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by Saturnine
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Entire final round of 6N postponed to October 31st
Replies: 103
Views: 5278

Re: Entire final round of 6N postponed to October 31st

In theory, Townsend's Scotland v Pivac's Wales has the makings of a Six Nations classic. Scotland Wales games are usually very good matches Yep. there's been some absolute belters over the years. If Scotland can overcome the long losing streak they've got in Cardiff, that will be a significant ment...
by Saturnine
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Marler felt AWJ's penis on camera
Replies: 695
Views: 34709

Re: Marler felt AWJ's penis on camera

Tell you what, though - I've just looked at it again for the first time in ages and my memory was playing tricks on me. He does have a proper squeeze or two. He might well be proper fu c ked under that specific law in that case. Marler treads a fine line between being a "bit of a character/wind-up ...
by Saturnine
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113995
Views: 5051879

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Very insightful article by Jon Sopel about how the Coronavirus is seriously spooking Trump as there's no person or group he can lash out at for the stock market tanking. Also how the US economic and medical model just isn't set-up for dealing with an issue like this. Well worth a read. https://www.b...
by Saturnine
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bands you are off to see live - Bump for Mog the Alwhingy
Replies: 1360
Views: 122286

Re: Bands you are off to see live - Bump for Mog the Alwhing

The 1975 and Blossoms are next up.

Because I'm down with the kids...
by Saturnine
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17226
Views: 378182

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

How I hate this man. A shameless stupid hypocrite. He is not leaving EU at all, and he knows it very well; whereas his countrymen are. As already mentioned - he applied for an EU passport the moment he knew Brexit was coming; he refused the gesture of giving up his taxpayer-funded EU pension, livin...
by Saturnine
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Build Up to the Crunch
Replies: 1014
Views: 22425

Re: Build Up to the Crunch

Forgot how catastrophically moronic Vahamahina's elbow was. What a way to end your international career. Very sad because the man is actually quite a good bloke in normal life. Short fuse... Galthie hasn't given up on him and hopes to convince him to come back to international rugby. He's an excell...
by Saturnine
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N Rd. 1 - Cymru vs. Italia - Sat, Feb 1st. KO @ 14:15
Replies: 295
Views: 7292

Re: 6N Rd. 1 - Cymru vs. Italia - Sat, Feb 1st. KO @ 14:15

I realised earlier this week that I really miss the Stadio Flaminio. Anyone know if Italy will be returning any time soon? They're working on a long term project to do just that, apparently: https://www.thestadiumbusiness.com/2018/10/26/stadio-flaminio-lined-return-home-italian-rugby/ Though this s...
by Saturnine
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N Rd. 1 - Cymru vs. Italia - Sat, Feb 1st. KO @ 14:15
Replies: 295
Views: 7292

Re: 6N Rd. 1 - Cymru vs. Italia - Sat, Feb 1st. KO @ 14:15

I realised earlier this week that I really miss the Stadio Flaminio. Anyone know if Italy will be returning any time soon? They're working on a long term project to do just that, apparently: https://www.thestadiumbusiness.com/2018/10/26/stadio-flaminio-lined-return-home-italian-rugby/ Though this s...
by Saturnine
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8300
Views: 625084

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?

'The Outsider' is ok. Great cast (Ben Mendelsohn, Paddy Considine, Bill Camp, Jason Bateman). Based on a Stephen King novel. (No spoilers please) Yeah, I've started watching this - really enjoying it. Good sound design to build the menace and some great direction from Bateman. Looking forward to se...
by Saturnine
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113995
Views: 5051879

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

As per usual, Randy Rainbow knocks it out of the park when it comes to Trump.

If you like musical theatre (and what Trump fan doesn't?) and especially the Gaston song in Beauty & the Beast, you'll love this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWbonwwFG-c
by Saturnine
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fellow Taffs, (and Kiwis), look what I saw today. 1953
Replies: 29
Views: 1587

Re: Fellow Taffs, (and Kiwis), look what I saw today. 1953

That is class.

First test my old man ever went to. He was 13.

Every time Wales play the All Blacks, he says, "maybe this will be the year, son?!"

He's 80 next month! :lol:
by Saturnine
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bonkers Boris "Bung a bob for Big Ben's Brexit Bong."
Replies: 58
Views: 2401

Re: Bonkers Boris "Bung a bob for Big Ben's Brexit Bong."

