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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby dropkick » May 16th, 2018, 12:01 pm

I suppose there's no harm taking the chance on a player. Tigers fans are disappointed to see him go but I'm not sure that tells us much. Him only getting 2 games isn't great but then again, look who the coach is.


Connacht have a few players with potential. Gallagher, Claffey and Thornbury all look decent prospects. Gannon looks like a decent squad player but no more.
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby sunshiner1 » May 17th, 2018, 2:11 am

I'd rate Cannon. Haven't seen this new guy play so can't say. As for Cannon being better than Nagle and Kearney? The answer is yes.
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby LeRouxIsPHat » May 17th, 2018, 11:37 am

dropkick wrote:I suppose there's no harm taking the chance on a player. Tigers fans are disappointed to see him go but I'm not sure that tells us much. Him only getting 2 games isn't great but then again, look who the coach is.




Tadgh Beirne probably looked similar to the Scarlets fans and look how that turned out!
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby ronk » May 18th, 2018, 8:56 pm

johng wrote:Are Either of them better than Mick Kearney (when he was at Connacht) or Ian Nagle v Australia?


Wish we could have signed them
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby RavenhillRaider » May 24th, 2018, 1:48 pm

BOD is GOD!
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby Oldschool » May 24th, 2018, 2:00 pm

RavenhillRaider wrote:Andy Friend appointed Head coach http://www.planetrugby.com/news/andy-friend-named-connacht-coach/

New fan song.
"You've got a friend in me"
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall who's the greatest player of them all? It is Drico your majesty.
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby blockhead » May 24th, 2018, 2:18 pm

EOS passed over again!
You know I'm going to lose,
And gambling's for fools,
But that's the way I like it baby, I don't want to live FOREVER!
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby Ruckedtobits » May 24th, 2018, 3:30 pm

Oldschool wrote:
RavenhillRaider wrote:Andy Friend appointed Head coach http://www.planetrugby.com/news/andy-friend-named-connacht-coach/

New fan song.
"You've got a friend in me"


Sung as a duet by his former fellow Coaches at the Brumbies, David Nucifora and Anthony Eddy. Well if Rassie could get his mate a job, Dave can sure get jobs for two mates.
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby Dave Cahill » May 24th, 2018, 4:01 pm

Questions beginning to be asked about the turnover of coaches on his watch?
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby Oldschool » May 24th, 2018, 4:47 pm

Dave Cahill wrote:Questions beginning to be asked about the turnover of coaches on his watch?

As a Leinster fan he (only) turned over the only coach I wanted him to turn over and I'm not alone in thinking that.
By all accounts Keane and Kiss were popular ( with the fans and possibly the players too) turnovers too.
Rassie wasn't a turnover.
Lam wasn't a turnover.
If he was involved in Tom Tierney's turnover then you wouldn't get too many arguments against it.
So whoever is asking the questions is just trying to stir the proverbial.
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby Peg Leg » May 24th, 2018, 9:43 pm

Keane wasn't even popular with himself
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Re: Connacht 2017 - 2018

Postby Ruckedtobits » July 11th, 2018, 6:26 pm

Anybody hear anything about Connacht Academy members for next Season?
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