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Nolanator wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:Can we finally put to bed any discussion of Russell being a truly top 10?

Great when things go well, mental when things go wrong.
His stupid f**king grin when he does something shit, again, just annoys me so much.
PLus picking him and Laidlaw together is just baffling
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Salanya wrote:To make this week manageable, can we put Yoyo and Nardol next to Jumper on the banhammer-bench?
It would help
We are all guilty by association in the eyes of the rest of the bored with the absolute horseshit YOYO was posting on the match thread
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DiscoHips D'Arcy wrote:
Nolanator wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:Can we finally put to bed any discussion of Russell being a truly top 10?

Great when things go well, mental when things go wrong.
His stupid f**king grin when he does something shit, again, just annoys me so much.
PLus picking him and Laidlaw together is just baffling
How Laidlaw gets picked at all is baffling
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Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:To make this week manageable, can we put Yoyo and Nardol next to Jumper on the banhammer-bench?
It would help
We are all guilty by association in the eyes of the rest of the bored with the absolute horseshit YOYO was posting on the match thread
He is a complete clown.
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Winnie wrote:
DiscoHips D'Arcy wrote:
Nolanator wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:Can we finally put to bed any discussion of Russell being a truly top 10?

Great when things go well, mental when things go wrong.
His stupid f**king grin when he does something shit, again, just annoys me so much.
PLus picking him and Laidlaw together is just baffling
How Laidlaw gets picked at all is baffling
Very much this. And their centre selection also i thought townsend shat the bed with selection. Hastings shoukd have been on the bench anyways
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Winnie wrote:
DiscoHips D'Arcy wrote:
Nolanator wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:Can we finally put to bed any discussion of Russell being a truly top 10?

Great when things go well, mental when things go wrong.
His stupid f**king grin when he does something shit, again, just annoys me so much.
PLus picking him and Laidlaw together is just baffling
How Laidlaw gets picked at all is baffling
I don't get Townsend TBH.
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earl the beaver wrote:Can we finally put to bed any discussion of Russell being a truly top 10?

Great when things go well, mental when things go wrong.
Yup, I stand by never being scared of a team with him on because he can always be got at.
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The pace at which the game was paid was frightening. Cooler weather now, no humidity. The surfaces will be even faster when they dry out.

At our best, we have the game to squeeze the ABs and deny them anything to play off. While we will have grown in confidence from the increased cohesion and execution shown yesterday,we are not close to our best and NZ have had a lot of time to address not just our misfiring phase game, but our defensive line speed. Feeling quite sanguine abut our prospects.
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https://www.irishrugby.ie/2019/10/13/ir ... day-times/

The statement by Stephen Jones in today’s edition of The Sunday Times (October 13, 2019) referring to The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) being ‘vehemently opposed’ to any rearrangement of the Scotland v Japan Rugby World Cup fixture is completely false and the inference within the article that The IRFU made representations to World Rugby on the matter is totally without foundation.

The Irish Rugby Football Union calls on Stephen Jones to immediately withdraw this scurrilous and untrue allegation.
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Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:To make this week manageable, can we put Yoyo and Nardol next to Jumper on the banhammer-bench?
It would help
We are all guilty by association in the eyes of the rest of the bored with the absolute horseshit YOYO was posting on the match thread
What did I post that offended you sal... You delicate pettle?
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nardol wrote:
Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:To make this week manageable, can we put Yoyo and Nardol next to Jumper on the banhammer-bench?
It would help
We are all guilty by association in the eyes of the rest of the bored with the absolute horseshit YOYO was posting on the match thread
What did I post that offended you sal... You delicate pettle?
Your numerous pointless threads trying to bait others. It's boring and makes you look a total minkukel.
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Salanya wrote:
nardol wrote:
Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:To make this week manageable, can we put Yoyo and Nardol next to Jumper on the banhammer-bench?
It would help
We are all guilty by association in the eyes of the rest of the bored with the absolute horseshit YOYO was posting on the match thread
What did I post that offended you sal... You delicate pettle?
Your numerous pointless threads trying to bait others. It's boring and makes you look a total minkukel.
Is that a Dutch insult
Want to share it with the rest of us ?
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Salanya wrote:
nardol wrote:
Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:To make this week manageable, can we put Yoyo and Nardol next to Jumper on the banhammer-bench?
It would help
We are all guilty by association in the eyes of the rest of the bored with the absolute horseshit YOYO was posting on the match thread
What did I post that offended you sal... You delicate pettle?
Your numerous pointless threads trying to bait others. It's boring and makes you look a total minkukel.
Quote one of them. And prove that point. Yeah I talk a lot of shite but none of it is baiting unless very obvious er style ref 'bants'.
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Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:
nardol wrote:
Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:To make this week manageable, can we put Yoyo and Nardol next to Jumper on the banhammer-bench?
It would help
We are all guilty by association in the eyes of the rest of the bored with the absolute horseshit YOYO was posting on the match thread
What did I post that offended you sal... You delicate pettle?
Your numerous pointless threads trying to bait others. It's boring and makes you look a total minkukel.
Is that a Dutch insult
Want to share it with the rest of us ?
'An unintelligent simpleton, blockhead, twit'
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Salanya wrote:
'An unintelligent simpleton, blockhead, twit'
I think we can all agree then that nardol is a minkukel
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Winnie wrote:
Salanya wrote:
'An unintelligent simpleton, blockhead, twit'
I think we can all agree then that nardol is a minkukel
Zero argument with that
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Another referee who allowed side entry, sealing off and hands all over the ball at the breakdown. This suited both teams, but Scotland got suckered into harum - scarum 7s style from the start and Japan were always odds on favourites to win that.

