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Re: Joe Brolly
« Reply #450 on: April 18, 2014, 02:16:28 PM »
any one have access to his latest raving
from http://gaeliclife.com/ via balls.ie

Joe Brolly has responded to Aidan O’Shea‘s critique of the RTE football panel in his Gaelic Life column in a typically cutting and sardonic fashion.

Brolly’s pithy summation of O’Shea’s critique was that the football panel were the type of people “who were prepared to say a game was rubbish if it was rubbish” as opposed to the more jolly and “big breasted” analysis the viewer will soon be able to avail of on Sky.

However, he did allow O’Shea some leeway because of these mitigating circumstances.

In fairness to Big Aidan, he is still in the early stages of recovery after Fergal Doherty poleaxed him on Sunday, leaving him curled up on the ground whimpering for his mammy.

He allowed those who echoed O’Shea’s critique no excuse, saying the tendency to “spoof” rather than “tell the truth” had done enormous damage to Irish society. The happy, clappy Sky Sports team, he predicted, will “unveil the sports analysis equivalent of the Rose of Tralee” before too long


Classy stuff from Brolly. He's some analyst....

In fairness O'Shea shouldn't have been down holding his face. That Gibbons lad too. Must have been a 'sniper at work' in the stand!

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« Reply #451 on: April 18, 2014, 03:24:06 PM »
any one have access to his latest raving
from http://gaeliclife.com/ via balls.ie

Joe Brolly has responded to Aidan O’Shea‘s critique of the RTE football panel in his Gaelic Life column in a typically cutting and sardonic fashion.

Brolly’s pithy summation of O’Shea’s critique was that the football panel were the type of people “who were prepared to say a game was rubbish if it was rubbish” as opposed to the more jolly and “big breasted” analysis the viewer will soon be able to avail of on Sky.

However, he did allow O’Shea some leeway because of these mitigating circumstances.

In fairness to Big Aidan, he is still in the early stages of recovery after Fergal Doherty poleaxed him on Sunday, leaving him curled up on the ground whimpering for his mammy.

He allowed those who echoed O’Shea’s critique no excuse, saying the tendency to “spoof” rather than “tell the truth” had done enormous damage to Irish society. The happy, clappy Sky Sports team, he predicted, will “unveil the sports analysis equivalent of the Rose of Tralee” before too long


Classy stuff from Brolly. He's some analyst....

In fairness O'Shea shouldn't have been down holding his face. That Gibbons lad too. Must have been a 'sniper at work' in the stand!

Brolly just categorically proved O'Shea correct with his childishness.

He calls Sky's coverage 'Big Breasted'. This is the man who described two amateur footballers as 'Swedish Maids'. I am beginning to think that all of this language from Joe is Freudian and he is trying to tell us something.

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Re: Joe Brolly
« Reply #452 on: April 18, 2014, 03:25:27 PM »
any one have access to his latest raving
from http://gaeliclife.com/ via balls.ie

Joe Brolly has responded to Aidan O’Shea‘s critique of the RTE football panel in his Gaelic Life column in a typically cutting and sardonic fashion.

Brolly’s pithy summation of O’Shea’s critique was that the football panel were the type of people “who were prepared to say a game was rubbish if it was rubbish” as opposed to the more jolly and “big breasted” analysis the viewer will soon be able to avail of on Sky.

However, he did allow O’Shea some leeway because of these mitigating circumstances.

In fairness to Big Aidan, he is still in the early stages of recovery after Fergal Doherty poleaxed him on Sunday, leaving him curled up on the ground whimpering for his mammy.

He allowed those who echoed O’Shea’s critique no excuse, saying the tendency to “spoof” rather than “tell the truth” had done enormous damage to Irish society. The happy, clappy Sky Sports team, he predicted, will “unveil the sports analysis equivalent of the Rose of Tralee” before too long


Classy stuff from Brolly. He's some analyst....

In fairness O'Shea shouldn't have been down holding his face. That Gibbons lad too. Must have been a 'sniper at work' in the stand!

That O'Doherty lad was way too hyped up for the length he was on the field. Mad 'tackle' to make when you're on a yellow and O'Shea is not someone that goes down easily.

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Re: Joe Brolly
« Reply #453 on: April 18, 2014, 03:59:37 PM »
How do you make out he was too hyped? There was absolutely nothing wrong with the intent of the tackle. Watching it unfold I was expecting to big me to shoulder each other but O'Shea went to kick with his outside leg at the last second. There was nothing Doherty could do at that stage. In fairness O'Shea was hit and you could see why he mightn't have hopped up straight away but it wasn't intentionally dangerous or malicious and I wouldn't have given a yellow.