Half a million quid. The magic money treee in full bloom. I thought this was supposed to be crowd funded and underwritten by some billionaire Surely Arron Wanks will stump up the cash for this? Fray Bentos steak & kidney pies all round and a knees-up round the old Joanna. (To the tune of 'Maybe it'...
by Saturnine
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Thanks for the Rhun Williams update, gents. Hope he manages to get back ok - though I'm reminded of that freak accident that did for Rob Horne a couple of years back. That was a pretty innocuous tackle, IIRC.
by Saturnine
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bonkers Boris "Bung a bob for Big Ben's Brexit Bong."
Replies: 58
Views: 2401

Re: Bonkers Boris "Bung a bob for Big Ben's Brexit Bong."

Seneca of the Night wrote:Bored cabal for the celebration Jan 31st? Pub off Whitehall?
Blind Beggar in Whitechapel. 11am - Use the phrase "The Krays couldn't fight their way out of a paper bag" to recognise fellow PR Brexiteers.

I'll order in Gammon & Chips and jugs of Spitfire to celebrate.
by Saturnine
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Rewinding a bit to the Blues full-back issue, what's happening with Rhun Williams? Injured?

He looked like he could be a decent option the few times I saw him.
by Saturnine
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Harry quits
Replies: 894
Views: 34973

Re: Prince Harry quits

Meghan has really got hold of Harry by the short and curlies hasn't she. A mate of mine married a woman like that some years back, about 5 of us told him, completely independently and without any collusion that he was making a huge mistake and would regret it. He ignored the advice, the wedding mus...
by Saturnine
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Watched the Ospreys & Cardiff games over the weekend. Did nothing for my blood pressure. Got to concur with the general opinion - Luke Price just ain't up to regional rugby. AWJ, Luke Morgan and Dan Evans apart, the O's were deeply average. Cardiff mixed some great attacking rugby with some absolute...
by Saturnine
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

I remember one that was aired on Canada's History Television back in the 90s or early 00s that interviewed one of the survivors who darted off into the woods. I remember ... just got chills thinking about it ... him talking about how his wife wouldn't go and kept the kids behind and, as the tears c...
by Saturnine
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

Anyone caught up with this 2-part documentary on the Storyville strand? https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mfx6/episodes/guide Horrific, heartbreaking and fascinating story. I'd seen another documentary on Jonestown a few years back, but this one had lots of interviews with the survivors and audio...
by Saturnine
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113995
Views: 5051879

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

He's a super patriot. He isn't putting that on He kind of is. He's not really patriotic in the sense that most people would understand it, I suspect. He's certainly not someone who'd put country before himself which is where the Russia suspicions come from. He's not a spy, but the idea that he coul...
by Saturnine
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is Wales so dirt poor?
Replies: 151
Views: 4865

Re: Why is Wales so dirt poor?

The question is, why is Mullet so obsessed with Wales? Not one poster seems to make as many threads about any country as Mullet does with Wales. It's simple jealousy related to Grand Slams. Despite Ireland's vast wealth, they just can't buy Wales's comparative success on the international stage. It...
by Saturnine
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Any of you fellas aware of this?

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wale ... e-17397047

Poor bastard. Got to feel for him.
by Saturnine
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Nakarawa goooonnnne
Replies: 91
Views: 4397

Re: Nakarawa goooonnnne

If he's going to England, I think Saints would be a good fit for him. His offloads to the likes of Reinach & that Big T fella would be a delight to watch.
by Saturnine
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2021 Lions Tour Fixtures
Replies: 79
Views: 3840

Re: 2021 Lions Tour Fixtures

Not sure the lack of fixtures was SA looking weak.... Lions tours are just being squeezed. Give it a few more tours and it will be a 5 game affair at this rate. It was one of the reasons given. It's the newspaper cutting that has been up on the wall in SA for two years already - "you are not good e...
by Saturnine
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The shameful tale of England's worst club
Replies: 80
Views: 3973

Re: The shameful tale of England's worst club

Someone always pipes up about 'the next Exeter' when ring fencing is mentioned, but there isn't one and there won't be. Agree, but don't tell that to Pirates, Jersey and Doncaster who keep expressing ambitions Esher fancy themselves as well don't they? But thinking you might get there in the next 2...
by Saturnine
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are the Welsh now following the NZ model?
Replies: 139
Views: 5219

Re: Are the Welsh now following the NZ model?

