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    Posted: Yesterday at 8:52am
Really enjoyed that Benetton game. Benetton's pack are a real handful which is not very encouraging for next week. Their scrum started well but in fairness to the Ospreys they steadied the ship & defended like dervishes in the first 25 minutes which, in the end, got them their win. Webb played very well fair play & the Benetton midfield defending will give Gustard some sleepless nights. 
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Best game webb has had in ages. Ospreys limited but gutsy big win for them that. Blues good win to

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Very good 5 points for the Ospreys.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote London Scarlet Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2021 at 5:02pm
Good game in Treviso. Not sure what the decision should have been at around the 78 min mark. Ospreys player taken out in the air but as a result of a collision between two players beforehand, could easily have been a Benetton penalty for a shove from Ospreys player.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote greypower1 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2021 at 4:41pm
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Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by greypower1 greypower1 wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Wow the Ospreys are going to Benneton with a very under strength side!

Are you being comical ?  That's a very strong 15 packed with quality and experience.  

I think their side last week was stronger for me.

Not quite I think.πŸ˜‹
 I may have gloated too soon, Benetton fighting back big time.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote greypower1 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 October 2021 at 4:21pm
Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Originally posted by greypower1 greypower1 wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Wow the Ospreys are going to Benneton with a very under strength side!

Are you being comical ?  That's a very strong 15 packed with quality and experience.  

I think their side last week was stronger for me.

Not quite I think.πŸ˜‹
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Stormsrs wore the dragons down. At full strength these bok sides will be too poweful for the regions. Wait untill they get home games in sa

Yes RR they are starting to look ominous. You can rely on them to have a well drilled scrum & lineout with plenty of willing carriers. Once they get their Springbok players back they are going to be formidable. Add in an array of very quick back 3 players and you have a dangerous mix. 
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Stormsrs wore the dragons down. At full strength these bok sides will be too poweful for the regions. Wait untill they get home games in sa
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Poor Brock Harris. Finally leaves Newport after 7 years and he’s back at Rodney Parade with the Stormers πŸ˜‚
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fscarlet Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 October 2021 at 1:03pm
Originally posted by greypower1 greypower1 wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Wow the Ospreys are going to Benneton with a very under strength side!

Are you being comical ?  That's a very strong 15 packed with quality and experience.  

I think their side last week was stronger for me.
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Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Wow the Ospreys are going to Benneton with a very under strength side!

Are you being comical ?  That's a very strong 15 packed with quality and experience.  
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Wow the Ospreys are going to Benneton with a very under strength side!
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Hallam Amos retiring this season: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/58917874
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Unfortunately that often happens, I remember Emyr Lewis leaving us to go to Cardiff as he wanted to play 8, 2 months into his first season at Cardiff Scott Quinell goes to rugby league, so we lost 2 world class 8’s in the space of a few months.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote reesytheexile Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 October 2021 at 9:45pm
Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Originally posted by ap sior ap sior wrote:

Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Originally posted by Dic Penderyn Dic Penderyn wrote:

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Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

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Thomas Young is to join Cardiff Rugby from next season & becomes available for Wales immediately. 

Good player but don't really see the logic for Cardiff. They already have Navidi, Botham, Robinson, Ellis Jenkins. Front 5 is their weakness & has been for many years so why spend on another quality back rower. There are some good young 7's in the Cardiff ranks time for us to have a little look. 

Young is younger than the above highlighted players, but not by much, and also Turnbull. So there is some sort of succession planning there as far as their back row in concerned. Young has also played at 6 & 8 for Wasps, so covers all the back row. 

The fact that his old man is the boss has absolutely nothing to do with it all

The obvious link between Thomas & Dai is just that but why should the Directors at Cardiff choose to agree? Add to the 4 named above Will Boyde & you have 6 players who can play at 7 next season. They also have Turnbull & Lewis-Hughes at 6 & Ratti & Moore at 8. Clearly a few will be leaving for next season. 

Perhaps we should see that as an opportunity now ????#

I'd have Will Boyde and Turnbull back, even though Josh is 33 now.

I was gutted to see both leave in all fairness. Turnbull has been a huge servant of Cardiff with an amazing consistency & longevity considering the positions he plays. Added to that they are both local boys which makes them leaving all the harder to take. 
Especially I think Josh left do largely to Easters picking McCusker at 6 over him ( apart from Captain to cement the appointment) and then once he’s gone  Pivac comes in and gets rid of McCusker ! Very annoying and yes to have him back for a couple of years would be great and Boyde 
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Originally posted by Dic Penderyn Dic Penderyn wrote:

Originally posted by ap sior ap sior wrote:

Originally posted by GPR - Rochester GPR - Rochester wrote:

Originally posted by Fscarlet Fscarlet wrote:

Thomas Young is to join Cardiff Rugby from next season & becomes available for Wales immediately. 

Good player but don't really see the logic for Cardiff. They already have Navidi, Botham, Robinson, Ellis Jenkins. Front 5 is their weakness & has been for many years so why spend on another quality back rower. There are some good young 7's in the Cardiff ranks time for us to have a little look. 

Young is younger than the above highlighted players, but not by much, and also Turnbull. So there is some sort of succession planning there as far as their back row in concerned. Young has also played at 6 & 8 for Wasps, so covers all the back row. 

The fact that his old man is the boss has absolutely nothing to do with it all
no different to 5  of our more recent coaches happening to have been former players,nigel,easters,mark,stevo and now dwayne.
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