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The 2023 Rugby World Cup

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Callistemon21 Fri 08-Sep-23 20:16:05

And off we go with The Haka!!

Anniebach Fri 08-Sep-23 20:26:04


Callistemon21 Fri 08-Sep-23 20:26:36

Come on All Blacks!!

Fleurpepper Fri 08-Sep-23 20:28:20


Anniebach Fri 08-Sep-23 20:28:50


Rosalyn69 Fri 08-Sep-23 20:36:08

Watching now. Bored already. 🙄

Callistemon21 Fri 08-Sep-23 20:36:50




A fiver?

Jaxjacky Fri 08-Sep-23 20:46:15

With you fleurpepper Les Bleus.

Chardy Fri 08-Sep-23 21:28:15

Looking forward to seeing England play tomorrow, and I'll support Wales Scotland & Ireland, but I'm not bothered about the rest of it

Callistemon21 Fri 08-Sep-23 22:13:44





A fiver?

Ah well, can't win them all!

€ or £?

ronib Sat 09-Sep-23 06:38:29

I am not looking forward to watching England play today against Argentina - it’s going to be painful.
Thought the France NZ game had a lot of kicking and fast. What a great start for France .

Callistemon21 Fri 29-Sep-23 20:06:59

Great try!!

Jaxjacky Fri 29-Sep-23 20:37:02

NZ are walking it, literally in the case of that try from the line out!

Callistemon21 Fri 29-Sep-23 20:51:59

At this stage I'm surprised that it is such a walkover!

Although Wales v Australia was similar (not to be mentioned in our family 😲)

Jaxjacky Fri 29-Sep-23 20:53:49

I’m surprised too, Italy are just overwhelmed.

Foxygloves Fri 29-Sep-23 20:54:23

I’m not.

Callistemon21 Fri 29-Sep-23 21:00:20


I’m not.

They've won two out of two so far but never beaten New Zealand in 36 years.

Jaxjacky Fri 29-Sep-23 21:41:38

I’m just amazed with the speed, a well oiled machine, I think NZ v England in the quarters, assuming we beat Samoa, I know what assume can do!

Callistemon21 Fri 29-Sep-23 22:02:20

Not a record score but quite astonishing.

Callistemon21 Sat 14-Oct-23 21:56:00

Wales is out ☹

New Zealand is through, beating Ireland.

One of the Ireland players looked like a New Zealander - and in fact was born there but now plays for Ireland.

RosiesMaw Sat 14-Oct-23 22:05:07

Absolutely edge of the seat stuff! But sorry to see Ireland out, likewise Wales who were playing so much better than recently.
Ah well, tomorrow will tell us whether all 4 home nations go home.

Jaxjacky Sat 14-Oct-23 22:16:20

Three of the Irish team are from NZ Callistemon sadly it didn’t help tonight, the last ten minutes were fraught, had to get my cushion out!
Allez Angleterre!

Callistemon21 Sat 14-Oct-23 22:21:43


I'll check them out.

I just looked at Bundee Aki and said "he looks like a New Zealander!!"

Callistemon21 Sun 22-Oct-23 10:45:25

England out - pipped at the post by South Africa. ☹

Come on New Zealand! 🇳🇿

Jaffacake2 Sun 22-Oct-23 11:00:22

That was an amazing match last night,England did so well leading until the last 10 minutes. I was hoping that Owen Farrell might get a drop kick at the last minute but not to be . Had to have a Baileys to settle my nerves throughout the game !!