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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby Oldschool » October 12th, 2018, 11:37 am

domhnallj wrote:
blockhead wrote:E800k/year is the rumoured wage for Murray. Nice if true.
Wonder who will get the first Million Euro deal?


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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby blockhead » October 12th, 2018, 4:32 pm

Munster team for Exeter.
15. Mike Haley
14. Andrew Conway
13. Dan Goggin
12. Rory Scannell
11. Keith Earls
10. Joey Carbery
9. Duncan Williams

1. Dave Kilcoyne
2. Niall Scannell
3. Stephen Archer
4. Jean Kleyn
5. Tadhg Beirne
6. Peter O’Mahony (captain)
7. Chris Cloete
8. CJ Stander.

Replacements:

16. Rhys Marshall
17. James Cronin
18. John Ryan
19. Billy Holland
20. Tommy O’Donnell
21. Neil Cronin
22. JJ Hanrahan
23. Sammy Arnold.

Apart from Earls and Conway, that is a callow looking backline. Tough to see them get more than a LBP but ye never know. Best of luck.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby ronk » October 12th, 2018, 11:29 pm

Haley and Scannell are experienced enough at this stage.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby dropkick » October 13th, 2018, 2:17 pm

blockhead wrote:Munster team for Exeter.
15. Mike Haley
14. Andrew Conway
13. Dan Goggin
12. Rory Scannell
11. Keith Earls
10. Joey Carbery
9. Duncan Williams

1. Dave Kilcoyne
2. Niall Scannell
3. Stephen Archer
4. Jean Kleyn
5. Tadhg Beirne
6. Peter O’Mahony (captain)
7. Chris Cloete
8. CJ Stander.

Replacements:

16. Rhys Marshall
17. James Cronin
18. John Ryan
19. Billy Holland
20. Tommy O’Donnell
21. Neil Cronin
22. JJ Hanrahan
23. Sammy Arnold.

Apart from Earls and Conway, that is a callow looking backline. Tough to see them get more than a LBP but ye never know. Best of luck.



Are Exeter that good? I know they're an efficient, well run team with few weaknesses but I wouldn't put them up with Saracens. Saracens are similarly well run but with a lot more talent.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby outcast eddie » October 13th, 2018, 3:25 pm

O’Mahony still binding illegally. Not spotted by Garces thus far.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby thecomedian » October 13th, 2018, 4:21 pm

outcast eddie wrote:O’Mahony still binding illegally. Not spotted by Garces thus far.


How is it not spotted?

Williams is not good enough for this level.


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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby TerenureJim » October 13th, 2018, 4:22 pm

outcast eddie wrote:O’Mahony still binding illegally. Not spotted by Garces thus far.


BT are calling it, seems an odd tactic to keep at it can't see any huge benefit as Exeter seem to be slightly on top in scrum unless the front row us that bad
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby cormac » October 13th, 2018, 5:00 pm

Both flankers are doing it
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby ribs » October 13th, 2018, 5:41 pm

Saw someone say that only props and second rows have to bind properly. Is there a loophole for flankers?
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby Dave Cahill » October 13th, 2018, 6:09 pm

ribs wrote:Saw someone say that only props and second rows have to bind properly. Is there a loophole for flankers?


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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby Oldschoolsocks » October 13th, 2018, 6:18 pm

Score?
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby cormac » October 13th, 2018, 6:22 pm

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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby Oldschoolsocks » October 13th, 2018, 6:35 pm

Thx Cormac
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby Dundalk 1 » October 13th, 2018, 7:47 pm

Dave Cahill wrote:
ribs wrote:Saw someone say that only props and second rows have to bind properly. Is there a loophole for flankers?


No


It’s very clear in the rules and unbelievable that 2 weeks in a row in a high profile match that the illegal binding was allowed Below is from The Rules

The players in the scrum bind in the following way:
The props bind to the hooker.
The hooker binds with both arms. This can be either over or under the arms of the props.
The locks bind with the props immediately in front of them and with each other.
All other players in the scrum bind on a lock’s body with at least one arm.
Sanction: Penalty.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby cormac » October 13th, 2018, 7:57 pm

At one scrum today I spotted both POM and Cloete binding illegally. According to Murray Kinsella POM's been doing it at every scrum so far this season and was even doing it occasionally last season. Given that it was mentioned during BT's coverage this afternoon it's surely only a matter of time before the match officials pick up on it.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby Oldschool » October 13th, 2018, 8:04 pm

Well done to Munster.
A draw away is a decent result.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby blockhead » October 13th, 2018, 8:35 pm

Oldschool wrote:Well done to Munster.
A draw away is a decent result.


Massive result for Munster. They defended well in the 2nd half and pinned Exeter into their own 22 for most of it.
2 points, from what is on paper, their hardest game.
Maybe they are getting better. Add Murray, Earls and Farrell in there and they could get to the semi again.
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby dropkick » October 13th, 2018, 9:46 pm

Dundalk 1 wrote:
Dave Cahill wrote:
ribs wrote:Saw someone say that only props and second rows have to bind properly. Is there a loophole for flankers?


No


It’s very clear in the rules and unbelievable that 2 weeks in a row in a high profile match that the illegal binding was allowed Below is from The Rules

The players in the scrum bind in the following way:
The props bind to the hooker.
The hooker binds with both arms. This can be either over or under the arms of the props.
The locks bind with the props immediately in front of them and with each other.
All other players in the scrum bind on a lock’s body with at least one arm.
Sanction: Penalty.



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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby Dundalk 1 » October 14th, 2018, 12:31 am

It’s very clear in the rules and unbelievable that 2 weeks in a row in a high profile match that the illegal binding was allowed Below is from The Rules

The players in the scrum bind in the following way:
The props bind to the hooker.
The hooker binds with both arms. This can be either over or under the arms of the props.
The locks bind with the props immediately in front of them and with each other.
All other players in the scrum bind on a lock’s body with at least one arm.
Sanction: Penalty.[/quote]


You'll be telling this to your grandchildren. :D[/quote]

I suppose it’s only fair that Munster can have their own rules
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Re: The Province Formerly Known As Munster 2018-19

Postby RAILWAY1 » October 14th, 2018, 1:25 am

Back in the far distant past when I was coaching underage I was often asked by young players @ what is illegal@ and the answer was always the same whatever the referee says. In other words do what you need to do until you are told it is illegal and no one in charge has told Peter O'Mahoney that he is binding illegally YET
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