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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2805 on: August 17, 2019, 02:40:41 PM »
Fairly tight game between England and Wales so far, 0-0 after 20mins and not much going on. Wales game plan, so far, is pretty pathetic for a team that were close to going number 1 in the world, it's just kick and chase targeting Daly.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2806 on: August 17, 2019, 02:57:42 PM »
Awful bit of refereeing there, let them play on whilst we making a sub with Watson still making his way off the pitch. Fucking shit from the officials.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2807 on: August 17, 2019, 04:14:41 PM »
England lose 13-6 but I think there were a couple of key ref decisions in their favour that made the difference. Nothing in the game really.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2808 on: November 18, 2019, 12:55:21 PM »
Israel Folau continues to show that he's a really nasty piece of work, bordering on deluded.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-50455162

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2809 on: November 18, 2019, 06:09:54 PM »
Yes what an absolute twat.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2810 on: November 18, 2019, 06:49:12 PM »
It's hard to comment anything other than ...

what an absolute twat.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2811 on: November 18, 2019, 06:50:08 PM »
What an absolute twat.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2812 on: November 19, 2019, 11:17:06 AM »
Can't really say where to begin with that.

What an absolute twat.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2813 on: November 25, 2019, 10:09:51 AM »
Update on Major League Rugby

Some positives but lots of franchise problems and ownership infighting

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2019/nov/25/major-league-rugby-maa-nonu-rene-ranger-glendale-colorado-vegas

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #2814 on: November 25, 2019, 11:40:10 AM »
I think they're trying to rush ahead too quickly if I'm honest. There's not enough of a supporter base or player base to justify the number of teams they're trying to run at the moment, even England struggles to maintain 12 competitive top flight teams at times and we have significantly more to work with. I don't know a better way to do it though, the 6-8 teams that they could potentially support is right on the bottom edge of being enough for a meaningful league (this is why the Celtic league was created because Ireland, Scotland and Wales all faced the same problems with the move to the professional game).