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by anonymous_joe
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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Fúck I hate lunges.
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Ferriter did actually point to Lamberts living with Covid plan though Furlong, so wrong again. Unless criticism comes with a fully detailed plan for an alternative it's invalid is the new arguement then is it? His article seeks not to avoid but to actively deny the existence of the split between go...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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Jesus, the Irish Times is full of loons today..... https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/diarmaid-ferriter-we-have-been-infantilised-with-promises-of-christmas-1.4388486?localLinksEnabled=false+says+it+did+not+abandon+nursing+home+overrun+by+Covid-19+outbreak Paywalled for me but is he a zero covider?...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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Tones is omnipresent tbf. Tbh, there's a weird Irish thing of trying to personalise public life. People seemed to attribute the entirety of NPHET's work to Holohan, and now that cracks are emerging, a proportion of people are unwilling or unable to accept that as they had personally lionised him. T...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Tragedy sure but possible murder/suicide too? https://m.independent.ie/irish-news/everyone-is-distraught-mother-and-seven-month-old-son-dead-after-a-heartbreaking-family-tragedy-39658184.html Infanticide was recognised by the Victorians as not being murder. Depends on the specific circumstances I s...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Hell of a player and as mentioned a truly admirable human, to be the Aus captain and go and get arrested in protest at a mine expansion and deforestation and to take the stance about gay marrage takes some balls. Injuries limited his career, a few years with single digit appearances. Yeah, Australi...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Gavin Duffy wrote: Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:43 am Tragedy sure but possible murder/suicide too? https://m.independent.ie/irish-news/eve ... 58184.html
Infanticide was recognised by the Victorians as not being murder.
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Leavy on the bench for Leinster. Leinster Rugby (caps in brackets): 15. Jimmy O’Brien (19) 14. Tommy O’Brien (4) 13. Liam Turner (0) 12. Ciarán Frawley (27) 11. Dave Kearney (149) 10. Harry Byrne (11) 9. Luke McGrath (129) 1. Peter Dooley (76) 2. Dan Sheehan (0) 3. Michael Bent (142) 4. Ross Molony...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1106

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

danny_fitz wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:40 pm Gomorrah should be up there.

A less glitzy and more gritty view of mafia life from the footsoldiers.
Series is even better.
by anonymous_joe
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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Employ 600 people in a call centre - pay the business €800-900 per week per person. €27m to put in place those 600 people for a year. Doesn't seem a whole lot of money in the greater scheme of things. There seems to be genuine dismay amongst the government that they didn't ask for the money to have...
by anonymous_joe
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/varadkar-says-dumping-contact-tracing-problem-on-gps-unfair-1.4387464 Got to see heads roll in the HSE if that's true. The same heads Harris said would roll when the HSE blew another alreafy massive budget for 2019 ? Maybe heads are rolling (or bel...
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland ... -1.4387464

Got to see heads roll in the HSE if that's true.
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Just went to book Host takeaway for Saturday. Already booked out! Cam, what are your go tos? If you want Sunday Lunch type : Try Butcher Grill at home or WIld Goose Grill (Goose to go) Tapas : The Exchequer Burger : Bunsen Pizza : Antica Venezia The Richmond does a very good take out as well, thoug...
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Just went to book Host takeaway for Saturday. Already booked out! Cam, what are your go tos? If you want Sunday Lunch type : Try Butcher Grill at home or WIld Goose Grill (Goose to go) Tapas : The Exchequer Burger : Bunsen Pizza : Antica Venezia The Richmond does a very good take out as well, thoug...
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Just looked at "I am not your Negro" on BBC 4. Very powerful stuff, by a remarkable and great writer, public figure and activist. Very poignant considering what's happened in the US this year and the emergence of the whole BLM movement. Fúck all has moved on there in 50 years. More that it moved on...
by anonymous_joe
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Blackrock Bullet wrote: Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:47 am
EverReady wrote: Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:50 am Tourist industry. How quaint
I always said that the Fungie economy was a house of cards and that they needed to pivot
I saw Fungie this year. The thought did occur to me when we were told he's been in Dingle for the life-expectancy of a bottle-nose dolphin.
by anonymous_joe
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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There is so much wrong about what you have written but I have to do shit and get off my arse but suffice to say the notion the Shinners have been damaged is fanciful for a start I don't think they've been damaged with the voters but a few journalists have been grumbling about them. Vincent Browne s...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary
Replies: 7124
Views: 372263

Re: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary

The mother should be charged with endangering her child. If it was rancid enough to make the kid sick for two days, then there's no way they couldn't have known how funky it was, and she basically force-fed it to him. :nod: Yeah, it's an obvious point I would have thought, albeit I'd be curious abo...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary
Replies: 7124
Views: 372263

Re: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary

Duff Paddy wrote: Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:21 am Forget covid - spoilt milk is the biggest threat to mankind
In view of what the British are about to have pumping through their bodies post-Brexit and post a US trade deal, I'm pretty surprised you'd be so blasé about tainted food stuffs being on display.
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
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It's simple and has been for ages only Leo the twat was more concerned about optics. The National Emergency Coordination Group need to be stood up and NPHET be much smaller subgroup that reports into them. The cult of Tony needs to end. I think you're right but for the wrong reasons. There hasn't b...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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My wife is contact tracing at the moment and is getting increasingly f u cked off with the amount of people she speaks to who were symptomatic, and/or awaiting test results and still went on to have 10+ close contacts in that time. They have no excuse, they know they shouldn't have but just decided...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary
Replies: 7124
Views: 372263

Re: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary

Just think of the compo lads. The state being blatantly negligent by allowing us to work in their property without adequate PPE. <rubs hands together, and checks whether Chapter One will be open for Christmas> It's considered very poor form for barristers to sue. Has to be a last resort in any sphe...
by anonymous_joe
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary
Replies: 7124
Views: 372263

Re: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary

Duff Paddy wrote: Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:00 pm Yeah Tesco were delighted their insurance company paid out 10 grand for a spoilt milk scam
Tesco might self-insure, not sure.

