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« Reply #38850 on: November 15, 2020, 09:05:03 PM »
Will be good to get a crack at Clare or Tipp to see how far we've come.

it would but I suspect at least 15 point gap, serious progress being made though

Iíd be happy with facing Laois and getting close to them, then progress from that
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« Reply #38851 on: November 15, 2020, 09:05:55 PM »
Carlow might have a thing or two to say just yet.

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« Reply #38852 on: November 15, 2020, 09:11:51 PM »
Two teams go through to AI. Think it will be Antrim and Carlow/Kerry.
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« Reply #38853 on: November 15, 2020, 09:16:37 PM »
Will be good to get a crack at Clare or Tipp to see how far we've come.

it would but I suspect at least 15 point gap, serious progress being made though

Agreed - probably closer to Clare than we'd get to Tipp. None of them will want to travel to Belfast.

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« Reply #38854 on: November 15, 2020, 09:20:02 PM »
Iím happy for a year in Div 1b
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« Reply #38855 on: November 15, 2020, 09:24:52 PM »
Iím happy for a year in Div 1b

1b will certainly do us more good than a one off game. Still, would be lovely to give it our all v Clare at Corrigan.

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« Reply #38856 on: November 15, 2020, 09:49:30 PM »
Two teams go through to AI. Think it will be Antrim and Carlow/Kerry.

Ah I didnít realise that. Thanks. I expect Carlow. The McDonagh final is before the Liam McCarthy on all Ireland day this year. It would, well should now, be fantastic to see us playing in croke on ai day again.

Play Clare at corrigan and take tony Kelly out early lol.

[edit] I had a look. McDonagh teams donít get into the Liam McCarthy this year. According to this anyway...

http://www.tippsupportersclub.com/december-all-ireland-final-dates-confirmed-as-gaa-unveil-2020-championship-plan/
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« Reply #38857 on: November 15, 2020, 09:53:48 PM »
Two teams go through to AI. Think it will be Antrim and Carlow/Kerry.

Ah I didnít realise that. Thanks. I expect Carlow. The McDonagh final is before the Liam McCarthy on all Ireland day this year. It would, well should now, be fantastic to see us playing in croke on ai day again.

Play Clare at corrigan and take tony Kelly out early lol.

Getting tickets would be nice!
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« Reply #38858 on: November 15, 2020, 09:57:00 PM »
Will be good to get a crack at Clare or Tipp to see how far we've come.

it would but I suspect at least 15 point gap, serious progress being made though

Iíd be happy with facing Laois and getting close to them, then progress from that

de rťir a chťile a thogtar an chaisleŠin. Id agree with you there

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« Reply #38859 on: November 15, 2020, 09:59:18 PM »
Two teams go through to AI. Think it will be Antrim and Carlow/Kerry.

Ah I didnít realise that. Thanks. I expect Carlow. The McDonagh final is before the Liam McCarthy on all Ireland day this year. It would, well should now, be fantastic to see us playing in croke on ai day again.

Play Clare at corrigan and take tony Kelly out early lol.

[edit] I had a look. McDonagh teams donít get into the Liam McCarthy this year. According to this anyway...

http://www.tippsupportersclub.com/december-all-ireland-final-dates-confirmed-as-gaa-unveil-2020-championship-plan/

Unless they've changed the original plan due to COVID19

Joe McDonagh Cup proper

Initially each of the five teams play the other four teams in a round of single round-robin matches. The top two teams qualify for the Joe McDonagh Cup final, held at Croke Park.

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

The top two teams after the round robin games, in addition to qualification for the Cup final, also enter the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship proper. There they play the third-placed teams in the Leinster and Munster championships in the two All-Ireland preliminary quarter finals with the Joe McDonagh Cup teams having home advantage.


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« Reply #38860 on: November 15, 2020, 10:05:51 PM »
I think they did. The McDonagh final is on ai day so it wonít be over before the all Ireland.  Itís usually over a good bit before it.

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« Reply #38861 on: November 15, 2020, 10:18:54 PM »
I think they did. The McDonagh final is on ai day so it wonít be over before the all Ireland.  Itís usually over a good bit before it.

Definitely makes sense. Poor Antrim hurlers lose out this year. As was said earlier - getting a crack at 1B next season is more productive. It's the big prize.

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« Reply #38862 on: November 20, 2020, 10:37:42 AM »
Is there ever any chance of a north Antrim team being started up again? it would be good for hurlers at junior/intermediate level to compete at senior?

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« Reply #38863 on: November 20, 2020, 10:42:50 AM »
Is there ever any chance of a north Antrim team being started up again? it would be good for hurlers at junior/intermediate level to compete at senior?

Belfast has tried this a few times over the years, the problem is training and getting some unity between the clubs.

Timing would be difficult, but it works in other counties, like Kerry for instance, where the south/east/west Kerry teams compete with the senior teams
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« Reply #38864 on: November 20, 2020, 12:57:15 PM »
It didnít seem a hit at all but I really like the idea of it.