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PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:19 pm 
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Brick with eyes wrote:Has Hargreaves made any tackles below the neck in the whole series ?

No, but still gets away with it.

Also thought the Makinson try was good, Proctor was looking for the penalty, which I don't think it was anyway because they'd been caught short on that side imo.

Apart from that though we've had enough chances in their 20 to score a few times but just haven't been clinical enough.

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Shifty Cat wrote:No, but still gets away with it.

Also thought the Makinson try was good, Proctor was looking for the penalty, which I don't think it was anyway because they'd been caught short on that side imo.

Apart from that though we've had enough chances in their 20 to score a few times but just haven't been clinical enough.

I agree, there was loads of depth. Proctor would have got nowhere near Bateman (was it?) Regardless.

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Teams evenly matched but NZ have learned and slowed down the PTB, not played up middle in the forwards. England have gone away from what won them the first two - although with the loss of George Burgess they were never going to have the same forward dominance.

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Agree with lack of using the big men but that probably because we have a lighter bench with only one recognised prop in there. The three of Graham, Hill, and Tom Burgess are going to have to share longer minutes because of George’s absence?






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I thought they were always going to find this match more difficult with the personnel they lost from last game, not counting the ones that were already injured.

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If these Test series were decided by aggregate score over the three matches it would make them more interesting.

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We've looked very soft in the middle since the props have been rotated






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Macgillvray again






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Right side stretched again. Deja vu.






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Soon as Thompson then burgess came back on we looked far more threatening.

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