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maherro wrote:I wonder whether tactics will change for the next two matches now that our primary Lineout caller and catcher is out.
Our lineout has been completely insignificant to our play to date so I can't see much change.

Obviously Reddan starting will automatically change our play, hopefully for the better. I expect to see longer passes to carriers from the rucks and I also hope to see at least one of the backrow being used further out (going on our play so far Ferris is the most likely for that).
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Ireland's Call wrote:Anyone know anything about the ref Chris Pollock?? A kiwi, first ever 6 Nations match, all I know is he whistled the Blues and Saders off the park in the opening S15 match :?
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Ireland's Call wrote:Anyone know anything about the ref Chris Pollock?? A kiwi, first ever 6 Nations match, all I know is he whistled the Blues and Saders off the park in the opening S15 match :?
My oh my. Will be interesting if he brings the SH breakdown interpretations up North with him.
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Someone mentioning on twitter that Fitzy is training with the Irish team. A return against England on the cards?
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discoconway wrote:Someone mentioning on twitter that Fitzy is training with the Irish team. A return against England on the cards?
On the bench for Scotland maybe too?
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redderneck wrote:
Ireland's Call wrote:Anyone know anything about the ref Chris Pollock?? A kiwi, first ever 6 Nations match, all I know is he whistled the Blues and Saders off the park in the opening S15 match :?
My oh my. Will be interesting if he brings the SH breakdown interpretations up North with him.

He actually emailed the two coaches beforehand telling them what he wanted, laying down the law. And then proceeded to happily whistle the whole game. The emailing part is fine, both coaches thought it was a great idea, but he is clearly very, very picky.
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The lineouts should be ok- Ryan is a good operator and if the whole system functions- throws, lifts- we will be alright. If they don't work then it doesnt matter who is there. The big loss will be in the power and energy that POC brings. The scot's 2nd rows have lots of power in set pieces.

Ryan does bring an extra bit of pace around the field, especially as the game breaks up and this should help.
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Tommy Bowe confirmed returning to Ulster
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Ireland's Call wrote:
redderneck wrote:
Ireland's Call wrote:Anyone know anything about the ref Chris Pollock?? A kiwi, first ever 6 Nations match, all I know is he whistled the Blues and Saders off the park in the opening S15 match :?
My oh my. Will be interesting if he brings the SH breakdown interpretations up North with him.

He actually emailed the two coaches beforehand telling them what he wanted, laying down the law. And then proceeded to happily whistle the whole game. The emailing part is fine, both coaches thought it was a great idea, but he is clearly very, very picky.
That's all we need. Dave Pearson but with a seeing eye dog who handles his wifi and a set of balls on him.

Lovely.

All we need now is rain. :frown:
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If I remember the game correctly he was mainly whistle-happy about the teams maintaining their feet in the initial contact, which SANZAR had made a priority going into the tournament, which isn't a bad thing so long as it is applied consistently.

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 pedantic decisions that stops a game flowing.

The SH refs generally allow more of a contest and allow sides to play the ball if it is off the floor, which is good for us, but also good for Scotland as that is a strength of theirs. At least there will be a competition.
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On the 2nd rows, reading the Cordite and Mole blogs, and some recent IT articles, it seems that there are a few factors in the decision to go for McCarthy over Tuohy. We need a loosehead-scrummaging 4 jumper who can run a lineout to replace POC, and it seems that McCarthy suits that role better. And fair enough. Because DOC is a TH scrummaging 2 jumper who can't. And Ryan is also a 2 jumper who can't run a lineout, but I had thought he was a LH scrummager; Cordite seems to think he's a TH.

Now, here's the thing; POC is a utility lock; can jump at 2 or 4, and scrummage at LH or TH, and call a lineout. So why wasn't one of the other 2 locks in the 22 able to a) call a lineout and b) pack down on the left side? It'd be like playing a utility prop at tighthead and picking 2 specialist looseheads at 1 and 17. As soon as your tighthead goes down, you're f**ked.


Can someone confirm which side Ryan scrums on? Because I'm very confused about our lock selections if he purely plays the same role as DOC.
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DOB wrote:On the 2nd rows, reading the Cordite and Mole blogs, and some recent IT articles, it seems that there are a few factors in the decision to go for McCarthy over Tuohy. We need a loosehead-scrummaging 4 jumper who can run a lineout to replace POC, and it seems that McCarthy suits that role better. And fair enough. Because DOC is a TH scrummaging 2 jumper who can't. And Ryan is also a 2 jumper who can't run a lineout, but I had thought he was a LH scrummager; Cordite seems to think he's a TH.

