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Team of players gone home injured

Postby PCASEY » July 3rd, 2009, 9:52 am

probably have some of these in the wrong position - has the bones of a good team,

Jones
flannery
jenkins
R Jones
..
quinlan
ferris
..
O'Leary
..
Roberts
O'Driscol
Halfpenny
..
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby youngco » July 3rd, 2009, 10:13 am

that is quite the team, slightly unbalanced but would give the team for the 3rd test a serious run for their money!!
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby crisco10 » July 3rd, 2009, 10:16 am

Haha. just posted the same thing on boards.ie

My team was:

1. Jenkins
2. Fla
3. A. Jones
4. Hines (suspended I know, but struggling for SR)
5.
6. Ferris
7. Quinlan
8. R. Jones
9. O'Leary
10.
11. Shanklin
12. Roberts
13. BOD
14. Halfpenny
15. Byrne

16. Murray
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby claire_m » July 3rd, 2009, 10:19 am

Shanklin would be there too. Possibly have Roberts on the wing in that case.

Agreed though, it's probably a better team (and better balanced!) than the 22 on offer tomorrow.
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby crisco10 » July 3rd, 2009, 10:20 am

claire_m wrote:Shanklin would be there too. Possibly have Roberts on the wing in that case.

Agreed though, it's probably a better team (and better balanced!) than the 22 on offer tomorrow.


I put Shanklin on the wing. Couldn't split up BOD and Roberts!
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby claire_m » July 3rd, 2009, 10:24 am

crisco10 wrote:
claire_m wrote:Shanklin would be there too. Possibly have Roberts on the wing in that case.

Agreed though, it's probably a better team (and better balanced!) than the 22 on offer tomorrow.


I put Shanklin on the wing. Couldn't split up BOD and Roberts!


I can see your point, but Roberts started on the wing and has the pace that Shanklin doesn't quite have.

Still, it's all a bit of fun!
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby PCASEY » July 3rd, 2009, 10:36 am

claire_m wrote:Shanklin would be there too. Possibly have Roberts on the wing in that case.

Agreed though, it's probably a better team (and better balanced!) than the 22 on offer tomorrow.


Shanklin! Cheers, I couldn't for the life of me remeber who it was that D'Arcy had replaced
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby RnR » July 3rd, 2009, 10:43 am

I thought Hines was suspended for one week?

[He'd be an excellent signing for Leinster].
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby Grumpy Old Man » July 3rd, 2009, 10:47 am

Is it too pedantic to point out that Quinlan wasn't injured?

Also, you could consider players who may have made the initial squad but for injury tho' I can't think that far back tbh. :wink:
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby claire_m » July 3rd, 2009, 10:59 am

Grumpy Old Man wrote:Is it too pedantic to point out that Quinlan wasn't injured?

Also, you could consider players who may have made the initial squad but for injury tho' I can't think that far back tbh. :wink:


you. pedantic? never!

I guess pre-tour injuries you'd think of Peel (who I'm pretty sure was injured), Wilkinson (well, he always is!!!), the Evans boys (at least one of them, at any rate!) Apart from that, my mind isn't what it once was...
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby PCASEY » July 3rd, 2009, 11:27 am

Grumpy Old Man wrote:Is it too pedantic to point out that Quinlan wasn't injured?

Also, you could consider players who may have made the initial squad but for injury tho' I can't think that far back tbh. :wink:


oh far too pedantic!, I thought he couldn't go because he hurt his finger?
(bet I get in trouble for that one)
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby ronk » July 3rd, 2009, 12:19 pm

Would it be a stretch to call Wilkinson as someone who missed the tour due to injury and add him on that basis.

Flutey missed most of the tour but stayed on. Could try putting him 10.
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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby Mackman15 » July 3rd, 2009, 1:53 pm

In shock transfer news Bakkies Botha has handed back in his Saffer passport and has declared for Scotland on the Grandmother rule, somewhat like Nathan and Riki and has declared his interest in being flown out (ok, that's pushing it) as emergency cover for the SR injured/suspended Lions.....


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Re: Team of players gone home injured

Postby Oscar » July 4th, 2009, 8:41 pm

claire_m wrote:
Grumpy Old Man wrote:Is it too pedantic to point out that Quinlan wasn't injured?

Also, you could consider players who may have made the initial squad but for injury tho' I can't think that far back tbh. :wink:


you. pedantic? never!

I guess pre-tour injuries you'd think of Peel (who I'm pretty sure was injured), Wilkinson (well, he always is!!!), the Evans boys (at least one of them, at any rate!) Apart from that, my mind isn't what it once was...


Toby Flood was playing well for Leicester before getting crocked. There's the option of Cipriani too.

Wasn't Strokosch struggling with a knock during the year? I'd have a fully fit Moody over Worsley too.
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