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Re: Leinster Academy 2021-22

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backrower8 wrote: November 25th, 2021, 10:21 am
Oldschoolsocks wrote: November 24th, 2021, 11:09 pm
wixfjord wrote: November 24th, 2021, 10:10 pm

'Irish'.
not going to bat here, but having an Irish grandfather makes him about as Irish as Michael Bent who has an Irish Grandmother.
Which is 25% of a person's DNA and heritage, pretty substantive. Try stripping 25% of who you are away and tell me you wouldn't be a different person.

#GrandparentsMatter
Just to be clear, in case it’s not, both Benty and young Jacob can claim to be Irish. They may not be Dubs or even from Leinster, they may not have read Peig or Yeats but they are absolutely a part of our diaspora. Here’s hoping the young lad works out
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Re: Leinster Academy 2021-22

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Oldschoolsocks wrote: November 25th, 2021, 11:20 pm
backrower8 wrote: November 25th, 2021, 10:21 am
Oldschoolsocks wrote: November 24th, 2021, 11:09 pm
not going to bat here, but having an Irish grandfather makes him about as Irish as Michael Bent who has an Irish Grandmother.
Which is 25% of a person's DNA and heritage, pretty substantive. Try stripping 25% of who you are away and tell me you wouldn't be a different person.

#GrandparentsMatter
Just to be clear, in case it’s not, both Benty and young Jacob can claim to be Irish. They may not be Dubs or even from Leinster, they may not have read Peig or Yeats but they are absolutely a part of our diaspora. Here’s hoping the young lad works out
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Oldschoolsocks wrote: November 25th, 2021, 11:20 pm
backrower8 wrote: November 25th, 2021, 10:21 am
Oldschoolsocks wrote: November 24th, 2021, 11:09 pm
not going to bat here, but having an Irish grandfather makes him about as Irish as Michael Bent who has an Irish Grandmother.
Which is 25% of a person's DNA and heritage, pretty substantive. Try stripping 25% of who you are away and tell me you wouldn't be a different person.

#GrandparentsMatter
Just to be clear, in case it’s not, both Benty and young Jacob can claim to be Irish. They may not be Dubs or even from Leinster, they may not have read Peig or Yeats but they are absolutely a part of our diaspora. Here’s hoping the young lad works out
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backrower8 wrote: November 25th, 2021, 10:21 am
Oldschoolsocks wrote: November 24th, 2021, 11:09 pm not going to bat here, but having an Irish grandfather makes him about as Irish as Michael Bent who has an Irish Grandmother.
Try stripping 25% of who you are away and tell me you wouldn't be a different person.
It certainly makes trips to the bathroom at night more interesting
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LH Prop
Marcus Hanan(21/Clane RFC/Old Belvedere) - inj
Temi Lasisi(20/Enniscorthy RFC/Lansdowne) - inj
Jack Boyle(19/St. Michaels/UCD)
--
Ben Popplewell(U20/Wexford RFC/Lansdowne) - bench
Oisín Michel(U20/Cill Dara RFC/Lansdowne)
George Hadden(U19/Gorey RFC/Clontarf)

TH Prop
--
Mick McCormack(St. St. Marys/St. Marys) - started at 3
Thomas Connolly(Galwegians/DUFC) - started at 3
Rory McGuire (U20/Blackrock College/UCD) - bench.
JJ Hession (U20/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - started at 3
Dylan Lynch(U20/Boyne RFC/Clontarf)

Hooker
John McKee(21/Campbell/Old Belvedere) - started at 2, 1 try.
Lee Barron(20/St. Michaels/DUFC) - bench.
--
Howard Noonan (U20/Greystones RFC-Temple Carrig/Old Wesley)
Barry Gray (U20/Carlow RFC/Clontarf) - bench.
Tom Barry (U19/Gonzaga/Lansdowne)