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« Reply #454 on: April 18, 2014, 04:14:19 PM »
How do you make out he was too hyped? There was absolutely nothing wrong with the intent of the tackle. Watching it unfold I was expecting to big me to shoulder each other but O'Shea went to kick with his outside leg at the last second. There was nothing Doherty could do at that stage. In fairness O'Shea was hit and you could see why he mightn't have hopped up straight away but it wasn't intentionally dangerous or malicious and I wouldn't have given a yellow.

What has that to do with O'Shea's opinion on Sky? Or Brolly's opinion of O'Shea's opinion?
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Re: Joe Brolly
« Reply #455 on: April 18, 2014, 04:15:59 PM »
any one have access to his latest raving
from http://gaeliclife.com/ via balls.ie

Joe Brolly has responded to Aidan O’Shea‘s critique of the RTE football panel in his Gaelic Life column in a typically cutting and sardonic fashion.

Brolly’s pithy summation of O’Shea’s critique was that the football panel were the type of people “who were prepared to say a game was rubbish if it was rubbish” as opposed to the more jolly and “big breasted” analysis the viewer will soon be able to avail of on Sky.

However, he did allow O’Shea some leeway because of these mitigating circumstances.

In fairness to Big Aidan, he is still in the early stages of recovery after Fergal Doherty poleaxed him on Sunday, leaving him curled up on the ground whimpering for his mammy.

He allowed those who echoed O’Shea’s critique no excuse, saying the tendency to “spoof” rather than “tell the truth” had done enormous damage to Irish society. The happy, clappy Sky Sports team, he predicted, will “unveil the sports analysis equivalent of the Rose of Tralee” before too long


Classy stuff from Brolly. He's some analyst....

In fairness O'Shea shouldn't have been down holding his face. That Gibbons lad too. Must have been a 'sniper at work' in the stand!

That O'Doherty lad was way too hyped up for the length he was on the field. Mad 'tackle' to make when you're on a yellow and O'Shea is not someone that goes down easily.

For a lad his size, he goes down way too easy and way too often.
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« Reply #456 on: April 18, 2014, 04:17:07 PM »
How do you make out he was too hyped? There was absolutely nothing wrong with the intent of the tackle. Watching it unfold I was expecting to big me to shoulder each other but O'Shea went to kick with his outside leg at the last second. There was nothing Doherty could do at that stage. In fairness O'Shea was hit and you could see why he mightn't have hopped up straight away but it wasn't intentionally dangerous or malicious and I wouldn't have given a yellow.

What has that to do with O'Shea's opinion on Sky? Or Brolly's opinion of O'Shea's opinion?

Nothing, I was responding to the previous post.

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Re: Joe Brolly
« Reply #457 on: April 18, 2014, 04:19:12 PM »
How do you make out he was too hyped? There was absolutely nothing wrong with the intent of the tackle. Watching it unfold I was expecting to big me to shoulder each other but O'Shea went to kick with his outside leg at the last second. There was nothing Doherty could do at that stage. In fairness O'Shea was hit and you could see why he mightn't have hopped up straight away but it wasn't intentionally dangerous or malicious and I wouldn't have given a yellow.

What has that to do with O'Shea's opinion on Sky? Or Brolly's opinion of O'Shea's opinion?

Nothing, I was responding to the previous post.

Apologies, didn't read that.
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Re: Joe Brolly
« Reply #458 on: April 18, 2014, 04:28:15 PM »
any one have access to his latest raving
from http://gaeliclife.com/ via balls.ie

Joe Brolly has responded to Aidan O’Shea‘s critique of the RTE football panel in his Gaelic Life column in a typically cutting and sardonic fashion.

Brolly’s pithy summation of O’Shea’s critique was that the football panel were the type of people “who were prepared to say a game was rubbish if it was rubbish” as opposed to the more jolly and “big breasted” analysis the viewer will soon be able to avail of on Sky.

However, he did allow O’Shea some leeway because of these mitigating circumstances.

In fairness to Big Aidan, he is still in the early stages of recovery after Fergal Doherty poleaxed him on Sunday, leaving him curled up on the ground whimpering for his mammy.

He allowed those who echoed O’Shea’s critique no excuse, saying the tendency to “spoof” rather than “tell the truth” had done enormous damage to Irish society. The happy, clappy Sky Sports team, he predicted, will “unveil the sports analysis equivalent of the Rose of Tralee” before too long


Classy stuff from Brolly. He's some analyst....

In fairness O'Shea shouldn't have been down holding his face. That Gibbons lad too. Must have been a 'sniper at work' in the stand!

