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Leinster Vs Munster buildup

  • 01-10-2018 10:37am
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    Registered Users Posts: 45,433 ✭✭✭✭ thomond2006


    Munster haven't a chance.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,294 ✭✭✭ davo2001


    Munster haven't a chance.

    As a Munster fan, I have to agree.

    Leinster are just too good at the moment, the most I'm hoping for is that we give it a good go but I'd say Leinster will win by 14 points +.

    Munsters away form has been shocking so far this season.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,176 ✭✭✭ troyzer


    Leinster Vs Leinster B*


  • Registered Users Posts: 19,230 ✭✭✭✭ Venjur


    Rassie will be effectively picking the Munster team this week with a view to testing out a few things against much of the Ireland squad in advance of next years RWC quarter final.

    kPMX9IO.jpg


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,261 ✭✭✭✭ Clegg


    Both sides were almost full strength for last weekends interpros. So I guess we'll see weaker starting XV's for this one.

    Might actually be better for Munster seeing as their full strength side usually uses to Leinster. Give a shot to the lads that aren't proven chokers.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 154 ✭✭ iminterestd0


    Leinster to put out mixed team, no Sexton?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 23,564 ✭✭✭✭ Buer


    What sort of teams are we expecting from Munster?

    I'd imagine something along the lines of a pretty typical selection for them...Loughman, Marshall, Parker, Kleyn, Beirne, Botha, Cloete, Stander, Matthewson, Keatley, Haley Taute, Arnold, Conway, Carbery.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,058 ✭✭✭ Mookie Blaylock


    Buer wrote: »
    What sort of teams are we expecting from Munster?

    I'd imagine something along the lines of a pretty typical selection for them...Loughman, Marshall, Parker, Kleyn, Beirne, Botha, Cloete, Stander, Matthewson, Keatley, Haley Taute, Arnold, Conway, Carbery.

    Can't see Carbery playing... Conway at FB and Sweets perhaps on the wing


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,294 ✭✭✭ davo2001


    Can't see Carbery playing...

    Why not? If anything you would think he has something to prove.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,058 ✭✭✭ Mookie Blaylock


    davo2001 wrote: »
    Why not?

    Nothing to do with it being Leinster, but think he'll be rested and Keats get the start...


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,046 ✭✭✭ arsebiscuits1


    Leinster to put out mixed team, no Sexton?

    Can't see Sexton playing at all. 6 day turnaround to Wasps so will be tricky selection.

    McGrath Tracy Porter
    Molony Ryan
    SOB Deegan Leavy
    JGP Byrne
    Henshaw ROL
    Byrne D Kearney McFadden
    Byrne Byrne Bent Kearney Doris McCarthy Frawley Tomane


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  • Subscribers Posts: 36,269 ✭✭✭✭ sydthebeat


    think this will be the leinster line up:

    C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien

    C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien


    maybe seanie will be on the bench.....


  • Moderators, Education Moderators Posts: 26,319 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Peregrine


    sydthebeat wrote: »
    think this will be the leinster line up:

    C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien

    C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien, C O Brien
    C O Brien

    Ah, so he is a winger.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,435 ✭✭✭✭ Cookiemunster


    Can't see Carbery playing... Conway at FB and Sweets perhaps on the wing

    This is what JVG said last week before the Ulster game.

    http://www.the42.ie/munster-johann-van-graan-ulster-team-selection-4258347-Sep2018/
    “One or two guys will still be 50/50 for the side this weekend but once we get to next week, we’re going to stick to our best team. It’s a massive block of games for us, it’s no different to any other year, every year the start of Europe is huge, the inter-pros are huge"

    Unless he's telling porkies, then Munster will be full strength.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,016 ✭✭✭ Bridge93


    Buer wrote: »
    What sort of teams are we expecting from Munster?

    I'd imagine something along the lines of a pretty typical selection for them...Loughman, Marshall, Parker, Kleyn, Beirne, Botha, Cloete, Stander, Matthewson, Keatley, Haley Taute, Arnold, Conway, Carbery.

    Subs bench rumored to include Hart, a fit again TB and Wooton


  • Registered Users Posts: 23,564 ✭✭✭✭ Buer


    I think we'll actually see a relatively strong Munster side coming to town. POM won't start, I imagine. But outside of that I wouldn't rule anyone out. Stander and Earls haven't had a tonne of game time thus far. Then guys like Carbery and Beirne aren't really critical players for Ireland. The Irish set up might want Carbery playing this game as a real test.

    I can see 10-12 of Munster's first choice side starting this.

