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Author: [Rugby] Topic: All Black coach Steve Hanson.....
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Posted: 9/18/2012 10:09:22 PM
Stupid thing to say in the media what he said today.
Basically said there will be no bolters from the ITM cup in the All Black squad.
The gap is too big he claims.

Why do I have a problem with it? you have to give the aspiring players in the ITM cup hope of selection. Thats like a kick in the balls.
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Posted: 9/18/2012 10:33:14 PM
Especially seeing as both Aaron Smith and Aaron Cruden made the AB's in the past couple of seasons largely due to the exceptional ITM cup form

You can even throw in Beauden Barrett as a more recent example
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Posted: 9/18/2012 10:40:48 PM
Thats right.....also what is he going to do if he gets a couple of injuries in positions where the AB's aren't deep?
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Posted: 9/18/2012 11:11:25 PM

The ABs suck. South Africa easily beat them if their kicking boots were on in Dunedin.

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Posted: 9/18/2012 11:16:33 PM
The only gap that is too big is Hanson's fool from having his head stuck up there.

What a friggin tool...
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Posted: 9/18/2012 11:34:59 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by BetCrimes1984:

The ABs suck. South Africa easily beat them if their kicking boots were on in Dunedin.



lol IF, if this, if that. you could make an argument for any team if you use if's. If australia had the talent, if they had the fitness, if they had the coaching, they could beat us.

doesn't mean garbage son, whoever plays better on the day wins.

why did south africa lose to aus and draw with argentina if they are so good lol? maybe if they played some better footy they might have won those games.


As for Hansen's comment don't really see the problem with it, the form has been pretty mud this year and if there is exceptional talent the scouts will always end up finding them.

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Posted: 9/18/2012 11:36:37 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by BetCrimes1984:

The ABs suck. South Africa easily beat them if their kicking boots were on in Dunedin.

the lack of air turbulence in the house of horrors is all part of the plan. I hope all AB home games verse SA are held at forsyth.

AB's suck?? that is a mighty bold claim - im sensing your a saf africa backer - so then sir.. which union team is better?? the one that relies on thier kicking game, or the one that wins by scoring tries??

antarctica. we have a joker. nuff said.

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Posted: 9/19/2012 12:05:56 AM
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the lack of air turbulence in the house of horrors is all part of the plan. I hope all AB home games verse SA are held at forsyth.

AB's suck?? that is a mighty bold claim - im sensing your a saf africa backer - so then sir.. which union team is better?? the one that relies on thier kicking game, or the one that wins by scoring tries??

antarctica. we have a joker. nuff said.

im sensing your a saf africa backer

Yes, I was. I got SAF +10.5 in-game. Easy money, thanks.

Please put eveything you have on the points the ABs will lay in their coming match in SAF. I want and need to know you'll be out on a financial limb for that contest. Thanks in advance.

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/19/2012 12:06:13 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Oil-Beef-Hooked:

the lack of air turbulence in the house of horrors is all part of the plan. I hope all AB home games verse SA are held at forsyth.

AB's suck?? that is a mighty bold claim - im sensing your a saf africa backer - so then sir.. which union team is better?? the one that relies on thier kicking game, or the one that wins by scoring tries??

antarctica. we have a joker. nuff said.

im sensing your a saf africa backer

Yes, I was. I got SAF +10.5 in-game. Easy money, thanks.

Please put eveything you have on the points the ABs will lay in their coming match in SAF. I want and need to know you'll be out on a financial limb for that contest. Thanks in advance.

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/19/2012 12:09:02 AM

why did south africa lose to aus and draw with argentina if they are so good lol? maybe if they played some better footy they might have won those games.

Cause SAF pick spots to perform in. Unlike the ABs, they couldnt give a garbage for historical winning percentages. You must be a rugby newbie to not know this basic fact.

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Posted: 9/19/2012 12:48:07 AM

i had ABs 1-12, not so easy money perhaps, but a bloody good value bet. when the ABs turn up to jo berg in 3 weeks, ill be on the ab's line anything up to 14.5.. absolutlely.

