The EggChasers Rugby Podcast
Jun 23, 2017 · 2 min
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A brief history of "Peak Te'o" In the wake of the abysmal 2015 World Cup for England, and after Eddie Jones had taken the reigns, the Eggchasers tried to look to the future and plot England's rise to success. Tim had seen Big Ben Te'o playing for Leinster and thought he had potential to do a job for England. JB laughed...a lot. Then Eddie Jones announced Ben Te'o in his wider England training squad. JB doubled-down and announced this as a flash in the pan and declared the now immortal line...."this is PEAK TE'O!". Every time Big Ben reached a new height we'd fire up the horns. The England wider squad became the England squad proper...became the England matchday squad...became a first cap...a first try...a Lions squad member...a Lions player...and NOW...a Lions Test Starter. Peak Te'o turned out to be up there with the highest height any British and Irish rugby union player can reach reach. The only place left for BBT to go is winning a Test series and the 2019 World Cup. That remains to be seen, but...  

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