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  • mcmonkeyplc 4 Dec 2012 12:59:50 39,567 posts
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    No thread on this despite the draw already being held?!

    Draw as follows:

    Pool A: Australia, England, Wales, Oceania 1, play-off winner
    Pool B: South Africa, Samoa, Scotland, Asia 1, Americas 2
    Pool C: New Zealand, Argentina, Tonga, Europe 1, Africa 1
    Pool D: France, Ireland, Italy, Americas 1, Europe 2

    Cheeky wales asks to play England in the "finest rugby stadium in the world"

    RFU politely tells Wales to piss off

    Edited by mcmonkeyplc at 13:00:15 04-12-2012

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • LeoliansBro 4 Dec 2012 13:04:32 44,956 posts
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    The England Wales match is going to be HUGE.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Trane 4 Dec 2012 13:05:34 4,059 posts
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    Both teams in 'we want home games' shocker. Unforunately, neither of them make the decision.

    The Millenium stadium is a far better sporting venue than Twickenham in all but capacity, but as it's England's WC I fully expect them to host that particular match.
  • Deleted user 4 December 2012 13:09:53
    Me on sat to dad: I think i'm going to plan a travel trip around the next world cup.

    /checks locations..... England. Oh.

    Still going to def try and see a couple of matches if i can.
  • Kostabi 4 Dec 2012 13:10:02 5,094 posts
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    Personally I think it'd be good to have that match played up north, isn't Old Trafford one of the RWC venues?
  • mcmonkeyplc 4 Dec 2012 13:15:26 39,567 posts
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    Old Trafford is one of the candidate stadiums.

    I personally think Twickers is the best stadium we have in the country.

    Wembley feels like a space ship and you feel too far from the action even in the middle of the stadium.

    The Millennium stadium is nice as cosy. Good location for Cardiff city centre but that's about it. It's nothing special.

    Old trafford is up there with the best but it's the stadium of a major football club so anything else going on doesn't really feel right.

    Lives in Twickenham

    Supports Man Utd

    Shhhhh

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • jampar 4 Dec 2012 14:26:49 59 posts
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    Trane wrote:
    Both teams in 'we want home games' shocker. Unforunately, neither of them make the decision.

    The Millenium stadium is a far better sporting venue than Twickenham in all but capacity, but as it's England's WC I fully expect them to host that particular match.
    I have to disagree on this one. The atmosphere at a wales vs england match at the millennium beats out every other ground, but the facility itself is absolutely woeful. terrible pitch, terrible toilets, ridiculous bar queues, it simply does not compare to any of the other stadiums. The only one i have not been to is Rome.
  • THFourteen 4 Dec 2012 14:28:12 34,470 posts
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    mcmonkeyplc wrote:Old trafford is up there with the best but it's the stadium of a major football club so anything else going on doesn't really feel right.
    I thought City played at the Etihad?
  • Trane 4 Dec 2012 14:37:22 4,059 posts
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    jampar wrote:
    Trane wrote:
    Both teams in 'we want home games' shocker. Unforunately, neither of them make the decision.

    The Millenium stadium is a far better sporting venue than Twickenham in all but capacity, but as it's England's WC I fully expect them to host that particular match.
    I have to disagree on this one. The atmosphere at a wales vs england match at the millennium beats out every other ground, but the facility itself is absolutely woeful. terrible pitch, terrible toilets, ridiculous bar queues, it simply does not compare to any of the other stadiums. The only one i have not been to is Rome.
    Well, as someone who goes to matches to watch the game rather than drink, I don't need to spend all my time queueing for drinks and pissing. I go to the Millenium once in the 6N and once in the autumn at least - and have done for 10+ years, so I'm certainly biased in that respect, but I've also been to all the other home nations stadiums at least once. I just think the location plays a massive part in building a great atmosphere throughout the city on match day, there's always good mingling between home & away fans and never any trouble that I've seen. And of course the layout of the stadium itself is what builds the great atmosphere, it's pretty steep and closed off.

    But yeah I agree on the state of the pitch, it's shocking :(
  • mcmonkeyplc 4 Dec 2012 14:58:48 39,567 posts
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    Been to Twickenham before a major game?

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • Trane 4 Dec 2012 15:08:08 4,059 posts
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    mcmonkeyplc wrote:
    Been to Twickenham before a major game?
    Yeah 2008, spent some time working in Teddington too, just round the corner. It really is a lovely place.
  • Ultrasoundwave 4 Dec 2012 15:11:58 3,411 posts
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    Really hope Wales shape up before then, because at the moment things are not good.

