RWC QF: Wales Vs France Official Match Thread: Sunday 20th

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Ted. wrote:
bessantj wrote:Alright well, great first half from the French and terrible first half from Wales. Hopefully Wales will get the blow drier treatment at half time and come out stronger.

Reboot time. They've been sucked in to Frances game to some extent, as spectators. They need to start stamping some control the game.
Yeah, need to tidy up the game, have some possession and stop it going loose and letting the French attack.
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backrow wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Toulon's Not Toulouse wrote:
RuggaBugga wrote:Is Ntamack, Emile Ntamack's son?
Yes.
Jesus Christ. That’s just make me realise how old I am.
I know
Doesn’t seem to be that long ago when Wilkinson smashed him into next week - but on reflection was about 19-20 years ago !

FML :((

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SecretAgentMan wrote:
RuggaBugga wrote:Can't help but feel that Wales are lucky to only be 9 points down there. They've scrambled well in defence.
France should be 14 points ahead. Ntamack's hit the post twice from pretty straightforward kicks. Could prove costly.
Yeah, should get those at this level.
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French playing more carefree, nothing to lose.
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BlueThunder wrote:Stange but true fact: Wales selected a literal donkey at no. 12.
:lol:
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New guy wrote:
Lorthern Nights wrote:Wales have done well to stay in touch here, they’ve been under the cosh the whole first half.

Didn’t realise Edwards was off to France after this :shock: Feck they will be some outfit with decent coaching
The players will mutiny against him on his first weekend.
Probably not anymore given the foreign influence amongst the players.

Anyway, exciting game. Taffs did well not to concede another.

Not playing England last week should help the French with the second half too
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BlueThunder wrote:Stange but true fact: Wales selected a literal donkey at no. 12.
He is horrible.

Hard to believe there isn't a better Welsh 12 out there. Gatland must be hooking the boys up.
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Only 9 points back after playing like that.

Flush the dunny and get back on track - 9 points is nothing
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GDBFC99 wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Toulon's Not Toulouse wrote:
RuggaBugga wrote:Is Ntamack, Emile Ntamack's son?
Yes.
Jesus Christ. That’s just make me realise how old I am.
You forget Damian Penaud also playing today, the son of Alain Penaud.

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Tehui wrote:I thought Wales were the pre-match favourites for this game?
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BlueThunder wrote:Stange but true fact: Wales selected a literal donkey at no. 12.
He wouldn't even make the bench at the hurricanes right now
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Croft wrote:
Tehui wrote:
Croft wrote:
Tehui wrote:I thought I was a neutral in this match, but I find myself supporting Wales slightly. I'm not sure why.
They're less dangerous to you than France.
Possibly. But I'm of the view that Wales has a better chance against SA than France. I actually like the way the Welsh backs play. They look more like natural fluid rugby players rather than the other backs I see playing in the NH sides.
Maybe you'd like Wales to win today so they then get rid of SA who might be a danger to you, and then they get easily humped by NZ in the final? Would make sense then you supporting them today.
F* you're cynical. Maybe those motivations you speak of say more about you than me?
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Toro wrote:Wales have a very limited side, French could be a few more scores ahead.
Who would have thought all those years ago when NZ fans were constantly making fun of Hadleigh Parkes for being slow and useless in the Mitre 10 Cup that one day he'd get the opportunity to be slow and useless in a RWC QF
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Ted. wrote:
backrow wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Toulon's Not Toulouse wrote:
RuggaBugga wrote:Is Ntamack, Emile Ntamack's son?
Yes.
Jesus Christ. That’s just make me realise how old I am.
I know
Doesn’t seem to be that long ago when Wilkinson smashed him into next week - but on reflection was about 19-20 years ago !

FML :((

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He really does look just like his dad. But white.
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grubberkick wrote:
Tehui wrote:I thought Wales were the pre-match favourites for this game?
Walkover

:lol:

It is only 9 points


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BlueThunder wrote:French playing more carefree, nothing to lose.
They will lose energy and might get run over.
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Plato'sCave wrote:Gatland needs to sort his shit out
He needs to ask his forwards why they're just watching France play and then reacting instead of playing rugby themselves. And he needs to ask while weilding a stick. Otherwise they could be out of this World Cup.

The Welsh forwards haven't turned up.
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Tehui wrote:I thought Wales were the pre-match favourites for this game?
They were
Overslept and missed the first 30 goddamnit
Come on Wales!
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Cartman wrote:
Tehui wrote:I thought Wales were the pre-match favourites for this game?
They were
Overslept and missed the first 30 goddamnit
Come on Wales!
You didn't miss much.
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Croft wrote:
Plato'sCave wrote:Gatland needs to sort his shit out
He needs to ask his forwards why they're just watching France play and then reacting instead of playing rugby themselves. And he needs to ask while weilding a stick. Otherwise they could be out of this World Cup.

