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by redderneck
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

When you are looking at Sean Cronin as the answer to your lineout woes, you have to be in Decades of the Rosary territory. Break out the beads lads. Ha, yeah solid isn't a word you usually associate with Nugget. But he might actually be the most solid option at the moment. A bit like Wood his throw...
by redderneck
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 15437
Views: 327318

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The orange scumbag with an opinion on everything is surprisingly quiet on the issue of the UK tearing up the GFA. This is an open goal to have a go at Biden. Tell his peeps he'll support his friend Boris and fudge the Irish. There are a lot of Irish on the Republican side. Mike Pence is Irish Ameri...
by redderneck
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

When you are looking at Sean Cronin as the answer to your lineout woes, you have to be in Decades of the Rosary territory. Break out the beads lads.
by redderneck
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 90104
Views: 2970771

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

In a decade's time there will be statues of Michael MacDowell littering the urban landscape of this great nation of ours. Pubs? Welcome to Cafe Society lads.
by redderneck
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 90104
Views: 2970771

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Good piece in the Australian Financial Review on Australia. I don't agree with the guy on the initial lockdown, it had to be done from a risk mitigation perspective. However, his points on how we build public policy are dead right. Why I quit rather than be silenced: Vic Treasury insider A former V...
by redderneck
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Sci-Fi Novels
Replies: 705
Views: 50669

Re: Best Sci-Fi Novels

For top notch 'you couldn't make it up':

Hansard.
by redderneck
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

And so it begins. FFS you could have a Jonah/Howlett/Habana hybrid on the wing for Munster and he’d be f**k all use if you just boot the ball away all game or give it to DDA or Farrell to bosh it up. Their back 3 is already probably their strongest unit on the field. Adding Zebo will make no differ...
by redderneck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Life on Venus (possibly)
Replies: 54
Views: 1060

Re: Life on Venus (possibly)

message #2527204 wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:47 pm There are sulphur eating bacteria withstanding those kinds of pressures around hydrothermal vents, but not at 460C!
Dunno.

I've seen the House of Commons on TV.
by redderneck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Seems like Zebo may be released by Racing 92 at the end of the season. Any reasons? He's done very well there I thought? I'm going to hazard a guess and say given his tendency even when at his peak, to return from a regular off-season looking more like something well-lagged you'd find in a hot pres...
by redderneck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

10s is good craic. Best of both worlds. It pays to not be a fat f**k mind. You have spotted the theme in all the lads who hate 7's :P I spent every one of my playing days desperately trying to put on some bulk, and by and large (no pun intended) failing. Within three years of injury finishing me of...
by redderneck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Jim Lahey wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:14 pm 10s is good craic.
Best of both worlds.
It pays to not be a fat f**k mind.
Yup. Tens is decent. Highfield used to run an annual u-20 tens tournament as a season-starter many moons ago, and it was properly good craic.
by redderneck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

It's not toughness, it's accuracy in the tackle in high speed situations in open field. Keenan cut down absolutely evrerything that came his way, including some one on ones with a lot of space around. I've been very impressed. He made one great head on tackle on Stockdale stopped him Dead. Mullet w...
by redderneck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 90104
Views: 2970771

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Mullet 2 wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:49 pm Anything beyond the level a 5 year old can achieve gets accused of causing confusion.
From this moment on to be referred to as Post-Phil levels.
by redderneck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Fan of Keenan's. Unfussy. Makes good decisions. Good defender. All the same lads, bit much to single out a solid front on hit on Stockdale as an exemplar. Stockdale, once he's picked his line, runs on rails. He's not a hard fecker to miss, head-on. Jacob is the anti-Larmour. You'd like to see both L...
by redderneck
Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Conor McGregor has retired thread
Replies: 539
Views: 31596

Re: The Official Conor McGregor has retired thread

Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:32 pm
redderneck wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:16 pm There are two threads on this bored which can only be brightened as far as I'm concerned by breaking news of the tragic demise of the thread's subject.

This and the Leinster rugby thread?

That's very harsh Mr. Redder.
:lol:
by redderneck
Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:13 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:12 pm We told you about Brace, cünt played for old crescent, no one plays for them unless they're actual cünts.
Well said
We aim to please.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Conor McGregor has retired thread
Replies: 539
Views: 31596

Re: The Official Conor McGregor has retired thread

There are two threads on this bored which can only be brightened as far as I'm concerned by breaking news of the tragic demise of the thread's subject.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

The presenter really doesn’t like Eimear I said that to the missus a few minutes ago :lol: She had to butt in there to get a word in :lol: "Turns up here looking like. I'll tell you what questions I'll aks her NONE FÜCKING NONE' Let's face it lads. That was a better contest for the viewer than the ...
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

iarmhiman wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:20 pm Munster branch sort your refs out.

Common sense is needed in big games. Frank, Brace and Clancy make games unwatchable with their constant intervening
Game needs refs. Give it a rest and perhaps look to your own branch referees set-up.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

There is nowhere to go. Leinster's linespeed is superb; and time the outside-in choices superbly well to force the ball back inside. Really lovely to watch, if you're not at the wrong end of it...
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

Marcus.

