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by mdaclarke
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions assistant coaches dropping like flies
Replies: 10
Views: 549

Re: Lions assistant coaches dropping like flies

MrDominator wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:52 pm Mitchell, Proudfoot, Edwards to step in?
Would Proudfoot agree to go? He's South African
by mdaclarke
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fusion power to be a reality?
Replies: 16
Views: 1025

Re: Fusion power to be a reality?

Fusion power is the technology of the future and always will be.
by mdaclarke
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Highest Paid World XV
Replies: 40
Views: 1752

Re: Highest Paid World XV

Midfieldmaestro wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:14 pm Handre' Pollard is the highest paid rugby player in the world
SA players Polly tops then Etzebeth

https://www.sarugbymag.co.za/bok-trio-f ... paid-xv-1/
Are these figures accurate?
by mdaclarke
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 305
Views: 9789

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

I've been studying this case for about the last 45 seconds. He's gonna get off: https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/04/chauvin-trial-day-7-wrap-up-a-horrible-day-for-the-prosecution/ The riots will be mental :uhoh: I think you may be right (Chauvin found not guilty of anything). I understand Chauvin...
by mdaclarke
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Myanmar coup at London Embassy!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: Myanmar coup at London Embassy!!!

Can't see the ambassador going back to Burma anytime soon
by mdaclarke
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Most trouble you have been in with the missus
Replies: 60
Views: 4952

Re: Most trouble you have been in with the missus

1. Son cut his head in my care pulling a chair on himself (needed hospital treatment), now has a scar on the side of his head just above the corner of his eye,
2. I allowed Son too many sweets during lock down and now he needs some fillings.

She is not happy.
by mdaclarke
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why do the British pretend they won WW2?
Replies: 324
Views: 8121

Re: Why do the British pretend they won WW2?

Whatever Britain did or did not do during WW2, at least it is a source of national pride.

Ireland's primary contribution to the war effort was Lord Haw Haw.
by mdaclarke
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 26456
Views: 674519

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Twitter tells me Ireland are looking at getting dicked on the Brexit bailout fund and tax harmonisation is back on the table, indirectly via uncle Joe in the big house. https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1379092259744968708?s=21 Looking real. They don't even have the power to harmonise it across th...
by mdaclarke
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... ies-report

This will be music to every single Conservative MP's ears. They could not have hoped for a better reaction.
by mdaclarke
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lifehack thread
Replies: 22
Views: 1064

Re: Lifehack thread

Avoid ending up on TV in despotic country’s jail for trumped up charges by not going there in the first place, you dumbcvnt. This seems to happen a lot in North Korea. You know what the country is like, why go there and then act like an idiot. Also I can never understand why anybody would ever go t...
by mdaclarke
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lifehack thread
Replies: 22
Views: 1064

Re: Lifehack thread

towny wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:36 pm Bali? :uhoh:
Yes Bali too
by mdaclarke
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lifehack thread
Replies: 22
Views: 1064

Re: Lifehack thread

Avoid ending up on TV in despotic country’s jail for trumped up charges by not going there in the first place, you dumbcvnt. This seems to happen a lot in North Korea. You know what the country is like, why go there and then act like an idiot. Also I can never understand why anybody would ever go t...
by mdaclarke
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Another difference between the SJW/Wokies and the rest of the Country is with the "Kill the Bill" protests. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/apr/04/met-police-criticised-for-arrest-of-two-observers-at-kill-the-bill-protest I think the rest of the Country is sick to the eye teeth of all the ...
by mdaclarke
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Another difference between the SJW/Wokies and the rest of the Country is with the "Kill the Bill" protests. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/apr/04/met-police-criticised-for-arrest-of-two-observers-at-kill-the-bill-protest I think the rest of the Country is sick to the eye teeth of all the B...
by mdaclarke
Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

I personally haven't read the report however just saw this from the BMJ, fair ppoints imho. The much-delayed UK government report on race disparities has devoted 30 pages to disparities in health. The report claims that “for many key health outcomes including life expectancy and overall mortality… ...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4063

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

or Ireland tbh If they tap the athletic potential of some of the nfl castoffs we're all doomed By the time an American kid goes through college and realizes he’s not going to make it in the NFL it’s too late. 7’s maybe, but not 15’s. Indeed. There has been literally one guy to follow this track and...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wimmins six nations
Replies: 54
Views: 1535

Re: Wimmins six nations

Anonymous 1 wrote: Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:39 pm I will continue to support it with my avatar :smug:
I thought you were Sarah Hunter?
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4063

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

celtic nations dont have the depth in quality of the playing pool to sustain any injuries or cope with short turnaround. Scotland only have 2 teams ffs and even then half are foreign born This is a bit left field but I actually think the USA has more chance of winning a RWC than Scotland. or Irelan...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

I personally haven't read the report however just saw this from the BMJ, fair ppoints imho. The much-delayed UK government report on race disparities has devoted 30 pages to disparities in health. The report claims that “for many key health outcomes including life expectancy and overall mortality… ...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wimmins six nations
Replies: 54
Views: 1535

Re: Wimmins six nations

The big problem is that without money from the professional mens game, womens pro rugby would not exist; which breaches the primary definition of any pro sport, that it is able to raise sufficient money on its own to fund its professionalism. I have sat down and looked at womens rugby particularly ...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25363
Views: 1235514

