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Ireland vs Wales, Friday 13th Nov 2020 7pm

  • 13-11-2020 7:18pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 45,433 ✭✭✭✭ thomond2006


    Ireland:
    15 Hugo Keenan, 14 Andrew Conway, 13 Chris Farrell, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 James Lowe, 10 Jonathan Sexton (c), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 8 Caelan Doris, 7 Josh van der Flier, 6 Peter O’Mahony, 5 James Ryan, 4 Quinn Roux, 3 Andrew Porter, 2 Ronan Kelleher, 1 Cian Healy
    Replacements: 16 Dave Heffernan, 17 Ed Byrne, 18 Finlay Bealham, 19 Tadhg Beirne, 20 Will Connors, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Billy Burns, 23 Keith Earls

    Wales:
    15 Leigh Halfpenny, 14 Liam Williams, 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Owen Watkin, 11 Josh Adams, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Gareth Davies, 8 Taulupe Faletau, 7 Justin Tipuric, 6 Shane Lewis-Hughes, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c), 4 Will Rowlands, 3 Tomas Francis, 2 Ryan Elias, 1 Rhys Carre
    Replacements: 16 Elliot Dee, 17 Wyn Jones, 18 Samson Lee, 19 Jake Ball, 20 Aaron Wainwright, 21 Lloyd Williams, 22 Callum Sheedy, 23 George North

    This deserves its own thread surely? :)

    I don't think the back three loses much with Conway in for Stockdale. Roux comes in for Henderson, this is a big opportunity for him as Ryan Baird is waiting in the wings to challenge for a spot in the 23.


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Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,605 ✭✭✭ dublinman1990


    I don't know if Ireland have fully recovered from their defeat against France in Paris in the 6N. Their competitive streak is under some trouble as they did not have a great finale to the 6N campaign this year. Wales are also suffering with their defeat against Scotland at Parc Y Scarlets. I'd say Ireland v Wales will be a tough match this evening because both teams are coming from a defeat from both of their recent fixtures. In both of their games they were struggling to get their heads together while their opposing teams were actually flying away like out of nothing to make big wins against them. But both teams will be looking to start off a clean slate when this fixture is the 1st match of the tournament. It will be anyone's game for the taking at the Aviva tonight.

    If I were to call the result. It will probably be very tight. I'd say Ireland by 5.


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


    I know Eddie is a small man.

    But seeing him barely get his chin above the table while it comes up to Heaslip and Ferris's waist is absolutely hilarious


  • Registered Users Posts: 430 ✭✭ ElisaAtWar


    I like the look at the revised Irish team. Wanted to see Keenan at fullback and see Lowe strut his stuff


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 114 ✭✭ RonaVirus


    Enough with the racism PSAs


  • Registered Users Posts: 18,761 ✭✭✭✭ BonnieSituation


    I would love even that experience right now. :(

    https://twitter.com/TheLooseH/status/1327323004175589376?s=19


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  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 114 ✭✭ RonaVirus


    Speed it up a bit there lads


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,605 ✭✭✭ dublinman1990


    That's a great rendition of Ireland's Call at the Aviva.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,585 ✭✭✭ dmc17


    This sounds like a Christmas Carol


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


    Jaysus.

    It took some doing, but they've managed to make Ireland's Call worse.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,175 ✭✭✭ Sanjuro


    Ireland's Wail.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 472 ✭✭ Kraftwerk


    Decent rendition of Irelands call for once


  • Registered Users Posts: 16,945 ✭✭✭✭ razorblunt


    Carre no arms into POM’s back already.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 678 Solutionking


    Ref calling Quinn Roux.....Ian :-)


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,319 ✭✭✭ Dave_The_Sheep


    Unlucky for JGP there. Not sure about that call.


  • Moderators, Arts Moderators Posts: 33,068 Mod ✭✭✭✭ pickarooney


    Don't understand that penalty. Wales 6 won the ball and then JPG tried to win it backs what was the offence?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,596 ✭✭✭ randomname2005


    razorblunt wrote: »
    Carre no arms into POM’s back already.

    So obvious. A few strange calls for both sides.


  • Registered Users Posts: 47,084 ✭✭✭✭ tayto lover


    Giving away the penalties already.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 472 ✭✭ Kraftwerk


    Absolute scumbag behaviour from Tipuric. Multiple shoulders into POMs back off the ball. Should be off for that.


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


    Liam Williams grabbed Lowe around the head there.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,596 ✭✭✭ randomname2005


    No holding back here


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  • Registered Users Posts: 21,039 ✭✭✭✭ Squidgy Black


    Liam Williams is such a muppet.


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


    Gwan Lowe give it to that scumbag


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,344 ✭✭✭✭ mfceiling


    You couldn't like Liam Williams if you reared him.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,749 ✭✭✭ A-Train


    Liam Williams is so so sound. Such a nice fella.


  • Registered Users Posts: 16,945 ✭✭✭✭ razorblunt


    What is happening here?

    Williams acting like a scumbag twice there.


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


    Cranky O'Mahony is best O'Mahony


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


    Not the best pass from Sexton. Still think Lowe could've done better to catch it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,599 ScrubsfanChris


    3 players to choose and Sexton throws to none of them.....


  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 16,074 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Weepsie


    wales are throwing tackles off the ball here. Ref should just be carding someone before there's an injury


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 472 ✭✭ Kraftwerk


    Wales new gameplan seems to be act like tools instead of playing rugby.


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