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by MunsterMan!!!!!
Sat Mar 31, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26321
Views: 1088094

Re: The Training Thread

Bit of advice needed,I want to buy a foam roller, never used them but heard they are good. which from the below link would be a good recommendation, why are they different lengths? Are the grip foam roller better?


http://www.physioneeds.biz/BrowseProduc ... oam+roller
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I'd hate to see Fitz leave Leinster, but it's good to see the IRFU play hardball with his contract. I just hope that all the negotiations that are going on at the moment are being treated similarly; he's dead right to hold out if he knows that Earls or Trimble are on 25% more than him. Eh - they're...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread


Good post, hard to argue with it.
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26321
Views: 1088094

Re: The Training Thread

Anyone have any links to some good sprint training programs? i'm a fan of barry ross' approach and it's worked absolute wonders with some of my athletes. http://www.sprintstrong.com/2010/01/barry-ross-interview.html google him and find some stuff. the research as i understand it shows that normal s...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26321
Views: 1088094

Re: The Training Thread

Anyone have any links to some good sprint training programs?
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

anyone here read the rugby forum on boards?..delusion is not the word, the talk today is Healy, Best, Ross, O'Connell, Ferris, Heaslip, Sexton, Bod, Bowe and Kearney are all in contention to start for the Lions. Plus many more in contention to tour. I think based on our 6N form, and the welsh GS, t...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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anyone here read the rugby forum on boards?..delusion is not the word, the talk today is Healy, Best, Ross, O'Connell, Ferris, Heaslip, Sexton, Bod, Bowe and Kearney are all in contention to start for the Lions. Plus many more in contention to tour. I think based on our 6N form, and the welsh GS, t...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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First time posting since the match, wtf s gone on here since, this place has gone full retard. Anyway, what as annoyed me the most over the last few years, if the lack of consistency. kidney can manage the one of games, beating OZ in the RWC was a step forward from Eddie reign, as was the GS. But la...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Contract News 16 March 2012, 9:20 am By Pat Geraghty Johne Murphy, Duncan Williams, John Ryan, Marcus Horan and Sean Scanlon are the latest of the current Munster squad who have signed contract extensions. Murphy, Williams and prop Ryan have penned two year deals while Horan and Scanlon have agreed...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

SOB starting, POM bench, all else the same
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I can see Ferris been told to smash Tuilagi early on, he has been defending out in the centre channels recently alot and either him or Earls been the shooter, I can also see Sexton maybe shooting out a bit on Farrell, I have really be paying too much attention to where Farrell and the English backli...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Nolanator wrote:
He Man Rugger Pints wrote:Hook in coming across as a complete buffoon shocker, b his opinion carries no weight with anyone who knows the first thing about the game.
That's why he's a problem. Too many people repeat something like what he says. Does my head in.

He is a pundit for the bandwagoner and the retards
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

One thing I will say, I do like coming up against a confident England side :twisted:
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I think ol Hook is trying to start another Twitter row... If Kidney picked on form, Jamie Heaslip would be the one to lose out. The No 8 has been outplayed by his opposite number in every match so far. If he took the headphones off and stopped tweeting and instead studied more video, he might get s...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I'm concerned with the penalty situation. 14 against us on Saturday? f**king hell. Add in the French total, how we were reffed against Wales and we are doing something wrong. All good sides should be living on the edge at the breakdown, but we are giving away too many penalties. Plus the error coun...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I am just gonna say this, but maybe giving TOL a bit og game time was in relation to next week, imagine if reddan gets injured early next week.
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Ian Nagle out played Australias Rob Simmons in 2010. In the RWC Simmons was on the bench for the Ireland match. Shows the different levels of progression of the two. While I totally agree with the sentiment in this statement, Simmons is kak as are most of the Ozzie locks, this show more how kak the...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I'd just like to say fair f**king play to David Wallace. When that tackle went in I was distraught, because I said that that's his career done. Shows how wrong I was to doubt the Cyborg. The man is a machine. Fair play Wally. :thumbup: +1 for not giving up but let's see him play before knowing if h...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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Wally back :D :D :D :D Nagle on the bech as well :D Munster: F Jones, D Hurley, S Tokula, L Mafi, S Zebo; S Deasy, D Williams; W du Preez, M Sherry, S Archer; B Holland, M O'Driscoll capt; Dave O'Callaghan, T O'Donnell, P Butler. Replacements: D Fogarty, M Horan, BJ Botha, I Nagle, D Wallace, C She...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Wally back :D :D :D :D Nagle on the bech as well :D Munster: F Jones, D Hurley, S Tokula, L Mafi, S Zebo; S Deasy, D Williams; W du Preez, M Sherry, S Archer; B Holland, M O'Driscoll capt; Dave O'Callaghan, T O'Donnell, P Butler. Replacements: D Fogarty, M Horan, BJ Botha, I Nagle, D Wallace, C She...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farming News - with our Willie
Replies: 148
Views: 6907

Re: Farming News - with our Willie

apurelegend wrote:How much per acre in the north. A buddy of mine recently purchased a farm for 9500 an acre. Is that expensive compared to the north? Top land though.

