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Ant Allen

Post by Darc Tiger » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:30 pm

:censored: good to have you back lad! Blinding 30 minutes from him.

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by barwelltiger » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:32 pm

Outstanding! That's all I can say about him!

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by LE18 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:32 pm

What a difference he made!

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by jgriffin » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:43 pm

To me he proves that a brain is far more important than brute force, a lesson SL hasn't vaguely learnt, otherwise he'd select him.
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Re: Ant Allen

Post by drc_007 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:49 pm

Allen is a really class act.

Just shows what Tigers have been missing.

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by Northeast Tiger » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:52 pm

If there is a better 12 in England, I have yet to see him.

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by Noddy555 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:53 pm

It baffles me why Anthony Allen has not got more than his 3 England caps. now that they are both fit I think an England pairing of Anthony with Brad Barritt would seal the deal for England in the 6 nations.

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by Big Dai » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:53 pm

He's not good enough for England though......not really................much better playing in Green red and white! :smt002

Besides we need him more.
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Re: Ant Allen

Post by Bill W (2) » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:59 pm

Big Dai wrote:He's not good enough for England though......not really................much better playing in Green red and white! :smt002

Besides we need him more.


Concur!
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Re: Ant Allen

Post by DickyP » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:05 pm

Actually he is good enough for England - he's one of those very rare players who always perform at the same level whatever the class of opposition.
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Re: Ant Allen

Post by vin rouge » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:07 pm

DickyP wrote:Actually he is good enough for England - he's one of those very rare players who always perform at the same level whatever the class of opposition.
I'm only guessing but that might be why posters want him @ welford Rd, not twickenham :smt005

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by smalldell » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:11 pm

It was incredible how relaxed everyone became when he returned. He was picking up the loose ball, passing well and breaking lines. What he does is give everyone the confidence to paly their game and not worry about the consequences.

What struck me was that when he is tackled he passes the ball, when Flood was trying to pass the ball at 12 it sort of flopped out of his hand. Also, when AA is tackled he presents the ball so cleanly and what he does brilliantly as well is tackle...

Fantastic.

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by jonlin » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:44 pm

Stop bigging the man up.Someone may be looking and listening

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by MJ Chairman » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:46 pm

He makes those around him play better. His lines were so straight and defence as always outstanding. Must say still not convinced about Goneva at 13 but Allen was superb like he hadn't been away

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Re: Ant Allen

Post by Darc Tiger » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:47 pm

All we need is Manu back and Niki, Benji and tait at the back. :smt023

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