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« Reply #38160 on: September 14, 2018, 01:24:29 PM »
Anyone offering 13/8 on Creggan would need their head looked at.

I fancy them to beat Carey although it will be one hell of a scrap.

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« Reply #38161 on: September 14, 2018, 01:32:55 PM »
Carey beaten finalists last year, turned over a very fancied Clooney Gaels team last time out - i think the bookies have the odds right; Not saying Creggan wont turn them over but Carey have to be favourites on league performaces and championship performance to date;

But sure i thought Tir Na Og would turn St Endas over and it wasnt even close - lol;


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« Reply #38162 on: September 15, 2018, 12:21:42 AM »
Predictions for this weekend games and prices from Paddy Power

Sarsfields (10/1) vs Cushendall (1/50) - Cushendall by 15+
St Johns (1/10) vs Rossa (11/2) - St Johns by 8
Carey (8/15) vs Creggan (13/8) - I can see extra time needed
St Galls (8/15) vs St Endas - St Galls a good bet here I see them winning by 5 at least

What's the thoughts of other posters on the games

Cushendall by 20+
St. John’s by 10+

Both intermediate games are coin tosses

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« Reply #38163 on: September 15, 2018, 05:27:30 PM »
Creggan game not as tight as expected. They won by 5.

Cushendun v glenarm in the juniir final.

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« Reply #38164 on: September 15, 2018, 06:41:57 PM »
Creggan won 0-18 to 1-6. Not a great game Carey were very poor and never got going. Creggan won handily without playing anywhere near their best either. Good result for them and they know they have plenty more in the tank as well

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« Reply #38165 on: September 15, 2018, 06:49:34 PM »
27 point win for cushendall. 3-30 to 0-12.

Nearly into the business end.

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« Reply #38166 on: September 15, 2018, 08:24:32 PM »
Creggan won 0-18 to 1-6. Not a great game Carey were very poor and never got going. Creggan won handily without playing anywhere near their best either. Good result for them and they know they have plenty more in the tank as well
Shocked by the margin, expected a Creggan win based on their experience of winning big games but what happened to Carey?? Still expect tomorrow’s game to be tight all the same.

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« Reply #38167 on: September 15, 2018, 09:23:43 PM »
Creggan were playing with any breeze advantage in the first half and had 7 points on the board before Carey actually copped on that they were in a match.

Carey's body language departing the field at half time indicated that they knew they were beat.

A lad sent off 10 minutes into the second half added to their woes and Creggan really just had to maintain the points gap to see out the victory.

I think Carey did all their hurling in the previous round against Ahoghill because they didnt bring a lot to Armoy today.

Was impressed with Cushendun in the first match. Their hurling was sharp and St Pauls never seemed to be playing to a game plan except to lump it in high where their full forward was causing a bit of havoc under the dropping ball. Their penalty miss in the first half certainly didnt help their cause either.

Cushendun had the breeze in the second half and slotted over several points without reply and the St Paul's goal in injury took the bad look off the scoreboard when they were going for goals.

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« Reply #38168 on: September 15, 2018, 09:54:06 PM »
Creggan were playing with any breeze advantage in the first half and had 7 points on the board before Carey actually copped on that they were in a match.

Carey's body language departing the field at half time indicated that they knew they were beat.

A lad sent off 10 minutes into the second half added to their woes and Creggan really just had to maintain the points gap to see out the victory.

I think Carey did all their hurling in the previous round against Ahoghill because they didnt bring a lot to Armoy today.

Was impressed with Cushendun in the first match. Their hurling was sharp and St Pauls never seemed to be playing to a game plan except to lump it in high where their full forward was causing a bit of havoc under the dropping ball. Their penalty miss in the first half certainly didnt help their cause either.

Cushendun had the breeze in the second half and slotted over several points without reply and the St Paul's goal in injury took the bad look off the scoreboard when they were going for goals.
Delighted for Cushendun getting to another final, sounds like they are carrying better form into it this year. Would love to see them get it done.

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« Reply #38169 on: September 16, 2018, 08:50:56 PM »
Workman like win for us tonight against St Endas, we didn’t look like losing but a fully loaded Enda’s team would have pushed us harder..

Should be a decent final and we’d be raging favourites but  Creggan are a decent team similar to ours with fit dual players, Creggan would have the younger squad but experience helps so here’s hoping for  a great final!

Rossa will be scratching their heads tonight, hurled really well and took the lead, but too early as the johnnies managed the game in the closing stages well and stuck two late goals for good measure..

Championship starts now
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« Reply #38170 on: September 16, 2018, 09:57:13 PM »
Workman like win for us tonight against St Endas, we didn’t look like losing but a fully loaded Enda’s team would have pushed us harder..

Should be a decent final and we’d be raging favourites but  Creggan are a decent team similar to ours with fit dual players, Creggan would have the younger squad but experience helps so here’s hoping for  a great final!

Rossa will be scratching their heads tonight, hurled really well and took the lead, but too early as the johnnies managed the game in the closing stages well and stuck two late goals for good measure..

Championship starts now
One to forget for us, really didn’t anticipate us being that poor, made look that poor I suppose. We were clueless, well done St.Galls.
Surprised the Johnnies were so cagey today, you were always expecting them to go for the jugular yet they were happy taking long range options most of the time. A game they needed to get out of the way without taking too many risks perhaps.

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« Reply #38171 on: September 17, 2018, 01:58:29 PM »
Slaughtneil into the Derry final but they only squeezed past Dungiven by a point.

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« Reply #38172 on: September 17, 2018, 02:19:28 PM »
Slaughtneil into the Derry final but they only squeezed past Dungiven by a point.

Still the team to beat in Ulster regardless of who wins Antrim.

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« Reply #38173 on: September 17, 2018, 02:39:04 PM »
Was a scrappy enough affair though. Lynches fairly put it up to Slaughtneil.

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« Reply #38174 on: September 17, 2018, 04:17:46 PM »
Fair play to Mickey Culbert at St Galls, he appears to have them all singing from the same hymn sheet. With promotion to Division one already secured and county final to look forward to, it will be interesting to see how they combine this with a potential run in the football championship. Have they anyone else to come back in for the final MR2?