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Dobbin wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:53 pm Are Sale now more Saffer than Saffercens at their peak? Are we going to have to start calling them Saffle?
I was wondering this the other day.
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Dan Bigger crissfield to kick to Sale then nutmegs himself :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Exeter
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Dobbin wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:53 pm Are Sale now more Saffer than Saffercens at their peak? Are we going to have to start calling them Saffle?
I would say yes. Too many in the starting team usually. A bit more balance to this one.
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message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:22 pm
Dobbin wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:53 pm Are Sale now more Saffer than Saffercens at their peak? Are we going to have to start calling them Saffle?
I would say yes. Too many in the starting team usually. A bit more balance to this one.
8 starters today no?
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SaintK wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:29 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:22 pm
Dobbin wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:53 pm Are Sale now more Saffer than Saffercens at their peak? Are we going to have to start calling them Saffle?
I would say yes. Too many in the starting team usually. A bit more balance to this one.
8 starters today no?
Instead of 9. Interesting moving Van propsberg onto the wing in order to get both James' brothers on.
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:21 pm Exeter
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That would be fitting. But Bath have Sarries.
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:58 pm
Dobbin wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:53 pm Are Sale now more Saffer than Saffercens at their peak? Are we going to have to start calling them Saffle?
I was wondering this the other day.


The most South Africans playing for Saracens was around 2012 when they had SIX plus a Namibian. However, two those played for England and a third, Joubert, declared for England but didn't get picked. Sarries also had a South African coach.

Sale currently have NINE capped South Africans in their squad.
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message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:47 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:21 pm Exeter
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Wasps
That would be fitting. Bath have Sarries.
That's just how I rate the team's not the finishing positions. We don't know if Exeter will put out a full strength side against Wasps. Will Sarries go balls out to win their final game.
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:01 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:12 pm Average team, bottom of the pile, so everyone played their B team against you. Just lucky it worked out.
Got to admit when we went to Sarries at the start of the month and beat their first team with our B team it did feel good :thumbup:

Saracens current first team is their B team.
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message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:46 pm
SaintK wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:29 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:22 pm
Dobbin wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:53 pm Are Sale now more Saffer than Saffercens at their peak? Are we going to have to start calling them Saffle?
I would say yes. Too many in the starting team usually. A bit more balance to this one.
8 starters today no?
Instead of 9. Interesting moving Van propsberg onto the wing in order to get both James' brothers on.
Like the look of both James brothers
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Fruit and Nutt wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:56 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:01 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:12 pm Average team, bottom of the pile, so everyone played their B team against you. Just lucky it worked out.
Got to admit when we went to Sarries at the start of the month and beat their first team with our B team it did feel good :thumbup:

Saracens current first team is their B team.
First you say Malins isn't a very good fly-half. Then you say one man taking the ball into contact is a flying wedge. Now you say this is Sarries B team.

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15Goode
14Lewington
13Daly
12Barritt
11Maitland
10Farrell
9Davies
1Barrington
2George
3Koch
4Itoje
5Swinson
6Rhodes
7Wray
8B Vunipola

Wasps had a schoolboy at fly-half ffs
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:01 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:12 pm Average team, bottom of the pile, so everyone played their B team against you. Just lucky it worked out.
Got to admit when we went to Sarries at the start of the month and beat their first team with our B team it did feel good :thumbup:
Big and tough playing against 14 men. :thumbup:
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message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:17 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:01 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:12 pm Average team, bottom of the pile, so everyone played their B team against you. Just lucky it worked out.
Got to admit when we went to Sarries at the start of the month and beat their first team with our B team it did feel good :thumbup:
Big and tough playing against 14 men. :thumbup:
Yeah it was against 15 men for more than an hour until faz tried to kill our schoolboy fly-half while Wasps were on the attack at 15 all.
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:28 pm
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:56 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:01 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:12 pm Average team, bottom of the pile, so everyone played their B team against you. Just lucky it worked out.
Got to admit when we went to Sarries at the start of the month and beat their first team with our B team it did feel good :thumbup:

Saracens current first team is their B team.
First you say Malins isn't a very good fly-half. Then you say one man taking the ball into contact is a flying wedge. Now you say this is Sarries B team.

