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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Leinster players in irish 6 nations squad:

Cian Healy
Ed Byrne
Andrew Porter

Ronan Kelleher
James Tracy

James Ryan
Ryan Baird

Caelan Doris
Jack Conan
Josh Van Der Flier
Will Connors

Jamison Gibson Park

Johnny Sexton
Ross Byrne
Harry Byrne

Garry Ringrose
Robbie Henshaw

Hugo Keenan
Jordan Larmour
James Lowe

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Worth noting that Harry Byrne, Tracy and Lowe are only down to train with the squad next week and not in the 35-man panel to play the last two 6N games.

https://www.irishrugby.ie/2020/10/08/ir ... mpionship/
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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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mildlyinterested wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 10:14 am
Leinster players in irish 6 nations squad:

Cian Healy
Ed Byrne
Andrew Porter

Ronan Kelleher
James Tracy

James Ryan
Ryan Baird

Caelan Doris
Jack Conan
Josh Van Der Flier
Will Connors

Jamison Gibson Park

Johnny Sexton
Ross Byrne
Harry Byrne

Garry Ringrose
Robbie Henshaw

Hugo Keenan
Jordan Larmour
James Lowe
Have we enough players left to field a team :shock:

Anyone like to take a stab at a possible Leinster match day 23 without the aforementioned players?

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Possible 23 for October 23rd game

1. Dooley
2. Cronin
3. Bent
4. Fardy
5. Toner
6. Murphy
7. Penny
8. Ruddock
9. McGrath
10. Byrne
11. Lowe
12. Frawley
13. ROL
14. Kearney
15. JOB
16. Tracy
17. Milne
18. Parker
19. Molony
20. Leavy
21. Osborne
22. TOB
23. Kelleher

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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wixfjord wrote:
October 7th, 2020, 9:55 pm
Possible ACL for Max Deegan according to GT. That'd be a huge blow.
GT has had a few misses recently and I really hope this is another one

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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mildlyinterested wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 10:39 am
Possible 23 for October 23rd game

1. Dooley
2. Cronin
3. Bent
4. Fardy
5. Toner
6. Murphy
7. Penny
8. Ruddock
9. McGrath
10. Byrne
11. Lowe
12. Frawley
13. ROL
14. Kearney
15. JOB
16. Tracy
17. Milne
18. Parker
19. Molony
20. Leavy
21. Osborne
22. TOB
23. Kelleher
Actually, that's not so bad. Well done MI....... you'll be kept :D

I assume Frawley for OH cover? It's a bit tight after that though

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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LeinsterLeader wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 11:22 am
mildlyinterested wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 10:39 am
Possible 23 for October 23rd game

1. Dooley
2. Cronin
3. Bent
4. Fardy
5. Toner
6. Murphy
7. Penny
8. Ruddock
9. McGrath
10. Byrne
11. Lowe
12. Frawley
13. ROL
14. Kearney
15. JOB
16. Tracy
17. Milne
18. Parker
19. Molony
20. Leavy
21. Osborne
22. TOB
23. Kelleher
Actually, that's not so bad. Well done MI....... you'll be kept :D

I assume Frawley for OH cover? It's a bit tight after that though
Yeah that's what I was thinking.. Hawkshaw other option.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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mildlyinterested wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 10:39 am
Possible 23 for October 23rd game

1. Dooley
2. Cronin
3. Bent
4. Fardy
5. Toner
6. Murphy
7. Penny
8. Ruddock
9. McGrath
10. Byrne
11. Lowe
12. Frawley
13. ROL
14. Kearney
15. JOB
16. Tracy
17. Milne
18. Parker
19. Molony
20. Leavy
21. Osborne
22. TOB
23. Kelleher

I’m sure we’ll get more than just Tracy back

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Jonny tight lips wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 1:16 pm
mildlyinterested wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 10:39 am
Possible 23 for October 23rd game

1. Dooley
2. Cronin
3. Bent
4. Fardy
5. Toner
6. Murphy
7. Penny
8. Ruddock
9. McGrath
10. Byrne
11. Lowe
12. Frawley
13. ROL
14. Kearney
15. JOB
16. Tracy
17. Milne
18. Parker
19. Molony
20. Leavy
21. Osborne
22. TOB
23. Kelleher

I’m sure we’ll get more than just Tracy back
Yeah probably but we're just looking at the worst case scenario as we don't really know who might come back.

