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Bryan Redpath
JohnJ of HM (IP Logged)
16 April, 2018 16:54
Bryan Redpath to coach Scotland Under-20s at World Championship

Hope that doesn't mean that Cameron goes with him.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 16/04/2018 16:55 by JohnJ of HM.

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
yukon (IP Logged)
17 April, 2018 18:41
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JohnJ of HM
Bryan Redpath to coach Scotland Under-20s at World Championship
Hope that doesn't mean that Cameron goes with him.

Cameron’s already made his choice!

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Re: Bryan Redpath
emerging shark (IP Logged)
17 April, 2018 22:26
No he hasn't. Until he plays for England A his options are still open.

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
Irish_Shark (IP Logged)
17 April, 2018 22:38
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No he hasn't. Until he plays for England A his options are still open.
And against a team that is a countries 2nd team.

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
ale shark (IP Logged)
17 April, 2018 23:06
Or just a full England cap!

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
yukon (IP Logged)
18 April, 2018 04:16
Obviously thus far he has made a decision to play for England , pedants

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
Yareet (IP Logged)
18 April, 2018 06:48
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yukon
Obviously thus far he has made a decision to play for England , pedants

Honestly, I thought Bristol re-branding as the Bears was bad enough but the RFU have made a massive error with England Pedants

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
yukon (IP Logged)
18 April, 2018 22:22
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Yareet
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yukon
Obviously thus far he has made a decision to play for England , pedants

Honestly, I thought Bristol re-branding as the Bears was bad enough but the RFU have made a massive error with England Pedants

I actually think it’s better than the bear thing!

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
H's Dad... (IP Logged)
19 April, 2018 12:26
England Pedants? Naah... England Imbeciles is better...
Specfically referring to the two poor lost souls (Haskell and Robshaw) who asked the ref what they should do about the italian's infamous ingenious ploy of not competing at the tackle area and, of course, the more genral complete absence of a 'plan B' in England Rugby for a generation....(Sm13)

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
Yareet (IP Logged)
19 April, 2018 12:56
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H's Dad...
England Pedants? Naah... England Imbeciles is better...
Specfically referring to the two poor lost souls (Haskell and Robshaw) who asked the ref what they should do about the italian's infamous ingenious ploy of not competing at the tackle area and, of course, the more genral complete absence of a 'plan B' in England Rugby for a generation....(Sm13)

Believe it was Messrs Haskell and Hartley

 
Re: Bryan Redpath
EdinburghShark (IP Logged)
19 April, 2018 18:44
Quote:
H's Dad...
England Pedants? Naah... England Imbeciles is better...
Specfically referring to the two poor lost souls (Haskell and Robshaw) who asked the ref what they should do about the italian's infamous ingenious ploy of not competing at the tackle area and, of course, the more genral complete absence of a 'plan B' in England Rugby for a generation....(Sm13)

Ah, now this is a pet peeve of mine (to drag the thread further off topic...)

Haskell and Hartley weren't asking what the breakdown law were; they were asking how the referee was interpreting them, and what "picture" he wanted them to give at ruck time. In a few of the rucks where the Italians were "legitimately" on England's side, the English player in the ruck had grabbed a nearby Italian player to force him to become part of the ruck.

England's tactics were arguably correct, because a player does not need to be actively competing for the ball in order to be part of the ruck - the wording in the laws is very unclear about whether an inactive player being held by an opposing player is considered to be forming part of the ruck (the law around what constitutes a ruck: "the ruck is a phase of play where one or more players from each team, who are on their feet, in physical contact, close around the ball on the ground".)

England were asking for clarification on this, and whether Poite was only calling a ruck when an Italian player was actively competing, or whether the inactive Italian players nearby the tackle could be forming a ruck if an England player dragged them in.

For my money, Poite refereed the tackle area incredibly badly - he was unclear when he was calling ruck, he often verbally contradicted his hand signals, and there was no consistency at all to his calls - England were right to ask in what manner he was interpreting the laws.

Haskell and Hartley were seriously unfairly mocked because of what was a pretty reasonable question answered in a flippant way by Poite.


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