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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Barack Obama » March 22nd, 2011, 1:10 pm

What happened Longford getting absolutley hammered by Tullow. Didnt think Tullow were that strong?
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Theboss » March 23rd, 2011, 9:07 am

Barack Obama wrote:What happened Longford getting absolutley hammered by Tullow. Didnt think Tullow were that strong?

Not sure whether Longford put out their strongest squad or not, likewise with Clondalkin going down 8-3 to North Kildare. I think they rested most of their squads to focus on the upcoming league games.
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Armchair » March 24th, 2011, 12:14 pm

Theboss wrote:
Barack Obama wrote:What happened Longford getting absolutley hammered by Tullow. Didnt think Tullow were that strong?

Not sure whether Longford put out their strongest squad or not, likewise with Clondalkin going down 8-3 to North Kildare. I think they rested most of their squads to focus on the upcoming league games.


Nobody should under estimate the boys from Black Gates on their day they are a match for any one! Nobody wants to play Tullow in the cup
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Theboss » March 24th, 2011, 12:33 pm

Armchair wrote:
Theboss wrote:
Barack Obama wrote:What happened Longford getting absolutley hammered by Tullow. Didnt think Tullow were that strong?

Not sure whether Longford put out their strongest squad or not, likewise with Clondalkin going down 8-3 to North Kildare. I think they rested most of their squads to focus on the upcoming league games.


Nobody should under estimate the boys from Black Gates on their day they are a match for any one! Nobody wants to play Tullow in the cup


Nobody was underestimating them. I think they just weren't concerned about the towns cup this year so rested some players.
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby rugbymadman » March 26th, 2011, 1:42 pm

So the 1/4 Finals are next weekend and its starting to hot up now.

Dundalk Vs Co Carlow at Mill Rd - Dundalk by a score
Newbridge Vs Boyne at Rosetown - Boyne to win by 10
Tullamore Vs Skerries at Spollenstown - Tullamore by 3 )
Wicklow Vs Tullow at Ashtown Lane - Tullow by 7)
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby theflash » April 3rd, 2011, 9:51 pm

Absolutely savage game between Newbridge and Boyne today. Could have gone either way once the two ambulances had taken one from each away after a sickening clash of heads. Great game of rugby. Boyne 17-0 up after 10 mins. Great comeback from Newbridge. Boyne just about deserved it. :happy clapper: Big injury toll after today tho. Its a big ask to front up this weekend again against a physical Tullamore side.
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Barack Obama » April 6th, 2011, 2:23 pm

Any predictions on this weekends Towns Cup Semi Finals?
I reckon Tullow will give Dundalk a very good game and win narrowly. They have no truly outstanding players but are strong from 1 - 15 and will be very fired up.
Think Tullamore might sneak the other semi.
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Armchair » April 6th, 2011, 7:12 pm

Barack Obama wrote:Any predictions on this weekends Towns Cup Semi Finals?
I reckon Tullow will give Dundalk a very good game and win narrowly. They have no truly outstanding players but are strong from 1 - 15 and will be very fired up.
Think Tullamore might sneak the other semi.


My prediction would be a Boyne v Dundalk final
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Theboss » April 11th, 2011, 11:44 am

Armchair wrote:
Barack Obama wrote:Any predictions on this weekends Towns Cup Semi Finals?
I reckon Tullow will give Dundalk a very good game and win narrowly. They have no truly outstanding players but are strong from 1 - 15 and will be very fired up.
Think Tullamore might sneak the other semi.


My prediction would be a Boyne v Dundalk final

And tullamore sneaks past. Tullamore are definately a cup team. Will their final experience stand to them?
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Armchair » April 11th, 2011, 2:24 pm

Tullamore are the favourites for the cup now, that was a great win for them!
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Mac_Chops » December 17th, 2011, 10:51 pm

2012 Draw:

PROVINCIAL TOWNS CUP
opening round Sunday 29th January, all KO: 2.30pm:

Naas (2nd XV) v Wexford Wanderers
Ashbourne v Boyne (2nd XV)
Navan (2nd XV) v Arklow
Tullow v Clane
Gorey v Clondalkin
Edenderry v Athy
Longford v Mullingar
Cill Dara v Portarlington
Kilkenny v Portlaoise
Dundalk v North Kildare
Newbridge v Rathdrum
Roscrea v Co Carlow
New Ross v Wicklow
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby d angry kid » December 19th, 2011, 7:46 pm

Naas (2nd XV) v Wexford Wanderers HOME
Ashbourne v Boyne (2nd XV) HOME
Navan (2nd XV) v Arklow HOME
Tullow v Clane HOME
Gorey v Clondalkin AWAY
Edenderry v Athy AWAY
Longford v Mullingar HOME
Cill Dara v Portarlington HOME
Kilkenny v Portlaoise AWAY
Dundalk v North Kildare HOME
Newbridge v Rathdrum HOME
Roscrea v Co Carlow AWAY
New Ross v Wicklow AWAY

Besides Tullamore, did any other team get a bye into the next round?
Not going to predict a winner until later on however I can't look any further than one of the following: Newbridge, Tullamore, Cill Dara and Wicklow.
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby d angry kid » December 19th, 2011, 7:46 pm

