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That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
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bobbyfatfingers wrote:eeps, ulster have 2 irish qualified THs, one who is good enough but never fit, and one who isn't good enough but is getting some gametime as he develops. Unfortunately we can't magic up an IQ TH who's good enough, they have to be developed. If Fitz was fit for a few months, we wouldn't be having this conversation.

As for taylor, he's 20. Jake is more of a TH, and he's 20 too. so they are the future options behind Macklin.

I wouldn't pay too much attention to eeps trolling, before they brought Ross, they weren't exactly supplying much before that. Teams and positions vary like that.
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Out of all the centres who have looked bad outside ROG, De Villiers probably coped the best.
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grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
The two are the same player actually.
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Armchair_Superstar wrote:Out of all the centres who have looked bad outside ROG, De Villiers probably coped the best.
Halstead.
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bobbyfatfingers wrote:eeps, ulster have 2 irish qualified THs, one who is good enough but never fit, and one who isn't good enough but is getting some gametime as he develops. Unfortunately we can't magic up an IQ TH who's good enough, they have to be developed. If Fitz was fit for a few months, we wouldn't be having this conversation.

As for taylor, he's 20. Jake is more of a TH, and he's 20 too. so they are the future options behind Macklin.
I actually think Macklin's pretty damn good for a converted No.8.
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Uncle Fester wrote:
Armchair_Superstar wrote:Out of all the centres who have looked bad outside ROG, De Villiers probably coped the best.
Halstead.

Tipoki + (Mafi with him)
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Uncle Fester wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
The two are the same player actually.
I'd be happy with Reddan as back-up to Murray. I don't think he is a great player, but is a massive upgrade on Williams and Stringer.
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tazman77 wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:Hmm, just got three bits of very interesting news, one of which is about the new Munster signings. If hush-hush one comes off I'm a little perplexed as to the composition of Munster's backline next season.
Stay hush hush on player(might not be true depending on whether irish or NIQ) , other two bits of news well do continue :D

I'm sure you probably know but I've been asked to keep it quite so I won't comment so far as to say "back to the future" with regards to one of them.
Yes,heard the same yesterday but I still do not have that confirmed.

EDIT:P.S Press conference tomorrow.
Franctically sending emails out here!!!!

Edit: Good old Bronson Ross.... quite the player.

For too long Mike Mullins has been absent. Thank god he is back.
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binge90 wrote:
bobbyfatfingers wrote:eeps, ulster have 2 irish qualified THs, one who is good enough but never fit, and one who isn't good enough but is getting some gametime as he develops. Unfortunately we can't magic up an IQ TH who's good enough, they have to be developed. If Fitz was fit for a few months, we wouldn't be having this conversation.

As for taylor, he's 20. Jake is more of a TH, and he's 20 too. so they are the future options behind Macklin.
I actually think Macklin's pretty damn good for a converted No.8.
at what point does he stop being a converted no8, and just a TH?
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grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Read hellraisers post again.
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Though Reddan signed a 2 year extension last season.
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Anyone else listening to Brent Pope on the radio?
Interesting.
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grimoald wrote:
Uncle Fester wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
The two are the same player actually.
I'd be happy with Reddan as back-up to Murray. I don't think he is a great player, but is a massive upgrade on Williams and Stringer.
No, not quite.
"Back to the future" doesn't necessarily mean that he played with us. Maybe we just talked to him. Or her.
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Floppykid wrote:Anyone else listening to Brent Pope on the radio?
Interesting.
What's he saying?
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Does nobody here fully read posts? "Back to the future" does NOT refer to the new signing.
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Uncle Fester wrote:
Floppykid wrote:Anyone else listening to Brent Pope on the radio?
Interesting.
What's he saying?
Well he had some interesting insights re-Heaslip's captaincy, and what he thought about it himself.
I only caught the latter half of it on the way home, he also said that RTE was contracted to keep the Nov. internationals rather than sky getting every one.
He may just not be up to date.

