Super Rugby 2017 Super Rugby discussion

Discussion in 'Rugby Union' started by AuckMel, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville

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  2. S120

    S120 Norm Smith Medallist

    Sydney
    Other teams:
    Wallabies
    Jun 19, 2011
    7,902
    Sydney
    QLD Reds will surprise a lot of people this year imo. Stiles will prove he's an excellent coach and that will coincide with a lot of smart recruitment decisions.

    Brumbies and Rebels will drop off from last year and I think Force will improve.
     
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  3. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville
    Hopefully the Auckland region side can finally get their act back together.
     
  4. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville
    Great start for the Blues. Absolutely smashed the Rebels.
     
  5. Blackout

    Blackout All Australian

    Sydney
    Apr 1, 2009
    773
    Country Victoria
    Went to my first game of Super Rugby last night. I was actually surprised at how poor some of the handling/skill errors were by the Rebels. Having said that, I thought the Blues were an impressive outfit. I haven't followed the fortunes of the Super Rugby clubs for a while, are the Blues anticipated to be up there this year?
     
  6. Bobby P

    Bobby P All Australian

    Hawthorn
    Other teams:
    WHU, Raiders, Brumbies, Dallas
    Jul 6, 2011
    784
    Canberra
    Blues are a good side but it is hard to tell how much of it was the Blues being good or the Rebels being terrible...
     
  7. Bomberboyokay

    Bomberboyokay Brownlow Medallist

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    NY Mets, West Ham, Sydney Roosters
    Sep 27, 2014
    16,854
    The Temple, Boyle Heights
    Forsyth Barr Stadium is nice to look at.
     
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  8. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville
    10 minutes gone in Tokyo and it's 19-0 to the Hurricanes.
     
  9. Bomberboyokay

    Bomberboyokay Brownlow Medallist

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    NY Mets, West Ham, Sydney Roosters
    Sep 27, 2014
    16,854
    The Temple, Boyle Heights
    Sunwolves are shit.
     
  10. Bomberboyokay

    Bomberboyokay Brownlow Medallist

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    NY Mets, West Ham, Sydney Roosters
    Sep 27, 2014
    16,854
    The Temple, Boyle Heights
    Are the Sunwolves stacked with part-time players or what's the story?
     
  11. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville
    Rebels cop their 2nd hiding.
     

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  12. Seedsfan

    Seedsfan Norm Smith Medallist

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    Brisbane Heat, Collingwood VFL
    Oct 10, 2013
    7,884
    Didn't get to see this game as I was out. I think Debreczeni has to go back to fly half. We need someone with more experience leading the backline around the park
     
  13. Seedsfan

    Seedsfan Norm Smith Medallist

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    Brisbane Heat, Collingwood VFL
    Oct 10, 2013
    7,884
    I think the Rebels should move heaven and earth to get Beale back. Play him at 15 and put Debreczeni at 10, then we could have 9 Sirzaker, 10 Debreczeni, 11 English, 12 Hodge, 13 Inman, 14 Naivalu and 15 Beale
     
  14. chibimatty

    chibimatty Club Legend

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    WA CrIcket, Arsenal, Perth Demons
    Nov 15, 2010
    1,637
    Western Australia
    God that was some frustrating shite from the Force! :mad:
     
  15. Great8

    Great8 Norm Smith Medallist

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    Manchester United, Juventus,
    Apr 19, 2015
    8,239
    Finally we get a win on the board, wasn't pretty though. Really think we will struggle this season
     
  16. Seedsfan

    Seedsfan Norm Smith Medallist

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    Brisbane Heat, Collingwood VFL
    Oct 10, 2013
    7,884
    Proud of the Rebels knocking off the Brumbies after everything that happened
     
  17. chibimatty

    chibimatty Club Legend

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    WA CrIcket, Arsenal, Perth Demons
    Nov 15, 2010
    1,637
    Western Australia
    A WA side beats what is virtually the Argentina national XV in Buenos Aires, never thought I'd see the day :astonished:
     
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  18. LukeParkerno1

    LukeParkerno1 Premium Platinum

    Sydney
    Other teams:
    Sydney Swans
    Sep 23, 2005
    69,539
    Sydney
    Our conference should just decline a playoff spot. No-one deserves it.
     
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  19. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville
    The overall table looks a bit of a joke with a team on 26 points sitting 3rd and a team on 19 points sitting in 4th place.
     
  20. Bomberboyokay

    Bomberboyokay Brownlow Medallist

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    NY Mets, West Ham, Sydney Roosters
    Sep 27, 2014
    16,854
    The Temple, Boyle Heights
    Team with a losing record making the finals ahead of a team with twice as many wins would be a bad look.
     
  21. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville
    Agreed.
     
  22. AuckMel

    AuckMel Kiwi_Power

    Collingwood
    Other teams:
    NZ Warriors, Wallan FNC
    May 3, 2003
    12,557
    Warriorville
    Impressive crowd in Fiji.
     
  23. Great8

    Great8 Norm Smith Medallist

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    Manchester United, Juventus,
    Apr 19, 2015
    8,239
    Routed the Jaguares in Argentina to pretty much sew up the conference once again.
    Really can't see us troubling anyone in the finals though
     
  24. Milang_Panthers

    Milang_Panthers Norm Smith Medallist

    Hawthorn
    Other teams:
    Pirates, Crystal Palace F.C.
    Sep 15, 2011
    8,420
    Perth
    Force completely falling to pieces here
     
  25. Scotland

    Scotland Hall of Famer

    West Coast
    May 5, 2006
    34,890
    Horrendous decision to send DHP off after consistent offsides from the Canes. Force probably spent 30 minutes out of 80 on the Canes line for no points. That hurts. 34-7 is no reflection on how this game has gone.
     
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