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    Originally posted by Surveyor View Post
    Whatever about the squad now the Ireland U20s squad announced to-day doesn't bode well for the future;
    Leinster 20
    Ulster 7
    Munster 5
    Connacht 4
    Is there some explanation for the poor level of Munster representation?
    It’s just a cycle. I remember playing at schools level in one of the biggest if not the biggest rugby schools in Dublin and we couldn’t compete with some of the Nordie schools. It’ll change.
    "They’re the benchmark that everyone else has to raise their game to meet." Alan Quinlan on Leinster

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      Originally posted by Crazyemerald View Post
      Really looking forward to seeing Thomas Ahern in the U-20s, massive potential for us. Also we have to make Billy a coach going forward (if he wants to of course)

      https://www.the42.ie/thomas-ahern-ir...78046-Jan2020/
      His athleticism was mentioned by the Irish U20 coach last year, and how rare it is to see a specimen like him in Ireland.

      You look at him and you can see that, despite being 6’9”, he has a fairly well proportioned frame that should fill out. Far less of a bean pole than Toner, and the fact he played wing suggests he really is a bit of a freak (meant in the most positive way).

      Be great for him to see what a fella like Snyman can do and emulate that.
      Last edited by Munsterboy; 25th-January-2020, 11:07.

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        https://www.munsterrugby.ie/2020/01/...it-to-munster/

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          Delighted with that, especially as I was concerned Goggin might be tempted elsewhere.
          Thrilled for the young lads also

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            So are Alan Tynan and Jack Stafford only Year 3 Academy lads waiting on deals?

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              Great for the lads and the squad to get certainty at this early stage
              "There are a lot of points that we’ve left behind and this is with a young group. That probably tells you what they’re capable of and that they’re a very good side.

              Probably next year or the year after next they will take some stopping"

              Anthony Foley, May 2016. Axel RIP

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