[TRF World XV] Hooker - Round 1

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TRF World XV Hooker

Poll closed Apr 11, 2014.
  1. Dylan Hartley (ENG)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Richard Hibbard (WAL)

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  3. Dan Coles (NZL)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Bismarck du Plessis (RSA)

    29 vote(s)
    78.4%
  5. Rory Best (IRL)

    2 vote(s)
    5.4%
  6. Stephen Moore (AUS)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Keven Mealamu (NZL)

    2 vote(s)
    5.4%
  8. Adriaan Strauss (RSA)

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  9. Tom Youngs (ENG)

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  10. Dimitri Szarzewski (FRA)

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  1. Jaguares

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    [FONT=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]In the last years, [/FONT]Adrian Strauss has been better than Bismarck du Plessis IMO
     
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  3. goodNumber10

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    come on, own up, who on earth voted for Mealamu?
     
  4. Tony Manx

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    ................must have been either an error or the hand of God!
     
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    Certainly at least on par. Both do the core hooker duties exceedingly well, I'd say Strauss even though more doughy is more dynamic and has a cooler head (unless grabbed by the testicles) but when all is said and done I'd still go for Bismarck at least for the tight games because he just has greater 'presence' in contact and is a bigger menace at the all-important breakdown.
     
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    I'd be happy if the AB's had a hooker half as good as either.
     
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    Are they going to do a second round for this ?
     
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    Haha nope.
     
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    Maybe the NZRU and SARu should get together and do a kind of exchange program. Imagine if we sent over a guy like Strauss or Brits early on in their carreers while we had Smit and Du Plessis and you sent over someone like Nick Evans here while you had Carter..

    We could do with one of your oversupply of quality outside backs as well..
     
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  10. ragerancher

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    Adriaan Strauss is pretty much the image I get if someone says "Think of a human you would describe as pig-like"
     
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    Sound like a winner to me.
     
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    More like who voted for Tom Youngs?
     
  13. ImScotty

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    that was me lol
     
  14. ImScotty

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    i dont think i'll do a round 2 or because there is a clear winner here for the hooker position
     
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    And why the hell shouldn't i clearly the best center to have played hooker out of the lot.

    ;)

    Voted for Bis
     
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    Ros from Game of Thrones.

    Oops wrong thread.
     
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