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MrDominator wrote:
zt1903 wrote:
JM2K6 wrote:Not been to Scotland for a match yet but Cardiff was pretty inhospitable to a young English lad a few times. Even when I went down to watch Wales v Ireland back in 2003 they were selling abusive anti-English t-shirts outside the ground, shitty spelling an' all.

Twickenham can be a bit cold sometimes and the crowd might not be as raucous as some. I've been a couple of times where the people I've been sitting with have been a bit of a pain, but the majority of the crowd seems to be families having a good time.

Worst guy I've met at Twickenham was some mouthy Aussie guy who didn't know the laws of the game or his own team's results but was giving it large for the full 80 for the Aus v Argies game. Prick.
Cardiff is pretty inhospitable for the Welsh let alone anyone else! English are pretty much top of their "would like to pick a fight with" list but if there are no English around pretty much anyone else will do. :lol:
Cardiff for rugby is a terrible place; gap-toothed imbeciles pissing everywhere, punching buses, shouting about the English, and falling over in the street.

You see a more advanced level of civilisation in the darkest slums of Calcutta.

Truly the untermensch of world rugby :thumbdown:
You've never had 'fun' have you?
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bimboman wrote:
happyhooker wrote:I think i have tickets and always have accommodation for nowt.

If flights are that bad I may have to decline tickets.

Drive ? Or actually sell the tickets to me.
Offer of tickets is from brother in law's brother alas. Also one hell of a drive as I'm working Friday am/Monday am
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Jeff the Bear wrote:
MrDominator wrote:
zt1903 wrote:
JM2K6 wrote:Not been to Scotland for a match yet but Cardiff was pretty inhospitable to a young English lad a few times. Even when I went down to watch Wales v Ireland back in 2003 they were selling abusive anti-English t-shirts outside the ground, shitty spelling an' all.

Twickenham can be a bit cold sometimes and the crowd might not be as raucous as some. I've been a couple of times where the people I've been sitting with have been a bit of a pain, but the majority of the crowd seems to be families having a good time.

Worst guy I've met at Twickenham was some mouthy Aussie guy who didn't know the laws of the game or his own team's results but was giving it large for the full 80 for the Aus v Argies game. Prick.
Cardiff is pretty inhospitable for the Welsh let alone anyone else! English are pretty much top of their "would like to pick a fight with" list but if there are no English around pretty much anyone else will do. :lol:
Cardiff for rugby is a terrible place; gap-toothed imbeciles pissing everywhere, punching buses, shouting about the English, and falling over in the street.

You see a more advanced level of civilisation in the darkest slums of Calcutta.

Truly the untermensch of world rugby :thumbdown:
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happyhooker wrote:
bimboman wrote:
happyhooker wrote:I think i have tickets and always have accommodation for nowt.

If flights are that bad I may have to decline tickets.

Drive ? Or actually sell the tickets to me.
Offer of tickets is from brother in law's brother alas. Also one hell of a drive as I'm working Friday am/Monday am
E280 flights with Aer Lingus flying Friday/back Sunday. Over normal market price, certainly, but not completely beyond the pale.

Should be a terrific weekend.
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ZappaMan wrote:
happyhooker wrote:
bimboman wrote:
happyhooker wrote:I think i have tickets and always have accommodation for nowt.

If flights are that bad I may have to decline tickets.

Drive ? Or actually sell the tickets to me.
Offer of tickets is from brother in law's brother alas. Also one hell of a drive as I'm working Friday am/Monday am
E280 flights with Aer Lingus flying Friday/back Sunday. Over normal market price, certainly, but not completely beyond the pale.

Should be a terrific weekend.
I hear for certain on Thursday. Let's see...
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happyhooker wrote:
bimboman wrote:
happyhooker wrote:I think i have tickets and always have accommodation for nowt.

If flights are that bad I may have to decline tickets.

Drive ? Or actually sell the tickets to me.
Offer of tickets is from brother in law's brother alas. Also one hell of a drive as I'm working Friday am/Monday am

Book the flights now then, worse thing is you go to Dublin and watch rugby and have a beer.
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The man has earned the right to say whatever the fúck he wants.
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ZappaMan wrote:I've always got on famously with the good folk at Twickenham, genuinely don't know what people's issue is.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Jeff the Bear wrote:
c69 wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:
Toast and Marmite wrote:
hp18 wrote:Re feeling unwelcome at a ground, the only time I've felt that way was at the liberty stadium. Night and day to the Scarlets fans the week beforehand.
The old Pontypridd ground, (going back a few years.) The one and only time I have been at a game and genuinely thought it would 'kick off.'

