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Cips off down under?

Post by Mr Bean » Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:57 am

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/ ... 014318.ece

article in the times about cips and other english players being headhunted by a new aussie franchise

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Post by fleabane » Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:33 am

If he goes (for the money?), at least we might see the end of the fawning attitude of some of the media.

It might thwart his England ambitions for the present, but if he can improve his attitude and game, and then return, England could have an exceptional 10. The Aussies will not stand for his tantrums, and he is a talent, but probably at the wrong club - one which tends to idolatry. Dayglo filled this godlike status for them, Cips not yet grown up enough to bear that burden.

The move could do him a lot of good.
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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by Duncan B » Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:30 am

The void in the team at 10 of course!

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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by westy154 » Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:17 am

The absence and the distance involved would probably make his star all the more shinier for the media.
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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by Will S » Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:19 am

I'll offer to look after Kelly whilst he is away :smt003

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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by Bill W (2) » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:05 am

Will S wrote:I'll offer to look after Kelly whilst he is away :smt003
Ah. Now according to a very reliable source in Sydney (you guessed - the cousin of the wife of a taxi driver) she is signing up with an Australian TV company!
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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by AidanMcDowell » Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:21 pm

Bye bye England career, imho.

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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by fleabane » Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:31 pm

Kelly wants to go with him, according to the article. Silly girl.
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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by GS » Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:45 pm

Bovered? Do I look bovered? Whatever talent he has is smothered by a petulant ego and a thick coating of media hype. A spell in the colonies should scrape that off him and then we'll see.

I see also that Ben Kay is mentioned and wouldn't blame him if he went for it. A shame not to see his career out at Tigers but he must be thinking of his pension now.
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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by tonyw » Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:54 pm

Cipriani is never going to get the chance in an England shirt while Jonno is in charge so i do not blame the lad if he goes. He has a lot of talent and it will be Englands loss, just because he plays for Wasps people on this forum do not like him which is just childish!

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Post by tigerburnie » Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:28 pm

It will only be a short term contract as the ARFU have only given a short dispensation for the use of foreign players.Young lad,could be back in a couple of years.
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Post by Bill W (2) » Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:32 pm

tigerburnie wrote:It will only be a short term contract as the ARFU have only given a short dispensation for the use of foreign players.Young lad,could be back in a couple of years.
Too late for 2011 WC though.
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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by zena beck » Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:38 pm

tonyw wrote:Cipriani is never going to get the chance in an England shirt while Jonno is in charge so i do not blame the lad if he goes. He has a lot of talent and it will be Englands loss, just because he plays for Wasps people on this forum do not like him which is just childish!
i totally agree with you the tigers do not like anyone from wasps but you just let them get on with it

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Re: Cips off down under?

Post by Bill W (2) » Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:49 pm

zena beck wrote:
tonyw wrote:Cipriani is never going to get the chance in an England shirt while Jonno is in charge so i do not blame the lad if he goes. He has a lot of talent and it will be Englands loss, just because he plays for Wasps people on this forum do not like him which is just childish!
i totally agree with you the tigers do not like anyone from wasps but you just let them get on with it

Generalising a bit aren't we?

There are some people from tigers who do not like some people from wasps.
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