Who was your Ulster MOTM vs Treviso?

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Who was your Ulster MOTM vs Treviso?

Louis Ludik
1
2%
Rory Scholes
2
5%
Darren Cave
17
41%
Stuart Olding
2
5%
Craig Gilroy
0
No votes
Jacob Stockdale
0
No votes
Ian Humphreys
1
2%
Luke Marshall
0
No votes
Paul Marshall
1
2%
David Shanahan
0
No votes
Callum Black
0
No votes
Andy Warwick
0
No votes
Rob Herring
6
15%
John Andrew
0
No votes
Ricky Lutton
0
No votes
Bronson Ross
0
No votes
Alan O’Connor
6
15%
Pete Browne
4
10%
Franco van der Merwe
1
2%
Clive Ross
0
No votes
Lorcan Dow
0
No votes
Sean Reidy
0
No votes
Roger Wilson
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 41

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Re: Who was your Ulster MOTM vs Treviso?

Post by Hans Indaruck » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:02 am

Herring - for a consistently high work rate - leading by example. Honourable mentions to AOC, Caveman, Lulu and Scholes (who just seems to get bigger and better!).
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Post by Cornerfleg » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:16 am

Olding showed one or two glimpses if genius, Ludi showed that hes our best defencive 15. AOC gas come of age, Herring is captain in waiting. But for organisation and control Cave was omnipresent. Vital cog in Ulster's wheels.

Mind 40 minutes of hoofball was feckin hard to watch... Only Rum could have been enthrolled by that mindlessness.
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Post by rocky » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:24 am

Okay, folks, let's put this to bed right now. Darren Cave was absolutely outstanding yesterday. He was the main reason why we went in level at half-time - his defensive commitment and organisation kept us in the match when our pack was being man-shamed and our half-backs decision-making was like a man with a two-headed coin calling tails every spin.
In the second half, he was directly involved in the first three tries. Look at the match again and watch him run twenty metres to hit our maul and drive it over the line. Then he scores with a beautifully angled run. Then, he uses his line speed to force the bad pass that Scholesy reads and scores from. Those who argue that there are better 13s in the Ulster squad are simply wrong. It remains very doubtful that there is a better 13 in Ireland and a certain Mr Ringrose, BOD's love child, has a long way to go before he is anywhere close to Cave's level. Once again, simply brilliant in defence, in attack, and in his commitment to the cause.
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Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:24 am

fermain wrote:vote praperly
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Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:28 am

rocky wrote:Okay, folks, let's put this to bed right now. Darren Cave was absolutely outstanding yesterday. He was the main reason why we went in level at half-time - his defensive commitment and organisation kept us in the match when our pack was being man-shamed and our half-backs decision-making was like a man with a two-headed coin calling tails every spin.
In the second half, he was directly involved in the first three tries. Look at the match again and watch him run twenty metres to hit our maul and drive it over the line. Then he scores with a beautifully angled run. Then, he uses his line speed to force the bad pass that Scholesy reads and scores from. Those who argue that there are better 13s in the Ulster squad are simply wrong. It remains very doubtful that there is a better 13 in Ireland and a certain Mr Ringrose, BOD's love child, has a long way to go before he is anywhere close to Cave's level. Once again, simply brilliant in defence, in attack, and in his commitment to the cause.
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Post by Rovi Snave » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:43 am

Cave for me for the reasons stated above :red: :red: :red:

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Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:51 am

mikeyjoe wrote:There's been a lot of negativity about Tuohy lately, after his World Cup rejection he wasn't up to standard, then his ankle injury ,
But he's rarely let us down in a Ulster shirt and Iam sure he will come good again, it's as if some don't want him back, I look forward to it even if it's as third choice lock, a very good player to have in the squad
MJ, Tuohy has been poor for a while and this has coincided with the rise of AOC. Nobody in their right mind is calling Dan a busted flush, but he will have to go some to climb back ahead of Alan in the depth chart. I have no doubt Dan will be back once he starts getting enough sleep.

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Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:54 am

Rovi Snave wrote:Cave for me for the reasons stated above :red: :red: :red:

BTW - who the feck keeps voting for iHump :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
Probably the same comedian every week. It has long since ceased to be funny. If indeed it ever was. :roll:

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Post by mikeyjoe » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:17 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
mikeyjoe wrote:There's been a lot of negativity about Tuohy lately, after his World Cup rejection he wasn't up to standard, then his ankle injury ,
But he's rarely let us down in a Ulster shirt and Iam sure he will come good again, it's as if some don't want him back, I look forward to it even if it's as third choice lock, a very good player to have in the squad
MJ, Tuohy has been poor for a while and this has coincided with the rise of AOC. Nobody in their right mind is calling Dan a busted flush, but he will have to go some to climb back ahead of Alan in the depth chart. I have no doubt Dan will be back once he starts getting enough sleep.
I Agree Snipe, but some of the negativity of some people who hide behind a forum, just to have a cheap shot at some players rankles with me.

