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by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

It'll be fúck all to do with the EU. It will surely be the UK raising the tarriffs on imports to the UK ? I suspect Irish produce will be too expensive for the UK market as the UK government encourages importation of the cheapest foodstuffs available on the open market regardless of how it was prod...
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

It'll be fúck all to do with the EU. It will surely be the UK raising the tarriffs on imports to the UK ? I suspect Irish produce will be too expensive for the UK market as the UK government encourages importation of the cheapest foodstuffs available on the open market regardless of how it was prod...
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

It'll be fúck all to do with the EU. It will surely be the UK raising the tarriffs on imports to the UK ? I suspect Irish produce will be too expensive for the UK market as the UK government encourages importation of the cheapest foodstuffs available on the open market regardless of how it was prod...
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Cameron has already said that should the referendum result be for the UK to leave he will immediately trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty which will in turn start the negotiations to leave between the UK on one side, and the other 27 on the other, with any concessions to the UK needing unanimit...
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Cameron has already said that should the referendum result be for the UK to leave he will immediately trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty which will in turn start the negotiations to leave between the UK on one side, and the other 27 on the other, with any concessions to the UK needing unanimit...
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Two very good questions
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87119
Views: 4370138

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Beginning to like EJ's attitude... Jones: 'Young rugby players are 'not media stars' http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03kclfm?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=thetodayprogramme&ns_source=facebook Robshaw certainly wasn't. He was dull in the extreme, zero personality like that Scottish tennis player. ...
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

unseenwork wrote:Poland is a bit of a shitshow at the moment to be fair.
Indeed. Poland appears to have elected a govt that was not on the EU Approved List. They are permitted to vote for approved candidates only? Sounds very dodgy to me.
by cachao
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

I am pretty sure hat this has been mentioned already http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-02-21/french-president-threatens-suspend-nations-elect-far-right-polticians Last month, we documented the burgeoning spat between Brussels and Poland over the latter’s move to approve new laws that allow the cons...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations: England v Ireland, Sat Feb 27th, KO @ 16:50
Replies: 1722
Views: 63825

Re: 6 Nations: England v Ireland, Sat Feb 27th, KO @ 16:50

I'm guessing that Saint Eddie won't start Marler as you have to win the first couple of scrums and then Poite will make his decision for the game. No Marler splitting off and walking round in first scrums = more chance for England win. Marler will be fine in a front row with a big scrummaging hooke...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations: England v Ireland, Sat Feb 27th, KO @ 16:50
Replies: 1722
Views: 63825

Re: 6 Nations: England v Ireland, Sat Feb 27th, KO @ 16:50

I'm guessing that Saint Eddie won't start Marler as you have to win the first couple of scrums and then Poite will make his decision for the game. No Marler splitting off and walking round in first scrums = more chance for England win. Marler will be fine in a front row with a big scrummaging hooke...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Eddie Jones: I need 3 years to change the team
Replies: 69
Views: 2686

Re: Eddie Jones: I need 3 years to change the team

He was unlucky not to win at least one 6 Nations. Had Haskell not run into the post....etc etc.. The RWC was a cock up. The writing was on the wall with the squad selection. He massively panicked. He panicked with the selection for Wales, The stupid thing is that they then had a massive lead to see...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Will the Scots (Scottish referendum no voters) be pissed off in the event of a Brexit vote? Or like the DUP in the north are they just happy to go with a Brexit? Hard to say. The SNP leadership would like to peddle the view that an Out vote legitimises their desire for a new Independence referendum...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Earth is a “colossal” violation of the Copernican principle
Replies: 25
Views: 1584

Re: Earth is a “colossal” violation of the Copernican princi

Has Mr Tegmark allowed for the fact that a scientifically developed civilisation that has the ability to travel the millions of light years to the nearest civilisation to them (humans do not have this ability) have more than likely already wiped themselves out in a nuclear war before being able to ...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87119
Views: 4370138

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Tigers sign Bristol and England u20's prop Ellis Genge on a short term loan deal. I guess to assess him before a longer deal, as we don't have any particularly pressing prop issues. Good signing I think, he looked very good in last year's JWC or 6N, can't remember which. He's 21 now. Getting a bit ...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Someone has dissected Gove's effort. This is the problem with these decisions - unless you have time, insight and effort to really understand many issues it's hard to make a decision. I read Gove's piece and thought - hmm, he makes some good points - and now read this and think. Oh. This kind of hi...
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87119
Views: 4370138

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Morgan played against Harlequins
by cachao
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Earth is a “colossal” violation of the Copernican principle
Replies: 25
Views: 1584

Re: Earth is a “colossal” violation of the Copernican princi

Yer Man wrote:
“If you have these civilizations that had a 3.5-billion-year head start on us, why haven't they colonized our galaxy?” Mr Tegmark said.
Maybe they have, and we're just a racially segregated backwater...
What an odd question to have asked. I think Mr Tegmark might be a bit silly-minded.
by cachao
Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Not wanting to come across too outlandish here but do want to at least pose this question. To the INs, Boris and a lot of the OUTs believe the EU wants a superstate. Whether that is true or not is debatable but the fact it's an idea that's constantly brought up all the time has to be of some merit....
by cachao
Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Not wanting to come across too outlandish here but do want to at least pose this question. To the INs, Boris and a lot of the OUTs believe the EU wants a superstate. Whether that is true or not is debatable but the fact it's an idea that's constantly brought up all the time has to be of some merit....
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