That was the same year that the some Pontypridd 'fans' and players thought they'd do their own miniature recreation of the Battle for France in the lovely little town of Brive. :uhoh:
Ponty are pusscats. The answer to the question is Gilfach Goch. There is literally no place in the world that is an unwelcoming as Gilfach Goch.
I'll raise you Penrhys, our bus was bottled when we went through Penrhys on the way to play in Tylorstown.
And that was by kids throwing their bottles and cans of beer at the bus. Well when they had finished their spliffs that is.
Gilfach is a paradise in comparison.
It was 30 years ago so much might have changed. Tylorstown rugby club was excellent though :thumbup:
Toilet-town boys are always good for a laugh. They were also perennially shit which meant visiting them was far more enjoyable. Penrhys is indeed rough. Was the second poorest place in the UK at some point I remember. The genius of building a town on top of a mountain and then filling it with council house fodder.
Pfft, you softies try going to these sort of places in a Monmouth jersey. :P
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croyals wrote:
henry wrote:
croyals wrote:Pretty outrageous stuff on Twickenham and you wouldn't get away with saying similar the other way.

Plus there's never a bloke with tonnes of money and a barbour jacket at Murrayfield is there...
Not ones sneering at the opposition and dismissing their chances outright, anyway.
I think a lot of this is in your head.

My last trip to Murrayfield for a Calcutta Cup match gave me the distinct impression that the posh seats were occupied by the same Barbour brigade that you'd find at HQ, with a significant proportion having accents not so dissimilar from my own, while in the cheap seats I was joined by a significant number of guys who seemed to have little in the way of basic rugby knowledge and were more interested in booing the England team/any chorus of swing low than the game itself.
There's a lot of truth in that. Every other Scotsman (at Murrayfield) talks like Rob Wainwright and is called Alasdair.
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iarmhiman wrote:How many Englishers on here making the trip to Dublin in March?
:thumbup:
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happyhooker wrote:I think i have tickets and always have accommodation for nowt.

If flights are that bad I may have to decline tickets.
If you have any tickets and aren't going then I would be very grateful if you pushed them my way. I'll pay for them and offer free tickets to Twickenham for 2018. Got flights and accommodation, lost out on the ballot for tickets at my rugby club to the Club Steward :frown:
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Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
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The Ginger Jedi wrote:
happyhooker wrote:I think i have tickets and always have accommodation for nowt.

If flights are that bad I may have to decline tickets.
If you have any tickets and aren't going then I would be very grateful if you pushed them my way. I'll pay for them and offer free tickets to Twickenham for 2018. Got flights and accommodation, lost out on the ballot for tickets at my rugby club to the Club Steward :frown:
There must be something about club committee members and good luck in ballots, they always seem to end up heading to HQ in the Spring...
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croyals wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
happyhooker wrote:I think i have tickets and always have accommodation for nowt.

If flights are that bad I may have to decline tickets.
If you have any tickets and aren't going then I would be very grateful if you pushed them my way. I'll pay for them and offer free tickets to Twickenham for 2018. Got flights and accommodation, lost out on the ballot for tickets at my rugby club to the Club Steward :frown:
There must be something about club committee members and good luck in ballots, they always seem to end up heading to HQ in the Spring...
Very true. It's usually not a problem for HQ tickets but the away tickets are issued out like regal patronage.
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croyals wrote:
hp18 wrote:
croyals wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Welford Road and this was before everyone started hating Sarries.
It's probably just you they don't like.
Which would be perfectly valid.

I've been twice, once on the Crumbie terrace where the Leicester fans were great, and once up in the gods when I got pulled back down into my seat when I stood up to celebrate a try.
jeez croyals

take it you never taken a scarf into the shed (Kingsholm by the way), in years past anyway
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fisgard792 wrote:
croyals wrote:
hp18 wrote:
croyals wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Welford Road and this was before everyone started hating Sarries.
It's probably just you they don't like.
Which would be perfectly valid.

I've been twice, once on the Crumbie terrace where the Leicester fans were great, and once up in the gods when I got pulled back down into my seat when I stood up to celebrate a try.
jeez croyals

take it you never taken a scarf into the shed (Kingsholm by the way), in years past anyway
Yeah I did, they were fine. We did lose 50-9 though so that may have had something to do with it.
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The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
I seem to recall that back in the late 90s there was a brawl at a Lydney-Saracens match involving the Lydney fans and Paddy Johns and Pienaar.
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Smee wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
I seem to recall that back in the late 90s there was a brawl at a Lydney-Saracens match involving the Lydney fans and Paddy Johns and Pienaar.
Your recollection is correct. I think a similar incident happened v London Irish as well.
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"They think they're superior and a lot of them will come from the south-east, bags of money and bags of this and bags of that. They don't really appreciate the other team. In France they just boo the other team, in Argentina they boo the other team, in England it's just disdain. 'Why are we playing these plebs?' I don't like Twickenham; a concrete jungle, nothing attractive about it at all."
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Love it
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The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
As a kid, my team used to play Lydney twice a year - Every player on their team was the same shape and size, like playing a bunch of retarded clones.

