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by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Please pick Hill
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

So much anger.... And critisism That was a great game of rugby. It was a game of pressure inches that eventually broke the damn wall. Regardless of who support it was great Bollocks, it was utter drivel. We played Murray which meant we played down to your level. Not a single backs move, just kick i...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

Lions have not shown any intent to play rugby They have identified our weakness as an inability to field the high ball and they have kicked high balls ad nauseum Last week they celebrated - this week it's all turned to "crap rugby" If they'd won yesterday it would have been due to their "tactical n...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

Lions have not shown any intent to play rugby They have identified our weakness as an inability to field the high ball and they have kicked high balls ad nauseum Last week they celebrated - this week it's all turned to "crap rugby" If they'd won yesterday it would have been due to their "tactical n...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jeff's All New And Nervous Lions Ratings v SA (Test 2)
Replies: 31
Views: 2219

Re: Jeff's All New And Nervous Lions Ratings v SA (Test 2)

i thought Lawes was the pick of the Lions
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You get what you deserve, Gatland.
Replies: 27
Views: 1606

Re: You get what you deserve, Gatland.

did ROG get a card for his stupid challenge on FdP in the defining moment of the last series?
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You get what you deserve, Gatland.
Replies: 27
Views: 1606

Re: You get what you deserve, Gatland.

Beard deserves a spot - real talent this boykie

Curry and Conan were nowhere yesterday against a substandard Bok loose trio
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

bungle - i do not suffer from the insecurity of dissing other sides success as you feel compelled to do there is a greek chorus of kiwi posters here that appears every time the Boks win; to cast all kinds of doubt on their success. you are part of that - it is pathetic Your point would have more we...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

Rocketz wrote: Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:55 am So much anger.... And critisism

That was a great game of rugby. It was a game of pressure inches that eventually broke the damn wall.

Regardless of who support it was great
i enjoyed every second of that - they came out thinking they can dominate and were eaten alive by the Boks
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

bungle - i do not suffer from the insecurity of dissing other sides success as you feel compelled to do

there is a greek chorus of kiwi posters here that appears every time the Boks win; to cast all kinds of doubt on their success. you are part of that - it is pathetic
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

in the week leading up to WC final 2019 we had reports from all over how a Bok win would be bad for rugby England were sufficiently spent your boys could actually chance their arm and move the ball via the hands for a change. oh dear - England hardly got into third gear against the ABs against us t...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

in the week leading up to WC final 2019 we had reports from all over how a Bok win would be bad for rugby England were sufficiently spent your boys could actually chance their arm and move the ball via the hands for a change. oh dear - England hardly got into third gear against the ABs against us t...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

Lions have not shown any intent to play rugby They have identified our weakness as an inability to field the high ball and they have kicked high balls ad nauseum Last week they celebrated - this week it's all turned to "crap rugby" If they'd won yesterday it would have been due to their "tactical n...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

in the week leading up to WC final 2019 we had reports from all over how a Bok win would be bad for rugby
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

Lions have not shown any intent to play rugby They have identified our weakness as an inability to field the high ball and they have kicked high balls ad nauseum Last week they celebrated - this week it's all turned to "crap rugby" If they'd won yesterday it would have been due to their "tactical no...
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July
Replies: 922
Views: 19751

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks - 2nd Test - 31st July

i am laughing at this "crap rugby" slant adopted here
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rassie. A tactical genius?
Replies: 42
Views: 1357

Re: Rassie. A tactical genius?

the Boks aren't alone in this

one sees it in the way the French and Argentinians are treated on the field by anglophone refs
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You get what you deserve, Gatland.
Replies: 27
Views: 1606

Re: You get what you deserve, Gatland.

Would have loved tor see Vermeulen and Snyman against this lot
by Monk Zombie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rassie. A tactical genius?
Replies: 42
Views: 1357

Re: Rassie. A tactical genius?

Kiwis should go back read JJ Stewart’s rantings after the ABs got creamed in 1976
by Monk Zombie
Fri Jul 30, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1734
Views: 167676

Re: Friday choons

by Monk Zombie
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks
Replies: 1078
Views: 25548

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks

good opening fixture to the series - boks not quite there in the fitness stakes but should get better
by Monk Zombie
Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks
Replies: 1078
Views: 25548

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks

it will be tight

no injuries and no cards
by Monk Zombie
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks
Replies: 1078
Views: 25548

Re: Official Match Thread: BIL vs Springboks

Jake wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:30 am Wyn Jones is out. Shoulder.
Sutherland in.

12noon annoucement.

You sure it’s not his heart?
by Monk Zombie
Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1734
Views: 167676

Re: Friday choons

straight out of a David Lynch movie

Brenda Lee "Fool #1"
by Monk Zombie
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

lets hope Sinckler makes it past minutes this time
by Monk Zombie
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

At some point in this game, it's going to be Kitshoff, Marx and Malherbe up against Sutherland, Owens and Sinckler. Lawes may have to be covering lock by then, and Watson and Beirne may be on. They've also got Lood to come on. That's a pretty noticeable discrepancy in size and physicality IMO, and ...
by Monk Zombie
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1734
Views: 167676

Re: Friday choons

by Monk Zombie
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1734
Views: 167676

Re: Friday choons

by Monk Zombie
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Mr. Very Popular wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:20 am Harsh on Henderson, had to have an outside back on the bench though
not surprised - he has been average on this tour
by Monk Zombie
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Cartman wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:56 am
Monk Zombie wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:23 am i would not have picked Wiese either - crucial penalty/card waiting to happen with this boykie
Exactly
Think he failed that test with Rassie last week
Elstadt is still a worry though
same issues
by Monk Zombie
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

i would not have picked Wiese either - crucial penalty/card waiting to happen with this boykie
by Monk Zombie
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

tbf Snyman and Vermeulen are huge improvements to that side
by Monk Zombie
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

sorCrer wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:04 pm I'm going to get my excuses in early and say I'm not confident with the selections.
neither am i
by Monk Zombie
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

hermie wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:43 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:20 pm
Monk Zombie wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:18 pm
hermie wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:09 pm
Joking aside you'd be far more comfortable with Mako starting the game with Malherbe on the bench and no Koch.
Nope - Malherbe has been the foundation of the Bok scrum
I think that's his point.
Yep
my bad
by Monk Zombie
Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4323
Views: 192986

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

hermie wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:09 pm
Joking aside you'd be far more comfortable with Mako starting the game with Malherbe on the bench and no Koch.
Nope - Malherbe has been the foundation of the Bok scrum
by Monk Zombie
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 39022

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

towny wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:49 pm
Monk Zombie wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:46 pm a red card in my book
WR’s book clearly stated it wasn’t.

i know that