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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:16 pm 
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Does anyone know when the IRB will communicate whether tomorrow's matches will happen?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:21 pm 
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I read somewhere that it will be 6 hours before kick off.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:23 pm 
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There will be regular updates but not as regular as Steve Hansen calling Pizza Hut.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:23 pm 
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6 hours or up to 4 once damage accessed to see if everything can function.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:25 pm 
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Look out for BCM66 twitter post soon - where he heard from bloke down the pub - and make plans on the opposite


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:26 pm 
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Quite happy if Wales game is called off tbh.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:27 pm 
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So will still have to wait to see if this bored will calm down once they decide the match will be played or prep popcorn for a bored meltdown.. :?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:31 pm 
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I read somewhere it would be midnight UK time.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:34 pm 
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Why would anyone have a meltdown?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:43 pm 
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Why would anyone have a meltdown?

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Canada Namibia game almost certain to be called off.
Given Yokohama is right at the centre of the typhoon it will be a miracle if the game is played.


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Canada Namibia game almost certain to be called off.
Given Yokohama is right at the centre of the typhoon it will be a miracle if the game is played.


That was my thinking too, 4 days ago :lol:
Right now Yokohama stadium would look like a giant swimming pool, you could have jets print races in it.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:51 pm 
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Flatman on ITV just now... :shock:
It's a tad windy.


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looks bad, he had hair on his head when they started.. i'm expecting a cancellation :(


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:54 pm 
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When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still


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looks bad, he had hair on his head when they started.. i'm expecting a cancellation :(

For safety sake just call the game off.
I am sure everyone will understand.


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What's Mark Strong doing in Japan?


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Conditions are easing in Yokohama. It has been very wet but I'm not sure the pitch would be completely underwater - depends on the drainage.

Let's not forget this from ealier in the year:
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Farva wrote:
Canada Namibia game almost certain to be called off.
Given Yokohama is right at the centre of the typhoon it will be a miracle if the game is played.


Given that the game is scheduled to be played at the Kamaishi Recovery Stadium, it'd be a miracle if they take the weather in Yokohama into consideration.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:22 pm 
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Kiwias wrote:
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Canada Namibia game almost certain to be called off.
Given Yokohama is right at the centre of the typhoon it will be a miracle if the game is played.


Given that the game is scheduled to be played at the Kamaishi Recovery Stadium, it'd be a miracle if they take the weather in Yokohama into consideration.

Haha. That was poorly written by me. Case of the brain going faster than my typing.
Id jumped on to the Scotland Japan game for the second sentence!


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massive_field_goal wrote:
Conditions are easing in Yokohama. It has been very wet but I'm not sure the pitch would be completely underwater - depends on the drainage.

Let's not forget this from ealier in the year:
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I would love to have seen South Africa and New Zealand slug it out in those conditions..


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Farva wrote:
When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still

Hold it in Japan they said, it will grow the game they said...


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Rugby2023 wrote:
Farva wrote:
When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still

Hold it in Japan they said, it will grow the game they said...

This is a once in a generation storm.


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There will be regular updates but not as regular as Steve Hansen calling Pizza Hut.

:lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:03 pm 
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The chances of the game being played are as likely as someone in the Amish community or someone in a coma watching it live.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:06 pm 
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Farva wrote:
Kiwias wrote:
Farva wrote:
Canada Namibia game almost certain to be called off.
Given Yokohama is right at the centre of the typhoon it will be a miracle if the game is played.


Given that the game is scheduled to be played at the Kamaishi Recovery Stadium, it'd be a miracle if they take the weather in Yokohama into consideration.

Haha. That was poorly written by me. Case of the brain going faster than my typing.
Id jumped on to the Scotland Japan game for the second sentence!


I figured that was the case but couldn’t resist the open door


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:08 pm 
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Farva wrote:
Rugby2023 wrote:
Farva wrote:
When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still

Hold it in Japan they said, it will grow the game they said...

This is a once in a generation storm.


People also aren't realising that police / security etc might have more important things to do tomorrow. It is not simply whether a pitch is available.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:13 pm 
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Denirostaxidriver wrote:
Farva wrote:
Rugby2023 wrote:
Farva wrote:
When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still

Hold it in Japan they said, it will grow the game they said...

This is a once in a generation storm.


People also aren't realising that police / security etc might have more important things to do tomorrow. It is not simply whether a pitch is available.

Yip it will be the infra structure etc in surrounding areas.
Safety is the only consideration.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:40 pm 
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Given this is World Rugby we are talking about, I expect they will make the call sometime on Monday evening.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:42 pm 
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Farva wrote:
Rugby2023 wrote:
Farva wrote:
When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still

Hold it in Japan they said, it will grow the game they said...

This is a once in a generation storm.


Yet it was entirely predictable.


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Pole wrote:
Does anyone know when the IRB will communicate whether tomorrow's matches will happen?

If Ireland had lost to Samoa they would have called it on by now. However it's now obviously going to be called off sometime tomorrow.


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massive_field_goal wrote:
Conditions are easing in Yokohama. It has been very wet but I'm not sure the pitch would be completely underwater - depends on the drainage.

Let's not forget this from ealier in the year:
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What's that from ..... the walking dead?


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That's the photo of this forum after the Scotland game is canned. That's not mud by the way.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:07 pm 
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I was feeling a bit sorry for the sweaties but after the threats to WR I hope the game does get called off.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:11 pm 
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True Blue wrote:
That's the photo of this forum after the Scotland game is canned. That's not mud by the way.


Wrong Celts, it’s not us that goes for dirty protests.


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frillage wrote:
True Blue wrote:
That's the photo of this forum after the Scotland game is canned. That's not mud by the way.


Wrong Celts, it’s not us that goes for dirty protests.

Involuntary bowl movement


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Farva wrote:
Rugby2023 wrote:
Farva wrote:
When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still

Hold it in Japan they said, it will grow the game they said...

This is a once in a generation storm.



It's still the middle of fúcking typhoon season.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:38 pm 
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HH has made the call so it can all kick off now.


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I was feeling a bit sorry for the sweaties but after the threats to WR I hope the game does get called off.


Seems like you’re now set to be a whinging pain in everyone’s arse regardless of the decision. I’ve got to hand it to you and respect your level of whiny bitch.


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Hellraiser wrote:
Farva wrote:
Rugby2023 wrote:
Farva wrote:
When Suncorp Stadium flooded a few years ago, it took weeks to get up and running again.
The rest of the world cup could be affected still

Hold it in Japan they said, it will grow the game they said...

This is a once in a generation storm.



It's still the middle of fúcking typhoon season.

No one predicts them this big.
There is a pretty big difference between cat 3 and cat 5


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