Red Pot Calls Kettle Black

Red Pot Calls Kettle Black

Post by Paul Dinsda » Tue, 08 Jul 1997 04:00:00


Gregory's at it again.  Quoted in the press today as referring to Robert
Connolly as "a bighead and a poser" after Salford's defeat at Leeds.  I
wonder if he has already concocted some more pathetic excuses for after
the home games in the VWCC - just in case?

--
Paul Dinsdale

 
 
 

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Post by Paul McNal » Tue, 08 Jul 1997 04:00:00


Quote:

>Gregory's at it again.  Quoted in the press today as referring to Robert
>Connolly as "a bighead and a poser" after Salford's defeat at Leeds.  I
>wonder if he has already concocted some more pathetic excuses for after
>the home games in the VWCC - just in case?

>--
>Paul Dinsdale


I think he's out of order as usual....but long term, if people make
enough noise maybe we will get a better system of officials and I
doubt you'd be complaining about that. I won't and let's be honest the
guys a millionaire so whatever fine he gets ain't gonna deter him from
saying what he believes in.

Regardless of circumstance of defeat SL needs full-time refs, so he's
basically right isn't he. When Alex Murphy rants about ref standards
in the paper it makes me cringe but he doesn't get hauled in front of
the RFL.

The thing about Greg is he is the team's biggest supporter and as such
perhaps acts a bit too much like one.

I doubt Andy Gregory needs many excuses for his side's performance
this year which has exceeded all but the most optimistic expectations.

Paul

 
 
 

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Post by Lloyd J. Barkha » Wed, 09 Jul 1997 04:00:00



Quote:


>>Gregory's at it again.  Quoted in the press today as referring to Robert
>>Connolly as "a bighead and a poser" after Salford's defeat at Leeds.  I
>>wonder if he has already concocted some more pathetic excuses for after
>>the home games in the VWCC - just in case?

>>--
>>Paul Dinsdale

>I think he's out of order as usual....but long term, if people make
>enough noise maybe we will get a better system of officials and I
>doubt you'd be complaining about that. I won't and let's be honest the
>guys a millionaire so whatever fine he gets ain't gonna deter him from
>saying what he believes in.

>Regardless of circumstance of defeat SL needs full-time refs, so he's
>basically right isn't he. When Alex Murphy rants about ref standards
>in the paper it makes me cringe but he doesn't get hauled in front of
>the RFL.

>The thing about Greg is he is the team's biggest supporter and as such
>perhaps acts a bit too much like one.

>I doubt Andy Gregory needs many excuses for his side's performance
>this year which has exceeded all but the most optimistic expectations.

The one thing I do have to agree with is that Connolly is a "poser and a
big head". As are most of the referees these days. Unfortunately in this
case I didn't see much that Connolly did wrong on Sunday afternoon.

--
Lloyd



 
 
 

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Post by Mugwu » Wed, 09 Jul 1997 04:00:00


Quote:
>The one thing I do have to agree with is that Connolly is a "poser and a
>big head". As are most of the referees these days. Unfortunately in this
>case I didn't see much that Connolly did wrong on Sunday afternoon.

Are we talking about the Connolly who does that silly thing with his hand
when he is motioning for a try??

You know the one where he brings his arm out slowly and at the last minute
he tenses his arm and strikes some sort of karate pose?

Presley has a similar pose, only he***s his head to one side and points
downward when he is signalling for a score.

You know when you are going mad when you start looking for refs habits.

Mugwump.

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Post by Paul McNal » Thu, 10 Jul 1997 04:00:00



Quote:
>Are we talking about the Connolly who does that silly thing with his hand
>when he is motioning for a try??

>You know the one where he brings his arm out slowly and at the last minute
>he tenses his arm and strikes some sort of karate pose?

>Presley has a similar pose, only he***s his head to one side and points
>downward when he is signalling for a score.

>You know when you are going mad when you start looking for refs habits.

>Mugwump.

 :)

Was I right in hearing Colin Morris reffed the Oldham Sheffield game?

Now there's a name from the past!

Paul

 
 
 

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Post by Paul McNal » Thu, 10 Jul 1997 04:00:00

On Tue, 8 Jul 1997 10:39:26 +0100, "Lloyd J. Barkham"

Quote:

>The one thing I do have to agree with is that Connolly is a "poser and a
>big head". As are most of the referees these days. Unfortunately in this
>case I didn't see much that Connolly did wrong on Sunday afternoon.

