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by Adetroy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Adetroy wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:
Ulsters Red Hand wrote:Who did Luke Fitz remind anyone of?

Jim from American Pie; ruined a good build-up by finishing too soon, repeatedly.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Shit pundit as well.
by Adetroy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Hellraiser wrote:
Ulsters Red Hand wrote:Who did Luke Fitz remind anyone of?

Jim from American Pie; ruined a good build-up by finishing too soon, repeatedly.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Adetroy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Room 101 for Armie They’ve turned on wee Jacob already. He is no Kieran Read to be fair. You only get compared to all time greats by the time you’re 21 if youre one of the blue boys. Catch up In fairness to Stockdale, he runs shit in very well. He's sort of the antithesis to Luke Fitz and his speci...
by Adetroy
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

My guess is, Ireland and the European Union will give themselves the planned transition time to put up a border. So probably sometime in 2020. They will wait-and-see what happens in the event of no deal which will result in the destruction of just-in-time logistics and which will immediately threate...
by Adetroy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Right lads: Switched to Sky from Virgin Media as I need to see the rugby this season. Sky Sports + Sky Broadband which comes to €95 a month for 12 month contract. Add to that Eir Sports pack to get Eir Sport and BT Sport another €27.50 which altogether is about the same as I'm currently paying with...
by Adetroy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

To be fair, the new parameters for a successful Brexit “not a walk in the park “ but “not the end of the world” are the ultimate jumpers for goalposts.
by Adetroy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

"Expert forecasting is discredited. Life is a bit better than it was a year ago. There is still an expectation that London and Brussels will orchestrate a political fix. For all these reasons, people don’t really believe that at the end of March 2019 there will be no food in the shops, hospitals wi...
by Adetroy
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

As somebody who has been resident in the UK for a long time I have to say I am genuinely fearful for the future of this country. Not merely because it is deeply divided and that’s not gonna change any time soon, but because beneath the boasts of the fifth largest economy in the world, the truth is ...
by Adetroy
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

It is utter nonsense to suggest that the Canada deal has never been on the table. This is simply untrue. What has obscured the Canada deal has been various speeches made by Theresa May in which she has proposed single market like access but with a Canada deal type regulatory relationship. The fact ...
by Adetroy
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

There's no point trying to make sense of Brexit as it's a flawed and delusional project, in the way it was described to people. It's now just a proxy for niche political ideology and it's no surprise that this clashes with reality when some poor bastard tries to "strike" a "deal". The people who ha...
by Adetroy
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

It is utter nonsense to suggest that the Canada deal has never been on the table. This is simply untrue. What has obscured the Canada deal has been various speeches made by Theresa May in which she has proposed single market like access but with a Canada deal type regulatory relationship. The fact t...
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

:lol: Yeah that is the benchmark I’m still waiting. Please point to the tries conceded wide to the Australians. I counted 3 You’re just making up stuff now. Australia scored one try on the outside in the first test, after that the tries are either a burst up the middle or a rolling maul or a kick t...
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

EverReady wrote::lol: Yeah that is the benchmark
I’m still waiting. Please point to the tries conceded wide to the Australians.
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

EverReady wrote:
Adetroy wrote:We were not suspect on the outside. After several years having a problem on the outside defence there was a massive improvement in this Series.
Bookmarked
Please pointed to the trys that we conceded out wide to the Australians.
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

We were not suspect on the outside. After several years having a problem on the outside defence there was a massive improvement in this Series.
by Adetroy
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Why in the name of Terry Nutkins are we approaching individual EU nations to push a deal? Yes the all encompassing deal is problematic, but we're weirdly ignoring if we go individually to the 27 they are rhwn entitled to start sending their specific individual concerns back to us, it's the basis of...
by Adetroy
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

If the UK government accepted a backstop agreement which applies to Northern Ireland only then it is in the interests of the EU to give Britain a Canada deal which goes beyond the currrent Canada deal. Nevertheless, even a Canada deal to the max does not offer frictionless trade. So a Canada deal i...
by Adetroy
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

If the UK government accepted a backstop agreement which applies to Northern Ireland only then it is in the interests of the EU to give Britain a Canada deal which goes beyond the currrent Canada deal. Nevertheless, even a Canada deal to the max does not offer frictionless trade. So a Canada deal is...
by Adetroy
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

I don’t think it’s ignorance at all. Non-acceptance, possibly, but I think we are pretty clear on how the EU likes to work through it’s bureaucracy. It’s all a bloody shambles and the responsibility for that lies on both sides of the negotiation. The UK is an EU member how can anyone on the UK side...
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ROG Hall of Fame
Replies: 86
Views: 4229

Re: ROG Hall of Fame

He was fiercely competitive and a brilliant tactical kicker. That’s it. He was also a brilliant passer of the ball and had a fine sense of how to read the rhythm of a game and then take the right option. His only real weaknesses were the lack of a genuine break, although he did break every now and ...
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Mullet, Change that to the 1850s and you might be closer to the truth.
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Mullet, Change that to the 1850s and you might be closer to the truth.
by Adetroy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DISASTER! The RFU has no money. It's a bloody mess.
Replies: 55
Views: 4324

Re: DISASTER! The RFU has no money. It's a bloody mess.

