International teams tiers

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  1. The Jones Boy

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    Thats because Tony lowered the testing base.
    Much in the same way David Cameron and Osborne are claiming the lowest unemployment figures ever when they have created zero hour jobs.
     
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    That sounds to me like improving the statistics on shipping disasters by drawing a line above the Titanic!!!
     
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    I almost felt sorry for Scotland till
    I remembered the botched call the ref made which cost Canada the win against Scotland. It happens and is part of the game.
     
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    Reassuring that their collective manipulation hasn't gone unnoticed.
     
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    It's true. Don't worry about Tigs, he's got an entirely Leicester based agenda...


    I never felt Ireland were going to win that game. The Pumas were wound up tight and with consistent experience in the hardest competition on the planet against the big three, they were always going to come home strong. The quarter final 'was' their 'final'. Ireland looked a little down hearted and played below their best but the Argies showed what can happen quickly if you play in a tough international tournament on a regular basis.

    It wasn't sudden and they earned their position in the semi finals. At home at full strength I'd rate the Pumas higher than anything in the northern hemisphere at this time. On the road its always different.


    I think thats a fair call. The big difference is that Argentina are producing regular results at RWC's. The others are not. That would promote the notion that they are more battle hardened for the pressure cooker atmosphere of an RWC than the other three.
     
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    Not true it is semi Leicester based agenda.
     
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