Leinster v Brive

Discussion in 'European Champions & Challenge Cup' started by An Tarbh, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    Leinster should come into this one very fresh having had the last 2 weekends off, that said they would have liked for Jennings and Sexton to get some game time before these final rounds of action.

    Bar Luke Fitzgerald Leinster pretty much have a full deck to pick from. BP win is a must for Leinster if they're to have a chance of getting through as a runner-up should things go tits up at Twickenham next Saturday.

    Brive have nothing to play for so whether they'll travel with a full squad remains to be seen, given the icy conditions they're bound to be facing I doubt they'll risk it, not even a chance of getting into the Challenge Cup so hardly worth the risk.
     
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  3. LEINSTER:

    15: Rob Kearney
    14: Shane Horgan
    13: Brian O'Driscoll
    12: Gordon D'Arcy
    11: Isa Nacewa
    10: Jonathan Sexton
    9: Eoin Reddan

    1: Cian Healy
    2: John Fogarty
    3: Stan Wright
    4: Leo Cullen CAPTAIN
    5: Nathan Hines
    6: Kevin McLaughlin
    7: Shane Jennings
    8: Jamie Heaslip

    REPLACEMENTS:

    16: Bernard Jackman
    17: Mike Ross
    18: CJ van der Linde
    19: Malcolm O'Kelly
    20: Sean O'Brien
    21: Paul O'Donohoe
    22: Shaun Berne
    23: Girvan Dempsey

    BRIVE:
    15: Scott Spedding, 14: Nicolas Jeanjean, 13: Jamie Noon, 12: Lachlan Mackay, 11: Horacio Agulla, 10: Luciano Orquera, 9: Jean-Baptiste Pejoine, 1: Pablo Henn, 2: Steve Thompson, 3: Pascal Idieder, 4: Retief Uys, 5: Damien Browne, 6: Alix Popham, 7: Fabien Domingo, 8: Antoine Claassen

    REPLACEMENTS: 16: Guillaume Ribes, 17: Petrisor Toderasc, 18: Christian Short, 19: Simon Azoulai, 20: Shaun Perry, 21: Viliame Waqaseduadua, 22: Régis Bianco, 23: Pat Barnard

    Jennings ahad of O'Brien is the only (slight) surprise for Leinster. No Goode, Flutey or Palisson for the Top 14 side.
     
  4. monkeypigeon

    monkeypigeon Guest

    "Though they have some quality players missing, Brive still have the quality of England's Jamie Noon in the backline"... LARK!
     
  5. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Brive: S Spedding, N Jeanjean, J Noon, L Mackay, H Agulla, L Orquera, J Pejoine, P Henn, S Thompson, P Idieder, R Uys, D Browne, A Popham, F Domingo, A Claassen. Replacements: G Ribes, P Toderasc, C Short, S Azoulai, S Perry, V Waqaseduadua, R Bianco, P Barnard

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Monkeypigeon @ Jan 16 2010, 06:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    :lol:
     
  6. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    If Brive hadn't made so many errors once they're up to 3/4s, they'd be up by a couple of tries easily by now. Leinster haven't turned up at all.
     
  7. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Against the run of play, Andrew Small is very quick to award Leinster a penalty try. Sexton converts.

    7-0
     
  8. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    The commentators are rightly bigging up Poppam, He's really been excellent.
     
  9. Olyy

    Olyy Guest

    Lovely break by Sexton, should've ended in a try
     
  10. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Lol, Cristiano D'Arcy has signed for Leinster. Diving t*at.
     
  11. monkeypigeon

    monkeypigeon Guest

    Leinster showing up now. Rusty for the first 20.

    D'Arcy should be banned for life.

    You wouldn't see that in Connacht.

    Edit: Keith Mathews is far better than him.
     
  12. feicarsinn

    feicarsinn Guest

    Oh Gordon you silly engine.
     
  13. feicarsinn

    feicarsinn Guest

    Jennings you twat.
     
  14. Sean O'Brien should be a starter.

    Leinster still playing like a very rusty team who have suffered from weather.
    Sexton really playing as if injury hasn't effected him.
     
  15. feicarsinn

    feicarsinn Guest

    Try no.3 for Leinster. D'arcy under the posts, 22-5.
     
  16. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Kudos to them if they can get the try-bonus when they've actually not been very good today.

    Even more amazing is Brive have played ever so well but haven't converted any but one opportunity.
     
  17. feicarsinn

    feicarsinn Guest

    We've been completely cack in every area.
     
  18. feicarsinn

    feicarsinn Guest

    I just came.
     
  19. monkeypigeon

    monkeypigeon Guest

    "Brian O'Driscoll buzzes with Godliness as usual...", love these commentators.
     
  20. Olyy

    Olyy Guest

    The last try by Brive and by Leinster were both quality,
    Other than that, not a great match
     
  21. shtove

    shtove Guest

    Horgan's final pass should be framed and hung in a gallery. Beeeyoootiful.
     
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