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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23880 on: January 14, 2022, 12:16:50 PM »
Former player Antrim Owen Gallagher making his debut for Galway tonight
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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23881 on: January 14, 2022, 02:06:37 PM »
Former player Antrim Owen Gallagher making his debut for Galway tonight


Fair play to him. Always liked him as a player. Very powerful.

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23882 on: January 14, 2022, 09:40:51 PM »
Is the team announced for tomorrow yet ? Maybe that doesnít happen these days Ö.

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23883 on: January 14, 2022, 09:49:40 PM »
Caught most of Galway match on tg4  Gallagher very impressive!! Is he living there long term ie partner or studying?
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« Reply #23884 on: January 14, 2022, 10:06:24 PM »
Caught most of Galway match on tg4 young Gallagher very impressive!! Is he living there long term ie partner or studying?
He went to college in Dublin for a couple of years and then switched to do medicine in Galway. He is finished and is a junior Doctor  I would guess he is about 27/28ish

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« Reply #23885 on: January 14, 2022, 10:18:51 PM »
Caught most of Galway match on tg4 young Gallagher very impressive!! Is he living there long term ie partner or studying?
He went to college in Dublin for a couple of years and then switched to do medicine in Galway. He is finished and is a junior Doctor  I would guess he is about 27/28ish
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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23886 on: January 15, 2022, 02:16:59 AM »
Donegal  bringing all the bing guns I see. Murphy and Mcnellis on the bench, but still there to call on while paddy Mcb starts, big task for Antrim

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23887 on: January 15, 2022, 08:30:56 AM »
Funny I'd heard that Mc Neillus isn't on the squad this year. Looking forward to this, no reason we cannot be competitive.

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23888 on: January 15, 2022, 04:17:32 PM »
Antrim certainly look on the right path, giving Donegal plenty to think about.....
Look in forward to the league.....we certainly are on the upward....

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23889 on: January 15, 2022, 05:09:55 PM »
Good set up at portglenone.

Will the county final be played there if the trend of all SW finals continue?
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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23890 on: January 15, 2022, 05:41:12 PM »
Round Portglenone the talk is not about where the county final should be played, but can Casements be playing in one, lol. Credit to groundsman Mickey Kelly for having pitch in great shape. Club committee looking at third phase expansion, possibly to include a stand (seating area).


On football front, Enda and co making continued progress. Drawing with Donegal with 6 mins left on the clock is a worthy effort and a clear sign that continued progress is being made. Well done to all involved.

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23891 on: January 15, 2022, 06:11:50 PM »
Lots of cargin players committing to county is a big difference imo. Hasnít happened in long time

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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23892 on: January 15, 2022, 06:36:11 PM »
Round Portglenone the talk is not about where the county final should be played, but can Casements be playing in one, lol. Credit to groundsman Mickey Kelly for having pitch in great shape. Club committee looking at third phase expansion, possibly to include a stand (seating area).


On football front, Enda and co making continued progress. Drawing with Donegal with 6 mins left on the clock is a worthy effort and a clear sign that continued progress is being made. Well done to all involved.

Great set up yes, but the pitch looked like a skating rink bannside
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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #23893 on: January 15, 2022, 06:49:26 PM »
Firm underfoot conditions (high specification of stones, sand and drainage) with a wet surface may result in some slippage, but the upside was the pace of the game for the time of year. Generally speaking the club prefers to close during the winter months to allow it to reach springtime in perfect condition.

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« Reply #23894 on: January 15, 2022, 07:25:52 PM »
Firm underfoot conditions (high specification of stones, sand and drainage) with a wet surface may result in some slippage, but the upside was the pace of the game for the time of year. Generally speaking the club prefers to close during the winter months to allow it to reach springtime in perfect condition.

Good luck with that
I reckon it's going to be 12 month season for that place now
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