The 2019 6Nations

Agent_Smith

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Starts this coming Friday and there should be added interest with it happening during a World Cup year. Cracker to kick us off on Friday evening with France vs Wales
 
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zeb

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This is going to be one of the most competitive tournaments that we've seen in a long time. Except for the Italy games it's going to be difficult to pick weekend winners.
 

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Can’t wait for this to start.

Who do you all see as favourites for the title? Can anyone see past Ireland?
 

Agent_Smith

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Can’t wait for this to start.

Who do you all see as favourites for the title? Can anyone see past Ireland?
Yeah, that's where the smart money is. I wonder if we'll see some left field selections though as this will be the northern hemisphere teams' last chance to check players out before the world cup since I don't think there is an inbound tour in June.
 

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French team to face Wales and what did I say about left field picks?! Uncapped Romain Ntamack who played for the victorious French U20 side has been picked at 12 at the expense of Mathieu Bastareaud (who doesn't even crack the matchday 23) to partner Wesley Fofana. Also see that Teddy Thomas isn't in the team. Not sure if that's a selection or injury related decision.

Team: 15-Maxime Medard, 14-Damian Penaud, 13-Wesley Fofana, 12-Romain Ntamack, 11-Yoann Huget, 10-Camille Lopez, 9-Morgan Parra, 8-Louis PIcamoles, 7-Arthur Iturria, 6-Wenceslas Lauret, 5-Paul Willemse, 4-Sebastien Vahaamahina, 3-Uini Atonio, 2-Guilhem Guirado (captain), 1-Jefferson Poirot

Replacements: 16-Julien Marchand, 17-Dany Priso, 18-Demba Bamba, 19-Felix Lambey, 20-Gregory Alldritt, 21-Baptiste Serin, 22-Gael Fickou, 23-Geoffrey Doumayrou
 

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1. Jefferson Poirot - 123 kg (6ft, 19st 6lbs)
2. Guilhem Guirado - 109 kg (5ft 11in, 17st 2lbs)
3. Uini Atonio - 152 kg (6ft 6ins, 24st 6lbs)
4. Sebastien Vahaamahina - 126kg (6ft 8in, 19st 12lbs)
5. Paul Willemse - 135 kg (6ft 7ins, 21st 4lbs)
6. Wenceslas Lauret - 103 kg (6ft 2ins, 16st 2lbs)
7. Arthur Itturia - 107 kg (6ft 6ins, 17st 6lbs)
8. Louis Picamoles - 116 kg (6ft 4ins, 18st 4lbs)

Pack Total = 971 kg

:eek:

That's a lot of meat.
 

zeb

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French team to face Wales and what did I say about left field picks?! Uncapped Romain Ntamack who played for the victorious French U20 side has been picked at 12 at the expense of Mathieu Bastareaud (who doesn't even crack the matchday 23) to partner Wesley Fofana. Also see that Teddy Thomas isn't in the team. Not sure if that's a selection or injury related decision.
Ex SA under 21 star lock Paul Willemse also included in the starting lineup for his newly adopted country. He deserves a special mention.
 

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Scotland team to face Italy.

15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Tommy Seymour, 13 Huw Jones, 12 Sam Johnson, 11 Blair Kinghorn, 10 Finn Russell, 9 Greig Laidlaw (c), 8 Ryan Wilson, 7 Jamie Ritchie, 6 Sam Skinner, 5 Grant Gilchrist, 4 Ben Toolis, 3 WP Nel, 2 Stuart McInally, 1 Allan Dell.

Subs: Jake Kerr, 17 Jamie Bhatti, 18 Simon Berghan, 19 Gary Graham, 20 Josh Strauss, 21 Ali Price, 22 Adam Hastings, 23 Chris Harris.
 

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Welsh team to face France

Wales: 15 Liam Williams, 14 George North, 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Hadleigh Parkes, 11 Josh Adams, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Tomos Williams, 8 Ross Moriarty, 7 Justin Tipuric, 6 Josh Navidi, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (captain), 4 Adam Beard, 3 Tomas Francis, 2 Ken Owens, 1 Rob Evans

Replacements: 16 Elliot Dee, 17 Wyn Jones, 18 Samson Lee, 19 Cory Hill, 20 Aaron Wainwright, 21 Gareth Davies, 22 Dan Biggar, 23 Owen Watkin.
 

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Must say that I am looking forward to the Ireland game.... :giggle:

/Moose makes mental note to watch the game in a state of grace and not the binge drinking blurry eye fiasco of 2018

:X3:
 

Spizz

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Scotland looking comfortable. Should be a canter unless the brain farts of old creep in.

But hey, I never knew John Allan was Tommy Allan’s uncle.
 

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Must say that I am looking forward to the Ireland game.... :giggle:

/Moose makes mental note to watch the game in a state of grace and not the binge drinking blurry eye fiasco of 2018

:X3:
Pack first aid kit.....going to be blood on the roses...
 

Whright

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Must say that I am looking forward to the Ireland game.... :giggle:

/Moose makes mental note to watch the game in a state of grace and not the binge drinking blurry eye fiasco of 2018

:X3:
Yip defiantly looking forward to the England match tonight, going to be a blood bath
 
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