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by mdaclarke
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

YOYO wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:36 pm How are the supermarket shelves today across the water?

Personally I haven’t witnessed any supermarket issues in Dublin.
Was in Tesco this last Thursday, didn't see any shortages. Loads of Bog Roll and Pasta too!
by mdaclarke
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 10644

Re: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread

Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:44 pm
mdaclarke wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:40 pm How long before RG Snyman is back? He played awesome for 5 mins until the Munster props broke him
Won't be long more.
Good news for Munster, I think he was turning into one of the best (if not the best) lock in the world.
by mdaclarke
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 10644

Re: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread

iarmhiman wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:41 pm
mdaclarke wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:40 pm How long before RG Snyman is back? He played awesome for 5 mins until the Munster props broke him
It was POM i think
Munster must have been pleased with POM. Snyman must be on a good salary (anybody know how much?, I assume it is similar to De Allende)
by mdaclarke
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 10644

Re: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread

How long before RG Snyman is back? He played awesome for 5 mins until the Munster props broke him
by mdaclarke
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

What a shambolic, vindictive organisation EU is. We leverage our position as do they, and again, we asked for this. This isn't going to be the last problem we have with the EU or other nations, so own your decision or at least stop bleating about it Oh for heaven's sake. Turning legitimate goods im...
by mdaclarke
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9171631/Ministers-troops-standby-clear-backlog-ports.html Does the EU really think that by acting like this the UK is going to come running back? What a shambolic, vindictive organisation EU is. We leverage our position as do they, and again, we asked for th...
by mdaclarke
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

What a shambolic, vindictive organisation EU is. We leverage our position as do they, and again, we asked for this. This isn't going to be the last problem we have with the EU or other nations, so own your decision or at least stop bleating about it Oh for heaven's sake. Turning legitimate goods im...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-55753669 "EU sources have pointed out that diplomacy is based on reciprocity, meaning there could be repercussions for the UK's ambassador in Brussels" I assume they mean the UK ambassador to the EU (if there is such a thing) and not the UK ambassador to Belgi...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-55753669 "EU sources have pointed out that diplomacy is based on reciprocity, meaning there could be repercussions for the UK's ambassador in Brussels" I assume they mean the UK ambassador to the EU (if there is such a thing) and not the UK ambassador to Belgi...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-55753669 "EU sources have pointed out that diplomacy is based on reciprocity, meaning there could be repercussions for the UK's ambassador in Brussels" I assume they mean the UK ambassador to the EU (if there is such a thing) and not the UK ambassador to Belgium?
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ports.html

Does the EU really think that by acting like this the UK is going to come running back?
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SA teams in the European Cup 2022
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Re: SA teams in the European Cup 2022

If I was in charge I would say to the South African's that they cannot join the Pro 14. However their top 4 teams from the Currie Cup can play in an expanded European Champions Cup and the Next 3/4 teams can play in the European Challenge Cup. The South Africans will still get extra money from being...
by mdaclarke
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SA teams in the European Cup 2022
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Re: SA teams in the European Cup 2022

European Champions Cup Chairman says the World Champion country's Teams could join in 2022. https://www.news24.com/sport/rugby/pro14/sa-rugby-franchises-could-have-a-future-in-european-champions-cup-20210120 https://www.news24.com/sport/Rugby/PRO14/sa-rugby-franchises-could-have-a-future-in-europea...
by mdaclarke
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I drive on the M4 every day, still loads of Irish trucks heading back and forth. It must be because the sea is a bit rough at the moment, have they cancelled some of the ferries? I don''t get the narrative about the Ferries being diverted being a loss to the UK. less traffic, less pollution. Do the...
by mdaclarke
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

your media whipped you up into a nationalistic fervour to the point where you couldn't understand or appreciate a country wanting to basically do what you did 100 years ago. Even by DAC standards that is a whole world of stupid It’s accurate though: Ireland in 20th century wanted to be free from a ...
by mdaclarke
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed
Replies: 111
Views: 6498

Re: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed

Also doesn;t a company in South Africa (Aspen) make the Coronavirus vaccine?
by mdaclarke
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://orwell.ru/library/essays/lion/english/e_eye George Orwell - England Your England - Chapter 5 "In intention, at any rate, the English intelligentsia are Europeanized. They take their cookery from Paris and their opinions from Moscow. In the general patriotism of the country they form a sort ...
by mdaclarke
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://twitter.com/guyadams/status/1351184279825494024 "You can also fix that misleading Wisden report of the First Test by looking again from the 227th ball of Joe Root's innings onwards. You will see the England captain caught by Embuldemiyah for a golden duck before Sri Lanka go on to win a famo...
by mdaclarke
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

This is truly Bizarre, are Remainers really all this bitter that they have to do-down anything the UK does well? If so then any hope of Rejoin is well and truly dead as the electorate won't vote for politicians who's world view is UK = automatically bad, EU = automatically good. https://twitter.com...
by mdaclarke
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

This is truly Bizarre, are Remainers really all this bitter that they have to do-down anything the UK does well? If so then any hope of Rejoin is well and truly dead as the electorate won't vote for politicians who's world view is UK = automatically bad, EU = automatically good. https://twitter.com/...
by mdaclarke
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://orwell.ru/library/essays/lion/english/e_eye George Orwell - England Your England - Chapter 5 "In intention, at any rate, the English intelligentsia are Europeanized. They take their cookery from Paris and their opinions from Moscow. In the general patriotism of the country they form a sort o...
by mdaclarke
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed
Replies: 111
Views: 6498

