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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby the spoofer » October 8th, 2012, 12:50 pm

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the spoofer wrote:I was at the Longford V Monstown game played in perfect conditions. It was a real ding dong battle with defences on top for both teams. Monkstown have a mssive pack and their No 8 did a lot of damage to the home team. It came down to a penalty shoot out with Longford landing their kicks while Monkstown missed a couple of opportunities. Ref had a decent game, scrums were a bit messy so he carded two of the props. Monkstown will be at the business end of the league come spring.


Food afterwards was delish. :D sore bodies today. See you in Sydney Parade Spoofer


It was a pleasure to have ye, an old style club with a lot of class both on and off the field. I'll definitely make the trip to the leafy surroundings of SP.
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » October 9th, 2012, 8:57 am

the spoofer wrote:
Monkstown Phil wrote:
the spoofer wrote:I was at the Longford V Monstown game played in perfect conditions. It was a real ding dong battle with defences on top for both teams. Monkstown have a mssive pack and their No 8 did a lot of damage to the home team. It came down to a penalty shoot out with Longford landing their kicks while Monkstown missed a couple of opportunities. Ref had a decent game, scrums were a bit messy so he carded two of the props. Monkstown will be at the business end of the league come spring.


Food afterwards was delish. :D sore bodies today. See you in Sydney Parade Spoofer


It was a pleasure to have ye, an old style club with a lot of class both on and off the field. I'll definitely make the trip to the leafy surroundings of SP.



A lovely set up you have, we'll see you in a few months Spoofer. Good win
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » October 9th, 2012, 11:47 am

Any truth that Garda have withdrawn from the league? And would I be right in saying the result for that is demotion to the bottom of the Leinster leagues?
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby waterboy » October 9th, 2012, 12:07 pm

I'd heard last week that they had pulled out, but then they played against Tullamore at the weekend so not sure what the story is. Can't be any use to either them, or the opposition to be getting their asses handed to them every week. On the flip side dropping them into the bottom league handing out cricket scores to the bottom clubs ain't going to help either.

Are they missing key players that they expect to get back during the season?
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » October 10th, 2012, 9:31 am

waterboy wrote:I'd heard last week that they had pulled out, but then they played against Tullamore at the weekend so not sure what the story is. Can't be any use to either them, or the opposition to be getting their asses handed to them every week. On the flip side dropping them into the bottom league handing out cricket scores to the bottom clubs ain't going to help either.

Are they missing key players that they expect to get back during the season?


Waterboy by all accounts they had a large exodus over the summer, not to return. Valid point about dropping to div 3 only to cricket score every team they play. Not sure what the branch can do.
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby r e seeding » October 11th, 2012, 11:55 am

all the branch can do is let them get hammered if they are unable to compete and if they fail to feild relagate them
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » October 17th, 2012, 11:49 am

This weekend, wins for:

Carlow vs Monkstown- away
Portarlington vs Ashbourne- home
Longford vs Tullow- home
Clondalkin vs Wicklow- home

Monkstown to continue clean sheet of tries, (one penalty try conceeded vs Clondalkin)
Portarlington building
Longford to bounce back at home after defeat to Wicklow
Clondalkin to do the business at home,
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby garr17 » October 17th, 2012, 1:41 pm

Monkstown Phil wrote:This weekend, wins for:

Carlow vs Monkstown- away
Portarlington vs Ashbourne- home
Longford vs Tullow- home
Clondalkin vs Wicklow- home

Monkstown to continue clean sheet of tries, (one penalty try conceeded vs Clondalkin)
Portarlington building
Longford to bounce back at home after defeat to Wicklow
Clondalkin to do the business at home,


i WOULD GO WITH ALL AWAY WINS BIG CALL I KNOW
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » October 17th, 2012, 2:25 pm

garr17 wrote:
Monkstown Phil wrote:This weekend, wins for:

Carlow vs Monkstown- away
Portarlington vs Ashbourne- home
Longford vs Tullow- home
Clondalkin vs Wicklow- home

