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Post by HERSH on Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:37 pm

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Please feel free to discuss all things Bath related, so pull up a chair an have a quite drink among friends, mines a Bath Ales Dark Side please. guinness

Other fans welcome but remember, play nicely.


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Re: The Bath Rugby Thread

Post by HERSH on Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:42 pm

Ospreys next, where's your money?

I fancy a close game.

Ospreys 23 Bath 27

But lets be honest this time of year is all about fitness not results, or am I wrong?
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Post by Bathite on Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:50 pm

Where's this big name signing you talked about?

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Post by formerly known as Sam on Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:59 pm

Bath are leaving it a bit late for more signings. They could probably do with one or two more. How's pre season gone so far?

mines a Bath Ales Dark Side please

That sounds tastey.

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Post by HERSH on Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:02 pm

It is.

I think we're looking at linking up with a Saffer team to trade/loan players etc.

We thrashed Oxford Welsh 40-31 Very Happy
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Post by Effervescing Elephant on Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:43 pm

I like Radox or Matey Bubbles anything else is pish. FACT.
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Post by rodders on Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:48 pm

HERSH wrote:It is.

I think we're looking at linking up with a Saffer team to trade/loan players etc.

We thrashed Oxford Welsh 40-31 Very Happy

Sure we already gave you Ryan Caldwell ..... Whistle


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Post by yappysnap on Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:01 pm

HERSH wrote:It is.

I think we're looking at linking up with a Saffer team to trade/loan players etc.

We thrashed Oxford Welsh 40-31 Very Happy

Change thrashed for squaked past and you have it right.

You leaked four tries to a bunch of semi-amateurs! That score will be higher then the total combined score of OW's whole season. You've let yourselves down and you've let the Prem down as a whole. Wink

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Post by HERSH on Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:05 pm

Hee hee

The game was over at half time, infact the only sub I didn't see was being driven by John, Paul, George and Ringo.
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Post by yappysnap on Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:56 pm

And all those Bath Ales are pretty good too

I'll stick with the Hogs Back Brewery though, perfect.

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Post by Effervescing Elephant on Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:57 pm

Bath Gem. Love the stuff, my local, The Hour Glass, always has it on. What time is it?....
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Post by Jimpy on Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:06 pm

The ones with the taps on the side are best, because they don't dig into your back when you're reading.

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Post by yappysnap on Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:07 pm

That is so true

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Post by Bathite on Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:29 pm

I prefer showers


Thought i'd help the trolls out! Obviously nothing else happening on their team pages!

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Re: The Bath Rugby Thread

Post by HongKongCherry on Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:28 pm

The one thing I have to concede is that Bath make better beer than Gloucester. Dark Side is a nice drop, but my favourite is Wild Hare Ale

Having said that, Glaws are far better at cider, you should try Squealy Pig - it may have connotations of a scene in Deliverance as you will feel rather sore after a skinful! Erm
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Post by Bathite on Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:15 am

Well done HKC, I know how hard that must have been for you!

Black Rat is the cider for me

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Post by yappysnap on Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:22 am

Cider is the devils wee!!

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Post by Effervescing Elephant on Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:25 am

Girls drink cider, men drink scrumpy. That is all.
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Post by HERSH on Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:41 am

I drank 1/2 gallon of farmhouse rough scrumpy a couple of weeks ago and it is still playing my gut up.

I've lost 1/2 stone since that drunken night.
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Post by Bathite on Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:44 am

Effervescing Elephant wrote:Girls drink cider, men drink scrumpy. That is all.

Agreed. If I can see through it, I don't trust it!

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Post by Effervescing Elephant on Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:46 am

Yarp!
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Post by HongKongCherry on Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:50 am

Effervescing Elephant wrote:Yarp!

And if it doesn't give you that response its not right either Smile
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Re: The Bath Rugby Thread

Post by HERSH on Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:58 pm

Rumour has it Vesty will be the starting No10 vs Ospreys.

