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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2008, 01:35:04 PM »
Up until Mickey got the reigns, Tyrone were serious chokers. '56 was forgiveable but losing to Louth in '57 wasn't. Hammered in Croke in 73 and '84 after the McGuigan show. '86 was probably our greatest choke against the handpassing animals. '89 was a disaster against Mayo - a choke too many. Then '95 and everyone choking except Peter. '96 we were choked by the savagery from the Royals. That was the day I accepted it wasn't in our make-up to win the thing. 6 long years without a Croker appearance in the championship put the hunger on us again and we choked like we'd never choked before against Sligo. It wasn't until Harte instilled a sense of belief - hammered Fermanagh, choked Kerry and stumbled past Armagh. But for 47 years we were Croker Chokers without equal.

Damn you Art.

Yeah, that was the day Peter Canavan was grabbed by the neck and choked so hard he twisted his ankle.
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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2008, 02:37:04 PM »
Its hard to call anybody or any tea for that matter chokers Invariably they come up against very good teams who are the the height of their powers on the day. Example Mayo who are were decent teams but Kerry simply had too much for them.

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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2008, 02:37:53 PM »
Always found Barry's Tea hard to swallow, Orangeman.
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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2008, 02:42:01 PM »
Kerry. If they hadn't of choked, they could have had at least another 15 All-Irelands.

Kerry are the biggest chokers in Ireland.
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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2021, 10:22:56 AM »
Interesting to read this  from 13 years ago now.
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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #21 on: October 24, 2021, 11:58:47 PM »
Interesting to read this  from 13 years ago now.
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Breaffy?
Celbridge?
Kilcar?
Ballymun Kickhams?

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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #22 on: October 25, 2021, 08:58:52 AM »
Interesting to read this  from 13 years ago now.
Surely there can be no debate
Breaffy?
Celbridge?
Kilcar?
Ballymun Kickhams?

Thurles Sarsfield's surely must be up there with the talent they have
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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2021, 10:56:20 AM »
Interesting to read this  from 13 years ago now.
Surely there can be no debate
Breaffy?
Celbridge?
Kilcar?
Ballymun Kickhams?

Thurles Sarsfield's surely must be up there with the talent they have
Ballygunner and Oulart say hold our beer.

At a lower level add Crokes and Boden in hurling.

Not football.

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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #24 on: Today at 08:02:31 AM »
Mayo.  :-[
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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #25 on: Today at 08:34:43 AM »
Interesting to read this  from 13 years ago now.
Surely there can be no debate
Breaffy?
Celbridge?
Kilcar?
Ballymun Kickhams?

Thurles Sarsfield's surely must be up there with the talent they have
Ballygunner and Oulart say hold our beer.

At a lower level add Crokes and Boden in hurling.

Not football.

It is a travesty, from a Ballygunner perspective, that Ballygunner have not won an AI. Every year for some reason TG4 insist on showing the latter stages of the waterford championship where Ballygunner basically just hammer everyone. A much less able LaSalle team have done better than them.

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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #26 on: Today at 09:35:34 AM »
Breaffy surely have to be up there

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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #27 on: Today at 09:53:00 AM »
Interesting to read this  from 13 years ago now.
Surely there can be no debate
Breaffy?
Celbridge?
Kilcar?
Ballymun Kickhams?

Thurles Sarsfield's surely must be up there with the talent they have
Ballygunner and Oulart say hold our beer.

At a lower level add Crokes and Boden in hurling.

Not football.

It is a travesty, from a Ballygunner perspective, that Ballygunner have not won an AI. Every year for some reason TG4 insist on showing the latter stages of the waterford championship where Ballygunner basically just hammer everyone. A much less able LaSalle team have done better than them.
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Re: Who are the greatest chokers of recent times?
« Reply #28 on: Today at 06:00:44 PM »
Up until Mickey got the reigns, Tyrone were serious chokers. '56 was forgiveable but losing to Louth in '57 wasn't. Hammered in Croke in 73 and '84 after the McGuigan show. '86 was probably our greatest choke against the handpassing animals. '89 was a disaster against Mayo - a choke too many. Then '95 and everyone choking except Peter. '96 we were choked by the savagery from the Royals. That was the day I accepted it wasn't in our make-up to win the thing. 6 long years without a Croker appearance in the championship put the hunger on us again and we choked like we'd never choked before against Sligo. It wasn't until Harte instilled a sense of belief - hammered Fermanagh, choked Kerry and stumbled past Armagh. But for 47 years we were Croker Chokers without equal.

Damn you Art.

Yeah, that was the day Peter Canavan was grabbed by the neck and choked so hard he twisted his ankle.