Now, here's the thing; POC is a utility lock; can jump at 2 or 4, and scrummage at LH or TH, and call a lineout. So why wasn't one of the other 2 locks in the 22 able to a) call a lineout and b) pack down on the left side? It'd be like playing a utility prop at tighthead and picking 2 specialist looseheads at 1 and 17. As soon as your tighthead goes down, you're f**ked.


Can someone confirm which side Ryan scrums on? Because I'm very confused about our lock selections if he purely plays the same role as DOC.
In the Italian game when Ryan came on POC moved across to TH to accomodate him. Havent looked but I suspect the same happened last sunday. Ryan can do 2, 4 or 6 in the lineout. He will be at 4 though, assuming he is starting. DOC has done well at 2 for us when called.

Does Heaslip run the lineout at Leinster?
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grimoald wrote: 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 pedantic decisions that stops a game flowing.
Not sure I remember the first 2, but the Best hands in one, I was a bit pissed off, but a bit understanding. A French player had done exactly the same as Best a few minutes earlier; ball was wedged in a ruck, clearly on his side, and he stuck a hand in to help it along. The tiny difference was that the French ruck was under less pressure than the Irish ruck at the time of each incident, but in neither case was there any question about who was going to win the ball, the hand only helped the ball come out quicker.
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It doesn't make any difference in my eyes what side they scrummage on, naturally you put your most powerful 2nd row behind the TH.

Tuohy scrummages behind Afoa for Ulster and jumps at 4 successfully when Muller is away. Kidney just prefered McCarthy obviously. His opinion, however, my opinion is different.
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Willie Falloon wrote:It doesn't make any difference in my eyes what side they scrummage on, naturally you put your most powerful 2nd row behind the TH.

Tuohy scrummages behind Afoa for Ulster and jumps at 4 successfully when Muller is away. Kidney just prefered McCarthy obviously. His opinion, however, my opinion is different.

Some second rows would have a strong preference for one side over the other, some are more flexible.
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Despot wrote:
DOB wrote:On the 2nd rows, reading the Cordite and Mole blogs, and some recent IT articles, it seems that there are a few factors in the decision to go for McCarthy over Tuohy. We need a loosehead-scrummaging 4 jumper who can run a lineout to replace POC, and it seems that McCarthy suits that role better. And fair enough. Because DOC is a TH scrummaging 2 jumper who can't. And Ryan is also a 2 jumper who can't run a lineout, but I had thought he was a LH scrummager; Cordite seems to think he's a TH.

Now, here's the thing; POC is a utility lock; can jump at 2 or 4, and scrummage at LH or TH, and call a lineout. So why wasn't one of the other 2 locks in the 22 able to a) call a lineout and b) pack down on the left side? It'd be like playing a utility prop at tighthead and picking 2 specialist looseheads at 1 and 17. As soon as your tighthead goes down, you're f**ked.


Can someone confirm which side Ryan scrums on? Because I'm very confused about our lock selections if he purely plays the same role as DOC.
In the Italian game when Ryan came on POC moved across to TH to accomodate him. Havent looked but I suspect the same happened last sunday. Ryan can do 2, 4 or 6 in the lineout. He will be at 4 though, assuming he is starting. DOC has done well at 2 for us when called.

Does Heaslip run the lineout at Leinster?
Aim at the lanky fucker..... :lol:
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DOB wrote:
grimoald wrote: 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 pedantic decisions that stops a game flowing.
Not sure I remember the first 2, but the Best hands in one, I was a bit pissed off, but a bit understanding. A French player had done exactly the same as Best a few minutes earlier; ball was wedged in a ruck, clearly on his side, and he stuck a hand in to help it along. The tiny difference was that the French ruck was under less pressure than the Irish ruck at the time of each incident, but in neither case was there any question about who was going to win the ball, the hand only helped the ball come out quicker.
The second one was when Kearney sent up a garryowen which Harinordoquy caught and Kearney and someone else tackled him and two more Irish lads came in legally and blew everyone away. Ref claimed the first irish tacklers were off their feet at the ruck. complete shit hometown decision.
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Been out all day. Has Thornley said what the team will be yet?
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Despot wrote:
DOB wrote:On the 2nd rows, reading the Cordite and Mole blogs, and some recent IT articles, it seems that there are a few factors in the decision to go for McCarthy over Tuohy. We need a loosehead-scrummaging 4 jumper who can run a lineout to replace POC, and it seems that McCarthy suits that role better. And fair enough. Because DOC is a TH scrummaging 2 jumper who can't. And Ryan is also a 2 jumper who can't run a lineout, but I had thought he was a LH scrummager; Cordite seems to think he's a TH.