Re: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13772984/lockdown-eased-march-vaccine-zahawi/ I think things are looking positive in the UK. The Vaccines are running at pace. Therefore by July we should be out of lockdown. Hopefully South Africa will be in a good place by then and the tour can go ahead Trouble is, d...
by mdaclarke
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Mmmm Irish officials raise queries with EU over disruptive post-Brexit ‘rules of origin’ https://www.irishtimes.com/business/irish-officials-raise-queries-with-eu-over-disruptive-post-brexit-rules-of-origin-1.4460634 Technical inquiries. Government officials have made “technical inquiries” with off...
by mdaclarke
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed
Replies: 111
Views: 6498

Re: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13772984/ ... ne-zahawi/

I think things are looking positive in the UK. The Vaccines are running at pace. Therefore by July we should be out of lockdown. Hopefully South Africa will be in a good place by then and the tour can go ahead
by mdaclarke
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr-A-8_LJHI&t=28s

Remainers clutching at straws!!

Seriously stating that if we knew our drivers were doing to have our Sarnies confiscated we would have voted to remain!

Do they really think that confiscating Sandwiches is likely to make people want to rejoin the EU?
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

C69 wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:14 pm Mda can you not understand I do not give a shit about the Falklands and if youask the man in the street how high the Falklands ranks in their thinking people would just laugh.
They don't give a shit about the Bennies or Labour.

Argue with someone else
??? you responded to me.
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan
Replies: 23
Views: 1434

Re: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan

terangi48 wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:06 pm Set the qualification period to six years for every merc........and pay the country of origin $1,000,000 for their development.
I would also add that they can only play whilst they are playing their club rugby in the adopted country
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Do you think your guys are making winning decisions for you? Really. No bullshit? Yes, its not just about the money. I'd happily be 5% 10% poorer to be out of the EU. Labour won't win until they can pass what I call "the Falklands Test". If Argentina invaded again would Labour send a military fleet...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Do you think your guys are making winning decisions for you? Really. No bullshit? Yes, its not just about the money. I'd happily be 5% 10% poorer to be out of the EU. Labour won't win until they can pass what I call "the Falklands Test". If Argentina invaded again would Labour send a military fleet...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

EverReady wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:36 pm The Falklands Test :lol: Ah here :lol:
Carry on laughing whilst the Tories keep winning election after election until Labour finally get it.
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Do you think your guys are making winning decisions for you? Really. No bullshit? Yes, its not just about the money. I'd happily be 5% 10% poorer to be out of the EU. Labour won't win until they can pass what I call "the Falklands Test". If Argentina invaded again would Labour send a military fleet...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Do you think your guys are making winning decisions for you? Really. No bullshit? Yes, its not just about the money. I'd happily be 5% 10% poorer to be out of the EU. Labour won't win until they can pass what I call "the Falklands Test". If Argentina invaded again would Labour send a military fleet...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Do you think your guys are making winning decisions for you? Really. No bullshit? Yes, its not just about the money. I'd happily be 5% 10% poorer to be out of the EU. Labour won't win until they can pass what I call "the Falklands Test". If Argentina invaded again would Labour send a military fleet...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Isn't twitter a remain echo chamber? Agreed and long may it continue as it leads remain/left/progressives/woke/MetropolitanLiberalElite to believe that they are representative of the country when in reality they are not (as seen by 2019 election) Why would you want that to continue? What's the bene...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:01 pm Isn't twitter a remain echo chamber?
Agreed and long may it continue as it leads remain/left/progressives/woke/MetropolitanLiberalElite to believe that they are representative of the country when in reality they are not (as seen by 2019 election)
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Fair point. Although you seem to see "the electorate" as Red Wall types. I actually respect the non racist majority but they are now insincerely pandered to because of their disproportionate influence on the outcome of GEs. Lib Dem? I'm happy in a Blair to Clarke (Ken) spectrum but more liberal tha...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I think your “ Remoaniacs got to remoan” makes no sense in this case. The situation is what it is. These people are trying to do a job and they know now they are in the middle of some pretty deep sh1t. Reconfiguring the UK’s supply chain might ultimately be what has to be done and that would be mes...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan
Replies: 23
Views: 1434

Re: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan

Agree with this from Planet Rugby https://www.planetrugby.com/loose-pass-duhan-van-der-merwes-move-josaia-raisuqes-stupidity-and-epcrs-leadership/ Team player for hire (high bids only please) Mercenaries are often nicknamed guns for hire, an epithet which seems particularly apt when you consider Wor...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I think your “ Remoaniacs got to remoan” makes no sense in this case. The situation is what it is. These people are trying to do a job and they know now they are in the middle of some pretty deep sh1t. Reconfiguring the UK’s supply chain might ultimately be what has to be done and that would be mes...
by mdaclarke
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24063
Views: 567297

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I think your “ Remoaniacs got to remoan” makes no sense in this case. The situation is what it is. These people are trying to do a job and they know now they are in the middle of some pretty deep sh1t. Reconfiguring the UK’s supply chain might ultimately be what has to be done and that would be mes...