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    Aviva Stadium 1st Game 10 years on

    Munster-Connacht lost to Leinster-Ulster 68-0 in the first game to be played in Aviva Stadium this day 10 years ago

    Ulster did best out of players involved that day.

    Teams were
    Leinster/Ulster team
    15. Sam Coghlan Murray (Leinster)
    14. Craig Gilroy (Ulster)
    13. Alex Kelly (Leinster)
    12. Luke Marshall (Ulster) Captain
    11. Andrew Boyle (Leinster)
    10. Paddy Jackson (Ulster)
    9. Peter du Toit (Leinster)
    1. James Tracy (Leinster)
    2. Jonny Murphy (Ulster)
    3. Martin Moore (Leinster)
    4. Iain Henderson (Ulster)
    5. Robert Hynes (Leinster)
    6. Steven Lecky (Ulster)
    7. Mark McGroarty (Leinster)
    8. David McGuigan (Ulster)
    Replacements
    16. Paddy Carroll (Leinster)
    17. Andy Warrick (Ulster)
    18. Mark Fallon (Leinster)
    19. Paddy Marks (Ulster)
    20. Conor Spence (Ulster)
    21. Cathal Marsh (Leinster)
    22. Michael McAuley (Ulster)

    Connacht/Munster
    15. Callum Boland (Connacht)
    14. Tadhg Leader (Connacht)
    13. Daniel Horgan (Munster)
    12. Ben Sargent (Munster)
    11. Shane Leydon (Connacht)
    10. Johnny Holland (Munster)
    9. Mark Dolan (Connacht) Captain
    1. Aaron Spring (Connacht)
    2. Kieran Stokes (Munster)
    3. Paul Mullen (Munster)
    4. Rob O’Herlihy (Munster)
    5. David O’Mahony (Munster)
    6. Shane Buckley (Munster)
    7. Aaron Conneely (Connacht
    8. Danny Qualter (Connacht)
    Replacements
    16. James Rael (Munster)
    17. Sean Wooton (Connacht)
    18. Ian Mullarkey (Munster)
    19. David Heffernan (Connacht)
    20. Ronan Barry (Munster)
    21. Gareth Quinn-McDonogh (Munster)
    22. Jack Costigan (Munster)
    23. Cathal Quinn (Munster)

    #2
    We got some pasting that day. Nil flattered us. We also wore this weird Munster/Connacht kit that looked like a Mayo GAA jersey.


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      #3
      In hindsight it was a sign of things to come for the next decade.

      Johnny Holland was the standout talent on the Munster Connacht side. Leader had a decent career too.

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        #4
        Looking back now on what players did after Munster are a clear 4th with the rest having a few more who had ok pro careers

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          #5
          Originally posted by dropkick View Post
          In hindsight it was a sign of things to come for the next decade.

          Johnny Holland was the standout talent on the Munster Connacht side. Leader had a decent career too.
          Leader is/was contracted with the New England Freejacks.

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