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volvo wrote: Wed Feb 14, 2024 8:15 pm Anybody see this?
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/sport/other/i ... 3277&ei=77
Baloucoune came from 7s to the Ulster set up so not a surprise.
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So is bobbie B definitely going? The article isn't definitive just that he is open to the idea. Does he need to stop playing 15s now in order to compete for a spot?
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jean valjean wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 5:28 pm So is bobbie B definitely going? The article isn't definitive just that he is open to the idea. Does he need to stop playing 15s now in order to compete for a spot?
Don't think anything definite yet, guessing Dupont will make his French 7s debut in Vancouver next weekend as TNT Sports are listed as showing it. Normally the main broadcasters don't bother with it outside of Olympics etc and it is usually just on RugbyPass TV.
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He should focus on the real rugby instead of this nonsense.

Nobody gives a sh$t about 7s.
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Neill_M wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 6:26 pm
jean valjean wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 5:28 pm So is bobbie B definitely going? The article isn't definitive just that he is open to the idea. Does he need to stop playing 15s now in order to compete for a spot?
Don't think anything definite yet, guessing Dupont will make his French 7s debut in Vancouver next weekend as TNT Sports are listed as showing it. Normally the main broadcasters don't bother with it outside of Olympics etc and it is usually just on RugbyPass TV.
I get the feeling that Bobby is actually more suited to sevens. More space, speed's more important and he's been to the top in sevens before.

TBH, if he's not got what it takes for 15s, let him go for Olympic glory.
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Uk Telegraph not BELTEL have done a survey on the best 30 sportspeople in different sports they done football etc and now just done rugby.
Criteria was that participants had to be actively playing in teams in the UK (ROI not included)
Steven Kitshoff named at number 19 and Hendy named at 23 :fleg: :D
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