Copehead's RWC thread NOW IN ITS 99TH GREAT YEAR

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Re: Copehead's RWC thread NOW IN ITS 99TH GREAT YEAR

Postby Lord Rother » 02 Nov 2019, 11:14

Well that was awful.

Fair play to the Boks but what an awful spectacle. Just a shit game to watch for the non-connoisseur like me, maybe everyone. Penalty after penalty. Technical infringements that no-one can see. Forward passes all over the place not called once. Boring and frustrating.

But I guess that’s rugby for you.

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Postby never/ever » 02 Nov 2019, 11:20

Lots of mistakes, for sure. It was a kickathon and it was pretty dour for a long time.
The tries, when they came, were superb. Kolbe is such a dynamic runner, it was a pleasure to watch him score that try.
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Postby Deebank » 02 Nov 2019, 11:28

And the SA pack played a blinder.
I enjoy the technicalities of RU they give the game depth for me.

I found the English booing a bit much though.
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Postby Lord Rother » 02 Nov 2019, 11:43

When you can clearly see 2 forward passes on the big screen in a movement to the 1st try it’s hard not to show a modicum of displeasure.

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Postby Jimbo » 02 Nov 2019, 11:48

Lucky enough to catch only the last half of the second half and it was an exciting time.

Give it up to my adopted country for staging such a great six weeks of rugby.
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Postby Deebank » 02 Nov 2019, 11:58

Jimbo wrote:Lucky enough to catch only the last half of the second half and it was an exciting time.

Give it up to my adopted country for staging such a great six weeks of rugby.


Agreed. A great tournament.
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Postby Deebank » 02 Nov 2019, 12:00

Lord Rother wrote:When you can clearly see 2 forward passes on the big screen in a movement to the 1st try it’s hard not to show a modicum of displeasure.


Looked ok to me - flat but not forward.

The ref checked the tmo and he has a reputation for being tough on SA.
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Postby never/ever » 02 Nov 2019, 12:04

TMO only checked the onside though.
But you're right, pass didn't look forward to me.
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Postby Deebank » 02 Nov 2019, 12:30

never/ever wrote:TMO only checked the onside though.
But you're right, pass didn't look forward to me.


Ok, the itv pundits said it looked ok then iirc
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Postby Mike Boom » 02 Nov 2019, 13:01

England were destroyed by the Boks scrum. England compounded it with too many mistakes and were well beaten.