RLWC '22 Rugby League World Cup 2022

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phantom13

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I think trash is too far, just very meh. But that’s what happens when you are constantly changing line ups, playing players out of position
66% completion rate against a team that missed like 50 tackles. Clearys first kick and a decent chunk of goal kicking and more errors.

It was pretty bad
 

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What an incredible achievement, making a world cup semi-final. Australia have been tested on the world stage and have risen to the top.
 

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What an incredible achievement, making a world cup semi-final. Australia have been tested on the world stage and have risen to the top.

Yes, a great achievement and fairly predictable too. A game against either New Zealand or Fiji awaits. England v Tonga or Samoa will be something else again in the other semi.

Hope you're enjoying the games.
 

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Goal kicking has been fairly poor, even from usually excellent kickers. Same ball, I wonder why?

Soild display from England, beat PNG much more easily than I expected; all over by half-time. But England's next game, against the winner of Samoa and tonga, should be a belter.
 

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Fiji absolutely robbed by that strip call (although the “push” for the knock on 5 minutes earlier was pretty weak).
 

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Certainly didn't look like a strip. Haven't seen the game, but friends reckon we'll need to lift by a fair bit to stay with the Aussies.
 

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Fortunately it didn't cost anything, but the double movement call at the end of our game was terrible.
 

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I see the overrated Tonga are already gone, what a shock. Have no backs, therefore no points.

Australia are on track. Bare in mind the last game half the squad was sick, they played like it too. They won't carry DCE in a semi anyway, Hunt will be back for that role (he was rested)
 

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I see the overrated Tonga are already gone, what a shock. Have no backs, therefore no points.

Australia are on track. Bare in mind the last game half the squad was sick, they played like it too. They won't carry DCE in a semi anyway, Hunt will be back for that role (he was rested)
Kiwis in a semi (on the back of a pretty average display v Fiji) and then England in a Final most likely.

Hard to see how we dont win it from here if everyone plays within 10% of the best
 

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Kiwis in a semi (on the back of a pretty average display v Fiji) and then England in a Final most likely.

Hard to see how we dont win it from here if everyone plays within 10% of the best

As expected really. As long as we break square in the forwards, Australia have better backs and finishers
 

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Hoping for a NZ v Eng final, in both this and the T20 World cups. Shame the Kiwis didn't make the football WC
 

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Kiwis looked pretty poor against Fiji. WIll have to improve massively on that showing to pose any threat to Australia. Very creditable effort from Fiji, though.

Tonga/Samoa was a good contest. Luai and Milford both really stood up, and Samoa the deserved winners. They'll be without Junior Paulo against England, though.
 

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Watched the first half of the Jillarros against France. They look so slick, can anyone give them a game?
 

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Tonga/Samoa was a good contest. Luai and Milford both really stood up, and Samoa the deserved winners. They'll be without Junior Paulo against England, though.

Must've been pretty bad to miss the biggest game in Samoan RL history.
 

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England should win. Probably 26-12 I think.


Not even worthy of a bin.

JWH was contact to the head he’s lucky it wasn’t NRL would have copped 2 matches at least. I hate these incidents RL needs to be serious about the game and cheap shots are not rugby league.
 

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