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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3675 on: November 26, 2022, 08:39:10 PM »
Last 10 minutes papers over the cracks. Eddie Jones is way past his sell by date

and today is what happens if you play like we did for most the NZ game and then think it's ok because of that 10min spell. He's gotta go, we've gone backwards since the world cup and today got comprehensively beaten by a SA missing a lot of their best players.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3676 on: November 26, 2022, 08:56:07 PM »
Itís a shambles and weíre still going backwards.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3677 on: November 26, 2022, 09:03:11 PM »
Combinations just donít work, Farrell is finished, Smith canít tackle, Jones should go, thereís plenty of time before the World Cup.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3678 on: November 27, 2022, 08:36:00 AM »
Special mention to the referee who clearly had it in for a few players, not excusing our poor discipline, but when a shoulder charge happens 2 feet I front of you and you have to go to the TMO for it you do wonder about his ability at any level let alone international.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3679 on: November 27, 2022, 09:29:24 AM »
Combinations just donít work, Farrell is finished, Smith canít tackle, Jones should go, thereís plenty of time before the World Cup.

Itís just the rhetoric about building to the World Cup that pisses me off - thereís no sign of progress, just regression. England are fucking miles off.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3680 on: November 27, 2022, 03:05:36 PM »
Despite Wales also being mostly poor, theyíve found an absolute star in Jac Morgan.

Probably the best British player at the moment.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3681 on: December 05, 2022, 08:36:22 PM »
Gatland returning to Wales will massively galvanise them.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3682 on: December 05, 2022, 09:24:05 PM »
Gatland returning to Wales will massively galvanise them.

I wish we (England) had him. 

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3683 on: December 06, 2022, 01:05:21 AM »
According to Kitson, Eddie will be on his way later this week.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3684 on: December 06, 2022, 01:11:46 AM »
According to Kitson, Eddie will be on his way later this week.

I'm refusing to believe it until it's official, would be too upsetting to have my hopes dashed.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3685 on: December 06, 2022, 09:52:44 AM »
Steve Borthwick please.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3686 on: December 06, 2022, 11:33:49 AM »
Jones sacked, now official.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3687 on: December 06, 2022, 11:43:42 AM »
and breathe...

No to Borthwick , I don't think he's ready. I can't think of anyone in the premiership I'd go with but Steve Diamond would be a good option through to the world cup and then look at the options afterwards (at which point people like Borthwick and Lam become more reasonable choices as they have 4 years to grow and build).

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3688 on: December 06, 2022, 11:52:16 AM »
He had to go because it had run its course. Doesnít change the fact that he had an amazing first couple of years and then a good run at the 2019 World Cup, but since then well below par and the team just has no identity.

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Re: International Rugby
« Reply #3689 on: December 06, 2022, 12:01:21 PM »
He had to go because it had run its course. Doesnít change the fact that he had an amazing first couple of years and then a good run at the 2019 World Cup, but since then well below par and the team just has no identity.

exactly, his response to losing in the world cup final set him on this course and we've been well below where we should be with the players available. Him sticking with failing players and refusing to make a decision at 10 (ford and farrell was annoying but by doing it with Smith he's completely undermined him) has had him on the brink for at least 18months so this can't be a massive shock.

 


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