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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:53 am 
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Too lazy to do this adequately now (about to go to bed) but I'll populate the white space below over the next few days.

I'm well overdue to put up a proper match fred...

WHO

REDS

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Team
1 Slipper
2 Paenga-Amose
3 Tupou
4 Rodda
5 Douglas
6 Scott-Young
7 Wright
8 Timu
9 Lucas
10 Lance
11 Perese
12 Kerevi
13 Feauai-Sautia
14 Daugunu
15 Toua

16 Mafi
17 Smith, JP
18 Smith, R
19 Hockings
20 Smith, G
21 Sorovi
22 Stewart
13 Petaia



CHIEFS

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Team
1 Tu’Inukuafe
2 Polwart
3 Ta’avao
4 Retallick
5 Ardron
6 Boshier
7 Cane
8 Sowakula
9 Tahuriorangi
10 Mckenzie
11 Alaimalo
12 Fa'auli
13 Lienert-Brown
14 Wainui
15 Ngatai

16 Taukei’aho
17 Prattley
18 Thwaites
19 Jacobson
20 Messam
21 Weber
22 McKenzie
23 Nankivell




Officiating

Referee The very competent Jaco Peyper, a thoroughly decent chap
AR Nic Berry
AR Jordan Way
TMO Damien Mitchelmore


WHERE


Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

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WHEN

Saturday 21 April 2108 7.45pm AEST

WHY


To make Chiefs supporters feel good, to make Reds supporters feel worse


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:29 pm 
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Chiefs are down to their like 7th and 8th props. If the Reds can play a really tight, controlled set piece game they could take this. Unfortunately, they haven't looked capable of controlling the Red man at a set of traffic lights, let alone 15 blokes.


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Placeholder? Wtf does that mean? Is it like a cup holder - fat and round but empty inside?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:02 pm 
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Shite season - 7 players now who weren't in the initial squad. Thank God we don't have any more derby matches for a while.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:56 am 
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Enzedder wrote:
Shite season - 7 players now who weren't in the initial squad. Thank God we don't have any more derby matches for a while.


Won't want to be the first Kiwi team to lose to an Aussie side for 38 odd matches.

The others will all point and laugh....


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:09 am 
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Match Reds v Chiefs @ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Date Saturday 21 April
Kick-off 19:45 local
Referee Jaco Peyper
AR1 Nic Berry
AR2 Jordan Way
TMO Damien Mitchelmore


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:33 am 
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Match Reds v Chiefs @ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Date Saturday 21 April
Kick-off 19:45 local
Referee Jaco Peyper
AR1 Nic Berry
AR2 Jordan Way
TMO Damien Mitchelmore


JACO! Golly.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:42 am 
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Bump


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:36 am 
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If Brad Thorn selects himself at lock then maybe the Reds might be up for it...


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:07 am 
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Who the hell found a photo of Jamie and the Tribal Huks to represent us??

(That'll do pig, that'll do)

Still no team sheet released. I turned them down as I have buggered my groin while coaching a ladies soccer team


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:37 am 
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1. James Slipper (C) – Bond University
2. Brandon Paenga-Amosa – Sunnybank
3. Taniela Tupou – Brothers
4. Izack Rodda – Easts
5. Kane Douglas – Norths
6. Angus Scott-Young – University of Queensland
7. Liam Wright – Easts
8. Caleb Timu – Souths
9. Ben Lucas – Sunnybank,
10. Jono Lance – University of Queensland
11. Izaia Perese – Easts
12. Samu Kerevi – Souths
13. Chris Feauai-Sautia – Souths
14. Filipo Daugunu – Wests
15. Aidan Toua – Easts

Reserves:
16. Alex Mafi – Bond University
17. JP Smith – GPS
18. Ruan Smith – GPS
19. Harry Hockings – University of Queensland,
20. George Smith – Brothers
21. Moses Sorovi – University of Queensland
22. Hamish Stewart – Bond University
23. Jordan Petaia - Wests

Thor, Lucas and Scott-Young all back in the starting team. Tui out injured. Smith on the bench for his first game of the year.

Not really sure what's going on at 9 this year, Lucas in and Tuttle and McDermott out of the 23 for Sorovi.


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The Gallagher Chiefs are ready for their first trans-Tasman clash of the season when they take on the Reds in Brisbane this weekend, who will be putting it all on the line in Queensland Rugby Union’s 1000th rugby match.

Head Coach Colin Cooper is aware of this weeks’ challenge.

“Playing the Reds in Brisbane will be a tough assignment, and we’ve worked really hard with the leaders on having the right mindset. The Reds have a number of threats, with their loose forwards, midfielders and outside backs all big carriers of the ball. We need to put everything on the line for this game, with a bit of a break coming in the form of a bye next week“.

