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NineInchNile wrote:The 8 week ban was for some footballer with the same surname. Anything more than 2 weeks would have to be considered extremely harsh for what amounted to be a trip. Surprised to see it getting so much media coverage though. Fans wanting him to fudge off is one thing, but you'd think the media would have tried to give it as little coverage as possible considering they are all major supporters of ROG.
Ah, no.
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Munster Rugby‏@Munsterrugby

One week suspension for Ronan O'Gara #HkenCup He misses out on Sunday's clash #MunRac
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Banana Man wrote:Until Michael Corcoran has it, its not official. That fucker is well in with the hot sexy gossip
He's some man, that man.
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One week suspension for Ronan O'Gara #HkenCup He misses out on Sunday's clash #MunRac
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Risteard wrote:Saw this on twitter.

Poor Gilroy has been getting an awful doing on it lately.
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picture plastered all over the paper telling everyone he's banging some hot model

I wouldn't swap with him for love nor money.
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waguser wrote:
MunsterMan!!!!! wrote:
tazman77 wrote:Brian Anglim‏@BrianAnglim1

Scratch that, ROG not banned for 8 weeks.


Hi Brian :lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Funnier still is he did actually get 8 weeks
Link or GTFO

That is actually a typo, that was meant to be 'if' not 'is'.
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FFS. So we still have to f**king suffer him bloating out his caps tally in the 6N.


Hope Keatley grabs the opportunity with both hands.
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That's what I thought he'd get to be honest. Max I could see him getting would have only had him out of the Welsh game.

Good for Munster though. Bad for Leinster.
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SASP wrote:Flannery sticks the boot into ROG

http://www.irishexaminer.com/sport/rugb ... 19741.html
See ROG? Are you watching?

Now THAT'S how to stick the boot in properly. No fuss, just lash out, bare the studs and a little flick, just the merest hint of ankle rotation on contact. Aluminium pegs, 18mm.

That's how Jerry rolls.
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waguser wrote:
Risteard wrote:Saw this on twitter.

Poor Gilroy has been getting an awful doing on it lately.
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poor bastard

picture plastered all over the paper telling everyone he's banging some hot model

I wouldn't swap with him for love nor money.
I know right.
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CM11 wrote:That's what I thought he'd get to be honest. Max I could see him getting would have only had him out of the Welsh game.

Good for Munster though. Bad for Leinster.
Indeed! :P
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Nolanator wrote:
redderneck wrote:With an Irish hat on, the sooner we can see the back of Pienaar, Nacewa, Botha the better...
But then...
Every second time I debate this good for us/bad for us point I lose the sodding argument. :?
Ah here, I know what you're getting at with wanting Irish players not needing to rely on imports. But, to take an isolated example, Nacewa keeps playing Pro12 through the international windows and helps keep Leinster near the top of the pile and the second choice guys get experience playing in winning teams. Nacewa scores that magic try against Leicester in the HEC QF and Irish guys experience the SF and final, getting massively valuable big game experience.

It's swings and roundabouts.
I seriously think this point is important.

Leinster probably need a second foreign back in my mind, for the simple reason that every single one of our first choice backs is going to be in the Ireland squad, bar Nacewa. Many of our second string will or should be too.
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anonymous_joe wrote:
Nolanator wrote:
redderneck wrote:With an Irish hat on, the sooner we can see the back of Pienaar, Nacewa, Botha the better...
But then...
Every second time I debate this good for us/bad for us point I lose the sodding argument. :?
Ah here, I know what you're getting at with wanting Irish players not needing to rely on imports. But, to take an isolated example, Nacewa keeps playing Pro12 through the international windows and helps keep Leinster near the top of the pile and the second choice guys get experience playing in winning teams. Nacewa scores that magic try against Leicester in the HEC QF and Irish guys experience the SF and final, getting massively valuable big game experience.

It's swings and roundabouts.
I seriously think this point is important.

Leinster probably need a second foreign back in my mind, for the simple reason that every single one of our first choice backs is going to be in the Ireland squad, bar Nacewa. Many of our second string will or should be too.
You'd like it to be a utility back who can play a few positions. The way Nacewa can slot in across the back 3, or Felipe or Warner could play 10, 12 or 13.
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So long as there's somebody experienced who can slot in to our gameplan and help bring along the youngsters.
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lorcanoworms wrote:
Anonymous wrote:Am I the only one who believes the Ireland side that played Argentina would win the 6N's easy ?
60 points conceded to NZ?
No they didn't.
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anonymous_joe wrote:So long as there's somebody experienced who can slot in to our gameplan and help bring along the youngsters.
:lol:
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I really wish the media would get people other than former teammates/mates of current players to talk about things like the captaincy issue. Quinny is trying to be objective but Shaggy is being really over-emotive about the whole thing.
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Yeah, the community is too small really. Looks like Deccie's done the wrong man over. A big section of the media will turn on him for this. About bloody time too.
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shaggy is bang on

At the end he as much as said that deccie has shafted BOD after BOD watching his back .