That O'Doherty lad was way too hyped up for the length he was on the field. Mad 'tackle' to make when you're on a yellow and O'Shea is not someone that goes down easily.

For a lad his size, he goes down way too easy and way too often.

O'Shea loves contact too much. I've seen him playing since he was a minor and he loves nothing more than lads bouncing off him trying to make a tackle, and that is the end result in the vast majority of cases. He has no fondness of the floor, just of putting other lads on it.

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Re: Joe Brolly
« Reply #459 on: April 18, 2014, 04:30:16 PM »
How do you make out he was too hyped? There was absolutely nothing wrong with the intent of the tackle. Watching it unfold I was expecting to big me to shoulder each other but O'Shea went to kick with his outside leg at the last second. There was nothing Doherty could do at that stage. In fairness O'Shea was hit and you could see why he mightn't have hopped up straight away but it wasn't intentionally dangerous or malicious and I wouldn't have given a yellow.

Nothing wrong if the intent was to lessen O sheas effect byway of  assault, you may as well scrap Cards altogether if that was not a yellow. much like the ref did for Black card for most of the match.
Keegan was hauled down when through on goal , exactly the situation the card was introduced for  but the ref chickened out
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« Reply #460 on: April 18, 2014, 04:37:34 PM »
Disagree, if two players are running at speed towards a ball both players may be committed to shouldering each other at the point they meet but if one decides not to shoulder and instead turned and faced his opponent he would get hit hard in the chest, however, that wouldn't be his opponents fault. That's what happened here more or less. O'Shea by using his outside leg to kick the ball exposed his front to Doherty who was already committed to the shoulder he expected to receive back. Neither player did anything wrong IMO, both went full bloodied in a legitimate way for the ball but because one played the ball and the other was committed to playing the man (within the rules) first, we got that collision.

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« Reply #461 on: April 18, 2014, 05:41:37 PM »
Disagree, if two players are running at speed towards a ball both players may be committed to shouldering each other at the point they meet but if one decides not to shoulder and instead turned and faced his opponent he would get hit hard in the chest, however, that wouldn't be his opponents fault. That's what happened here more or less. O'Shea by using his outside leg to kick the ball exposed his front to Doherty who was already committed to the shoulder he expected to receive back. Neither player did anything wrong IMO, both went full bloodied in a legitimate way for the ball but because one played the ball and the other was committed to playing the man (within the rules) first, we got that collision.

Actually it is. It must be shoulder too shoulder or else it is a foul.

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« Reply #462 on: April 18, 2014, 06:19:12 PM »
Ah big Aidan eh, lined up for the all star last year until the lads ran the bollox off him ..............................  personally think Brolly is having a go because of the way Aidan held the face dramatically when Fergal gave it to him hard !!!!!
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« Reply #463 on: April 18, 2014, 06:51:12 PM »
Disagree, if two players are running at speed towards a ball both players may be committed to shouldering each other at the point they meet but if one decides not to shoulder and instead turned and faced his opponent he would get hit hard in the chest, however, that wouldn't be his opponents fault. That's what happened here more or less. O'Shea by using his outside leg to kick the ball exposed his front to Doherty who was already committed to the shoulder he expected to receive back. Neither player did anything wrong IMO, both went full bloodied in a legitimate way for the ball but because one played the ball and the other was committed to playing the man (within the rules) first, we got that collision.

Actually it is. It must be shoulder too shoulder or else it is a foul.

Yes, but if you run in to shoulder me on the shoulder and I turn quickly and face you it isn't your fault that you hit me in the chest because you couldn't, at that stage, stop. You didn't try to hit me in the chest but you couldn't avoid doing so once I turned into you so late. That's what happened in this incident IMO.

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« Reply #464 on: April 18, 2014, 08:12:49 PM »
How do you make out he was too hyped? There was absolutely nothing wrong with the intent of the tackle. Watching it unfold I was expecting to big me to shoulder each other but O'Shea went to kick with his outside leg at the last second. There was nothing Doherty could do at that stage. In fairness O'Shea was hit and you could see why he mightn't have hopped up straight away but it wasn't intentionally dangerous or malicious and I wouldn't have given a yellow.

Nothing wrong if the intent was to lessen O sheas effect byway of  assault, you may as well scrap Cards altogether if that was not a yellow. much like the ref did for Black card for most of the match.
Keegan was hauled down when through on goal , exactly the situation the card was introduced for  but the ref chickened out

What you forgot to mention was the 4 fouls Keegan committed in the first half. 3 on Lynn. Or the obvious black card which should have been issue to Gibbons twice.

Regarding O'Shea there is a big difference in soloing the ball and breaking tackles and meeting a man square on of equal size and strength. Needs to toughen up in my book.