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mdaclarke

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Top 4 in the world rankings are now:

1 South Africa 94.20
2 England 88.73
3 New Zealand 88.17
4 France 85.66

With Covid and how the way the ruby world is, I think these will be the top 4 (minus the odd interloper) for many years as these are the 3 countries with most cattle (and New Zealand), what are your views?
 

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Rankings are bogus with Covid. SA haven't played a single game.

If les Bleus get more walkovers like against Fiji, NZ drop more games, Galthié might believe he's a good coach.
 

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From what I’ve seen of the Tri Nations so far Argentina and Australia who both beat NZ are ahead of les Bleus
 

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i think what made NZ great at their prime was the ability to win when not playing well, that's what lead to the "give them the ball and just counter attack" game plan the AB's rely on

Thats where both the pumas and aussie need to get too, not the game plan but still grinding out the win when not playing well. aussie adapted to a messy game much better than the AB won and the argie's won on the back on ONE handling error and like seven missed tackles

lets see if they can back it up, and i hope they can
 

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