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Don Furner embarrassed to be a Canberran.

By johnboy 4 May 2011 37

The SMH reports that despite all the Raiders have put their fans through in the last nine months they’re not happy with fan behaviour.

The car of a high-profile Canberra Raiders player has been vandalised as the NRL club’s boss Don Furner says he is embarrassed to be a Canberran following reports of abusive behaviour by fans towards players, families and even the club’s ballboys and cheergirls.

The CEO of the team that made Canberra globally famous for its lax animal sex laws is embarrased to be a Canberran?

UPDATE: LeagueHQ reports that the car was Matt Orford’s Audi.

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Tooks 5:00 pm 20 Jun 11

ozziecoops said :

hey u live in qbn not Canberra so go back across the border tellsome1 who cares, thats right every1 is the same bar you and the raiders are better than all of the Canberra ppl. but you are the worst offender of all ppl in Canberra and the most unaustralian i have ever met turning your back on an aussie olimpian and 2 raiders fans IN 1/2 TIME ENTERTAINMENT in there time of need when you and your club are responsible for there injuries thru your own negligence, isnt it a SHAME mr furner you dont remember when the raiders and there fans asked for the whole of canberra to help when they didnt have sponsors (1991) and in there time of need. but you and the board were so quick to distance your self from helping others that probably helped you in your time of need. THIS IS CERTAINLY MOST UNAUSTRALIAN ? oh and yes mr furner you said they were litigious ppl and you found this regrettable but 6 months later you are sueing the daily telegraph for defamation. SEEMS like 1 rule for you and the raiders and 1 for the ppl and fans. thought the fans were the most important ppl to you. 1 more thing MR FURNER YOU HAVE NO PPL SKILLS AND NO LEADERSHIP SKILLS YOU WANT TO COME SUE ME BRING IT ON.

Wow. I really need to invest in a bogan to English translator. Don’t worry about getting sued, because no one knows what you’re on about.

djk 4:12 pm 20 Jun 11

This guy can’t be real can he??

Mysteryman 4:07 pm 20 Jun 11

ozziecoops said :

hey u live in qbn not Canberra so go back across the border tellsome1 who cares, thats right every1 is the same bar you and the raiders are better than all of the Canberra ppl. but you are the worst offender of all ppl in Canberra and the most unaustralian i have ever met turning your back on an aussie olimpian and 2 raiders fans IN 1/2 TIME ENTERTAINMENT in there time of need when you and your club are responsible for there injuries thru your own negligence, isnt it a SHAME mr furner you dont remember when the raiders and there fans asked for the whole of canberra to help when they didnt have sponsors (1991) and in there time of need. but you and the board were so quick to distance your self from helping others that probably helped you in your time of need. THIS IS CERTAINLY MOST UNAUSTRALIAN ? oh and yes mr furner you said they were litigious ppl and you found this regrettable but 6 months later you are sueing the daily telegraph for defamation. SEEMS like 1 rule for you and the raiders and 1 for the ppl and fans. thought the fans were the most important ppl to you. 1 more thing MR FURNER YOU HAVE NO PPL SKILLS AND NO LEADERSHIP SKILLS YOU WANT TO COME SUE ME BRING IT ON.

Wow. That’s quite an incoherent rant. Next time, use punctuation and the shift keys correctly. We might have a chance at understanding what you’re talking about.

Watson 3:58 pm 20 Jun 11

ozziecoops said :

Sleaz274 said :

Well rumour around the streets is that a rather rude aggressive fan made a rather big idiot of himself by confronting and abusing Furner’s wife after the game and in front of her child as well, scaring them both quite badly.

Security and police were asked to attend in the stadium and had to remove the guy, I’m not sure about charges being laid.

Obviously that and a few other incidents have got to Furner. Good teams stick together and support each other through a bad patch. Fans should do the same. If you want to only go for a winning side every week start barracking for the Magpies or Arsenal.

