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2017 Leinster MFC
« on: May 07, 2017, 07:09:14 PM »
No thread here yet. Meath out after losing to Laois, Carlow upset Westmeath but not a massive surprise, while Wexford get the better of Wicklow. An Offaly man told me that the Wexford team were the worst minor team he had ever seen after Offaly hammered them in the preliminary round. Dublin and Kildare have been consistently the best 2 teams at this grade for the last few years but I'd expect the likes of Offaly and maybe Laois and Louth to be very competitive this year. Carlow will be a tough game for anyone too and Longford always command respect.

The quarter final draw will be interesting.

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2017, 07:48:29 PM »
The @ElectricIreland @gaaleinster Minor FC Q/final draw:
Wexford v Carlow
Dublin v Longford
Laois v Kildare
Louth v Offaly
On 20th May
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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2017, 08:02:44 PM »
Won't be an easy one for Kildare, they will be very confident after beating a well fancied Meath team.

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2017, 04:27:02 PM »
I wasn't at it but it looks like Laois gave Kildare a bit of a fright today but the lads showed good mental toughness to demolish them in the second half. They won 1-14 to 2-6. It was 2-3 to 3 points after 18 minutes and Kildare trailed by 4 at half time.

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2017, 04:35:31 PM »
Dublin 6-12 Longford 0-5
Louth 0-15 Offaly 1-11
Kildare 1-14 Laois 2-6

Good to see there's nothing following up Dublin's generation.

Dublin and Kildare will be looking to avoid each other but for the neutrals it would be good if they are drawn together in the semi.
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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2017, 04:41:05 PM »
Carlow and Wexford play tomorrow, I'd expect a Carlow win there.

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2017, 05:22:50 PM »
Kildare took over once they switched David Kelly onto the big Laois no 8. Outscored Laois 1-12 to 0-3 after the second Laois goal.

Second game in a row they've finished very strongly. Might not get away with the slow starts against the likes of Dublin.
There's Seán Brady going in, what dya think Seán?

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2017, 02:55:23 PM »
Wexford beat Carlow by a point.

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2017, 08:31:31 PM »
Kildare took over once they switched David Kelly onto the big Laois no 8. Outscored Laois 1-12 to 0-3 after the second Laois goal.

Second game in a row they've finished very strongly. Might not get away with the slow starts against the likes of Dublin.
Who was ye're number 27 (I think) who came on and did well around the midfield area?

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2017, 08:58:11 PM »
Kildare took over once they switched David Kelly onto the big Laois no 8. Outscored Laois 1-12 to 0-3 after the second Laois goal.

Second game in a row they've finished very strongly. Might not get away with the slow starts against the likes of Dublin.
Who was ye're number 27 (I think) who came on and did well around the midfield area?

That was David Kelly. Changed jersey after an early blood injury. He's our only current minor who was playing last year.
There's Seán Brady going in, what dya think Seán?

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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2017, 08:58:43 PM »
The Dubs will meet Kildare in one semi final. Louth will face Wexford in the other one.

http://www.dublingaa.ie/news/minor-footballers-drawn-to-face-kildare-in-leinster-semi-finals
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Re: 2017 Leinster MFC
« Reply #11 on: Today at 12:46:20 AM »
The Dubs will meet Kildare in one semi final. Louth will face Wexford in the other one.

http://www.dublingaa.ie/news/minor-footballers-drawn-to-face-kildare-in-leinster-semi-finals

A Dublin v Louth final for sure.