2019 Rugby World Cup

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Knoydolig Llawen » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:53 am

Victor Mildew wrote:
Knoyleo wrote:Not gonna lie, I'm loving this.

SA have been amazing this second half.


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:lol: how did I miss this yesterday?

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Victor Mistletoe » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:50 am

I'm just glad you got it at all :lol:

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Curls » Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:45 pm

Haven't been here since the semi out of despair. But I just wanted to say, that Welsh people being twats towards the English in the final can all do one. Spiteful gits.

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Knoydolig Llawen » Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:59 am

Sarries to be docked 35 points and £5m, for breaching salary cap.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/ ... cap-breach

This would leave them on -26 points. :lol:

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Rax » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:59 am

Sounds harsh but a slap on the wrist really, theyll miss out on European competition for next season probably but thats about it. Theyll be back in it the season after and it will be like nothing ever happened.

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Merry Christmous Everyone » Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:16 pm

Rax wrote:Sounds harsh but a slap on the wrist really, theyll miss out on European competition for next season probably but thats about it. Theyll be back in it the season after and it will be like nothing ever happened.



I don’t think it’s harsh enough. It covers the past 3 years? They won 2 titles in that time, surely they should be stripped of those if they broke the salary cap?

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:23 pm

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Rax wrote:Sounds harsh but a slap on the wrist really, theyll miss out on European competition for next season probably but thats about it. Theyll be back in it the season after and it will be like nothing ever happened.



I don’t think it’s harsh enough. It covers the PST 3 years? They won 2 titles in that time, surely they should be stripped of those if they broke the salary cap?


Yeah I don’t get why they wouldn’t be stripped of any titles won in the period.

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Jenu-All I Want For Christmas » Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:26 pm

Yeah that seems a bit tame all things considered. 35 points isn't even likely to get them relegated.

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by Merry Christmous Everyone » Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:37 pm

Jenuall wrote:Yeah that seems a bit tame all things considered. 35 points isn't even likely to get them relegated.



I think I read 2008/09 was the last time it would have relegated them.

I think they're looking to ringfence the Premiership and get rid of relegation when Newcastle come back up so they probably don't want to relegate them anyway.

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Rax » Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:51 pm

Tomous wrote:
Jenuall wrote:Yeah that seems a bit tame all things considered. 35 points isn't even likely to get them relegated.



I think I read 2008/09 was the last time it would have relegated them.

I think they're looking to ringfence the Premiership and get rid of relegation when Newcastle come back up so they probably don't want to relegate them anyway.

Yeah thats been talked about for a long time, rumours abound that theyre waiting to get the "right" set of clubs in the premiership and then ring fence, it makes sense to be honest. I get the romance of promotion and relegation but rugby doesnt have the same level of support as soccer so ring fencing is a better option in the long run.

I would be very surprised if the strip the titles from Saracens, they should, they were found guilty of cheating and were handed the maximum penalty, letting them keep the trophies seems foolish after that. I had this chat with someone at work this morning, theres really no punishment severe enough short of liquidating the club. Demoting them to championship just means they spend a season bashing championship clubs, then back to the premiership and then back to the european cup. It would have to be several years out in the cold to actually be a punishment of substance.

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Merry Christmous Everyone » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:13 pm

They've renamed the main gate to the Principality Millenium Stadium, "Gatland's Gate".


Lovely gesture :wub:

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Victor Mistletoe » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:14 pm

Is it the exit?

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by Merry Christmous Everyone » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:16 pm

It's an entrance and an exit...that's how gates work ;)

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Victor Mistletoe » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:16 pm

That's what I keep telling my wife :datass:

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Merry Christmous Everyone » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:18 pm

Bravo :slol:

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PostRe: 2019 Rugby World Cup
by Victor Mistletoe » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:19 pm

Seriously though, it's nice they're not just going to pretend he didn't exist like I suspect a few other teams may have done.

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