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So it was Byrnes fault POM couldn't catch Covid at a party in ERs gaff. :lol:

If anything Furlong overestimated you.
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:40 pm So it was Byrnes fault POM couldn't catch Covid at a party in ERs gaff. :lol:

If anything Furlong overestimated you.
Answer the questions asked.
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Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:31 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:25 pm
Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:22 pm Typical defense by Stockdale.

He's had some great moments in attack, and some very poor mistakes.
:lol:

You're genuinely stupid ..... I don't mean planet rugby "you're stupid" ...... I mean you're a dribbling moron who is depriving a village of its idiot every moment you spend on here

That's very bloody harsh, you may not agree with him, how about stacking his points rather than attacking him.
If he ever bothered his arse to engage on the match threads without his trolling, he might get treated a bit better.
He's actually capable of it as well but prefers to act the twat.
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It was Heffernans fault.

He scored the try that lead to the kick that lead to the kick off that lead to POM proving he should be in the stadium as a ball boy.
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Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:38 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:33 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:31 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:25 pm
Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:22 pm Typical defense by Stockdale.

He's had some great moments in attack, and some very poor mistakes.
:lol:

You're genuinely stupid ..... I don't mean planet rugby "you're stupid" ...... I mean you're a dribbling moron who is depriving a village of its idiot every moment you spend on here

That's very bloody harsh, you may not agree with him, how about stacking his points rather than attacking him.
I was responding to his deliberate non-mention of the primary cause of the try ..... namely POM flapping at the ball like fungi gasping for his last breath

And where did you mention that?
I hate internet hardmen.
His post I was responding too was the most obvious attempt ever to deflect blame from POM

it's not my fault you didn't grasp the context .....

Internet hard man for stating the obvious that jumper is a one eyed moron? Get a grip ffs

POM is finished ...... while Sexton and Murray aren't too far behind him
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The big positive was blooding two new players both who were contenders and winners of MOTM.
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Did you see the offload though?
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ticketlessinseattle wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:32 pm Is Will Connors any relation to John?.....class player
His father of course.
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Leinsterman wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:42 pmIf he ever bothered his arse to engage on the match threads without his trolling, he might get treated a bit better.
He's actually capable of it as well but prefers to act the twat.
At least you're not telling to me kill myself any more. That's a step above where you normally are.
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rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:42 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:38 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:33 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:31 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:25 pm

:lol:

You're genuinely stupid ..... I don't mean planet rugby "you're stupid" ...... I mean you're a dribbling moron who is depriving a village of its idiot every moment you spend on here

That's very bloody harsh, you may not agree with him, how about stacking his points rather than attacking him.
I was responding to his deliberate non-mention of the primary cause of the try ..... namely POM flapping at the ball like fungi gasping for his last breath

And where did you mention that?
I hate internet hardmen.
His post I was responding too was the most obvious attempt ever to deflect blame from POM

it's not my fault you didn't grasp the context .....

Internet hard man for stating the obvious that jumper is a one eyed moron? Get a grip ffs

POM is finished ...... while Sexton and Murray aren't too far behind him
Murray and Sexton are absolutely finished.
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Floppykid wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:43 pm Did you see the offload though?
I'm sure the gif is all over TRK twitter already ..... they're probably composing a thesis on the elite biomechanics of it
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Floppykid wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:44 pm
Murray and Sexton are absolutely finished.
Murray is ageing, but had a very good game and created 3 tries.

Sexton was okay, but literally handed Italy a try with some terrible play.
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Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
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Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:44 pm
Leinsterman wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:42 pmIf he ever bothered his arse to engage on the match threads without his trolling, he might get treated a bit better.
He's actually capable of it as well but prefers to act the twat.
At least you're not telling to me kill myself any more. That's a step above where you normally are.

Boo hoo. Can you read my mind?
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
I thought Keenan scored a nice try when he cut inside instead of trusting his pace.....
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
This in reference to Conway?
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Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm
Floppykid wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:44 pm
Murray and Sexton are absolutely finished.
Murray is ageing, but had a very good game and created 3 tries.

Sexton was okay, but literally handed Italy a try with some terrible play.
Could be worse.

Could have knocked on 2/3rds of his possession
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Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:38 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:33 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:31 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:25 pm
Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:22 pm Typical defense by Stockdale.

