Discussion in 'general sports' started by bendeus, Jul 27, 2017.
Bristol Rugby rebranding as Bristol Bears. Cue much wailing and gnashing of teeth.
The Aviva Premiership rebranding as the Gallagher Premiership from August. Gallagher is apparently an American insurance company, rather than two mouthy Mancunians. They have similar connections to rugby though.
That Isiekwe tackle was phenomenal.
Right I'll amend the post as I don't want to cause editor any issues. (well I would do but I can't fine the edit button for that post)
Bristol Badgers would be far better. At least there's a few setts about the place.
So the Chiefs will have their semi at home fnarr fnarr
They better bloody win as I've got tickets for the final
Who's the ref later today?
Think it's Poite for the Leinster Turk game. Not sure about Muhnner. Probably Nige.
Phew this scarlets game is close
The score flattered Scarlets. That was an absolute shoeing.
Indeed. Leminster looked formidable ball in hand. Some of those hits made me wince
Awful game to watch from a Welsh perspective. Fair dos, Leinster are the absolute real deal.
Came across this dude on Youtube.
Not wishing to resurrect the 6n thread...but I am loving this guys videos
I'm amazed that this thread hasn't been inundated with posts about Cardiff's heroic victory over Pau yesterday, a final in Bilbao (why oh why?) is just reward for Danny Wilson's men, he'll be sorely missed.
With Seb Davies, Ellis Jenkins, Owen Lane, Tomos Williams and a really promising (but still very green) crop of front row players coming through, Cardiff could have a far brighter future in store. Fingers crossed they sort out a deal to stay at a revamped Arms Park and somehow shed the utter ineptitude of management that unfortunately has blighted the game in Wales.
The atmosphere yesterday was awesome, so nice to be proud of my team again, thanks again Danny Wilson.
And Leinster, fucking hell, they'll take some beating.
Singing Nigel Owens left an Irish pub in raptures last night
:raised eyebrow smiley:
Jaguares with 2 wins in New Zealand in a row
Ozzie teams continue to be shite
I'm going to be sad to see Cips go - he is on absolute fire at the moment
Talk of the pro14 adding up to three more SA teams. Not sure this is a good idea.
Three more SA teams set to join Guinness PRO14
Bringing more quality into the league is, I think, a good idea as it will theoretically drive up TV revenue, thus providing more cash to participating sides.
It won't solve the half empty stadia with no away support for anything other than local derbies, though.
Looks bleak for SH club/regional rugby, though.
Yes I understand that, but the Natal Sharks, The Blue Bulls and Western Cape Stormers are Currie Cup sides rather than Super Rugby sides. Or maybe I've got confused which is quite possible.
Tbh below international level my knowledge of SH/Super rugby is derisory so you'd probably know better. Not sure what to make of it, tbh. With three additional sides would they retain the existing two conference system and expand it, add another conference or do away with them and have two leagues with promotion and relegation.
Interesting England selection for the Saffa tour!
Looking forward to Cips being found out again at international level.
Shields is a weird one. I get how he qualifies but it still feels slightly wrong that he's never played a game in England and will be joining the squad.
I think it only right to congratulate the Blues franchise of Cardiff and its environs (Pontypridd excluded) for their mad win over Glaws yesterday evening. Well done bois.
Gareth Anscombe is the absolute boy! Fuck it, every one of them is!
And big thank you to Danny Wilson, Cardiff and Welsh rugby is going to be a hell of a lot poorer without him.
Sad to see him go ain't it. We've become progressively better season on season. But the players seem genuinely excited by the new Aus man.
Separate names with a comma.