    As for Leinster, I can see a pretty strong side taking the field. McGrath would be a huge boost at loosehead but I don't see it happening. Aside from that, I think we'll see a lot of regulars starting:

    Dooley, Tracy, Porter, Fardy, Ryan, SOB, Leavy, Deegan, JGP, Byrne, McFadden, Henshaw, ROL, Tomane, DK.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,176 ✭✭✭ troyzer


    This is what JVG said last week before the Ulster game.

    http://www.the42.ie/munster-johann-van-graan-ulster-team-selection-4258347-Sep2018/
    “One or two guys will still be 50/50 for the side this weekend but once we get to next week, we’re going to stick to our best team. It’s a massive block of games for us, it’s no different to any other year, every year the start of Europe is huge, the inter-pros are huge"

    Unless he's telling porkies, then Munster will be full strength.

    That would make it even more embarassing when they get trashed by the Leinster academy.


  • Registered Users Posts: 45,433 ✭✭✭✭ thomond2006


    Pending today's squad update, I expect something like this:

    Cronin, Scannell, Archer, Kleyn, Beirne, Botha, Cloete, Stander;
    Mathewson, Keatley, Earls, Scannell, Arnold, Conway, Haley

    KOB, Kilcoyne, Scott, Holland, POM, Williams, Carbery, Sweetnam

    As Buer says, maybe they can stretch Carbery's pitchtime to include another start as he might get two weeks off after Chicago?


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,261 ✭✭✭✭ Clegg


    Full strength Munster?

    Surefire Leinster win.


  • Registered Users Posts: 11,601 ✭✭✭✭ stephen_n


    It’s always nice to get a run out against the development province, see how the ex academy guys are getting on.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,176 ✭✭✭ troyzer


    stephen_n wrote: »
    It’s always nice to get a run out against the development province, see how the ex academy guys are getting on.

    Was just thinking that.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,184 ✭✭✭ Burkie1203


    stephen_n wrote: »
    It’s always nice to get a run out against the development province, see how the ex academy guys are getting on.

    https://twitter.com/NiallXOBrien/status/1046638627965620224?s=19


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,261 ✭✭✭✭ Clegg


    Leinster's most recent injury update says Jack McGrath and Dan Leavy are back in full training. I guess both will start on Saturday as neither have played this season bar Leavy's 20 minutes against the Dragons. James Ryan has completed the return to play protocols so he might start as well.


  • Registered Users Posts: 11,278 ✭✭✭✭ AdamD


    Suspect we'll see a Leavy, O'Brien & Deegan back row for Leinster.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 154 ✭✭ iminterestd0


    AdamD wrote: »
    Suspect we'll see a Leavy, O'Brien & Deegan back row for Leinster.

    1. McGrath
    2. Tracy
    3. Porter
    4. Molony
    5. Ryan
    6. SOB
    7. Leavy
    8. Deegan

    Maybe?


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators Posts: 17,036 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Henry Ford III


    I'm looking forward to some comedy moustaches and double barrelled names ideally.


  • Registered Users Posts: 23,564 ✭✭✭✭ Buer


    1. McGrath
    2. Tracy
    3. Porter
    4. Molony
    5. Ryan
    6. SOB
    7. Leavy
    8. Deegan

    Maybe?

    Fardy has been rested for a couple of games already. If he doesn't play on Saturday, he'll be doing into the HEC with one appearance in almost a month. He's also likely to only bench in one of the European games.

    I'd expect him to start with Ryan.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,176 ✭✭✭ troyzer


    Buer wrote: »
    1. McGrath
    2. Tracy
    3. Porter
    4. Molony
    5. Ryan
    6. SOB
    7. Leavy
    8. Deegan

    Maybe?

    Fardy has been rested for a couple of games already. If he doesn't play on Saturday, he'll be doing into the HEC with one appearance in almost a month. He's also likely to only bench in one of the European games.

    I'd expect him to start with Ryan.

    Can see that as well. Take him off at half-time when we're fifty points clear.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 154 ✭✭ iminterestd0


    which former Leinster outhalf will start at 10 for Munster?


  • Registered Users Posts: 772 ✭✭✭ baaba maal


    Buer wrote: »
    What sort of teams are we expecting from Munster?

    I'd imagine something along the lines of a pretty typical selection for them...Loughman, Marshall, Parker, Kleyn, Beirne, Botha, Cloete, Stander, Matthewson, Keatley, Haley Taute, Arnold, Conway, Carbery.

    I see what you did there!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 23,564 ✭✭✭✭ Buer


    baaba maal wrote: »
    I see what you did there!

    GO SOUTH DUBFRICA!


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