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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:47 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:48 am 
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Poppa C wrote:Hardly. It points out the fundamental problem rugby union has.

They are stuck in our timeline circa 1910 in terms of game development. It is very funny to watch them flopping around being so amateurish while we have done all these things they need to do aeons ago. Serious rugby union people understand this.

The froth and bubble of the union WC is nothing more than a demonstration of what money and hype does. Pure and simple.


I think you are missing the fundamental existence that Union is a completely different game to League, far more technical and advantage based its not a running game compared to League. Union doesn't have a fundamental problem it doesn,t need to "re-badge" like we do in League we are so far back in marketing the game we are of little significance as a global sport.

Can,t see any problem with there scoring system, there is encouragement to play wider (Oz, NZ, Wales) away from technical set positions hence more tries. Winning the advantage (penalties) from set plays is still the very basic of the Union Laws so I don't know why League Fans tries to devalue it to League Laws and Rulings of our game.






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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:55 am 
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Wales v England. A highlight.

12 penalty goals, 2 tries. Nothing to see here.

Yes union is full of rubbish we weeded out long ago. So?

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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:57 am 
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You might also notice the countries you mentioned are in the southern hemisphere in union, leaving aside Wales (who are notoriously up and down and have beaten the All Blacks last in the 1950s from memory).

Why do you think that is? Because they are hugely affected by rugby league in Australia. NZ 4 million pop. SA white population 10%. Australia 23 million. All directly affected. Union is dying in Australia as well. The AFL/NRL deals have squeezed it back into its little private school box.

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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:12 am 
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It will also be a short chat as one (galliant) is on ignore. I will keep an eye out for the other one and do the same when it arrives. Appreciate the heads up.

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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:29 am 
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LifeLongHKRFan wrote:Imagine if the Mods created a forum for ChangingGutterMan, Galliant and Poopa C to just argue amongst themselves.


there already is one... it's called 'Other Sports'... shame no one uses it

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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
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My fault. Apologies. Will post any such material there in future.

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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:29 pm 
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Poppa C/Mr Churchill wrote:It will also be a short chat as one (galliant) is on ignore. I will keep an eye out for the other one and do the same when it arrives. Appreciate the heads up.


As if you didn't know already Mr C :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Union scoring system still dire
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:32 pm 
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I think there is a England Rugby Union forum Poppa.
You can advise them on the error of their ways on there.

Their scoring system has no effect on us, and even less on you as you don't watch it and don't like it.






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