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by SaintK
Sun Jan 24, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SNOWPOCALYPSE
Replies: 2027
Views: 101335

Re: SNOWPOCALYPSE

Perfect day to sit by the pub fire with the sunday papers and a pint while watching the rugby.....oh wait. :( Just back from a 6 mile cross country walk in the snow, wonderful! Walking past the proper little pub which would usually have a roaring log log fire going and at least 3 guest ales on was ...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Gusatard is a no2 (literally) . I’m guessing back to Saracens rather than Tigers with borthwick. Was never going to work out at quins with his Wolfpack nonsense. Yep, some get promoted one step higher than they should.......and get found out. What about Wales as defence coach? They still need one s...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

TRP reporting that Gustard has left Quins with immediate effect :shock: Mail reporting his contract was terminated: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/rugbyunion/article-9167941/Harlequins-terminate-Paul-Gustards-contract-immediate-effect.html Seems lost of Quins players are unhappy. Are Quins doing...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

TRP reporting that Gustard has left Quins with immediate effect :shock: Mail reporting his contract was terminated: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/rugbyunion/article-9167941/Harlequins-terminate-Paul-Gustards-contract-immediate-effect.html Seems lost of Quins players are unhappy. Are Quins doing...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

no Harry Randall named in the Wales 6N squad - suggests he might be getting called up for England? Cameron Redpath in the Scotland squad having represented England through all the age groups. Good move from Townsend Sounds like Paolo Odogwu might be a bolter for the England squad TBF Future Scotlan...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

openclashXX wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:26 pm no Harry Randall named in the Wales 6N squad - suggests he might be getting called up for England?
Cameron Redpath in the Scotland squad having represented England through all the age groups. Good move from Townsend
Sounds like Paolo Odogwu might be a bolter for the England squad
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128845
Views: 5553443

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Interesting. "The end is coming, Donald." The male voice in the TV ad boomed through the White House residence during "Fox & Friends" commercial breaks. Over and over and over. "The end is coming, Donald. ... On Jan. 6, Mike Pence will put the nail in your political coffin." The Lincoln Project, th...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Looks like John Mitchell is the last England coach standing with Ryles not flying back from Australia and the rest in isolation! Not the best preparation for the 6N England head coach Eddie Jones is self-isolating after forwards coach Matt Proudfoot tested positive for Covid-19. Jones and attack coa...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24080
Views: 567504

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Ben Moore, managing director of Sealite (UK) Ltd., which exports millions of pounds of LED lights to the EU each year, has had shipments held up by customs officials for days, one of them because it wasn’t accompanied by a transit document known as a T1 form. Ben didn’t do his homework over the pre...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29644
Views: 822679

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Leinsterman wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:54 am
eldanielfire wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:48 am *Expects some wildly out of context use of data and a misrepresented argument that ignores a lot of the facts in a goalpost moving reply
And don't forget - all contained in a one-liner
:lol: a terse or derogatory one-liner at that!
by SaintK
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Severely anemic hippy weirdos get Michelin Star
Replies: 11
Views: 1012

Re: Severely anemic hippy weirdos get Michelin Star

BokJock wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:41 am Professional kitchens are notoriously snowflakey touchy feely safe spaces.

I am definitely a carnivore, but if someone creates a tasty creative meat free dish why not give them a star!?!
Gordon Ramsey and Marco Pierre White tell you to f uck off
by SaintK
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Born and brought up in Manchester, made at Saracens! ;) Sarries broke him within a year. He left when Sale were still at Heywood road, so things have changed a bit. Diamond and Mallinder were still in the team when he debuted, and Mitchell the coach. Diamond poached him for Sarries anyway, so only ...
by SaintK
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Fruit and Nutt wrote: Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:26 am
message #2527204 wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:46 pm Delighted that Alex Sanderson is coming home as DoR.

He's been at Saracens for 16 years ffs.
Born and bought up in Manchester for 25 years FFS
by SaintK
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

DragsterDriver wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:36 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:46 pm Delighted that Alex Sanderson is coming home as DoR.
Should be a great signing.
Best signing they've made in a long time (Faf apart)
First match in charge against Borthwick's Tigers on 30th :thumbup:
by SaintK
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24080
Views: 567504

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Vicky Prentis really should avoid media gigs. Surely got to be under pressure to resign. Didn't have time to read the Brexit deal text and proposals for fishing because she was organising her village nativity trail. She's the fúcking fisheries minister ffs. Read that too. She should be sacked right...
by SaintK
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

maverickmak wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:30 pm Thankfully, Tigers do seem to be bringing through talent again. As they should, with the academy team being very successful in recent years.
Maybe partly due to Dusty Hare going back to Tigers as their chief talent spotter?
by SaintK
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6391

Re: Free School Meals

There’s lots of questions to be answered from the company providing and being paid for a service that they’re failing at. I imagine the cynical will assume the company is linked to the Tory party, or someone potentially in government indirectly benefitting financially. That wouldn’t make any sense ...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson resignation
Replies: 149
Views: 6421

Re: Boris Johnson resignation

Asian woman who is morbidly obese she better not get covid https://www.newstatesman.com/sites/default/files/styles/cropped_article_image/public/blogs_2017/11/gettyimages-695222588.jpg?itok=ZvVJ99oD Indeed, that 0.001% of death is terrible, And clearly you’ve no idea what “morbidly obese” is. :lol: ...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6391

Re: Free School Meals

They’re not government contracts either, Who's are they and where does the money come from then? Schools and local authorities, the money comes from the tax payer as does every penny spent by the state in the UK. Thanks, I really didn't realise it was taxpayers money! So the funding to schools and ...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6391