Now, here's the thing; POC is a utility lock; can jump at 2 or 4, and scrummage at LH or TH, and call a lineout. So why wasn't one of the other 2 locks in the 22 able to a) call a lineout and b) pack down on the left side? It'd be like playing a utility prop at tighthead and picking 2 specialist looseheads at 1 and 17. As soon as your tighthead goes down, you're f**ked.


Can someone confirm which side Ryan scrums on? Because I'm very confused about our lock selections if he purely plays the same role as DOC.
In the Italian game when Ryan came on POC moved across to TH to accomodate him. Havent looked but I suspect the same happened last sunday. Ryan can do 2, 4 or 6 in the lineout. He will be at 4 though, assuming he is starting. DOC has done well at 2 for us when called.

Does Heaslip run the lineout at Leinster?
Well if Ryan scrums left, that makes a bit more sense. I know he jumps at the tail when he plays backrow too. So he's all round more use than DOC in a lot of ways, which makes me wonder even more why DOC's still been starting. A POC/Ryan pairing with McCarthy or Tuohy on the bench would seem to give a few more options and versatility than having DOC, who's pretty inflexible in where/how he plays, in the squad.
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SASP wrote:
DOB wrote:
grimoald wrote: 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 pedantic decisions that stops a game flowing.
Not sure I remember the first 2, but the Best hands in one, I was a bit pissed off, but a bit understanding. A French player had done exactly the same as Best a few minutes earlier; ball was wedged in a ruck, clearly on his side, and he stuck a hand in to help it along. The tiny difference was that the French ruck was under less pressure than the Irish ruck at the time of each incident, but in neither case was there any question about who was going to win the ball, the hand only helped the ball come out quicker.
The second one was when Kearney sent up a garryowen which Harinordoquy caught and Kearney and someone else tackled him and two more Irish lads came in legally and blew everyone away. Ref claimed the first irish tacklers were off their feet at the ruck. complete shit hometown decision.
Oh I do remember that one. That was a bit much, hard for the Irish players to keep their feet as they trampled over the French bodies lying on the ground.
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camroc1 wrote:
Despot wrote:
DOB wrote:On the 2nd rows, reading the Cordite and Mole blogs, and some recent IT articles, it seems that there are a few factors in the decision to go for McCarthy over Tuohy. We need a loosehead-scrummaging 4 jumper who can run a lineout to replace POC, and it seems that McCarthy suits that role better. And fair enough. Because DOC is a TH scrummaging 2 jumper who can't. And Ryan is also a 2 jumper who can't run a lineout, but I had thought he was a LH scrummager; Cordite seems to think he's a TH.

Now, here's the thing; POC is a utility lock; can jump at 2 or 4, and scrummage at LH or TH, and call a lineout. So why wasn't one of the other 2 locks in the 22 able to a) call a lineout and b) pack down on the left side? It'd be like playing a utility prop at tighthead and picking 2 specialist looseheads at 1 and 17. As soon as your tighthead goes down, you're f**ked.


Can someone confirm which side Ryan scrums on? Because I'm very confused about our lock selections if he purely plays the same role as DOC.
In the Italian game when Ryan came on POC moved across to TH to accomodate him. Havent looked but I suspect the same happened last sunday. Ryan can do 2, 4 or 6 in the lineout. He will be at 4 though, assuming he is starting. DOC has done well at 2 for us when called.

Does Heaslip run the lineout at Leinster?
Aim at the lanky fucker..... :lol:
Not complicated for Leinster. You gotta over throw it some distance for him not to claim it.

fudge it. I say Toner 5 Tuohy 4.
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Despot wrote: Does Heaslip run the lineout at Leinster?
I've seen him make the calls in the past, but under Cheika for a while they experimented with a system where the jumpers all moved up and down the line until they got free, called the ball and the hooker had to get it to them. This was a tricky system with a) Jackman throwing and b) Finnegan thinking he was always free despite being 3 inches shorter and 10kgs heavier than the bloke opposite him.
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DOB wrote:
Despot wrote:
DOB wrote:On the 2nd rows, reading the Cordite and Mole blogs, and some recent IT articles, it seems that there are a few factors in the decision to go for McCarthy over Tuohy. We need a loosehead-scrummaging 4 jumper who can run a lineout to replace POC, and it seems that McCarthy suits that role better. And fair enough. Because DOC is a TH scrummaging 2 jumper who can't. And Ryan is also a 2 jumper who can't run a lineout, but I had thought he was a LH scrummager; Cordite seems to think he's a TH.