It'll be on the news talk podcast eventually, you'd imagine.
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I'm really confused.
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Banana Man wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:Hmm, just got three bits of very interesting news, one of which is about the new Munster signings. If hush-hush one comes off I'm a little perplexed as to the composition of Munster's backline next season.
Stay hush hush on player(might not be true depending on whether irish or NIQ) , other two bits of news well do continue :D

I'm sure you probably know but I've been asked to keep it quite so I won't comment so far as to say "back to the future" with regards to one of them.
Yes,heard the same yesterday but I still do not have that confirmed.

EDIT:P.S Press conference tomorrow.
Franctically sending emails out here!!!!

Edit: Good old Bronson Ross.... quite the player.

For too long Mike Mullins has been absent. Thank god he is back.
Ross,TH,might be going to Munster,ring any bells? :lol:

(He's not by the way,but thats where the Mike Ross rumour came from+the IQ TH etc etc)
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Floppykid wrote:
Uncle Fester wrote:
Floppykid wrote:Anyone else listening to Brent Pope on the radio?
Interesting.
What's he saying?
Well he had some interesting insights re-Heaslip's captaincy, and what he thought about it himself.
I only caught the latter half of it on the way home, he also said that RTE was contracted to keep the Nov. internationals rather than sky getting every one.
He may just not be up to date.

It'll be on the news talk podcast eventually, you'd imagine.
Positive or negative?
Liked the shoes or not?
Does Popey use open or closed headphones?
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grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
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Floppykid wrote:
Uncle Fester wrote:
Floppykid wrote:Anyone else listening to Brent Pope on the radio?
Interesting.
What's he saying?
Well he had some interesting insights re-Heaslip's captaincy, and what he thought about it himself.
I only caught the latter half of it on the way home, he also said that RTE was contracted to keep the Nov. internationals rather than sky getting every one.
He may just not be up to date.

It'll be on the news talk podcast eventually, you'd imagine.
On the Nov Internationals, it may be RTE share rights with Sky Ireland, but Sky are taking them off the BBC in the UK.
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RTÉ secure rights for Autumn internationals

RTÉ Sport has retained the rights to broadcast the Guinness Series of Rugby Internationals in November for a further four years until 2017.

RTÉ has been awarded exclusive Irish free-to-air rights to the games as part of a four year extension to their existing contract covering television, radio and digital coverage.

RTÉ Sport will also continue in its role as host broadcaster for television coverage of the International matches.

RTÉ Radio were awarded exclusive national rights to all matches while RTÉ.ie will feature exclusive live simulcasts of TV and radio coverage, 21 day catch-up service on the RTÉ Player and simulcast coverage on RTÉ.ie mobile under the agreement.

The contract also incorporates the rights to broadcast Ireland’s Under-20 matches, Ireland’s A internationals and includes RTÉ Two’s rugby magazine show Against The Head as part of RTÉ’s commitment to domestic rugby.

Ryle Nugent, Group Head of Sport, RTÉ, said: “This announcement continues to demonstrate RTÉ’s commitment to our national teams and is an important part of our role as a public service broadcaster, ensuring that Irish sports fans are able to enjoy and support Irish International rugby free-to-air."

IRFU CEO Philip Browne said: “Irish Rugby and RTE have a longstanding relationship and we are delighted to be announcing this new agreement which will ensure that Ireland games continue to be seen on RTE channels over the next four years.

As well as the Guinness Series International games in November, RTE remain a broadcaster of the RBS 6 Nations Championship and this new agreement will also see other representative games screened live, which is a vital element to the promotion and development of the sport in Ireland."
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grimoald wrote:
Floppykid wrote:
Uncle Fester wrote:
Floppykid wrote:Anyone else listening to Brent Pope on the radio?
Interesting.
What's he saying?
Well he had some interesting insights re-Heaslip's captaincy, and what he thought about it himself.
I only caught the latter half of it on the way home, he also said that RTE was contracted to keep the Nov. internationals rather than sky getting every one.
He may just not be up to date.