READ MY POST STAND BY THEM WAT ABOUT THEM WITH THERE FANS

I tried to read it. I really tried. But alas…

Stevian 3:58 pm 20 Jun 11

Classified said :

ozziecoops said :

hey u live in qbn not Canberra so go back across the border tellsome1 who cares, thats right every1 is the same bar you and the raiders are better than all of the Canberra ppl. but you are the worst offender of all ppl in Canberra and the most unaustralian i have ever met turning your back on an aussie olimpian and 2 raiders fans IN 1/2 TIME ENTERTAINMENT in there time of need when you and your club are responsible for there injuries thru your own negligence, isnt it a SHAME mr furner you dont remember when the raiders and there fans asked for the whole of canberra to help when they didnt have sponsors (1991) and in there time of need. but you and the board were so quick to distance your self from helping others that probably helped you in your time of need. THIS IS CERTAINLY MOST UNAUSTRALIAN ? oh and yes mr furner you said they were litigious ppl and you found this regrettable but 6 months later you are sueing the daily telegraph for defamation. SEEMS like 1 rule for you and the raiders and 1 for the ppl and fans. thought the fans were the most important ppl to you. 1 more thing MR FURNER YOU HAVE NO PPL SKILLS AND NO LEADERSHIP SKILLS YOU WANT TO COME SUE ME BRING IT ON.

FOTW?

Not enough spelling errors, and he loses points for trying too hard. A Nice combination of CAPS and not using caps when required though.

ozziecoops 3:55 pm 20 Jun 11

MR FURNER YOU AND THE CANBERRA RAIDERS ARE LUCKY TO HAVE 2% OF CANBERRIANS THAT FOLLOW YOU GOING ON YOUR MEMBERSHIP, FOR THE AMOUNT OF PPL IN CANBERRA. SO THEY ARE ALL RIGHT DONT PUT US IN 1 CATEGORY take the team and move to Logan home where nearly all your players come from, 1 every now and then comes from canberra. SO GOING ON THE COMMENTS DONT THINK YOU WILL BE MISSED BY MANY, MAYB 2% WILL

Eppo 3:48 pm 20 Jun 11

Classified said :

ozziecoops said :

FOTW?

Maybe. Need to work out what he’s saying first.

ozziecoops 3:44 pm 20 Jun 11

Sleaz274 said :

Well rumour around the streets is that a rather rude aggressive fan made a rather big idiot of himself by confronting and abusing Furner’s wife after the game and in front of her child as well, scaring them both quite badly.

Security and police were asked to attend in the stadium and had to remove the guy, I’m not sure about charges being laid.

Obviously that and a few other incidents have got to Furner. Good teams stick together and support each other through a bad patch. Fans should do the same. If you want to only go for a winning side every week start barracking for the Magpies or Arsenal.

READ MY POST STAND BY THEM WAT ABOUT THEM WITH THERE FANS

Classified 3:20 pm 20 Jun 11

ozziecoops said :

hey u live in qbn not Canberra so go back across the border tellsome1 who cares, thats right every1 is the same bar you and the raiders are better than all of the Canberra ppl. but you are the worst offender of all ppl in Canberra and the most unaustralian i have ever met turning your back on an aussie olimpian and 2 raiders fans IN 1/2 TIME ENTERTAINMENT in there time of need when you and your club are responsible for there injuries thru your own negligence, isnt it a SHAME mr furner you dont remember when the raiders and there fans asked for the whole of canberra to help when they didnt have sponsors (1991) and in there time of need. but you and the board were so quick to distance your self from helping others that probably helped you in your time of need. THIS IS CERTAINLY MOST UNAUSTRALIAN ? oh and yes mr furner you said they were litigious ppl and you found this regrettable but 6 months later you are sueing the daily telegraph for defamation. SEEMS like 1 rule for you and the raiders and 1 for the ppl and fans. thought the fans were the most important ppl to you. 1 more thing MR FURNER YOU HAVE NO PPL SKILLS AND NO LEADERSHIP SKILLS YOU WANT TO COME SUE ME BRING IT ON.

