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

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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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Entertaining match :thumbup:
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WoodlandsRFC wrote:Biggar loves to flap his arms around a lot.
Every game. :lol:
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Could have been a lot lot worse.

Wales still in it but looking flakey
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Lucky to just be 9 points behind. Need a rocket up our arse.
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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.
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ScarfaceClaw wrote:Key thing now is what is the french fitness like. They should be 15 points up. That might come back to haunt them around the 60 minute mark.

Are Wales still the fittest team in the world?
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9 points is a long way back
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Would not be surprised if that defensive set wins Wales the game.
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That was the French 1st half performance.

What France will we see in the 2nd half.

Wales can still this
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Super game so far. :thumbup:
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Can't help but feel that Wales are lucky to only be 9 points down there. They've scrambled well in defence.
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deadduck wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:Key thing now is what is the french fitness like. They should be 15 points up. That might come back to haunt them around the 60 minute mark.

Are Wales still the fittest team in the world?
Possibly in the local galactic group.
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Rob Howley must have put a late bet on France before the game started
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Entertaining first half.
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Wales have a very limited side, French could be a few more scores ahead.
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Toulon's Not Toulouse wrote:Gats is not amused. I wouldn't want to be part of the dressing down that's coming...
So many points left along the way... We played really well but couldn't capitalize on it with a score of little mistakes as usual. That butchered try by Penaud is infuriating.
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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
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Not the start I expected from the Welsh...or the French, for that matter...
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Very entertaining match , some great play by france but they should b another try up .

I think wales will come back and possibly win a thriller.
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Great game. I suspect Wales will dominate the 2nd with superior fitness.
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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.
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Bookies have this dead even.
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Rather happy to be only 9 points down.
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I thought Wales were the pre-match favourites for this game?
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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.
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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.
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Theflier wrote:9 points is a long way back
It is, but any score, even 3 points and some decent pressure might be enough to turn the tide.
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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.
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Taranaki Snapper wrote:Not the start I expected from the Welsh...or the French, for that matter...
Its the exact start I was expecting
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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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Theflier wrote:9 points is a long way back
It ain't happening.
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Gatland needs to sort his shit out
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Taranaki Snapper wrote:Not the start I expected from the Welsh...or the French, for that matter...
Like England last night the French are playing like a team that has had 2 weeks to prepare vs a team on one week. Wouldn’t have changed last nights result but may have an impact on tonight’s result.
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Off topic, but am watching an ITV feed.

Before the game started there was the worst CGI remake of Thunderbirds I have seen in my life.

Hang your heads in shame Brits

Way to dishonour puppet royalty.
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Stange but true fact: Wales selected a literal donkey at no. 12.
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Still anyones game looking back to the first 15 mins.
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paynie wrote:
Taranaki Snapper wrote:Not the start I expected from the Welsh...or the French, for that matter...
Its the exact start I was expecting
It's exactly the game I expected except I thought Wales would be the ones dishing out the hammering.
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BlueThunder wrote:Stange but true fact: Wales selected a literal donkey at no. 12.
Yep. :((
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