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Is there a way for the regions to make a few bob from streaming these games or does it cost them? I'd love to see a few more as the season moves forward
Which games would you want streamed?
I was thinking about games just like this one - teams made up of players just below the radar who never seem to get much rugby (granted there were quite a few first team players on show today). Not sure how feasible that is.

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Originally posted by Eastern outpost Eastern outpost wrote:

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Well I thoroughly enjoyed that. A great way to spend Friday lunchtime. Is there a way for the regions to make a few bob from streaming these games or does it cost them? I'd love to see a few more as the season moves forward - great to see the rest of the squad get some games.
How was the 1400 Zoom meeting?
Went quite well thanks Steve. I kept my bottle of Stella just below the desk though. Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Eastern outpost Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2020 at 4:23pm
Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Originally posted by Eastern outpost Eastern outpost wrote:

Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Well I thoroughly enjoyed that. A great way to spend Friday lunchtime. Is there a way for the regions to make a few bob from streaming these games or does it cost them? I'd love to see a few more as the season moves forward - great to see the rest of the squad get some games.
How was the 1400 Zoom meeting?
Went quite well thanks Steve. I kept my bottle of Stella just below the desk though. Smile
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Looks a good value addition fixture.

Brew pace is interesting. In the 2011 RWC squad he, Scott, Halfpenny and North were the paciest. Time catches up with everyone I guess.

Although on the meet the coaches Crys event they did say Brew has only been in training for 10 days.

So he might be blowing a few cobwebs off the hammies there, much like myself when in my pomp. Took me a few weeks to be back to 'rapid'.

Boy, when I think back if I could have only harnessed that pace with basic ability, a rugby brain, directional sense, a restrained response to being tackled and a gaping shortfall in my kicking and passing game, I'd have made it I tell ya.







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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wil Chips Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2020 at 5:36pm
We see a Carwyn Tuipolotu stepping off the bus before a game and I can just hear my old Uni coach saying to me and the other back rowers...'right lads, remember now... always go low ok?'
...and all of us thinking, oh aye, no problem, right in to the spokes...you must be joking ..no chance bud...

Guy looks a right specimen.

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More positives than negatives. Some sharpness shown by the backs at last. That should build some confidence in the squad. An enjoyable affair for Scarlets fans, not so much for the Dragons but well done both clubs for getting it streamed.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rob o'r Bont Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2020 at 7:00pm
Originally posted by Eastern outpost Eastern outpost wrote:

Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Originally posted by Eastern outpost Eastern outpost wrote:

Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Well I thoroughly enjoyed that. A great way to spend Friday lunchtime. Is there a way for the regions to make a few bob from streaming these games or does it cost them? I'd love to see a few more as the season moves forward - great to see the rest of the squad get some games.
How was the 1400 Zoom meeting?
Went quite well thanks Steve. I kept my bottle of Stella just below the desk though. Smile
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Very crafty. I see you've been down this route already. Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 157cb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2020 at 8:05pm

  Good workout and a lot of positives. It was nice to us looking to play the Scarlets way , with pace and tempo and players suited to that style .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Eastern outpost Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2020 at 8:53pm
Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Originally posted by Eastern outpost Eastern outpost wrote:

Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Originally posted by Eastern outpost Eastern outpost wrote:

Originally posted by Rob o'r Bont Rob o'r Bont wrote:

Well I thoroughly enjoyed that. A great way to spend Friday lunchtime. Is there a way for the regions to make a few bob from streaming these games or does it cost them? I'd love to see a few more as the season moves forward - great to see the rest of the squad get some games.
How was the 1400 Zoom meeting?
Went quite well thanks Steve. I kept my bottle of Stella just below the desk though. Smile
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Very crafty. I see you've been down this route already. Smile
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Btw, any comparison between Louis Carbonel, the small, young, 10 for Toulon and Sam Costelow?

Deft feet, good kicking, small in stature but courageous in defence.
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   I was thinking that during that first half , very similar in style and stature .
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It was nice to see that the introduction of Homer and Costelow, in particular, really livened up our back play, and presented the Dragons with new problems that they hadn't been coached to prevent. This is not to take away from all the other young players who made positive contributions in the limited time they had on the pitch. Same goes for Prydie (who I'm afraid to admit that I'd almost forgotten about) Rob,Sebastian and Brew.
The only real negatives were our still sub-standard lineout and our "ability" to lose possession in good attacking positions through minor infringements and fumbles.
Today, for once, we actually seemed to gain more from the ref's decisions.
Oh, If only we'd had even a zero gain impact from Murphy and his
assistants" on the weekend.
Still there's no use crying over spilt beer so let's just make sure we give them less excuse for penalising us in future.
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