Saracens
15Goode
14Lewington
13Daly
12Barritt
11Maitland
10Farrell
9Davies
1Barrington
2George
3Koch
4Itoje
5Swinson
6Rhodes
7Wray
8B Vunipola

Wasps had a schoolboy at fly-half ffs
1. I have never said Malins is not a very good flyhalf
2. I have never said one man taking the ball into contact is a flying wedge
3. Saracens were missing Kruis, Tompkins, Skelton, Lozowski, Spencer, Earl, Isiekwe, Lamositele, Malins, and Liam Williams who all started the season as Saracens. And Mako Vunipola and Wigglesworth were injured.

You're not very good at this are you.
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Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:00 am
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:28 pm
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:56 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:01 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:12 pm Average team, bottom of the pile, so everyone played their B team against you. Just lucky it worked out.
Got to admit when we went to Sarries at the start of the month and beat their first team with our B team it did feel good :thumbup:

Saracens current first team is their B team.
First you say Malins isn't a very good fly-half. Then you say one man taking the ball into contact is a flying wedge. Now you say this is Sarries B team.

Saracens
15Goode
14Lewington
13Daly
12Barritt
11Maitland
10Farrell
9Davies
1Barrington
2George
3Koch
4Itoje
5Swinson
6Rhodes
7Wray
8B Vunipola

Wasps had a schoolboy at fly-half ffs
1. I have never said Malins is not a very good flyhalf
2. I have never said one man taking the ball into contact is a flying wedge
3. Saracens were missing Kruis, Tompkins, Skelton, Lozowski, Spencer, Earl, Isiekwe, Lamositele, Malins, and Liam Williams who all started the season as Saracens. And Mako Vunipola and Wigglesworth were injured.

You're not very good at this are you.

When Exeter were playing you said they were using a flying wedge. The reality was one player was taking the ball into contact and others joined after contact. That is not a flying wedge

As for Malins I'll give you that but I still think you are talking shite when you say there are at least 3 or 4 from his generation better than him.

As for the injured players you listed as "missing" every team has injured players. B teams are when you leave players out who are fit and play lesser players. Some of the players you've named are squad players and wouldn't necessarily get into the side ahead of the current ones anyway. You've also had the cheek to name other clubs playing as missing Saracens like they may come into your side in the future.

Kruis, Skelton, Spencer, Lamositele, Liam Williams ARE NOT SARACENS PLAYERS. THEY HAVE LEFT THE BLOODY BUILDING.

Imagine Ole Gunnar blaming a Man United defeat on the fact they were "missing" Ronaldo
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They started the season we are in.

Maybe you missed the news why they are not at Saracens.


As for the flying wedge, I have seen players latched on before contact. Maybe look closer.
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Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:11 am They started the season we are in.

Maybe you missed the news why they are not at Saracens.


As for the flying wedge, I have seen players latched on before contact. Maybe look closer.
I was watching the match you were talking about and didn't see it didn't happen. I noticed another boredie pointed it out to you as well. The ref and non of the touch judges saw it either and the opposing players never complained.

What difference does it make why they are not at Saracens. All that matters is they are not now and will not in the future be part of your first team. It does not matter if they are dead, retired, signed for someone else. They are not coming back.
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:20 am
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:11 am They started the season we are in.

Maybe you missed the news why they are not at Saracens.


As for the flying wedge, I have seen players latched on before contact. Maybe look closer.
I was watching the match you were talking about and didn't see it didn't happen. I noticed another boredie pointed it out to you as well. The ref and non of the touch judges saw it either and the opposing players never complained.

What difference does it make why they are not at Saracens. All that matters is they are not now and will not in the future be part of your first team. It does not matter if they are dead, retired, signed for someone else. They are not coming back.


Actually quite a few of them are coming back.
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Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:23 am
Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:20 am
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:11 am They started the season we are in.

Maybe you missed the news why they are not at Saracens.


As for the flying wedge, I have seen players latched on before contact. Maybe look closer.
I was watching the match you were talking about and didn't see it didn't happen. I noticed another boredie pointed it out to you as well. The ref and non of the touch judges saw it either and the opposing players never complained.

What difference does it make why they are not at Saracens. All that matters is they are not now and will not in the future be part of your first team. It does not matter if they are dead, retired, signed for someone else. They are not coming back.


