Ireland V Italy 24th October

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Re: Ireland V Italy 24th October

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ronk wrote:
October 26th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Stockdale at 15 gives the option of Lowe at 11. Also we need options at 15, it's clearer now that Larmour is hurt.

I really like Lowe, Stockdale and Larmour as a potential back 3. Others may disagree about Conway and Earls.
Conway didn't get many chances on Saturday but he's been our most consistently good back 3 player in recent times. He's also less of a worry under a high ball than others.
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Yeah, he’s had decent form but he also rarely does anything that blows me away.

I’d take a bit of error count in developing players if they can do something special and they have the right attitude. But that’s based on long term rather than short term.

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Absolutely. But this weekend there's a pot to be won shag development.
We don't have such a thing as a world class back 3 player right now so, as you say, taking some pain in gambling to get there is worth it starting next week.
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fourthirtythree wrote:
October 26th, 2020, 8:20 pm
Absolutely. But this weekend there's a pot to be won shag development.
We don't have such a thing as a world class back 3 player right now so, as you say, taking some pain in gambling to get there is worth it starting next week.
Both Larmour and Lowe aren’t available this weekend, so it’s kinda moot.

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