2018 Denver Test - NZ 18-36 England @ Mile High

Discussion in 'Game Day Spoilers / Match Discussion' started by Timmah, Jun 17, 2018.

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Denver Test: NZ v ENG

Poll closed Jun 24, 2018.
  1. New Zealand Kiwis

    16.7%
  2. England

    77.8%
  3. Draw

    5.6%
  1. Philip_Smith007

    Philip_Smith007 First Grade

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    Sam can help like that to score the try in union.
     
  2. Sydney Knight

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    I saw so many varying predictions so didn't know what to expect. A good crowd but I was probably hopeful of a few more based on what seemed to be some good promotion during the week
     
  3. Philip_Smith007

    Philip_Smith007 First Grade

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    About what they get for a soccer crowd in USA.
     
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  4. Burns

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    That was good game of footy
     
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  5. NRLMad

    NRLMad Juniors

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    Good game and now an NRL team needs to go back to build on what’s been done today.
     
  6. OzDragon

    OzDragon First Grade

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    Only caught the last 20 minutes but I liked how the ref let the game flow. Didn’t give in to milking and video ref only needed one replay. It was glorious.
     
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  7. KeepingTheFaith

    KeepingTheFaith Referee

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    7 debutants. This Kiwi team will get better. Really lacked polish and direction so left a lot of points out there.

    England were pretty professional and once they got a majority of posession it was always going to be uphill with fatigue setting in.

    End of year series will be interesting. A few guys today who wouldn't have been considered part of the full strength side but have probably got their name pencilled in now.
     
  8. NRLMad

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    Serves NZ right as they rested players!
     
  9. Travitoh

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    Wasn't it just! No over-analysis of a play, just look and make a decision.
     
  10. playdaball

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    Rankings:

    1, Aust
    2, Eng
    3, Tonga
    4, NZ

    Then:
    Fiji, PNG, Samoa

    Then:
    Lebanon, France,
     
  11. KeepingTheFaith

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    Lol who cares
     
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  12. KeepingTheFaith

    KeepingTheFaith Referee

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    At full strength NZ would beat Eng in NZ and Eng would beat NZ in Eng imo.

    Tonga is the wilcard. Until we get them more games it's hard to know how good they really can be.
     
  13. playdaball

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    If the game had of been played in Auckland, We'll ngton, Leeds or Wigan - would they have got a 19k crowd?
     
  14. Pommy

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    If you think that wasn’t happening a lot last year in the NRL you weren’t watching.
    I don’t disagree with you but it’s not like it’s a new thing.
     
  15. Diesel

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    NZ & England do more for international TL than Australia do
     
  16. Bring back John Fifita

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    Credit both NZ and England, but particularly England for their effort in taking this game seriously with their star players, and the win. Great game to watch.

    If only Shaun Johnson etc were there too. Hopefully over the next two years..
     
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    Only saw the highlights because meh but from what I saw Sam Burgess was being a real shit merkin
     
  18. I Bleed Maroon

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    Jesus Christ Crowe has let himself go
     
  19. Lemon Squash

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    He’s playing a hobo in his next movie
     
  20. Mr Angry

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    Well obviously not Kiwis.

    Deserved to lose, hopefully Tonga can show you how it is done.

    Weak as piss and deserve to lose.
     

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