RWC Final Week – Monday

Still cannot quite believe what happened on Saturday morning.
The reaction since from the ABs has been classy and full respect to them for that.
The only salty Kiwi is Gatland, it would appear. Whilst I understand his frustration, he has had an injury dogged run up and tournament, I still think it’s petty and he filled deserved Eddie’s retort, ‘Give my regards to Warren, tell him to enjoy the 3rd/4th play off”.

Ben Spencer has arrived, about 4 weeks too late for some of us, but what a whirlwind experience this will be for him!

He knows the systems, lineout calls etc and he’s been around in enough camps to be able to slot in. He has 5 days to get over the jet lag, not long but adrenaline will see him right.

It would appear Heinz is the only concern, if Eddie is to be believed. He says May is in better shape than before the last game and they’ve had to slow him down in the walk throughs. A couple have knocks but nothing serious so looks like we’ll have a full deck for the starting XV, with only Spencer being injury cover.