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General discussion / Re: The ulster rugby trial
« on: March 28, 2018, 01:00:37 PM »
This verdict and the way the trial was covered will certainly make any other girl think twice before she reports a rape. That's a very sad situation.

If the girl lied, and this was just something she made up to cover her embarrassment, then she has done a very grave disservice to other women. If that's the case, then I'm delighted the lads got off.

If she was telling the truth, and it just couldn't be proven, then I feel terribly sorry for her.


We'll probably never know.  But as one of the defense barristers said (paraphrase) "If you're fairly sure they did it, that's not enough to convict"

This is the reason why I think embarrassment drove this incident to court. The evidence to convict was never there, but the prospect of saving face could (not saying I'm correct) certainly have driven it (although in hindsight the media circus has blown that away) . No one is walking away from this unscathed

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Antrim / Re: ANTRIM HURLING
« on: March 27, 2018, 03:06:01 PM »
Save your whatsapp messages for the mods investigation  ;)

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Antrim / Re: ANTRIM HURLING
« on: March 27, 2018, 11:48:55 AM »

Is that you MR, How many Darrens are there in St Galls?


Must be big Darren O'Hare from the club, the only other Darren I would know, but I'm going to go with the usual WUM who comes on once a year with various names and has a go at me, will see how long he/she last this time before losing the run of himself/herself and looses the plot

If he claimed to be the said NG clubman and reported you ... is that not a banning offense MR?

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Antrim / Re: ANTRIM HURLING
« on: March 27, 2018, 11:38:22 AM »
WRT the fixtures I see its feast or famine stuff, but with the Joe McDonagh being played on Sundays there's little options available to the fixtures secretary.

I think our secretary mentioned to our senior panel that they'll have 7 games in 20 days late July to early August.

Can you imagine what this will be like for dual clubs? Clubs taking it in the jacksie as always.  :-\

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: March 23, 2018, 08:07:52 PM »
Start of a good weekend. Headin up here now to see Bagatelle in concert in the Europa with the wife = a free pass rest of the weekend with two sons.

Thurles 2pm tomorrow for the horse racing, 8pm Sharp at Limerick greyhound stadium for the fantastic Con Kirby Memorial competition. Head down anywhere and be at Newcastlewhest for twelve bells on Sunday to watch the mighty Saffrons.

Great to be Young!

You driving a DeLorean this weather bannside?  ;)

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General discussion / Re: The ulster rugby trial
« on: March 22, 2018, 07:58:57 AM »
Are some not being a tad snowflakey about yer mans 'very middle class girls dowstairs' comment?

I see a lot of people reading into what he didn't say.

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General discussion / Re: The ulster rugby trial
« on: March 21, 2018, 11:35:02 AM »
the old, hide the handbag in the bed room routine, I still try that but the wife is getting worried that I'll be trying on her dresses next

Got from the GAA referee coaching manual MR? Teaching youse how to become (if not already) devious hoorbags  ;)

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General discussion / Re: Death Notices
« on: March 14, 2018, 06:29:10 AM »

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Antrim / Re: ANTRIM HURLING
« on: March 12, 2018, 03:17:44 PM »
https://twitter.com/AontroimGAA/status/973205339373035520

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B Relegation Play/Off

Antrim v @CLGLaois ,
Venue @DunloyGAC ,

2pm

Sunday 18th March

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General discussion / Re: The ulster rugby trial
« on: March 12, 2018, 03:11:16 PM »
As clockwork as rain, insinuations against a rape victim. What a tired and old playbook.

Insinuations?  No absolutely not. She allegedly made a complaint before. No one made any insinuation. Frankly Syferus the way you have behaved on here over this whole case is shocking. You have these men hung drawn and quartered based on the reports from the media. I know for an absolute fact that not everything is reported as I know people involved in it and am keeping my counsel. There is a pretty strong possibility of acquittal here due to the level of confusion and what Dinny referred to in regards to the what his Garda friend stated is very much the case it seems. You donít know if she was raped. You believe she was. No one on here does.



Given his demeanour and position on this thread from the get go ..... this is how I imagine him

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Antrim / Re: ANTRIM HURLING
« on: March 12, 2018, 10:20:30 AM »
Only placeholders for those fixtures exists as far as I'm aware.


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General discussion / Re: Death Notices
« on: March 12, 2018, 08:33:58 AM »
Ken Dodd. Unfunny Scouser.

Funnier than Carragher though

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Antrim / Re: ANTRIM HURLING
« on: March 12, 2018, 08:28:15 AM »
What is the story with fixtures for the league?why is it taking so long? Alot have counties played a round of league this past weekend and we havent even gotten the fixtures yet?I was under the impression that the fixtures commitee starts work on this very soon after last year is over and the relegation/ promotion is finalised?

I'm guessing this Joe McDonagh Cup is throwing a spanner in the works. 5 group games. Top 2 teams play before the Leinster final first Sunday in July. I'm saying nothing  :o

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General discussion / Re: Car Problems!!
« on: March 06, 2018, 12:21:17 PM »
"Seems"  ;)

Good luck with it

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General discussion / Re: Clerical abuse!
« on: March 04, 2018, 10:22:02 PM »
Godwins rule can now be used

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