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All About Danny
When you sign Danny Cipriani you know you are going to get an awful lot of talent and that life will never be dull. Well for the next four or five weeks it looks like we are going to find out what this new Glaws side can do without the mercurial fly-half .
Tough one this week. Munster away is game to be savoured and if we can get off to a good start who knows. There are no less than eleven first teamers injured including Charlie Sharples so Matt Banahan will be relishing his start.
How far can we go in the Champions Cup? Certainly the English game needs champions after only oursleves and Falcons carried the flag on the opening weekend.
Castres come visiting on Sunday for a 1.00 kick off as we begin the Heineken Champions Cup campaign . They'll face a Cherry and White sider skippered by Ben Morgan who is finally free from injury .
The present regime looks determined to build a settled side with only one change form the starting XV which went down to Quins at Kingsholm last week ..
Pipped At The Post
Poor decision making and indicispline were at the root of an unexpected defeat at Kingsholm. Quins ran out 27-25 winners by virtrue of the fact that they stuck to their game and took the points when they were on offer .
Quins arrive for a traditional Saturday kick off having won only one game so far and are unlikely to give us the test which Sarries did last week at Allianz Park. However, there will still be a handful of changes to that side .
Sarries handed out a lesson in efficiency and teamwork which would have beaten any side in the Gallagher Premiership. They fully deserved their 38-15 victory and now the Cherry and Whites must stand back and learn from what happened at Allianz Park ..
Looks like we are trying to build a settled side this season. The only change for the trip to Sarries on Sunday is on the bench where Ruskin returns ... it's live on BT Sport ...
All's Well That Ends Well
For the first half of the long awaited derby you could hardly hear a squeak from the shell shocked Shedheads. Fortunately that all changed aftrer the break