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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby COYBIB » January 30th, 2015, 8:35 pm

I hope Luke is genuinely just ill and nothing more than that.

Well, I think he was playing for either the left wing spot next week or indeed the bench, but that's gone out the window now.

More than likely it'll be a Zebo, Bowe, R.Kearney back three with McFadden 23.

I reckon Fitz would have started at 11 next week if he played well tonight, with Zebo dropping to bench.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby Donny B. » January 30th, 2015, 8:50 pm

Wow! The crooked feed penalty is back!!
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby Donny B. » January 30th, 2015, 8:58 pm

Fairly scratchy stuff so far but Seanie looking fit and feisty.

FFS Ferg off with rib injury
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby nc6000 » January 30th, 2015, 9:00 pm

FFS McFadden gone off now.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby All Blacks nil » January 30th, 2015, 9:12 pm

24 mins
5-0 to England

Saxons beginning to get on top. Irish need to up intensity in collisions. Passive defence so far.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby All Blacks nil » January 30th, 2015, 9:13 pm

26 mins
8-0
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby Donny B. » January 30th, 2015, 9:14 pm

Poor performance from Marmion and Madigan so far.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby offshorerules » January 30th, 2015, 9:20 pm

Not for the first time in his international career earls f%~ks ball straight into touch.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby Donny B. » January 30th, 2015, 9:24 pm

We're constantly being turned over on the ground
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby Donny B. » January 30th, 2015, 9:28 pm

Jaysus McCarthy, last thing we need is another second row crocked
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby Donny B. » January 30th, 2015, 9:30 pm

11-3 to England at HT. Fairly poor stuff from Ireland considering the strength of the side
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby COYBIB » January 30th, 2015, 9:31 pm

Madigan playing his way out of the 10 jersey for next week, he's been very, very bad.

D'arcy looking more and more a passenger each time I see him these days I'm very sad to say.

Great to see Seanie back, Conan having a busy game too.

Token Leinster injuries so far: McFadden & McCarthy
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby All Blacks nil » January 30th, 2015, 9:36 pm

Ireland need to up the intensity. When England have the ball they make the gain line at will. Outside of McCarthy's poorly executed ( they did clash heads) big tackle, a decent hit by Strauss and Ryan's dump of Burgess every other tackle has been on the English player's terms.
Marmion doing okay, Madigan having a poor game. In fairness he is behind a physically beaten ( apart from set piece ) Pack but he has been indecisive and tentative. Backline in general is disjointed.

Get stuck in Ireland
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby All Blacks nil » January 30th, 2015, 9:37 pm

COYBIB wrote:Madigan playing his way out of the 10 jersey for next week, he's been very, very bad.

D'arcy looking more and more a passenger each time I see him these days I'm very sad to say.

Great to see Seanie back, Conan having a busy game too.

Token Leinster injuries so far: McFadden & McCarthy


Strauss carrying a shoulder going off at half time

By the way what does a busy game mean?. Are any of the Irish team having a good game. They all look busy to me.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby offshorerules » January 30th, 2015, 9:38 pm

Also is there anyone at the game? Terrible atmosphere.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby All Blacks nil » January 30th, 2015, 9:40 pm

offshorerules wrote:Also is there anyone at the game? Terrible atmosphere.



Terrible game, no intensity on or off the pitch.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby offshorerules » January 30th, 2015, 9:42 pm

Still you can see why munster are not playing any big games there.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby offshorerules » January 30th, 2015, 9:44 pm

Earls defensive frailty shown up again.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby Donny B. » January 30th, 2015, 9:45 pm

Bad missed tackle from Earls there. That's what worries me about him at outside centre.
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Re: Wolfhounds v Saxons

Postby offshorerules » January 30th, 2015, 9:49 pm

Donny B. wrote:Bad missed tackle from Earls there. That's what worries me about him at outside centre.

In fairness to him watching it again it wasn't as bad as jones in the first half but it does happen all to often though.
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