About the only team that was worse than us. :lol:
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The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Smee wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
I seem to recall that back in the late 90s there was a brawl at a Lydney-Saracens match involving the Lydney fans and Paddy Johns and Pienaar.
Your recollection is correct. I think a similar incident happened v London Irish as well.
It happened when my club played there a while back as well. Classy bunch.
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croyals wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Smee wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
I seem to recall that back in the late 90s there was a brawl at a Lydney-Saracens match involving the Lydney fans and Paddy Johns and Pienaar.
Your recollection is correct. I think a similar incident happened v London Irish as well.
It happened when my club played there a while back as well. Classy bunch.
Steve James' old club, a few stories in 'Fatty's Leg' about them.
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croyals wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Smee wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
I seem to recall that back in the late 90s there was a brawl at a Lydney-Saracens match involving the Lydney fans and Paddy Johns and Pienaar.
Your recollection is correct. I think a similar incident happened v London Irish as well.
It happened when my club played there a while back as well. Classy bunch.
Yes it did...
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The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
I once spent an evening drinking in the company of a former Major in the Marines who'd played inter-services rugby in the Corp and seen a fair bit of active service. He thought Lydney was quite a challenging place.
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Legend. Pretty good Lions XV too I might add.
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Uncle Fester wrote:The man has earned the right to say whatever the fúck he wants.
Jason, Lol, Martin, Tim and Richard all agree. :thumbup:
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Brazil wrote:
The Ginger Jedi wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:There's probably a side thread here. Where have you felt most unwelcome as an away fan.

Franklins Gardens and Rotherham for me.
Regentsholme - Lydney.
Full of feral Anglo/Welsh hybrids baying for blood.
I once spent an evening drinking in the company of a former Major in the Marines who'd played inter-services rugby in the Corp and seen a fair bit of active service. He thought Lydney was quite a challenging place.
I've played at Lydney, Berry Hill, Cinderford, Drybrook et al and never had any problems mainly as I was too sh*t scared to touch the ball or tackle anyone
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happyhooker wrote:
JM2K6 wrote:Not been to Scotland for a match yet but Cardiff was pretty inhospitable to a young English lad a few times. Even when I went down to watch Wales v Ireland back in 2003 they were selling abusive anti-English t-shirts outside the ground, shitty spelling an' all.

Twickenham can be a bit cold sometimes and the crowd might not be as raucous as some. I've been a couple of times where the people I've been sitting with have been a bit of a pain, but the majority of the crowd seems to be families having a good time.

Worst guy I've met at Twickenham was some mouthy Aussie guy who didn't know the laws of the game or his own team's results but was giving it large for the full 80 for the Aus v Argies game. Prick.
You went with Towny???
:(

Well, that's the last time I'll ever search for 'towny' to see if anyone has been asking for me in the past few months.
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Jim Telfer is a stupid old cunt.
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towny wrote:
happyhooker wrote:
JM2K6 wrote:Not been to Scotland for a match yet but Cardiff was pretty inhospitable to a young English lad a few times. Even when I went down to watch Wales v Ireland back in 2003 they were selling abusive anti-English t-shirts outside the ground, shitty spelling an' all.

Twickenham can be a bit cold sometimes and the crowd might not be as raucous as some. I've been a couple of times where the people I've been sitting with have been a bit of a pain, but the majority of the crowd seems to be families having a good time.

Worst guy I've met at Twickenham was some mouthy Aussie guy who didn't know the laws of the game or his own team's results but was giving it large for the full 80 for the Aus v Argies game. Prick.
You went with Towny???
:(

Well, that's the last time I'll ever search for 'towny' to see if anyone has been asking for me in the past few months.
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happyhooker wrote:
towny wrote:
happyhooker wrote:
JM2K6 wrote:Not been to Scotland for a match yet but Cardiff was pretty inhospitable to a young English lad a few times. Even when I went down to watch Wales v Ireland back in 2003 they were selling abusive anti-English t-shirts outside the ground, shitty spelling an' all.

Twickenham can be a bit cold sometimes and the crowd might not be as raucous as some. I've been a couple of times where the people I've been sitting with have been a bit of a pain, but the majority of the crowd seems to be families having a good time.

Worst guy I've met at Twickenham was some mouthy Aussie guy who didn't know the laws of the game or his own team's results but was giving it large for the full 80 for the Aus v Argies game. Prick.
You went with Towny???
:(

Well, that's the last time I'll ever search for 'towny' to see if anyone has been asking for me in the past few months.
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I'm in London in two weeks motherfucker and I know where you occasionally drink!! :x
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Who would win in a fight between Towny and Happyhooker?
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towny wrote:Jim Telfer is a stupid old cunt.

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ZappaMan wrote:Who would win in a fight between Towny and Happyhooker?
I'm a lover, not a fighter
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Poor towny :shock:
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OptimisticJock wrote:Poor towny :shock:
:lol:
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OptimisticJock wrote:Poor towny :shock:
:lol:
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:uhoh:
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