Saracens Vs Northampton Saints

Discussion in 'Aviva Premiership / LV Cup' started by Bullitt, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. Bullitt

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    Wembley Stadium, Wembley - Sat 12th, 14:45

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  3. gingergenius

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    I can't see us getting 40,000 in for this.
     
  4. Bullitt

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    Not even for the Camel racing?
     
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  6. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Sarries team;

    15 Goode
    14 Cato
    13 Ratuvou
    12 Barritt
    11 Wyles
    10 Jackson
    9 De Kock

    1 Gill
    2 Brits
    3 Nieto
    4 Borthwick
    5 Vyvyan
    6 Van Heerden
    7 Saull
    8 Joubert

    Bench - Ongaro, Mercey, Skuse, Botha, Owen, Marshall, Hougaard and a.n.other...
     
  7. Bullitt

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    And the Saints team

    NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY SARACENS
    Guinness Premiership Round 2
    Wembley Stadium
    Saturday, September 13th, 2009
    Kick off 2:45pm
    15 Ben Foden
    14 Paul Diggin
    13 Jon Clarke
    12 James Downey
    11 Bruce Reihana
    10 Shane Geraghty
    9 Lee Dickson
    1 Soane Tonga’uiha
    2 Dylan Hartley (capt)
    3 Santiago Bonorino
    4 Ignacio Fernandez Lobbe
    5 Juandre Kruger
    6 Phil Dowson
    7 Scott Gray
    8 Roger Wilson

    Replacements
    16 Brett Sharman
    17 Regardt Dreyer
    18 Brian Mujati
    19 Courtney Lawes
    20 Neil Best
    21 Alan Dickens
    22 Barry Everitt
    23 Chris Mayor
     
  8. Saints by a try. Glad to see Gray back where he belongs in the 7 jersey, but I'd rather the back-row from last season had been kept together with Best at 6 and Dowson as cover. Need to retain possession better than last week, but we played some nice rugby with Geraghty at 10 so can hopefully do the same again. Expect to see the ever underated Downey punching some holes.
     
  9. Prestwick

    Prestwick Guest

    Saracens by a try. The ticket office has been making noises about 43,000+ being sold thus far and also Ticketmaster have sold their allocation now (although that allocation could be anywhere between 10 to 90,000 :lol: ). Meanwhile the 'fish Saracens site and the media are quoting figures of "over 35,000".

    Nice to see some consistency in selection as it did perform reasonably well last week. Theres gonna be a war between Psyho and Britts I think although a better battle will be found between Alex Goode and Ben Foden. Absolutely mouth watering prospect that.
     
  10. Bullitt

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    Interesting that you call Hartley the Psycho, when Brits is the one who should have been sent off for losing his tantrum last week! :lol: Anyway, that is a match-up I'm looking forward to - Britts being slightly more dynamic and agile and Hartley edging strength and power.

    Also the game (from Saracens point of view) hangs with Chris Wyles. When he was at Saints, I ****** my pants every time he was made to defend - Against Reihana, Foden (assuming he's not playing like a cock again) or Diggin I expect him to be on toast.

    Saints pack is much better then the <strike>Mordor massive</strike> Watford side, the backs of either isn't an easy one to split.

    Then again, if Foden plays like a cock again, none of this matters.








    Did I mention I don't want to see Foden once again play like a cock?
     
  11. Prestwick

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    Ah, well, it wasn't Brits who flew in with a punch al la a certain England and 'Oirish Full Back that caused the entire fiasco in the first place ;)

    Wyles has gotten better, last season he was of a reasonable standard. He's better than Varndell anyway.
     
  12. Bullitt

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Prestwick @ Sep 11 2009, 10:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Not hard. Even I'm better then Varndell in all but pace!
     
  13. Prestwick

    Prestwick Guest

    Varndell cheats. He uses acme grease...
     
  14. Sir Speedy

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    Penalties galore. Geragagagaga and Jackson missing an easy kick a-piece.
     
  15. monkeypigeon

    monkeypigeon Guest

    Drop-goal....they even play like a South African team.

    Geraghty with a dropgoal in return,

    3-3
     
  16. Sir Speedy

    Sir Speedy Guest

    OSNAP

    On that note, Geragagagaga gets a DG. Tit for tat.
     
  17. Sir Speedy

    Sir Speedy Guest

    Half time score: 9 - 3 Saracens. Terrible match.
     
  18. Sir Speedy

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    Picked up in the second half. Two tries in the first five minutes. Went stale for a bit, then Northampton went all out to nick it at the death, which I thought they did - surely that prop scraped the tryline with the ball?

    Ah well. 19 - 16 Sarries.
     
  19. munross

    munross Guest

    Full Time score:Saracens 19 - Northampton Saints 16
     
  20. gingergenius

    gingergenius Guest

    another win for the super sarries.
     
  21. Muse_Cubed

    Muse_Cubed Guest

    Saints got robbed.
     
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