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 Post subject: Freddie Burns
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:51 pm 
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Deserves a thread of its own.

Best screw up since Carling. What a dope


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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:lol: :lol: priceless

for those that missed it: https://twitter.com/btsportrugby/status ... 7631356933


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Margin_Walker wrote:
Deserves a thread of its own.

Best screw up since Carling. What a dope


Someone post the Carling gif, just watched it on youtube :thumbup: :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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I always thought the Leguizamon splash dive for LI where he drops the ball mid-air was worse than the Carling one.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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According to wiki he was born in Toulouse? Is some comedic genius at work here!


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Brilliant by Medard, but Burns will never live that down.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Short Man Syndrome wrote:
I always thought the Leguizamon splash dive for LI where he drops the ball mid-air was worse than the Carling one.


We'll it was, but I was there that day and don't like talking about it.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Margin_Walker wrote:
Short Man Syndrome wrote:
I always thought the Leguizamon splash dive for LI where he drops the ball mid-air was worse than the Carling one.


We'll it was, but I was there that day and don't like talking about it.


Sorry, my bad...!


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Oh boy :shock: :lol:
Hilarious schoolboy error but I feel that Dominici's missed try against Italy 10-15years ago was even worse as there was no one to pressure him contrary to there.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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:lol: :lol: What a moron.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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The Samoan forward pass in the ingoal in one of the 7s tournaments took the biscuit. Having to explain that to Gordon Tietjens :uhoh: .


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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On the other hand, that's possibly the best defensive play Medard has ever produced in his career :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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This is one of those screw ups that will be collectively remembered in perpetuity.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Why does this seem to generally happen to English and French players, and not Celts? Maybe there's some phycho-cultural arrogance thing going on deep down in Saes/Frog heads that makes them think they've won before they have? :blush:


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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franch fan wrote:
Oh boy :shock: :lol:
Hilarious schoolboy error but I feel that Dominici's missed try against Italy 10-15years ago was even worse as there was no one to pressure him contrary to there.


This may have been worse because of the context.

The reason he was celebrating so happily was that this was his chance of redemption, having missed a sitter of a penalty right in front of the posts just a minute before.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Why does this seem to generally happen to English and French players, and not Celts? Maybe there's some phycho-cultural arrogance thing going on deep down in Saes/Frog heads that makes them think they've won before they have? :blush:



"Celts" , dear god.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Poitrenaud in the final against wasps was pretty bad


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Poitrenaud in the final against wasps was pretty bad


In term of consequences, yes but in term of rugby error, not even close to that or to Dominici's shocker.
I think btw that not enough credit was given to Rob Howley on that play.
And at least, you could understand why poitrenaud agonisely waited for the ball to go behind the tryline cause if he had taken the ball with no teammates near him or pushed the ball on touch, it would have certainly given the ball back to Wasps near Toulouse tryline with almost no more time left after to score again if wasps had scored.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Oh man that's just sad :((


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Has it been giffed yet?


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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A f**king shambolic 2min, and rightfully hooked. How the f*ck does anyone who wants to be taken seriously as a 10 miss that sitter of a kick? As for the showboating, he gets what he deserves on that front. Might be a while before we see him in a Bath shirt again...


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Fair dues to Medard, just shows, never let up.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Da iawn diolch wrote:
A f**king shambolic 2min, and rightfully hooked. How the f*ck does anyone who wants to be taken seriously as a 10 miss that sitter of a kick? As for the showboating, he gets what he deserves on that front. Might be a while before we see him in a Bath shirt again...


He'll have a shot in the Anglo-Welsh Cup, maybe...


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Great player at times, still deserves an England squad place.
For sure.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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:lol: :lol: priceless

for those that missed it: https://twitter.com/btsportrugby/status ... 7631356933


It's geo blocked. Anyone got a gif or other link?


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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ROG on Virgin was trying to be kind, describing it as unfortunate, but Shane Jennings was having none of it. You could see from him that if Burns was a teammate he’d have kicked the shit out of him on the spot. The gobshite had two goes at the showboating, with the kiss to the crowd followed by the nonchalant one handed touchdown. Unbelievable, even without the missed kick that preceded it. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Da iawn diolch wrote:
A f**king shambolic 2min, and rightfully hooked. How the f*ck does anyone who wants to be taken seriously as a 10 miss that sitter of a kick? As for the showboating, he gets what he deserves on that front. Might be a while before we see him in a Bath shirt again...


He'll have a shot in the Anglo-Welsh Cup, maybe...

Probably.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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It taken me this long to get back control of typing fingers. What an absolute pratt.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Shite quaity but not blocked
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leUtW4coZ9A

https://twitter.com/DuaneBowland/status ... 92/video/1


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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paynie wrote:
Why does this seem to generally happen to English and French players, and not Celts? Maybe there's some phycho-cultural arrogance thing going on deep down in Saes/Frog heads that makes them think they've won before they have? :blush:


All down to playing numbers I reckon.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Cheers. What a tool! :nod:


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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:lol: :lol: priceless

for those that missed it: https://twitter.com/btsportrugby/status ... 7631356933


Seriously, what goes through some of these players minds? Why risk f*cking up the unf*ck-upoable when you can show-off all you want afterwards?


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Short Man Syndrome wrote:
I always thought the Leguizamon splash dive for LI where he drops the ball mid-air was worse than the Carling one.


That's the worst. Carling was aiming to run it in under the posts, he wasn't hugely showing off.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03gpzFZadcQ


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Worst two minutes of Freddie’s life i’d guess. Gotta feel for him as he’s a good player. Crowd noise did for him. If the game had been away he might have heard Medard coming up behind him.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Its one of those things you think will never happen to you, then it does. Poor sod.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Margin_Walker wrote:
Deserves a thread of its own.

Best screw up since Carling. What a dope

Not even the best bath one in recent times. This kept Wasps in the premiership and probably saved them from going bust.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmaZj2q4_To


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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NSFW link! What I imagine Bath fans will be saying.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwvN6mS1eO0


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Smart by Medard as well to go for his arm rather than the ball itself.

But yeah still an awful howler from Burns.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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Brilliant by Medard. Feel soory for Burns actually. Players showboat all the time and it could have happened to anybody. Fate just had to pick poor Freddie.


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 Post subject: Re: Freddie Burns
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I reckon the anonymous Twitter account was right about Burns.


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