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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby Dave Cahill » March 7th, 2018, 12:51 pm

Remember when he was going to take the number 8 jersey off Jamie?


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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby RAILWAY1 » March 7th, 2018, 1:03 pm

Never thought Copeland was going to take the jersey off a fit Jamie Heaslip, in fact whil Joe is in charge Kieran Read or Parisse would have a hard job doing that.
Seriously though I think Connacht would be the better option for Copeland rather than Ulster at the moment
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby simonokeeffe » March 7th, 2018, 2:37 pm

Dave Cahill wrote:Remember when he was going to take the number 8 jersey off Jamie?

:lol:


I remember (that one season at Cardiff) when Leinster shouldve been sold for scrap for overlooking him
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby FLIP » March 7th, 2018, 2:41 pm

simonokeeffe wrote:
Dave Cahill wrote:Remember when he was going to take the number 8 jersey off Jamie?

:lol:


I remember (that one season at Cardiff) when Leinster shouldve been sold for scrap for overlooking him


Was that the same season Conan started at 8 against Cardiff and showed Copeland up?
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby simonokeeffe » March 7th, 2018, 2:43 pm

FLIP wrote:
simonokeeffe wrote:
Dave Cahill wrote:Remember when he was going to take the number 8 jersey off Jamie?

:lol:


I remember (that one season at Cardiff) when Leinster shouldve been sold for scrap for overlooking him


Was that the same season Conan started at 8 against Cardiff and showed Copeland up?


I dont remember
I just remember the outrage :)
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby Dave Cahill » March 7th, 2018, 2:52 pm

that was the game alright, I think it was Conan's first competitive start for us and he destroyed Copeland.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby paddyor » March 7th, 2018, 2:54 pm

Dave Cahill wrote:that was the game alright, I think it was Conan's first competitive start for us and he destroyed Copeland.

Got MoTM. Copeland butchered a try as well.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby sunshiner1 » March 8th, 2018, 1:50 am

by RAILWAY1

Seriously though I think Connacht would be the better option for Copeland rather than Ulster at the moment


Any club is a better option than Ulster at the moment. :lol:
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby BlueBlue » March 13th, 2018, 3:32 pm

sunshiner1 wrote:
by RAILWAY1

Seriously though I think Connacht would be the better option for Copeland rather than Ulster at the moment


Any club is a better option than Ulster at the moment. :lol:



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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby BlueBlue » March 13th, 2018, 3:38 pm

Dave Cahill wrote:Remember when he was going to take the number 8 jersey off Jamie?


:lol:


Sure Bernie is going to take jerseys off any blue player that has a green one.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby offshorerules » March 17th, 2018, 11:41 am

That's 80 minutes of my life I wasted and won't get back anyway. Munster were brutal last night. They're very lucky the got the easier pool in the pro14 imho.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby Oldschool » March 18th, 2018, 12:38 am

offshorerules wrote:That's 80 minutes of my life I wasted and won't get back anyway. Munster were brutal last night. They're very lucky the got the easier pool in the pro14 imho.

Her majesty the Queen of England might have some sympathy for that view.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby simonokeeffe » March 19th, 2018, 3:08 pm

TB out for season with ongoing kneck issue

Zebo and Earls looking doubtful to Toulon
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby hugonaut » March 19th, 2018, 3:31 pm

simonokeeffe wrote:TB out for season with ongoing kneck issue

Zebo and Earls looking doubtful to Toulon


What's wrong with Zebo? Did he go off against Edinburgh? I was only half-watching that game, not exactly a thriller.

EDIT: They're definitely going to struggle if they're down those two. They've already lost Farrell and Taute in the centre, and as Leinster fans we're all familiar with the week-to-week type of injury scratch that Conway is currently undergoing ... it means that the injury isn't responding in line with the way that it is projected and is thus either a] worse or b] different than initially diagnosed.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby johng » March 19th, 2018, 3:40 pm

Hammer apparently
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby ChrisUppy » March 19th, 2018, 4:05 pm

Their full injury updated:

While Peter O’Mahony, CJ Stander, Conor Murray and Keith Earls all played a huge role in securing the Grand Slam in Twickenham on Saturday, Earls became the latest injury concern as he hobbled off after 73 minutes with a knee injury. The Limerick-man will undergo a scan and require specialist assessment to determine the full extent of the injury.

Head Coach Johann van Graan has been dealt a further blow with the news that Tyler Bleyendaal and Duncan Williams have both been ruled out for the remainder of the season. Bleyendaal required surgery in a bid to rectify ongoing symptoms with his neck, while Williams underwent surgery after sustaining facial injuries during a training session last week.

Following Friday night’s defeat against Edinburgh in Murrayfield, Simon Zebo (hamstring) and Alex Wootton (hip flexor) will be reviewed by the medical department today, while Jean Kleyn is following return to play protocols after sustaining a concussion.

Niall Scannell returns to full training this week as he recovers from a rib injury sustained against Glasgow Warriors at the end of February.

Continuing to rehab: Andrew Conway (knee), Chris Cloete (arm), Jaco Taute (knee), Chris Farrell (knee).


Given that their Ireland players won't play next weekend, they will be going in to the Toulon match at best totaaly undercooked and at worst totally fupped.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby simonokeeffe » March 20th, 2018, 9:29 am

So theyre looking at a backline of

Murray Keatley ROM Scannell Arnold Sweetnam JJ/Fitzgerald

Bench of

Hart, 2 of JJ/Goggin/Fitzgerald/Nash?
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby blockhead » March 23rd, 2018, 10:53 pm

Earls out for 6 weeks apparently, better than expected. Over in Dubai atm with Murray, Rob, Rory, so couldn't be that bad.
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby RAILWAY1 » March 24th, 2018, 12:47 am

I hope JvG protects Kieth Earls from himself and makes sure he doesn't try come back until he is 100% fit, sometime theplayers have to be protected from themselves. 8)
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Re: Munster 2017 -2018

Postby OTT » March 24th, 2018, 8:03 pm

Munster getting rogered by TMO and ref. Two shockers so far. The chip is well earned this evening.
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