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« Reply #39150 on: May 12, 2019, 11:10:31 AM »
Great win. Very important to get a good start in this tournament as it is so tight and every game is massive.

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« Reply #39151 on: May 13, 2019, 08:58:27 AM »
decent performance from Antrim on sat. Bit of a slow start to let them go up 0-03 in no time at all but once we settled we defended well and forced them to shoot from range in the first half.

thought that Conor Boyd was very good, read the game well and made a lot of good interceptions. a fine hours hurling for him. Rocky was like a wall in there at full back.

Tough game away to Laois now. they had a good win over offaly
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« Reply #39152 on: May 14, 2019, 01:46:28 AM »
Great win to start off the Joe McDonagh campaign. Took the first 10 minutes to figure out the defensive style and set up of the Kerry team from there on there was only going to be one winner. Dillon and Boyd were 2 rocks in defensive Mattie Donnelly caught and clearer some ball. Neil stepped up and showed his class when needed and took over frees from young McNaughton who was unusually poor for his own high standard. Keelan Molloy I thought had a super game. Good start and good for the confidence heading to Portlaoise for a really tough game against a Laois side who we always seem to struggle against and who hit Offaly for 4-22 whilst hitting 17 wides as well. If we can defend as well as we did against Kerry Iíve no doubt the lads will be heading back up the road with another 2 points.
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« Reply #39153 on: May 20, 2019, 08:43:46 AM »
we got out of jail yesterday big style! 2 goals in the last min of the game won the game for us when, to be honest, we didnt look to deserve to win it.

we were missing 9 starting players which doesnt help any team but at the same time they did dig out the result at the end up which was pleasing.

st galls got a good result away to cushendall i see there this morning.
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« Reply #39154 on: May 20, 2019, 09:30:52 AM »
Anyone at the Laois game? Hearing rave reports about their goalie but more to the point saves apart were we challenging them or were they too strong for us? Difficult competition and to be honest we're possibly at the lower end of the standard here so it was very important to beat Kerry. Not sure what to expect from Offaly game but Westmeath will be a big challenge.

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« Reply #39155 on: May 20, 2019, 12:42:55 PM »
Anyone at the Laois game? Hearing rave reports about their goalie but more to the point saves apart were we challenging them or were they too strong for us? Difficult competition and to be honest we're possibly at the lower end of the standard here so it was very important to beat Kerry. Not sure what to expect from Offaly game but Westmeath will be a big challenge.

Their goalie had an outstanding game, we had five goal chances in the second half but in reality more clinical finishes would have buried three of them and we missed three or four  scoreable frees, plus the penalty missed in first half.  Laois where way better than us all the same as they had less forced errors, better movement and more threatening forwards. Their number 12 played at FF and gave rocky a serious time with his movement and always first to the ball. Their other forwards made great space for him.
Truth be told it was all over at half time only Brennan emptied his bench and it could have back fired  if we took our chances but we didnít.

Over all it looked like what it was a div1 team giving a div2 team a lesson

On our match v ballycran yesterday, the next time an ATM gets hit they might lift our forwards because that was Daylight Robbery in the last minute 😂😂😂
Maybe karma for they done a Feirce yapping about wides and frees and stuff, still felt sorry for them (sort of).
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« Reply #39156 on: May 20, 2019, 02:26:58 PM »
Anyone at the Laois game? Hearing rave reports about their goalie but more to the point saves apart were we challenging them or were they too strong for us? Difficult competition and to be honest we're possibly at the lower end of the standard here so it was very important to beat Kerry. Not sure what to expect from Offaly game but Westmeath will be a big challenge.

Their goalie had an outstanding game, we had five goal chances in the second half but in reality more clinical finishes would have buried three of them and we missed three or four  scoreable frees, plus the penalty missed in first half.  Laois where way better than us all the same as they had less forced errors, better movement and more threatening forwards. Their number 12 played at FF and gave rocky a serious time with his movement and always first to the ball. Their other forwards made great space for him.
Truth be told it was all over at half time only Brennan emptied his bench and it could have back fired  if we took our chances but we didnít.

Over all it looked like what it was a div1 team giving a div2 team a lesson

On our match v ballycran yesterday, the next time an ATM gets hit they might lift our forwards because that was Daylight Robbery in the last minute 😂😂😂
Maybe karma for they done a Feirce yapping about wides and frees and stuff, still felt sorry for them (sort of).

total robbery that result lol we should of been beat and in truth deserved to be beat. But fair play to the lads they dug out a result when it didnt look possible. the young lads that stepped up from the reserves did the job when needed which was good to see.
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« Reply #39157 on: May 20, 2019, 02:51:13 PM »
Anyone at the Laois game? Hearing rave reports about their goalie but more to the point saves apart were we challenging them or were they too strong for us? Difficult competition and to be honest we're possibly at the lower end of the standard here so it was very important to beat Kerry. Not sure what to expect from Offaly game but Westmeath will be a big challenge.

Their goalie had an outstanding game, we had five goal chances in the second half but in reality more clinical finishes would have buried three of them and we missed three or four  scoreable frees, plus the penalty missed in first half.  Laois where way better than us all the same as they had less forced errors, better movement and more threatening forwards. Their number 12 played at FF and gave rocky a serious time with his movement and always first to the ball. Their other forwards made great space for him.
Truth be told it was all over at half time only Brennan emptied his bench and it could have back fired  if we took our chances but we didnít.

Over all it looked like what it was a div1 team giving a div2 team a lesson

On our match v ballycran yesterday, the next time an ATM gets hit they might lift our forwards because that was Daylight Robbery in the last minute 😂😂😂
Maybe karma for they done a Feirce yapping about wides and frees and stuff, still felt sorry for them (sort of).

Cheers - on the antrim front what I expected to but didn't want to hear lol.