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Rugby World Cup 2015: British press reacts to England's 'humiliating' defeat


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#1 NickAu

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 01:35 AM

 

A bitter UK press pack has unleashed on England, describing its Rugby World Cup thumping at the hands of the Wallabies as "humiliating", "shambolic" and "an ungodly mess from start to finish".

The 33-13 defeat is the first time a host nation has been knocked out of the tournament before the quarter-finals. 

Already angry over England's surprise loss to Wales last weekend, the newspapers have not held back.

"END OF THE WORLD," the Daily Star howled.

 

http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-union/rugby-world-cup/rugby-world-cup-2015-british-press-reacts-to-englands-humiliating-defeat-to-wallabies-20151003-gk0qms.html

 

 

See now this is funny................... If you are Australian.

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 01:54 AM

I'm not throwing my betting slip away, I bet on Japan!

At the end of the day, we tried our best, but were beaten by a better team. Australia will probably win the tournament imo.

Oh well, hopefully Scotland will win GB the Davis cup.

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 02:04 AM

It was a great match (from an Aussie perspective of course).

 

Seems that Japan should beat the USA on form and progress to the next round.


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Posted 04 October 2015 - 02:11 AM

To be honest 33-13 is not that bad considering how good both sides are overall.



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Posted 04 October 2015 - 02:13 AM

They will whinge and whine about that forever.......until the next cricket test at least.......but we are still ahead of them there too......since its inception in 1882, Australia has won 130 tests, England 106

 

Rugby Union started in 1909......Australia 25...England 18    (940 points to 674)

 

So...

 

 

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 02:18 AM

:hysterical:

 

Q: What's the difference between England and a tea bag?  A: The tea bag stays in the cup longer.


Edited by NickAu, 04 October 2015 - 02:20 AM.


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Posted 04 October 2015 - 03:45 AM

Most of the whining as regards rugby and cricket defeats are done by the media in England. The following of both sports is quite small.

It's only really football(soccer), where the mass population moans.

One thing we excel at - inventing modern versions of popular sports, then quickly becoming rubbish at them. Now, if that itself was a sport.....

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 04:35 PM

 
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TAB Odds @ 18Sep15 prior to start of event, overall winner:
 
2.25 New Zealand
6.00 England
7.00 South Africa
8.00 Australia
11.00 Ireland
15.00 France
29.00 Wales
67.00 Argentina
201 Scotland
251 Fiji
401 Samoa
501 Tonga
1001 Italy
2001 Japan
2501 Canada
2501 Georgia
2501 USA
3001 Namibia
3001 Romania
5001 Uruguay
 
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TAB Odds @ 10Oct15 nearing end of Pool Matches, overall winner:
 
2.20 New Zealand
3.50 Australia
8.00 South Africa
10.00 Ireland
13.00 France
21.00 Wales
41.00 Argentina
126 Scotland
501 Japan
NO MARKET England
 
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Looks like Aust & Wales both will be keen for the win when they play ea. other tomorrow morn @ Twickenham (kickoff 2:45am Syd time Sun11Oct) to top Pool A, not only to avoid a likely Finals Round 1 clash with the Springboks, but then also a likely Semi Finals clash with the All Blacks in the next round..
 
Go Wallabies!


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Posted 10 October 2015 - 07:20 PM

Great defence by both teams!
Honestly, Aussies were a tad lucky since if Wales had spun the ball fast, wide & deep a couple of times vs 13 they would've scored tries.
For 70 mins either team had just as much claim to take the win, glad the Wallabies were able to hold 'em out and turn the momentum thereafter!
 
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Looks like RWC2015 Quarter Finals:
QF1: South Africa v Wales @ Twickenham - Sat17Oct 16:00 London ENG time = Sun18Oct 02:00 Sydney AUS time
QF2: NZ v TBA @ Cardiff - Sat17Oct 20:00 London ENG time = Sun18Oct 06:00 Sydney AUS time
QF3: TBA v Argentina @ Cardiff - Sun18Oct 13:00 London ENG time = Sun18Oct 23:00 Sydney AUS time
QF4: Australia v Scotland @ Twickenham - Sun18Oct 16:00 London ENG time =  Mon19Oct 02:00 Sydney AUS time
Go Wallabies!


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Posted 13 October 2015 - 06:43 PM

Perhaps unhappily for me I got inoculated against sport at school, so, apart from cycling, it is not a great area of interest. There has been some great rugby played in this tournament and I have to admit the Oz side have been having a good time. Never mind . .

 

C'way Scotland !  I just hope it is an exciting game on Sunday evening/ Monday early am !

 

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Posted 17 October 2015 - 05:09 PM

Looks like we are going to have to pull our socks up on Sunday evening (UK time). My sympathies to those who have it at 0200 local ! 

 

Unless we do pull our socks up on present form it could well be heading for an All Blacks - Wallabies final.  Just watched the France - NZ game, fairly impressive by the All blacks.

 

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Posted 17 October 2015 - 08:51 PM

Fairly impressive? You have a nice line in understatement. Now to see if they can do the same with South Africa.



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Posted 18 October 2015 - 11:47 AM

Australia just beat Scotland, 35-34. The phrase, 'name on the trophy', comes to mind.

Argentina had earlier squashed Ireland 43-20, and will be the wallabies semi-final opponents.

Edited by thelittleduck, 18 October 2015 - 11:49 AM.


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Posted 18 October 2015 - 03:40 PM

Go Australia,



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Posted 18 October 2015 - 04:09 PM

That was a nail biter - pity about the result though !  A bit like the Scotland - Samoa match which I only heard on truly lousy AM radio driving up through England on our way back from France a week past Saturday.

 

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