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Arnoldtoo

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Wales: Halfpenny; North, Tompkins, Parkes, Williams; Biggar, T Williams; R Evans, Owens, D Lewis, Ball, AW Jones (capt), Moriarty, Navidi, Tipuric.

Replacements: Elias, Carre, L Brown, Shingler, Faletau, Webb, J Evans, McNicholl.
 

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Wales: Halfpenny; North, Tompkins, Parkes, Williams; Biggar, T Williams; R Evans, Owens, D Lewis, Ball, AW Jones (capt), Moriarty, Navidi, Tipuric.

Replacements: Elias, Carre, L Brown, Shingler, Faletau, Webb, J Evans, McNicholl.
The best 8 in the history of Rugby is on the bench?? E17 will be livid.
 

mpickard2087

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Catching up on the match. It was a decent game, Wales had a really good go at us (especially early on) and scored a cracking try but England absorbed the pressure pretty well, scored some sharp tries themselves, and always seemed in control until those last few minutes when at a numerical disadvantage.

Tuilagi red card was the correct call. Got it all wrong. Not the best officiating though I thought, a lot missed against both teams.
 

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Scotland doing England a favour so far! France .....well being France and causing their own downfall with a red card for a punch
 

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So France v Ireland next weekend postponed until October

Was meant to be travelling on Eurostar to Paris this weekend, not sure of the plans now
 
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Yid-ol

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England prop Joe Marler has been given a 10-week ban for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones' genitals during Saturday's Six Nations win over Wales


Well with the way it's going he might not miss any games!
 

mpickard2087

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England prop Joe Marler has been given a 10-week ban for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones' genitals during Saturday's Six Nations win over Wales


Well with the way it's going he might not miss any games!
The TMO and Citing Officer didn't do a good job this week and England should feel a bit sore about it. Marler it is pointless arguing as he was always going to get a ban, but Tuilagi gets 4 weeks whilst the French Prop only gets 3? Tuilagi's was a red card and he deserves a few weeks off subsequently, but that was at least a 'rugby incident', there is no excuse for trying to punch someone's lights out and I cant see how they think that deserves less of a ban.

At least Lawes got off, but that was bullshit in the first place if Parkes, Owens, Williams weren't joining him in the dock on those standards.
 

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The TMO and Citing Officer didn't do a good job this week and England should feel a bit sore about it. Marler it is pointless arguing as he was always going to get a ban, but Tuilagi gets 4 weeks whilst the French Prop only gets 3? Tuilagi's was a red card and he deserves a few weeks off subsequently, but that was at least a 'rugby incident', there is no excuse for trying to punch someone's lights out and I cant see how they think that deserves less of a ban.

At least Lawes got off, but that was bullshit in the first place if Parkes, Owens, Williams weren't joining him in the dock on those standards.
Yeah I can't understand the Tuilagi and Haouas ban lengths at all.

Weirdly Marler's was probably the least dangerous...but certainly the most stupid and he can't have any complaints.
 

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The TMO and Citing Officer didn't do a good job this week and England should feel a bit sore about it. Marler it is pointless arguing as he was always going to get a ban, but Tuilagi gets 4 weeks whilst the French Prop only gets 3? Tuilagi's was a red card and he deserves a few weeks off subsequently, but that was at least a 'rugby incident', there is no excuse for trying to punch someone's lights out and I cant see how they think that deserves less of a ban.

At least Lawes got off, but that was bullshit in the first place if Parkes, Owens, Williams weren't joining him in the dock on those standards.

No irish were cited after that ridiculous rucking in that game either. It's a complete lottery.

In actual serious news. How the fuck is the scotland/wales game still on? I assumed it was cancelled until I looked just now?
 

Arnoldtoo

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No irish were cited after that ridiculous rucking in that game either. It's a complete lottery.

In actual serious news. How the fuck is the scotland/wales game still on? I assumed it was cancelled until I looked just now?
Called off.
 

teok

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Right call in the end but I guarantee that a load of people will have travelled already.
 

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So all championship games are still on along with all Sunday junior/mini games this weekend.
 
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