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    2022 Practice Match Force v Reds. Geraldton WA 4th Feb 2022

    This is not a new announcement, I am sure that all of you have heard something about this. and all credit should go to Tom Gorman for all of his hard work in the Geraldton Region by bringing school Rugby and the Western Force to the masses.

    Here are the details.

    Friday 4th February. 2 Matches at the home of Railways AFL Club. "The Rec" The Recreation Oval. Corner of Augustus and Francis Street. With the lead-up match being 2 Perth Based Clubs and the main match Western Force vs Queensland Reds with kick-off at 5 pm.

    Saturday 5th February will see Junior Clinics and Junior matches throughout the day.

    I would love to be able to come to this event. Geraldton is the town where I grew up. But with the WA Border the way it is. I don't like my chances.

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    Word on the mean streets of Applecross said Palmyra may be one of the Perth clubs involved.

    But I had to flee before I was roughed up for my ASX passwords

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    Quote Originally Posted by jargan83 View Post
    Word on the mean streets of Applecross said Palmyra may be one of the Perth clubs involved.

    But I had to flee before I was roughed up for my ASX passwords
    Are you going?

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    Absolutely - accom already booked for Thursday & Friday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by .X. View Post
    Are you going?
    Thinking about it - saw an article a couple of weeks back saying the fixture might be in jeopardy because of the border situation so might wait a bit longer before committing to the drive up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jargan83 View Post
    Thinking about it - saw an article a couple of weeks back saying the fixture might be in jeopardy because of the border situation so might wait a bit longer before committing to the drive up.
    I really want to go - but getting into WA is really tough atm. And the current information I have is that WA Border won't open until the start of February. Its difficult to rely on that information.

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    Quote Originally Posted by .X. View Post
    I really want to go - but getting into WA is really tough atm. And the current information I have is that WA Border won't open until the start of February. Its difficult to rely on that information.
    Welcome to McGowan World................just a glimpse of what Hodgo has had to work with for the past 2 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrewg View Post
    Welcome to McGowan World................just a glimpse of what Hodgo has had to work with for the past 2 years.
    I grew up in Geraldton.

    3 times I have wanted to come to WA in the last 2 years.. 2 times for Funerals. 2 Uncles passed away, and I wanted to come to Perth for the Bledisloe.

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    My wife's Family are in NSW, because of Covid I have been spared spending time with them for 2 years

    Good for me but not so good for people like X.

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    Looks like our other trial will be over east against the Drua. Lets hope the boarders open by then

    https://www.fbcnews.com.fj/sports/ru...-drua-warm-up/

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    not unless the vax rates get up

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    Hopefully the new variant they’ve detected this week doesn’t send the entire globe back to square one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alison View Post
    Hopefully the new variant they’ve detected this week doesn’t send the entire globe back to square one.
    Australia will re-open just in time for the rest of the world to shut down again.

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