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By christ Wales really do struggle with consistency and decision making.
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Kenya pushing Fiji close. Good fun
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US brought their A team, money on them to win this weekend..
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And apparently the new Scottish playing style is to run the ball in the middle to contact, to obviously out-muscle New Zealand x(
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Anyone has a link?

Nevermind found one.
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Ireland going good
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Give me some of that 8)
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Good stuff Ireland :thumbup:
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Ref trying his best to give this to Eng. Pen for incorrect entry against the tackler :lol:
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Insane_Homer wrote:Ref trying his best to give this to Eng. Pen for incorrect entry against the tackler :lol:
Some incredible change of tack on the tackler release from the rest of the day :roll:
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Heymans wrote:Anyone has a link?

Nevermind found one.
Well?????
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Kiwias wrote:
Heymans wrote:Anyone has a link?

Nevermind found one.
Well?????
:lol:
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Kiwias wrote:
Heymans wrote:Anyone has a link?

Nevermind found one.
Well?????
www.sevensvideo.com
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This time at Twickenham England come back against Scotland. Looked like there was daylight between his hand and the ball for the last try to win (Scottish spectacles on).
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fiji play Ireland in the cup quarters, does this mean the home team is out? lol
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Last minute try against Scotland got us the pts difference, doubt the lads knew it at the time.

Look set for a paddlin here, shame we didn't draw USA.
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lemonhead wrote:Last minute try against Scotland got us the pts difference, doubt the lads knew it at the time.

Look set for a paddlin here, shame we didn't draw USA.
The lads actually gave a good account of themselves against Fiji.
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MrJonno wrote:
lemonhead wrote:Last minute try against Scotland got us the pts difference, doubt the lads knew it at the time.

Look set for a paddlin here, shame we didn't draw USA.
The lads actually gave a good account of themselves against Fiji.


If you're referring to Ireland I couldn't agree more.
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so conroy is faster than tuimaba but not Mr Nitro :P
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MrJonno wrote:
lemonhead wrote:Last minute try against Scotland got us the pts difference, doubt the lads knew it at the time.

Look set for a paddlin here, shame we didn't draw USA.
The lads actually gave a good account of themselves against Fiji.
If Dardis' YC had gone to hand we might've won it.

Reward is at best a 5th place playoff against the Blitzbokke or NZ now. Tough enough draw.
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fiji-oz final
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Irish boys let us down.
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Eng 14 - 29 JPN

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Floppykid wrote:Irish boys let us down.
Scored first agin' the kiwis just now
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43-7 in the final. Well done 🇫🇯
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Good showing by Ireland, tho' you can see they are used to bullying the lower tier, and it doesn't work against the top 7s teams. They should be comfortably in the top 10 on the main circuit next year.
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That Ireland-Fiji QF result looks a lot better now. I won’t be shocked if Ireland make a Cup final or two next year.
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camroc1 wrote:Good showing by Ireland, tho' you can see they are used to bullying the lower tier, and it doesn't work against the top 7s teams. They should be comfortably in the top 10 on the main circuit next year.
By the looks of it I wouldn't be surprised if they won a tournament next year.

Bowens wrote:That Ireland-Fiji QF result looks a lot better now. I won’t be shocked if Ireland make a Cup final or two next year.
+1
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and now the irish ppl have taken the 7's thread away from us as well.. make everything about ireland :/ ..in a few months Ireland will have a disappointing exit from the RWC... can't wait. :smug: :smug:
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Irish posters, has your teams performance this weekend and the prospect of them being on the circuit next year done anything to change your view of 7s?
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Fiji plays "Island" again this weekend, lets hope this time we really shove our foot up their butts ;)
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flaggETERNAL wrote:Irish posters, has your teams performance this weekend and the prospect of them being on the circuit next year done anything to change your view of 7s?
Nope. Obviously happy the lads are doing well for themselves but 7s is still either worth a watch and good exposure or an expensive waste of IRFU resources.

