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by Morgan14
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: celebrities you would .................
Replies: 259
Views: 18848

Re: celebrities you would .................

Gavin Duffy wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:50 pm Shania Twain (55)

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It's probably the photo, or my memory; but it looks like she's had some work done, and not for the best imho. She looks quite different, to me at least.
by Morgan14
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: celebrities you would .................
Replies: 259
Views: 18848

Re: celebrities you would .................

Mr Mike wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:38 am
Auckman wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:15 am Rachel Hunter is in good nick for 51 years of age.

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She’s got it goin' on.
:lol:


And, :nod: she does
by Morgan14
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: celebrities you would .................
Replies: 259
Views: 18848

Re: celebrities you would .................

Michelle Pfeiffer, 61 I believe, and sans makeup still an absolute stunner imho:
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by Morgan14
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Smiley gooone
Replies: 13
Views: 1517

Re: Smiley gooone

Kiwias wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:40 pm
Petros wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:22 pm David Cornwall aka John Le Carre has died
A magnificent author. RIP

I have a message for 2020.

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Indeed. What a monumentally shit year. This just adds to it, agree with your view on his writing talents. Really enjoyed his books.
by Morgan14
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated cities?
Replies: 347
Views: 13314

Re: Overrated cities?

Yep, been to Montreal a couple of times and agree it's a great town. I like Toronto a lot. The comparisons to Melbourne are fair in my experience, though the climate is obviously a lot better here. Both cities have a great vibe and are fantastic places to live. Where do you hang out in Toronto? Onl...
by Morgan14
Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is this the end for rugby?
Replies: 301
Views: 11353

Re: Is this the end for rugby?

Saw this elsewhere , rugby 7s no safer, may be worse for concussions: Abstract Objective To determine the incidence, nature and causes of concussions sustained during men's elite professional Rugby-7s and Rugby-15s. Design A prospective cohort study recording injuries classified as a time-loss concu...
by Morgan14
Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is this the end for rugby?
Replies: 301
Views: 11353

Re: Is this the end for rugby?

.and he says well one market fücked is NFL because of lawsuits etc. Well that ain't happened and to be honest they weathered the storm after an initial big pay out but now miserly ones. Rugby will have a big fuss, big payouts and then get on with it. Yes, came here to say / echo this. Rightly or wr...
by Morgan14
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: People you are surprised to learn are still alive
Replies: 136
Views: 8114

Re: People you are surprised to learn are still alive

:lol:
fonzeee wrote: Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:21 pm Brian O'Driscoll
:lol: :lol:

Was it Irelland's Call who immortalized He Could Have Died on this here bored?
by Morgan14
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scott Robertson to coach Wales?
Replies: 28
Views: 2314

Re: Scott Robertson to coach Wales?

I'd love it if Wales could land him (Robertson). Seems to be a lull on the talent coming out of the regions / academies at the moment, (I'm musing here, I don't know FACT pal!). Hopefully it's not the beginning of a longer down-cycle. So that would be after Henry, Hansen, Gatland and Pivac. Wouldn'...
by Morgan14
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pablo’s tweets
Replies: 196
Views: 7916

Re: Pablo’s tweets

Real shame. Hero to zero in ~2 weeks. Well, hopefully he has changed / matured, and can demonstrate to / convince others he has done so. Has he said anything remotely similar in the last 8 years? Good question, I don't know the answer to this but I don't think there has been mention of more recent ...
by Morgan14
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scott Robertson to coach Wales?
Replies: 28
Views: 2314

Re: Scott Robertson to coach Wales?

I'd love it if Wales could land him (Robertson).

Seems to be a lull on the talent coming out of the regions / academies at the moment, (I'm musing here, I don't know FACT pal!). Hopefully it's not the beginning of a longer down-cycle.
by Morgan14
Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pablo’s tweets
Replies: 196
Views: 7916

Re: Pablo’s tweets

Real shame. Hero to zero in ~2 weeks.


