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Topic: Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...
Posted by: Richard Greenhough
Date/Time: 05/10/15 11:09:00

"The non-selection of Armitage was not Lancaster's decision."

It could have been - Lancaster could have cited exceptional circumstances, such as "we're in the group of death and we need every chance to get out of it". It would be difficult to imagine Clive Woodward accepting a weakened squad because of that rule.

However, I did not blame Lancaster for his omission - the problem there lies with the powers-that-be at Twickenham. Wales and Australia had no problem selecting players who were playing overseas.

If he wasn't going to select Cipriani, then why was he given playing time in the warm-up games, when he did well coming off the bench ?

Burgess simply hadn't completed adapting to the union code, nor had the chance to become an integral part of the team.

Switching between Ford and Farrell showed a dreadful lack of clear decision-making - compounded by twice sending on Ford from the bench to play out of position.

I also got the impression that England failed to get picked up after losing to Wales - the mood coming out of the camp leading to the Australia game seemed defeatist. That is the responsibility of Lancaster.

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         Re:Re:Re:Come on England...03/10/15 21:08:00 Julian Pavey
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               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...03/10/15 22:14:00 R Rees Williams
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...03/10/15 22:17:00 Julian Pavey
                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...03/10/15 23:23:00 Francis Rowe
                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...04/10/15 09:16:00 Ken Munn
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                                 Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...04/10/15 11:51:00 Richard Greenhough
                                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...04/10/15 12:47:00 Caroline Carney
                                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 08:23:00 Paul Wright
                                       Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 10:09:00 Francis Rowe
                                          Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 10:52:00 Ken Munn
                                          Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:03:00 Michael Robinson
                                          Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:09:00 Richard Greenhough
                                             Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:16:00 Michael Robinson
                                                Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:23:00 Richard Greenhough
                                                   Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:36:00 Michael Robinson
                                                      Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:51:00 Richard Greenhough
                                                   Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:47:00 Ken Munn
                                                      Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 11:56:00 R Atterwill
                                                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 12:02:00 Richard Greenhough
                                                      Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 12:18:00 Francis Rowe
                                                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 12:44:00 Michael Robinson
                                                            Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 13:40:00 Francis Rowe
                                                               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 13:46:00 Paul Wright
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                                                                     Re:England's World Cup Winning Starting Line-up 201907/10/15 16:43:00 Paul Corcoran
                                                                     Re:England's World Cup Winning Starting Line-up 201907/10/15 17:25:00 R Rees Williams
                                                                        Re:Re:England's World Cup Winning Starting Line-up 201908/10/15 11:22:00 Francis Rowe
                                                                           Re:Re:Re:England's World Cup Winning Starting Line-up 201908/10/15 11:43:00 Michael Robinson
                                                                           Re:Re:Re:England's World Cup Winning Starting Line-up 201908/10/15 15:09:00 R Rees Williams
                                                                              Re:Re:Re:Re:England's World Cup Winning Starting Line-up 201908/10/15 15:57:00 Francis Rowe
                                                               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 14:14:00 Michael Robinson
                                                                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 14:25:00 Francis Rowe
                                                                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...05/10/15 17:07:00 Ken Munn
                                                                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Come on England...07/10/15 17:59:00 Michael Robinson
                                                                           If Lancaster goes...08/10/15 15:41:00 Ken Munn
                                                                              Re:If Lancaster goes...08/10/15 16:02:00 Michael Robinson
                                                                                 Re:Re:If Lancaster goes...09/10/15 18:47:00 Ken Munn
   Exit Sam Burgess05/11/15 17:50:00 Richard Greenhough
      Re:Exit Sam Burgess06/11/15 07:49:00 R Rees Williams
         Re:Re:Exit Sam Burgess06/11/15 08:27:00 Ken Munn
            Re:Re:Re:Exit Sam Burgess06/11/15 08:41:00 Andrew Cumming
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Exit Sam Burgess06/11/15 09:11:00 Michael Robinson
   Exit Stuart Lancaster11/11/15 13:07:00 Richard Greenhough
      Re:Exit Stuart Lancaster11/11/15 15:32:00 Ken Munn
         Re:Re:Exit Stuart Lancaster11/11/15 15:48:00 Michael Robinson
            Re:Re:Re:Exit Stuart Lancaster11/11/15 16:02:00 Julian Pavey
   Re:Come on England...11/11/15 21:29:00 Ken Munn

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