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Offline Last Active Feb 27 2015 09:45 PM

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RBS loss

26 February 2015 - 08:09 PM

Someone please tell me how mega loss making bank RBS can afford to sponsor the six nations ?

Its owned and funded by us !

Enjoyed the sco wales game - but the ref ?

15 February 2015 - 08:09 PM

Enjoyed the wales game - but was lost re second half ref'ing - no one inc. the ref seemed to know the rules - interested to know what the more 'educated' amongst you thought of that?

Exciting, but was it the right result - and is RU now too complicated to ref ?

Embarrassing Stuart Barnes in Sunday Times

01 February 2015 - 12:03 PM

Just when you thought the Rah Rahs had grown up - a little - along comes a very poorly written article of smug, self congratulation, self righteousness, aiming to prove to the luddite Rah Rah world the superior qualities of RU. This dollop of joy - the saxons game - was written by the crusty of school tie Stuart Barnes..

This was a game which Barnes admits was 'a day of precious little back play...' in which 'when he tried an offload, Henry Slade dropped it'. The article ends with the old duffer stating (he) 'has to..prove his potential that some have deceived themselves into seeing'.

The game was awful - I switched it off as one a Friday might I had painting which i did last week to watch. The game was punctuated with stoppages and kicks that took an age. I can imagine Barnes, sweaty palmed - article already written - looking for examples to prove his point.

Burgess is a Rembrandt being hung in the loo

Barnes's joy at Burgess's 'failure' was so great that Stuart Lancaster has since promoted him into the next full England training session.