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NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: TheSaracens.com (IP Logged)
Date: 05 September, 2020 17:49

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Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: TonyTaff (IP Logged)
Date: 05 September, 2020 18:47

Thanks DG. An impressively comprehensive review for one so promptly delivered.



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Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: The Bard (IP Logged)
Date: 05 September, 2020 19:09

Excellent summary of a depressing spectacle. What would have happened against Wasps first team? Perhaps weíd have raised our game.
Seemed to improve with Hunter-Hill on.
Backline still not clicking, Billy a long way from his best and possibly missing Mako keeping him in check.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: RossM (IP Logged)
Date: 05 September, 2020 21:17

Thanks for a most gracious report. It must have been very frustrating for you.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: WONKYWASP1 (IP Logged)
Date: 05 September, 2020 21:56

Thank you for a well-written and informed article. It also made me laugh, in a nice way. You were very fair and unbiased, and it must have been quite difficult to write. Much appreciated.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: Buzzboy (IP Logged)
Date: 05 September, 2020 22:23

Hear hear. Thanks Darragh. Well written and fair. I did think Mr Ridley had slightly yellow tinted glasses on! But well played by our less experienced players.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: nicsue (IP Logged)
Date: 05 September, 2020 23:21

Thank you for writing this report.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: ukms (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 08:37

Excellent write up !! .... whoever you support.

Time consuming to write such an article .... good reading... thank you.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: Darraghgirl (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 09:41

Quote:
ukms
Excellent write up !! .... whoever you support.
Time consuming to write such an article .... good reading... thank you.

welcome back winking smiley

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: Innings (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 10:48

Quote:
classic reckless Faz-type tackle

Am I the only person who thinks that Faz's tackle technique is so much built on RL upright blocking, learned as a small boy, that he is incapable of adapting? He tackles like that several times a game, and it is only a lottery that he isn't penalised more often.



Innings

Points win matches: tries win hearts and minds.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: ukms (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 10:54

Quote:
Darraghgirl
Quote:
ukms
Excellent write up !! .... whoever you support.
Time consuming to write such an article .... good reading... thank you.

welcome back winking smiley

(Sm115)

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: jonnybrowne (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 11:27

Quote:
Innings
Quote:
classic reckless Faz-type tackle

Am I the only person who thinks that Faz's tackle technique is so much built on RL upright blocking, learned as a small boy, that he is incapable of adapting? He tackles like that several times a game, and it is only a lottery that he isn't penalised more often.

No, youíre not the only one, Iíve said the same for a long time. Canít quite figure it out as heís been playing Union since he was, what, 14?

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: Chris1850 (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 12:11

Excellent objective piece DG! Well done and thanks. Perhaps you should write more ..........!!

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: Axe Chief (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 12:14

Very rarely read other clubs reviews so it was very lucky to quite accidentally bother to read it.

One of the best bit of writing, certainly on this site. Informative, with a nice style that seemed very balanced .

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: TonyTaff (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 12:21

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Buzzboy
Hear hear. Thanks Darragh. Well written and fair. I did think Mr Ridley had slightly yellow tinted glasses on! But well played by our less experienced players.

The Sarries players certainly didn't manage the ref at all well. I can't believe that Billy's silliness turned the ref against the team. Rather, it seemed that Wasps knew better what the ref wanted at the breakdown.



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Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: Darraghgirl (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 13:40

Thanks for all your kind comments regarding my report, much appreciated

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: ko1076 (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 16:04

Don't come round here much (Leinster fan here!) but stopped and read this. Gotta say that is a really well written article. Really like the style.

Bloody well done.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: GazzaFez (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 16:39

Top notch DG - as always.

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: The Bard (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 18:13

They say you canít polish a turd, but at least you managed to stick some glitter to it!

Re: NOT A GOOD DAY!
Posted by: OldMarovian (IP Logged)
Date: 06 September, 2020 19:45

Brilliant piece DG. Well done you for managing to put it together.

Also well done Wasps. An impressive team performance.

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