2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

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2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby BeeJay » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:32 am

What a fantastic opening ceremony to the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Such a shame those of us in Christchurch aren't really in the right frame of mind to party after we missed out on hosting any games due to our earthquakes 1 year ago, and the 8,300+ aftershocks since.

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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby Barra » Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:00 am

Loved the effects on the ground! Everything was great, although Im puzzled by the crane ballet haha :P
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby BeeJay » Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:03 pm

I think we're all puzzled by the straddle carrier ballet?!?
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby AL » Sat Sep 17, 2011 7:40 am

Go on Ireland!!!!!!!!



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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby mahlemiut » Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:37 pm

Always happy whenever Australia loses... \:D/
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby BeeJay » Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:44 am

Will it be Phil or Barra/mahlemiut/BeeJay that is/are the happiest late Saturday evening NZT? :wink:

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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby Phil Lamat » Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:12 am

I'm afraid it won't be me : our defense sucks too much, France isn't the big favourite IMO.
But who knows ? the ABs were also favourite in 1999 & 2007 :wink:
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby BeeJay » Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:15 am

Ah.... 2007...... that reminds me of a reworking of The Lords Prayer done for the RWC:

Our players who art in Black,
Hallowed be thy game.
When full-time come,
... ... thy will be done.
In 2011 as it was in '87.
... ... Give us each game our daily victory.
And forgive us our previous shortcomings.
As we forgive those who coached in '07.
And lead us not to knock-out round failure.
But deliver us from World Cup drought.
In the name of McCaw, Carter and the Holy Webb Ellis......
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby AL » Sat Sep 24, 2011 6:15 am

"Neighbours.....everybody needs good naaaaaaayyyyyBORES"

http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/worldcup/ ... dneyd.html

Can we all say "GET OVER IT!"?

Talk about sour grapes :-)



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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby Phil Lamat » Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:35 am

Ok, 37-17, 5 tries (I've told you our defense sucks).
I hope a revenge in final :wink:
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby Cicca » Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:26 am

AL wrote:Go on Ireland!!!!!!!!
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See you next sunday..... :wink:
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby AL » Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:20 am

No, we'll see YOU next Sunday :-)




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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby ballas » Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:41 pm

I am so pissed off with the Springboks. Should have nailed the semi vs Australia. It's the weakest Australian side I have ever seen...
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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby BeeJay » Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:01 pm

Phil Lamat wrote:Ok, 37-17, 5 tries (I've told you our defense sucks).
I hope a revenge in final :wink:

That's looking more likely after you knocked out England. :wink:

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Re: 2011 Rugby World Cup - fantastic opening ceremony

Postby Phil Lamat » Mon Oct 10, 2011 7:05 am

eh eh
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