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Six Nations 2020
« on: January 21, 2020, 11:30:36 AM »
Not far off now, anyone going to any matches?

https://www.sixnationsrugby.com/fixtures-2020/

France v England is a big one in the first weekend, some new faces for England and Shaun Edwards coaching France.

Any predictions?
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2020, 12:46:09 PM »
Spending the weekend in Rome for the Italy-England game. Mainly for the sights, weather and cheap wine.
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2020, 03:04:24 PM »
Have Season Passes for Murrayfield so off to the two Scotland home games (England and France).

A lot off changes to coaching teams so really difficult to know what to predict really.

Eddie Jones squad selection sure has some interesting new faces in it.
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2020, 05:36:43 PM »
Have Season Passes for Murrayfield so off to the two Scotland home games (England and France).

Off to Murrayfield as well for the England game, last went in 2016. Hope it's a bit warmer.
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2020, 07:23:13 PM »
Not sure I can get so invested in this in a post World Cup year. Feels a bit anti-climactic (unless we win in Paris and we get on a roll). Lots of teams rebuilding I assume? Who are favourites?

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2020, 07:27:08 PM »
England are odds on at 8/11. Way too skinny I'd say even if I think we should win it with Ireland and Wales at Twickenham. No Friday night games which is most disappointing.

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2020, 07:31:32 PM »
Looks like England have picked a fair bit of size in the forwards after the bullying they recieved in the world cup final, no specialist number 8 is a bit mad, especially with Alex Dombrandt and Nathan Hughes playing well

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2020, 08:39:04 PM »
Think Scotland will struggle this year. France and England at home, would hope to beat France out of those and can only see us beating Italy away.

We've lost 3 important players in Laidlaw, Barclay and Seymour since the World Cup. Not convinced by Townsend so far, think he needs to at least show some signs of progress here after the disappointing World Cup.

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2020, 08:47:35 PM »
Off to Murrayfield as well for the England game, last went in 2016. Hope it's a bit warmer.

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2020, 07:47:24 PM »
Got tickets for Wales v Scotland to watch us seal another Grand Slam! 😉
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2020, 11:30:01 AM »
Anyone a member of the IRFU supporters club? Is that any good for access to tickets?
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2020, 01:09:45 PM »
Think Scotland will struggle this year. France and England at home, would hope to beat France out of those and can only see us beating Italy away.

We've lost 3 important players in Laidlaw, Barclay and Seymour since the World Cup. Not convinced by Townsend so far, think he needs to at least show some signs of progress here after the disappointing World Cup.

Finn Russell has been sent home from camp and will miss the Ireland game for disciplinary reasons.
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2020, 01:28:04 PM »
Finn Russell has been sent home from camp and will miss the Ireland game for disciplinary reasons.

One for the Six Nations Bingo card there.


Itís normally a Welsh or Englishman in fairness.

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2020, 01:42:52 PM »
One for the Six Nations Bingo card there.


Itís normally a Welsh or Englishman in fairness.

Who was the bloke who headed up the main road in a golf buggy at 5 mph trying to get back to his hotel after a night out? Anyway, my guess is something like that. Or he threw snowballs at Gregor Townsend and told him to do one or something.
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2020, 01:45:53 PM »
Who was the bloke who headed up the main road in a golf buggy at 5 mph trying to get back to his hotel after a night out? Anyway, my guess is something like that. Or he threw snowballs at Gregor Townsend and told him to do one or something.

Andy Powell! That was after a post-match function I think which is a nice old school touch. The England boys are normally the ones who are guilty of training camp misdemeanours.

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2020, 01:46:59 PM »
The Saracens relegation will hang over alot of the players. Plus the post-world cup hangover.

I think once it starts I can enjoy it more but right now it all feels very meh

Edit Why no Friday game?

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2020, 02:31:44 PM »
FFS, our most important player and we've got fuck al cover at 10 apart from Hastings who is talented but still raw.

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2020, 03:23:04 PM »
The Saracens relegation will hang over alot of the players. Plus the post-world cup hangover.

I think once it starts I can enjoy it more but right now it all feels very meh

Edit Why no Friday game?

That was nearly two years ago mate. And these guys are rugby players, I highly doubt theyíll still care that we lost against Croatia. And we won the cricket one, so theyíll probably still be bouncing about that one.
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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2020, 03:26:30 PM »
Russell missed training after late night drinking session

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/jan/23/finn-russell-banished-from-scotland-squad-for-breach-of-discipline-six-nations-rugby-union

"He spent the evening drinking in the teamís hotel but when approached by teammates and members of Scotlandís backroom staff declined to stop"

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2020, 05:06:09 PM »
Russell missed training after late night drinking session

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/jan/23/finn-russell-banished-from-scotland-squad-for-breach-of-discipline-six-nations-rugby-union

"He spent the evening drinking in the teamís hotel but when approached by teammates and members of Scotlandís backroom staff declined to stop"

Fucking idiot. He's our best player IMO (even above Hogg) but if above is true he needs to be disciplined, no player bigger than the team.

There's been rumours for the last year he doesn't get on well with Townsend, so don't know if that has played a part, or if it it just playing iin France has rubbed off on him....  ;D

Duncan Weir been called up to replace him, who by all accounts has been excellent for Worcester this season, but Townsend has shown no interest in calling him up in the past. Fully expected Pete Horne to get the call up but seems Townsend has lost faith in him and he isn't a 10.

Darcy Graham now out of the Ireland game, and probably the England game as well. Now without our best fly half and best winger.

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Re: Six Nations 2020
« Reply #20 on: January 25, 2020, 10:05:42 AM »
Andy Powell! That was after a post-match function I think which is a nice old school touch. The England boys are normally the ones who are guilty of training camp misdemeanours.

Yeah it was Andy Powell. It also wasn't a main road, it was the M4 ;D
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