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Post by HERSH on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 10:52 am

Great sport, I'm really disappointed not to get tickets for this one.

Anyone else going?

GB vs USA 2pm


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Post by Pete C (Kiwireddevil) on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 10:54 am

HERSH wrote:Great sport, I'm really disappointed not to get tickets for this one.

Anyone else going?

I missed out too Sad
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Post by Portnoy on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 1:05 pm

Pete C (Kiwireddevil) wrote:
HERSH wrote:Great sport, I'm really disappointed not to get tickets for this one.

Anyone else going?

I missed out too Sad

I've tried to follow the paralympics but I've failed dismally. C4 is OK but the constant ads drive me (even further) nuts.

I've never seen wheelchair rugby bit I have heard it's a sensational sport.

So I'll watch.

But although I shouldn't say this for personal or PC reasons, the paralymics don't grab me like I'd like to think morally they should. They are 'good' in the social sense. But I can't get impassioned.
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Post by HERSH on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 1:24 pm

Same here if I'm honest, maybe if it had been on the beeb I would have felt differently towards it.

The coverage has been poor at best, which is a shame.

If you’ve never seen Murderball you’re in for a treat, I love it and would love to have a go at it, but that probably wouldn’t be PC.
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Post by gregortree on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 2:07 pm

Although this is not on the Beeb, anyone know if there is an 'iplayer' type catchup available ? My son & I would like to see it.

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Post by Portnoy on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 2:23 pm

gregor, try http://www.channel4.com/programmes/paralympics-on-4od
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Post by HERSH on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 2:50 pm

Latest score: USA lead 27-22
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Post by HERSH on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 3:00 pm

HT: USA 28-23 GB
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Post by gregortree on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 3:14 pm

thanks Portnoy

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Post by HERSH on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 3:27 pm

At the end of the third quarter, USA lead Great Britain 41-32. The highlight of the quarter was when GB's Aaron Phipps was sent to 'the box' to serve a one-minute penalty after he launched himself into Will Groulx who tried to cross the line. The American ended up on the floor."
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Post by tigertattie on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 3:28 pm

hope I'll be able to catch the highlights!
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Post by HERSH on Wed 05 Sep 2012, 3:58 pm

FT: 56-44
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