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New hooker called up by SA
vap (IP Logged)
11 June, 2018 12:35
Schalk called up for 2nd test.

That should make it intereating, especially in the front row. I bet Eddie didnt expect that one!!



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/06/2018 12:35 by vap.

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
londondoc (IP Logged)
11 June, 2018 12:37
Young boy. Clearly looking to future! Hope he does well!’

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
vap (IP Logged)
11 June, 2018 12:50
More likely I think is, "well Schalk, what is the best way to wind up Owen then?"

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
BarnetSarrie (IP Logged)
11 June, 2018 13:19
Heh heh heh heh heh. (Sm6)(Sm6)
As if England didnt have enough problems without Schalla's inside knowledge! But England aren't playing to a Saracens template and the lineout calls wont be the same (unlike when Eddie and Steve coached Japan!) - but he does know everyone's strengths and weaknesses.

Gonna be weird for him in a way though because he thinks the world of Borthers - and Jamie. And yes you're right he definitely knows how to push Owen's buttons. We will definitely see just how much Owen has learned to control his emotions on the pitch. I am guessing he will be a rather scary and dynamic impact sub - especially if he appears when the England boys are tired.


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Re: New hooker called up by SA
Waldo (IP Logged)
11 June, 2018 15:16
Conversely the Sarries England contingent know how to push his buttons !

Gonna be interesting !

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
F-F-F-FEZ (IP Logged)
11 June, 2018 15:45
Quote:
vap
Schalk called up for 2nd test.
That should make it intereating, especially in the front row. I bet Eddie didnt expect that one!!

I don't think anybody expected that one.

NOBODY EXPECTS

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
King Zak (IP Logged)
12 June, 2018 16:04
Will this tempt him into one more year with the prospect of a World Cup place??



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Re: New hooker called up by SA
Jim 55 (IP Logged)
12 June, 2018 19:25
Quote:
King Zak
Will this tempt him into one more year with the prospect of a World Cup place??

We can but hope Chris.

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
kakshaks (IP Logged)
13 June, 2018 12:48
If he ends up as a potential RWC squad member then I’m sure he will grab it with both hands. Sarries would allow him to play minimal game time to keep him ticking over to whatever Erasmus needs and I think only Sarries would do this. Any other club he went to would probably run him into the ground. Million Dollar question, would Sarries have him back at a price that works for both club and player.

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
AP (IP Logged)
13 June, 2018 13:13
Don't let's get too carried away: it sounds from the press reports that he might get called up for the Third Test, if at all.



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Re: New hooker called up by SA
Waldo (IP Logged)
13 June, 2018 17:05
Reported in The Times that he is keeping his options open as it is obviously a privilege to play for your country.

He has apparently potentially a place at both Oxford and Cambridge and is supposed to be starting his new Corporate Job in August.

However - without counting chickens - I would have to concur with Kakashaks that should he have an interest to carry on playing in some way to achieve more international recognition and Sarries were interested then they would probably be one of the only clubs to offer the necessary flexibility.

It also says that he met up with his Sarries mates in SA but didn't let on he had been called up !

Once it became common knowledge him and Jamie have traded texts about how weird it would be to play against each other as each knows the others strengths and weaknesses !

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
Waldo (IP Logged)
14 June, 2018 16:05
Nice article in the Telegrph Master V Apprentice

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
Highbury Saracen (IP Logged)
14 June, 2018 16:31
Good article Waldo but ‘the battle’ wont now happen as Jamie has been drafted in to full back role for sarurdays gsme! smiling smiley



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Re: New hooker called up by SA
vunipolae (IP Logged)
14 June, 2018 16:43
You forget, fullback is Schalk's natural position so they'll be opposite each other

 
Re: New hooker called up by SA
Waldo (IP Logged)
14 June, 2018 16:59
Quote:
Highbury Saracen
Good article Waldo but ‘the battle’ wont now happen as Jamie has been drafted in to full back role for sarurdays gsme! smiling smiley

Yes - silly me - it will be interesting to see how Mako goes at scrum half too .


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