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Welcome Matthew Parker

seven

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Parker and Graham both had 7 tackles, our highest tacklers on the ground.
Good effort for a first game
 
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Spirit of Jack

Only a Tiger premiership can make 2020 a good year
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What is wrong with people. Seriously there are some incredibly ignorant sad cases out there - I don't know whether to be angry or just feel sorry that they are so messed up that racism is an outlet.
 
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frickenel

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So long as he doesn't take on kicks that require sublime skills he's fine. He's done that a bit in the 2's and come undone, but he seemed to work well within his limitations against the Lions. I didn't mind his game, and nbear in mind it was his first game at this level for a while. Hopefully can only ghet better.
 

seven

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What is wrong with people. Seriously there are some incredibly ignorant sad cases out there - I don't know whether to be angry or just feel sorry that they are so messed up that racism is an outlet.
Sorry, I was just posting how many tackles he had.
 

Birdman19

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The crap that indigenous players have to put up with is unbelievable. The *smile* who posts it as "harmless" banter have no *smile* clue what it does to the psyche of the player and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It cuts very, very deep. No excuse for that type of attitude in the modern society.
What is wrong with people. Seriously there are some incredibly ignorant sad cases out there - I don't know whether to be angry or just feel sorry that they are so messed up that racism is an outlet.
 
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Number8

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I’m glad they have actually “ named” the poster
If it's a new strategy, I think I like it.

Old mate disappeared quickly from Insta then was seemingly hunted off Facebook.

Bit of mob mentality at play, which has its own issues, but why give these freaks the comfort of anonymity?

Such a shame an idiot can take the gloss off a great first up game from Matt.
 
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TigerForce

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Apr 26, 2004
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The crap that indigenous players have to put up with is unbelievable. The *smile* who posts it as "harmless" banter have no *smile* clue what it does to the psyche of the player and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It cuts very, very deep. No excuse for that type of attitude in the modern society.
Good words Birdman.
 

sausage_meat69

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If it's a new strategy, I think I like it.

Old mate disappeared quickly from Insta then was seemingly hunted off Facebook.

Bit of mob mentality at play, which has its own issues, but why give these freaks the comfort of anonymity?

Such a shame an idiot can take the gloss off a great first up game from Matt.
I don’t get why there’s different laws online to any other public setting. We spend so much of our lives online there should be protections in place.
 
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Ghost of 29

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If it's a new strategy, I think I like it.

Old mate disappeared quickly from Insta then was seemingly hunted off Facebook.

Bit of mob mentality at play, which has its own issues, but why give these freaks the comfort of anonymity?

Such a shame an idiot can take the gloss off a great first up game from Matt.
I dislike the official policing of social media. But I do like the blow back people get for posting stupid/racist etc crap. Let society take care of it. And it was such a ridiculous post, WTF was he thinking?
well done Matt for calling that stuff out.
Finally it was a great Tiger debut from Matt. Loved his aggression at every contest (don’t think he lost a 1on1) and his work rate was huge. Keep that up and you will have plenty of fans.
 
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artball

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i wouldn't mind seeing hefty fines laid out for this stuff, throw the book at them ..
 
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spook

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Jun 18, 2007
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They should treat these pissants like the children they are and drag them by the ear to face the person they affronted.

"Wilba, this is Matt Parker. Matt, this is the fella who reckons you're an ape. We'll leave you to it."
 
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Ghost of 29

Handball - its just a fad!!
Aug 16, 2008
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They should treat these pissants like the children they are and drag them by the ear to face the person they affronted.

"Wilba, this is Matt Parker. Matt, this is the fella who reckons you're an ape. We'll leave you to it."
It wasn’t an ape, it was either Homo Erectus or Homo Neanderthalenis, the forebearers to us, Homo Sapiens. As I wrote earlier it was a stupid post that made little sense. I doubt the guy who posted it really knew either.
 

spook

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It wasn’t an ape, it was either Homo Erectus or Homo Neanderthalenis, the forebearers to us, Homo Sapiens. As I wrote earlier it was a stupid post that made little sense. I doubt the guy who posted it really knew either.
Yeah I realised that but couldn't be arsed editing.
 

Tigers of Old

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Had an equal team high 7 tackles (along with Graham) vs Brisbane. Has taken what he was doing in the VFL through to the AFL on that front.
No coincidence there seemed more pressure applied last week by us.
 
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