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Post by Artful_Dodger on Sat 1 Apr - 6:01

No thread on this, so thought I might as well.

Munster:

15 - S Zebo
14 - D Sweetnam
13 - J Taute
12 - R Scannell
11 - K Earls
10 - T Bleyendaal
9 - C Murray
1 - D Kilcoyne
2 - N Scannell
3 - J Ryan
4 - D Ryan
5 - B Holland
6 - P O'Mahony (capt)
7 - T O'Donnell
8 - CJ Stander

Toulouse:

15 - M Medard
14 - Y Huget
13 - F Fritz
12 - G Fickou
11 - P Perez
10 - JM Doussain
9 - S Bezy
1 - C Baille
2 - L Ghiraldini
3 - C Johnston
4 - R Gray
5 - Y Maestri
6 - T Dusautoir (capt)
7 - Y Camara
8 - F Cros

Bookies have Munster fairly heavy favourites.  Its at Thomond Park and there is no doubt about how good Munster are, but the Toulouse pack and outside backs are very strong.  Not sure about those half backs though.

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Post by whocares on Sat 1 Apr - 19:45

Toulouse has probably the worst ever halfback pairing featuring in an European champion cup QF ever! As if the handicap of playing in Thomond park was not enough! Gonna be the last game of European rugby ligind Thierry Dussautoir so be nice to them Smile

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 2:11

Really looking forward to this, Munster at home are a very strong side and I honestly cant see them loosing today.
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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 2:16

Murray out...
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Re: Munster vs Toulouse, Champions Cup Saturday 1st April

Post by westisbest on Sun 2 Apr - 2:48

At least a yellow there.

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 2:49

Very lucky to only see a yellow...
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Post by Rory_Gallagher on Sun 2 Apr - 2:51

Possibly the most stupid yellow I have ever seen. I can't believe he nearly got away with that.

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 2:59

Are ye watching BOD? POM is really not up to pressure games is he Doh

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Re: Munster vs Toulouse, Champions Cup Saturday 1st April

Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 3:37

JP Doyle is a really poor ref, both sides confused at times.

Munster, for all their possession have not been clinical enough. Toulouse will go in feeling very confident.
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Re: Munster vs Toulouse, Champions Cup Saturday 1st April

Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:09

JP Doyle, you absolute disgrace of a ref. Even the Toulouse players look shocked that was awarded...
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Post by Rugby Fan on Sun 2 Apr - 4:10

If that try is OK, then Brive were definitely robbed against Bath when their try was denied.

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Re: Munster vs Toulouse, Champions Cup Saturday 1st April

Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:10

eirebilly wrote:JP Doyle, you absolute disgrace of a ref. Even the Toulouse players look shocked that was awarded...

How exactly is he a disgrace? He can't rule out a try for suspicion

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Post by Rory_Gallagher on Sun 2 Apr - 4:11

eirebilly wrote:JP Doyle, you absolute disgrace of a ref. Even the Toulouse players look shocked that was awarded...

Unbelievable.

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:13

marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:JP Doyle, you absolute disgrace of a ref. Even the Toulouse players look shocked that was awarded...

How exactly is he a disgrace? He can't rule out a try for suspicion  

Tyler's try ruled out... That was allowed...

Absolute disgrace.
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Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:15

eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:JP Doyle, you absolute disgrace of a ref. Even the Toulouse players look shocked that was awarded...

How exactly is he a disgrace? He can't rule out a try for suspicion  

Tyler's try ruled out... That was allowed...

Absolute disgrace.

Ruled out for a clear knock on, he was about to give the Munster try until the TMO said it clearly bounced in front of the line after starting on it

You cant compare the two Rolling Eyes

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:17

marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:JP Doyle, you absolute disgrace of a ref. Even the Toulouse players look shocked that was awarded...

How exactly is he a disgrace? He can't rule out a try for suspicion  

Tyler's try ruled out... That was allowed...

Absolute disgrace.

Ruled out for a clear knock on, he was about to give the Munster try until the TMO said it clearly bounced in front of the line after starting on it

You cant compare the two Rolling Eyes

Oh dear...

You cannot see the wood for the trees my friend. Did you think that the pass went backwards? Tyler's non try, was a marginal but correct call, that was not.
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Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:21

eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:JP Doyle, you absolute disgrace of a ref. Even the Toulouse players look shocked that was awarded...

How exactly is he a disgrace? He can't rule out a try for suspicion  

Tyler's try ruled out... That was allowed...

Absolute disgrace.

Ruled out for a clear knock on, he was about to give the Munster try until the TMO said it clearly bounced in front of the line after starting on it

You cant compare the two Rolling Eyes

Oh dear...

You cannot see the wood for the trees my friend. Did you think that the pass went backwards? Tyler's non try, was a marginal but correct call, that was not.

Unless you were sitting in Thomond in line with it the only way you can be sure is with your red tinted glasses

It looked forward but then again it looked like there was no knock on for the 'try' that wasn't

The camera angle wasn't great and you can't fill in the gaps because it suits one side or the other

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:23

Players reactions say it all for me marty, the Toulouse players were also shocked that was allowed.

I ask again, do you think that pass was forward or not? Even on replays it looked forward. If JP was going for the benefit of the doubt then surely the Munster non try should have been allowed, no?
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Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:28

Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:32

marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

It was a clear forward pass. If you cannot see that then I don't know what to say.
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Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:34

eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

It was a clear forward pass. If you cannot see that then I don't know what to say.

