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by terryfinch
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3425
Views: 199041

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

iarmhiman wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:02 pm Geoghegan Hart is going to win the Giro .

He's won the last road stage today
How do they compare in the time trial?
by terryfinch
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

by message #2527204 » 22 Oct 2020 08:04 Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑22 Oct 2020 05:18 There is very little of confirmed facts ref the fishing dispute in the public domain. Plenty of conjecture. One fact is that the government voted down an amendment in the fisheries bill requiring sustainability. D...
by terryfinch
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I think the Brits will climb down and get a bare bones agreement before the end of year which isn't the Canada deal they crave and but somehow keeps the food imports arriving on time, but somehow sell it as a win to the public using the Express, Torygraph and Dail Mail Looks like Barnier has caved ...
by terryfinch
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3425
Views: 199041

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

Teo Geoghan-Hart wins today’s stage in the Giro and up to 4th in the overall standings. Chapeau!
by terryfinch
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Achtung supporters of the spiv model
Replies: 170
Views: 2229

Re: Achtung supporters of the spiv model

Great game and so pleased for Exeter. They have built steadily and deserve their success. 👍
by terryfinch
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The BBC's gorgeous Katya is saying that yesterday's EU meeting was all for domestic show and the EU are preparing to lube up and bend over to take Johnson's giant schlong. Other way around I reckon I reckon the UK are read to leave without a deal. Boris said today that trade talks are over and it i...
by terryfinch
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The BBC's gorgeous Katya is saying that yesterday's EU meeting was all for domestic show and the EU are preparing to lube up and bend over to take Johnson's giant schlong.
by terryfinch
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The EU can just fuc* off. They are our waters. We will catch as many fish as we want and the EU can bug*er off. Who do we sell them to? Is fishing such a big issue in some countries that the fisherman can effetely force their governments to veto any deal with the EU if they don't get their way on f...
by terryfinch
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Sounds like Macron has caved on fishing.... "On fisheries, Mr Macron conceded a no-deal Brexit would be a “win” for British fishermen. He said: “If there is no deal, European fishermen will have no access to British waters whatsoever. That is the reality. "If there is a deal, will the situation be t...
by terryfinch
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

:frown: As someone who works in the industry, I can tell you that you don't have a f**king clue what you're talking about you dumb twat. As an aside, being denied entry to UK fishing waters will kill the main stalwarts of the Irish fishing industry. Making a deal rather than making demands would se...
by terryfinch
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I'll just leave this here : UK cannot expect to retain EU membership fishing benefits, post-Brexit ​ The complexity of moulding Britain’s future relationship with the EU is nowhere more evident than in fisheries where the UK cannot expect to retain the privileges of membership while blocking its er...
by terryfinch
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: strange beeping noise in my house
Replies: 15
Views: 406

Re: strange beeping noise in my house

Your wife’s ‘device’ is fully charged?
by terryfinch
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Seriously. Unless the UK implements the WA in full, no. The WA won't be the only way of satisfying the US re the Irish issue. And, poiliticians get terribly pragmatic when their own interests are at stake - Exports to the UK keep over 1 million US citizens employed. And the German carmakers will en...
by terryfinch
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2574

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

inactionman wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:36 pm
msp. wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:18 pm So if Rugby and Cricket are not global sports and F1 is ? what are the global sports apart from Football and Athletics?
Golf?
Tennis (although I personally don’t think it is a sport. Too weedy.)
by terryfinch
Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2574

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

So far no one has come up with anyone more deserving of the title than Lewis. Closest is Lennox Lewis I reckon.
by terryfinch
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2574

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

New Guy 2 wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:51 am If it has to be a truly global sport then your list is narrowed to Football, Boxing and a handful of Olympic sports. So with that in mind the answer is Lennox Lewis.

F1 is not a global sport.

Lennox Lewis is a good shout. 👏

However he is dwarfed by Ali.
by terryfinch
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2574

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

It's some claim that they're fitter than "most" other pro sportsmen. Unverifiable too. There's no doubt that they are incredibly fit though. They have to be massively aerobically fit and have the stamina to lose as much weight as they do for hotter countries. Need super strong necks and arms. The c...
by terryfinch
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2574

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

P in VG wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:42 pm
CrazyIslander wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:20 pm Is Hamilton the best F1 driver ever?
No

Well he has won the most races, been on pole most times and about to equal number of world titles. He is clearly the best.
by terryfinch
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

But there won't be any chlorinated chicken if the EU falls into line by the end of the week, will there? It's why these remainers like Curry are determined to tie the governments hands. Surely that would be the other way round. If UK caves on maintaining equivalence on standards. Otherwise the stat...
by terryfinch
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2574

