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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote henry_winkler Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2019 at 4:19pm
Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by henry_winkler henry_winkler wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by Mugwuffin Mugwuffin wrote:

Bad news for us. Whitehouse felt the Dragons props were better scrummagers than our international front row on Judgement Day, and gave them the bulk of the penalties. We somehow lost the overall penalty count too.


Not that we will have any of our international props.




Why wouldn't we?

Samson and Wyn should be starting, no?


Both injured.



I've just seen, what a disastrous season.
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Let’s keep it simple and just say Whitehouse is bad news for everyone as-is Adamson. The appointment of the three clowns to the Glasgow v Ulster was greeted with dismay by both sides.
Bad as the situation is there is relief that neither of the other two were in charge.
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Out of curiosity what ref are people happy to see being in charge of our games?
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Originally posted by SA14 SA14 wrote:

Out of curiosity what ref are people happy to see being in charge of our games?
The one who reffed our only away victory this season.LOLLOL
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I wouldn’t have an issue with Joy Neville. I’ve been impressed with her.
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Originally posted by SA14 SA14 wrote:

Out of curiosity what ref are people happy to see being in charge of our games?
 
gareth Jenkins with Rupert moon and Delaney doing the line LOLLOL
 
slating the officials before a game is a bit much even for this forum ;)


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Considering this is a European knockout game, I don't see why we can't get a referee from a decent, competent competition. Surely all the English ones aren't busy this weekend?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fscarlet Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 May 2019 at 9:41am
Originally posted by KID A KID A wrote:

Considering this is a European knockout game, I don't see why we can't get a referee from a decent, competent competition. Surely all the English ones aren't busy this weekend?


Full league programme this weekend all kicking off at 16:00 Saturday.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote KID A Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 May 2019 at 9:48am
Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by KID A KID A wrote:

Considering this is a European knockout game, I don't see why we can't get a referee from a decent, competent competition. Surely all the English ones aren't busy this weekend?


Full league programme this weekend all kicking off at 16:00 Saturday.


Fair enough.

The boy from Gowerton it is.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Why Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 May 2019 at 10:08am
When you have three Irish officials doing the Glasgow v Ulster game and three Welsh doing the Osprey Scarlets game,it is quite clear how there could be a solution that wouldn’t cause any eyebrows to be raised.

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She asks why i still can't answer. I guess its in the blood.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote KID A Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 May 2019 at 10:22am
Originally posted by Why Why wrote:

When you have three Irish officials doing the Glasgow v Ulster game and three Welsh doing the Osprey Scarlets game,it is quite clear how there could be a solution that wouldn’t cause any eyebrows to be raised.


Other than to save a few pennies I can't really see the logic.
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Originally posted by SA14 SA14 wrote:

It’s a free for all on the PRO14 twitter feed. Supporters from all 6 teams
Are saying the ref is bias and they’ve got no chance.


Whitehouse has had a strong connection with the Ospreys. He's from the region, he's been a regular down there over the years doing clinics. A very close friend of Dan Biggar and therefore by association would have been friendly with current Osprey players and on first name terms with many others. Attended Dan Biggar's wedding I'm told.

So with regards to picking a ref for this one the Pro14 could have chosen someone who doesnt have such a close association with one of the two teams competing. That would have been a good starting point.
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Originally posted by Tim Opolis Tim Opolis wrote:

Originally posted by SA14 SA14 wrote:

It’s a free for all on the PRO14 twitter feed. Supporters from all 6 teams
Are saying the ref is bias and they’ve got no chance.


Whitehouse has had a strong connection with the Ospreys. He's from the region, he's been a regular down there over the years doing clinics. A very close friend of Dan Biggar and therefore by association would have been friendly with current Osprey players and on first name terms with many others. Attended Dan Biggar's wedding I'm told.

So with regards to picking a ref for this one the Pro14 could have chosen someone who doesnt have such a close association with one of the two teams competing. That would have been a good starting point.
 
in fairness gowerton is as close to the parc as it is to the liberty
 
Not sure him being friends with an ex osprey player is a valid reason for him to not to ref this game
 
Nigel is from our region and on here  most people think he is anti scarlets


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Originally posted by Tim Opolis Tim Opolis wrote:

Originally posted by SA14 SA14 wrote:

It’s a free for all on the PRO14 twitter feed. Supporters from all 6 teams
Are saying the ref is bias and they’ve got no chance.


Whitehouse has had a strong connection with the Ospreys. He's from the region, he's been a regular down there over the years doing clinics. A very close friend of Dan Biggar and therefore by association would have been friendly with current Osprey players and on first name terms with many others. Attended Dan Biggar's wedding I'm told.

So with regards to picking a ref for this one the Pro14 could have chosen someone who doesnt have such a close association with one of the two teams competing. That would have been a good starting point.

Even more reason for him not to be bias towards them then. People use the bias towards us for Nigel excuse so he has to favour the Ospreys. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote GPR - Rochester Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 May 2019 at 12:27pm
Ken is a wonderful advert for the Scarlets but he is not a captain in the AWJ mould. AWJ is as adept at handling referees as he is at handling opposition lineouts. Both of these attributes could count against us tomorrow. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote John Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 May 2019 at 7:53pm
Originally posted by SA14 SA14 wrote:

Out of curiosity what ref are people happy to see being in charge of our games?

The best referee is the referee who has never refereed your team....

The worst referee is the referee who has refereed your team the most times........



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