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Ireland stay on track with victory over England in Dublin

....ditto.... :S

2 Weeks, 6 Days ago

Controversial yellow card for James Lowe tackle leads to Highlanders upset

least he didn't get a poke in the bum..

2 Weeks, 6 Days ago

Controversial yellow card for James Lowe tackle leads to Highlanders upset

Oh come off it Quentus, I wouldn't know the bloody Chiefs from the Injuns and I thought this call was bullshit.

No one commenting here is talking about shoulda coulda woulda's they're talking about the actual incident...

As for the 'rules', kindly open the 'rule book' and educate us to which part you're referring too...

2 Weeks, 6 Days ago

Hawick hold out Heriots for an incredible 66 phases before try is disallowed

To be fair, that 'spear' 'tip' etc or whatever you want to call it was never going to end well in the eyes of the referee...

3 Weeks, 8 Hours ago

Controversial yellow card for James Lowe tackle leads to Highlanders upset

I think Lowe summed it up very well - if you can lip read the obvious remark he made.

It's quite dangerously amusing actually... Had he gone in just under the neck and annihilated the bloke, the rugby universe; or at least those wrapped in bubble wrap in the rugby universe, would be screaming about how these higher up tackles are dangerous, whiplash, dangerous, danger danger danger... instead this guy chops the ankles, which is a traditionally safer method of tackling in both player aspects and safe from getting sent off aspects and he still gets screwed for it...

3 Weeks, 8 Hours ago

Controversial yellow card for James Lowe tackle leads to Highlanders upset

Hahaha, not too sure what relevance the video had to your comment but damn it had me laughing out loud!

3 Weeks, 8 Hours ago

Controversial yellow card for James Lowe tackle leads to Highlanders upset

rules..laws..

3 Weeks, 8 Hours ago

Ireland stay on track with victory over England in Dublin

Has anybody else been wondering how he can be called Boo-rell, when Farrell isn't called Faaa-rell?

Has me up at night...

3 Weeks, 2 Days ago

Mathieu Bastareaud's physical impact on the 2015 Six Nations so far

I just feel like the French centre partnership offers nothing...

Canadian content with 'all power no finesse' sort of sums it up.

To me Bastareaud is not quick enough to use his size like a 'Lomu' or even a Tuilagi.. he's a bit lumbering and in my opinion, yes he might run over my centre (or me) one on one, but throw someone around his legs and around his top and he goes down like a ton of bricks and there is no one there to support him, or the French do not appear to capitalise on his progress up the field.

3 Weeks, 2 Days ago

Wales keep title hopes alive with win over France in Paris

I'm purely a neutral when it comes to France, I like to see them beaten when my team plays them, however, I've got to admit, I'd rather watch a game where both teams fight tooth and nail with lovely rugby but France gets the win, that watch France plod about and have my team kick to victory...

If we consider for the moment that France is not a 'top' team (they are, but they're misfiring at the moment), you'll see that with most 'top' teams they bring in a few young players, the players get a bit beaten up by their first cap, but the surrounding team is so strong it supports them and allows them to gain experience, until the next game when the young players have a bit more stature, confidence and feel they can hold their own, and then they become a constant name in the team, but they'd always have had the core of the team surrounding them... until time progresses, players retire and the 'young players' are now old players and they are the core of the team.. it repeats..

So going back to France, I almost feel like they have lost that 'core' they're putting in players that haven't been on the international scene for a while, or new players, etc, and they haven't really got the 'core' to support these players (because the core has been swapped around so much).... it seems to me they almost need to pick their best team on paper and let St Andre go on holiday for a few months.. let the players win/lose/draw games, without being swapped or cut from the team, then you'll start to see the players who can really hold their own, you'll develop the 'old heads' (even if they're still mid 20's) and then you can go back to bringing in the new guys.

3 Weeks, 5 Days ago