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Another say day for those of us who used to love football.

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GAA Discussion / Re: Rossies v Tyrone Hyde Park 13th July 5pm.
« on: July 12, 2019, 01:18:35 PM »
I can't wait to watch this one.  15 Tyrone players back defending, riveting stuff.

This Tyrone team is statistically the highest scoring team in the history of the Championship. Anyone who thinks they are a defensive team doesn't know if it's pumped or stuffed.

What does the stat mean?
Have you evidence to back it up?

It's not a stat it's a fact.  No argument that Tyrone are scoring more, but every time the opposition get the ball is a stampede back to their own half by all with the possible exception of mcshane.  Did you watch the Cavan game, I did for 20 minutes.  As a neutral it's not pretty to watch.

So that they can win the ball back to launch another attack? When a team is averaging 23 points a game over 6 matches it's crazy for anyone to try to label them as being defensive.

When a team is averaging 14 or 15 men behind the ball it's crazy for anyone not to label them as defensive. 


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GAA Discussion / Re: Rossies v Tyrone Hyde Park 13th July 5pm.
« on: July 12, 2019, 12:44:10 PM »
I can't wait to watch this one.  15 Tyrone players back defending, riveting stuff.

This Tyrone team is statistically the highest scoring team in the history of the Championship. Anyone who thinks they are a defensive team doesn't know if it's pumped or stuffed.

What does the stat mean?
Have you evidence to back it up?

It's not a stat it's a fact.  No argument that Tyrone are scoring more, but every time the opposition get the ball is a stampede back to their own half by all with the possible exception of mcshane.  Did you watch the Cavan game, I did for 20 minutes.  As a neutral it's not pretty to watch.

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GAA Discussion / Re: Rossies v Tyrone Hyde Park 13th July 5pm.
« on: July 11, 2019, 11:22:04 PM »
I can't wait to watch this one.  15 Tyrone players back defending, riveting stuff.

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GAA Discussion / Re: Is there a future for small rural clubs?
« on: July 11, 2019, 11:16:46 PM »
What exactly can the gaa do?  Is the reason for player shortfall due to emigration or lads pissed off with the uncertainty with the club scene.  In fairness the gaa have tried to help improve the scheduling issue in most cases.

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GAA Discussion / Re: This weekends predictions
« on: July 09, 2019, 11:42:26 PM »
Anyone remember when myself and dicky rock set up started the spread competition and dicky put it on a website.  Happy days.

Anyway if I was putting spreads on this it would be

Dublin by 8.5
Tyrone by 3.5
Kerry by 1.5
Donegal by 3.5


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GAA Discussion / Re: Meath vs Donegal - 3rd time lucky??
« on: July 09, 2019, 11:38:03 PM »

I'll be disappointed if we don't take this one by 3-4.


Just checking on Paddy Power there,  3-4  -  they don't seem to do exact goals and points winning margins like that but Donegal to win by 13-15 points is priced at 7/1 so if Donegal take this by 3-4 or 3-5 or 3-6 you still would collect. (or 2-7 2-8 2-9 or 1-10 1-11 1-12 etc.)

My head is spinning, could you please explain what the last sentences means in terms of odds . 

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GAA Discussion / Re: Would you be in favour of a second tier?
« on: July 03, 2019, 12:40:51 PM »
It seems that most of you are forgetting that this proposal does not prevent any county from winning the AI final.  It just means you get one chance instead of two if knocked out before prov final.  It then gives you a chance to win a national title against a comparably ranked opponent.  Only change I would make is an incentive for the winner to rejoin the top tier though that would be tough given the timelines.  As a former county footballer from a “weaker” county I would prefer this option and it seems more people are feeling the same way.

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GAA Discussion / Re: Club Finals 2021 to Finsih in calander year
« on: July 01, 2019, 11:45:27 PM »
Playing it the day after Christmas is never going to happen, it's not fair on players or supporters.  Maybe Christmas Eve would work..

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Can I ask you - did you click on the link posted by someone above? I must not be communicating this very well or you're simply ingonring the facts.
Nothing on that link states home advantage would be given to the 2nd place team in the group. For example If Mayo had topped the group the final would still be played in Tuam.

Bigger issue was the 5 day turnaround. In that sense it was pointless putting such a huge effort into that when the dubious prize was a rested Mayo away.
Agreed.

I find it impossible to believe that the venue of a semi final is not determined in advance.  This reeks of favoritism or else incompetency and in either case prunty and co should be kicked out ASAP. 

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GAA Discussion / Re: Offaly v Sligo
« on: June 17, 2019, 01:15:22 PM »
You never know we could spring a surprise when least expected.  If we lose this we will have lost every game this year and that's fairly depressing.  I hear Gaughan is back for us which is a bonus.

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Sligo and Galway win - Galway in final Sligo v mayo in sf
Rosc and Galway win - Rosc in final, Sligo v Galway

So unless Galway lose which is unlikely, we will be in the semi- final.

We might pick up a few fans from Mayo next week  ;) ;) ;) ;)

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Tomorow a important night in the minor/U17 championship





Sligo should move onto 4 points with a win against Leitrim who were well beaten in their games so far.

A key fixture between Mayo and Galway in McHale Park.
Is it the top two straight into the final? If it is then it boils down essentially to being the winner of Mayo/Galway tonight v the winner of Sligo/Roscommon next time. Assuming they both take care of Leitrim naturally.

1st straight into the final. 2nd plays 3rd in a play off for the other spot.
That's right Seanie. Worst case foe us is a mayo win tonight Galway beat Leitrim and we lose to the Rossies. That leaves us and Galway on 4 (if we beat Leitrim) and we lose out on head to head v Galway

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GAA Discussion / Re: Would you be in favour of a second tier?
« on: June 13, 2019, 12:51:44 PM »
I would suggest they have the final before the super 8 with the winner automatically getting a spot in the super 8's or a playoff for entry to the 8's.  That would give enough encouragement to commit to and win the second tier.
They need to sweeten the pot a little in my opinion.

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Heard he was a great player I also think his son was a kicker in the nfl John carney but not 100% certain.

Rip

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