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Porky 19 May 2020 17:05 pm said..

Jimbodini wrote:I’m willing to make an early claim that if there is rugby next season, Malins and Earls will stay at Bristol after the season ends.

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Re: Fr. Pat O’Keeffe

Vallers1122 19 May 2020 19:53 pm said..

Tj36 wrote:
StPaulsChelt wrote:
stuartjames wrote:StPaulsChelt, thanks for the update . We had some great matches there when Blanco was Chariman/Exec

I also remember being on Teaching Practice at Whitefriars in Cheltenham (with Fr Pat O’Keefe who did so much for rugby in the area).

What a utterly charming man Fr O’Keefe was. I expect many players who represented the County at colt level will remember him with fondness.
In those days you had to go through trials, Gloucester, Forest, Stroud and Cheltenham I think. Team talks were certainly different , Mike Nicholls at Gloucester, Fr O’Keefe at County. Both utterly passionate and knowledgeable.


I see Pat O’Keeffe regularly, I am sure he’ll be pleasantly surprised to be so fondly remembered. He has many a good tale about those days. I will let him know that he has not been forgotten.
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foz750 19 May 2020 20:19 pm said..

Pat O'Keefe was my games teacher at Whitefriars and it was him who gave me my love for the game.
He certainly has a Great passion for the game.
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Still Realistic 19 May 2020 22:13 pm said..

Ahh Paady OKeefe and "Benny" Ablett at Whitefriars and an office so thick with cigarette smoke you could cut it with a knife!
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DieTrying 19 May 2020 22:30 pm said..

foz750 wrote:Pat O'Keefe was my games teacher at Whitefriars and it was him who gave me my love for the game.
He certainly has a Great passion for the game.


Went to Whitefriars but only Junior. Ended up at Richies and couldn't understand why the majority of the First form hadn't played Rugby before.
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Re: Rumours

TP17 20 May 2020 12:56 pm said..

Thomas Young re-signs at Wasps and therefore loses his Wales eligibility.
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Re: Rumours

RossM 20 May 2020 13:14 pm said..

TP17 wrote:Thomas Young re-signs at Wasps and therefore loses his Wales eligibility.


It is stated that it is a 'contract extension' so he retains his eligibility for Wales.
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Re: Rumours

Sheddy Mcshedface 20 May 2020 14:38 pm said..

Was he offered a contract by a welsh region? If not then I am sure he remains eligible for Wales.
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stuartjames 20 May 2020 15:51 pm said..

According to the BBC he's not eligible ?

https://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/52742966
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Sheddy Mcshedface 20 May 2020 16:52 pm said..

Wasps gain. Wouldn't mind them being the next Father and Son combo that turned up at Kingsholm! Unless we consider all the Welsh to be mercenaries as well :lol:
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