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EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
Discussion started by Griff , 19 June, 2019 09:40
EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
Griff 19 June, 2019 09:40
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 19/06/2019 10:20 by Griff.

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
Griff 19 June, 2019 12:21
Pool of death?

Pool 2: Scarlets, Toulon, Us and Bayonne

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
ExiledChameleon 19 June, 2019 12:21
Scarlets, Toulon, Us, Bayonne. Pretty rough draw.


I really wanted any of Newport, Calvisano, Cardiff.

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
HMRH 19 June, 2019 12:22
Great trips - we werenít going to win it regardless of draw. Italy would have been nice but France x2 and Wales could have been worse

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
GHA 19 June, 2019 12:22
Great draw, Bayonne and Toulon both top places to visit

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
NickK 19 June, 2019 12:23
Should get a few more neutrals at Madejski to see Toulon and travelling Scarlets support

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
donaghadee 19 June, 2019 12:25
My Social Secretary authorised my trip to games so it will be Bayonne and Toulon. Will have to investigate flights from Malaga. I presume Marseille is closest to Toulon. May be able to get to Bayonne by train if necessary.

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
PV 19 June, 2019 12:30
Have done Toulon away, would recommend staying out of town

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
Ajax Treesdown 19 June, 2019 12:30
Absolutely cracking draw.

We have zero chance of winning this tournament, so lets enjoy some class away days.

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
GHA 19 June, 2019 12:30
Anyone know when the fixtures are allocated to the weekends?

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
waltham 19 June, 2019 13:23
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GHA
Anyone know when the fixtures are allocated to the weekends?

Isn't it usually sometime late July?

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
LI Bohemian 19 June, 2019 14:35
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PV
Have done Toulon away, would recommend staying out of town

Why would it be better to be out of town? Where would you recommend? As I'm definitely going to this one.

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
tatthecraic2 19 June, 2019 14:54
I'm mixed feeling about this,

my very competitive nature Balks at the comments "we're never going to win this" comments

But I think we have better than zero chance.

I think we could have a good crack at both Scarlets and Toulon. toulon have been atrocious... could be more than a couple of upsets... could be...

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
GHA 19 June, 2019 15:09
We have bigger fish to fry next season, tatthecraic2 - we were very unlikely to win it and our main focus should be on the Premiership, so all the better if the group is made up of a couple of good away trips

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
FrTed 19 June, 2019 16:36
"France"
"Couple of away trips"
"Bayonne and Toulon"

Obviously the Llanelli Tourist Board has an uphill struggle

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
paulm1953 19 June, 2019 16:53
It would be great to beat Scarlets (for a change).



Come on you Irish

Paul

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
norg2072 19 June, 2019 18:38
London to Marseille 2hrs easyjet, followed by 45min train to Toulon - why not smiling smiley

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
RodB 19 June, 2019 19:06
If the flights still run in winter?

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
waltham 20 June, 2019 09:09
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LI Bohemian
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PV
Have done Toulon away, would recommend staying out of town

Why would it be better to be out of town? Where would you recommend? As I'm definitely going to this one.

I'd disagree with this. We stayed right in the centre which was perfect, easy walk to the Xmas market, waterfront etc

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
AlecW 20 June, 2019 09:21
Wot Waltham said!

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
Garym 20 June, 2019 09:59
We have stayed at the Holiday Inn in Toulon town centre and a very cheap 2* old style French hotel, both of which were very good. Nothin wrong with the centre at all, it is not glamorous as it is still a working port

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
AlecW 20 June, 2019 10:36
The bars / restaurants on the Rade were very hospitable and the food excellent.

The Christmas Market was great.

The regular market was fun too.

The Toulon supporters were passionate, friendly and slightly mad (bit like us, really!).

Mourad Boudjellal was pleasant (I went to 'rescue' this random French geezer in our hotel bar from my [then] 6-7 y-o Godson, who was practising his French on him!): we got chatting for a few minutes - turned out it was MB...!

What's not to like?

This time (if I go), I want to do the Musee National de la Marine...!



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Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
PV 20 June, 2019 12:20
Quote:
LI Bohemian
Quote:
PV
Have done Toulon away, would recommend staying out of town

Why would it be better to be out of town? Where would you recommend? As I'm definitely going to this one.

Toulon is quite an industrial port, I drove from quite far away, but lots of nice places surrounding the town

Re: EPCR draws today (Wednesday) at 1300
PV 20 June, 2019 12:21
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AlecW
Wot Waltham said!

Each to their own, thought it was a dive myself ....


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