Boo hoo Blues are great at sooking
IT'S not too hard to pick what I hate about sport this week, it's the non-stop whinging of New South Wales players and supporters.
It has been eight days since the mighty Maroons beat the boo hoo Blues in the first State of Origin in Melbourne and the constant whining, snivelling and complaining about the Greg Inglis try continues.
I haven't seen so much sooking since I started Year 1.
Now let's get one thing straight, GI's try was very ugly, but it was a try.
For all you Blues' supporters out there, I will break it down for you.
As Inglis was about to place the ball for a try Robbie Farah kicked the ball out of Inglis's hands. The ball came out of Inglis's hands and hit him on the forearm. Inglis didn't have time to react to the kick and therefore wasn't playing at the ball.
Which is play onnnnn!
The footy bounced forward off Inglis's forearm and forced the ball in goal for a try. Pretty simple really, but the dummy spits keep coming from Blues' supporters.
My mate and Blues' legend Phil "Gus" Gould was still having a crack about the try on the Sunday afternoon footy on the Nine Network.
A conversation between Gus and Ray "Rabbits" Warren got that heated, the crew had to crank the air-conditioner up.
To me, that's the problem with the Blues, they are never happy no matter what happens.
It all starts with their coach Ricky Stuart.
When is the last time you have seen him have a Jonathon Thurston-like belly laugh.
It's like he has rocked up to the Gympie Full Life Pharmacy and ordered a 100 years supply of angry pills.
The man is never happy and that angry attitude filters down through the rest of the team.
When you look at the stats, the Blues haven't been playing that bad over the past few years and probably deserved to win more games, if they were more positive.
But as a Queenslander, I love the Blues carrying a massive chip on their shoulder - its hard to win with the wrong attitude.
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