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Semi Final - Brumbies vs Jaguares, Sat 29 June, 9:05 am (AEST)

Discussion in 'Rugby Matches' started by Tomikin, Jun 23, 2019.

  1. dru Paul McLean (56)

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    Brumbies are entitled to hit this game with confidence. I'd be looking at some of those kick and kick return options, but otherwise steady as she goes.
  2. Benaud Charlie Fox (21)

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    Looks about right. I'd probably swap Cusack and Brown but it's much of a muchness. Hope they can do the job and the Canes pull off a miracle in Christchurch. I'm due for a trip to the capital.
  3. The_Brown_Hornet David Codey (61)

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    I watched the Brumbies on the weekend and was pretty impressed. I think they can pull this off. If they starch up in the forward and play smart footy I think they can win. Defence will be absolutely critical of course.
  4. Uh huh Frank Nicholson (4)

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    I appreciate that Lonergan is young, and McKellar has done an excellent job of easing promising young players into pro rugby in a slow and measured fashion, but Lucas is a significant step down late in the game. Wouldn't have been my choice.
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  5. Tomikin Tony Shaw (54)

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    Keep that negativity to yourself, we will beat the Jags this weekend, and if we need to go to Christchurch and spank the Crusaders as well.
  6. wamberal Simon Poidevin (60)

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    Beating the Crusaders at Christchurch in the final is as tough an ask as there is in world rugby, IMHO.


    How would you go about it? Where are their weaknesses?
  7. Tomikin Tony Shaw (54)

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    Usually I would just score more points then that did.

    Of course its tough, but I would go with forward dominance, don't give them counter attacking opportunities and if we did trust the defense to stand up. Obviously it's going to be a tough ask, all the travel, going to probably the best teams back yard and beating them. But everyone loses games, even the might Crusaders.

    But first, we have to put the Jag's to the sword, once we are past that we can worry about next week.
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  8. Braveheart81 Rocky Elsom (76)

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    The Crusaders have never lost a home final so it seems like teams are still trying to work out how to do that.
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  9. bloodred Fred Wood (13)

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    I think you are full of it. He was excellent when he came on last week and is one of the most honest footballers going around. We'll have him back in Qld if you don't appreciate him
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  10. Braveheart81 Rocky Elsom (76)

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    Referee: Mike Fraser
    AR1: Glen Jackson
    AR2: Federico Anselmi
    TMO: Santiago Borsani

    Two weeks in a row in BA for Glen Jackson. Hopefully he's enjoyed his holiday!
  11. MarkJ Charlie Fox (21)

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    Gee, if Mike Fraser's Wikipedia profile is anything to go by we could be in trouble:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Fraser_(rugby_referee)

    "He needs to invest in contact lenses as he cannot see on a rugby field. A blind bat can see better than him. He is the worst ref in the super rugby conference. If he can get a contract and get paid to ref. Anyone can do a better job than him. World Rugby. I think you need to have another look at him. The worst ref in the world. Invest in contacts. Specsavers might give them to you for free if they see how you ref."
  12. Slim 293 Jason Little (69)

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    Harsh....

    But I thought he did an excellent job last week.

    He communicated well with the players and the game flowed nicely... no controversial calls.
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  13. Uh huh Frank Nicholson (4)

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    Yep I think that's a great solution. It would make space for White to return to the Brumbies without Powell or Lonergan having to leave.
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  14. Brumby Runner Phil Kearns (64)

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    Is Mike Fraser touring with the Brumbies?
  15. Up the Guts John Thornett (49)

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    I thought he was pretty good last Saturday but you’re never complaining when you’re at least 15 points ahead for the entirety of the match.
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  16. Brumby Jack Steve Williams (59)

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    Brumbies: 1. Scott Sio, 2. Folau Faingaa, 3. Allan Alaalatoa, 4. Rory Arnold, 5. Sam Carter, 6. Rob Valetini, 7. Tom Cusack, 8. Lachlan McCaffrey, 9. Joe Powell, 10. Christian Leaiifano, 11. Toni Pulu, 12. Irae Simone, 13. Tevita Kuridrani, 14. Henry Speight. 15. Tom Banks. Reserves: 16. Connal McInerney, 17. James Slipper, 18. Les Leulualiaali-Makin, 19. Darcy Swain, 20. Murray Douglas, 21. Jahrome Brown, 22. Matt Lucas, 23. Tom Wright.
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  17. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    Brumby Runner with a great call for the bench, but otherwise a team that is as expected.
  18. KOB1987 Paul McLean (56)

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    JAGUARES: Emiliano Boffelli, Sebastian Cancelliere, Matias Orlando, Jeronimo de la Fuente (c), Matias Moroni, Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, Tomas Cubelli, Javier Ortega Desio, Tomas Lezana, Pablo Matera, Tomas Lavanini, Guido Petti, Santiago Medrano, Agustin Creevy, Mayco Vivas

    Reserves: Julian Montoya, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Enrique Pieretto, Marcos Kremer, Francisco Gorrissen, Felipe Ezcurra, Domingo Miotti, Ramiro Moyano
  19. Dctarget Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Well, they pretty much have a Pumas lineup. Every one of those backs are deadly, can't afford to give them any room.
  20. RoffsChoice Peter Johnson (47)

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    We shouldn't pick any Brumbies for the test against Argentina, just so we can compare Brumbies v Argentina with Rest-of-Australia v Argentina.

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