Cooper has made four changes to his forward pack, starting the impressive Karl Tu’inukuafe and Liam Polwart, and bringing back Tyler Ardron and Pita Gus Sowakula who both put in outstanding shifts in the home NZ derby against the Blues.The backline is unchanged.

On the bench, Samisoni Taukei’aho gets his first opportunity of the season, and Sam Prattley - who has been brought in this week as an interim injury replacement - is in line to make his Gallagher Chiefs debut, bringing over 30 Super Rugby caps of experience to the side. Brad Weber makes a return into the 23, now recovered from his wrist injury.

Cooper is not discouraged about last weeks’ loss to conference leaders the Hurricanes.

“Coming off a loss makes us more determined. We were disappointed with the conversion rate of the line breaks, but the good thing about that game is that there were opportunities, but we just didn’t finish them”

The game will be played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane and kicks off at 9:45pm NZT.

The Gallagher Chiefs team to take on the Reds is:

1. Karl Tu’inukuafe (6)

2. Liam Polwart (13)

3. Angus Ta’avao (7)

4. Brodie Retallick (91)

5. Tyler Ardron (4)

6. Lachlan Boshier (26)

7. Sam Cane (102) co-captain

8. Pita Gus Sowakula (2)

9. Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi (7)

10. Damian McKenzie (57)

11. Solomon Alaimalo (16)

12. Johnny Fa'auli (13)

13. Anton Lienert-Brown (47)

14. Sean Wainui (7)

15. Charlie Ngatai (46) co-captain

16. Samisoni Taukei’aho (2)

17. Sam Prattley *

18. Jeff Thwaites (4)

19. Luke Jacobson (4)

20. Liam Messam (169)

21. Brad Weber (47)

22. Marty McKenzie (12)

23. Alex Nankivell (7)

Players unavailable for selection:

Aidan Ross, Atu Moli, Dominic Bird, Fin Hoeata, Kane Hames, Mitch Brown, Mitch Graham, Nepo Laulala, Regan Verney, Sam McNicol, Shaun Stevenson, Taleni Seu, Tim Nanai-Williams, Toni Pulu


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:59 am 
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Enzedder wrote:
The Gallagher Chiefs are ready for their first trans-Tasman clash of the season when they take on the Reds in Brisbane this weekend, who will be putting it all on the line in Queensland Rugby Union’s 1000th rugby match.

Head Coach Colin Cooper is aware of this weeks’ challenge.

“Playing the Reds in Brisbane will be a tough assignment, and we’ve worked really hard with the leaders on having the right mindset. The Reds have a number of threats, with their loose forwards, midfielders and outside backs all big carriers of the ball. We need to put everything on the line for this game, with a bit of a break coming in the form of a bye next week“.

Cooper has made four changes to his forward pack, starting the impressive Karl Tu’inukuafe and Liam Polwart, and bringing back Tyler Ardron and Pita Gus Sowakula who both put in outstanding shifts in the home NZ derby against the Blues.The backline is unchanged.

On the bench, Samisoni Taukei’aho gets his first opportunity of the season, and Sam Prattley - who has been brought in this week as an interim injury replacement - is in line to make his Gallagher Chiefs debut, bringing over 30 Super Rugby caps of experience to the side. Brad Weber makes a return into the 23, now recovered from his wrist injury.

Cooper is not discouraged about last weeks’ loss to conference leaders the Hurricanes.

“Coming off a loss makes us more determined. We were disappointed with the conversion rate of the line breaks, but the good thing about that game is that there were opportunities, but we just didn’t finish them”

The game will be played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane and kicks off at 9:45pm NZT.

The Gallagher Chiefs team to take on the Reds is:

1. Karl Tu’inukuafe (6)

2. Liam Polwart (13)

3. Angus Ta’avao (7)

4. Brodie Retallick (91)

5. Tyler Ardron (4)

6. Lachlan Boshier (26)

7. Sam Cane (102) co-captain

8. Pita Gus Sowakula (2)

9. Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi (7)

10. Damian McKenzie (57)

11. Solomon Alaimalo (16)

12. Johnny Fa'auli (13)

13. Anton Lienert-Brown (47)

14. Sean Wainui (7)

15. Charlie Ngatai (46) co-captain

16. Samisoni Taukei’aho (2)

17. Sam Prattley *

18. Jeff Thwaites (4)

19. Luke Jacobson (4)

20. Liam Messam (169)

21. Brad Weber (47)

22. Marty McKenzie (12)

23. Alex Nankivell (7)

Players unavailable for selection:

Aidan Ross, Atu Moli, Dominic Bird, Fin Hoeata, Kane Hames, Mitch Brown, Mitch Graham, Nepo Laulala, Regan Verney, Sam McNicol, Shaun Stevenson, Taleni Seu, Tim Nanai-Williams, Toni Pulu



And I just finished updated the OP with the Chiefs line-up from tw@tter, dammit :x By the looks of your list, Nos.16-23 were named in order ('cause that's the way I dropped them into the OP).


