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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #1680 on: September 17, 2017, 03:00:22 PM »
Mostrim 1-16 Ballymahon 0-12

Shamrock and The Insider make it through to a semi-final for the first time since 2010.

Mullinalaghta 1-12 Killoe 0-8

Abbeylara 0-15 Colmcille 0-14

Colmcille needed to get a goal at the end but couldn't break through.

Paddy Power (http://www.paddypower.com/bet/gaa-sports/gaa-football/longford-senior-football-championship?ev_oc_grp_ids=112918):

Mullinalaghta 7/2 3/1 5/2 7/4 13/8 8/11
Abbeylara 15/2 13/2 11/2 6/1 5/1 7/4
Clonguish 10/1 14/1 11/1 5/1 11/2
Mostrim 40/1 20/1 33/1 22/1 16/1

Boylesports (http://www.boylesports.com/betting/sports-a---z/gaa---football/club-football/longford-sfc-2017/?navigationid=24.1,86196.1,86603.1,2941616.1):

Mullinalaghta 3/1 5/2 13/8 4/6
Abbeylara 7/1 15/2 6/1 5/1 9/4
Clonguish 10/1 16/1 12/1 11/2 6/1
Mostrim 33/1 16/1 33/1 25/1 14/1

Ladbrokes (https://sports.ladbrokes.com/en-gb/betting/gaelic-football/gaelic-football/club-football/2017-longford-senior-football-championship/225065985/):

Mullinalaghta 3/1 7/4 15/8 7/4 13/8 8/13
Abbeylara 8/1 7/1 6/1 13/2 11/2 11/5
Clonguish 7/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 5/1 6/1
Mostrim 33/1 20/1 28/1 22/1 25/1 16/1

Not sure why Clonguish are drifting out. They haven't played Mullinalaghta this year but ran them close in last year's Leader Cup final (arguably should have beaten them except for the referee) and have beaten Abbeylara on the other side of the draw.
The bookies very trína chéile this year.
That Mullinalaghta team will be talked about 50 years from now . Such a team is a very rare pearl in such a small parish.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #1681 on: September 21, 2017, 02:01:24 AM »
Another close shave for ye boys. Heard ye were playing Killoe as well as Clonguish.

Super Sat next weekend. Mostrim will be able to do our homework for the final :D

Ah, I wouldn't be concerned about noises off in the commentary box. We'll see if the dream final comes off in whole, in part, or possibly not at all.

The bookies very trína chéile this year.
That Mullinalaghta team will be talked about 50 years from now . Such a team is a very rare pearl in such a small parish.

Bookies converge - almost.

Paddy Power (http://www.paddypower.com/bet/gaa-sports/gaa-football/longford-senior-football-championship?ev_oc_grp_ids=112918):

Mullinalaghta 7/2 3/1 5/2 7/4 13/8 8/11 5/6
Abbeylara 15/2 13/2 11/2 6/1 5/1 7/4
Clonguish 10/1 14/1 11/1 5/1 11/2 9/2
Mostrim 40/1 20/1 33/1 22/1 16/1

Boylesports (http://www.boylesports.com/betting/sports-a---z/gaa---football/club-football/longford-sfc-2017/?navigationid=24.1,86196.1,86603.1,2941616.1):

Mullinalaghta 3/1 5/2 13/8 4/6 4/5
Abbeylara 7/1 15/2 6/1 5/1 9/4 15/8
Clonguish 10/1 16/1 12/1 11/2 6/1 11/2
Mostrim 33/1 16/1 33/1 25/1 14/1

Ladbrokes (https://sports.ladbrokes.com/en-gb/betting/gaelic-football/gaelic-football/club-football/2017-longford-senior-football-championship/225065985/):

Mullinalaghta 3/1 7/4 15/8 7/4 13/8 8/13 4/5
Abbeylara 8/1 7/1 6/1 13/2 11/2 11/5 15/8
Clonguish 7/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 5/1 6/1 11/2
Mostrim 33/1 20/1 28/1 22/1 25/1 16/1 14/1

I still think Clonguish are very good value if they can get over Mullinalaghta - I certainly think they're stronger than an Abbeylara side overly-dependent on one marquee forward with a short fuse.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #1682 on: September 21, 2017, 11:03:17 AM »
Another close shave for ye boys. Heard ye were playing Killoe as well as Clonguish.

Super Sat next weekend. Mostrim will be able to do our homework for the final :D

Ah, I wouldn't be concerned about noises off in the commentary box. We'll see if the dream final comes off in whole, in part, or possibly not at all.

The bookies very trína chéile this year.
That Mullinalaghta team will be talked about 50 years from now . Such a team is a very rare pearl in such a small parish.

Bookies converge - almost.

