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European final
Discussion started by Stopsy , 11 May, 2019 17:52
European final
Stopsy 11 May, 2019 17:52
I started as a neutral but am currently wanting Saracens to win. Such defence, cracking match, we can only aspire to this level of skill, discipline and accuracy

Re: European final
SK 88 11 May, 2019 18:22
And not sh#tting the bed when we get a bit of a bad break. They were unlucky to be 10-0 down but fought their wy back into contention.

Re: European final
Purebob 11 May, 2019 19:05
Sarries have become the new tigers. Power, majesty and the hammer of the gods.



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Re: European final
Parcdeprince 11 May, 2019 19:38
Can we please recruit a defence coach in the same league as the Sarries or Leinster equivalents!
Brutal stuff and fantastic performance by Sarries team.

Re: European final
RushdenTiger (KT at work) 11 May, 2019 20:39
Good to see a club side winning it.

Re: European final
Tom Paine 11 May, 2019 21:58
Agreed - even if it had to be Sarries. No slur intended on the players who were magnificent and the coaches whom I wish we had.

Re: European final
Johns 12 May, 2019 05:46
Can we have the other half as well, with the recruitment skills as well.

Re: European final
daktari 12 May, 2019 08:25
We are literally ,for next season definitely , not on the same level and deservedly so ,yesterdays final was a demonstration, if one was needed , of how far we have to travel to be competitive.

Re: European final
FrontRowUnionMember 12 May, 2019 09:43
It was the intensity and self belief that was key. 10-0 down, Itoje in the bin, lost both starting props. No dramas, just kept working.
The workrate of their defence strangled Sexton out of the game, he’s talented but goes missing on the back foot.
The pace with which they attack is streets ahead of where we are currently. Shows what we need to do. Runners are dynamic, players come onto the ball at pace, there is variation in the attack. No passing to a man stood still. No aimless side to side passing with nobody straightening up, or plan b of one out runners.
Congratulations to Sarries.

Re: European final
Bod 12 May, 2019 23:48
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Johns
Can we have the other half as well, with the recruitment skills as well.
I think you'll find that their key delivery of players comes from their community engagement and young talent development programmes
Not dissimilar to what Bristol are rolling out



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Re: European final
Brownian Motion 13 May, 2019 07:56
Gotta look beyond the borders of private schools for that.

Re: European final
GreenandGold22 13 May, 2019 22:44
Quote:
Parcdeprince
Can we please recruit a defence coach in the same league as the Sarries or Leinster equivalents!
Brutal stuff and fantastic performance by Sarries team.

Or we could just go after Alex Sanderson and make him our head coach. Always very impressed with him. Unfortunately we are now that bad that he might think the number 2 role at Sarries is a better option....

Re: European final
Johns 18 May, 2019 07:46
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Bod, I think you'll find that their key delivery of players comes from their community engagement and young talent development programmes

That is how we used to operate when we won back to back Eurppean Cups.

We have gone backwards at a rate of knots, Our senior management are just not good enough.

Teams supporters arrived at WR in the hope of a losing bonus pint, these days most teams expect to roll Tigers over and pocket five points.

We have a very long way to go to replicate our European cup days.


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