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Re: Vermeulen

Post by rumncoke » Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:02 pm

Most Books we've signed have delivered and he could had that little extra oomph at the appropriate moment

Doris is Leinster in a leinster back row which is basically a combination rather than a mix of individual players.

McCann shows promise but he also needs time to develop his know/how application at this level .

Some of the best players I played with were old they may not have been the fastest round the pitch or making the covering tackle in the corner but when it came to up close and personal they delivered because they knew when and how its called experience sometimes it takes longer .
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Re: Vermeulen

Post by Bayern » Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:25 pm

Marco wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:38 pm
He's the dogs bollix all right. We've been here before of course, but I've always felt that Brad Thorne was the single biggest transitional signing that elevated Leinster from pretenders to contenders, so lets hope there is the same chemistry with Duane and the team as that, personally feel he has more versatility than Coetzee. Respect must go to management for this and for keeping it under the radar.

As an aside, the Leinster and Connacht women could be forgiven for asking are they not worth a decent clean changing facility for, guessing, ten percent of Duane's signing on fee (not complaining as an Ulsterman but just remarking)!
You realize Leinster had won two heineken cups before thorne came in as a injury cover for 5 months? :lol:

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Re: Vermeulen

Post by solidarity » Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:46 pm

I go away or a couple of days and this happens! More than two pages of comments before I get to say, WOW! Brill! ANd of course... let's hope he stays injury free.

As someone above says, 'Fance, Japan, Ulster as a retirement strategy'. Works for me! :fleg: :fleg: :fleg:

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Re: Vermeulen

Post by UlsterNo9 » Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:06 pm

Bayern wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:25 pm
Marco wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:38 pm
He's the dogs bollix all right. We've been here before of course, but I've always felt that Brad Thorne was the single biggest transitional signing that elevated Leinster from pretenders to contenders, so lets hope there is the same chemistry with Duane and the team as that, personally feel he has more versatility than Coetzee. Respect must go to management for this and for keeping it under the radar.

As an aside, the Leinster and Connacht women could be forgiven for asking are they not worth a decent clean changing facility for, guessing, ten percent of Duane's signing on fee (not complaining as an Ulsterman but just remarking)!
You realize Leinster had won two heineken cups before thorne came in as a injury cover for 5 months? :lol:
Think you've mixed up Rocky Elsom and Brad Thorne, you're 100% right though Marco :thumleft: , it sometimes just takes that key player to get a team over the line.
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Re: Vermeulen

Post by Bobbievee » Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:06 pm

Jackie Brown wrote:
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Unbelievable, up there with Pienaar, Dewey and Muller. Well done Bryn.
And let's not forget Charlie P! Some of the most exciting moments ever seen at Ravers

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Re: Vermeulen

Post by Bobbievee » Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:16 pm

Even tho they were worryingly stuffed by Saracens!!

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Re: Vermeulen

Post by damianmcr » Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:18 pm

Bobbievee wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:16 pm
Even tho they were worryingly stuffed by Saracens!!
With half a team.

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Re: Vermeulen

Post by Jackie Brown » Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:49 pm

Charlie P phoned it in too many times. A high paid showman who never bought into the club. Waste of a signing.
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Re: Vermeulen

Post by UlsterNo9 » Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:23 am

Watching Oz vs Voks at the moment..... according to the commentators some team called Ulster have signed the Boks No.8 Duane Vermuelen :cheers:

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Re: Vermeulen

Post by jean valjean » Sat Sep 18, 2021 9:04 am

Missed part of the first half. I see duane has been taken off? What happened him?

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Re: Vermeulen

Post by Jackie Brown » Sat Sep 18, 2021 9:08 am

Aussie no.6 with terrible tackle technique. No idea how he didn't get a red, only a yellow. Went in high, no attempt to wrap, clash of heads. DV off as a precaution I think.
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Re: Vermeulen

Post by Jackie Brown » Sat Sep 18, 2021 9:13 am

HIA, he's back on now
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Re: Vermeulen

Post by lovesthehardground » Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:31 pm

Late to post but I'm not too sure why everyone is so upbeat about this signing. He's 35, has an injury record and doesn't arrive until the end of November. There's a big risk he'll get injured again in the autumn internationals. Too much of a chance he'll join our growing list of injured signings, get insurance payments for a year and the bugger back to SA. Sorry, I hope I'm proved wrong but................
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Re: Vermeulen

Post by UlsterNo9 » Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:35 pm

lovesthehardground wrote:
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:31 pm
Late to post but I'm not too sure why everyone is so upbeat about this signing. He's 35, has an injury record and doesn't arrive until the end of November. There's a big risk he'll get injured again in the autumn internationals. Too much of a chance he'll join our growing list of injured signings, get insurance payments for a year and the bugger back to SA. Sorry, I hope I'm proved wrong but................
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Re: Vermeulen

Post by Dave » Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:11 pm

Would it really be Ulster if we weren't sweating on the fitness of a big backrower?
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