Well, hopefully he has changed / matured, and can demonstrate to / convince others he has done so.
by Morgan14
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rule changes
Replies: 10
Views: 590

Re: Rule changes

The problem is the players are too big. Reduce the amount of subs to 6 to make the cardiovascular requirements greater. No one gets tired in the final 20 minutes anymore. I'd like to see this trial led too. I do struggle withe scenario when you run out of subs , due to injuries - too bad, like the ...
by Morgan14
Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Wales v England Match Thread
Replies: 474
Views: 11871

Re: Official Wales v England Match Thread

Too good England , that defense is something else, really tough. Enjoy the win and evening! :thumbup:
by Morgan14
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official "How badly are England going to beat Wales?" thread
Replies: 82
Views: 3418

Re: Official "How badly are England going to beat Wales?" thread

It's tough to imagine the current Welsh attack getting much change out of the English defense, which looked superb I'll admit. It may very well be a game I'll regret watching, like the 62-5 one, thanks whoever brought it up on this thread and reminded me of it.
by Morgan14
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: is Covid going to kill not Tier 1/not professional club rugby?
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: is Covid going to kill not Tier 1/not professional club rugby?

My experience in this is more local, so my guess is that high school rugby won't run in the spring like it normally does, the 2nd year in a row. That's 2 years out of the 4 that are the formative years for so many North American rugby players that's lost to them. That has to impact interest in the s...
by Morgan14
Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: All Blacks. Just a slump? Or...
Replies: 84
Views: 2969

Re: All Blacks. Just a slump? Or...

Imho need a new head coach (plenty of excellent homegrown candidates for them to choose from). Adn then need to mould a better pack, not that it's bad by any stretch, but it's come back down to a level that certain other teams can live with and on their day, better. The NZ backline from 9-15 is stil...
by Morgan14
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Ireland v Wales, Fri Nov 13th. KO @ 1900
Replies: 681
Views: 9621

Re: Official Ireland v Wales, Fri Nov 13th. KO @ 1900

I'm expecting a bit of a humping, a score differential similar to the one vs France, and maybe worse as morale certainly hasn't improved. Ireland very good at the breakdown too. I'm not sure Pivac is the correct choice for the top job, I haven't seen a huge sign of improvement in many / any facets o...
by Morgan14
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24750
Views: 1167443

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Any standouts?

Defense and fitness levels appear lower to my in expert eye

How is the depth?
by Morgan14
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 🏳 Vs 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Fred
Replies: 201
Views: 3235

Re: 🏳 Vs 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Fred

Well played by the French, made life very tough in the rucks, no quick ball and lots of turnovers . And at least 3 fantastic tries, seriously fun to watch.
by Morgan14
Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1404

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

Departed was so good for 98% of its running time, and then the ending goes and sucks sh*t, completely ruins the filum. On par with the ending for Game of Thrones.
by Morgan14
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lambos - pile of rubbish
Replies: 27
Views: 930

Re: Lambos - pile of rubbish

I've never driven one, nor will I in all likelihood, (not that interested tbh), but I'll always have a bit of a soft spot for the Countach (looks-wise), still looks amazing to me. I understand it is an extremely uncomfortable car to drive in, I suppose not surprisingly.
by Morgan14
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 115
Views: 2810

Re: Your favourite player.

DTH and Shane

Amongst the current lot / active players, maybe Radradra? But plenty of candidates


So many good names on this thread though, it's been fun as i read through the posts - "oh yeah, that guy was amazing! holy sh*t, that next player was so fun to watch, so good!"
by Morgan14
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2020 MLR
Replies: 119
Views: 6983

Re: 2020 MLR

Arrows have signed Rob Howley onto their coaching staff, in a consulting role. He's also joining the Rugby Canada coaching staff. Good signing imho for both outfits, and hopefully lets him get his career back on track.
by Morgan14
Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The new James Bond is......
Replies: 69
Views: 3130

Re: The new James Bond is......

Henry Cavill would’ve been a good choice Yes,agreed. Thought he did well as the bad guy in one of the recent Mission Impossible films, which could have translated well as a darker Bond. Imho. Also did the debonair spy thing well in The Man from UNCLE (underrated film imo; would love them to do anot...
by Morgan14
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The new James Bond is......
Replies: 69
Views: 3130

Re: The new James Bond is......

