Any word on the Academy?

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Any word on the Academy?

Post by Bayern » Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:39 am

Who has graduated to full squad?
Who still remains in the academy?
Who has been let go?
Who is joining this summer?

Prop
Andrew Warwick - graduated?
Jake Caulfield - left

Hooker
Kyle McCall - graduated?
Jonny Murphy - left?
John Andrew - still in academy?

Lock
James Simpson - left?
Alan O'Connor - still in academy?
John Donnan - still in academy?

Backrow
Conor Joyce - still in academy?

Scrumhalf
Dave Shanahan - still in academy?

Outhalf

Centre
Stuart McCloskey - graduated?

Wing/Fullback
Rory Scholes - still in academy?

Only player I've heard for sure is joining is Sean O'Hagan. Any other players rumoured but yet to be confirmed?

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by BaggyTrousers » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:25 am

No.
Support the team and coaching staff. Forget the rest,BUT NEVER MOVE ON.

FIRFU - FU'CK YOU ONE AND ALL, CAVING IN TO SPONSORS, SACKING THE INNOCENT FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE, SHAMEFUL BASTA'RDS. YOU'VE LOST MY SUPPORT & I HOPE MORE ULSTERMEN & WOMEN

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by Kofi Annan » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:44 am

We have an Academy. :scratch: Any one else think that UR website is bottom of the website interpro?
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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by RuPi » Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:19 pm

Murphy and Simpson are both in the academy next year, have heard that Paul Jackson has got an academy deal.

A lot of talk of
Michael Lagan
Alex Thompson
Jacob Stockdale
Jack Owens

all going straight in to the academy as school leavers.

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by Setanta » Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:49 pm

Who is Paul Jackson? What about these two props from Leinster?
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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by UpAtSix » Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:51 pm

Paul Jackson is Paddy's brother. He's a hooker who is quite highly rated but apparently has a bit of a hot streak.

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by Amiga500 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:07 pm

Kofi Annan wrote:We have an Academy. :scratch: Any one else think that UR website is bottom of the website interpro?
We have a website? :scratch:

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by rorybestsbigbaldnoggin » Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:17 pm

Amiga500 wrote:
Kofi Annan wrote:We have an Academy. :scratch: Any one else think that UR website is bottom of the website interpro?
We have a website? :scratch:

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by Bayern » Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:35 pm

Setanta wrote:Who is Paul Jackson? What about these two props from Leinster?
Craig Trenier, TH, 6ft2 119kg
Denis Coulson, LH, 6ft 107kg

Trenier was meant to start the 1st game for the Irish under-20's but got injured and missed the JWC.
Coulson has been the backup LH for 20's behind Dooley.

Both are big solid props, heard more rumours about Trenier joining Ulster than Coulson.
Neither came that close to joining the Leinster academy, althought Trenier was closer if he had performed well at the JWC he may have gotten an offer from Leinster.

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by RuPi » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:00 pm

Hadn't heard about Coulson, could be a good option.

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by Russ » Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:09 pm

Ternier has joined Hinch today according to rumours

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by Dan Dare » Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:22 pm

Lorcan Dow, Frank Taggart and Sam Arnold will be joining the Academy I would say

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by Bayern » Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:30 pm

Dow and Taggart for sure.. doubt Arnold will, probably will have a year in the sub-academy to see if he is upto scratch..

similar to Dow and Taggart this year...

I would assume David Busby is going into the academy?

Jack Owens and Jacob Stockdale are two elite talents in the backs.. big fast and talented..

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by LegsLikeSausages » Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:37 pm

What about Atkinson? Thought he had impressed for the Ravens?

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Re: Any word on the Academy?

Post by BuckRogers » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:48 pm

Russ wrote:Ternier has joined Hinch today according to rumours
Great so Ulster Rugby are signing Leinster props who didn't start for Ireland U-20's whilst letting an Ulster prop who demolished the baby black pack leave Irish shores....makes a whole lot of sense.


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