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Who is the worst rugby league commentator on Sky?

1. Terence O'Connor
4
27%
2. Barrie McDermott
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No votes
3. Phillip Clark
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27%
4. Stuart Cummings.
4
27%
5. Angela Powers
3
20%
 
Total votes : 15

Re: Who is the worst commentator on Sky?
Post Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:06 am
Posted by JEAN CAPDOUZE on Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:06 am
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Psychedelic Casual wrote:
Not a single one of those options is a commentator.

The two commentators on the Sky team are Eddie Hemings and Bill Arthur.


Edward Hemmings and William Arthur are, like Raymond Warren in Australia, game callers, not commentators.
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Re: Who is the worst commentator on Sky?
Post Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:33 am
Posted by Bang on Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:33 am
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Re: Who is the worst commentator on Sky?
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Posted by Wanderer on Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:55 am
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
You have a right to your opinion. I don't challenge that. But I have a right to mine. If Terence O'Connor were to be knighted, for example (say for services to rugby union), he would be knighted as Sir Terence, not Sir Terry. Sir Terry would be just silly. I believe in giving him the minimum respect he deserves.

Why would be get any accolade for services to rugby union?
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Post Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:59 am
Posted by Ste100Centurions on Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:59 am
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Ok, so the vote option doesn't seem to be working 'again' & in the absence of Eddie 'Just for men' Hemmings I go for Cummings, how this weapon can get repeat years on Sky despite only ever blindly defending the indefensible decisions of referee's is just bizarre !

Special mention to Angela Powers for last night's naming of Leeds Head Coach as Trent bloody Barrett !
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Posted by vastman on Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:00 am
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
You have a right to your opinion. I don't challenge that. But I have a right to mine. If Terence O'Connor were to be knighted, for example (say for services to rugby union), he would be knighted as Sir Terence, not Sir Terry. Sir Terry would be just silly. I believe in giving him the minimum respect he deserves.


Wrong as ever. There are very few occasions that you are required by law to use your legal name, a name you can in fact change any time you wish.

A knighthood in not one, the queen knights Elton John as sir Elton which is his stage name and one he chooses to use daily. I can find no evidence that he’s changed his name legally. I know for certain that Sir Michael Cain is still legally called Michael Mickle something because he says so in his autobiography.

So HRH would have no issue knighting Sir Terry.
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Post Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:27 am
Posted by Walter Neff on Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:27 am
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Re: Who is the worst commentator on Sky?
Post Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:49 pm
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Wanderer wrote:
Why would be get any accolade for services to rugby union?


Because of the way he is systematically turning viewers off rugby league.
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Posted by Clearwing on Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:52 pm
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Walter Neff wrote:
Makes you almost start longing to have Stevo back,,,,,


True enough, I was watching some old sky games tother day and his commentary was a lot better than what we have now. Early 2000s, mind, not stuff towards the end of his career.
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Post Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:54 pm
Posted by Oxford Exile on Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:54 pm
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Re: Who is the worst commentator on Sky?
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Posted by little wayne69 on Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:45 pm
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
Because of the way he is systematically turning viewers off rugby league.

Nice one Jean :D
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