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Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Discussion started by FalconsRugby.org.uk , 27 February, 2020 16:51
Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
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Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Falcona 27 February, 2020 16:56
As I am off to Jersey can't put the Team info., in this but I thought the transport information might be useful for those travelling.(Sm128)

Have a good weekend everyone.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Exiled Falcon 27 February, 2020 20:48
Is it 5.30 for the DOR talk in? Sorry if this has been covered already.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
markismith50 27 February, 2020 21:27
Bar opens 1730, q&a starts approx 1830 and lasts for around 45mins, bar closes 1930.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
alas 27 February, 2020 21:29
Bus fare is Cash - £2.30 Contactless - £2.00. Can also get day, 2 day tickets etc. DOR talk in details in the other Jersey thread.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Exiled Falcon 27 February, 2020 21:37
Great, thanks both.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
corporalcarrot 28 February, 2020 09:59
Jersey Bus Tracker

This allows you to track the local buses on Jersey.



Don't kick it pick it up and GO FORWARD

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
RiponFalcon 28 February, 2020 11:30
Official club trip cancelled due to weather
Iím flying out first thing tomorrow but worried that flight may be cancelled. Iím not doing that well at the moment with rugby trips!

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Robs 28 February, 2020 11:53
Am I correct in assuming that the reason no announcement has been made regarding the team for tomorrow is because the whole squad have been despatched using several different modes of transport? The first 23 to arrive will presumably represent the club.
I do have a small boat parked on the Tyne and would be happy to offer lifts but I fear we have left it a bit too late!

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
The Boyfriend 28 February, 2020 12:05
Team was announced at bang on 12, as always.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Monkey1 28 February, 2020 13:49
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corporalcarrot
This allows you to track the local buses on Jersey.

To be fair, bearing in mind the size of Jersey, you could probably do this by standing on a hill.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
matt1il 28 February, 2020 16:32
Does anyone know if Jersey stream any coverage of the match anywhere?

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
corporalcarrot 28 February, 2020 16:34
Quote:
Exiled Falcon
Is it 5.30 for the DOR talk in? Sorry if this has been covered already.
Everyone I've spoken to in Jersey are totally gutted for the 100+ supporters who will miss out but for those who do get here I've been advised that the Q&A session involving the coaches of both teams is going ahead as scheduled. Falcons hospitality was magnificent when I visited for the league and cup fixtures this season as well as the Good Friday match a few years ago and I am sure the Club will be trying their very best to reciprocate this weekend.


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Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
tomthepom 28 February, 2020 20:19
Great to have 60-70 in the house for the Q&A, thanks to those who made the effort to come up, and sorry that some couldn't because of the flight issues; some great views and stories from the DoRs and a nice atmosphere...

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Exiled Falcon 28 February, 2020 23:16
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tomthepom
Great to have 60-70 in the house for the Q&A, thanks to those who made the effort to come up, and sorry that some couldn't because of the flight issues; some great views and stories from the DoRs and a nice atmosphere...

Tbf Tom it was a great evening. Incredible hospitality and you guys even put veggie chilli on! Itís a really good set up you have there.

Apart from admiring the biceps of your DOR my take on the evening was although Iím not a huge fan of our DORís style of play sometimes heíd be more than welcome at any dinner party we throw (Not that we throw very many!)....great sense of humour, very honest and seems like a genuinely nice guy. Harvey came across really well too. It was very refreshing to hear DORs speak candidly like they did rather than the normal guarded, almost pre scripted stuff that many use in the media.



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Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Andy Mac 29 February, 2020 07:53
That reminds me EF, there IS a vegan hotdog for sale at KP. Not tried it yet but will report back once I have.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
Exiled Falcon 29 February, 2020 08:00
Cheers Andy, that could be a game changer! Interested to know how they are.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
corporalcarrot 29 February, 2020 09:12
Weather today:
Fair or sunny periods with occasional showers developing. Showers becoming squally and more frequent from midday with hail and a risk of thunder. Risk of a ground frost overnight.
UV Index: 3 F7 West to southwest strong F6 to 7, perhaps gale F8 at times with gusts to 50mph around showers, backing southwesterly moderate F4 to fresh F5 overnight.

The forecast wind will be a huge factor today and for those who don't know the ground it will blow up the hill towards the scoreboard corner. The prime spots will be the clubhouse & pavilion balconies for those who can get there early. The action will be largely at the scoreboard end and if you can put up with the wind in your face the covered terrace at the East end will be good. The bookies are unlikely to accept bets on Penberthy or Flood dropping a goal down windfrom inside his own half.



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Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
pityacker 29 February, 2020 14:13
Left hotel in St Hellier at 13-20 for 10 minute drive to ground only to be told no parking available and go to airport to park , by then it was monsooning and we would have been saturated walking from there to the ground so back to hotel to park and hopefully a taxi in time for kick off , aaaagh

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
pityacker 29 February, 2020 22:22
[quote pityacker]Left hotel in St Hellier at 13-20 for 10 minute drive to ground only to be told no parking available and go to airport to park , by then it was monsooning and we would have been saturated walking from there to the ground so back to hotel to park and hopefully a taxi in time for kick off , aaaagh[

Later found out our anger of not able to park next to the ground was caused by the dreadful weather and the field where we should have parked was flooded but not even the rain wind and hail spoiled our enjoyment of the fantastic first half as it was simply one of the top performances I have seen in those conditions.

Re: Jersey Reds v Newcastle Falcons 29 FEB - Information
aidanb 01 March, 2020 08:57
Glad you got in to see it in time.


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