the longer forms of the game you can't deny the appeal. Seems like the decision to add the extra teams has also been a spectacular success too, particularly in Melbourne.
by bennymacca
Mon May 12, 2014 12:06 am
 
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Re: Good Movies

Watched 12 Years A Slave recently .. Hard to call it a fantastic move because the topic and nature is so grim and incomprehensible, but it really was a captivating film.
by JK
Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:58 pm
 
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Re: Average and median crowd figures to Round 8

Clearly, based on all these figures, there is nothing to worry about & everything is fine.
Fantastic.
Crowds are up, Revenue is Up, Commercial Media Coverage is far better, etc.
Any questions regarding Integrity or Compromise were clearly 'humbug'.
SANFL Footy (since 1991 at least) has never been healthier.
A big thank you to Trigg, Koch, Olsen & the CEOs - you tried to tell us it would be better & we didn't listen.
Well, its all good.
I'm sure the CEOs will be laughing all the way to the bank, come AGM time, patting each other on the back.

Not sure anyone said that was the case. Just seems those predicting the end aren't as right ( or righteous ) as they thought they were going to be.
by Booney
Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:08 pm
 
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Re: Average and median crowd figures to Round 8

Clearly, based on all these figures, there is nothing to worry about & everything is fine.
Fantastic.
Crowds are up, Revenue is Up, Commercial Media Coverage is far better, etc.
Any questions regarding Integrity or Compromise were clearly 'humbug'.
SANFL Footy (since 1991 at least) has never been healthier.
A big thank you to Trigg, Koch, Olsen & the CEOs - you tried to tell us it would be better & we didn't listen.
Well, its all good.
I'm sure the CEOs will be laughing all the way to the bank, come AGM time, patting each other on the back.

Not sure anyone said that was the case. Just seems those predicting the end aren't as right ( or righteous ) as they thought they were going to be.
My view is these crowd numbers fall beautifully in the middle. It means both sides can use the numbers to say they were right, or as is probably closer to the truth, both sides can point to the other mob being wrong.

They aren't big enough to be able to claim that it's had a positive effect on crowds and they aren't small enough to claim it's impacted negatively on the crowds.

Basically they can be massaged to argue any number of points and leave nobody any the wiser.
by areaman
Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:30 pm
 
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Re: Sydney Swans 2014

John Longmire has opted not to be assistant for the aussie team... Due to eddie being involved and his continual attacks on the swans!! Great move Horse... Shut up Eddie

http://www.afl.com.au/news/2014-07-10/h ... h-me-eddie
by woodublieve12
Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:49 pm
 
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Re: Hogg Shield Grand Final Thread 2014

Finished up with 2280 after 2 donuts, a pathetic 21 from Shenton and 26 from Fantasia on the forward bench.
Enough for a comfortable win over Has Been who suffered with the late outs of Murphy and Franklin.
Getting the captain right with Selwood sealed the deal.

Congratulations to our new Premier League premier! Well played interceptor
Thanks Hondo, good to get home in the end.
Had a strong start to the season, but mid-season onwards was tougher and I used up my last trade to replace Beams last week.
In the end I was slightly less affected by the carnage that ensued, but in any case I'd say StevieJ is on my 'never again' list!
by Interceptor
Sun Aug 31, 2014 9:32 pm
 
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Re: Hogg Shield Grand Final Thread 2014

Finished up with 2280 after 2 donuts, a pathetic 21 from Shenton and 26 from Fantasia on the forward bench.
Enough for a comfortable win over Has Been who suffered with the late outs of Murphy and Franklin.
Getting the captain right with Selwood sealed the deal.
by Interceptor
Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:32 pm
 
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Re: Port 2014 - Pre-Season/General Discussion

So typically Port Adelaide to hear that they keep requesting and crying foul about getting to wear the prison bars guernsey more often yet have a signed agreement with the AFL to not wear it and only be allowed to on permission from Collingwood (whether that's right or wrong is irrelevant as they have signed a contract agreeing)

#remindyouofstadiumdealdramas

I hadn't heard of the prison bars coming up this year before last weekend? The complaining I thought was about not being able to wear their home strip not the prison bars.

I read it that they asked for Collingwood's permission only after the AFL said they had to wear white at home.

Port didn't ask Collingwoods permission, the AFL did. Try that on for size... :shock:
by Booney
Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:13 am
 
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Re: The 2014 season no AFL in the SANFL whinge thread

The SANFL is not dead, 38K to the GF is healthy and the GF was a good spectacle.

The issue for me is that the 10 teams are not playing on equal terms. Port and the Crows operate under different conditions (and this year to each other) to the 8 SANFL clubs.

Unfortunately, the AFL teams requirements for a reserves side and maximising the selection of AFL listed players, and the ideals of the SANFL to have an equal and fair competition are impossible to achieve together.

