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Offline LineoutGeneral

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Covid 19
« on: September 06, 2020, 11:16:41 PM »
Since theres still no rugby in the pipeline may aswell bring up the topic of covid. Whats your thoughts on it? Are the media playing us? I dont honestly know one person whos tested positive for it or anyone who has died from it. Yet your hearing ridiculous numbers of cases daily.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2020, 01:32:39 PM »
I hadn’t heard of anyone having it until very recently.

My girlfriend’s work had to shut down last week and the whole office had to go for testing. 5 staff members came in feeling ill (during the bank holiday weekend they still went out to Pubs/bars etc). They came into work complaining of symptoms - all five tested positive.

3000 cases a day for two days now. Schools are back and some are sending year groups away already. Freshers’ weeks due to start soon. We’re heading into autumn and I think it’s going to go bedeck again soon.

The only difference is I don’t think we’ll see a full country lockdown due to the economy. Until there’s a vaccine this could go on indefinitely.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2020, 07:52:04 PM »
Been a large spike in and around Houghton and fence house area. This was mainly due to football, as you probably seen on tv. However reports are coming back from schools that we deal with. kids have contracted it and Full year groups are self isolating.
So we have shut up shop for two weeks. Some say it’s drastic measures, But better safe than sorry.
I just think we going to see a huge increase and how we deal with it as a sport I don’t know.
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2020, 09:21:12 AM »
6 people allowed in gatherings. Great

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2020, 07:04:53 PM »
eat out to help out then a week later the government put us back to square one. If a vaccine became available would you take it? Definite NO from me.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2020, 08:38:02 PM »
eat out to help out then a week later the government put us back to square one. If a vaccine became available would you take it? Definite NO from me.

Why would you not take a vaccine out of interest?

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« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2020, 08:56:58 PM »
I will definitely be taking a vaccine as it not only protects yourself it also protects the vulnerable who cant take a vaccine due to medical reasons. Look at the harm some idiot doctor did when he published an article saying the MMR vaccine caused Autism.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2020, 10:05:43 PM »
I wouldn't be surprised if, when there is a vaccine available, anyone who hasn't had it would not be covered by travel insurance.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2020, 07:32:05 AM »
https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-israel-becomes-first-country-in-the-world-to-impose-second-national-lockdown-12071369

Just the doom monger back again. Israel has reimplemented lockdown and now 86% of Medics from a BMA poll think that a second wave is likely or very likely   :(

Can we handle another lockdown? The economy certainly can’t.

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« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2020, 07:58:29 PM »

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2020, 09:02:41 PM »
Ive said it before, clubs now... More than ever need to pull together and help each other survive.

Tonights announcement ends the season for me with talk of this being in place for 6 months.. Rugby is in a fight for survival for sure
Rugby is for everyone, not just the chosen few

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2020, 09:15:19 PM »
I agree the season is almost certainly done. I Have no idea how we are going to pull it around next season. I can see a massive reduction in playing numbers. The old dogs (like myself) May decide its enough. Players spending more time with family and Rugby’s Saturdays are finished. Young pups out socialising without the rugby in the life’s, may have some second thoughts on returning.

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« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2020, 09:40:48 PM »
Yes season done definitely league season anyway. Possibly be friendlies in March April even heard the possibility of the season extended until end of May but not overly hopeful. On the season after who knows players may have missed it that much they are chomping at the bit to get started or some may drift away.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2020, 03:13:29 PM »
Reading the press this morning following Boris's statement about new restrictions, I picked up on two different statistics in two separate reports.

The first one said that the RFU were warning that our great sport; the community game right across Britain; was under severe threat, and a large part of the reason for that was that this season's autumn internationals would see a shortfall of £138 million on normal revenue.

The second casually reported that a single Football Club (Chelsea) had recently spent £200 million on a handful of new players.