It will be interesting to see will the reffing of the breakdown tighten up now we are at the business end of the tournament, and Japan have reached their goal.
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camroc1 wrote:Another referee who allowed side entry, sealing off and hands all over the ball at the breakdown. This suited both teams, but Scotland got suckered into harum - scarum 7s style from the start and Japan were always odds on favourites to win that.

It will be interesting to see will the reffing of the breakdown tighten up now we are at the business end of the tournament, and Japan have reached their goal.
World rugby's goal


*Cough*
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World Cup karma for the snakey Scots
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I am missing this match
Fffffffuuùuuuuuuuuùuuuuuuccccccccckkkkkkkk
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Armchair_Superstar wrote:World Cup karma for the snakey Scots
:thumbup:
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Good luck lads, please knock them out :thumbup:
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Lemoentjie wrote:Good luck lads, please knock them out :thumbup:
Ok but only because you asked so nicely.
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nardol wrote:
camroc1 wrote:Another referee who allowed side entry, sealing off and hands all over the ball at the breakdown. This suited both teams, but Scotland got suckered into harum - scarum 7s style from the start and Japan were always odds on favourites to win that.

It will be interesting to see will the reffing of the breakdown tighten up now we are at the business end of the tournament, and Japan have reached their goal.
World rugby's goal


*Cough*
The Kiwis think that it’s a refs job to interpret all the transgressions of the laws and then only ping the ones that are important.

:roll:

Not sure what other sport takes this approach.
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alliswell wrote:
Lemoentjie wrote:Good luck lads, please knock them out :thumbup:
Ok but only because you asked so nicely.
Mother was clearly right with 'manners cost nothing' :thumbup:
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alliswell wrote:I am missing this match
Fffffffuuùuuuuuuuuùuuuuuuccccccccckkkkkkkk
Try grab a replay somewhere. It's worth watching the whole thing through.
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The contrast is huge lads. Japan doing everything within their power to keep the ball off the ground and for the most part Scotland doing a decent impression of Ireland in being too quick to go to ground like so may pigs snuffling truffles.

Which is grand in its own way until you get officials who don't quite see the groundgame your way and opponents who are cute enough not to get sucked into it.

Scotland are frigging abysmal it has to be said. Finn Russell taking ball static at first receiver. All day long virtually. He funked it. Utterly funked it. If he was playing hurt, fair enough, that happens. Was he though?

Putting him at the end of Laidlaw's passing just made things worse.
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Nolanator wrote:
alliswell wrote:I am missing this match
Fffffffuuùuuuuuuuuùuuuuccccccccckkkkkkkk
Try grab a replay somewhere. It's worth watching the whole thing through.
I meant next week's one. Today's was a cracker
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How f**ked are we lads? Peyper and the AB’s with 2 weeks rest. Possibly keep it to 30points?
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Duff Paddy wrote:How f**ked are we lads? Peyper and the AB’s with 2 weeks rest. Possibly keep it to 30points?
I think Peyper may have been a joke?
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Gauss wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:How f**ked are we lads? Peyper and the AB’s with 2 weeks rest. Possibly keep it to 30points?
I think Peyper may have been a joke?
Who is the ref?
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Duff Paddy wrote:
Gauss wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:How f**ked are we lads? Peyper and the AB’s with 2 weeks rest. Possibly keep it to 30points?
I think Peyper may have been a joke?
Who is the ref?
Not sure it’s been announced yet
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Duff Paddy wrote:How f**ked are we lads? Peyper and the AB’s with 2 weeks rest. Possibly keep it to 30points?

Flip sake, WR taking the piss at this point.

I would take O'Keefe ahead of him for this one.
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Do we know it's Peyper?
It's between him and Gardner for the two nightmare refs for this.

ABs getting two weeks rest is a bollocks, but our players needed the run out again at Samoa.

We have the front five to match them and IF Sexton and Murray roll back a year or two and play to their potential, we have the half backs. (if Mounga plays 10 for them. )

If they rise to the occasion, who knows.

And if you're not going to have hope with Ireland at a RWC, what's the point in even watching them?
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Haven't watched the Jap Scot match yet.

I'll give it a DL, seems it was a cracker.

I think SA might have a soft underbelly, I'd be nervous as a Saffa fan anyway.
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Think Peyper is a troll. Can't find any announcement for the refs in the QF.

Barnes, Owens and Poite will definitely get a game, I'd say. Peyper or Garces for the 4th (maybe Berry, he's come out well from the pools, I think?).
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Floppykid wrote:Haven't watched the Jap Scot match yet.

I'll give it a DL, seems it was a cracker.

I think SA might have a soft underbelly, I'd be nervous as a Saffa fan anyway.
Scotland were unbelievably shit in the first half. Second half was decent, first half had some great Japanese moments but some really awful Scottish ones too.
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To add, the Scots either didn't learn from our match or weren't capable of doing anything about it. SA do have the ability to starve Japan but tbf, the Japanese are relentless. Hopefully another cracker.
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CM11 wrote:Think Peyper is a troll. Can't find any announcement for the refs in the QF.

Barnes, Owens and Poite will definitely get a game, I'd say. Peyper or Garces for the 4th (maybe Berry, he's come out well from the pools, I think?).
Berry handled the tricky moments of foul play well and controlled a steam roll game competently. I dunno if he's done enough for a knockout.

Pascal may well get a knockout too.
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CM11 wrote:Think Peyper is a troll. Can't find any announcement for the refs in the QF.

Barnes, Owens and Poite will definitely get a game, I'd say. Peyper or Garces for the 4th (maybe Berry, he's come out well from the pools, I think?).
I’d take Berry
At least with him every loser wins
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