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Dunn & Stooke Start Against Baa Baas
Discussion started by P G Tips (IP Logged), 31 May, 2019 11:08
P G Tips
P G Tips
31 May, 2019 11:08
Obano & Ellis on bench.

England team:

England XV starters

15 Simon Hammersley (Newcastle Falcons)
14 Piers O’Conor (Bristol Bears)
13 Joe Marchant (Harlequins)
12 Johnny Williams (Newcastle Falcons)
11 Josh Bassett (Wasps)
10 Marcus Smith (Harlequins)
9 Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints)

1 Ross Harrison (Sale Sharks)
2 Tom Dunn (Bath Rugby)
3 Ehren Painter (Northampton Saints)
4 Elliott Stooke (Bath Rugby)
5 Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks) captain
6 Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins)
7 Ben Curry (Sale Sharks)
8 Teimana Harrison (Northampton Saints, 5 caps)

Finishers

16 Tommy Taylor (Wasps, 1 cap)
17 Beno Obano (Bath Rugby)
18 Paul Hill (Northampton Saints, 5 caps)
19 Will Spencer (Leicester Tigers)
20 Tom Ellis (Bath Rugby)
21 Ben White (Leicester Tigers)
22 Callum Sheedy (Bristol Bears)
23 Ben Loader (London Irish)



PG



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shipwrecked
31 May, 2019 11:11
Wow! That is a super mobile pack, not so sure about the backs though!



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Beno Obano Age 25 years, Loosehead prop, 5ft 8ins 18st 12lbs 'Mauls are like Transformers' they change form to become more powerful!

BathMatt53
BathMatt53
31 May, 2019 11:28
I think that they may have a very tough day at the office against the BaaBaas team. Haven't seen a starting team yet but the squad is awesome.

Barbarians squad

Forwards

Joe Marler (Harlequins & England)
Pierre Schoeman (Edinburgh)
John Afoa (Bristol Bears & New Zealand)
Finlay Bealham (Connacht & Ireland)
David Heffernan (Connacht & Ireland)
Richard Hibbard (Dragons & Wales)
James Horwill (Harlequins & Australia)
Chris Vui (Bristol Bears & Samoa)
Steven Luatua (Bristol Bears & New Zealand)
Facundo Isa (Toulon & Argentina)
Liam Messam (Toulon & New Zealand)
Viliame Mata (Edinburgh & Fiji)
Francois Louw (Bath & South Africa)

Backs

Rhys Webb (Toulon & Wales)
Rhodri Williams (Dragons & Wales)
Colin Slade (Pau & New Zealand)
Brock James (Bordeaux Begles)
Mark Atkinson (Gloucester)
Malakai Fekitoa (Toulon & New Zealand)
Filipo Nakosi (Toulon)
Taqele Naiyaravoro (Northampton Saints & Australia)
Niyi Adeolokun (Connacht & Ireland)
Charles Piutau (Bristol Bears & New Zealand)



[Adoptee 19 / 20: The High ball and counter attack meister, Tom Homer]

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hasta
31 May, 2019 14:17
This game should be a lot of fun and England are gonna get HAMMERED

dr.bath1865
dr.bath1865
31 May, 2019 14:28
Dombrandt proof of how far you can come in 12 months! Hell of a test for a few of those young English lads.

Isa and Messam only make the bench for this lot.

Barbarians side to face England

15. Charles Piutau
14. Niyi Adeolokun
13. Malakai Fekitoa
12. Mark Atkinson
11. Taqele Naiyaravoro
10. Colin Slade
9. Rhys Webb
1. Joe Marler
2. Richard Hibbard
3. John Afoa
4. James Horwill (c)
5. Chris Vui
6. Steven Luatua
7. Francois Louw
8. Viliame Mata

Replacements

16. David Heffernan
17. Pierre Schoeman
18. Finlay Bealham
19. Facundo Isa
20. Liam Messam
21. Rhodri Williams
22. Brock James
23. Filipo Nakosi

gaz59
gaz59
31 May, 2019 15:06
What exactly is the point of this game?

Mike the Taxi
Mike the Taxi
31 May, 2019 15:14
Like most things, there are historical reasons: [www.barbarianfc.co.uk]

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hasta
31 May, 2019 15:21
The joy of rugby, the Corinthian spirit of the Barbarians, the development of great young English talent, definitely not money don't mention money, oh God the lovely money please give it to me I need the money money money,

Mike the Taxi
Mike the Taxi
31 May, 2019 16:06
"I wonder if he's the right man for the job" - Goon Show

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joethefanatic
31 May, 2019 17:26
[quote Mike the Taxi]"I wonder if he's the right man for the job" - Goon Show[/quote?

