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by jorwar
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

"What continues to mystify is the way that worshippers of Margaret Thatcher on the right of the Conservative party have turned against her. After the two-to-one vote in favour of Remain in 1975, Thatcher joined in “rejoicing over this excellent result”. She added: “Also, one cannot let this occasion...
by jorwar
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The British Empire was awesome says majority.
Replies: 171
Views: 13485

Re: The British Empire was awesome says majority.

Lucky the commonwealth countries are queueing up to do deals with us after brexit. They're gagging for it. Mr Turnbull, the Oz PM, says he doesn't want to muck about, only he wants a deal with the EU first. See, the EU has a market of 500m rich consumers and we've not got an empire anymore. :frown: ...
by jorwar
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Good Luck UK Fox says UK does not need trade deal with Europe after Brexit http://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/fox-says-uk-does-not-need-trade-deal-with-europe-after-brexit-1-5115220 These Brexiters are so brainy. We are so lucky to have them deciding the future of our country. A leading on...
by jorwar
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

If we had another vote- who would call for it? The government? Parliament? There is hope: Mother. "You might wonder why May stays, surrounded by enemies pronouncing her “dead in the water”. She sees it as “her duty”, they say. I wish we knew how she will see her duty if she emerges from the negotia...
by jorwar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

bimboman wrote:Sugar has been de regulated you stupid c unt.
He's the nigger in the woodpile. You're just Mother's boy.
by jorwar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

That's not true Mikerob - I'm sure I read something about being able to have blue passports instead of those horrid purple ones. As far as I'm concern that mitigates financial ruin. There are opportunities to reform farming and trade more openly with developing nations for their foodstuffs - I woul...
by jorwar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

That's not true Mikerob - I'm sure I read something about being able to have blue passports instead of those horrid purple ones. As far as I'm concern that mitigates financial ruin. There are opportunities to reform farming and trade more openly with developing nations for their foodstuffs - I woul...
by jorwar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Ellie Mae O Hagan has Mother's plight summed up nicely: "Tories can’t have it both ways. They can’t call Labour a threat to the country, then beg to work with it for the good of the country. May can’t argue that she needed a snap election because other parties were attempting to “frustrate” the Brex...
by jorwar
Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Nick Cohen mocks May's attitude to the ECJ. Surely it's a case of better the devil you know. "We are heading for a smash-up in ways the majority of the public do not begin to understand. The Bar Council warned again last week that May’s dogmatic insistence on the European court of justice having no ...
by jorwar
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stephen Jones
Replies: 46
Views: 4129

Re: Stephen Jones

:thumbup: by Stephen Jones.
He's seen it all.
Makes other rugby writers sound like novices.
by jorwar
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How will LIons performances affect your National Side?
Replies: 50
Views: 3707

Re: How will LIons performances affect your National Side?

For Wales we need to manage AWJ (to put it mildly) JD2 will be fully appreciated Biggar will still divide opinions Demonstrates how far behind Ire/Eng we are with regards to our front 5 Warbs is a 6 and a bloody one Team changes: 0 Not in this house. Biggar had a great tour. Looking forward to see ...
by jorwar
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

The organs of the press never pipe down:

"The Daily Express and Daily Mail battled hard to prise Britain from the EU - a year on they are still fighting"

http://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-sto ... -1-5093373
by jorwar
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions THIRD TEST MATCH THREAD
Replies: 2760
Views: 93826

Re: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions THIRD TEST MATCH THREAD

rugga. wrote:I hear a lot of the Scots are supporting the All Blacks tomorrow.
Wee rays of sunshine. :(
by jorwar
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

As the reality of just how messy Brexit will be sinks in, I sense all the energy draining out of the Brexit process. It may take years but I doubt it will happen in the end. Perhaps but the damage is done. The productivity level of the UK is now where it was in 2007. http://www.independent.co.uk/ne...
by jorwar
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