UK has a great deal. We are in the EU and can trade freely but: - No Schengen - No Euro - No 'ever closer union' or a United State of Europe for us - No disadvantage from being outside the disasterous Eurozone. We would be mad to get out now. It's not confirmed. Has all this been written into a tre...
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bath v Wasps BT Sport (& Freeview)
Replies: 167
Views: 3937

Re: Bath v Wasps BT Sport (& Freeview)

That was a high tackle?
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Environmental regulations, human rights and workers rights are three examples that spring to mind instantly when one thinks, "What will be screwed if we leave the EU?" How about we will be screwed if we stay in. The PM has much reduced power now. He or she will have almost no real power in 10 yrs i...
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

The Man Without Fear wrote:Environmental regulations, human rights and workers rights are three examples that spring to mind instantly when one thinks, "What will be screwed if we leave the EU?"
All good reasons for capitalists to want an exit. Do they?
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

haunch wrote:Any pro eu types going to leave in protest if we get out?
Does that not depend on the price of cheese?
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2016 Six Nations - Round 3 - Wales vs France
Replies: 1085
Views: 21370

Re: 2016 Six Nations - Round 3 - Wales vs France

jolindien wrote:This english lad henry already found an excuse if we beat wales : fluke.

Damn, wwe'll be labelled the worst grand slam winner of all time.
That's good, i hope we continue this way having anglos back to hating us. Good old days !
France is not Millwall FC. No one ever hated France.
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Doesn't Corbyn also have greater support amongst the young? It's an interesting issue. In the Scottish independence referendum the nationalists accused the older generation of not being brave and hanging on to the status quo. In this case it's the older generation who want "out" of something more t...
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

So the longer one has been an adult, the more likely an out vote. Indeed - the closer you are to death, the more you want to influence shit for those that will have to live with it. It's an odd one for sure. Landlords, and home-owners, generally in the older group, benefit from the numbers of peopl...
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Doesn't Corbyn also have greater support amongst the young?
by cachao
Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978334

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

So the longer one has been an adult, the more likely an out vote.
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: this eu summit
Replies: 278
Views: 7098

Re: this eu summit

I note that he has "secured" an agreement that the UK will not be bound by ever closer union. If this is so, then, as the rest of the EU does become more closely bound, why should we remain? The other question I have is, how can this be guaranteed if a future govt decides that it is in favour of clo...
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Greatest RWC Winners - Results
Replies: 45
Views: 1562

Re: Greatest RWC Winners - Results

booze wrote:
Chuckles1188 wrote:And a better all-around player given how adept he was across the back three
So we agree that Korean was the better right winger then chuck?
Obviously not. Have you seen the poll?
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Greatest RWC Winners - Results
Replies: 45
Views: 1562

Re: Greatest RWC Winners - Results

Vickery Read Smith Burke Is there honestly no one better than these guys? Yes, but possibly not World Cup winners. I still maintain that Woodman was a better player than DuRandt. He'd have had to play at the top of his game for longer, Os had an unbelievable longevity that swings it for me. Good po...
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Greatest RWC Winners - Results
Replies: 45
Views: 1562

Re: Greatest RWC Winners - Results

Johnny Marrmight wrote:Vickery
Read
Smith
Burke

Is there honestly no one better than these guys?
Yes, but possibly not World Cup winners.

I still maintain that Woodman was a better player than DuRandt.
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jerome Kaino - gigantic idiot, unlucky, or thug?
Replies: 159
Views: 5662

Re: Jerome Kaino - gigantic idiot, unlucky, or thug?

Chuckles1188 wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n4KHest8N8

I'd say idiot personally

Just looked again. THUG
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Etzebeth's offseason
Replies: 75
Views: 3484

Re: Etzebeth's offseason

DOB wrote:
happyhooker wrote:
crouchy wrote:When you're that big how do you buy clothes?
You don't buy clothes, you take them.
Who's going to stop you!!
Do you take 5 suits and sew them all together? Eben doesn't look the sort to be familiar with needles.
Glad you made that clear
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jerome Kaino - gigantic idiot, unlucky, or thug?
Replies: 159
Views: 5662

Re: Jerome Kaino - gigantic idiot, unlucky, or thug?

Is Kaino flying a few passengers light? Phenomenally dumb thing to do. I assume he's seen Dylan Hartely's rise to captain of England and has decided he'll have a shot at wrestling the captaincy away from Read. It secured Martin Johnson the England captaincy too so there is precedent. All he needs t...
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Oh come on! How will they have their fun now?
Replies: 23
Views: 1235

Re: Oh come on! How will they have their fun now?

ZappaMan wrote:€25k to fuck a badger?

Where’s my chequebook?
Keeping this ban in force will just drive badger-fucking underground
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Etzebeth's offseason
Replies: 75
Views: 3484

Re: Etzebeth's offseason

Wide angle lens
by cachao
Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jerome Kaino - gigantic idiot, unlucky, or thug?
Replies: 159
Views: 5662

Re: Jerome Kaino - gigantic idiot, unlucky, or thug?

Kiwias wrote:The Chiefs player he smacked was grabbing the jersey of another Chief's players., not even Kaino's jersay
Indeed. Kaino was not being held, he just got a bit "ragey"