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sewa wrote:
CM11 wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:
Floppykid wrote:Such an ordinary core of the team there.
Our front row is on the decline a bit too.
Centres are two backrows. :|
Would be genuinely remarkable if we won
Because Wales are amazeballs?
No but they reached yet another RWC semifinal a few months ago and have some cracking young talent coming through, Tomkins especially seems to the manor born. Jake Ball will be the best lock on the field by a country mile also
:lol: :lol: :lol: :blush: :blush: Sewa after Jumper most clueless poster on board, would say he was disappointed with today's result.
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Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
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Banana Man wrote:
Flametop wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Yep. He played great.
Bar the one held up by Tipuirc It was his best in a while in Green.
Nice and aggressive.
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What's with the guy's accent commentating on Virgin?
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Just watching England Scotland.
If the championship all comes down to points/tries scored

:lol:
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Flametop wrote:Just watching England Scotland.
If the championship all comes down to points/tries scored

:lol:
Might be the worst half I can remember of 6N rugby
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Much better performance especially in attack, alot more variety. Both wingers got plenty of ball, Conway was excellent as was Henshaw before going off early. Pack alot better this week, Herring has been very good and nice to see some added pace ball in hand. JDV is a machine and fair play to CJ who had a great game.
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earl the beaver wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
Henderson was SHITE Earl. You are a complete joke. He has been my favourite player since I watched him at U20, but fudge he needs someone to light a torch up his ass or he will be gone. Neil Francis'esque which is pukifying. get a grip of yourself you cyclopse. Thought the rest of the team were excellent.
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El Homerino wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
Henderson was SHITE Earl. You are a complete joke. He has been my favourite player since I watched him at U20, but fudge he needs someone to light a torch up his ass or he will be gone. Neil Francis'esque which is pukifying. get a grip of yourself you cyclopse. Thought the rest of the team were excellent.
:lol:
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Got to be happy with that. The most comfortable 10 point win in a long time. With a bit more accuracy we could have had another haul of tries.

Tough one up next we'll have to improve another notch or two
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Luckycharmer wrote:Much better performance especially in attack, alot more variety. Both wingers got plenty of ball, Conway was excellent as was Henshaw before going off early. Pack alot better this week, Herring has been very good and nice to see some added pace ball in hand. JDV is a machine and fair play to CJ who had a great game.
Henshaw and Aki worked very nicely. Henshaw playing better at 13? Who'd have thunk it?
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Boxcar Ira wrote:
Luckycharmer wrote:Much better performance especially in attack, alot more variety. Both wingers got plenty of ball, Conway was excellent as was Henshaw before going off early. Pack alot better this week, Herring has been very good and nice to see some added pace ball in hand. JDV is a machine and fair play to CJ who had a great game.
Henshaw and Aki worked very nicely. Henshaw playing better at 13? Who'd have thunk it?
Ahem
Luckycharmer wrote:Akin and Henshaw were excellent together at Connacht? How often have they played together at international level? One of them always seems to be injured mainly Henshaw.
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Was saying the same myself earlier in the week and thought it was going to be the optimum partnership going in the world cup before Henshaw got injured.

It just seems to work even though you think it shouldn't!
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Henshaw got the better of Tomkins all day, which gave him more opportunities to play a bit. Some nice offloads from him.
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El Homerino wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
Henderson was SHITE Earl. You are a complete joke. He has been my favourite player since I watched him at U20, but fudge he needs someone to light a torch up his ass or he will be gone. Neil Francis'esque which is pukifying. get a grip of yourself you cyclopse. Thought the rest of the team were excellent.
Jesus christ, were we watching the same match?
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Our Centre defence was far more secure today.
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Nolanator wrote:Henshaw got the better of Tomkins all day, which gave him more opportunities to play a bit. Some nice offloads from him.
He was taking fantastic lines and playing with his head up. Wales couldn't handle him in the first half
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earl the beaver wrote:
El Homerino wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
Henderson was SHITE Earl. You are a complete joke. He has been my favourite player since I watched him at U20, but fudge he needs someone to light a torch up his ass or he will be gone. Neil Francis'esque which is pukifying. get a grip of yourself you cyclopse. Thought the rest of the team were excellent.
Jesus christ, were we watching the same match?
Lads lads lads

You're both right
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Hopefully England nice and sore after their slog fest with Scotland.
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Flametop wrote:Hopefully England nice and sore after their slog fest with Scotland.
They won't be tired out from all the running around, anyway.
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I’m guessing Faz junior will be at 10 against us.
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This is dreadful.

