England XV vs Barbarians (02/06/2019)

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  1. ragerancher

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    Probably the whole foreign player waltzing straight into the starting team and keeping out younger English prospects when he arguably doesn't deserve the position on merit either.
     
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  3. TobyBeastTeague

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    Neither, he hasn’t stood out but other than one bad offload vs NZ he’s done a good job. I’d have him as 2nd choice 6 (assuming Underhill’s seen by EJ as a 7).
     
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    That was neat as you like
     
  5. TRF_Olyy

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    Calcutta Cup Pt. 2 incoming
     
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    As Teague^ says though, he’s actually played pretty well for England.

    Unlike Hughes.
     
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    Anyone remembering the Scotland game about now...?

    Jesus what is it with English teams and imploding when they get a lead?
     
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    Badly stood up in the centre.
     
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    This new 9 isn’t a scratch on Mitchell. Slowed everything down, way too ponderous. School of Youngs.
     
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    Havnt really ever rated ben white when ive seen him play in. Not bad just not anything special.
     
  11. TRF_Olyy

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    Subs have killed England
     
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    Want to see spencer destroy someone.
     
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    It’s almost like SH is a critical position.
     
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    TRF_Olyy English Arrogance

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    We're kicking way too much now, as well. Pointless kick from Smith, made barely any ground and there was no chaser to try and regather
     
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    Mitchell dombrandt marchant or smith as MOTM
     
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    Just give Dombrandt MOTM now
     
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    Hard to choose from them. For me mitchell
     
  18. ragerancher

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    Positives:
    Marchant
    Mitchell
    Dombrandt
    Smith
    Curry

    Negatives:
    Painter
    White
     
  19. TRF_Olyy

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    I know we're over a try clear, but there's not need for that in the 22



    Smith has been great but Mitchell and Dombrandt better
     
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    Considering how inexperienced that England side is, and how few training sessions they had together, that's a hell of a result.
     
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    Marchant, Curry and Dombrandt must surely get spots in the 45 squad for that. Mitchell and Smith deserve something, but I can't see Eddie budging on the half-back selection.
     
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