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Harry Randall

14 Oct 2020 18:26 pm:

An interesting piece by John Westerby in The Times today. Which side of the Severn Bridge will choose him, if good enough?
He’s as English as me by the way, born in England of English parents.
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Re: Harry Randall

14 Oct 2020 19:06 pm:

and therin lies the pantomine of current national qualification !!!!!
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14 Oct 2020 19:43 pm:

Chalker wrote:An interesting piece by John Westerby in The Times today. Which side of the Severn Bridge will choose him, if good enough?
He’s as English as me by the way, born in England of English parents.


He obviously has a Welsh grandparent/s though. Do you ?? It's within the WR Eligibility Rules and therefore I'm not sure why it's such a big deal as long as it's legal. Any of our Welsh viewers care to comment ??
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Re: Harry Randall

14 Oct 2020 20:37 pm:

Do they no longer apply whatever Gatland’s law became...? In which case he’d have to leave Brizzle to qualify.
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14 Oct 2020 21:17 pm:

Gloucester Mute wrote:
Chalker wrote:An interesting piece by John Westerby in The Times today. Which side of the Severn Bridge will choose him, if good enough?
He’s as English as me by the way, born in England of English parents.


He obviously has a Welsh grandparent/s though. Do you ?? It's within the WR Eligibility Rules and therefore I'm not sure why it's such a big deal as long as it's legal. Any of our Welsh viewers care to comment ??


I’m not sure the Welsh grandparent/s is obvious? No, both mine were English too. I have never lived in Wales, which may explain the difference. Good luck to him either way although I will still be English.
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14 Oct 2020 22:09 pm:

???? :? :? :? :?
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Re: Harry Randall

15 Oct 2020 05:37 am:

He lived in Wales for 14 years prior to going to Hartpury and represented Wales U16. I think that's enough for him to qualify for Wales imo.
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Re: Harry Randall

15 Oct 2020 05:44 am:

I wish young Harry luck but am uncertain he is good enough to become an international. If he does make the grade, the choice of Wales seems entirely right.
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15 Oct 2020 08:10 am:

No question: get in that red jersey. Know what I mean, 'Arry?
(I was born in Wales, as were my parents and grandparents, and/although I've lived in England for most of my life.
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15 Oct 2020 12:15 pm:

What would you rather be, a big fish in a small pond, or a small fish in a big pond?

One perspective might be that if he only ever got 10 England caps, he's earned more than a long run in the red jersey.. and it's probably worth more to his CV and future earnings to have the rose on it..

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