Anyone going Leinster Vs Cheetahs next week?
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Leinsterman wrote:What's with the guy's accent commentating on Virgin?
It's Darren Cave
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At least he didn’t kick Sinkler in the head.
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de_Selby wrote:
Leinsterman wrote:What's with the guy's accent commentating on Virgin?
It's Darren Cave
Give me Cave over Quinlan every day of the week
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Scotland are an utter disgrace. The decision of Price to put that kick up with twenty seconds left is one of the biggest acts of cowardice I’ve seen in test rugby
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Floppykid wrote:This is dreadful.

Anyone going Leinster Vs Cheetahs next week?
Yup. Bringing the chislers
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El Homerino wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
Henderson was SHITE Earl. You are a complete joke. He has been my favourite player since I watched him at U20, but fudge he needs someone to light a torch up his ass or he will be gone. Neil Francis'esque which is pukifying. get a grip of yourself you cyclopse. Thought the rest of the team were excellent.

Ah here, that was a Hendo performance that we all want him to pull out consistently, aggressive and leading the line, problem is we'll have to wait another year to see it again.
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earl the beaver wrote:
El Homerino wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
Henderson was SHITE Earl. You are a complete joke. He has been my favourite player since I watched him at U20, but fudge he needs someone to light a torch up his ass or he will be gone. Neil Francis'esque which is pukifying. get a grip of yourself you cyclopse. Thought the rest of the team were excellent.
Jesus christ, were we watching the same match?
Did he make any metres in carrying?
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Teenage_hooker wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:
El Homerino wrote:
earl the beaver wrote:
Premier Red wrote:You'll have to forgive me as being at the game, couldn't be sure but was Henderson playing?
Are you blind?
Henderson was SHITE Earl. You are a complete joke. He has been my favourite player since I watched him at U20, but fudge he needs someone to light a torch up his ass or he will be gone. Neil Francis'esque which is pukifying. get a grip of yourself you cyclopse. Thought the rest of the team were excellent.
Jesus christ, were we watching the same match?
Did he make any metres in carrying?
9m off 8 carries.

MOTM Stander got 11 off 9.
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How's my would Kleyn have made out wide?
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Nolanator wrote:How's my would Kleyn have made out wide?
I don't think Scrum.com's stats go up that high.
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It’s too soon for Kleyn jokes lads seriously that wound is still open
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Duff Paddy wrote:It’s too soon for Kleyn jokes lads seriously that wound is still open
It's only a small wound.
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DOB wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:It’s too soon for Kleyn jokes lads seriously that wound is still open
It's only a small wound.
It's a 6' 10" sized wound.
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Mr. Very Popular wrote:
camroc1 wrote:
Mr. Very Popular wrote:Great game by Herring, good to see it.
Agree.

Would prefer to see Toner start and Hendy come off the bench to wreak havok against tiring legs a la Kilcoyne.
Thought Hendo was very good today, looked the better second row.
Ryan was absolutely brilliant. Hendo did well but Ryan was the man.
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TheBouncer wrote:
Willie Falloon wrote:
Nolanator wrote:I didn't see that performance or result coming. Delighted.
Ireland pack were top class.

Thought Henshaw was very impressive as well.
Yup. He's a 13, it's beyond obvious. Looked so at ease.

Kelleher showed up very well too.
Henshaw is a 13 in the same way POM is a 7. Both can be excellent at those positions when pace isn't an issue.
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de_Selby wrote:
TheBouncer wrote:Have loved VDF both games.
He was brilliant, that charge down near the start of the game today where he forced Parkes (?) to switch foot epitomised him for me
Can’t believe he didn’t get MOM.
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Btw, that wasn't a criticism of Henshaw today, thought he was excellent. Just that he was excellent at being a 12 in slightly more space.
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Ah beating the Welsh. So sweet. Three in a row against them :o
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