FYI Poodle, the term "Westie" has a completely different connotation in the eastern states. I'll leave it to you to find out.
I grew up around Bankstown, hence the humour
are you muslim?
Sheet no! I would not have been able to enjoy the superb bacon & egg burgers each morning at the CYC!
Just glancing at all the vids & photos of the week in Sydney, I'll have to add muslims to the list of "apology letters" for all our little indiscretions!!
A young Afghani gets signed up by the Bulldogs...
Noel Cleal flies to Kabul to watch a young Afghani star in a local game
of rugby played with an inflated goat's bladder. He is suitably
impressed, gets on the phone to Des Hasler, signs the boy on the spot
and arranges for him to come over to Sydney.
Two weeks later The Doggies are 12 - 0 down to The Sea Eagles at home
with only 20 minutes left - it's been a hard day at the office.
Hasler gives the young Afghani winger the nod, and on he goes.
The lad is a sensation, playing an absolute blinder. He scores 3
tries in 20 minutes, converts all of them himself from out wide and wins
the game for Canterbury . The Belmore Oval fans are delighted, the
players and the coach are delighted and the media love the new star of
When the player comes off the ground he phones his mum to tell her about
his first day in the NRL.
"Hello mum, guess what?" he says "I played for 20 minutes today, we were
12 - 0 down but I scored 3 tries - they call it a hat-trick - and we
won. Everybody loves me, the fans, the press, they all love me - I'm
"Just wonderful," says his mum, "Let me tell you about my day ...
... Your father got shot in the street, your sister and I were ambushed
and assaulted - she would have been raped but for a passing police
vehicle. Your brother has joined a local gang of looters and set fire
to some buildings and all while you tell me that you were having a great
The young lad is very upset. "What can I say mum, but I'm really sorry."
"Sorry?!!! Sorry?!!!" says his mum,
"It's your bloody fault we came to Bankstown to live in the first place!"