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by Cozzer
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scummings going by Xmas..... Boris next year.
Replies: 10619
Views: 283747

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

TBF to the guy that was a figure plucked from thin air before they new a lot about it. The biggest problem with this virus is 80% suffer no symptoms at all so without malice wander around infecting all and sundry. The Govt. have an impossible job at the moment and the likes of you endlessly bashing...
by Cozzer
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: When your eldest child leaves home?
Replies: 69
Views: 3008

Re: When your eldest child leaves home?

In a couple of weeks my eldest child will be leaving home to go to university. And I have to say I'm absolutely gutted. Whilst I have always known that this day would come around eventually, I don't think anything can prepare you for when it actually happens. It only seems like yesterday that we br...
by Cozzer
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Api Ratuniyarawa picks up a 4 week ban for Friday night He picked the wrong plea and defence there. Going in with a not guilty plea, as he was bound to the LI player was never going to wash. Hoskins got his ban down to one week for a similar clear out against Bristol. Admitted it was reckless but s...
by Cozzer
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?
Replies: 172
Views: 12755

Re: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?

Great to see Ampthill old boy Lewis Ludlow at Dillingham Park last night running a training session for the Academy boys. By all accounts he delivered a great session in the dark arts ;) :lol:
by Cozzer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?
Replies: 172
Views: 12755

Re: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?

Proud of everything the club has achieved in the last 7 or 8 years but we're becoming victims of our own success. With only four pitches, three of which could be classified as playable (Pitch #2 is a midden and primarily used for training as it has flood lights) we have run out of room. The minis a...
by Cozzer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?
Replies: 172
Views: 12755

Re: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?

Proud of everything the club has achieved in the last 7 or 8 years but we're becoming victims of our own success. With only four pitches, three of which could be classified as playable (Pitch #2 is a midden and primarily used for training as it has flood lights) we have run out of room. The minis an...
by Cozzer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Is he? I mean sure, weightlifting is rarely clean, but if there's anyone you'd expect to see with a ridiculously big set of muscles on him it's someone who was obsessive about lifting from a very young age. Judging from his schoolboy photos and lifting videos he’s always been massive. Same with Max...
by Cozzer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sarries facing automatic relegation
Replies: 2113
Views: 73299

Re: Sarries facing automatic relegation

I don't mean to be rude but if you think we actually have 2.1m rugby players in this country, you're an idiot. We've explained this over and over, that number is an invention. "Ye" might also want to take a look at our crowds and our tv viewing figures for club rugby compared to other sports. Amazi...
by Cozzer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sarries facing automatic relegation
Replies: 2113
Views: 73299

Re: Sarries facing automatic relegation

I don't mean to be rude but if you think we actually have 2.1m rugby players in this country, you're an idiot. We've explained this over and over, that number is an invention. "Ye" might also want to take a look at our crowds and our tv viewing figures for club rugby compared to other sports. This....
by Cozzer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sarries facing automatic relegation
Replies: 2113
Views: 73299

Re: Sarries facing automatic relegation

I don't mean to be rude but if you think we actually have 2.1m rugby players in this country, you're an idiot. We've explained this over and over, that number is an invention. "Ye" might also want to take a look at our crowds and our tv viewing figures for club rugby compared to other sports. This....
by Cozzer
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Why not make him a member of non-playing staff if his input is that valuable? Although he could probably have managed the gametime allotted for Singleton... His value was always as an on-field captain/leader. Could have mediocre games yet galvanise those playing with him. Also not prone to panic, c...
by Cozzer
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bellicose Boris bonkers Brexit bonanza....
Replies: 49490
Views: 1109668

Re: Bellicose Boris bonkers Brexit bonanza....

I think I'm starting to understand what Remainers want. I suspect they want to remain in the EU. They want to continue to be able to trade in Europe without restriction and to be able to cross the border freely. They want to benefit from the leverage that the EU was invented to achieve, by leveragi...
by Cozzer
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bellicose Boris bonkers Brexit bonanza....
Replies: 49490
Views: 1109668

Re: Bellicose Boris bonkers Brexit bonanza....

