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Sky Sports Super Rugby 2014 Promo - The Sequel

Not even close to last year's.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

New Ireland prop Rodney Ah You smashes lock Alistair Hargreaves

I think you need to scratch South Africa off that list. If I'm not mistaken 'beast' Mtawarira is from Zimbabwe and they rushed through his citizenship to let him play again. I think there have been several others over the years that were allowed to play if they were good enough.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

Ian Evans facing suspension after red card for stamp on Mike McCarthy

I agree somewhat, I have never seen Evans as a dirty player, I could fully believe that he was just doing his part to encourage a troublesome opponent out of the way, and accidentally caught him in the head. That's not to say he doesn't deserve red, but I would be prepared to believe it was not his aim.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

Ian Evans facing suspension after red card for stamp on Mike McCarthy

I think he summarised it really well. Although McCarthy probably was where he was legally I still think he was being a deliberate and cynical pain, so probably did deserve a bit of a 'warning', however, the head is never on.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

Ian Evans facing suspension after red card for stamp on Mike McCarthy

I'm pretty sure you mean 'shoeing', and he was there legally. Even if he wasn't, when you're 'shoe ining' someone you still have to take responsibility for their safety, which Ian Evans completely failed to do.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

Ian Evans facing suspension after red card for stamp on Mike McCarthy

There seems to be a lot of buzz words being thrown around, 'intent' 'clear and obvious' etc. I'm wondering if this is the same thing as the often misquoted having to 'wrap' arms in a tackle. I'd like to know exactly what is going on, because there was a very, very similar incident in the Sarries game the next day that got a yellow, apparently because of a lack of clear and obvious something.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

Ian Evans facing suspension after red card for stamp on Mike McCarthy

I'm struggling to see any reasonable argument against the red card. Then again, I don't know the exact wording of the rules, and I imagine that that will be fairly important in an incident like this, does anyone know exactly what is required?

7 Months, 1 Week ago

The biggest punches and worst fights in French domestic rugby

I enjoy the odd fight, but it would be a shame if it became a staple of the game, which is kind of how I understand it to be in ice hockey. Is this right?

Either way I agree with you on the cheap shot side of thing, ice hockey fights are great because they have it out, within a certain set of 'rules' and then everyone gets back to what they were doing.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

The biggest punches and worst fights in French domestic rugby

You're clearly an idiot, so now I guess we can focus all our efforts on figuring out why Cambridgeshirekid insists on presenting such reasonable and well presented conversation points, the bastard.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

Danny Care brilliant inside flick sets up Matt Hopper try vs Clermont

Ha, Dickson does have shite hair, but he's still my first choice 9. I think when he plays there seems to be an urgency in the forwards and the delivery to the backs that we don't see with the other two. Somehow his presence seems to raise England's tempo and makes us seem much more dangerous to me.

I can't fault much of what you said about Youngs, he's been good, but perhaps isn't having the best run at the moment.

I find with Care that you do occasionally/frequently get pieces of brilliance and flair, but it is offset by consistently slower service at the rucks and an infuriating tendency to take a step or two with the ball every time he touches it. I know that this is all my opinion on him, and therefore worth no more than anyone else's, but I do feel like Care has had more than enough time to show us what he can do at international level and has not managed to replicate his club form.

7 Months, 2 Weeks ago

 
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