Lock
Charlie Ryan(22/Blackrock/UCD) - inj
Joe McCarthy(20/Blackrock/DUFC) - started at 5.
--
Mark Morrissey (U20/Blackrock College/UCD)
Ruairi Clarke (U20/Cill Dara RFC/Lansdowne) - bench
Conor O'Tighearnaigh (U20/St Michael’s College/UCD) - started at 5 for UCD U20a, 1 try.
Sean Walsh (U20/Seapoint RFC/Lansdowne) - inj
Jim Peters(U19/Portlaoise RFC/Clontarf)

Lock-Blindside
Brian Deeny(21/Wexford RFC/Clontarf) - inj
Alex Soroka(20/Belvedere/Clontarf) - inj
--
Diarmuid Mangan (U19/Newbridge/UCD)
Fionn McWey (U20/Portloaise RFC-Roscrea/Old Belvedere) - started at 7.
Daniel Leane(U19/St. Marys/St. Marys) - bench
Stephen Woods (U20/St. Michaels/DUFC)

Backrow
Martin Moloney(22/Athy RFC/Clontarf)
Sean O'Brien(21/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 7.
Mark Hernan(21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - inj
--
Donough Lawlor (U20/Newbridge/Lansdowne)
Paul Deeny (U20/Wexford RFC/Clontarf) - started at 6.
Luke Callinan (U20/Castleknock/Lansdowne)
Dylan Ryan (U20/St Michael’s/DUFC)
James Culhane (U20/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 8 for UCD U20a, 1 try.

Scrumhalf
Cormac Foley(22/St. Gerards/Lansdowne)
Ben Murphy(20/Pres Bray/Old Wesley) - started at 9, 2 tries.
--
Conor Duggan(U20/Castleknock/MU Barnhall) - started at 9.
Oisin Devitt (U20/Clongowes/UCD) - inj
Michael Moloney (U20/Blackrock/UCD) - bench

Outhalf
Charlie Tector(U20/Kilkenny/Lansdowne) - started at 10, 3 pens.
--
Sam Prendergast(U19/Newbridge/Lansdowne)

Centre
Liam Turner(22/Blackrock/DUFC) - irish 7's
Jamie Osborne(19/Naas RFC/Naas)
--
David Dooley(U19/Tullamore RFC/MU Barnhall)
Conor Gibney(U20/Mullingar RFC/DUFC)
Ben Brownlee(U20/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 12.
Daniel Hawkshaw(U20/Belvedere/Clontarf) - started at 12.
Fionn Gibbons(U20/Castleknock/UCD) - started at 13 for UCD U20a.

Back Three
Rob Russell(22/St. Michaels/DUFC)
Andrew Smith(21/St. Michaels/Clontarf)
Niall Comerford(21/Blackrock/UCD) - irish 7s
Max O'Reilly(21/St. Gerards/DUFC) - inj
Chris Cosgrave(20/St. Michaels/UCD) - started at 15, 1 try.
--
Aitzol Arenzana-King (U20/Balbriggan RFC-CUS/Clontarf)
Dylan O’Grady(U20/Belvedere/UCD) - started at 11.
Callum O’Reilly(U20/St Michael’s/DUFC)
Scott Milne(U20/Tullamore RFC/DUFC)
Shane Mallon(U20/Longford RFC-Roscrea/UCD)
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mildlyinterested wrote: November 27th, 2021, 5:07 pm LH Prop
Marcus Hanan(21/Clane RFC/Old Belvedere) - inj
Temi Lasisi(20/Enniscorthy RFC/Lansdowne) - inj
Jack Boyle(19/St. Michaels/UCD)
--
Ben Popplewell(U20/Wexford RFC/Lansdowne) - bench
Oisín Michel(U20/Cill Dara RFC/Lansdowne)
George Hadden(U19/Gorey RFC/Clontarf)

TH Prop
--
Mick McCormack(St. St. Marys/St. Marys) - started at 3
Thomas Connolly(Galwegians/DUFC) - started at 3
Rory McGuire (U20/Blackrock College/UCD) - bench.
JJ Hession (U20/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - started at 3
Dylan Lynch(U20/Boyne RFC/Clontarf)