Now, here's the thing; POC is a utility lock; can jump at 2 or 4, and scrummage at LH or TH, and call a lineout. So why wasn't one of the other 2 locks in the 22 able to a) call a lineout and b) pack down on the left side? It'd be like playing a utility prop at tighthead and picking 2 specialist looseheads at 1 and 17. As soon as your tighthead goes down, you're f**ked.


Can someone confirm which side Ryan scrums on? Because I'm very confused about our lock selections if he purely plays the same role as DOC.
In the Italian game when Ryan came on POC moved across to TH to accomodate him. Havent looked but I suspect the same happened last sunday. Ryan can do 2, 4 or 6 in the lineout. He will be at 4 though, assuming he is starting. DOC has done well at 2 for us when called.

Does Heaslip run the lineout at Leinster?
Well if Ryan scrums left, that makes a bit more sense. I know he jumps at the tail when he plays backrow too. So he's all round more use than DOC in a lot of ways, which makes me wonder even more why DOC's still been starting. A POC/Ryan pairing with McCarthy or Tuohy on the bench would seem to give a few more options and versatility than having DOC, who's pretty inflexible in where/how he plays, in the squad.
DOC does the good old fashioned grind work and does it well. He is also plenty good at 2. He is fading but is still up there with the rest of the competition. He does a good 50 minute shift. Pressure is on though.
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DOB wrote:
SASP wrote:
DOB wrote:
grimoald wrote: 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 pedantic decisions that stops a game flowing.
Not sure I remember the first 2, but the Best hands in one, I was a bit pissed off, but a bit understanding. A French player had done exactly the same as Best a few minutes earlier; ball was wedged in a ruck, clearly on his side, and he stuck a hand in to help it along. The tiny difference was that the French ruck was under less pressure than the Irish ruck at the time of each incident, but in neither case was there any question about who was going to win the ball, the hand only helped the ball come out quicker.
The second one was when Kearney sent up a garryowen which Harinordoquy caught and Kearney and someone else tackled him and two more Irish lads came in legally and blew everyone away. Ref claimed the first irish tacklers were off their feet at the ruck. complete shit hometown decision.
Oh I do remember that one. That was a bit much, hard for the Irish players to keep their feet as they trampled over the French bodies lying on the ground.
Thats the thing two rucking didn't go off their feet. They cleaned out the two original irish tacklers aswell who had released the tackled player. Unless they defied the laws of physics and somehow avoided the clearing out that came in right away there was nothing they could do.
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SASP wrote:
DOB wrote:
SASP wrote:
DOB wrote:
grimoald wrote: 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 pedantic decisions that stops a game flowing.
Not sure I remember the first 2, but the Best hands in one, I was a bit pissed off, but a bit understanding. A French player had done exactly the same as Best a few minutes earlier; ball was wedged in a ruck, clearly on his side, and he stuck a hand in to help it along. The tiny difference was that the French ruck was under less pressure than the Irish ruck at the time of each incident, but in neither case was there any question about who was going to win the ball, the hand only helped the ball come out quicker.
The second one was when Kearney sent up a garryowen which Harinordoquy caught and Kearney and someone else tackled him and two more Irish lads came in legally and blew everyone away. Ref claimed the first irish tacklers were off their feet at the ruck. complete shit hometown decision.
Oh I do remember that one. That was a bit much, hard for the Irish players to keep their feet as they trampled over the French bodies lying on the ground.
Thats the thing two rucking didn't go off their feet. They cleaned out the two original irish tacklers aswell who had released the tackled player. Unless they defied the laws of physics and somehow avoided the clearing out that came in right away there was nothing they could do.

