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Re: The run in.
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2020, 04:43:36 PM »
I think we can beat Bristol. The Quins away game worries me a bit. That said I'd never have predicted the result today so who knows. From the top 5 currently I'd prefer to play Bristol in a semi than any of the other 3.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #16 on: September 05, 2020, 04:44:53 PM »
Remember Bristol have a Euro Quarter as well. I believe Pat Lam has said he is targeting that silverware.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #17 on: September 05, 2020, 04:48:21 PM »
Given the table, we are masters of our own fate, but it won't be easy.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #18 on: September 05, 2020, 05:21:27 PM »
Bath concern me the most, but there's not much we can do about them now.

We can win out remaining four matches with a try bonus and we'll finish above them.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2020, 05:33:14 PM »
Bit optimistic? We just failed to get a TBP against a championship side who don't even have a proper pitch:-)

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2020, 06:36:24 PM »
Looking at the table and games left, I think it is nip and tuck with Bristol for 2nd & 3rd. I fancy Bath for 4th, and Sale at 5th. The Native American tribe in 1st of course.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2020, 06:48:41 PM »
Does the Gloucester result mean we have secured top 8 and therefore a champions  cup place.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #22 on: September 05, 2020, 06:56:12 PM »
Does the Gloucester result mean we have secured top 8 and therefore a champions  cup place.

Yes. Irish cannot catch us.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #23 on: September 05, 2020, 08:15:39 PM »
Exeter have a QF and SF on the weekends leading up to the game at Wasps. At the moment they are down to play LI on the friday 19th in the league, and Saints on saturday 20th in the Heine.

I cant see them playing a first team against us.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2020, 09:46:34 PM »
Sale 59 vs
Bath 4
Saints 4
Wuss 4

Bristol 58 vs
Wasps 4
Tigers 4
Irish 4

Wasps 56 vs
Bristol 0
Quins 4
Chiefs 0

Bath 55 vs
Sharks 0
Glaws 0
Sarries 0

Saints 41 vs
Tigers 4
Sharks 0
Glaws 4

Quins 42 vs
Glaws 4
Wasps 0
Tigers 4

Exeter 100000
Sale 71
Bristol 70
Wasps 60
Bath 55
Quins 50
Saints 49


Glaws can no longer get ahead of us, so I've removed them. Saints technically still can.

It's really tight. I've been very negative about Bath in the next few games, but it won't take much for them to push us hard. If we can get a win over Bristol, I'll likely feel a lot more comfortable.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #25 on: September 09, 2020, 10:04:21 PM »
I think we'll do Bristol but Quins are our bogey side..

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #26 on: September 09, 2020, 10:34:22 PM »
I still suspect our difficult run in will mean it is a tough ask to get top 4.  However the closeness of the squad and the way that responsibility is shared gives me hope.  Whoever plays there seems to be consistency and it makes me so proud either way. 

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2020, 10:39:46 PM »
It will be interesting to see who Bristol put out. If Hughes and Thacker are injured even slightly they won't be risked, Radawhatsit has apparently run out of minutes and they have a Euro Quarter next weekend. We on the otherhand can go as strong as we like. As I say interesting.

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #28 on: September 13, 2020, 05:08:14 PM »
Sale 59 vs
Saints 4
Wuss 4

Bristol 59 vs
Tigers 4
Irish 4

Wasps 61 vs
Quins 4
Chiefs 0

Bath 60 vs
Glaws 4
Sarries 0

Exeter 100000
Sale 71
Bristol 67
Wasps 65
Bath 64


Only worried about sides that can overtake us, and Quins and Saints are no longer in position to do so.

Basically, it's bloody tight, and we need to beat Quins to stay in with a real chance in my mind, 4 try bonus too.

The worry is, if Bath finish with the same number of league points, they beat us out the top 4, as they have more wins.

Positive outlook, if we get 2 wins, we get the home semi final...

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Re: The run in.
« Reply #29 on: September 13, 2020, 05:09:54 PM »
4 wins is all it takes now.
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