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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:48 am 
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Huge win for the Irish ladies over the All Blacks yesterday!

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:46 pm 
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W00t for the Irish ladies! That is a great upset win given how strong the All Blacks have been in this tournament in the past.

South Africa, of course, isn't doing very well at all :blackeye:


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:19 pm 
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What's All Blacks, precious? I tried to google, but news articles assume that the reader already knows.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:32 pm 
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The New Zealand National Rugby team. Their strip is a black jersey, with black shorts. Hence, the All Blacks.

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Congrats. :D


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 Post subject: Re: Rugby!
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:01 pm 
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You still lurking Griffy? Curious to hear what you think about the latest kerfuffle re: RWC 2023!

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby!
PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:22 pm 
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Well, France are the hosts for 2023. There will be some gnashing of teeth in South Africa!

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby!
PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:29 pm 
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Two great games yesterday Griffy! If you can find links I'd recommend checking out Ireland v Wales and Scotland v England!

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I don't know the first thing about rugby, but watching JK Rowling post incoherent tweets over the England-Scotland match was a joy. Apparently, her husband was making her to tone it down. :D

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‘There’s no greys, only white that’s got grubby. I’m surprised you don’t know that. And sin, young man, is when you treat people as things. Including yourself. That’s what sin is.’
‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
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 Post subject: Re: Rugby!
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Two great games yesterday Griffy! If you can find links I'd recommend checking out Ireland v Wales and Scotland v England!

Man, I really wanted to watch at least one of those games, but I ended up being out of town! Hoping to find links because from what I've heard they were both crackers.

One day we'll either find a TV provider where we can get more rugby games ( Faramond was riveted by that game ) or we'll find enough money to spring for everything we'd like to watch :blackeye:


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 Post subject: Re: Rugby!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:17 am 
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Do you have access to Mobdro Griffy? Not that I'd be suggesting anything of the sort! :)

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Well, Ireland have won the Six Nations with a game in hand and are now #2 in the World Rankings. Still a ways behind New Zealand though!

Still, we have an opportunity for a 3rd Grand Slam if we can beat England in Twickenham on Paddy's Day! And guess who has a ticket? :)

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