A lot of major entities do to avoid those sorts of issues.
by anonymous_joe
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary
Replies: 7124
Views: 372263

Re: Glorious examples of the calibre of the Irish Judiciary

danthefan wrote: Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:38 pm Seems Tesco rolled over there rather than the judge being a loon.
Most of these are settlements. This is what Tesco offered, probably not much done by the Plaintiff to get that much.
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Leinsterman wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:03 pm O'Mahony was in close contact with a Covid case?
He should try that on the pitch. He might manage a tackle or two.
Ah you set that up nicely. :lol:
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Here, IRUA will probably know, but open question, how exactly do the academies, sub-academies, etc, work? What's the difference between the Academy and Sub-Academy? Also, what scope is there to pick players who are in neither for Leinster and Leinster A? (And/or the 20s) Is that limited to players ...
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Glorious 25th of May
Replies: 124
Views: 8938

Re: The Glorious 25th of May

Unnecessary use of "pretty much" there.

It looks like an abortion of a program.
by anonymous_joe
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Here, IRUA will probably know, but open question, how exactly do the academies, sub-academies, etc, work? What's the difference between the Academy and Sub-Academy? Also, what scope is there to pick players who are in neither for Leinster and Leinster A? (And/or the 20s) Is that limited to players a...
by anonymous_joe
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Floppykid wrote: Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:15 pm I hope our backrow isn't POM, VDF, Stander.
Mockers ffs. Why even say it?
by anonymous_joe
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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Just listening to Thomas Ryan on Newstalk. How does he get away with lying so much? He just said hospitalisations 'continue to increase'. They've been stable for a week or two. :( Firstly he’s a Tomás not a Thomas Secondly he’s a research neuroscientist. He does academic experiments in a research l...
by anonymous_joe
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Just listening to Thomas Ryan on Newstalk. How does he get away with lying so much? He just said hospitalisations 'continue to increase'. They've been stable for a week or two. :( Firstly he’s a Tomás not a Thomas Secondly he’s a research neuroscientist. He does academic experiments in a research l...
by anonymous_joe
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Just listening to Thomas Ryan on Newstalk. How does he get away with lying so much? He just said hospitalisations 'continue to increase'. They've been stable for a week or two. :( Firstly he’s a Tomás not a Thomas Secondly he’s a research neuroscientist. He does academic experiments in a research l...
by anonymous_joe
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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https://twitter.com/MichaelMDowling/status/1315761032657240065?s=19 What a spectacularly shit take. Voting in Ireland is worse than the US. :lol: In fairness, f all people liked it, and the comments criticising it were just as prominent. Meanwhile, one of the most prominent comments on Irish twitte...
by anonymous_joe
Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

With respect lads: the current quality of, or even name of, our staring nine, isn't what concerns me. Our pack does. We can tweak the bumfluff later. Why? Unless you have a totally dominant pack, the ability to get the ball moving quickly is crucial in allowing a forward pack compete effectively at...
by anonymous_joe
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

With respect lads: the current quality of, or even name of, our staring nine, isn't what concerns me. Our pack does. We can tweak the bumfluff later. Why? Unless you have a totally dominant pack, the ability to get the ball moving quickly is crucial in allowing a forward pack compete effectively at...
by anonymous_joe
Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Duff Paddy wrote: Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:20 pm
I wonder how much of that is Covid and how much is lack of trust in screening following the Vicky Phelan/Ruth Morrissey settlements.
Of course you do.
by anonymous_joe
Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

https://twitter.com/threeredkings/status/1314206109075345408?s=20 TRK (who seems grand when not defending ESFs) having a completely normal one defending 1-tackle Pete and saying how stats aren't important. It's one of those things where he's technically right - sometimes stats can lie - but what a ...
by anonymous_joe
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

https://twitter.com/threeredkings/status/1314206109075345408?s=20 TRK (who seems grand when not defending ESFs) having a completely normal one defending 1-tackle Pete and saying how stats aren't important. It's one of those things where he's technically right - sometimes stats can lie - but what a ...
by anonymous_joe
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097109

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Gino fücking Kenny. A greater idiot you will never meet. I absolutely guarantee he doesn't grasp the broad implications of it. I see the Indo are driving the anti government Level 4/5 bus today. Them and the IT are a pox Going to make probate cases fun. "When did you have your uncle killed? Was it ...
by anonymous_joe
Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430844
Views: 15985340

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Jumper wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:39 am Cupboard is bare. Conway is probably the only top quality option in either the front 3 or back 3.
We need more elite support backs.