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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: March 12, 2023, 11:42:07 PM »
I thought County men aren't allowed to play league? M Byrne seems to have played for Rossa today according to SG. Any other clubs play their county men

Antrim / Re: Antrim Hurling
« on: February 09, 2023, 06:46:50 AM »
Is there anywhere you can get to see completed Transfers for from and to Antrim clubs? Just looking to see the movers and shakers!!

Antrim / Re: Antrim Hurling
« on: January 28, 2023, 05:51:25 PM »
Anyone heard that Gortnamona have withdrawn senior hurling team? Heard it from 5 or 6 people from different clubs around place

Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: January 25, 2023, 07:12:08 PM »
Conor Burke has been injured after he tore his hamstring off the bone v Loughgiel in SHC in 2020. Hopefully be back this year!! It was a bad injury, tried to come back in 2021 but done the hamstring again in 2nd or 3rd session back and had to rehab from then to hopefully this season!!

Antrim / Re: Antrim Hurling
« on: July 11, 2022, 12:25:41 AM »
Cheers Delgany!!

Antrim / Re: Antrim Hurling
« on: July 10, 2022, 10:04:43 PM »
Lads. At the end of the League, if teams are tied on the same points, how does CCC determine who finishes ahead of the other, is it on head to head 1st?

« on: January 16, 2021, 09:13:04 PM »
Was talking to a good pal on county hurling panel and he said there is definitely NOT any collective training being done by panel. They have all been given individual training plans until they are allowed to start collective training

« on: September 26, 2020, 05:46:24 PM »
Does anyone know if Junior and Intermediate Championship winners have to automatically play at higher championship level in 2021 in Antrim?

Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: September 26, 2020, 04:21:29 PM »
In my experience almost all clubs have took in players from other clubs at underage or senior level.

At underage level it is mainly due to the players home club not being able to produce a team for said players. The player usually stays with 2nd club until he leaves minor and then decides to join 2nd club fully as he's played for them for up to 10 years at underage.

At senior level players transfer for a multitude of reasons, Fallings out with home club, moving for work, marriage etc or just wanted to play at a higher level.

Surely it is better that players are allowed to move clubs than lose them to another sport.

« on: September 21, 2020, 04:17:43 AM »
I've heard that league games will go ahead but clubs will not be forced to play. I think clubs should play games, even though there is no promotion and relegation, and no county players included, to give squad players and up and coming players game time before next season.

« on: September 15, 2020, 06:14:22 PM »
DR, I agree with you about Neilly McGarry. He was the shamrocks stand out defender. Pivotal moment for me was Dan McCloskey going through and not laying ball off, when it was cleared I knew the game was Dunloys.  Some of Loughgiels match ups in 1st half were suspect as well imo, Tony marking Seann was always gonna be tough on him.

On another note, does anyone know if leagues are gonna continue on 27 September? I can see pluses and negatives for it but in my opinion I think it would be good for clubs to give squad players game time as most teams always need to find 1 or 2 more players each year. Losing 3 months of season due to lockdown and most teams out of championship by end of August means 11 months with no hurling which I think is too much.

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