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Re: Tyrone County Football and Hurling
« Reply #6810 on: March 30, 2018, 10:33:29 AM »
I'm afraid I can't answer. I'm a Loughmacrory man now, been out of the town for 7 years! I'll send my Mum over with a flask of tea, though ;)

How can you jump from one club to another. That wouldn’t rest easily wiith me tbh!

To be honest, I never was the biggest OSE clubman. I played with them until minor then headed to Liverpool to university. When I came back I played F&W soccer with an Omagh club. I moved to the Lough 7 years ago have kids playing and I coach the 6s. This feels more like a 'club' than OSE ever did for me. My forum name is more of a reflection of where I'm from rather than my allegiance. I still lived in Omagh when I joined up here.

I think when someone changes club when they get married and start a family its the right thing to do - you want to integrate into the community and make sure your kids make friends in the area.

Its not as if your a young player who plays for say Stewartstown and decides one day that Cookstown are better and might win something so transfer and then maybe some day decide you know what Stewartstown have got better and might win something so i will transfer back! 

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« Reply #6811 on: March 30, 2018, 01:17:41 PM »
I'm afraid I can't answer. I'm a Loughmacrory man now, been out of the town for 7 years! I'll send my Mum over with a flask of tea, though ;)

How can you jump from one club to another. That wouldn’t rest easily wiith me tbh!

To be honest, I never was the biggest OSE clubman. I played with them until minor then headed to Liverpool to university. When I came back I played F&W soccer with an Omagh club. I moved to the Lough 7 years ago have kids playing and I coach the 6s. This feels more like a 'club' than OSE ever did for me. My forum name is more of a reflection of where I'm from rather than my allegiance. I still lived in Omagh when I joined up here.

I think when someone changes club when they get married and start a family its the right thing to do - you want to integrate into the community and make sure your kids make friends in the area.

Its not as if your a young player who plays for say Stewartstown and decides one day that Cookstown are better and might win something so transfer and then maybe some day decide you know what Stewartstown have got better and might win something so i will transfer back!

Agree 100%. We had no connections at all in the Lough when we moved there and through school and football we've met a pile of people. I notice a huge difference in the community vibe in the Lough v my underage days in OSE. To be fair though there is serious work gone into Omagh over the last decade and their activities etc are through the roof. Must be all those missing half time draws ;)

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« Reply #6812 on: March 30, 2018, 09:03:54 PM »
Seen that alright. People yap about everyone should get behind mickey and the team but how can they when he is so divisive? If he is so interested in abortion/religion/politics then maybe he should stick to that and leave the football to someone else. No wonder he so keen to hang onto Tyrone job. Gives him a great platform to push his own personal agenda regarding political/religious views. Shameful stuff for a gaa manager to be honest.

If he was in favour of repealing the 8th would it be divisive??

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« Reply #6813 on: March 30, 2018, 09:34:39 PM »
Seen that alright. People yap about everyone should get behind mickey and the team but how can they when he is so divisive? If he is so interested in abortion/religion/politics then maybe he should stick to that and leave the football to someone else. No wonder he so keen to hang onto Tyrone job. Gives him a great platform to push his own personal agenda regarding political/religious views. Shameful stuff for a gaa manager to be honest.

If he was in favour of repealing the 8th would it be divisive??

is it really relevant what he thinks about it one way or other? What does Mattie McGleenan think about the abortion debate or Eamonn Fitzmaurice or Jim Galvin.. who cares?
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« Reply #6814 on: April 02, 2018, 11:41:19 AM »
Seen that alright. People yap about everyone should get behind mickey and the team but how can they when he is so divisive? If he is so interested in abortion/religion/politics then maybe he should stick to that and leave the football to someone else. No wonder he so keen to hang onto Tyrone job. Gives him a great platform to push his own personal agenda regarding political/religious views. Shameful stuff for a gaa manager to be honest.

If he was in favour of repealing the 8th would it be divisive??

is it really relevant what he thinks about it one way or other? What does Mattie McGleenan think about the abortion debate or Eamonn Fitzmaurice or Jim Galvin.. who cares?

Exactly.

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« Reply #6815 on: April 02, 2018, 12:27:09 PM »
Seen that alright. People yap about everyone should get behind mickey and the team but how can they when he is so divisive? If he is so interested in abortion/religion/politics then maybe he should stick to that and leave the football to someone else. No wonder he so keen to hang onto Tyrone job. Gives him a great platform to push his own personal agenda regarding political/religious views. Shameful stuff for a gaa manager to be honest.

If he was in favour of repealing the 8th would it be divisive??

is it really relevant what he thinks about it one way or other? What does Mattie McGleenan think about the abortion debate or Eamonn Fitzmaurice or Jim Galvin.. who cares?

Well yea we don't know because they aren't putting their weight behind one side or the other.  I was asking the question should he be involving himself or just worry about looking after Tyrone...

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« Reply #6816 on: April 02, 2018, 12:40:17 PM »
A great weekend of Gaelic football in croke park. I think now we are entering an era of exciting action for our great game. The super 8s I am sure will elevate Gaelic football too a new audience. Dublin are definitely gonna get more heat on them now that teams are not standing back although Galway let themselves down after the dub red card. Tyrone I genuinely believe are still the team to knock Dublin off their perch. We have had an emphasis on defence this last number of years. Now is the time to go all attack with what looks like a dodgy Dublin defence. Yet again Dublin get the marginal calls and they should have had at least two black cards in the first half. When you consider some of the black cards Tyrone have been getting this last few years. Dublin are definitely getting preferential treatment and Tyrone are getting the complete opposite! Just seems to be blatant biased going on. Would it do any harm to highlight this by the Tyrone manager?

