Zak Hardaker

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by Mucky1978 » Sat May 29, 2021 7:00 pm

Nice headbutt tonight

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by old cas lass » Sat May 29, 2021 7:47 pm

Think he realised he isn’t the best fullback in SL, so head butted the best fullback in SL.

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by tigerfeat » Sat May 29, 2021 8:03 pm

Other Tompkins didn't miss with at least one of his punches onto his beak either ...
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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by lurcher » Sat May 29, 2021 9:30 pm

think the zakster would have been in trouble without the head butt. he's involved in the tackle and then puts his hand between the french players legs and lifts. i think sam takes exception to it, hardaker butts him then joel comes in and lands a couple.
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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by Fumper27 » Sat May 29, 2021 10:17 pm

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by Hepworth7 » Sun May 30, 2021 10:37 pm

Tompkins performance yesterday surely answered whose going to start at full back in the world Cup,he was a class apart,and Zaks petulance didn't do him any favours,nor did Arthur Mourgue who turned him inside out twice. Though given that lads ability I don't think Zak will be the last to suffer that fate.

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by lurcher » Sun May 30, 2021 11:17 pm

Hepworth7 wrote: Sun May 30, 2021 10:37 pm Tompkins performance yesterday surely answered whose going to start at full back in the world Cup,he was a class apart,and Zaks petulance didn't do him any favours,nor did Arthur Mourgue who turned him inside out twice. Though given that lads ability I don't think Zak will be the last to suffer that fate.
looked very good along with another young french lad. nice to see them coming through.
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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by tigerfeat » Mon May 31, 2021 8:40 am

Since ZH said he was the best full-back in England he's been garbage 😊
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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by Fumper27 » Mon May 31, 2021 4:13 pm

I see Zak heading an opponent warrants the same length van as Liam Watts for his “frivolous” appeal 🙈🙈

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by noxandrattles » Mon May 31, 2021 4:47 pm

Fumper27 wrote: Mon May 31, 2021 4:13 pm I see Zak heading an opponent warrants the same length van as Liam Watts for his “frivolous” appeal 🙈🙈
not even mentioned the squirrel grip !!!

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by FIat Capper » Tue Jun 01, 2021 12:15 pm

He's even rubbish at headbutts...

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Post by cogito ergo sum » Tue Jun 01, 2021 12:26 pm

I really shouldn’t say this, but I enjoyed the biff. Having watched the game since the late 50s, the punch up was a feature of every game. Nowadays it’s difficult to separate the hard men from the REALLY hard men because the enforcers have had their wings clipped.

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Post by FIat Capper » Tue Jun 01, 2021 1:27 pm

cogito ergo sum wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 12:26 pm I really shouldn’t say this, but I enjoyed the biff. Having watched the game since the late 50s, the punch up was a feature of every game. Nowadays it’s difficult to separate the hard men from the REALLY hard men because the enforcers have had their wings clipped.
I'm with you, hence my comment above.

I know it's frowned upon these days but of the incident in question, good old flare up, warn both players and play on, wait for the next encounter and...biff.

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by stuey » Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:24 pm

"Wigan Warriors' Zak Hardaker has been banned for two matches following his dismissal for a headbutt in his side's heavy defeat against Catalans Dragons. Hardaker was red-carded by referee James Child in the 78th minute of Warriors' 48-0 defeat on Saturday after making contact with Sam Tomkins' head. Joel Tomkins faces a three to five-game ban after being charged with punching in retaliation to the incident."


A wigan player gets 2 matches for a headbutt, the Catalan player faces a 3 to 5 week ban for retaliating.

You could not make it up. The RFL are bent. 2 matches for a head butt, 2 matches for a frivolous appeal.

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Re: Zak Hardaker

Post by cogito ergo sum » Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:28 pm

stuey wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:24 pm "Wigan Warriors' Zak Hardaker has been banned for two matches following his dismissal for a headbutt in his side's heavy defeat against Catalans Dragons. Hardaker was red-carded by referee James Child in the 78th minute of Warriors' 48-0 defeat on Saturday after making contact with Sam Tomkins' head. Joel Tomkins faces a three to five-game ban after being charged with punching in retaliation to the incident."


A wigan player gets 2 matches for a headbutt, the Catalan player faces a 3 to 5 week ban for retaliating.

You could not make it up. The RFL are bent. 2 matches for a head butt, 2 matches for a frivolous appeal.
But he was retaliating on behalf of his little bro. Zak didn’t butt Joel, the theory is that it had nothing to do with him, hence punishment.

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