Fundamentally, the fact that the RFU do not have complete control of the game in England is the crucial point. They have had to pay over the odds for access to international prayers along with the fact they run a bloted operation with perks available to the alickadoo’s which defy belief. And as for ...
by Adetroy
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trip Advice: Germany
Replies: 28
Views: 2213

Re: Trip Advice: Germany

Train travel in Germany can actually be quite cheap. Most landers offer a day ticket which entitles you to travel all across the state for about €23. When you consider how huge Bavaria is this is amazing value for money. Two people can travel on the same ticket for just a few extra euros. The German...
by Adetroy
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Over the years there have been some pretty bad jerseys put out there by all four provinces but I have to take my hat off to Leinster, suggesting that your players and supporters should walk around in kit which makes them look like a turd take some cheek. To be fair you have those lovely four stars o...
by Adetroy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Sometimes we forget just how much we get right when it comes to player welfare and preparation. The IRFU wipes the floor with every other NH Union in that regard, albeit this example is not a union initiative. Good work all round. http://www.the42.ie/marcus-horan-rookie-camp-rugby-players-4166447-Au...
by Adetroy
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jolly Hockeysticks Ireland in World Cup Final
Replies: 164
Views: 11094

Re: Jolly Hockeysticks Ireland in World Cup Final

Seemingly this Dutch team has a reputation for trash talking. Made their feelings clear in no uncertain terms before playing the English, suggesting they would put four or five past them. The worrying thing is they really are good and we could get spanked tomorrow.
by Adetroy
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 111198
Views: 4008297

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Thanks for this!
by Adetroy
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 111198
Views: 4008297

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Is there any chance that somebody, maybe Cam, Can post the subscribers only article on the Irish Times by Noel Whelan. https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/noel-whelan-anglo-irish-relations-hit-a-new-low-1.3584424?mode=amp The first paragraph is intriguing about just how low relations have sunk betwee...
by Adetroy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

It would be hilarious on here to actually see Ulster do well, not only would I love it I'd love to rub it in the faces of all the people constantly giving shit. Given you're the one who criticises Ulster most, I presume you're including yourself in that? I don't take joy in it. Seriously Earl, Nobo...
by Adetroy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

It would be hilarious on here to actually see Ulster do well, not only would I love it I'd love to rub it in the faces of all the people constantly giving shit. Given you're the one who criticises Ulster most, I presume you're including yourself in that? I don't take joy in it. Seriously Earl, Nobo...
by Adetroy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

An exception caved out for Northern Ireland And then you can have any deal you want. No matter how hard.
by Adetroy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

For the ill-informed on this thread: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-uk-must-start-preparing-for-dover-chaos-in-event-of-a-no-deal-a8023976.html Once out of the EU, it has been claimed, the UK will be free to ignore these EU directives, but it is not that simple. If the UK ret...
by Adetroy
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 111198
Views: 4008297

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

So the EU 27 backed Ireland to the hilt this week except for the poles. Must still be a little sore at that judicial controversy and the role of the Irish judge.
by Adetroy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 111198
Views: 4008297

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Any chance somebody has an Irish Times subscription and compose the following article? The floppy haired one usually has interesting to say about sports and the economy: David McWilliams: Croatia wins at football, loses in economics – the opposite of Ireland Your wish ......etc. We really should st...
by Adetroy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 111198
Views: 4008297

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Any chance somebody has an Irish Times subscription and compose the following article? The floppy haired one usually has interesting to say about sports and the economy:
David McWilliams: Croatia wins at football, loses in economics – the opposite of Ireland
by Adetroy
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86669
Views: 3216405

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Total bullshit. No French government will tolerate one of their own being humiliated.
by Adetroy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Italy tourist advice
Replies: 21
Views: 1505

Re: Italy tourist advice

The train system in Italy is both excellent and cheap. A Great location to stay in is Padua. It is only 25 minutes by train to Venice, 25 minutes to Vicenza and about 30 minutes to Ferrara. Each one of these lovely small cities have something different to offer. Vicenza is jam packed with amazing Pa...
by Adetroy
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL AUSTRALIA V IRELAND TEST 2018 SERIES MEGATHREAD(TM)
Replies: 5777
Views: 150485

Re: OFFICIAL AUSTRALIA V IRELAND TEST 2018 SERIES MEGATHREAD

Jensrsa wrote:
Mr. Very Popular wrote:
Olo wrote:
Mr. Very Popular wrote:
Olo wrote: Next week will be good.
yup, we should have our full first team out :proud:

Us too. Cheika should have made a couple of changes this week but did not. We will see some for next week.
Well done Ireland :thumbup:
Genia?
Didn't look good. Wrist injury?
Broken arm
by Adetroy
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 449534
Views: 17563731

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Genia Out with a broken arm.