Leinster v Ospreys

Discussion in 'Guinness Pro14' started by An Tarbh, Jan 4, 2007.

  1. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    Probably the most interesting match of the weekend this one. Both teams are flying high as far as their league position is concerned and both are still in a great position to qualify for the knockout stages of the Heineken Cup so it should be a cracking match this Saturday in Donnybrook.

    Teams have yet to be named but I'd be surprised if Leinster follow Munster's idea of resting their key players, especially with the Edinburgh game on the cards at the same venue and Leinster's full strength side haven't played there for a while.
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  3. gjohn85

    gjohn85 Guest

    Gutted as they are not showing the game (over here).
    I hope Lyn Jones keeps the team as it is, don't wanna see Henson at 10.
    I think the weather will be a influence in the match, I hope its Genna's be a dry day.
  4. Mr Bean

    Mr Bean Guest

    Can you not watch it down the clubhouse? They show all the Dragons away matches at Rodney Parade.
  5. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    not getting my hopes up for this one, its the ospreys second 15 against near enought leinsters strongest!
  6. SmokeyMonkey

    SmokeyMonkey Guest

    17 - 8 to Leinster so far ~30 mins in I think.
  7. el_tk

    el_tk Guest

    Our 3rd choice fullback ran through most of your team to score. Leinster are looking pretty good. Hopefully a bonus point will arrive soon enough...
  8. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    meh well i never expected to win this considering we were up against as i said pretty much leinsters strngest and tht was our b/c team
  9. gjohn85

    gjohn85 Guest

    Yeah Lyn Jones didn't want to risk injures as it H/C next week.
  10. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    Well considering what that second string Ospreys side has done to teams during the season, most notably Australia 'A' but also in the Powergen Cup I was pretty pleased with that performance. Granted the Ospreys proved to be not up to much, some pretty dismal tackling but job done for us and ever closing the gap on Ulster and nullifying the Welsh teams advantage with their games in hand.

    Thought Lyn Jones came across as a bit of a twat in the pre match interview. Robson asked him, how much respect do you have for this Leinster team, Jones looks at him as if he was going to butt him one and then snaps what are you implying that I have no respect for Leinster, which Robson said he wasn't implying at all just a round about way of asking him how good Leinster are. His tone and manner just showed he wasn't up for the game at all which although understandable is a little dissappointing.
  11. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    where just taking a leave out of munsters book, weve got bigger fish to fry!!
  12. el_tk

    el_tk Guest

    I'll garauntee you right now that Leinster will go further in the HEC than the Ospereys.
  13. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    well look at your group compared to ours, then your probably right.
  14. DC

    DC Guest

    ah the top of the ML mountain is quite tasty after that win

    i would like to see strongest leinster v strongest ospreys.. would be an interesting encounter.
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