Hooker
John McKee(21/Campbell/Old Belvedere) - started at 2.
Lee Barron(20/St. Michaels/DUFC) - bench.
--
Howard Noonan (U20/Greystones RFC-Temple Carrig/Old Wesley)
Barry Gray (U20/Carlow RFC/Clontarf) - bench.
Tom Barry (U19/Gonzaga/Lansdowne)

Lock
Charlie Ryan(22/Blackrock/UCD) - inj
Joe McCarthy(20/Blackrock/DUFC) - started at 5.
--
Mark Morrissey (U20/Blackrock College/UCD)
Ruairi Clarke (U20/Cill Dara RFC/Lansdowne)
Conor O'Tighearnaigh (U20/St Michael’s College/UCD)
Sean Walsh (U20/Seapoint RFC/Lansdowne) - inj
Jim Peters(U19/Portlaoise RFC/Clontarf)

Lock-Blindside
Brian Deeny(21/Wexford RFC/Clontarf) - inj
Alex Soroka(20/Belvedere/Clontarf) - inj
--
Diarmuid Mangan (U19/Newbridge/UCD)
Fionn McWey (U20/Portloaise RFC-Roscrea/Old Belvedere) - started at 7.
Daniel Leane(U19/St. Marys/St. Marys) - bench
Stephen Woods (U20/St. Michaels/DUFC)

Backrow
Martin Moloney(22/Athy RFC/Clontarf)
Sean O'Brien(21/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 7.
Mark Hernan(21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - inj
--
Donough Lawlor (U20/Newbridge/Lansdowne)
Paul Deeny (U20/Wexford RFC/Clontarf) - started at 6.
Luke Callinan (U20/Castleknock/Lansdowne)
Dylan Ryan (U20/St Michael’s/DUFC)
James Culhane (U20/Blackrock/UCD)

Scrumhalf
Cormac Foley(22/St. Gerards/Lansdowne)
Ben Murphy(20/Pres Bray/Old Wesley) - started at 9.
--
Conor Duggan(U20/Castleknock/MU Barnhall) - started at 9.
Oisin Devitt (U20/Clongowes/UCD)
Michael Moloney (U20/Blackrock/UCD) - inj

Outhalf
Charlie Tector(U20/Kilkenny/Lansdowne) - started at 10
--
Sam Prendergast(U19/Newbridge/Lansdowne)

Centre
Liam Turner(22/Blackrock/DUFC) - irish 7's
Jamie Osborne(19/Naas RFC/Naas)
--
David Dooley(U19/Tullamore RFC/MU Barnhall)
Conor Gibney(U20/Mullingar RFC/DUFC)
Ben Brownlee(U20/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 12.
Daniel Hawkshaw(U20/Belvedere/Clontarf)

Back Three
Rob Russell(22/St. Michaels/DUFC)
Andrew Smith(21/St. Michaels/Clontarf) - inj
Niall Comerford(21/Blackrock/UCD) - irish 7s
Max O'Reilly(21/St. Gerards/DUFC) - inj
Chris Cosgrave(20/St. Michaels/UCD) - started at 15, 1 try.
--
Aitzol Arenzana-King (U20/Balbriggan RFC-CUS/Clontarf)
Fionn Gibbons(U20/Castleknock/UCD)
Dylan O’Grady(U20/Belvedere/UCD)
Callum O’Reilly(U20/St Michael’s/DUFC)
Scott Milne(U20/Tullamore RFC/DUFC)
Shane Mallon(U20/Longford RFC-Roscrea/UCD)
Daniel Hawkshaw started at 12 for Clontarf and Dylan O’Grady started on the wing for UCD.
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Andrew Smith, Niall Comerford and Liam Turner in 7's squad.

https://www.irishrugby.ie/2021/11/30/ir ... -in-dubai/
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LH Prop
Peter Dooley(27/Birr RFC/Lansdowne) - started at 1
Marcus Hanan(21/Clane RFC/Old Belvedere) - inj
Temi Lasisi(20/Enniscorthy RFC/Lansdowne) - inj
Jack Boyle(19/St. Michaels/UCD) - inj?
--
Ben Popplewell(U20/Wexford RFC/Lansdowne) - bench
Oisín Michel(U20/Cill Dara RFC/Lansdowne)
George Hadden(U19/Gorey RFC/Clontarf)

