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Re: Brown: Quins' defence not good enough
Posted by: Quinky Kin
Date: 20/10/2017 10:01
Agree with Cookie. Having played fullback the whole "last line of defence" usually means that if you're having to make a tackle, quite often someone else has missed one.

I also played flyhalf where the tackling necessity can be lessened if your scrumhalf and back row are efficient defenders. I think that one of the tries (that some blamed on Marcus Smith being side-stepped) was more the fault of DC as he seemed to be the covering tackler that was stepped by Lamb.

I will re-make the point that I made on the original thread in response to comments that our defence is sh*t: our defence has been, and is, very good... but it's inconsistent. I have seen games this season where we've defended our line brilliantly. Yet on Saturday we leaked a few tries through poor defence. If our defence were truly terrible we would have shipped many more points to one of the top teams in France. We have the ability to defend very well, but we lack the consistency to do it for the full 8-0 minutes.

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