The Non-Footy Sports Discussion Thread

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Storm are elite. They just keep doing it. That was a sensational win.
There was an interesting piece of commentary a couple of weeks ago where one of the commentators mentioned that even big Nelson was sliding in taking the legs in tackles. You add that to Bellamy a week or so ago saying that they had been training with the finals in mind for a couple of weeks. Fast forward to last night and the commentators come out with "don't bother tackling Tommy Turbo up high, you need to go for his legs, stop him running, pushing out of tackles" or words to that effect. Tommy was very quiet last night, and so many tackles, especially early, hit him low and wrapped up his legs. Awesome rugby league. Train for the finals and minimise your opponents strength.
 

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There was an interesting piece of commentary a couple of weeks ago where one of the commentators mentioned that even big Nelson was sliding in taking the legs in tackles. You add that to Bellamy a week or so ago saying that they had been training with the finals in mind for a couple of weeks. Fast forward to last night and the commentators come out with "don't bother tackling Tommy Turbo up high, you need to go for his legs, stop him running, pushing out of tackles" or words to that effect. Tommy was very quiet last night, and so many tackles, especially early, hit him low and wrapped up his legs. Awesome rugby league. Train for the finals and minimise your opponents strength.
In the end Tommy turbo didn’t want the ball - the storm broke him.
Awesome performance
 

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Our boy Danny Ric has qualified in 2nd at Monza having finished 3rd in the sprint (started from 5th) behind Bottas and Verstappen with Norris 4th and Hamilton 5th. Bottas starts from the rear of the grid tomorrow night due to a power unit change.

It should be interesting seeing Max and Dan on the front row fighting it out into turn one with Max looking at the bigger picture and Dan looking for a race win.
 

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Our boy Danny Ric has qualified in 2nd at Monza having finished 3rd in the sprint (started from 5th) behind Bottas and Verstappen with Norris 4th and Hamilton 5th. Bottas starts from the rear of the grid tomorrow night due to a power unit change.

It should be interesting seeing Max and Dan on the front row fighting it out into turn one with Max looking at the bigger picture and Dan looking for a race win.
Nice to see Dan up there indeed mate. Tough to overtake at Monza so the start is going to be very exciting!
 

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Well that was one of the best F1 races I have ever watched and probably takes me back to Adelaide and Mansell’s tyre explosion in 1985. It had everything, close racing, a leader that felt like it was going to falter on any given lap and the incredible collision of two Bulls.

Three years it’s taken and many late nights in between but it was a fantastic drive.
 

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Well that was one of the best F1 races I have ever watched and probably takes me back to Adelaide and Mansell’s tyre explosion in 1985. It had everything, close racing, a leader that felt like it was going to falter on any given lap and the incredible collision of two Bulls.

Three years it’s taken and many late nights in between but it was a fantastic drive.
Awesome race! Well done to Dan he has had a tough time of late he bloody deserves this.
 

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Any chance the NRL will reschedule Storms game? Surely channel 9 would be angry. I don’t follow league, but this just seems like a bad commercial decision with 2 Melbourne teams in the AFL GF.
Storm finished on top and should get the extra days rest before GF
 

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