TH Prop
--
Mick McCormack(St. St. Marys/St. Marys) - started at 3
Thomas Connolly(Galwegians/DUFC) - started at 3
Rory McGuire (U20/Blackrock College/UCD) - bench.
JJ Hession (U20/St. Michaels/Lansdowne)
Dylan Lynch(U20/Boyne RFC/Clontarf)

Hooker
John McKee(21/Campbell/Old Belvedere)
Lee Barron(20/St. Michaels/DUFC) - started at 2.
--
Howard Noonan (U20/Greystones RFC-Temple Carrig/Old Wesley)
Barry Gray (U20/Carlow RFC/Clontarf) - bench.
Tom Barry (U19/Gonzaga/Lansdowne)

Lock
Charlie Ryan(22/Blackrock/UCD) - inj
Joe McCarthy(20/Blackrock/DUFC) - started at 5.
--
Mark Morrissey (U20/Blackrock College/UCD) - inj?
Ruairi Clarke (U20/Cill Dara RFC/Lansdowne) - bench
Conor O'Tighearnaigh (U20/St Michael’s College/UCD) - started at 5 for UCD u20a
Sean Walsh (U20/Seapoint RFC/Lansdowne) - inj
Jim Peters(U19/Portlaoise RFC/Clontarf)

Lock-Blindside
Brian Deeny(21/Wexford RFC/Clontarf) - inj
Alex Soroka(20/Belvedere/Clontarf) - inj
--
Diarmuid Mangan (U19/Newbridge/UCD) - inj?
Fionn McWey (U20/Portloaise RFC-Roscrea/Old Belvedere) - started at 5.
Daniel Leane(U19/St. Marys/St. Marys) - bench
Stephen Woods (U20/St. Michaels/DUFC)

Backrow
Martin Moloney(22/Athy RFC/Clontarf) - inj?
Sean O'Brien(21/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 7, 1 try.
Mark Hernan(21/St. Michaels/Lansdowne) - inj
--
Donough Lawlor (U20/Newbridge/Lansdowne)
Paul Deeny (U20/Wexford RFC/Clontarf) - started at 6.
Luke Callinan (U20/Castleknock/Lansdowne)
Dylan Ryan (U20/St Michael’s/DUFC)
James Culhane (U20/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 8 for UCD u20a, 1 try.

Scrumhalf
Cormac Foley(22/St. Gerards/Lansdowne) - started at 9, 1 try.
Ben Murphy(20/Pres Bray/Old Wesley) - started at 9
--
Conor Duggan(U20/Castleknock/MU Barnhall) - started at 9.
Oisin Devitt (U20/Clongowes/UCD) - inj
Michael Moloney (U20/Blackrock/UCD) - bench for UCD u20a

Outhalf
David Hawkshaw(22/Belvedere/Clontarf) - started at 10.
Charlie Tector(U20/Kilkenny/Lansdowne) - started at 12.
--
Sam Prendergast(U19/Newbridge/Lansdowne)

Centre
Liam Turner(22/Blackrock/DUFC) - irish 7's
Jamie Osborne(19/Naas RFC/Naas)
--
David Dooley(U19/Tullamore RFC/MU Barnhall) - started at 12.
Conor Gibney(U20/Mullingar RFC/DUFC)
Ben Brownlee(U20/Blackrock/UCD) - started at 12.
Daniel Hawkshaw(U20/Belvedere/Clontarf)
Fionn Gibbons(U20/Castleknock/UCD) - started at 13 for UCD u20a