>--
>Lloyd



I think he wasn't happy about the last Leeds try that was scored with
that fight going on.

The quote you haven't seen much is "Leeds definitely deserved to win,
just not by that margin".

Which sorta takes some of the sting outta the whole sour grapes feel
but of course that's not news is it!

Connolly is a bit of a sun-bed boy isn't he!

Paul

 
 
 

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Post by Lloyd J. Barkha » Thu, 10 Jul 1997 04:00:00



Quote:
>On Tue, 8 Jul 1997 10:39:26 +0100, "Lloyd J. Barkham"

>>The one thing I do have to agree with is that Connolly is a "poser and a
>>big head". As are most of the referees these days. Unfortunately in this
>>case I didn't see much that Connolly did wrong on Sunday afternoon.

>>--
>>Lloyd


>I think he wasn't happy about the last Leeds try that was scored with
>that fight going on.

From what I saw Cliff Eccles started it first by pushing Terry Newton
who pushed back (and you know what happens next).

Quote:
>The quote you haven't seen much is "Leeds definitely deserved to win,
>just not by that margin".

Well they did deserve to win, maybe by 10 points. So what you saying if
Connolly had disallowed the last try 4 minutes from the end then Andy
Gregory wouldn't have complained. I think not. From what I've read he
was complaining about knock-ons and forward passes. Did you see any cos
with my rose tinted specs I didn't?

Quote:
>Which sorta takes some of the sting outta the whole sour grapes feel
>but of course that's not news is it!

>Connolly is a bit of a sun-bed boy isn't he!

He certainly is. He's also not liked by any of the South Stand just like
his brother. In fact did we get the right one?

Quote:
>Paul

--
Lloyd


 
 
 

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Post by Piema » Thu, 10 Jul 1997 04:00:00




Quote:

> >The one thing I do have to agree with is that Connolly is a "poser and a
> >big head". As are most of the referees these days. Unfortunately in this
> >case I didn't see much that Connolly did wrong on Sunday afternoon.

> Are we talking about the Connolly who does that silly thing with his hand
> when he is motioning for a try??

> You know the one where he brings his arm out slowly and at the last
minute
> he tenses his arm and strikes some sort of karate pose?

> Presley has a similar pose, only he***s his head to one side and points
> downward when he is signalling for a score.

> You know when you are going mad when you start looking for refs habits.

> Mugwump.

Or what about Russell Smith who runs like horse in the Dressage.

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Post by Antonioni P » Fri, 11 Jul 1997 04:00:00


Quote:
> Date: 8 Jul 1997 17:23:33 GMT

> Newsgroups: rec.sport.rugby.league
> Subject: Re: Red Pot Calls Kettle Black


> >The one thing I do have to agree with is that Connolly is a "poser and a
> >big head". As are most of the referees these days. Unfortunately in this
> >case I didn't see much that Connolly did wrong on Sunday afternoon.

> Are we talking about the Connolly who does that silly thing with his hand
> when he is motioning for a try??

> You know the one where he brings his arm out slowly and at the last minute
> he tenses his arm and strikes some sort of karate pose?

> Presley has a similar pose, only he***s his head to one side and points
> downward when he is signalling for a score.

> You know when you are going mad when you start looking for refs habits.

Have you seen ***? It's one of the habits that makes the De Niro
character such a brilliant gambler. It's leaving nothing to chance.

Now make yourself a fortune, and give half to Saints.

P.J.

 
 
 

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Post by Paul McNal » Sun, 13 Jul 1997 04:00:00

On Wed, 9 Jul 1997 13:53:31 +0100, "Lloyd J. Barkham"

Quote:

>>I think he wasn't happy about the last Leeds try that was scored with
>>that fight going on.

>From what I saw Cliff Eccles started it first by pushing Terry Newton
>who pushed back (and you know what happens next).

Surprised Eccles pushed anybody. Usually too busy lying on in the
tackle.

Quote:
>Well they did deserve to win, maybe by 10 points. So what you saying if
>Connolly had disallowed the last try 4 minutes from the end then Andy
>Gregory wouldn't have complained. I think not. From what I've read he
>was complaining about knock-ons and forward passes. Did you see any cos
>with my rose tinted specs I didn't?

You know what he's like though. It was the last incident in the game
and he'd have gone into the press conference with steam coming out of
his ears.

I'd have been happy at 28-18...as I was happy with 28-14 at the Bulls
until they scored at in injury time.

Paul