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2 months 2 weeks ago #66963

Same thread he talks about getting a few more games before he finishes up, so most likely end of the season. We could provide that I'm sure but he'd hardly want to uproot the family if it's just for 6 months.

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2 months 2 weeks ago #66964

Dead right.......not sure how I missed that :dry:

Maybe for a very short period loan but I doubt he'd uproot for 6 months alright.

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2 months 2 weeks ago #66972

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Bundee stays for another three years.

Party tonight, folks.

Great, great bit of work.


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2 months 2 weeks ago #66975

Sol_ie wrote: Invalid consumer key/secret in configuration

Bundee stays for another three years.

Party tonight, folks.

Great, great bit of work.


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2 months 1 week ago #66991

Accidentally Onside wrote: Dead right.......not sure how I missed that :dry:

Maybe for a very short period loan but I doubt he'd uproot for 6 months alright.


Mark Flanagan wouldn't be a bad short term cover signing


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2 months 1 week ago #67008

If the IRFU are serious about Connacht Rugby, they'll get Nakarawa to plug the second row gap :-)

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2 months 1 week ago #67012

RonanL wrote: If the IRFU are serious about Connacht Rugby, they'll get Nakarawa to plug the second row gap :-)


I agree with you but by the same rationale, The Beast, Tendai Mtawarira probably wouldn't have take too much persuasion to plug the gap at loosehead at least for a few months in the EPRC. The Problem is we think too small. If ya don't ask...........


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4 days 19 hours ago #67329

Well it's official Colby leaving at the end of the season
www.the42.ie/c...nse-5003719-Feb2020/

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4 days 14 hours ago #67334

Going to be a loss, been a great player for us but can't say fairer than a guy coming in and giving his all.
Hope he does well, but I'd worry about France a bit. He's an excellent and aggressive player but he's small and they like their players big in France.

We'll struggle to get someone of equal quality in to replace him, so I'd hope we look at a different type of player as I'm not sure the balance of our backrow is right.

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4 days 12 hours ago #67342

It's too lightweight. The only real 8 we have is Copeland and we have not had him on the pitch anywhere near enough since he signed due to injury or whatever.
Actually will he be another on the way out too or will he get another deal ?

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3 days 19 hours ago #67354

I'd imagine he's on his way to be honest.
Gerry Flannery spoke about him on house of rugby a few months back and said he was the best athlete in Irish rugby, which meant on his day he was unbelievable but he didn't have the mentality to sustain that consistently so less talented players would overtake him.
After that I started listening to what Friendy says about him and it's always guarded: "that's what Robyn can do", "he's got that in his locker", "great to see him stepping up like a senior player should", "he had that performance coming" which is very much at odds with how he speaks about other player's, i.e. Fitzgerald; "an outstanding young man who really puts in the work in training and it's paying off".

At his best he walks into our team but we're not the sort of team that can wait on a luxury like that, which is a pity as he seems a sound man.

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3 days 13 hours ago #67355

Injury update from the times:

Among those issues was a lengthy injury list and several players are still out of action, including Tom Farrell (shoulder surgery), Stephen Fitzgerald (knee), Peter McCabe (ankle), Tom McCartney (hip), Sean O’Brien (foot), Quinn Roux (hand), and longer term injuries to Darragh Leader, Matt Burke and Cillian Gallagher.


Some key players there. What's the story with Darragh? I thought his injury was relatively minor. And is SOB really out with a foot injury?

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3 days 10 hours ago #67356

Connacht have announced contract extensions for five of their squad ahead of the 2020-21 season.

Centres Tom Daly and Peter Robb are among the quintet alongside hooker Shane Delahunt and props Dominic Robertson-McCoy and Conor Kenny.

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