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Six Nations 18/19

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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby big mervyn » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:07 am

Dave wrote:Henshaw isn't starting ahead of Aki. Kearney is off form.

He's never allowed that to hold him back.
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:42 pm

I see patronising BBC website has "6 things you didn't know about the 6 Nations"

Actually 5 of them I did know, and the 6th (that Scotland have a squad weighing the same as 466 Scottish terriers), I neither wanted to know, nor believe to be accurate. Some of those Scottish terriers might have been feasting on deep fried Mars Bars and be overweight. In other words, their squad might only be the equivalent weight as 465 or 464 Scottish Terriers.

Unless someone weighs four hundred and sixty something Scottish Terriers, we will never know. BBC Fake news! :roll:

Fox News possibly knows more about the weights of certain canines.
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Shan » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:44 pm

No Rob Kearney - Not sure I'll bother watching now. :D

Gwan. That Ireland team should be disappointed if they can't win this. In other words Ireland expect to win this game, but it should be close enough.
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Dave » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:53 pm

The pack will stuggle without Hendo but there is enough Stockdale in the backs to dig them out...again.
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Dave » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:56 pm

Gatland thinks wales will win the 6N if they can beat the French. The french are fielding the fatest ever pack. I predict a festival of bore.
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby rumncoke » Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:32 pm

Henshaw at 15 is pure Joe

Say nothing but — ruin England’s defensive preparation with a curve ball selection at full back

thus the potential of a three man mid field attack — instead of the much used Sexton loop that the English back row have been expecting and I am sure practiced defending




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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:51 pm

rumncoke wrote:Henshaw at 15 is pure Joe

Say nothing but — ruin England’s defensive preparation with a curve ball selection at full back

thus the potential of a three man mid field attack — instead of the much used Sexton loop that the English back row have been expecting and I am sure practiced defending


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Are you suggesting ...that the fullback might come into the line when we're attacking? :shock:

Whodda thunk! :duh:

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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby rumncoke » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:15 pm

But Capt its not something Kearney does well - Kearney is a run in to contact full back not renowned as a passer .

Thus full back into the line is not a common play for Ireland .

Now that I expect it will happen much against the English but it maybe effective when it occurs.


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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Shan » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:10 pm

Dave wrote:The pack will stuggle without Hendo


You may be confusing Ireland with Ulster.
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Dave » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:13 pm

Shan wrote:
Dave wrote:The pack will stuggle without Hendo


You may be confusing Ireland with Ulster.
Nope
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:21 pm

Shan wrote:
Dave wrote:The pack will stuggle without Hendo


You may be confusing Ireland with Ulster.

May be? :scratch:

What do you mean, MAY BE? :shock:
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Dave » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:59 pm

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
Shan wrote:
Dave wrote:The pack will stuggle without Hendo


You may be confusing Ireland with Ulster.

May be? :scratch:

What do you mean, MAY BE? :shock:
Don't worry Cap, I've tricked him into thinking Ulster has a pack.
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:44 pm

Dave wrote:
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
Shan wrote:
Dave wrote:The pack will stuggle without Hendo


You may be confusing Ireland with Ulster.

May be? :scratch:

What do you mean, MAY BE? :shock:
Don't worry Cap, I've tricked him into thinking Ulster has a pack.

Ah!

Of course ... well done :thumleft:
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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Dave » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:58 pm

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:Ah!

Of course ... well done :thumleft:


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Re: Six Nations 18/19

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:18 pm

Dave wrote:
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:Ah!

Of course ... well done :thumleft:


I'm in his head.

Good to know there's something in there. :thumleft:
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