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Post Regional pre-season matches 2017
Ospreys lose at Bridgend in the rain to Leicester Tigers 14-21 (although it should be noted that around a third of the Ospreys squad was made up of academy players).
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugb ... s-13466978

Scarlets beat the Scarlets Premiership Select 82-12 at Llandovery. (Again with a more-or-less third string squad).
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugb ... v-13469331

Dragons lose heavily to both Montpellier and Northampton Saints (goodness knows what they were thinking splitting the squad in two - they are a fairly weak squad even as one!)
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugb ... s-13469008
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugb ... h-13466843


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I went to the O's in Bridgend and was very un impressed the only bright spot was Dan Evens (again). Baker scored a good try, but all plodding stuff, and the handling and positioning was crap.
Hook did his normal 2 good then 1 bad, all the others looked like they did not want to be there.

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Yes some fairly poor pre season games. Hopefully when it kicks off things will improve. But I'm not sure all is well at ospreys


Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:05 am
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I'm not sure I will get to any but hope to get to watch my home town club next weekend if the game is on.
they are a bit of a waste of time in the way these games are structured and organised ....they aren't real and mean very little. I went to the Scarlets v Bath a couple of years ago and the Scarlets did well in the first "third" but then the whole team was changed in the next 3rd and by the end I was in the bar...nice day, nice place Bath, but did I have to go to the match?!!


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Bath is a gem of a place but pre season friendlies are for the Aunties and Uncles. I had my brain hemorrhage in Bath, I nutted a flower pot I thought was plastic .. bloody thing was concrete. Amazing architecture in that place :-)


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I took my wife to see The Dragons at PontyPool Park once It was either Leeds or Harlequins, I'll never forget the way she asked 'Is that where they keep the spares' looking at the bench. And my nephew seeing kids from school over on the bank saying ..if they see me here I am in trouble on Monday. I never understood that. Neither game was any good as I think I commented at the time.


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LLanrumneyOik wrote:
I took my wife to see The Dragons at PontyPool Park once It was either Leeds or Harlequins, I'll never forget the way she asked 'Is that where they keep the spares' looking at the bench. And my nephew seeing kids from school over on the bank saying ..if they see me here I am in trouble on Monday. I never understood that. Neither game was any good as I think I commented at the time.



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