I bet Cockers will be delighted with losing 2 or 3 to his closest rivals.
I was told it is all done within the SRU to try to keep a balance between the squads, although it wasn't like that when the Weegies were on topBy might not know yet, that implies an involuntary move
A bit harsh I feel, I am all for respect for the Ref but this was hardly nasty or dangerous. I suppose it's a shot across the bows.Update
The big winger, who used to play for Stade Francais, faced a disciplinary hearing last night, and has subsequently been banned for five weeks.
The LNR committee charged him with disrespecting the authority of an official as well as ‘action against a game official’.
Bristol 48 - 3 Bath.
Which is nice!
Seriously though Bristol were awesome, especially in the first half. Say it quietly but we are title contenders.
A fearsome opponent. Best wishes to him on a speedy and full recovery.
IIRC that was David Sole v England, ISTR he had a bee in his bonnet about illegal English scrummaging.A fearsome opponent. Best wishes to him on a speedy and full recovery.
IIRC wasn't it Tom Smith who cut off his sleeves to stop the opposition prop from grabbing his shirt? This was in the days when everyone wore long sleeved jerseys.
You are correct.IIRC that was David Sole v England, ISTR he had a bee in his bonnet about illegal English scrummaging.
Of course I could be utterly wrong. It has been known
But concur with your thoughts on Tom Smith