Back Three
Rob Russell(22/St. Michaels/DUFC) - started at 15.
Andrew Smith(21/St. Michaels/Clontarf) - irish 7s
Niall Comerford(21/Blackrock/UCD) - irish 7s
Max O'Reilly(21/St. Gerards/DUFC) - inj
Chris Cosgrave(20/St. Michaels/UCD) - started at 15.
--
Aitzol Arenzana-King (U20/Balbriggan RFC-CUS/Clontarf)
Dylan O’Grady(U20/Belvedere/UCD) - started at 11.
Callum O’Reilly(U20/St Michael’s/DUFC)
Scott Milne(U20/Tullamore RFC/DUFC)
Shane Mallon(U20/Longford RFC-Roscrea/UCD) - irish 7's
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What's the prognosis on Charlie Ryan? He was the next big thing but obviously has been badly impacted by injury. We could really use a lock that fulfilled his potential.
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Flash Gordon wrote: December 7th, 2021, 11:43 am What's the prognosis on Charlie Ryan? He was the next big thing but obviously has been badly impacted by injury. We could really use a lock that fulfilled his potential.
He has been injured since january, was pictured at training yesterday... not sure he was ever the next big thing at lock though.. he was a good prospect but never an elite one due to his lack of athleticism.
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As I recall Charlie Ryan almost didn't make the academy. Good player for the 20s but still needed to develop athletically.

Baird was same year and very much the next big thing.
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ronk wrote: December 7th, 2021, 12:12 pm As I recall Charlie Ryan almost didn't make the academy. Good player for the 20s but still needed to develop athletically.

Baird was same year and very much the next big thing.
pretty much yeah, speaks a bit about it here:

https://www.leinsterrugby.ie/ryan-takin ... at-a-time/
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mildlyinterested wrote: December 7th, 2021, 11:57 am
Flash Gordon wrote: December 7th, 2021, 11:43 am What's the prognosis on Charlie Ryan? He was the next big thing but obviously has been badly impacted by injury. We could really use a lock that fulfilled his potential.
He has been injured since january, was pictured at training yesterday... not sure he was ever the next big thing at lock though.. he was a good prospect but never an elite one due to his lack of athleticism.
OK, you'd know more about that than me! I was going n the fact that he'd skippered Ireland U20s and Leinster A. Definitely a different type of lock to Baird who is a bit of an athletic freak, though that's a pretty tough benchmark!
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Flash Gordon wrote: December 7th, 2021, 1:24 pm
mildlyinterested wrote: December 7th, 2021, 11:57 am
Flash Gordon wrote: December 7th, 2021, 11:43 am What's the prognosis on Charlie Ryan? He was the next big thing but obviously has been badly impacted by injury. We could really use a lock that fulfilled his potential.
He has been injured since january, was pictured at training yesterday... not sure he was ever the next big thing at lock though.. he was a good prospect but never an elite one due to his lack of athleticism.
OK, you'd know more about that than me! I was going n the fact that he'd skippered Ireland U20s and Leinster A. Definitely a different type of lock to Baird who is a bit of an athletic freak, though that's a pretty tough benchmark!
I'd have had Dunne the better prospect, you'd hope one of them would reach a good level as a option as a tighthead lock..
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Two words:

ALAN.

SPICER.
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hugonaut wrote: December 7th, 2021, 1:45 pm Two words:

ALAN.

SPICER.
Maybe in 5 years time.
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hugonaut wrote: December 7th, 2021, 1:45 pm Two words:

ALAN.

SPICER.
Supposedly Munster asked if he could play for them this weekend if they end up being short of numbers.
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LeRouxIsPHat wrote: December 7th, 2021, 3:53 pm
hugonaut wrote: December 7th, 2021, 1:45 pm Two words:

ALAN.

SPICER.
Supposedly Munster asked if he could play for them this weekend if they end up being short of numbers.
I heard they ask him to play for them every week.
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Callow enough academy picture at the moment in parts.

Current year 3s are C Ryan, Deeny, M Moloney, Foley, Turner

Can see all of them getting released to be honest. Possibly Foley gets a dev deal while they see what stocks are like behind him coming up.

Of course things change quickly and they might get a chance to play their way into a contract.

Of the year 1s and 2s I don't see anyone bar Osborne who might be considered for early promotion.
He's gotten awfully fond of that brick
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