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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby CRAZYDAVE » January 28th, 2008, 10:27 am

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true blue 06 wrote:belvo 14 - 10 nure. great game of rugby, looked to be a knock on by belvo scrum half in the last phase that led to belvo scoring in the last play of the game to win the match


Great game..??

Pretty average actually, and Belvo look like a team that's a carrying a lot of hype. Big pack that failed to make their domination count after virtually owning the ball and territory in the first fifteen minutes and a very, very limited backline...


Thought that Belvo pack really came into its own only towards the end of the match. Weak link in the Belvo side was the IC Crosby, dithered on the ball too many times and got pulverised by a well marshalled Nure defence. SH was also very slow in getting the ball out allowing more time for the Nure defence to get into Belvo faces.

Given the size of the Belvo Pack, the Nure pack had a great day on the ground forcing many turnovers and errors from Belvo in ruck situiations.

Jones' try was exceptional. Leinster academy for him next year ?
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Grumpy Old Man » January 28th, 2008, 10:48 am

Never a fan of Terenure & generally always happy to see them lose, but I felt very sorry for them yesterday. Have to say (as a neutral) that it was a very enjoyable match to watch.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Sosume » January 28th, 2008, 1:47 pm

Firstly, the lads on the Terenure team should be very proud of how they stood up yesterday. Their composure under real pressure was fantastic. Whoever is the defensive coach of Terenure deserves great credit.
The amount of possession, territory and opportunities Belvo had but were unable to convert due to the Terenure terriers :D was simply amazing...
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby combatlogo » January 28th, 2008, 1:57 pm

Grumpy Old Man wrote:Never a fan of The Gick & generally always happy to see them lose, but I felt very sorry for them yesterday. Have to say (as a neutral) that it was a very enjoyable match to watch.


Can the mods use the same facility which tones down naughty words to do the same and replace "Terenure" or "'Nure" with their true monikker? :lol:
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby jrc » January 28th, 2008, 2:47 pm

Sea_point wrote:Great game..??

Pretty average actually, and Belvo look like a team that's a carrying a lot of hype.


I thought it was a great game to watch. Sure, the standard of rugby wasn't as high as it could've been, but the excitement and the entertainment factor more than made up for that. A great start to the schools cup, hopefully there's many more like that.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby true blue 06 » January 28th, 2008, 5:20 pm

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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Duff Paddy » January 28th, 2008, 5:24 pm

fecking clongowes always come good for the cup.

The big one tomorrow - Pres Bray's no money to give Michael's new money a lesson in humility.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Darce » January 28th, 2008, 5:25 pm

Duff Paddy wrote:fecking clongowes always come good for the cup.

The big one tomorrow - Pres Bray's no money to give Michael's new money a lesson in humility.


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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby true blue 06 » January 28th, 2008, 5:29 pm

Duff Paddy wrote:fecking clongowes always come good for the cup.

The big one tomorrow - Pres Bray's no money to give Michael's new money a lesson in humility.


CHANCES :D

also hearing that rock have won big against gerards.... rock v cwc in the qfs- nice
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby thebigcheese » January 28th, 2008, 5:45 pm

Darce wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:fecking clongowes always come good for the cup.

The big one tomorrow - Pres Bray's no money to give Michael's new money a lesson in humility.


Unlikely Duffer!!!

Michaels are in for a big shock here. Pres beat them twice as Js in 2005 and once in 2006. Everyone of the Pres team has beaten Michaels more than they have lost to them and most have never lost. Roddy Carroll nearly beat them on his own in the Senior Cup 2 years ago as a 16 year old so as an 18 year old he must be pretty confident.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Duff Paddy » January 28th, 2008, 5:50 pm

Darce wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:fecking clongowes always come good for the cup.

The big one tomorrow - Pres Bray's no money to give Michael's new money a lesson in humility.


Unlikely Duffer!!!


We gave them a good fright not so long ago in the first round.

Watch out for Pres Bray's Robin O'Sullivan (younger brother of Alex), Leinster and Ireland schools player and tipped for big things.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Grumpy Old Man » January 28th, 2008, 6:19 pm

St. Mary’s SCT won their 1st Round Cup Game 34 – 7 against Castleknock College 34 – 7 today.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Duff Paddy » January 28th, 2008, 6:27 pm

Grumpy Old Man wrote:St. Mary’s SCT won their 1st Round Cup Game 34 – 7 against Castleknock College 34 – 7 today.


oh bollox, our coach is going to destroy us at training on tuesday :?
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby true blue 06 » January 28th, 2008, 9:11 pm

thebigcheese wrote:
Darce wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:fecking clongowes always come good for the cup.

The big one tomorrow - Pres Bray's no money to give Michael's new money a lesson in humility.


Unlikely Duffer!!!

Michaels are in for a big shock here. Pres beat them twice as Js in 2005 and once in 2006. Everyone of the Pres team has beaten Michaels more than they have lost to them and most have never lost. Roddy Carroll nearly beat them on his own in the Senior Cup 2 years ago as a 16 year old so as an 18 year old he must be pretty confident.


michaels won that game well
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby true blue 06 » January 28th, 2008, 9:21 pm

rock 49 st gerards 10
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Duff Paddy » January 28th, 2008, 9:49 pm

true blue 06 wrote:
michaels won that game well


yes but they were very lucky - I remember burke-flynn celebrating as if he'd won the cup after that match.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Duff Paddy » January 28th, 2008, 9:50 pm

true blue 06 wrote:rock 49 st gerards 10


I have that sinking feeling that they're going to win it again. I've heard they are an extremely talented group of players.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby true blue 06 » January 28th, 2008, 10:07 pm

Duff Paddy wrote:
true blue 06 wrote:
michaels won that game well


yes but they were very lucky - I remember burke-flynn celebrating as if he'd won the cup after that match.


are you talking about 2006 campaign? burke-flynn left in 2005
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby Duff Paddy » January 28th, 2008, 10:20 pm

true blue 06 wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:
true blue 06 wrote:
michaels won that game well


yes but they were very lucky - I remember burke-flynn celebrating as if he'd won the cup after that match.


are you talking about 2006 campaign? burke-flynn left in 2005


Have I got my games mixed up? I'm pretty sure that was the first round game between Pres and Michaels? I've been to most Pres senior cup games and a good few michaels ones too so could have gotten them mixed up.
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Re: Leinster Senior Cup 2008

Postby true blue 06 » January 28th, 2008, 10:25 pm

burke flynn was on the michaels seniors in 03, 04, 05... when michaels were playing pres in dbrook in 06 he had left at that stage. is the young pres lad someone mentioned the outhalf?
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