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Ulster v Kings

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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby BR » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:33 pm

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Dave wrote:The atmosphere was terrible last night and people were leaving in droves before it ended. The band made it ten times worse. It is so cringey when they play Amarillo and it usually results in a fcuk up on the pitch. If the band isn't there the crowd make more of an effort. It's almost like people don't want to sing incase the band join in. They need to FRO.

Perfect storm last night. 6Ns, crap opposition, cold, easy win...

I admit I did not sing a note, nor gilder once.

On a single occasion, I may have assisted the TJ in his duties, but otherwise I did not raise my voice above 20 dB.

As Rooster suggests the band saved it from being a morgue.
Are you the 'Mr assistant referee' guy?

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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby shamalicious » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:03 pm

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BaggyTrousers wrote:A very efficient referee and guess what, she didn't need the TMO. >appl >appl >appl

Aye. Happy days. On an absolutely Baltic night, the game finished at the unheard of time of about 9:15. One lone wolf whistle from the memorial end of the terrace at the start of the game but that may well have been from the leather clad boys in the Craig Gilroy fanclub.
Thought she was excellent. Clear instructions / explanations, let the game flow, scrums were one re-set max before awarding penalties, no TMO faffing.

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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby big mervyn » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:10 pm

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BaggyTrousers wrote:A very efficient referee and guess what, she didn't need the TMO. >appl >appl >appl

Aye. Happy days. On an absolutely Baltic night, the game finished at the unheard of time of about 9:15. One lone wolf whistle from the memorial end of the terrace at the start of the game but that may well have been from the leather clad boys in the Craig Gilroy fanclub.
Thought she was excellent. Clear instructions / explanations, let the game flow, scrums were one re-set max before awarding penalties, no TMO faffing.

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Aye. We'll have her back. She is under more scrutiny than the average ref and the blonde hair also tends to catch your eye.
Good to see Wardy managing to inject a bit of mild sexism (and possibly mild racism?) with his Tarzan and Jane remark.
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Liz Fraser » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:25 pm

She could do with losing the squeaky leprechaun voice and all.
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Jackie Brown » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:26 pm

big mervyn wrote:
shamalicious wrote:
big mervyn wrote:
BaggyTrousers wrote:A very efficient referee and guess what, she didn't need the TMO. >appl >appl >appl

Aye. Happy days. On an absolutely Baltic night, the game finished at the unheard of time of about 9:15. One lone wolf whistle from the memorial end of the terrace at the start of the game but that may well have been from the leather clad boys in the Craig Gilroy fanclub.
Thought she was excellent. Clear instructions / explanations, let the game flow, scrums were one re-set max before awarding penalties, no TMO faffing.

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Aye. We'll have her back. She is under more scrutiny than the average ref and the blonde hair also tends to catch your eye.
Good to see Wardy managing to inject a bit of mild sexism (and possibly mild racism?) with his Tarzan and Jane remark.
Female refs the way forward?

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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby rumncoke » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:31 pm

People leaving in droves before the end would suggest that the result was known and they didn't want to sing like boy sopranos .

Having only watched the first half so far the big difference was approach -- players running on to the ball and taking it at pace -- the only way to break the gain line -- backs lying deep and then not getting man and ball and thus able to get the ball wide quickly .

Flat back lines go no where -- flat passes to forwards result in a lack of pace and the player being taken backwards.

Even in the cold very few knocks on compared to the Wasps game -- were Ulster made opportunities and dropped the ball because they were playing flat and under pressure.
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby big mervyn » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:42 pm

Jackie Brown wrote:
big mervyn wrote:
shamalicious wrote:
big mervyn wrote:
BaggyTrousers wrote:A very efficient referee and guess what, she didn't need the TMO. >appl >appl >appl

Aye. Happy days. On an absolutely Baltic night, the game finished at the unheard of time of about 9:15. One lone wolf whistle from the memorial end of the terrace at the start of the game but that may well have been from the leather clad boys in the Craig Gilroy fanclub.
Thought she was excellent. Clear instructions / explanations, let the game flow, scrums were one re-set max before awarding penalties, no TMO faffing.

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Aye. We'll have her back. She is under more scrutiny than the average ref and the blonde hair also tends to catch your eye.
Good to see Wardy managing to inject a bit of mild sexism (and possibly mild racism?) with his Tarzan and Jane remark.
Female refs the way forward?

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Could be. There is an arguement that the multitask mindset is more suited to reffing. I would be the world's worst referee.
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Rooster » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:44 pm

Bars were very quiet after the match, no queues at all and a decent singer on as well last night.
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby jean valjean » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:49 pm

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Kofi Annan wrote:Did the band attempt to play Ghost Riders, I thought I heard it from the warmth of the Bar. To me there was more negatives than positives last night.

Yes - but none of their target audience knew what it was.
Indeed. The band are wasted in the family stand. I propose they move to the memorial end.

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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Cockatrice » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:36 pm

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Russ wrote:Can someone explain why after breaking UK law at Ravenhill, how HWM is still allowed into Ravenhill?

Is it the same deal as rugby players getting a cab? Does what he wants

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Maybe Paula Bradshaw could pen a letter to UR and ask what their policy is to supporters invading the playing area, or maybe UR could pen a letter to Paula Bradshaw and ask what their policy is on party members Acting the goat.in their own time of course.


Acting the goat ... surely more breaking the law well at least on the mainland although not sure what the law is in Norn Iron regarding encroachment onto a playing field.. should have at least been banned if not handed over to the law... of course others will say all harmless fun it always is until something happens... I didn’t think the Alliance Party supported the behaviour of fleg waving hooligans
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Dave » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:40 pm

Cockatrice wrote:
Polly Cotton wrote:
Russ wrote:Can someone explain why after breaking UK law at Ravenhill, how HWM is still allowed into Ravenhill?

Is it the same deal as rugby players getting a cab? Does what he wants

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Maybe Paula Bradshaw could pen a letter to UR and ask what their policy is to supporters invading the playing area, or maybe UR could pen a letter to Paula Bradshaw and ask what their policy is on party members Acting the goat.in their own time of course.


Acting the goat ... surely more breaking the law well at least on the mainland although not sure what the law is in Norn Iron regarding encroachment onto a playing field.. should have at least been banned if not handed over to the law... of course others will say all harmless fun it always is until something happens... I didn’t think the Alliance Party supported the behaviour of fleg waving hooligans
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Cockatrice » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:04 pm

Nothing but what I expected but one question what does this Kings team bring to the league absolutely NOTHING..

Gilroy asked about Kiss after game... he’s a wonderful human being or something not a mention of his coaching..
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Dave » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:10 pm

You ok?
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Cockatrice » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:24 pm

Dave wrote:You ok?


NO.. 500 limited edition T-Shirts with FOLK purchased for re sale now worthless..
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Re: Ulster v Kings

Postby Rooster » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:26 pm

Cockatrice wrote:
Dave wrote:You ok?


NO.. 500 limited edition T-Shirts with FOLK purchased for re sale now worthless..
Cross out the K and they will still sell
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