Tag Archives: France

488. Cats That Look Like All Blacks

Today is a rest and recuperate day, so something light and fluffy. This one by Jono and Ben is doing the rounds (hat tip: NiceNieceAnna), and LittleDavyOne is enamoured with Shag the Pug. (Still not getting one, though.)  

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478. From The Couch: #QF2

France 13 – 62 New Zealand And that, my friends, is how you play rugby. With intent, skill, precision and nous. From 1 to 23. For 80 minutes. An extraordinary performance, perhaps the single most dominant game ever in Rugby … Continue reading

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477. #ANXIOUS

I figured that if I went to the gym between matches that it would calm my nerves. It didn’t.

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474. The Keys To Success

Reports of another French Revolution take the anxious to a new level.  Such disarray – coach Phillipe Saint-André supposedly deposed by the player peasants – means that the French should be a rabble. Should, could, maybe, but. We’ve all been here before. A … Continue reading

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471. Picking The Quarter-Finals

Let’s be clear about this: what will be, will be. Any of these eight teams can win on the day. A favourite can lose the plot, an underdog can find a once in a lifetime performance. But a pundit, a … Continue reading

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385. Weekend Rugby Wrap

All Blacks 41-13 Wallabies in Auckland England 19-14 France in London Ireland 28-22 Scotland in Dublin Pumas 12-26 Springboks in Buenos Aries The Bledisloe Cup decider has been well-thrashed in the media by now, and all the superlatives can be taken as … Continue reading

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172. Weekend Rugby Wrap

England 21 – 24 All Blacks Wales 28 -33 Wallabies Ireland 29 – 15 Springboks Scotland 41 – Pumas France 40 – 15 Fiji Hong Kong 10 -31 Russia Romania 17 – 27 United States The gap between North and … Continue reading

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