Paddy Power (http://www.paddypower.com/bet/gaa-sports/gaa-football/longford-senior-football-championship?ev_oc_grp_ids=112918):

Mullinalaghta 7/2 3/1 5/2 7/4 13/8 8/11 5/6
Abbeylara 15/2 13/2 11/2 6/1 5/1 7/4
Clonguish 10/1 14/1 11/1 5/1 11/2 9/2
Mostrim 40/1 20/1 33/1 22/1 16/1

Boylesports (http://www.boylesports.com/betting/sports-a---z/gaa---football/club-football/longford-sfc-2017/?navigationid=24.1,86196.1,86603.1,2941616.1):

Mullinalaghta 3/1 5/2 13/8 4/6 4/5
Abbeylara 7/1 15/2 6/1 5/1 9/4 15/8
Clonguish 10/1 16/1 12/1 11/2 6/1 11/2
Mostrim 33/1 16/1 33/1 25/1 14/1

Ladbrokes (https://sports.ladbrokes.com/en-gb/betting/gaelic-football/gaelic-football/club-football/2017-longford-senior-football-championship/225065985/):

Mullinalaghta 3/1 7/4 15/8 7/4 13/8 8/13 4/5
Abbeylara 8/1 7/1 6/1 13/2 11/2 11/5 15/8
Clonguish 7/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 5/1 6/1 11/2
Mostrim 33/1 20/1 28/1 22/1 25/1 16/1 14/1

I still think Clonguish are very good value if they can get over Mullinalaghta - I certainly think they're stronger than an Abbeylara side overly-dependent on one marquee forward with a short fuse.
  I presume the marquee is from Drumlish
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #1683 on: September 23, 2017, 07:55:06 PM »
Mullinalaghta 0-15 Clonguish 0-8
Abbeylara 3-13 Mostrim 2-12

Hard luck to Mostrim, who with a bit more experience, a few less wasted chances, and without one or two dubious refereeing decisions might well have upset the odds.
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« Reply #1684 on: September 23, 2017, 08:23:20 PM »
Can anyone stop Mullinalaghta ?  Tsk tsk to the bookies earlier in the year. Happy those who had not seen and yet believed. 
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« Reply #1685 on: September 25, 2017, 12:24:12 AM »
Can anyone stop Mullinalaghta ?  Tsk tsk to the bookies earlier in the year. Happy those who had not seen and yet believed.

I think the powers-that-be on the County Executive will do their best  :-X.

Latest brilliant idea is to make us play a league match next weekend (a repeat of the semi-final), eight days before the county final, while our opponents get a free weekend for rest and recovery.

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« Reply #1686 on: September 27, 2017, 01:33:47 PM »
Well lads, apologies for going off topic, but do any of ye have any interest in collecting programmes, books etc, or even know or anyone locally who does? Looking to fill in some gaps but its not too often Longford games pop up on ebay etc!

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« Reply #1687 on: October 02, 2017, 12:29:13 AM »
Congrats to Shamrock and Insider on the hurling five-in-a-row. Leinster beckons.
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« Reply #1688 on: October 03, 2017, 10:38:15 AM »
Congrats to Shamrock and Insider on the hurling five-in-a-row. Leinster beckons.

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« Reply #1689 on: October 03, 2017, 02:09:30 PM »
Congrats to Shamrock and Insider on the hurling five-in-a-row. Leinster beckons.

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And of course, congrats to Billy on Colmcille's win of the Intermediate "B" Championship.
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« Reply #1690 on: October 03, 2017, 04:31:18 PM »
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« Reply #1691 on: October 03, 2017, 07:10:08 PM »
A couple of points (or pointers?) for Sunday's match:

1. Mullinalaghta have never managed to retain their title (OK, that statistic is off a sample of two).
2. No team has lost three finals in a row since Longford Wanderers in the 1930s.
3. Abbeylara's last treble final appearance resulted in the loss of two finals in 2004 and 2005 before winning the third in 2006.
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #1692 on: October 04, 2017, 02:02:04 PM »
Congrats to Shamrock and Insider on the hurling five-in-a-row. Leinster beckons.

 :)

And of course, congrats to Billy on Colmcille's win of the Intermediate "B" Championship.

Is there no place in the world for a 'Junior' championship anymore?  :o
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« Reply #1693 on: October 04, 2017, 02:03:41 PM »
A couple of points (or pointers?) for Sunday's match:

1. Mullinalaghta have never managed to retain their title (OK, that statistic is off a sample of two).
2. No team has lost three finals in a row since Longford Wanderers in the 1930s.
3. Abbeylara's last treble final appearance resulted in the loss of two finals in 2004 and 2005 before winning the third in 2006.

I know I'm in permanent exile, but would I be correct to say that Longford Wanderers are now an association football club?
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Re: Longford Football (& Hurling) Thread
« Reply #1694 on: October 04, 2017, 05:39:24 PM »
Congrats to Shamrock and Insider on the hurling five-in-a-row. Leinster beckons.

 :)

And of course, congrats to Billy on Colmcille's win of the Intermediate "B" Championship.

Is there no place in the world for a 'Junior' championship anymore?  :o

Not when all your junior teams have shut up shop (the idea of this was to prevent senior teams putting their second strings into the junior championship and depriving the likes of Moydow or Shroid of any realistic chance of winning anything, but the question is now academic).
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