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Man of the Match

Post by DickyP » Sat May 25, 2013 9:12 pm

Wasn't it wonderful (as well as winning) to see Anthony Allen as MOTM. he had a superb game as he has all season - I still think he's far and away the best all-round 12 in England.
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Re: Man of the Match

Post by smalldell » Sat May 25, 2013 9:38 pm

Brilliant...plain and simple.


Best wishes to him and his upcoming role as a father

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by Bill W (2) » Sat May 25, 2013 9:54 pm

As ever, solids, reliable and creative!

Well deserved award.

All best Ant!!

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by baz1664 » Sat May 25, 2013 10:10 pm

Allen was awesome in defence, a proper legend, Croft, Salvi and Ben Youngs were not far behind, today showed the tigers at there best, the saints tried to disrupt the fundamentals of our team but they rose above it, for me Lawes and Hartley were an embarrassing disgrace and should never wear the white of England or the Lions shirt ever again, pains for me to say it but well done Barnes, at least he stuck by his guns and wouldn't take any more rubbish from Hartley, massive respect to the boys and well done cockers!!!

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by CitizenSmiff » Sun May 26, 2013 4:37 am

Even on his worst day he's the most reliable all round 12 in the AP, hopefully today was enough evidence for the dolts currently in charge of England selection to realize that.

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by Rykard » Sun May 26, 2013 7:21 am

CitizenSmiff wrote:Even on his worst day he's the most reliable all round 12 in the AP, hopefully today was enough evidence for the dolts currently in charge of England selection to realize that.
unfortunately his face doesn't fit into the way they want to play... lucky us :smt003
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Re: Man of the Match

Post by bc » Sun May 26, 2013 8:47 am

I thought that Kitchener pushed hard for MOTM as well. Saving a try and then scoring as wel as some great tasckling and a lineout steel when our lineout was not functioning is not a bad return!

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by jamiewilkinson » Sun May 26, 2013 8:57 am

Allen has been one of a few who have been our back bone all season and not made a mistake. Again fantastic in defence and fantastic going forward. Much deserved.

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by WhitecapTiger » Sun May 26, 2013 10:56 am

bc wrote:I thought that Kitchener pushed hard for MOTM as well. Saving a try and then scoring as wel as some great tasckling and a lineout steel when our lineout was not functioning is not a bad return!
Good call bc, taking nothing away from AA, Kitch had an immense game. That try saving tackle and then getting his hand under the ball was exquisite, true Tigers heart.

Watching it back online this morning I thought the commentators were going to wet themselves when he made his break for the try. OK, it was Tongadoo-dah and Mooojatiiiiii he went between with other Tigers causing a distraction but the gas was great. Especially as he seemed to be caught unawares by receiving the ball in the first place.

It's not fair that Tigers have so many wingers/backs that play in their pack and just loiter around :smt002
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Re: Man of the Match

Post by BJ. » Sun May 26, 2013 11:00 am

WhitecapTiger wrote:Watching it back online this morning I thought the commentators were going to wet themselves when he made his break for the try. OK, it was Tongadoo-dah and Mooojatiiiiii he went between with other Tigers causing a distraction but the gas was great.
My first question was "Who should be in the gap between these two props?" ... then I remembered! :smt005 :smt005 :smt005

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by tigerburnie » Sun May 26, 2013 5:22 pm

bc wrote:I thought that Kitchener pushed hard for MOTM as well. Saving a try and then scoring as wel as some great tasckling and a lineout steel when our lineout was not functioning is not a bad return!
The radio 5 live commentary for Kitches try was superb, they called him an 18 stone Guscott, hilarious it was.
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Re: Man of the Match

Post by mol2 » Sun May 26, 2013 6:06 pm

DickyP wrote:Wasn't it wonderful (as well as winning) to see Anthony Allen as MOTM. he had a superb game as he has all season - I still think he's far and away the best all-round 12 in England.
I think a certain ex Tigers player did a fine job for England today and could dispute that title - but it's a bit harder to look great in a mid-table club outfit.

Both fine players.

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by TigerLad » Sun May 26, 2013 6:14 pm

Allen, Kitch or Crane for me with Allen just shading it. I feel he has added to his game and his kicking game is now a reliable option, he is miles ahead of Barritt. The forwards were immense and shamed the Saint's over hyped pack, Tait gets round players every time he touches the ball, Manu made the most of his opportunities and Morris and Goneva were clinical. Ben Youngs has really matured and has massively improved his kicking. But having watched the game back I'd say we weren't at 100% which bodes well for the future.

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by youngtiger » Mon May 27, 2013 1:58 am

mol2 wrote:
DickyP wrote:Wasn't it wonderful (as well as winning) to see Anthony Allen as MOTM. he had a superb game as he has all season - I still think he's far and away the best all-round 12 in England.
I think a certain ex Tigers player did a fine job for England today and could dispute that title - but it's a bit harder to look great in a mid-table club outfit.

Both fine players.
I agree, but for me Allen's defensive work, including but not only his tackling, and his clever distribution, whilst much less flashy that a certain tree surgeon's son, is the glue that binds the team together.

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Re: Man of the Match

Post by Qbec » Mon May 27, 2013 6:06 am

I would like to just add Logovi’I Mulipola to that list of Tiger who had a great game, there he was the supposed weak link in the front row of The Tigers pack & he just ripped them apart at the scrum also running around tackling anything within range, let alone how well he did going forward.
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