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Good to watch a game with so few kicks after that kickshit fest yesterday
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm So your point Willie is that a fullback shouldn't buy the dummy? I'm glad you agree with us.
Point is that you and luckycharmer are full of crap when you state that Kearney was some sort of man mountain in defence. Great positioning and under the high ball, but heart of a lion in a tackle he wasn't
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Salanya wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:42 pm
Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:40 pm I agree he should have smashed him
He needs someone to help him learn fullback play
Just set up another score he must be in the team
Or maybe just keep him on the wing, where he can at least learn to defend with a line as his friend.

There's no doubt he is a great attacker, but moving him about isn't going to fix the defensive issues that we already knew about.

Put Keenan at fullback and Stockdale back on the wing.
Keenan is pretty bang average
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Salanya wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm If it was against you, you'd want it called forward.

It was marginal, but still.
Nah, hands went back, it's a 35-40m pass on the run and ended up about half a metre forward.

Got to cut the attacking team some slack.
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McCloskey looking good. Gives us that extra ballast.
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Salanya wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm If it was against you, you'd want it called forward.

It was marginal, but still.
Fair summary
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Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm So your point Willie is that a fullback shouldn't buy the dummy? I'm glad you agree with us.
Point is that you and luckycharmer are full of crap when you state that Kearney was some sort of man mountain in defence. Great positioning and under the high ball, but heart of a lion in a tackle he wasn't
The difference is that Stockdale is equally poor in defense, but is also poor positionally.

He has the potential to be a great 15, but defense will always be a worry.
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Anyway, TMO needs to learn the rules of a forward pass.

If the hands go back it isn't forward. That is the clearly stated in World rugby laws.
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McCloskey is playing well, fair play to him
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Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm So your point Willie is that a fullback shouldn't buy the dummy? I'm glad you agree with us.
Point is that you and luckycharmer are full of crap when you state that Kearney was some sort of man mountain in defence. Great positioning and under the high ball, but heart of a lion in a tackle he wasn't
You lads brought up Kearney not us you loon :lol:

So your point is that Stockdale is allowed a howler because a Leinster guy had one 10 years ago. Is that your point? :lol:
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Jumper wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:52 pm
Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm So your point Willie is that a fullback shouldn't buy the dummy? I'm glad you agree with us.
Point is that you and luckycharmer are full of crap when you state that Kearney was some sort of man mountain in defence. Great positioning and under the high ball, but heart of a lion in a tackle he wasn't
The difference is that Stockdale is equally poor in defense, but is also poor positionally.

He has the potential to be a great 15, but defense will always be a worry.
Always be a worry? Since when were you a nostradamus?
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This is why I hate the TMO anyway.
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We're making hard work of this.

Stockdale isn't within an asses roar of being a FB. If an U 14 FB bought a dummy like he did he'd be hoiked; and he's been badly out of position defensively a few times. Unlucky that the forward pass was called, but if he'd just passed to Earls instead of kicking we'd have had another try.

Bealham is getting done over in the scrum, but then again he is a TH playing LH - why ?

And too much white line fever as well.
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Just popped in to have a read through the comments to see it dominated by Ulster fan boys frothing at the mouth over Stockdale. He's been fine but nothing more. Let's not forget who the opposition is.

McCloskey is doing quite well though.
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Ferris says Stockdale should have made the tackle Willie.

Biased Leinster cúnt
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nabanoba wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:51 pm
Salanya wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm If it was against you, you'd want it called forward.

It was marginal, but still.
Nah, hands went back, it's a 35-40m pass on the run and ended up about half a metre forward.

Got to cut the attacking team some slack.
It was the very definition of groupthink. Two boyos persuading each other they are right
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Beirne is actually more at fault for that Georgia try
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:55 pm This is why I hate the TMO anyway.
Agreed. Absolutely delighted with himself the massive nob
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Porterbelly1 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:51 pm
Salanya wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:42 pm
Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:40 pm I agree he should have smashed him
He needs someone to help him learn fullback play
Just set up another score he must be in the team
Or maybe just keep him on the wing, where he can at least learn to defend with a line as his friend.

There's no doubt he is a great attacker, but moving him about isn't going to fix the defensive issues that we already knew about.

Put Keenan at fullback and Stockdale back on the wing.
Keenan is pretty bang average
He's done well in his first 3 caps.
Not sure yet if he's the answer, but he's good positionally and defensively, and good in attack too.
We'll see how he develops, but he's better than 'bang average'.
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Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:57 pm Beirne is actually more at fault for that Georgia try
:lol: Give it up Willie
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Munster-fogs wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:55 pm Just popped in to have a read through the comments to see it dominated by Ulster fan boys frothing at the mouth over Stockdale. He's been fine but nothing more. Let's not forget who the opposition is.