That was a total bullshit call, one of the worst he made
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Not sure I remember the first 2, but the Best hands in one, I was a bit pissed off, but a bit understanding. A French player had done exactly the same as Best a few minutes earlier; ball was wedged in a ruck, clearly on his side, and he stuck a hand in to help it along. The tiny difference was that the French ruck was under less pressure than the Irish ruck at the time of each incident, but in neither case was there any question about who was going to win the ball, the hand only helped the ball come out quicker.[/quote]

The second one was when Kearney sent up a garryowen which Harinordoquy caught and Kearney and someone else tackled him and two more Irish lads came in legally and blew everyone away. Ref claimed the first irish tacklers were off their feet at the ruck. complete shit hometown decision.[/quote]

Oh I do remember that one. That was a bit much, hard for the Irish players to keep their feet as they trampled over the French bodies lying on the ground.[/quote]

Thats the thing two rucking didn't go off their feet. They cleaned out the two original irish tacklers aswell who had released the tackled player. Unless they defied the laws of physics and somehow avoided the clearing out that came in right away there was nothing they could do.[/quote]


That was a total bullshit call, one of the worst he made[/quote]

I thought the Sean O'Brien one was worse. Under their posts, O'Brien all over the ball and he claims that "the ruck beat you". In other words, I really should have pinged the French for holding on but that would have been three point for ye so I had to come up with some excuse not to ping them.
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One of the biggest things that goes to shit when POC is not there is receiving of Kickoffs, contested drop outs - DOC is not great here.
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Luckycharmer wrote:One of the biggest things that goes to shit when POC is not there is receiving of Kickoffs, contested drop outs - DOC is not great here.
We're shite at contesting their ball regardless of whather POC is there or not.
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danthefan wrote:
Luckycharmer wrote:One of the biggest things that goes to shit when POC is not there is receiving of Kickoffs, contested drop outs - DOC is not great here.
We're shite at contesting their ball regardless of whather POC is there or not.
I am talking about catching our own not even contesting theirs.
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Luckycharmer wrote:
danthefan wrote:
Luckycharmer wrote:One of the biggest things that goes to shit when POC is not there is receiving of Kickoffs, contested drop outs - DOC is not great here.
We're shite at contesting their ball regardless of whather POC is there or not.
I am talking about catching our own not even contesting theirs.
Ok I f**ked my post up.

We should be catching everything they kick to us. Goes without saying. What I meant was we're shite at contesting our own kicks.
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danthefan wrote:
Luckycharmer wrote:
danthefan wrote:
Luckycharmer wrote:One of the biggest things that goes to shit when POC is not there is receiving of Kickoffs, contested drop outs - DOC is not great here.
We're shite at contesting their ball regardless of whather POC is there or not.
I am talking about catching our own not even contesting theirs.
Ok I f**ked my post up.

We should be catching everything they kick to us. Goes without saying. What I meant was we're shite at contesting our own kicks.
Bring back Mal. And Shaggy.


Leinster always put kickoffs somewhere that Kearney can contest them. Doesn't always come off, but worst case scenario, they get scrappy ball and have to scramble with it.
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Didn't DOC play at 5 during the Lions tour?
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redrebel wrote:Didn't DOC play at 5 during the Lions tour?
DOC has been "playing at 5" for Ireland all season. Tighthead side. It's the loosehead side that is affected.
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There's talk now of Best being a doubt with a rib injury, on Brendan Fanning's blog.
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danthefan wrote:There's talk now of Best being a doubt with a rib injury, on Brendan Fanning's blog.
The captaincy curse!!! :shock:


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I'm a big fan of Fez, he'd be one of the first names on the team sheet, but he's not really captain material. Not the sharpest knife in the drawer, said himself in an interview that he lets others do the talking as he's not very good at it.

You'd think Heaslip would be next, but he's not in his best form. Though for Leinster he did step up his game as captain.

It'd be really bad though if we did lose Best; I have a lot of faith in Cronin, and as a sub he always has a great impact, but not sure about him playing the entire match yet. And who'd be on the bench?
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Salanya wrote:I'm a big fan of Fez, he'd be one of the first names on the team sheet, but he's not really captain material. Not the sharpest knife in the drawer, said himself in an interview that he lets others do the talking as he's not very good at it.

You'd think Heaslip would be next, but he's not in his best form. Though for Leinster he did step up his game as captain.

It'd be really bad though if we did lose Best; I have a lot of faith in Cronin, and as a sub he always has a great impact, but not sure about him playing the entire match yet. And who'd be on the bench?
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What about the other 2 lions captains in the squad?surely they should be next in line!













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Seanie'll be the captain, so he will.
Seriously though, if it's not Heaslip, who else?
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Floppykid wrote:Seanie'll be the captain, so he will.
Seriously though, if it's not Heaslip, who else?
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