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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Neill_M » Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:30 am

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
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Ferris tonight adding to the speculation that Cooney could be off to France for a pay-day if he can't get Ireland recognition .... :duh:
Think that is Ferris just trying to be the pundit with the inside scoop, there is only one man on here who I listen to when it comes to that sort of information

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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Dave » Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:45 am

Ferris is always late.
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Re: Contract Situation

Post by firebell53 » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:34 am

Ferris is really beginning to get under my skin with his comments. Tonight after the Edinburgh v Munster game he stated that Connacht could still catch Munster and play Leinster in the final even though they are 9 points behind Munster. Ulster does not get a mention even though we are only 5points behind Leinster and play them at Kingspan.
Ulster have a better chance overcoming a 5 point deficit than Connacht a 9 point deficit.

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Re: Contract Situation

Post by kingofthehill » Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:22 am

firebell53 wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:34 am
Ferris is really beginning to get under my skin with his comments. Tonight after the Edinburgh v Munster game he stated that Connacht could still catch Munster and play Leinster in the final even though they are 9 points behind Munster. Ulster does not get a mention even though we are only 5points behind Leinster and play them at Kingspan.
Ulster have a better chance overcoming a 5 point deficit than Connacht a 9 point deficit.
‘BEGINNING’ 😂 he is one of the worst pundits about,people think he’s straight talking but he’sjust controversial to line his pockets- he’s like Stephen Jones.

I wish people would open their eyes when it comes to him, the sooner Premier sports drop him the better. Would love to hear him talk about tactics rather than ‘Just wants Munster to send Leinster packing back up the road to Dublin’. Really insightful.
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Re: Contract Situation

Post by rumncoke » Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:37 am

Try standing in front of a camera for 1/2 an hour pre game talking -- the one thing most pundits don't talk about is tactics because every team adopts similar tactics according to field position and trys are frequently obtained illegally -- ie removal of cover defence by holding blocking etc similarly set piece domination is often the result of unpenalised foul play -- Thus discussion would not be focused on the team but on the referee . The man has a hard enough job without Pundits highlighting his mistakes.
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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:20 pm

kingofthehill wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:22 am
firebell53 wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:34 am
Ferris is really beginning to get under my skin with his comments. Tonight after the Edinburgh v Munster game he stated that Connacht could still catch Munster and play Leinster in the final even though they are 9 points behind Munster. Ulster does not get a mention even though we are only 5points behind Leinster and play them at Kingspan.
Ulster have a better chance overcoming a 5 point deficit than Connacht a 9 point deficit.
‘BEGINNING’ 😂 he is one of the worst pundits about,people think he’s straight talking but he’sjust controversial to line his pockets- he’s like Stephen Jones.

I wish people would open their eyes when it comes to him, the sooner Premier sports drop him the better. Would love to hear him talk about tactics rather than ‘Just wants Munster to send Leinster packing back up the road to Dublin’. Really insightful.
Did you read his book? Dreadful piece of garbage.

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Re: Contract Situation

Post by kingofthehill » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:28 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:20 pm
kingofthehill wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:22 am
firebell53 wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:34 am
Ferris is really beginning to get under my skin with his comments. Tonight after the Edinburgh v Munster game he stated that Connacht could still catch Munster and play Leinster in the final even though they are 9 points behind Munster. Ulster does not get a mention even though we are only 5points behind Leinster and play them at Kingspan.
Ulster have a better chance overcoming a 5 point deficit than Connacht a 9 point deficit.
‘BEGINNING’ 😂 he is one of the worst pundits about,people think he’s straight talking but he’sjust controversial to line his pockets- he’s like Stephen Jones.

I wish people would open their eyes when it comes to him, the sooner Premier sports drop him the better. Would love to hear him talk about tactics rather than ‘Just wants Munster to send Leinster packing back up the road to Dublin’. Really insightful.
Did you read his book? Dreadful piece of garbage.
Wouldn’t line his pockets.
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Re: Contract Situation

Post by justinr73 » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:28 pm

It was poor.

The worst one I have read was by Phil DeFreitas who appeared to be under the impression that Gypsy Rose Lee was a fortune-teller.

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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:57 pm

justinr73 wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:28 pm
It was poor.

The worst one I have read was by Phil DeFreitas who appeared to be under the impression that Gypsy Rose Lee was a fortune-teller.
It was dreadfully written and contained little of interest.
I loved him as a dynamic player, but there was never any indication that he was a tactical thinker. I don't believe he has anything to say as a pundit on the topic of tactics. He clearly understands backrow play and dominant tackling, but that's where it ends.

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Re: Contract Situation

Post by solidarity » Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:57 pm

Afraid I have to agree on the book - poor... and the punditry - bland.

Anybody read Rory Best's autobiography? Worth buying?

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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:16 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:20 pm
kingofthehill wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:22 am
firebell53 wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:34 am
Ferris is really beginning to get under my skin with his comments. Tonight after the Edinburgh v Munster game he stated that Connacht could still catch Munster and play Leinster in the final even though they are 9 points behind Munster. Ulster does not get a mention even though we are only 5points behind Leinster and play them at Kingspan.
Ulster have a better chance overcoming a 5 point deficit than Connacht a 9 point deficit.
‘BEGINNING’ 😂 he is one of the worst pundits about,people think he’s straight talking but he’sjust controversial to line his pockets- he’s like Stephen Jones.

I wish people would open their eyes when it comes to him, the sooner Premier sports drop him the better. Would love to hear him talk about tactics rather than ‘Just wants Munster to send Leinster packing back up the road to Dublin’. Really insightful.
Did you read his book? Dreadful piece of garbage.
Has he even read his book? :stir:

Stevie's idea of good tactics is to make big hits - pure and simple. Big hits equals good play.

No big hits = poor play. :roll:
Sadly the days of people using proper English are went

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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Hans Indaruck » Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:21 pm

Rory’s book is not exactly a page turner! Makes Fez’s book look interesting! All very run of the mill no great reveals on behind the scenes at either Ulster or D4. A bit on insight re family etc. which gives something of the make of the man.
Paul O’Connell’s book is perhaps the best of the bunch of recently retired Irish internationals imho!
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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Bangors » Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:57 pm

Just watched the best, in form, no 10 who should be starting week in week out for Ulster and a Ireland.
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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Dave » Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:39 pm

Won't happen with Petrie here. We would need some bold leadership.
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Re: Contract Situation

Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:42 pm

Dave wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:39 pm
Won't happen with Petrie here. We would need some bold leadership.
Petrie is doing what he is told by D4. Unlike Logan, he has no relationship with Paddy.

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