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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5850 on: May 14, 2019, 02:12:13 PM »
The Tommy Murphy cup wasn't exactly a resounding success either and you would expect that is what a third tier would look like.

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« Reply #5851 on: May 14, 2019, 02:18:06 PM »
Trial an open draw for 3 years.

What will bring on interest and participation in county teams is a good run for the underdog. Thatíll do more for football in a county than funding or coaching. Whatís the point for lower counties knowing the big guns are always in the way?

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5852 on: May 14, 2019, 04:07:54 PM »
Players won't even want to play in it let alone people go to watch it, that is the problem with tiering. Joe Brolly wittering on about 3 tiers, I don't imagine that for 1 second Joe is contemplating Derry being in that 3rd tier which is where they would be if it was already introduced.

Why do players in club teams have 3 championships - senior, intermediate and junior?

Senior inter-county football should be the same - like the tiered hurling.  Everybody at their own level but can progress if successful.

This sense of entitlement at county teams is a joke - the smaller counties waiting for 1 time to get a good result against the big guns.  Look at Antrim for example, an Ulster Final under Bradley then the drop back. No progression there.

Tier the inter-county teams after a period of 2 years in league.  Then they know where they stand. 

Either that or combine the league into the championship.

Gaa sports are the wrong way around in comparsion to other sports - the 'cup' competition is the most important while the league is the 2nd most important.   Strange!

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5853 on: May 20, 2019, 07:54:25 AM »
Someone needs to tell the pundits they are there to analyse the games not pontificate.
Division 1 v division 4.
Sligo did quite well

Is Sean Cav going to claim that Antrim, Derry and Cavan have always put up stern resistance in Ulster?

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5854 on: May 20, 2019, 08:00:03 AM »
Someone needs to tell the pundits they are there to analyse the games not pontificate.
Division 1 v division 4.
Sligo did quite well

Is Sean Cav going to claim that Antrim, Derry and Cavan have always put up stern resistance in Ulster?

Antrim fair enough but itís rare that anyone gets anything handy off those other 2.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5855 on: May 20, 2019, 10:07:12 AM »
Someone needs to tell the pundits they are there to analyse the games not pontificate.
Division 1 v division 4.
Sligo did quite well

Is Sean Cav going to claim that Antrim, Derry and Cavan have always put up stern resistance in Ulster?

That'd be a different Cavan to the runaway leaders of the Ulster Championship Roll of Honour then!!

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5856 on: May 20, 2019, 10:12:32 AM »
I like McStay but watching him use a diagram to explain what a long kickout is was painful.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5857 on: May 20, 2019, 11:26:44 AM »
I like McStay but watching him use a diagram to explain what a long kickout is was painful.
I don't like McStay & that was a woeful piece, talk about stating the obvious "if you kick it short you will win it more often but you've further to go to get a score, if you kick long you win it less often but if you do win it you've a better chance to score"
FFS, he's getting paid to present this drivel

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5858 on: May 20, 2019, 11:32:28 AM »
Jesus lads can we get a petition up or something to stop them showing games we've seen from a few hours before. . . why do they have to analyse the the live games they've already shown in such detail when that's already been done??

There's so much going on at this time of year they should really be using their time better!!

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5859 on: May 20, 2019, 12:06:01 PM »
The "analysis" of the Sligo v Galway game last night was tremendous. Sean Cavanagh basically had a whinge about structures for 2 minutes and then Des goes "and now moving on". I didn't expect them to say much about the game as it probably didn't deserve more than a couple of minutes but at least make some kind of half hearted effort. All the other games got it but this one was just brushed aside.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5860 on: May 20, 2019, 12:27:59 PM »
The "analysis" of the Sligo v Galway game last night was tremendous. Sean Cavanagh basically had a whinge about structures for 2 minutes and then Des goes "and now moving on". I didn't expect them to say much about the game as it probably didn't deserve more than a couple of minutes but at least make some kind of half hearted effort. All the other games got it but this one was just brushed aside.
Brolly did the same last week for Leitrim v Roscommon
Seems the Ulster boys are quite condescending towards connacht teams

And Cavan haven't exactly been overly competitive in Ulster for 3 decades. (97 excepted)

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5861 on: May 20, 2019, 01:33:46 PM »
The "analysis" of the Sligo v Galway game last night was tremendous. Sean Cavanagh basically had a whinge about structures for 2 minutes and then Des goes "and now moving on". I didn't expect them to say much about the game as it probably didn't deserve more than a couple of minutes but at least make some kind of half hearted effort. All the other games got it but this one was just brushed aside.
Brolly did the same last week for Leitrim v Roscommon
Seems the Ulster boys are quite condescending towards connacht teams

And Cavan haven't exactly been overly competitive in Ulster for 3 decades. (97 excepted)

Would fancy winning an Ulster title this year with Tyrone's run (2 x Div 4, Div 2, Div 2 or relegated to Div 2), as opposed to Div 4 (promoted), Div 1, Div 1, ie #LeitrimRising #NationalLeague Champions #All-Ireland Semi-finalists. Can't believe Canvanagh said all that with a straight face; then again he has so much makeup plastered on his face, he has only one expression. Analyze the feckin game lads; enough of the pontificating.


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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5862 on: May 20, 2019, 01:52:14 PM »
Someone needs to tell the pundits they are there to analyse the games not pontificate.
Division 1 v division 4.
Sligo did quite well

Is Sean Cav going to claim that Antrim, Derry and Cavan have always put up stern resistance in Ulster?

That'd be a different Cavan to the runaway leaders of the Ulster Championship Roll of Honour then!!

Going by Saturday, it looks a very special Cavan outfit this year.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5863 on: May 20, 2019, 02:00:26 PM »
The "analysis" of the Sligo v Galway game last night was tremendous. Sean Cavanagh basically had a whinge about structures for 2 minutes and then Des goes "and now moving on". I didn't expect them to say much about the game as it probably didn't deserve more than a couple of minutes but at least make some kind of half hearted effort. All the other games got it but this one was just brushed aside.
Brolly did the same last week for Leitrim v Roscommon
Seems the Ulster boys are quite condescending towards connacht teams

And Cavan haven't exactly been overly competitive in Ulster for 3 decades. (97 excepted)

Check your facts then. Maybe it is your own county you are thinking of regarding not being competitive for decades?

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #5864 on: May 20, 2019, 05:35:36 PM »
Hurling is such a success because it's tirered!  Look at Liam McCarthy and Joe Mc Donagh.  Look at the Christy Ring

Football counties don't get it.

No one looks at the Joe McDonagh or Christy Ring cups.

The main reason hurling is in such a healthy state is that you have 4 or 5 genuine (maybe even more) contenders for the All Ireland.

Football? Who can really see past the dubs?

Yesterday showed that poor football teams trying to play possession football can still entertain if the match is close.
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