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Tigers v Gloucester Preview (IP Logged)
27 February, 2012 20:39
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Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Shere Khan (IP Logged)
27 February, 2012 20:55
Did you forget Franklin's Garden - or was it deliberate?



Especially any resident ones.

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
ChrisC (IP Logged)
27 February, 2012 21:42
oops!! yes Franklins Gardens qualifies!!!

Sorry to any Saints who read this!!!

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Duncan Keene (IP Logged)
27 February, 2012 21:56
Beat me to it Stripes, I could hear the choking from down the A6 already!

Thanks as always Chris.

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Yorkie (IP Logged)
27 February, 2012 22:13
Thanks Chris.

This game could be a real banana skin for Tigers. When Glaws run at teams you expect them to score. Don't give them the ball perhaps?

Glaws by loads or Tigers by a few?

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
SK 88 (IP Logged)
27 February, 2012 22:32
Trinder is out with a broken jaw now, so maybe Johnny May will slip into the 13 shirt.

We've got to keep him on a short Matt Smith shaped leash as he can be deadly as he proved against us two or three years ago.

I thought Rupert Harden was from the North East rahter than Australia but I've just checked and he was born in Australia but raised in Cumbria via Rugby School. No surprise that the midlands forward factory is in fact the home of yet another hard working unpretentious young thruster.

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Johns (IP Logged)
28 February, 2012 08:34
Brilliant as usual Chris, just one small point if the Tractor Boys turn up on Saturday they had better bring plenty of TVO as they will be on their own, the game is on Sunday.

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Severus (IP Logged)
28 February, 2012 08:37
Excellent comprehensive preview. You certainly know your Glaws players winking smiley

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
ChrisC (IP Logged)
28 February, 2012 08:39
I know that John. It was a cunning ploy to reduce the Glaws support.

Just trying to get us back our reputation.

You know: "same old Leicester always cheating"

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Rich W (IP Logged)
28 February, 2012 09:18
Thanks Chris!

Great analysis - one of your best.

I'm personally looking forward to seeing Sharples and May. For myself I'm confused as to where England could fit May into things despite his evident gifts but how Sharples has not been selected ahead of either of the two incumbent wingers is a mystery beyond my ken.

Also looking forward to seeing another well regarded Tight Head pitch himself against Marcos after he has sent two experienced, quality International opponents away, tails between their legs, in successive weeks!

who’s slobbering love affair with him endures and will doubtless endure as long as he continues to use them as a quasi selection committee.

Well said! Well said! Well said!

Although when Flood came on his attacking inclination saw the England back line briefly spark into action I remain convinced that the Tigers’ half backs would be better served by returning to their club and working their way back to form instead of remaining to be the Aunt Sallies for the media and others.

Hear! Hear!

as he carries the ball in both hands, his opponents are left pondering the options as the twenty-three time capped international straightens or feeds a colleague running either on the angle or against the grain.

Indeed! How did we arrive at a place where this is the exception and not the norm?


Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Stopsy (IP Logged)
28 February, 2012 11:52
Many thanks Chris, when will people realise that match day experience is more about 80 minutes of uncompromising rugby and less about peripheral bling.

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Johns (IP Logged)
28 February, 2012 12:39
In that case Chris I hope it confuses their players as well.

Just another point Tigers are not always cheating these days regrettably.

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
seventyeight (IP Logged)
28 February, 2012 23:45
Thanks, as ever, for preview.

Shame its Sunday @ 1 instead of Sat @ 3 ...

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
Stopsy (IP Logged)
29 February, 2012 08:47
Well received on ShedWeb too I see

Re: Tigers v Gloucester Preview
ka ora ka mate (IP Logged)
29 February, 2012 11:56
Always a tasty dish, definitely better served cold

Thanks [again] Chris for heightening the anticipation

'Profit Motive' .. the Vaseline of genocides.

'Reality' .. the new cynicism

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