Naas (2nd XV) v Wexford Wanderers HOME
Ashbourne v Boyne (2nd XV) HOME
Navan (2nd XV) v Arklow HOME
Tullow v Clane HOME
Gorey v Clondalkin AWAY
Edenderry v Athy AWAY
Longford v Mullingar HOME
Cill Dara v Portarlington HOME
Kilkenny v Portlaoise AWAY
Dundalk v North Kildare HOME
Newbridge v Rathdrum HOME
Roscrea v Co Carlow AWAY
New Ross v Wicklow AWAY

Besides Tullamore, did any other team get a bye into the next round?
Not going to predict a winner until later on however I can't look any further than one of the following: Newbridge, Tullamore, Cill Dara and Wicklow.
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby pulldownthemaul » December 19th, 2011, 8:16 pm

When will the bookies be giving odds and taking bets on the Towns Cup? I assume Paddy Power will be the first?
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby ufo » December 19th, 2011, 8:55 pm

d angry kid wrote:Naas (2nd XV) v Wexford Wanderers HOME
Ashbourne v Boyne (2nd XV) HOME
Navan (2nd XV) v Arklow HOME
Tullow v Clane HOME
Gorey v Clondalkin AWAY
Edenderry v Athy AWAY
Longford v Mullingar HOME
Cill Dara v Portarlington HOME
Kilkenny v Portlaoise AWAY
Dundalk v North Kildare HOME
Newbridge v Rathdrum HOME
Roscrea v Co Carlow AWAY
New Ross v Wicklow AWAY

Besides Tullamore, did any other team get a bye into the next round?
Not going to predict a winner until later on however I can't look any further than one of the following: Newbridge, Tullamore, Cill Dara and Wicklow.





Enniscorthy and Skerries also got byes and would surely be up there with Tullamore and Newbridge as the main contenders ............
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby d angry kid » December 24th, 2011, 7:39 pm

ufo wrote:
d angry kid wrote:Naas (2nd XV) v Wexford Wanderers HOME
Ashbourne v Boyne (2nd XV) HOME
Navan (2nd XV) v Arklow HOME
Tullow v Clane HOME
Gorey v Clondalkin AWAY
Edenderry v Athy AWAY
Longford v Mullingar HOME
Cill Dara v Portarlington HOME
Kilkenny v Portlaoise AWAY
Dundalk v North Kildare HOME
Newbridge v Rathdrum HOME
Roscrea v Co Carlow AWAY
New Ross v Wicklow AWAY

Besides Tullamore, did any other team get a bye into the next round?
Not going to predict a winner until later on however I can't look any further than one of the following: Newbridge, Tullamore, Cill Dara and Wicklow.





Enniscorthy and Skerries also got byes and would surely be up there with Tullamore and Newbridge as the main contenders ............

Considering i'm backing one of those two to win 1A I suppose I'll include them too!
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby hands away » January 27th, 2012, 11:19 am

Naas (2nd XV) v Wexford Wanderers HOME
Ashbourne v Boyne (2nd XV) HOME
Navan (2nd XV) v Arklow HOME
Tullow v Clane HOME
Gorey v Clondalkin AWAY
Edenderry v Athy AWAY
Longford v Mullingar HOME
Cill Dara v Portarlington HOME
Kilkenny v Portlaoise AWAY
Dundalk v North Kildare HOME
Newbridge v Rathdrum HOME
Roscrea v Co Carlow HOME
New Ross v Wicklow AWAY
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby pulldownthemaul » February 11th, 2012, 10:27 pm

Shock result today. ASHBOURNE 16 - TULLAMORE 6.Ashbourne totally outplayed the visitors who under performed. Tullaomre played unimaginative 10 man rugby with very little going outside their 12 and no use of their blind side wingers and no great use of their 10s boot either. Ashbourne on the other hand, matched the big Tullaomore pack up front but were far superior in their game play and the use of their backs. Their out half, 12 and two wingers were a massive threat any time they got space, each of them beating at least one defender evry single time they got posession. Ashbourne's back row were also outstanding in their work rate. Tullamore must have gone away wondering what happened, they were out-played and out-thought and Asbourne's defence was just far superior.
Carlow also went out at the hands of Roscrea, another shocker.
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Jimi Caucaunibuca » February 12th, 2012, 11:57 am

Yep,as said above,Tullamore were absolutely clueless!At no stage did they even look like they had a cutting edge,if you walked in offf the street and didnt know both clubs you wouldnt have guessed who was the Div 1 A high flyers and AIL Junior finalists and which were the 1B strugglers!It certainly sets the cat amongst the pigeons!There cant be too many teams fancying a trip to Ashbourne if they play like they did yesterday!
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Re: Towns Cup

Postby Jimi Caucaunibuca » March 29th, 2012, 11:17 am

Right folks,we are down to the last four!It pairs two middle rank teams from division 1b,Ashbourne and Tullow(I know Tullow were in relegation playoff but all bar the bottom team had a very good season and were only one win from safety) and Enniscorthy and Newbridge!Whats peoples thoughts?You would have to fancy Ashbourne considering they have bet Tullow twice this year and having seen Enniscorthy earlier this year,I fancy them to go on to win it!Should make for some very entertaining games this weekend!!
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