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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Jackie Brown » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:54 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:16 pm
Jackie Brown wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:43 pm
English teams are a joke. Bring back the Italians
It would be ludicrous if Saints went through as a best runner up after those 2 games.
Looks like they will
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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by big mervyn » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:19 pm

Jackie Brown wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:54 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:16 pm
Jackie Brown wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:43 pm
English teams are a joke. Bring back the Italians
It would be ludicrous if Saints went through as a best runner up after those 2 games.
Looks like they will
If Sorries manage a bp win the marra, they could be back in Dublin for another hammering.
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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Neill_M » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:30 pm

Heads up for later in, Leinster bringing Ulster's purple ronnie shirt back from the death for the Cheetahs game. 2:30pm KO Freesports.

Have to shift those shirts😉💰💰💰

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by for dog and ulcer » Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:23 pm

Leins losing 10 7 to Ospreys at halftime in Wales. Frawley having a nightmare. Similar shambolic performance to Ulster's effort last week. :roll:

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by for dog and ulcer » Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:21 pm

Finished 13 21 to Leinster. Dire game. 21 penalties and the increasingly common and absurd referee lecture to professional props.

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Neill_M » Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:09 pm

Not a classic in some wind and rain. Leinster have won last 20 competitive games, last team to beat them was Salarycens last season.

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Neill_M » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:32 pm

Leinster 55-19 Glasgow FT. Only 3 tries for the visitors so no BP.

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Shan » Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:17 pm

That young lad, Baird, looks pretty handy. Mind you how did an Irish guy get a name like Ryan Baird. Sounds like he should be playing bagpipes.
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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by big mervyn » Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:31 pm

Shan wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:17 pm
That young lad, Baird, looks pretty handy. Mind you how did an Irish guy get a name like Ryan Baird. Sounds like he should be playing bagpipes.
He sounds like one of ours. From a purely place-kicking perspective, what foot does he kick with?
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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Sue Dename » Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:51 am

big mervyn wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:31 pm
Shan wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:17 pm
That young lad, Baird, looks pretty handy. Mind you how did an Irish guy get a name like Ryan Baird. Sounds like he should be playing bagpipes.
He sounds like one of ours. From a purely place-kicking perspective, what foot does he kick with?
Who cares? Unless he drop kick from the half way line.

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Columbo » Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:42 pm

I see Petrie was in the press saying that we should stop looking up to Leinster not long ago, and I see where he's coming from, but at the same time they're a pretty awesome outfit and if we were going to emulate anyone I would suggest that we start there.. Is there any side in the NH which has the same consistently high level of quality in their academy pathways? You have to take your hat off..

Baird was absolutely amazing - even if he hadn't scored any tries he would have been MOTM, he looks quite lanky and skinny but he's incredibly powerful, he made a load of carries in traffic where you often see lanky guys driven backwards by a couple of tacklers and made yards, and in open country I don't think I've seen a lock move as fast for a long time.. I'm sure Ross Molony was watching going "FFS not another one..."

I'd say they'll definitely be under pressure from Nucifora to move some players on - Sexton probably doesn't have many years left, Ross Byrne is a good player to step up, but could well be eclipsed by Harry, who looks superb.. I can see Frawley being edged out - also not helped by the pile-up of quality players coming through in the centre (also true of O'Loughlin) with the 3 O'Briens coming through and Hawkshaw and Turner in the academy.. I'd take Frawley in a heartbeat for us - absolutely class player

Back row their depth chart is ridiculous, with everyone fit:
Ruddock - Conan - Leavy
Deegan - Doris - van der Flier

so that's 2 full international back rows before Connors or Penny get a look-in, and Martin Moloney in the academy was a stand-out for last years GS winning U-20s.. So at least 2 full internationals plus 2 potential internationals are guaranteed not to start any big games for Leinster - I can see them coming under pressure to move one of Deegan or Doris, and potentially one of Penny or Connors. And would take any of them in a heartbeat as well.
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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Aird » Mon May 25, 2020 2:12 pm

Leinster have cancelled Season Ticket sales for 2020/21 see their https://www.leinsterrugby.ie/leinster-r ... n-tickets/
I suspect that the other provinces could well follow suit.

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Cormac » Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:44 pm

Leinster confirmed new contracts and departures during the week www.leinsterrugby.ie/leinster-rugby-con ... ts-202021/

Departures

Jack Aungier - Connacht
Bryan Byrne - Bristol
Barry Daly - retiring
Oisin Dowling - Connacht
Gavin Mullin - released
Roman Salanoa - Munster
Joe Tomane - Dragons

Promoted from Academy

Ryan Baird (2nd Row/Blind-Side)
Harry Byrne (Fly-Half)
Jack Dunne (2nd Row)
Tommy O'Brien (Centre/Wing)
Dan Sheehan (Hooker)

