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Leinster A 18-19

Postby cormac » August 15th, 2018, 12:50 pm

Details of the Celtic Cup have been announced. Two groups of four teams, one featuring the four provinces with the other featuring the four Welsh clubs. Each team plays six fixtures, four against the teams from the other group and two against teams from their own country. Top team in each group plays in the final.

Fixtures

Sep 7 Ulster v Leinster Malone RFC 5pm
Sep 15 Leinster v Cardiff Donnybrook 2pm
Sep 22 Scarlets v Leinster Parc Y Scarlets 2.30pm
Sep 28 Leinster v Ospreys Donnybrook 7.30pm
Oct 6 Dragons v Leinster CCSE Ystrad Mynach 2.30pm
Oct 12/13/14 Leinster v Munster TBC
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » August 15th, 2018, 12:59 pm

Given how many "squad players" will be needed in pro 14, could see this being a very young team.. at least at the beginning

Assume it will be coached by Peter Smyth with Noel McNamara in Nz.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby wprathead » August 24th, 2018, 1:18 pm

Leinster Development are playing Connacht Eagles today in Galway as prep for Celtic Cup

Eagles XV:
(1-8) O'Donnell, Tierney, Robertson McCoy, Daly, Claffey, Wojtkowicz, Huxford, Wilson
(9-15) Kerins, Carty, Hayes, Joyce, O'Brien, de Buitlear, Leader

Anyone know what the Leinster Development lineup is?
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » August 24th, 2018, 1:41 pm

Nope, leinster rugby havent provided any coverage of them this summer.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » August 24th, 2018, 2:12 pm

17-13 to Connacht at half time.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby cormac » August 24th, 2018, 2:48 pm

Finished 36-16 to Connacht
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby Barry » August 24th, 2018, 3:49 pm

wprathead wrote:Leinster Development are playing Connacht Eagles today in Galway as prep for Celtic Cup

Eagles XV:
(1-8) O'Donnell, Tierney, Robertson McCoy, Daly, Claffey, Wojtkowicz, Huxford, Wilson
(9-15) Kerins, Carty, Hayes, Joyce, O'Brien, de Buitlear, Leader

Anyone know what the Leinster Development lineup is?


is the Daly playing 2nd row Cormac Daly (ex Leinster/Ireland 20's) ??
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » August 24th, 2018, 3:56 pm

Barry wrote:
wprathead wrote:Leinster Development are playing Connacht Eagles today in Galway as prep for Celtic Cup

Eagles XV:
(1-8) O'Donnell, Tierney, Robertson McCoy, Daly, Claffey, Wojtkowicz, Huxford, Wilson
(9-15) Kerins, Carty, Hayes, Joyce, O'Brien, de Buitlear, Leader

Anyone know what the Leinster Development lineup is?


is the Daly playing 2nd row Cormac Daly (ex Leinster/Ireland 20's) ??


it is.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby Barry » August 24th, 2018, 4:15 pm

mildlyinterested wrote:
Barry wrote:
wprathead wrote:Leinster Development are playing Connacht Eagles today in Galway as prep for Celtic Cup

Eagles XV:
(1-8) O'Donnell, Tierney, Robertson McCoy, Daly, Claffey, Wojtkowicz, Huxford, Wilson
(9-15) Kerins, Carty, Hayes, Joyce, O'Brien, de Buitlear, Leader

Anyone know what the Leinster Development lineup is?


is the Daly playing 2nd row Cormac Daly (ex Leinster/Ireland 20's) ??


it is.


cheers - can't imagine he held back from any physical confrontations.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 10th, 2019, 2:22 pm

playing a friendly game this weekend against Munster A
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 10th, 2019, 4:31 pm

The Munster A side has been named for Friday’s Interpro clash against Leinster at Thomond Park (January 11, 2pm, free entry)

Munster: Alex Wootton; Calvin Nash, Matt More, Alex McHenry, Ronan O’Mahony; Bill Johnston, Neil Cronin; Liam O’Connor, Kevin O’Byrne (C), Ciaran Parker; Sean O’Connor, Darren O’Shea; David Hyland(u20), Conor Oliver, Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Mike Sherry, Shane O’Hanlon, Keynan Knox, Eoin O’Connor(u19), John Hodnett(u20), Jack Stafford, Ian Keatley, Liam Coombes
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 10th, 2019, 5:53 pm

