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by Neill_M
Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: PRE SEASON FRIENDLY
Replies: 43
Views: 3840

Re: PRE SEASON FRIENDLY

It’s still five weeks away. No word on the European footy game at Windsor Park yet. 13,000 allowed at Windsor for the Super Cup on August 11, 70% of capacity. People who get tickets will need to show proof of double vaccination/provide negative PCR/lateral flow test upon entry. No food/drink on sal...
by Neill_M
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: PRE SEASON FRIENDLY
Replies: 43
Views: 3840

Re: PRE SEASON FRIENDLY

solidarity wrote:
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:22 pm
What's the latest word on actually being to go to either of these matches? I might fancy a wee trip to London to see family.
Saracens selling tickets for the London game on their website.
by Neill_M
Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Lions 2021
Replies: 312
Views: 21001

Re: Lions 2021

Springbok team to face the British & Irish Lions at Cape Town Stadium: 15 – Willie le Roux (Toyota Verblitz) – 63 caps, 60 pts (12t) 14 – Cheslin Kolbe (Toulouse) – 15 caps, 40 pts (8t) 13 – Lukhanyo Am (Cell C Sharks) – 16 caps, 15 pts (3t) 12 – Damian de Allende (Munster) – 48 caps, 30 pts (6t) 11...
by Neill_M
Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: PRE SEASON FRIENDLY
Replies: 43
Views: 3840

Re: PRE SEASON FRIENDLY

https://www.ulsterrugby.com/2021/07/ulster-to-take-on-saracens-in-pre-season-double-header/ Saracens, interesting choice! The Ulster men will face the five-time Premiership and three-times Champions Cup winners at Kingspan Stadium on Friday 3 September (kick-off 7pm). The squad will then make the jo...
by Neill_M
Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Provincial an' aither teams
Topic: Rugby on the Box
Replies: 238
Views: 36997

Re: Rugby on the Box

Mon Jul 26 – Sun Aug 1 British & Irish Lions Sat Jul 31 5pm South Africa v British & Irish Lions Sky Sports Main Event & Lions / Highlights on Channel 4 11:15pm & S4C 10:30pm & Virgin Media Two 10:30pm Olympic 7s Mon Jul 26 3am South Africa v Ireland BBC / RTE / Eurosport Mon Jul 26 10:30am USA v Ir...
by Neill_M
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Lions 2021
Replies: 312
Views: 21001

Re: Lions 2021

The Boks have played no rugby, I would not be surprised if the Lions win this by more than a score, their skipper has just recovered from covid, could struggle to play more than 40 minutes. Bar the South Africa A game which was basically the Springboks team, Lions have had games but they have been ...
by Neill_M
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: What annoys people????
Replies: 7020
Views: 268243

Re: What annoys people????

https://twitter.com/Murray_Kinsella/sta ... 15974?s=20

Mediahuis Ireland, publisher of Independent.ie, has decided to end Neil Francis’ contract.
by Neill_M
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Provincial an' aither teams
Topic: URC 2021/22 - Other Sides
Replies: 9
Views: 481

Re: URC 2021/22 - Other Sides

Mike Blair new Edinburgh head coach, was previously part of the Scottish coaching team.
by Neill_M
Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Lions 2021
Replies: 312
Views: 21001

Re: Lions 2021

Kiwi TMO unable to travel to South Africa for test series, so instead we get homer TMO Marius Jonker for the test series, he did South Africa A v Lions game. It's a bit of an unfiar position to put Jonker in. He could end up over compensating in the opposite direction. Begs the question........ doe...
by Neill_M
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Lions 2021
Replies: 312
Views: 21001

Re: Lions 2021

Kiwi TMO unable to travel to South Africa for test series, so instead we get homer TMO Marius Jonker for the test series, he did South Africa A v Lions game.
by Neill_M
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster Squad 2021/22
Replies: 19
Views: 2112

Re: Ulster Squad 2021/22

Dave wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:49 pm
Just one NIQ. When's the last time that happened?
2 actually, Carter and Bradley Roberts. Didn't know Bradley was South African till today.
by Neill_M
Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Heineken Cup 2021/22
Replies: 28
Views: 2380

Re: Heineken Cup 2021/22

Can they not be asred with the Challenge Cup this year? Format not agreed yet, English mucking it up with no relegation. There were 14 sides last year in Challenge Cup pool, with Saracens coming up - now there is 15, need to find presumably a 16th side for 21/22 season to have even number of sides ...
by Neill_M
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Heineken Cup 2021/22
Replies: 28
Views: 2380

Re: Heineken Cup 2021/22

Full Pools A - Exeter, La Rochelle, Leinster, Sale, R92, Ulster , Saints, Clermont, Ospreys, Bath, Montpellier, Glasgow B - Harlequins, Toulouse, Munster, Bristol, Bordeaux, Connacht, Tigers, Stade Francais, Scarlets, Wasps, Castres, Cardiff Top 8 in each qualify for 2 legged Round of 16. Round of 1...
by Neill_M
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: The Golf
Replies: 1538
Views: 101850

Re: The Golf

Ah well, maybe another time, Rory. Anyone know if there's any substance to Ian Paisley's claim? https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/57875443 It's a possibility. Only sold out Open in recent years, COVID has impacted on finances and 2025 venue has not been assigned - St Andrews 2022, Hoylak...
by Neill_M
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: International rugby
Topic: Lions 2021
Replies: 312
Views: 21001

Re: Lions 2021

Bobbievee wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:19 am
If AWJ doesn't make the 80 mins, where does the second row cover come from?
Beirne and Lawes.