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Posted: 9/19/2012 12:49:27 AM
how'd the world cup go for you? oh thats right you got beaten by australia, was that not a good enough spot for south africa to play?

so delusional.

they're going to decide to play good footy against the abs at home randomly are they?


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Posted: 9/19/2012 12:52:43 AM
If it makes anyone feel better know one really cares about rugby outside of NZ
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Posted: 9/19/2012 12:55:43 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Luckylunchbox:

If it makes anyone feel better know one really cares about rugby outside of NZ


yep i'm sure thats why so many countries try so hard to buy rights to host the world cup.

i'm sure thats why the english clubs are always snapping up our players.
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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:01:26 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by chivashoolio:



yep i'm sure thats why so many countries try so hard to buy rights to host the world cup.

i'm sure thats why the english clubs are always snapping up our players.

The Sydney kings try buy players all the time, Sydney FC just got del peiro , I know in NZ the all blacks are the be all end all but in every other country Rugby plays 3rd fiddle at best, 
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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:04:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Luckylunchbox:

If it makes anyone feel better know one really cares about rugby outside of NZ

"no one" or "no australian"?

rugby union is to nz as long distance running is to kenya.

 

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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:06:07 AM
the two sports aussie are good at mean nothing outside of aussie.

england, aus and nz are the only countries that can play league competitively and england is pretty bad lol
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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:10:30 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Oil-Beef-Hooked:

"no one" or "no australian"?

rugby union is to nz as long distance running is to kenya.

 


Great analogy 
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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:13:02 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by chivashoolio:

the two sports aussie are good at mean nothing outside of aussie.

england, aus and nz are the only countries that can play league competitively and england is pretty bad lol

Id like to use cricket as a counter but we are f*cking garbage house
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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:29:33 AM
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Originally Posted by chivashoolio:

how'd the world cup go for you? oh thats right you got beaten by australia, was that not a good enough spot for south africa to play?

so delusional.

they're going to decide to play good footy against the abs at home randomly are they?


 

wow, you are a newbie moron.

how'd the world cup go for you?

It went well. The country I live in won, you fucktard.

 

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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:31:30 AM

oops, someone just realised it's possible for a New Zealander to recognise the ABs suck, who doesn't let the fact that other teams who suck even more hide the fact.

 Yes, not all of us here in sheep friggin land are one eyed morons.

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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:44:28 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by BetCrimes1984:

oops, someone just realised it's possible for a New Zealander to recognise the ABs suck, who doesn't let the fact that other teams who suck even more hide the fact.

 Yes, not all of us here in sheep friggin land are one eyed morons.



wow it gets better.

so now we have the all blacks are garbage but they are the best because everyone else is shitter?


what next? if you score more points than the opposition you win the game?

this is gold
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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:50:49 AM
woah buddy, tone it down a notch, cheer up.. i know the marmite famine is taking a toll us poor kiwi folk. whats wrong with having one eye - tell a pirate hes a friggin moron and he make ye walk thy plank. arrrgh mateey
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Posted: 9/19/2012 2:06:07 AM

so now we have the all blacks are garbage but they are the best because everyone else is shitter?

Remarkably, an AB team can be garbage by the relative historical standards of AB teams (Bucks 87-90 team would tear this current team apart by 15+ points), and yet be the strongest current international team because every other country sucks even worse. Or did you think when I said the ABs suck I was making that comment relative to, say (out of a host of nations I could chose from), Australia's current strength? Don't answer, I realise given the IQ you've demonstrated to this point you probably were. I'll save you from the embarrassment of admitting so out loud.

 

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Posted: 9/19/2012 2:18:08 AM
What the hell is the point of comparing this all blacks team to a historical all blacks team? the game is a whole lot different now. clearly you are glass half empty man, we'll just say the all blacks suck but everyone else sucks even more - what an amazing argument! rather than the fact that the all blacks are better than everybody else.

I'm sure in pretty much every sport you could go back and say well this team from this year to year would beat our current team now, bottom line is that doesn't mean garbage because there's no point in talking about things that are impossible.

sheeeesh
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