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by Troll
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Coronavirus Will Change The World (Once Its Controlled)
Replies: 206
Views: 7476

Re: How Coronavirus Will Change The World (Once Its Controll

By retaining the ability to produce strategic items at times such as this- when the nation state is the only game in town- and retain the capacity to manufacture items that one might need in an autarky. At the very least, purposefully source inputs from allies and not your strategic adversaries ( a...
by Troll
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Poach XV
Replies: 68
Views: 1892

Re: Poach XV

Scotland, not always sure on generation Dell (parent) ??? - Robbie Russell (don't know) WP Nel (residency) Toolis (parent) Hines (grandparent) Hardie (grandparent) Thompson (grandparent) Denton (parent) (over Strauss x( ) Grayson Hart x( (grandparent) Parks (grandparent) Visser (residency) Johnson (...
by Troll
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Off the field role models & good blokes XV
Replies: 67
Views: 1922

Re: Off the field role models & good blokes XV

Jannie du Plessis saved a guy who was choking :thumbup:
by Troll
Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Can't Tackle/Won't Tackle XV
Replies: 100
Views: 3234

Re: Can't Tackle/Won't Tackle XV

Stuart Hogg @ 15, Dagg to wing.

Al Kellock and Victor Matfield.
by Troll
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stuff to do when self isolating
Replies: 164
Views: 7547

Re: Stuff to do when self isolating

Gaming and w atching people stream games are pretty high on my list. Only so many films you can watch again and again etc. How did this ever become so popular? One of the most boring things I remember from my childhood was watching someone else play playstation games, especially 1 player games. My ...
by Troll
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 64469

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

kiwinoz wrote:What of the news that Moody dropped SA Govt bonds to junk status? Any money borrowed now is a lot more expensive.
It's been coming so would largely have been priced in already.
by Troll
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Players you were right/wrong about
Replies: 115
Views: 3227

Re: Players you were right/wrong about

Everyone thought Stefan Terblanche would go on to have a solid career.

However I correctly predicted he would be a journeyman without ever being capped for the Boks
by Troll
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Players you were right/wrong about
Replies: 115
Views: 3227

Re: Players you were right/wrong about

Wrong:
Sibusiso Sithole
Paul Jordaan
Piet Lindeque

Right:
A few I thought wouldn't develop/add anything, but I guess that's not the spirit of the thread
by Troll
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232352

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

Being the massive cynic that I am, both this and the Prince Charles announcement made me wonder whether it's not a pr move to emphasise that the ruling class are in this with the people. A mild, recoverable case that no one can really question... Will obviously feel bad if either end up on a ventil...
by Troll
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lockdown - acceptable time of day to start drinking?
Replies: 79
Views: 2532

Re: Lockdown - acceptable time of day to start drinking?

I don't think I'll ever understand how people drink when not going out. Might help if it didn't taste like piss to me, but filed amongst life's great mysteries as it is.

Otherwise if you don't plan on doing anything productive, after breakfast :nod:
by Troll
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UK LOCKDOWN
Replies: 287
Views: 12670

Re: UK LOCKDOWN FROM MONDAY

So no London lockdown with Cromwell tanks ringing the M25?

I r dissapoint
by Troll
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Raab is Boris' sub!
Replies: 27
Views: 2027

Re: Raab is Boris' sub!

Maybe they put the wrong surname in
by Troll
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27448
Views: 668943

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Tea leaves are the IOC have already agreed on postponing the Tokyo Olympics until summer 2021. They just haven't worked out the logistics of it yet, so will announce it officially sometime in the next 4 weeks. The Canadians announced today if the event proceeds as scheduled this year, they won't se...
by Troll
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2020 World Rugby U20 Championship - Cancelled
Replies: 22
Views: 1528

Re: 2020 World Rugby U20 Championship - Cancelled

And I thought last year's Scotland u20 were bad for getting relegated, this year's ones won't even beat the minnows of the world to get back up!
by Troll
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saracens - a rugby thread!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 1555

Re: Saracens - a rugby thread!!!

I see Saracens still have -63 points

Surely it is only fair that they carry these over to the next season
by Troll
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27448
Views: 668943

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Some cracking shit going around. :nod: Might be old on here, but M25 to be sealed off with military and police guarding raccoon city style. I would love it. The thought of Bojo using this as his moment to save the country, managing it from the warzone, live updates from the bunker :lol: :? Seriousl...
by Troll
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27448
Views: 668943

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Some cracking shit going around. :nod:

Might be old on here, but M25 to be sealed off with military and police guarding raccoon city style.

