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by Traveller
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens are relegated!

If my salary was that low (comparatively speaking!),and since I am an educated man, wouldn’t you think I might be a teeny bit suspicious if I was given some extra dosh to make it up to par? I just wish my old boss had made up my salary by chipping in when I wanted to buy a house. Or that he might h...
by Traveller
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Ed Griffiths in more trouble?
Replies: 17
Views: 1691

Re: Ed Griffiths in more trouble?

I must admit to not knowing anything about the bloke as prior to 2015 I was just too busy to take any notice. I'd attend matches (when I could ) and that was it. In 1995 Griffiths was one of the real good guys. A frighteningly young CEO of SARFU. After the World Cup Luyt fired him, jealous about th...
by Traveller
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Ed Griffiths in more trouble?
Replies: 17
Views: 1691

Re: Ed Griffiths in more trouble?

I've flagged the delightful mr Griffiths up on a number of occasions. Bringing him back as the man with credibility to sort out the mess at Sarries, was a bit like the Tom Hagen (Duval - the Godfather) being asked to brief the FBI on the accountants that he was responsible for. It was the delightful...
by Traveller
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens are relegated!

I'm done with the Saracens thing now. I'm. not desperate for more blood to be spilt. I'm just a bit perplexed. If Saracens aren't worthy of a disrepute charge. It begs the question what would a club would have to do in order to be worthy of a disrepute charge? Fart in a committee meeting. Wear the w...
by Traveller
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Borthwick
Replies: 610
Views: 63610

Re: Borthwick

I've steered clear of commenting on the Borthwick appointment until it happened. Now it's been confirmed my thoughts are as follows: You don't last seven years with fast Eddie unless you have talent and know what hard work looks like. Borthwick had a long time to pull out of this deal. It's been mut...
by Traveller
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: LEICESTER TIGERS 2019/20 SQUAD/TRANSFERS/CONTRACT THREAD PART 2
Replies: 621
Views: 74384

Re: LEICESTER TIGERS 2019/20 SQUAD/TRANSFERS/CONTRACT THREAD PART 2

Well, he’s broken his forearm.......AGAIN. so who knows what that might mean. He’s going to be out of action after the six nations at least. I don't want it to be the case, and I have absolutely no expertise on this sort of thing, but I went to a fascinating seminar at one of the prem clubs led by ...
by Traveller
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens are relegated!

The Chiefs love in here is a joke. I long suspected that one poster in particular was a Chiefs fan posing as a Leicester fan! For all the complaints about cheating I haven't heard a peep from you lot about those around the league once banned for steroid use! Possibly because the thread is about Sar...
by Traveller
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens are relegated!

I would suggest it was Tigers' failure to replace them that destroyed what was a successful team. Parling, Salvi and Waldrom all no longer play for Chiefs, yet Chiefs are still successful because they replaced them well. the point is Tigers were unable to keep them due to the cap, the failure to re...
by Traveller
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens Cap Investigation / Grounds for Appeal

I started this post in June with the opening gambit: ‘The investigation was first announced in early March. Saracens is hardly Glaxo or Apple. It's a medium sized company with simple accounts for forensic accountants. The FRC investigation into Carillion only took three months. We are now deep into...
by Traveller
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens Cap Investigation / Grounds for Appe

Will they still be described as one of the most successful rugby union clubs in the world, after this? :smt017 They still are, according to one Stephen Jones, Tigers Fan Extraordinaire, in the Sunday Times. “ None can touch Saracens. In this era, they have been the greatest club team I have seen.” ...
by Traveller
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens Cap Investigation / Grounds for Appeal

I started this post in June with the opening gambit: ‘The investigation was first announced in early March. Saracens is hardly Glaxo or Apple. It's a medium sized company with simple accounts for forensic accountants. The FRC investigation into Carillion only took three months. We are now deep into ...
by Traveller
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens Cap Investigation / Grounds for Appeal

Will ERC enter the fray? I know there is no cap as such in Europe but, bringing game into disrepute? :smt017 Nothing to do with ERC and no need at all for them to get involved. Should RFU and World Rugby also step in and each charge Sarries with the same offence? You don't need two separate bodies ...
by Traveller
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens Cap Investigation / Grounds for Appeal

Got to put up with Chiefs running the show now, I'd rather Sarries stay up if I'm honest, detest Exeter 🤣 Not being argumentative - what is it you detest about them. Is it the supporters? The players? The style of play? Genuinely interested. They seem a decent bunch to me and Rob Baxter seems to be...
by Traveller
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens Cap Investigation / Grounds for Appeal

My only thought on this subject is: Who is the only English team to win Europe's elite trophy in recent years? The salary cap is nothing but a handicap on English clubs succeeding in European rugby, whilst France and Ireland continue to dominate without restrictions. All the salary cap achieves is ...
by Traveller
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Saracens are relegated!
Replies: 1061
Views: 83233

Re: Saracens Cap Investigation / Grounds for Appeal

Not impressed by Griffiths reaction to the BBC reporter............. Indicative of the man, and the club...although stress does come out in unexpected ways :smt023 I've alluded to it often enough. This is the same Edward Griffiths who got on a plane with a first class plane ticket and briefcase bac...