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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:48 pm

Italy beat France. I'm still not quite sure how, the French defence looked really strong.

Looks like Scotland are going to be taking home the Wooden Spoon again.
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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII » Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:34 am

Balitmore wins the Super Bowl, 34-31 over San Francisco. Joe Flacco wins the MVP, so he can pretend he's an elite quarterback now.
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:38 am

daftbeaker wrote:Italy beat France. I'm still not quite sure how, the French defence looked really strong.

Looks like Scotland are going to be taking home the Wooden Spoon again.


...Or Wales :cry:
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Re: Sports

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:40 pm

PKMKII wrote:Balitmore wins the Super Bowl, 34-31 over San Francisco. Joe Flacco wins the MVP, so he can pretend he's an elite quarterback now.

Screw the Ravens. That is all.
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:13 am

England 2 Brazil 1


Only a friendly, but it's Brazil.
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Re: Sports

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:14 am

Scotland 1, Estonia 0.

We actually won a football game!?
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:40 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Scotland 1, Estonia 0.

We actually won a football game!?
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Wales 2 Austria 1! So did we...what's going on.
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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:13 pm

black bart wrote:
Roy Hunter wrote:Scotland 1, Estonia 0.

We actually won a football game!?
:confused:


Wales 2 Austria 1! So did we...what's going on.

Don't worry, you'll be back to normal tomorrow in the rugby :haha:
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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:56 pm

daftbeaker wrote:
black bart wrote:
Roy Hunter wrote:Scotland 1, Estonia 0.

We actually won a football game!?
:confused:


Wales 2 Austria 1! So did we...what's going on.

Don't worry, you'll be back to normal tomorrow in the rugby :haha:

I may have spoken too soon :idiot:

Scotland - Italy was a great game, both teams played well. Scotland deserved the win, the attacking play about 13 minutes in was brilliant.

Wales - France not so much, personally I found it a bit boring and ended up reading my book for most of the second half. It's always good to see the French being beaten at home though, especially when it puts them at the bottom of the table :haha:

It looks like England - Ireland tomorrow could decide who wins overall.
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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:05 pm

England won, not prettily though. Constant rain and loose turf made it a messy game with lots of handling errors from both sides.

I'm impressed at the English defence, the Irish team looked more dangerous attacking but couldn't seem to find a way through.

Cian Healy deserved to be sent off for frankly disgraceful behaviour and will hopefully be banned from the rest of the tournament. The best example was about 15 minutes in when the Irish are winning a ruck, Jonathan Sexton has his hands on the ball and Healy comes charging in from several metres away to stamp on an English player's ankle that wasn't even obstructing the ball. There was dirty play from both sides but Healy looked like he was deliberately trying to injure people.

Edit - Here's a clip, it happens about 20 seconds in.
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Re: Sports

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:47 pm

daftbeaker wrote:England won, not prettily though. Constant rain and loose turf made it a messy game with lots of footling errors from both sides.

Fixed that for you.
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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:49 am

IOC to cut one summer Olympic sport.

Please be rhythmic gymnastics, please be rhythmic gymnastics, please be rhythmic gymnastics, please be rhythmic gymnastics...
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:12 am

I was ill all weekend so I lay on the couch enjoying the rugger...even though after the Scotland match it all got rather stuck in the mud. There was more gardening than good rugby in the France v Wales match but Wales won!!!!!! Ireland v England was one of the worst game of rugby I've ever seen...again lots of gardening, although it looked like the turf had been on the pitch for more than a few hours unlike the pitch in Paris.

Swansea 4 QPR 1...lots of twitching from Harry Redknapp.
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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:10 pm

daftbeaker wrote:Cian Healy deserved to be sent off for frankly disgraceful behaviour and will hopefully be banned from the rest of the tournament.

And it looks like he might well be :bounce:
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:04 am

daftbeaker wrote:
daftbeaker wrote:Cian Healy deserved to be sent off for frankly disgraceful behaviour and will hopefully be banned from the rest of the tournament.

And it looks like he might well be :bounce:


Yes he deserves a ban, could have broken the leg.
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