The Welsh forwards haven't turned up.
They just havent had the ball you could see that they actually made ground with a little possession. Wuth their fitness 9 points is nothing
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deadduck wrote:Who would have thought all those years ago when NZ fans were constantly making fun of Hadleigh Parkes for being slow and useless in the Mitre 10 Cup that one day he'd get the opportunity to be slow and useless in a RWC QF
:lol: Ouch!
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GDBFC99 wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Toulon's Not Toulouse wrote:
RuggaBugga wrote:Is Ntamack, Emile Ntamack's son?
Yes.
Jesus Christ. That’s just make me realise how old I am.
You forget Damian Penaud also playing today, the son of Alain Penaud.

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ManInTheBar wrote:
backrow wrote:
bessantj wrote:
Taranaki Snapper wrote:Had to pay ¥3000 to get in this bar but had to as the match was about to start...it's me and one young Kiwi lad...
Like a private viewing.
I’ve watched a match in a strip club before - we had to pay 40quid to get the strippers to leave us alone so we could watch the game
Yes, right, OK
Tbf, I've done the same
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Jesus, that Citroen Nigel Owens ad! :lol: :lol:
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fonzeee wrote:
Ted. wrote:
backrow wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote: Jesus Christ. That’s just make me realise how old I am.
I know
Doesn’t seem to be that long ago when Wilkinson smashed him into next week - but on reflection was about 19-20 years ago !

FML :((

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He really does look just like his dad. But white.
The white Ntamack :shock:
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45jumper wrote:Dumb by Moriarty. Shane Williams is the most boring commentator alive :thumbdown:
Don't see why it was dumb what would you have done ?

BTW

I agree about Williams though
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CrazyIslander wrote:
BlueThunder wrote:French playing more carefree, nothing to lose.
They will lose energy and might get run over.
This narrative has been out there for 12 months but has not played out in matches I have watched.

Sometimes France have been dross altogether, sometimes their opponents have been just better but I've not seen the French run out of gas.

They have ditched some of the real fatties and have now been out in Japan for a good while, suspect their fitness lacks not much
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deadduck wrote:
Toro wrote:Wales have a very limited side, French could be a few more scores ahead.
Who would have thought all those years ago when NZ fans were constantly making fun of Hadleigh Parkes for being slow and useless in the Mitre 10 Cup that one day he'd get the opportunity to be slow and useless in a RWC QF
:lol:
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BlueThunder wrote:French playing more carefree, nothing to lose.
Frustrating though
Should be at least 10 points further ahead
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I'm at a loss to know what a "beermunch" is even after the ad
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“He really looks like his dad, but white”

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Tehui wrote:
Croft wrote:
Tehui wrote:
Croft wrote:
Tehui wrote:I thought I was a neutral in this match, but I find myself supporting Wales slightly. I'm not sure why.
They're less dangerous to you than France.
Possibly. But I'm of the view that Wales has a better chance against SA than France. I actually like the way the Welsh backs play. They look more like natural fluid rugby players rather than the other backs I see playing in the NH sides.
Maybe you'd like Wales to win today so they then get rid of SA who might be a danger to you, and then they get easily humped by NZ in the final? Would make sense then you supporting them today.
F* you're cynical. Maybe those motivations you speak of say more about you than me?
I actually wasn't being cynical or trying to knock you. I was just tryna work out why you support them today out of interest. :lol:
And yeah it probably says tons about me. It's just fear motivation and there's nothing wrong with it. If it's not at all what was actually motivating you then then all good. :thumbup:

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fonzeee wrote:
BlueThunder wrote:Stange but true fact: Wales selected a literal donkey at no. 12.
He is horrible.

Hard to believe there isn't a better Welsh 12 out there. Gatland must be hooking the boys up.
What happened to that Henson fellow? He had a nice Essex tan.
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Only 9 behind after that shit show. Wales's to lose
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Parkes !
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Hadleigh Parkes - duck off
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Brumbie_Steve wrote:
fonzeee wrote:
BlueThunder wrote:Stange but true fact: Wales selected a literal donkey at no. 12.
He is horrible.

Hard to believe there isn't a better Welsh 12 out there. Gatland must be hooking the boys up.
What happened to that Henson fellow? He had a nice Essex tan.
Retired now. Successful car salesman. Has four dealerships around South Wales and the West Country.
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comets wrote:also have an alternate link just incase... (no spam, no malware, just 1080p quality) [adjusts to your internet speed)

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i created them cause i got tired going to sites whose spamware just won't stop but quality was shit and kept eating my shitty slow net..

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No sign up

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Le Hadley Parkes is France’s best player
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