angrysampoetry

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Reflections on England, Wales and Fiji, RWC 2015

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Everyone could see that England should have won that game. And it’s not just that the England captain made a bad call when it came to the penalty which England could have kicked to tie the game. Perhaps that would have been a good idea, but really they should have killed the game off earlier.Defeat Read the rest of this entry »

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October 3, 2015 at 1:23 pm

France 7 vs. New Zealand 8 23rd October 2011

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How I wish I’d been wrong! I said France can beat New Zealand but won’t (see previous) and that’s exactly how it looked at Eden Park as New Zealand stood firm, Trinh-Duc missed his kick at goal and Craig Joubert remained reluctant to penalise All-blacks at the breakdown. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 23, 2011 at 11:59 am

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Australia 6 v New Zealand 20 16th October 2011

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Southern Hemisphere rugby once again less exciting than (England aside) Northern. New Zealand, my perhaps not very interesting prediction as eventual world cup winners, grind out a hard, frenetic, highly competitive but essentially attritional victory over Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 16, 2011 at 11:34 am

Ireland 10 v Wales 22 8th October 2011

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I think it was after Ireland beat Australia, when I read Eddie Butler describe Ireland as playing with a ‘passionate fury or a furious passion’. This morning, our time, Wales beat them at their own game. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 8, 2011 at 8:33 am