I think I'm starting to understand what Remainers want. I suspect they want to remain in the EU. They want to continue to be able to trade in Europe without restriction and to be able to cross the border freely. They want to benefit from the leverage that the EU was invented to achieve, by leveragi...
by Cozzer
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bellicose Boris bonkers Brexit bonanza....
Replies: 49490
Views: 1109668

Re: Bellicose Boris bonkers Brexit bonanza....

I think I'm starting to understand what Remainers want. I suspect they want to remain in the EU. They want to continue to be able to trade in Europe without restriction and to be able to cross the border freely. They want to benefit from the leverage that the EU was invented to achieve, by leveragi...
by Cozzer
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares
Replies: 3078
Views: 95553

Re: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares

He's got some sneaky plan up his sleeve. He's going to make it look like the EU are preventing the leave in October and the population will fall for it. I agree. However, some other part of the clown car will fall off making him look an even bigger buffoon. The gibberish bus interview thingummy the...
by Cozzer
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares
Replies: 3078
Views: 95553

Re: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares

DragsterDriver wrote:Boris probably had a go on his missus.
Or he just .. you know .. had to work with him on a frequent basis. That would do it I’m guessing.
by Cozzer
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares
Replies: 3078
Views: 95553

Re: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares

Yes, his ex-boss. Somebody who knows his character pretty well. Dare I say it: somebody’s opinion one might trust. And on the other side of the character debate you have the rump of Johnson's colleagues in Westminster who want him to lead them and save their jobs. Should Max Hasting's opinion carry...
by Cozzer
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares
Replies: 3078
Views: 95553

Re: Boris Johnson: gammon primus inter pares

Matt Chorley ‏Verified account @MattChorley Andrea Leadsom confronted on C4 News about Max Hastings saying that Boris Johnson “would not recognise the truth, whether about his private or political life, if confronted by it in an identity parade.” Leadsom: “That’s just words from a person.” 7:24 PM ...
by Cozzer
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?
Replies: 172
Views: 12755

Re: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?

Loughborough 20 Ampthill 52 We’ve done it... Last game of the season and Ampthill are now a Championship club :P Posting from 37000 ft over the Atlantic on my way to Charlotte, about to have a pass of champagne Very proud to be a member of the club. An exceptional place at all levels .. from minis ...
by Cozzer
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

I think Hartley was helped by some of the players around him, the current team seems very passive. If you look at the Grand Slam team it had guys like Haskell, Robshaw, Brown and non-knackered Cole, who had that "been there, seen it, done it" attitude to help drive the team on. Add in Marler in his...
by Cozzer
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Huge lack of intelligence and ability to adapt at halfback. It was the same against Wales. What do you say about Farrell - he was instrumental in the turning of the tide. Got out of jail in the end there. Don't you mean Ford? Farrell is a good 'front foot' fly half but when the game changes he look...
by Cozzer
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Farrell also isn't any kind of captain. Agreed. Cannot change when the game changes around him. People have lambasted Hartley for years but I think he stands out as England's most successful captain. Trouble is, he's knackered and nobody else has the gravitas/maturity/whatever. Thank f*** they brou...
by Cozzer
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Huge lack of intelligence and ability to adapt at halfback. It was the same against Wales. What do you say about Farrell - he was instrumental in the turning of the tide. Got out of jail in the end there. Don't you mean Ford? Farrell is a good 'front foot' fly half but when the game changes he look...
by Cozzer
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Farrell also isn't any kind of captain. Agreed. Cannot change when the game changes around him. People have lambasted Hartley for years but I think he stands out as England's most successful captain. Trouble is, he's knackered and nobody else has the gravitas/maturity/whatever. Thank f*** they brou...
by Cozzer
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?
Replies: 172
Views: 12755

Re: Ampthill To Win Promotion To The Championship?