Wait til deccie starts keet at 13 instead of him



There comes a time when every great player goes through something like this

BOD won't go quietly yet
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waguser wrote:shaggy is bang on

At the end he as much as said that deccie has shafted BOD after BOD watching his back .

Wait til deccie starts keet at 13 instead of him



There comes a time when every great player goes through something like this

BOD won't go quietly yet

Wag, that's horseshit and you know it. There are several eminently defensible for appointing a new captain. The whole lack of outrage on the Bored above all things should surely be an indication that.
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Just you watch

he'll drop BOD for Keet

then we'll see a shit storm
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Great ploy by Kidney. Cause a rift in the Leinster camp by demoting BOD the week after he lost his Leinster place. Always looking out for Munster, our Declan.
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Shaggy is a really shit analyst. He's also a poor communicator, mumbles his words and speaks too fast
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waguser wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:So long as there's somebody experienced who can slot in to our gameplan and help bring along the youngsters.
:lol:
What?
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anonymous_joe wrote:
waguser wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:So long as there's somebody experienced who can slot in to our gameplan and help bring along the youngsters.
:lol:
What?
RADGE!
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Gavin Duffy wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:
waguser wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:So long as there's somebody experienced who can slot in to our gameplan and help bring along the youngsters.
:lol:
What?
RADGE!
I meant for Leinster. I just want another talented lad as well as Nacewa.
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So after 60 mins our 9-10-12-13 will be :

Murray - Radge - Sexton - Earls

Give me strength.......
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NineInchNile wrote:Great ploy by Kidney. Cause a rift in the Leinster camp by demoting BOD the week after he lost his Leinster place. Always looking out for Munster, our Declan.
Well he kept DOC starting for Ireland long after he lost his Munster place to Ryan
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Don't plan for life after Bod and be gets shit,plans for it and he gets shit,who'd be a coach ?
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camroc1 wrote:So after 60 mins our 9-10-12-13 will be :

Murray - Radge - Sexton - Earls

Give me strength.......
Don't worry, on 62 minutes, Reddan will come on to pick up the pace.
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Mr. Very Popular wrote:Don't plan for life after Bod and be gets shit,plans for it and he gets shit,who'd be a coach ?
Link?

And for the record I think taking the captaincy off BOD is retarded. As I said in the other thread I think Kidinme has done it so he can start Keet at 13.
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anonymous_joe wrote:
Gavin Duffy wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:
waguser wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:So long as there's somebody experienced who can slot in to our gameplan and help bring along the youngsters.
:lol:
What?
RADGE!
I meant for Leinster. I just want another talented lad as well as Nacewa.
sexton to Racing

Rodge to RDS?
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danthefan wrote:
Mr. Very Popular wrote:Don't plan for life after Bod and be gets shit,plans for it and he gets shit,who'd be a coach ?
Link?

And for the record I think taking the captaincy off BOD is retarded. As I said in the other thread I think Kidinme has done it so he can start Keet at 13.
You know damn well he gets stick for not looking to the future,and for what it's worth I have no problem with a different voice making the calls,maybe it was time to freshen things up,I'm just surprised he went with Heaslip over Best.
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Have to say I wouldn't have taken the captaincy off BOD but that's purely because the next coach will come in and have a clean slate then.

I see no harm in giving the captaincy to a younger player and Heaslip is probably the best candidate. Dropping BOD for Keet would be massive and only really defendable if he retains the XV from Argentina, which I don't believe he will.

His team for Wales will be very interesting, albeit half the team picks itself with no real debate over front row, 2nd row, starting half backs, full back and (before today's announcement) centre
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The cousin fuckers will be raging that Jamie got the nod. I wouldn't be surprised if that f**king toad dropped BOD though
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thekingsnotdead wrote:The cousin fuckers will be raging that Jamie got the nod. I wouldn't be surprised if that f**king toad dropped BOD though
I was actually thinking you have got to feel sorry for Heaslip. Pretty much hated down in munster and now he has former teammates coming out and criticising the decision. :lol:
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DiscoHips D'Arcy wrote:
thekingsnotdead wrote:The cousin fuckers will be raging that Jamie got the nod. I wouldn't be surprised if that f**king toad dropped BOD though
I was actually thinking you have got to feel sorry for Heaslip. Pretty much hated down in munster and now he has former teammates coming out and criticising the decision. :lol:
The captain should be O'Mahony playing at No. 8 etc etc. Nothing against the young lad, but our starting backrow should be SOB, Henry and Heaslip and there's better players to have on the bench.
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Whatever about taking the captaincy off of BOD, which in principal I have no objection to, to do so to give it Heaslip just doesn't really make sense to me.

I really don't rate Heaslip as a captain, he has too much of the class joker about him to be taken seriously. It would appear by refs too judging by the SA game.

Sexton makes the most sense to be fair, as he's always available (touch wood), a first team automatic choice and is undoubtedly a leader. Plus it would make it more difficult for that f**king useless langer to give him the shepherds crook in favour of his pet.
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Amazed at the negative reaction to taking the captaincy off BOD. Thought it was a good move, and retaining Heaslip makes sense for the same reasons appointing him in November did. Over all I don't have an issue with it, and I'm far from a Kidney fan.
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