National League Rugby Discussion Forum Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > League Rugby - www.leaguerugby.co.uk > The Championship
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Round 4 Predictions, News etc
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

IMPORTANT Remember to read the rules of the board and abide by them when posting.

Round 4 Predictions, News etc

 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123>
Author
Message Reverse Sort Order
Ghanian Eagle View Drop Down
British and Irish Lion
British and Irish Lion


Joined: 27 Aug 2021
Location: HEAVERHAM
Status: Offline
Points: 165
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ghanian Eagle Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Round 4 Predictions, News etc
    Posted: 02 Oct 2023 at 16:00
As an Oaks supporter I probably woke up the entire neighbourhod when Pellingrini scored. 
What a journey in the space of 18mths. Still visits his mates here for a beer. 
Back to Top
OldNick View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 20 May 2007
Location: United Kingdom
Status: Offline
Points: 3414
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote OldNick Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Oct 2023 at 12:55
One of the things I've enjoyed while watching Pat Pellegrini at Cov is his willingness to back himself in attack. That try was typical of that approach.
We missed him on Saturday.
Back to Top
Brizzer View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 09 Mar 2012
Location: Jersey
Status: Offline
Points: 3398
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Brizzer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Oct 2023 at 10:55
Originally posted by Kimbo Kimbo wrote:

Originally posted by Whistle watcher Whistle watcher wrote:

Originally posted by Brizzer Brizzer wrote:

Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

Can we just all acknowledge that Coventry managed to draw two matches out of 4? That is a might, and mighty odd feat.

And on the Cov note. How wonderful to see the Cov 9 come off the bench for Tonga and then score one of the tries of the tournament against the mighty Bocs!! Brilliant stuff.


Coventry 10. But it was a great try.

I did wonder why.Chudley was over here!Wink

Sorry, my bad … just got over excited by the quality of the try!!
Tackle Low!!!!!
Back to Top
Kimbo View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 31 May 2007
Location: 'incleh
Status: Offline
Points: 6073
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Kimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Oct 2023 at 07:33
Originally posted by Whistle watcher Whistle watcher wrote:

Originally posted by Brizzer Brizzer wrote:

Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

Can we just all acknowledge that Coventry managed to draw two matches out of 4? That is a might, and mighty odd feat.

And on the Cov note. How wonderful to see the Cov 9 come off the bench for Tonga and then score one of the tries of the tournament against the mighty Bocs!! Brilliant stuff.

Coventry 10. But it was a great try.
I did wonder why.Chudley was over here!Wink
Our City,
Our Club
Back to Top
Whistle watcher View Drop Down
First XV regular
First XV regular


Joined: 17 Jun 2019
Location: Midlands
Status: Offline
Points: 94
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Whistle watcher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Oct 2023 at 06:51
Originally posted by Brizzer Brizzer wrote:

Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

Can we just all acknowledge that Coventry managed to draw two matches out of 4? That is a might, and mighty odd feat.

And on the Cov note. How wonderful to see the Cov 9 come off the bench for Tonga and then score one of the tries of the tournament against the mighty Bocs!! Brilliant stuff.

Coventry 10. But it was a great try.
Back to Top
Brizzer View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 09 Mar 2012
Location: Jersey
Status: Offline
Points: 3398
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Brizzer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Oct 2023 at 21:45
Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

Can we just all acknowledge that Coventry managed to draw two matches out of 4? That is a might, and mighty odd feat.

And on the Cov note. How wonderful to see the Cov 9 come off the bench for Tonga and then score one of the tries of the tournament against the mighty Bocs!! Brilliant stuff.
Tackle Low!!!!!
Back to Top
gerg_861 View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 11 Jun 2017
Location: Ealing
Status: Offline
Points: 2476
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote gerg_861 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Oct 2023 at 20:40
Can we just all acknowledge that Coventry managed to draw two matches out of 4? That is a might, and mighty odd feat.
Back to Top
Big Eddie View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 19 Jun 2007
Status: Offline
Points: 5025
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Big Eddie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Oct 2023 at 13:35
A very good performance by Caldy against a best available Sale Sharks side. In atrocious conditions not having the ball was probably a good thing and in the first half Caldy had a lot of good things! Sale Sharks had circa 85% possession and territory but apart from two line out drives book ending the half the Sharks couldn't break down Caldy's defence.

Time and time again the du Preez twins and Jonny Hill trucked the ball up but they were continuously smashed back. 0-12 down at half time became 0-17 at the start of the second period but if the script was for the Sharks to start to pull away Caldy hadn't read it.

The introduction of Raffi Quirke on the 45 minute mark put more pace into the Sharks but as the weather improved Caldy had much the better of the next 30 minutes in territory, possession and inventiveness .A glorious chip in behind by Lewis Barker put Connor Wilkinson in under the posts to get Caldy on to the score board and it was game on. 