Add in the presumption of the SANFL and the clubs that voted for the inclusion of the AFL that the participation of the AFL clubs in the SANFL is required to maintain sponsorship, media and spectator exposure. This is the killer for me. Without this presumption, then we could have just included the AFL reserves sides in the SANFL reserves and I wouldn't care less whether the competition was compromised or was won each year by an AFL club.

Unfortunately, now that the AFL clubs are in the SANFl, they're not going away in a hurry.

Perversely, one could somewhat justifiably mount an argument that the inclusion of the AFL sides this year has either been a resounding success or somewhat a failure, depending on what lens you are looking through.

My 2c is that the SANFL and the 8 SANFL clubs each should state what they consider the consider to be the KPIs and success factors for the competition and their individual clubs, because at the moment most of us aren't sure what they are. Due to this, we all seem to be guessing what defines success, and this breeds conspiracy theories, personal prejudices, not wanted to concede that the world has changed, etc.

Also, whilst I don't like what has happened to the SANFL in 2014, I don't think taking it out on the supporters of the AFL teams is good for anyone. In particular, the Port Magpies supporters who must feel somewhat wedged between their tradition and the new world (note that collective terms such as wharfie, scum, etc are acceptable if used in a generic sense). Conversely, it does no good if the same supporters gloat about everyone else catching up when they themselves didn't do any hard yards to obtain their unfair advantage, or even acknowledging that they have an unfair advantage, which isn't diluted if they don't happen to win the flag.

You can't really blame the administration of the AFL teams either. Their concern is about the welfare of their clubs, which is exactly what the SANFL clubs should be doing.

I also believe you can't blame the SANFL clubs themselves. By this I don't mean the Presidents who voted on the AFL proposal, but the CEOs, office administrators, volunteers and players. This is why I increased my involvement and financial contribution to my club, because the need for assistance is currently at its greatest.

I know there are a few that have decided to decrease or withdraw their involvement, support and financial contribution to their club and that is their right to do so, but t pains me to see this occurring.

The responsibility for the inclusion of the the AFL teams in the SANFL falls squarely on the SANFL commission and SANFL Directors. They had the power to not only decide whether it happened at all, but the terms and conditions on any acceptance. It is the duty of all to discuss and try to influence our Presidents to ensure that we not only are appropriately informed, but are seen to be appropriately informed. I know there are those that will say that they tried this before to no avail, but ultimately the club's members have control if the constitutional tools are used correctly and effectively. If you strongly disagree with the decisions of your President (and therefore your Board), then vote them out.

Regardless of which side of the argument one may sit, there can be not doubt that everyone isn't a winner and there are opportunities to improve the situation.

What is now required is a clear strategy to manage the SANFL competition so that the competition thrives within an even and competitive environment.

This is where I struggle the most because for the moment, I can't see the forest for the trees for that strategy.
by dedja
Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:12 am
 
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Re: Essendon 2014



Up to their eyeballs in it?? I heard them say on SEN that Bomber wasn't in favour of it and actually raised the issue that he thought it was getting out of hand??

Bomber and Goody knew exactly what was going on and despite having some reservations about parts of the program they didnt force the issue and still stayed on at the club. Both could of gone to the AFL or quit the club if they felt that badly about it
by Jim05
Wed Oct 01, 2014 12:11 pm
 
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Re: End of season movements. FA, trades, bullshit etc.

Pup wrote:
Brodlach wrote:3AW reporting that Jason Winderlich to continue playing next season but not at Essendon



Hmm wow.

Things at Essendon are going to get very ugly


It was ugly a year ago.

Now it's Rosie O'Donnell's queef.
by Q.
Wed Oct 01, 2014 10:11 pm
 
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Re: End of season movements. FA, trades, bullshit etc.

Collingwood the big winners in that trade, pick 5 and Crisp is plenty for Beams, to get the bonus of pick 25 to snare Greenwood is the icing.
Crisp will be in their best 10 players by the end of the year

If Crisp is in our best 10 then we must be shit.

Hate to tell you this, but they might be ...

No, no, we know we're going to be shit. But we must be even more shit than we thought.

If we trade in Varcoe, we will plumb to new depths of shitness.
by Q.
Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:45 pm
 
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Re: End of season movements. FA, trades, bullshit etc.

my reaction to our entire trade period thus far:

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by Q.
Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:52 pm
 
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Re: The never ending No AFL in the SANFL whinge thread

There will never be a AFL reserves comp in most of our lifetimes at least, not sure why people go on about it.
Logistically and fiscally unviable.
And FFS dont compare it with sports that have half the players/support staff.
by Wedgie
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:25 pm
 
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Re: The never ending No AFL in the SANFL whinge thread

Nothing to do with logistics/cost IMHO!!! Purely down to ratings.