Re: Free School Meals

The funding comes from central Government to local Government and schools, the company providing the crap are employed locally and nothing to do with the Government. “Scheme” ? The local council and schools or the companies employed.? Though of course Compass and Chartwell have been awarded £millio...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6391

Re: Free School Meals

It’s not a good day good when a celebrity footballer (and nice bloke) Marcus Rashfold has to rebuke the British government on their rubbish attempts to feed the impoverished children, thus focusing them to get serious and take responsibility. Boris’s government abdicating responsibility once again....
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6391

Re: Free School Meals

The school food delivery is organised locally and not by the government, it’s good that there’s a focus on it though. It’s a good day in a democracy when things like this happen. But doesn’t the government fund this? Is it a case that local authorities are keeping a big portion of the £30 per head?...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6391

Re: Free School Meals

It’s not a good day good when a celebrity footballer (and nice bloke) Marcus Rashfold has to rebuke the British government on their rubbish attempts to feed the impoverished children, thus focusing them to get serious and take responsibility. Boris’s government abdicating responsibility once again....
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Sinckler gets a 2 week ban. https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jan/13/kyle-sinckler-foul-mouthed-tirade-puts-him-out-out-of-six-nations-opener-england-rugby-union So he misses the 6N opener (if it's a 2 week ban why does it expire on 9 Feb BTW? Does ban start from next possible match or somesuc...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6391

Re: Free School Meals

It’s not a good day good when a celebrity footballer (and nice bloke) Marcus Rashfold has to rebuke the British government on their rubbish attempts to feed the impoverished children, thus focusing them to get serious and take responsibility. The school food delivery is organised locally and not by...
by SaintK
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What Covid restrictions?
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: What Covid restrictions?

It’s a pity that police numbers prevented every single one of them from being arrested. Probably off swanning around preventing terrorist threats, investigating murders and being in isolation. Bastards. Or parked up at beauty spots looking for 'influencers' carrying branded coffee to arrest. I know...
by SaintK
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

fatcat wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:55 pm Well hopefully they can spend the time getting covid-free and stop calling off sodding games!
Yep hope so!
by SaintK
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup postponed! Reckon they should knock it on the head this year and concentrate on trying to finish the respective league comps European rugby organisers have confirmed that the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cups have been temporarily suspended. It comes after the...
by SaintK
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

He is a very good player and I must admit I think those tackles by nature are dangerous and you cannot launch and wrap so the attempt to is pointless. However they are for some strange reason allowed. I don't think he will ever be able to curb that part of his temperament. Considering what a stropp...
by SaintK
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What Covid restrictions?
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: What Covid restrictions?

https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2021/01/11/11/37860302-9133671-image-a-10_1610364494812.jpg Yesterday in Crosby Spot the facemask. 5 and 1 being worn on the chin They use lucky rabbits feet up there. Well I hope they are lucky Biggest rises in cases outsside London and SE is Liverpool and that area of...
by SaintK
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What Covid restrictions?
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: What Covid restrictions?

Petros wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:24 pm Image

Yesterday in Crosby
Spot the facemask.
5 and 1 being worn on the chin
by SaintK
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

ovalball wrote: Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:55 pm Looking forward to the Quins/Irish game today. Hopefully we'll see why Marcus Smith is light years ahead of Umanga at FH.

I predict Quins with a BP win.
Enjoyable match so far
by SaintK
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

This on'e a bit of a surprise? I guess he thinks he's quite a way doen in the England back row pecking order Bath Rugby’s young back row Zach Mercer has signed with French club Montpellier – ending his future chances of playing for England in the process. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Mo...
by SaintK
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

This on'e a bit of a surprise? I guess he thinks he's quite a way doen in the England back row pecking order Bath Rugby’s young back row Zach Mercer has signed with French club Montpellier – ending his future chances of playing for England in the process. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Mon...
by SaintK
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Enjoyable watch for the neutral
by SaintK
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Tigers v Saints match in doubt on Saturday. I really can't see how PRL are going to manage the fall out from this if more and more matches are going to cancelled due to Covid Uncertainty hovers over the Northampton Gallagher Premiership clash with Leicester on Saturday after Saints returned a “limi...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29644
Views: 822679

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Can anyone confirm that there’s no vaccinations occurring here on Sunday’s ? That's what I read this morning. Can't confirm it ist's true, though crazy if it is Telegraph also reporting that Government has blocked the vaccine being rolled out through 1,000's of local pharmacies nationwide as well!!...
by SaintK
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29644
Views: 822679

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Can anyone confirm that there’s no vaccinations occurring here on Sunday’s ? That's what I read this morning. Can't confirm it ist's true, though crazy if it is Telegraph also reporting that Government has blocked the vaccine being rolled out through 1,000's of local pharmacies nationwide as well!!!
by SaintK
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87851
Views: 4491964

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Tigers v Saints match in doubt on Saturday. I really can't see how PRL are going to manage the fall out from this if more and more matches are going to cancelled due to Covid Uncertainty hovers over the Northampton Gallagher Premiership clash with Leicester on Saturday after Saints returned a “limit...
by SaintK
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Wine Thread
Replies: 6562
Views: 471926

Re: The Wine Thread

Thanks. Will probably open one next month for my birthday Looking forward to trying it How did you get along with the Hermitage SaintK? Just placed an order with the Wine Society but they've sold out of that 2006 - having to make do with the 2011 now. I didn't! Wasn't feeling too well so didn't wan...