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With the majority of internationals from Ireland and Wales rested over the weekend, our British & Irish Lions team of the week takes a slightly English feel to it. Cheap Aaron Rodgers Jersey .BACKS15. Alex GoodeHis kicking and running makes him a great threat from full-back and his tackle on Peter Betham prevented the Tigers from getting back in the game, having set up Sean Maitland for a try earlier.14.Semesa RokoduguniPossibly Englands answer to?Nemani Nadolo, as the winger was exciting to watch during Baths win. His stunning try at the end and his weaving past players was exciting to watch.13. Joe MarchantHe was impressive to watch in Quins victory, which included a 70-metre intercept try. Although just 20 he is taking every chance given to him at Harlequins.12. Ben TeoA recent call-up to the England team was followed by a brilliant performance in defeat to Harlequins. He was a constant threat, rampaging through the Worcester defence, players bouncing off him, while his footwork was equally impressive.11. Tim VisserAn interception saw Visser run 60 metres to set up Danny Care for the opening try for Quins. He grabbed a try in the final moments having had an earlier chalked off after obstruction from Care.10 Owen FarrellHis main rival for the England spot number 10 shirt, George Ford, had a difficult game from the kicking tee was 0/2 from the boot while Farrell was exquisite once more. With the Irish & Welsh fly-halves rested, he didnt have much competition.9 Danny CareHe was outstanding in providing quick ball to the Harlequins backs and provided an option to snipe around the breakdown. Very lively and added a try in their victory at Bristol.FORWARDS1. Mako VunipolaOn a day where both Joe Marler and Vunipola were both sin-binned, the Saracens front row gets the nod with another immense display, with pressure at the breakdown creating the penalty which led to his brothers try.2. Jamie GeorgeShould injuries to other key player occur, George could be a more than adequate replacement. His work was done by the time Saracens subbed him in the second-half, as they led comfortably.3. Mike RossIf the former Harlequins front row continues his form, he could win a surprise inclusion. He would need to get back into the Irish set up. His pace has always been an issue, but his scrummaging has been key for Leinster.4. Joe LaunchburyAnother man of the match performance for Launchbury is set to give him a brilliant platform for claiming a starting birth for England.?His ball-carrying in attack and his resolute defending were evident in Wasps win.5. Dave AttwoodHe was outstanding for Bath, in defence and in driving forward. He was ever present in defence and attack and one reason why they kept Exeter to a solitary try.6. Peter OMahonyConsidering it was his first 80 minutes back for Munster, it was an impressive outing, as he carried well and as expected, put his body on the line continuously.7. Sean OBrienAnother Irishman making a comeback after a long lay-off through injury, OBrien did well against Connacht, despite a yellow card.8.Billy VunipolaImpressive once more for Sarries as he crashed over for their third try of the game. He was in devastating form as he made 24 carries and driving Ben Youngs back was another highlight in defence. Cheap Green Bay Packers Jerseys . Here are his mid-season NBA awards.  MVP: (KEVIN DURANT-Thunder) - Has been sensational this season and more importantly, the most consistent player in the league. Considering that his team has been without star guard Russell Westbrook and with the free agent departure of sharpshooter Kevin Martin, hes had to carry the majority of the load to not only keep his team afloat but more importantly, at an elite level. Cheap Packers Jerseys . LOUIS -- Attorneys for the St. . Bjorn, who had a 36-hole total of 8-under 134, made a testing six-foot putt to save par on the 16th and a birdie on the 17th before bogeying the final hole after a misjudged approach shot. American Kevin Streelman was in second place after shooting a 69. Essex 358 (ten Doeschate 83, Lawrence 65, Jordan 4-99) and 470 for 8 (ten Doeschate 109, Napier 124, Jordan 3-88) drew with Sussex 448 (Jordan 131, Joyce 92, Archer 73, Napier 5-114)Scorecard This looked, for a long time, looked like being remembered as Chris Jordans match, or maybe even Jofra Archers match. But Graham Napier was among his people, here at Castle Park, his homeground in Colchester, where he was born.The crowd was sparse, and most of them seemed to be discussing their latest bout of gout or their latest round of bets. Even more of them seemed, in tones sterner still, to believe that they were watching the last day of the Colchester Festival, ever.All the more