After what happened last season I'd never pick him again.

We really need some new signings.
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Post by formerly known as Sam on Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:40 pm

Vesty is solid but unspectacular. A good clubman who made one of the worst and most amusing mistakes I've seen for a while in the AP. On the upside for him, at least he wasn't at Tigers when he did it, Cockers would have ripped him a new 'un.

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Post by Bathite on Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:46 pm

formerly known as Sam wrote:Vesty is solid but unspectacular. A good clubman who made one of the worst and most amusing mistakes I've seen for a while in the AP. On the upside for him, at least he wasn't at Tigers when he did it, Cockers would have ripped him a new 'un.

Are you still here?

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Post by HongKongCherry on Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:00 pm

Bathite, don't bite the hand that feeds you otherwise no more Tigers' cast-offs will come your way! Wink
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Post by Bathite on Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:12 pm

The withered, half broken, over rated, over paid hand!

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Post by Jimpy on Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:15 pm

The funniest thing is that when Tigers throw out their trash, Bath think they're getting a good deal when they rake through the bins.

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Post by Bathite on Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:15 pm

I know! Geech, what a legend

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Post by yappysnap on Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:24 pm

Louise Deacon is apparently being tapped up by Geech as we speak.

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Post by formerly known as Sam on Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:53 pm

Bad Yappy. Louis is still one of the best physical second rowers in the league. He is unflashy but effective, he is however a sick note and coming towards the end of his career so can see why you'd link Bath. Tigers still need him though so that means it won't happen.

Now, I've heard they're trying to bring back Borthwick...

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Post by HERSH on Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:16 pm

Borthwick wants out of Sarries as his worried about the new pitch, his legs won't take it.

Wouldn't be a bad move, but he'd have to take a pay cut.
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Post by Bathite on Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:28 pm

yappysnap wrote:Louise Deacon is apparently being tapped up by Geech as we speak.

Being tapped up by the reviewer of the RFU? Seems weird

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Post by HERSH on Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:16 pm

TEAM vs Ospreys

15. Nick Abendanon

14. Tom Biggs

13. Dan Hipkiss

12. Matt Banahan

11. Olly Woodburn

10. Sam Vesty

9. Michael Claassens (c)

1. Nathan Catt

2. Lee Mears

3. Anthony Perenise

4. Dave Attwood

5. Will Spencer

6. Will Skuse

7. Guy Mercer

8. Carl Fearns

Replacements

16. Ross Batty

17. Paul James

18. Kane Palma-Newport

19. Stuart Hooper

20. Dominic Day

21. Joe Buckle

22. Francois Louw

23. Ben Skirving

24. Chris Cook

25. Olly Barkley

26. Jack Cuthbert

27. Charlie Beech

28. Mark McMillan

29. Ollie Devoto

30. Ben Mosses
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Post by HERSH on Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:53 pm

What a result for Bath.

I'm begining to have a good feeling about our new season.
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Post by bathmad on Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:17 pm

I'm hoping.....

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Post by HERSH on Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:54 pm

We'll make the playoffs IMO Bathmad.

The players look like they're up for it, bring it on
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Post by Jimpy on Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:42 am

Not this year. Although not a foregone conclusion, I would say that Tigers, Saracens and Northampton are pretty much nailed on to finish in the top three. That will leave Bath battling the likes of Glaws and Harlequins for a 4th spot. Sale are an unknown quantity, Waps could be resurgant and LI will always be there or thereabouts.

You're basing your expectation on one pre-season match where Bath were frankly underwhelming. They havent stengthened significantly from the end of last season.

I predict 6th spot for Barf.

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Post by HERSH on Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:51 pm

two games!
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Post by bathmad on Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:48 am

Jimpy wrote:Not this year. Although not a foregone conclusion, I would say that Tigers, Saracens and Northampton are pretty much nailed on to finish in the top three. That will leave Bath battling the likes of Glaws and Harlequins for a 4th spot. Sale are an unknown quantity, Waps could be resurgant and LI will always be there or thereabouts.

