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by Tighthead Prod
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: Who remembers D-day?
Replies: 30
Views: 906

Re: Who remembers D-day?

I remember it very well Mervyn! I had a Saturday job in a butchers at the time and had a rare time trying to explain to old dears that their 17 1/2 p (or ‘new pence’ as it was called for some time!) meat parcel was still the same price as the 3s 6d one she got the previous week! My tips suffered gr...
by Tighthead Prod
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: autobiographies - Rugby & others
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: autobiographies - Rugby & others

Moss Keane's autobiography is a great read, both for the rugby and also as a piece of social history of growing up in rural Kerry.
by Tighthead Prod
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: UAFC First XV
Replies: 33
Views: 2121

Re: UAFC First XV

Some suggestions for the bench or finishers as the lovely Eddie likes to call them. LH - Cornerfleg : Fulfilling the Andy Warwick role in that you can easily forget that he is still around but then pops up with a useful contribution. Hooker - Cockatrice : Deadly accurate at lineout time after years...
by Tighthead Prod
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Connacht v Ulster Sun Dec 27th KO 7:35pm
Replies: 102
Views: 6308

Re: Connacht v Ulster Sun Dec 27th KO 7:35pm

Lets not forget diddies seems to have lost some ballast of a few years ago and was against a good tighthead with a renowned scrummaging lock behind him. Propping is the one position where u can get easily exposed if u come up against the wrong opponent, be it in height or technique. He gets a pass ...
by Tighthead Prod
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: ULSTER MOTM vs Scarlets
Replies: 10
Views: 1247

Re: ULSTER MOTM vs Scarlets

E O'S was brilliant, again , last night !!
by Tighthead Prod
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: And today, joining the underground .....
Replies: 351
Views: 33779

Re: And today, joining the underground .....

J.J. Williams ...Another 'great' of Welsh Rugby has passed away ... he could fairly shift and swerve. Respect !!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/54571230
by Tighthead Prod
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: Gusher has got a gong
Replies: 13
Views: 988

Re: Gusher has got a gong

The unfortunate thing a about gongs is when you see names you don't recognise you seldom have knowledge of the good they have done and when you see names you do know you question the their right of the award -- before others you could think should be recognised. Rum , from my experience, one of the...
by Tighthead Prod
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: Gusher has got a gong
Replies: 13
Views: 988

Gusher has got a gong

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/54481137 Yes, he'd put your head away droning on about who was related to whom and was prone to mix up the names of players, but there were and indeed still are, worse commentators on TV. He is an Ulster supporter thru and thru , so well done to Gusher. P...
by Tighthead Prod
Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Benetton MoTM
Replies: 16
Views: 1634

Re: Ulster v Benetton MoTM

Marty done well
by Tighthead Prod
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 1035
Views: 82137

Re: What are you listening to?

The inimitable Juliet Turner. What ever happened to her? She was good; a mixture of an enchanting /svengali like voice and some good lyrics. She went to study Speech Therapy. The last informatiion I could find about her was an interview she did in 2011 with Miriam O'Callaghan: ''Juliet has changed ...
by Tighthead Prod
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: What are you watching?
Replies: 730
Views: 55187

Re: What are you watching?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04jmx7l

Thoroughly recommend this factually based film which, at times, will make you laugh and cry, but overall will inspire. It's based on the life of a man, Neill Baldwin, from 'the Potteries area' who has a learning disability ...enjoy
by Tighthead Prod
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: Coronavirus 2020 - What can I do?
Replies: 375
Views: 22978

Re: Coronavirus 2020 - What can I do?

Boarding school? Are you posh, Rum? It was the Bad Boys Boarding School at Hydebank. It used to be in Millisle back in the day MUM. My Ma used to threaten to leave me in it if I was bad! Parenting in the 60s eh? :lol: +1 I too used to get the same homily from my mum when down that direction on a 'd...
by Tighthead Prod
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster Vs Harlequins Sat 7th Dec @ 15.15 BT Sport
Replies: 119
Views: 13212

Re: Ulster Vs Harlequins Sat 7th Dec @ 15.15 BT Sport

Just watched the match again. Three wee points of interest. Their first try, Marler clearly in from the wrong side at the ruck before the try. Marler at 47:3 holding Herring's foot while on the ground. Fair play on the third try, Dombrandt was onside or as near as makes no difference. Marler was ho...
by Tighthead Prod
Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster Vs Harlequins Sat 7th Dec @ 15.15 BT Sport
Replies: 119
Views: 13212

Re: Ulster Vs Harlequins Sat 7th Dec @ 15.15 BT Sport

🤣 Neil Patterson is from N Ireland but he left in the mid or late 80s and is an official of the SRU. He is a dentist in Edinburgh. So he's qualified, just like all the officials by Union, not by place of birth. Unless quims4life is suggesting Patterson is a corrupt official? Marius Mitrea was born ...
by Tighthead Prod
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 1035
Views: 82137

Re: What are you listening to?

Not listening to 'The Sean Coyle Show' any more ...the BBC in its wisdom will probably give the gig to Joe Lindsay or some other nonentity in the hope capturing the younger listener, who anyway should be working at that time of the morning and not listening to the radio !! Okay, Sean wasn't everybo...