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by elephantman
June 3rd, 2019, 12:41 am
Forum: General Rugby
Topic: Manuel Montero
Replies: 6
Views: 1986

Re: Manuel Montero

Keith wrote:Just seen he recently played for Argentina XV against Argentina u20 for their JWC preparation. Hopefully he is making a come back to playing top level rugby.
Well spotted. I wonder could he make the World Cup squad..

Terrific player on his day.
by elephantman
April 30th, 2019, 2:18 am
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Leinster Squad 19-20
Replies: 1397
Views: 88485

Re: Leinster Squad 19-20

So senior squad players from the start of the season, leaving this season: Jack McGrath(LH Prop) Ian Nagle(Lock) Sean O'Brien(Backrow) Nick McCarthy(Scrumhalf) Noel Reid(Outhalf/Centre) Tom Daly(Centre) Futures unclear: Cian Healy(LH Prop) Mick Kearney(Lock) Fergus McFadden(Wing) Dave Kearney(Wing)...
by elephantman
April 29th, 2019, 10:10 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Leinster @ Ulster, Sat 27 Apr 17:15 KO
Replies: 155
Views: 11085

Re: Leinster @ Ulster, Sat 27 Apr 17:15 KO

Ferg cited. Stupidity personified from him. He's nailed on to get a ban that will rule him out for the season, and we could really have done with him as an option with Byrne and Daly likely out too. Ferg out of contract too this summer. If he doesn't get an extension he might have played his last g...
by elephantman
April 27th, 2019, 8:38 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Leinster @ Ulster, Sat 27 Apr 17:15 KO
Replies: 155
Views: 11085

Re: Leinster @ Ulster, Sat 27 Apr 17:15 KO

Pretty clear on the huge screens. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk No it wasn't. It wasn't clear on tv but it looked like Ferg made contact with his head. Could easily have been a red. Lucky boy, very unlike Ferg. If there is a better camera angle, I would be surprised if Ferg wasn't cited. It l...
by elephantman
February 27th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Rumour Mill
Replies: 11277
Views: 746406

Re: Rumour Mill

Jack McGrath to Ulster? https://m.independent.ie/sport/rugby/leinster-rugby/mcgrath-in-line-to-join-exodus-to-ulster-37859685.html “while Leinster also have a host of ex-players on the books of Connacht and Munster.” I guesss Cronin qualifies as both. Another professional contract not worth the pap...
by elephantman
February 8th, 2019, 6:50 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Rumour Mill
Replies: 11277
Views: 746406

Re: Rumour Mill

Assume just like Zebo, he will now be immediately dropped from the Irish squad? Yes, from what I’ve been told, Saturday is likely to be his last game for Ireland. Which is part of the reason he is starting ahead of VdF I'm sorry but whoever told you that is talking rubbish. SOB is contracted till "...
by elephantman
January 25th, 2019, 9:55 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Scarlets at home, 25/01 7.35pm
Replies: 190
Views: 10630

Re: Scarlets at home, 25/01 7.35pm

Good god Rob Kearney is shocking as last man tackler. Twice he has tackled fresh air. If he does that next week then it's a 7 pointer at least. Rob Kearney has never been a very good defender. It's always been the weakest part of his game but he has been utterly shocking tonight. I've counted three...
by elephantman
December 16th, 2018, 9:30 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Leinster V Bath Sat 15th Dec 17.30 BT Sport
Replies: 178
Views: 11791

Re: Leinster V Bath Sat 15th Dec 17.30 BT Sport

paddyor wrote:How was Dev not MOTM?
Dev was excellent, 20 tackles none missed. Dev is like a fine wine..
by elephantman
December 11th, 2018, 10:26 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Leinster V Bath Sat 15th Dec 17.30 BT Sport
Replies: 178
Views: 11791

Re: Leinster V Bath Sat 15th Dec 17.30 BT Sport

Just been rewatching last Saturday's match and must make an observation in praise of Ross Byrne, who could well be starting at ten at the weekend. He was barely on the pitch, when Dev Toner dislodged the ball, thereby cutting short a Bath attack only a couple of metres from our line, and passed to ...
by elephantman
November 22nd, 2018, 1:12 am
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Ospreys @ Home Nov. 23rd. Friday 19:35
Replies: 128
Views: 9062

Re: Ospreys @ Home Nov. 23rd. Friday 19:35

hugonaut wrote:
mildlyinterested wrote:Leo seemed to suggest some players will be making their first start for Leinster on Friday, my guess: Scott Penny
If so, first of many for that lad. Super player.
In a Leinster or Munster shirt? I'm only half joking..
by elephantman
November 7th, 2018, 12:23 am
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Leinster - Joe Schmidt's legacy.
Replies: 57
Views: 4020

Re: Leinster - Joe Schmidt's legacy.

