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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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Old 28-06-2008, 11:16 AM
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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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PROC Gig Guide
Vinnie’s Tv ( Album Launch )
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 9pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 6:30 pm

In Their Thousands
Coughlan's, Douglas St., 9:30 pm

The Frisky Irish Whiskey Bar Grand Opening
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 6pm

The Ferrymen
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 9pm

Tommy McNulty
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 11:30 pm

The Hank Wedel Band
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 10pm

Martin McInerney
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 11:55 pm

The Lee Sessions
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 6pm

Ceol Coolroe
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 7pm

Big Generator
Reardens, Washington St., 10pm

Jimmy MacCarthy
Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, 8pm

Andy Dunne
The Woodford, Paul St., 9:30 pm

Tony Milner
The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place, 10:30 pm

Crazy Chester
Charlie's, Union Quay, 10:30 pm

Second Base
The Grafton, Oliver Plunkett St., 10pm

Rumble On Barrack Street #8
Mr. Bradleys, Barrack St., 8pm

J.D. and Me
Bru, 9:30 pm

Moon Seisúins
Carroll's Bar, 9:30 pm

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

Our Point Of View Feat Nativizm & Jusme
The Courtyard , 9pm

The Joint Is Jumpin'!
The Porterhouse, Sheare's St., 9:30 pm

DJ Mari Ferrari At TGIF Savoy
The Savoy Theatre, Patrick St., 10:30 pm

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

Robbie Bonham @ Roundy Laughs
The Roundy, Castle St., 9pm

Al Porter. Karl Spain, Danny O Brien Plus Guests
City Limits, Coburg St., 9pm

Jane Gardam – World Book Fest 2014
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 8:30 pm

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

The Sound Of Music
Briery Gap, Macroom, 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

Views: An Exhibition By Elisenda Caamano
The Beggarman, Gillabbey Street, 6pm

Ballet Intense with Andrea Palacios
Firkin Crane, 11am

Cork City FC V Bohemian Fc
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