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Dinny Breen

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6960 on: April 04, 2018, 10:01:29 AM »
You're grand, I wasn't annoyed until you brought Dublin into it :)

BTW, I am not even a big Leinster fan, I go to more Kildare games than Leinster games and haven't been to the RDS in years for a game. However was at the Aviva Sunday and might make the Pro14 final if they make it. #bandwagon


Ah I know your view on the Dublin thing so I was poking you a little bit. We'll have to have a few pints some day and revisit it.  ;D

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6961 on: April 04, 2018, 10:55:42 AM »
You're grand, I wasn't annoyed until you brought Dublin into it :)

BTW, I am not even a big Leinster fan, I go to more Kildare games than Leinster games and haven't been to the RDS in years for a game. However was at the Aviva Sunday and might make the Pro14 final if they make it. #bandwagon


Ah I know your view on the Dublin thing so I was poking you a little bit. We'll have to have a few pints some day and revisit it.  ;D

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6962 on: April 04, 2018, 12:49:33 PM »
Whatever about that, I checked, and Leinster have used 52 players in the Pro 14. 20 backs and 32 forwards. But I don't think there's anything unusual about that.

Munster have used 50. 22 backs and 28 forwards.

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6963 on: April 04, 2018, 02:20:22 PM »
Whatever about that, I checked, and Leinster have used 52 players in the Pro 14. 20 backs and 32 forwards. But I don't think there's anything unusual about that.

Munster have used 50. 22 backs and 28 forwards.


I knew it had to be into the late 40's early 50's. I accept though the physicality of rugby means teams have to carry vastly bigger squads than other sports like GAA or soccer.

I'd be interested to see how this compares to the English and French sides.

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6964 on: April 21, 2018, 04:56:51 PM »
Ruthless stuff from Leinster here. Sexton is a class act.

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6965 on: April 21, 2018, 05:02:44 PM »
Ruthless stuff from Leinster here. Sexton is a class act.

Hard to see Munster or Racing living with that!!

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6966 on: April 21, 2018, 07:49:22 PM »
Leinster looked good today and could have Sean O'Brien back for the final.

The only thing I could see stopping them is the hot weather in Bilbao in mid May.

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Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« Reply #6967 on: April 21, 2018, 08:51:18 PM »
Ulster were well on top during the second half, getting the bonus point means they have to beat Munster away with bonus point to stay in contention I think. Though I doubt that very much.
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