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« Reply #6817 on: April 02, 2018, 02:02:54 PM »
I'm afraid I can't answer. I'm a Loughmacrory man now, been out of the town for 7 years! I'll send my Mum over with a flask of tea, though ;)

How can you jump from one club to another. That wouldn’t rest easily wiith me tbh!

To be honest, I never was the biggest OSE clubman. I played with them until minor then headed to Liverpool to university. When I came back I played F&W soccer with an Omagh club. I moved to the Lough 7 years ago have kids playing and I coach the 6s. This feels more like a 'club' than OSE ever did for me. My forum name is more of a reflection of where I'm from rather than my allegiance. I still lived in Omagh when I joined up here.

I think when someone changes club when they get married and start a family its the right thing to do - you want to integrate into the community and make sure your kids make friends in the area.

Its not as if your a young player who plays for say Stewartstown and decides one day that Cookstown are better and might win something so transfer and then maybe some day decide you know what Stewartstown have got better and might win something so i will transfer back!

Agree 100%. We had no connections at all in the Lough when we moved there and through school and football we've met a pile of people. I notice a huge difference in the community vibe in the Lough v my underage days in OSE. To be fair though there is serious work gone into Omagh over the last decade and their activities etc are through the roof. Must be all those missing half time draws ;)

What would the difference in Omagh volunteer levels be pre and post 2003? Much difference at all?

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« Reply #6818 on: April 03, 2018, 09:55:24 AM »
To be fair I wouldn't be in a position to give a near accurate reflection as I was only 18 in 2003 so wouldn't have had a knowledge of numbers pre 2003 and wasn't involved with OSE when I moved back to Omagh in 2006.

However, there has been, without doubt, a huge difference in number of kids coming along. The AI wins significantly affected participation rates and interest in the GAA in general. Even Drumragh is getting big numbers in underage (still shite, mind you!! ;) )

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« Reply #6819 on: April 03, 2018, 12:04:33 PM »
Drumragh are a wonderful club very community minded less of the derogatory remarks.Sailing against the tide like the Tatts if a good player is noted he generally ends up with Saint Endas.

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« Reply #6820 on: April 03, 2018, 12:17:29 PM »
To be fair I wouldn't be in a position to give a near accurate reflection as I was only 18 in 2003 so wouldn't have had a knowledge of numbers pre 2003 and wasn't involved with OSE when I moved back to Omagh in 2006.

However, there has been, without doubt, a huge difference in number of kids coming along. The AI wins significantly affected participation rates and interest in the GAA in general. Even Drumragh is getting big numbers in underage (still shite, mind you!! ;) )

If you weren't the biggest Omagh club man as mentioned before, then how are you in a position to say it didnt feel like a club?

I've quoted the answer in the above post for you if that helps.

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« Reply #6821 on: April 03, 2018, 10:06:11 PM »
Drumragh are a wonderful club very community minded less of the derogatory remarks.Sailing against the tide like the Tatts if a good player is noted he generally ends up with Saint Endas.

The wink face would indicate that that comment was in jest. Drumragh are, indeed, an excellent club. My brothers both play with them incidentally.

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Re: Tyrone County Football and Hurling
« Reply #6822 on: April 04, 2018, 09:19:20 AM »
Drumragh are a wonderful club very community minded less of the derogatory remarks.Sailing against the tide like the Tatts if a good player is noted he generally ends up with Saint Endas.

Ah come on - This is just rival club banter I'd say. I often give the Fr Rocks a good slating on here mostly for the craic - I know loads of people in  the club and they are good folk but you need to be able to create a bit of rivalry too.

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« Reply #6823 on: April 04, 2018, 11:43:01 AM »
To be fair I wouldn't be in a position to give a near accurate reflection as I was only 18 in 2003 so wouldn't have had a knowledge of numbers pre 2003 and wasn't involved with OSE when I moved back to Omagh in 2006.

However, there has been, without doubt, a huge difference in number of kids coming along. The AI wins significantly affected participation rates and interest in the GAA in general. Even Drumragh is getting big numbers in underage (still shite, mind you!! ;) )

If you weren't the biggest Omagh club man as mentioned before, then how are you in a position to say it didnt feel like a club?

I've quoted the answer in the above post for you if that helps.

Jaysus there are some delicate flowers around here. I'm simply saying that Omagh is a vibrant club now that is always flat out with events/activities. My memory from 15+ years ago is that there wasn't as much going on. I may be wrong and, to be fair, GAA clubs in general are far more activity/event focused with couch to 5ks, strictly dancing etc happening all over the place.

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« Reply #6824 on: April 04, 2018, 11:47:03 AM »
Seen that alright. People yap about everyone should get behind mickey and the team but how can they when he is so divisive? If he is so interested in abortion/religion/politics then maybe he should stick to that and leave the football to someone else. No wonder he so keen to hang onto Tyrone job. Gives him a great platform to push his own personal agenda regarding political/religious views. Shameful stuff for a gaa manager to be honest.

If he was in favour of repealing the 8th would it be divisive??

is it really relevant what he thinks about it one way or other? What does Mattie McGleenan think about the abortion debate or Eamonn Fitzmaurice or Jim Galvin.. who cares?

Exactly.

Inter County managers without political views are as rare as Clubs Committees without political views.