It'll be on the news talk podcast eventually, you'd imagine.
On the Nov Internationals, it may be RTE share rights with Sky Ireland, but Sky are taking them off the BBC in the UK.
Someone sent in an email indicating otherwise, but I guess Pope was right.
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tazman77 wrote:
Banana Man wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:
I'm sure you probably know but I've been asked to keep it quite so I won't comment so far as to say "back to the future" with regards to one of them.
Yes,heard the same yesterday but I still do not have that confirmed.

EDIT:P.S Press conference tomorrow.
Franctically sending emails out here!!!!

Edit: Good old Bronson Ross.... quite the player.

For too long Mike Mullins has been absent. Thank god he is back.
Ross,TH,might be going to Munster,ring any bells? :lol:

(He's not by the way,but thats where the Mike Ross rumour came from+the IQ TH etc etc)
I actually had the name, but thought it was a joke.

My mates were just saying that this lad was AIL Standard. MVP and I were laughing on it. Depressing that he was considered.
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tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
Fox? McFly? Crisplin Glover? Biff? A Trilogy of HEC wins? Am I thinking too much of references to the films?
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tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
John Kelly?
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Banana Man wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
John Kelly?
No.

*This is not 20 questions by the way lads.
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grimoald wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
Fox? McFly? Crisplin Glover? Biff? A Trilogy of HEC wins? Am I thinking too much of references to the films?

Yes, we've signed Michael J Fox to replace ROG. :lol:
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grimoald wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
Fox? McFly? Crisplin Glover? Biff? A Trilogy of HEC wins? Am I thinking too much of references to the films?
:x :x :x
FFS someone tell me who is rumoured to be coming south!
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Banana Man wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
Banana Man wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:
I'm sure you probably know but I've been asked to keep it quite so I won't comment so far as to say "back to the future" with regards to one of them.
Yes,heard the same yesterday but I still do not have that confirmed.

EDIT:P.S Press conference tomorrow.
Franctically sending emails out here!!!!

Edit: Good old Bronson Ross.... quite the player.

For too long Mike Mullins has been absent. Thank god he is back.
Ross,TH,might be going to Munster,ring any bells? :lol:

(He's not by the way,but thats where the Mike Ross rumour came from+the IQ TH etc etc)
I actually had the name, but thought it was a joke.

My mates were just saying that this lad was AIL Standard. MVP and I were laughing on it. Depressing that he was considered.
Ask MVP about all of this in your own time :lol: .
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Training ground announcement?
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Hellraiser wrote:
grimoald wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
Fox? McFly? Crisplin Glover? Biff? A Trilogy of HEC wins? Am I thinking too much of references to the films?

Yes, we've signed Michael J Fox to replace ROG. :lol:
It would be a step up
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feckwanker wrote:
grimoald wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
Fox? McFly? Crisplin Glover? Biff? A Trilogy of HEC wins? Am I thinking too much of references to the films?
:x :x :x
FFS someone tell me who is rumoured to be coming south!

Rhymes with odd.
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Hellraiser wrote:
feckwanker wrote:
grimoald wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
Fox? McFly? Crisplin Glover? Biff? A Trilogy of HEC wins? Am I thinking too much of references to the films?
:x :x :x
FFS someone tell me who is rumoured to be coming south!

Rhymes with odd.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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tazman77 wrote:
Banana Man wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
John Kelly?
No.

*This is not 20 questions by the way lads.
Can wait until tomorrow and for this reason I am out!!
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Hellraiser wrote:Does nobody here fully read posts? "Back to the future" does NOT refer to the new signing.
I'm only shitstirring but you can bank on that particular rumour btw.
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Risteard wrote:Training ground announcement?

Hell no. They'll try to bury that turd while attention is directed elsewhere, possibly during the Lions tour.
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Cullen in as backs coach :nod:
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grimoald wrote:
tazman77 wrote:
grimoald wrote:That back to the future signing would be pretty welcome. Imagine what he could do if he wasn't playing 20 yards behind the gainline.

I really want to know who this Leinster signing is.
Has nothing/nadda/zip to do with a player.
Fox? McFly? Crisplin Glover? Biff? A Trilogy of HEC wins? Am I thinking too much of references to the films?
Way too much but :lol: .
(Its not very exciting by the way,just 1 less problem if reports are true).
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