If a reserve comp attracted TV ratings and seven wanted it.

Do you think the AFL would say no.

It would make more sense than the Foxtel cup.

lol if you think the AFL paying for 18 X 40 people getting carted around the nation 20 plus times along with the fact they don't want games on their grounds beforehand doesn't have anything to do with I've given you too much credit in the past!
So much cheaper/easier keeping state leagues happy and playing reserves teams out of those leagues and having a tinpot foxtel cup, its perfect for the AFL.
The NFL who make bazillions more than the AFL with similar distances/logistics to compare don't even consider it, well they did to a degree with the World/Europe League but that failed and they gave up on that.
by Wedgie
Fri Nov 07, 2014 10:02 pm
 
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Re: Phil Hughes badly injured

Poor bloody bloke. Good news that things are a bit more stable.
It's a long way back to him playing cricket again, if at all.
But that's pretty small fry compared to the alternative.

Playing cricket compared to living a healthy life. I know what I'd pick. Hopefully it doesn't come to that. Keep fighting Hughesy, the whole sporting world is praying for you little buddy.
by BoundaryRider84
Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:27 pm
 
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Re: R.I.P. Phillip Hughes

Very sad, i am struggling to accept the news to be honest. I convinced myself he would pull through! Although a lot of us don't see eye to eye on this forum, it's times like these that being part of the SA Footy community gives us a place where we can talk about such a tradegy and try and get through. I dunno if that makes any sense but I'm pretty frazzled. Someone lost a son a brother a friend a teammate and all round gentleman today.
by Coach Bombay
Thu Nov 27, 2014 4:32 pm
 
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Re: R.I.P. Phillip Hughes

On November 16, Australia lost its 27th Test captain Ian Craig and his passing left barely a ripple on the Australian public, excepting some eulogies in the sports media.
In fact, Sheffield Shield players in the South Australia versus Victoria game taking place at the time did not even wear black armbands, leaving some long-time cricket commentators disappointed.
Craig played just 11 Tests for Australia, between 1953 and 1958.
For such a short career, he achieved much: he was the youngest Australian Test cricketer and became the youngest man ever to have captained his country.
So much was expected of this young man that he was labeled the next Don Bradman, an 'honour' with mixed blessings bestowed on many young Australian cricketers over the next 50 years.
It was a false title because, as we all know, there could only be one Don.
Like Craig, Phillip Hughes, who passed away just 11 days later, was a young batting prodigy who came from New South Wales and was labeled the 'next big thing'; thankfully, the title of the 'next Don Bradman' being passed to talented batsmen had all but faded by the time Hughes made his Test debut against South Africa, 56 years after Craig had stepped out to face the same country.
Hughes' youth at the time of selection, 20, saw him also go on to achieve records for his nation – the youngest player to score two centuries in the same Test being the most notable.
Both men were born in rural New South Wales; Craig in Yass, and Hughes in Macksville.
By all reports, they were unaffected by the fame which playing for their nation attracted to them.
Craig's career was short, only five years, and featured just two half-centuries.
Illness and then a business career curtailed what could have been a lengthy stay under the Baggy Green.
A pharmacist, Craig eventually became the Australian manager of a significant pharmaceutical business and remained involved in cricket as an administrator, passing away in that famous cricketing town of Bowral, aged 79.
And that is where the tragedy lies in the death of Phillip Hughes.
Our nation has not mourned the loss of a player in the midst of his career since the infinitely talented Archie Jackson (who played his first Test as a 19 year old), died at the age of 23 in 1933, during the infamous Bodyline tour.
Ian Craig retired from cricket at the age of 26, a milestone Hughes was to have attained on Sunday.
While we will never know whether Hughes would have played Tests for Australia again and we will never know how many runs he would have scored, the real tragedy is that he was so young.
While Ian Craig's passing was sad, it came at the end of a life that had achieved much and given to so many.
Like Archie Jackson before him, Phillip Hughes will never have that chance.
And that is the reason so much grief has been expressed by cricket lovers across the world.
by Dogwatcher
Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:32 am
 
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Re: Test match attendance figures this series

Those stats backup the fact that per capita, we are right up there, much better than the WACA, Gabba and even the SCG.

I don't believe that we can seriously entertain a 2nd stadium, considering the State just funded the Adelaide Oval upgrade which condemns Footy Park to oblivion. There needs to be more of a reason than the Rednecks hosting a shield final to have a 2nd stadium, although agreed that it's not ideal but unlikely to affect us in our lifetime.