Monkstown to continue clean sheet of tries, (one penalty try conceeded vs Clondalkin)
Portarlington building
Longford to bounce back at home after defeat to Wicklow
Clondalkin to do the business at home,


i WOULD GO WITH ALL AWAY WINS BIG CALL I KNOW


Well to be fair you wouldn't be going too wild, Tullow are on top form, Ashbourne (having played them) and imo are strong, and Wicklow are riding high so they are not entirely impossible outcomes.
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby r e seeding » October 18th, 2012, 10:28 am

Carlow vs Monkstown- away
Portarlington vs Ashbourne- away
Longford vs Tullow- away
Clondalkin vs Wicklow- away

its a good week to travel
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » November 1st, 2012, 3:29 pm

Lets get the ball rolling again

Ashbourne - Longford Away by 6
Monkstown- Portarlington Home by 8
Tullow - Clondalkin Home by 15
Wicklow - Co Carlow Home by 7
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » November 8th, 2012, 11:59 am

Clondalkin - Ashbourne - Away
Co Carlow - Tullow - Away
Monkstown - Wicklow - Home
Portarlington - Longford -Home
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby wicklowwarrior » November 8th, 2012, 1:36 pm

Just wondering have you any thoughts on the Wicklow Monkstown game, Monkstown Phil. its seems like Monkstown are hitting form at the moment.
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » November 8th, 2012, 3:14 pm

wicklowwarrior wrote:Just wondering have you any thoughts on the Wicklow Monkstown game, Monkstown Phil. its seems like Monkstown are hitting form at the moment.

Hey Wicklow,

Could say the exact same for yourselves. You guys are scoring and seem to be finding your feet, there have been serious changes here of late but defensively we are solid, I think it will be a great fixture as it has been between the two of us over the years. If you ask me to call it I am going to say home advantage will tell. But looking forward to a great fixture.
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » November 13th, 2012, 9:18 am

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wicklowwarrior wrote:Just wondering have you any thoughts on the Wicklow Monkstown game, Monkstown Phil. its seems like Monkstown are hitting form at the moment.

Hey Wicklow,

Could say the exact same for yourselves. You guys are scoring and seem to be finding your feet, there have been serious changes here of late but defensively we are solid, I think it will be a great fixture as it has been between the two of us over the years. If you ask me to call it I am going to say home advantage will tell. But looking forward to a great fixture.


We're you at the game Wicklowwarrior?
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby wicklowwarrior » November 13th, 2012, 11:35 am

I was at the game, and i left very disapointed. We left it behind us. In fairness to Monkstown they defended well and took the try well. but other than that we dominated. We missed 6 kicks in total and probably should have scored a try from a pushover scrum(maybe even a penalty try). But no sour grapes in the end we only have ourselves and the few costly individual errors to blame.
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » November 13th, 2012, 12:12 pm

wicklowwarrior wrote:I was at the game, and i left very disapointed. We left it behind us. In fairness to Monkstown they defended well and took the try well. but other than that we dominated. We missed 6 kicks in total and probably should have scored a try from a pushover scrum(maybe even a penalty try). But no sour grapes in the end we only have ourselves and the few costly individual errors to blame.


It was frantic indeed, the missed penalties hurt. You have a great side, the return will be tough I have now doubt. Port at home this weekend, you should take that scalp.
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » November 15th, 2012, 12:53 pm

well for this weekend.....

Wicklow v Portarlington - Home
Tullow v Monkstown - Away
Ashbourne v Co Carlow - Home
Longford v Clondalkin - Home
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby the spoofer » November 15th, 2012, 1:10 pm

Monkstown Phil wrote:well for this weekend.....

Wicklow v Portarlington - Home
Tullow v Monkstown - Away :D :D :D :D :D
Ashbourne v Co Carlow - Home
Longford v Clondalkin - Home
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Re: Leinster League 2012-2013

Postby Monkstown Phil » November 15th, 2012, 3:05 pm

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