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

Rowing - Steve Redgrave - Minority sport. I must admit that although there are a few of us on the forum who have rowed over the years we are dwarfed in number by the amount of posters who've raced Formula 1 cars. They really need to get more council estate kids in boats and should build new compreh...
by terryfinch
Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2574

Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

Just had a long discussion with my son and we finally agreed that Lewis is the most successful British sportsperson. Whether you like him or not is moot. Our reasoning was that he has become the most successful person in a major global sport. We don’t have anyone else quite in that bracket. Others c...
by terryfinch
Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Well, that was short and sweet by Ursula : "We stand by our commitments. Thank you." All patience with the UK now gone in the EU. Nah! She was just going through the motions. EU issue over 800 of these things a year. The more important point was asking the UK to please respond within a month. This ...
by terryfinch
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Apparently deal is looking more likely. EU has agreed to work with UK on their detailed legal texts whilst final negotiations continue on fishing and state aid - the last remaining sticking points.
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Racing Sarries
Replies: 290
Views: 3514

Re: Racing Sarries

What the fudge are all these Oirish fuc*ers doing on this thread ffs?
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Racing Sarries
Replies: 290
Views: 3514

Re: Racing Sarries

Well played Racing. Played all the rugby in the last 20, Sarries didn’t have the bench to close the game out. Lewington will have nightmares!
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Racing Sarries
Replies: 290
Views: 3514

Re: Racing Sarries

Have to say, Goode is a very classy player.
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Racing Sarries
Replies: 290
Views: 3514

Re: Racing Sarries

Duff Paddy wrote: Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:45 pm Russell patting Vunipola on the head what a plum
Never liked the fella.
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Racing Sarries
Replies: 290
Views: 3514

Re: Racing Sarries

These frogs can’t catch.
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Racing Sarries
Replies: 290
Views: 3514

Re: Racing Sarries

bimboman wrote: Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:19 pm It’s the Nige show. Turning it off now.
He is a joke.
by terryfinch
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87104
Views: 4369554

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

A lot of the criticism of Ben Youngs will be he kicks too much and not always accurately enough, he doesn't play the ball quickly enough, and when he moves the ball it's not accurate enough. And there's plenty in there to not be happy about and think one might want to go another way, fine, but if y...
by terryfinch
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 11939
Views: 557326

Re: F1 Thread

https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/54259817 Domenicali to head F1 Ferrari to have a sudden and unexplained huge increase in straight line speed next year. Yep. The corruption goes on and on and on and....... It has more to do to the fact that Italy is one of the cradles of motorsport since the begi...
by terryfinch
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 11939
Views: 557326

Re: F1 Thread

Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:55 am
AlanBengio wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:47 am https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/54259817
Domenicali to head F1
Ferrari to have a sudden and unexplained huge increase in straight line speed next year.
Yep. The corruption goes on and on and on and.......
by terryfinch
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27473
Views: 669794

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

YOYO wrote: Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:11 pm BREAKING: Boris Johnson has announced that the UK is leaving the pandemic.









Credit to someone else on the Internet for this.
:twisted:
To be honest it’s probably easier then leaving the fuc*ing EU :lol:
by terryfinch
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87104
Views: 4369554

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Alex Corbisiero has had testicular cancer which unfortunately has metastasised to the lymph nodes. Good luck to him. :thumbup: https://www.instagram.com/p/CFZXbEmH30r/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_mid=60E2D4DB-EB10-41E6-836C-4C813A1403C4 Sad to hear that. I wish him the best support in his fight against ...
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3425
Views: 199041

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

That was just incredible! What a race! Yellow, white and polka dot jerseys won.
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster vs Sarries
Replies: 80
Views: 2791

Re: Leinster vs Sarries

So top team in Pro14 loses at home to bottom team in GP. Interesting. ;)
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster vs Sarries
Replies: 80
Views: 2791

Re: Leinster vs Sarries

What’s the score?
by terryfinch
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster vs Sarries
Replies: 80
Views: 2791

Leinster vs Sarries

Can’t see a match thread and can’t watch the game. How’s it going so far?
by terryfinch
Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 11939
Views: 557326

Re: F1 Thread

Much prefer this livery for Ferrari. Much more classy.
by terryfinch
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373237

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Barnier has put out an update on this weeks talks : The eighth round of negotiations on the future EU-UK partnership took place in London this week. The EU remains committed to an ambitious future partnership with the UK. This would clearly be to the benefit of both sides. Nobody should underestima...