Loved Joe when he was in charge of Leinster but the Carbery affair left a bad taste. Carbery was saying in interviews as late as February that he saw no need for him to leave Leinster to develop as a 10. Come April, Joe sticks his nose in and the rest is history. The day the Carbery move was confirm...
by elephantman
October 22nd, 2018, 12:09 am
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Toulouse vs Leinster
Replies: 247
Views: 14953

Re: Toulouse vs Leinster

To be fair to Tomane (and I've mentioned him two or three times myself), there were loads of mistakes in that game, wasn't his fault we lost. If Luke didn't throw that intercept we probably wouldn't be talking about him all that much. Tomane comes across as a really good fella who wanted to come to...
by elephantman
October 17th, 2018, 11:54 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Nick McCarthy
Replies: 115
Views: 6345

Re: Nick McCarthy

tingman wrote:...headed to munster next season...geez will this ever freekin stop!!!
This is the new reality now I'm afraid.

I think Hugh O'Sullivan is more highly thought of in Leinster and deemed the better prospect.
by elephantman
October 4th, 2018, 10:59 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Munster in the Aviva 2018 Edition
Replies: 219
Views: 13207

Re: Munster in the Aviva 2018 Edition

Des Berry confirms its Ross Byrne to start. If Des Berry is reporting something regarding Leinster, take it as gospel! Speculation that Carberry may not start for Munster - "managing minutes" - but would be surprised if he didn't. If he does start or come on, I hope Joey gets a good reception from ...
by elephantman
September 30th, 2018, 11:44 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Connacht Away Sept 29th 5.15
Replies: 137
Views: 9862

Re: Connacht Away Sept 29th 5.15

Jack Conan was back to his best too after a fairly quiet game last week. 46 metres on 11 carries, 1 clean break, 2 defenders beaten and 17 tackles with one missed. Hope he can bring that performance into Europe, we'll need it against Carr and Hughes. Conan was much better against Connacht. Far busi...
by elephantman
September 27th, 2018, 1:03 am
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Connacht Away Sept 29th 5.15
Replies: 137
Views: 9862

Re: Connacht Away Sept 29th 5.15

Theleinsterlad wrote:
cormac wrote:John Lacey is the ref for this game
He was an embarrassment during the summer tests
John Lacey is a dreadful referee. Absolutely awful.
by elephantman
September 23rd, 2018, 10:44 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Leinster v Embra RDS Sat 7.35 Eir/Premier
Replies: 122
Views: 9411

Re: Leinster v Embra RDS Sat 7.35 Eir/Premier

Any thoughts on Jack Conan's form?

Conan played the full 80 mins, made 6 tackles and missed 3.

James Ryan played 20 mins, made 8 tackles and missed 0.

Maybe Conan is getting his match fitness back or a little rusty but he definitely needs to work harder for the team.
by elephantman
September 19th, 2018, 11:58 pm
Forum: General Rugby
Topic: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19
Replies: 1094
Views: 64164

Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

we'll be OK once that poisonous dwarf / whingeing beeeeotch EOS doesn't start a campaign "for the good of Irish Rugby" Eddie O'Sullivan - The most humourless man in Irish rugby. I do seem to remember EOS starting the Carberry has to leave Leinster on Newstalk. He also questioned Leinster signing Ja...
by elephantman
September 11th, 2018, 6:51 pm
Forum: General Rugby
Topic: Neil Francis
Replies: 13
Views: 2472

Neil Francis

Anybody know if Neil Francis has given up his media gigs?

He hasn't had a column in INM this season, at least not online. Don't buy INM papers so not sure if he has had columns in the paper itself.

He hasn't been on The Last Word this season yet either.

Has he been cut loose I wonder?
by elephantman
September 8th, 2018, 9:01 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Scarlets v Leinster Sat 8 Sep 19:35 (Eir/TG4)
Replies: 251
Views: 12854

Re: Scarlets v Leinster Sat 8 Sep 19:35 (Eir/TG4)

That was awful on Lowe, how can the TMO not step in there? The view of it was so clear. Nagle must have used my post as motivation :lol: He's been excellent, hope he keeps it up. Josh Murphy having a bit of a mare IMO. He's a bit of a flight risk for a red, keeps doing dodgy stuff, nothing too bad ...