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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #375 on: March 22, 2010, 10:29:23 AM »
Listen boys Saturday nite was a very valuable lesson for the future of Armagh. We have learned for definite who can cut it and who cant. McEvoy is doggy, could someone not go to Mckinney and get him back. Full back line are lethal just need more protection. Finn Mo and Paul Kernan are very limited need wing half backs who are flyin and good on the ball. Need to get Dyas back and playing, will make massive difference in terms of attacking from half back line. Toner is fine Austin nowhere near it. Vernon wasn't fi. Lavery was miss too will have a big championhip for Armagh this year. Feeney tries hard but no scoring treat not good enough. Malachy Mackin not good enough. Arron Kernan needs more chances at chf. Need Clarke back, and need Jamie Clarke in squad. He knows were goal are and has speed. Swift limited so is Mickey McNamee. What's wrong with Brian Mallon? Management were terrible on line. Only left one scoring forward on field when we were behind. Brutal!

Good post.  Only thing id disagree with is on Swift.  While not a fan in the past i was very impressed sat night.  It was only when the management made their crazy half time switches that he went out of the game.  Would Tony Fearon please stop posting.  He is embarrassing every genuine Armagh fan on this site.

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #376 on: March 22, 2010, 10:35:08 AM »
Will the CCCC be looking into the antics of a South Armagh man on Saturday evening?

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #377 on: March 22, 2010, 10:41:16 AM »
Will the CCCC be looking into the antics of a South Armagh man on Saturday evening?

Which events?

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #378 on: March 22, 2010, 10:42:01 AM »
Listen boys Saturday nite was a very valuable lesson for the future of Armagh. We have learned for definite who can cut it and who cant. McEvoy is doggy, could someone not go to Mckinney and get him back. Full back line are lethal just need more protection. Finn Mo and Paul Kernan are very limited need wing half backs who are flyin and good on the ball. Need to get Dyas back and playing, will make massive difference in terms of attacking from half back line. Toner is fine Austin nowhere near it. Vernon wasn't fi. Lavery was miss too will have a big championhip for Armagh this year. Feeney tries hard but no scoring treat not good enough. Malachy Mackin not good enough. Arron Kernan needs more chances at chf. Need Clarke back, and need Jamie Clarke in squad. He knows were goal are and has speed. Swift limited so is Mickey McNamee. What's wrong with Brian Mallon? Management were terrible on line. Only left one scoring forward on field when we were behind. Brutal!

Correct

Except for the bit about lavery...

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #379 on: March 22, 2010, 10:42:27 AM »
Where I was standing sections of the crowd in the last ten minutes were cheering every dazzling hand pass by the mighty men from mourne

Derry fans in the past decade have had a habit of doing this in the odd game where they comfortably got the better of Tyrone. Generally it wasn't too long until their got their comeuppance.

Who cares about Derry or Tyone for that matter, just you worry about your own county. Lets face it Saturday's thumping has given you plenty to worry about.


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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #380 on: March 22, 2010, 10:48:55 AM »
You really have to pity Fearon, its alright taking a hand out of him, which is all too easy, but he simply cannot see the wood for the trees. Let him call us runners up from Division 3, let him mention Wicklow even lat him say that Armagh outscored Down in the last 60 minutes of the game. What tinkywinky fails to realise is that this is not some silly Spurs game on Sky Sports. These silly statistics mean nothing, the only statistic that matters is the final score and getting 2 points. We wont harp on about Armagh not scoring for 32 minutes in the second half, or the fact that the game was basically a carbon copy of last years Kerry Dublin game were a first minute goal meant that it was all over bar the shouting. I would be much obliged if no one would tell tony that 2 yellows equal a red card in Gaelic football and that is why they ended up with 14 men, please do not remind him that McKeever should have had a straight red for assaulting Marvellous Martin Clarke. Down lost their shape after Martin had to go off and if we had been playing against a decent team or an Armagh team from the last 10 years we may have been in for a torrid time, but the current team just aren't up to the job. Down could afford to give time to a few players who may not see much game time for the rest of the year on Saturday night so easy was their cause, but don't tell that to Tony, it will only make an already bad day worse.
While Tinkywinky may not have covered himself in glory over the last 2 days, does he ever? Many of the Armagh posters have taken their defeat well and can admit that they were beaten by a better team on the day. We have had to endure defeats at the hands of Armagh for more than a decade, the tables had to turn sometime. They will turn again the other way at some stage too, no team has a monopoly. Hopefully our paths will cross again soon, you brought an atmosphere and a crowd to Pairc Esler that no one else can and it was appreciated that the vast majority of you stayed on to the end. Some of you even came in to the club for a few pints afterwards and there was a good bit of friendly banter, while others took solice in a bucket of chicken and a hasty retreat up the Point Rd.

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #381 on: March 22, 2010, 10:52:00 AM »
First of all i would like to congratulate the mourne men for the work that has been put into getting the ground in good shape, the lights, the stand, the pitch were all fantastic.

On the game itself, i was bitterly disappointed leaving the grounds, not so much about getting beat, but the manner in which Armagh lay down and took it. there was no fight or grit to get thmeselves pulled back into it.

my reading into the whole thing was very simple, we are one midfileder and 4-5 forwards short of a team, Toner worked really hard and done well in the 1st half but i said to the boys there is no way he will keep this up for the full game and i was right. there was no communication, 2-3 men going for the one ball. (Prime example the goal)

Aaron Kernan is not a CHF and never will be, Feeney needs a big massive set of Wing Mirrors, every time the ball came near him he couldnt wait to get rid of it.