That's cheap
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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Wallace In Munster Squad 7 March 2012, 2:01 pm By The Editor David Wallace is included in the 27 strong Munster squad for the trip to Parma and RaboDirect PRO12 clash with Aironi It's the first time Wallace has featured in a Munster squad this season having sustained a knee injury in the August int...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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15.Jones - Terblanche 14.Howlett - Trimble 13.Earls - Cave 12.Mafi - Wallace 11.Zebo - Gilroy 10.ROG - Humphreys 9.Murray - Pienaar 8.Coughlan - Wannenburg 7.Wallace - Henry 6.O'Mahoney - Ferris 5.POC - Tuohy 4.Ryan - Muller 3.Botha - Afoa 2.Varley - Best 1.Du Preez - Court Where exactly is the maj...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Wally the hero,back for the weekend :D http://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/munster-boosted-by-wallace-return-3041676.html This has just made my day, didn't think he would be back in this week or next, but a spot on the bench and maybe 20/30 mins would be great, full match next week against the we...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Picky is fine if he is picky about the right things, three of the penalties Pearson gave against us - Healy's first man steal, the off the feet one after we blew them off the ball on the counter-ruck and the Best hands in the ruck (to present clean ball to the 9) - were the worst kind of bullshit p...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

If those stats are correct then SOB made more tackles against France than any other Irish player in only 65minutes,except for POC. they may not be as they left out his turn over against France Like all stats they're in or around correct. Himself and Ferris put in a good stint, Ferris gets the nod d...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

ZappaMan wrote:Ross better than Hayes? Ah, come on, lads, you're jumping the shark now. He's not even in the same ballpark as Bull.

Nolan might catch a few out, its Friday people are emotional, tired after the week but excited about the week end, perfect time for fishing!!!
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Just a point on the whole coaching thing, there is definitely something wrong, we should be getting more out these players, the inconsistency is what pisses me off!
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

We've currently got better players available at 3 and 9 than we ever did under Eddie. Hayes at his best offered a lot more than Ross in totality. We are better at 9, but still not great. Bollocks to that. Ross is an infinitely better scrummager. And, as a THP that should be the most important facto...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Feb 29, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

So having not being on here in quiet sometime, and not read anything today I assume we are all happy and have a unite front against the frenchies?
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26321
Views: 1088094

Re: The Training Thread

Anyone know where I can get a good interval timer, similar to http://www.gymboss.com/buy-interval-timer.php, I recently got one of these at the thing broke after 1 week, I also had brought one of these before and it took 1 months to come, so I don't what to go through this company again. Any one kno...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26321
Views: 1088094

Re: The Training Thread

I think I mentioned on the old thread, that when I used to go to the gym at lunchtimes, there was this bloke who was alway there without fail every Wednesday, at exactly the same bloody time, doing barbell rollouts from his knees, using the gym's main Olympic bar, in the only squat rack, exactly wh...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Sorry if posted already Ferris and Davis cited. http://www.espnscrum.com/six-nations-2012/rugby/story/159116.html?CMP=OTC-RSS Hope the punishments reflect the crimes not the referees decision on both. At the risk of willie calling a fatwah on my head, this could be a bit of a blessing it could forc...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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For some reason, maybe its blind optimism and I think I have calmed down somewhat over the week end but I have a bit of confidence going to Paris on Saturday, backs against the walls, nobody expecting a win, etc. I was just looking at some of the highlights last night, in fairness, there was a fair ...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Just looked at the scrum.com stats there. Can someone explain to me why our best defensive player only made 8 tackles? Who drugged Ferris? Our player most in form coming into the game and he was nearly anonymous (although sadly not enough in the end!). SOB is marked down for 18 tackles, none missed...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Congrats to young Keet, fair play
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26321
Views: 1088094

Re: The Training Thread

ElementFreak wrote:I saw this and I am keen to do it, who else is in?

ARE YOU TOUGH ENOUGH FOR THE ROYAL BURPEE CHALLENGE?

Hate Burpees but love a challenge, I'll give that a go!
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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I feel bad for Keet now. He can't help being selected by Kidney (unless he is using pictures....). And for all we know the Welsh might let him run with the ball for the afternoon and the bugger will play a blinder... (Though I still disagree with selecting a wing in the centre) The problem is that ...
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

DOC starting is a joke FFS, I would also have gone with McF at 13. Murray starting & POM on the bench is nice though.
by MunsterMan!!!!!
Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435582
Views: 16183818

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I would be seriously pissed off if DOC was starting, Ryan has been playing some great stuff of late, I would have gave him MOM for the saints game and he even was playing out of position. It is not as if Ryan is inexperienced either, wtf, like!!!!