I would love it. The thought of Bojo using this as his moment to save the country, managing it from the warzone, live updates from the bunker :lol:
by Troll
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27448
Views: 668943

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Breaking news on Sky UK

UK Business Secretary says younger people are less likely to contract coronavirus, and show less severe symptoms.
by Troll
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Super Rugby 2020 franchise post-mortems
Replies: 48
Views: 1793

Re: Super Rugby 2020 franchise post-mortems

The Hurricanes had flown halfway around the world, first to Cape Town, then to Argentina and 15 hour flight back to NZ arriving in Wellington on Tuesday for the Sharks game. The Sharks had already been in NZ for 2 weeks. And they got smoked. Home. Field. Advantage. The Canes boys were getting OG Fl...
by Troll
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 64469

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Mother runs a school aftercare, should have converted a few more GBP to ZAR after the oil crash.

Luckily took the dive for a better paying job so can support them and sisters better.
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

Could the Stomps be any slower
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

Poor to give away, Nohamba shouldn't have committed to Leyds there
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

About 50 secs behind

Great try
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

The nerve of du Toit trying to get something from the ref
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

Stomps trying to delay completion of the game until it hits the time SANZAAR suspends it
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

Which player is this thug going to take off next?
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

Use it. USE IT. No, please use it. Okay you may use it now. Yes, use it. Epstein didn't commit suicide. Yes you should probably use it now. Any time you're ready. Would take bloody Seconds over this Crying out to be taken off. We've lost a player for the game, and they've been allowed to wait the t...
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

Well this ref should enjoy the next 79 mins cos he’ll never get another shot at this level. Ludicrous giving a yellow!!! Louis is on a stretcher ffs :x Absolutely Fu.cking and spineless decision made to appease his Cape Tonian pay master. This is not about Provincial crap, it’s straight-up ref inco...
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7
Replies: 407
Views: 12039

Re: Official The Peoples team vs the WP mafia round 7

Sandstorm wrote:Well this ref should enjoy the next 79 mins cos he’ll never get another shot at this level. Ludicrous giving a yellow!!! Louis is on a stretcher ffs :x
Absolutely Fu.cking and spineless decision made to appease his Cape Tonian pay master.
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds vs Bulls: MATCH THREAD: Sat 14 March
Replies: 102
Views: 4464

Re: Reds vs Bulls: MATCH THREAD: Sat 14 March

Odd to think in between 07/09/10 seasons that the Bulls never won in Brisvegas.
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sunwolves vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 14 March
Replies: 104
Views: 2998

Re: Sunwolves vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 14 March

Kiwias wrote:Crusaders all stopped and watched as APril strolled through to score
Sunwolves hitting some 50/50 lines.

The Saders 6 is lazy as fu.ck
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sunwolves vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 14 March
Replies: 104
Views: 2998

Re: Sunwolves vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 14 March

What's happening here lads.
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2020 Super Rugby goooneee!!! (it's official now)
Replies: 79
Views: 3023

Re: 2020 Super Rugby gooonneeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cullen wrote:International competition.
Could play derbies for a bit with the contingency of a shortened knockout tournament later on
Souprugby Sevens :nod:
by Troll
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30217
Views: 1531205

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

frillage wrote:
Doc Rob wrote:Anyone know of any highlights available anywhere?
Whole game should be on iplayer
Yes the whole game is indeed worth watching.

Welsh were terrible but the u20 were very, very good.
by Troll
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.
Replies: 162
Views: 8490

Re: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.

Scotland 18 went in for chop tackle there, guess didn't make enough contact to warrant the call
by Troll
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.
Replies: 162
Views: 8490

Re: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.

Some poor d but really is lovely lines and taking advantage of the gaps.

We'd normally be knocking this on.

Can't remember the last time our u20s have genuinely put a team away.
by Troll
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.
Replies: 162
Views: 8490

Re: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.

Lanky leek rounded by our loosehead 8)
by Troll
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.
Replies: 162
Views: 8490

Re: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.

Scotland's management around the ruck area to deal with the rollers getting in the way of arriving players has been much better this half.

Or the Welsh have been worse.
by Troll
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.
Replies: 162
Views: 8490

Re: Wales vs Scotland. The Mediocrity Bowl Match Thread.

Scotland 15 with a turning arc of an oil tanker in no particular rush, but great grubber for the space
by Troll
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30217
Views: 1531205

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

Caley_Red wrote:U20s going well against Wales.
They are :nod: