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by Risteard
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

2009 I think? I remember Jones playing quite well as well.
by Risteard
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Munster-fogs wrote: Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:32 pm Bonus. Raining trys at the moment.
All we have to do now is close it out.
by Risteard
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Lazy Couch potato wrote: Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:51 pm Good to see Coombes setting his man and passing
Scannell very slow
He's doing very well.
by Risteard
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

What's somewhat encouraging is it appears we're at least trying to get offloads etc in.
by Risteard
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Good to have a quick hit back but their try all came from a stupid penalty.
by Risteard
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 97542
Views: 3116631

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Same in the Dunnes near us.
by Risteard
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

POM provides a roleset that no other backrow player in the country does. What he does isn’t glamorous, it doesn’t show up on Ultimate Rugby stats all that often but it’s necessary. Multiple top coaches have seen that and valued it. TRK is trolling us, isn't he? You don't make money on the internet ...
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Achtung supporters of the spiv model
Replies: 170
Views: 2243

Re: Achtung supporters of the spiv model

Some turnover
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Achtung supporters of the spiv model
Replies: 170
Views: 2243

Re: Achtung supporters of the spiv model

I wonder if there's any tweaks that could be made to stop the caterpillar rucks. Was thinking about that the other day. The only way I could think would be if you would only be considered part of the ruck if you were in contact with the tackled player as a crude starting point. Obviously that rule ...
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Achtung supporters of the spiv model
Replies: 170
Views: 2243

Re: Achtung supporters of the spiv model

Didn't even realise Hogg was playing!
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Achtung supporters of the spiv model
Replies: 170
Views: 2243

Re: Achtung supporters of the spiv model

Hint of a truck and trailer there I thought.

Still good game.
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Well played Imhoff.
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Quick enough response. Wonder will they wake up now
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

franch fan wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:01 pm
Risteard wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:59 pm Russell :|
Ibarren is the main culprit on that play.
Never was a fan of this guy and he is showing why in this game so far
Yeah on the replay, looked like a bizarre decision to give it to him tbf.
by Risteard
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Russell :|
by Risteard
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Again with the stupid penalties
by Risteard
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Loose head has suddenly become an area of realm concern for Ireland. Healy seems to be in a pretty steep decline and Ed Byrne, while having come.on a lot in the last two years, worries me at international level. Hopefully Killer can get back fit and firing bit even then we need some young lads to s...
by Risteard
Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Highway robbery. :lol:

Telling that we looked far more composed and effective with younger/less experienced players.
by Risteard
Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

There was absolutely no need to be anywhere near that. The stupid penalties are just so frustrating.
by Risteard
Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

What are they checking here FFS?

Edit: POM :roll:
by Risteard
Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:26 pm Munster are either poorly coached or poorly educated.
That JOD penalty was utterly moronic
by Risteard
Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

What the fudge is this obsession with kicking the ball
by Risteard
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Lads, in terms of real rugby ie. junior rugby, are you’s down Mexico way faced with the same bollocks in terms of restrictions to playing as we are up north? -everyone has to arrive to games in separate cars -no access to changing rooms for a shower afterwards -no going for a pint after the game in...
by Risteard
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Didn't he speak at the time about wanting to play centre and it being his preferred position?
by Risteard
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster Junior Rugby Thread
Replies: 4325
Views: 245490

Re: Leinster Junior Rugby Thread

Stuff like this really doesnt work at lower levels when your recruiting a quarter of your team in Gibneys the night before. :lol: Yep seems excessive for lower levels. I can imagine trying to get lads out for seconds game on a Saturday who probably last played for the club at U15s and telling them ...
by Risteard
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:19 pm
danthefan wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:06 pm So how close to that is the Munster team for next weekend? Backline looks pretty close, assume Cloete won't start, what about the front row?
I'd start Cloete, Cronin will probably start, that's about it I reckon.
I can see Holland in for Wycherley.
by Risteard
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

IBWT wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:07 pm Game has been a shambles. Players but ref also has to take some blame.
What can the ref do though? I mean he's made it quite clear that he'll punish repeated infringements.
by Risteard
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

That ones a bit more clear cut
by Risteard
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I know the laws but still think can't help but think looking at its harsh.
by Risteard
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster Junior Rugby Thread
Replies: 4325
Views: 245490

Re: Leinster Junior Rugby Thread

No longer a member of the Leinster Junior scene so apologies for the interruption gents but was curious how the season is shaping up up there. Our first match is fixed for next weekend, looking forward to getting back into it. Also as an aside, did ye all have to register with the sportslomo site fo...
by Risteard
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

anonymous_joe wrote:Think TG4 are showing it.
Just highlights I think.
by Risteard
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 97542
Views: 3116631

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

https://m.independent.ie/irish-news/another-eight-workers-test-positive-for-covid-19-at-kildare-meat-plant-39462633.html So over a third positive, most asymptomatic. Big question is how contagious they were/are. Has there been any conclusive studies on asymptomatic spread? Anecdotal evidence of cou...
by Risteard
Sat Aug 08, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 97542
Views: 3116631

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Not really bothered about the pubs for the day to day but have a few weeks off in September so trying to plan something. Will probably be a pain then when you're in the "holiday" mindset. I was in Kilkenny last weekend for two nights and managed with restaurants. My father was in Donegal during the ...
by Risteard
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Famous people in history that played rugby
Replies: 97
Views: 3315

Re: Famous people in history that played rugby

Richard Harris a.k.a Dumbledore A talented rugby player, Harris played alongside Keith Wood’s father Gordon at Crescent College in Limerick and represented Munster Schools and Munster Under-20s. He also played for Garryowen and was tipped to play for Ireland, but his hopes of playing professionally...
by Risteard
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game Reviews
Replies: 8128
Views: 528376

Re: Game Reviews

Ulsters Red Hand wrote:
Risteard wrote:This lockdown has had me full on regress into a COD addict.
It's ridiculously addicting especially the multiplayer games. "I'll just play one more on a map I like... okay I'll just play one more and have to win..." etc etc. :lol:
It's the challenges for me :lol:
by Risteard
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game Reviews
Replies: 8128
Views: 528376

Re: Game Reviews

This lockdown has had me full on regress into a COD addict.
by Risteard
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I see Harlequins have signed Jerry Flannery as lineout coach.
by Risteard
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 431586
Views: 16017924

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

€120 is nothing if it ensures that the province remains competitive and can keep functioning. I can only hope that people will also support their local rugby clubs too because a lot of them are really going to struggle over the next while. People should give the 120 to their local club instead. Bet...
by Risteard
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 97542
Views: 3116631

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Anyway those videos have sorted out the DP problem. Next up will be Irish Water related Are these kids Irish born children of asylum seekers? They sound like extras from Top Boy - How do you get that London accent living in Cork Dunno about asylum seekers but you'd assume nearly all of them are fir...
by Risteard
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 97542
Views: 3116631

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Gavin Duffy wrote:Is it the one where the fat lad (I'm biased against fatties apparently) accuses the scrawny white lad of calling him a n*word?
The Limerick one? You don't see much of them, just the lad on the ground being kicked around.