What position did you/do you play?

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Mon May 05, 2014 8:13 pm

BaggyTrousers wrote:
ruckover wrote:Started on the wing, put on a bit of weight and got sent to the front row. Played anywhere across there until I gave up playing four years ago. Always thought about giving it a go again though.
What???????????? You gave up aged 14? What happened Ruckie?
Touch rugby ended and they were allowed to tackle. :lol:
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Snipe Watson » Mon May 05, 2014 8:14 pm

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Cockatrice wrote:I' d prefer to see Snipe and Big Mervyn switch...
Feck off! I have my eye on the Ireland shirt.
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by ruckover » Mon May 05, 2014 8:23 pm

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
BaggyTrousers wrote:
ruckover wrote:Started on the wing, put on a bit of weight and got sent to the front row. Played anywhere across there until I gave up playing four years ago. Always thought about giving it a go again though.
What???????????? You gave up aged 14? What happened Ruckie?
Touch rugby ended and they were allowed to tackle. :lol:
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Samstew » Mon May 05, 2014 8:50 pm

I played at 15 for most of my adult playing days, but could slot into any position in the backs.
I last played 4 years ago, when I was supposed to cameo in a game with my son on his 18th birthday, the cameo lasted 70 minutes and I loved every minute of it :D

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by TheElephantMan » Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:28 pm

Played both loose-tight head, played one game at lock...............................those were the days..............

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Scholar » Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:04 pm

Believing that the numbers on the shirt ranked players according to intelligence and good looks I started as a loose head, then hooker through school. Ended my days, when the brain cells started to go, on the wing for a Golden Oldies team .. They were allowed one honorary oldie under 30 and needed someone to fetch the ball from over hedges or from streams when the ref couldn't be persuaded to do it.
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by big mervyn » Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:49 pm

Scholar wrote:Believing that the numbers on the shirt ranked players according to intelligence and good looks I started as a loose head, then hooker through school. Ended my days, when the brain cells started to go, on the wing for a Golden Oldies team .. They were allowed one honorary oldie under 30 and needed someone to fetch the ball from over hedges or from streams when the ref couldn't be persuaded to do it.
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Russ » Fri Apr 17, 2015 4:40 pm

12

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by big mervyn » Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:02 pm

Russ wrote:12
1 and 2. Surely you're not that big Russ?
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Russ » Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:06 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Russ wrote:12
1 and 2. Surely you're not that big Russ?
No

I once played 12

I even once played 13 when I forgot my boots and wasn't allowed to scrummage (had to play in trainers)

Rarely was I seen at 2 except in an emergency

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by bazzaj » Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:56 pm

Everywhere in the backs and back row.
Had one game at hooker in an inter house 10s game.
Absolute insanity and couldn`t move my neck for a week as a result.
Hats off to the front rowers everywhere.

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by solidarity » Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:50 pm

4 or 5, 'Second Row' in old money, then 8 for a year or two. One game in the front row - living death - probably why I don't even remember if it was at loose or tight.

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Dave » Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:30 pm

bazzaj wrote:Everywhere in the backs and back row.
Had one game at hooker in an inter house 10s game.
Absolute insanity and couldn`t move my neck for a week as a result.
Hats off to the front rowers everywhere.
You're not supposed to have a neck to play in the front row!
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by big mervyn » Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:46 pm

Dave wrote:You're not supposed to have a neck to play in the front row!
Jihad should be a natural! Best 3 in Ireland :thumleft:

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Post by Kofi Annan » Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:08 pm

Some pretty shít players here
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