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« Reply #37605 on: February 08, 2018, 10:48:46 PM »
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« Reply #37606 on: February 12, 2018, 11:48:06 AM »
Did anyone hear if that fella got his bus pass?

You'll be glad to know that the bus pass and it's owner have been reunited, 😂

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« Reply #37607 on: February 12, 2018, 01:49:31 PM »
Did anyone hear if that fella got his bus pass?

You'll be glad to know that the bus pass and it's owner have been reunited, 😂
I haven't slept for a week worrying about it! It got some laugh when it came over the tannoy, although better than some of the music they were playing.  :-\

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« Reply #37608 on: February 12, 2018, 01:55:18 PM »
Did anyone hear if that fella got his bus pass?

You'll be glad to know that the bus pass and it's owner have been reunited, 😂
I haven't slept for a week worrying about it! It got some laugh when it came over the tannoy, although better than some of the music they were playing.  :-\

Those things are priceless!! He'd been stuck without it, in the pub!
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« Reply #37609 on: February 13, 2018, 12:23:09 PM »
Probably wrong thread, but slightly ironic to see Slaughtneil complaining about cynicism today in the papers.

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« Reply #37610 on: February 13, 2018, 12:33:33 PM »
They have a point if you had off seen some of the rugby tackles in the game on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers in particular was hard done by.

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« Reply #37611 on: February 13, 2018, 12:52:49 PM »
They have a point if you had off seen some of the rugby tackles in the game on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers in particular was hard done by.

Pulling someone down is cynical. But if my team mate allowed a player through on goal and didnt try and take him out i'd be raging!

S'niel lost that match on a few points, they changed from the game plan they had in the first half and didnt adopt to the sending off's... but for me the main reason for losing the game was the first 5/6 minutes at the start of teh second half where they were over run, momentum won through for NP and very hard to stop it regardless of sending off's
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« Reply #37612 on: February 13, 2018, 12:59:16 PM »
They have a point if you had off seen some of the rugby tackles in the game on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers in particular was hard done by.

Pulling someone down is cynical. But if my team mate allowed a player through on goal and didnt try and take him out i'd be raging!

S'niel lost that match on a few points, they changed from the game plan they had in the first half and didnt adopt to the sending off's... but for me the main reason for losing the game was the first 5/6 minutes at the start of teh second half where they were over run, momentum won through for NP and very hard to stop it regardless of sending off's

Hard to argue with that, my point would be roughly the same. The NP lad was straight armed for their penalty (which they missed) but the principle was the same. Also would be interested to see a replay of the second sending off, with the SN player involved I would highly doubt that it was a one sided action.


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« Reply #37613 on: February 13, 2018, 01:06:54 PM »
They have a point if you had off seen some of the rugby tackles in the game on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers in particular was hard done by.

Pulling someone down is cynical. But if my team mate allowed a player through on goal and didnt try and take him out i'd be raging!

S'niel lost that match on a few points, they changed from the game plan they had in the first half and didnt adopt to the sending off's... but for me the main reason for losing the game was the first 5/6 minutes at the start of teh second half where they were over run, momentum won through for NP and very hard to stop it regardless of sending off's

Hard to argue with that, my point would be roughly the same. The NP lad was straight armed for their penalty (which they missed) but the principle was the same. Also would be interested to see a replay of the second sending off, with the SN player involved I would highly doubt that it was a one sided action.

S'neil worked it, nothing wrong with that, they may have made the first action but when you are caught, tough shit! never buy the bait, now those two lads will miss out on the biggest days of their lives as they got sucked in... Cuala actually struggled for long periods on Sat against the Galway lads. but that a few weeks for both teams to get ready for a good match up, I think this will be a lot closer
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« Reply #37614 on: February 13, 2018, 01:33:48 PM »
They have a point if you had off seen some of the rugby tackles in the game on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers in particular was hard done by.

Pulling someone down is cynical. But if my team mate allowed a player through on goal and didnt try and take him out i'd be raging!