The current mix of cricket and footy at Adelaide Oval, plus hosting concerts and occasional other sporting events maximises it's use and seems to be spot on for what Adelaide needs, can afford and sustain.
by dedja
Thu Jan 01, 2015 3:41 pm
 
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Re: Triple J's Hottest 100

I am pretty sure Kanye has scored a top 10 spot before and that was not via a count hijack. They actually had Gold Digger on their rotation that year now I assume they won't touch him.

Kanye still gets played a heap

Not enough to get on the voting list though or did I miss it?

Do they play his new stuff?

I actually like Gold Digger . No problems for me in it making the top 10 that year.

Then you'll love this.

Ml3R9CfGvPA
by Booney
Thu Jan 15, 2015 2:22 pm
 
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Re: Triple J's Hottest 100

I was a massisve JJJ fan throughout the 90's and early 00's and have utterly fallen out of love with the station... praise be to all that is holy for Double J.

Im voting for Shake it Off... as I love yhe catchy popness of it and it is going to piss off my JJJ music snob mates...
by Jase
Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:54 pm
 
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Re: Victorian logic

It's f$/&in ridiculous .. Players can't see the ball, spectators at the ground have issues, looks shithouse on TV .. Just close the thing once and for all
by JK
Sun May 24, 2015 3:07 pm
 
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Re: Phil Walsh murdered

Well it's been 24 hours since the news broke and it is still making me feel numb.


After reading back on the 10 pages of this thread I would like to say THANKYOU to all who post such incredible posts. No one trying to "point score", no one being a "wanker" and everyone just together as one. So well done to the SAFooty community.

Last night goes to show that no matter who you play for or who you support we all just love this great, unique game of ours. The level of genuine support has been overwhelming by the whole AFL community
by Brodlach
Sat Jul 04, 2015 9:57 am
 
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Re: Essendon 2014

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by RustyCage
Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:23 pm
 
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Re: Overrated Monday - Patrick Dangerfield

Quite possibly the lamest troll of all time.

regards,

REB
by Rik E Boy
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:31 pm
 
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Re: Overrated Monday - Patrick Dangerfield

Rik E Boy wrote:Quite possibly the lamest troll of all time.

regards,

REB


Pretty standard UK level. ;)
by Booney
Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:12 pm
 
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Re: Preliminary Final - Centrals v West

This makes me sick!! We come from 5th last year and run into Port in a Prelim while Centrals get a normal SANFL side that the Panthers beat by 6 goals a few weeks ago. **** the SANFL

Umm, so the team/club you couldn't beat on Prelim final day last year but they did on 1st Semi Final Day (coming from 5th) this year makes you sick how??

:shock: :shock:

What WCP is posting is that his team South were eliminated by an AFL reserves club last season
The same team South Adelaide voted NO against joining the SANFL


Had Port Reserves beaten Centrals last week , Im sure there would be some Centrals posters feeling like WCP is

Imagine this Ambays
Glenelg have a goods season in 2016
They meet Port Reserves in a Prelim Final, and are eliminated
How would you feel about that ?

He would feel shocked and surprised.
by Bounce of the ball
Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:06 pm
 
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Re: The pink ball.

I think there will be some tweaking of the rules for day/night tests. Eg swap the ball after 60 overs rather than 80 overs. Also only play them at grounds with "lush" surrounds rather than places that are notoriously dry and abrasive and reverse swing a lot.

Needs to happen though. You look around the world and see how pathetic the crowds are for test cricket. Need to try a few different things.
by Tony Clifton
Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:32 pm
 
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Re: BigBash05 Fantasy Competition

Hondo wrote:
Lightning McQueen wrote:I was the only competitor at this stage.


That's weird because I created the league so I have to be there, and have been since I created it.

Are you "State Under 8s"?

All good now. it put me into league #227869 not league code #227869.

A bit stupid but I made it in alive.
by Lightning McQueen
Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:45 pm
 
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Re: BigBash05 Fantasy Competition

Hondo wrote:Are you "State Under 8s"?

That would be me.. come on whats more intimidating than seeing you're playing the "state under 8's"? 8) :lol:
by The Bedge
Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:52 pm
 
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Re: Celebrity Casualties

Grenville wrote:Alan Rickman gone. Hans Gruber will always be one of my favourite movie villains.

Absolutely. One of the reasons why "Die Hard" is one the best action films ever.
by Magellan
Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:26 am
 
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Re: Garry Lyon - serious mental health condition.

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/national/garry-lyon-seriously-ill-depression-battle-genuine-jeff-kennett-says/news-story/3665f0bb1539295a408b9139fe53e432

Hopefully this mess can turn into a positive of some sort, the Footy Show could really champion the mental illness cause and make greater awareness in the "bloke world" community.

While no doubt both issues are linked, if Garry is to recover they need to be seperated, while what he did was an ordinary act, I don't think anyone wants Garry to not recover from this illness.
by Dutchy
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:11 am
 
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