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Discussion started by lechef , 10 September, 2020 09:25
Sunday
lechef 10 September, 2020 09:25
Do we pick a strong side for the game against Exeter. Or do we still feel we can beat Leinster the following Sat.urday and keep are strongest side for that game

Re: Sunday
AP 10 September, 2020 09:28
The game against Exeter is meaningless for us and pretty much also for them as they have reached the play offs. Both sides will play second teams.



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Re: Sunday
NewPotnoodlehorn 10 September, 2020 10:17
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AP
The game against Exeter is meaningless for us and pretty much also for them as they have reached the play offs. Both sides will play second teams.

I would actually take the exact opposite view here - you want your best 15 (23) out there are a pre-cursor to Leinster, for pride and to do one over the chiefs... I guess at 12:01 Saturday (Friday) we'll find out who of us has Marks ear (Sm101)

Re: Sunday
TonyTaff 10 September, 2020 11:28
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NewPotnoodlehorn
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AP
The game against Exeter is meaningless for us and pretty much also for them as they have reached the play offs. Both sides will play second teams.

I would actually take the exact opposite view here - you want your best 15 (23) out there are a pre-cursor to Leinster, for pride and to do one over the chiefs... I guess at 12:01 Saturday (Friday) we'll find out who of us has Marks ear (Sm101)

I agree. With a caveat, that anyone with a niggle is rested; but, yes, anyone in contention for Dublin who's fully fit should play. If the club were to do anything else, the club would probably be disciplined by PRL!



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Re: Sunday
jimfitz12 10 September, 2020 12:23
Hopefully this will be a good opportunity to give some players some game time.....

Injury depending, it would be great to see the likes of Mako, Wiggy, Big Dunc, etc get a run out to blow off any rust!

I would give Big Josh, Venter, Day & Hooley a start as well.

Re: Sunday
jonnybrowne 10 September, 2020 14:52
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TonyTaff
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NewPotnoodlehorn
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AP
The game against Exeter is meaningless for us and pretty much also for them as they have reached the play offs. Both sides will play second teams.

I would actually take the exact opposite view here - you want your best 15 (23) out there are a pre-cursor to Leinster, for pride and to do one over the chiefs... I guess at 12:01 Saturday (Friday) we'll find out who of us has Marks ear (Sm101)

I agree. With a caveat, that anyone with a niggle is rested; but, yes, anyone in
contention for Dublin who's fully fit should play. If the club were to do anything else, the club would probably be disciplined by PRL!

I agree - the Wasps game made it apparent there’s some tweaking to do and a little part of me thinks the Chiefs are one scalp I would really like us to take...as it were... 🤭

Re: Sunday
MarkCol7 10 September, 2020 15:00
Can't see any point in playing any of the Leinster 23 - one little knock or HIA and they are out of the game 6 days later.

Re: Sunday
OldMarovian 10 September, 2020 18:29
+1 MarkCol7.

Chiefs are a meaningless fixture as we have nothing to play for in the Premiership. I think the risk is too great in playing starting XV players.

Beat Leinster and win a semi-final (no small ask) and we may well play Chiefs in a meanigful fixture as their side of the draw should be a procession to the Final unless one of the French teams wakes up.


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