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England Team's Up
tedge (IP Logged)
08 November, 2018 11:46
Ash the Splash returns - Lawes returns on the bench,as a finisher, substitute, replacement or whatever else the pedants want to call it !

England: Elliot Daly; Chris Ashton, Henry Slade, Ben Te'o, Jonny May; Owen Farrell (co-captain), Ben Youngs; Ben Moon, Dylan Hartley (co-captain), Kyle Sinckler, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Brad Shields, Sam Underhill, Mark Wilson.

Replacements: Jamie George, Alec Hepburn, Harry Williams, Charlie Ewels, Courtney Lawes, Danny Care, George Ford, Jack Nowell.

Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 09/11/2018 07:54 by tedge.

Re: England Team's Up
Connorman (IP Logged)
08 November, 2018 13:25
‘Benched’ implies Courts being demoted. I see it as him coming back into a winning team in the squad.

Re: England Team's Up
SaintsEdward (IP Logged)
08 November, 2018 15:05
Surprised to see Mercer cut, particularly as Ewels and Courtney are both locks. Both could do a job at flanker but 8 would be my concern.

Same with Ashton starting, Nowell played great last week but guess he has the ability to cover all the back 3 and and has played 13 for Chiefs so is better cover than Ashton on the bench.

Either way, hard pressed to see us winning, but always happy to be wrong!

Eif Jones
Re: England Team's Up
Eif Jones (IP Logged)
09 November, 2018 01:30
Sounds good using the word finisher when your winning, not so good when you come on to finish the loss. Eddie Jones is the only coach who has ever used the word and it worked well during the unbeaten stretch, the recent series of losses and not a mention.

Re: England Team's Up
SaintsAsh (IP Logged)
09 November, 2018 06:12
Eif, are you on drugs mate. What the heck does what your subs are called matter? This is a deliberate attempt at an inflammatory post and not as funny as your usual tripe.

Re: England Team's Up
harryw (IP Logged)
09 November, 2018 07:30
Michael Cheika is in the habit of using finishers as a description of those on the bench

So Mr Jones is not alone Mr Jones😜

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/11/2018 07:33 by harryw.

Saint Stokey
Re: England Team's Up
Saint Stokey (IP Logged)
09 November, 2018 12:12
Never let a good fact get in the way of an English jibe, eh Eif?

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