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Jamie Peacock international retirement
Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:49 am
Posted by wrencat1873 on Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:49 am
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Jamie Peacock has announced his international retirement, with immediate efffect, according to the SL website.

It looks like the last couple of weeks may have made his mind up for him ?
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Posted by Sun Bed Kid on Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:01 am
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he has been quality over the years.

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Fine servant to the international side, but probably the right time to go...
Posted by kinleycat on Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:13 am
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Has been a fantastic leader and player, been milking it for a couple of seasons now though!!
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Re: Jamie Peacock international retirement
Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:04 am
Posted by bren2k on Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:04 am
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A fine international stint that unfortunately, should have ended last year, so new forwards could be tested against the Exiles in readiness for the WC.

Fair play to the bloke though - I wonder if Mason will make himself available for the Aussies again now?
Re: Jamie Peacock international retirement
Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:24 am
Posted by wrencat1873 on Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:24 am
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A fine international stint that unfortunately, should have ended last year, so new forwards could be tested against the Exiles in readiness for the WC.

Fair play to the bloke though - I wonder if Mason will make himself available for the Aussies again now?


Totally agree Bren, he tried one season too many and father time caught up with him a couple of weeks ago, although its probably fair to say he has not been as formidable a prop for the last couple of seasons.
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Re: Jamie Peacock international retirement
Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:36 am
Posted by bren2k on Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:36 am
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Larne Patrick, Lee Mossop and LMS all look like they could step up.

In terms of captaincy, I suppose O'Loughlin will get it, although I don't think he's cut from the same cloth as Peacock.
Re: Jamie Peacock international retirement
Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:48 am
Posted by The Devil's Advocate on Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:48 am
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Presumably he will now stop bleating on about there being too many fixtures.

In a couple of years he'll be wishing he could still play thirty odd matches a year.

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Posted by PopTart on Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:07 pm
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Its a shame that we have exactly the same situation as we did with Farrell and Sculthorpe. Both good captains, both playing the same position. Both strong and very skillful.

Unfortunately Sinfield and O'Loughlin are like school boys in size compared to them, which makes the talent and captaincy skills less appealling at international level.
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Posted by Big lads mate on Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:08 pm
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Thank god he's listened.Past his sell by date international and nearly ,nearly,SL.Rangi as captain for me ,a true Englishman and role model to all up and coming young English HB.
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