He's had some great moments in attack, and some very poor mistakes.
:lol:

You're genuinely stupid ..... I don't mean planet rugby "you're stupid" ...... I mean you're a dribbling moron who is depriving a village of its idiot every moment you spend on here

That's very bloody harsh, you may not agree with him, how about stacking his points rather than attacking him.
I was responding to his deliberate non-mention of the primary cause of the try ..... namely POM flapping at the ball like fungi gasping for his last breath

And where did you mention that?
I hate internet hardmen.
rfurlong trying to save his bacon. A professional internet hard man. Loves to play the man rather than the ball. Not a nice trait.
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What a mixed bag that was.

Front row: Was expecting the scrum to go better against a green Italian tight 5. Furlong extremely effective in the lose. Herring solid in the line-out but you'd hope for a bit more impact in the tight. Healy didn't really shine and gave up a few penalties.

Second row: Ryan quieter than normal, but not bad by any means, I like Beirne but am yet to see him hit the heights of form he showed at the Scarlets when he was the best player on the pitch week-in, week-out.

Backrow: Absolutely outstanding, Connors my man of the match by far, so many offensive tackles, our third try came from one. Doris very effective and more to come. CJ allowed to be his dynamic, workaholic self. Brilliant balance.

Halfbacks: Murray was far from bad. Had some really positive plays and created a few tries. I do think we need more of a running threat at 9 or 10 though, otherwise things like Sexton's intercept are bound to happen. JGP is in pretty incredible form at the moment, would like to see him get more time next week.

Sexton was poor, Catt has apparently given them carte blanche to play heads-up rugby in a structure, so constantly kicking the ball away is very much on him, even Murray didn't do it. Needs to take the ball at pace much more.

Centres: Aki's honest as the day is long, good on the crash and deceptively fast, but his hands are very poor. Italy's winger would shoot up constantly leaving space and numbers outside him, but Aki doesn't have the hands to make the difficult pass needed. This coupled with the lack of dynamism inside him is a real concern. Henshaw quiet and Ringrose a big lose.

Back 3: Nervy early kick aside Stockdale really grew into it. Love seeing him with time on the ball and wish he'd had a go a little more in the first half, really cut loose in the second. Keenan was great, a lot more physical than I thought and runs like shit off a stick. More impressive than Conway who was a little quiet.
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Floppykid wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:47 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
This in reference to Conway?
Well it ain't the Roller
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Ulsters Red Hand wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:27 pm Connors and Doris very good too. Stander was a good bit better. Break may have done him good but helps with two flankers who do their work

Next week i’d be going with the same but JGP at 9 instead. Keenan done enough to keep his place imo
Ah stop Stander was playing brilliant pre lockdown
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Leinsterman wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:47 pm
Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:44 pm
Leinsterman wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:42 pmIf he ever bothered his arse to engage on the match threads without his trolling, he might get treated a bit better.
He's actually capable of it as well but prefers to act the twat.
At least you're not telling to me kill myself any more. That's a step above where you normally are.

Boo hoo. Can you read my mind?
Just reminding you of the (multiple) times you told a person you don't know on an internet forum to kill themselves.

Hopefully you're not such a horribly toxic person in real life. I genuinely worry for your families welfare if you are.
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
I scored plenty of tries cutting inside because I was too shit and slow to take the outside. :x
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Alot of whining in the last few pages. Murray was noticeably quicker getting the ball away and not lots of slow box kicks.
He even sniped once or twice.
Keenan now has more tries for Ireland than Leinster, such a clever player picked the right options, good under high ball, made his tackles.
Stockdale decent enough, good kicking, added a bit in attack. Wasn't tested under high ball dropped 1 he should have caught. Should have just nailed last guy, if he gets pass away not his fault.
Backrow so much more balanced,Connors is such a pest and stronger over ball than VDF.
Yes there were mistakes but at least you can see them trying to offload tip pass etc. We will be up against it next week but at least you can see them trying to play a bit more.
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Ringrose fractured jaw - fudge
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Henshaw was excellent
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The reason why Sexton and Murray are being persisted with is because the lads behind them haven't exactly grabbed the jersey

The reason why POM is being persisted with, is a fvcking mystery frankly
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Duff Paddy wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm Ringrose fractured jaw - fudge
Bit of tape
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nabanoba wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:48 pm What a mixed bag that was.

Front row: Was expecting the scrum to go better against a green Italian tight 5. Furlong extremely effective in the lose. Herring solid in the line-out but you'd hope for a bit more impact in the tight. Healy didn't really shine and gave up a few penalties.

