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Michael Rolls

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« Reply #30 on: Sep 18, 2023, 10:22:09 AM »
what annoys me is that so much of the kicking is aimless - a kick with a determined chase can be a powerful weapon, but time and again we get aerial ping-pong
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« Reply #31 on: Sep 18, 2023, 11:28:53 AM »
Agree with the both of you on the kicking issue,. That one period in the second half when they must have played 'kick it to me, I'll kick it back'.. about ten times. Japan who always looked better going forward with ball in hand had nothing to gain from this. Just could not see why they were playing this silly kick it game.

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« Reply #32 on: Sep 19, 2023, 06:02:09 AM »
nor me - they looked much more dangerous with ball in hand
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« Reply #33 on: Sep 20, 2023, 07:32:16 AM »
The final this weekend, Ireland V SA.
Wales vAus ought be a cracker too.
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« Reply #34 on: Sep 20, 2023, 08:01:03 AM »
Already starting to worry. Will we see an Australian backlash against us (Wales) after their defeat by Fiji.

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« Reply #35 on: Sep 20, 2023, 11:39:31 AM »
Just in case, Italy v Uruguay on ITV 4 at 4-45 pm tooday

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« Reply #36 on: Sep 20, 2023, 01:29:08 PM »
Just in case, Italy v Uruguay on ITV 4 at 4-45 pm tooday
Thank you something to watch with my tea.
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« Reply #37 on: Sep 20, 2023, 04:05:14 PM »
Italy v Uruquay    After Uruquay's performance against France, this could be a very close, open game.

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« Reply #38 on: Sep 21, 2023, 05:42:47 AM »
I enjoyed Italy v Uruguay much more that the one-sided massacres we have been 'treated' to.
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« Reply #39 on: Sep 21, 2023, 05:45:56 AM »
Oh, and for that reason I won't be watching France v Namibia today
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« Reply #40 on: Sep 21, 2023, 06:56:12 AM »
I enjoyed Italy v Uruguay much more that the one-sided massacres we have been 'treated' to.
The Uraguans tired in the second half  shame they were putting up a good performance until then.
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« Reply #41 on: Sep 21, 2023, 06:56:48 AM »
Oh, and for that reason I won't be watching France v Namibia today
It's not on my list of things to do.
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« Reply #42 on: Sep 21, 2023, 07:19:30 AM »
matches so one-sided are just embarrassing
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« Reply #43 on: Sep 21, 2023, 07:37:29 AM »
Well, it  was a close first half but then a different Italy,  although like what was said, Uruquay did tire a bit. Don't know yet if I wiill watch todays game

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« Reply #44 on: Sep 21, 2023, 06:49:22 PM »
Interesting! Farrell at 10, Smith at 15 - where, apparently he has never played a starting role in his life. Reminds of the Welsh experiment where, to accommodate the skills of Arwel Thomas at 10, they put Neil Jenkins at 15. It didn't work - just got Jenkins thoroughly fed up.
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