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Originally posted by Mike Mike wrote:

It took the Dragons Academy more than a decade to develop its first Gwent product into a senior international. The numbers of players being capped from there over the last two generations is pitiful, and age grade representation is a notoriously unreliable indicator. Find it amazing that this pathway/academy would be some sacred cow to be preserved at any cost.
 

I've always thought that there has been a bias in the age grade teams towards the East. We have consistently had the most successful teams I believe but it has not been recognised in the number of players given age grade honours.
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Originally posted by diego6754 diego6754 wrote:

Originally posted by Mike Mike wrote:

It took the Dragons Academy more than a decade to develop its first Gwent product into a senior international. The numbers of players being capped from there over the last two generations is pitiful, and age grade representation is a notoriously unreliable indicator. Find it amazing that this pathway/academy would be some sacred cow to be preserved at any cost.
 

I've always thought that there has been a bias in the age grade teams towards the East. We have consistently had the most successful teams I believe but it has not been recognised in the number of players given age grade honours.



Yes, I couldn't think why they'd been manipulating this. Coaches and all players from Bedwas/Gwent area every year but its pretty clear now
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Well the Scarlets have 5 forwards on starting duty for the under 20's tonight including the whole back row. Well done bois bach. 
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Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Well the Scarlets have 5 forwards on starting duty for the under 20's tonight including the whole back row. Well done bois bach. 
 

And it's not televised -just because it's International Womens' Day. What's a misogynist like me to do? It's enough to drive you to cricket.
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Did anybody go to the "Meet the Ref" last night? Any interesting points brought up?
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