October 10th, 2011, 01:29 PM
Yeah like rancid said, he makes a lot of good points but can't articulate them to save his life. Most people agree that the IRB isn't doing the T2 nations any favours, but because he compared them to the holocaust most people will just disregard what he says.
October 11th, 2011, 01:04 PM
Make sure to include some kind of Samoan topping, you racist.
Originally Posted by The Mad Mailman
Agreed, and yes the first time he got in trouble (a month or so before the world cup even) he admitted to being drunk. He said something like 'Lesson - don't tweet while drinking'.
Originally Posted by r a n c i d
And when he made the Owens 'racist, biased' comments, it was after the SA game and I worked it out to be about 4am in New Zealand, and he was out with a bunch of the Samoa boys. I'd say it's safe to assume he was on the drink.
One positive that has come from it all is that he's made enough of a fuss for the IRB to notice, and yesterday it was confirmed that Tier 1 nations will play midweek games at the 2015 RWC.
Whether that came from his rants alone, I doubt, but he definitely contributed to it.
October 12th, 2011, 09:33 PM
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Definitely. Not maybe his comments alone but the reaction and discussion his comments sparked. It was obvious even though many people thought he was being a bit childish and extreme with his analogies and comments, that there was a lot of sympathy and agreement with his actual arguments.
In saying that it isn't just drunk Samoans who can make stupid analogies. In Australia the NRL rugby league CEO got in a bit of media strife last month for comparing Melbourne Storm fans who boo'd him to terrorists. On the anniversey of 9/11 no less!
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