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Old 28-06-2008, 11:10 AM
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Since then O’Gara has kicked Munster to Heineken Cup glory in 2006 and last month, helped Ireland to two Triple Crown successes and is universally acknowledged as one of world’s finest out-halves.


Now, far be it from me to be a shit-stirrer, but while reading this article in Dexaminer, I couldn't help thinking; "Where does this leave our hapless intellectuals?"

ROG universally acknowledge. Over to you boys.
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Heh, heh.

I guess, the guy wrote "universally". Who am I to question the English of a pro journalist??

Unless of course the above mentioned align themselves with the now infamous SFI
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Since then O’Gara has kicked Munster to Heineken Cup glory in 2006 and last month, helped Ireland to two Triple Crown successes and is universally acknowledged as one of world’s finest out-halves.


Now, far be it from me to be a shit-stirrer, but while reading this article in Dexaminer, I couldn't help thinking; "Where does this leave our hapless intellectuals?"

ROG universally acknowledge. Over to you boys.
Right let's cut out the shit and get down to brass tacks. ROG is a good out half, there is no denying that, but he is far from being the world class player that some aspects of the media would have us believe.

ROG plays a solid game but he's never going to open up a defense the way all great out half can. Carter, Ciprani and Contepomi can all create a try from nothing, where as ROG relies on either his pack or outside backs to break defenses.

At the end of the day if ROG really was one of the finest out halfs in the world Ireland would have at least one grand slam. What has he achieved at the highest level i.e. the world cup. The answer is nothing, every WC he's been involved in has been a disaster. If he was english he wouldn't make the first XV. Outside of ireland no one give a shit about him, they see him for what he is. A good out half but nothing special.
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The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St.

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PROC Gig Guide
Two Glass Eyes
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 11:30 pm

Simon Machale 'Let Down Those Old Defences' Album Launch
Coughlan's, Douglas St., 9pm

Sonny and Friends
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 9:30 pm

Andy Dunne
Reardens, Washington St., 10pm

Only One Direction - Tribute Band
Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, 8pm

Barry O'Neill
The Woodford, Paul St., 9:30 pm

The Lowdown Sessions
Mr. Bradleys, Barrack St., 9:30 pm

Debarra's Sitting Room
De Barras, Clonakilty, 9pm

Black Velvet
Bru, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
The Corner House, Coburg St, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
The Rock Bar, Gilabbey St, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St., 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
The Gables, Douglas Street, 9:30 pm

Live Trad Music Session with Johnny & Friends
The Gables, Douglas St., 9:30 pm

Potted Potter - The Unauthorised Harry Experience
The Everyman, MacCurtain St., 7:30 pm

Storyteller/Seanachai
The Franciscan Well, North Mall, 9pm

Cork Shakespearean Company 90th Anniversary
Cork Arts Theatre, Carroll's Quay, 10am

Under The Skin (15a) - World Book Fest 2014
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 8:45 pm

Under The Skin (15a) - World Book Fest 2014
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 4:15 pm

Magic Magic (15a)
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 6:30 pm

Magic Magic (15a)
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 2:15 pm

Cork Shakespearean Company 90th Anniversary
Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, 10am

We Were There
Cork Arts Theatre, Carroll's Quay, 8pm

'The Emotive Wartime Journey'
Tactic, Sample-studios, 3rd Floor, Former Governme, 1pm

My Education, My Future
James Barry Exhibition Centre, CIT Bishopstown Cam, 10am

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