It’s November, which can only mean one thing (well two things)…. the Autumn Internationals are coming, and ‘In the Bin’ is here to discuss it!
Big Story Roundup
It was a news week that started out slower than James Haskell understanding the laws at the breakdown, Piers Francis’ development AND the Willie Le Roux hype-train!
However, as we’re good to you (and things picked up a bit) Andy and Paddy dug out a couple of bits to discuss. No bribes from Samoa were needed to make us do this!
England and Wales take the unorthodox step of a joint scrummage & lineout session. In joyous news, Irishwoman Joy Neville will become the first woman to referee a professional European Professional Club game when she takes charge in Bordeaux on the 15th December.
— Planet Rugby (@PlanetRugby) November 7, 2017
Well done Rugby, you’ve come a long way
Guinness Pro 14 Review
Glasgow hosted a Leinster side who had beaten them comfortably in the Champions Cup already this season. But, that didn’t MATA one little bit, as Glasgow romped to a bonus point win.
Elsewhere, Munster slayed the Dragons without mercy in Rassie Erasmus’ last game at the helm, & Ulster usurped the Southern Kings in South Africa.
The opening round was all Anglo… & no Welsh, as the Pro 14 continued! The English sides gave us a treat as they channelled their inner Baa Baas – serving up a points bonanza.
— Newcastle Falcons (@FalconsRugby) November 4, 2017
Autumn Internationals Selection
We run through the schedule for each Northern Hemisphere team, as they host the likes of New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.
After some of the outrageously good performances at club level, we also hope for ‘a feast for the eyes’ when Fiji take the field.
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An absolute stunner for try of the week (and a contender for try of the season). Hard to describe in words, but Andy and Paddy do a great job and as usual, there is plenty of Bin Juice.
LWOR Prediction Time
Andy took the spoils last week, as Paddy went a bit crazy for the Italian sides. So he will look to bounce back, with another round of Anglo-Welsh fixtures and the start of the Autumn Internationals.
Listen to last week’s show here.
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