Saints v Bath - battle of the under-performers

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Bath Rugby team to face Northampton Saints

15 Anthony Watson
14 Jeff Williams
13 Jonathan Joseph
12 Ollie Devoto
11 Matt Banahan
10 Rhys Priestland
9 Chris Cook

1 Nathan Catt
2 Rob Webber
3 David Wilson
4 Charlie Ewels
5 Dave Attwood
6 Matt Garvey

7 Francois Louw (c)
8 David Denton

Replacements

16 Tom Dunn
17 Nick Auterac
18 Max Lahiff
19 Dominic Day
20 Leroy Houston
21 Will Homer
22 George Ford
23 Max Clark


Roko is on army duty and Ford gets a rest, otherwise it's the best we can field at present.
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Is this on the telly?
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Kid A wrote:Is this on the telly?
yep BT tomorrow
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Petros wrote:
Kid A wrote:Is this on the telly?
yep BT tomorrow
Nice. Cheers.
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battle of the under-performers
Good summary
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Chuckles1188 wrote:
battle of the under-performers
Good summary
Yep. Got this as a scrape through by Saints at home. Could be a slug fest.
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Saints team:

15 Ben FODEN
14 Ken PISI
13 George PISI
12 Luther BURRELL
11 George NORTH
10 Stephen MYLER
9 Lee DICKSON (capt)
1 Alex WALLER
2 Mikey HAYWOOD
3 Kieran BROOKES
4 Courtney LAWES
5 Christian DAY
6 Jamie GIBSON
7 Tom WOOD
8 Teimana HARRISON

16 Reece MARSHALL
17 Campese MA’AFU
18 Paul HILL
19 Victor MATFIELD
20 Ben NUTLEY
21 Kahn FOTUALI’I
22 JJ HANRAHAN
23 Harry MALLINDER

Still some sicknotes, but nowhere near as many. Rumours from the club are that, despite Jim's assertion that Dylan was touch-and-go for this week, the reality was that he is still nowhere near.
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Bump for those that can't be bothered to go looking
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You can see so far why both teams are where they are in the league
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Comedy try
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Sums up our season really
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Joseph screwed that, but Watson's balance is incredible
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Forgot about this thread. Joseph you plonker.

Lots of player have the opportunity to impress a watching Eddie jones today
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This game cannot be as remotely sh*t as the Toulon v Toulouse game. Crowd should get a full refund plus compensation!
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Torquemada 1420 wrote:This game cannot be as remotely sh*t as the Toulon v Toulouse game. Crowd should get a full refund plus compensation!
What crowd?
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Mick Mannock wrote:Joseph screwed that, but Watson's balance is incredible
Mallinder really should've made the tackle on him though; got out jail there.
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Did Denton get lost at that scrum?
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Wayne sometimes has an odd idea of what constitutes on his feet
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Anyone in either front row who hasn't been penalised yet?
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Oh FFS
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Burrell back to his appalling standard. The amount of tries he has given away this season.

Harrison must just be stood in the huddle absolutely livid. All that effort to bust through and his team just lets him down over and over.
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Oh Luther. :lol:

Nicely done by that winger.
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Harrison be going to Australia- playing like Clifford should be atm.
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Bang go the playoffs.

Not that we had any realistic chance anyway.

Challenge Cup next season :?
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Garvey changed his bind there :lol:
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Hate that from refs - "Use the ball" and then gives a pen when they don't. Obviously, its a Bath pen but the rules have to be improved for getting the ball away from the scrum.
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Ken Pisi having a f**king shocker - missed passes, turnovers and now that awful knock on.
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Get on with it!!!
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Yellow for Bananaman please!
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dynamo_kev wrote:Yellow for Bananaman please!
Nonsense. More likely to be a yellow for Dickson at this rate.
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Is Lawes unfit or just struggling for form? His impact is simply not there, in defence or at the breakdown. He has never been a good carrier but he seems weaker in this part than ever.
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Joost wrote:
dynamo_kev wrote:Yellow for Bananaman please!
Nonsense. More likely to be a yellow for Dickson at this rate.
Yep. The guy is dumb - every game, he pisses off the ref and also goes with every histrionic he can at the breakdown which simply slows his team down.
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Brookes just doesn't look right at all
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marcopolio wrote:Is Lawes unfit or just struggling for form? His impact is simply not there, in defence or at the breakdown. He has never been a good carrier but he seems weaker in this part than ever.
Gone backwards alarmingly this year. I think he needs to bulk up considerably. He doesn't seem to have recovered from the World Cup summer conditioning shambles.
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plum-pudding wrote:Harrison be going to Australia- playing like Clifford should be atm.
Ideal bench cover too as can cover 6,7 & 8
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dynamo_kev wrote:
marcopolio wrote:Is Lawes unfit or just struggling for form? His impact is simply not there, in defence or at the breakdown. He has never been a good carrier but he seems weaker in this part than ever.
Gone backwards alarmingly this year. I think he needs to bulk up considerably. He doesn't seem to have recovered from the World Cup summer conditioning shambles.
He's basically incapable of bulking up, just can't keep the weight on
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dynamo_kev wrote:
marcopolio wrote:Is Lawes unfit or just struggling for form? His impact is simply not there, in defence or at the breakdown. He has never been a good carrier but he seems weaker in this part than ever.
Gone backwards alarmingly this year. I think he needs to bulk up considerably. He doesn't seem to have recovered from the World Cup summer conditioning shambles.
Summer off hopefully :nod:
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polyallstar wrote:
dynamo_kev wrote:
marcopolio wrote:Is Lawes unfit or just struggling for form? His impact is simply not there, in defence or at the breakdown. He has never been a good carrier but he seems weaker in this part than ever.
Gone backwards alarmingly this year. I think he needs to bulk up considerably. He doesn't seem to have recovered from the World Cup summer conditioning shambles.
Summer off hopefully :nod:

He needs a big rest so I hope he doesn't tour.
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Clearly the wrong decision there from the TJ.

Love the way Harrison refuses to die with the tackle - so many union players die with the first contact in an effort to present the ball. I understand why its done but I much prefer seeing players hit the ball at pace and try and go over or through the man, instead of accepting the tackle.
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Can't believe Waller is Saints highest capped front row, it's insane.
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