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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #495 on: September 10, 2021, 08:46:11 PM »
Anyone know if tickets with September 4th printed on them are definitely okay? I’d sleep a lot easier tonight known were 100% not gonna run into any issues on the day 😅
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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #496 on: September 10, 2021, 10:45:40 PM »
I purchased mine on the 3rd

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« Reply #497 on: September 11, 2021, 12:46:38 AM »
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« Reply #498 on: September 11, 2021, 01:14:30 AM »
Anyone know if tickets with September 4th printed on them are definitely okay? I’d sleep a lot easier tonight known were 100% not gonna run into any issues on the day 😅

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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #499 on: September 11, 2021, 06:33:15 AM »
Not sure the GAA could have done a much better job on ticket allocation this year given the limited tickets (other than increase capacity of course!), but in general terms it is extraordinary the way tickets are allocated for finals. In particular the high number that goes to clubs in non-competing counties. Which inevitably means that atmosphere for semi finals is better than finals.

It’ll never change, as GAA officialdom likes the way it is, but personally I’d much prefer the stadium to be full of Tyrone and Mayo heads who cheer and roar at every incident and will be delighted/gutted at the end of the game. rather than Cork, Laois, etc heads who nod appreciatevly and clap politely.

The 1995 All Ireland final was the only Dublin game in league or championship that I missed in that decade. Knowing how that felt, I would never go to an all Ireland final ahead of someone from a competing county. Thankfully, albeit a long 16 years later, I got over that disappointment!

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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #500 on: September 11, 2021, 10:08:54 AM »
Best atmosphere is always the Semis.
They're a kind of *people's day out while the Finals are a *GAA officials day out.

*Or bandwagoners/dedicated Volunteers if you prefer.
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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #501 on: September 11, 2021, 10:23:28 AM »
Not sure the GAA could have done a much better job on ticket allocation this year given the limited tickets (other than increase capacity of course!), but in general terms it is extraordinary the way tickets are allocated for finals. In particular the high number that goes to clubs in non-competing counties. Which inevitably means that atmosphere for semi finals is better than finals.

It’ll never change, as GAA officialdom likes the way it is, but personally I’d much prefer the stadium to be full of Tyrone and Mayo heads who cheer and roar at every incident and will be delighted/gutted at the end of the game. rather than Cork, Laois, etc heads who nod appreciatevly and clap politely.

The 1995 All Ireland final was the only Dublin game in league or championship that I missed in that decade. Knowing how that felt, I would never go to an all Ireland final ahead of someone from a competing county. Thankfully, albeit a long 16 years later, I got over that disappointment!

Good for you, but I love heading to the finals, the craic and atmosphere that it brings with such a great occasion thats is imbedded into GAA supporters from all counties….
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« Reply #502 on: September 11, 2021, 12:37:37 PM »
Of course you love this, the present system is rigged for the likes of you. That is the problem.
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« Reply #503 on: September 11, 2021, 02:27:30 PM »
Not sure the GAA could have done a much better job on ticket allocation this year given the limited tickets (other than increase capacity of course!), but in general terms it is extraordinary the way tickets are allocated for finals. In particular the high number that goes to clubs in non-competing counties. Which inevitably means that atmosphere for semi finals is better than finals.

It’ll never change, as GAA officialdom likes the way it is, but personally I’d much prefer the stadium to be full of Tyrone and Mayo heads who cheer and roar at every incident and will be delighted/gutted at the end of the game. rather than Cork, Laois, etc heads who nod appreciatevly and clap politely.

The 1995 All Ireland final was the only Dublin game in league or championship that I missed in that decade. Knowing how that felt, I would never go to an all Ireland final ahead of someone from a competing county. Thankfully, albeit a long 16 years later, I got over that disappointment!

100% right. The final allocation makes no sense.

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« Reply #504 on: September 11, 2021, 03:03:09 PM »
Of course you love this, the present system is rigged for the likes of you. That is the problem.

Rigged? So you’ve been to Croke finals what twice? 3 times? Good for you
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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #505 on: September 11, 2021, 03:08:42 PM »
Of course you love this, the present system is rigged for the likes of you. That is the problem.

If it was “rigged” the other way, it would cause bigger problems.

Down referees got 2 tickets this year. I will never understand how any grown man after being a spectator at a few GAA matches could wish refereeing upon himself. It’s a form of masochism. The least we should do each year is get them a ticket for the AI final.

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« Reply #506 on: September 11, 2021, 03:40:40 PM »
If Down made the final, then every ref in Down should be guaranteed a ticket. But that wouldn’t be the case because so many tickets go to non-competing counties.

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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #507 on: September 11, 2021, 03:47:25 PM »
If Down made the final, then every ref in Down should be guaranteed a ticket. But that wouldn’t be the case because so many tickets go to non-competing counties.

They’d get a ticket as they are members of their club thus entitled to the club tickets and draw for ref tickets
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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #508 on: September 11, 2021, 06:02:11 PM »
Of course you love this, the present system is rigged for the likes of you. That is the problem.

If it was “rigged” the other way, it would cause bigger problems.

Down referees got 2 tickets this year. I will never understand how any grown man after being a spectator at a few GAA matches could wish refereeing upon himself. It’s a form of masochism. The least we should do each year is get them a ticket for the AI final.

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Re: All Ireland final tickets thread
« Reply #509 on: September 12, 2021, 10:42:37 PM »
At least 10k extra got in so likely by slipping a bribe on the gate. Are Dublin gaa "volunteers" still milking it? Do bears sh1t in the woods?