Actually quite a few of them are coming back.
FUCK OFF
Kruis, Skelton, Spencer, Lamositele, Liam Williams ARE NOT SARACENS PLAYERS. THEY HAVE LEFT THE BLOODY BUILDING.
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Kruis plans to return to Saracens as well.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/ ... ld-knights
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Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:00 am Kruis plans to return to Saracens as well.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/ ... ld-knights
You are wearing me down. He is not a Saracens player. He is contracted to a Japanese club. He is not on loan. He is not part of your first team. Please eat something toxic and die. Painfully
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So, in fact, the cheating wasps managed to beat a severely depleted Saracens team that only had 14 players in the park. Whoop di doo.
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:09 am
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:00 am Kruis plans to return to Saracens as well.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/ ... ld-knights
You are wearing me down. He is not a Saracens player. He is contracted to a Japanese club. He is not on loan. He is not part of your first team. Please eat something toxic and die. Painfully

I was on a course of chemotherapy not so long ago, do you want to reconsider suggesting somebody should ingest something toxic and die? That's a fairly terrible thing to be thinking privately let alone actually saying it.
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Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:33 am
Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:09 am
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:00 am Kruis plans to return to Saracens as well.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/ ... ld-knights
You are wearing me down. He is not a Saracens player. He is contracted to a Japanese club. He is not on loan. He is not part of your first team. Please eat something toxic and die. Painfully

I was on a course of chemotherapy not so long ago, do you want to reconsider suggesting somebody should ingest something toxic and die? That's a fairly terrible thing to be thinking privately let alone actually saying it.
Stop whinging Toga
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:54 am
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:33 am
Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:09 am
Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:00 am Kruis plans to return to Saracens as well.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/ ... ld-knights
You are wearing me down. He is not a Saracens player. He is contracted to a Japanese club. He is not on loan. He is not part of your first team. Please eat something toxic and die. Painfully

I was on a course of chemotherapy not so long ago, do you want to reconsider suggesting somebody should ingest something toxic and die? That's a fairly terrible thing to be thinking privately let alone actually saying it.
Stop whinging Toga

So you stick by your comment that I should eat something toxic and die?
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:55 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:47 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:21 pm Exeter
Bristol
Sale
Bath
Wasps
That would be fitting. Bath have Sarries.
That's just how I rate the team's not the finishing positions. We don't know if Exeter will put out a full strength side against Wasps. Will Sarries go balls out to win their final game.
The playoffs does look like it’ll come down to how seriously Ex and Sarries take their final regular season games against Wasps and Bath (hard to see anything other than Briz racking up cricket scores against Tigs and LI and Sale have Wuss at home last-up).

Still, Bath did Sale over with a BP away from home and Wasps have pulled off comeback wins over Bath and Quims away, so who knows.
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Joost wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:29 am
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:55 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:47 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:21 pm Exeter
Bristol
Sale
Bath
Wasps
That would be fitting. Bath have Sarries.
That's just how I rate the team's not the finishing positions. We don't know if Exeter will put out a full strength side against Wasps. Will Sarries go balls out to win their final game.
The playoffs does look like it’ll come down to how seriously Ex and Sarries take their final regular season games against Wasps and Bath (hard to see anything other than Briz racking up cricket scores against Tigs and LI and Sale have Wuss at home last-up).

Still, Bath did Sale over with a BP away from home and Wasps have pulled off comeback wins over Bath and Quims away, so who knows.

Last games for Barritt and Wigglesworth.

I don't think Saracens will take it easy. They never do.
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Fruit and Nutt wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:41 am
Joost wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:29 am
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:55 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:47 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:21 pm Exeter
Bristol
Sale
Bath
Wasps
That would be fitting. Bath have Sarries.
That's just how I rate the team's not the finishing positions. We don't know if Exeter will put out a full strength side against Wasps. Will Sarries go balls out to win their final game.
The playoffs does look like it’ll come down to how seriously Ex and Sarries take their final regular season games against Wasps and Bath (hard to see anything other than Briz racking up cricket scores against Tigs and LI and Sale have Wuss at home last-up).

Still, Bath did Sale over with a BP away from home and Wasps have pulled off comeback wins over Bath and Quims away, so who knows.

Last games for Barritt and Wigglesworth.

I don't think Saracens will take it easy. They never do.
They won't. But, it depends on how much the last two weekends have taken out of them - and the phsychological effects of their situation after the defeat.
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Bath will be kicking themselves for letting the Wasps game slip away, but, then again (and completely against character), they haven’t lost an away game since the restart
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Joost wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:29 am
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:55 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:47 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:21 pm Exeter
Bristol
Sale
Bath
Wasps
That would be fitting. Bath have Sarries.
That's just how I rate the team's not the finishing positions. We don't know if Exeter will put out a full strength side against Wasps. Will Sarries go balls out to win their final game.
The playoffs does look like it’ll come down to how seriously Ex and Sarries take their final regular season games against Wasps and Bath (hard to see anything other than Briz racking up cricket scores against Tigs and LI and Sale have Wuss at home last-up).