Have been a non-playing member of Ampthill for 6 years since my youngest lad joined the minis (he’s now playing at u16s). Used to ref and coach there but gave up a couple of seasons ago .. wasn’t getting any younger and basically had to up my game if I wanted to keep up with young uns. It’s the best...
by Cozzer
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports 7.45
Replies: 103
Views: 3245

Re: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports

Good for the neutral, it’s pretty clear where saints need improvement. :( You speak the truth It’s a good thing- Boyd has improved what he can and can see what needs doing I reckon? Under Mallinder it was bang average all over. Yep. That’s a fair assessment. For me it’s a TH, LH and possibly No 8. ...
by Cozzer
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports 7.45
Replies: 103
Views: 3245

Re: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports

DragsterDriver wrote:Good for the neutral, it’s pretty clear where saints need improvement.
:( You speak the truth
by Cozzer
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports 7.45
Replies: 103
Views: 3245

Re: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports

1 more point than I expected, and yet I feel disappointed. Progress? Saint, wasn’t it this time last year that Ospreys embarrassed us at FG and Mallinder lost his job? Given that we had Gaffney for the rest of last season .. yeh, I’d say we have made some progress. The offloading game is light year...
by Cozzer
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports 7.45
Replies: 103
Views: 3245

Re: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports

Proud of the Saints boys. Not the finished article but playing well against some of the big teams. Great spirit and fight.
by Cozzer
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports 7.45
Replies: 103
Views: 3245

Re: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports

Naiyavaro just not worth it. I reckon he’s missed tackles on about 5 of Clermont’s tries
by Cozzer
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports 7.45
Replies: 103
Views: 3245

Re: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports

Saint wrote:Love to see Grayson giving orders to everyone out there
Remarkable 2 years for the lad. Saw him playing u18s against Tigers a couple of Christmases ago. Was very good but no way could I have predicted his progression.
by Cozzer
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports 7.45
Replies: 103
Views: 3245

Re: Not quite good enough cup. Clermont vs Saints BT Sports

Naiyavaro is a defensive liability. He looks like he’s never played on the wing :(
by Cozzer
Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saints vs Exeter - Friday, 7.45 KO, BTS1
Replies: 76
Views: 3166

Re: Saints vs Exeter - Friday, 7.45 KO, BTS1

Brilliant atmosphere at FG. And overall the right result. Thought the officiating was generally poor and boy, did Saints scrum creak under pressure. But a nice way to end what has been a year of immense upheaval. Don't believe we'll trouble the top 4 this season but the direction of travel is pleasi...
by Cozzer
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saints vs Exeter - Friday, 7.45 KO, BTS1
Replies: 76
Views: 3166

Re: Saints vs Exeter - Friday, 7.45 KO, BTS1

I'll watch. I'll be surprised if Exeter aren't walking away with a bonus point from this one. I know, but there are signs that Saints and Boyd are starting to work things out. Probably won't be tonight but a man can dream They're ahead of where I thought they would be by now. Still need to augment ...
by Cozzer
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saints vs Exeter - Friday, 7.45 KO, BTS1
Replies: 76
Views: 3166

Re: Saints vs Exeter - Friday, 7.45 KO, BTS1

Family outing to the Gardens later. Both my lads and I are predicting a humping. We're kidding ourselves it's all about the performance :blush: :((
by Cozzer
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sam Burgess
Replies: 101
Views: 5707

Re: Sam Burgess

I'm surprised to hear the Youngs are political behind the scenes. They always seem like fairly straightforward blokes. Re George Ford, there was definitely some needle between him and Burgess after the latter went back to Oz. Heard a rumour that Dom Barrow’s departure from Tigers was as a result of...
by Cozzer
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Uncool things, that you actually love
Replies: 120
Views: 4973

Re: Uncool things, that you actually love

Prog rock :blush:
by Cozzer
Thu Nov 22, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87836
Views: 4488969

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Actually, I think I said that it would take time for the new coach and systems to bed in, but that around December all going well we would start to see things coming together. Might be running a bit ahead of schedule I'd agree with this sentiment, Saint. After the first couple of games where passes...
by Cozzer
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Barf - Saints, Saturday, 3pm, The Rec
Replies: 17
Views: 874

Re: Barf - Saints, Saturday, 3pm, The Rec

Akkerman wrote:hask injured ?
Yep .. ankle apparently. Broussow has concussion :(