I thought Henderson and forker were unlucky to be taken off, POR could have tried something else like moving forker or Henderson out out and take Feeny off, or try swift in on the sqaure but like someone else has already stated the CF's were sacrafised again.

and WTF was mc keever doing waving to the crowd whilst going off, you would think we were the team that was 7-8 points up.

A lot of work to be done and not an awful lot of time to do it, the attacking / midfield sectors are worrying. we need forwards that can take scores,





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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #382 on: March 22, 2010, 11:03:07 AM »
Will the CCCC be looking into the antics of a South Armagh man on Saturday evening?

Would this be the UFO on the Warrenpoint Rd about 20.55 on Saturday? Police received reports that an Unidentified Fat Object was speeding in the Direction of Kilmorey Street some 15 minutes before the game ended. The Unidentified Fat Object was being trailed by a Swamp Donkey. The police helicopter lost sight of the culprits in the vicinity of Kentucky Fried Chicken on Bridge Street. Police are also trying to trace the owner of 2 Armagh season tickets found lying in a puddle of grease and chicken bones. No chips have been retrieved as yet.

lol-no, im talking about the antics mckeever was at. thuggish to say the least.

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #383 on: March 22, 2010, 11:08:43 AM »
Will the CCCC be looking into the antics of a South Armagh man on Saturday evening?

Would this be the UFO on the Warrenpoint Rd about 20.55 on Saturday? Police received reports that an Unidentified Fat Object was speeding in the Direction of Kilmorey Street some 15 minutes before the game ended. The Unidentified Fat Object was being trailed by a Swamp Donkey. The police helicopter lost sight of the culprits in the vicinity of Kentucky Fried Chicken on Bridge Street. Police are also trying to trace the owner of 2 Armagh season tickets found lying in a puddle of grease and chicken bones. No chips have been retrieved as yet.

lol-no, im talking about the antics mckeever was at. thuggish to say the least.

McKeever is as much to be pitied than laughed at, a bit like Fearon really. What would you expect from either, at least McKeever has the excuse of coming from Cullyhanna, he knows no better. Fearon should have learned some decency having spent so much time working and now living in county Down.

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #384 on: March 22, 2010, 11:10:30 AM »
Will the CCCC be looking into the antics of a South Armagh man on Saturday evening?

Would this be the UFO on the Warrenpoint Rd about 20.55 on Saturday? Police received reports that an Unidentified Fat Object was speeding in the Direction of Kilmorey Street some 15 minutes before the game ended. The Unidentified Fat Object was being trailed by a Swamp Donkey. The police helicopter lost sight of the culprits in the vicinity of Kentucky Fried Chicken on Bridge Street. Police are also trying to trace the owner of 2 Armagh season tickets found lying in a puddle of grease and chicken bones. No chips have been retrieved as yet.

lol-no, im talking about the antics mckeever was at. thuggish to say the least.

Couldnt really be bothered pulling through pages of posts here, what exactly has Mc Keever supposed to have done coz i could see what happened from where i was
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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #385 on: March 22, 2010, 11:14:59 AM »
Its getting tiring now Trevor Hill, and im a Down man. Ye wanna abuse the idiot then send him a few private messages. Can we not stick to the title of the thread.


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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #386 on: March 22, 2010, 11:16:23 AM »
McKeever seems intent on creating a 'Francie' like myth about himself, when frankly (should that be francely) he is not in the big mans league.

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #387 on: March 22, 2010, 11:18:09 AM »
Mc Keever rightly responded to the adulation of his adoring fans (including myself), on their feet in the main stand. I wish more players did this, it shows they care and value their fans.

Too much negativity from Armagh fans here. The team is a work in progress and while there are lessons to be learned there is no need for widespread panic. We are not as good as the home wins against Kildare and Westmeath would suggest nor as bad as the defeat on Saturday night either (I still maintain had we not had Mo sent off, things could well have been a lot different).

Put it behind us and move on. Down were bound to beat us one day

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #388 on: March 22, 2010, 11:18:53 AM »
ffs mc keever did nothing wrong save for becoming involved with the crowd, gaa is a physical game 
move on from it, POR and the rest of aramagh`s management team  and squadhave a big weekend ahead of themselves because the jury is out on a lot of players and mentors
hearty should get his chance again, half forward line should be radically altered, i would take stephen harold from cruppen onto the panel as he adds more than malachy o rourke,
hearty
a mallon, donaghy,  duffy
mc keever vernon, ak
toner laverty

Forker,bmallon, swift
mc donnell, henderson, jamie clarke( if aramgh out of u-21s) otherwise another
assuming dyas and clarke still injured

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Re: Down v Armagh - Newry - 20 March 2010
« Reply #389 on: March 22, 2010, 11:24:17 AM »
The team i would like to see

Hearty (Ive seen enough of Mc Evoy, so Hearty is the obvious choice)
Mallon
Donaghy
Duffy
Dyas
Mc Keever
A Kernan
Toner
Vernon
Swift
Mallon
forker
Mc Donnell
R Clarke
J Clarke
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