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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....

march 31??


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
Meant May 31. I was so excited for my friends that I had a brain fart.


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Any TV or internet available for the match?


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But the best match had to be the Sharks-Crusaders match...if you have not see in it...look it up. What an effort by the Sharks.



Watched all eight matches on my list I agree that was the best one. Was brutal, I suspect Jean Deysel will miss several games for that disgraceful stamp.

Northhampton vs Leicester & Leinster vs Ulster were about equally hard hitting matches that were hard fought throughout. Glasgow vs Munster was a fun match and how about the golden boot of Seremaia Bai in extra time for the win against Montpellier



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NOLA beat Dallas today and will face Life in the USA Rugby Division I National Championship match on May 31 in Madison, Wisconsin.

bus, I am sure, will provide match writeups for this weekend when they get back.



Awesome News!


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Any TV or internet available for the match?



Yeah would be sweet!
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Johnny Wilkinson announces he will retire at the end of season



The sport of rugby will miss him. If Toulon wins both the H-Cup & Top 14 Champions this season it will be off his boot.


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NOLA beat Dallas today and will face Life in the USA Rugby Division I National Championship match on May 31 in Madison, Wisconsin.




now we get the privilege of playing against Life U.

Beating Dallas was awesome. They had a huge home crowd. It was a tale of two halves, with the wind being a factor. We opened up a 34-10 lead shortly after halftime, but Dallas stormed back to make it 34-29. The 2nd half ran around 47 minutes, naturally everyone on our sideline was freaking out. But we made one last defensive stand and the final whistle blew.

Sacramento was a big team. Some very dynamic Fijians. When we kept it tight and structured, we dominated. They were dangerous after a turnover and quick to take advantage of our mistakes. The first half was pretty even but we had more gas down the stretch.


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Any TV or internet available for the match?



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BROADCAST/ STREAMING

All matches will be streaming live on USA Rugby’s streaming channel, located at LINK . It is expected that archives of the event will be available by June 7 on USA Rugby’s YouTube channel, located at youtube.com/usarugbytv.


MATCH SCHEDULE (Saturday May 31st, all times central)

Saturday 10:00 AM Division III: Old Blue of New York v. Life West Gladiators

Saturday 12:15 PM Division II Women: Pittsburgh Angels v. Sacramento Amazons

Saturday 2:30 PM Division II: Rocky Gorge Rugby v. Tempe Old Devils

Saturday 4:45 PM Division I Women: Chicago North Shore v. Oregon Sports Union

Saturday 7:00 PM Division I: Life Running Eagles v. New Orleans Rugby


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
Nice!
I'll be checking it out.


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
Congrats bus!


I'll definitely watch you guys on streaming! Keep us posted on any pre-match build up you got.


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
5/31 is a great day for rugby watching.

Aviva Premiership final
France Top 14 Final (Jonny Wilkinson's last game)
Rabodirect PRO 12 final (Brian o'driscoll's last game)

USA Club Rugby Finals


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
Here's my Life scouting report:

They're fricking Good.


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Scotland squad for the Test matches v USA and Canada

Forwards: Alex Allan (Glasgow Warriors) Age 22 uncapped; Johnnie Beattie (Montpellier) Age 28 Caps 30; Kelly Brown (Saracens) Age 31 Caps 63; Kevin Bryce (Glasgow Warriors) Age 25 uncapped; Blair Cowan Age 28 uncapped; Geoff Cross (both London Irish)Age 31 Caps 28; Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh Rugby) Age 23 Caps 4; Richie Gray (Castres) Age 24 Caps 37; Jim Hamilton (Montpellier) Age 31 Caps 55; Scott Lawson (Newcastle Falcons) Age 32 Caps 43; Kieran Low (London Irish)Age 23 Cap 1; Moray Low (Exeter Chiefs) Age 29 Caps 26 Pat MacArthur (Glasgow Warriors) Age 27 Caps 4; Gordon Reid (Glasgow Warriors) Age 27 uncapped; Alasdair Strokosch (Perpignan) Age 31 Caps 38 and Kyle Traynor (Bristol Rugby) Age 28 Caps 4.

Backs: Chris Cusiter (Sale Sharks) Age 31 Caps 68; Alex Dunbar (Glasgow Warriors) Age 24 Caps 8; Max Evans (Castres) Age 30 Caps 42; Tom Heathcote (Bath Rugby) Age 22 Caps 3; Stuart Hogg (Glasgow Warriors) Age 21 Caps 20; Greig Laidlaw (Gloucester) Age 28 Caps 29; Sean Lamont Age 33 Caps 86; Sean Maitland Age 25 Caps 9; Finn Russell (all Glasgow Warriors) Age 21 uncapped; Duncan Taylor (Saracens) Age 24 Caps 10 and Tim Visser (Edinburgh Rugby) Age 26 Caps 12.




Glasgow is the Pro 12 Finals the week prior to the USA match so maybe they won't be at full strength.
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heypaul
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
I'm buying our tickets Friday!!!!!!


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
Unfortunately can't make Scotland, but I've already sold 2 of my 4 tickets on stubhub for a profit, so oh we'll. used that money to book my flight for the all blacks at soldier field!
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Wallabies squad for France Tour:

Forwards: Wycliff Palu, Ben McCalman, Scott Higginbotham, Michael Hooper, Matt Hodgson, Scott Fardy, James Horwill, Rob Simmons, Will Skelton, Luke Jones, Sam Carter, Ben Alexander, Sekope Kepu, James Slipper, Scott Sio, Pek Cowan, Stephen Moore, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Nathan Charles.


Backs: Israel Folau, Nick Cummins, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Pat McCabe, Rob Horne, Tevita Kuridrani, Christian Leali'ifano, Matt Toomua, Kurtley Beale, Bernard Foley, Will Genia, Nic White, Nick Phipps.


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
This weekends slate:


Europe

Friday:

Challenge Cup Final
Bath vs Northampton

Playoff for next seasons Europe Cup
Stade Francais vs Wasps (2nd leg)

Saturday:

Heineken Cup Final
Toulon vs Saracens


Super Rugby:


Friday:

(1)Sharks vs (10) Blues

(2)Brumbies vs (9)Bulls



Saturday:


(5)Highlanders vs (6)Crusaders

(3)Chiefs vs (8)Hurricanes




heypaul
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Discussions welcomed (Exciting News on pg. 53!) ....
We're in section 202 for the Scotland match, if anybody wants to come drink a beer or 9 with us!!!



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Who's coming with me??!?


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