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by Grumpy of Crumbie
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Happy Clappers moved on???
Replies: 24
Views: 1583

Re: Happy Clappers moved on???

I'm clapping happily, what's it got to do with you?
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Ben Youngs
Replies: 36
Views: 3727

Re: Ben Youngs

It's just so obvious to me. Any scrum half requires his forwards to be going forward and the ball to be presented quickly and securely. This allows support runners to time their runs and provides a stable platform for box kicking, distribution of quick ball and the opportunity to make a break. Yes s...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: What do you want on match day?
Replies: 54
Views: 2582

Re: What do you want on match day?

The end of Shiney Happy People marked the start of the decline on the pitch :smt034 :smt035

Bring it back next season to mark the new beginning :smt038
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: New Coach?
Replies: 92
Views: 7582

Re: New Coach?

Is anyone else bored with this debate again??? :smt015 But here's my twopenneth! I'm assuming Geordie and his coaching team will have their shopping list and that negotiations on player acquisitions are ongoing or in the majority of cases completed. Given the number of players who look to be leaving...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Podcast with Simon Cohen
Replies: 27
Views: 1868

Re: Podcast with Simon Cohen

Not sure why anyone wouldn't want to listen to this or the other podcasts. I think this series is great and gives a real insight into lots of aspects of rugby, not just the Tigers. I'm sure people will want to be synicle about how true it all is buts that's their prerogative. I thought Simon Cohen p...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Sarries being investigated
Replies: 72
Views: 6946

Re: Sarries being investigated

I find the news emanating from the world of Rugby over the last couple of weeks very depressing. Taking a holistic view whatever happens with the salary cap investigations and the debate over a world nations league the sport looks to be in for significant change, not for the better in my opinion. I ...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Sarries being investigated
Replies: 72
Views: 6946

Re: Sarries being investigated

The most telling comment by Walkinshaw is that he views breaching the cap in the same category as taking performance enhancing drugs. If that doesn't kick the powers that be into life I doubt anything will.

I'm getting more hopeful that this time it might not go away!
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Manu to Racing 92? No! - Re-signed for Tigers!!!
Replies: 317
Views: 26271

Re: Manu to Racing 92?

So both our first choice centres who cost a fortune and we've struggled to keep on the pitch are off.

Personally I see this as a positive on the assumption the available funds are invested wisely.
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Sarries next week
Replies: 222
Views: 10893

Re: Sarries next week

I haven't read the thread to the bitter end but struck me that in two consecutive posts we had: we are 10 years away from catching up with the top clubs and then from another poster: I expect the Tigers to win every game. I am not really sure you can have a sensible conversation when people are pos...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Sarries next week
Replies: 222
Views: 10893

Re: Sarries next week

Not sure what's more depressing watching the team play or reading this forum. Do we really have to churn out the same comments after every game when pretty much everyone agrees on what the problems are? I think the majority (although not all) are behind Geordie and understand that there will not be ...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Murphy appointed head coach
Replies: 145
Views: 6647

Re: Murphy appointed head coach

If you take the optimistic and positive view then the fact that Geordan knows Phil Blake, the way he works and the type of guy he is would make this a good appointment. I don't think he did too much wrong from a coaching perspective when he was here before. Geordan obviously thinks he will fit in we...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Murphy appointed head coach
Replies: 145
Views: 6647

Re: Murphy appointed head coach

I've nothing against Geordan and wish him every success. I'm hoping this appointment is to remove any uncertainty and give him the authority to build the team and structure he wants. You would like to think that discussions have been had on player retention/recruitment and the ultimate structure of ...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Tigers v Racing
Replies: 191
Views: 9790

Re: Tigers v Racing

I always try to keep my glass half full and that's becoming easier with the decline in the number of supporters and therefore the queue at the bar! From a rugby perspective it is becoming almost impossible. I can't see a single positive from yesterday's game, maybe the scrum if you had to find somet...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Bristol v Tigers
Replies: 273
Views: 18291

Re: Bristol v Tigers

Watched it on 365 and wish I hadn't! Much as I'd like to find a positive, I can't. Taking nothing away from Bristol and accepting 14 men we cannot make a line break or retain quality ball. We lack pace, commitment and guile. These are basic requirements in the game of rugby union. Add to that the na...
by Grumpy of Crumbie
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Fans Forum
Topic: Where were you?
Replies: 53
Views: 3814

Re: Where were you?

Don't care when kick off is, had it been a league game or European game I would have been there. On Saturday I enjoyed a stroll down to the pub, a very competitive and enjoyable game of rugby and a few beers. No excuses for not being at Welford Road, I probably won't be there on Friday either. As fa...