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by solidarity
Sat Jul 02, 2022 12:22 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Pre Season Games 2022/23
Replies: 19
Views: 1517

Re: Pre Season Games 2022/23

To be fair, a decent number of comments were saying that PJ should be back in contention for a green shirt.
by solidarity
Sat Jul 02, 2022 12:18 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Ireland ? in New Zealand
Replies: 60
Views: 3206

Re: Ireland ? in New Zealand

NZ got the rub of the green and it went against Ireland throughout the match. Of course this is a classic example of 'a good team makes its own luck'!
by solidarity
Sat Jul 02, 2022 12:14 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Ireland ? in New Zealand
Replies: 60
Views: 3206

Re: Ireland ? in New Zealand

Ieland looked a far better team when TOT and Tredders came on! Well, in my imagination anyway.

Although TOT did look ok, including a rather fine little cameo at scrum half.
by solidarity
Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:37 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: What are you watching?
Replies: 790
Views: 68564

Re: What are you watching?

Whitechapel is not bad, so long as you can accept the daftness of the premise that there at least four series of murders that imitate grisly historical seril killers.
by solidarity
Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:14 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Pre Season Games 2022/23
Replies: 19
Views: 1517

Re: Pre Season Games 2022/23

Bart S wrote: Fri Jul 01, 2022 3:36 pm Munster to take on London Irish....

https://www.the42.ie/munster-london-iri ... 2-Jul2022/
Interesting discussion about Paddy Jackson in the comments
by solidarity
Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: What annoys people????
Replies: 7186
Views: 281299

Re: What annoys people????

Of course, there could be Biblical roots: Revelation 1:7 ‘Look, he is coming with the clouds,’ and ‘every eye will see him, even those who pierced him’; and all peoples on earth ‘will mourn because of him.’ So shall it be! Amen.' Or if you prefer the King James version: 'Behold, he cometh with cloud...
by solidarity
Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Ireland ? in New Zealand
Replies: 60
Views: 3206

Re: Ireland ? in New Zealand

Do you actually have to be a Maori to play for the Maoris or will a couple of Ta Moko tattoos and a liking for Kia Ora suffice? You don't have to be Irish to play for Ireland. Yes. Maoris and hobbits are welcome. :thumleft: Bundee Aki playing for Ireland and Shaun Stevenson playing for the Maoris. ...
by solidarity
Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:34 am
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Next season's Heineken Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 3710

Re: Next season's Heineken Cup

Many thanks Neill and BR. As clear a summary and rationale as I've ever seen. If I was in control, I'd go for 8 groups of 3 (one URC, one English, one French in each) playing home and away, no seeding (cup competitions are all about the luck of the draw), winners into the quarter finals. By all mean...
by solidarity
Tue Jun 28, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Next season's Heineken Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 3710

Re: Next season's Heineken Cup

Can somebody help me to understand why we have this convoluted system of matches?
How do they choose who plays who?
What are the advantages of this system?
What's wrong with wee groups of four as before?

Answers on a postcard...
by solidarity
Mon Jun 27, 2022 10:43 pm
Forum: Provincial an' aither teams
Topic: URC 2021/22 - Other Sides
Replies: 208
Views: 13476

Re: URC 2021/22 - Other Sides

Looks like a new look Dragons https://www.unitedrugby.com/latest/news ... 1M,2FQ9M,1
I hope they begin to make headway in their new era.
by solidarity
Mon Jun 27, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Provincial an' aither teams
Topic: AIL Energia Leage Rugby/Ulster League
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Re: AIL Energia Leage Rugby/Ulster League

Belfast Eagles and Banbridge Broncos... any other teams in this neck of the woods?
by solidarity
Sat Jun 25, 2022 9:54 pm
Forum: Under thae counter/ Fer Sale/ Waanted
Topic: Petrol Prices 2009/2025- post updates here
Replies: 566
Views: 74456

Re: Petrol Prices 2009/2025- post updates here

HwoodMike2umate wrote: Sat Jun 25, 2022 7:53 am Phoenix/Centra on Antrim Rd, Ballymena was a mere 185.9 yesterday and in Donegal prices have dropped 3 to 5 cents a litre since last weekend’s peak of Euro 219.9. Is the end in sight?
Nope.
by solidarity
Sat Jun 25, 2022 9:52 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Pre Season Games 2022/23
Replies: 19
Views: 1517

Re: Pre Season Games 2022/23

Of course, why didn't I spot it... all comes down to cash. Well, almost all. For me, a match is still a match, 'traning session' or not.
by solidarity
Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:12 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: U20s Summer Series
Replies: 20
Views: 1666

Re: U20s Summer Series

Well beaten by a bigger better side. Don't fancy their chances against the Saffers next week either.
by solidarity
Fri Jun 24, 2022 8:27 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: U20s Summer Series
Replies: 20
Views: 1666

Re: U20s Summer Series

Not going well 7 - 27 after 55 minutes. The French forwards are seriously big lads.