Mike Gibson Discussion

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by getofmeland, Oct 6, 2006.

  1. getofmeland

    getofmeland Guest

    So you have read the article now what do you think...
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  3. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    Absolutely phenomenal player, when someone gets the level of praise and admiration that he did after the 71 NZ tour then you know you're talking about the real deal.

    When you see him running with the ball you know you're watching someone special and such a versatile player as well.

    Definite yes for me.
  4. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    the best irish player by a mile, the only back who could have walked into the welsh side.
  5. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    He'd have walked into any team.
  6. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    yes but seeing tht the welsh were the best team in the 70's i said them.

    no bias at all.
  7. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    interesting claim considering they only played the All Blacks twice, losing both times.
  8. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    haha, dont be silly, both times we were the better side, just unlucky in 72, and robbed in 78.

    we were the most dominant side in the 70's

    the nz side aint remembered for being one of the greatets of all time, the welsh side of the 70's is up there with the early sprinboks, and the invincibles
  9. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    The invincables are only remembered for their shitty version of the haka though, not for being particularly good.

    New Zealand became a rugby super power at the same time as the All Blacks' inception.
  10. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    haha yes the haka, i love watching the haka in the 70's its f***ing weired.

    they all look stoned
  11. NZL Fan

    NZL Fan Guest

    All in all this guy should be a shu in.................I can only presume that many members here have never seen footage of him playing, or have any prior knowledge of him at all?
  12. he is a great actor!...loved him in brave heart
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