dont agree with the international rules of qualifying for nationality, but that is not his fault. He wants to play for, then fair play. He is a player that will give his all for the full 80 minutes, dont let his body shape fool you
Well... JTH hasn't really looked great, Robson had a poor game in midweek, Gray didn't look ready for international rugby, Care deserves to be there but there's "other" stuff surrounding that, Ugo broke, Lowe broke, Brown broke, Marler is starting against despite Corbisiero being fit, Robshaw is captain...
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 15/06/2012 12:16 by Jammy Git.
With the exception of the wounded trio of Brown, Monye and Lowe, who, other than Care, do you think should be playing? By the accounts here (http://www.rugbynetwork.net/boards/read/s98.htm?100,13353443) Robson and Grey didnt exactly cover themselves in glory...
Possibly JTH, who has more experience than either Tuilagi and especially Joseph? So perhaps JTH and Tuilagi with JJ on bench could have been an option for players to play in their own positions, but I cannot see who else has a case for immediate inclusion in the squad.
It is easy to forget that some of our stars are still young and relatively inexperienced and expecting them to break into the national side is a bit premature...?
Dont get me wrong, the experience will be very good and you'd hope they learn a lot, but I feel the likes of Grey, Lowe, JTH, for example, will have to be seen to offer real threat against the top sides before they are regular fixtures on the squad list.
I don't think there's any "stuff" surrounding Care, I think Lancaster is still looking at people. He knows what he has in Care, but can Dickson step up if given more time? That said, surprised Youngs is starting, but I guess the hope is that this will help fire Flood.
Agreed on the rest of the Quins players, JTH, Robson, Gray didn't do themselves any favours midweek.
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