You're basing your expectation on one pre-season match where Bath were frankly underwhelming. They havent stengthened significantly from the end of last season.
I predict 6th spot for Barf.


True, although last season the squad didn't weaken significantly from the 2010/11 one, yet we dropped like a stone post-Meehan. Don't underestimate the effect of a new coaching setup!
I'm talking myself into positivity....

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Post by Jimpy on Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:53 am

5th then? Whistle

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Post by Bathite on Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:57 am

I'd be happy with 5th and a good run in the amlin and lv

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Post by HERSH on Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:23 pm

Bath side to face Cardiff Blues

15. Nick Abendanon; 14. Tom Biggs, 13. Dan Hipkiss, 12. Matt Banahan, 11. Kyle Eastmond; 10. Olly Barkley, 9. Michael Claassens; 1. Paul James, 2. Lee Mears, 3. David Wilson, 4. Stuart Hooper ( c ), 5. Dominic Day, 6. Carl Fearns, 7. Francois Louw, 8. Ben Skirving

Replacements

16. Ross Batty, 17. Nathan Catt, 18. Kane Palma-Newport, 19. Dave Attwood, 20. Will Skuse, 21. Chris Cook, 22. Ollie Devoto, 23. Olly Woodburn, 24. Jack Cuthbert

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Post by HERSH on Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:29 pm

Have a great weekend my fellow Bath fans guinness
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Post by thebluesmancometh on Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:39 pm

I was looking forward to the Blues game tonight, I'll be arriving in Spa at 6.30 to get to the wreck, but after seeing the two sides I'm not so excited...

2nd choice front row, kids at 6, 12, 13 and 14, and no captain!

Oh well at least I'll have plenty to drink and scream about.

Out of interest what will the attendance be like HERSH?

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Post by HERSH on Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:33 am

What a great result for the blue black and whites.

26-8

Good performance too.

Banners will be playing for England again on his current form, he looks like a new man.
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Post by maestegmafia on Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:05 am

Bath Website seems very irregularly updated...? Is it redundant in the closed season?

Trying to find out about tickets. Bath RFC will be my new nearest club for the foreseeable future.

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Post by bathmad on Sat Aug 25, 2012 1:26 pm

need some links for pre-season game highlghts if anyone can find them. found the ospreys game on their website, but Welsh and Cardiff???

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Post by HERSH on Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:28 am

maestegmafia wrote:Bath Website seems very irregularly updated...? Is it redundant in the closed season?

Trying to find out about tickets. Bath RFC will be my new nearest club for the foreseeable future.

We could meet up and be buddies
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Post by PJHolybloke on Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:40 pm

maestegmafia wrote:Bath Website seems very irregularly updated...? Is it redundant in the closed season?

Trying to find out about tickets. Bath RFC will be my new nearest club for the foreseeable future.

Trying to do that online Maesteg, is like trying to nail a jelly to a wall.

Best thing to do is call the ticket office, the ladies there are very helpful. The website is one of my bugbears mate, even during the season, it's not the best source of info for Bath Rugby, although the BRTV clips are pretty good.

I'd like to see some information on injuries, particularly as Bath seem to have so many, that "world-class medical facility" at Farleigh is certainly earning it's keep.

Anyone got any thoughts on first choice line-up against Wuss? I'd like to see:

15 Bendy
14 Woodburn
13 Hipkiss
12 Banahan
11 Eastmond
10 Donald/Heathcote (not sure on availabilty though - see comment above Whistle )
9 Claasens
1 James
2 Mears
3 Perenise
4 Attwood
5 Day
6 Louw
7 Mercer
8 Fearns


Replacements Wilson, Webber, Day, Skirving, Cook, Donald/Heathcote/Devoto, Barkley, Cuthbert.


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