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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:05 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:17 am
damianmcr wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:13 am
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:00 am
What was the problem with the acrobatic Rhys Zammit try? I was watching with the sound off and couldn't figure out why it wasn't given
Touched the base of the flag post
I thought the flag was in play?
The flag base is on the line. Out of play.

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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by big mervyn » Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:11 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:05 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:17 am
damianmcr wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:13 am
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:00 am
What was the problem with the acrobatic Rhys Zammit try? I was watching with the sound off and couldn't figure out why it wasn't given
Touched the base of the flag post
I thought the flag was in play?
The flag base is on the line. Out of play.
Given the shape of a rugby ball and the thinness of the flag pole is it even physically possible for the ball to touch the actual base of the flag while it is in the ground? I can't see how that would be possible :scratch:
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Dave » Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:32 pm

big mervyn wrote:Who are the best team in this years 6N? :scratch:

I suppose it's France.

The 6N rivalling the Pro12 for mediocrity.
Team Barnsey and Pearse mate.
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:42 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:11 pm
Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:05 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:17 am
damianmcr wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:13 am
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:00 am
What was the problem with the acrobatic Rhys Zammit try? I was watching with the sound off and couldn't figure out why it wasn't given
Touched the base of the flag post
I thought the flag was in play?
The flag base is on the line. Out of play.
Given the shape of a rugby ball and the thinness of the flag pole is it even physically possible for the ball to touch the actual base of the flag while it is in the ground? I can't see how that would be possible :scratch:
The flag cover is probably 4x4. He grounded the ball on the line anyway.

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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by big mervyn » Sun Mar 21, 2021 4:20 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:42 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:11 pm
Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:05 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:17 am
damianmcr wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:13 am

Touched the base of the flag post
I thought the flag was in play?
The flag base is on the line. Out of play.
Given the shape of a rugby ball and the thinness of the flag pole is it even physically possible for the ball to touch the actual base of the flag while it is in the ground? I can't see how that would be possible :scratch:
The flag cover is probably 4x4. He grounded the ball on the line anyway.
Yes, The base of the flag is a moot point as it is impossible for the ball to touch it (image A below)_
Image B suggests the ball grazed the whitewash - not conclusively mind!

A Image

B Image
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Liam Williams » Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:54 am

Proof is in the pictures...

Try!

Wales = Grand-slam
End of!!!

Why not then...

OINK...

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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:13 am

Okay, I'll rise to the bait . . . but only to distract myself for a short while, not because this deserves any response. :roll:


Lame effort Liam

Very Liam effort! :roll:

However, I must admit, there are times when even I have to applaud how well some teams or some individuals have played in a match or even a tournament.

Hat's off therefore to Wyn Jones on who single-handedly had a player sent off in each of Wales' most crucial matches during the 6N.

Against Ireland and Scotland, the two red cards opponents got clearing him out of rucks handed Wales most unlikely wins. So much so, they should be renamed Wyns rather than wins. Against England, the ref and his team of officials contrived to give Wales a massive advantage early on, so he had no need to repeat the trick, and against Italy - well, everyone can beat Italy without the help from the officials.

It wasn't Wyn Jones' fault that Wales couldn't Wyn against France despite them going down to 14 - I think the blame there lies with a couple of his teammates who failed to back up his efforts by getting themselves binned, thus turning a one man advantage into a one man deficit for the last 10 minutes or so of the match. I can't remember who those two idiots were, even though I feel like one of the names is on the tip of my tongue. :scratch:

Whoever those two numpties were, they owe Wyn Jones an apology - he had done his part to give Wales an advantage - again, but they undermined that.

I'll be honest - sometimes you just have to acknowledge how good one player is at one particular skill. What is this power that Wyn Jones has that he can brings out the worst in opponents while he is standing around innocently at rucks? He has now become so good at getting opponents red-carded for clearing him out at rucks, he can do it with his eyes closed . . . well, with one eye closed anyway. >EW
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Dave » Mon Mar 22, 2021 8:37 am

Liam Williams wrote:Proof is in the pictures...

Try!

Wales = Grand-slam
End of!!!

Why not then...

OINK...
Agreed. Congrats Image Image Image
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Dharper » Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:02 am

Very happy to see Ire appear to have a more pragmatic approach and kick for goal to keep score board ticking over rather than slavishly to the corner. Sextons 24/25 6ns kick success should also be recognised.

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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by big mervyn » Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:35 am

Dharper wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:02 am
Very happy to see Ire appear to have a more pragmatic approach and kick for goal to keep score board ticking over rather than slavishly to the corner. Sextons 24/25 6ns kick success should also be recognised.
Yes. None of the trademark misses from just mid range right of the posts.
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by big mervyn » Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:26 am

I don't really give a feck, but is it head to head or points diff if Wales and France are tied on points?
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Dave » Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:59 am

The D4 meeja will be raging...
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by justinr73 » Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:09 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:26 am
I don't really give a feck, but is it head to head or points diff if Wales and France are tied on points?
Points diff then, if required, number of tries.

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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Hans Indaruck » Mon Mar 22, 2021 2:09 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:26 am
I don't really give a feck, but is it head to head or points diff if Wales and France are tied on points?
Points difference first - France need to win by 21 clear points. Then tries are taken into account - Wales are 5 ahead of France in this regard.
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Re: SIX NATIONS 2021

Post by Hans Indaruck » Mon Mar 22, 2021 2:42 pm

Dave wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:59 am
The D4 meeja will be raging...20210322_105703.jpg
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/onesport/cps/9 ... novers.png
BBC show a different picture with Beirne well ahead!
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