McCloskey is doing quite well though.
He’s been fine
You might want to inform that fucktard jumper who thinks he is playing like a thalidomide
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de_Selby wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:53 pm McCloskey is playing well, fair play to him
McCloskey is a hugely underated player. Always gets the better of Aki when Connacht come to town, but never gets selected ahead of him.

It's a joke that he hasn't played for Ireland during the past 2 or 3 seasons when he Ulsters best performer (alongside Coetzee)
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Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:52 pm
Salanya wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm If it was against you, you'd want it called forward.

It was marginal, but still.
Fair summary
In a pub full of fans who know nothing maybe but the laws are quite clear these days and it was simply not a forward pass regardless of which team threw it.
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Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:57 pm Beirne is actually more at fault for that Georgia try
The FBs job is to tackle the man with the ball and force him to make a decision, and trust if he does pass the cover will be there.

And that's been the FBs job since I were a lad, which wasn't today or yesterday.
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Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:54 pm
Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm So your point Willie is that a fullback shouldn't buy the dummy? I'm glad you agree with us.
Point is that you and luckycharmer are full of crap when you state that Kearney was some sort of man mountain in defence. Great positioning and under the high ball, but heart of a lion in a tackle he wasn't
You lads brought up Kearney not us you loon :lol:

So your point is that Stockdale is allowed a howler because a Leinster guy had one 10 years ago. Is that your point? :lol:
Stockdale had Burns inside him, absolutely had to take the outside man. If the pass had gone and he had hit the ball carrier most on here would still be hanging him out to dry.
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EverReady wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:58 pm
Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:57 pm Beirne is actually more at fault for that Georgia try
:lol: Give it up Willie
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Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:59 pm
de_Selby wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:53 pm McCloskey is playing well, fair play to him
McCloskey is a hugely underated player. Always gets the better of Aki when Connacht come to town, but never gets selected ahead of him.

It's a joke that he hasn't played for Ireland during the past 2 or 3 seasons when he Ulsters best performer (alongside Coetzee)
He surprised the Georgia 14 with his pace, that's for sure.
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MrJonno wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:59 pm
Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:52 pm
Salanya wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm If it was against you, you'd want it called forward.

It was marginal, but still.
Fair summary
In a pub full of fans who know nothing maybe but the laws are quite clear these days and it was simply not a forward pass regardless of which team threw it.
As Salanya said it was marginal
Perhaps though your eyes are better than two qualified referees
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Ireland very greedy close to the try line.
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I don't think there was anything wrong with that pass at all.

And Willie's right in that Beirne is the first person at fault for the Georgian try, he lets the Georgian player with the slight block stop him from getting to the ball carrier.
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nabanoba wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:00 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:54 pm
Willie Falloon wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Mullet 2 wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:48 pm So your point Willie is that a fullback shouldn't buy the dummy? I'm glad you agree with us.
Point is that you and luckycharmer are full of crap when you state that Kearney was some sort of man mountain in defence. Great positioning and under the high ball, but heart of a lion in a tackle he wasn't
You lads brought up Kearney not us you loon :lol:

So your point is that Stockdale is allowed a howler because a Leinster guy had one 10 years ago. Is that your point? :lol:
Stockdale had Burns inside him, absolutely had to take the outside man. If the pass had gone and he had hit the ball carrier most on here would still be hanging him out to dry.
Stockdale has his issues with defence
But you are right here
There are idiots on here laid by the chief village idiot jumper who are just out to find a fault, any fault
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lorcanoworms wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:01 pm Ireland very greedy close to the try line.
Irish forwards always get whiteline fever.
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lorcanoworms wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:01 pm Ireland very shite close to the try line.
Fixed.
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John Ryan on
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Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:03 pm Stockdale has his issues with defence
But you are right here
Their are idiots on here laid by the chief village idiot jumper who are just out to find a fault, any fault
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Jumper wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:04 pm
Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:03 pm Stockdale has his issues with defence
But you are right here
Their are idiots on here laid by the chief village idiot jumper who are just out to find a fault, any fault
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Cheers for proving my point dipshit
Simple autocorrect on a phone is enough for that reaction from you
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Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:06 pm
Jumper wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:04 pm
Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:03 pm Stockdale has his issues with defence
But you are right here
Their are idiots on here laid by the chief village idiot jumper who are just out to find a fault, any fault
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Cheers for proving my point dipshit
Simple autocorrect on a phone is enough for that reaction from you
That isn't an auto-correct. Give up.
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Bealham smashed again.

WTF is he doing at LH x(
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Jumper wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:07 pm
Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:06 pm
Jumper wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:04 pm
Winnie wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:03 pm Stockdale has his issues with defence
But you are right here
Their are idiots on here laid by the chief village idiot jumper who are just out to find a fault, any fault
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Cheers for proving my point dipshit
Simple autocorrect on a phone is enough for that reaction from you
That isn't an auto-correct. Give up.
You are almost too stupid to live
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Scrum gone to pot since Ryan came on :roll:
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