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Re: Small news

Postby RugbyLiebe » Wed, 21 Feb 2018, 08:19

Canalina wrote:Tuesday evening curiosity: the nation with the highest ranking (men's XV) between those which have never played in a World Cup (XV or 7s, men or women) is Belgium, currently 28th.


I like the idea, but I would make that statistic divided by gender and XVs and 7s. The women's ranking is still to screwed, so it makes no sense to use it at all outside the top10. Nobody knows better than you, Canalina. For all the others: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=366&hilit=world+ranking

So for men the first nation who never took part in a XVs world cup is Hong Kong at 22nd.
The worst who took part is Ivory Coast at 51st.

The only sad thing about this is: it won't matter, because at the RWC there will most likely be the 20 top teams in the world. Because you get so many points for qualifying that you overtake every team not qualified.
How to grow rugby worldwide?
Look at the world ranking in July. Teams ranked 1-10 have to play one team from 11-20 (they don't play in a regular competition) away the next year. 11-20 play 21-30 away and so on. Yes, it really is that simple.

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Re: Small news

Postby Canalina » Wed, 21 Feb 2018, 10:04

After having promised (?) to both Madagascar and Uganda a pair of matches in their countries on February 21 and 24, Czech Republic is going to play in those same days against a local selection in Malta. They're like a volatile girl :)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWi4y8oXcAEYeji.jpg

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Re: Small news

Postby Bogdan_DC » Wed, 21 Feb 2018, 10:38

Canalina wrote:After having promised (?) to both Madagascar and Uganda a pair of matches in their countries on February 21 and 24, Czech Republic is going to play in those same days against a local selection in Malta. They're like a volatile girl :)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWi4y8oXcAEYeji.jpg


After the Madagascar plague outbreak in last November i think they changed their mind :).

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Re: Small news

Postby victorsra » Wed, 21 Feb 2018, 13:10

Very interesting article that ai believe is valid for almost every country.

https://villagemagazine.ie/index.php/20 ... l-benefit/
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Re: Small news

Postby Canalina » Wed, 21 Feb 2018, 16:13

victorsra wrote:Azerbaijan - like Armenia - need a Caucasian rugby scene to exist. Their amateur national team plays in Europe but it is really far from the rest of the continent. Their answer is in Georgia and Southern Russia, but how are those relations? It is really odd to neighbour a country like Georgia and have almost zero rugby. Is it hard for amateur to cross to Georgia an play there?

They are failing in creating a regional scene. Why is what I would like to understand.

An article about armenian rugby hardly trying to re-live from its ashes, with a new federation of few enthusiasts.
The intro line seems exaggerated ("during the soviet era Armenian rugby was champion of URSS") but the article is appreciable
http://papiers-armenie.fr/2018/02/13/ar ... nion-team/

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Re: Small news

Postby RugbyPUBtbilisi » Thu, 22 Feb 2018, 07:48

Georgia is creating XV team. I believe it will be ready to go until tge RWC 2019.

Possible to compete in Nations Cup.

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Re: Small news

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Thu, 22 Feb 2018, 12:43

Canalina
Yes, multiple champions of USSR ... in bragging and exagerrating

Common anecdotes about ARM:

To your knowledge -- Dante and da Vinci were true-blue Armenians !

Even Pele and Shakespeare !

WATER is their national beverage -- invented by them !

Their archeologists have unearthed a stone with an inscription "the oldest stone on earth" !

And they have adopted Christianity in the 3rd century before Christ !

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Re: Small news

Postby mcruic » Sat, 24 Feb 2018, 14:21

Malta A 5-64 Czechia on 21 February

2nd match today.

Am I correct in thinking "Malta A" refers to the Malta B team? I don't like this "A" suffix to mean reserve team. Call it what it is - A team is A team, B team is B team. :-/
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Re: Small news

Postby olivier » Sat, 24 Feb 2018, 14:23

For info, A means assistant.

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Re: Small news

Postby Canalina » Sat, 24 Feb 2018, 14:33

FLIDTA RISXVA wrote:Yes, multiple champions of USSR ... in bragging and exagerrating

Common anecdotes about ARM:

To your knowledge -- Dante and da Vinci were true-blue Armenians !

Even Pele and Shakespeare !

WATER is their national beverage -- invented by them !

Their archeologists have unearthed a stone with an inscription "the oldest stone on earth" !

And they have adopted Christianity in the 3rd century before Christ !

@

:D :D :D


olivier wrote:For info, A means assistant.

Is this the actual meaning of "A" in the A teams? I didn't know.
Anyway many national teams renamed recently their A side: Saxons, Wolfhounds, Emerging... and now these French Barbarians. Also Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe must have a proper name for their second squad, even if I don't remember which anymore
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Re: Small news

Postby mcruic » Sat, 24 Feb 2018, 17:49

olivier wrote:For info, A means assistant.