Incidentally, unless there is some long term plan for Parker I'd like to see TC get that game time. He was name checked with great vigor by the coaching team post the lockdown but we haven't really had much of a look.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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LeinsterLeader wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 1:42 pm
Jonny tight lips wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 1:16 pm
mildlyinterested wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 10:39 am
Possible 23 for October 23rd game

1. Dooley
2. Cronin
3. Bent
4. Fardy
5. Toner
6. Murphy
7. Penny
8. Ruddock
9. McGrath
10. Byrne
11. Lowe
12. Frawley
13. ROL
14. Kearney
15. JOB
16. Tracy
17. Milne
18. Parker
19. Molony
20. Leavy
21. Osborne
22. TOB
23. Kelleher

I’m sure we’ll get more than just Tracy back
Yeah probably but we're just looking at the worst case scenario as we don't really know who might come back.

Incidentally, unless there is some long term plan for Parker I'd like to see TC get that game time. He was name checked with great vigor by the coaching team post the lockdown but we haven't really had much of a look.
Yeah I’d say TC will be ahead of Parker who’s really just injury cover it seems.

If we’re looking at worst case then you could have Tracy not being release too. With DS out step mr. McKee

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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It’s a chance for Parker to reestablish himself in Ireland. Mike Ross was 26 going to Quins.

He should get a shot rather than being in purgatory for being a joker.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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I'm really interested to see how Parker goes.

If he can become a Michael Bent Mk2 he could be hugely valuable. (Which reminds me, we need an OLSC tee for Benty).

Doesn't look the fittest guy, which I'm sure we'll improve over time.

But if he can scrum well and get around the park he'll be a valuable asset at almost 19st.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Anything positive from Parker will be great, but he will be doing very well to come anywhere close to Bent during his time here.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Larmour out for 10 weeks according to the Irish Independent.

https://m.independent.ie/sport/rugby/le ... 10617.html

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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LH Prop
Cian Healy(32/Belvedere/Clontarf) - ireland squad
Ed Byrne(27/Clongowes/UCD) - ireland squad
Peter Dooley(26/Birr RFC/Lansdowne)
Michael Milne(21/Birr RFC-Roscrea/UCD)

TH Prop
Michael Bent(34)
Tadhg Furlong(27/New Ross RFC/Clontarf) - injured
Andrew Porter(24/St. Andrews/UCD) - ireland squad
Vakh Abdaladze(24/Coolmine RFC/Clontarf) - injured
Ciaran Parker(24/Exile)
Tom Clarkson(20/Blackrock/DUFC)

Hooker
Sean Cronin(34)
James Tracy(29/Newbridge/UCD) - ireland training squad
Ronan Kelleher(22/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - ireland squad
Dan Sheehan(22/Clongowes/Lansdowne) - injured
John McKee(20/Campbell/Old Belvedere)

Lock
Scott Fardy(36)
Devin Toner(34/Castleknock/Lansdowne)
Ross Molony(26/St. Michaels/UCD)
James Ryan(24/St. Michaels/UCD) - ireland squad
Jack Dunne(21/St. Michaels/DUFC)
Ryan Baird(21/St. Michaels/DUFC) - ireland squad
Charlie Ryan(21/Blackrock/UCD)
Brian Deeny(20/Wexford RFC/Clontarf)
Joe McCarthy(19/Blackrock/DUFC)

Backrow
Rhys Ruddock(29/Exile/St. Marys)
Jack Conan(28/St. Gerards/Old Belvedere) - ireland squad
Josh Van Der Flier(27/Wesley/UCD) - ireland squad
Dan Leavy(26/St. Michaels/UCD) - injured
Josh Murphy(25/St. Michaels/UCD)
Will Connors(24/Clongowes/UCD) - ireland squad
Max Deegan(24/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - injured
Caelan Doris(22/Blackrock/DUFC) - ireland squad
Scott Penny(21/St. Michaels/UCD)
Martin Moloney(21/Athy RFC/Clontarf)
Sean O'Brien(20/Blackrock/UCD)
Alex Soroka(19/Belvedere/Clontarf)

