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Ireland World Cup Squad


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#1 rhodders

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 02:55 PM

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#2 Johnoco

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 02:57 PM

Looks a useful squad. Looking forward to seeing them play.



#3 Spidey

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 03:10 PM

I think the squad in '08 was slightly better, but still competitive and glad there's some survivors from the last world cup



#4 YCKonstantine

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 04:26 PM

Thanks for this. I was writing a short story with an Irishman in it, but couldn't think of a name. I think Apirana Pewhairangi will do.


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#5 Johnoco

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 05:29 PM

Thanks for this. I was writing a short story with an Irishman in it, but couldn't think of a name. I think Apirana Pewhairangi will do.


That's actually Mr O'Pewhairhangi if you don't mind.

#6 amh

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 05:47 PM

Going to be backing both teams 2 November as I have favs in both squads - and like everyone else, I'm a quarter Irish


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#7 irishfan

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 06:13 PM

Thanks for this. I was writing a short story with an Irishman in it, but couldn't think of a name. I think Apirana Pewhairangi will do.

Must be from up Leitrim direction.

 

Seriously though, this was one of the main stories on the RTE sport website earlier today. Good publicity.


Edited by irishfan, 03 October 2013 - 06:14 PM.


#8 GeordieSaint

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 06:15 PM

Going to be backing both teams 2 November as I have favs in both squads - and like everyone else, I'm a quarter Irish

 

At least you won't be disappointed... :)


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Posted 03 October 2013 - 06:44 PM

Thanks for this. I was writing a short story with an Irishman in it, but couldn't think of a name. I think Apirana Pewhairangi will do.

 

I think you'll find he's one of the Co Donegal Pewhairangi sept. Some of his relatives have been handy with the caman. :hi:



#10 TheBinman

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:43 PM

Decent squad that on paper again be interesting to see how they go

#11 GaryO

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 07:01 AM

I was so hoping that the unfortunately named Wayne Kerr was playing, it was one of the funnier moments of the last world cup listening to the Aussie commentators twang, when pronouncing his name!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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#12 Dave T

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 08:12 AM

thought Bridge and Harrison at Wire may have featured. Neither have made the Knights squad so wont be in the england squad.

#13 longboard

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 08:53 AM

I was so hoping that the unfortunately named Wayne Kerr was playing, it was one of the funnier moments of the last world cup listening to the Aussie commentators twang, when pronouncing his name!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Ditto.



#14 Spidey

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 10:01 AM

thought Bridge and Harrison at Wire may have featured. Neither have made the Knights squad so wont be in the england squad.

 

Same here, however it may be they still want to fight for their place in England, if that's the case well played.    Less players switching around the better,



#15 Human Punk

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 11:46 AM

What I don't understand is how come Larne Patrick turns out to be Welsh instead of Irish? It would be like Cardiff Daffyd being Scottish or Dundee Hamish playing for England.

 

Forget Rangi, this is the real scandal.

 

Other than that, not a bad squad, should be no-ones whipping boys.



#16 longboard

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 11:50 AM

What I don't understand is how come Larne Patrick turns out to be Welsh instead of Irish? It would be like Cardiff Daffyd being Scottish or Dundee Hamish playing for England.

 

Forget Rangi, this is the real scandal.

 

Other than that, not a bad squad, should be no-ones whipping boys.

 

Aye, especially with Larne Patrick having two Irish names!



#17 EdinburghExile

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 12:24 PM

Just hope they don't get utterly steamrollered in Limerick - I'm hoping for a vaguely entertaining game given the distance I'm travelling :)



#18 keighley

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 02:04 PM

Just hope they don't get utterly steamrollered in Limerick - I'm hoping for a vaguely entertaining game given the distance I'm travelling :)

 

Get the Aussies to a free party with lots of Guiness and Irish Whiskey on the Friday night. Those who don't get arrested will have a major hangover.

 

Other than that, the Aussies will declare at half time.



#19 GaryO

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 08:40 AM

Get the Aussies to a free party with lots of Guiness and Irish Whiskey on the Friday night. Those who don't get arrested will have a major hangover.

 

Other than that, the Aussies will declare at half time.

Don't let them go near Temple Bar they will never get drunk - no matter how much money they make, they will not be able to afford more than 3 drinks :drinks:  


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#20 burnleywelsh

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 11:47 PM

[quote name="Human Punk" post="2802576" timestamp="1380887174"]What I don't understand is how come Larne Patrick turns out to be Welsh instead of Irish? It would be like Cardiff Daffyd being Scottish or Dundee Hamish

So according to your logic just because Larne Patrick sounds irish he should play for Ireland . Therefore he should be joined by Sean O'Loughlin. He doesn't sound English so how can he possibly play for England ??




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