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Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by Hamsterdam » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:25 pm

Opening B&I cup match this Saturday at Deramore.
Their results look pretty average this season to date although a good home win this week.
Any news on potential Ulster them - assume all non Heineken cup players to be involved.

Wonder if Bridgend will bring a similar support to Pontypridd last year.
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Post by RuPi » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:00 pm

Based on the last side and now with others available the team could be:

Andrew
D'Arcy
Nelson
McCloskey
Cochrane
Niall O'Connor
Heaney
Lutton
Brady
Carey
McComb
Alan O'Connor
Joyce
Doyle
Birch

Bench

McCall
Annett
?
Simpson
O'Connell
McIlroy
Olding
Scholes

Based on the presumption that Pienaar plays and that Williams and Decky aren't fit. I have no idea how long Allen or Diack are out for but if fit I would imagine both would start. Bound to have forgotten somebody obvious as well. Olding could possibly start at 12 ahead of McCloskey. Struggling to think of tight heads after Conor Carey, is the lad Caufield who recently signed a tight head?

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Re: Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by rocky » Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:44 pm

Yes, but is injured and will be out for a few weeks with a bad ankle.
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Re: Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by Silverstu » Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:18 pm

I'd love to see Olding instead of NOC at 10...

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Post by Nightsoil » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:04 am

rocky wrote:Yes, but is injured and will be out for a few weeks with a bad ankle.
Played loosehead with the U20s with Chris Taylor at tighthead - I'd assume Taylor would get the TH slot for the Ravens as things appear to stand.

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Post by Kofi Annan » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:16 am

Silverstu wrote:I'd love to see Olding instead of NOC at 10...
NOC was good on Sat at 10, and I agree with Rocky re Taylor, kid looks like great potential. Think I read somewhere that Doyle got injured on Sat at Dungannon.i think I will go watch this one on Saturday good way to clear the hangover
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Re: Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by Silverstu » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:24 am

Kofi Annan wrote:
Silverstu wrote:I'd love to see Olding instead of NOC at 10...
NOC was good on Sat at 10, and I agree with Rocky re Taylor, kid looks like great potential. Think I read somewhere that Doyle got injured on Sat at Dungannon.i think I will go watch this one on Saturday good way to clear the hangover
Fair enough if NOC is playing well but I'd like to see Olding push himself into contention at 10 and develop a bit more into an option for the first team. Still he is young enough yet and if NOC can up his game I have no complaints who starts at 10 as long as they perform!

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Post by darkside lightside » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:16 pm

I suppose it's too much to ask that a team be announced for this match??
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Post by bootlaced » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:20 pm

Kofi Annan wrote:
Silverstu wrote:I'd love to see Olding instead of NOC at 10...
NOC was good on Sat at 10, and I agree with Rocky re Taylor, kid looks like great potential. Think I read somewhere that Doyle got injured on Sat at Dungannon.i think I will go watch this one on Saturday good way to clear the hangover

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Re: Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by bostonteax » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:31 pm

What time does it start at?

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Post by darkside lightside » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:35 pm

bostonteax wrote:What time does it start at?
2.30 according to the website..
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Post by Cornerfleg » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:37 pm

In the morning or afternoon ... Them Ravens games are like Ninjas
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Re: Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by bootlaced » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:04 pm

Bridgend team;

Bridgend Ravens have named the following team to face Ulster Ravens at Deramore Park on Saturday in their debut season in the British & Irish Cup.

15. JAMIE MURPHY
14. TOM GRABHAM
13. ASHLEY EVANS
12. NATHAN EDWARDS
11. LUKE MORGAN
10. ROSS JONES
9. CHRIS WILLIAMS
1. JONATHAN THOMAS
2. ASHLEIGH JAMES
3. OWEN WILLIAMS
4. OWAIN LLOYD
5. LEE DAVIES
6. JONATHON VAUGHAN (C)
7. ARTHUR ELLIS
8. ADAM HILLIER-REES

REPLACEMENTS

16. DANIEL SUTER (FR)
17. MARC THOMAS (FR)
18. ALUN EVANS
19. SCOTT HICKS
20. ANDREW WAITE
21. KYLE BARRETT
22. GLEN LEWIS

link, http://www.bridgendravens.co.uk/2012/10 ... ster-away/

They have won 2 games out of 7,and so far they don't do too well away from home,they rely on a physical pack,but their discipline is poor,if the Ravens want to beat them,they will have to front up.
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Re: Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by Rooster » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:31 am

Cornerfleg wrote:In the morning or afternoon ... Them Ravens games are like Ninjas
Probably am/morning/middle of night, also both sides wearing black and no floodlights, should be interesting especially if the reff has poor night vision.
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Re: Ulster Ravens vs Bridgend Ravens

Post by Kofi Annan » Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:28 am

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