Springboks add Leicester to end of year tour

Discussion in 'International Test Matches' started by munross, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. munross

    munross Guest

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    Should be a good game to watch and it should be really good preparation for the Boks for the tests that follow.

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  3. feicarsinn

    feicarsinn Guest

    Hurray for old-timey tour games. Up with this sort of thing I say!

    Tis great to see really though, Leicester should be able to give them a decent run out even missing so many internationals.
  4. monkeypigeon

    monkeypigeon Guest

    I thought the same as Feicarsinn. I'd love to see something near a return to the good old tour system.

    Looks like Leicester saw the money that Munster made last year and the South African union read about how much Munster payed the All Blacks and hey presto! It works out for everyone!
  5. South Africa could do the rest of England a favour if they would care to take their physically renowned brand of rugby and take Leicester down a peg or two.
  6. dundeesmiffy

    dundeesmiffy Guest

    I think it'd be awesome if we got to see NH teams go against Super 14/ANZ Cup/Currie Cup teams. It give the lesser used internationals a chance of a game. I know Scotland could use a few matches to try out some new/less frequently used players and this would be an ideal place to do it.
  7. candybum

    candybum Guest

    Great to see, but i don't think there's much gains ($$$ wise) especially from NZ compared to the NH.
  8. monkeypigeon

    monkeypigeon Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (candybum @ Jul 26 2009, 02:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    "To bring the world champions to Welford Road is a real coup"

    Which means:

    "To bring the world champions to Welford Road cost a bomb but we'll make our bit too"

    I'd say everyone makes their bit out of these arrangements.
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