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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by pg106 » Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:54 pm

Rooster, Paul Marshall has made a career out of not thinking on the pitch, not following game plans and being a maverick. If RO'D can at least think, he will be a step up from what we have.

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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by BaggyTrousers » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:15 pm

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kingofthehill wrote:If RO'D is picked for Ireland u19s AGAIN having gone unnoticed/unappreciated by Ulster this year AGAIN then questions definitely need to be asked of the staff in underage set up.
I have wondered several times in the past about such things, players being picked for Ireland squads and sides yet don't feature at Ulster level, very strange
Speaking as a man who can barely tolerate yutes, I am out of touch, are the underage teams still picked largely on who your uncle or father was, whether you are a relative of a McKibben or a Kiernan, Murphy, Old UNcle Tom Cobley & all. Or is coming from a traditional rugby school the way to go these days.

Many are the number of crap players who became recognised for little more than their lineage. I hope it may be a little different these days.
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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by BaggyTrousers » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:18 pm

I've never seen O'Donnell,but a good judge of my acquaintance said he's the most intelligent player he's seen since Darren Cave was a school child.
Support the team and coaching staff. Forget the rest,BUT NEVER MOVE ON.

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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by ruckover » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:40 pm

Have been told Ballymena Academy have a disproportionate number of players in the Ulster set up this year because of the coaching make up.
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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by therealspratt » Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:38 am

BaggyTrousers wrote:
Rooster wrote:
kingofthehill wrote:If RO'D is picked for Ireland u19s AGAIN having gone unnoticed/unappreciated by Ulster this year AGAIN then questions definitely need to be asked of the staff in underage set up.
I have wondered several times in the past about such things, players being picked for Ireland squads and sides yet don't feature at Ulster level, very strange
Speaking as a man who can barely tolerate yutes, I am out of touch, are the underage teams still picked largely on who your uncle or father was, whether you are a relative of a McKibben or a Kiernan, Murphy, Old UNcle Tom Cobley & all. Or is coming from a traditional rugby school the way to go these days.

Many are the number of crap players who became recognised for little more than their lineage. I hope it may be a little different these days.
O'Donnell is of a lineage himself though...

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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by Blow in » Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:23 pm

BaggyTrousers wrote:
Rooster wrote:
kingofthehill wrote:If RO'D is picked for Ireland u19s AGAIN having gone unnoticed/unappreciated by Ulster this year AGAIN then questions definitely need to be asked of the staff in underage set up.
I have wondered several times in the past about such things, players being picked for Ireland squads and sides yet don't feature at Ulster level, very strange
Speaking as a man who can barely tolerate yutes, I am out of touch, are the underage teams still picked largely on who your uncle or father was, whether you are a relative of a McKibben or a Kiernan, Murphy, Old UNcle Tom Cobley & all. Or is coming from a traditional rugby school the way to go these days.

Many are the number of crap players who became recognised for little more than their lineage. I hope it may be a little different these days.
With the odd exception if you go to a school outside of belfast your in.

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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by pwrmoore » Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:40 pm

Blow in wrote:
BaggyTrousers wrote:
Rooster wrote:
kingofthehill wrote:If RO'D is picked for Ireland u19s AGAIN having gone unnoticed/unappreciated by Ulster this year AGAIN then questions definitely need to be asked of the staff in underage set up.
I have wondered several times in the past about such things, players being picked for Ireland squads and sides yet don't feature at Ulster level, very strange
Speaking as a man who can barely tolerate yutes, I am out of touch, are the underage teams still picked largely on who your uncle or father was, whether you are a relative of a McKibben or a Kiernan, Murphy, Old UNcle Tom Cobley & all. Or is coming from a traditional rugby school the way to go these days.

Many are the number of crap players who became recognised for little more than their lineage. I hope it may be a little different these days.
With the odd exception if you go to a school outside of belfast your in.
That would explain why all of the Enniskillen, Armagh, Dungannon and Omagh first XVs are part of the squad then :roll: :roll:
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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by rumncoke » Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:24 pm

A great load of male cow crap being spouted re in schools etc

My view of the Academy underage would be its look see in approach and if good enough with the what would appear to be a proper attitude an offer would be made the non acceptance would be by the player rather than the branch

The great decider would be attitude .

I would consider any player with membership of the master race if any use would be smiled upon subject to attitude.


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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by rumncoke » Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:25 pm

A great load of male cow crap being spouted re in schools etc

My view of the Academy underage would be its look see in approach and if good enough with the what would appear to be a proper attitude an offer would be made the non acceptance would be by the player rather than the branch

The great decider would be attitude .

I would consider any player with membership of the master race if any use would be smiled upon subject to attitude.


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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by kingofthehill » Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:07 pm

rumncoke wrote:A great load of male cow crap being spouted re in schools etc

My view of the Academy underage would be its look see in approach and if good enough with the what would appear to be a proper attitude an offer would be made the non acceptance would be by the player rather than the branch

The great decider would be attitude .

I would consider any player with membership of the master race if any use would be smiled upon subject to attitude.


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Don't think it's appropriate to use 'Masterrace'.

If your good enough your good enough,whether it's at Ulster or not is the question.


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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by rumncoke » Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:54 am

Put it between " " and many former pupils don't object to that reference .

Mainly because in terms of string pulling - they are masters at it and admit it .


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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by BaggyTrousers » Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:25 pm

rumncoke wrote:Put it between " " and many former pupils don't object to that reference .

Mainly because in terms of string pulling - they are masters at it and admit it .


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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by rumncoke » Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:36 pm

Samuel Beckett I think referred to them as the "cream of Ulster "
rich and thick .

As some one once said to me he never heard of an Former pupil of the city's Inst being jailed .

Unfortunately that is not true of the school I attended but it did have it share of Heroes as well
as villains


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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by Dave » Thu Feb 09, 2017 1:16 pm

rumncoke wrote:Samuel Beckett I think referred to them as the "cream of Ulster "
rich and thick .

As some one once said to me he never heard of an Former pupil of the city's Inst being jailed .

Unfortunately that is not true of the school I attended but it did have it share of Heroes as well
as villains


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Re: U20 6 Nations 2017

Post by rumncoke » Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:10 pm

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