It's also the first I've heard of this. It's quite hard to find info on Google about what the "A" actually means.
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Re: Small news

Postby mcruic » Sun, 25 Feb 2018, 03:05

Malta 'A' 5-64 Czechia on 21st February
Malta 'A' 5-74 Czechia on 24th February
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Re: Small news

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Sun, 25 Feb 2018, 05:49

I doubt this. When A teams appeared there were also B teams
And France fielded even A' vs ITA | SOV - pronounced as A-prime | A-seconda

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Re: Small news

Postby Canalina » Mon, 12 Mar 2018, 23:14

Just four wingers in a field near Genoa :)
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Re: Small news

Postby carbonero » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 04:03

Swiss international Cedric Curdy will play one year for Hindú Club in Buenos Aires: https://lemultimedia.info/2017/12/10/le ... argentine/

It will be tough to break into the first team but I can’t think of a better club to hone your skills in Argentina. Apparently, Servette's sporting director played at Hindú in the early 2000's. Gonzalo Quesada facilitated the move.

PS: Servette still mauling teams in the French 7th tier

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Re: Small news

Postby Canalina » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 06:11

qwerty wrote:Imagine if rugby were a big thing in the Balkans. THEN I think we'd see some real fights. Remove kebab and all.

First two rounds of the Regional Rugby Championship (popularly known as Balkans Cup) have been postponed due to snow
https://rrcrugby.com

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Re: Small news

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Re: Small news

Postby Armchair Fan » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 09:45

We may help you if you are more precise. Pacific Challenge is an A sides tournament, like Americas-Pacific Challenge.
REC 2018 never happened. Please respect my beliefs

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Re: Small news

Postby Canalina » Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 11:21

Russian federation facebook mentioned a 2011 french movie I didn't know: "Le fils a Jo"
Judging by the trailer it seems cute; there are some former rugby men in it


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Re: Small news

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 11:47

Armchair Fan wrote:We may help you if you are more precise. Pacific Challenge is an A sides tournament, like Americas-Pacific Challenge.

When I've came across this fact file
it was showing something very absurd: final scoreline + cherry picked events

I should have taken screenshot - since then WR staff APPARENTLY put things inTO order

That's why I was asking what all that meant

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Re: Small news

Postby RugbyLiebe » Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 12:33

FLIDTA RISXVA wrote:
Armchair Fan wrote:We may help you if you are more precise. Pacific Challenge is an A sides tournament, like Americas-Pacific Challenge.

When I've came across this fact file
it was showing something very absurd: final scoreline + cherry picked events

I should have taken screenshot - since then WR staff APPARENTLY put things inTO order

That's why I was asking what all that meant


Looks for me like everything what a ref would write down: scorers and substitutes or did I miss something?
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Look at the world ranking in July. Teams ranked 1-10 have to play one team from 11-20 (they don't play in a regular competition) away the next year. 11-20 play 21-30 away and so on. Yes, it really is that simple.

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Re: Small news

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 13:38

REF does NOT write it down these days:

there is another person pitch-side,
tasked with this = SCORE-KEEPER

Some do job hand-writing, others with smart-phone | notebook | laptop

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Re: Small news

Postby RugbyLiebe » Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 14:57

FLIDTA RISXVA wrote:REF does NOT write it down these days:

there is another person pitch-side,
tasked with this = SCORE-KEEPER

Some do job hand-writing, others with smart-phone | notebook | laptop


In amateur games that's what the ref would keep track of. I am aware that this is different in more professional setup. But technically the score-keeper is indeed a part of the referee-team. So the question is not, why is this there, but why is it not there in every game.
How to grow rugby worldwide?
Look at the world ranking in July. Teams ranked 1-10 have to play one team from 11-20 (they don't play in a regular competition) away the next year. 11-20 play 21-30 away and so on. Yes, it really is that simple.

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Re: Small news

Postby Canalina » Fri, 23 Mar 2018, 08:53

In London: British Police v Austria 68-5 (ten tries to one)

Austria's line-up

1) El Agrebi Omar
2) Büttner Max
3) Klaffenböck Michael
4) Meßmer Lorenz
5) Pauser Stefan
6) Oberhauser Michael
7) Schneider Robert
8) Kolb Lukas
9) Limlei Anton
10) Morris Peter
11) Fichtinger Florian
12) Marka Alexander
13) Rudiferia Florian
14) Reiseneder Stephan
15) Preclik Benjamin
16) Prapsilo Adi
17) Perrett Jacob
18) Kastelic Heinrich
19) Caratas Bogdan
20) Navas Penaherrera Max
21) Radomirov Alex
22) Graf Christopher
23) Hrast Christopher

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Re: Small news

Postby getienne » Sun, 25 Mar 2018, 15:53

In London: British Police v Austria 68-5 (ten tries to one)


British Police Rugby
Tries : Dai Francis, Sean Higgins, Llyr Griffiths, Russ McKeown, Joe Mills, Mike Worthington , Steph Phillips and Ceri Young (2), Ryan Moffat
Conv : Owain McLeish, Chris Scott (8)
https://www.facebook.com/British-Police ... 362122723/

Autriche
Try : Michael Oberhauser

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