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  1. 04 Aug '07 10:34
    Here we go! Predictions anyone? It's tough to call given the nature of the game, but I think we'll see an England victory in a scrappy game. 20-10 is my rough prediction, but in truth, I have no idea. It depends on so many things..

    Farrell and Hipkiss -- With they work well together? Will Farrell prove his critics wrong? Will Hipkiss keep his outstanding form from the GP?

    Worsely at 7 -- Will he be able to perform at openside on an international stage?

    Shaw -- Will our own personal man mountain show his true colours and lead the pack in driving back the welsh?

    There are more questions, and those are only the ones that England face... The Welsh will have many similar ones!

    So... what do you think will happen? And does it matter? Or are both coaches simply using it as a trial match?
  2. 04 Aug '07 10:47 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by HumeA
    Here we go! Predictions anyone? It's tough to call given the nature of the game, but I think we'll see an England victory in a scrappy game. 20-10 is my rough prediction, but in truth, I have no idea. It depends on so many things..

    Farrell and Hipkiss -- With they work well together? Will Farrell prove his critics wrong? Will Hipkiss keep his outstanding fo ...[text shortened]... u think will happen? And does it matter? Or are both coaches simply using it as a trial match?
    hard to call as you say. its just a pre-season (or rather pre-WC) friendly!
  3. 04 Aug '07 11:35
    Tough to call. Neither side has played for 2 months and it could be which team can find their rhythm on the day. England have picked possibly their strongest side, Wales have picked a mix of probables and possibles. For that reason and home advantage you'd have to favour England.

    31 - 17 in a probably poor game.
  4. 04 Aug '07 18:03 / 1 edit
    bit of a non-event in the end, as England hammer a rubbish wales 15!!

    cant see wales doing any better in the WC
  5. Standard member Tirau Dan
    Enjoying Life
    05 Aug '07 11:04
    The only highlights were in the players hair..
    The teams from down under will be giggling.
  6. Standard member boarman
    member 001
    05 Aug '07 11:31
    Originally posted by Tirau Dan
    The only highlights were in the players hair..
    The teams from down under will be giggling.
    What was the score?
  7. Standard member Tirau Dan
    Enjoying Life
    05 Aug '07 19:43
    Originally posted by boarman
    What was the score?
    62-5 Nine try thrashing
  8. 08 Aug '07 10:48
    Originally posted by Tirau Dan
    62-5 Nine try thrashing
    Watch England in the RWC. They are a much better team than everyone thinks. I think they will bring it far.
    But they still won't beat the Boks.
  9. Subscriber Crowley
    Not Aleister
    08 Aug '07 12:55
    Originally posted by Senta
    But they still won't beat the Boks.
    I hope not!
  10. 08 Aug '07 16:51
    Originally posted by Crowley
    I hope not!
    Guys lets be honest here. There is really only 5 teams who can win the WC.
    NZ
    AUS
    SA
    ENGLAND &
    FRANCE
    in that order, the rest just make up the numbers. Ofcourse these 5 will make the last 8 and then 4 of these 5 will make it to the S/F.