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Re: Ambition and reality, two different things...
Posted by: williamwebbellis
Date: 20/03/2012 11:32
The thing with Leeds this season is that we have produced some very, very good performances. London Welsh away, Bedford away, London Scottish away, the second Cornish away and even Moseley away are all examples. There's a pattern there if you look closely.

I’ve been lucky enough to see all the away wins, and the performances at those matches, perhaps excluding Esher, have in my opinion been stand out.

Taking your question Porthos, ie there must be a pattern; I took some time to look at the team selections for those away win matches.

I looked at the number of appearances for each player across the 5 matches, and constructed a merged team using the players who made the most appearances across those 5 matches.

The first column is the merged team the second column is Sundays team.

I probably should have included the Cornish pirates draw, but it got to bed time!

You can draw your own conclusions, even if it is..... ‘that was a waste of time'(Sm124)

Away wins====== Rotherham home

1. denman======= lockwood
2. nilsen======== titterall
3. young======== halani
4. denton======= denton
5. honeck======== hemmingway
6. burrows====== williams
7. walker======= rowan
8. rowan======== burrows
9. shaw======== cliff ford
11.lucock====== lucock
12.barker====== barrow
13.thornley====== thornley
14.stephenson===== mcoll
15.bell========= bell
16.mac====== mustafa
17.titterall====== nilsen
18.swainston====== young
19.hemmingway====== beck
20.beck=========== paul
21.hampson======= shaw
22.blackett====== davies

Before anyone says it...I know I should get out more!(Sm124)

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