Ireland and Scotland in same RWC pool
14/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,090
Ireland and Scotland will face each other in the pool stages of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
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9 tenths of the pie goes to the top 1 tenth of the rugby pyramid. No wonder so called second tier nations cannot get better. Argentina and Japan are making great strides. Imagine if historical warrior hardened nations like Germany or Russia took up rugby seriously or even the fanatical Chinese ? Rugby has to end this farce of qualification by residence ! Its an insult to the games integrity ! Removed
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14/12/2020 16:38:34 3 5
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Bye bye Scotland! They shouldn’t be allowed play in the WC after their behaviour and threatening litigation at the last one. Anyway it’s an early exit for Scotland.
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14/12/2020 19:42:25 4 8
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Wales will not be going home early - the final awaits Wales it’s just who they meet
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First plane home for Wales, assuming they ever learn to read and actually make to France. They have the lowest reading age in Europe and you can see why. Removed
“it” ...... small word begins with i and ends with t but will make a big difference to your post, have another go. All the best from Wales. Removed
First plane home for Wales, assuming they ever learn to read and actually make to France. They have the lowest reading age in Europe and you can see why. Removed
“it” ...... small word begins with i and ends with t but will make a big difference to your post, have another go. All the best from Wales. Removed
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14/12/2020 14:18:33 8 2
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The more I think about it, it's not all doom and gloom for Scotland. Beat Ireland and it's only NZ or France away in the quarter finals. Not a big deal!

Someone has to take out NZ, why can't it be Scotland?
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PWL
15/12/2020 09:22:50 2 3
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They never came close to winning it the 1970s when they had a thrilling, successful team, yet England kicked their way to GS in 1980 to be named team of the year. Joke!
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15/12/2020 10:29:44 3 5
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TAWR I have to dispute your claim
The amount of idiotic bile on just these HYS boards whenever Sco play (think it's something to do with us "seemingly" wanting independence) is laughable
The true rugby supporter recognises Wal achievements in the WC, always punching above their weight, unfortunately it's the age of the "internet troll"
Pool comparison
Sco with SA #1 Ire #5
Eng with Jap #10 Arg#8
"unfortunately it's the age of the "internet troll"

Well, you'd certainly know a lot about that.
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TAWR
This thing is a typical example of an internet troll, if you look at its history & the down votes attracts on a whole raft of topics, be it rugby topics all the way through "Covid: Christmas comes early as grocery sales 'hit record' in November" with his "My heart bleeds for you Comrade."
Unfortunately, like a bad smell you cannae get rid of it
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15/12/2020 09:58:12 3 4
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Yep, best team will win it. All the nonsense about this group is easiest/hardest etc is ultimately irrelevant. Best team overall (almost) always wins. Of course duff decisions by officials or stupid actions by players can also determine outcome - France you listening - but whoever wins deserves it.
Which year/years and team/teams are you referring to when you say “almost”? Loved (not) your sad/childish comment (wouldn’t expect any different from you though) on the golf hys, “Golf. Lol”. Removed
"unfortunately it's the age of the "internet troll"

Well, you'd certainly know a lot about that.
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TAWR
This thing is a typical example of an internet troll, if you look at its history & the down votes attracts on a whole raft of topics, be it rugby topics all the way through "Covid: Christmas comes early as grocery sales 'hit record' in November" with his "My heart bleeds for you Comrade."
Unfortunately, like a bad smell you cannae get rid of it
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15/12/2020 11:11:53 2 2
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vvales
18:01 13 Dec
Must be difficult for Eddie knowing his side wouldn't beat Exeter. They gave Glasgow a lesson in the same way Scarlets showed Bath the way to a big loss.

BUSTED.
vvales caught lying yet again.
I see big loss but not thrashed, those sort of lies again show how tricky you find these hys. It can’t be easy for you, always having to bottom feed. Removed
Please vote for SPOTY world sportsperson of the year- Samson Lee- the king of scrummaging Removed
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15/12/2020 12:51:42 3 2
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Exactly. Argentina beat NZ, Japan beat Scotland last RWC and yet both are going to steadily improve apparently.
So, by that reckoning England must be in the toughest group.
"A good e.g here is the difference in squad rotation & freshness;
Pool B - Sco have to play our best 23 against the SA #1 & Ire #5
Pool D - Eng play Jap #10 & Arg #8 where they could easily put 2 different 23s and still win at ease"

"They both should improve steadily and should be a hard game come September 2023"

And the guy accuses other people of trolling, it be funny if not so tragic.
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Don't take my words out of context you "person"
It's not trolling you #@## "person"
It's just stating the world rankings of opponents in each pool, Eng's strength in depth in the context of being able to rotate/rest their squad in the context of "sometimes it's not purely being the best team that wins other factors come into play, like luck of the draw"

We know the only "person" who is trolling
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and still no hys on athletics , but ok for minor sport like this Removed
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15/12/2020 12:40:41 1 2
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But according to you, England could play two different teams of 23 against both and still beat them relatively comfortably.

Whereas poor old Scotland are doomed.
"A good e.g here is the difference in squad rotation & freshness;
Pool B - Sco have to play our best 23 against the SA #1 & Ire #5
Pool D - Eng play Jap #10 & Arg #8 where they could easily put 2 different 23s and still win at ease"

"They both should improve steadily and should be a hard game come September 2023"

And the guy accuses other people of trolling, it be funny if not so tragic.
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Don't take my words out of context you "person"
It's not trolling you #@## "person"
It's just stating the world rankings of opponents in each pool, Eng's strength in depth in the context of being able to rotate/rest their squad in the context of "sometimes it's not purely being the best team that wins other factors come into play, like luck of the draw"

We know the only "person" who is trolling
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15/12/2020 12:40:41 1 2
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But according to you, England could play two different teams of 23 against both and still beat them relatively comfortably.

Whereas poor old Scotland are doomed.
Any reason why you are running off to the mods every time you see my reply. Is it because you don't like the answers Removed
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15/12/2020 12:40:41 1 2
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But according to you, England could play two different teams of 23 against both and still beat them relatively comfortably.

Whereas poor old Scotland are doomed.
I know it's had for you to understand but my comments were in a totally different context, as the rest of grown ups understand when they read my post...and that's why you have so many down votes Removed
15/12/2020 15:27:49 2 1
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I realise that you have chosen the "top 7" to suit your agenda but statistically surely using the 'top 10' is the better discussion point?
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Interesting to hear Willie John McBride today say that he believed Wales will peak at the next RWC and that he would put money on them Removed
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15/12/2020 19:30:21 0 0
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I will have a popadom