New International Contract

James Ryan

New Senior Leinster Contract

Vakh Abdaladze
Michael Bent
Adam Byrne
Ed Byrne
Ross Byrne
Will Connors
Sean Cronin
Peter Dooley
Caelan Doris
Scott Fardy
Jordan Larmour
Dan Leavy
James Lowe
Ross Molony
Josh Murphy
Rory O'Loughlin
Rowan Osborne
Andrew Porter
Rhys Ruddock
Devin Toner
James Tracy
Josh vd Flier

Short Term Deals to see out Current Season

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Bayern » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:19 am

LH Prop(4)
Cian Healy(32/Belvedere/Clontarf) - central contract until 2021
Ed Byrne(26/Clongowes/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Peter Dooley(26/Birr RFC/Lansdowne) - signed contract in 2020

Michael Milne(21/Birr RFC-Roscrea/UCD) - Academy Yr 3

TH Prop(5)
Michael Bent(34) - signed contract in 2020
Tadhg Furlong(27/New Ross RFC/Clontarf) - central contract until 2021
Andrew Porter(24/St. Andrews/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Vakh Abdaladze(24/Coolmine RFC/Clontarf) - signed contract in 2020

Tom Clarkson(20/Blackrock/DUFC) - Academy Yr 2

Hooker(4)
Sean Cronin(34) - signed contract in 2020
James Tracy(29/Newbridge/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Ronan Kelleher(22/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - signed contract in 2019
Dan Sheehan(21/Clongowes/Lansdowne) - signed contract in 2020

Lock(8)
Scott Fardy(36) - signed 1 yr contract in 2020
Devin Toner(34Castleknock/Lansdowne) - signed 1 yr contract in 2020
Ross Molony(26/St. Michaels/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
James Ryan(24/St. Michaels/UCD)- signed 3 yr central contract in 2020
Jack Dunne(21/St. Michaels/DUFC) - signed contract in 2020
Ryan Baird(21/St. Michaels/DUFC) - signed contract in 2020

Charlie Ryan(21/Blackrock/UCD) - Academy Yr 2
Brian Deeny(20/Wexford RFC/Clontarf) - Academy Yr 2


Backrow(10)
Rhys Ruddock(29/Exile/St. Marys) - signed contract in 2020
Jack Conan(28/St. Gerards/Old Belvedere) - signed contract in 2019
Josh Van Der Flier(27/Wesley/UCD) - signed 2 yr contract in 2020
Dan Leavy(26/St. Michaels/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Josh Murphy(25/St. Michaels/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Will Connors(24/Clongowes/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Max Deegan(23/St. Michaels/:ansdowne) - signed contract in 2019
Caelan Doris(24/Blackrock/DUFC) - signed contract in 2020
Scott Penny(20/St. Michaels/UCD) - signed contract in 2019

Martin Moloney(20/Athy RFC/Old Belvedere) - Academy Yr 2
Sean O'Brien(20/Blackrock/UCD) - Academy Yr 1
Alex Soroka(19/Belvedere/Clontarf) - Academy Yr 1


Scrumhalf(5)
Jamie Gibson Park(28) - signed contract in 2019
Luke McGrath(27/St. Michaels/UCD) - signed contract in 2019
Rowan Osborne(23/Clongowes/DUFC) - signed contract in 2020
Hugh O'Sullivan(22/Belvedere/Clontarf) - signed contract in 2019

Paddy Patterson(22/Blackrock/UCD) - Academy Yr 3

Outhalf(5)
Jonathan Sexton(35/St. Marys/St. Marys) - central contract until 2021
Ross Byrne(25/St. Michaels/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Ciaran Frawley(22/Skerries RFC/UCD) - signed contract in 2019
Harry Byrne(21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - signed contract in 2020

David Hawkshaw(21/Belvedere) - Academy Yr 3

Centre(7)
Robbie Henshaw(27) - central contact until 2022
Rory O'Loughlin(26/St. Michaels/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Garry Ringrose(25/Blackrock/UCD) - signed 2 yr central contract in 2020
Conor O'Brien(24/Mullingar RFC/Clontarf) - signed contract in 2019
Jimmy O'Brien(23/Newbridge/UCD) - signed contract in 2019
Tommy O'Brien(22/Blackrock/UCD) - signed contract in 2020

Liam Turner(21/Blackrock/DUFC) - Academy Yr 2

Back Three(9)
Dave Kearney(31/Clongowes/Lansdowne) - signed contract in 2019
James Lowe(28) - signed 3yr contract in 2020
Adam Byrne(26/Naas RFC/UCD) - signed contract in 2020
Cian Kelleher(26/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - signed contract in 2019
Hugo Keenan(24/Blackrock/UCD) - signed contract in 2019
Jordan Larmour(23/St. Andrews/St. Marys) - signed contract in 2020

Michael Silvester(22/Clongowes/DUFC) - Academy Yr 3
Aaron O'Sullivan(20/Exile/Blackrock) - Academy Yr 3
Andrew Smith(20/St. Michaels/Clontarf) - Academy Yr 1


Note - academy not announced officially yet.

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Re: Leinster 19/20

Post by Bobbievee » Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:30 pm

5 for out half, and only 9 for back three?
What would the thinking be behind that?

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