It wasn't clear, do you know how it wasnt clear? It wasn't given

Its bias makes you say its clear

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:36

marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

It was a clear forward pass. If you cannot see that then I don't know what to say.

It wasn't clear, do you know how it wasnt clear? It wasn't given

Its bias makes you say its clear

Don't care now, Munster will win. Its not just me my friend, you are in a crowd of one thumbsup
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Post by Eejit on Sun 2 Apr - 4:36

eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

It was a clear forward pass. If you cannot see that then I don't know what to say.

You could say what most in Thomond Park would and just booooooooo.

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Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:38

eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

It was a clear forward pass. If you cannot see that then I don't know what to say.

It wasn't clear, do you know how it wasnt clear? It wasn't given

Its bias makes you say its clear

Don't care now, Munster will win. Its not just me my friend, you are in a crowd of one thumbsup

Just because plenty of people with bias say something is true doesn't make it so

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:39

Leinster and Munster in the semi finals, great day for the Irish Very Happy
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Re: Munster vs Toulouse, Champions Cup Saturday 1st April

Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:40

marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

It was a clear forward pass. If you cannot see that then I don't know what to say.

It wasn't clear, do you know how it wasnt clear? It wasn't given

Its bias makes you say its clear

Don't care now, Munster will win. Its not just me my friend, you are in a crowd of one thumbsup

Just because plenty of people with bias say something is true doesn't make it so

Sure, the Toulouse players are biased for Munster Doh

Sorry that Munster won, take some honey with that pill thumbsup
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Post by Rory_Gallagher on Sun 2 Apr - 4:41

marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

Are you talking about the final pass? There was a forward pass as clear as day right in front of Doyle a phase or two before it. It couldn't have been more obviously forward.

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Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:45

eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:
marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

It was a clear forward pass. If you cannot see that then I don't know what to say.

It wasn't clear, do you know how it wasnt clear? It wasn't given

Its bias makes you say its clear

Don't care now, Munster will win. Its not just me my friend, you are in a crowd of one thumbsup

Just because plenty of people with bias say something is true doesn't make it so

Sure, the Toulouse players are biased for Munster Doh

Sorry that Munster won, take some honey with that pill thumbsup

I wanted a Munster win you fool

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Post by marty2086 on Sun 2 Apr - 4:46

Rory_Gallagher wrote:
marty2086 wrote:Try reading above billy I already answered Rolling Eyes

Just because the ball goes forward doesn't mean its a forward pass though

Are you talking about the final pass? There was a forward pass as clear as day right in front of Doyle a phase or two before it. It couldn't have been more obviously forward.

I am, it wasn't clear it may have looked forward but the hands are hard to tell

I missed the one before it though

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Post by Rory_Gallagher on Sun 2 Apr - 4:48

I'm talking about the one before it.

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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 4:48

marty2086 wrote:
I wanted a Munster win you fool

Not going to fall out with ye on this as ye are usually a very good poster but today ye are dead wrong thumbsup
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Post by Guest on Sun 2 Apr - 5:09

Well played, Munster clap

Great to get two of the Provinces through, and hopefully Glasgow can get past Sarries, massive task that it is.


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Post by Geen sport voor watjes on Sun 2 Apr - 9:10

We were Poor and while Toulouse never looked like winning the score line is very flattering to Munster. POM and Zebo outstanding. John Ryan well deserved motm. Even though he has been very good for the last year for Munster big shout out to Duncan Williams. We actually didn't miss Murray today


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Post by RuggerRadge2611 on Sun 2 Apr - 18:54

Great job by munster, I would have thought that late elbow charge in the chest should have been a red?
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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 19:41

Very lucky boy he was, any other time in the match and with a more competent ref, it was a red.

Agree with Geen sport, Williams was excellent today and I actually think he gives Tyler quicker ball to work with than Murray.

Although he only played 50mins, my motm was easily POM. He was ruling the line out with 3 steals in the first half. Getting better and better every game, just hope he and CJ are not injured.
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Post by eirebilly on Sun 2 Apr - 19:57

I would also like to add that there can be no more doubts that POM at 6 and CJ at 8 is the best combination in Ireland.
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Post by GunsGermsV2 on Mon 3 Apr - 18:29

eirebilly wrote:I would also like to add that there can be no more doubts that POM at 6 and CJ at 8 is the best combination in Ireland.

Lol

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Post by eirebilly on Tue 4 Apr - 17:15

GunsGermsV2 wrote:
eirebilly wrote:I would also like to add that there can be no more doubts that POM at 6 and CJ at 8 is the best combination in Ireland.

Lol

Am I missing a joke?
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Post by GunsGermsV2 on Tue 4 Apr - 18:25

Munster fans love big statements, that's the joke. Munster by the grace of God, stand up and fight, POM and CJ best in Ireland etc.

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Post by eirebilly on Tue 4 Apr - 18:27

GunsGermsV2 wrote:Munster fans love big statements, that's the joke. Munster by the grace of God, stand up and fight, POM and CJ best in Ireland etc.

So nothing to actually counter the statement? Another great contribution guns thumbsup
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Post by Geen sport voor watjes on Tue 4 Apr - 20:01

GunsGermsV2 wrote:Munster fans love big statements, that's the joke. Munster by the grace of God, stand up and fight, POM and CJ best in Ireland etc.

Glad you agree guns. You must have been delighted with the England Ireland game and Leinster last weekend. All the unseen work by J'aime and Rob

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Post by GunsGermsV2 on Tue 4 Apr - 20:54

I am always delighted when Ireland and Leinster win. It doesnt need to be qualified.

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