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Furbank; May, Joseph, Farrell, Daly; Ford, Heinz; M Vunipola, George, Sinckler, Kruis, Itoje, Ludlam, Underhill, Curry

Replacements: Dunn, Genge, Stuart, Launchbury, Lawes, Earl, Youngs, Devoto

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Post by mikey_dragon on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:17 pm

Try.

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Post by Collapse2005 on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:17 pm

Another Hogg Howler

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Post by tigertattie on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:18 pm

Well. Hogg does it again.

He’s simply not got a mature enough head on him
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Post by tigertattie on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:18 pm

Well. Hogg does it again.

He’s simply not got a mature enough head on him
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Post by mikey_dragon on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:18 pm

Fair, looks like Hogg grounded it on/over the line first, I didn’t see that angle until the replay.

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Post by RDW on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:19 pm

Correct call

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Post by king_carlos on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:20 pm

Carried over by Hogg. Restart scrum 5.

England need the decisive score here.

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Post by tigertattie on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:21 pm

Well that’s the game

Terrible conditions but England played the smarter basic game
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Post by majesticimperialman on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:21 pm

It took some time but a TRY is scored.

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Post by WELL-PAST-IT on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:22 pm

About time

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Post by king_carlos on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:22 pm

Yes Genge. I was delighted when Genge kept his place in the 23 and even happier now.

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Post by Heaf on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:22 pm

Still time for England to mess it up ...

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Post by king_carlos on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:25 pm

England back three are missing Watson and Nowell a lot.

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Post by tigertattie on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:26 pm

In wind like that. Do not kick it high.

It’s just basic basic rugby. Absolutely terrible decision making on show today
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Post by WELL-PAST-IT on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:26 pm

It's catching

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Post by king_carlos on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:27 pm

Ben Earl looks at home here. Every bit the international player.

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Post by Duty281 on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:27 pm

Take the ugly win and move on.

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Post by tigertattie on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:29 pm

Why take the kick now???
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Post by Heaf on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:29 pm

Any win will do ...

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Post by WELL-PAST-IT on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:29 pm

Ugly is not the word, more like Medusa

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Post by TheMildlyFranticLlama on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:30 pm

tigertattie wrote:Why take the kick now???

Bonus point

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Post by Heaf on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:31 pm

Ironic that the ref finally gives a pen for sealing off when it's been happening all game ...

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Post by formerly known as Sam on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:33 pm

king_carlos wrote:Yes Genge. I was delighted when Genge kept his place in the 23 and even happier now.

No brainer. He was excellent off the bench last weekend and after destroying Sinckler at club level he's done enough to prove his scrummaging is up to par. You want a big carrier on the bench for impact and he definitely offers that.

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Post by lostinwales on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:34 pm

Game that doesn't tell you anything. Except for one thing

When it mattered the England forwards overwhelmed the Scots.

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Post by WELL-PAST-IT on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:34 pm

What have we learnt today......................... not a lot

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Post by majesticimperialman on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:34 pm

Well played England. no bonus point but a win is a win. conditions terrible but that is rugby for you.

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Post by lostinwales on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:34 pm

Oh and weather like this makes bonus points a lottery

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Post by WELL-PAST-IT on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:37 pm

A very difficult time for Furbank, away to France and then this weather, but \i have to say he has not impressed. He has not been given a chance ball in hand, but he looks like a rabbit in headlights.

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Post by NeilyBroon on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:38 pm

Well considering at one point we had 67% possession and a large portion of that in the England 22 its an absolute travesty we didnt score anything, regardless of the conditions. Toonie has to step back from attack coach and we couldnt have a new forwards coach sooner. At the moment its fifty phases of Robinson. God I miss VC!
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Post by Cyril on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:38 pm

Decent win in awful conditions. England much the better side but conditions made it difficult.

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Post by Gooseberry on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:38 pm

WELL-PAST-IT wrote:What have we learnt today......................... not a lot

Tompkins isn't that much of a loss?

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Post by lostinwales on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:38 pm

WELL-PAST-IT wrote:A very difficult time for Furbank, away to France and then this weather, but \i have to say he has not impressed. He has not been given a chance ball in hand, but he looks like a rabbit in headlights.

Seemed like May was covering most of the long kicks

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Post by bsando on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:41 pm

Jeez that was an awful game but Scotland once again not taking chances. Toonies days are numbered.

Congrats England though very good composure to see that win out despite plenty of mistakes themselves.

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Post by Maddogflanker on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:42 pm

Was Furbank even on the pitch?
Decent performance, Curry looked much better despite being tossed out of the defensive line by youngs 😂

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Post by alive555 on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:42 pm

That's 2 from 2 for Townsend. 2 more and hes got to go.
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Post by NeilyBroon on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:43 pm

Absolutely bsando. They should be. The way we're failing in attack I wouldnt be surprised if we got the spoon this year.

Toonie will be gone by summer with any luck.
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Post by Cyril on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:44 pm

Hogg is a terrible captain. Do Scotland not have anyone better?

These conditions were ripe for a Scottish upset, but he went from screaming at the ref to completely passive and then back again.

Townsend must go (and Hogg as captain).

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Post by TightHEAD on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:47 pm

There is no way in the world NZ would have kicked like that. Ball in hand
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Post by NeilyBroon on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:48 pm

Ritchie is probably the only other viable option for lack of others. I also thought bradbury had a dire game. Should have been haining. He'd earnt his start, another poor Toonie decision.
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Post by TightHEAD on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:48 pm

This was a game for the fat lads.

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Post by king_carlos on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:58 pm

Genge's post match interview is fantastic. That's a man being dragged into 'media relations' training on Monday morning. He's a fantastic personality.

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Post by Noble-Surfer on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 6:58 pm

Ellis Genge's interview was hilarious!

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Post by king_carlos on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:01 pm

He's done it in a few interviews talking very candidly about the media loving to hype teams and individuals up just to tear them down. Also talking about 'loyalty' in club rugby and the abuse individuals can get both in person in and on social media.

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Post by Gooseberry on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:04 pm

TightHEAD wrote:This was a game for the fat lads.


Yet still people went into meltdown about Englands bench.

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Post by Cyril on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:10 pm

Genge is my new favourite guy 😊

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Post by BigGee on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:14 pm

Well the weather was probably the winner of that match, followed closely by England with Scotland a poorish third.

Unfortunately the days of us thriving in those sorts of conditions are long gone.

One try was always going to win it and unfortunately England scored it!

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Post by Collapse2005 on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:15 pm

Cyril wrote:Hogg is a terrible captain. Do Scotland not have anyone better?

These conditions were ripe for a Scottish upset, but he went from screaming at the ref to completely passive and then back again.

Townsend must go (and Hogg as captain).

You still think England are going to cruise to 6N victory? Hasnt been plain sailing so far.

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Post by No 7&1/2 on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:23 pm

Seems likely given 2 home games and italy away. The weather has curtailed a chance for a bonus point tho.

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Post by blindsided on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:24 pm

On the way back from murrayfield, I cannot overemphasise how horrific those conditions were. Just putrid.

Well done to England. 6-2 bench split paid off and overall you just deserved it.

I can't really take anything from that game from a Scotland point of view. Weather so awful that I don't think it's particularly fair to criticise the attack. Neither team passed out beyond 12 and just kicked the crap out of the ball! The Scottish lineout though... Shocked

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Post by RDW on Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:31 pm

Idiot wrote: ti hought the way we played in the second half was excellent, given the conditions. To show what we did for the first 15 minutes to force errors and penalties was good. It was just that five minute period that England got into our 22 that we have to remedy


Wtf is Townsend on?

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