Scrumhalf
Jamie Gibson Park(28) - ireland squad
Luke McGrath(27/St. Michaels/UCD)
Rowan Osborne(23/Clongowes/DUFC)
Hugh O'Sullivan(22/Belvedere/Clontarf)
Paddy Patterson(21/Blackrock/UCD)
Cormac Foley(20/St. Gerards/Lansdowne)

Outhalf
Jonathan Sexton(35/St. Marys/St. Marys) - ireland squad
Ross Byrne(25/St. Michaels/UCD) - ireland squad
Ciaran Frawley(22/Skerries RFC/UCD)
Harry Byrne(21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - ireland training squad
David Hawkshaw(21/Belvedere/Clontarf)

Centre
Robbie Henshaw(27/Marist/Buccaneers) - ireland squad
Rory O'Loughlin(26/St. Michaels/UCD)
Garry Ringrose(25/Blackrock/UCD) - ireland squad
Conor O'Brien(24/Mullingar RFC/Clontarf) - injured
Jimmy O'Brien(23/Newbridge/UCD)
Tommy O'Brien(22/Blackrock/UCD)
Liam Turner(21/Blackrock/DUFC)

Back Three
Dave Kearney(31/Clongowes/Lansdowne)
James Lowe(28) - ireland training squad
Adam Byrne(26/Naas RFC/UCD) - injured
Cian Kelleher(26/St. Michaels/Lansdowne)
Hugo Keenan(24/Blackrock/UCD) - ireland squad
Jordan Larmour(23/St. Andrews/St. Marys) - injured
Michael Silvester(22/Clongowes/DUFC)
Aaron O'Sullivan(20/Exile/Blackrock)
Andrew Smith(20/St. Michaels/Clontarf)
Niall Comerford(20/Blackrock/UCD)
Max O'Reilly(20/St. Gerards/DUFC)

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Larmour - dislocated shoulder
Deegan - ACL surgery last week.
Baird - adductor strain

Furlong - still recovering from calf injury with Leinster

Kelleher, Sexton and Porter being assessed with Ireland camp

https://www.leinsterrugby.ie/cullen-iss ... etton-win/
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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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Holy f%~k that's as bad an injury update as you'll get.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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mildlyinterested wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 9:50 am
LH Prop
Cian Healy(32/Belvedere/Clontarf) - ireland squad
Ed Byrne(27/Clongowes/UCD) - ireland squad
Peter Dooley(26/Birr RFC/Lansdowne)
Michael Milne(21/Birr RFC-Roscrea/UCD)

TH Prop
Michael Bent(34)
Tadhg Furlong(27/New Ross RFC/Clontarf) - injured
Andrew Porter(24/St. Andrews/UCD) - ireland squad
Vakh Abdaladze(24/Coolmine RFC/Clontarf) - injured
Ciaran Parker(24/Exile)
Tom Clarkson(20/Blackrock/DUFC)

Hooker
Sean Cronin(34)
James Tracy(29/Newbridge/UCD) - ireland training squad
Ronan Kelleher(22/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - ireland squad
Dan Sheehan(22/Clongowes/Lansdowne) - injured
John McKee(20/Campbell/Old Belvedere)

Lock
Scott Fardy(36)
Devin Toner(34/Castleknock/Lansdowne)
Ross Molony(26/St. Michaels/UCD)
James Ryan(24/St. Michaels/UCD) - ireland squad
Jack Dunne(21/St. Michaels/DUFC)
Ryan Baird(21/St. Michaels/DUFC) - ireland squad
Charlie Ryan(21/Blackrock/UCD)
Brian Deeny(20/Wexford RFC/Clontarf)
Joe McCarthy(19/Blackrock/DUFC)

