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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2085 on: November 08, 2021, 11:53:32 AM »
So there was no double booking at the Pikers Lodge.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2086 on: November 08, 2021, 01:46:19 PM »
The Cavan County Board treats both finalists in the Kilmore.
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« Reply #2087 on: November 08, 2021, 04:18:26 PM »
Congrats to Mullinalaghta. Best team won and, perhaps, should have won by more.

Our big guns didn't fire at all.

Well done Mullinalaghta, natural order (ish) is restored.
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« Reply #2088 on: November 08, 2021, 05:14:47 PM »
The Cavan County Board treats both finalists in the Kilmore.
It must be a huge thing for the 2  to be in county finals in the same year.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2089 on: November 10, 2021, 07:06:12 PM »
The head office of Benetti is in Ballymahon. Do they sponsor any of the clubs ?
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2090 on: November 11, 2021, 09:14:13 AM »
Not aware of any sponsorship here.

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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2091 on: November 16, 2021, 11:18:07 PM »
Dublin eating up the budget

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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2092 on: November 20, 2021, 03:55:35 PM »
Intermediate Leinster club:

Killashee 0-6 Clara 6-10

Junior Leinster club:

Clonbullogue 3-18 Legan 1-6
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2093 on: November 21, 2021, 03:39:24 PM »
Mullinalaghta 1-5 Blessington 1-7

Very disappointing to put it mildly, with failure to score at all in the second half (admittedly against the wind). All very reminiscent of the Loman's match in 2017.

Leader Cup semi-final versus Clonguish next Sunday to focus on.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2094 on: November 21, 2021, 05:00:31 PM »
Mullinalaghta 1-5 Blessington 1-7

Very disappointing to put it mildly, with failure to score at all in the second half (admittedly against the wind). All very reminiscent of the Loman's match in 2017.

Leader Cup semi-final versus Clonguish next Sunday to focus on.
Wasn't expecting that. Hard luck to the half parish.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2095 on: November 22, 2021, 05:41:21 AM »
One observation here:

Division 1 in Wicklow is 8 teams with 7 rounds in total. Blessington had to play 5 matches to win a senior title.

Division 1 in Longford is 12 teams with 11 rounds in total. Mullinalaghta had to play 8 matches this year to win a senior title (not counting the delayed 2020 semi-final).

Blessington were the fresher team and that showed in the end.

If you make your senior championship too big (12 clubs out of 21 in the county) then that has implications for the quality of the lower levels; Killashee will simply be a punching-bag at senior level next year.

If you insist on organizing your league and championship structures so as to cram as many rounds of football into as short a space of time as you can (in no way related, of course, to the need to put the county chairman's club into Division 1 where it promptly anchored itself to the bottom of the table) then you cannot expect that not to have an eventual effect in terms of injuries, in terms of fatigue, in terms of the quality of senior club football in the county.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2096 on: November 22, 2021, 11:14:28 AM »
Must admit, I would have put my house on Mullinalaghta winning yesterday. Hard luck to yiz all.

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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2097 on: November 27, 2021, 06:10:43 PM »
Rumours has St Brigids wanting to stay Intermediate despite winning back to back titles, Fr Manning Gaels looking g on with interest

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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2098 on: December 05, 2021, 05:13:49 PM »
Blessington and Ramor both hammered.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #2099 on: December 05, 2021, 08:34:41 PM »
Leader Cup Final

Mullinalaghta 1-10 Killoe 1-9

Treble completed despite the keys to Pearse Park going astray. Another proud day for the top table.


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