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Re: Autumn Internationals 2018 Other Teams

Postby dropkick » November 26th, 2018, 1:10 am

FLIP wrote:Fiji beat France 21-14. Surprisingly little talk about it



We struggled to put them away last year. They've some impressive athletes and can score tries from anywhere.
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Re: Autumn Internationals 2018 Other Teams

Postby kermischocolate » November 29th, 2018, 1:50 pm

dropkick wrote:
FLIP wrote:Fiji beat France 21-14. Surprisingly little talk about it



We struggled to put them away last year. They've some impressive athletes and can score tries from anywhere.


They also get to train together much much less than other nations. That's what they can do with only 3 weeks training, imagine what they could do with proper access to players.

France were abysmal though - very looked like a team that had never met before but Fiji were well worth their win.
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Re: Autumn Internationals 2018 Other Teams

Postby jimbobjoe » November 29th, 2018, 2:52 pm

kermischocolate wrote:
dropkick wrote:
FLIP wrote:Fiji beat France 21-14. Surprisingly little talk about it



We struggled to put them away last year. They've some impressive athletes and can score tries from anywhere.


They also get to train together much much less than other nations. That's what they can do with only 3 weeks training, imagine what they could do with proper access to players.

France were abysmal though - very looked like a team that had never met before but Fiji were well worth their win.


I read somewhere that they'll be getting 8 weeks together pre-RWC. Good bet for an upset vs Wales or Oz.
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Re: Autumn Internationals 2018 Other Teams

Postby ribs » November 29th, 2018, 3:18 pm

We saw before what 8 weeks together could do for Namibia and Georgia- teams can get a good distance up the learning curve in that time
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