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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby Leinsterman » December 3rd, 2008, 8:09 pm

bunty85 wrote:
Kings Hospital 30 0 Pres. Bray



Jaysus! :shock:
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby bunty85 » December 3rd, 2008, 8:25 pm

Leinsterman wrote:
bunty85 wrote:
Kings Hospital 30 0 Pres. Bray



Jaysus! :shock:


I heard that Pres were gonna be good this year too...
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby Isaac4leinster » December 4th, 2008, 2:34 pm

bunty85 wrote:
Leinsterman wrote:
bunty85 wrote:
Kings Hospital 30 0 Pres. Bray



Jaysus! :shock:


I heard that Pres were gonna be good this year too...


KH are not a bad team, have had a few terrible years but are generally very competitive
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby bunty85 » December 4th, 2008, 3:26 pm

No doubting they are with such a scoreline(they qualfied with ease too for the semis). I had heard last year that Pres were going to be decent this year(losing by 30 points to any team isnt decent), was there a exodus of players like 2 years ago?
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby Isaac4leinster » December 4th, 2008, 3:48 pm

I havn't really followed the LSC for a while but KH always seem to surprise people each year. Credit where credit is due. That scoreline against Pres does seem excessive though
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby cjvan » December 5th, 2008, 2:53 pm

I was at the KH Pres game score line dose not flatter KH. They were missing there hooker prop and scrum half and did not convert one of there six tries. Pres looked a different team without there injured captain.Overall KH have had a good league campaign to date.
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby jaybyrne » December 5th, 2008, 2:57 pm

how come columbas can play in the A cup and the league
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby RoscoBosco » December 7th, 2008, 12:19 am

Newbridge are strong this year, unbeaten in the league and with two players on the Ireland U18 squad
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby skerrieslad » December 7th, 2008, 1:16 am

did newbridge not lose 2 templeogue der 2 weeks ago?
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby RoscoBosco » December 7th, 2008, 12:46 pm

Newbridge seconds lost to Templeogue firsts
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby neiliog93 » December 15th, 2008, 12:32 am

Clongowes beat 'Rock this year at junior level so they're the favourites there. Add in the fact that they've got 8 guys from the all conquering sqaud of last year and they should win. But you never know, rock and Blevo also have a shout
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby ruggerbugger » December 15th, 2008, 11:51 pm

Hi, was at Monkstown Junior League Final last Thursday against Pres Bray which ended in a draw. Does anyone know when and where the replay is on? Cheers

And also, I know Monkstown also got to the semis in the Senior League. I heard the game is this Friday. Is that true? Does anyone know the opposition and where the game is scheduled to be played? Who won the other semi-final if it has already been played? Will the final now be after Christmas?

I know, loads of questions and I would appreciate it if someone could answer some of them.
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby Kickingking » December 16th, 2008, 11:27 am

Accroding to the Referee's website the replay between CBC and Pres Bray is set for Seapoint RFC at 14:00 on 22 December - I'm surprised it is not being played this week. You might want to check this out.

On the Senior side the Newbridge v St Gerard's match is set for St. Marys RFC at 14:00 on 17 December. I haven't heard about the other semi-final which should be between CBC and King's Hospital but again you would expect it should be played this week.

Hope this information is useful.
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby lebowski » December 17th, 2008, 7:36 pm

Gerards 10 Newbridge 5 :shock: Serious upset. Fair play to Gerards. Nothing was expected of them this year.
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby Kickingking » December 18th, 2008, 11:46 am

St. Gerard's 10 Newbridge 5 - not sure how much of a shock this was in practice. Gerards had a very good campaign in the group stage, losing only once narrowly 14-10 to CBC and they also had a big win 34-17 against Kilkenny. It will be interesting to see who emerges from the other semi-final between CBC and King's Hospital - still no sign of a date for this game on the Leinster website
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby true blue 06 » December 18th, 2008, 3:29 pm

neiliog93 wrote:Clongowes beat 'Rock this year at junior level so they're the favourites there. Add in the fact that they've got 8 guys from the all conquering sqaud of last year and they should win. But you never know, rock and Blevo also have a shout



belvo might have a shout if there's a plate competition.. they are shite
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby RoscoBosco » December 18th, 2008, 7:34 pm

Newbridge were missing 8 starting players , 6 from injurys and the other 2 were on international duty. The leinster branch offered them to rescedual the match for after christmas but they said no cuz they would of had to cancel freindlys against rock and belvo, still, fair play to gerards
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby Kickingking » December 19th, 2008, 10:50 am

Let's hope Newbridge can get everyone back to be at full strength for the big showdown with Clongowes. It would be great to see one or two of the Section B schools claim a big scalp this year and inject a bit more uncertainty into the Senior Cup
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby leinsternut » December 19th, 2008, 5:02 pm

RoscoBosco wrote:Newbridge were missing 8 starting players , 6 from injurys and the other 2 were on international duty. The leinster branch offered them to rescedual the match for after christmas but they said no cuz they would of had to cancel freindlys against rock and belvo, still, fair play to gerards


Sounds a bit like excuses there. A win is a win and if Newbridge were offered another date they should have taken it, I find it hard to believe they would treat the league so lightly. I dont see how this one fixture would necessitate cancelling two friendlies. Gerards have a nack of producing some well drilled teams with limited resources over the last few years, they have a great coach in Joe Mc (not sure he is still there)
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Re: Schools Rugby 2008-09

Postby leinsternut » December 19th, 2008, 5:03 pm

Anyone got an info on any of these Leinster guys? Who are the ones to watch?

IRELAND SCHOOLBOYS:

15: Ferdia Doherty (Gonzaga College)
14: Tiernan O'Halloran (Cistercian College Roscrea)
13: Brendan Macken (Blackrock College)
12: Alex Kelly (St Michaels College)
11: Chris Colvin (Royal School Armagh)
10: Gareth Quinn McDonagh (Crescent College)
9: Peter Du Toit (The King's Hospital School)

1: James Tracey (Newbridge College)
2: Niall Scannell (PBC Cork)
3: Martin Moore (Castleknock College)
4: Shane Buckley (Rockwell College)
5: David O’Mahony (PBC Cork)
6: Stephen Leckey (Methodist College)
7: Niall Annett (Methodist College) CAPTAIN
8: Jordi Murphy (Blackrock College)

REPLACEMENTS:

16: Aaron O'Brien (St Munchins College)
17: Conor Carey (Methodist College)
18: Bryan Carroll (PBC Cork)
19: Aaron Spring (Sligo Grammar School)
20: Harry Doyle (Royal School Armagh)
21: Paddy Jackson (Methodist College)
22: Ben Sargent (Crescent College)
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