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north_antrim_hound

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« Reply #38265 on: September 20, 2018, 09:46:24 AM »
second game i felt we got a goal at a vital time in the game to get in front. if im honest i thought we were lucky to win it.

A bit like that last league game between ourselves in Dunloy. got a draw when we should of got beat.

My thoughts exactly, that last league  match v Dall we where lucky to get the draw. Mc Manus missed an easy free at the death. Dall are the most improved team since last year and thatís why even the bookies have them as favourites for the whole thing.
Like I said Dunloy v LG is 50/50 all day long and Dall is looking good for the whole thing.

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« Reply #38266 on: September 20, 2018, 09:51:21 AM »
League results mean nothing when it comes to championship!

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« Reply #38267 on: September 20, 2018, 09:55:25 AM »
Anyone hear the venues for the SHC semi finals and the IHC / JHC finals?

The past few years the Intermediate and Junior finals have been played as a double header in Armoy on the Saturday.

Great venue and hopefully it will be the same this year

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« Reply #38268 on: September 20, 2018, 01:46:55 PM »
jesus i didnít miss much  ;D 
Howís these two semi finals going to pan out?

Cushendall a cert

us and LG itís 50/50 going in league form between the two
Didn't Dunloy beat loughgiel every time they've played this season?

Yeah by 2 points in one occasion and 4 the other
Watson is back now so not much in it
heís injured  :o i think both semi finals have the makings of very tight games
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« Reply #38269 on: September 20, 2018, 01:53:43 PM »
You know it's the business end of the championship when everyone is claiming their team wouldn't be considered favourites  ;D

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« Reply #38270 on: September 20, 2018, 02:35:12 PM »
Cushendall most improved team? How exactly?

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« Reply #38271 on: September 20, 2018, 02:49:58 PM »
Cushendall most improved team? How exactly?
they had the beating of a full strength Dunloy team with some of their main players missing

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« Reply #38272 on: September 20, 2018, 03:34:47 PM »
Dunloy wernt full strenght and in a game that meant nothing i wouldnt be taking too much away from it.

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« Reply #38273 on: September 20, 2018, 03:45:59 PM »
Dunloy wernt full strenght and in a game that meant nothing i wouldnt be taking too much away from it.

neither side were that night. that being said we were very poor that night and only for the fact so were Cdall we would of been beaten.

but its all shadow boxing for the real games coming up.
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« Reply #38274 on: September 20, 2018, 06:04:23 PM »
Dunloy wernt full strenght and in a game that meant nothing i wouldnt be taking too much away from it.

neither side were that night. that being said we were very poor that night and only for the fact so were Cdall we would of been beaten.

but its all shadow boxing for the real games coming up.

Dunloy are the champions and have been the form team in the league as well. It might not rest easy with our resident Dunloy contingent but they'll have to accept the favorites tag for this years Volunteer Cup. 

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« Reply #38275 on: September 20, 2018, 06:12:58 PM »
Heres the facts. Cushendall have one foot in the final due to the draw. That makes them favourites. End of.

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« Reply #38276 on: September 20, 2018, 06:25:57 PM »
aye.  weíre done. Dall or Dunloys to loose
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« Reply #38277 on: September 20, 2018, 10:08:00 PM »
Cushendall most improved team? How exactly?
they had the beating of a full strength Dunloy team with some of their main players missing

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north_antrim_hound

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« Reply #38278 on: September 20, 2018, 10:10:35 PM »
aye.  weíre done. Dall or Dunloys to loose

You didnít here any dunloy posters discounting LG
Like I said itís 50/50
Would be shocked if the Dall donít win handy

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« Reply #38279 on: September 20, 2018, 11:12:07 PM »
Dunloy are absolutely the favourites and rightly so, current league and county champions and unbeaten in 7 league/championship games against the teams that remain in the competition.

Why would anyone not want to be favourites, does losing hurt any less, do teams not try as hard?  I have no idea! My idea of favouritism is an assessment that if everyone plays to their absolute best, the favourite wins!

Dunloy will relish going in as favourites (albeit very marginal) itís a change from outsiders role we have performed the last 10 years.

Any one of the four teams can win this championship, next weekend promises to be a cracker!
 
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