The CBI, favouring the single market, are an appalling bunch of unpatriotic lefties, just like the BBC. "The UK should stay in the single market and customs union until a final Brexit deal is in force, according to the CBI business lobby group. CBI head Carolyn Fairbairn said it was "impossible" for...
by jorwar
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Betrayed Girls
Replies: 61
Views: 4243

Re: The Betrayed Girls

It was utterly horrible and depressing. From 13 year old girls being allowed to wander around at midnight, to the Pakistani cúnts who abused them, and passed them around like snuff at a wake, to the reactions of the Pakistani communities, the social services and the police, with just a very few hon...
by jorwar
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Rafael Behr hits on Mother's Brexit and Donald's fantasy world: "The EU referendum and US presidential election were huge events of enduring global consequence, but both have now lost some of their epic quality. Brexit and Trumpism: neither now seems like giant moments for geopolitics. There is no l...
by jorwar
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Whilst Tory hopefuls like Gove and Boris jockey to become the next leader, the country, with utterly incompetent Mother leading from the back, heads for humiliation. But hush, what light from yonder window shines: "John McDonnell newly alert to the risk of arriving in the Treasury amid a full-blown ...
by jorwar
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL - Le Tour 2017.
Replies: 2016
Views: 96298

Re: OFFICIAL - Le Tour 2017.

Hawk97 wrote:
jorwar wrote:Great to see GT still wearing the yellow jersey.

Keep it up bychan, not long to go. :thumbup:
New to cycling? He's keeping it warm for Froome.
I went up Mont Ventoux when you were still on a tricycle.
by jorwar
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL - Le Tour 2017.
Replies: 2016
Views: 96298

Re: OFFICIAL - Le Tour 2017.

Great to see GT still wearing the yellow jersey.

Keep it up bychan, not long to go. :thumbup:
by jorwar
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

It's almost as if a large part of the UK has all of a sudden woken up to the fact that the Tories have f**ked the country... And thought they'd vote for a party lead by someone even more pro brexit. Bizarre, because up to that point the majority of people where making decisions based on a good unde...
by jorwar
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: the unfortunate case of the non playing subs
Replies: 134
Views: 7367

Re: the unfortunate case of the non playing subs

Gavin Duffy wrote:Thread should the called 'The curious case of..'
:lol:
It's all those Miss Marples out there too.
by jorwar
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions SECOND TEST MATCH THREAD
Replies: 2580
Views: 111397

Re: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions SECOND TEST MATCH THREA

theo wrote:Gatland's love of AWJ is a real problem. He should not be in the Test 23.

Oh for Joe Launchbury.....who would now be acclimatised and ready to go had he been called up 10 days ago!
Oh shucks, it's Lunchberry again.
:lol:
by jorwar
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which Lions have impressed/horrified you?
Replies: 100
Views: 6096

Re: Which Lions have impressed/horrified you?

Can you read this thread, for a minute? http://forum.planetrugby.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=80152&hilit=kruis It was the same question but asked before the test match. Kruis wins, hands down. So in the space of just one match, are we saying he's gone from the most impressive Lion to one of the least i...
by jorwar
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

This follows Liam Fox visit to the Philippines where he said he shared the same values as Rodrigo Duterte. x( Is this bit for real? They share the values of a president who said his soldiers / police are only allowed rape three women each and all junkies should be murdered? Here's a nice photo of L...
by jorwar
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Hurricanes vs British & Irish Lions MATCH THREAD
Replies: 1203
Views: 37537

Re: OFFICIAL Hurricanes vs British & Irish Lions MATCH THREA

Hawk97 wrote:Kaino and Tuitupou were the locks :lol: :lol:
Oh dear, the midweek combo.
by jorwar
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which Lions have impressed/horrified you?
Replies: 100
Views: 6096

Re: Which Lions have impressed/horrified you?