    Three main problems i can make out : 1) Players who are more interested in gym work and getting ripped rather than improving their rugby skills, 2) Gatland losing interest due to his Lions commitments and 3) Rhys Priestland.

    :rolleyes:

    "The worst part is, I'll have to have the break-up sex with myself!"

  • Ziz0u 4 Dec 2012 15:20:31 8,648 posts
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    SA or New Zealand to win it.
  • THFourteen 4 Dec 2012 15:32:56 34,470 posts
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    @mcmonkeyplc

    whats twickenham like to live in? we are thinking of moving there next year if we can afford a place

    /offtopic
  • fergal_oc 4 Dec 2012 15:43:22 2,764 posts
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    If you move to twickers make sure you've got a decent sized front garden so that you can install a massive bbq for match days.

    As for the RWC it's such a long way off that we have no idea what the teams will look like let alone what their form will be heading in to it. The English boys have definitely made the Lions selection a bit tastier but the 6N is where it's at and I expect another Welsh grand slam.
  • mcmonkeyplc 4 Dec 2012 16:00:03 39,567 posts
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    @THFourteen

    Quite. It's a decent place to bring up a family. It's got decent links to central london via rail and loads of buses to Richmond where you can get the crappy district line.

    I've lived here most of my life and the only problem I have with it is that it's quite and takes ages to get back from central london after a night out on the lash.

    Edited by mcmonkeyplc at 16:01:31 04-12-2012

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • THFourteen 5 Dec 2012 07:28:51 34,470 posts
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    Take it you mean Quiet rather than Quite ;-)

    We were looking at some of the roads just north of the station last week. Had a look at the train times, looks like about 20mins from waterloo at 11.30/11.58pm, thats not too bad after a night out

    If we find anywhere to move next year you can come round and watch the annual Arsenal Old Trafford drubbing. Just don't tell my wife i know you from the internet.
  • mcmonkeyplc 5 Dec 2012 07:37:19 39,567 posts
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    Yeah quiet. I'll blame auto correct for that. :)

    A word of obvious warning though, it gets very busy during a major Rugby event.

    I'm from uni obviously, not the internets.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • jampar 5 Dec 2012 15:26:15 59 posts
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    @Trane Agreed re the location, it is brilliant to be in Cardiff on match day, and just wander in to the stadium. I just think it is such a shame that in building a brand spanking new stadium, they could not design it to be more user friendly.
  • RyanDS 25 Oct 2014 09:27:00 9,847 posts
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    Sitting here shitting myself waiting for my ballot results, I've applied for nearly 2000 worth of tickets.

    I don't know what would be worse, getting them all and frantically trying to get a bank loan, or only getting one or two and being upset at missing out on the rest...

    I've gone for every game South Africa play, plus Quarters, Semis and Finals.
  • elstoof 25 Oct 2014 09:37:24 8,314 posts
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    Good luck boet, hope you get a lekker result.
  • RyanDS 25 Oct 2014 10:34:49 9,847 posts
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    Cunts!!!!

    2000, 20 odd tickets, and what do I fucking get?

    SA v USA

    That is all.
  • wobbler147 25 Oct 2014 10:48:53 5,152 posts
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    At least you got something, I got feck all.
  • THFourteen 25 Oct 2014 10:51:50 34,470 posts
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    1600 i got nowt too
  • BeheretiK 25 Oct 2014 11:05:44 884 posts
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    I got tickets for SA v Scotland at St. James Park so not too bad. Was hoping for one of the England games as well but from the looks of it I should be happy I got anything at all!

    3DS: 5241-1899-2292

  • Keyb0ardasaurus 25 Oct 2014 11:08:54 105 posts
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    Got nothing oh wells.
  • Kostabi 25 Oct 2014 11:11:47 5,094 posts
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    Nadda here. Then again I only went for England games plus the semi and finals. Didn't fancy sitting through a game I had no connection with.

    Ho hum.
  • Gl3n Moderator 25 Oct 2014 11:50:41 5,953 posts
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    Woot! Got pitch side seats for SA v Japan in my native Brighton.
  • RyanDS 25 Oct 2014 11:56:22 9,847 posts
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    Gl3n wrote:
    Woot! Got pitch side seats for SA v Japan in my native Brighton.
    My new best friend!
  • lordofthedunce 25 Oct 2014 12:09:09 381 posts
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    Fuck all and I applied for nearly every game!
    My cousin is a pe teacher and had tickets for England v Wales confirmed ages ago. Git.

    Edited by lordofthedunce at 12:10:14 25-10-2014
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