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Jurassic Park, sober friends and curry cheese chips -- It's Comments of the Week!

It’s been a big week, readers. Put your feet up.

Ian Frizzell spoke for us all when news of Chris Henry’s return came through 

“Absolutely delighted to have this fella back. He is the epitome of what we supporters look for in our players no matter what Province they play for. Think POM/POC at Munster, O’Connor at Connacht, D’Arcy/Jennings at Leinster and Rory Best/Trimble at Ulster. Total commitment to their provinces.

“I’ll be Standing Up for this Ulsterman tonight.”

Ireland supporters watch the England France match Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

There were a few theories about why Henry Shefflin had called a mysterious press conference. This one, from Lad.

“I would like to thank Brian Cody, and the team. Kilkenny will always be close to my heart but a move to LA Galaxy has always been my boyhood dream”

Martin Sinnott thought he might go in to politics

“He’s not paying his water charge!”

After an epic Saturday of rugby, Reg Gordon thought the fun was over, but RTE delivered again

“Jurassic park!!”

There was this crafty bird, SteveSeagull

“I said roughly about 3 years ago that if David De Gea ever became a world class goalkeeper I would eat a shovel of sh*t.

Many of you may be shocked to realize that my real name is not StevenSeagull, therefore I will never be traced, hence never have to eat that shovel of delicacy.

Succcckeerrrrs!!!!

The King Kong is delighted Adam Beard is moving on to bigger and better (paid) things.

“Anything that hinders the annoying arrogant welsh makes me happy.”

Hughes The Daddy has a late-arriving solution for Martin O’Neill’s goalkeeping headache

“We put our new man Carlo Cudicini in, sure the Poles won’t notice..!”

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Frank Johnson has seen it all before
“Dana white is that semi sober friend, who is stopping his drunk mate from starting a fight in supermacs.”

And Jason Bourne found himself caught in flashback

“Leave it paddy, just leave it, hes not worth it, just eat your curry cheese chips and sit down”

Forget the awards that are coming his way, forget the Six Nations medals and the guaranteed place in the World Cup squad, Chris Farrell knows what really matters for Ireland’s new young superstar.

“Henshaw is guaranteed to be flat out riding from now till the world cup..his stamina will come on in leaps and bounds..”

John C is either missing a digit or he’s forgetting to count his thumbs again.

“To think I ran out of fingers counting his All Ireland medals. Outrageous.”

Originally published at 07.00

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