Second row: Ryan quieter than normal, but not bad by any means, I like Beirne but am yet to see him hit the heights of form he showed at the Scarlets when he was the best player on the pitch week-in, week-out.

Backrow: Absolutely outstanding, Connors my man of the match by far, so many offensive tackles, our third try came from one. Doris very effective and more to come. CJ allowed to be his dynamic, workaholic self. Brilliant balance.

Halfbacks: Murray was far from bad. Had some really positive plays and created a few tries. I do think we need more of a running threat at 9 or 10 though, otherwise things like Sexton's intercept are bound to happen. JGP is in pretty incredible form at the moment, would like to see him get more time next week.

Sexton was poor, Catt has apparently given them carte blanche to play heads-up rugby in a structure, so constantly kicking the ball away is very much on him, even Murray didn't do it. Needs to take the ball at pace much more.

Centres: Aki's honest as the day is long, good on the crash and deceptively fast, but his hands are very poor. Italy's winger would shoot up constantly leaving space and numbers outside him, but Aki doesn't have the hands to make the difficult pass needed. This coupled with the lack of dynamism inside him is a real concern. Henshaw quiet and Ringrose a big lose.

Back 3: Nervy early kick aside Stockdale really grew into it. Love seeing him with time on the ball and wish he'd had a go a little more in the first half, really cut loose in the second. Keenan was great, a lot more physical than I thought and runs like shit off a stick. More impressive than Conway who was a little quiet.
I’m spending too much time on the NAMA thread , looked at that post and immediately thought it was Brock Bullet’s
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:48 pm
Floppykid wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:47 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
This in reference to Conway?
Well it ain't the Roller
I dunno, our back play is awful, it's all just shovelling the ball sideways when it actually happens.
You can't do much on the wing.
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Murray was noticeably quicker getting the ball away and not lots of slow box kicks.
He even sniped once or twice.
Was that not Ringrose when he was playing 9
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danny_fitz wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
I scored plenty of tries cutting inside because I was too shit and slow to take the outside. :x
Exactly.

Its is the tell tale sign of the aging winger
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Duff Paddy wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm Ringrose fractured jaw - fudge
Bit of tape
Fancy dan eh, what’s wrong with the magic sponge
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Jumper wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm
Floppykid wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:44 pm
Murray and Sexton are absolutely finished.
Murray is ageing, but had a very good game and created 3 tries.

Sexton was okay, but literally handed Italy a try with some terrible play.
So Murray creates tries by passing the ball at some point in the attack, but POM doesn't give away a try by gifting the Italians easy possession in our 22 on what should have been a simple catch?

You can't have your cake and eat it.
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Duff Paddy wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm Ringrose fractured jaw - fudge
yeah real shame, he was excellent while he was on.

as an aside I liked how Farrell actually gave a straight answer about Ringrose's injury instead dodging the question and talking about the medical report on Monday
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:50 pm
danny_fitz wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
I scored plenty of tries cutting inside because I was too shit and slow to take the outside. :x
Exactly.

Its is the tell tale sign of the aging winger
What about when Keenan did the same?
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:50 pm
danny_fitz wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
I scored plenty of tries cutting inside because I was too shit and slow to take the outside. :x
Exactly.

Its is the tell tale sign of the aging winger

I was 24
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Duff Paddy wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:49 pm Ringrose fractured jaw - fudge
Bit of tape
Ah shite.
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:46 pm Also when a wingers first instinct becomes to cut in and not back himself he is done.
No the worst thing a winger can do is get bundled into touch . He didn't exactly have an empty field in front of him when he caught the ball.
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YOYO wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:47 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:38 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:33 pm
Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:31 pm
rfurlong wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:25 pm

:lol:

You're genuinely stupid ..... I don't mean planet rugby "you're stupid" ...... I mean you're a dribbling moron who is depriving a village of its idiot every moment you spend on here

That's very bloody harsh, you may not agree with him, how about stacking his points rather than attacking him.
I was responding to his deliberate non-mention of the primary cause of the try ..... namely POM flapping at the ball like fungi gasping for his last breath

And where did you mention that?
I hate internet hardmen.
rfurlong trying to save his bacon. A professional internet hard man. Loves to play the man rather than the ball. Not a nice trait.
Not you again :lol:

Have you not learned your lesson ?

There's a reason why you and jumper cop a load of flak ..... and from many more posters than just me

Can you hazard a guess at that reason?
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