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constant cough
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!

Other than a couple of amazing tries from Toulon the Heineken Cup final was kinda ho hum but Super Rugby sure made up for it.

(1)Sharks vs (10) Blues & (5)Highlanders vs (6)Crusaders were both amazing matches. If you guys didn't watch them yet be sure to download em.


constant cough
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
NRL State of Origin series starts up tonight. Rugby League at it's finest.

I believe FS2 will be broadcasting the game early Wednesday morning.



busbeepbeep
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
5am...anyone getting up early to watch?

Generally not a league fan, but I really like the state of origin rules.

Image: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b5/State_of_Origin_Logo.png


constant cough
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5am...anyone getting up early to watch?



Nah, I downloaded a torrent though. I'll probably watch it tomorrow night.

Games of interest for this weekend:

Of course bus's game we can watch streaming on Saturday with the link he gave us LINK


European Domestic Finals


Top 14

Saturday:

Toulon vs Castres




Premiership

Saturday:

Saracens vs Northampton




Pro 12

Saturday:

Leinster vs Glasgow




Super Rugby:

Friday:

(3)Crusaders vs (4)Western Force

Saturday:

(2)Waratahs vs (8)Chiefs

(5)Hurricanes vs (10)Blues

(1)Sharks vs (11)Stormers




Internationals

Friday:

Japan vs Samoa

Sunday:

England vs Barbarians

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busbeepbeep
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
Some press from nola.com
LINK


rugbyag
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
Man, its been awhile since Ive been able to post. Newborn arrived in April.

Congrats Bus on the great run and making the championship game. Watched yall play against Sacramento. Between NOLA and Reds, looks like the RRC is the top Div 1 league in the West (mostly thanks to PRP). Best of luck against Life!


Sophandros
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
Pro Rugby Coming to America?

I like this format.


constant cough
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
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Some press from nola.com LINK



Nice write up! Yeah it must be really hard on you guys having jobs and being committed to rugby. You got my respect

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constant cough
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Pro Rugby Coming to America?

I like this format.





I like the format too. Those guys will have to be in great condition to play a game of 7's for that length of time.


TN Bhoy
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
I have developed a massive man-crush on George North.


heypaul
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Some good international matches coming up!



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heypaul
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I like the format too. Those guys will have to be in great condition to play a game of 7's for that length of time.



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instead of two halves of seven minutes, two squads of 16 players will play four 12-minute quarters, operating rolling substitutions at dead-ball situations throughout


maybe since it super 7s everything could double?
14 guys
4, 14 minutes quarters?
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Sophandros
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No. Keep it with 7 players.

15s doesn't lend itself to quarters.
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Sophandros
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
Extra Time at Twickenham.


heypaul
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
Saints & Sarcens?
I was watching Bulls/Lions it was not much doing.... let me swap over


Sophandros
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What. An. Ending!


tccdc
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
Spoiler...

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Gutted for the Sarries...I like them, but whoever lost that call would be crushed.

As a side note Wyles looked great today...hope that bodes well for his play this summer...we need him at his top level.

I could not imagine playing 100 minutes of top level rugby...warriors..

Looking forward to the Leinster game here in 10 minutes or so..

Want BOD to go out with a championship


TN Bhoy
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
I'm happy my Saints prediction from back in October came true. And they got the double by beating Bath last weekend.

North


Hopefully Leinster wins this one now.

And it looks like London Welsh are in the Premiership next year after crushing Bristol at Bristol in the first leg.


carbola
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
No talk about the CRC today


I saw the results from this morning/yesterday and Michigan is doing GREAT


carbola
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re: The BIG RUGBY thread: USA 23 v Japan 18 | ESPN3 | Final USA WINS!
2 more things:

1) Live stream of the CRC (my internet sucks to much to stream though)

2) Are any of y'all planning on going to England next year? I am, but I can't decide if should go for pool play and watch the US get destroyed (cheaper tickets) or try to wait till post pool play and try to catch the final (much more expensive)


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