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    Import duo Marcel Brache and Brynard Stander stay true to post Western Force half ton

    Interesting paragraph at the end of this story in The West


    Queensland Reds hooker Andrew Ready is set to join the Force next season. Ready, 25, a former Australian schoolboys and under-20 representative, made his Super Rugby debut for the Reds three years ago and has made 27 appearances.


    Nick Taylor The West Australian
    Friday, 10 August 2018 7:51AM

    Western Force duo Marcel Brache and Brynard Stander will play their 50th games in tonightís World Series Rugby clash with the Hong Kong Dragons at nib Stadium.
    The pair made their debut in 2014 after arriving from South Africa ó outside back Brache from the Stormers and flanker Stander from the Sharks ó and are among a swag of players who turned down overseas offers to stay with the reborn club.

    More here

    https://thewest.com.au/sport/rugby-u...-ng-b88923277z

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    Quote Originally Posted by wholetruth View Post
    Interesting paragraph at the end of this story in The West


    [B]Queensland Reds hooker Andrew Ready is set to join the Force next season. Ready, 25, a former Australian schoolboys and under-20 representative, made his Super Rugby debut for the Reds three years ago and has made 27 appearances.
    Very interesting, Ready looked the goods last year, but appears to have been replaced by an ineffective Wallaby in Paenga-Amosa (sp)

    If we can keep on picking up good players who aren't getting a gig because they don't fit Cheika's vaunted gameplan, then we might just end up up with a team that can beat the Wallabies!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIGS20 View Post
    Very interesting, Ready looked the goods last year, but appears to have been replaced by an ineffective Wallaby in Paenga-Amosa (sp)

    If we can keep on picking up good players who aren't getting a gig because they don't fit Cheika's vaunted gameplan, then we might just end up up with a team that can beat the Wallabies!
    Congrats to Marcel and Brynard Would have preferred to have TPN next year though

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    Alex Newsome was in the crowd tonight and looked stoked to be back in Perth. Letís hope heís signed for next season too!!

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    Stander kicking the conversion. Nothing but awesome. He's been playin well and heavily involved but I got a feeling the team were trying to him a meat pie. McGregor, Uyen, Taefu and the Orr bros really put it on tonight. Of course helped with the efforts of the rest of the team. Even with the bench comin on I was impressed. HK played a good game. Temp was a little low but id take tonight over the weather from the Samoa game.

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    What does the NRC Force squad look like? Are there players who were only contracted for the WSR?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alison View Post
    Alex Newsome was in the crowd tonight and looked stoked to be back in Perth. Letís hope heís signed for next season too!!
    So was Hardwick

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    Clay had a great game he was the pick for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chibi View Post
    What does the NRC Force squad look like? Are there players who were only contracted for the WSR?
    I was talking to Rocket yesterday evening and he said the whole squad are in the NRC which gives us a damn strong squad.

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    Courier mail are reporting Ready is going to do a stint for Southland in the NPC but it's paywalled.. If it's true, that'll be great experience for him and show's he's motivated - and maybe a little nuts to swap Qld for NZ's deep south winter

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    Quote Originally Posted by SNOB View Post
    I was talking to Rocket yesterday evening and he said the whole squad are in the NRC which gives us a damn strong squad.
    You bloody beauty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The InnFORCEr View Post
    Yeah good old Southland, not the end of the world but you can see it from there
    Yep, if it's not hell, it's in the same postcode

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    Quote Originally Posted by The InnFORCEr View Post
    Yeah good old Southland, not the end of the world but you can see it from there
    Southland? I've seen those jerseys before, on the guys who supported the Blues against the Force at NIB Stadium.

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