Leinster Rugby ‘A’

15. Rob Russell(u20/St. Michaels/DUFC)
14. Gavin Mullin(21/Blackrock/UCD)
13. Jimmy O’Brien(22/Newbridge/UCD)
12. David Hawkshaw(u20/Belvedere/Clontarf)
11. Tommy O’Brien(u21/Blackrock/UCD)
10. Harry Byrne(u20/St. Michaels/Lansdowne)
9. Patrick Patterson(u21/Blackrock/UCD)
1. Peter Dooley(24/Birr RFC/Lansdowne)
2. Ronan Kelleher(u21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) CAPTAIN
3. Vakh Abdaladze(22/Coolmine RFC/Clontarf)
4. Oisín Dowling(21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne)
5. Josh Murphy(23/St. Michaels/UCD)
6. Martin Moloney(u20/Athy RFC/Old Belvedere)
7. Scott Penny(u20/St. Michaels/UCD)
8. Ronan Watters(u20/St. Marys/St. Marys)

16. Daniel Sheehan(u21/Clongowes/DUFC)
17. Michael Milne(u20/Roscrea/UCD)
18. Jack Aungier(u21/Suttonians RFC/Terenure)
19. Brian Deeney(u19/Wexford RFC/Clontarf)
20. Cian Prendergast(u19/Newbridge/UCD)
21. Cormac Foley(u20/St. Gerards/St. Marys)
22. Liam Turner(u20/Blackrock/DUFC)
23. Hugo Conway(u20/St. Marys/St. Marys)
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby R-Dog » January 10th, 2019, 6:02 pm

mildlyinterested wrote:The Munster A side has been named for Friday’s Interpro clash against Leinster at Thomond Park (January 11, 2pm, free entry)

Munster: Alex Wootton; Calvin Nash, Matt More, Alex McHenry, Ronan O’Mahony; Bill Johnston, Neil Cronin; Liam O’Connor, Kevin O’Byrne (C), Ciaran Parker; Sean O’Connor, Darren O’Shea; David Hyland(u20), Conor Oliver, Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Mike Sherry, Shane O’Hanlon, Keynan Knox, Eoin O’Connor(u19), John Hodnett(u20), Jack Stafford, Ian Keatley, Liam Coombes



Hi Ian, I know we almost got rid of you a few years back but you came back despite the great support from the fans. To repay you how does sitting on the bench for the A's on Friday afternoon sound?
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby cormac » January 10th, 2019, 6:26 pm

Two players in their 30's on the bench for Munster A. Some top-notch planning for the future there. Both of them have more senior provincial appearances than the entire Leinster 23 (84 senior apps), in fact Keatley has three times as many appearances (257, 180 Munster, 77 Connacht).
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 10th, 2019, 6:35 pm

3 senior players in Leinster 23, the oldest being Dooley at 24.

12 senior players in Munster 23.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 10th, 2019, 6:35 pm

game is being streamed by Munster on YouTube.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby LeRouxIsPHat » January 10th, 2019, 6:42 pm

cormac wrote:Two players in their 30's on the bench for Munster A. Some top-notch planning for the future there. Both of them have more senior provincial appearances than the entire Leinster 23 (84 senior apps), in fact Keatley has three times as many appearances (257, 180 Munster, 77 Connacht).


Obviously they can do what they like and have their own reasons for the selection, but Keatley is 5th choice and leaving at the end of the season, so to make him bench for an A game is just...very Munster.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 11th, 2019, 10:38 am

Leinster have 3 senior contracted players with a total of 75 caps, along with 9 caps from academy players. Making 84 total leinster caps in team.

Ian Keatley who is on the Munster bench has over 250 senior caps between Munster & Connacht and he is just one of 12 senior players in Munster A side.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 11th, 2019, 10:40 am

Leinster have 12 players under-20 in their squad, including 2 under-19's. 6 starters for Leinster A are under-20.

Munster have 3 players under-20 in their squad, one of whom is under-19. 1 starter for Leinster A is under-20.
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Re: Leinster A 18-19

Postby mildlyinterested » January 11th, 2019, 2:57 pm

Leinster A v Munster A stream:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX6guxshVkU
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