Are Ireland soft? Are Wales hard? Yes according to Rassie Erasmus

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Are Ireland soft? Are Wales hard? Yes according to Rassie Erasmus

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https://twitter.com/thenosyone987/statu ... 2683948032

"They are not softies, they're not like Ireland.

"They're not like England, who goes away.

"They are tough fellows."

EDIT: He also implies that England are soft too if you put enough pressure on them.
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All seems eminently reasonable to me. :thumbup:
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Years of inbreeding and working down the mines has made them tough alright. Stupid but tough.
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Was also interesting that part of the game plan was "to xxxxx Wales up physically" Rassie was almost cheering when the Wales players went off injured.
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The Irish beat them 38-3 the last time they played.

The Boks have got very full of themselves for a team who fluked their way to a Cup and ambushed England after they'd already played their final.
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mdaclarke wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:44 pm Was also interesting that part of the game plan was "to xxxxx Wales up physically" Rassie was almost cheering when the Wales players went off injured.
That's basically been the Springbok game plan against everyone for about 100 years. TBF they are pretty good at it.
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Duff Paddy wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:39 pm Years of inbreeding and working down the mines has made them tough alright. Stupid but tough.
Pipe down softie
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P in VG wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:03 pm
Duff Paddy wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:39 pm Years of inbreeding and working down the mines has made them tough alright. Stupid but tough.
Pipe down softie

Don't be so mean, otherwise his scented candles and chamomile tea won't be enough to get him over his jitters, and he'll have to cry into his pillow again tonight.
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Jeff the Bear wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:11 pm
P in VG wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:03 pm
Duff Paddy wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:39 pm Years of inbreeding and working down the mines has made them tough alright. Stupid but tough.
Pipe down softie

Don't be so mean, otherwise his scented candles and chamomile tea won't be enough to get him over his jitters, and he'll have to cry into his pillow again tonight.
As I said, thick as two bricks.
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MrDominator wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:49 pm The Irish beat them 38-3 the last time they played.

The Boks have got very full of themselves for a team who fluked their way to a Cup and ambushed England after they'd already played their final.
Fairly stupid of England to not realise the final was a week later.
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What does Nige say?
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The Welsh game was the Saffas final. They knew if they won that then they’d win the whole thing.

As it happened they edged past a dogged, injury ravaged, Wales. And the England game was a blowout.

Ireland are non-entities past the pool phase. Never to be taken seriously.
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Ulsters Red Hand wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:31 pm What does Nige say?
Nige would tell Oirish not to take any comfort from his words ‘IT’S NOT SUCCOUR!’


Edit - look guys, you just won’t get a better Nige pun than that. I’d just take it and be happy, if I were you.
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:35 pm
Ulsters Red Hand wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:31 pm What does Nige say?
Nige would tell Oirish not to take any comfort from his words ‘IT’S NOT SUCCOUR!’


Edit - look guys, you just won’t get a better Nige pun than that. I’d just take it and be happy, if I were you.
I appreciated it :thumbup:
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Eh lads you're playing the Scots tomorrow. Not playing us till mid November
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Cheers big man!
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:44 pm Cheers big man!
Stop acting so tough
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iarmhiman wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:46 pm
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:44 pm Cheers big man!
Stop acting so tough
Not you, you clown - I was thanking Jeff.
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Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:07 am
iarmhiman wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:46 pm
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:44 pm Cheers big man!
Stop acting so tough
Not you, you clown - I was thanking Jeff.
That's where the quote would have added clarity
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iarmhiman wrote: Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:08 am
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:07 am
iarmhiman wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:46 pm
Short Man Syndrome wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:44 pm Cheers big man!
Stop acting so tough
Not you, you clown - I was thanking Jeff.
That's where the quote would have added clarity
Yes, I'm happy to concede that point. I apologise.
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Duff Paddy wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:19 pm
Jeff the Bear wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:11 pm
P in VG wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:03 pm
Duff Paddy wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:39 pm Years of inbreeding and working down the mines has made them tough alright. Stupid but tough.
Pipe down softie

Don't be so mean, otherwise his scented candles and chamomile tea won't be enough to get him over his jitters, and he'll have to cry into his pillow again tonight.
As I said, thick as two bricks.
When you win a RWC QF you can have one of those bricks. Ya big softie.
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Has anyone told him that there is no h, and it starts with an l.
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:lol: I’ll have you know that lard is a much maligned delicious animal fat, a potent source of fat soluble vitamins, and with none of the trans fats that result from heat treated corn oils.
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Noticed he didn't mention the Scots
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mdaclarke wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:32 pm https://twitter.com/thenosyone987/statu ... 2683948032

"They are not softies, they're not like Ireland.

"They're not like England, who goes away.

"They are tough fellows."

EDIT: He also implies that England are soft too if you put enough pressure on them.
:lol:
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franch fan wrote: Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:59 am
mdaclarke wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:32 pm https://twitter.com/thenosyone987/statu ... 2683948032

"They are not softies, they're not like Ireland.

"They're not like England, who goes away.

"They are tough fellows."

EDIT: He also implies that England are soft too if you put enough pressure on them.
:lol:
I think the England comment is hinting that they are Flat Track Bullies
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