I'll happily watch and if they get Dublin on the circuit or pull off Olympic qualification it could bode well for other oval codes in Ireland.
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pretty sure every team that ahs won the RWC has had atleast ONE player with a 7's background, so yeah that doesn't bode well for Ireland winning the RWC in 2019 ;)
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flaggETERNAL wrote:Irish posters, has your teams performance this weekend and the prospect of them being on the circuit next year done anything to change your view of 7s?

I’m looking forward to watching them on the circuit next year, but then again I was never as negative about their participation as some of my compatriots. The way I see it , the 7’s circuit is giving opportunities to some hard working, talented players who either didn’t quite make it at elite level 15’s or didn’t get the opportunity. The Irish lads have had to do this the hard way , working their way up through the divisions and you can see how much it means to them . They’ve acquitted themselves very well in any invitational appearances they’ve made and I’m sure they’ll do well next season on the circuit. If their success encourages more young players to take up rugby it’s a further bonus.

We must also remember that as rugby becomes more and more attritional we need to find a space for players that aren’t quite 2 metres tall or 120 kg
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flaggETERNAL wrote:Irish posters, has your teams performance this weekend and the prospect of them being on the circuit next year done anything to change your view of 7s?
It's great to watch Fiji in the 7s, but overall I'm not into it. Too often it's just chucking the ball back and forth till someone breaks the line once and then it's a guaranteed try followed by a sloppy conversion attempt.
Fiji at least do some interesting things with the ball and offload in ways you don't typically see in the 15s game.
I'm fairly apathetic about the Irish 7s but it doesn't really bother me as I can't imagine it takes up too much resource wise.
If they do well I'm happy enough to see it.
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comets wrote:pretty sure every team that ahs won the RWC has had atleast ONE player with a 7's background, so yeah that doesn't bode well for Ireland winning the RWC in 2019 ;)
Who was the guy on the english team in 2003 with the 7s background?

I think most the other teams had players who played sevens at some stage in their squad who won the world cup, but I cannot think of anyone on that english team.
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Conspicuous wrote:
flaggETERNAL wrote:Irish posters, has your teams performance this weekend and the prospect of them being on the circuit next year done anything to change your view of 7s?

I’m looking forward to watching them on the circuit next year, but then again I was never as negative about their participation as some of my compatriots. The way I see it , the 7’s circuit is giving opportunities to some hard working, talented players who either didn’t quite make it at elite level 15’s or didn’t get the opportunity. The Irish lads have had to do this the hard way , working their way up through the divisions and you can see how much it means to them . They’ve acquitted themselves very well in any invitational appearances they’ve made and I’m sure they’ll do well next season on the circuit. If their success encourages more young players to take up rugby it’s a further bonus.

We must also remember that as rugby becomes more and more attritional we need to find a space for players that aren’t quite 2 metres tall or 120 kg
there are plenty of players who are not 2 meters tall or 120 kgs who are tearing it up at 15s.
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Harden up!!! wrote:
comets wrote:pretty sure every team that ahs won the RWC has had atleast ONE player with a 7's background, so yeah that doesn't bode well for Ireland winning the RWC in 2019 ;)
Who was the guy on the english team in 2003 with the 7s background?

I think most the other teams had players who played sevens at some stage in their squad who won the world cup, but I cannot think of anyone on that english team.
Dallaglio has a sevens world cup medal
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happyhooker wrote:
Harden up!!! wrote:
comets wrote:pretty sure every team that ahs won the RWC has had atleast ONE player with a 7's background, so yeah that doesn't bode well for Ireland winning the RWC in 2019 ;)
Who was the guy on the english team in 2003 with the 7s background?

I think most the other teams had players who played sevens at some stage in their squad who won the world cup, but I cannot think of anyone on that english team.
Dallaglio has a sevens world cup medal
Ok I guess every world cup team has had a player who has played sevens internationally in it then.
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Harden up!!! wrote:
comets wrote:pretty sure every team that ahs won the RWC has had atleast ONE player with a 7's background, so yeah that doesn't bode well for Ireland winning the RWC in 2019 ;)
Who was the guy on the english team in 2003 with the 7s background?

I think most the other teams had players who played sevens at some stage in their squad who won the world cup, but I cannot think of anyone on that english team.
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