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Correct me if I'm wrong but it's been some time since we had a decent fixture for a pre season. No offence to Jersey and reserve regions. I think playing the likes of Leicester is the kind of prep which is ideal. Especially to test the pack and even our attack against what will probably be be pretty handy defence. Nice test of where we are before starting the season. 
Wasn't the pre season when we won the league a competition out in France where we played Clermont etc. Nice that we are going back to good pre season fixtures. Did we.have Bath one year maybe? 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote hartson11 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 July 2021 at 11:18am
Anyone know when the URC fixtures are released, considering Top 14 and Premiership are already out.

I realise the Champions Cup draw is this Wednesday.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wasp Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 July 2021 at 11:21am
Originally posted by PE SA PE SA wrote:

Correct me if I'm wrong but it's been some time since we had a decent fixture for a pre season. No offence to Jersey and reserve regions. I think playing the likes of Leicester is the kind of prep which is ideal. Especially to test the pack and even our attack against what will probably be be pretty handy defence. Nice test of where we are before starting the season. 
Wasn't the pre season when we won the league a competition out in France where we played Clermont etc. Nice that we are going back to good pre season fixtures. Did we.have Bath one year maybe? 
Seem to remember playing Bristol at Carmarthen Athletic not too long ago
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I hope to be there. Hopefully larger crowds by then. With all or most of hospitality functioning fully. Come on the Scarlets, but a tough ask …. 
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Just to be clear, we have had `home` friendlies BUT not not at the Parc. We've played in Carmarthen, Llandovery, Colwyn Bay etc. Not what I would call home. Plus a Thursday is awful really.

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honestly think we havent played at home because of the cost of opening up PYS and also we are usually having work done on the pitch at the time of friendlies. could be the reason we have played around the region and mainly away
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honestly think we havent played at home because of the cost of opening up PYS and also we are usually having work done on the pitch at the time of friendlies. could be the reason we have played around the region and mainly away
It's usually because the pitch is being re-laid. However, the season starts much later this year, and I'm thinking we' will have a home friendly in Sept.
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Anybody thinking about a trip to wellford Road,  always fills me with fear . 
as all the coaches left stradey , bound for nottingham , a sign on the m4 at hendy said , please can the last person close the door behind them , memories
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Originally posted by turkishrebel turkishrebel wrote:

honestly think we havent played at home because of the cost of opening up PYS and also we are usually having work done on the pitch at the time of friendlies. could be the reason we have played around the region and mainly away
Its usually due to pitch relaying and while I appreciate the reasons, most other teams play at their home ground as did we previously. Added to the fact that this season we may have a great crowd as people have been so starved of live rugby. Im not holding my breath
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Anybody thinking about a trip to wellford Road,  always fills me with fear . 
Me too. The last time we played there I genuinely thought we would win and we got hammered.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote aber-fan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 July 2021 at 7:15pm
Originally posted by SAV SAV wrote:

Anybody thinking about a trip to wellford Road,  always fills me with fear . 

yes, changing trains and finding the right platform without missing your connection at New Street is definitely a bit of a nightmare!
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