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by Dexter
May 11th, 2021, 10:07 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: is the Rainbow Cup still going ahead?
Replies: 106
Views: 6203

Re: is the Rainbow Cup still going ahead?

The final is on Saturday June 19th between either the top 2 in the NH competition / top sides in each of the NH and SH competitions. If latter, Italy being suggested as a venue. The format is flexible! Are you serious?! What a shitshow :lol: You'd think at this stage they'd finally call the format ...
by Dexter
May 7th, 2021, 9:45 pm
Forum: General Rugby
Topic: Munster Rugby - Semi Conscious, the Series Finale??? - 2020/21
Replies: 995
Views: 47716

Re: Munster Rugby - Semi Conscious, the Series Finale??? - 2020/21

cormac wrote:
May 7th, 2021, 9:05 pm
Munster giving Ulster a bit of a beating even before Will Addison's red card just before half-time. Could get very ugly for Ulster in the second half.
Ulster haven't really turned up the. Look half interested.
by Dexter
May 7th, 2021, 4:52 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

There has been a bit of inaccurate comment about the extent to which Top 14 budgets determine success as if our progress is built off a fat chequebook. Nonsense. I find this part pretty unconvincing, but the rest is interesting as usual. I've never disliked ROG. Re-watching the game, that missed ea...
by Dexter
May 4th, 2021, 8:17 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Enforcer Second-Row Options
Replies: 75
Views: 3835

Re: Enforcer Second-Row Options

Good first post. Level headed. You'll do well around these parts 1. We don't win it every year. We do lose to the same formula for the last 3 consecutive years though. 2. It is not just a game , it is a business that needs to be successful to live, survive and thrive and is 90% resourced to do so. ...
by Dexter
May 4th, 2021, 12:16 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Enforcer Second-Row Options
Replies: 75
Views: 3835

Re: Enforcer Second-Row Options

Good to see a little more perspective after the inevitable overreaction post game.
I'm staying optimistic for the future. Even having the SA teams in the league should help us. It'll make it harder to win the league but could/should make us better prepared for Europe.
by Dexter
May 4th, 2021, 10:41 am
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

We made handling errors and had poor ruck work because they were big? Nah, don't agree with that. I think I'll leave it there as this isn't going anywhere! We also relied too much on getting to deck, which exposed us to poaching turnovers. They had 16 offloads to our 3, including 9 from their backs...
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 7:21 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

I said when he was up for grabs we should go all in for Skelton. If Munster can get someone like Snyman then it’s not unrealistic to think we could do similar. We lack that sheer bulk As long as we’re supplying a huge tranche to Ireland for the 6N we’ll probably always have a lot of injuries in Apr...
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 6:05 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

I said when he was up for grabs we should go all in for Skelton. If Munster can get someone like Snyman then it’s not unrealistic to think we could do similar. We lack that sheer bulk As long as we’re supplying a huge tranche to Ireland for the 6N we’ll probably always have a lot of injuries in Apr...
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 5:29 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

Very disappointed. They just had too much power. They had the squeeze in the scrum, won the collisions and their caries around the fringes got them easy meters. Atonio and Skelton unstoppable. Interestingly, nine of the La Rochelle starting XV hail from outside France (vs one for Leinster). Difficu...
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 5:28 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

The Yellow on Lowe was a horrendous decision. The LAR support played Lowe's legs against the ball and he had no chance to get away. One thing a penalty, a really biased decision to make it a card. Carley did not referee the breakdown or the off-side well. Lowe's kick before Skelton try went backwar...
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 5:17 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

BT sports highlights show: " two brilliant semi finals coming up" :lol:
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 5:09 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

OTT wrote:
May 2nd, 2021, 5:07 pm
Apparently Carley is still out on the pitch playing an advantage from the first half
Show Spoiler:
Badumtsh. Thank you, thank you.
:lol:
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 5:03 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

It does come down to the same problem that we had with Saracens - bigger, superior athletes. When those kind of guys are well coached, there's very little you can do. I wouldn't say there's nothing you can do, but what you have to do, you need to do it well. It looked like it wasn't going to be our...
by Dexter
May 2nd, 2021, 4:46 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

I'm never watching rugby again. Stupid sport.
by Dexter
May 1st, 2021, 9:49 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: Heineken Cup 2020/21
Replies: 482
Views: 28725

Re: Heineken Cup 2020/21

Ruckedtobits wrote:
May 1st, 2021, 6:04 pm
Barnes was one-eyed all match. Officiating like that screws any competition.
Thought the same. Some consistency would have been nice.
by Dexter
May 1st, 2021, 3:51 pm
Forum: General Rugby
Topic: Champions Cup 2020 / 21
Replies: 34
Views: 1842

Re: Champions Cup 2020 / 21

fourthirtythree wrote:
May 1st, 2021, 3:28 pm
Lovely play by Kolbe there leading to the yellow card but jebus is Wayne's "French" accent making my ears bleed.

Please, just speak in English if you are going to pronounce French as if it's English. I doubt they can understand you anyway.
:D he's like the lads in Allo Allo
by Dexter
April 30th, 2021, 9:59 pm
Forum: General Rugby
Topic: Ulster Rugby - 2020-21 Season
Replies: 158
Views: 10611

Re: Ulster Rugby - 2020-21 Season

Well that's disappointing. Ulster just stopped playing, not helped by Cooney going off.
Opportunity missed...again.
by Dexter
April 30th, 2021, 6:24 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/leinster-rugby/leinster-squad-to-quarantine-in-hotel-on-arrival-home-from-la-rochelle-40374749.html Leinster will have to quarantine for 5 days upon arriving back from France. Will be allowed to train and fulfil Connacht match whilst under quarantine. * Sigh.....
by Dexter
April 30th, 2021, 3:19 pm
Forum: General Rugby
Topic: Champions Cup 2020 / 21
Replies: 34
Views: 1842

Re: Champions Cup 2020 / 21

Before the Nigels took over there were only 6 or 7 French and 6 or 7 English. The rest were done by country but it was a shitload of pro12. I'd have to look it up to say exactly but it was something like 3 or 4 Irish (I Think we had all 4 a couple of times) 3 or 4 Welsh. Both Scots Both Italians. I...
by Dexter
April 30th, 2021, 12:01 pm
Forum: Leinster Addicts
Topic: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm
Replies: 603
Views: 34354

Re: European Cup Semi-Final: Away to La Rochelle, Sunday 2nd of May 3pm

Lock9541 wrote:
April 30th, 2021, 11:59 am
I don’t think I’ve ever seen R Osborne play a game bar once, what’s he like? Is he any better than HOS?
He played a game down in Thomond, where we disrespected the fixture, and won. I think he played well that day.