reason, then, for this to be Graham Napiers match. Napier, by the standards of the shires, has always been a cricketer with a touch of Hollywood about him, so after a typically tenacious five-for in Sussexs innings and - vitally for a fierce competitor - with plenty still worth fighting for, he made a marvellous draw-securing 124, the seventh first-class ton (and first since 2013) of a career that will be long-remembered in these parts.When that draw - which surely felt like a win, and takes Essex top of Division Two by a point - had been declared and hed had time to ditch his pads and his whites, he wandered over, shaking plenty of hands on the way, hugged his mother and kissed his wife, all the while smiling wearily; the local lad done good.The most impressive aspect of Napiers innings was his ability to rein in his instincts for some of his trademark tonk. He was patient, reading the match situation, nudging and nurdling his way to seven from his first 40 balls. Having lost Ryan ten Doeschate for a century every bit as good as his own, Napier continued to accumulate in the company of David Masters, who defended as though his life depended on it during a 28-over partnership that put the result beyond doubt.Only after tea, following 20 overs of graft for the pair and with the game safe, did he open those burly shoulders, punching through mid-on, sweeping the spinners and bunting to cow. Having brought up his century with an ugly top-edged sweep that went through the hands of the running square-leg, he nailed wicketkeeper Ben Brown down the ground for three sixes in four balls, before becoming the wicketkeepers first professional wicket - caught at long-on.The bearhug Masters was given up on arrival of the ton appeared as if it might never end. Free from the shackles of that embrace, Masters took 30 from ten Brown deliveries, in his old mate Napes spirit.Its been an emotional game, Napier, affable as ever, reflected. To walk off the field with five wickets and a hundred to my name, at what is just a lovely place to ccome and play cricket, knowing its the last time Ill walk off on this ground: its a fairytale. Cheap Packers Jerseys Authentic. This is my first club, Ive played here since I was knee-high to a grasshopper, and in the Colchester area generally.After lunch was a tough session. The longer we batted, the less we had to bowl, so that was on my mind! I get huge amounts of pleasure from playing that way, batting against my instincts. I think it sums up what four-day cricket is about. This is why we play it and love it; its my favourite form of the game. Four days of tough cricket, and its going down to two hours before the end before we know what the outcome would be. Thats hugely satisfying.There was nothing certain, of course, about this being such a happy ending for Essex when Ashar Zaidi, moments after being dropped at long-off, slogged to the man at cow. They were 170 ahead, shortly before lunch, and out ambled No. 8 Napier to join ten Doeschate, who had earlier lost James Foster to the first ball of a new Jordan spell after 45 minutes of resistance.This, from ten Doeschate, was not merely a captains innings. It was the sort of captains innings a captain plays when the team he captains have just signed another potential captain: Varun Chopra in this case. He made 109, across five-and-a-half hours, a triumph of nose-to-the-ground dogged defence, until he was surprisingly bowled round the legs by Luke Wells.He had milked singles, propping miles forward with soft hands and defending with the splice and only playing strokes - cuts, flicks and jabbed drives - when they were absolutely on offer. He had done brilliantly to survive 27 overs on day three, let alone take the game within 55 overs of its conclusion. Napier, fortunately for him, did the rest.Perhaps Chopra wont captain Essex next season after all. Ten Doeschates side, despite all three of their wins having come with Alastair Cook in the XI, remain very well placed for promotion. Before that, they have quarter-finals - starting on Monday in Nottingham - in both white-ball competitions.There was little more Sussex and Luke Wright, who remained cheerful as ever, could have done. By the end, Danny Briggs was bowling medium pace and the wicketkeeper was being sprayed to all parts, and before then Wright had tried leg theory, spin twins and everything in between. A pitch that had looked ready to break up just remained too true, and the batting too good.As the afternoon drifted on Sussex, just like everyone else, realised a win was beyond them, and they might as well just settle for a part in a day that will live long in the memory. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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