Checked the rest of the Pro14 results earlier. Dragons 12 - 39 Zebre :lol: They've given up Nols. But yet their National Squad just enjoyed yet another training week. I see the coach of the Barbarians Invitational side has won as many Grand Slams as Ireland has in its entire history. That's got to ...
by Saturnine
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are the Welsh now following the NZ model?
Replies: 139
Views: 5219

Re: Are the Welsh now following the NZ model?

Checked the rest of the Pro14 results earlier. Dragons 12 - 39 Zebre :lol: They've given up Nols. But yet their National Squad just enjoyed yet another training week. I see the coach of the Barbarians Invitational side has won as many Grand Slams as Ireland has in its entire history. That's got to ...
by Saturnine
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Wales Men v Barbarians (Saturday 30 November, Principality Stadium, 14.45am): 1. Wyn Jones 2. Ken Owens 3. Dillon Lewis 4. Jake Ball 5. Adam Beard 6. Aaron Shingler 7. Justin Tipuric (c) 8. Aaron Wainwright 9. Tomos Williams 10. Jarrod Evans 11. Josh Adams 12. Hadleigh Parkes 13. Owen Watkin 14. Jo...
by Saturnine
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bristol sign Semi Radradra
Replies: 50
Views: 2571

Re: Bristol sign Semi Radradra

Zakar wrote:
Heymans wrote:The cold weather of Bordeaux?

Man some of these journos are absolute retards...
Well, compared to Fiji it is cold.
If he thinks he's getting a temperature upgrade by moving to Bristol, he's in for a nasty surprise...
by Saturnine
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bands or acts you wish would make more music..
Replies: 55
Views: 2805

Re: Bands or acts you wish would make more music..

Peter Gabriel could do with releasing the album he's been working on for years fairly sharpish.
The Blue Nile.
And Tears for Fears. The new album 'The Tipping Point' is apparently pretty much done. God knows what's preventing its release...
by Saturnine
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113995
Views: 5051879

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

As an addition, it is a well known fact that the security of the anglosphere (and many other places aside) is secured by American military power. This is particularly pointed in the case of Australia - a vast mineral rich continent sparsely inhabited. There is no greater ally of American than Austr...
by Saturnine
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Injuries shminjuries, I just want to see how they go under the new management. I can’t imagine they’d have had much of a sea-change in terms of style of play but there’s the Alex Ferguson syndrome question that I’ll need answering... My fear is that the iron will and resolve that Gats/Edwards put i...
by Saturnine
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Bit more detail here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/50472502 AWJ injured. They opened up that page for HYS. Here's a good comment Hadleigh Parkes and Anscombe will feel right at home with some of their countrymen alongside them in the Wales team. Wales, just like their fans, lack any kind...
by Saturnine
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

No Cubby-Boi.

Is he injured?
by Saturnine
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24717
Views: 1114421

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Bit more detail here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/50472502

AWJ injured.
by Saturnine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113995
Views: 5051879

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I see Trump has asked the Supreme Court to block he subpoena for him to release his tax returns: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/11/14/politics/president-donald-trump-taxes-supreme-court/index.html Could I ask Santa, Seneca et al: Why has he got such a problem with releasing his tax returns? What's he ...
by Saturnine
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: James Haskell in I'm a Celebrity unleashed unto the public..
Replies: 82
Views: 8802

Re: James Haskell in I'm a Celebrity unleashed unto the publ

He'll be able to advise them on where to best place the hidden cameras.
by Saturnine
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saracens punished -35 points and £5m
Replies: 1011
Views: 44441

Re: Saracens punished -35 points and £5m

Whilst there seems to be almost universal condemnation of what Sarries have been up to, it's worth checking out the Twitter feed of Stephen Jones (for those who haven't been blocked) He's operating an almost one-man defence of them - do you reckon he's on the payroll? Some C & P for those of us who...
by Saturnine
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saracens punished -35 points and £5m
Replies: 1011
Views: 44441

Re: Saracens punished -35 points and £5m

Whilst there seems to be almost universal condemnation of what Sarries have been up to, it's worth checking out the Twitter feed of Stephen Jones (for those who haven't been blocked)

He's operating an almost one-man defence of them - do you reckon he's on the payroll?
by Saturnine
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: October 31st Brexit Day...........................err no
Replies: 32
Views: 1884

Re: October 31st Brexit Day...........................err no

https://twitter.com/PoliticsJOE_UK/stat ... 5034185728

If someone with more nous for embedding videos could do the honours with the above link for a superb Monster Mash spoof for PoliticsJoe?

Ta.

Edit: same video the Lilyw posted a link to.