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Super Rugby AU Round 10 - Rebels v Force, 3.00pm AEST Sat 5th September

Discussion in 'Rugby Matches' started by GoMelbRebels, Aug 31, 2020.

  1. Slim 293 George Gregan (70)

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    Watching a small crowd of geniuses up in Brisbane chant "free Victoria" was pretty entertaining...
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  2. dru Simon Poidevin (60)

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    I know there is plenty of negativity but you have to pay that game and the finals result. I have thoroughly enjoyed SRau.

    You have to say commiserations to Waratahs, you went very close.

    Respect to Force. They will go far in seasons to come.
  3. Dctarget Geoff Shaw (53)

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    hear, hear.
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  4. Tex Peter Johnson (47)

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    classic hill yobbo banter
  5. Bobby Sands Banned

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    Ready should be a Wallaby.

    He dominated prems rugby after some disciplinary issues at The Reds.

    Lee-Warner good too.
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  6. Scooter Vay Wilson (31)

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    "Do you hear the people sing ."

    Rebels into finals for the first time, woo hoo.

    Bad luck Force on just missing the win. Bad luck Tahs for missing the finals like that.

    I actually give Rebels a fair chance v Reds, monkey off back and Reds will be favourite.
  7. Rebel man Jimmy Flynn (14)

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    Clearly hard on them having to be on the road same boat as the force and hats off to how well the Force fought out the competition. Don’t think the constant change has helped Lowrens Lomani Tuttle all getting a start at 9 with Toomua and Deegan at 10
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  8. Rugbynutter39 Mark Loane (55)

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    Rebels fans absolutely should be positive from here as finals footy - they only have to win 2 games and they win the whole shooting match,

    You have to be in it to win it and sadly Tahs are not - but given tough conditions in Melbourne with Stage 4 lockdown I agree Rebels winning on the bell is just the right tonic for Rebels fans and to bring a bit of cheer to Victorians.

    Congrats Rebels as you are playing your first finals footy.does not matter whether Super Rugby or Super Rugby AU - finals is finals.
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  9. Bobby Sands Banned

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    Well done Rebs.

    Great result.
  10. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Can't begrudge the Rebels getting into the play-off match, although I feel for the Force getting so close to a famous win; the Tahs were just not quite there through the season, and I think it's a fair outcome for the ladder. They'll need to be better to beat Reds and Brumbies, but you never know.
    If I was a betting man I'd have a sneaky on the Reds. But I'm not, and I'll probably be wrong. ;)
  11. WorkingClassRugger Steve Williams (59)

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    Cannot believe I could feel this gutted two weeks in a row. Went into the game hoping the Force would do the job but expecting the Revs to win. But then the game happened and I begun to actually think it may happen. Damn it.
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  12. Forcefield Peter Fenwicke (45)

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    I'd have loved a win, but happy for the Rebels that they get another week. Just glad it was a close match to end the season on a relative high. A pasting would have been disheartening for a while to come.
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  13. GoMelbRebels Nev Cottrell (35)

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    Well done on getting the job done Rebs! Geez, you really did take it down to the wire and win by the minimum 4! You will be the death of me!

  14. KOB1987 Steve Williams (59)

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    I agree with that. I'm not upset about the Tahs not getting a finals berth, but a NSW v Qld semi would have been gold.
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  15. molman Alan Cameron (40)

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    Dunno, couple of months at Terrigal, playing some ruggers doesn't sound too bad to me :)
  16. Dan54 Andrew Slack (58)

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    Still struggling with a semi final idea, we got five teams and play 2 rounds to drop off bottom 2 teams, think it should of been just top 2 to final.
  17. Rebel man Jimmy Flynn (14)

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    Look no doubt has obvious positives. Better lifestyle than being in Melbourne at the moment but a bus trip every week both ways on the day of the game would take its toll
  18. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Don't usually quote my own post, but I shoulda put money down!! Nice dinner, but seems I missed a good Reds performance.
  19. Morphett22 Frank Row (1)

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    Does anyone know how Link occupies his time these days? He’s a melburnian from memory?
  20. GoMelbRebels Nev Cottrell (35)

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    It was primarily to get more product for the broadcasters.

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