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Friday Funnies - Possibly the best scrum celebration ever

Browner do you have some severe learning difficulties?

I don't recall ever mentioning stamping on players hands or calves... let alone in a scrum situation...

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Friday Funnies - Possibly the best scrum celebration ever

Actually on closer inspection I think this is outrageous. Not only is it really dangerous him swinging his fists around, it is also horrific for parents to see. He could have very easily punched another player in the face and broken a jaw with the power with which he was swinging his fists, that player would have had weeks and weeks off recovering, and it might have even broken his neck if it flipped his head back so far!

As for the parents, well imagine seeing a giant grown man behaving like a wild animal, no sir, I wouldn't send my little boy into a big nasty game with ruffians like him around!!! Disgraceful behaviour, 15 week minimum ban!!!

We must stamp out this dangerous maniacal behaviour NOW!

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Friday Funnies - Possibly the best scrum celebration ever

Ah well, as others say, why not? I mean, I suppose the more traditional, well done pat on the back from everyone to everyone is more "expected" but why not get excited!!!

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Cardiff Blues' Lloyd Williams red carded for alleged dangerous tackle

Oh no Nate... Hore will miss 3 warm up matches... the NZ staff and club staff have assured the disciplinary panel that these matches are very important to Hore....

LOL

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Hooker Dylan Hartley cited for striking Ulster's Rory Best

Are you 100% on Hazells past career?

I don't know anything about the guy, but I remember a lot of people saying the same thing as you have said etc, but I remember at the time reading that Hazell received a 16 week ban and then had 2 weeks ADDED to his ban because of his disciplinary record and then a 4 week reduction because of the guilty plea...

I don't have any knowledge of Hazell's past, but adding 2 weeks because of his record makes it sound like Hazell is no Angel...

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Is Carlin Isles the world's fastest rugby player?

Wow way to conjure up further bullshit browner...

"dispel the belief that all 7's players have to evolve into 15's players"

Which part of my initial comment stated anything of the sort?

I don't deny that rugby has; in some parts, changed for the better. However the ruck part of the game has CLEARLY gotten worse.... Introduce a set of studs to someone PURPOSELY lying in the way, or to a hand purposely playing with the ball and surprise surprise they tend to stop...

When did rugby become "fast/conditioned/skillful/powerful/athletic"? I believe that came a little bit earlier than the "don't put boots on someone lying in the way" law...

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Is Carlin Isles the world's fastest rugby player?

I agree, thats what I meant, you look at someone who is quick and dodgy like Rokocoko, Cau Cau, and also BIG, and you're really onto a winner, you could argue that A. Tuilagi (the one that plays for Leicester) is a lot slower than these guys (I assume)...so what, he might be "easier" to grab hold of, but then he'll just drag you down the length of the pitch instead... someone like Isles "might" crumble under the extra weight.

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Is Carlin Isles the world's fastest rugby player?

Thank you for that interesting insight browner.. what was your point again? If he enjoys contact then he may very well consider 15's, both games have their perks...

I find it hard to understand whether you're a bit wimpy or whether you just dislike the concept of contact....

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Is Carlin Isles the world's fastest rugby player?

As RD has stated 7's and 15's are different games, but I do doubt he would be much use at 15's AT THE MOMENT, he appears to exploit the room on the pitch to run around tacklers. If he can introduce a step (maybe he has one already) then it looks like he'll...wow... never mind, I was going to say a bit like a Joe Rokocoko, until I looked up his stats, 6ft2 and 109kg's that guy was a fooking big!!!... anyway...back to Isles, if he gets a step then he'll become much more of a handful. I would echo ncharlton's comment, I would hate to see 7's become a game of running round the corners all the time, I love to see switch moves, dodges and all things that are nasty for to defend, rather than just "give the fast guy the ball"...

No idea how accurate these are but:
Chavhanga 10.27 - 100m, 85kg
Habana 10.4 - 100m, 94kg
Ngwenya 10.5 -100m, 84kg
Rokocoko 10.66 - 100m, 109kg's
Howlett 10.68 - 100m, 93kg's
Lomu 10.8 - 100m, 125kg's

There are obviously a couple others that slot into that list, and as I said, I'm not 100% sure on the data and there is no way to confirm whether those times were recorded at their published weights, but it gives a bit of an indication. I mean Ngwenya the lightest of the bunch is .16 seconds ahead of Rokocoko, but I'd rather have Rokocoko for the added weight.

I'm definitely keen to see more of this guy and see if he ever makes the transition to 15's or whether he'll stay a 7's star.

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Munster captain Doug Howlett chops Schalk Brits in two

Not that my post made much sense afterwards >.< .....

1 Year, 10 Months ago

 
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