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4 months 2 weeks ago #62244 by MulMan
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Final to be played in Celtic park Glasgow this season nice to see somewhere new getting the final
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4 months 2 weeks ago #62247 by neill_m
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Final scheduled for May 25, same day as the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden. Could be interesting......

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4 months 2 weeks ago #62248 by Podge57
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neill_m wrote: Final scheduled for May 25, same day as the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden. Could be interesting......


Muppets.

Remember the frenzy around Edinburgh as it clashed with their Marathon. If Celtic are in SC Final (and they probably will - and even worse if its an old firm final)) - then flights accommodation etc. will again be a problem. No joined up thinking here!
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4 months 2 weeks ago #62249 by pinky
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And wandering around town in a green jersey might be unwise. I really hope this is not the year Treviso make their breakthrough ...

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4 months 2 weeks ago #62250 by salmson
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pinky wrote: And wandering around town in a green jersey might be unwise. I really hope this is not the year Treviso make their breakthrough ...


I suppose if we get there I'll just wear the European jersey. Won't be even a trace of green in that, most likely.

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4 months 2 weeks ago #62251 by pinky
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I hear it's a nice Royal Blue one this season :-)

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4 months 2 weeks ago #62252 by salmson
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pinky wrote: I hear it's a nice Royal Blue one this season :-)


...and to think they used to call us Leinster B...
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4 months 1 week ago #62282 by ConamaraOB
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Please God, no! I had to stop wearing the old training jersey (with Bank of Ireland sponsor) cos of people thinking it was a Leinster top (sponsored by BoI at the same time).
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4 months 1 week ago #62286 by RonanL
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Just saw a tweet from the branch with a picture of the new home jersey - looks good. Butler is front and centre in the promo too, so I reckon the captaincy is his. Happy enough with that.

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4 months 1 week ago #62292 by MulMan
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I may be really nitpicking here but I'd much prefer if the crest was coloured in, other than that it's a really nice jersey, but unfortunately don't think I can splash out two consecutive seasons, maybe at the end of the season, but then I run the risk of next season's jersey being even nicer again
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4 months 1 week ago #62293 by Stakeknife84
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Agree with MulMan. The crest not being coloured in is a mark against. It's a nice jersey - kind of a combo of the previous two season's jerseys.
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4 months 1 week ago #62294 by Rex
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Won't be any issues with hotels for the final even though it's clashing with the scottish cup - the soccer crowd won't be staying overnight. Even if hotels are scarce Edinburgh is less than an hour away. No really an issue but most of the pubs around Parkhead are total dives
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4 months 1 week ago #62296 by jordan5nick
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The worst thing about the badge is that it's no longer embroidered/stitched.

The sponsors (BLK logo and Murray Timber Group aside) are literally part of the jersey, the badge is gel press on which will eventually find its way off the jersey, and but for having CONNACHT written across the backside it wouldn't have anything visual link to Connacht Rugby.

It's a strange part of the jersey to cheap out on, which is a shame because that aside I really like this and the previous two jerseys. Maybe I'm just being overly fussy but I just reckon the badge is arguably the most important part of the jersey.

I'll finish off by agreeing with you though, not liking the removal of blue/black from the crest.
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3 months 3 weeks ago #62521 by Podge57
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Podge57 wrote:

neill_m wrote: Final scheduled for May 25, same day as the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden. Could be interesting......


Muppets.

Remember the frenzy around Edinburgh as it clashed with their Marathon. If Celtic are in SC Final (and they probably will - and even worse if its an old firm final)) - then flights accommodation etc. will again be a problem. No joined up thinking here!


www.the42.ie/pro14-final-glasgow-scottis...ayi-4191881-Aug2018/
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3 months 2 hours ago - 3 months 2 hours ago #62926 by connachta
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Remember Cardiff stealing us the game(s) in the end? Sweet revenge, multiple revenge, justice does exist :P.

An incredible set of results :
Week 1: Cardiff blow a 15 point lead to lose against Leinster after min 76th
Week 2: Last minute converted try from Benetton gave them the victory
Tonight: A 79th minute Zebre try gives the Italians the win (Cardiff were leading 0-21, lost 26-24!!!)
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3 months 7 minutes ago #62929 by ChrisY
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connachta wrote: Remember Cardiff stealing us the game(s) in the end? Sweet revenge, multiple revenge, justice does exist :P.

An incredible set of results :
Week 1: Cardiff blow a 15 point lead to lose against Leinster after min 76th
Week 2: Last minute converted try from Benetton gave them the victory
Tonight: A 79th minute Zebre try gives the Italians the win (Cardiff were leading 0-21, lost 26-24!!!)


Didn't even look at the game. Assumed it was a forgone conclusion. Go zebre. There is something not right at Cardiff
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