Still, Bath did Sale over with a BP away from home and Wasps have pulled off comeback wins over Bath and Quims away, so who knows.
Sale beat Exeter away this season. It's a lottery ... except for wasps.
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Which is the best game to watch tonight?
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message #2527204 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:38 pm Which is the best game to watch tonight?
The Bristol game is the only one with anything riding on it. I can't see Sarries or Exeter fielding strong sides after their tough games in the Champions Cup.

I would think that Exeter will be managing their resources very carefully over the last two (regular season) games - they'll almost certainly have 3 weekends of intense fixtures coming up after that.
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ovalball wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:02 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:38 pm Which is the best game to watch tonight?
The Bristol game is the only one with anything riding on it. I can't see Sarries or Exeter fielding strong sides after their tough games in the Champions Cup.

I would think that Exeter will be managing their resources very carefully over the last two (regular season) games - they'll almost certainly have 3 weekends of intense fixtures coming up after that.
Yep
Looks to me as if they are putting out the B team agains LI later.
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Will Witty. That's outstanding.

Is Devoto now permanently a dirt-tracker? He looks very, very good at Bath, but sadly Ford spent the kitty on Kyle Eastmond.
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ovalball wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:02 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:38 pm Which is the best game to watch tonight?
The Bristol game is the only one with anything riding on it. I can't see Sarries or Exeter fielding strong sides after their tough games in the Champions Cup.

I would think that Exeter will be managing their resources very carefully over the last two (regular season) games - they'll almost certainly have 3 weekends of intense fixtures coming up after that.
Exeter B team tonight. Then firsts against Wasps and B team in premiership semi final and first team against Racing
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:44 pm
ovalball wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:02 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:38 pm Which is the best game to watch tonight?
The Bristol game is the only one with anything riding on it. I can't see Sarries or Exeter fielding strong sides after their tough games in the Champions Cup.

I would think that Exeter will be managing their resources very carefully over the last two (regular season) games - they'll almost certainly have 3 weekends of intense fixtures coming up after that.
Exeter B team tonight. Then firsts against Wasps and B team in premiership semi final and first team against Racing
I can't see them sending out a B team in the semi. I think we'll see a mixed team v Wasps, a much stronger mix for the Semi, the full monty for Racing.
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ovalball wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:32 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:44 pm
ovalball wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:02 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:38 pm Which is the best game to watch tonight?
The Bristol game is the only one with anything riding on it. I can't see Sarries or Exeter fielding strong sides after their tough games in the Champions Cup.

I would think that Exeter will be managing their resources very carefully over the last two (regular season) games - they'll almost certainly have 3 weekends of intense fixtures coming up after that.
Exeter B team tonight. Then firsts against Wasps and B team in premiership semi final and first team against Racing
I can't see them sending out a B team in the semi. I think we'll see a mixed team v Wasps, a much stronger mix for the Semi, the full monty for Racing.
Compromising a European final for a premiership final where they will be emotionally and physically drained. Maybe
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inactionman wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:39 pm Will Witty. That's outstanding.

Is Devoto now permanently a dirt-tracker? He looks very, very good at Bath, but sadly Ford spent the kitty on Kyle Eastmond.
He’s looked really good when he’s played.

I’ve opted for Briz v Tigers this evening.
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Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:56 pm
ovalball wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:32 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:44 pm
ovalball wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:02 pm
message #2527204 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:38 pm Which is the best game to watch tonight?
The Bristol game is the only one with anything riding on it. I can't see Sarries or Exeter fielding strong sides after their tough games in the Champions Cup.

I would think that Exeter will be managing their resources very carefully over the last two (regular season) games - they'll almost certainly have 3 weekends of intense fixtures coming up after that.
Exeter B team tonight. Then firsts against Wasps and B team in premiership semi final and first team against Racing
I can't see them sending out a B team in the semi. I think we'll see a mixed team v Wasps, a much stronger mix for the Semi, the full monty for Racing.
Compromising a European final for a premiership final where they will be emotionally and physically drained. Maybe
It's a tricky one for them - but the Wasps game has nothing riding on it for them - and they'll be back to one game per week thereafter. Hard to know how they'll play it - they could give up on the Premiership play offs (with a B team in the semi) and then still lose the Champions Cup - so I think they'll want to field a strong side in the semi.
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