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... are embarrassing right now. They've played decently about once in recent memory (against us).

Never mind, I'm sure they'll find a sugar daddy to buy in the best of the Southern hemisphere to fix their abysmal team. That's how it's meant to work isn't it?
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Just hope they hold off till after the world cup before getting rid of PSA...

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Gave up on the game at half-time.

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See my sig, St.Andre is killing french rugby, absoloute bluffer.
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They're all f%~ked after Top 14.

The clubs don't give a rats about conditioning for these tours. S&C designed to peak for barrage/semis/final.

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the left wing on debut had a shocker and it looks like he just doesnt want to sort out the halfbacks/pick the obviously best ones/combination
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simonokeeffe wrote:the left wing on debut had a shocker and it looks like he is a French test team coach
Fixed that there.

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It smells bile here. :arrow:
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Toulon fan wrote:It smells bile here. :arrow:
No, we love to see France playing French rugby, this stuff is just not good enough from your gang.
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No penetration was the problem. France looked as if they didn't want to be there at all.
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offshorerules wrote:No penetration was the problem. France looked as if they didn't want to be there at all.
Of course they didn't want to be there !
They just played 40 games since mid-august 2013, and most of them were exactly in the middle of their off-season summer holidays when FFR and Saint-Andre put'em on a plane for Australia!
While Australia is at their fitness peek in the middle of Super rugby season... What shall we expect ?
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40? Is that true?
Did someone on that French Team play 26 League matches + 6 HC + 5 Intl (6N or AI weekends with no LNR) + 2 Knock out games?
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What should you expect? You should expect a bit of pride in the shirt and enough self esteem and esprit de corps to turn up.

France were shameful and the descent of the French team pleases no one here.

We mostly sniggered when the English team was suffering from serial catastrophic mismanagement mind.
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Toulon fan wrote:
offshorerules wrote:No penetration was the problem. France looked as if they didn't want to be there at all.
Of course they didn't want to be there !
They just played 40 games since mid-august 2013, and most of them were exactly in the middle of their off-season summer holidays when FFR and Saint-Andre put'em on a plane for Australia!
While Australia is at their fitness peek in the middle of Super rugby season... What shall we expect ?
And there's the problem.......

When a well paid professional doesn't want to be there they should be fired. There are plenty that would give their right arms to play for their country. The 40 or so games before this one should never ever take precidence over an opportunity to represent your country. Unless of course you are only in it for the money........
"POC will not be going to Toulon" - All Blacks nil » May 27th, 2015, 12:18 am

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fourthirtythree wrote:What should you expect? You should expect a bit of pride in the shirt and enough self esteem and esprit de corps to turn up.

France were shameful and the descent of the French team pleases no one here.

We mostly sniggered when the English team was suffering from serial catastrophic mismanagement mind.
Sniggering at the English is different. It's a birthright.
"POC will not be going to Toulon" - All Blacks nil » May 27th, 2015, 12:18 am

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No player in Europe has played 40 games this season. The French starting side generally had about 22-28 appearances for their clubs. A number of these would have been as sub also.

Some of yesterdays team would have international appearances on top of that. I'd say the very most would be about 33 appearances and that would be very much the exception.

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Morf wrote:
simonokeeffe wrote:the left wing on debut had a shocker and it looks like he is a French test team coach
Fixed that there.
Merci

most of that French team werent playing HC so I dont buy fatigue
just lack of leadership and no faith in a failure of a coach

they have the lego its just the kid building with them is a windowlicker
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fourthirtythree wrote:What should you expect? You should expect a bit of pride in the shirt and enough self esteem and esprit de corps to turn up.

France were shameful and the descent of the French team pleases no one here.

We mostly sniggered when the English team was suffering from serial catastrophic mismanagement mind.
Mr. Thornley charges for the use of that . . .

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A quick look to the stats of the french team of the 1st Test. (source http://www.itsrugby.fr/ )

Domingo 30 games this season.
Guirado 27
Mas 36
Maestri 34
Vahaamanina 30
Chouly 35
Ouedraogo 15
Le Roux 30
Machenaud 32
Michalak 20
Huget 33
Fickou 35
Fofana 25
Le Bourhis 22
Bonneval 27

Subs:
Bastareaud 35
Dulin 32
Flanquart 29
Debaty 33
Slimani 33
Tolofua 36
Parra 25
Burban 27
Lamerat 30
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Morf wrote:
fourthirtythree wrote:What should you expect? You should expect a bit of pride in the shirt and enough self esteem and esprit de corps to turn up.

France were shameful and the descent of the French team pleases no one here.

We mostly sniggered when the English team was suffering from serial catastrophic mismanagement mind.
Mr. Thornley charges for the use of that . . .
as long as they're not hors de combat

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