S'niel lost that match on a few points, they changed from the game plan they had in the first half and didnt adopt to the sending off's... but for me the main reason for losing the game was the first 5/6 minutes at the start of teh second half where they were over run, momentum won through for NP and very hard to stop it regardless of sending off's

Hard to argue with that, my point would be roughly the same. The NP lad was straight armed for their penalty (which they missed) but the principle was the same. Also would be interested to see a replay of the second sending off, with the SN player involved I would highly doubt that it was a one sided action.

S'neil worked it, nothing wrong with that, they may have made the first action but when you are caught, tough shit! never buy the bait, now those two lads will miss out on the biggest days of their lives as they got sucked in... Cuala actually struggled for long periods on Sat against the Galway lads. but that a few weeks for both teams to get ready for a good match up, I think this will be a lot closer

Oh yeah the NP lads definitely bought it, but dont then come on complain about cynicism in the game  ;)

I think Cuala will be too much for NP anyway, too much pace all over. Any one playing Cuala are going to need goals which in fairness NP can create, just dont think they will have enough chances.


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« Reply #37615 on: February 13, 2018, 01:42:22 PM »
Probably wrong thread, but slightly ironic to see Slaughtneil complaining about cynicism today in the papers.
No team playing under Mickey McShane will be without a few tricks and some days they work and others they don't. I think a bit more introspection is required than blaming the other team i.e. how did they lose a match with a 10 point swing in a half in which the opposition had 13 men.

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« Reply #37616 on: February 13, 2018, 02:38:49 PM »
Probably wrong thread, but slightly ironic to see Slaughtneil complaining about cynicism today in the papers.
No team playing under Mickey McShane will be without a few tricks and some days they work and others they don't. I think a bit more introspection is required than blaming the other team i.e. how did they lose a match with a 10 point swing in a half in which the opposition had 13 men.

A clubmate was down at the game and Mickey got it hot and heavy from the Baluba faithful.

Allegedly he went ahead and played a friendly the week before against the wishes of the club executive and it was in that game that the corner forward, Shay McGuigan (IIRC) got injured. Obviously third hand information and not easy to corroborate.
Don't get the logic of playing a friendly the week before a big game as no one will be going full tilt and hence little to learn at that stage.
NP were happy enough to let SN puck short as invariably it ended up in the same area.

I didn't see the sendings off, I don't think anyone did other than the linesman and straight reds would suggest it was an overstepping of the mark in a big way for a schemozzle, one lad used the boot i think.

But McKaigue can f**k right off with his black card shite as he and his mates were hanging off big magic like a new bucket in Armagh and no cards of any colour were offered out.

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« Reply #37617 on: February 13, 2018, 03:02:43 PM »
S/N got what they deserved. They have mouths like sewers when on the pitch and deploy the dark arts and legal hard hits to balance out their deficiencies on the skill front.
Watched the game on Saturday NP where asleep so why after a H/T lead make the other team,officials and fans wait ten minutes and then proceed to get players sent off. I thought somebody was sniping at them from the stand roof. I think the tactics woke N/P up and they blew them away.
Mc Keauge whinging about one penalty when their free taker was having a nightmare and completely wasting their spare men is a joke.  S/N are great athletes and their work rate at closing men down will work against a LG or Dunloy but N/P are big men that can hurl so they had to hurl a bit as well and didnít or maybe canít.
They are certainly not designed for Croke Park

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« Reply #37618 on: February 13, 2018, 03:05:16 PM »
he likes the bend the refs ear thats for sure.

Also noted that they didnt get frees as easy. ive seen them play a few times and they like to try and buy a free, it must be the football thing coming through, but the ref wasnt having any of it.

theres no doubt Sneill have a good side but they are a bit short in terms of being good enough to win an all ireland. Cula look to be a classy side and can score from anywhere at all on the pitch. NP def didnt play as well as i expected they could but they look a lot heavier than 2 years ago when they won the All Ireland.
hurl like f**k boi!

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« Reply #37619 on: February 13, 2018, 06:32:31 PM »
They have quite a few men carrying a bit of weight.

When they played cushendall they were all in great shape. I almost wonder was there any complacency in there and will you see a different team in the final.

I would be surprised if they beat cuala. O'callaghan is at present unmarkable so they have a lot to work out there and even then they have a few other score takers. They would need dowling, who's goal showed his quality, to be back fit.