Shut the fock up.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

Ok, I'm no longer thinking Jacob might be a bit thick.

I'm convinced.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

Marcus, Marcus.

Let your too small arse do your talking, it'll make more sense.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

Keenan is a knacky footballer.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

Jacob really can't tackle. And shouldn't play at any level higher than club again until he learns. I have come to the conclusion that he might not have the cop to add it to his game, sadly. Here comes Spartacus. Got away with it when he was scoring tries, it's unforgivable to have a player lined up...
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

redderneck wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:51 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:48 pm Jacob really can't tackle.
And shouldn't play at any level higher than club/province again until he learns. I have come to the conclusion that he might not have the cop to add it to his game, sadly.

Here comes Spartacus.
by redderneck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.
Replies: 343
Views: 3312

Re: Leinster v Leinster cadet branch.

Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:48 pm Jacob really can't tackle.
And shouldn't play at any level higher than club again until he learns. I have come to the conclusion that he might not have the cop to add it to his game, sadly.

Here comes Spartacus.
by redderneck
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Needs to be starting at 6 in green. Not 8. Ideally for Munster too and both switches should have happened a fair old while back.
by redderneck
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Our old friend is still at it
Replies: 282
Views: 15571

Re: Our old friend is still at it

Quent was the reason I was asked to begin moderating - PR needed eyes on the forum most of the time to stop the asshole in his tracks and I had already been given some access to sort out Boredies lists. It mostly worked but by God he created some work at times. The thing that really pissed me off t...
by redderneck
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Social Media: Who is accountable when it goes wrong?
Replies: 15
Views: 487

Re: Social Media: Who is accountable when it goes wrong?

The democratisation of knowledge is a wonderful thing in isolation. The isolation bit is the toughie. For me, the benefit of putting so much information in the hands of so many people has not in any way been matched by our ability to educate people on how to critically analyse and use constructively...
by redderneck
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farell red carded for trying to decapitate wasps novice flyhalf
Replies: 156
Views: 5939

Re: Farell red carded for trying to decapitate wasps novice flyhalf

12 weeks for the hit, 12 weeks for his to-form/routine as shit feigned injury schtick, 12 additional weeks for being a smug cnut, double it for being English and if he has the temerity to take and lose an appeal double it again. Every bit as measured a response as that to which response is needed. H...
by redderneck
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Sure, JJ left points behind him, but anyone who reckons 10-9 wouldn't have been met by Leinster just shrugging it off, going through a few gears we simply don't seem to have, and pulling away again, is feckin' deluded. Our front five got done. Game over. Any set piece that mattered a fcuk, they took...
by redderneck
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

irishrugbyua wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:03 am Leinster Rugby can this morning confirm the signing of tighthead prop Ciaran Parker on an initial three-month loan from Jersey Reds.

Bad news incoming on Tadhg...
Ouch. Bad loss for the Fezheads game...
by redderneck
Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Are both the other fullbacks injured? Or did Haley leave? New chap from Saracens though? Haley was.. Not sure currently. Just back training, no idea what the story with Gallagher is. Dare anyone suggest it's just a young local lad being picked cos he's shown up well and deserves to start? Jaysus no...
by redderneck
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Murray K saying Munster lineup is 15. Shane Daly 14. Andrew Conway 13. Chris Farrell 12. Damian de Allende 11. Keith Earls 10. JJ Hanrahan 9. Conor Murray 1. Jeremy Loughman 2. Niall Scannell 3. John Ryan 4. Tadhg Beirne 5. Billy Holland 6. Peter O’Mahony (captain) 7. Jack O’Donoghue 8. CJ Stander ...
by redderneck
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Why in fúcks name do the games administrators keep pushing for changes that nobody actually wants. One primary reason and it is down to professionalism. An administrator in an amateur era/set-up has pressure on them not to fcuk up what they have inherited. An administrator in the pro era has to be ...
by redderneck
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Leinster lads getting their excuses in early I see. Thought that was beneath the bestest team in all the wurdled. Relax ladies. We could fire lads across the lineout using a trebuchet and you'll still be winning this one. Still a serious gap to be bridged. Who are we going to break this time out I w...
by redderneck
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 90104
Views: 2970771

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

EverReady wrote: Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:56 pm Mullet and I are Trojans
Who's the front legs and who's the back?
by redderneck
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 427345
Views: 15820338

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

iarmhiman wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:35 pm You shouldnt let Frank ref important Munster matches.

He is too biased
This would be the guy who played a multiple of, what, 7 times more often for Connacht than he ever did for Munster?

Connacht ligind Frank Murphy.
by redderneck
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 90104
Views: 2970771

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Hope Phil ignores Leo. I hope Ursula couldn't give a shit about Galway. As for Leo and Harris. Stop looking for point scoring on social media and help make this government work. And FF. Get some discipline. VDL couldn’t give a monkeys what PH gets up to in the privacy of his own island. Her Preside...