Backrow
Rhys Ruddock(29/Exile/St. Marys)
Jack Conan(28/St. Gerards/Old Belvedere) - ireland squad
Josh Van Der Flier(27/Wesley/UCD) - ireland squad
Dan Leavy(26/St. Michaels/UCD) - injured
Josh Murphy(25/St. Michaels/UCD)
Will Connors(24/Clongowes/UCD) - ireland squad
Max Deegan(24/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - injured
Caelan Doris(22/Blackrock/DUFC) - ireland squad
Scott Penny(21/St. Michaels/UCD)
Martin Moloney(21/Athy RFC/Clontarf)
Sean O'Brien(20/Blackrock/UCD)
Alex Soroka(19/Belvedere/Clontarf)

Scrumhalf
Jamie Gibson Park(28) - ireland squad
Luke McGrath(27/St. Michaels/UCD)
Rowan Osborne(23/Clongowes/DUFC)
Hugh O'Sullivan(22/Belvedere/Clontarf)
Paddy Patterson(21/Blackrock/UCD)
Cormac Foley(20/St. Gerards/Lansdowne)

Outhalf
Jonathan Sexton(35/St. Marys/St. Marys) - ireland squad
Ross Byrne(25/St. Michaels/UCD) - ireland squad
Ciaran Frawley(22/Skerries RFC/UCD)
Harry Byrne(21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - ireland training squad
David Hawkshaw(21/Belvedere/Clontarf)

Centre
Robbie Henshaw(27/Marist/Buccaneers) - ireland squad
Rory O'Loughlin(26/St. Michaels/UCD)
Garry Ringrose(25/Blackrock/UCD) - ireland squad
Conor O'Brien(24/Mullingar RFC/Clontarf) - injured
Jimmy O'Brien(23/Newbridge/UCD)
Tommy O'Brien(22/Blackrock/UCD)
Liam Turner(21/Blackrock/DUFC)

Back Three
Dave Kearney(31/Clongowes/Lansdowne)
James Lowe(28) - ireland training squad
Adam Byrne(26/Naas RFC/UCD) - injured
Cian Kelleher(26/St. Michaels/Lansdowne)
Hugo Keenan(24/Blackrock/UCD) - ireland squad
Jordan Larmour(23/St. Andrews/St. Marys) - injured
Michael Silvester(22/Clongowes/DUFC)
Aaron O'Sullivan(20/Exile/Blackrock)
Andrew Smith(20/St. Michaels/Clontarf)
Niall Comerford(20/Blackrock/UCD)
Max O'Reilly(20/St. Gerards/DUFC)
Wow, we are much lighter than I had realised across every position except scrum half & blindside (3 really good options, but needed in other positions). Without the Ireland training squad lads we have 7 front rows when 6 are needed for a 23, and 3 of those are academy. We should get Tracy back but Faz won’t be able to send props back, we have to muddle through.

Larmours injury could have a knock on effect on Keenan’s availability for us (but I’d be happy for him). Deegan is a big big loss. He was a solid bet for a run of dominant performances. Odds of Faz keeping both Conan and Doris aren’t too high but it’s feasible.

Toner makes a big difference.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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We have some tricky games in this period too — Glasgow (a), Edinburgh (h) and Scarlets (a) in particular, but Zebre the only game that you’d be shocked if we lost in that bunch.

We’ll be sending some pretty inexperienced front rows out for those games at least and are likely to be light in the back row, somewhat ironically given the actual wealth in depth there.

Big test of the squad once again, Deegan injury in particular is a rough one on both player and team.

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Re: Leinster Squad 20-21

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We could easily end up with a starting front 5 of:

Bent, Cronin, Dooley, Toner, Fardy

which would be pretty experienced.

It's the bench options that are a significant step down in experience.

Would be interesting to see Milne get a start with a good solid pack around him and maybe spring Dooley/Tracy (assuming he's avail) off the bench.

The likes of Rhys, Molony, McGrath, DK (who is seemingly back training), Lowe and even ROL/Kelleher will provide a good nucleus of experience elsewhere too.

Such a shame that COB and A Byrne are injured at the minute.

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