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Re: Knee's to the Face
Post Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:43 pm
Posted by tugglesf78 on Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:43 pm
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FearTheVee wrote:
I think the difference is that a while ago you would get sorted out for behaving like that. Now you are basically protected and allowed to go around rubbing hair and shouting in faces knowing nothing will happen.

I just think it cheapens a tough and honest game and people who encourage it will be the first to be upset when the sport turns into soccer and respect is a distant memory.


Totally concur with both paragraphs, with the first one being my thoughts too.

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Re: Knee's to the Face
Post Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:57 pm
Posted by Sweaty Betty's on Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:57 pm
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The RFL and Super League can change it if they wish. Award a penalty for ungentlemanly conduct.
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Post Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:38 pm
Posted by NickyKiss on Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:38 pm
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LMS has been acting the tit for years. It’s hardly a new thing players rubbing heads and howling at mistakes/big tackles.

Unlike LMS though at least Partington has shown the stones to back up his antics and take the next carry.
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Post Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:42 pm
Posted by Trainman on Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:42 pm
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FearTheVee wrote:
I think the difference is that a while ago you would get sorted out for behaving like that. Now you are basically protected and allowed to go around rubbing hair and shouting in faces knowing nothing will happen.

I just think it cheapens a tough and honest game and people who encourage it will be the first to be upset when the sport turns into soccer and respect is a distant memory.



There’s plenty ways to ‘sort them out’ legally.
Re: Knee's to the Face
Post Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:46 pm
Posted by [Gareth] on Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:46 pm
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NickyKiss wrote:
LMS has been acting the tit for years. It’s hardly a new thing players rubbing heads and howling at mistakes/big tackles.

Unlike LMS though at least Partington has shown the stones to back up his antics and take the next carry.


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Re: Knee's to the Face
Post Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:48 pm
Posted by Orrell Lad on Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:48 pm
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Partington ruffled McShane’s hair... after McShane had been penalised for sticking the head on him whilst he was on the floor, which kicked off the aggression. Doubt Powell and the Cas moaners will comment on that though.
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Post Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:53 pm
Posted by Orrell Lad on Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:53 pm
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FearTheVee wrote:
Hard men? Throws his weight around? Ruffling hair after knock ons isn’t throwing your weight around.

I suppose Jake Conor is a hard man too.

Let’s be honest, it’s just a little bit pathetic. There seem to be sections of fans who applaud players for cheating (holding arms in tackles etc), faking head tests and acting with a childish lack of respect. Fair enough, doesn’t do it for me though.


You must have missed OP swatting off Liam Watts like he was nothing prior to the knee incident.
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