I don't take the premise rugby is being ruined by the newer tackle interpretation.
Players coaches must adapt ,look at curry and underhill they...
Both teams playing well both can win it.
My one concern for us is Dalys tackling or lack of it.
Other than that no real weaknesses whoever's got...
I'm going for Wales to knick this one as they seem to all be able to find away to win tight ones.
If SA get away Wales struggle to play catch up...
So hard to predict the outcome of these 2 games .
At the start I guess this what most thought semis would be.
I'll have a stab at NZ v Wales final...
Generally officiating has been decent enough TMOs seem to have stepped in a lot mainly due to WRs insistence with lowering the tackle height.
Still struggling to see past BB as best 15 at present thought Medard was great for Fra today.
No real stand outs but Le Roux was poor and LW for...
SA forwards can win it for them ,butter fingers and poor quality in backs at present.
Barnes calling it correctly for me on both none try for SA...
Fair play to France thought they die after card.
Instead they played good rugby.
Two off the post may well have cost France here.
Wales will need...
Tit right decision ,French will implode now Wales by 20.
It's the good France so far will they last???
Respect not to challenge have to say miss the slitting of throat at end of haka
Player discipline will decide that.
1 seatbelt from BV.
1 possible lifting tackle.
Ref never had to give team warnings for repeating offences.
Well Skeen is a blind TMO good game from rest of team of 3 .
No real controversy was all happy with garces .
Control generally good took chances...
Sio is dropping it and Sinkler is changing his bind both leave ref options to ping em.
Scrum is a mess at present.
TMO not giving ref a call re...
SA to prevail after Japan flatter to deceive in first 25 mins.
The dream ends.
Wales to much all round comfy win.
Tight game for me Eng by -7
For me 1/4 finals may be always an upset.
Form wise NZ recent history IRE.
My choice for underdog winning.
Best of luck both.
Unless your Italian and could congure a miracle game.
French and you fancy Aussie instead of Wales.
Namibia and wanted to improve ranking.
Japan totally dominant Scotland going to have to empty bench .
As plan is not working.
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