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« Reply #23850 on: January 12, 2022, 12:14:19 AM »
Good to win a match at Pairc Esler, albeit against a Down team very much in transitional mode. Some great individual performances, Ricky superb at the back, Michael controlling the game, and special mention to Jamie Gribben who had a good hour, and got back to make a very important intervention late in the game when Down were closing in on goal. Satisfying start to the year, a good performance on Saturday will set us up nicely for the league.

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« Reply #23851 on: January 12, 2022, 07:53:02 AM »
Good to win a match at Pairc Esler, albeit against a Down team very much in transitional mode. Some great individual performances, Ricky superb at the back, Michael controlling the game, and special mention to Jamie Gribben who had a good hour, and got back to make a very important intervention late in the game when Down were closing in on goal. Satisfying start to the year, a good performance on Saturday will set us up nicely for the league.
I thought McGinley got the balance right, 4 debutants (who all did well) placed in alongside experienced players. Plenty of changes made throughout. Paddy McBride classy throughout along with Mick McCann (Down style of play really suited his role). A good starting point nothing more, wins in this competition for Antrim few and far between so has to be welcomed.

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« Reply #23852 on: January 12, 2022, 09:59:53 AM »
Looking forward to getting the auld stewarding bib and seeing all my pals from here queued at the chip van at the weekend

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« Reply #23853 on: January 12, 2022, 10:31:38 AM »
decent win there. As was said previously, Antrim dont have a great track record in this competition especially against higher grade teams so a win most welcome.  Will give the debutants a good lift and a bit of belief that Div 3 is manageable.

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« Reply #23854 on: January 12, 2022, 11:40:59 AM »
Nothing at all to fear in Division 3. Expect us to finish with a safe 8 points and consolidate recent progress. Looks like good competition for jerseys all over the pitch too, will ensure there is zero complacency in the squad.

Don't think Down were anything like recent Down teams, let's not get carried away. I'd settle for a very competitive performance on Saturday, regardless of any result.

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« Reply #23855 on: January 12, 2022, 12:52:18 PM »
Is the weekend pay at the gate?
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« Reply #23856 on: January 12, 2022, 01:09:28 PM »
Decent spread of clubs on that team

No room at the Inn for the Armagh lads though.
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« Reply #23857 on: January 12, 2022, 01:20:02 PM »
Decent spread of clubs on that team

No room at the Inn for the Armagh lads though.
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That's unfortunate considering they reached the final, at least the camogs are being looked after by Armagh
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« Reply #23858 on: January 12, 2022, 01:40:24 PM »
Good start and IMO its the best squad we have had in a while, a number of experienced players and talented younger players being mixed in. Eraly doors tho.

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23859 on: January 12, 2022, 02:58:24 PM »
Is the weekend pay at the gate?

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« Reply #23860 on: January 12, 2022, 04:32:55 PM »
Surely Eunan Walsh is on the panel?
He was the best player on the pitch by a country mile in a few of their Club Championship games last year.

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« Reply #23861 on: January 12, 2022, 04:46:38 PM »
Decent spread of clubs on that team

No room at the Inn for the Armagh lads though.
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Only two St Mary's men on the panel, Eunan Walsh injured.and Luke Mulholland on holiday.

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23862 on: January 13, 2022, 03:19:04 PM »
Club league starting on Sunday 6th of March

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« Reply #23863 on: January 13, 2022, 05:45:59 PM »
Club league starting on Sunday 6th of March

There will be ones on looking fixtures now!
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« Reply #23864 on: January 13, 2022, 08:37:14 PM »
Club league starting on Sunday 6th of March

There will be ones on looking fixtures now!
Tight for refs to shift the Turkey weight MR2?