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:01 am 
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Pfft Chiefs supporters will not be heard all night, they will be too busy trying to spot Qade in the backline :nod:

Reds to break the drought, here first :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:13 am 
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Pfft Chiefs supporters will not be heard all night, they will be too busy trying to (1) spot Qade in the backline :nod:

(2) Reds to break the drought, here first :thumbup:

(1) They'd be better off eyeing the bar-line or the poisonous overpriced muckfood line, 'cause he won't be out on the paddock of course
(2) Please be correct, pleeeeeeeeeeeeeesaaaaaase


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Every Kiwi side is now like - 'Please don't make it us to break the golden run; Pleeeeaaase.'


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Pfft Chiefs supporters will not be heard all night, they will be too busy trying to spot Qade in the backline :nod:

Reds to break the drought, here first :thumbup:


Do we get double points for a win against a Kiwi side?


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Pfft Chiefs supporters will not be heard all night, they will be too busy trying to spot Qade in the backline :nod:

Reds to break the drought, here first :thumbup:


Do we get double points for a win against a Kiwi side?

Not this Kiwi side with it's 6 original props out injured. Maybe 1 1/2?


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The Chiefs scrum will get taken apart, but I'm not sure that's enough.


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Zakar wrote:
The Chiefs scrum will get taken apart, but I'm not sure that's enough.



We have some bloody big engines in that second row - don't be too sure


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Enzedder wrote:
Zakar wrote:
The Chiefs scrum will get taken apart, but I'm not sure that's enough.



We have some bloody big engines in that second row - don't be too sure

Karl Tu’inukuafe is down from 170kg to a delicate 135.


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Enzedder wrote:
Zakar wrote:
The Chiefs scrum will get taken apart, but I'm not sure that's enough.



We have some bloody big engines in that second row - don't be too sure


You have Aussie Gus starting in the 3 spot. We know how he scrums.


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Good to see Sorovi on the bench - bringing on a running halfback is a good way to finish the match - could release some of the young talent the Reds backline is stacked with.


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Good to see Sorovi on the bench - bringing on a running halfback is a good way to finish the match - could release some of the young talent the Reds backline is stacked with.

Due to start soon.

I'll be watching this on TV rather than live, sadly. Our aged mutt is not in good shape so we don't want to be away from home from too long, yet I promised Ms Mungospouse faithfully that we'd see Death of Stalin this weekend. So Death of Stalin it was (farcan hilarious, BTW) and Reds v Chiefs on t'telly.


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MungoMan wrote:
mightyreds wrote:
Good to see Sorovi on the bench - bringing on a running halfback is a good way to finish the match - could release some of the young talent the Reds backline is stacked with.

Due to start soon.

I'll be watching this on TV rather than live, sadly. Our aged mutt is not in good shape so we don't want to be away from home from too long, yet I promised Ms Mungospouse faithfully that we'd see Death of Stalin this weekend. So Death of Stalin it was (farcan hilarious, BTW) and Reds v Chiefs on t'telly.


doggone it . . . :P


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:54 am 
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Somebody post a damn stream


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Somebody post a damn stream


foxtel works quite well.

3 - 0 to the cheats as the reds cheat in the lineout


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5 minutes of great defence undone there.....


Ref ignoring the clean out off feet or behind the ruck.


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Reds have offered nothing so far.

Chiefs just keep coming at them...

Ardron over. This could get ugly fast. :uhoh:


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Alaimalo. :?

Hold the ball properly,ffs.


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Alaimalo. :?


that was a spectacular butchering of a try


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Bad drop!

But how easy was that? Reds are just getting run through at will here.


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Yup that was a shocker


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Yup that was a shocker


he should play for the bulues it was that bad! :o :twisted:

and then a tighthead!


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No harm done.

Ngatai in.


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Zakar wrote:
Enzedder wrote:
Zakar wrote:
The Chiefs scrum will get taken apart, but I'm not sure that's enough.



We have some bloody big engines in that second row - don't be too sure


You have Aussie Gus starting in the 3 spot. We know how he scrums.


That's a win against the feed by the Chiefs! :o

And an easy try.

Reds have no idea...


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Maori Jesus!


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17 - 0 after 18 minutes. Ominous if the reds don't reach down and find a set of balls on defence


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[quote="Ogre"][quote="maxbox"]Yup that was a shocker[/quote]

he should play for the bulues it was that bad! :o :twisted:

and then a tighthead![/quote]

Leave me alone you bully :((


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slipper goooooone and Dmac off to the head bin


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