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Massive try saving hit by Israel's Yonatan Kaplan vs Gibraltar

"Everyone hates spain" but let's make them Spanish! If you love international law so much then stop trying to subjugate people to your government

2 Years, 7 Months ago

Massive try saving hit by Israel's Yonatan Kaplan vs Gibraltar

It wasn't invaded. It was given away by Spain. Live with your decisions like adults. We don't want to be spanish

2 Years, 7 Months ago

England hold on after tense battle with Ireland at Twickenham

Personally I'd leave Tuilagi on the bench when he's back. I can't imagine anything worse at the 60 minute mark than looking up to see the giant Burrell trotting off, only to be replaced by a fresh, and even larger, Tuilagi.

2 Years, 7 Months ago

The Best Tries scored in Round 2 of Super Rugby 2014

Possibly, but even with all it's pace and skill, I still can't get as excited about a super game as I can about a 6N weekend

2 Years, 7 Months ago

The Best Tries scored in Round 2 of Super Rugby 2014

Wow I've missed this.
A 6 Nations, tight five, scrum wrestle in the mud will always be my first choice to watch, but the SH is entertaining

2 Years, 7 Months ago

England hold on after tense battle with Ireland at Twickenham

Sorry Rob, I thought I'd read them all, didn't mean to steal your plan

2 Years, 7 Months ago

Wales bounce back with strong win over France in Cardiff

Fair enough, I'd need to have another look at that scrum to refresh my memory, but I remember the ball being in the second rows feet.

2 Years, 7 Months ago

England hold on after tense battle with Ireland at Twickenham

Does anyone else think that there is a strong claim for a penalty, maybe even a penalty try, for the tackle on May before the one that knocked the ball loose? The defender clearly has a hold on May's head, and in my mind had that not happened May would have been over the line before the cover got to him

2 Years, 7 Months ago

England hold on after tense battle with Ireland at Twickenham

If Brown had missed the kick then BoD still had to outpace Johnny May from 60m out, and he's still a great player, but his top speed isn't his greatest asset anymore. So I am tempted to say Brown's save was important. But it wasn't a try saver necessarily.

2 Years, 7 Months ago

Wales bounce back with strong win over France in Cardiff

In my mind the warburton try is fine because he hit the floor, and then placed the ball. And as far as I understand the rules you are perfectly entitled to place the ball once you've landed in any direction you want, so long as it is immediate. The fact that he hit the floor with the ball out in front of him and then placed it 2 inches further is irrelevant detail.

2 Years, 7 Months ago