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Theflier wrote: Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:37 pm That's ugly as fudge by Ball, i would've been happy to see du Preez knock him the fudge out for that
Looked like a head hit too. Wonder if he will be cited?
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

https://twitter.com/matthewsyed/status/1378652495052955648 "I've been repulsed by the treatment of Dr Sewell. The likes of @labourlewis and @PriyamvadaGopal should be ashamed. I say this as one who disagreed with parts of the report. The irony is that the perpetrators purport to condemn online trol...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

https://twitter.com/matthewsyed/status/1378652495052955648 "I've been repulsed by the treatment of Dr Sewell. The likes of @labourlewis and @PriyamvadaGopal should be ashamed. I say this as one who disagreed with parts of the report. The irony is that the perpetrators purport to condemn online trol...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

https://twitter.com/matthewsyed/status/1378652495052955648 "I've been repulsed by the treatment of Dr Sewell. The likes of @labourlewis and @PriyamvadaGopal should be ashamed. I say this as one who disagreed with parts of the report. The irony is that the perpetrators purport to condemn online troll...
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4063

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

An alternative question is when will someone other than South Africa or New Zealand win the RWC?
by mdaclarke
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wimmins six nations
Replies: 54
Views: 1535

Re: Wimmins six nations

That England womens team could take the place of Italy for the right to play in the men's 6 Nations No they couldn't. The Connacht U 18 youth team would put however much they wanted on them. https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/australian-women-s-national-team-lose-70-to-team-of-15yearold-boys...
by mdaclarke
Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2647
Views: 140105

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

The SJW/Woke/Progressive Culture Warriors do not tolerate diversity of opinion. https://twitter.com/labourlewis/status/1377344415681814528 https://twitter.com/PriyamvadaGopal/status/1377563423756664832 To be fair long may they continue, they are talking to their fellow Culture Warriors and at the sa...
by mdaclarke
Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4063

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

trapper wrote: Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:46 am It wouldn’t surprise me if I never see another first time winner in my life time. If there is I reckon it’ll be France.
Can't see Australia or England winning it any time soon. The Trophy will just travel back and forth between Cape Town and Wellington until the end of time.
by mdaclarke
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4063

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

I think I need a holiday.

I had a nightmare last night and dreamt that Scotland had won the 2023 World Cup. Woke up and was relieved to realise it wasn't true.
by mdaclarke
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UK politics thread...................
Replies: 156
Views: 4996

Re: The Official UK politics thread...................

Mick Mannock wrote: Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:27 am That is depressing.

Perhaps there are too many livelihoods bound up in the perpetuation of race issues.
This 100%
by mdaclarke
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37299
Views: 1053629

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The plot thickens around AZ’s plant in Netherlands. AZ asked Dutch government for investment to set it up last year but they declined. UK government stepped in and made the investment with UK taxpayers money in return for priority supply of jabs. EU is now unlawfully preventing export of jabs made ...
by mdaclarke
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis
Replies: 83
Views: 2536

Re: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis

Enzedder wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:07 pm And then you'll be called Four Eyes. :lol: :lol:
Looking forward to watching the first NZ Australian War. Wonder who will win.
by mdaclarke
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tastiest meat poll
Replies: 92
Views: 2422

Re: The tastiest meat poll

Murdered baby sheep
by mdaclarke
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Razor challenges NZR... hit me or I'm gone
Replies: 59
Views: 1789

Re: Razor challenges NZR... hit me or I'm gone

I think Robertson going to England is much more likely than Rassie. I don't see Rassie as the kind of guy that would ever manage a national team that isn't called South Africa. He seems like a very patriotic guy.
by mdaclarke
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UK politics thread...................
Replies: 156
Views: 4996

Re: The Official UK politics thread...................

I think reaction to the racism report goes along way to showing why the Conservative Party is the most successful political party in any western democracy. The conservatives know where their bread is buttered, they are not an idealist party. Their only driving force is political power. This is a 87%...
by mdaclarke
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is it with the far right and noncing?
Replies: 7
Views: 718

Re: What is it with the far right and noncing?

Over my years of following politics I have noticed that generally

1. Right Wing political scandals tend to involve sex
2. Left Wing political scandals tend to involve money
by mdaclarke
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Shite is Irish Oikball
Replies: 45
Views: 2263

Re: How Shite is Irish Oikball

Apparently Ireland have zero wins in 11 games, and the north of Ireland also have no wins in their last 11 fixtures. :lol: How is that even possible, what an embarrassment. Combine the sides and refuse to select any players with tattoos and results will improve immeasurably. Perhaps they need to go...
by mdaclarke
Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 305
Views: 9789

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

DAC_ wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:22 pm I read that in that area the Uber driver died there had been something like 27 Uber car jackings over a very short period of time. No wonder the police are jumpy. What a place the USA is.
One of the reasons I would never want to live in the USA is the gun culture.
by mdaclarke
Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 305
Views: 9789

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

C69 wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:49 pm
mdaclarke wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:30 pm The US Police swear a lot more than UK police. I don;t know if it because of the gun culture but they seem a lot more aggressive.
Tbh, more swearing and less killing might just be a good thing
It would be, but if Derek Chauvin is typical then there is both more swearing and more killing.