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:lol:
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Tonga has a good team.
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Made this thing the official thread you miserable gets, a rugby world cup around the corner and none of you talking about it. Just cos there is no rucking or flankers ffs.
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'Festival of World Cups', surely?
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Spoiler: show
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thats the england squad, that Sam Tomkins not in that now
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I'm behind Turkmenistan!
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What the fuck is Kevin Brown doing in that side?
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BTW nobody spoiler that squad, its that big on purpose, we need the large picture to make up for the lack of passion coming from this site
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Presumably Italy and the Lebanon are made up of mainly Aussies?
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Diego wrote:Presumably Italy and the Lebanon are made up of mainly Aussies?
And we can always try and guess the number of Irish who are actually eligible for Irish passports.
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CrazyIslander wrote:Tonga has a good team.
Good call by Kiwi Captain Adam Blair to ask if Jason Taumalolo is "man enough" after failing to call NZ coach David Kidwell over his defection to the Tongan team.

Adam might want to sit out the first game with a hamstring strain or some other minor ailment.
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ASMO wrote:Will the final in Brisbane be a sell out? 52000 capacity its a big ask.
why does Brisbane have a 52k seater stadium if they can't sell an RL world cup out?
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That draw ... :shock:
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Diego wrote:Presumably Italy and the Lebanon are made up of [s]mainly[/s] entirely Aussies?
Yes.

Let's add Ireland, Scotland, & USA to the list as well. That's how it works in international rugby league.

*Edit: How do I strikethrough text in a post?
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Diego wrote:Presumably Italy and the Lebanon are made up of mainly Aussies?
Mirco Bergamasco is in the Italy team :thumbup:
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CrazyIslander wrote:Tonga has a good team.
Not too many Tongans in there either.

FWIW I like RL but it's farcical the way they let players pick & choose which national side they want to represent in the "world cup" when they find out they've missed out on selection for Australia.

I had some spaghetti the other week think I'll go play for Italy.

Is there any other sport that does it like this?
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whoa.. all time high of 3 Irish in the Irish squad :lol:
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does anyone else only watch League when its a compilation of fights on youtube or Facebook or something ?

shite sport watched by grotty people tbf :thumbup:
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Jackal79 wrote:
CrazyIslander wrote:Tonga has a good team.
Not too many Tongans in there either.

FWIW I like RL but it's farcical the way they let players pick & choose which national side they want to represent in the "world cup" when they find out they've missed out on selection for Australia.

I had some spaghetti the other week think I'll go play for Italy.

Is there any other sport that does it like this?
It helps lesser nations get some decent players, it's not such a bad thing
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Just looked at Wales 1995 RL WC squad with 13 ex Rugby Union players. Some world-class players as well

I know we were shite in the 90's but wow that hurt
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Frodder wrote:Just looked at Wales 1995 RL WC squad with 13 ex Rugby Union players. Some world-class players as well

I know we were shite in the 90's but wow that hurt
It's striking the number of players across the tournament that would be on the Lions Tour two years later, though funnily enough Alan Tait didn't feature.
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They should have temporary amnesty for drug use, they've already lost a few big names and would rule out most of the players if they had stringent drug testing.
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Terrible sport played by drugged up Northerners who have nothing to live for apart from the dream of one day living outside of Bradford, Wigan or Warrington
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Who......gives......a .........fudge????

Other than Anon.
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Another world cup Wales can be shit in. Cool.
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ASMO wrote:Will the final in Brisbane be a sell out? 52000 capacity its a big ask.
Should get a sell out as Australia will be in the Final. It's there because it won't sell in Sydney. Only two games over the whole tournament will be hosted in Sydney.
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BBB wrote:
CrazyIslander wrote:Tonga has a good team.
Good call by Kiwi Captain Adam Blair to ask if Jason Taumalolo is "man enough" after failing to call NZ coach David Kidwell over his defection to the Tongan team.

Adam might want to sit out the first game with a hamstring strain or some other minor ailment.
Blair is a dirty scumbag on the field and I hope JT smeshes him.
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Brumby_in_Vic wrote:
ASMO wrote:Will the final in Brisbane be a sell out? 52000 capacity its a big ask.
Should get a sell out as Australia will be in the Final. It's there because it won't sell in Sydney. Only two games over the whole tournament will be hosted in Sydney.
Yeah, Suncorp is a great stadium in a central location. It should sell out.
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Because no one really cares about RL apart from certain parts of certain countries. Australia will piss in. Aside from England the only other team that could challenge is New Zealand but they're a shambles.
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Whys nobody talking about the 2017 RL WC?
Because RL + WC = :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Clive Simms wrote:Terrible sport played by drugged up Northerners who have nothing to live for apart from the dream of one day living outside of Bradford, Wigan or Warrington

Warrington is a very nice place to live actually. Well, south (of the Sankey bridge) Warrington to be precise
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Ireland takes part in this but refuses to take part in the WR7's series which is actually internationally renowned and an Olympic sport? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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This thread is weird.
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Welsh? Disappointed in not making the football world cup? Want an international competition to get excited about instead?

Have no fear

Wales are competing in the 2017 RL WC

And here are the boyos who have been called up to represent the land of your fathers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/41556721
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Frodder wrote:
Clive Simms wrote:Terrible sport played by drugged up Northerners who have nothing to live for apart from the dream of one day living outside of Bradford, Wigan or Warrington

Warrington is a very nice place to live actually. Well, south (of the Sankey bridge) Warrington to be precise
Plus it has the Lower Angel, which is officially the best pub on the planet.
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Australia and PNG COMING over to Fiji to play a weird version of league this saturday, Fiji play PNG for the first 40 mins, then Australia play PNG for the next 40 mins and then Australia plays Fiji for another 40 mins :/ rugby league keeps getting weirder and stupider .
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comets wrote:Australia and PNG COMING over to Fiji to play a weird version of league this saturday, Fiji play PNG for the first 40 mins, then Australia play PNG for the next 40 mins and then Australia plays Fiji for another 40 mins :/ rugby league keeps getting weirder and stupider .
So exactly the same as the "Game of Three Halves" the All Blacks play each year?

Has anyone pointed out you're a dribbling fucking moron yet today?
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maybe because its OK for provincial teams but f**king stupid for international teams and ppl actually pay to watch this dribble ..please go stalk someone else mate cause you really do not want me to stalk you back...i have alreayd notified the mods regarding ur behavior..
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comets wrote:maybe because its OK for provincial teams but f**king stupid for international teams and ppl actually pay to watch this dribble .. please go stalk someone else mate cause you really do not want me to stalk you back...i have alreayd notified the mods regarding ur behavior..
You really are a f**king moron...
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