FOTW?

ozziecoops 3:09 pm 20 Jun 11

hey u live in qbn not Canberra so go back across the border tellsome1 who cares, thats right every1 is the same bar you and the raiders are better than all of the Canberra ppl. but you are the worst offender of all ppl in Canberra and the most unaustralian i have ever met turning your back on an aussie olimpian and 2 raiders fans IN 1/2 TIME ENTERTAINMENT in there time of need when you and your club are responsible for there injuries thru your own negligence, isnt it a SHAME mr furner you dont remember when the raiders and there fans asked for the whole of canberra to help when they didnt have sponsors (1991) and in there time of need. but you and the board were so quick to distance your self from helping others that probably helped you in your time of need. THIS IS CERTAINLY MOST UNAUSTRALIAN ? oh and yes mr furner you said they were litigious ppl and you found this regrettable but 6 months later you are sueing the daily telegraph for defamation. SEEMS like 1 rule for you and the raiders and 1 for the ppl and fans. thought the fans were the most important ppl to you. 1 more thing MR FURNER YOU HAVE NO PPL SKILLS AND NO LEADERSHIP SKILLS YOU WANT TO COME SUE ME BRING IT ON.

Dr Strange 2:15 pm 12 Jun 11

RedDogInCan said :

RedDogInCan said :

Erg0 said :

As a Canberran who cares not a whit about the Raiders’ form, I resent Mr Furner’s attempt to link Canberrans as a whole with the behaviour of his club’s “supporters”.

There, I fixed that for you.

Dang, the comment preview allows strikethrough tags but they don’t show in the submitted comment. The words “the behaviour of” should have been crossed out.

+3

ozziecoops 1:07 pm 12 Jun 11

mr furner you are the embarrassment to all of Canberra. you only have to read all you statements over the last few yrs and every1 would know that you are a contradictory person. wonder what your next comment will be?

Erg0 4:40 pm 06 May 11

RedDogInCan said :

RedDogInCan said :

Erg0 said :

As a Canberran who cares not a whit about the Raiders’ form, I resent Mr Furner’s attempt to link Canberrans as a whole with the behaviour of his club’s “supporters”.

There, I fixed that for you.

Dang, the comment preview allows strikethrough tags but they don’t show in the submitted comment. The words “the behaviour of” should have been crossed out.

Good point, poorly made. 😛

spinact 7:18 pm 05 May 11

Yawn. Who are these “Raiders” you all speak of?

Shudai 4:43 pm 05 May 11

Well, if Don Furner has such a low opinion of Raider’s fans, I certainly won’t burden him with my presence at the next home game.

What an arrogant jerk.

Rollersk8r 10:38 am 05 May 11

Aside from the vehicle damage the behaviour is nothing new. My sister was a Raiders cheergirl way back when they were unpaid kids who never travelled with the team or posed for calendars. The only thing Furner should be embarrassed about is his association with rugby league – and the home crowd who would bellow sexual comments at 12 year old girls every week.

eily 10:02 am 05 May 11

Erg0 said :

As a Canberran who cares not a whit about the Raiders’ form, I resent Mr Furner’s attempt to link Canberrans as a whole with the behaviour of his club’s “supporters”.

Of course, they support their ‘supporters’ too don’t they? Few years ago a scout group, whom a friend’s kids belonged to, got permission (from stadium managment) to set up a fund raising sausage sizzle outside the stadium before a game.

The kids had barely set up when sercuity showed up and told them to ‘get lost’. And that ‘request’ came down from the Raiders’ management.

And this was only a year or so after the Raiders had begged poor and pleaded with Canberrans to support them and give them lots of money so they wouldn’t go bankrupt.

Those kids they so rudely told to ‘get lost’, had given much of their pocket money to do just that to support their team.

They broke a few hearts then.

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