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Post by BuckRogers » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:17 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
mikeyjoe wrote:There's been a lot of negativity about Tuohy lately, after his World Cup rejection he wasn't up to standard, then his ankle injury ,
But he's rarely let us down in a Ulster shirt and Iam sure he will come good again, it's as if some don't want him back, I look forward to it even if it's as third choice lock, a very good player to have in the squad
MJ, Tuohy has been poor for a while and this has coincided with the rise of AOC. Nobody in their right mind is calling Dan a busted flush, but he will have to go some to climb back ahead of Alan in the depth chart. I have no doubt Dan will be back once he starts getting enough sleep.
I'd concur with Snipe for the most part but Tuohy most definitely let himself, Ulster and Ireland down to varying degrees this season. That performance against Scotland was one of the worst showings from an Irish second row since Neil Francis togged out in Green. I was gutted for the big man as he was clearly in pole position ahead of Ryan to make the squad but played himself out of it.

I don't know what was wrong with him, possibly after so many arm fractures he was guarding it subconsciously? Whatever his robust carrying regressed, his tackling poor and in general he seemed there in person but not mind.

The frustrating thing was against Leinster in the second half he looked like he was coming back to his old self but then busts his ankle.

I can't wait to have the big man back as on his day his carrying is a real benefit to us and we have missed it. I just hope his head is right or we are in for more of the same.

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Post by Russ » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:36 pm

rocky wrote:Okay, folks, let's put this to bed right now. Darren Cave was absolutely outstanding yesterday. He was the main reason why we went in level at half-time - his defensive commitment and organisation kept us in the match when our pack was being man-shamed and our half-backs decision-making was like a man with a two-headed coin calling tails every spin.
In the second half, he was directly involved in the first three tries. Look at the match again and watch him run twenty metres to hit our maul and drive it over the line. Then he scores with a beautifully angled run. Then, he uses his line speed to force the bad pass that Scholesy reads and scores from. Those who argue that there are better 13s in the Ulster squad are simply wrong. It remains very doubtful that there is a better 13 in Ireland and a certain Mr Ringrose, BOD's love child, has a long way to go before he is anywhere close to Cave's level. Once again, simply brilliant in defence, in attack, and in his commitment to the cause.
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Post by Russ » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:42 pm

So here's how the coaches chatted in the build up to the game

Les - I've never played an Italian side in Italy, they're at home. We need to properly prepare, has anyone experience of Italy?

Doak - I do Rocky

Les - okay ginger, you can lead the tactics this week and I'll go work on a few things with our outside backs that will build on their skills

Doak - awesome Rocky

Later that week Les turns up at training to see ihumph and p hoofing the ball about

Les - Ginge, this will definitely work right?

Doak - foolproof Rocky

And that's how we ended up with Doakball again

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Post by Joe Schmo » Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:36 pm

mikeyjoe wrote:There's been a lot of negativity about Tuohy lately, after his World Cup rejection he wasn't up to standard, then his ankle injury ,
But he's rarely let us down in a Ulster shirt and Iam sure he will come good again, it's as if some don't want him back, I look forward to it even if it's as third choice lock, a very good player to have in the squad
we all want Touhy back - I don't think anyone has slagged him round here- but since he came back from his last injury he struggled with his form, i think we are all pleased to see we have options and players that can add something and at the minute AOC is that man. No one expected him to make the World Cup squad as his form had dipped a bit but if he still has couple of years left in him and fingers crossed he comes back in the same fashion as Payne and Olding have.
Btw I would actually say at the beginning of this season he has played games where he clearly was disinterested and has let Ulster down - not the only one either. But fingers crossed he comes back hungry and eager to get his mojo back.

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Post by big mervyn » Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:03 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
Rovi Snave wrote:Cave for me for the reasons stated above :red: :red: :red:

BTW - who the feck keeps voting for iHump :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
Probably the same comedian every week. It has long since ceased to be funny. If indeed it ever was. :roll:
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Post by CIMANFOREVER » Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:26 pm

rocky wrote:Okay, folks, let's put this to bed right now. Darren Cave was absolutely outstanding yesterday. He was the main reason why we went in level at half-time - his defensive commitment and organisation kept us in the match when our pack was being man-shamed and our half-backs decision-making was like a man with a two-headed coin calling tails every spin.
In the second half, he was directly involved in the first three tries. Look at the match again and watch him run twenty metres to hit our maul and drive it over the line. Then he scores with a beautifully angled run. Then, he uses his line speed to force the bad pass that Scholesy reads and scores from. Those who argue that there are better 13s in the Ulster squad are simply wrong. It remains very doubtful that there is a better 13 in Ireland and a certain Mr Ringrose, BOD's love child, has a long way to go before he is anywhere close to Cave's level. Once again, simply brilliant in defence, in attack, and in his commitment to the cause.
Unfortunately, no one south of the Alamo is listening, Rocky. Our best kept secret. I could've went for Cave other than I've a blind spot for front five forwards who front up and put it to their pack. But Cave as Mom would get no truck from me. Afaic Cave plus one is our best midfield. My concern is that we can't keep them all. It has to be one of the strongest midfield depth in NH.
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