Gatland has horrified me. No way we should be losing and drawing with super rugby sides. I get it's difficult to put a team together to beat a national side but club sides should be swept away. That game yesterday was fantastic rugby. The superb canes threw everything at the Lions, the whole match....
by jorwar
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Chris Patten, Tory bigwig, has poured scorn on Mother's sucking up to the likes of China just because after Brexit we'll be economically desperate. This follows Liam Fox visit to the Philippines where he said he shared the same values as Rodrigo Duterte. x( ".... we have continued to operate under t...
by jorwar
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

The problem is that May has done notging to suggest she'd uphold her side of the bargain. :lol: :lol: :lol: We've all seen her amazing prowess when it comes to changing direction. I hate the Tories but to suggest the government would "strike a bargain" as in sign an agreement and then renege is lud...
by jorwar
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Mathew D'Ancona in the Grauniad thinks the 'cut immigration' rallying call for swivel-eyed Tory faithful is nothing but a damp fart: "...the persistent distinction drawn between “hard” and “soft” Brexit seems to me a rhetorical device rather than a reflection of reality. A better way of framing the...
by jorwar
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Warburton to captain the Lions
Replies: 137
Views: 6345

Re: Warburton to captain the Lions

Who would be surprised if Gats was to select his Tour captain and possible favorite player? It would be hard on SOB if he was dropped but I wouldn't be shocked if it was straight swap for O'Mahony It would be insane to drop SOB, and Warbs isn't a 6. Aside from the fact that POM played well & that t...
by jorwar
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Mathew D'Ancona in the Grauniad thinks the 'cut immigration' rallying call for swivel-eyed Tory faithful is nothing but a damp fart: "...the persistent distinction drawn between “hard” and “soft” Brexit seems to me a rhetorical device rather than a reflection of reality. A better way of framing the ...
by jorwar
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions first try.
Replies: 65
Views: 5295

Re: Lions first try.

Razor wrote:It was a great All Black style try...obviously they're learning alot in NZ ;)
It was a Scarlets style try.

They've been running in ones like that for months.

And as an Ospreys fan I can painfully testify.
by jorwar
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Not just the UK politicians as i don't think tax haven owned tabloid rags should escape blame. Newspapers tend to reflect the views of the readership. They're pedalling confirmation bias. Except with the Sun and Mail. They do their best to sway their readership that their opinions are the right one...
by jorwar
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold, mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. Mother is unassailable though. :? "There are some who argue that the parties should collaborate on Brexit. But both the circumstances of the moment and Britain’s adversarial political traditions are the enemies of coop...
by jorwar
Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

That's all they have. "Will of the people" and "traitors". It's embarrasing. I honestly can't tell if they know they (and by extension us) are in a bad situation and are trying to bluff it out, or are actually deluded. It's a real problem as where is the good news for their camp going to come from?...
by jorwar
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Samoa v Wales - Apia - 23/6/17 - 19:30 local/07:30 BST‬
Replies: 179
Views: 6690

Re: Samoa v Wales - Apia - 23/6/17 - 19:30 local/07:30 BST‬

When I heard the Anthems I DID enjoy way the Welsh anthem was sang. :thumbup: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/four-samoan-men-sang-welsh-13230804#ICID=FB-Wales-main That was really good! How was the pronunciation of the Welsh words? Good. Better than you hear on the BBC almost e...
by jorwar
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

As ever this sums up the hole we're in: "The events of the past 12 months, and of the last 48 hours in particular, have provided a vivid lesson in the folly of Brexit. For a year, Mrs May has expended most of her leadership of the Conservative party attempting to forge – the word is appropriate – a ...
by jorwar
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Recruitment difficulties begin to bite... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40354331 UK summer fruit and salad growers are having difficulty recruiting pickers, with more than half saying they don't know if they will have enough migrant workers to harvest their crops. Many growers blame the weak p...
by jorwar
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3250189

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Recruitment difficulties begin to bite... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40354331 UK summer fruit and salad growers are having difficulty recruiting pickers, with more than half saying they don't know if they will have enough migrant workers to harvest their crops. Many growers blame the weak p...