Joost wrote: Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:28 am
Henry Cavill would’ve been a good choice

Yes,agreed. Thought he did well as the bad guy in one of the recent Mission Impossible films, which could have translated well as a darker Bond. Imho.
by Morgan14
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Issues with the spouse
Replies: 52
Views: 2942

Re: Issues with the spouse

My wife can't load the dishwasher properly, she never loads it in the most optimal way. Always lots of wasted space: bowls on the top rack, no orderly placement of plates, other times bowls or cups are put in completely random places. Frustrating as hell. I find myself continually rearranging the c...
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum Down Time
Replies: 28
Views: 2135

Re: Forum Down Time

JB1981 wrote: Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:57 pm
Sefton wrote: Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:50 pm It’s a brave new world.
Inspirational :thumbup:
i like it, looks good
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby Autobiographies
Replies: 10
Views: 729

Re: Rugby Autobiographies

Not really an autobiography, but I enjoyed Dallaglio's Tales From the Back of the Bus - short stories from various players about funny and/or interesting things that happened to them on and off the field. Not end-to-end hilarity by any means but a few gems in there
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: An opportunity for MLR to expand in Canada?
Replies: 9
Views: 524

Re: An opportunity for MLR to expand in Canada?

Sad about the CFL cancelation but it also shows why MLR is not going to work either in this climate. The CFL unlike the NFL are reliant on gameday revenues to help meet the bills. The CFL gets a lot more money from TV rights than MLR does or will for the foreseeable future. Yes, agreed - bums on se...
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: An opportunity for MLR to expand in Canada?
Replies: 9
Views: 524

Re: An opportunity for MLR to expand in Canada?

Hopefully the Wolfpack setback (demise?) can be to the Arrows' benefit. Maybe a few of those fans will make the switch. Anecdotally more than a few of the WP fans I've spoken to were new to rugby of any kind Agreed that there is a need for another Canadian team from the point of view of expanding ru...
by Morgan14
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Don't know if RR but can't be bothered to check.
Replies: 52
Views: 1781

Re: Don't know if RR but can't be bothered to check.

I'm now Israeli apparently
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Travel in a post-Covid world - discuss
Replies: 57
Views: 1878

Re: Travel in a post-Covid world - discuss

I think flying and travel will return in robust health, as it did after 9-11 say, after the conditions you laid out occur ( (i) a vaccine, or (ii) a couple of years of learning to live with and mitigate the virus through a variety of methods). People will want to travel, and the economy will grow a...
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Before and after (NSFW-ish)
Replies: 28
Views: 3283

Re: Before and after (NSFW-ish)

ScarfaceClaw wrote:There is no way that after photo is real.
That’s perfect though.
:lol: :lol: It really is
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Before and after (NSFW-ish)
Replies: 28
Views: 3283

Re: Before and after (NSFW-ish)

Mog The Almighty wrote:That poor girl obviously has some serious issues.
My initial thought too. At some point you'd hope doctors would dissuade her
by Morgan14
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Travel in a post-Covid world - discuss
Replies: 57
Views: 1878

Re: Travel in a post-Covid world - discuss

I think flying and travel will return in robust health, as it did after 9-11 say, after the conditions you laid out occur ( (i) a vaccine, or (ii) a couple of years of learning to live with and mitigate the virus through a variety of methods). People will want to travel, and the economy will grow ag...
by Morgan14
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Book for Cricket Fans - The Thin White Line
Replies: 3
Views: 350

Book for Cricket Fans - The Thin White Line

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Thin-White-Line-Crickets-Greatest/dp/1785317334/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Thin+White+Line%3A+the+inside+story&qid=1596818284&s=books&sr=1-1-catcorr The Thin White Line: The Inside Story of Cricket's Greatest Scandal tells the story of the spot-fixing scandal of 2010,...
by Morgan14
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Huge explosion in Beirut
Replies: 130
Views: 6862

Re: Huge explosion in Beirut

Edit: Same comment as above
by Morgan14
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Huge explosion in Beirut
Replies: 130
Views: 6862

Re: Huge explosion in Beirut

Edit: in poor taste of me to joke when people are killed
by Morgan14
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 30243
Views: 833833

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

A cautionary tale for school opening enthusiasts: Confident it had beaten the coronavirus and desperate to reboot a devastated economy, the Israeli government invited the entire student body back in late May. Within days, infections were reported at a Jerusalem high school, which quickly mushroomed...