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Chiefs v Brumbies, Rnd 4, FMG Stadium Feb 22 17:05

Discussion in 'Rugby Matches' started by Sully, Feb 18, 2020.

  1. Sully John Eales (66)

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  2. Tomikin Mark Loane (55)

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    Brumbies need to make up for the 1 point lost and roll the Chiefs to get back on track. Hopefully Swain and Simone are back on desk, Swain by the bench Simone back in at 12.

    Bayley Kuenzle on the bench and getting more minutes. e.g 30 at least.
  3. Dctarget John Thornett (49)

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    Chiefs to cream the Brumbies to make their season 4/0 (already including the 'Saders).
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  4. Dismal Pillock John Hipwell (52)

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    Picking that too. Bringing back a rested Cane, Cruden and ALB. Getting into their work now and that work is murder.
  5. Brumby Jack Steve Williams (59)

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    1. James Slipper

    2. Connal McInerney

    3. Allan Alaalatoa (c)

    4. Cadeyrn Neville

    5. Murray Douglas

    6. Rob Valetini

    7. Will Miller

    8. Pete Samu

    9. Joe Powell

    10. Noah Lolesio

    11. Andy Muirhead

    12. Irae Simone

    13. Tevita Kuridrani

    14. Solomone Kata

    15. Tom Banks


    16. Lachlan Lonergan*

    17. Scott Sio

    18. Tom Ross

    19. Nick Frost

    20. Lachlan McCaffrey

    21. Ryan Lonergan

    22. Bayley Kuenzle

    23. Toni Pulu
  6. Brumby Jack Steve Williams (59)

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    Folau Fainga'a has a toe injury
  7. Dctarget John Thornett (49)

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    Is Pulu not better than Kata or Muirhead?
  8. Brumby Jack Steve Williams (59)

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    Pulu is coming back from injury so not sure they'd put him straight into the starting 15.

    Also, Tom Wright is ill.
  9. Tomikin Mark Loane (55)

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    Lets go Brumbies, going to be a tough week but hopefully win over the ditch.
  10. Brumby Runner Rod McCall (65)

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    Good to see Simone back. Sorry for Tom Wright - mumps again? Hopefully, Kuenzle gets a good bit of time on the paddock whether we're still in the game or not by midway through the second half.
  11. waiopehu oldboy Tim Horan (67)

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    Chiefs: Damian McKenzie, Sean Wainui, Anton Lienert-Brown, Alex Nankivell, Sam McNicol, Aaron Cruden, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi; Pita Gus Sowakula, Sam Cane (c), Luke Jacobson, Mitchell Brown, Michael Allardice, Atu Moli, Bradley Slater, Aidan Ross. Reserves: Samisoni Taukei'aho, Reuben O'Neill, Ross Geldenhuys, Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Mitchell Karpik, Lisati Milo-Harris, Kaleb Trask, Quinn Tupaea.

    Chiefs by several.
  12. Dan54 Paul McLean (56)

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    Geez the Chiefs decide to rest Boshier, who arguably been the form loosie of the comp, and somehow don't look even slightly weaker. Geez a lot of teams would kill for that loose forward line up.
    Have to add I very keen on way Gatland is managing his players workloads!!
  13. waiopehu oldboy Tim Horan (67)

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    Been a few showers throughout the day but no sign of the torrential rain & thunderstorms that were forecast as likely. Still warm & humid, will likely remain so until game time. Expect "commentator's dew" from the get-go :)
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  14. Bobby Sands Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Brumbies look unbelievable!
  15. Pfitzy Tim Horan (67)

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    What's up with having Mumps? No MMR vaccine as a kid?
  16. Pfitzy Tim Horan (67)

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    Going back a few minutes - Chiefs 9 slaps the ball out of Powel's hand. Always wondered why that isn't a penalty - no attempt to gain possessions, so if it goes forward (and it did), surely a penalty?
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  17. waiopehu oldboy Tim Horan (67)

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    I'd have thought that by propelling the ball forward & not regathering it's a knock-on even if the final tip goes backwards?
  18. Pfitzy Tim Horan (67)

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    Solid start from the Ponies. some good continuity but the Chiefs are always a little sketchy without the pill, then suddenly put three tries on you.
  19. Pfitzy Tim Horan (67)

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    Technically you're still on possession, even if bobbling it. So I guess that determines their thinking
  20. Derpus Andrew Slack (58)

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    Now this is rugby worth watching.
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