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Quins Ollie Smith has some moves doesn't he!
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So does Marcus. Bit of a shit the chiefs game overlapping!
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Oops. He looks like an Ollie through the bottom of my port glass
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Lynagh looks like he plays the game faster and with more intensity than his teammates. Can see him destroying Australia one day :twisted:
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DragsterDriver wrote: Sat Dec 26, 2020 4:59 pm So does Marcus. Bit of a shit the chiefs game overlapping!
Harry Randall looked very sharp today - we should get him capped asap to prevent him getting poached.
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ovalball wrote: Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:26 pm
DragsterDriver wrote: Sat Dec 26, 2020 4:59 pm So does Marcus. Bit of a shit the chiefs game overlapping!
Harry Randall looked very sharp today - we should get him capped asap to prevent him getting poached.
He can join the queue behind Young’s x(

The glaws 9 that came off the bench looked special.
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De Klerk should have been red for reckless boot.

Wasps 12 a yellow for the headclash.


I do find the reffing inconsistency baffling at times-
It’s like they don’t watch any games they’re not starring in.
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Brilliant steal and charge from Barbeary to set up Wasps 2nd try.
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ovalball wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:11 pm Brilliant steal and charge from Barbeary to set up Wasps 2nd try.
Bugger - he's now going off crocked and in considerable pain :x :x
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ovalball wrote: Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:26 pm
DragsterDriver wrote: Sat Dec 26, 2020 4:59 pm So does Marcus. Bit of a shit the chiefs game overlapping!
Harry Randall looked very sharp today - we should get him capped asap to prevent him getting poached.
We're on standby ready to poach
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Excellent away win for Wasps - didn't expect a win with the side they picked - good signs in terms of depth.
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ovalball wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:59 pm Excellent away win for Wasps - didn't expect a win with the side they picked - good signs in terms of depth.
Fark... I haven't seen a Wasps game since 2019. :x
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Gospel wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:23 pm
ovalball wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:59 pm Excellent away win for Wasps - didn't expect a win with the side they picked - good signs in terms of depth.
Fark... I haven't seen a Wasps game since 2019. :x
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Looked a bit nasty for Kibirige, did I catch the Wasps coach saying that he was up and talking?

Sale appear to have lost a bit of their power in recent weeks - did the thought of what Diamond might say to them give them that extra 5% in the past?
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Gospel wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:23 pm
ovalball wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:59 pm Excellent away win for Wasps - didn't expect a win with the side they picked - good signs in terms of depth.
Fark... I haven't seen a Wasps game since 2019. :x
Blackett seems to have them heading in the right direction - and has a few very good youngsters establishing themselves in the team.
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Atkinson looks very assured for someone who was still at school 6 months ago.

The injuries to Barbary and Kibirige ware concerning and how Faf didn't even get penalised let alone carded is beyond me given Odogwu got a red at Sale for similar reckless use of the feet into a player's head.
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Petros wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:58 pm Atkinson looks very assured for someone who was still at school 6 months ago.

The injuries to Barbary and Kibirige ware concerning and how Faf didn't even get penalised let alone carded is beyond me given Odogwu got a red at Sale for similar reckless use of the feet into a player's head.
Agreed - that was outrageous.

That was a lovely piece of work by Atkinson to score his try - very impressive player considering his lack of experience.
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DragsterDriver wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:00 pm De Klerk should have been red for reckless boot.

Wasps 12 a yellow for the headclash.


I do find the reffing inconsistency baffling at times-
It’s like they don’t watch any games they’re not starring in.
It’s Maxwell Keys, what do you expect? He’s dreadful.
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Get the feeling you’d need to produce a shank from your sock at times to get carded.
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And BBC News showed a still of Yarde landing on Kibirige while the latter was prone,
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And BBC News showed a still of Yarde landing on Kibirige while the latter was prone,
Huh?
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Dobbin wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:39 pm Looked a bit nasty for Kibirige, did I catch the Wasps coach saying that he was up and talking?

Sale appear to have lost a bit of their power in recent weeks - did the thought of what Diamond might say to them give them that extra 5% in the past?
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ovalball wrote:Blackett seems to have them heading in the right direction - and has a few very good youngsters establishing themselves in the team.
They have done so much better without me watching - I fear I might have to do a Chief Wiggum.
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Dobbin wrote: Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:39 pm Looked a bit nasty for Kibirige, did I catch the Wasps coach saying that he was up and talking?

Sale appear to have lost a bit of their power in recent weeks - did the thought of what Diamond might say to them give them that extra 5% in the past?
Too many South Africans.
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Gospel wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 12:47 pm
ovalball wrote:Blackett seems to have them heading in the right direction - and has a few very good youngsters establishing themselves in the team.
They have done so much better without me watching - I fear I might have to do a Chief Wiggum.
:lol: :lol:

We'll have to set up a Wiggy style playpen for you !

They are definitely playing better - much more competitive upfront and don't concede a try every time the oppo get a maul going in the 22. Barbeary is a huge find and the two young FHs are great.
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Bugger - Barbeary out for minimum 6-8 weeks - possibly longer if scans show that surgery is required.
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Worcester Quims off. too many Quims with Covid
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Petros wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:47 pm Worcester Quims off. too many Quims with Covid
Handy points for Worcester.
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Irish Saints also goone
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Petros wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:11 pm Irish Saints also goone
33 players tested positive this week

Probaby going to get worse over the next month or two - starting to wonder if it is practical to carry on - you could end up having a league decided by Covid.
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Briz 7- 5 Falcons so far :)
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DragsterDriver wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:17 pm Briz 7- 5 Falcons so far :)
Decent game. 26-17 now but pretty close all through the game. Sinkler has made a difference since he came on. Falcons were getting some good traction in the scrums and mauls - could well have scored more tries.
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That was disappointing, just marginally forward on the offload - would have been the try of the century
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Randall having another really good game - as is Hughes.
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ovalball wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:31 pm That was disappointing, just marginally forward on the offload - would have been the try of the century
Chinned!!
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:(
ovalball wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:47 pm Randall having another really good game - as is Hughes.
I’m assuming Eddie has ordered Hughes to get fat?
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29-17 FT. Good win for Bristol against a tough Falcons side. Falcons will be kicking themselves for letting a few tries go begging.
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Didn't catch the game but the Brizz hooker Kloska is getting a lot of love on Twitter on his debut performance - how was he
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openclashXX wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:31 pm Didn't catch the game but the Brizz hooker Kloska is getting a lot of love on Twitter on his debut performance - how was he
Yep - very good. Not flashy but got stuck in and showed up well - good appetite for work and did the basics well. MoM
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openclashXX wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:31 pm Didn't catch the game but the Brizz hooker Kloska is getting a lot of love on Twitter on his debut performance - how was he
Falcons hooker was excellent as well. Nothing between them IMO.
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