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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #345 on: October 20, 2019, 10:44:45 AM »
They were scared history would repeat itself ( Argentina game) and stopped playing. But honestly we do not have a great coach. France will be better for the grand slam tournament. Well, they might.

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #346 on: October 20, 2019, 10:50:08 AM »
Subbuteo Rugby was ace, with the scrum machine thingy.

The scaling on the kicker was way out. I used to try to kick conversions over the door frame :)

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #347 on: October 20, 2019, 10:51:23 AM »
Wales were just as bad as Villa at playing with a man advantage

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #348 on: October 20, 2019, 11:08:41 AM »
I was just asked if I know the 'moves' to the haka. Oh dear.
And why not? You are white Gaji san😂

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #349 on: October 20, 2019, 11:09:53 AM »
I do like the way Japanese fans were rehearsing South African National anthem words outside the ground.

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #350 on: October 20, 2019, 11:13:12 AM »
I do like the way Japanese fans were rehearsing South African National anthem words outside the ground.

Why would you sing the other team's anthem ?

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #351 on: October 20, 2019, 11:19:08 AM »
I've really noticed the emotion in the anthems this tournament. Seems to be at least one player blubbing after each one.

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #352 on: October 20, 2019, 11:24:15 AM »
I do like the way Japanese fans were rehearsing South African National anthem words outside the ground.

Why would you sing the other team's anthem ?

To show that they are welcome. It's a nice touch, IMO. They've been very good hosts, even down to their desperation to get the Scotland game on when it might not have been in their interests to do so.

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #353 on: October 20, 2019, 11:33:16 AM »
Think he was very lucky to get away with a yellow card there.

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #354 on: October 20, 2019, 11:42:17 AM »
Why didn't it get to the TV replay, just arrogance by the on field umpire?

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #355 on: October 20, 2019, 11:44:56 AM »
There was an image yesterday of a Japanese man singing along with gusto to the NZ anthem, and you could see the words to the Irish anthem on the flip side of the paper he had, and I imagine he put the same effort into the Irish one. It's absolutely lovely to see such spirit.

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #356 on: October 20, 2019, 11:52:40 AM »
I like that they're going fucking mental about getting a penalty. If they score some tries there will be SCENES, as the youngsters say.

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #357 on: October 20, 2019, 11:53:30 AM »
I was just asked if I know the 'moves' to the haka. Oh dear.
And why not? You are white Gaji san😂

Haha. Don't get me started, Aftab-san!

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #358 on: October 20, 2019, 11:54:58 AM »
I like that they're going fucking mental about getting a penalty. If they score some tries there will be SCENES, as the youngsters say.

I thought about soundproofing my living room. It's a St Andrews-esque atmosphere in there at the moment!

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Re: Rugby World Cup 2019
« Reply #359 on: October 20, 2019, 11:57:44 AM »
I do like the way Japanese fans were rehearsing South African National anthem words outside the ground.

Why would you sing the other team's anthem ?

They're on TV and want to appear friendly and welcoming. That's the cynic in me speaking.

The human in me understands their fascination for foreign culture and how outgoing it is in comparison to their own. In some ways, anyway.