A bit of a harsh mother?

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Duck Girl    pirate
05/03/2007 at 16:34
well done little-lurks :¬)
05/03/2007 at 16:38
Yes well done little Lurkio.
Trouble is now when you go to the matches you'll be terrifed he'll end up getting hurt!
:-)
In what position does he play?
05/03/2007 at 16:51
i have absolutely no idea
rugby is a total mystery to me

(good english BTW - "in what position?" rather than "what position does he play in?")
05/03/2007 at 16:51
he is tall and skinny if that helps at all
05/03/2007 at 18:51
Tall and skinny

Sounds like an ideal no 8

Thats the one at the back of the scrum

Tip - get him a gumshield....
05/03/2007 at 18:53
he already has one
he had it for karate

oh no
i'vejust realised
this will probably mean more chauferring

:-)

05/03/2007 at 19:30
You don't want a skinny No 8 (feed him up!!). Does he run fast? If so he could be a centre, full back (you mentioned he could catch) or on the wing if he's fast.
Mind you, if he's got a little bit of aggression, No8 could be ideal!
A friend has a 14 year old who is already 6'00", with 11 1/2 feet, and he plays prop!
05/03/2007 at 19:42
he's 12 and 5 ft 2 with size 6 feet
i suspect he is heading for 6 ft odd

he will be bigger than me before the summer is out


i don't really thik he is built to play rugby, he is a bit slight
more for long distance running as he has long legs and no bum (like his dad)
but
i could be completely wrong
he is certainly still growing
05/03/2007 at 23:44
I must measure my 12 year old. He'll be 13 at the end of the month but is in size 7's (I'm only 8 1/2!) but I can still rest my arm on his head much to his annoyance!!!
I love kids but I couldn't possibly eat a whole one. boom.. boom... tish!
20/03/2007 at 15:40
boing
20/03/2007 at 16:08
I know the boing wasn't for me, but thanks for it anyway.

One of the most illuminating threads I've ever read.
20/03/2007 at 16:23
me me me again but


boy1 has been selected to be one of the ball boys at the DFS classic in brum - his school provide them
he is hoping to be holding the sun shade over maria sharapova

:-)

and i am really hoping they give him a job like that too as i am a bit worried about him falling over or something if they actually have him manning the net.
but he is not at all worried - and he gets full kit including trainers so he is very happy
20/03/2007 at 16:32
Brilliant!
20/03/2007 at 16:34
am not sure that he does any work at school these days
which of course is fine by him

he is obsessed with sport - in an ASD way - but i never thought he would be doing so much of it in the physical sense
it's great


SVT - i know i asked you this somewhere else - but then forgot where it was - are you doing beachy head this year?

20/03/2007 at 16:42
lurker - good question. Last time you asked it was a 'no'. But I'm unsure whether I'm going to manage Lochaber at the moment. If not, I may be up for a fun October marathon...
20/03/2007 at 16:50
fun????????????????

:-)

20/03/2007 at 16:54
It always seems like a fun idea beforehand, and the memories are fun after a week or so. There's just that short period of pain inbetween... :-)
20/03/2007 at 16:55
7 hours in my case
oh and being unable to walk for a day afterwards - although it wasn't as bad last year as it was the year before

20/03/2007 at 16:56
anyway
this is well off topic

sorry slo sho if you come to look at it
read back

21/03/2007 at 11:47
Thanks lurker. I've read back and have got a lot of food for thought from this.

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