A few times Caldy were within driving range of the Sharks try line but the street smarts of Jonny Hill and the heavy weight Sharks pack stemmed the tide. Although the Sharks redoubled their efforts in the last 7 or 8 minutes and managed to secure the bonus point with the last play of the game, it was a messy and unclear score.

The match was a feisty affair with numerous flash points as a defiant and physical Caldy refused to be bullied by their more illustrious Manchester neighbours. Caldy scrum half Chris 'Tyson' Pilgrim scrapping with the Shark's pack delighted the big home support and was typical of the fight within this Caldy squad..

A great competitive game at Paton Field


Edited by Big Eddie - 01 Oct 2023 at 13:44
''The future isn't what it used to be''
Back to Top
The Blues View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 05 Aug 2007
Status: Offline
Points: 4766
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Blues Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Oct 2023 at 09:05
Originally posted by Bluesman11 Bluesman11 wrote:

Not a great performance by Bedford and probably didn’t deserve the win. Need to sort out the lineout before the league starts if we want to challenge for top half, barely won any all match. Given we’ve had the same hooker for the best part of 10 years and his lineout percentage can’t be much/any better than 50% during that period, I don’t hold out much hope. Not sure why we chose to release Jack Hughes.

Fish is the starting hooker and the lineout v Caldy was good. I don’t think it was all Fields fault yesterday and Ampthill seem to read it most of the time, but agree it was a total disaster. Hughes wasn’t released, he wanted to go and have go at rugby league for a bit.

The biggest issue was the 9 and 10 (2nd choice) game management was poor.
Back to Top
gerg_861 View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 11 Jun 2017
Location: Ealing
Status: Offline
Points: 2476
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote gerg_861 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 22:58
I would also add that Ealing is qualified for the semis now. Jersey fall out will help determine what seed.
Back to Top
Bluesman11 View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 13 May 2008
Location: United Kingdom
Status: Offline
Points: 1054
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Bluesman11 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 21:59
Not a great performance by Bedford and probably didn’t deserve the win. Need to sort out the lineout before the league starts if we want to challenge for top half, barely won any all match. Given we’ve had the same hooker for the best part of 10 years and his lineout percentage can’t be much/any better than 50% during that period, I don’t hold out much hope. Not sure why we chose to release Jack Hughes.
Championship Prediction League Winner 11/12
Back to Top
RobC View Drop Down
First XV regular
First XV regular


Joined: 01 Sep 2018
Location: Coventry
Status: Offline
Points: 61
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote RobC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 20:26
Carved up by a pacey Nottingham backline today and a draw perhaps a fair result.  I'm hoping the A Team are back in the saddle next Saturday...

Back to Top
Kimbo View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 31 May 2007
Location: 'incleh
Status: Offline
Points: 6073
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 18:25
Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

Originally posted by Kimbo Kimbo wrote:

Cov 33-33 Nottm FT
5t/4c each

Dang, with that result Cov needs to 5-0 Glaws next weekend to go through. Was really hoping for a full 5 to make the Champ win more likely.
No chance, although I'd hope Cov would pick a full-strength side for that one.

Our City,
Our Club
Back to Top
gerg_861 View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 11 Jun 2017
Location: Ealing
Status: Offline
Points: 2476
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote gerg_861 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 18:18
Originally posted by Kimbo Kimbo wrote:

Cov 33-33 Nottm FT
5t/4c each

Dang, with that result Cov needs to 5-0 Glaws next weekend to go through. Was really hoping for a full 5 to make the Champ win more likely.
Back to Top
Kimbo View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 31 May 2007
Location: 'incleh
Status: Offline
Points: 6073
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 18:09
Cov 33-33 Nottm FT
5t/4c each
Our City,
Our Club
Back to Top
maire23 View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 11 Apr 2019
Location: Nottingham
Status: Offline
Points: 309
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote maire23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 17:40
Cov 33 Notts 33
Back to Top
Kimbo View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 31 May 2007
Location: 'incleh
Status: Offline
Points: 6073
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 17:35
Cov 33-26 Nottm
65 mins
Our City,
Our Club
Back to Top
The Blues View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner


Joined: 05 Aug 2007
Status: Offline
Points: 4766
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Blues Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 16:51
Ampthill (1) 19-24 (4) Blues

Blues continued to be poor but got the win.
Back to Top
gerg_861 View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 11 Jun 2017
Location: Ealing
Status: Offline
Points: 2476
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote gerg_861 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 16:48
Cambridge 17 (3T) - Ealing 52 (BP) - FT
Back to Top
gerg_861 View Drop Down
World Cup Winner
World Cup Winner
Avatar

Joined: 11 Jun 2017
Location: Ealing
Status: Offline
Points: 2476
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote gerg_861 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2023 at 16:42
Cambridge 17 (3T) - Ealing 47 (BP) - As expected, Ealing wore them down. Past 80.
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123>
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 12.04
Copyright ©2001-2021 Web Wiz Ltd.