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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by solidarity » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:11 pm

:scratch: Still trying to work out what stars should be :scratch:

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by big mervyn » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:35 pm

solidarity wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:11 pm
:scratch: Still trying to work out what stars should be :scratch:
One definition is:

extraneous matter or impurities risen to or formed on the surface of a liquid often as a foul filmy covering.
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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by solidarity » Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:52 pm

OK. Still :scratch: about how to get from one to the other.

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Bobbievee » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:43 am

Did we have a spell checker when Boggy mouth was on the go, or did he have special moderator dispensation?

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by big mervyn » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:52 am

Bobbievee wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:43 am
Did we have a spell checker when Boggy mouth was on the go, or did he have special moderator dispensation?
We've had it for as long as I remember. You just need to be a bit more creative with the vernacular.
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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Aird » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:17 pm

Can’t help thinking having watched Ireland’s scrummage last weekend that Farrell should take a chance and put young Eric on the bench for this weekend. That would be a bit of a turn around from the initial assessment of the Ulster players.

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by rumncoke » Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:05 pm

Aird nice idea archiving sweet FA . Ireland’s problem lies at half back .

The forwards retained possession well against the English despite a malfunctioning line out .

The lack of an out half to enable the outside backs to have space is the heart of the matter .

When was the last time an Irish wing received a pass were the ball had passed through the hands of three backs.
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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Jetstream » Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:48 pm

solidarity wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:11 pm
:scratch: Still trying to work out what stars should be :scratch:
You are not one.

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by solidarity » Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:20 pm

Jetstream wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:48 pm
solidarity wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:11 pm
:scratch: Still trying to work out what stars should be :scratch:
You are not one.
Got it now.

Smart

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Dharper » Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:01 pm

Thoughts on Ire team v Scotland:

That is about as full strength barring injury as they can pick. Farrell knows this is a must win, lose and a lot of good will will have been lost.

Congratulations EOS what should be a well deserved 1st cap off the bench. Hopefully if a decent scrum performance that’ll be a viable LH option going forward.

Roux again picked to assist / bulk the scrum (Both Scots front rows look decent re scrum time).

JVDF off the bench to add speed/tackle stats.

Interesting re Henshaw Aki 12 /13 rather than other way round. Whether they just interchange throughout may be more likely.

Thought Stockdale played pretty decent overall last week & was a bit unlucky with a few passes /kicks. This week I’d love to see him potentially hit that outside 13 channel, sniffing for Aki offloads.
Stockdale dovetailed very well with piatiu, I’d love to see him recreate something similar with another powerful runner for Ire - trying to stop 2 in the same attack phase out wide would be very difficult.

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by cardoc » Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:40 pm

What is the protocol for players returning to their clubs from internationals. Can we expect Herring, Henderson, O'Toole, McCluskey, Burns and Stockdale to be available, barring injury, for selection against Toulouse 6 days after the Scotland match? Under

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Setanta » Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:48 pm

Wonder when they will try the best centre combo of McCloskey and Ringrose?
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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Snipe Watson » Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:51 pm

Setanta wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:48 pm
Wonder when they will try the best centre combo of McCloskey and Ringrose?
McCloskey may not be part of Ulster's best centre combo for much longer. If indeed he still is!

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Bobbievee » Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:54 pm

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/spor ... 22636.html

Per the Tele, Ireland playing 16 players, hoping to slip in three centres without the Scots noticing.

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Re: Autumn Nations Cup aka 8 Nations

Post by Jackie Brown » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:29 pm

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