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27/10/13: World Cup Game 3 - PNG v France


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Poll: Who will win? (29 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. PNG by 13 points or more (4 votes [13.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.79%

  2. PNG by 7 to 12 points (13 votes [44.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 44.83%

  3. PNG by 1 to 6 points (2 votes [6.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.90%

  4. Draw (2 votes [6.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.90%

  5. France by 1 to 6 points (3 votes [10.34%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.34%

  6. France by 7 to 12 points (5 votes [17.24%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.24%

  7. France by 13 points or more (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 John Drake

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:27 PM

Discuss World Cup Game 3 - PNG v France here.


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#2 Gruff

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:36 PM

France to aim up after a kick up the backside from USA.  Close game still though, but both teams need to win this one



#3 Futtocks

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:39 PM

Yes, I'm one of the many who have PNG as their 'other' team, but I do want to see France show a bit of moxy for once.


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#4 boxhead

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:42 PM

PNG will win this France need an autopsy on their Test displays in the last 6 years,

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#5 MrPosh

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:44 PM

The only game that I'm going to and I can't wait.

 

Like most, I have a soft spot for PNG, but I used to live in France.

 

As long as there's some action*, big hits and a few tries I'll be more than happy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Edited by MrPosh, 21 October 2013 - 12:45 PM.

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#6 YCKonstantine

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:11 PM

Whoever wins this one will almost certainly end up in QF's. Whoever loses is gonna be up against it to qualify as I can't see either beating NZ. I think with most of the crowd behind PNG they might just edge it.

It's time to park the camels.

 

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#7 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 11:39 PM

I am hoping there'll be a big appreciative crowd for a meeting of 2 proper league nations. I think David Mead will cut the French to shreds, but am hoping they'll bounce back and be very competitive against the Kiwis in front of the full house in Avignon...

#8 Lews therin

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 03:35 AM

Important game for both teams. Group B will be very interesting. Hard to pick a winner. I want France re-establish themselves but you can't help but love PNG. Wouldn't mind  French win or at least a good performance so they take some momentum into the game in Avignon. I actually think both these teams will make the quarters though, think Samoa are the weakest of the bunch. 



#9 The Future is League

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 01:50 PM

A comfortable victory for the French.



#10 Blind side johnny

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 06:45 PM

I'll be there and I'm really looking forward to it - the chance to watch a game and appreciate it for what it is without worrying that my side will get hammered again. I predict a tough game and a reasonably comfortable victory for PNG, or maybe the French will hammer them.

 

Whichever I hope for a truly enjoyable game of international RL played out in front of a good size appreciative audience.


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#11 TheBinman

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 09:28 PM

This has the potential to be a top game 2 good nations full of born n bred players crowd will certainly be on papas side but I'm hoping for close French win

#12 Marv Woodburn

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 07:44 AM

You have to look at it as kind of an away game for France. Agar is a former Hull FC boss and Hull KR have signed three of the PNG squad. Throw the Stanley Gene and Mikali Azuiai factor in there and it doesn't take a genius to realise that the Craven Park regulars will be backing PNG.

 

Theres probably not a lot to gain looking at past results either, other than i guess it will be close. Their two test series in 2006(?) France won 2-0 and the previous time was in PNG when they won a game apiece.

 

 



#13 MrPosh

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 03:53 PM

In order to be as contrary as possible, I'm now going to be cheering for the French.

 

Allez Les Bleus.


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#14 fcl

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 07:35 AM

hashtags ? #FraPng ?


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#15 YCKonstantine

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 08:16 AM

hashtags ? #FraPng ?

Are France higher ranked? If not then #PNGFra I would think

It's time to park the camels.

 

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#16 fcl

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 08:47 AM

Are France higher ranked? If not then #PNGFra I would think

France is 4th and PNG 6th

http://www.rlif.com/rankings


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#17 YCKonstantine

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 11:10 AM

France is 4th and PNG 6th
http://www.rlif.com/rankings

#FraPng then :D

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#18 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 07:25 PM

I am hoping there'll be a big appreciative crowd for a meeting of 2 proper league nations.

 

Yeah, big game from that point of view.  Lean towards PNG tomorrow but would support France against anyone else. 

 

Based on last week's results you'd go for PNG but France have plenty more in them. 

 

Oooohhh... PNG by less than 12.


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#19 The Game Caller

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 08:20 AM

This really is too close to call.

#20 walter sobchak

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 09:11 AM

France never fail to underperform and let you down, I'll go for png by 6.