"Tales of Old Dartmoor", if I remember correctly.



... IMHO, of course.

Now in Honolulu



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Mike the Taxi
Mike the Taxi
31 May, 2019 19:28
Can't see it in 'Ere [thegoonshow.net]

Mike the Taxi
Mike the Taxi
31 May, 2019 19:33
Ah! 'Ere it is [www.thegoonshow.net] -
"Seagoon:
Gold? [becoming manic] Gold! Ha ha ha ha, gold, ha ha, lovely gold! I'll be rich! Gold! Ha ha, no more rags! Gold, gold, goooold! [into the distance]

Grytpype:
I wonder if he's the right man for the job?"

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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 14:29
Anyone noticed Jim Malinder is the head coach? I wonder if that is a pointer of any sort to EJ's replacement.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 14:49
England 7 BaaBaa's 0

Josh Basset with a Marcus Smith conversion out wide.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 14:51
England 7 BaaBaa's 5

James Horwill from a Colin Slade kick



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 14:57
England 10 BaaBaa's 5

Marcus Smith penalty, half backs look decent!



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:02
Flo crosses from about a metre out! Damn, he's playing for them!

England 10 BaaBaa's 12



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:11
England 17 BaaBaa's 12

Simon Hammersly scores from a joe Marchant break.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:15
Marcus Smith on a great line and over for a try which he converts himself.

England 24 BaaBaa's 12



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:18
England 31 BaaBaa's 12

Alex Dombrandt scores from Alex Mitchel after he wriggles through and Half Time.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:27
Stooke has carried well so far, just wonder if Alex Mitchell has put his hand up, probably not but with Marcus Smith they look a handfull.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:41
Johnny Williams scores having been fed by Dombrandt of the floor Marcus Amith converts.

England 38 BaaBaa's 12



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:46
Dombrandt is a far better option than Brad Shields, faster stronger and can pass!



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:52
Baa Baas back in with a try from Mark Atkinson.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:53
Now Rhodri Williams, suddenly its England 38 BaaBaa's 26



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:57
Marcus Smith penalty take it to England 41 BaaBaa's 26



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 15:59
A typical Barbarians match, England 41 BaaBaa's 31 as Mark Atkinson gets a second.



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Rawce
02 June, 2019 16:01
Very well done for a youthful team up against loads of internationals. How did our boys go?

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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:02
!5 mins left and I'm sure more scores!



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:04
They look good, but Barbarians defence has loads of holes.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:06
David Heffernan on as a sub brings it back to within 3 points.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:10
Penalty Marcus Smith England 44 BaaBaa's 38



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:14
Alex Dombrandt for his second, Smith converts to keep it at 100%, Ben Curry created that with the hit on Piuatau.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:17
England 51 BaaBaa's 38, 2 minutes left, good win for Englands seconds.



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:22
Taqele Naiyaravoro for the BaaBaas England 51 BaaBaa's 43



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shipwrecked
02 June, 2019 16:25
Thats the final score at Full time, Highlights on BBC2 at 23.30, well worth watching!



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opti
Optimist
03 June, 2019 08:38
Quote:
shipwrecked
England 51 BaaBaa's 38, 2 minutes left, good win for Englands seconds.

Barely the 3rds! Pretty impressive. Maybe there is life beyond Eddie.

dcsh
dcsh
03 June, 2019 08:48
A crazy match and not a result I saw come based on the team sheets. Certainly plenty of young talent come though for England!

BathMatt53
BathMatt53
03 June, 2019 08:54
Watching the highlights on Sky it looks as if the Baabaas had enjoyed their week! A couple of the tries were from speculative (at best) passes which were just picked off by England. Reminds me of how we used to play on a Sunday match when on tour, bits of doner kebab still stuck between our teeth - OK maybe not quite that bad, nobody threw up on the pitch.



[Adoptee 19 / 20: The High ball and counter attack meister, Tom Homer]

warrenball
warrenball
03 June, 2019 11:37
Gaz, in answer to your question 'What is the point of this game' I think the game answered your question, just the sheer fun of playing rugby, enjoyed by both players and spectators. In these days of professional leagues it can be too easy to forget even the best players enjoy just playing the game and I hope the rise of the accountants within the game do not conspire to edge out the BaBa's and other 'pointless' games like this.

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shipwrecked
03 June, 2019 11:44
Good point WB, it was noticeable that the opposition were helping players up after the tackle and clearly enjoying the game, smiles all round!



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