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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2017, 08:41:20 AM »
Maybe from the fact that Galway can't help themselves but view winning Tipp teams as uppity and conceited. They take a kind of "knew them when they hadn't an arse in their trousers" approach to hearing those bellicose whoops from over the Shannon. It's a sound that can turn even the docile among them dangerous.
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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #16 on: April 24, 2017, 09:14:12 AM »
Very strange performance from Tipp. A return to the days when the forwards were completely outfought and intimidated by a physical team. Not sure if that's a worry for Tipp or a blip. Looking at them they looked like a team that had come off a serious week of training, but I don't know if that's the case or not.

Good to see Galway winning a national title. Delighted for Joe Canning.

This years championship is probably the most open since B.C.

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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2017, 10:31:09 AM »
David Burke @ 16/1, Daithi Burke @ 33/1 for HOTY, courtesy PPs, good odds. Both outstanding yesterday; David surely the player of the league.

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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2017, 10:33:11 AM »
Very strange performance from Tipp. A return to the days when the forwards were completely outfought and intimidated by a physical team. Not sure if that's a worry for Tipp or a blip. Looking at them they looked like a team that had come off a serious week of training, but I don't know if that's the case or not.

Good to see Galway winning a national title. Delighted for Joe Canning.

This years championship is probably the most open since B.C.
April doesn't matter. Tipp are probably focused on Cork. They didn't turn up yesterday.
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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2017, 10:44:41 AM »
I wouldn't go so far as to say they were focussed on Cork as that is a few weeks away. They were the standout team in the league. Galway had greater desire to win and the Galway backs had the measure of the Tipp forwards. Added to that the Galway forward unit was flying. Plus as has already been stated Galway love playing Tipp no matter where the form guide is. You can say it's only April but this 'unbeatable' Tipp team getting hammered out the gate will affect them. 16 points defeat will certainly put a doubt in the mind.
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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #20 on: April 24, 2017, 11:07:05 AM »
I wouldn't go so far as to say they were focussed on Cork as that is a few weeks away. They were the standout team in the league. Galway had greater desire to win and the Galway backs had the measure of the Tipp forwards. Added to that the Galway forward unit was flying. Plus as has already been stated Galway love playing Tipp no matter where the form guide is. You can say it's only April but this 'unbeatable' Tipp team getting hammered out the gate will affect them. 16 points defeat will certainly put a doubt in the mind.

Might affect them positively though. Tipp and confidence are easy bed fellows. A bad defeat wouldn't necessarily rattle them. Only they know themselves if there were extenuating factors. However the worry I see is it was a return to the days when they were out fought by a hungrier team. They are not good enough to let themselves get out fought.

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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2017, 11:08:07 AM »
I wouldn't go so far as to say they were focussed on Cork as that is a few weeks away. They were the standout team in the league. Galway had greater desire to win and the Galway backs had the measure of the Tipp forwards. Added to that the Galway forward unit was flying. Plus as has already been stated Galway love playing Tipp no matter where the form guide is. You can say it's only April but this 'unbeatable' Tipp team getting hammered out the gate will affect them. 16 points defeat will certainly put a doubt in the mind.

Should we look at keeping the lesser teams away from the bigger teams? These 16 plus hammerings are no good for the teams trying to improve, would knock their confidence

I jest of course, but how many times have we heard when a big team plays a team outside the top 6 and the hammer them by 16/20 points and they say, thats doing no one any good, we should tier them... It may happen more often but there are plent of examples where top teams get a pasting
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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2017, 05:14:17 PM »
Anyone who thinks Tipp are going to be a soft touch this Summer is in for a shock. They will be there when it matters
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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #23 on: May 01, 2017, 10:40:44 PM »
I don't think anyone expects last year's winners and this years clear favourites to be a soft touch.

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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #25 on: May 21, 2017, 06:05:19 PM »
Tipp are out to 4/1 now
 
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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2017, 04:17:12 PM »
Anyone who thinks Tipp are going to be a soft touch this Summer is in for a shock. They will be there when it matters

Nobody who knows anything about hurling thinks Tipp are going to be a soft touch. They're going to have their work cut out this year though as to get into an All Ireland they're probably going to have to beat three, possibly four, top teams before September.

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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #27 on: May 31, 2017, 05:15:27 PM »
Anyone who thinks Tipp are going to be a soft touch this Summer is in for a shock. They will be there when it matters
I think I have changed my mind about that having seen their performance against Cork and now the Cathal Barrett situation. The fullback line was bad enough without losing Barrett
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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #28 on: May 31, 2017, 06:12:15 PM »
Tipp are out to 4/1 now
Worth a punt.

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Re: Championship odds
« Reply #29 on: June 21, 2017, 08:46:59 AM »
Tipp are out to 4/1 now
Worth a punt.
Paddy Power this morning.
Galway 2/1
Tipp.    7/2
Cork 9/2
Clare 13/2
Kilkenny 10/1
If Tipp can get through the qualifier into Croke pk they could still do it
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