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Eesh, I really thought they were gonna give up the decisive try there. Maybe fortunate Australia weren’t clinical with possession, but hell of a match. 

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18 minutes ago, Matt Defis said:

That ended the game rather early then. 

 

Real shame, Pumas were making a good game of it. England should add another 15-20 points as the opposition tire.

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Weird match. We looked fairly poor, plenty of handling errors and bad discipline. 

 

Still, Exeter players got a grand total of 45 minutes game time (3 late subs) and got two tries which makes me smile. 

 

Don't feel sorry for Lavanini btw, he's always been a complete fucking thug. 

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Excellent display from Scotland, got the vital bonus point. Scotland should go into Japan game on sunday, could be a cracking game, with confidence. Pity both teams cant go through

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Guess we're lucky that gatland learned gots lesson after the last world cup and spent the last 4 years building some really good strength in depth. 

 

I think we'll be good, Biggar looked fine after the game, Davies is a key player to be losing though. 

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Wales threw it around too much but did well in the end.

 

Biggar is out of the next game but should be ok after that.

 

Hope Jonathan Davies isn't injured, he’s world class and his defence is key for us. 

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England-France and New Zealand-Italy called off due to typhoon. Each is a 0-0 draw. England and France go through from Pool C. New Zealand and South Africa go through from Pool B.

 

Scotland-Japan remains under review, final decision Sunday morning. It could knock out Scotland. Previously in that pool, Ireland-Samoa was under threat, with the risk of Ireland being knocked out by the typhoon until it changed course. Shame that a typhoon could be deciding the group.

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They’d have to have beaten the All Blacks with a bonus point to go through :lol:

 

Shame to see games cancelled, but makes sense for those that have been declared draws. Guess Japan Scotland is being given as late a chance as possible to go ahead because the pool is still wide open.

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8 minutes ago, glb said:

They’d have to have beaten the All Blacks with a bonus point to go through :lol:

 

First tie breaker is head to head result, so they'd need to win by eight. We're both wrong!

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Got to be honest but I hope Japan do Scotland good and proper today.

 

I think the Scottish RFU’s response to the possible typhoon cancellation has been unsportsmanlike to say the very least.  We are not talking about a bit of bad weather here, but a major catastrophe that so far has killed at least 18 people and could have even been much worse than that!!!!  On top of that they knew the regulations regarding cancelled games when they signed up to the tournament, so threatening to sue if the game had been cancelled leaves a sour taste in my mouth.

 

Further to this the Scottish coach was questioning the decision leading to the Japan bonus try in the last round of games. 

 

So on balance I would be quite happy to see Japan stuff em and bounce them straight onto the next flight home (Weather permitting of course).

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