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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby pwrmoore » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:41 am

rumncoke wrote:Replay on I-Player as St Patrick’s Day Schools Finals . Fast forward past the Gaelic stuff


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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby therealspratt » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:53 am

UlsterNo9 wrote:When does new academy intake be announced?

Ages away. July probably after all the other provinces.
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby rumncoke » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:17 am

Pee-more if you have the time to watch it it's fine; for those who don't; then skip it.

i assumed that many wouldn't have the time and when they entry the programme might not realise the rugby was included at the end.
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby rumncoke » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:25 am

The unfortunate thing about the final like many Methody finals it was a mismatch -- Methody were a much more mature team both physically and mentally at one point the commentary points out at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier and mostly in upper sixth . That fact makes the assessment of the individually players, especially the forwards, extremely difficult .

What i liked about the Methody out half and wings was their pace , their timing of the their passes and their willingness to support the player with the ball which identifies potential .
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby HwoodMike2umate » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:17 pm

Shame about the result but the sun was out for a good bit and it was more entertaining than quite a few Ulster games I've been at this season (& last). One question arose we couldn't agree on - Are the steps on the West Terrace smaller than the steps on the East Terrace?
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby big mervyn » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:31 pm

rumncoke wrote:The unfortunate thing about the final like many Methody finals it was a mismatch -- Methody were a much more mature team both physically and mentally at one point the commentary points out at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier and mostly in upper sixth . That fact makes the assessment of the individually players, especially the forwards, extremely difficult .

What i liked about the Methody out half and wings was their pace , their timing of the their passes and their willingness to support the player with the ball which identifies potential .

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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby Beattiespastie » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:37 pm

I was at the game early doors and watched both packs going through their paces and I must say both sets of lads looked very much on an even par size wise. I think Campbell actually put in a good shift first half and it was only when MCB started putting width on the game and bringing the backs in that the dynamic changed. Good game from both sets of lads.
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:06 pm

someone, not saying who, wrote:... the commentary points out at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier and mostly in upper sixth .

I would suggest that if at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier, the same was probably true at all points (of the match).

The same applies to them being upper sixth.

If indeed any of it was true.

Does anyone believe the quoted weights of any player, schools or club/provincial?

Which teams exaggerate the most?
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby UlsterNo9 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:14 am

Capn quoting Rum who has misquoted a Gusherasm..... :shock:

Who of the three is the eejit?
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby Cap'n Grumpy » Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:21 am

UlsterNo9 wrote:Capn quoting Rum who has misquoted a Gusherasm..... :shock:

Who of the three is the eejit?

The other two are
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby justinr73 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:11 am

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
someone, not saying who, wrote:... the commentary points out at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier and mostly in upper sixth .

I would suggest that if at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier, the same was probably true at all points (of the match).

?


I dunno.

One of the 'finishers' for Campbell would have tipped the scales back in their favour.

He'd certainly finished plenty of pies.
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby armalig » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:47 am

Which teams exaggerate the most?[/quote]

For the millionth time stop these questions.... :D
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Re: Schools Cup / Medallion Shield 2019

Postby big mervyn » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:19 pm

justinr73 wrote:
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
someone, not saying who, wrote:... the commentary points out at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier and mostly in upper sixth .

I would suggest that if at one point Methody were a stone a man heavier, the same was probably true at all points (of the match).

?


I dunno.

One of the 'finishers' for Campbell would have tipped the scales back in their favour.

He'd certainly finished plenty of pies.

It's Campbell dear boy. They were "tortes".
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