Official Melbourne Rebels thread

Discussion in 'Rugby Union' started by Sunday Red, Nov 12, 2009.

Put it out there
  1. meltiger

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    Brilliant win! Blues are rubbish though.

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  2. Santana

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    A bit late now but how awesome was the Beale's intercept try? Set up the win.
  3. meltiger

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    Very lucky give it was 7 the other way if he doesn't take it
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    14 point play. Its great seeing them win a few games. Building.:thumbsu:
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    Big game against the Brumbies tonight.
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    Sorry Rebels but that 1st half you produced such utter shite I refused to watch the 2nd half. Some of the softest tries you will ever see conceded at this level!

    I'll be at the next home game, despite the season being fkd now.
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  8. meltiger

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    **** yes!!!!!
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    I can't believe it. What an awesome win.:D
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    Heck of a scalp. Must of played well?
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    Bossed 'em. Didn't deserve to be down @ halftime either tbh


    It did help that the Cheat was penalised 4, yes 4 times in the second half. Thought he was going to cop a yellow at one point.

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  12. Lions1024

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    All legitimate too. First time i've seen a referee with the balls to penalize McCaw like a normal player. Probably should've gotten a yellow.

    The win was very Sydney Uni like, great support play, great execution and most importantly great ball control. If Damien Hill continues to develop this team to the game-plan he wants the Rebels will be unstoppable in a couple of years (especially with no salary cap in place).
  13. damickytiges

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    Fresh start now that the party boy has gone home
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    Beale to 5/8 has also been a massive change. JOC needs to play in 12 when he returns IMO
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    Scott Higginbotham about to sign for 3 years according to The Australian and Foxsports.
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    Official. Member email confirmed the signing today
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    Not a great game over all, really poor 2nd half by the Rebels but a clutch kick from Beale near the end got them over the line.

    2 tries for Neville today. Big prospect.
  18. damickytiges

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    I'll take any win at the moment!
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    Backed up last weeks win on the road, got the bonus point and won the game, good result I'd say.
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    Higginbotham a great signing for the Rebels.

    Good result for them yesterday too. Loled when I think it was Inman or Mitchell tried to pull a Gerrard boomer from a penalty and missed touch by about 10 metres. Leave it to the pro's boys :p
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    How on earth was that disallowed try just before H/T not given? Where does the television ref think the ball went? :confused:
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    Bewildering to say the least. Reds should be filthy because the Rebels were clearly the better team. Worst thing about it as that SANZAR will most likely do nothing about it.
  23. meltiger

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    Was talking to someone else on the board who hasn't seen the game and he seemed to think outside opinion was split 50-50 on it.

    We were rope able at the ground.

    The match officials were clowns though. Actually needed video ref to remind them of what Sanzar rules actually are at one point (ACT kicking out on full after taking ball back inside).

    Clowns
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    Hasn't been an update in a while, and quite a bit has happened:
    • Stirling's retiring
    • Huxley's retiring
    • Lipman's retiring (citing concussion issues)
    • Delve has resigned for another year.
    Surprised about Delve as I thought he was pretty close to signing onto a French club. Really pleased though as he's a great bloke and good player, thought he was robbed to not have been given an opportunity to play for Wales in the Melbourne test, especially given how he'd played against the Brumbies for them mid-week.
  25. Barkly St End

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    Tough road trip to SA for the Rebels - missing O'Connor and Beale.